Now in it's sixth year, the Northern Art Prize offers four short-listed artists a prominent exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery and the opportunity to win a £16,500 award.
Transform is West Yorkshire Playhouse's festival of theatre and performance which pushes at the edges of practice and helps re-imagine what theatre can look like and what it can do.
Leeds Festival is the biggest and best-loved music festival in the North. The 2013 line up includes Eminem, Deftones and alt-J. 23rd - 25th August 2013.
From 8 - 22 November across multiple venues in the city, over 300 unseen and outstanding films will be presented through six leading programme sections of screenings and events.
The best players in the world, at the top of their game, giving their all, battling it out for the honour of lifting the Rugby League World Cup.
There’s more to see in Leeds than ever before, with new openings and events taking place throughout 2013. From stylish shopping and decadent dining, to contemporary arts and a vibrant nightlife, Leeds is a cultural city with plenty to offer.
The UK’s first fan shaped “super theatre” style arena opens in September with Elton John, Cirque Du Soleil, Kaiser Chiefs, Micky Flanagan, JLS, Miranda Hart and Andrea Bocelli already confirmed.
An exciting new retail and leisure haven in the city centre with international brands, boutiques, street food, rooftop restaurants and bars, plus an Everyman Cinema. Opening on 21 March.
See some of the world's best players, battling it out for the honour of lifting the Rugby League World Cup. Matches take place in Headingley, Halifax and Huddersfield from 2 - 15 November.
An exciting new full-length ballet for 2013 from Northern Ballet set in the heady indulgent days of the 1920s. The world premiere takes place at Leeds Grand Theatre, running from 2 - 9 March.
A celebration of the Leeds’ independent food and drink scene, and local culinary expertise in an urban setting. At venues across the city from 24 May - 9 June.
The annual arts prize profiles artists working in the North East, North West and Yorkshire regions. The exhibition is at Leeds Art Gallery from 28 March - 16 June.
West Yorkshire Playhouse presents a richly seductive world of passion, breathless intrigue, jeopardy, deception and revelation. From 18 May - 8 June.
Museums at Night: Culture24's festival of inspiring after hours cultural events in museums, galleries and heritage sites. Thursday May 16 - Saturday May 18 2013.