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Lots to do across the city!

Leeds is a vibrant, dynamic city with a wealth of visitor attractions and an unrivalled cultural offer, including nine museums and galleries, historic houses, hidden gems, green spaces and fantastic libraries.

It hosts major events including Light Night, Leeds Christkindelmarkt and the Leeds International Film Festival.

Something for everyone ...

Our guide to a fantastic range of exciting events and activities brought to you by Leeds City Council

Want to find out more about events and activities in Leeds

For your what's on guide for all things cultural in Leeds, look no further than our excellent events listing site Leeds Inspired.
For activities and events specifically for children, young people and their families visit our Breeze Leeds site. 
You can also check out Culture Vulture, Leeds List, Leeds Love Affair and The City Talking.

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Your guide to what's on in Leeds
Classical Fantasia 2014

Saturday 6 September at Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds

Join us for an enchanting evening of live classical music set outdoors amongst the illuminated historic Abbey ruins.

Refreshed for 2014 it includes a fantastic line-up to entertain the crowds with special guests’ tenor Noah Stewart, soprano Laura Wright and saxophonist Amy Dickson, who will be accompanied by one of the UK’s leading chamber orchestras the Manchester Camerata.

The repertoire will feature well known and much loved pieces of classical music including opera and musicals; and in what has now a customary part of the evening, Kirkstall Abbey will once again be illuminated and the evening will end with a spectacular firework finale. Event goers are encouraged to bring along their own picnic and portable furniture, but there is also on-site catering facilities, licensed bar and Pimm's bar within the arena.

Gates: open at 6.00pm 

Performance: the main performance will begin at approximately 8.00pm and end at 10.15pm

General Admission - £15 /£10 Early Bird for tickets purchased before the end of July
LEEDSCard - £10
LEEDSCard Extra - £8
BreezeCard - £5
VIP Package - £100 (only available online or from the city centre Box Office, and includes tickets for four people within a reserved area directly in front of the stage,a set of garden table and chairs, priority queuing, use of VIP toilets, a car park pass and two official souvenir programmes)
Under 5s – Free
Carers – Free with those registered disabled

Car parking: £5 (Blue badge parking is available, please see Accessible Viewing Information and complete the Accessible Viewing Booking Form)

Tickets are available to purchase online​ or in person / by telephone from the city centre Box Office in the Carriageworks Theatre, Millennium Square (0113 224 3801), Leeds Visitor Centre at Leeds Train Station (0113 242 5242) and in person only from Abbey House Museum.

We have enhanced facilities for disabled attendees this year, including a BSL (British Sign Language) interpreter and a hearing loop audio enhancement system within a designated accessible viewing area (for full details please see Accessible Viewing Information). 
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for the answers to all your queries.

Supported by the Yorkshire Evening Post