Leeds Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Leeds? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Leeds with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Leeds and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Leeds, featuring the best of things to do in Leeds – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Leeds fundraisers and charity events.


Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

The Desire Cycle Talk with Christopher Matthews at Ageless Festival

Yorkshire Dance 3 St Peter's Buildings, Leeds, Leeds

Christopher Matthews gives a performance lecture on his Desire Cycle. What’s the Desire Cycle you say? Well, what is desire? And what is a cycle? And how do we have life cycles that shape our lives and shape our views around different aspects of what we’re interested in and the desires we have and how […]

£6.00

Embodied Memory with Katja Heitmann at Ageless Festival

Yorkshire Dance 3 St Peter's Buildings, Leeds, Leeds

Since 2019, Dutch / German choreographer Katja Heitmann has been growing her Motus Mori archive, collecting everyday human movement that form the basis for new artworks. Her latest work, CORPUS, was shown in Leeds Art Gallery in December 2023 in collaboration with Yorkshire Dance. In 2024, she will focus her research on the ageing body […]

£6.00

Following the current: from boat to stage with Christine Thynne and Robbie Synge at Ageless Festival

Yorkshire Dance 3 St Peter's Buildings, Leeds, Leeds

Christine Thynne shares her journey of passion for dance and performance, of anatomy and the kayaking adventures, which led to the development of her solo work-in-progress, Mechanisms. Joined by friend and collaborator Robbie Synge, Christine will use a mix of film, performance and conversation to share her story. Expect a warm and lively audience discussion […]

£6.00

Excerpt of Mechanisms and Workshop with Christine Thynne and Robbie Synge at Ageless Festival

Yorkshire Dance 3 St Peter's Buildings, Leeds, Leeds

Mechanisms is a work-in-progress which boldly embodies ideas of effort and persistence, success and failure, visibility and joy. Drawing on knowledge of anatomy and physical practices in dance and kayaking, Christine playfully constructs and situates herself within a precarious structure of hard and fluid materials to build an environment of complex environmental interaction. This short excerpt […]

£8.00

Embodied Memory with Katja Heitmann at Ageless Festival

Yorkshire Dance 3 St Peter's Buildings, Leeds, Leeds

Since 2019, Dutch / German choreographer Katja Heitmann has been growing her Motus Mori archive, collecting everyday human movement that form the basis for new artworks. Her latest work, CORPUS, was shown in Leeds Art Gallery in December 2023 in collaboration with Yorkshire Dance. In 2024, she will focus her research on the ageing body […]

£6.00

Celebrating Participation at Ageless Festival

Yorkshire Dance 3 St Peter's Buildings, Leeds, Leeds

This triple bill, unites and celebrates the creativity of older adults in the North with works created by community dance companies from Leeds, Sheffield and Liverpool. Crossing the Bar by Men!Dancing!   Crossing the Bar considers what it is to be human. From creation and formation of cells, organs and consciousness to the inevitably of our […]

£12.00

A Brief History of Difference by Das Clarks and Jo Fong with Becky Davies at Ageless Festival

Yorkshire Dance 3 St Peter's Buildings, Leeds, Leeds

Being different is a complicated business. It can be exciting, distressing, temporary, permanent, liberating, dangerous, painful, a cause for celebration. It’s about bodies and language, memories and labels, perceptions and assumptions, acceptance and resistance. Join DAR, a queer, neurodivergent, curious, middle-aged Talking Heads fanatic, to consider some tricky questions around the subjects of difference, identity, […]

£12.00

40/40 by Two Destination Language at Ageless Festival

Leeds City College Theatre Playhouse Square, Leeds, Leeds

40/40 is an inspiring, insightful and moving celebration of Katherina Radeva’s 40 years as a woman, a migrant and an artist. Claiming space on a dance floor for one, she writes stories of her past, present and future, in speech, in electrical tape and in movement. From the little girl dancing at her parents’ student […]

£12.00

Apocalypse Wow! By Carl Harrison and Closing Party at Ageless Festival

Yorkshire Dance 3 St Peter's Buildings, Leeds, Leeds

Apocalypse Wow! By Carl Harrison | 7.30-8.30pm Apocalypse Wow! is a cabaret game show for the end of the world. Hosted by punk drag alien Niche Lorraine and starring you the audience as the contestants. We will sing, dance and scream into the black velvet void as we ask ourselves what can we wave goodbye […]

£12.00

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