Save the date for the 2016 Staff Festival

All the fun of a country fair comes to campus on Friday 8 July. You can start to get involved now by nominating a charity to be the official Staff Festival charity.


Summer is nearly here and there’s no better season for having fun in the sun right here on campus! This year’s staff festival theme ‘Country fair in the city’ features an exciting programme of fine local fayre, music, workshops, competitions and entertainment for all ages.

All University staff, family and friends are invited to join us for an enjoyable afternoon and a tantalising taste of the very best the local countryside has to offer.

You can begin to get involved now by nominating a charity as the official Festival charity. Your chosen charity must:

  • be a registered charity
  • have a website
  • have no affiliation to politics or a political party
  • not already have been the Staff Festival official charity*

Email your nomination to  by 5pm on Wednesday 20 April.  Please include in your email:

  • your name
  • your department
  • your nominated charity
  • the reason for your nomination
*Previous official charites are: Elliot's Footprint; Leeds Survivor-Led Crisis Service; Groundwork Leeds; Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network; St George's Crypt; St Gemma's Hospice; Wheatfield Hospice; Martin House; Village to Village; Yorkshire Air Ambulance; Walk4Life; The Laura Crane Trust.

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