Child Friendly Leeds

Barca-Leeds fully supports Child Friendly Leeds which is an initiative to ensure Leeds is a child friendly city – a place where children are valued, supported, enjoy growing up, and look forward to a bright future.

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This Summer Barca-Leeds haveĀ been celebrating Child Friendly Leeds’ 5th Birthday!

These are some of the things which we have been getting up to!


Child Friendly Leeds Staff Week

Barca staff spent a week in August celebrating CFL 5th birthday. The week involved dressing in orange, celebrating our own childhood memories with games and sweets, celebrating service user involvement and participation and setting staff pledges on how we can become more child friendly as an organisation.



National Play Day

On 2nd August we planned a Family event celebrating National Play Day open to all children, young people and families. Activities included inflatables, water/mud slide, animal holding, laser tag and arts and crafts.

Child Friendly Leeds Celebratory Event at Leeds City Museum

Barca and Forward Leeds planned a joint event for all children, young people and families. Activities included, photo booth, magician, arts and crafts, junk play, face painting and smoothie bike! We have over 70 families attend!!

21 Years of Community Based Action
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