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Art And Theatre Events In Leeds

Performances, Theatre Events And Art Exhibitions In Leeds

Art gives voice to the voiceless and fame to the ignored. You can learn various forms of art from dancing to sketching in Leeds. There are designated classes, drama workshops, and art events in Leeds for the same. If you just want to be a mere spectator you can attend theatre events and art exhibitions in Leeds too.

Ever wanted to volunteer in those nukkad, nataks or street shows? Wish to learn the basics of painting? Well, just explore through the art & theatre events in Leeds.

Upcoming Art Events in Leeds

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Full day Furniture Upcycling workshop

Sunny Bank Mills , Leeds, United Kingdom

In this workshop I will take you right through the full process of prepping furniture from filling, sanding and repairing and then onto painting furniture with a contemporary smooth brush-stroke free finish as well as the techniques for creating modern de... Read More

Sun Aug 18 2019
10:00 am to 05:00 pm

Youth Circus School- Aerial Hoop, Trapeze & Sling

Leeds Aerial Arts , Studio 2, Cross York Street St.Udios, LS27EE Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Join Leeds Aerial Arts this Summer for an extended Aerial Circus session! Learn Aerial skills straight from the circus. The session will include Aerial Hoop, Trapeze and Aerial Sling! As well as team-building games and challenges, and a group stretch wor... Read More

Sun Aug 18 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Geometric Papercut Pendant

Bowery , Otley Rd, LS6 2AL Headingley, Leeds, United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION Pineapple, puppy or the letter p? This two-hour workshop, led by tutor Ella Erskine, will guide you through techniques needed to create your own personalised pendant. Paper cutting is an art best known for Henri Matisse and Rob Ryan. You’l... Read More

Sun Aug 18 2019
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Tomorrow

FWC Kids martial arts Leeds

62 Roseville road , Leeds, United Kingdom

✳️✳️Dates released✳️✳️ We are excited to be having our summer camp on ? 19th - 23rd August 2019 ? Drop you kids off at 8.30am then pick them up any time before 6.30pm. 5 days of Kung fu, games, fun and happy kids ? We only have 20 spaces and they w... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019 at 08:30 am to Fri Aug 23 2019 at 06:30 pm

Breeze Camp - Garforth

Firthfields Comunity Centre , Leeds, United Kingdom

A week long multi activity camp for 8 - 13 year olds. Come along and join in a wide range of activities including sport, arts and crafts, drama, music, games, outdoor survival and more. To find out more and book your place visit breezeleeds.org/breezecam... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019
09:00 am to 04:00 pm
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Breeze Camp - Kentmere

Kentmere Community Centre , Kentmere Avenue, LS14 1 Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

A week long multi activity camp for 8 - 13 year olds. Come along and join in a wide range of activities including sport, arts and crafts, drama, music, games, outdoor survival and more. Only £10 for the whole week for young people from East Leeds. To fi... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019
09:00 am to 04:00 pm

Voice, Movement & "The Core" Meisner 5 Day Intensive

Leeds College of Music , 3 Quarry Hill, LS2 7PD Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Mon 19th - Fri 23rd August, 9.30-5.30pm Leeds College of Music £225 / 200 early bird (deadline 29th July) NB Small class sizes. It's quality over quantity for us so you'll always receive individualised training and feedback. Who's this course for? You... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019 at 09:30 am to Fri Aug 23 2019 at 05:30 pm

Voice, Movement & Intro to Meisner 5 Day Intensive

Leeds College of Music , 3 Quarry Hill, LS2 7PD Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Mon 19th - Fri 23rd August, 9.30-5.30pm Leeds College of Music £225 / 200 early bird (deadline 29th July) NB Small class sizes. It's quality over quantity for us so you'll always receive individualised training and feedback. Who's this course for? Pro... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019 at 09:30 am to Fri Aug 23 2019 at 05:30 pm

Drop in Studios - Family Edition - Printing Collagraph

Aire Place Studios , Units 2c, Aire Place Mills, Kirkstall Road, LS3 1JL Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Welcome to our Drop in Studio family edition, this is a chance for you to do a workshop alongside your little ones OR take advantage of our Drop in Studios to work on your own projects, have a cuppa and be creative while we entertain your children with on... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019
11:00 am to 03:00 pm

Lino Printing

Leeds Print Workshop , 130 Vicar Lane, LS2 7NL Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Learn and explore the basics of working with lino on this one day workshop. Lino is a relief printing process. The printing plate can be made from traditional hessian backed flooring lino or a polymer based block. We will use an easy cut lino which is sof... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019
11:00 am to 04:00 pm

Beginners Watercolour Class

Aire Place Studios , Aire Place Mills Kirkstall Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

Join Watercolourist Hannah Merrill in a 4 week beginners watercolour techniques course at Aireplace Studios. Learn How to hold your brush, how to apply watercolour, and how to stretch paper, all preparing you to start your own watercolours at home. ... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019
12:00 pm to 02:30 pm

