Tag: Child Friendly Leeds

Child Friendly Christmas

Child Friendly Christmas things to do in Leeds City Centre

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… The Christmas Experience in Leeds just got bigger and better! At this time of year our city sparkles as the streets come to life with Christmas Markets, cosy tipis, spectacular shows, twinkling lights, ice-skating, hot chocolates and traditional fairground rides. Nutcracker Trail Can you locate all the…
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Baby Week UK is happening this November 14 - 20 2023 across the UK!

Baby Week Toddles into the UK

Baby Week Leeds is back to celebrate their 8th year and we’re excited to announce, it has welcomed some new cousins! Baby Week is a registered charity and aims to bring sectors and services together to promote the best start in life. By celebrating services and raising awareness about the importance of early childhood, Baby…
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Child Friendly Leeds Awards 2024 – Nominations are open!

You waited two years for it… and the highly anticipated Child Friendly Leeds Awards are back for 2024! We are so excited to be bringing back the Child Friendly Leeds Awards next year. It is a fantastic celebration of the talent and achievements of the city’s children and young people, as well as highlighting the…
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Exhibitions, Microscopes and On the Bench with Thackray Museum

Spotlight on our ambassadors – Thackray Museum. A family friendly museum with imaginative and exciting galleries, from the history of healthcare to the advances that have shaped today. Now with a soft play!

What to do in Leeds with the kids this summer 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Summer in Child Friendly Leeds

The Ultimate Guide to Summer in the city with Child Friendly Leeds. From free to low cost events and activities, there is so much to do!

Spotlight On: Group Voice and Influence at Leeds Young Carers Engaged, Active, Participating (LEAP)

The Voice, Influence and Change Team met with Leeds Young Carers Engaged, Active, Participating (LEAP), a group of young carers supported by Lucy Tomlin-Scargill, Community Engagement Practitioner at Leeds Young Carers Support Service.

Make your move blog

Make Your Move | Benefits of Being Active for Young People

Studies also show that exercise can help to reduce symptoms of depression in children and young people. The reasons for this will be different depending on each person, but some key benefits include:

Spotlight On: Pupil Voice at Carr Manor Community School

Leeds wishes for all children and young people to be able to express their views, feel heard and be involved in decisions that affect their lives (Child Friendly Leeds wish number three). One of the ways in which young people can share their ideas and influence change within their community is through their school. The…
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Food Means Home

“Embark on a culinary journey with the Food Means Home project – discover the vibrant flavours and diverse cultures of young people from around the world who call Leeds home, as they share their treasured family recipes in a colourful cookbook available free to download.”

Young people with special educational needs and disabilities promote youth voice

As you know Child Friendly Leeds has been working hard to make sure that Leeds is an inclusive city for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Last year, over 80,000 children and young people gave their feedback through consultation to refresh the Child Friendly Leeds wishes. One of the wishes…
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Opportunity to apply for the Play Enabling Grant 2023-24

Leeds City Council Children and Families Service is excited to announce that the allocation process and opportunity to apply for the 2023/24 Play Enabling Grant is now open to community and voluntary sector providers. We would like to invite applications from organisations who have experience in delivering engaging and sustainable Play projects and activities within…
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Christmas Gifting by Child Friendly ambassadors

As we enter 2023, we would like to thank our incredible ambassadors who have generously supported various communities of children, young people, and their families over the holiday season. The cost-of-living crisis did not deter our ambassadors from all over the city from supporting and providing for children and families in need. Organisations, their staff,…
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