Introducing My LEEDS Summer, a vibrant 3 month festival that will transform your local parks, village halls, high streets, and shopping centres across Leeds.
With a packed calendar of 33 events, each happening in a different part of the city, this festival is set to showcase the immense talent and creativity found right on our doorstep.
At the heart of this celebration is a strong sense of belonging and a desire to highlight what makes our city truly special – our diverse and vibrant communities. My LEEDS Summer is an integral part of My LEEDS 2023, a year-long extravaganza that honors the countless individuals and stories that contribute to the fabric of this incredible city.
Save the date! Find your local celebration in our handy calendar guide:
My LEEDS celebrates the fabric of each of our communities, from characters to food, from history to artistry. Everyone is welcome to these events.
Detailed access information for each of the My LEEDS Summer celebrations can be found in the individual Events above. If you require further access information please do not hesitate to contact us on 0113 511 2023.
My LEEDS 2023 is made possible with thanks to funding from Paul Hamlyn Foundation, National Lottery Heritage Fund, Arts Council England and Leeds Community Foundation: The Mohn Westlake Arts Engagement Fund and is in partnership with University of Leeds Horizons Institute.
The Neighbourhood Host scheme is delivered in partnership with UNION: The Northern School for Creativity and Activism.
"We invite you to play in our city. Play with new ways of seeing our city, play with new ways of being with each other, play with new ways of creating stories."
Check out our programme to learn more.
This new public artwork in City Square reawakens history and captures the magic of the Forest of Leodis.