Mini Breeze - Tinsill

Tinshill Top , LS16 Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Mini Breeze is a mini version of our summer events and will be visiting your local area with a taster of outdoor summer fun. Expect sports, outdoor games, arts activities and inflatables all of which are free! There will also be smaller rides and refresh... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019
01:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Meet Acclaimed Street Artist Yuvi at Whitewall Leeds

Whitewall Galleries , 25 King Edward Street, Leeds, United Kingdom

Yuvi will be joining us to preview and discuss his latest collection.... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019
03:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Black & White Photography - An introduction

Aire Street Darkroom , 31-34 Aire Street, Leeds, United Kingdom

Black & White Photography - An introduction (5 weeks course) Tutor - John Arnison John has many years experience as a tutor at what is now Leeds Arts University. Specialising in portrait and landscape photography, John worked at the BBC Te... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019
06:30 pm to 09:30 pm

The Rocky Horror Show - Leeds Grand Theatre

Leeds Grand Theatre , Leeds, United Kingdom

The legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical is back – with timeless classics, including Sweet Transvestite, Damn It Janet, and of course, the pelvic-thrusting Time Warp.... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019
07:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Aug 20 2019

Inspiring Summer School

VIBE. Performing Arts Academy. , cookridge, LS16 7DG Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Summer School for ages 7-11 years and 12-18 years From Urban to contemporary, solo singing and pop, junk funk beats and reggae, mime and more ! The creativity won't stop ! We are joined this year by some of Leeds most inspirational and professional arti... Read More

Tue Aug 20 2019 at 09:00 am to Wed Aug 21 2019 at 03:30 am

School’s Out Club - Our Wonderful World

Horsforth Childrens Centre , North Broadgate Lane, Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Fun activity session with a theme :- Our Wonderful World. We will be Making flags, up cycle junk materials, making rockets, outdoor games and lots more exciting art and craft activities Lunch is included too To book call 0113 3367724 Or www.horsforthchi... Read More

Tue Aug 20 2019
09:30 am to 12:15 pm

Performing Arts Workshops

Cottonbudz Soft Play Centre , 54A Oaklands Road, LS13 1LQ Rodley, Leeds, United Kingdom, Leeds, United Kingdom

Keep your children entertained this summer, allow their creativity to shine through and sign them up to one of Dotty's fabulous Performing Arts Workshops! Jam packed with lots of fun - the children will take part in a variety of mini workshops introducin... Read More

Tue Aug 20 2019
09:30 am to 12:00 pm

Summer Fashion Academy ‘ Rework’ [10+yrs]

Bowery Visual Arts , 54 Otley Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION Fashion Academy [10-2pm 10yrs +] Every summer, we have a 3 day workshop where young people can come and get creative. The tutor is the owner of the Bowery, who worked in the fashion Industry for many years before becoming a q... Read More

Tue Aug 20 2019 at 10:00 am to Thu Aug 22 2019 at 02:00 pm

Summer Fashion Academy ‘ Rework’ [10+yrs]

Bowery Visual Arts , 54 Otley Road, LS6 2AL Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION Fashion Academy [10-2pm 10yrs +] Every summer, we have a 3 day workshop where young people can come and get creative. The tutor is the owner of the Bowery, who worked in the fashion Industry for many years before becoming a qualified teache... Read More

Tue Aug 20 2019 at 10:00 am to Thu Aug 22 2019 at 02:00 pm

Music, Materiality and Making Sense of Museum Collections

Leeds Discovery Centre , Carlisle Road, LS10 1LB Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

This one-day workshop will provide the opportunity for academics, archivists and makers to work together in the generation of proposals for research‑informed and visitor‑focused activities, installations and events to be shown as part of a music-themed ex... Read More

Tue Aug 20 2019
10:00 am to 04:00 pm

Meet Laura Jane Williams and Lucy Vine

Waterstones Leeds , 93-97 Albion Street, LS15JS Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Join us for an incredible evening with two of contemporary fiction's must-read writers as they discuss their new books and take on all things love, romance, friendship and beyond! Laura Jane Williams is a former dating guru for Grazia and current columnis... Read More

Tue Aug 20 2019
06:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Laura Jane Williams and Lucy Vine in Conversation - in Leeds

Waterstones , 93-97 Albion Street, Leeds, United Kingdom

Join us for an incredible evening with two of contemporary fiction's must-read writers as they discuss their new books and take on all things love, romance, friendship and beyond! Laura Jane Williams is a former dating guru for Grazia and current co... Read More

Tue Aug 20 2019
06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Tim Presley's White Fence - Live at The Brudenell

Brudenell Social Club , 33 Queens Road, LS6 1NY Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Brudenell presents... WHiTE FENCE + Pablo's Paintings + Niall Summerton 20.08.2019 | £13.00 ADVANCE (+stbf) | 19:30 Doors https://whitefenceartcollective.blogspot.com https://www.facebook.com/WHITEFENCETIMPRESLEY/ - White Fence's trippy, distortion-l... Read More

Tue Aug 20 2019
07:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Aug 21 2019

Summer Script To Screen Workshop - The Emmerdale Studio Experience (AM)

The Emmerdale Studio Experience , 27 Burley Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

