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Leeds city centre Queen's Platinum Jubilee street parties with live music and food stalls announced

Street parties will take place across Leeds city centre next month as the nation celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

The festivities organised by Leeds City Council will be held on June 2-5 and there will be live music, street performances, barbecues, street food and more.

The events will take place across the city centre including New Briggate, Call Lane, Merrion Street, Lower Briggate, Greek Street and Cookridge Street.

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And on June 3-4, Cookridge Street will also host a stage for the Leeds Jazz Festival. The stage will feature local musicians programmed in collaboration with JazzLeeds, Jazz North and Launchpad.

This is where the street parties will be taking place across the city centre (Leeds City Council)

There will also be a range of events over the Jubilee bank holiday weekend including the World Island festival at Belgrave Music Hall and Headrow House, a full day party at the Leeds West Indian Centre and more.

Councillor Jonathan Pryor, Leeds City Council’s executive member for economy, culture and education, said: “It will be fantastic to see businesses and people come together to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Leeds has a brilliant street food and drink scene, as well as a great programme of events taking place to celebrate the Jubilee. I urge everyone to come to the city centre and enjoy what should be a fantastic long weekend.”

The street parties will be free to attend, with no pre-booking required. People are urged to check with individual operators before arriving to check what’s on and the individual timings for events.

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