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🗞️ Whats on in Leeds March 2024

🗞️ Whats on in Leeds March 2024

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Leeds BID and Chapter 81

Looking for some of the most amazing things to do around Leeds this March? Look no further, we’ve got a whole host of plans for you! From family activities and Mothers Day to Literature & shows, check out our full write up below…

For Families…

Teach Rex Live -Velociraptors, 17th March Carriageworks Theatre

Dive into the jaws of one of the most iconic dinosaurs to ever roam the world – the Velociraptor. Dinosaur lovers can go along an interactive, prehistoric journey, pinpointing the misconceptions surrounding the velociraptor.

Meet the big guy himself, giving the audience a realistic insight into how fascinating these creatures are.

Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big, February 29th – 3rd March, First Direct Arena 

Discover the magic this March, and follow your favourite Disney character’s journey through strength, determination, and kindness. Share every magical moment filled with breath-taking ice skating and beloved Disney songs with the whole family.

Leodis Space Agency, 23rd March – 14th April, Leeds City Centre

This Easter, the city of Leeds is set to witness an extraordinary event as LeedsBID (Leeds Business Improvement District) and Welcome to Leeds launches the Leodis Space Agency.

This cosmic experience promises to transport residents and visitors alike to new dimensions of wonder and excitement. From March 23rd to April 14th, Leeds will become a hub of interstellar activity, with captivating installations and interactive exhibits spread across key locations.

Would-be space cadets can take a giant leap into the unknown, embarking on their out-of-this-world adventure across Leeds’ city centre on a mission of discovery. The Leodis Space Agency is on a mission – to deliver a range of cosmic activities for all the family to enjoy, with exhibits to discover, alien encounters and interactive workshops.

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For Lit Lovers

Leeds Lit Fest Family Day, 9th March, Leeds Central Library

Unleash your curiosity at Leeds Central Library, with a full day of dazzling events for the whole family to enjoy. Have the chance to meet a variety of vibrant illustrators, authors, and storytellers from across the UK.  Enjoy interactive sessions or get crafty with drop-in crafts and Lego activities.

Leeds Lit Fest – Hannah Durkan, 13th March

Join children’s author Hannah Durkan for a fantastical creature creation session. Hear all about how Hannah creates her books, and characters and have a chance to conjure up something magical with collage. Are you a Hannah Durkan fan? Bring along your copies of Zeina Starborn for Hannah to sign!

Interested in more events like this? The Leeds List Fest full programme will be announced soon and will take place in June (15 to 23 June).

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For The Mothers…

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea, 9th – 10th March, Temple Newsam

Treat someone special this Mother’s Day to a beautiful day out at Temple Newsam. Explore the stunning mansion and grounds, followed by a scrumptious afternoon tea in the historic dining room.

Enjoy a selection of sandwiches and sweet treats alongside tea and coffee. Make it more special by adding a glass of fizz with your afternoon tea.

Paint Monet for Mother’s Day , 10th March, Doubletree by Hilton Leeds City Centre

Embrace your creativity with a paintbrush in one hand and a glass of wine in the other. Themed around Claude Monet’s iconic Water Lilies painting, beautify your canvas with impressionistic brushstrokes, capturing movement, light, and colour.

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For The Show Lovers…

Legally Blonde the Musical, 26th – 30th March, Leeds Grand Theatre

Based on the adored movie, this fabulous international award-winning musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles the stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams.  This jam-packed, heart-warming musical features memorable songs and dynamic dances.

We’re Going on A Bear Hunt, 1st – 3rd March, Leeds Grand Theatre

Leeds we’re going on a bear hunt! See this smash-hit production at Leeds Grand Theatre this March.

Based on the much-loved picture book, join this family of adventurers and their musical dog as they go on a quest to find a bear.

Wade through swishy, swashy grass, the splishy Splashy rivers and the thick oozy mud! Sing along to your favourite songs, enjoy interactive scenes, go on many adventures, and expect surprises along the way!

Finally, The Colourful!

Leeds Holi Festival, 23 March, Beaverworks

The festival of Colour is back at Beaverworks this month and is the official start of Spring. Expect food stalls, brilliant fair rides. Leeds Holi Festival aims at bringing different cultures together with different genre of music under 1 roof, 7 hours of open air colour party.

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