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.

Good Friday
in Leeds
Last updated on 18th January 2019

Looking for a eggs-cellent way to spend your Good Friday in Leeds? Here we’ve brought together a list of all the events happening in the city this Good Friday to ensure you have a cracking day off.

Good Friday offers a opportunity to explore Leeds’ leading attractions. Why not check out the Royal Armouries Museum's annual International Tournament with authentic medieval jousting fetes and plenty of knight demonstrations, sword combats and jousting tales? There's no more unique way to spend your Good Friday in the company of all the family.

Those looking for a more glamorous way to spend their Good Friday could dress up for a night at the theatre. At Leeds' stunning theatres like the Leeds Playhouse and Grand Theatre you can find stunning productions of West End shows on tour along with the best of Leeds' own performing arts scene.

There's plenty in the way of live music this Good Friday as Leeds' nightlife can always be relied on to show you how it's done. Big names and up-and-coming acts will be rocking up at the First Direct Arena, O2 Academy Leeds and Brudenell Social Club, while nightclubs like Mint Warehouse, Pulse and PRYZM will be playing banging tunes all night.