City Buzz: Top 5 things to do in Leeds this week

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Got the January blues? Here are five things to keep you busy in Leeds this week.

WHARFEST

Crash Records at The Headrow, Leeds.

Crash Records at The Headrow, Leeds.

Granary Wharf is hosting its very own riverside music festival for the first time.

Wharfest will be held at Candle Bar, The Hop and Archie’s from 3pm on Saturday, January 30.

It includes live bands, acoustic music and DJs.

Read more here.

TURKS HEAD

The new cocktail and craft beer bar opens to the public from 12pm on Saturday, January 30.

It takes over the former function room at Whitelock’s – the oldest pub in Leeds.

Check out our picture gallery for a behind-the-scenes look.

FUN LOVIN’ CRIMINALS AT O2 ACADEMY

Step back into the nineties and soak up the sounds of Fun Lovin’ Criminals as they step on stage at the O2 Academy.

The group will perform one of the most important albums of 1996 – Come Find Yourself, which spent almost 12 months in the charts.

Now, 20 years later, it still sounds just as good as it did back then.

Doors open at 7pm on Thursday, February 4.

RETRO GAMES FAIR AT LEEDS TOWN HALL

Get your geek on this weekend at the Super Retro Games Fair.

The popular event will see hundreds of gaming fans descend on Leeds Town Hall on Saturday, January 30.

More than 50 sellers will be offer thousands of old school videogames, so there’s sure to be something for everyone.

The event runs from 11am to 6pm.

FREE GIG AT CRASH RECORDS

Bridlington duo Seafret will perform a free acoustic gig at Crash Records on The Headrow.

The band, which has supported the likes of James Bay, Hozier and Kodaline, will perform tracks from their debut album ‘Tell Me It’s Real’ at the gig at 6pm on February 4.

Visit crashrecords.co.uk for details.

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