Leeds’ thwarted bid to be European City of Culture in 2023 will turn into a general celebration of the city’s cultural life

Events coinciding with home games in October
to 2 Nov Hidden Temple Newsam
Sats to 26 Oct Leeds Walking Tour
18-19 Oktoberfest
19 London Mozart Players
19/20 Star Rails
2 Leeds Vintage Market
9 New Writing with New Contemporaries
30 Orchestra of Opera North

to 13 Oct Holly Hendry: Cenotaph
to 20 Oct 50 Years of Lotherton
to 31 Dec Curator’s Choice
to 29 Mar 2020 Woodwork: A Family Tree of Sculpture

What to See
You’ll find accounts of Leeds’ tourist attractions in Towns of Two Halves (and of 91 other places: order the book now for £8 from info@townsof2halves.co.uk). For additional information plus shopping, eating out etc there’s Visit Leeds and, during the summer months, Millennium Square. Other local attractions include:

The Royal Armories: five floors of displays

Corn Exchange
Craft Centre Leeds
Henry Moore Institute
Leeds Art Gallery
Leeds Arts University
Leeds City Museum
Leeds University Library Galleries
Royal Armouries Museum
The Tetley
Ulita Archive
Victoria Quarter