Leeds city centre is fast becoming a major player in the north. It is the UK's third largest city and one of the largest financial centres (voted Britain's Best City for Business). Leeds also has the fourth largest student population in the UK which breeds a healthy music and arts hub (city alumini include Kaiser Cheifs and Damien Hirst). There's a great variety of venues from the vibrant cellar bars, the renowned Brudnell Social club, the 2,000 capacity O2 Academy or the 12,000 capacity First Direct Arena. Also renowed for it's shopping, Leeds has it's very own Harvery Nichols, John Lewis and the all-encompasing Trinity Centre.
The Grand Theatre, Leeds was built in 1878 and is home to various events including the Northern Ballet, West End musicals, dramas and concerts.
Canal Mills is an old textile mill, recently renovated to create a space for creative events from live music, fashion and theatre, pop-up restaurants and exhibitions.
Roundhay Park is a huge open space with parkland, lakes, woodland and gardens.
The Royal Armouries Museum is Britain's national museum of arms and armor. Featuring over 75,000 items and being free to the public makes this a great place to visit.
Located in the city centre, this is the hub of the city featuring retail stores and over 30 restaurants. You are sure to find something to while away the hours.
A burger bar with a difference. Burgers, chilli cheese fries and deep-fried pickles are just a selection of great things to eat here.
A true BBQ restaurant to satisfy anyone's meat cravings.
An independent venue that regularly plays host to a variety of music, art, film and food over three floors and featuring a roof terrace.
The Tetley was the former headquarters of the Tetley Brewery. It's a place to enjoy art, exhibitions and music.
Situated in Leeds Corn Exchange, Humpit uses locally sourced ingredients to make hummus, falafel and pitta.
Featuring ever-changing pop-up places to eat, there is always something new to try.