LEEDS WATERFRONT SET TO SHINE

AS FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH A SPLASH

LEEDS WATERFRONT  SET TO SHINE

The annual Leeds Waterfront Festival is set to make a return this weekend with an exciting range of family activities, showcasing the best of city’s vibrant waterfront.

Featuring dragon boat racing, live music performances, a fun fair, street food and water sports the festival will bring the city’s waterways to life, through a celebration of the waterfront and Southbank area.

Organised by Leeds City Council alongside the Canal and River Trust, Leeds Dock, The Tetley, Citu, The Royal Armouries, and Granary Wharf, the festival begins with a launch weekend on June 25-26 and is the largest of its kind in the north.

Saturday’s highlights include the opportunity to try out kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, circus skills, and lots of other activities at Granary Wharf, as well as the famous Leeds Dragon Boat Race which will be a fantastic day of fun and furious paddling at Leeds Docks.

There will also be more family fun at Leeds Docks on the Sunday, with live music performances, street food and entertainment from 10am – 8pm. All events across the weekend are free offering great affordable family fun, a perfect way to spend a summers weekend.

More information including a full event programme can be found on the Leeds Waterfront Festival website at Leeds Waterfront Festival (leedswf.co.uk) or on social media on Facebook @leedswaterfrontfestival on Twitter @leeds_wf or on Instagram @leeds_wf.

 

 

 

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