Early Years Network

The Leeds Early Years Network began in January 2013 and the first meeting brought together representatives from arts and cultural organisations in the city. The network now aims to map Early Years arts provision in the city and works together to promote a joined-up offer for young children and their families.

The 2021 – 2022 Early Years Network meetings will take place on:

  • Wednesday 20th October 2021, 9.30am – 11.00am;
  • Tuesday 8th February 2022, 9.30am – 11.00am;
  • thursday 9th June 2022, 9.30am – 11.00am.

The Early Years Network is made up of the following partners:

Northern Ballet
Leeds Museums and Galleries
tutti frutti productions
Opera North
ArtForms – Music and Arts service
Leeds Library and Information Service 
Child Friendly Leeds
Early Year Learning Improvement Team
Tiny Tales and Tunes
Leeds International Piano Competition
Otley Courthouse
Made with Music
Harewood House Trust

If you are interested in becoming a member of the network, or would like further information, please contact Jane Zanzottera, Arts Manager on tel: 0113 535 0520 or email: jane.zanzottera@leeds.gov.uk

IVE (formerly Cape UK) recently commissioned a state of the region report on Early Years Arts and Culture in Yorkshire and Humber. The report was written by Ben Sandbrook and Ruth Churchill Dower.

The report is available to download here.

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