Have a Fab, Fun Feb in Leeds...
FAMILY FUN IN FEBRUARY HALF TERM
Leeds Museums and Galleries are making sure your February half term is full of fun!
Abbey House Museum is bringing the magic with fairytale inspired activities. Leeds City Museum wants you to embrace your inner Bear Grylls as they celebrate the seasons. Have a go at printing your own book at Leeds Industrial Museum and join Lotherton Hall for their big bird bonanza. Don't forget, there's Ice Cube in Millennium Square too!
There’s plenty more happening too. Visit leeds.gov.uk/schoolholidays to find out more
THE COCKTAIL EXPERIENCE
On March 3rd, The Cocktail Experience returns to the city for another evening of unashamed indulgence of cocktail making from the city’s best bars and restaurants!
Once again residing in the stunning event space, Aspire, the evening will play host to 18 of the city’s biggest and best bar brands, who will be sending their team of expert mixologists and bar wizards armed to the teeth with premium liquor for your drinking pleasure.
Tickets start from £15 plus booking fee, find out more here.
COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE WORLD TRIATHLON LEEDS
Saturday 10 June and Sunday 11 June 2017
Is this the year you’re aiming to get fit and try something new? Then the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon is the perfect event to sign up for! This world class event isn’t just for Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee.
Join over 5,000 amateur triathletes to compete on a similar course to the Elite athletes. There are Sprint or Standard distances available depending on how much you want to challenge yourself.
Not sure if a triathlon is your thing? The GO TRI event on Saturday 10th June is open to anybody aged 15 or over, and is especially aimed at those new to the sport with manageable distances and a fun, relaxed environment.
MAD SCIENCE WEEK!
Leeds is bidding to become European Capital of Culture 2023, celebrating the exceptional, experimental and diverse cultural landscape of our great city and its communities.
The bid will officially launch on 23 February 2017. Sign up on the Leeds 2023 website to find out how you can get involved with the project, and be the first to hear about their launch event.
Join Stockeld Park for an educational and fun week of Science. Sublime Science - Winners of BBC’s Dragons Den - will be visiting from the 18th – 26th February.
Expect Magic Tricks and Spectacular Experiments; Sweet Making, Bubbles, Smoke, Flying things and Gooey Slime.
There’s also Ice Skating on Stockeld Park’s real ice rink, the Enchanted Forest, Magical Maze and Indoor play area.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Ice Cube – ends 19th February
Fairy Tales & Fantasy at Abbey House Museum – 21st January – 31st December
LGBT* History Month – events throughout February
Leeds Valentines Fair – 9th – 19th February
For All Seasons at Leeds City Museum – 10th February – 28th August
The Cocktail Experience – 3rd March