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BING LIVE

BING LIVE

Bing and his friends, the CBeebies favourite are coming to the Alhambra Theatre  in the first ever stage show Bing Live. Join Bing, Sula, Coco and Pado as they learn how to tell stories by pretending, dressing-up and singing songs. Flop and Amma are there to help, but in this magical world of make-believe things […]

CELEBRATION OF CIRCUS BIG TOP

CELEBRATION OF CIRCUS BIG TOP

The magic and wonder of the iconic circus red top is being celebrated with a very special exhibition at a Leeds library. Marking the 250th anniversary of the first circus in 1768 by Philip Astley, Room 700 at Leeds Central Library are pulling out all the stops to bring to life through the ‘Big Top […]

REV UP FOR ALL YOUR DISNEY FAVOURITES

REV UP FOR ALL YOUR DISNEY FAVOURITES

Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favourite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment comes to Leed’s First Direct Arena from the 21st March until 25th March 2018. sney•Pixar’s Cars, Toy Story 3, Disney’s The Little Mermaid and the Academy Award®-winning Frozen. Plus, don’t miss the chance to warm […]

CUTE ARRIVAL MARKS THE BEGINNING OF 2018

CUTE ARRIVAL MARKS THE BEGINNING OF 2018

A popular farm in Leeds received a New Year’s present to treasure this week following the arrival of a new bull calf. Traditional Hereford Cow ‘Lettuce’ gave birth earlier than expected on the morning of New Year’s Day to Home Farm’s newest recruit. The male, who has yet to be named, is already learning to […]

KEEP YOUR COOL

KEEP YOUR COOL

  The Ice Cube, the city’s coolest attraction, will return to Millennium Square in February 2018, once again providing the opportunity for visitors of all ages and abilities to try their hand at ice skating under the specially covered outdoor rink. Organised by Leeds City Council with support from new event media partners Radio Aire, who […]

HARRY POTTER HISTORY OF MAGIC

HARRY POTTER HISTORY OF MAGIC

A Harry Potter themed exhibition celebrating the origins and history of magic is set to open at Leeds Central Library is now open. Inspired by the British Library’s ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ exhibit, on offer will include workshops, talks, storytelling and a number of special events perfect for all the family. Forming part […]

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA

The Tiger Who Came To Tea is live on stage on 17 and 18 October at The Kings Hall, Ilkley. The perfect family show it is packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos. A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem – expect to be surprised. Direct from a […]

OFF THE SHELF

OFF THE SHELF

Pupils at Cookridge Primary School will be reading to their hearts content thanks to the delivery of some brand-new library books. The books were bought with a £500 donation from homebuilder Taylor Wimpey, which is currently in the process of building a development nearby. Lynne Hunter, head teacher at Cookridge Primary School, comments: “Reading plays […]

LITTLE SINGERS AT OPERA NORTH

LITTLE SINGERS AT OPERA NORTH

More of Leeds’ youngest residents are going to get the chance to enjoy music with Opera North as the Company extends its Little Singers sessions to the Little People Nursery in Stanningley. Starting on 26 April, Little Singers will be held at the venue on Bradford Road at 11am every Wednesday. Open to everyone, regardless […]

ON THE SHELF

ON THE SHELF

  The Co-operative Childcare has taken its first step into children’s literature, launching a five-book series that has been co-created by children, colleagues and a children’s author, Pippa Pixley. Pippa, who has worked on a number of picture books in the past, has been working closely with The Co-operative Childcare pre-schoolers and colleagues in creative […]