Leeds International Festival hits the city this weekend and is already promising to make its mark.
This new, ambitious and exciting cultural festival, celebrating the international appeal of Leeds’ rich and vibrant portfolio, sees the city showcase its music, moving image and tech credentials.
Leeds city centre will come to life over a nine-day period from Saturday 22nd April 22nd-Sunday 30th April, with 35 events and 327 speakers and acts.
LIF boasts a stellar line-up including a film premiere with footballing greats and a Hollywood star, headline performances including a BRIT winner, exhibitions and conferences with the spotlight on keynote speakers leading the debates.
The festival is also serving up side orders of fashion and food, with Fashion in Leeds hosting The Fashion Space on Briggate with runway shows and free industry talks starting this Saturday. An allotment taking root in Leeds Kirkgate Market in...