The Easter school holidays are here - and we've got lots of fun, family events and activities planned for you!
Looking for ideas to keep the children entertained this Easter, check out the family events on offer from Leeds Museums and Galleries
; we've fantastic Easter Egg hunts, Easter Bunny trails and even an Egg Roll! There's also some super Science events, a Steam Day and a Mad Hatter's Tea Party ...
Visit your local library
where there are lots of exciting activities
to for you and your family - from special Easter storytimes for the under 5s, Gaming Groups for children and young people, and hosts 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
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.
Alternatively, enjoy one of our many glorious parks
, or get active at your local Leisure Centre
For our full range of council events, LSevents
lets you view events across the city by date, type and venue.
We've also 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.
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 ...
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
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.