Events Around Leeds

Today to Mon 7 Jan 2019, closest first.    

More details - Beauty and the Beast
After the hugely successful Jack and the Beanstalk, Paul Holman Associates returns to Carriageworks Theatre for Winter 2018 with their magical pantomime Beauty and the Beast. Be our guest on a journey of enchantment in one of the most loved fairy tales of all time.
Carriageworks Theatre The Electric Press 3 Millennium Square Leeds
Tue 11 Dec to Sun 16 Dec, Tue 18 Dec to Thu 20 Dec, Sat 22 Dec to Mon 24 Dec, Wed 26 Dec to Mon 31 Dec

More details - Meeting of Leeds Philatelic Society
Leeds Philatelic Society meets every two weeks on Tuesday evenings to receive exciting presentations from guest speakers, study philatelic material and for discussion. Why not join is for a "trial run" and discover how many different "worlds" can be explored through stamps.
St George’s Conference Centre, 60 Great George Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire
Tue 11 Dec

More details - Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Mariah Carey.: Tickets avaiable.
First Direct Arena, Leeds

More details - Still Life: Things Devouring Time
An exhibition exploring consumer culture, sustainability and still life This exhibition explores the notion of consumerism through the lens of historical and contemporary still life artworks.
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds
Today to Sat 15 Dec, Mon 17 Dec to Sat 22 Dec, Wed 2 Jan 2019 to Sat 5 Jan 2019, Mon 7 Jan 2019 to Sat 12 Jan 2019, Mon 14 Jan 2019 to Sat 19 Jan 2019

More details - Tuesday Treasure: What’s New?
Join us for December’s Tuesday Treasure as we look back at what’s new in Special Collections this year, from recipe books and 18th century manorial records to literary letters and knitting patterns.
Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds
Tue 11 Dec

More details - Parents & Tots
Parents & Tots  Tutor: Louise McDowall Clothing: Bare feet & comfortable clothes All Abilities A fun session to build confidence, co-ordination and fitness.
Yorkshire Dance 3 St Peter’s Building Leeds
Today to Sat 15 Dec

More details - Victorian Christmas
Join one of our special festive tours of the Fort and experience a military Christmas in the Victorian garrison. Step back in time and meet head cook Private Dobson in the kitchen as he prepares a Christmas feast for the soldiers.
Fort Nelson Portsdown Hill Road
Thu 20 Dec to Fri 4 Jan 2019

More details - Legends: King Arthur
An action-packed themed weekend featuring the legendary leader of medieval myths and romances. Inspired by our global collection, the Legends event season explores mighty and mysterious warrior legends from cultures around the world through storytelling, performances, combat demonstrations, music, film and...
Royal Armouries Armouries Drive Leeds
Sat 29 Dec to Mon 31 Dec

More details - Messy Christmas
Bring the children along for some fun Christmas-themed crafts inside Left Bank Leeds, an inspiring Grade II* listed former church building. There will be cutting, sticking, biscuit decorating, crown making and plenty of glitter!
Left Bank Leeds Cardigan Road Leeds
Sun 16 Dec

More details - Leeds Hidden Christmas Festival
Dance to the tunes of the Sugar Plum Fairy and marvel at the christmas cheer unfolding around you, as the festive Nutcracker themed extravaganza explodes across the magical setting of Kirkstall Abbey this December.
Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Road, Leeds
Fri 14 Dec to Sun 16 Dec

More details - Coffee and Carols
Come and enjoy carols and coffee on this last Saturday before Christmas. All are welcome - come and go as you please.
St. Andrew’s Methodist Church, Robin Lane, Pudsey
Sat 22 Dec

More details - Farsley Farmers Market
Farsley Farmers Market is a free, Community event which runs all year round on 4th Saturday of every month, in St Johns Hall & Grounds. n.b. we take a break in August. With a selection of our best Makers and Bakers this Market, we are ready for you! Are you joining us? Toy Exchange Bucket. Disabled facilities.
St John’s Hall & Grounds, New Street, off Farsley Town Street, Leeds
Sat 22 Dec

