Wave a final farewell

With the Bear hunt coming to its end on the 9th of September, don’t miss your final chance to bid your favourite Bears goodbye at our Farewell Weekend event on the 23rd and 24th of September.

Take selfies, snapshots and a last lingering look at all of your favourites.
This is also another opportunity to get your paws on a wide range of official Leeds Bear Hunt merchandise to remind you of the summer the Bears took over Leeds.

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Now that the hunt is coming to an end, the bears are getting ready to be auctioned off to raise funds for Leeds Hospitals Charity, so we can support the bravest yet smallest bear hunters at Leeds Children’s Hospital.

You can start bidding online now to get ahead of the in-person auction and make sure you have a chance at your favourite bear!

To learn more about the in person auction the 28th of September,  click here or to see the catalogue and start bidding, click the button below!

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Farewell Weekend

Start Date: 22.09.23

End Date: 24.09.23

Location: Leeds City Museum

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Start Date: 28.09.23

End Date: 28.09.23

Location: Leeds City Museum

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The money raised from Leeds Bear Hunt will go to Leeds Hospitals Charity. Every day doctors, nurses and healthcare workers in Leeds go above and beyond to make the experience of being in hospital better. But we all know the NHS is under constant strain.

With your help, we will provide funding for Leeds Children’s Hospital to help provide extra equipment, facilities, research, education and specialise staff to relieve the pressure.

Together we can really make a difference and help the children of Leeds enjoy many more ‘beautiful days’ by tackling inequalities and changing health outcomes for children, for generations to come.

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