Families

Family Activities at West Yorkshire Playhouse

We provide a range of opportunities and events for families throughout the year both on and off our stages. From main house productions specially developed for families to enjoy together, to free Story Den storytelling sessions,  and interactive backstage tours and workshops created for all ages.

As a family-friendly building we invite you to make use of our dedicated Family Area (near the café) stocked with toys, books and soft play items, as well as our changing places facilities, and lifts to access all levels

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West Yorkshire Playhouse is proud to be the lead partner for the West Yorkshire Family Arts Network, dedicated to working with cultural partners across the region to ensure good quality dynamic provision for families throughout the arts.

 

Get Creative Family Arts Festival 2016

Throughout October the Playhouse invites families to spend your Saturdays with us, as part of the Get Creative Family Arts Festival 2016:

Sat 1 Oct, 11am
Join us for ‘Three’ by Wrongsemble for ages 3+.
Then stay and play with us after the show with a fun touch tour and dressing up session with the cast.
£8.50
Barber Studio
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Sat 8 Oct, 10.30am
Baby Bronte
FREE storytelling and activities exploring the world of the Brontes for ages 5+, to celebrate the Bronte season at the Playhouse.

Sat 15 Oct, 10.30am
Our FREE Story Den returns with this Anthony Browne inspired event to celebarte the upcoming arrival of Gorilla to the Courtyard Theatre- plus special guest star – Gorilla!
Click here for more information and tickets.

Sat 22 Oct, 10.30am
Free Dahl inspired ‘Revolting’ family morning, to celebrate our upcoming Christmas production of ‘The Witches’.
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Galloping Reindeer Workshop
Sat 3, Sat 7 and Sat 10 Dec, 11.30am, 12.15pm & 2pm
Inspired by this year’s production of Rudolf, join us for this hands on session to make your own galloping reindeer and flapping feathered duckling.
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    • Family Arts Network

      West Yorkshire Playhouse is proud to be the lead partner for the West Yorkshire Family Arts Network, dedicated to working with cultural partners across the region to ensure good quality dynamic provision for families throughout the arts. We are signed up to the Family Arts standards. Click here to find out more.

       Carriage works WebsiteCarriageworks Theatre is a modern venue on Millennium Square with an exciting programme of theatre and film and events for the whole family.
      City Varieties WebistePresenting the best in music, comedy and the ever popular Christmas pantomime. A hidden Victorian gem in the heart of Leeds.
      The Grand WebsiteFrom spectacular West End musicals to opera and ballet, the beautiful Leeds Grand Theatre offers entertainment for all ages.
      Opera North WebsiteOur Family initiatives enable families to discover and enjoy the arts together. We develop programmes designed to strengthen family relationships through creative activities, helping families find new ways to play, learn, understand and express themselves together.
      SAA-UK Website SAA-uk’s mission is to enrich people’s lives through engagement and participation in traditional and contemporary South Asian music and dance.
      Yorkshire Dance Website At Yorkshire Dance we create opportunities for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to see, make and take part in high quality dance.

       

       

       

 

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