Finally, signs of spring seem to be in the air, and there’s plenty of other reasons to get excited with no shortage of things to do in Leeds this month – check out these dates for your diary:
4th March – Lionel Richie @ Leeds Arena
Hot on the heels of presenting Mark Ronson with his Brit award, the legend that is Lionel Richie is taking to the stage at Leeds Arena with his very own show, which promises to be very special indeed.
4th to 14th March – Romeo & Juliet @ Leeds Grand Theatre
Described as ‘A treasured classic reimagined. A timeless ballet for a modern audience’, this production from Northern Ballet is already receiving wonderful praise. Tickets are available here.
We’re always delighted to be a top choice for theatre break accommodation – if you’re coming from out of town to see the show, our stylish serviced apartments in Leeds are a perfect way to make a weekend of it, in luxury and comfort. Get in touch to check availability.
6th March – Barbara Dickson @ Leeds Town Hall
Barbara Dickson, OBE, came to fame during the Scottish Folk Revival of the 1960s and has since become the biggest selling Scottish female album artiste of all time. After 40 years in the business, fans are sure to enjoy this culmination of Barbara’s musical talent.
7th March – Charlatans @ o2 Academy
The Charlatans play the o2 as part of their first full UK tour since 2010, bringing with them their brand new album, ‘Modern Nature’ which has been described by Q Magazine as being ‘one of the finest of their career – new and old fans alike are in for a great night. Full details here.
7th March – X-Factor @ Leeds Arena
Fans of ITV’s hit show The X Factor will not want to miss the live show featuring all your favourite artists from last year’s series. If you want to see winner Ben Haenow, plus others including Andrea Faustini, Fleur East, Jay James, Lauren Platt, Only The Young, Stevi Ritchie and Stereo Kicks, grab your tickets here – they’re selling fast though, so book quickly to avoid disappointment!
9th March – Placebo @ o2 Academy
Gearing up for their 20th anniversary celebrations in 2016, Placebo are looking back over an incredible catalogue of 7 albums and classic songs such as Nancy Boy, Pure Morning, Taste In Men and Special K. Tickets are available here.
11th and 12th March – Law Leeds Roadshow @ The Met
The UK’s Largest Legal Services Roadshow is returning to Leeds this month. If you’re planning to attend the whole event, either alone or with colleagues, our short stay Leeds city centre apartments are a stylish and comfortable alternative to booking into a hotel.
12th – Thunder @ Leeds Arena
British rock legends Thunder boast 18 Top 40 hit singles in the UK, a stack of gold and silver albums around the world, a host of awards and some of the most loyal fans in the world! Fans who will be very happy to hear that one of just three concerts is happening right here in Leeds.
14th – BBC Philharmonic @ Leeds Town Hall
David Hill leads the orchestra in performances of Dukas Sorcerers Apprentice, Britten The Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra and Orff Carmina Burana. Get your tickets here.
15th – Mother’s Day
Will you be treating your mum to a lovely lunch at one of Leeds; best restaurants?
17th – Stranglers @ o2 Academy
Why not celebrate St Patrick’s Day with The Stranglers on their 40th anniversary tour? Expect classic tracks such as Peaches, No More Heroes, Always The Sun and Golden Brown alongside some lesser performed numbers from their extensive catalogue.
18th – Welcome to Yorkshire Y15 Conference in Scarborough
This is Yorkshire’s annual conference and the biggest tourism event in the UK. Have you booked your free place yet?
18th – McBusted @ Leeds Arena
Hot on the heels of their hugely successful 2014 tour, the boys are back for more. Have you got your tickets?
21st – Paloma Faith @ Leeds Arena
Having very deservedly just won ‘Best British Female’ at The Brits, Paloma is sure to be on cloud 9 and this show promises to be very special indeed! Tickets are limited, click here for more details.
24th – Brendan Cole @ Leeds Grand Theatre
Following his last sell out tour of Licence to Thrill, Strictly Come Dancing’s Brendan Cole is once again set to dazzle audiences across the UK with his brand new show, A Night to Remember. He’ll be in Leeds on the 24th and tickets are selling fast!
25th – 27th – Dara O’Briain @ Leeds Grand Theatre
Mock the week host and all round funny man Dara O’Briain is bringing his critically acclaimed stand up to Leeds and tickets are going fast – book now to avoid disappointment!
26th – Gina Yashere @ City Varieties
There’s more comedy on the 26th when award winning Gina Yashere brings her show to Leeds, as part of her biggest UK tour to date.
With so much going on, and so many different events to choose from, the city’s fabulous venues are causing more and more people to look for places to stay in Leeds city centre. Whether you’re headed to a rock concert, the ballet or something in between, our stylish apartments make a wonderfully comfortable ‘base camp’ to make the most of your time in Leeds. Take a look at our guest book to see for yourself.