Family

FAMILY FUN…..

FAMILY FUN…..

Jump on board the broom with a witch and her cat. Meet the young boy who befriended a great artist. Play in a giant garden with lots of slime.See the amazing adventures of the strongest girl in the world.Enjoy a theatre festival for young children.Accept an invitation to the ball and the most magical pantomime of all […]

THE WHEELS ON THE BUS…….

THE WHEELS ON THE BUS…….

Leeds Libraries has added two vibrant new story buses to its service which aim to support and encourage a love of books and reading from an early age. The buses, which have been launched during Leeds Year of Reading, are aimed at children aged 0-5 and their parents and carers. They offer families the chance […]

SKELF ISLAND IS OPEN IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

SKELF ISLAND IS OPEN IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Castle Howard, one of Britain’s finest stately homes, has  opened its new adventure playground, Skelf Island.Magically inhabited by the otherworldly Skelves, this new addition to the Yorkshire tourist attraction will enhance its family offer and encourage children to reconnect with nature. Legend has it that Skelves have been inhabiting a secret world over the water […]

SPRING HAS SPRUNG

SPRING HAS SPRUNG

Spring is well and truly on the way at Home Farm at Temple Newsam, with adorable twin lambs arriving last weekend. Roecroft Bonnie, one of Temple Newsam’s Manx Loaghtan sheep, gave birth to the twins on Saturday morning and since then four more ewes have given birth. The farm’s first calf of the season also […]

GET CREATIVE FOR THE HALF TERM HOLIDAY

GET CREATIVE FOR THE HALF TERM HOLIDAY

Captivating tales penned by one of the nation’s best-loved children’s storytellers have come to life in a new exhibition in Leeds. Curated by Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories opens is now open at Leeds City Museum, and takes families on a playful journey through hugely popular novels […]

ELMER THE PATCHWORK ELEPHANT SHOW

ELMER THE PATCHWORK ELEPHANT SHOW

Based  on the classic children’s book series by David McKee, that celebrates its 30th birthday in 2019, Elmer The Patchwork Elehone Show, is a celebration of individuality and the power of laughter. Elephants, as everyone knows, are big, have trunks and are grey. But Elmer is a patchwork of brilliant colours. His fun-loving and cheerful […]

SYMBOLIC GOLDEN BRICK LAID AT THACKERAY MEDICAL MUSEUM

SYMBOLIC GOLDEN BRICK LAID AT THACKERAY MEDICAL MUSEUM

Thackray Medical Museum is celebrating the placement of a symbolic ‘golden brick’ in its new ‘Thackray in LEGO® Bricks’ model just in time for the new year. The ‘golden brick’ is the 1,861st LEGO brick to be laid in the model, a nod to the heritage of the Museum itself, which was originally constructed as a workhouse […]

SUNDAY CLUBS ARE SO SUCCESSFUL

SUNDAY CLUBS ARE SO SUCCESSFUL

The Light, based on The Headrow, has partnered with Leeds City Council’s Child Friendly Leeds project this summer to launch a series of family fun activities to help make the city more accessible to children. Having hosted over 10 events over the Summer, the project has been welcomed with praise from over 50 local families, […]

A SUMMER OF FUN

A SUMMER OF FUN

The city centre will be coming to life over the summer months with a jam packed calendar of activities starting at the end of July. Whether you want to relax on a deck chair at City Beach, soak up the sunshine at one of our pop-up spaces or get involved with one of the many […]

ALL ABOARD

ALL ABOARD

The world’s most famous blue engine and pre-schoolers’ favourite, Thomas the Tank Engine is set to grace the Showcase big screen this summer. Watch Thomas in his biggest adventure yet as he stars in Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! The Movie showing at Showcase Cinema Leeds from 20th July. Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! […]

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