There are plenty of exciting events to look forward to in Yorkshire this year

12 of the biggest events coming to Yorkshire in 2019

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From sport to live music, there are plenty of exciting events to look forward to in Yorkshire this year. Here are just a few of the big ones to add to your diary.

Now in its fifth year, the Tour de Yorkshire will meander its way around eight locations across Yorkshire for 2019, including Bedale, Bridlington, Leeds and Scarborough, and cycling fans are expected to turn out in their droves.

1. Tour de Yorkshire, May

Now in its fifth year, the Tour de Yorkshire will meander its way around eight locations across Yorkshire for 2019, including Bedale, Bridlington, Leeds and Scarborough, and cycling fans are expected to turn out in their droves.
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The chart-topping singer will be bringing her Phoenix UK tour to Leeds First Direct Arena on 28 May, in support of her second studio album. Fans can dance and sing along to a string of hits, both old and new.

2. Rita Ora, May

The chart-topping singer will be bringing her Phoenix UK tour to Leeds First Direct Arena on 28 May, in support of her second studio album. Fans can dance and sing along to a string of hits, both old and new.
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Arriving in Leeds, Harrogate and Sheffield, the UK's largest touring gin and rum festival will offer more than 120 different tipples to try, alongside tasty street food, talks, master classes and live entertainment.

3. Gin and Rum Festival, May, August, October

Arriving in Leeds, Harrogate and Sheffield, the UK's largest touring gin and rum festival will offer more than 120 different tipples to try, alongside tasty street food, talks, master classes and live entertainment.
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The Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington will take on his second defence of his World Championship boxing title against Sheffield star Kid Galahad on 15 June at Leeds First Direct Arena, in what promises to be an exciting Yorkshire bout.

4. Josh Warrington v Kid Galahad, June

The Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington will take on his second defence of his World Championship boxing title against Sheffield star Kid Galahad on 15 June at Leeds First Direct Arena, in what promises to be an exciting Yorkshire bout.
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