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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 Classical Fantasia, Light Night, Leeds International Film Festival and the German Christmas Market.

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
Fantastic February Half Term at Leeds Museums and Galleries
12 to 23 February 2015

Come along and join in the fun at Leeds Museums and Galleries this February half term! 

Visit Lotherton Hall Saturday 14 February, for the start of Love Birds Week, with special bird themed activities and crafts. Be inspired by our collections at Leeds City Museum and attend the Manga Comic Strip Workshop Tues 17 Feb to create your own comic strip style super hero or heroine. Discover flowers and figures in Asian textiles Wednesday 18 February at Leeds Discovery Centre and investigate gorgeous weaves, embroideries and even embroider your own motif. Light up the sky at Thwaite Mills on Thursday 19 February and enjoy a family fun challenge to build the stable working lighthouse model. Or do you fancy being a detective at Abbey House Museum? Come and join in on detective day with dastardly disguises Thursday 19 February.

For a full list of all the events and activities see the Museums and Galleries school holiday page​

If that isn't enough, Leeds has many things to do and places to visit in the city centre at any time of the year ...
There's lots on offer for all the family at Home Farm at Temple Newsam. Our new born animals are out and about, including our beautiful donkey foal. Come along and enjoy the countryside on your doorstep. 
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.
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.
Alternatively, enjoy one of our many glorious parks, or get active at your local Leisure Centre. Or for the more adventurous amongst you, why not try your hand at caving at our 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.
If the Tour de France gave you the cycling bug, Leeds is a great place to ride a bike and - following on from the second Sky Ride Leeds there are loads of guided rides and social rides across the city for you to enjoy throughout the year; encouraging people of all ages and abilities to discover the fun and freedom of going out on a bike ride.
For our full range of council events, LSevents lets you view events across the city by date, type and venue.
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 for information on bus and train timetables and routes.