Things to do in Leeds this August

Things to do in Leeds this August

By Colin | 05 Aug 2016

Book cheap train tickets to Leeds this month and experience a world of storytelling and live music! Here are 3 of our favourite things to do in Leeds in August and great value train tickets to get you there.

The Big Friendly Picnic

Oakwood Library (19th August)

With the release of The BFG in cinemas, Oakwood Library has come up with the perfect way to celebrate it – The Big Friendly Picnic. This free event will take place in the library’s garden, which will be opened up for a whole host of Roald Dahl-themed activities. This fabulous family day out in Leeds encourages kids to dress as their favourite character – 10 points for whoever comes as The Twits. Bring a picnic (some refreshments will be provided too), a blanket and join in the fun.

Get involved in The Big Friendly Picnic

Sister Act

Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House (22nd-27th August)

Sing Hallelujah for the all new production of Sister Act, the feel-good musical comedy based on the smash hit movie starring Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith. This all new production of the Broadway and West End smash hit musical comedy returns to the UK this month, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and starring Alexandra Burke.

Come and see the habits hit the road again and why this family friendly show has been seen by more than 6 million people worldwide.

Join the congregation at Visit Leeds

Leeds Festival

Bramham Park, Leeds (26th-29th August)

One of the North’s greatest music festivals is back for another year of live entertainment in Bramham Park. The Leeds Festival line-up includes Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The 1975, A$AP Rocky, Fall Out Boy and many more. As official travel partner of the festival, we’re offering 20% off travel when you book your train tickets to Leeds by 17th August.

Join the music crowd at Leeds Festival

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