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Welcome to Leeds

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Leeds - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Leeds to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Leeds as a visitor or a resident.

Hotels in Leeds

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Restaurants in Leeds

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Forthcoming events in Leeds

06
MAY
Northern Ballet - Mixed Programme
Stanley And Audrey Burton Theatre

Our new Mixed Programme shows off the strength and prowess of our first‐class dancers as they perform daring and dynamic dance that will leave you breathless.The programme will include Christopher Hampsons Perpetuum Mobile which is set to Bach's Violin Concerto in E…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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06
MAY
Our Stories
No 1 Whitehall Riverside,

Open10am3pm DailyCostFree Public AdmissionThe Photographic Angle put a call out to photographers who use the camera as a tool for documenting the natural social and political landscapes of our times. From photographs of an olive harvest in Palestine…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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08
MAY
Band Night
Gawber Road WMC

Fancy an entertaining evening out well look no furtherthan Gawber WMC on 8th May at 7pm. They will be host to Heres Jonny an energeticIndie Rock group.5 firefighters are raising funds for Barnsley Hospiceand Candle Lighters. In September they will be cycling1200…

Location: 16.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07790 411142
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08
MAY
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Leeds United Football Club

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning Invitation.Lovely JubblyJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSESstyle.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will…

Location: 2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08713341919(op tion2)
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09
MAY
Playground Presents: Shift K3y Livef
Pryzm, Leeds

The London superstar joins the Pryzm shindig for a stunning live performance. Having become a household name following last springs huge hit Touch this young vibrant artist has gone on to tour the world with his intoxicating sound and touches down in…

Location: 0 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

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09
MAY
The World Famous Elvis Show Starring Chris Connor
Ossett Town Hall

Direct from the West End and awarded 'Best Elvis Tribute' by a worldwide poll in 2014 is the World Leading Elvis Performer CHRIS CONNOR starring in a brand new production ‐ The World Famous Elvis Show.Chris stars with his 9 piece band…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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09
MAY
Beth Hart
O2 Academy Leeds

In the 90s Beth Hart had it all. A voice to die for compared to Janis Joplin in her prime a major label deal fawning press ‐ she was so popular she even contributed the…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Jimmy Carr
Royal Hall Harrogate

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 13.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
MAY
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
The Royal Hall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business performs live at The Royal Hall in Harrogate Yorkshire on Saturday 09 May 2015.Buy and compare your tickets for Jimmy Carr Funny Business at The Royal Hall now.…

Location: 13.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
MAY
Mary Black
Town Hall Leeds

Mary Black at Town Hall Leeds in Leeds on Tuesday 12 May 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAY
Wildlife Of The World
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Open10am3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe photographers participating in this theme have sent us striking images of the widest range of species from elephants to insects. Many of the images in this exhibition…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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13
MAY
Al Stewart
Town Hall Leeds

Al Stewart at Town Hall Leeds in Leeds on Wednesday 13 May 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAY
Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival
First Direct Arena

Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday 13 May 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAY
Singles Party in Leeds
Chino Latino

How it WorksGuests are greeted on arrival by our hosts and are registered from the guest list on the door. You will be given a badge with your name and number on it and some Flirtcards that you can use during the…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08456 442083
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15
MAY
American Football
Brudenell Social Club

American Football at Brudenell Social Club in Leedson Friday 15 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch American Football live in…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
MAY
Huddersfield Does Vintage
Huddersfield Town Hall

THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience with each one bringing their quality affordable vintage clothing jewellery and kitchenalia. Vintage lovers can while away the hours browsing through rail after rail of fabulous…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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16
MAY
Plant Sale and Coffee Morning 2015
St Chad's Parish Centre

A variety of plants garden accessories and cakes for sale.Entry fee includes tea and biscuits.…

Location: 2.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01138 123692
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16
MAY
The Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Ripley Castle

If you have an eye for style and don't wish to simply furnish your home with new mass produced furniture then the Decorative Home and Salvage Show should definitely be on your to do list. Here you'll find unusual and beautiful objects…

Location: 16.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 0129 827493
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16
MAY
An Evening with Al Pacino
Elland Road

