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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

23
NOV
Murder Mystery at The Light
The Light, Leeds

Put a twist on Christmas parties at The Light.A Cluedo themed Murder Mystery evening is coming to The Light Leeds.This November The Light is bringing an evening of discovery in the form of a food‐filled Murder Mystery evening. As a fun Christmas…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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23
NOV
Murder Mystery at The Light, Leeds
The Light, Leeds

Put a twist on Christmas parties at The Light.A Cluedo themed Murder Mystery evening is coming to The Light Leeds.This November The Light is bringing an evening of discovery in the form of a food‐filled Murder Mystery evening. As a fun Christmas…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01613 020206
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24
NOV
Kori Live
Issho

From 9pm until 11pm every Friday Isshos Kori Bar will host Kori Live with top musicians performing everything from jazz and blues to soul and stripped‐back acoustic sets.Guests can also make the most of Kori Bars tempting cocktails from the popular Issho…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265000
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25
NOV
Bombstrikes Block Party with JFB and Utah Saints
Duke Studios

The globally acclaimed brand BombStrikes is back with the 2nd installment of their Block Parties at Duke Studios to deliver a dancefloor shaking manifesto in the amazing warehouse space.SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25THJFBUtah SaintsShaka LovesYou AV showMooqeeTaking the original Block Party vibes of yesteryear…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07584 072308
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25
NOV
Paul Foot:'Tis A Pity She's A Piglet
Frazer Theatre

On Saturday 25th November Frazer Theatre Comedy Club is proud to present Paul Foot with his full tour show Tis A Pity Shes a Piglet.In Pauls first new show in two years Professor Ketchup and his camembert piglet join forces as he…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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26
NOV
Wonderful World of Wellbeing - Kids
Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel

WWoW for Kids is all about introducing the concept of wellbeing to children so that it can become an integral part of their upbringing and a natural part of their day to day lives.Throughout the weekend you and your children can engage…

Location: 5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: +4407522 760068
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28
NOV
The Not So Late Show with Ross & Josh - November
The Wardrobe

The Not So Late Show with Ross & Josh the UKs finest chat show and alternative comedy cabaret returns on Tuesday November 28th with two delightful guest double acts. Fresh from burning up the Edinburgh Fringe with reviews that read like theyve…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07931 442525
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01
DEC
Big O & The Wilburys Tribute Show
Ossett Town Hall

Back by Popular DemandBig O & The Wilburys Tribute Show ‐ Coming Soon to Ossett Town HallWith Five Fabulous Tributes: Roy Orbison George Harrison Bob Dylan Tom Petty and Jeff LynneDoors open at 7pm on Friday 1st DecemberTickets £18 Available from Eller…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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01
DEC
Frazer Theatre Comedy Club
Frazer Theatre

The Frazer Theatre Comedy Club presents our final show of 2017 on Friday 1st December putting a fitting end to a fantastic year of comedy. As always tickets remain at £10 in advance and are available from the Old Chemist Shop Market…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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02
DEC
Bulsara and His Queenies
Castleford Civic Centre

Bulsara and His Queenies return to The Civic Centre for another memorable night.Following their remarkable performance at The Civic Centre last year the best Queen band on the planet are back and this time its EVEN BETTER. Now with a repertoire list…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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02
DEC
Fresh Youth Dance Show
Pontefract Town Hall

Fresh Youth Dance present their End of Year Show here at Pontefract Town Hall on the 2nd DecemberFeaturing Special guests: Free K Stylaz and Vibe KidsDoors open at 6pmTickets are £5 ‐ Available from oldfieldcharlgmail.com or 07805806419…

Location: 12.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07805 806419
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03
DEC
Light in the Lens photography exhibition
Sovereign House

Open10am3pm DailyCostFree Public AdmissionAs photographers we use light in our pictures to bring out the character in portraits the grain and texture in surfaces and to concentrate our gaze within the frame.…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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04
DEC
Christmas Afternoon Tea
Wakefield Town Hall

Cosy up next to the fire and enjoy an extra special afternoon tea at Wakefield Town Hall.Available throughout December ‐ Monday to Friday from 2pm. From £9.00 per person…

Location: 8.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01924 305830
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06
DEC
Distant Whispers of Spring
The Venue Leeds College Of Music

