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DISCOVER THE DELIGHTS OF OTLEY

DISCOVER THE DELIGHTS OF OTLEY

 New for this summer, visitors to Otley can enjoy four updated walking trails taking in some of the key sites around the historic West Yorkshire market town. The trails, available in a number of different digital and accessible versions, are themed by interest, with offerings including a Family Riverside Walk, a Unique Shopping Trail and […]

BREEZE IN THE PARK

BREEZE IN THE PARK

The iconic Breeze events will be touring Leeds this summer – as Breeze in the Park returns for 2022 with its popular inflatables, giant obstacle course, sporting and craft activities. Taking place until Friday 2 September, Breeze will be hosting Breeze in the Park events at locations such as Harehills Park, Scott Hall Playing Fields […]

A FAMILY DAY OUT LIKE NO OTHER

A FAMILY DAY OUT LIKE NO OTHER

With less than one month to go, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway is counting down the days until its highly-anticipated 2022 season opening on Monday 4th April. An ideal experience for a family day out or Easter break, tickets are now on sale for the end-to-end service, running between Pickering and Whitby with reserved seats […]

OPERA FOR ALL AGES……

OPERA FOR ALL AGES……

Families in the north of England are being invited to get their first taste of opera this summer as Opera North takes its Whistle Stop Opera: The Magic Flute on tour across the region. Inspired by Mozart’s final opera, The Magic Flute, this Whistle Stop version packs adventure, a thought-provoking message and enchanting music into […]

THE LITTLE SCHOOL OF MUSIC

THE LITTLE SCHOOL OF MUSIC

With most children currently being schooled at home, Opera North’s Little School of Music offers a series of free interactive ‘pick and mix’ videos designed to encourage families to explore the world of music together. Aimed at primary aged children, the programme takes youngsters on a journey of discovery through a range of activities including […]

WHEN ITS SAFE TO TRAVEL ….

WHEN ITS SAFE TO TRAVEL ….

  Step outside and re-discover fun and adventure on your doorstep with the perfect solution for a safe, socially-distanced local day out, within your social bubble. Solve clues and uncover secrets with over 80 self-guided adventure Treasure Trails across Yorkshire. Themes include Treasure Hunts, Spy Missions and Murder Mysteries. “Getting outside in the fresh air […]

THE DRAWBRIDGE IS DOWN AT WARWICK CASTLE…..

THE DRAWBRIDGE IS DOWN AT WARWICK CASTLE…..

    Warwick Castle’s Edwardian library may be off-limits for the time being, but a new online Learning Library is taking the Castle experience online. With families across the country returning to home-schooling during national lockdowns, history experts at Warwick Castle have developed a range of all-new free resources providing fun and educational activities for children of […]

TAKE YOUR BEACH TOYS HOME…

TAKE YOUR BEACH TOYS HOME…

With Bank Holiday looming we need to heed a warning about leaving our beaches clean, plastic free and rubbish free. Did you know that often people leave plastic beach toys as the volunteers in St Annes have found. In just three months, the St Annes LOVEmyBEACH volunteers have collected an astonishing 133 plastic beach toys […]

FAMILY FRIENDLY SHOW TO TOUR LEEDS THIS SUMMER

FAMILY FRIENDLY SHOW TO TOUR LEEDS THIS SUMMER

After what has been an extremely challenging number of months for parents, carers and children; Leeds City Council’s Breeze team are thrilled to announce their newest summer offering. As a result of the pandemic, the usual Breeze activity programme is unable to go ahead this year. However, to replace this, Breeze will be bringing you […]

TWO NEW SUMMER CAMPS LAUNCH IN LEEDS

TWO NEW SUMMER CAMPS LAUNCH IN LEEDS

  As lockdown restrictions ease, Opera North has announced two new summer camps which will be held in Leeds next month. From 17 to 21 August, a Creative Arts Camp will take place at Herd Farm Activity Centre in the north of the city. Open to all 8 to 11-year-olds with a passion for creativity, […]