Staff Festival this Friday!

Join colleagues, bring your family or partner and let your hair down at the Staff Festival this Friday at 3pm in and around the University Precinct. Taste of the Festival from 1pm in the Refectory.


The weather forecast is looking dry and sunny so the outdoor events will run as scheduled with the Director of Wellbeing, Safety and Health Gary Tideswell opening the ceremony at 3.10pm on the Clothworkers South steps.

What’s on:

Make and decorate your own Piñatas
Decorate your own medal (using pre-made salt dough) 
Face painting
Balloon modelling
Bouncy castles
Giant Jenga, Connect 4, Hi Strike (test your strength) and Beat the Bleep
Calligraphy experience workshops
Tai Chi demonstration followed by a live teaching session
Jianzhi - paper cutting
A mega bike
A pedal powered velodrome
A Ferris wheel
Bardon Grange plant sale
Beer tasting
Hot Wheels Girls – a skating group
UTravel Learn to ride sessions
Campus chase treasure hunt
Mask making stand 
Tug of War: 3pm – 6pm
Beat the Goalie: 3pm – 6pm
Touch tennis: 3pm – 6pm
Rugby passing game: 3pm – 5pm
Real ale and cider bar
Great Food at Leeds
Dodson’s Fish and Chips
The Travelling Pig Company
Lahore Catering
Mr Whippy ice creams
Complimentary popcorn and candyfloss
Twin Lane bungee run 
Plant pot painting 
Craft market 
Frank the cycling skeleton 
Ready Planted - gardens and flowers
Love Me Sew bunting making workshop 

For more information on the day, please visit the Staff Festival website.

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