In Support of Dementia Awareness Week

We are holding 3 events in support of Dementia Awareness Week:

a) An exciting opportunity to Explore the History of the M&S Archive  with an interactive session on 15th May 11am-12noon, @ the MAZCC. See link below for further details.

M&S Achive 15.5.17 FINAL

b) A Marks & Spencer themed Art Session, 2-4pm  (limited places)



c) Dementia Friends Information Session, 18th May,  2-3pm                                                                                                                    Become a Dementia Friend. Learn more about what it is like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action.

Booking essential. Call Ruth  0113 2185857 / 07590862509

Passover @ LJWB 2017

LJWB are delighted, once again, to be hosting 2 Seders this year on 10th & 11th April.

Doors open 7pm for a 7.3opm start , prompt

4 courses with tea/ coffee and juice

£29.50 per adult / £15 for children, 12 years and under

Tickets available from the cash office at the MAZCC

Seder 1 1st Seder Menu

Seder 2 2nd Seder Menu

Subsidies are available on request – Contact Carole or Sarah – 0113 268 4211


McQue’s Restaurant  will be open for 1 night only on Thursday 13th April

3 courses with tea & coffee

£38 adults / £19 (12 years & under)

Resturant Menu A4

Book your table now on 0113 218 5833


Closing Times over the Holiday period are as follows:

Passover opening times



Diverse Dance Mix

New Dance Class at the MAZCC…. Diverse Dance Mix

Diverse Dance Mix (DDMIX) includes a full body aerobic style workout, incorporating a range of different dance styles.

Sunday 26th March 4pm-5pm

Tuesday 4th April 5pm-6pm

Monday 24th April 5pm-6pm

Sunday 7th May 4pm-5pm

Monday 8th May 5pm-6pm

Monday 15th May 5pm-6pm

Monday 22nd May 5pm-6pm

Sunday 4th June 4pm-5pm

Monday 5th June 5pm-6pm

Monday 12th June 5pm-6pm

Monday 19th June 5pm-6pm

Monday 26th June 5pm-6pm

All welcome. Learning Disability Friendly

  • Easy to follow steps.
  • Fun, laughter and entertainment for the mind and body
  • Only £3 for a session
  • Learning Disability friendly
  • All welcome

For more information please contact Marvet on 0113 218 5851 or
Or Sara on 0113 218 5856 or


Baby Massage Course

Learn how to massage your baby with help from a fully certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI) at our very popular baby massage course

Infant massage may help with the following:

  • Strengthen the bond between parent and baby
  • Promote deeper sleep
  • Aid digestion
  • Relieve wind and colic
  • Reduce crying

Classes are suitable for all babies from one month to crawling and for all parents and primary care givers

Only the parent/care giver massages baby. The instructor uses a demonstration doll

Next course starts Monday 20thth March at 11am for 5 weeks

£25 for the full 5 week course

Limited places – for more information / booking contact Sarah on 0113 2185849 /

baby massage 2017

Bounce Back Boy by Brian Daniels – part of the Milim Festival

Short play by Brian Daniels performed by Joey Taylor

Showing at the MAZCC on Thursday 9th March at 2.30pm and 4.30pm

This short play by Brian Daniels was commissioned by the National Council for Palliative Care. It tells the true story of Josh, a severely disabled boy, told through the very personal accounts and challenges his adoptive mother experienced around ‘joined up care’ provision. It is performed by Joey Taylor.

Admission: Free

Click on the link for further details and booking Milim Events

New – Hypnobirthing Course

New Hypnobirthing Courses @ the MAZCC ….



Diana Nelson Art Award

In celecbration of LJWB’s 140th year please join us for this year’s annual Art Award

This year’s theme: “Celebrating 140 years of LJWB”

Leeds Jewish Welfare Board was established in 1878 and continues to thrive today… positively changing lives

Categories for 2017

Adult Award         Children: KS1 & KS2

Inclusive Art (those that require additional support)

Sunday 21st May 2017 @ the MAZCC

Viewing from 11am

Followed by Presentations & Reception

RSVP Hagit Greenberger

0113 218 5846 /


Community Support Services Open Day

Come & visit us at our Community Services Open Day

Tuesday 28th February, 2-5pm

Have a chat & pick up some information. Find out how we may be able to help you….

Are you feeling lonely & isolated?

Do you need someone to talk to?

Do you struggle with your hearing or vision?

Find out what activities & classes we have on offer

All welcome

Contact: 2185850


Family Purim Party

LJWB’s ‘Annual Family Purim Party’ Sunday 12th March, 10am-12noon. Hamenthashen, Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Mishloach Manot & more! Come in fancy dress and listen to the story of Purim. Fun, Food & Friends…what’s not to like?  #LJWBLeeds

‘An Afternoon with Julia Baird’ (sister of John Lennon)

Women 4 Welfare are proud to present an ‘Afternoon with Julia Baird’, sister of John Lennon, who will talk about the early years of the band from Johnny and the Moondogs to The Quarrymen and finally how they morphed into THE BEATLES. Julia has written about family life with John Lennon and will share her experiences. 


23rd March, 2-3.30pm @ the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Centre in aid of LJWB’s Mental Health Services

Donation £20 including light refreshments

Guests of Honour: Marcia & Phil Goldstone

Openers: Eileen Christopher Daniels & Brian Daniels

Contact: or tel 07778 765654

Julia has three children and 3 grandchildren. Julia gained an MA in philosophy of education and later taught French and English before working as a special needs teacher and psychologist with teenagers in deprived areas of Chester. After Lennon’s death she wrote the book  John Lennon, My Brother and in 2004  Imagine This – Growing up with my brother John Lennon.

She is now retired and lives in Chester with her partner Roger Keys.

She is a director of the world famous Cavern Club in Liverpool.

Julia’s paternal grandmother was Jewish and she has fond memories of chicken soup on the range!