Entertainment and Culture

Leeds College of Art

Location: City centre, University
Vibe: Traditional
Choice: Education

Leeds College of Art is one of only a few independent art schools in the UK, our students enjoy a small, close-knit community in a creative atmosphere where anything feels possible. We believe this is the best environment in which to grow as an artist or designer.

Look Key Escape

Location: City centre, University
Vibe: Excited, Family Friendly

Choose your room and book a slot. Arrive and get locked in! You get 60 minutes to solve the puzzles and escape the room. But will you make it out in time??

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KMAH Radio

Location: City centre
Vibe: Culture 
Choice: Radio

KMAH Radio is an independent radio station broadcasting from the back streets of Leeds. We have regular shows from well-known…

2 Albion Place LS1 6JL
Assembly House, Leeds, art space in Leeds, Leeds exhibitions,

Assembly House

Location: Armley
Vibe: Culture 
Choice: Events

Assembly House is an artist-led studio space and gallery in Leeds, which prides itself in providing an inviting public space…

44 Canal Road LS12 2PL

The Barn

Location: Yeadon
Vibe: Child Friendly
Choice: Family fun

The Barn is a great place for all the family to come and enjoy fun activities, indoor and outdoor and great home-cooked food in our fab cafe.

Warm Lane, Yeadon Yeadon, Leeds

Hyde Park Book Club

Location: Hyde Park
Vibe: Live Music, Party, Skint
Choice: Drinks

Hyde Park Book Club is an arts space serving coffee, beers, wines and food on Leeds’ Hyde Park Corner. Through the…

27-29 Headingley Lane, Leeds, LS6 1BL

Castleton Mill

Location: City centre
Vibe: Culture 
Choice: Events

A Grade II listed former textile mill, Castleton Mill is brand new hub for individuals and businesses in the creative…

Castleton Close LS12 2DR
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Jackrabbits Pottery

Location: Oakwood

Jackrabbits is a family and buggy-friendly studio for adults and children of all abilities to explore their creative sides. We…

633a Roundhay Road, Oakwood, Leeds, LS8 4BA
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The Hepworth

Location: Wakefield
Vibe: Creative, Culture 
Choice: Art, Crafts, Culture

The Hepworth Wakefield, Gallery Walk, Wakefield, WF1 5AW

Leeds Grand Theatre

Location: City centre
Vibe: Child Friendly, Live Music
Choice: Theatre

46 New Briggate, Leeds
Seven Arts, Chapel Allerton, Leeds

Seven Arts

Location: Chapel Allerton
Vibe: Culture 
Choice: Events

Our aim at Seven is to showcase the best of local and regional talent and to attract innovative work from…

31a Harrogate Road LS7 3PD

The Craft Centre and Design Gallery

Location: City centre
Vibe: Culture , Flush, Retail Therapy
Choice: Crafts

Back in 1982 something exciting emerged in the city of Leeds, a hidden gem in the heart of the cultural…

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

The Leeds Library

Location: City centre
Vibe: Culture 
Choice: Books

Members of the Leeds Library, the oldest surviving subscription library in England, enjoy easy access to over 550 years of…

18 Commercial Street, Leeds, LS1 6AL

ODILeeds

Location: City centre
Vibe: Retail Therapy
Choice: Gifts

Collaboration and innovation space in Leeds ODILeeds is a not for profit organisation working to innovate with data in the…

3rd floor, Munro House, Duke Street, Leeds, LS9 8AG

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Location: Wakefield
Vibe: Child Friendly, Creative, Culture 
Choice: Art

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a pioneering place that aims to challenge, inspire, inform and delight, welcoming over 500,000 visitors, including 48,000 learning visits each year.

Corn Exchange

Location: City centre
Vibe: Culture , Retail Therapy
Choice: Retail

Leeds Corn Exchange is one of Britain’s finest Victorian buildings and a Grade 1 listed structure. Designed by Cuthbert Brodrick…

Call Lane, Leeds, LS1 7BR

Compass Festival

Location: City centre
Vibe: Culture 
Choice: Cultural

COMPASS FESTIVAL is an extraordinary biennial event of mostly free live artworks across Leeds from world class artists, performance makers and emerging…

Compass Live Art, Patrick Studios, St. Mary's Lane, LS9 7EH

Leeds City College

Location: City centre

Leeds City College is one of the UK’s largest FE establishment, offering a diverse curriculum to over 30,000 students.