Step into the drama with a FREE summer Script to Screen workshop at The Emmerdale Studio Experience in Leeds!... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
09:30 am to 01:00 pm

Doszkolenie żelowe, techniczne - migdał

Indigo Nails Leeds - Agata Krawczyk , BEAUTY BASE, 126 Meanwood Road, LS7 2AQ Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Doszkolenie żelowe, kształt: Migdał PROGRAM SZKOLENIA: • analiza popełnionych błędów, • prawidłowe podkładanie i podcinanie szablonu, • budowa paznokcia przedłużonego, kształt: Migdał i Oval • aplikacja koloru pod skórki, • praca z frezarką, • nauka pop... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
10:00 am to 03:00 pm

Antiques Valuation Day - Weetwood Hall Hotel

Weetwood Hall Estate , Otley Road, LS16 5PS Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Curious to know what your antiques, collectables or jewellery are worth? Duggleby Stephenson of York Auctioneers & Valuers are hosting a free antiques valuation day at Weetwood Hall Estate, Otley Road, Leeds LS16 5PS, on Wednesday 21st August, 10:30am... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
10:30 am to 02:30 pm

Object Stories: Creative Writing Workshop

Henry Moore Institute , 74 The Headrow, LS1 3AH Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Join us for a family workshop with writer Becky Cherriman, exploring objects and the stories they hold. Discover how artists use objects to share stories and memories in the Yorkshire Sculpture International exhibition, then create poetry and flash fictio... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
11:00 am to 03:00 pm

Mini Breeze - Little London

Lovell Park , LS7 1 Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Mini Breeze is a mini version of our summer events and will be visiting your local area with a taster of outdoor summer fun. Expect sports, outdoor games, arts activities and inflatables all of which are free! There will also be smaller rides and refresh... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
01:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Mini Summer Disco

Rothwell Baptist Church , Wood Lane, LS26 0PG Rothwell, West Yorkshire, Leeds, United Kingdom

Come along and dance to the upbeat party tunes of summer. A fun packed hour and a half with some funky tunes to get you in that summer mood. Bring the sun shine indoors as we sing, dance and play some party games what ever the weather outside! A special... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
01:00 pm to 02:30 pm

Summer Script To Screen Workshop - The Emmerdale Studio Experience (PM)

The Emmerdale Studio Experience , 27 Burley Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

Step into the drama with a FREE summer Script to Screen workshop at The Emmerdale Studio Experience in Leeds!... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
01:30 pm to 05:00 pm

Art & Beer Networking

Beer Thirty , City Mills, South Parade, Morley, LS27 8 Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

A networking event for arty-farty types. Illustration, graphic design, animation, comics, whatever you’re into, full time professional or artistic hobby, come along for a pint and a natter.... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019 at 05:00 pm

The Tetley Presents: Nika Neelova and Holly Hendry in Conversation with Helen Pheby

The Tetley , Hunslet Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

Wednesday 21 August, 6–8pm, Pay as you feel, all welcome. The Tetley presents an in conversation between Nika Neelova, Holly Hendry and Dr Helen Pheby, Head of Curatorial Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Join us to explore more about their pra... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Mr Gordo’s Drawing club

Oddy Locks , Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Mr Gordo’s back with his biros for regular drawing sessions aboard. This event is lot of fun. Bring some snacks and a wee drink to share. Equipment supplied.... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
06:30 pm to 10:30 pm

WEIGHT LOSS WEDNESDAYS! Free weekly support group in Leeds

Becketts Bank , 28–30 Park Row, Leeds, United Kingdom

Looking for a FREE local weight loss support group? Look no further.  WHO Our attendees are of all ages and all genders who understand the importance of support from their peer group when it comes to losing weight. WHYSharing your tips, frustr... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
07:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Anaïs Mitchell, Live at The Brudenell

Brudenell Social Club , 33 Queens Road, LS6 1NY Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Brudenell presents... Anais Mitchell + Special guests TBA 21.08.2019 | £18 ADVANCE (+stbf) | 19:30 Doors https://www.anaismitchell.com/ https://www.facebook.com/AnaisMitchellMusic - Anaïs Mitchell is a Vermont and Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter who... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
07:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Aug 22 2019

1 day Leadership & Management Training Course - Leeds

Leeds , United Kingdom

This is a one day training course & workshop in which you will learn how to improve your leadership and management skills. This session is for managers who have never had any formal training in leadership and want to develop their understanding,... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
09:30 am to 04:00 pm

Victorian Circus Exhibition

Chapel Allerton Library , 106 Harrogate Rd, LS7 4LZ Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Miss Lily and her Ringmaster extraordinaire Mr Cornelius are coming to town! Throw the giant dice and learn how to juggle and stilt walk as Miss Lily guides you on your journey of discovery about the captivating characters who created British circus histo... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019 at 10:00 am to Sat Aug 24 2019 at 04:00 pm

Macrame For Beginners

South Leeds Church of the Nazarene , 2 Hunslet Hall Rd, LS11 6 Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Handmade by you Macrame for Beginners Linda will show the group on the day a demonstration/talk though how to create macrame Email for more info or full directions craftcafesouthleeds@gmail.com Suggested donation is £2 which covers costs of all mater... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019 at 10:00 am

