Category Archive: Get involved

Biggest children’s festival in Yorkshire – Join us at Child Friendly Leeds Live 2019

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Join us for the biggest children’s festival in Yorkshire featuring Popular children’s TV presenters and performers on National Play Day 7th August. Tickets are now on sale for Child Friendly Leeds Live 2019,… Continue reading

Celebrate Fostering Fortnight with Foster 4 Leeds

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Following on from our previous blog, here’s 4 more wonderful stories from the 8 exceptional foster families, who have fostered children with disabilities for over 25 years for Leeds City Council. Find out more… Continue reading

National Fostering Week – Celebrating Exceptional Foster Families in Leeds

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In the wake of National fostering week, we’d like to celebrate 8 exceptional foster families, who have fostered children with disabilities for over 25 years for Leeds City Council and share their remarkable… Continue reading

Building For the Future – Inspirational words from our ambassador, Sarah Sibbald from HCP

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Last year, we met up with Sarah Sibbald from HCP social infrastructure.  Sarah has been signed up as Child Friendly Leeds ambassadors since 2014 she and her team do lots through their work… Continue reading

Can you help shape the early plans for a new Leeds Children’s Hospital?

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An exciting vision to build a brand-new Leeds Children’s Hospital has been launched by Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and your views on its early proposals are welcomed. The Trust has ambitions for… Continue reading

Child Friendly Leeds Sundays | A child’s idea becomes the highlight this summer!

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Child Friendly Leeds Sundays Every Sunday during the summer holidays is a Child Friendly Leeds Sunday. Rumani, one of our competition winners, dreamt of creating fabulous play spaces in the city centre, where… Continue reading

What to do in Leeds this summer? From a huge children’s festival with Cbeebies stars to 100s of activities across the city – Welcome to #ChildFriendlyLeeds

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Leeds city centre will come to life over the summer holidays with a jam packed calendar of activities for families starting at the end of July. Whether you want to relax on a… Continue reading

Shine Space in Leeds – ‘gone above and beyond’ to help us deliver events that will reach new foster carers

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Our amazing ambassadors at Shine Leeds continually strive to make a difference to the community, through their work.  Over the years they have found many ways to support the work of Child Friendly… Continue reading

@snappleeds – a competition for young people, by young people on Instagram #SnappLeeds

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@SnappLeeds was an idea by Cameron, Godwin, Joe, Samuel and Simon from Abbey Grange Academy, who wanted to create an enjoyable experience for young people ‘through an interactive picture taking activity in and… Continue reading

Tutti Frutti present Keepy Uppy celebrating FIFA World Cup 2018 by Evan Placey

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As football fever is set to sweep the nation when the FIFA World Cup starts this June, the much-admired Leeds theatre company tutti frutti is delighted to announce that it will be celebrating… Continue reading