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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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Forthcoming events in Leeds

22
OCT
FREE taster session at the Huddersfield Rock Choir
Greenhead College

The Huddersfield Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Elliot Sutcliffe. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Elliot. Rock Choir…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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22
OCT
FREE taster session at the Ilkley Rock Choir
Drama Studio

The Ilkley Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Charlotte Jones. The choir is for all ages and all the local West Yorkshire branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like the 20000 seat O2 Arena and…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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22
OCT
Stockeld Park Halloween Adventure
Stockeld Park

Stockeld Park ‐ where magic is made & adventures begin....Nestled within ancient woodland Stockeld Park hosts its Adventure Seasons for Halloween. We have a real outdoor ice skating rink an Enchanted Forest filled with interactive sculptures and playgrounds a huge snowflake maze…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586101
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22
OCT
Eddi Reader
Harrogate Royal Hall

Eddi Reader was brought into the limelight with Fairground Attraction and their single Perfect' and parent album First of a Million Kisses which both topped the British charts. However it has been her subsequent solo…

Location: 13.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

22
OCT
Nick Mulvey
Brudenell Social Club

Nick Mulvey at Brudenell Social Club in Leedson Wednesday 22 October 2014. 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…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
OCT
Patent Pending
The Cockpit 2

Patent Pending at The Cockpit 2 in Leeds on Wednesday 22 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Patent Pending tickets so weve done the legwork for you.Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
COMIC POTENTIAL
Carriageworks Theatre

Comic Potentialby Alan Ayckbourndirected by Camilla Asher7:30pm Thursday 23rd to Saturday 25th October 2014 Tickets cost £12 each and £9 concessionsComic Potential is set in the future where soap operas are acted by robotic actoids.Humanoid robot actor JCF31333 develops so many faults…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 243801
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23
OCT
FREE taster session at the Barnsley Rock Choir
Mapplewell & Staincross Village Hall

The Barnsley Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Kate Threlfall. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Barnsley and wider South Yorkshire area. We…

Location: 15 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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23
OCT
FREE taster session at the Dewsbury Rock Choir
St Pauls Church

The local Dewsbury choir is run by West Yorkshire based musician Elliot Sutcliffe. Our UK top twenty album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart‐topping singers and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things…

Location: 7.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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23
OCT
FREE taster session at the Leeds Rock Choir
St Barnabas Cof E Church

The Leeds Rock Choir is led by choir leader Nic Slack. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Leeds and wider West Yorkshire area. We…

Location: 4.1 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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23
OCT
FREE taster session at the Leeds/Alwoodley Rock Ch
St Barnabas Cof E Church

Your friendly local Alwoodley choir is run by Leeds based musician Charlotte Jones. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and thats the beauty of joining our choir.…

Location: 4.1 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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23
OCT
FREE taster session at the Wakefield Rock Choir
St Austins Community Centre

The Wakefield Rock Choir is led by choir leader Elliot Sutcliffe. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Elliot. Rock Choir…

Location: 8.1 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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23
OCT
Jungle
Leeds Metropolitan University

Jungle at Leeds Metropolitan University in Leeds on Thursday 23 October 2014. 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…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Lucius
Brudenell Social Club

Lucius at Brudenell Social Club in Leedson Thursday 23 October 2014. 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 Ticketmaster…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Toyah
The Cockpit

Music knows no time gender or geographical boundaries. 70s and early 80s of the nineteenth century is known for giving music a new different and interesting lease of life. Punk became a rage and a…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Little Comets
University Union - Stylus

You know those cool guys from Little Comets right From their first single released in 2009 the british indie rock band Little Comets have come a long way. If you dont remember One Night in…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Paul Carrack
Harrogate Royal Hall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 13.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Sam Smith
O2 Academy Leeds

‐ watch Sam Smith live at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds Yorkshire on the Friday 24 October 2014.Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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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: 22/10/2014 17:42:11