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.
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 6 Feb - Sun 24 May 2015
This exhibition explores the everyday theatricality of the body through paintings of the human figure
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
Fri 19 Jun 2015
Paolo Nutini will be joined by The Staves in Leeds
Sat 20 Jun 2015
A fabulous line-up of artists to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness, there is plenty to do for everyone at this Family Friendly Festival!
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.
Sat 11 Jul 2015
Wed 15 Jul - Mon 7 Sep 2015
Fabulous family days out this Easter, Spring and Summer with active Adventure Zones within the beautiful woodland of Stockeld Park.
Thu 30 Jul 2015
With special guest Gwen Dickey of ROSE ROYCE
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.
Thu 3 - Sun 6 Sep 2015
Along with hundreds of beers and ciders from the UK, USA, Sweden and Germany, the festival also includes a street food marketing, live music across two stages and other beer-related activities in the heart of the city centre.
Fri 11 Sep 2015
Yorkshire County Cricket Club, Headingley will host the 4th Royal London One-Day International on Friday 11 September 2015, where England will take on Australia.
Sat 26 Sep 2015
The 2015 Brownlee Tri at Harewood will build on the success of the 2014 event. Last year saw over 1000 competitors take centre stage running, cycling and swimming through Harewood House grounds and the Estate.
13 May 2015 to 23 May 2015
23 May 2015 to 23 May 2015
06 February 2015 to 24 May 2015
27 May 2015 to 27 May 2015
26 May 2015 to 30 May 2015
29 May 2015 to 02 June 2015
22 May 2015 to 07 June 2015
03 April 2015 to 01 November 2015
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