Shortlist symbol Add to shortlist button.

LGBT*

Leeds is a city known for its diverse and multi-cultural communities. The LGBT* culture of Leeds is an important part of this, full of big venues, nights out and huge events all year round.

 

 

The Calls and Lower Briggate is the main hub of LGBT* nightlife in Leeds. Queens Court, the biggest gay club in Leeds, has DJs and themed nights throughout the week across two floors.

 

Mission 2 have gay clubbing nights twice a week on Monday and Saturday while The Viaduct Showbar, just next door, have live performances from the International Viaduct Show Girls every Friday and Saturday night, alongside karaoke and cabaret acts.

Fibre Courtyard at Queens Court
Leeds Pride Parade

 

Further down are The New Penny – the oldest gay pub in Leeds – Bar Fibre, Blayd’s Bar and the Bridge. And be sure to hit the cobbles between Bar Fibre and Queens Court on a Bank Holiday Sunday for their Courtyard Parties, with tunes and cocktails flowing day and night.

 

But the ‘must not miss’ event on the city’s LGBT* calendar is definitely Leeds Pride. Thousands come to the city for a diverse line up of mainstream and LGBT* acts at Millennium Square, a march through the centre of Leeds and the biggest parties until the early hours. A true celebration of Leeds’ diversity and equality, it’s the biggest event of its kind in Yorkshire

LGBT* HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

Feminist Archive North Display

Mon 20 May - Sun 7 Jul 2019

Feminist Archive North holds a rich assortment of material collected from the early 1970s onwards, recording the Women's Liberation Movement.  It includes over 1000 periodicals; oral histories; textiles and ephemera which have all bee...

Leeds

 
 
 
Coffee & Cake Monthly Cafe

Tue 4 Jun 2019

This monthly social space (held in the community room of the church) provides an opportunity to meet friends (current, old and new) away from the bar scene in Leeds. You can stay for as long as you like to get to know others, or just f...

Leeds

 
 
 
Coffee & Cake Monthly Cafe

Tue 2 Jul 2019

This monthly social space (held in the community room of the church) provides an opportunity to meet friends (current, old and new) away from the bar scene in Leeds. You can stay for as long as you like to get to know others, or just f...

Leeds

 
 
 
Coffee & Cake Monthly Cafe

Tue 6 Aug 2019

This monthly social space (held in the community room of the church) provides an opportunity to meet friends (current, old and new) away from the bar scene in Leeds. You can stay for as long as you like to get to know others, or just f...

Leeds

 
 
 
Coffee & Cake Monthly Cafe

Tue 3 Sep 2019

This monthly social space (held in the community room of the church) provides an opportunity to meet friends (current, old and new) away from the bar scene in Leeds. You can stay for as long as you like to get to know others, or just f...

Leeds

 
 
 
Coffee & Cake Monthly Cafe

Tue 1 Oct 2019

This monthly social space (held in the community room of the church) provides an opportunity to meet friends (current, old and new) away from the bar scene in Leeds. You can stay for as long as you like to get to know others, or just f...

Leeds

 
 
 
Coffee & Cake Monthly Cafe

Tue 5 Nov 2019

This monthly social space (held in the community room of the church) provides an opportunity to meet friends (current, old and new) away from the bar scene in Leeds. You can stay for as long as you like to get to know others, or just f...

Leeds

 
 
 
Coffee & Cake Monthly Cafe

Tue 3 Dec 2019

This monthly social space (held in the community room of the church) provides an opportunity to meet friends (current, old and new) away from the bar scene in Leeds. You can stay for as long as you like to get to know others, or just f...

Leeds

 
 
 
Spangle - LGBTQ disco

Sat 1 Feb 2020

Unfortunately Spangle has had to be terminated for the time being. We hope to resusitate its lurid sparkle soon. Spangle was a monthly, old fashioned, very friendly disco for anyone who identifies as LGBTQ...and our friends. Music is ...

Leeds