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7 Things To Do If You’re Staying In Leeds This Christmas

Planning on staying in Leeds over Christmas? Here are 7 things that are sure to get you in the festive spirit.

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1. Get creative

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Get christmassy and creative with songs, seasonal snacks and crafts inspired by the University’s art collection at the Crafty Christmas Party- 17 Dec 2pm till 4pm in The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery.

2. Get cooking

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Prepare for the big day and learn how to cook a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. Head to the Refectory on the 20 December for a cooking demonstration from a professional chef.

3. Get your culture fix

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Why not have a visit to the German Christmas Market this festive season? With traditional wooden stalls, colourful lights and a carousel, the Christmas Market is an essential part of a Christmas in Leeds.

4. See the lights

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If you fancy something a little different the Magical Lantern Festival is the place for you this winter.

5. See a panto

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Panto season is here, so why not enjoy this British pastime with a production of classic fairy tale Cinderella.

6. Meet new people

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If you’re an international student our Global Cafe is a great place to meet new people.

7. Celebrate like a Viking

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Leeds has a brand-new pop-up bar especially for the festive season. With mulled wine, a winter barbecue, cosy fur and a fire pit, Thor’s Tipi has it all.

But of course whatever you get up to this holiday season, LUU wishes you a very Merry Christmas.

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