Sitting on the banks of the River Aire, Leeds is undoubtedly the capital of West Yorkshire. What was once a market town is now a stunning modern city that serves as the region's cultural and financial heart.

Easter Weekend
in Leeds
Last updated on 18th January 2019

Looking for a cracking way to spend this egg-cellent time of year in Leeds? Your search is over, as we’ve brought together a list of all the Eastery events happening in the city, ensuring you have a fun and festive four days off.

The bank holiday is a great time to explore Leeds’ leading attractions. Each year, the Royal Armouries Museum hosts the International Tournament with authentic medieval jousting fetes and plenty of knight demonstrations, sword combats and jousting tales. It’s a unique way to spend the Easter break, and provides thrilling fun for the whole family. 

For a more glamorous affair, why not spend the evening at the theatre? Leeds is home to some fantastic venues such as the Leeds Playhouse of Alhambra Theatre, where you can catch stunning productions of West End shows on tour or the best of Leeds' performing arts scene. There’s always plenty in the way of live music too, where Leeds' nightlife is renowned for showing you a good time. Head to Mint Warehouse, Pulse or PRYZM, or check out the O2 Academy, where you can find both big names and up-and-coming acts rocking up the city over Easter.

If you’re not already inspired, have a look at TickX’s list below of all the events happening this Easter in Leeds - you won’t be disappointed!