Newsround at CBBC Live in Leeds, 25-27 July

  • 28 July 2013
Newsround's Live in Leeds logo

Newsround has packed its bags and taken the show on holiday to Leeds as part of CBBC's live action-packed three-day event.

We'll be joining other CBBC stars and shows - including Blue Peter, Wild, and Hacker and Dodge - and will broadcast live in the afternoons Thursday to Saturday from Millennium Square in Leeds.

Stay tuned to Newsround to see what the team get up to!

Behind the scenes at Leeds...

Keep checking this page for updates from the Newsround team at CBBC Live in Leeds!

Saturday afternoon

Image caption Getting up close to a snake

The brave guys in the CBBC Wild team handle a snake on stage!

Image caption Nel looks happy!

Here's Nel preparing to go on air.

Saturday morning

Image caption Cairo and Lucas

Meet our young journalists Cairo and Lucas - they have been reporting on kids learning how to do computer coding!

Watch their report here.

Friday afternoon

Image caption Can you spot the gold medal?

Olympic champion shooter Peter Wilson (and his gold medal) appears on Newsround!

Image caption Dazzlin' Dazzle
Image caption Don't stop dazzling!

The Dazzle boys break-dance the crowd away!

Image caption It's Your Go!

In the It's Your Go! zone, green screen technology gives children the chance to become a part of CBBC!

Image caption Wow, look at this back-flip!
Image caption Check out that jump!

The scooter team attract a great crowd with their big jumps!

Image caption It's Iain!

Oh look who it is! CBBC star Iain Stirling graces the stage with a massive roar from the crowd!

Image caption Chicken tennis, anyone?

Stars from Horrible Histories play chicken tennis. Yes, you read correctly - chicken tennis!

Image caption Joe interviewing about the Paralympics

Here's Joe interviewing a child about the Paralympics to find out if their attitude to disability has changed a year on!

Image caption CBeebies tent

Jam-packed with pirates and dancing at the CBeebies tent!

Friday morning

Image caption Joe with his dice!

Joe is a joint world record holder! He stacked 20 dice in 30 seconds for CBBC show Officially Amazing. Well done, Joe!

Image caption Don't think Chris and Katie have spotted us!

Here's Chris and Katie rehearsing before going live on the CBBC channel.

Image caption Smile - you're on camera!

There was a big queue waiting to get in to see Sam and Mark...

Image caption Crowds gather for Sam and Mark

They're taking centre stage today, taking on their own Officially Amazing challenge and hosting a Comedy Palace showcase.

Image caption Having a quick sound-check!

It's not just the presenters that have been rehearsing - all the acts need a run-through and a bit of a sound-check too!

Image caption Scoot away!

The Wild team have got these scooter professionals and they're practising their tricks - it looks impressive!

CBBC Live in Leeds is a free event and no tickets are required. Families can simply turn up on the day although there may be a queuing system in place at busy times.

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and over 18s must be attending with a child.