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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 […]

ENJOY THE MAGIC OF SPRINGTIME BABIES

ENJOY THE MAGIC OF SPRINGTIME BABIES

A host of cute animals will be taking centre stage this Easter as Temple Newsam estate prepares to host its annual ‘Springtime Babies’ festivities. Held from Saturday 24 March – Monday 16 April, visitors to Home Farm will have the chance to take part in a wide range of fun activities perfect for all the […]

IN THE PINK

IN THE PINK

A flock of fabulous flamingos will be in the pink as they spread their wings inside a spectacular new enclosure. The colourfully-feathered birds will explore their new home at Lotherton Wildlife World this week as the first phase of the impressive attraction is finally completed. The new seven metre high aviary will be home to 33 […]

DISNEY’S WORLDS OF ENCHANTMENT

DISNEY’S WORLDS OF ENCHANTMENT

Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favourite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment comes to the Leeds First Direct Arena from 21st to 25th March. This action-packed ice spectacular showcases beloved characters from Disney•Pixar’s Cars, Toy Story 3, Disney’s The Little Mermaid and the Academy Award®-winning Frozen. Plus, […]

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 […]

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 […]