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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.

Your guide to what's on in Leeds
 
We've got some great things planned for you in the countdown to summer in Leeds …
 
As Leeds prepares for Le Tour de France, Leeds – cycling starts here will provide information on events and activities in the run up to the Grand Départ this July.  
 
The Leeds Food and Drink Festival returns bigger and better than ever before from Friday 23 May to Sunday 8 June. This year the festival, in association with Asda, aims to become the biggest and best urban food festival in the UK.  The two week celebration of the finest food and drink in Leeds, will include new events including a kid's food festival at the Tetley, an exciting pop-up dining experience in Trinity Kitchen, cocktail classes and cake making in venues across Leeds.

The festival will culminate in the annual three day Yorkshire Food and Drink Show in Millennium Square from 6 to 8 June for the festival's final weekend. An exciting new addition will be Le Grand DeParty with French themed food, drink and produce stalls to celebrate the imminent arrival of the Grand Depart on 5 July.
 
For our full range of council events, LSevents lets you view events across the city by date, type and venue.
 
If that isn't enough, Leeds has so many things to do and places to visit in the city centre at any time of the year ...
 
Check out the events on offer from Leeds Museums and Galleries or for the more adventurous amongst you, why not try your hand at caving at our new Indoor Cave! Find your way through the maze of stalactites and stalagmites in a clean, safe and fun environment for all ages (8 years +) and abilities.  
 
Visit your local library where there are lots of exciting activities to for you and your family - from Storytimes and Rhymetimes for the under 5s to Gaming Groups for children and young people, and a host of events for adults of all ages. Why not explore the historic Central Library on the Headrow, or browse and reserve your books from home with our new library app.
 
Alternatively, enjoy one of our many glorious parks, or get active at your local Leisure Centre.
 
We've permanent collections and temporary exhibitions at Leeds Art Gallery where you will find something of interest for all ages and tastes; as well as the perfect place to stop for a break in the stunning Victorian Tiled Hall Cafe.
 
Check out what’s on at Leeds Town Hall, it has an amazing variety of events from stand-up comedy to the critically acclaimed Leeds International Concert Season and the Leeds International Film Festival which brings an unmissable line-up of films from around the world.
 
The Carriageworks Theatre, Millennium Square hosts theatre, comedy, exhibitions and talks as well as offering exciting opportunities to have a go or take part through Leeds Civic Arts Guild and the Carriageworks Young Theatre Makers.
 
Coming in to the City Centre, Woodhouse Lane Car Park is ideally situated if you are visiting any of our attractions in Leeds City Centre, it has onsite security and easy access to the motorways and major roads out of the city. 
Or visit www.wymetro.com for information on bus and train timetables and routes.  
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