Local Leeds: Upcoming Events

9th – 17th March

Widen your cultural learning, go back in time with historic exhibitions or explore a magical world with your little one’s… With plenty to do this week, we have rounded up our top three picks!

An Evening of Yakitoni and Japanese Spirits

This March explore the Japanese culture with a special event hosted at the Vanguard. Welcoming you to Japan will be two bespoke cocktails made with Nikka spirits to compliment tempura, wasabi and pickled ginger. Serving up a combination of food and drink, bring along your friends or other half to delve into a sharing platter of yakitori, including five different skewers for you to try and three exquisite whiskies to sparkle up your taste-buds. The Japanese night doesn’t end there… let your food settle whilst you relax and enjoy a matcha cookie and coffee specially imported from Japan! Click here to purchase tickets.

Date: Wednesday 13th March

Time: 8pm – 11pm

Venue: The Vanguard, 7 Duncan St, Leeds LS1 6DQ


50 Years of Lotherton Exhibition

2019 marks Lotherton Hall’s 50th anniversary as a museum and to celebrate are hosting three joint exhibitions; End of an Era, Fifty Years and Fashion Forward. Whilst End of an Era explores the family who donated the estate to the city, Fifty Years highlights the Hall’s magnificent collection to show how its’ changed over the last half-century. Finally Fashion Forward showcases the fashion in which has been saved, collected and preserved to display to the public. Revealing how people use to dress and how fashion has changed to our current date through work from emerging Yorkshire designers.

Date: 7th March – 14th June

Time: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Off Collier Lane, Aberford, Leeds LS25 3EB



Are your little one’s fans of The Gruffalo? Take them to see Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s next big hit, the much-loved Zog. Eager to learn, the gigantic character tries to earn a gold star at Madam Dragon’s School. Fortunately, Zog has Princess Pearl to help him as he prepares for his biggest challenge yet… but will he succeed? A magical world brought to life on stage! Click here to purchase quick-selling tickets. 

Date: 9th March

Time: 10:30 am

Venue: Leeds Town Hall, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AD


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