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    Rainbow Factory Heads to Space

    The Rainbow Factory is an interactive adventure for children that brings stories to life. (If you haven’t been to the Rainbow Factory before, read my previous post about it here.) This weekend we headed back to there to explore the new theme that has just launched; SPACE. When we arrived, Emilia immediately became shy and nervous (her confidence has been knocked by a recent event) and I worried that we might not get much out of our visit this time. The staff arrived to take us on the tour of the Woodland Tales section, but Emilia clung on to Mr M, refusing to talk or to even look up. We began the tour though,…

  • Children's activities,  Leeds,  Review

    The Story Trees, by Sneaky Experience

    The Tales of Grimm Woods is a selection of events run by Sneaky Experience, in the basement of Leeds Town Hall. Throughout December, they have run several performances of three different events to be able to cover all age groups. Today we went along for The Story Trees, which is for children up to 6yrs. After a bit of a ticket mix up (We Got Tickets fault I think), we were warmly welcomed and asked to start our adventure. The children were encouraged to interact from the very beginning and the performers were so well skilled in their art, that this worked really well. Emilia keenly took Goldilocks’ hand and set off…