Playful Printmaking Family Workshop

Never Enough Thyme , 97 High Street, LS19 7TA Yeadon, Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Playful Printmaking Family Workshop (8yrs plus, parents stay with their children). A fun relaxed artist- led workshop with CYP Arts where children can learn the basic techniques of printmaking including making their own collograph, stencilling and monopr... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019 at 10:00 am

Summer Crafts at Cielo

Cielo Coffee , 41 Main Street, LS25 1DS Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Join us upstairs at Cielo for sand art & more crafts Prices from £1 No need to book this is a drop in session... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
10:30 am to 01:00 pm

Make a Mosaic

Junglecatz , Commercial Street, Morley LS27 8FZ, LS27 8FZ Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Join us at Junglecatz for our very first Make a Mosaic session! Let the little ones play while the older ones have fun learning all about the art of Mosaic. Children will have the opportunity to design and create their own piece using basic traditional... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Public Art Walk

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery , Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, United Kingdom

Take some time out of your day to enjoy a breath of fresh air, stretch your legs and take in the sights of the University of Leeds. Learn some interesting facts about the art works around campus – revisit familiar favourites and discover hidden gems.... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
01:10 pm to 02:00 pm

Doubleclicks in Leeds

Geek Retreat Leeds , Central Arcade, LS1 6DX Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

The Doubleclicks are coming to Leeds for the very first time! Mark your calendar for August 22. The show is in the back room at Geek Retreat! The show starts at 19:00. There are no online tickets, though the band will accept tips at the show to help us co... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Sharon Van Etten, Live in Leeds

Leeds University Union , University Square, LS2 9JZ Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Brudenell proudly presents... Sharon Van Etten plus guest support... Heather Woods Broderick 22.08.2019 | £22.50 ADVANCE (+stbf) | 19:30 Doors Leeds University Stylus https://www.sharonvanetten.com http://www.remindmetomorrow.com https://twitter.com/s... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
07:30 pm to 11:30 pm

The Contortionist, Live at The Brudenell

Brudenell Social Club , 33 Queens Road, LS6 1NY Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Brudenell presents... The Contortionist + Special Guests TBA 22.08.2019 | £12.00 ADVANCE (+stbf) | 19:30 Doors https://www.facebook.com/thecontortionist/ - The Contortionist represents fearlessness in musical expression, designed to please artist as... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
07:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Paint Le Chat Noir! Leeds

Brasserie Blanc Leeds , Victoria Mill, LS1 4 BJ Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity – wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your experience at Brasserie Blanc in Leeds is themed around Annie Dalton's Chat Noir in London painting! Why not paint your ow... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Paint Le Chat Noir! Leeds, Thursday 22 August

Brasserie Blanc , Victoria Mill, Leeds, United Kingdom

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity – wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your experience at Brasserie Blanc in Leeds is themed around Annie Dalton's Chat Noir in London painting! Why not paint yo... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Beefy Wine Dinner with Sir Ian Botham - Malmaison Leeds

Malmaison Leeds , 1 Swinegate, Leeds, United Kingdom

Join Sir Ian Botham at Malmaison Leeds for an epic evening of wine, food and tales..... During his career as a cricketer and then commentator, Sir Ian Botham was lucky enough to travel to some of the best wine making countries in the world, visit th... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
07:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Beefy Wine Dinner with Sir Ian Botham

Malmaison Leeds , 1 Swinegate, LS1 4AG Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Join Sir Ian Botham at Malmaison Leeds for an epic evening of wine, food and tales..... During his career as a cricketer and then commentator, Sir Ian Botham was lucky enough to travel to some of the best wine making countries in the world, visit their w... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
07:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Aug 23 2019

Ceramic Painting Craft Workshop For All Ages!

Scholes , Leeds, United Kingdom

Decorate ceramic items with paint / pens! All materials & equipment provided. Please wear old clothes or cover clothes with an apron. A variety of items available: tiles; egg cups; square, round or heart-shaped trinket boxes; mini plates; candle h... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Giant dino mural drawing

St Johns Centre , Merrion Street, LS2 8LQ Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Join us for some free dinosaur themed fun at the Play Lab (upper level), St Johns Centre. Get wild in a big way! Drawing dinosaurs on a claw-some scale!... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
11:00 am to 03:00 pm

LeedsBID Summer in the City: Lunchtime Rooftop Tai Chi

Sky Garden , Central Square, Leeds, United Kingdom

Leeds Business Improvement District is offering employees of levy paying businesses the opportunity to address your workplace wellbeing with a refreshing way to destress. Tai chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with flowing movements.  Origin... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
12:00 pm to 01:00 pm

Family Summer Fair

Leeds Dock , Clarence Dock, LS10 1PZ Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

You, along with your family and friends are invited to enjoy a Summer Fair at Leeds Dock on Friday 23rd August! Starting from 3pm there will be a wide range of Summer activities and offerings including: - Mediterranean BBQ - Face painting - Ice cream va... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
03:00 pm to 07:30 pm

