Breeze Summer 2019

Breeze has got you covered this summer with our very own, two-day Big Breeze Fest as well as Breeze in the Park bringing the fun to a park near you and Mini Breeze offering a taste of the fun right on your doorstep.

We’ve got activities, games and challenges for everyone 0-19! Read below to find out more and follow us on Facebook to find out all the latest news and what exciting inflatables, rides and games will be popping up near you.

Have a Breeze Card? If you bring your BreezeCard with you you'll have fast track entry, otherwise you can sign up on the gate. Be prepared, get yours in advance!

Scroll down this page for FAQs and more information on Breeze summer 2019.

Big Breeze Fest


Wed 31 Jul & Thu 1 Aug at Temple Newsam
Join us for our biggest Breeze event of the summer! Over two days bring the whole family for large inflatables, sports, outdoor games, arts activities, crafts, performances including the semi-finals of Breeze has Talent, and brand new challenges for 2019. There’ll also be rides, food and drinks and all in the beautiful setting of the grounds of Temple Newsam. With something for ages 0-19 there is an activity for everyone. On Thu 1 Aug you can book on for our relaxed opening from 11am - 12pm for young people with additional needs. To book your place simply give us a call at the Breeze office on 0113 378 3162.

Breeze in the Park

Bigger than a Mini Breeze, Breeze in the Park is our new bumper event, bringing the fun of our Big Breeze Fest coming to a park near you. At Breeze in the Park you’ll get a chance to do arts and crafts, multimedia workshops, and sports activities, visit the performance tent and a large range of inflatables such as obstacle courses, rock climbers, challenge games and sporting inflatables as well as an under 5 play section. There is something for everyone so make sure you don’t miss out.

Dates

All events 1pm – 5pm

  • Mon 5 Aug - Armley Park
  • Wed 7 Aug - Cross Flatts Park, Beeston
  • Thu 8 Aug - Scatcherd Park, Morley
  • Fri 9 Aug - Farnley Park
  • Sat 10 Aug - Yeadon Tarn

Mini Breeze

Mini Breeze is a mini version of Breeze in the Park and will be visiting your local area with a taster of outdoor summer fun. Expect sports, outdoor games, arts activities and inflatables all of which are free! There will also be smaller rides and refreshment stands, so take a look at our schedule and head down to a Mini Breeze near you. Mini Breeze is funded by Leeds Community Area Committees.


Dates

All events 1pm - 5pm

  • Sat 6 July - Moor Allerton Festival
  • Sat 20 July - West Park Leeds RUFC, Bramhope
  • Fri 26 July - Bramley Park
  • Mon 29 July - Middleton Park
  • Fri 2 Aug - Springhead Park, Rothwell
  • Mon 12 Aug - Gildersome Sports Club
  • Tue 13 Aug - Garforth Academy
  • Wed 14 Aug - Blackgates Primary School, Tingley
  • Thu 15 Aug - Hainsworth Park, Farsley
  • Fri 16 Aug - Burley Park
  • Mon 19 Aug - Tinshill Tops (Playing Fields)
  • Tue 20 Aug - Queens Park, Pudsey
  • Wed 21 Aug - Lovell Park, Little London

Photo Gallery

Check out some of the photos from our past events on Flickr page.


