The best things to do in and around Leeds this week | 5 – 11 February 2024

It’s Superbowl week.

Of course, there’s more going on than the American footy, and this week is going to be jam-packed with specials, live events and of course, late night TV.

From roast dinners to indie bands and pub quizzes to Taylor Swift-themed club nights, keep reading to find out all the best things to do in and around Leeds this week…

Friend (The One With Gunther) Live

Tuesday 6 February 2024 | Old Woolen, Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley

Image: Old Woolen

The untold story of the 90s hit TV show FRIENDS is coming to the Old Woolen this month. Told ‘through the eyes of Gunther, Central Perk’s very own ‘seventh Friend’, the audience is invited to ‘settle down in Gunther’s café’ and hear a different perspective from the man that kept the cast caffeinated throughout all ten seasons.

Find out more here.

Quiz Night at SALT Granary Wharf

Thursday 8 February 2024 | SALT Granary Wharf

Image: The Hoot Leeds

By the waterside, SALT Granary Wharf hosts a speedy pub quiz every week where all you need to do is bring your phone and a great team name to be in with the chance of winning.

Find out more here.

Enter Shikari Live

Friday 9 February 2024 | First Direct Arena

Image: Enter Shikari

British Rock band Enter Shikari will be playing at the First Direct Arena as part of their A Kiss For The Whole World tour on Friday night. Expect head bangs, guitar riffs and the whole crowd on their feet.

Get tickets here.


Friday 9 February 2024 | Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen

Image: Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen / Swiftogeddon

Gig-goers at Belgrave Music Hall will be treated to versions of hits like Shake It Off, Blank Space, … Ready For It?, and Lover, spanning all the way back to 2006.

Every song on the playlist will be either an original hit, a deep cut, or an extended mix of Taylor Swift’s massive back catalogue. With ten studio albums under her belt (as well as those re-released versions), there’ll be plenty of bangers to go at.

Find out more here.

Hyde & Seek

Saturday 10 February 2024 | Hyde Park Picture House

Image: HPPH

 Saturday mornings are for the cinema and at Hyde Park Picture House, there’s a family-friendly ‘pay what you can’ event running every weekend from 11am.

Cinema showings are every Saturday and Sunday at 11am, and cover classics like 101 Dalmatians and The Wizard of Oz right through to modern favourites like Frozen and The Spiderwick Chronicles.

Find out more here.

The Last Dinner Party Live

Sunday 11 February 2024 | Brudenell Social Club, Burley

The Last Dinner Party will be returning to Leeds for an intimate album launch performance at the Brudenell Social Club just a week after their debut album, Prelude To Ecstasy, was released.

You can get tickets here.

Superbowl at BOX

Sunday 11 February – Monday 12 February 2024 | Infirmary Street, Leeds City Centre

The best seats in the house for the Superbowl are going to be at BOX this year. The bar reckons whether you’re cheering offense, defense, or just the epic halftime show, BOX Leeds is THE place to be, and with tables available from 8pm, we can’t wait to watch some of the biggest touchdowns of the year through the night.

Find out more here.

Sunday Roasts at The Brunswick

Sunday 11 February 2024 | North Street, Leeds City Centre

The Brunswick. / Images: The Hoot Leeds

You can choose from various meats such as beef, porchetta, chicken or a veggie/vegan roast. All roasts served with a Yorkshire pud, crispy roast potatoes, maple syrup glazed carrots, cabbage, lots of gravy and a mini Bloody Mary.

Find out more here.

Noah Kahan Live

Sunday 11 February 2024 | First Direct Arena, Leeds

Noah Kahan stood in a jacket.
Image: Noah Kahan via Facebook

It might not quite be the Season Of The Sticks when Noah Kahan comes back to Leeds, but the breakthrough artist has gone from selling out the SU and heading for a pint at Dry Dock to booking an already sold-out show at the Arena just months on.

Tickets are either £39.81 and £48.25, join the waitlist via See Tickets here.

Knife Angel

Throughout February 2024 | Royal Armouries, Leeds City Centre

Image: Leeds City Council

The touring Knife Angel sculpture is coming to Leeds this February, to send a powerful message and spark conversations about knife crime in the city. 

The Knife Angel, standing tall at 27ft and made from over 100,000 seized blades, was created by the British Ironwork Centre to highlight the negative effects of violent behaviour and the need for change.

The poignant sculpture will be placed outside the Royal Armouries Museum as part of an intensification month on knife crime which launches on Thursday 1 February 2024.

Find out more here.

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