Sueño.w//Monika Ross//Ambos//Karis

Distrikt Bar Leeds , 7 Duncan Street, LS1 6DQ Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

We’re very excited and proud to announce the line up for our second courtyard party of the year.... First up, Monika Ross! Signed to the enviable Belisa artist roster, Australian born spinstress Monika Ross is an artist who constantly raises her head a... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019 at 06:00 pm

Amy Alford

Outlaws Yacht Club , 38 New York Street, LS2 7DY Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

August bank holiday sass with Amy Alford ? Amy returns to Leeds as part of charity collective Carmina at Grow Tottenham doing great things for womankind.org.uk where the next event is 27th July, more info here ? facebook.com/events/833979460309361 .. ..... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
06:00 pm to 11:59 pm

Book Reading with Sonam Kaur

Yorkshire House - Floor 1 , Greek Street, Leeds, United Kingdom

A live book reading with self published author Sonam Kaur... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
06:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Exhibition Launch - Hannah Merrill - Putting Down Roots

Aire Place Studios , Aire Place Mills Kirkstall Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

Public Exhibition Opening- Everyone's welcome, including your dog! 23rd August 6.30pm - 9.30pm Local artist Hannah Merrill explores the iconic image of a tree in her most recent body of work.  A perfect symbol for her recent adventure at battl... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
06:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Exhibition - Hannah Merrill - Putting Down Roots

Aire Place Studios , Aire Place Mills Kirkstall Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

Exhibition: Hannah Merrill - Putting Down Roots Local artist Hannah Merrill explores the iconic image of a tree in her most recent body of work.  A perfect symbol for her recent adventure at battling the amount of waste fine art creates.  Att... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019 at 06:30 pm to Fri Sep 13 2019 at 06:30 pm

Exhibition Launch - Alisia Casper - INVISIBALLS

Aire Place Studios , Aire Place Mills Kirkstall Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

Public Exhibition Opening- Everyone's welcome, including your dog!  23rd August 6.30pm - 9.30pm INVISIBALLS - is an exhibition and series of events aiming to make the invisible visible. My strongest connection to the condition of i... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
06:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Exhibition - Alisia Casper - INVISIBALLS

Aire Place Studios , Aire Place Mills Kirkstall Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

INVISIBALLS - is an exhibition and series of events aiming to make the invisible visible. My strongest connection to the condition of invisibility is personal & physical, and comes from my experience of living with Chronic Ill... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019 at 06:30 pm to Fri Sep 13 2019 at 06:30 pm

Regulus / Battalions / Boats!Boats!Boats! / TBC

Temple Of Boom Leeds , Byron Street Mills, Millwright Street, LS2 7QG Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Tired Bear Booking and Promotions are proud to bring 4 outstanding bands to one of the UK's finest venues - Temple of Boom, Leeds Regulus Battalions Boats Boats Boats +TBC... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
07:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Paint Street Art! Leeds

The Mustard Pot , 20 Stainbeck Lane, LS7 3QY Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity – wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your experience at The Mustard Pot in Chapel Allerton, Leeds is themed around Annie Dalton's Banksy inspired Laugh Now Monkey p... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
07:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, Live at the Brudenell

Brudenell Social Club , 33 Queens Road, LS6 1NY Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Brudenell proudly presents... Martha Reeves & The Vandellas (MARTHA REEVES Official Page) 23.08.2019 | £18.00 ADVANCE (+stbf) | 19:30 Doors http://www.missmarthareeves.com - It was 1962 that Motown's Artist and Repertoire Director William “Micke... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
07:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Teatro Summer Closing Party/ Freejak

Teatro Leeds , 8 heatons court, LS1 4LJ Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

?? Voodoo Present Teatro Summer Sessions @ Tunnel ?? ? Closing off our Friday summer sessions we welcome down FREEJAK. Join us for a night of world-class DJ's accompanied by out of this world entertainment and mind-blowing production! ? Expect the biza... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019 at 11:00 pm to Sat Aug 24 2019 at 05:00 am

Aug 24 2019

Family Fun Day

St Mary's Church - Kippax , Church lane, Kippax, LS25 7HF Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Cafe, bouncy castle, ice-cream, face-painting, games, crafts and plenty of fun! Come along and join us for a fun, family day out!... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019 at 10:00 am to Sun Aug 25 2019 at 04:00 pm

Summer Series / Bank Holiday Boathouse Feast

Water Lane Boathouse , Canal Wharf, LS11 5PS Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Bank Holiday Boathouse Feast 24 & 25 August 11am – 11pm Free entry / Kids and dogs welcome! Featuring the best street food in the North, live music, DJ's, tap takeovers, gin and Aperol bar, face painting and kids activities. ~ Traders ~ Saturd... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019 at 11:00 am to Sun Aug 25 2019 at 11:00 pm

Samuel Moore Masters of Flamenco Bonus Workshop

Yorkshire College of Music and Drama , 1 St Mark's Avenue, LS2 9BN Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

A NEW BONUS WORKSHOP IN AUGUST! Due to the success of the first five events in the 'Masters of the Flamenco Guitar Workshop Series' Samuel has been invited to run an additional bonus workshop on the 24th of August 2019. During this workshop participants... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
11:00 am to 03:30 pm

