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Find out everything you need to know about Leeds 2023

Leeds 2023 will be a landmark year of culture for Leeds and our wider region.

Starting on 1st January, 2023 will be an extraordinary, year-long programme of creative experiences. Co-created with local, national and international artists, Leeds 2023 will be for Leeds, with Leeds and inspired by Leeds.

A showcase of creativity across all forms of culture: from dance to design, art to architecture, poetry to pop, sculpture to sport, grassroots community theatre to performances on our world class stages, Leeds 2023 will have something for everyone.

Fuelled by a belief in the power of artistic expression and cultural experiences to transform lives, Leeds 2023 will unlock talent and creative opportunities for people from every district in the city.

New connections, collaborations, creative excellence and friendships forged in building Leeds 2023 will play a vital role on our city’s journey to becoming a cultural giant in the world; one that benefits all Leeds people now and long into the future.