How To Meet People In Leeds

Socializing Tips, Things to do

If you’re new in town or just want to meet people in Leeds, you’re in luck. People in Leeds are very friendly so wherever you go you can strike up a conversation with someone sitting next to you and you have pretty good chances of making a new friends. We put together some ideas of activities you can try and groups to join, so can both explore city, exercise, have fun and make lots of new friends in the process.

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Left Bank

An amazing multidisciplinary arts venue in Headingley, Left Bank  organises exhibitions, performances, talk, popup cinema and live music shows. It’s a great way to meet people in Leeds who have a variety of interests and find likeminded individuals.

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The Hyde Park Book Club

The Hyde Park Book Club is a combination of a book club, a live music venue and also run other events and workshops too, making it a great place to meet people in Leeds. All you need to do is drop by and have a chat with the other people there. Plus you will end up discovering some new cool bands and read a few good books.

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Local Friendship Groups

Leeds is full of cool communities that go our regularly and socialize, one of the easiest to join is citysocializer. All you need to do is sign up and you’ll have a selection of socials to join. Your subscription will get you unlimited access to social days and nights out so you can go for drinks after work, go for dinners and explore the city with a group of new friends from day 1.

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The Leeds Cycling Campaign

To meet new people in Leeds and also get some exercise in joining the Leeds Cycling Campaign might be a fun activity for you. They not only organise regular cycling meets for all levels but also get involved with the local council to make changes that benefit cyclists in the city.

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Geek Retreat

If you’re a gamer and want to meet people in Leeds to play card games like Magic The Gathering or other tabletop games, Geek Retreat events might be the things for you. The community who goes there is friendly and it doesn’t matter whether you’re a beginner or a pro. Everyone is welcome!


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Kristine Tsiknaki

Hey! I'm Kristine and I love writing about fun things to do in London. Check out my London and travel photography on instagram @DarcRose22