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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

25
OCT
Castleford Male Voice Choir Annual Patrons Concert
Castleford Civic Centre

Castleford Male Voice Choir present their Annual Patrons Concert Autumn Leaves. With guests the Reads Warblers Pop Choir.…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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25
OCT
Halloween catwalk
Stockeld Park

The Halloween Catwalk is back at Stockeld Park to Dress up in your very best Halloween outfit of Witches wizards and lots of black cats spooks and ghouls masks and hats Just some ideas of what could be worn but choose carefully…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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25
OCT
Halloween Face Painting & Crafts
Stockeld Park

Face Painting 25th31st October 14001700 dailyTransform yourself and terrify others by having your face painted by our wonderful amazing faces artist.Price£3.50 per face Glitter Tattoos 25th31st October 12001800Sparkle and shine…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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25
OCT
LPW Wrestling
Harehills Working Mens Club & Institute

Professional WrestlingLPW Wrestling are pleased to announce their seventh show featuring many of the top uk stars. We will have the semi ‐ Finals and Finals for the LPW Championship and The LPW Cruiserweight Championship will be defended.LPWs next show will be…

Location: 1.5 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07591 759894
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25
OCT
Scary Pet Zoo
The Ridings Shopping Centre

Creepy crawlies and snakes will be slithering into The Ridings Shopping Centre as part of their Scary Pet Zoo.Little beasts are invited to visit the centres Scary Pet Zoo and get up close and personal with spiders scorpions cockroaches and…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01924 787787
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25
OCT
whakkinell live !
Midland Hotel

Whakkinell begin their Autumn 2014 Tour kicking off in the Rocking town of Ilkley. All the Whakkinell favorites and some new tunes to get you rocking .…

Location: 14.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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25
OCT
Wizards Den
Stockeld Park

Allakhazam Wizardrywoo watch the Wizards magic or hell put a spell on you Receive a bewitching gift from the depths of the cauldron Price£5.50 per child including close up magic and bewitching gift…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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25
OCT
Example
O2 Academy Leeds

Boundless energy an onslaught of monster rave anthems and backed by an full on band the Example live experience is a force to be reckoned withenergy levels are cranked up to the max…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Lee Evans
Leeds Arena

MONSTERS is Lee Evans amazing new show with over 50 nights in the biggest arenas in the country. Lee will be playing to more fans than ever on this hotly anticipated tour of the UK…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
OCT
Klaxons
The Cockpit

In 2007 Klaxons did what pretty much no band have done since: arrive with a fully fledged ideology ‐ new rave. It might be hard to remember now but back then it was strange seeing…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
Bewitching tales in the forest
Stockeld Park

Enter our enchanted forest and meet our fairy‐tale storytellers deep in the forest to hear tales of mystery and magic.PriceEnchanted Forest activity token ‐ please see website for full details. worksheets available…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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27
OCT
Elves and the Shoemaker
Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

Following the fantastic sell‐out success of Ugly Duckling and Three Little Pigs Northern Ballet is delighted to announce our latest ballet for children Elves & the Shoemaker.A hard‐working but poor shoemaker struggles to earn enough money to support his family. The kind‐hearted…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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27
OCT
Wizard and witch training
Stockeld Park

Leave your wannabe Witches & Wizards with us this half term for a Halloween workshop... Join us and the spell makers from Make a wish entertainment to learn how to become a certified wizard or witch at our Halloween training school.Learn how…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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27
OCT
3T
First Direct Arena

3T performs live at First Direct Arena in Leeds Yorkshire on Monday 27 October 2014.Buy and compare your tickets for 3T at First Direct Arena now.…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Blue
First Direct Arena

Blue performs live at First Direct Arena in Leeds Yorkshire on Monday 27 October 2014.Buy and compare your tickets for Blue at First Direct Arena now.…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Damage
First Direct Arena

Damage at First Direct Arena live on Monday 27 October 2014 in Leeds Yorkshire.For tickets to see Damage at First Direct Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Heather Peace
Varieties Music Hall

Heather Peace at Varieties Music Hall live on Monday 27 October 2014 in Leeds Yorkshire.For tickets to see Heather Peace at Varieties Music Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
Katy B
O2 Academy Leeds

Katy Bs debut album On A Mission was released at the beginning of April and featuring the singles Katy On A Mission Perfect Stranger Lights On feat. Ms. Dynamite and Broken Record.…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
The Big Reunion
First Direct Arena

The Big ReunionA British reality‐documentary series that started on ITV2 this show features chart‐topping bands who were at the top of their game as well as the charts in the 90s and 2000s.Winning…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
The Big Reunion Concert
First Direct Arena

The Big Reunion Concert at First Direct Arena live on Monday 27 October 2014 in Leeds Yorkshire.For tickets to see The Big Reunion Concert at First Direct Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
Fright night
Stockeld Park

AtmosFEAR Entertainment Group return to Stockeld Park this Halloween to transform the usually beautiful and tranquil woodland surroundings into a world of terror where only the brave hearted will make it through Fright Night Please note on fright nights the Enchanted Forest…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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29
OCT
Johnny Marr
O2 Academy Leeds

Johnny Marr at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Wednesday 29 October 2014. 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: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
Rixton
The Cockpit

British PopRockR&B band Rixton made their US debut with Me And My Broken Heart EP on March 18. Following release the music video for the title track and their first single premiered on MTV worldwide…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Love me do!
Riley Theatre, Northern School of Contemporary Dance

NYTC Performing Arts presents LOVE ME DO an All singing All Dancing All Acting production for everyone to enjoy. If you love the Beatles music your going to love Love Me Do So come along and see this talented young cast Perform…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07957 433225
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30
OCT
Alan Davies
Town Hall Leeds

After more than a decade since his last stand‐up show and following a hugely successful tour of Australia in 2011 Alan Davies the much‐loved star of iconic television series such as Jonathan Creek and QI…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
Alan Davies Little Victories
Leeds Town Hall

Following the sell out success of his long‐awaited return to stand up Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show Little Victories.Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
Raleigh Ritchie
The Wardrobe

Raleigh Ritchie at The Wardrobe in Leeds on Thursday 30 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Raleigh Ritchie liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Twin Atlantic
Leeds Metropolitan University

After bursting onto the forefront of the alternative rock scene following their critically acclaimed 2011 album release Free Twin Atlantic are hotly tipped for a huge 2012. With their single of the same name garnering…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Zola Jesus
Belgrave Music Hall

Zola Jesus at Belgrave Music Hall in Leeds on Thursday 30 October 2014. 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

31
OCT
Little Frankenstein
Lawrence Batley Theatre

Semi famous puppeteer Frank Stein has had enough with his badly made puppets.End Time: November 01 2014 at 11:59 pm.…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01484 425282
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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: 25/10/2014 04:49:26