Leeds International Festival
The first Leeds International Festival hit the city in April, showcasing the best of music, moving image & tech.
This new ambitious and exciting cultural festival, funded by LeedsBID, boasted 35 events, with more than 300 speakers and acts over a nine-day period, and highlighted the international appeal of Leeds’ rich and vibrant portfolio in front of an audience of 17,000.
The festival delivered something for all, with a line-up including footballing greats and a Hollywood star, a BRIT winner and a not so classical symphony, an array of international headline speakers at the top of their game and an interactive event for children, served up with side orders of fashion and food.
Plans are now underway for a bigger and even more ambitious LIF 2018 – date for the diary 28th April-12th May.