As the winter days grow darker and Christmas is on the horizon our hearts still yearn to hear the Songbirds sing its song and that first hint of SpringSAA‐uk and Leeds International Concert Season invite you to bring an open heart and…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 223434
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06
DEC
Festive Lunches
Wakefield Town Hall

A traditional 2 course festive lunch available Wednesday to Friday through out December Group bookings available…

Location: 8.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01924 305830
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08
DEC
An Audience with Wally Lewis
Ossett Town Hall

On December the 8th 2017 Wally Lewis ‐ THE KING returns to Wakefield for an exclusive Wakefield tribute event that befits the man himself. On the night we will see big screen action from Wallys amazing career and a special video tribute…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01924 305830
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09
DEC
Counterfeit Seventies
Frazer Theatre

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything in betweenFeaturing the music of Slade Sweet T.Rex The Bay City Rollers and…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 866658
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10
DEC
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Frazer Theatre

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 866658
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15
DEC
Castleford Young Musicians Christmas Concert
Castleford Civic Centre

Castleford Young Musicians Christmas Cabaret Concert is coming to Castleford Civic Centre on 15th December Starts at 19:30 Tickets: £7.50 adults children free One free ticket per table of tenContact Susan Jaggar on 01977 511971 cymonlinelive.co.uk or order tickets online at https:www.ticketsource.co.ukdate422264…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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31
DEC
New Years Eve at East 59th
East 59th

East 59th will be celebrating the best of 2017 and bringing the party to Leeds with a line‐up of incredible DJs and glittering entertainment.…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265050
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14
JAN
Leeds, England, Muslim Marriage Events
Mumtaz Leeds

We are holding the next muslim marriage event on Sunday 14th January 2018 at Mumtaz Leeds 1 & 2 Mckenzie House Chadwick Street Leeds LS10 1PJ.Open Event Open to all MuslimsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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17
JAN
National Autistic Society; Autism and Social Skill
Hilton Leeds City

Social situations can often be very difficult for autistic people. There are so many confusing social rules that appear to be learnt instinctively by non‐autistic people. These rules can often cause anxiety as they are generally unwritten and not talked about.Featuring sessions…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01159 113367
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20
JAN
Only Fools and 3 Courses Interactive Dinner Show W
Mercure Wetherby 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: 10.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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24
JAN
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Ossett Town Hall

Coming January 2018The Priory Players present Snow White and the Seven DwarfsA Pantomime for All the FamilyPerformances will run from Wednesday 24th to Saturday 27th JanuaryTimes and prices at to be confirmedFollow www.prioryplayers.com for ticket release…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01924 305830
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30
JAN
Speed Dating in Leeds
Parkside Tavern

Speed Dating in LeedsHow Speed Dating in Leeds worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Leeds you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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02
FEB
Foreverland comes to Leeds
Church

20 Cities : 30000 People : 1 Magical AdventureOur magical touring circus is coming to Leeds.. Join us on an adventure through music time and space as we discover a new realm of the surreal. Merging debauchery and the paranormal ‐ when…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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03
FEB
Counterfeit Seventies Show
Warners Nidd Hall

The Counterfeit Seventies comes to the Playhouse for the very first time this OctoberHaving toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything…

Location: 15.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 771598
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09
FEB
DhrupadHamar
Seven Arts

Kirit Singh and Jasdeep Singh are two artists committed to bring about the rival of Dhrupad & Dhamr a rich music tradition originating around 1st Century AD. They are disciples of Pt. Uday Bhawalkar and Ustad Sukhvinder Singh Pinky respectively and perform…

Location: 1.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 626777
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10
FEB
Learn To Trade Live, Leeds
Park Plaza Hotel Leeds

In the current economy many of us are searching for ways to save money or better yet make an additional income; some of us hope that we can give up the 9‐5 job and become our own boss. Many of us have…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02031 435821
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16
FEB
Made in Motown
Castleford Civic Centre

Made in Motown aim to recreate the classic music and sounds of Detroit during the 1960s.The band comprises high quality experienced musicians dedicated to recreating authentically the Sounds of the Motor City fronted by the incredible talents of the bands three female…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07852 465745
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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: 23/11/2017 04:45:49