Local Leeds: Events This Week

6th – 16th May

The prolonged bank holiday weekend may be over, but that doesn’t end the fun activities that are happening in and around Leeds this week. To help you decide, we have rounded up our top three picks for those who need a well-deserved beer, a family day out, or some lighthearted entertainment.



LS6 Beer Festival 


Calling all lovers for real ale, LS6 Beer Festival is returning for its’ 10th edition. Located at Left Bank Leeds, the stunning venue will take home to some of Leeds and Yorkshires renowned breweries – including The Meanwood Brewery, Anthology, Kirkstall, Ridgeside and Sunbeam Ales. If your company is not a beer drinker, fear not as the festival offers a wide range of British ciders to tingle your taste-buds. Join the festival-goers in the heart of LS6 for beverages in the spring sunshine or inside the exquisite Grade II* listed former church building. While you’re there, dance along with the live music and fill your tum with street food. Click here to purchase tickets. 

Date: Thursday 9th – Saturday 11th May

Time: 6pm – 11pm (all day Saturday)

Venue: Left Bank Leeds, Cardigan Road, LS6 1LJ



Family Den Building 



Unravel your kids creativity in a family den building session! Using inspirational scrap materials, let your imagination run free… Joined by Scrap Creative Reuse Arts Project – a social enterprise focused on reusing waste materials from businesses as environmentally friendly resources for art and play! Put on your thinking caps as the team will help you get to grips with den building whether that be a castle, boat, playhouse, or pizzeria! To fill those rumbling tums after a hard day of building, there will be a buffet to refuel with wood fired pizza, salads and sides! Click here to purchase tickets.

Date: Saturday 11th May

Time: 10:30am – 1:30pm

Venue: The Grumpy Fryer, 99 New Rd, Middlestown, Wakefield WF4 4NS


Showstopper! The Improvised Musical 


Anything could happen, and that’s where the excitement kicks in… Showstopper! Is an improvised musical that won an Olivier Award during its time on the West End. Created from scratch every night, the whole performance take the audience suggestions and convert them into an all-singing, all-dancing production that will have you hysterically laughing. Click here to purchase tickets.

Date: Thursday 16th May

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: City Varieties Music Hall, Swan Street, Leeds, LS1 6LW

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