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Arts & Crafts Event, Wed 31 Oct 2018, free entry

Autism Friendly Day - Pirates, Pants and Wellyphan

Autism Friendly Day - Pirates, Pants and Wellyphan


This wonderfully bright and colourful interactive exhibition all about children's author and illustrator Nick Sharratt and his work is coming to Central Library! 

Experience the exhibition with lower lighting and sound levels, additional seating, chill out zone and fewer people.

This session is designed for people who find interactive exhibition settings challenging, including (but not limited to) those with Dementia, Autism spectrum conditions, people with learning difficulties and those with sensory or communications difficulties.

We understand sensory sensitivities are unique to everyone, if you would like more information or have questions please contact

There is ramped access in to the central library and a lift to the first floor, the exhibition space is level. There are accessible toilets within the building and changing places facilities in the VisitLeeds area.

Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants is a touring exhibition designed and produced by Leach Colour in conjunction with Nick Sharratt, 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe, darts, Doncaster and The Civic, Barnsley.

*Illustration © Nick Sharratt from Elephant Wellyphant, Alison Green Books

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Dates Times
Wed 31 Oct 2018 09:30 to 17:30


Free entry

Please note that admission is by ticket.

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    Calverley Street,
    LS1 3AB



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    Map reference: SE 298338  Lat: 53.79966 Long: -1.54903

    By Car:

    Follow signs for Leeds city centre. On approaching the city, follow signs for the City Loop. The loop road take you past the Library on the right (just after the Town Hall), with the closest car park being The Light.

    By Public Transport:

    From Leeds train station, walk up Park Row to The Headrow. Cross the road and turn left. The Library is next to the Art Gallery on your right, with and outdoor chessboard, outside the entance. There are two entrances - one for disabled access and one via steps.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Leeds station


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • PostboxPostbox
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality