Child Friendly Leeds have been consulting with children and young people in Leeds to find out what they would like to see on a city centre map. They have helped to co-produce an amazing map with lots of useful features and activities to do in our amazing city!
Bead is a jewellery-making, art & craft shop and kids party venue in central Harrogate and home to the town’s only drop-in “Bead Bar” for children. A home for everything and anything bead related and one of many great things to do with kids in Harrogate!
Bower Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 5NQ, Tel: 01423 313030
Ceramic painting is an activity which can be enjoyed by people of all ages. You don’t have to be an artist to achieve great results. We have a large variety of products to paint, ranging from small animals, plates and mugs to large vases.
Also offer children’s parties, pottery & storytime sessions and adult evenings.
Opening Times: Tuesday – Saturday 9.30am-5.00pm
30 High Street, Tadcaster, LS24 9AT. Tel: 01937 918100
Jackrabbits is a family and buggy-friendly studio for adults and children of all abilities to explore their creative sides, with a wide selection of pottery items to choose from. Great cafe with homemade cakes!
633a Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 4BA. Tel: 0113 318 9315
Monday & Friday 9am-5pm; Tuesday – Thursday 9am-4pm & Saturday 10am-4pm. (Opening times may vary on bank holidays)
A children’s creative hub, with a range of crafts and workshops, both drop-in and bookable, ranging from £3.
There is also a play area for pre-schoolers, a shop with crafty toys and gifts, as well as refreshments including coffees, teas, cakes, pastries, and children’s meal deal.
Check out our review here.
Joon, 164 High Street, Boston Spa, LS23 6BW
School of Sew takes a fresh new approach on teaching traditional sewing skills to people of all ages. Covering all aspects of sewing, from threading a needle to creating fabric masterpieces, you’ll learn advanced sewing techniques whilst making new friends with people who share your passion. We also offer sewing parties for children age 8 – 16 to get creative, have loads of fun and take home a gorgeous hand made gift!
No 1 The Spinning Mill, Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds LS28 5UJ. Tel: 0113 418 2718
Welcome to the world of SCRAP: Everything you need for a crafty project under one roof and cheap as chips too. They also host a range of Design, Tinker, Make and Play sessions suitable for all ages.
The Spinning Mill, Sunny Bank Mills Paradise Street/Charles Street, Off Farsley Town Street (opposite the Bay Horse, near Jackaboos), Farsley, LS28 5UJ. Tel: 0113 3452627
The Rainbow Factory specialises in storytelling through the creative arts, including theatre, crafts and games that inspire and delight children aged 10 and under.
Activities are run by a talented team of performers and include learning hieroglyphs, model-making, robot-building, superhero-training, CSI workshops, treasure hunts, crafts, silly science and more.
Gate 3, Springfield Commercial Centre, Bagley Lane, Farsley, LS28 5LY. Tel: 0113 257 5750