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Purple Tuesday 2019

Hidden or visible, let's see the person - not the disability. Join us for the UK's most accessible shopping day on Tuesday 12th November.

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Hidden or visible, let's see the person - not the disability. Join us for the UK's most accessible shopping day on Tuesday 12th November. We work in collaboration with AccessAble to give you detailed information about accessibility at Victoria Leeds. They have produced an Accessibility Guide for Victoria Leeds, which includes facts, figures and photographs to help you plan your visit with us. For Purple Tuesday 2019 we'll be hosting a range of pop-ups & events on the day with local organisations, charities & our retailers.

Opera North  Victoria Quarter, above The Ivy Victoria Quarter arcade seating Time – 11.30am-12.30pm  Opera North will present a section of their dementia friendly performance of La Boheme. The performance will feature soprano Bibi Heal singing well-known arias from La bohème and other operas alongside a selection of Parisian café songs. She will be accompanied on the accordion by Miloš Milivojević.

Guide Dogs Leeds  Outside of Victoria Gate on Sidney Street  Sensory Unit - The sensory unit aims to give people with normal vision the perspective of what it’s like to be blind or partially sighted. Breast Cancer Haven  Victoria Gate, outside of John Lewis & Partners Yoga session in the mall 1-1.45pm  Led by instructor Elle from Enlivening Elle, booking will be available online at https://sweatybetty.instabook.io/ from Saturday 2nd November but you can email leeds@sweatybetty.com or call 0113 243 8740 to book before then.

John Lewis & Partners 10am - 1pm They will be dimming the lights, turning off the majority of music and sounds from their television sets and minimising sensory stimuli on the shop floor as much as possible to create a calmer environment. Please speak to a Partner in-store for more details.

Purple Tuesday