Leeds Bear Hunt 2023

Carmel Smickersgill, Tours & Activities Editor
via Leeds Inspired

1 July — 1 September 2023 Entrance is free — Visit now

Liverpool has the Lambananas, Huddersfield had Sheep and Manchester had the Bees. This summer Leeds is being taken over by bears! In a large scale public art trail there are a number of bears roaming free in the city for you to find. The artwork, inspired by Michaels Rosen’s popular ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ is raising money for Leeds Children’s Hospital. You can find them in local buisnesses, the city centre and nearby parks. Each bear with a distinctive character and personality.

Leeds Hospitals Charity hopes to raise over £300,000 from the wild art trail for crucial projects at Leeds Children’s Hospital that help improve the lives of the inspiring young patients at the hospital receiving treatment and care. In the last year alone, Leeds Hospitals Charity has funded a vast array of projects at the hospital from ground-breaking research projects and innovative diagnostic technologies to specialist play staff and Christmas gifts. Most of the bears’ creation has been sponsored raising money for the charity and making the bear hunt an enjoyable experience for the city as well as a beneficial activity for others.

Every bear has been designed by a local or nationally recognised artist, as well as having input from the local community. They were developed in partnership with Wild in Art.

1 July — 1 September 2023 Entrance is free Visit now

Performances

Date
Time
Session Features
1 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
2 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
3 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
4 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
5 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
6 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
7 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
8 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
9 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
10 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
11 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
12 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
13 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
14 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
15 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
16 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
17 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
18 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
19 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
20 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
21 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
22 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
23 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
24 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
25 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
26 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
27 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
28 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
29 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
30 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
31 July 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
1 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
2 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
3 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
4 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
5 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
6 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
7 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
8 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
9 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
10 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
11 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
12 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
13 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
14 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
15 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
16 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
17 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
18 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
19 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
20 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
21 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
22 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
23 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
24 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
25 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
26 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
27 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
28 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
29 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
30 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
31 August 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm
1 September 2023
12:00am — 12:59pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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