Child Friendly Leeds Live

The biggest children’s festival in Yorkshire – Breeze Presents ‘Child Friendly Leeds Live’!

Took place on Wed 2 Aug 2023!

Over 1000 of you joined us for the biggest children’s festival in Yorkshire featuring popular children’s characters, performers, music and entertainment on National Play Day 2nd August.

What happened?

We had so much lined up for you this year, with special appearances from many of your favourite characters and a whole host of exciting performances. With music, singing, dance, comedy and audience participation.

This was all presented by the incredible Faye and Jez.
You will know Faye from Boom-Chikka-Boom fame and for bringing rave mayhem to families across Leeds. You will know Jez as a previous CITV and CBBC presenter who has become the resident ‘daft head’ in The Carriageworks pantomime.

As well as the stage show there was a host of supplementary activities across the square such as glitter tattoos, den building, a climbing wall, balloon modelling and a heap of exciting entertainment for all!

There was also many other activities taking place in Leeds on Wednesday 2 August to celebrate National Play Day, such as the Light’s City Beach!


Our stage show included…

– Comedy duo, “The thingamajigs” high-energy, fast-moving lycra-clad superheroes.

– Punjabi Roots with their high energy drumming and dance routine!

– The fantastic superheroes show!

– Breeze Has Talent finalist, local young singer Charlotte Pooley.

– Roaming characters including, Rapunzel, Ariel, Spiderman, Captain America, Tinkerbell, Peter Pan, Wednesday, Peter Rabbit, our very own Biscuit the Bear and more!


When was it and who was it for?

Child Friendly Leeds Live was made up of two events on Wednesday 2 August and was aimed at children aged 12 and under. The first session ran from 10.30am to 1pm, and the second ran from 2.30pm to 5pm 

What did people say about the 2023 event? 

“The best day as always”

“We had a great time today thank you…My 8 & 6 year old painted, did the climbing wall, got balloons & face glitter. They danced in the rain, had pictures taken with the characters, played cricket, toasted marshmallows and drew chalk pictures on the pavement! They loved it so thank you Child Friendly Leeds”

“It was fantastic. All 3 generations enjoyed it. We came this am and the talent for breeze got talent was truly amazing”.

“I just wanted to say a massive Thankyou S again… it was a fab event and we enjoyed making the bath bombs with Lush… I will be glued to your FB page/website for all future events”.

“Fantastic afternoon! Well done everyone involved. We will be back next year!”

“Great event as always, thank you”