There's a jam-packed schedule of events to enjoy across the Leeds Waterfront Festival weekend from Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 June from 10am – 7pm, including the Dragon Boat Race.

Nestled along the scenic River Aire, Leeds Dock offers a unique way to explore the vibrant city of Leeds - through its charming water taxis. Discover the fascinating journey of the water taxis and what makes them a beloved feature of the city.

UKREiiF at Leeds Dock

May 17th, 2024

We’re gearing up for UKREiiF at Leeds Dock from Tuesday 21 May - Thursday 23 May and look forward to welcoming over 12,000 attendees from across Europe to the UK’s largest property event!

Welcome aboard Hold Fast, a floating sanctuary for book lovers. Owned by Chris and Victoria Bonner, this unique bookstore sails on Leeds Dock's calm waters, housed in the Marjorie R, a cherished barge transformed with love.

Light Night Leeds 2023

October 24th, 2023

Leeds Dock showcased three exciting installations for the 19th year of Light Night Leeds, which included the worldwide debut of an 8m high artwork entitled O.T. 1191 by award-winning artist Stefan Reiss.

Marjorie R, a former coal barge that’s been lovingly restored into a community bookshop - Holdfast, has been awarded Flagship of the Year 2023 status by National Historic Ships UK.

Be the first to see inside Department at Leeds Dock, with three jam-packed days of events that are absolutely FREE to attend.

A Floating Bookshop

February 1st, 2023

Hold Fast is a bookshop with a difference - it's on a barge in Leeds Dock! Step onboard and find your next great read in addition to a selection of plants and curiosities!

A former casino restored to a creative work, wellness and social destination for the North.

Water Taxi Fare Increase

October 10th, 2022

Leeds Dock's water taxi fare is now £2 per journey (contactless payment only). Children under 5 can still ride for FREE and dogs are welcome too!