Leeds is bidding to become European Capital of Culture 2023, celebrating the exceptional, experimental and diverse cultural landscape of our 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.
There are so many amazing, cultural events taking place in Leeds every year. For 2017, some of the events Leeds 2023 will be working on closely with are:
Transform 17 – April 17
Incredible Things – May 17
Slam Dunk – May 17
Fragmented Light Orchestra – June 17
Ode to Leeds – June - July 17
Leeds West Indian Carnival – August 17
David Oluwale Garden opening – September 17
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – September 17
Carnival Ballet – October 17
Leeds Art Gallery Re-opening – October 17
Henry Moore retrospective – November 17
Leeds International Film Festival - November 17
Thought Bubble Festival – November 17