An Evening with Al Pacino at Elland Road in Leeds on Saturday 16 May 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket…

Location: 2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

16
MAY
Sleaford Mods
Brudenell Social Club

Sleaford Mods at Brudenell Social Club in Leedson Saturday 16 May 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAY
Leeds Does Vintage
The Leeds Club

THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience with each one bringing their quality affordable vintage clothing jewellery and kitchenalia. Vintage lovers can while away the hours browsing through rail after rail of fabulous…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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19
MAY
Belle and Sebastian
Town Hall Leeds

Influential indie pop band Belle and Sebastian formed in 1996 in Glasgow Scotland.Their eighth album the first for four years has been received well by critics and the band has been compared to…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAY
S Club 7
First Direct Arena

S Club 7 at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Tuesday 19 May 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too.Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAY
Indiana
The Wardrobe

Indiana at The Wardrobe in Leeds on Wednesday 20 May 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it.Our clever system imports all the tickets for Indiana…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAY
Katherine Ryan
Varieties Music Hall

Katherine has appeared as a guest on numerous panel shows including 8 OUT OF 10 CATS and NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS she is also due to appear on Q.I. later in the year. She also…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

23
MAY
Charity Race Night
Keel Inn

Come along to Keel Inn on Canal Street Barnsley.They are holding a Charity Race Night in memory of their former chef Julian Crowcroft on Saturday 23rd May.First race starts at 8pm.Pie and Peas will be available and take part in the raffle.All…

Location: 17 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01226 776803
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23
MAY
Spring Adventure Stockeld Park 2015
Stockeld Park

Stockeld Park Spring Adventure ‐ where magic is made & adventures begin.... Nestled within ancient woodland Stockeld Park hosts its Adventure seasons. We have a roller rink an Enchanted Forest filled with interactive playgrounds a huge maze giant inflatable slide an electric…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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23
MAY
Stockeld Park Spring Activities / Events 2015
Stockeld Park

Join us throughout the spring adventure for Fun filled springtime activities and events including a return visit from Mr Bloom on the 31st of May. List of Spring activities include;Crafty Crafts ‐ Get crafty and take home something handy and homemade to…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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23
MAY
Bryan Ferry
Harrogate International Centre

Lead vocalist and charismatic front man of Roxy Music where he originally performed alongside fellow greats like Brian Eno and outstanding solo star Bryan Ferry is a living legend.With a smooth timeless style inspired by…

Location: 13.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
Slam Dunk Festival North 2015
Millenium Square

Slam Dunk Festival North 2015 at Millenium Square in Leeds on Saturday 23 May 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket…

Location: 0 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Harewood House

Harewood is a great family day out. Visit the Adventure Playground, explore the Gardens and Bird Gardens, take a boat trip across the lake or marvel at the collections in the House. With an extensive programme of events and exhibitions, Harewood offers something for all.The garden landscape at…

Thackray Museum

The Museum was the inspiration of Paul Thackray, grandson of Charles F Thackray, founder of the medical company bearing his name in Leeds in 1902.With the aid of a £3 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum has been established in a former workhouse building adjacent…

Bolling Hall

Tucked away in a leafy garden, less than a mile from the city centre, is one of Bradford's most precious jewels...It's easy to see why Bolling Hall was a pleasant family home for more than five centuries, with views right over the…

Harewood Bird Garden

Harewood is a great family day out. Visit the Adventure Playground, explore the Gardens and Bird Gardens, take a boat trip across the lake or marvel at the collections in the House. With an extensive programme of events and exhibitions, Harewood offers something for all.Our aim at Harewood…

Leeds City Museum

Leeds City Museum is an exciting day out for visitors of all ages. See fascinating , lively displays that tell the story of Leeds, the natural world, Ancient Egypt and Africa, to name but a few.Experience a world of discovery.. explore four floors of interactive and exciting galleries.…

Middleton Railway

Having been established by an Act of Parliament in 1758, the Middleton Railway, Leeds, can claim to be the oldest Railway in the world. It also played host to the first commercially successful, revenue earning, steam locomotives which entered service there in 1812. The 1758 Middleton Railway Trust…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Leeds? See our list of attractions in Leeds, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 06/05/2015 17:19:10