More details - Santa Visiting Swithens Farm
Santa will be arriving at Swithens farm & getting cosy in his grotto on Saturday & Sunday 1st December 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. If you wish to see Santa the cost is £5.00 per child including a great gift. No need to book in advance, just turn up when Santa’s here!
Swithens Farm, Swithens Lane Rothwell
Sat 15 Dec, Sun 16 Dec, Sat 22 Dec to Mon 24 Dec

More details - In Search of Frankenstein
From melting glaciers to nuclear bunkers, ?In Search of Frankenstein reveals the present-day landscape that once inspired Mary Shelley’s groundbreaking novel.
Impressions Gallery Centenary Square Bradford
Today to Sat 5 Jan 2019

More details - Christmas Tree Festival
Come along and enjoy our new Christmas Tree Festival. All trees will be decorated and sponsored by local businesses. You will be able to vote for your favourite tree plus there will be a raffle each day. Seasonal refreshments will be served in the cafe.
St Peters Church, Kirkthorpe Lane, Kirkthorpe, Wakefield
Sat 15 Dec, Sun 16 Dec

More details - Meet Ian McMillan - host of BBC Radio 3's The Verb
Book signing. Meet Ian McMillan who will be signing copies of his new book ’t’witterer’ Starts 7pm, with refreshments and live tweeting!!
Rickaro Bookshop, Horbury, Wakefield
Wed 12 Dec

More details - Big chrismas party ,chrismas eve
This is our Christmas eve party This is a fantastic venue with new entrance We have a d j and music played all night Ballroom and Latin.
St Mary’s community centre mirfield on Sunday 38 church lane ,mirfield Wf14 9HX
Mon 24 Dec

More details - New year's eve
Fantastic venue for our new years party We have a black tie event We have a top d j We have a great demonstration ballroom We have great food Welcome drinks All this for £30 a head And a great night out Ballroom and Latin music played all night Sequence rock a roll Have a great night out , and see
St marys community centre Mirfield Wf14 9hx
Mon 31 Dec

More details - Carols by Candlelight
In the Mirfield Team Parish. Annual Carol service at St. Mary’s church, Mirfield: Team Parish choir members + friends combine to make beautiful music for this traditional lessons and carols service. Very Popular - Get here early. for short clip from 2014
St. Mary’s Church, Church Lane, Mirfield
Mon 17 Dec

More details - Sleeping Beauty Pantomime
Don’t get caught snoozing this Christmas as pantomime comes to the Castleford Civic Centre in a spectacular production of SLEEPING BEAUTY starring Allo Allo and Emmerdale’s Vicki Michelle!
Castleford Civic Centre, Ferrybridge Road, Castleford
Thu 20 Dec to Mon 24 Dec

More details - Pond creation at Fryston
Learn how to install a pond to attract dragonflies, build a minibeast hotel, and experience life as a park ranger
Fryston Country Trails, Smith Street, Castleford
Tue 11 Dec, Tue 18 Dec

More details - Wacky Wednesday Under 5's Christmas Special
Wednesday 12th December 10:15 - 11:45 12:30 - 14:00 Recommended age 9 months - 5 years Join the Christmas fun at the Museum for a Wacky Wednesday Under 5’s Christmas Special. There will be stories, songs, craft activities, a live performance and some very special guests!
The National Coal Mining Museum for England Caphouse Colliery New Road Overton Wakefield
Wed 12 Dec

More details - Pirate Day @ Hope Forge
Get your Christmas off to a magical start - come and visit Santa in his underground grotto! Santa is 140m underground this Christmas, greeting mini miners and their friends, so don’t miss out on the Christmas fun. A unique experience for all the family to enjoy together.
The National Coal Mining Museum for England Caphouse Colliery New Road Overton Wakefield
Sat 15 Dec to Sun 23 Dec

More details - Santa Underground
Visit Santa in his underground grotto & get your Christmas off to a magical start. Santa is 140m underground this Christmas, greeting mini miners and their friends, so don’t miss out on the Christmas fun. A unique experience for all the family to enjoy together.
The National Coal Mining Museum For England Caphouse Colliery New Road Overton Wakefield
Sat 15 Dec to Sun 23 Dec

More details - Nostell - New Year's Day parkrun
Are you set on making a sporty start in the new year' Nostell parkrun is celebrating New Year’s Day with a special 5km run to get you active in the outdoors.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Tue 1 Jan 19

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