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Central Library
Calverley Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 3AB
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Bethan Woollvin: Collage Workshop

Bethan Woollvin won the Macmillan Prize for Illustration in 2014 for Little Red her classy, bold interpretation of Little Red Riding Hood. It was a startlingly confident debut which she followed with an equally striking and feminist take on Rapunzel, with not a handsome prince in sight.Aimed at a younger audience, Bethan…

Sat 7 Mar

Children's Library

Free

Chris Mould: The Iron Man Draw-A-Long

Join childrens author and illustrator Chris Mould in this exciting drawing workshop as he takes you on an artistic journey that will explore his creative process as a children's illustrator. Chris will share his latest book the newly illustrated version of Ted Hughes 'The Iron Man, step by step he will show you how to…

Sat 7 Mar

Drawing Room

Sold out

A Fishy Tale

What would you do if you found a real merboy out at sea? Would you bring him home with you? Well thats exactly what happened to Tales and Scales and this is the story of what happened next. Told with music and song this is a story that all ages will enjoy.

Sat 7 Mar

Room 700

Free

Help! I've Written A Children's Book!

Are you interested in writing for children? Are you interested in childrens books or the world of publishing in general? The childrens book market is currently experiencing (another) golden age with sales and library loans of childrens books ever on the rise. But what does it mean to be a childrens author, how do you go…

Sat 7 Mar

Free

Heritage Tour Of Central Library

Join us for an entertaining tour of this grand old Victorian building in the historic heart of Leeds. Youll find out about the architecture, history and famous visitors, as well as visiting some secret corners!Meet in the ground floor foyer outside the main lending department.

Thu 12 Mar

Sold out

Thu 23 Apr

£5

Thu 21 May

£5

James Nicol: Childrens Writing Workshop

Do you love creating characters and worlds for stories? Have you got a great idea but dont now where or how to start? Do you just love making things up or writing? Then join bestselling author, James Nicol for his Story Starter workshop. The session includes a quick introduction to James and the bestselling The Apprentice…

Sat 7 Mar

Children's Library

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Kate Pankhurst: Fantastically Great Draw-A-Long

Join childrens author and illustrator Kate Pankhurst at her draw-a-long dedicated to all the Fantastically Great Women in her book series in this exciting and hands-on family workshop! There will be doodling, dressing up, drawing and plenty of inspiration to change the world!

Sat 7 Mar

Children's Library

Free

Kate Pankhurst: Fantastically Great Women Who Saved The Planet

Join childrens author and illustrator Kate Pankhurst where she will be exploring her latest book Fantastically Great Women Who Saved the Planet in this exciting and hands-on family workshop! There will be doodling, dressing up, drawing and plenty of inspiration to change the world!

Sat 7 Mar

Children's Library

Free

Leeds Tapestry Tour

Join us for a tour of the Leeds Tapestry, an iconic needlework display which celebrates our citys history and culture. Learn about the beautiful needlework images and discover the stories behind their creation. Well also be showing original design sketches and practice needlework samples from the Tapestry project.All…

Tue 24 Mar

Art Library

£4

Sat 30 May

Art Library

£4

Liz Flanagan: Magical Creatures Workshop

Do you dream of dragons? Do you love stories about magical creatures of all kinds? In this interactive workshop, childrens author Liz Flanagan will be sharing her book Dragon Daughter (Winner of the Leeds Book Awards 9-11 Category 2019) and inviting you to imagine a fantasy animal of your very own. There will be the…

Sat 7 Mar

Free

Mole & Gecko: An Interactive Rap Musical

A rapper and a singer. A mole and a gecko. A river. A boat with no name. A quest for adventure.A quest with a duck! Mole and Gecko is an interactive rap musical that you (the audience) help create. There are live songs, rap stories, instant poems and a weasel with a serious biscuit problem. Join our unlikely pair as they…

Sun 8 Mar

Room 700

£5

Storybox

Open the box and find the story inside. What happens? Only you can decide!Storybox is an immersive drama workshop, where the young people create a brand new piece of theatre in just two hours. Armed with a box of props, and costumes, the participants work with professional performers and storytellers to create a brand new…

Sat 7 Mar

Room 700

Free

Toshocon

Toshocon is a one day convention dedicated to Japanese Anime and Manga at Leeds Central Library. After previous sell out years we are returning this February with a variety of workshops, performances and events, Meian Maid Caf (reservation through Meian strongly recommended) and stalls selling a range of items.We cannot…

Sat 29 Feb

Sold out

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