Hunslet Campus, Cudbear St, Leeds, LS10 1HD
Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen, Music, music in Leeds, gigs in Leeds, Leeds, independent, bar, bar in Leeds, burgers, pizza,
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Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen

Location: City centre
Vibe: Alfresco, Brunch, Café Society, Culture , Gastro, Live Music, Outdoor, Party, Romantic
Choice: Drinks

Located in Leeds’ vibrant Northern Quarter, Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen first opened its doors in 1934 as Leeds Children’s…

1-1A Cross Belgrave Street LS2 8JP
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The Faversham

Location: University
Vibe: Culture , Gastro, Romantic
Choice: Drinks

The Faversham is a multi-purpose venue and event space that is infamous for hosting some of Leeds’ most memorable parties…

1-5 Springfield Mount LS2 9NG

The Holbeck Underground Ballroom (HUB)

Location: Holbeck
Vibe: Live Music, Party
Choice: Party

Slung Low is an award-winning theatre company specializing in making unlikely, ambitious and original adventures for audiences in unusual places. Slung Low…

67-71 Bath Road, Leeds, LS11 9UA

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Location: City centre
Vibe: Traditional
Choice: Theatre

Since opening in March 1990, West Yorkshire Playhouse has established a reputation both nationally and internationally as one of Britain’s most exciting producing theatres, winning awards for everything from its productions to its customer service.

Playhouse Square, Quarry Hill, Leeds

The Tetley

Choice: Culture

The Tetley is a centre for contemporary art and learning located in the stunning Art Deco headquarters of the former…

Brewery Wharf
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Hyde Park Picture House

Location: Hyde Park
Vibe: Culture , Romantic
Choice: Movies

Established in 1914, the Hyde Park Picture House is one the UK’s oldest cinemas. Stepping inside their Grade II listed…

73 Brudenell Road LS6 1JD
SCRAP Centre of Creative Reuse Play and Learning, Leeds, social enterprise

SCRAP Centre of Creative Reuse Play and Learning

Location: Farsley
Vibe: Child Friendly, Culture 
Choice: Cultural

We are a social enterprise based in Leeds, focused on helping the environment by reusing waste materials from businesses as…

The Spinning Mill, Sunnybank Mills, Farsley, Leeds LS28 5UJ

Left Bank Leeds

Location: Headingley, Hyde Park
Vibe: Culture , Family Friendly, Live Music
Choice: Culture, Events

Left Bank Leeds is a multidisciplinary arts venue set in an amazing Grade II* listed former church building. Our mission…

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Sunken Studio

Location: Roundhay

You’re invited to build your own pot(s) at our professional ceramics studio in Leeds. Choose from our range of pottery…

Eiger Music Studios, music in Leeds, Venue in Leeds, practise rooms

Eiger Music Studios

Location: Holbeck, Hunslet
Vibe: Culture , Live Music
Choice: Events space and rehearsals

Eiger studios is a multi purpose music complex, comprising of rehearsal spaces, recording studios, a venue, and offering various services…

Unit 1, Fairfield House, New Craven Gate LS11 5NF

Inkwell Arts

Location: Chapel Allerton
Vibe: Child Friendly, Culture 
Choice: Cultural, Culture

Creativity is the key to enriching lives and building stronger communities. Inkwell Arts Centre provides a community hub that feeds…

31 Potternewton Lane LS7 3LW

Transform

Location: City centre
Vibe: Culture 
Choice: Cultural

Presenting festivals of performance from Leeds and internationally, whilst concocting projects with bold artists all year round, Transform presents theatre works everywhere…

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Playhouse Square, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7UP
Angel of Youths, Social enterprise, Leeds, independent

Angel of Youths

Location: City centre
Vibe: Culture 
Choice: Cultural, Culture

Angel of Youths launched in October 2011, offering entrepreneurial opportunities for young adults aged 16-30, from deprived or marginalised communities…

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