Easter Eco Explorers ♻️

Event Date: 23/03/24 - 14/04/24

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Join us this Easter as we focus on our amazing planet Earth and what we can do to look after it through hands-on activities, storytelling sessions and creative crafts...

Every year on 22nd April the world comes together on Earth Day to celebrate our planet, to promote climate change action and encourage others to protect our environment.

  • Leeds Young Film Festival are bringing a cinema takeover to Eureka! as part of their 25th anniversary celebrations.
    With screenings of super short, animated films that celebrate our natural world as well as offer you and your little ones a chance to take a break from the outside world 🌍
    Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th March
    Friday 29th March – Monday 1st April
    Saturday 6th – Sunday 7th April
    Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th April
    Screenings in the theatre, weekends and bank holiday dates only. Book on arrival for 20min sessions at 11am, 11:45am, 12:30pm, 1:15pm, 2pm, 2:45pm & 3:30pm.
  • fairandfunky SCRAPtastic Workshops ♻️
    Drop-in to these creative craft workshops and create a piece of Spring themed art from recycled materials.
    Monday 25th – Thursday 28th March
    Wednesday 10th – Friday 12th April
    Drop-in activity in the theatre between 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. Suitable for children 3yrs+
  • Same Difference Arts are determined to Save The Planet 🌱
    Mother Nature in all her glory has graced this planet with her presence. Stand aside and let her through!
    She is sick and tired of people making a mess and not recycling properly, so she has decided to come back and help save the planet.
    There’ll even be small natural gifts, including pebbles and seeds, for those of you who get involved and help!
    Friday 29th March – Monday 1st April
    45min walkabout act around the museum at 11:30am, 1:30pm & 3pm.
  • Heifer Productions present a story-telling extravanganza named Eco-Warriors 💪
    Join us as we transform ourselves… Help decide what Hamza should do to save his local green space and what you can do to save yours!
    Tuesday 2nd – Friday 5th April
    Monday 8th – Tuesday 9th April
    Book on arrival for 20min theatre shows at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm. Suitable for children 4-7yrs.
  • Springfield Park Bees are here to teach us how to save the bees, our ecosystems, wildlife, and other pollinators 🐝

    We’ll be taking a look and talking about nature around us, mainly focusing on the honeybee, pollination, and other interesting facts about local wildlife.
    Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th April 
    Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th April
    Drop-in to the outside marquee between 11am and 4pm, with specific 30min talks at 11am, 11:40am, 1pm, 1:40pm, 2:20pm & 3pm.

  • Climate Action Trail 🦕
    Dinosaurs didn’t know there was a meteor coming and even if they did, they wouldn’t have been able to do anything about it. But human beings, we know all about the climate challenge and we know what to do about it. And we are doing tons of stuff about it, but we need to do more, and we need to do it faster.
    Saturday 23rd March – Sunday 14th April
    Drop-in to our Imagination Space, anytime between 10:30am and 4:30pm.

All shows and activities are included FREE with standard admission!

Event Highlights

  1. Watch a series of nature inspired short films as part of the Leeds Young Film Festival 🌍
  2. Take part in fairandfunky SCRAPtastic workshops and create a piece of Spring themed art using only recycled materials ♻️
  3. See if you can help Save The Planet with Same Difference Arts across Easter weekend 🌱
  4. Become Eco-Warriors with Heifer Productions and find out how to look after our green spaces 💪
  5. Find out how to save the bees and learn about our ecosystems, wildlife, and other pollinators with Springfield Park Bees CIC 🐝
  6. Visit the Climate Action Trail to see how climate change is affecting different habitats and the positive things we can do to help combat this 🦕

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