The best things to do in and around Leeds | 27 June – 3 July 2022

New coffee spots, Mardi Gras and an appearance from Tom Grennan.

It’s payday week, Leeds.

We’re here for the payday weekend and beyond, so here’s just a few of the best things to get involved in Leeds city centre and beyond this week to help you spenf your pennies wisely.

Whether you fancy visiting a brand-new coffee shop or choosing some gorgeous vintage fits, we’ve uncovered the best festivals, food options and pub quizzes- and that’s just the beginning.

Keep reading to find out all the best things to do in and around Leeds this week.

Vintage Kilo Sale

Monday 27 June 2022 | Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen

Image: Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen

Monday blues just aren’t possible when you’ve got the opportunity to get your hand on exclusive second hand garms that are good for the planet (and your back pocket). Monday 27 June marks the final day of a three-day vintage clothes sale over a Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen from 11am.

All items are weighed to determine their value, and with each kilo coming in at £20 each, you can bet that this will be one of the best value shopping trips in town.

Find out more here.

Headrow House Pub Quiz

Tuesday 28 June 2022 | Headrow House, Leeds City Centre

clothes on rail.
Image: Headrow House

The Headrow House pub quiz is something quite special. Located in their huge beer hall, nestled amongst their sixty plus lines of beers from around the world, they promise a night of quizzes and games: start with the pub quiz and if you’re successful, your prize will be selected when you spin the wheel of fortune.

Head down to Headrow House for 6.30 pm on a Tuesday evening and take full advantage of their free entry and grab a pint before getting your game face on.

Brunch Social with unlimited pizza

Thursday 30 June – Sunday 3 July 2022 | Flight Club, Leeds City Centre

Image: Flight Club

If you’re looking for some weekend things to do inspiration, look no further than Flight Club’s incredible Brunch Social offering. There’s two hours of unlimited pizza to kick off the brunching experience every Thursday – Sunday, served up on giant paddles. There’s elite tier pizzas here and they’re loaded with toppings and there’s not a margarita in sight (unless that’s what you want to order).

Grab a slice with one hand and a dart with the other: this brunch club has the option to add a sampler of Social Darts. You’ll have a full hour to throw darts to your heart’s content in the oche and a bottle of Prosecco EACH to get through.

Find out more here.

Enter The Hoot Leeds X Flight Club giveaway to win Brunch Social for six people on Instagram (click here).

Humbl Coffee Shop opening

Friday 1 July 2022 | Monk Bridge Road, Meanwood

Image: Humbl Coffee

From an up-cycled horse trailer to a coffee shop, Humbl is the UK’s first battery powered mobile coffee shop with a lockdown success story that started off, and continues to be, an entirely self-funded small business. Now, you’ll be able to grab a cup of Joe from their first cafe from this Friday onwards.

Open 8am-3pm on weekdays and 10am-4pm at the weekend, you’ll find all of your favourite coffee shop options from the horse trailer inside their very own four walls, as well as a comfy seat or two to while away the afternoon.

Find out more here.

AmityFest22 Craft Beer Festival

Friday 1 July – Sunday 3 July 2022 | Amity Brew Co., Farsley

Head over to Farsley for a weekend-long celebration of beer. / Image: Amity Brew Co.

Amity Brew is celebrating two years in Leeds and hosting Farsley’s first ever craft beer festival to say thankyou to all of the customers, collaborations and local breweries that have supported them through their journey so far. Expect to find food trucks aplenty, live music and DJs all day long as well as some serious beer and craft ales to choose from.

Tickets to enter the beer tent cost £10 each or pay £34.99 for all four sessions over three days- both of which include an exclusive Amityfest glass.

Find out more here.

Tom Grennan Live

Friday 1 July 2022 | Halifax Piece Hall

Image: Tom Grennan

The Found What I’ve Been Looking For singer-songwriter will be taking over Halifax’s Piece Hall and kicking off everyone’s weekend with melodic riffs and feel good summer anthems aplenty.

Tickets cost £32.50 but there are also a number of premium tickets availble at £70 each.

Find out more here.

Mardi Gras Festival

Saturday 2 July 2022 | Roundhay Park, Roundhay

Mardi Gras Festival is back for another year with legendary locals and international acts set to take over Roundhay Park all day Saturday. Expect to witness the likes of Clean Bandit and Joel Corry on the main stage with Raye, Roger Sanchez, Majestic, Jodie Harsh and so much more to embrace.

If that’s not enough, there’s some serious foodie options inside the International Food Village. Choose from legendary slices from Homeboy Pizza Co, Soul Stone Coffee, Istanbul Grill and The Chaat Walas, as well as options like Barney’s Churros
and taco conessuiers Jimmy Macks Street Kitchen.

Find out more here.

Curry and Beer Festival

Sunday 3 July 2022 | Roundhay Park, Roundhay

giant bowls of curry.
Image: Beer and Curry Festival

After the success of the 2021 festival, Leeds’ Curry and Beer Festival is returning to the city for 2022 with a whole host of independent traders offering food and drink from around the world. Located in the leafy back garden of the city: Roundhay Park, Sunday 3 July 2022 will see one of Europe’s largest parks transformed into a foodie hub that champions independents from around the city and beyond.

Whether you’re a fan of the dhansak, saag, korma, jalfrezi, or vindaloo, there’s sure to be something for everyone here with the festival promising a ream of different street food traders turning up to cook on the day. Of course, it goes without saying that Leeds knows what it’s doing when it comes to top beer – so we expect to see some of Yorkshire’s finest pulling up with their freshest craft brews too.

Find out more here.

Feature Image- Headrow House

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