Half term in Leeds

Science Workshop at Thwaite Mills 
Thurs 27 Oct,1pm-3pm

Can fruit power a light? What about vegetables, join us for some fun-filled experiments to find out!

Learn how to make simple electric circuits without using batteries! Produce electricity using an array of different fruit and vegetables.

Free drop in session


Temple Newsam – Diwali Lamp Making
Sat 22-Sun 30 Oct

Bring some light into your life by following a light trail and joining in with craft activities. There will also be a chance to sit on a magic carpet for an interactive story time all about light, dark and colour; to mark Diwali you can go and see a display of lamps from different faiths and make your own sparkly Diwali lamp to take home.

Free with admission to the house


Leeds City Museum - October Half Term Activities
Tues 25, 11am-3pm Weds  26 - Fri 28 Oct, 10am-12pm & 1-3pm

On Tuesday during half-term join the museum for 'Word Up’, a day of poetry, performance and word play with activities for families of all ages.

For the rest of the week enjoy Colourful Festivals- colourful and messy crafts to celebrate Diwali.


Leeds Art Gallery - On the Move
Tues 25 - Sat 29 Oct, 11am - 4pm; Sun 30 Oct 11am-2pm

Drop-in for a family friendly creative session.


Mini Owls under 5’s crafts morning – Kirkstall Abbey
Tues 25th Oct 10am-11am

Our under 5's session gets a feathery makeover for half term. Kirkstall Abbey have a range of owl themed crafts as well as unusual instruments, toys and dressing up. Older siblings welcome. 

This event is FREE with museum admission


Kirkstall Abbey Markets 
Sat 29 & Sun 30 Oct

Don't miss the fantastic monthly markets on the last weekend of every month between September and November with over 40 stalls in the abbey. 

You will find high quality Yorkshire produce, handmade crafts and collectables, plus freshly cooked treats for a tasty lunch.