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Gay Leeds

The measures will be reviewed after 14 days
Emergency measures in the wake of Covid-19

March 20, 2020. All UK restaurants/ food and drink venues, pubs, bars and clubs, cinemas, theatres, concert and bingo halls, spas, indoor leisure and gyms, casinos, betting shops, museums and galleries will be temporarily closed. Restaurants will be allowed to sell takeaway food and drinks.

They've got everything covered
GayLeeds Events Calendar

Find all the events around town from the bars/clubs to the galeries and museums at your indispensable guide to everything gay in the city of Leeds.
In partnership with Voodoo events
Teatro Every Friday

Every Friday, 11pm-5am weekly parties w/ on stage entertainment and world-class DJs the likes of Rich Wakley, Leigh Lerwill, Joe Burns, James Holland, Grayson, Del-30, Cloonee, Angel Lee playing the hottest house, tech, funk, disco tracks until the early hours of Saturday morning.
The UK's leading fully choreographed drag cabaret venue
Viaduct Showbar

Every Friday & Saturday Cabaret Shows from 8pm until midnight. SUN Big Show w/ UK's Best Drag Talent - The Greatest Ever Show! MON Mouth Off Lip Sync Battle. TUE Connie Mae's Cash Karaoke. WED Mamma Bear's Gaymes. THU Glamazon w/ Roxy Rivers.
Kenzie, Gritty City, Ma?k, Ryan James, Tom Garnett, Sean Davies, Cleary

Saturdays, 11pm-4am INSOMNIA at Mission is the city's supreme Saturday night out, with 3 rooms of tech, house & bass supplied by world class special guests alongside the SIC residents every Saturday from 11pm-4am followed by the AFTER-PARTY at Tunnel until 8am.
Weekly at Tunnel + Viaduct Showbar

Every Saturday, 11pm-8am (starts March 9, 2019) - COME TOGETHER at Tunnel + Viaduct Showbar combined, with DJs on rotation including Dave Cooper, Brandon Forbid, Handbag House and Craig Law. After Party SUNDAY from 4am at Tunnel. Then WERK every MONDAY, 11pm-4am at Tunnel w/ DJs Dave Cooper, Craig Law, Handbag House, and Forbid.
Open 24 hours - Licensed Bar
Bears Day

Second + fourth Saturdays, at Steam Complex, 8 Eyres Ave. Welcome all Bears, Muscle Bears, Cub’s, Chubs, Polar Bears, Otters, Silver Daddies, Leather Daddies, Sir’s, Lad’s, Chasers; great evening events with HI-NRG tunes and free jumbo hot dogs and fries!
The 33rd Annual
Leeds International Film Festival

November 6-21, 2019. A two week program of new cinema screenings across the city at sites including the magnificent Victoria Hall at Leeds Town Hall, the Hyde Park Picture House with its Edwardian splendour, Everyman Leeds, and Vue Cinema in The Light. Also Cottage Road and City Varieties special events. The LIFF33 Box Office is at The Carriageworks, on Millennium Square.
Hosted by The Wet Spot Burlesque & Cabaret
The Wet Spot

December 14, 2019, 7-11pm. The longest running Burlesque & Cabaret show in Leeds, aiming to showcase the very best burlesque and cabaret stars from across the UK. Featuring: JOE BLACK, CALAMITY CHANG, ARRAN SHURVINTON, CHERRY SHAKEWELL, ANNA FUR LAXIS, and host STAGE DOOR JOHNNY.
World Cinema, food, music, talks, discussions, zine & book library
Leeds Queer Film Festival

April 23-26, 2020, showcasing queer cinema w/ focus on independent + DIY films; screening films that centre on the experiences and are the voices of queer and trans, people of colour, sex workers, and those with non binary queer experiences. Also serving vegan cakes, samosas and freshly popped sweet and salty popcorn throughout the 4 day event. Afterparty (past year) at Wharf Chambers.
Beautiful Colours, Beautiful People
Leeds Pride

August 2, 2020. Parade - past year route from Carriageworks Theatre, across City Center down Cookridge St, left on The Headrow, right on Vicar Lane, left on Kirkgate, right on Wharf St, right on The Calls/ Call Lane, and right onto Briggate for the festival with live online feed, 30,000 people, food, entertainment, vendors. See website for details for this year.