Leeds International Festival is the UK’s leading metropolitan festival of new ideas & innovation. It’s a programme of compelling speakers, original performances and discussions that celebrate innovations in science, music, interactive media and world culture.
20.00 - 04:00
Leeds International Festival opening party with Vessels and more
13:00 - 14:30
Astronaut wanted, no experience necessary with Helen Sharman OBE
18.00 — 21.30
Sex Robots with Dr Kate Devlin
10.00 — 18.00
Empowering Women with Science & Tech All day conference
Connected Communities Making Digital Art with Brazilian Indigenous Peoples (Photo Exhibition)
Disconnect are we addicted to Tech?
Connected Communities Indígenas Digitais — Indigenous People Go Digital (Film Screening)
Salomé with live score by Haley Fohr of Circuit des Yeux 1923 film and live score
17:45 - 19:00
In conversation: Bright Young Thing with Sadie Williams
9.00 – 18.00
All Day Hey! a conference focused on emerging web technologies
, Various times
Inner Vision Orchestra the UK's only ensemble of blind and visually impaired musicians
10.00 – 18.00
The Unconference panels, workshops, presentations & networking
New artists added to the Live At Leeds bill
The Vaccines are pumped to be headlining in their honorary hometown! Once more retaining its crown for being the best city festival for showcasing artists old and new, established and breaking, Live at Leeds has just announced mega-headliners Vaccines, alongside some of 2018's most exciting up-and-coming artists.
‘As Good As It Gets?’ just got better Additional dates for feature-length documentary
We're happy to announce four additional dates, giving another four opportunities to catch this brand new feature-length documentary.