If you are spending the festive season alone, there are places across Leeds that you can visit to enjoy a warm meal and soak up some companionship.
5. Alternatively Vegan Cafe
This vegan cafe in Pudsey is welcoming anyone who is feeling a bit lonely to pop in at Christmas, with a free lunch on offer on 25 December from 1pm to 4pm.
6. ARK Community Cafe
The community cafe on Hovingham Avenue is offering free meals, tasty treats and refreshments on Christmas Day from 11.30am to 2.30pm.
7. Homeless Street Angels
The homeless charity will be going around Headingley and Leeds city centre on Christmas Eve with a Christmas dinner, essential supplies and a sack full of gift wrapped presents to deliver to the city’s rough sleepers.
8. Sunnyview House Care Home
This care home has partnered with charity Re-engage and will be opening its doors to elderly people in the community to help ensure that they don’t have to face Christmas Day alone.