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Children's Activity Centre

Rainbow Factory

Rainbow Factory


The only attraction of its kind in the north, the Rainbow Factory is a creative arts play centre that brings children's books to life through theatre, music and craft - staging unique events that inspire, challenge and delight the under-10s.

When it comes to finding creative family entertainment during the school holidays, this is the place to be!

Previous events include Alice's Easter Adventure, Harry Potter Book Night, Roald Dahl Day and Mini CSI Day.

Bring tiny tots for Messy Play on Mondays, get little ones interested in science with Mini Einsteins sessions, hold a magical Rainbow Factory Birthday Party or ask your child's school to book an unforgettable school trip there.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsWelcome HostAccepts groups

Disabled access

Opening details

During Leeds school holidays:
Open most weekdays for unique events.
Times and prices can vary.

During term-time:
Usually closed Tuesday to Sunday for school trips and birthday parties.
Open Mondays, 10am to 4pm for Babies & Beyond Sessions.

For Leeds term dates go to:


Kids aged 0+: £3
Adults: Free

Events at this Venue


LS28 5LY



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Map reference: SE 221357  Lat: 53.81746 Long: -1.66487


Sat nav - if you have a sat nav, please place ls28 5ly into the postcode finder.

From Leeds ring road north (a6120)
• Turn left at the Rodley roundabout onto Rodley Lane.

• Take the 8th right-hand turn onto Bagley Lane

• Continue up Bagley Lane and the rainbow factory is on the right-hand side

From Leeds ring road south (a6120) & the Leeds-Bradford Road East (a647)

• At the Owlcoates roundabout, turn down the b6157

• Take the 7th left-hand turn (just before go outdoors), up the b6156 (Farsley Town Street)

• Continue down the b6156 until the fleece pub (on the right-hand side), take the next right-hand turn signposted ‘Springfield
Commercial Centre’ (Bagley Lane)

• continue down Bagley Lane, past entrance 1 of Springfield Commercial Centre. Please use entranced 3 for the Rainbow Factory (on the left as you go around the corner).

Bus routes

1. 16a t1 market place
2. 86 t1 market place

• Nearest bus stop is Bagley Lane (stop 45024099)
• Entrance to the Rainbow Factory is across the road

• Train to New Pudsey station (from Leeds central)
• Then, walk up Owlcoates lane and turn right onto the b6157.
• The number 86 bus will stop at the Bradford Road Ruskin Street (stop 45012375) bus stop, then follow ‘getting here by bus’


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access