What will you get up to when Leeds International Festival takes over the city from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 12th May 2019?
It’s back! Leeds International Festival returns to the city this May with over 30 events across 11 days. It’s the UK’s leading metropolitan festival of new ideas and innovation, so you can look forward to an eclectic programme of events that covers everything from music and culture to tech, literature and film. There really is something for everyone. But don’t take our word for it. Enter our competition and you could check it out for yourself with tickets to five massive events.
Bag a pair of tickets to 5 of the best events of this year’s festival
If you’re our lucky winner, you’ll get a pair of tickets to 5 incredible events worth over £250. You’ll start with the opening night of Falling Light on Thursday 2nd May 2019 at Leeds Corn Exchange. It’s an immersive light and sound installation created by design studio Flat-e and it uses a translucent horizontal screen to reflect light around you with original music from producer Daniel Avery. Your next four events will all take place at the L19 Cube in The Village at The Tetley, starting the following day with BlaqueXplosion, a day of discussion and DJs that explores the black community in Leeds through music and culture – this is your chance to see Frank Bruno, Jermain Jackman and Iration Steppas in the flesh.
On Saturday 4th May 2019, you’re off to see Crazy P & Friends. This is a rare chance to see one of the best live dance music bands in the UK with support from DJs like Ralph Lawson. Fast forward to Wednesday 8th May 2019 and you can see the legendary punk poet John Cooper Clarke performing hits like ‘Evidently Chickentown’ and ‘Beasley Street’ alongside new works from his latest collection ‘The Luckiest Guy Alive’. Your final event is The Changing Face of the UK Film and TV Industry two nights later, as actor John Thompson, film director Adam Morse and casting director Nicci Topping tackle everything from the rise of video on demand to the future of independent film.
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