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Inclusive Events Calendar September – December 2022

  • By Sophie Baddeley
  • 26th September 2022

13th – 14th October

Leeds Night Light, Various Venues

Watch the city of Leeds light up! There are plenty of things to see and do across the city, and all main venues have accessible toilets and are accessible to wheelchairs and buggies. Read more here.

Leeds Night Light, Leeds Central Library, 14th October, 6:30pm – 10pm

Ideal for families, relax in the chill-out sensory area, get creative with craft activities and have lots of fun with games. Booking not required.

30th October

Inclusive Family Yoga for families with a child who had additional needs, Shadewell studio, 11am – 12

Join the fantastic Yoga with Debs for a relaxed, fun (and spooky!) Halloween yoga session. This session is fun for all the family, and is especially for those who have a young person with additional needs. Fancy dress optional. Find out more and get tickets here.

6th December / 15th December

Relaxed visit with Santa and the Elves, Lotherton Hall, 3-6pm

Families who have children with additional needs can book to enjoy a relaxed visit with Santa and his elves at Lotherton’s Christmas Experience between 3pm-6pm on these days. Find out more details about the event and book tickets here.

16th December

Stick Man (Relaxed Performance), Leeds Playhouse, 1pm

An adaptation of the beloved children’s book. This play is suitable for ages 2+. Find out more and book tickets here.

21st December

Christopher’s Christmas (Relaxed Performance), Carriageworks Leeds, 1pm

Christopher’s Christmas is written especially for children aged 2-7 and their families. This is a Makaton friendly and relaxed performance. Find out more and book tickets here.

29th December

The Storymaker’s Apprentice (Relaxed Performance), Leeds Central Library, 1:30pm

Watch this lovely, festive tale in an informal, relaxed atmosphere with softened noise and reduced lighting – ideal for children with sensory processing difficulties. Find out more and book tickets here – carer/essential companion tickets are free.

Temple Newsam

Located in the East of Leeds, Temple Newsam is a beautiful grounds and park with an accessible toilet and changing places toilet with a hoist. The circular walk by the bond is totally wheelchair and buggy accessible, and motorized scooters are available to hire.

Oakwell Hall and Country Park

Oakwell Hall is located to the South-West of Leeds. They have an accessible toilet and a lovely access path route with a smooth tarmac surface that is ideal for wheelchairs and buggies. Check out their accessibility map here. They also host events and activities throughout the year which you can view on their website.

Lotherton Hall

Lotherton hall has a range of activities and events which you can read about on their website. They have a changing places toilet and their grounds are largely accessible by wheelchair and pushchair.

Golden Acre Park

Golden Acre Park is in North Leeds. They have disabled parking, an accessible toilet and well maintained routes around the park that are accessible by wheelchair and buggy, as well as motorized scooters for hire. Read more here.

Early Years Stay and Play Coffee Morning, The Vinery Centre, 9:30 – 11:00am

Join the Family Services Team at The Vinery Centre for an informal chat and a cuppa. These sessions are free of charge and there’s no need to book, just come along with or without your child. Our softplay will be open for any attending children.

Upcoming coffee mornings: 30/09, 7/10, 14/10, 21/10

We will return after the October half term – dates TBA

Little Hiccups Stay and Play Sessions

Little Hiccups run twice weekly stay and play sessions for children with additional needs. Please register with them for free before signing up for sessions. Find out more here. Little Hiccups also run Family Fun Days which you can read more about on their website.

ZigZag Inclusive Trampoline Sessions

ZigZag run inclusive sessions for children and young people with autism. You are required to sign up for membership before attending these sessions. Find out more details, including dates and how to sign up on their facebook page

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