Carriageworks Theatre

Carriageworks Theatre

Electric Press
Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 3AD
0113 376 0318

Lift access to all levels. Disabled toilets on most levels. A number of spaces in the auditorium are reserved for wheelchair users. Support Dogs are welcome.

Fri 14 – Sat 15 April 10am and 3.30pm sessions Workshops cannot be booked online. Please book in advance via phone/ in person with City Centre Box Office (0113 376 0318) Suitable for ages 9+ This workshops is for children only. Parents / carers should drop them off 10 minutes before start time In this workshop we…


Fri 14 – Mon 17 April 10.00am – 5.00pm Daily drop-in Suitable for ages 5+ Children must be accompanied by an adult With artist, model maker and designer, Ralph Shephard. Create your own flip book story and then see it come to life using stop-motion software.


Fri 14 – Mon 17 April 10.00am – 5.00pm Daily drop-in Suitable for ages 3+ Children must be accompanied by an adult Discover the magical world of cartoon sound effects. Using animation from ‘Toby’s Travelling Circus’, you can create all sounds of the big top and mix them together to create your own cartoon soundtrack…


Fri 14 – Mon 17 April 10.00am, 1.00pm and 3.30pm sessions Workshops cannot be booked online. Please book in advance via phone/ in person with City Centre Box Office (0113 376 0318) Suitable for ages 7+ This workshops is for children only. Parents / carers should drop them off 10 minutes before start time. We…


Fri 14 – Sun 16 April 10.00am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm sessions Workshops cannot be booked online. Please book in advance via phone/ in person with City Centre Box Office (0113 376 0318) This workshops is for children only. Parents / carers should drop them off 10 minutes before start time. Make your very own LEGO Batman Movie…



Fri 14 – Mon 17 April 10.00am – 5.00pm Daily drop-in Suitable for all ages Children must be accompanied by an adult Get hands-on with some exciting artworks which have been inspired by animation techniques at our FREE AniMotion Exhibition. The free exhibition features Aardman animation stations where you can have a go at making your own…


Fri 14 and Mon 17 April 10.00am both days Workshops cannot be booked online. Please book in advance via phone/ in person with City Centre Box Office (0113 376 0318) Suitable for ages 4+ Children must be accompanied by an adult (who goes free). InspirEd by Peppa Pig and her friends, children and their families…


Audience Award: Fri 14 – Mon 17 April, 10am, 45 min U (5+) FREE, unreserved seating Every morning at 10am at Animation Central you can watch a specially selected programme of funny, exciting and entertaining family short animations from around the world for FREE. Decide on your favourite and the one with the most votes at the end…



Fri 14 and Mon 17 April 1.00pm and 3.30pm both days Workshops cannot be booked online. Please book in advance via phone/ in person with City Centre Box Office (0113 376 0318) Suitable for ages 4+ Children must be accompanied by an adult (who goes free). Learn the art of stop-motion animation with your favourite toys…


Fri 14 – Mon 17 April 10.30am (Sat, Sun, Mon), 2.00pm (Fri, Sat, Sun) sessions Workshops cannot be booked online. Please book in advance via phone/ in person with City Centre Box Office (0113 376 0318) This workshops is for children only. Parents / carers should drop them off 10 minutes before start time. Fancy…


Free – but will need to be booked in advance via phone/ person with City Centre Box Office (0113 376 0318) Suitable for ages 5+ Children must be accompanied by an adult BAFTA Kids presents a special screening of Cartoon Network’s multi award-winning series, The Amazing World of Gumball. Watch cult and preview episodes from…


FREE, unreserved seating In addition to the FREE Animated Short Film Audience Award programme every morning at Animation Central at 10am, we also show two FREE short film programmes on Fri 14 and Sun 16 April at 4pm, where we will be showcasing the best new animated short films from Europe. A great way to end the…


Fri 14 – Sat 15 April 10.00am, 1.00pm and 3.30pm sessions Workshops cannot be booked online. Please book in advance via phone/ in person with City Centre Box Office (0113 376 0318) Suitable for ages 8-12 This workshops is for children only. Parents / carers should drop them off 10 minutes before start time Discover…


Sat 15 – Sun 16 April 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm and 4.00pm sessions Workshops cannot be booked online. Please book in advance via phone/ in person with City Centre Box Office (0113 376 0318) Suitable for ages 5+ Children must be accompanied by an adult (who goes free). Turn yourself into a LEGO mini figure! Learn to draw the LEGO…


LYFF 2017 is delighted to celebrate all things Pokémon as we meet the new ‘pocket monster’, Celebi, who can time travel. Vicious, the future son of James and Jessie of Team Rocket, can also travels back in time and comes along to cause chaos. Can Ash, Pikachu and their friends to stop him detsroying the…


Sat 15 – Mon 17 April 2.oopm Saturday, 2:30pm Sunday and Monday Suitable for ages 5+/ 8+ Children must be accompanied by an adult Watch cartoons and test your animation trivia knowledge in our fun filled interactive family show in the Carriageworks Theatre, where families can watch cartoons together and go behind the scenes to discover…


FREE, unreserved seating The YAY! Award is a brand new competiton for young animators up to the age of 14 from the UK and continues the festival’s tradition of supporting young creatives who are passionate about film. Come and see the shortlisted films and join our jury of professional animators as they decide who will receive our prestigious Young…



Conrad and Sally are two very bored children, home alone with their pet fish on a rainy day, and there’s absolutely positively nothing to do. Until the Cat in the Hat visits, and shows Conrad and Sally how to use their imagination. However, the talking Cat soon turns their lives upside down and things begin…


FREE, unreserved seating In addition to the FREE Animated Short Film Audience Award programme every morning at Animation Central at 10am, we also show two FREE short film programmes on Fri 14 and Sun 16 April at 4pm, where we will be showcasing the best new animated short films from Europe. A great way to end the…


From the mind of Dr. Seuss, ‘Horton Hears a Who’ is a wonderful story about Horton the elephant, who discovers a microscopic city called ‘Whoville’ on a tiny speck of dust. Horton decides to protect the Whos of Whoville, receiving ridicule and jokes from his neighbours who don’t believe such a city could possibly exist…



FREE, unreserved seating A chance to see all the work that has been created during Easter at Animation Central on the big screen. If you are booked on a workshop or have contributed to our LEGO Batman brick film (see page 31) then why not bring the family to show them what you have made during the festival. Alongside…