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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! […]

OH DEER!

OH DEER!

Historic Leeds country estate, Lotherton, is celebrating the safe arrival of 25 stunning newborn fawns. The new members of the Lotherton family are busy settling in to the beautiful 30 acre deer park in the grounds. Visitors of all ages can make the most of the recent sunshine by walking along the deer park trail […]

FAR HEADINGLEY BEER FESTIVAL

FAR HEADINGLEY BEER FESTIVAL

Far Headingley Beer Festival The second Far Headingley Beer Festival will take place from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th June (11am-11pm) at St Chad’s Parish Centre and is being organised by St Chad’s Broomfield Cricket Club. They will be serving up beers from breweries across the country, but if beer isn’t exactly your tipple, why […]

GO APE

GO APE

An exciting aerial adventure course has officially opened in a popular east Leeds park this week. Set within the confines of Menagerie Wood in the beautiful location of Temple Newsam Park, the new high ropes ‘Go Ape’ attraction offers an exhilarating day out for people of all ages to enjoy. Providing three different levels of […]

ROCK OUT FOR FREE

ROCK OUT FOR FREE

LOVE LIVE music? Love the 80s? Then why not volunteer at Let’s Rock retro festival this summer and enjoy the event for free? By signing up to do a 4 hour shift with festival charity partner, Child Bereavement UK, selling wristbands and raffle tickets on the day, you will gain entry to the festival without […]

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