Cycling at Altitude

Leeds Central railway station , LS1 5DL Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Up your cycling game by training at Altitude with former professional Tom Murray. Reach new heights in the state-of-the-art altitude chamber at OTE sports, led and supported throughout by Professional Cycle Coach and former British Professional cyclist:... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
11:00 am to 12:30 pm

This Must Be The Place / Belgrave Music Hall and Headrow House

Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen , 1-1A Cross Belgrave Street, LS2 8JP Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

SUPER Friendz presents This Must Be The Place Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August 2019 Bill Ryder-Jones, Let's Eat Grandma, BC Camplight, Nilüfer Yanya, SELF ESTEEM, Our Girl, Wand, TOY, TVAM, Flamingods, International Teachers of Pop, Squid, Black C... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019 at 12:00 pm to Sun Aug 25 2019 at 11:00 pm

Renegades of Chunk IV

CHUNK , CHUNK, Independent House, 275 Meanwood Road, LS7 2JD Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Fourth edition fundraiser for your local DIY music and nonsense collective! Good times, wholesome vibes, some old faces and a bunch of new ones. Love and Noise xoxo Tickets - https://www.jumborecords.co.uk/tickets-single.asp?event_id=27325 The Cosmic... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019 at 12:00 pm to Sun Aug 25 2019 at 02:00 am

Meet the Maker Event with printmaker Lesley Birch

The Craft Centre and Design Gallery , City Art Gallery, LS1 3AB Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

A unique opportunity to meet printmaker artist Lesley Birch which coincides with her first ever Solo Print Exhibition with us in the city until 26th October. Visitors can ask questions, see the tools she works with to create her beautiful monoprints as w... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
01:00 pm to 03:00 pm

Bubble Brunch - A Bottomless Feast!

The Soap Factory , 4 Whitehall, Leeds, United Kingdom

Join us for our Bubble Brunch Bottomless Feast! From 1 pm to 4 pm, enjoy 3 hours of unlimited Prosecco, Gin & pink Gin, bottled beer, Chef’s Brunch fare and Waffle station, with music from our resident DJ throughout. Our Chef’s Brunch fare... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Family Friendly Exhibition Launch - Alisia Casper - INVISIBALLS

Aire Place Studios , Aire Place Mills Kirkstall Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

Family Friendly Opening Do- come along and see the art!- ooh, and maybe make some too! Everyone's welcome, including your dog! INVISIBALLS - is an exhibition and series of events aiming to make the invisible visible. My strongest connection to... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Dancing Free - A Movement Workshop with Live Music!

Yoga Hero , The Boulevard Leeds Dock, LS10 1PZ Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Dancing Free: A Movement Workshop with Live Music *...Our premise must not be to constrain movement into a set pattern, but rather to provide a cradle for movement to find its own patterns — over and over again; to preserve a body, whether bound by skin... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
05:30 pm to 07:00 pm

There needs to be more dancing - A Movement Workshop with Live Music

Yoga Hero , The Boulevard, Leeds, United Kingdom

There needs to be more dancing - A Movement Workshop with Live Music*...Our premise must not be to constrain movement into a set pattern, but rather to provide a cradle for movement to find its own patterns — over and over again; to preserve a body, wheth... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
05:30 pm to 07:00 pm

Restorative Yoga + Kirtan

Yoga Kula , 114 Harrogate Road, LS7 4NY Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

"Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves..." Elton John Join yoga teacher Jen Nevin and musician Mike Auger for an evening of meditation, restorative yoga and Kirtan (yogic music). Beginning with enchanting live musi... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Jazz & Stew

The Constitutional , Farsley, 51 Town Street, Leeds, United Kingdom

Jazz And Stew: Some of Yorkshire's best young Jazz players bring their incredible alchemy and energy to our part of town Doors from 6pm Band Onstage approx 8.30pm The line ups are curated by the fabulous MABGATE SWINGER... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
07:00 pm to 11:00 pm

A Taste of a Poison Paradise - Brtiney Spears zine launch

Hyde Park Book Club , 27-29 Headingley Lane, LS6 1BL Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

If. You. Seek. A BRITNEY SPEARS POETRY MAGAZINE, look no further because Pop! Goes My Heart will be launching its second issue, A TASTE OF A POISON PARADISE, on Saturday 24th August in Leeds. You’ll be able to pick up a copy of the magazine, featuring Br... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
08:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Aug 25 2019

Poetry and Reiki: A Self-Love & Healing Workshop

ookushana , 94b Harrogate Road, LS7 Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Poetry and Reiki: A Self-Love & Healing Workshop Practice self-love and allow yourself to receive beautifully restorative healing energy in this truly unique event at ookushana. We invite you to join Bradford Poet Sharena Lee Satti and Master Reiki P... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019
01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

ALT Night Long Distrikt Bar Leeds presents Jey Kurmis

Distrikt Bar Leeds , 7 Duncan Street, LS1 6DQ Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

