Kids ‘Free’ Summer Funzone

Otley BID Kids Free Funzone

Kids ‘Free’ Summer Funzone

Our Kids ‘Free’ Summer Funzone is back!


Join us every Wednesday throughout the school holidays from Wednesday 27th July – 31st August 2022 in Otley Market Place from 11am until 3pm.


We’ve collaborated again with our friends at Breeze Leeds to bring you a wide range of fun activities for children aged 2 – 13 years. Back by popular demand is the Climbing Wall and the Bouncy Castle, plus much more:



3 local businesses will be working with us to bring you even more creative and exciting activities for your children to enjoy!
  • Puffin Pottery

A variety of ‘make and take-home’ craft activities for children of all ages to enjoy within our Arts Zone. Activities with Puffin Pottery will include Clay Hedgehogs, Grow Your Own Cress Hungary Caterpillar and Bird Feeders.

  • Soma Wellness

Providing Yoga and Dance inspired workshops within our Play Zone. Activities with Soma Wellness include yoga themed learning, storytelling and exercises as well as an introduction to British sign language and a range of mindful art activities. Plus dance themed workshop to provide children the opportunity to move, create and practice their own dance routine.

  • The Bookshop on the Square

Relax and enjoy weekly Story Time within our Show Zone.  Readings with Sara at The Bookshop on the Square will cover different themes to help spark your child’s imagination and encourage their love of reading. They will take place at 11.30am and 12.30am.



Also new this year are a collection of fantastic specialist acts and activities including:
  • Lego Workshops with Brick Box

A fantastic array of Lego to make and create a wonderful Lego city. The first 50 participants will also create their own Lego character which they get to take away with them.

  • Urban Angels Travelling Circus

A beautiful hand-painted canvas ring mat and circus panels to create an environment for awe-inspiring workshops. Activities include diablos, juggling balls, balancing such as tightrope walking, stilts and includes all equipment.

  • BoomChikkaBoom

A fresh, unique approach to having fun with children, toddlers and babies, hosting a wide variety of exciting events such as mini raves to adventure experience themed workshops, eg. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.

  • Breeze Presents Otley Show ( last session 31.08.22 )

Professional 18ft x 8ft with full PA, technical support and stage cover as a platform to deliver a varied showcase of young talent alongside support from local businesses; Bookshop on the Square and SOMA Wellness delivering story time and dance workshops.



For details of WHAT’S ON each week, please see individual Facebook Events Pages below:

The itinerary of acts is correct at time of writing. There may be changes to acts at short notice that are out of our control. For up to date information please refer to the relevant Facebook Event Pages above and check prior to travelling.




New Business Registration

Register today and a member of the BID team will be in touch to book in an onsite visit.