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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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Forthcoming events in Leeds

21
JAN
The 4 Elements
No 1 Whitehall Riverside

Open10am3pm DailyCostFree Public AdmissionThis theme offers fresh insights into one or more of the four elements earth air fire and water.The Elizabethans believed that all matter was composed of just…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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26
JAN
Victoria Gate Casino Grand Opening
Victoria Gate Casino

Victoria Gate Casino the largest casino in the north of England and Scotland will be unveiled to the public. With a capacity of 1400 Victoria Gate Casino will be one of the biggest entertainment venues in the city with a 100‐player poker…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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26
JAN
Black Sabbath
First Direct Arena

I think the only way to describe this band is legends Black Sabbath have been around since 1969 and they are still one of the most entertaining bands to see live today. You dont even…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
JAN
THE REPUBLIC OF FENTONIA
The Fenton

THE REPUBLIC OF FENTONIA PRESENTS:ROF has always supported women in music but until now hasnt made a song and dance about it excuse the pun. It has been difficult to put a line‐up together where women are so well represented as theyre…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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28
JAN
Architecture photography exhibition
1 East Parade

Open10am3pm DailyCostFree Public AdmissionEver since photography was first invented buildings have been a popular source of inspiration. Throughout the 20th century architectural photography became increasingly creative as photographers began to experiment with contrast light shadows textures reflections and…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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28
JAN
Leeds Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to Wine'
Radisson SAS

Why Book on a Leeds Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Leeds Days are ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are the Longest Running and…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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28
JAN
Mum2Mum Market Otley
Otley Rugby Club

Want to make cash Need to declutter Otley Rugby Club ‐ Saturday 28th January 2017 doors open 10am sale is 10‐12. Last sale attracted 170 buyers and top seller made over £300 not bad for 2hrs work Award winning Mum2Mum Market run…

Location: 9.2 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07762 358374
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28
JAN
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Crown Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin 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 things go to…

Location: 13.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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28
JAN
A Day To Remember
First Direct Arena

US rock band A Day to Remember were founded in 2003 by their guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs and are known for their unusual mix of metalcore and pop punk style fusing emo…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JAN
Mum2mum Market Baby & Childrens nearly new sale
Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre

Over 30 stalls selling excellent condition baby and childrens goods at bargain prices. Well‐known brands at a fraction of high street prices. Everything imaginable for your little ones.JOIN THE EVENT FOR SALE ITEM PREVIEWShttps:www.facebook.comevents1700258530237980Buggies & Travel Systems Stairgates Toddler FurnitureHome & Safety…

Location: 11.3 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

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01
FEB
The Weir
Carriageworks Theatre

In a remote Western Ireland pub the locals spin tales to impress a divorcee newly arrived in the community.Take a seat in the bar and watch the evening unfold in real time. Listen in as funny and spellbinding stories with unexpected twists…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01133 760318
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02
FEB
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Leeds to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 2.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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03
FEB
Frazer Theatre Comedy Club
Frazer Theatre

The Frazer Theatre Comedy Club continues 2017 with another eclectic selection of hugely talented comedians on Friday 3rd February. After a packed January show to start the year we continue in style with four more acts at the top of their game.Tickets…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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04
FEB
MQTT-The Protocol of Internet of Things
Online

The Internet of Things IoT the collection of millions of physical devices connected to a network to merge the digital with the physical is estimated to have billions of devices in the next few years. This webinar will explore one of the…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: +918328420943,9989686622,9730 412155
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04
FEB
Poetry in Song - Shabnam Khan
Seven Arts Centre

We welcome everyone to an evening of poetry in song celebrating the language of words and music by the delectable Shabnam Khan and company. Based in West Yorkshire Shabnam has been singing professionally since her school days and has performed alongside many…

Location: 1.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 445523
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10
FEB
Harriet Dyer-Work in Progress
Frazer Theatre

On Friday 10th February Frazer Theatre Comedy Club welcomes back Harriet Dyer with a work in progress show for her 2017 Edinburgh Festival show.Everyone should follow their dreams and its about time Harriet BBC Live At The Fringe BBC Radio 4 Extra…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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10
FEB
Jack Whitehall
First Direct Arena

Big Brother and Mock The Week star Jack Whitehall continues to impress his fans across the UK on his continuing tour.Just 21 years of age Jack has often been compared to Russell Brand…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

11
FEB
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Lawrence Batley Theatre

Charlie Hubble is a little boy with a very big dream he wants to be a world‐class magician. So he saves up his pocket money to buy The Big Book of Magic for Trainee Magicians. Then he sets off to Mr Zacoors…

Location: 15.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01484 430528
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15
FEB
Rock Icons Show
Theatre Royal Wakefield

Rock Icons is an all new energetic live music show that will take you on a journey through the eras and evolution of Classic Rock featuring music & visuals from the worlds most iconic Albums and Bands from Yes Deep Purple Queen…

Location: 8.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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16
FEB
Speed Dating in Leeds
Epic Cocktail Club

Speed Dating in Leeds for 20s & 30s on Thursday 16th February 2017Book here ‐‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Leedss most popular singles night How speed dating in Leeds works ‐ When you arrive…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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18
FEB
Pet Shop Boys
First Direct Arena

British post‐modern synth pop that's sold 50 million records world wide earning the award from the Guinness Book of World Records no less of being the most accomplished English duo in the history of U.K.…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
FEB
Band of Horses
O2 Academy Leeds

Formerly known as Horses Bridwell Ryan Monroe Tyler Ramsey Bill Reynolds and Creighton Barrett are now collectively called as Band of Horses. In 2004 Ben Bridwell formed this American rock group.This Indie rock Southern rock…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
FEB
Sweet Treats
Cannon Hall Museum

Join the cook in the Victorian kitchen to make and decorate rainbow cookies and sweet treats to take home.The event costs £9.95 per child and is suitable for children aged 5‐11. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre‐booking…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 787944
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22
FEB
Cirque du Soleil Varekai
First Direct Arena

Cirque du Soleil Varekai at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday 22 February 2017. 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…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

23
FEB
Pizza's Galore!
Cannon Hall Museum

Have a go at Pizza making in the Victorian kitchen. Make your own dough and get creative with the toppingThe event is suitable for children aged 5‐11 places cost £9.95 per child. Booking is essential down to limited places. All children must…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 787944
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26
FEB
Paul Carrolls Music Hall Tavern
City Varieties Music Hall

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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01
MAR
Leeds Dance Auditions
Northern Ballet

Leeds Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new dance contest in Leeds for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their name out there. The…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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04
MAR
Lukas Graham
O2 Academy Leeds

Lukas Graham at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 04 March 2017. Whats the best thing about going to watch Lukas Graham liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox
O2 Academy Leeds

Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Tuesday 14 March 2017. 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…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
MAR
HAWKWIND + Glass Mountain
LEEDS UNIVERSITY REFECTORY

HAWKWIND were formed in 1969 originally as HAWKWIND ZOO by former London busker DAVE BROCK. Although there have been many line‐up changes over the years he remains at the helm today and is known affectionately by many fans as The Captain of…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07974 436686
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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: 21/01/2017 17:00:50