Welcome to Leeds
Enjoy one of England's great cities. From its independent retailers and thriving markets, to its fine fresh food, family attractions, ballet, opera, art and concerts by some of the world's top performers. A fantastic range of quality hotels for you to choose from to match your style and budget. Leeds is a city full of experiences, easy to explore and there to be discovered.
VIDEO: WELCOME TO LEEDS
Welcome to Leeds, Yorkshire's unofficial capital. Our city is easy to enjoy and ripe to discover, with a neat, walkable city centre and lots to discover. There's an irresistible mix of old and new, providing the ideal environment for exploration and adventure.
Sat 20 Sep 2014 - Thu 26 Feb 2015
Violetta is a courtesan who is enjoying the Parisian high-life when, to her surprise, she falls in love. But she cannot escape the consequences of her past life.
Sat 20 Sep 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015
This exhibition provides a rare opportunity for visitors to see the British Museum’s objects in Leeds for the first time combined with items from Yorkshire’s own prized collections which will give the exhibition a unique local context.
Sat 27 - Sun 28 Sep 2014
Join us on the last weekend of the month from 12 noon to 3pm for a great day out shopping and browsing at our two fantastic markets.
Thu 2 Oct 2014
Fresh from his sell-out UK tour Of Mice And Men, a starring role in the hit show Law and Order, as well as singing with Ricky Gervais on the YouTube viral Equality Street, Doc Brown is back with his unique take on Life, Love and Lyricism.
Fri 3 Oct 2014
This year we are celebrating the 10th festival! For one night only the city centre will come alive with spectacular large scale light projections, exhibitions, installations, film, dance, music, theatre and street performances.
Fri 3 Oct - Sat 8 Nov 2014
Town Centre Securities will be displaying their collection of Emett Machines from 3 October till mid-November in the Merrion Centre, Leeds as part of the Centre’s 50th anniversary celebrations
Sat 4 Oct 2014
Leeds lad Josh Warrington will tackle Davide Dieli for the vacant European Featherweight title at the first direct arena in Leeds on October 4, live on Sky Sports.
Sat 4 - Thu 30 Oct 2014
Based loosely on actual events in 1st-century AD Rome, The Coronation of Poppea charts the consuming erotic obsession of the Emperor Nero for the beautiful Poppea Sabina.
Sun 5 Oct 2014
Ray Quinn will appear at City Varieties Music Hall this October, for an informal evening of songs, chat and audience participation
Fri 10 - Tue 28 Oct 2014
The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back in their latest sizzling and seductive production.
Sat 11 Oct 2014
Pop folk star Ed Sheeran will be coming to the first direct arena this October
Wed 15 Oct 2014
Following a recent sold-out headline tour of the UK, Clean Bandit return in the autumn.
Sat 18 Oct 2014
Dutch jazz cross-over artist Caro Emerald brings her unique sound to the first direct arena next March as part of her largest UK tour to date.
Sat 18 - Fri 31 Oct 2014
Marenka and Jeník are in love, but her father wants her to marry the son of the wealthiest man in town.
Sun 19 Oct 2014
Festival favourite Jake Bugg will be bringing his blend of indie, rock and folk to the first direct arena 19th October in a unique event in conjunction with the arena’s sponsors first direct.
Sun 19 Oct 2014
In this stand up show, comedian Lee Hurst is back on the road to ask audiences what winds them up?
Fri 24 - Sat 25 Oct 2014
Fri 24 Oct 2014
Sat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014
Mon 27 Oct 2014
Katy B embarks on a full UK tour in October.
Mon 27 Oct 2014
Following the success of The Big Reunion on ITV2, The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour will hit the road in 2014.
Wed 29 Oct 2014
Fri 31 Oct 2014
Il Divo will perform at the First Direct Arena this October.
Sun 2 Nov 2014
Paloma Faith will embark on a full UK tour this November in support of her brand new album A Perfect Contradiction.
27 September 2014 to 28 September 2014
20 September 2014 to 04 January 2015
20 September 2014 to 26 February 2015
26 September 2015 to 26 September 2015
27 September 2015 to 27 September 2015
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