What's on inLeeds

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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Forthcoming events in Leeds

22
MAY
The Rowan Ensemble
St Thomas Parish Hall

All you music lovers heres the perfect night out for all the family to enjoyThe Rowan Ensemble are holding a concert of Baroque Classical Jazz and Latin American music to support Barnsley Hospice.The concert will start at 7.30pm on Friday 22nd May…

Location: 16.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01226 730693
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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

24
MAY
Chas and Dave
O2 Academy Leeds

Dave has decided to come out of retirement for one final tour. Their show will be the whole history of CHAS & DAVE featuring their pub set at the start of their successand…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
MAY
Chas Dave
O2 Academy Leeds

Chas Dave at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Sunday 24 May 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans.Let us do…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAY
Brandon Flowers
O2 Academy Leeds

Brandon Flowers at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Tuesday 26 May 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans.Let us do…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
MAY
Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular
First Direct Arena

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday 27 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…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
MAY
Hozier
O2 Academy Leeds

Hozier at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Thursday 28 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Hozier tickets so weve done the legwork for you.Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
MAY
House of Fun with Arthur Smith
Lawrence Batley Theatre

Arthur Smith compere beyond compare king of comedians and professional Leonard Cohen impersonator brings his variety show to Huddersfield promising an uproarious night of comedy music magic and more. The star of Loose Ends The Smith Lectures The One Show and Grumpy…

Location: 15.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01484 430528
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30
MAY
The Dropper's Neck
Packhorse, Leeds

Saturday 30th May 2015UPDATED change of date due to double bookingThe Packhorse Pub208 Woodhouse Lane LeedsLS2 9DX Noisy dark chaotic punk energy. With comparisons to the likes of Gallows Cancer Bats & 80s Matchbox The Dropper's Neck make loud raw and noisy…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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30
MAY
Jocelyn Brown
O2 Academy Leeds

Jocelyn Brown at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 30 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: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
MAY
4GW charity wrestling show Batley
Victoria function room

4GW are proud to announce that we will be holding a charity event in aid of SOFAB Supporters of Families and Babies. You may or may not be aware that 4GW owners Tiger Jnr and Vix EnNoir son Jensen was born premature…

Location: 7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07710 595561
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31
MAY
Charity Wrestling Show
Victoria function room

4GW are proud to announce that we will be holding a charity event in aid of SOFAB Supporters of Families and Babies. You may or may not be aware that 4GW owners Tiger Jnr and Vix EnNoir son Jensen was born premature…

Location: 7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07710 595561
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02
JUN
The Courteeners
O2 Academy Leeds

What is it about Manchester anyway Take the Courteeners for example. No one's writing better indie guitar driven songs today and singer Liam Fray isn't scared to own that fact. Or to shy away from…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
Moscow State Circus
Harewood House

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm.Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
JUN
5 Seconds of Summer
First Direct Arena

Aussie pop‐rock band 5 Seconds of Summer consist of Calum Hood Luke Hemmings Michael Clifford and Ashton Irwin and formed in 2011 after meeting at the same school.After performing covers of pop songs…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUN
Lord Huron
Brudenell Social Club

Lord Huron at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Thursday 04 June 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…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
Donohoe plays Ravel
The Kings Hall and Winter Gardens

MENDELSSOHN Overture: A Midsummer Nights DreamFAURE Ballade for piano and orchestraBUTTERWORTH The Banks of Green WillowRAVEL Piano Concerto in GMENDELSSOHN Symphony No 4 in A Italian Peter Donohoe pianoSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductorPeter Donohoe is a highly sought‐after pianist who has built an…

Location: 14.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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05
JUN
Philip George Live DJ Set
Pryzm, Leeds

Live DJ set from the new rising star of the house scene. The chart‐topping producer whos inaugural single Wish You Were Mine placed at Number 1 in the Dance Chart & second only to Mark Ronsons Uptown Funk in the UK Top…

Location: 0 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

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05
JUN
Amanda Palmer
Varieties Music Hall

Though started as a theatre‐inclined collegiate at the Wesleyan University this girl shines with glamour as a star in the music since the early 1980's to date. Before turning into Brechtian punk style carabet for…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
Half Man Half Biscuit
Warehouse 23

Half Man Half Biscuit at Warehouse 23 in Wakefield on Friday 05 June 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…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
JUN
Wheatfields Summer Fair
Wheatfields Hospice

Dazzling dance groups cheerful cheerleaders and bands to get everyone up and dancingthat's just for startersThe fun‐packed day is an annual fundraising event for Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice.The event on Saturday 6th June 2015 will include members of…

Location: 1.8 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01132 787249
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11
JUN
Jane Eyre
Red House Museum

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochester's…

Location: 7.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01274 335100
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12
JUN
Pharrell Williams
First Direct Arena

Pharrell Williams at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Friday 12 June 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 Pharrell Williams live in the…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
JUN
Way Out West
O2 Academy Leeds

Way Out West at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Friday 12 June 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: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JUN
Paolo Nutini
Millenium Square

24 year old Paolo Nutini has seen huge success in recent years both in Britain and across the world. He is a Scottish singersongwriter of Italian descent and first burst onto the music scene in…

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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Updated: 22/05/2015 04:47:48