We’re pleased to bring you the line up for ALT night long at Distrikt Bar Leeds ? we can’t wait to bring our vibes to this amazing venue and hope we have many of you joining us to party!! Headliner is none other than hot creations artist Jey Kurmis... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019 at 02:00 pm to Mon Aug 26 2019 at 02:00 am

Self Esteem at This Must Be The Place in Leeds

Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen , 1-1A Cross Belgrave Street, LS2 8JP Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

SELF ESTEEM plays This Must Be The Place at Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen and Headrow House on Sunday 25th August 2019 alongside Let's Eat Grandma, Nilüfer Yanya, Pixx, Art School Girl and more... Tickets running low from DICE, Crash Records, Jumbo R... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019
02:00 pm to 11:00 pm

An afternoon of drawing

serf , 23-25 Wharf Street, Leeds, United Kingdom

An afternoon of short, borrowed/stolen drawing briefs with serf.... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019
02:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Aug 26 2019

Start-Up Summer for 11-14s | Leeds

Yorkshire Dance , 3 St Peter's Buildings, St Peter's Square, LS9 8AH Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Start-Up Summer is a 6 day course for 11-14s. This masterclass is a fun introduction to National Youth Theatre training. Explore movement, ensemble, voice and story-telling. On the final day participants will have a sharing for family and friends. F... Read More

Mon Aug 26 2019 at 10:00 am to Sat Aug 31 2019 at 05:00 pm

Toy Rescue

Rainbow Factory , Springfield Commercial Centre, Bagley Lane, LS28 5LY Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Can you help return Buzz to star command to help save the universe? Join Woody and Jessie as they climb out of the toy box and save the day! It won't be easy, there will be lots of challenges to face... will you be able to help? Book your tickets here -... Read More

Mon Aug 26 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Drop In Studios- Family Edition - Mono / Intaglio Printing

Aire Place Studios , Units 2c, Aire Place Mills, Kirkstall Road, LS3 1JL Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Welcome to our Drop in Studio family edition, this is a chance for you to do a workshop alongside your little ones OR take advantage of our Drop in Studios to work on your own projects, have a cuppa and be creative while we entertain your children with on... Read More

Mon Aug 26 2019
11:00 am to 03:00 pm

Leeds Carnival Parade

THE OFFICIAL LEEDS WEST INDIAN CARNIVAL PAGE , 82 Sheepscar Street North, LS7 3AF Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Once again the Leeds Carnival parade is all set to bring the streets of Leeds to life with an explosion of colour, amazing costumes, addictive rhythms and an unrivalled welcoming atmosphere. The Carnival King, Queen, Prince and Princess costumes are joine... Read More

Mon Aug 26 2019
02:00 pm to 05:30 pm

MINDSHOP™| Create Better Products by Design Thinking

Leeds , United Kingdom

Best Seller Workshop! Sold out on AUG 25, SEPT 8, SEPT 29, OCT 27, DEC 20, JAN 31, APR 5, JUL 6 2019!  Keys Features ✔️1.5 – 2.0 hours of instructor-led training (Online workshop using Zoom) ✔️Project evaluation (FREE) ✔️Hand... Read More

Mon Aug 26 2019
03:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Vegan Latte Art Throw Down with Good Hemp Barista Edition

Eat Your Greens , 42 New York Street, Leeds, United Kingdom

Good Hemp Barista Edition Vegan M*lk Latte Art Throw Down 1st Prize £2502nd Prize £100Free merch, food & beer for all participants Register for a place in the competition ... Read More

Mon Aug 26 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Amythyst Kiah, Live at The Brudenell

Brudenell Social Club , 33 Queens Road, LS6 1NY Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Brudenell presents... Amythyst Kiah + Special Guests TBA 26.08.2019 | £12.00 ADVANCE (+stbf) | 19:30 Doors http://amythystkiah.com https://www.facebook.com/amythystkiah/ - Born in Chattanooga and now based in Johnson City, Amythyst Kiah’s commanding... Read More

Mon Aug 26 2019
07:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Aug 27 2019

Breeze Camp - Guiseley

Nethermoor Park - Guiesley Afc , LS20 9 Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

A week long multi activity camp for 8 - 13 year olds. Come along and join in a wide range of activities including sport, arts and crafts, drama, music, games, outdoor survival and more. To find out more and book your place visit breezeleeds.org/breezecam... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
09:00 am to 04:00 pm

Breeze Camp - Swinnow

Swinnow Community Centre , swinnow community centre.swinnow lane., Ls13 4RF Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

A week long multi activity camp for 8 - 13 year olds. Come along and join in a wide range of activities including sport, arts and crafts, drama, music, games, outdoor survival and more. To find out more and book your place visit breezeleeds.org/breezecam... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
09:00 am to 04:00 pm

Barbara Houseman 4 Day Voice Intensive

Leeds College of Music , 3 Quarry Hill, LS2 7PD Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Tues 27th - Fri 30th Aug 9.30-5.30pm Leeds College of Music £235 / 210 early bird (deadline 23rd July) A note from Steph: "Those of you who have been training with me will know that Barbara Houseman doesn't really need introducing - apart from the fact y... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019 at 09:30 am to Fri Aug 30 2019 at 05:30 pm