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Can we bring the dog?Can we bring the dog?<div class="ExternalClass5CB111BA3E184A58BAD11BA6DEB67AD8"><p>​Sorry, no dogs allowed at Summer Breeze or Mini Breeze, apart from assistance dogs.</p></div>
Terms and Conditions for Entry to Breeze Summer/Mini BreezeTerms and Conditions for Entry to Breeze Summer/Mini Breeze<div class="ExternalClass15EBCB9FDAFD480DBB7207AE25B6B39B"><p>​The event organizers reserve the right to  search on entry or refuse admission if in their reasonable opinion there might be a risk to the safety of people on site or affect the enjoyment of others or the running of the event.  Strictly no illegal substances, glass or sharp objects will be permitted into the site. <br>By entering the event all young people agree to follow the health & safety guidance  given by staff members and displayed on each inflatable. <br>All liquids must be brought in plastic bottles.<br>No alcohol will be allowed on to site. <br>Keep your bags with you at all times<br>No animals will be admitted into the event other than assistance dogs for the disabled. <br>Enjoy your time with us at Breeze<br>Stay safe and arrange with your child if lost to meet you at the registration tent. <br>A relaxed opening on the Thursdays of the Summer Breeze events (not Mini Breeze) from 11am to 12pm is available to children with additional needs. Access to facilities is subject to availability and not guaranteed. <br>Think about using public transport rather than coming by car  check out the Metro Journey planner at <a href="http://www.wymetro.com/howtogetto/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">www.wymetro.com/howtogetto/</font></span></a>  If you do come by car remember that cars are parked at own risk, please do not leave valuables on show.<br>Attendees consent to the photography, filming/sound recording as members of the public, which may be used for promotional or commercial activities. All photographers will be identifiable in Breeze clothing.</p></div>
How do we get in/do we need a ticket?How do we get in/do we need a ticket?<div class="ExternalClass5C2C372EAEDF44AB9EC9552BD7CD6F84"><p>Breeze events are free to all 0 to 19 year olds and their families, however you do need a Breezecard!<br> <br>The fastest way to get into Breeze Summer and avoid the big queues is to make sure you bring your Breezecard with you. If you don't already have one or have lost yours you can apply for one at the link below and collect it at a sport centre or library.<br> <br>If you cannot sign up for a Breezecard before the event you can on the gate but be prepared to queue!<br></p><p> </p><p class="moreInfo"><a title="read more" href="http://www.breezeleeds.org/AboutBreeze/Pages/Breezecard.aspx"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">How to get a Breezecard</font></span></a></p></div>
Is everything free?Is everything free?<div class="ExternalClass5F124F19574A48A48B3DCF70F6A2DDD5"><p>​While all the inflatables and the activities in the tents are free there is a fairground zone and refreshment stalls which you will need some money for if you want to use them. We try our best to put these sections together should you wish to avoid them. </p></div>
What's on at Breeze SummerWhat's on at Breeze Summer<div class="ExternalClass13C77E7C948847A7A81D57ACB4CCBEAE"><p>We split the event up into 6 different zones: Art, Challenge, Info, Performance, Play and Sport. We try to offer something for everyone no matter if you are 3 or 17. Within some of the zones with inflatables there are height restrictions, please read about them below.</p><p>You can find out about what will be available in each zone by clicking the link below.</p><p> </p><p class="moreInfo"><a title="read more" href="http://www.breezeleeds.org/AboutBreeze/Pages/Whats-on-at-Breeze-on-Tour.aspx"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">What's on at Breeze Summer</font></span></a></p></div>
Height RestrictionsHeight Restrictions<div class="ExternalClass2E74E18F47E1480CB7FC368E8BB0E94E"><p>​</p><p>We try and offer activities for all ages from 0 to 19. There is a Play Zone for under 5s and a variety of workshops to suit all the older age ranges. </p><p>We have height restrictions on some of our inflatables (see below) and some other activities for safety reasons, these are to keep your children and other children safe. Our inflatable equipment comes with guidelines within which we can be flexible to some degree by matching the heights, not ages, of those going on the equipment. We have large, prominent height boards on entry and dotted around the site, explaining the heights and zones to inform families of the zones and to ensure they do not waste time queuing for inflatables catering for a different height. <br> <br>At busy times there will be always be some queues and we try to manage these as well as we can, including introducing other activities and sporting activities with parents.</p><p>We colour co-ordinate our Zones for the inflatables as follows:<br></p><p>GREEN FLAGS - Tot Breezers – under 1m (age 3* and under) <br>RED FLAGS - Family Breezers – 1m+ (age 4+*) please note in this zone at times staff will make a judgement on height ranges participating at the same time on some of the inflatables<br>BLUE FLAGS - Big Breezers 1.2m+ (age 8+*) - BLUE FLAGS<br>Hangar – over 132cm (age 9+*)</p><p>Heights are worked out from the 50th percentile of age ranges (average height for ages). </p><p>*Ages are approximate.<br></p><p>All activities checked and suitable for heights outlined in our risk assessments.</p></div>
How accessible is Breeze Summer for wheelchair users, or people using wheelchairs?How accessible is Breeze Summer for wheelchair users, or people using wheelchairs?<div class="ExternalClass99BE4FB98C914E8F9A7DF304603D3379"><p>All Breeze events are run on large flat grassed areas, accessible to wheelchair users. All Breeze Summer events offer disabled parking and disabled toilets. All Breeze Summer events are for any children and young people aged from 0 up to 19 years.</p><p>For more information and how to book onto the relaxed opening slots for young people with additional needs see the link below.</p><p> </p><p><a href="/aboutbreeze/Pages/Accessibility-at-Breeze-on-Tour-.aspx">Accessibility at Breeze Summer</a></p></div>
Is there any extra provision for young people with additional needs?Is there any extra provision for young people with additional needs?<div class="ExternalClassD3AEB57A5E7945D1B50DE582D6648932"><p>Yes! We offer a relaxed opening for young people with additional needs or disabilities, this allows them to come along with their families and experience the event prior to opening to the general public.</p><p>For more information on accessiblity and booking a relaxed opening slot click on the link below.</p><p><a href="/aboutbreeze/Pages/Accessibility-at-Breeze-on-Tour-.aspx"> Accessibility at Breeze Summer</a></p></div>
Will there be a Breeze event near me?Will there be a Breeze event near me?<div class="ExternalClass43D27E22788144C38594A781C753D102"><div>Breeze Summer events are planned in large parks strategically across the city. A lot of thought and planning goes into their locations, from suitability at the venue to access, to enable as many people to come from across Leeds. This year we have moved some of our locations to allow young people who did not attend last year to come this year.</div><div> </div><div>Mini Breeze events are funded by localities themselves, usually through Community Committees. Therefore we work with those areas who commission us to find the most suitable venue.</div><div> </div><div>Sadly not all areas commission Breeze events so we are sorry if we didn't make it to where you live, keep an eye out on the website as new dates go up right up to the start of the summer holidays.</div></div>