Tourist Information

Leeds is easy to explore with its compact and vibrant city centre, attracting visitors for its world class live music, sport, culture, heritage and food and drink scene.

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The Leeds Visitor Centre (Tourist Information Centre in Leeds) is situated in the below the Art Gallery on The Headrow and is open:
Monday, 10.00-17.30
Tuesday to Saturday, 09.00-17.30
Sunday, 10.00-16.00

Highlights include:

Royal Armouries Museum - Bringing 3,000 years of warfare to life, see demonstrations of everything from sword-fighting to jousting, alongside a sprawling collection of ancient weaponry from the Tower of London at the world-class Royal Armouries.
Art and Sculpture - Celebrating the Leeds College of Art's most famous graduate, the Henry Moore Institute is one of the city's cultural highlights, home of the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle and boasting the largest sculpture collection in Europe. The Institute is housed in a modern extension to Leeds City Art Gallery, which itself boasts a fine collection of work by 19th- and 20th-century British painters.
Shopping - Leeds city centre is easy to get around on foot, perfect for dedicated shoppers. The ornate Victoria Quarter, housed beneath stained-glass ceilings, is home to designer brands including Vivienne Westwood, Louis Vuitton and The Kooples, as well as the designer flagship Harvey Nichols.
Kirkstall Abbey - Explore one of the most complete examples of a medieval Cistercian abbey in Britain. Set in wonderful parkland along the banks of the River Aire, Kirkstall Abbey boast historic architecture amid a haven of wildlife and greenery.

Key dates

Abstract submission deadline [EXTENDED]:

6 December 19

Early registration deadline:

17 December 19

Registration deadline:

3 January 20