Kids Summer Summer School [6+yrs]

Bowery Visual Arts , 54 Otley Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION Kids Summer School 10-3pm / £25 per day or £65 4 days All days include elements of drawing, painting and making ‘Back to Nature’ Tuesday - Flora and Fauna - Plant Prints Hockney Wedne... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019 at 10:00 am to Thu Aug 29 2019 at 03:00 pm

Kids Summer Summer School [6+yrs]

Bowery Visual Arts , 54 Otley Road, LS6 2AL Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION Kids Summer School 10-3pm / £25 per day or £65 4 days All days include elements of drawing, painting and making ‘Back to Nature’ Tuesday - Flora and Fauna - Plant Prints Hockney Wednesday - Under the Sea Thursday - Creepy Crawlies... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019 at 10:00 am to Thu Aug 29 2019 at 03:00 pm

The Invisible Superhero

Oakwood Methodist Church , Leeds, United Kingdom

Paul's best friend Sam is a super hero, an invisible super hero! The trouble is that Sam is poorly and there are lots of super hero deeds to be done. Can the Pyjama Drama gang don their sparkly capes and masks and step into Sam's shoes? This 55 minute im... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Cyanotypes

Leeds Print Workshop , 130 Vicar Lane, LS2 7NL Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

You will learn how to produce a set of cyanotypes where thin objects or acetates are placed directly onto specially-coated paper and then exposed to UV light. When these objects are removed and the paper is washed with water a blue image remains. You will... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
11:00 am to 04:00 pm

Summer fun day

The Vinery Centre , 20 Vinery Terrace,, LS9 9LU Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Bouncy castle, face painting, family DJ, crafts and fun activities Children to be accompanied by an adult... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
11:00 am to 01:00 pm

Mr Montgomery's Circus Spectacular

Yeadon Town Hall , High St, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7PP, UK, Leeds, United Kingdom

Roll up, roll up! From 27th August - 1st September the circus is coming to town.Join Mr Montgomery and his troupe of spectacular circus performers as they showcase tricks, flips and dazzle audiences with their mesmerising circus ski... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019 at 02:00 pm to Sun Sep 01 2019 at 03:30 pm

Northern Exposure Short Film Night / Tuesday 27th August

Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen , 1-1A Cross Belgrave Street, LS2 8JP Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Film Hub North & BFI Network present Northern Exposure Short Film Night... An evening of short films, lively discussion and networking. Whether you're a seasoned filmmaker or simply interested in watching some innovative, thought-provoking short film... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Art in Leeds

Leeds though is known for its industrial past, still has a lot to offer to an Art Lover. It is a vibrant city with a largely young student population, so contemporary art is prominent in the Leeds Art scenario. However, classical and radical feminist art also has a strong presence. Art is not restricted to museums or art galleries in Leeds. Public street art is also an integral part of art in Leeds. One can enjoy the beautiful street art along the Leeds Welcome Art Trail and in the iconic galleries scattered all across the city. Tourists enjoy street art in Leeds by taking an art tour which will cover the colourful graphics letters of Windows of Leeds, the Mabgate Mural, Cornucopia, George Street Mural, many historical statues, contemporary sculptures, poetry painted on the pavements, etc. Art lovers enjoy the numerous unique pieces in the Yorkshire Sculpture garden like the Black Prince in City Square and the Mandela gardens in Millenium Square. UK’s tallest mural ‘Athena Rising’ is also in Leeds. 


Museums and Art Galleries in Leeds

Leeds is full of art galleries and museums. Art lovers explore the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle including the Hepworth Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Henry Moore Institute. The Henry Moore Institute is a prominent institute featuring an extensive collection of sculptures by Henry Moore. The gallery keeps on having temporary exhibitions, events, talks, and discussions from other artists. The art gallery in Leeds inside the Munro House has a fantastic collection of incredible illustrations by local artists. The exhibitions keep on changing every week, so there is something new to see on every visit. Leeds Art gallery is the undisputed home of contemporary art of the region. The museum displays works of award-winning artists, and the collection is referred to as of national importance. Some other prominent art galleries are the Tetley, Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery, Sunny Bank Mills, and White Cloth gallery. All these are famous for their Art exhibitions Leeds and attract a lot of art enthusiast for art classes to learn various art techniques. East Street Arts Leeds is a non-profit organization which promotes contemporary art in Leeds. They regularly have exhibitions and workshops, amongst others to promote creativity in art. 


Leeds Art Festivals and Events

Love for arts is prevalent in the various festivals and art events in Leeds held throughout the year. Light Night is the most famous art festival in Leeds when the whole city turns into one big art installation. The festival has light shows, exhibitions, projections, installations, film, music, dance, theatre and street performances. There is enjoyment for the whole family along with delicious food. Thought Bubble, another major festival is the UK’s largest annual event. It celebrates sequential arts in all its forms from superheroes to small press comics. There are various programs and entertainment events for the delight of everyone. Some other art festivals in Leeds are Chapeltown Arts festival, Chapel Allerton Arts festival, Morley Arts festival, Wetherby Arts Festival, and Love Arts Festival


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