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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

The Three Inch Fools UK Tour: Kirkstall Abbey
Kirkstall Abbey

The Three Inch Fools known for their contemporary spin on the traditional touring troupe are preparing for a summer that will go down in Early Modern history They will tour two new shows come rain or shine in the great British outdoors…

TEL: 07714 028770
Harewood Biennial 2024: Create/Elevate
Harewood House Trust,

.CreateElevate is the third Harewood Biennial now established as the major craft Biennial of its kind outside London. Presented within Harewood House and across our gardens and landscapes it showcases the work of international artists designers and craft collectives including new commissions.…

Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01132 181010
The Wind In The Willows
Kirkstall Abbey,

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

As Seen on Britain's Got Talent
The Grand Theatre and Opera House Leeds

.Experience the unforgettable sound of Johns Boys Welsh Male Choir as The Britains Got Talent semi‐finalists embark on their 2024 UK Tour.The choir recently appeared on The Royal Variety show and have also released their debut single Biblical which went straight to…

Leeds Careers Fair | 27th September 2024

. Are you looking for a new job or careerThe Leeds Careers Fair will offer candidates from all backgrounds experience and education levels the opportunity to speak to representatives from an abundance of local employers all in one place.Why attendBy participating…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01252 983140
'Mischief at the Mansion'
Harewood House Trust,.

.This Christmas at Harewood there is mischief afoot with decorative angels coming to life escaping from the Music Rooms Christmas tree and popping up unexpectedly throughout the House. Cakes in the Servants Hall banter gleefully about their beauty pageant bake‐off and Queen…

TEL: +44(0)1132 181010
The Best of Grohl - Boom, Leeds
Boom Leeds

The Best of Grohl is the ultimate rock show dedicated to the legendary rock icon Dave Grohl. This four‐piece powerhouse delivers an electrifying rock show that will transport you through the iconic hits of Grohls illustrious career through bands such as Nirvana…


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…

Tropical World

Step onboard HMS Tropical World for an unforgettable fun adventure on a tropical island. Land on the sandy white beach before forging inland to the rainforest where you will find waterfalls tumbling into jungle pools. Keep a look out for exotic animals on your journey, you will discover…

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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