What's on

Here is just a selection of what we have planned for the day:

Health information and activities

  • Talks about nutrition and child health and safety from Leicestershire Partnership Trust
  • Paediatric first aid demonstrations from LPT
  • Doctors and experts from Paediatrics and the Children’s Hospital
  • Defibrillator training by Leicester University Community First Responders
  • Diabetes checks from the Leicester Diabetes Centre
  • Juicing and smoothie demonstrations from Together Against Cancer
  • CPR training from HeartWize
  • Relaxation and well-being in children workshops from the Wellbeing Crew
  • Teddy Bear Clinic: medical students will provide mini-health checks for stuffed animals and their owners (and parents)

  • And a (very brief!) speech by John Adler, Chief Executive of University Hospitals Leicester


  • Performances from STARS Youth Choir
  • Music from Look-a-lady Ukulele
  • Irish dancing
  • Alice in Wonderland walkabout characters from Enter Edem
  • Arts and crafts from the Creation Station - worry dolls, play d'oh healthy pizza, pasta skeletons, foot and hand-print fruit and vegetable characters.
  • Bouncy castles - one for under-fives and one for older children
  • Fun science demonstrations
  • Outreach activities including ‘Brain Hats’ and ‘Heart Pumps’

Charity stalls


Draft programme

  • 11.00am - Music 
  • 11.35am - Nutrition talk 
  • 11.45am - STARS Youth Choir
  • 12.15pm - Music 
  • 12.45pm - John Adler, CEO of UHL 
  • 12.50pm - Nutrition talk
  • 1.00pm - Music 
  • 1.30pm - Look-a-Lady-Ukulele
  • 2.00pm - Irish Dancing
  • 2.20pm - Music