Tour de France: Programme of events

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It’s not just about two days of racing here in Yorkshire, there’s a whole host of events centred around the greatest bike race on the planet coming to the White Rose county.


Thursday March 27

Start of Cultural Festival which runs until July 6

Le Grand Depart 100 days dinner

Thursday July 3

Team presentation at First Direct Arena, Leeds

Friday July 4

Le Grand Depart Eve of Tour dinner

Saturday July 5

Stage 1, 190km, Leeds to Harrogate

Sunday July 6

Stage 2, 200km, York to Sheffield

Monday July 7

Stage 3, 159km, Cambridge to London before race crosses Channel and into France

Launch of West Yorkshire Police Safe Pass Cycling Scheme, at Bramhope, Leeds..PC Tom Allen showing the safe distance to car.3rd May 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds drivers warned: Cyclist you’re overtaking could be undercover officer