Leeds Dads Family Christmas Party is back!

Leeds Dads Family Christmas Party is back! Our world famous (probably!) annual sell out event is taking place on Sunday 8th December from 2pm – 4pm. Our friends from BoomChikkaBoom will be holding a Baby Rave, there’ll be big creative art projects, a Christmas curry and a visit from the main man himself… Santa and his bag of pressies. As always, this event is a family affair so Mums and Grandparents are welcome too, and Read more…

Leeds Dads Breakfast Club

Our Leeds Dads Breakfast Club in partnership with Aireborough Children’s Centre in Guiseley is a huge hit! Since our first session in October, we’ve welcomed several new Dads to the group along with their young children. We’ve had time to play in the fantastic facilities, we’ve read stories and we’ve provided everyone with plenty of tea, toast and fruit. Our next session takes place at 09:30 on Saturday 7th December and you are more than Read more…

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Leeds Dads Moves Home

After a wonderful few years of being looked after by The Tetley, we are moving to The Holbeck for our monthly meetups. The Holbeck is run by Slung Low and as we continue to grow, we are able to make use of a much larger space for our activities. Our new home is close to the city centre (just a 20 walk from Leeds train station), has free parking and is well served by the Read more…

Leeds Dad Do’s and Don’ts of a trip to the beach

With about 6.3 days of sunshine predicted in the North before autumn is here, we need to make the most of the sunshine when we can. Here’s Leeds Dads’ guide to enjoying your family day at the beach. Do take the suncream! The sunshine can burn even if the wind is howling a gale. Don’t forget to bring your buckets and spades from home! They cost a fortune at the seaside and can be easily Read more…

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Leeds Dad at Starry Skies

“Where the kids roam free…” Starry Skies describes itself as a “A gloriously mucky hybrid between a family camping holiday and a festival. Especially for free range kids and their grown ups”. Based on that description, we were sold! Our kids are explorers. They love nothing more than getting lost in the wild which isn’t something that kids get a lot of these days. Starry Skies allows the kids (and grown ups!) to get back Read more…

Leeds Dad at Bricktastic Animal Heroes (White Rose)

One of our Leeds Dads went along to the White Rose this week to check out the new Bricktastic Animal Heroes exhibition to see whether you should too! Our visit was made after work with a three year old lego fan. The journey started at customer services, down next to Boots. They provided us with a pencil and map, which gave us the location of all the animals. If we found them all then there’d Read more…

Dadstastic Day 2019

Dadstastic Day 2019 Review

Dadstastic Day returned for 2019 and was bigger and better than ever!Over 2000 people joined us at Leeds City Museum and danced, sang, played with Lego robots, giant bubbles and even turned old records into art! We have so many people to thank for making this event the huge success it was. Leeds City Council, Leeds City Museum, our funders, partners, contributors and of course, our wonderful volunteers. Whether behind the scenes or on the Read more…