IN CHILD FRIENDLY LEEDS
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, who have marked the initiative as a roaring success.
Every Sunday throughout the summer, The Light has played host to a range of exciting activities, from dinosaur fossil digging, to slime making, circus workshops and plant pot painting. Recently the centre was shortlisted in the CFL Awards for its Old School Junk Pop Up with the Real Junk Food Project – a fascinating pop-up food market and restaurant that was launch The Light by ‘Food for School’ a project that aims to remove hunger as a barrier to learning.
Stephanie James, Marketing Manager at The Light, commented: “Summer can be a really tough time for families in Leeds, so we wanted to launch these Sunday clubs to provide some light relief for parents, as well as offering local youngsters some fun filled activities to make their summer that little more memorable.
“From welcoming life like dinosaurs to the centre, to getting stuck in with slime making, the range of activities have been endless and all free for local families to enjoy. We’re delighted with the success of the events and look forward to building our partnership with Child Friendly Leeds and the local Council further still to provide a hub of opportunities for families based in and around Leeds.”