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.
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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.
Wed 25 - Fri 27 Mar 2015
Catch one of the most charismatic, intelligent, fast-talking and downright funny live performers working today
Fri 6 Feb - Sun 24 May 2015
This exhibition explores the everyday theatricality of the body through paintings of the human figure
Mon 30 Mar - Sat 4 Apr 2015
Back by popular demand, following last year’s sell-out success, TV’s Strictly Come Dancing favourites and former World Champions Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace return with Dance ‘Til Dawn
Fri 3 Apr - Sun 1 Nov 2015
From April until November 2015, Harewood House is hosting an exhibition ‘A Gift from the Whole Nation’, where over 70 examples of these very special gift boxes will be on display on the State Floor in the main house.
Fri 3 - Mon 6 Apr 2015
The Film House is the UK’s largest family film adventure. Come and discover where all your favourite film characters live, including The Gruffalo and Elsa from Frozen, and see real film cars from Back to the Future and Batman on display.
Tue 7 - Sat 11 Apr 2015
Following its record-breaking West End run this new production of Twelve Angry Men brings to the stage the taut brilliance of the 1957 three-time Academy Award-nominated film, considered to be one of the great 'must-see' movies of all time.
Fri 10 Apr 2015
well as his own BBC Three series Lee Nelson's Well Good Show, Nelson has appeared on Al Murray's ITV1 sketch show Al Murray's Multiple Personality Disorder and has performed on Live at the Apollo.
Tue 14 - Sat 25 Apr 2015
‘Barnum’s the name, P T Barnum, and I want to tell you that tonight, on this stage, you are going to see - bar none - every sight, wonder and miracle that name stands for!’
Thu 30 Apr 2015
After being knocked up like a 1950's teenager Shappi missed 2013, but now she is back and it's forward march. Reflecting on the good things, she celebrates her haphazard, zigzag towards her dreams.
Fri 1 - Mon 4 May 2015
Winner of Best Metropolitan Music Festival at the UK Festival Awards, Live at Leeds is an annual city centre music festival held across a variety of unique venues in Leeds during the first bank holiday weekend in May.
Wed 13 - Sat 23 May 2015
Carousel is a story of love, loss and the possibility of redemption. Fairground barker Billy Bigelow is quick to anger, but he is loved by a woman, Julie Jordan, who keeps faith with him despite his flaws.
Fri 22 May - Sun 7 Jun 2015
The annual Leeds Food and Drink Festival embodies the spirit of Leeds, bringing together local businesses, residents and visitors in a two-week celebration of the city and the region’s finest food and drink.
Sat 23 May 2015
#SDF15 takes over a chunk of Leeds City Centre (Millennium Square, O2 Academy, Leeds Beckett University, as well as the surrounding areas) to bring you the best there is to offer in Pop Punk, Ska, Punk and Hardcore.
Tue 26 - Sat 30 May 2015
The West End play which inspired the Oscar-winning film. This is a prestigious co-production between Birmingham Rep and Chichester Festival Theatre.
Wed 27 May 2015
Featurin over 100 performers, the live music will be accompanied by a big screen presentation of key moments and specially edited sequences from the past 50 years of Doctor Who.
Fri 29 May - Tue 2 Jun 2015
The 2nd Investec Test match, England v New Zealand, will take place from Friday 29 May – Tuesday 02 June 2015
Wed 3 Jun 2015
The Rock Out With Your Socks Out 2015 tour will see 5 Seconds Of Summer play to their army of dedicated fans in Leeds June 2015.
Mon 8 - Sat 13 Jun 2015
Based on Mel Brooks' much loved Academy Award winning movie, The Producers is a hilarious musical comedy that has taken Broadway and the West End by storm, winning a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards and 3 Olivier Awards.
Tue 9 Jun 2015
Paul Merton, one of the UK's best-loved performers, and his world renowned Impro Chums: Mike McShane, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch and Suki Webster will create a new and unique comedy show.
Fri 12 Jun 2015
After a phenomenal year that has seen him achieve the biggest selling download of all time in the UK, Pharrell Williams will make his British return in 2015. The prolific hit-maker will play a headline show at first direct Arena 12th June
Tue 23 - Sat 27 Jun 2015
Following the release of D’Movie, the Award Winning Mrs Brown’s Boys will be returning to live arena stage in 2015 with their new show ‘How Now Mrs Brown Cow’, and it will be coming to the first direct arena June 2015.
Wed 26 Aug - Sun 13 Sep 2015
'The Leeds' gives an outstanding opportunity for young international pianists to advance their careers and become the artists of the future.
Fri 28 - Sun 30 Aug 2015
This year, Leeds Festival is set to be bigger than ever, with over 75,000 tickets available, which include weekend campsite tickets and day tickets. Metallica and Jamie T are among the first names of 2015’s line up to be announced
Mon 31 Aug 2015
Held annually on the last Monday in August, this stunning display of colour and sheer joy winds its way through the streets of Leeds, presenting the very best of West-Indian carnival culture.
25 March 2015 to 27 March 2015
30 March 2015 to 04 April 2015
06 February 2015 to 24 May 2015
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