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Leeds Grand Theatre is home to Opera North and is the performing home of Northern Ballet Theatre. It regularly stages internationally renowned productions including West End and Broadway musicals, dance and drama.
The theatre is widely regarded as a major milestone in Victorian theatre building. Seating approximately 1550 at full capacity, the auditorium provides a home for performances of all types. An enormous range of notable dance, drama, comedy and music productions have been seen at The Grand.
Critically acclaimed companies, Opera North and Northern Ballet Theatre have their residencies here at The Grand.
The Howard Assembly Room further down New Briggate was built at the same time as The Grand and has recently been restored and reopened as the city's leading avant-garde contemporary arts space. Expect anything from sound installations and photography exhibitions to folk gigs and spoken word events.
LEEDS GRAND THEATRE TOURS
Leeds Grand Theatre offer regular public and group tours. These events provide fantastic opportunities: see what goes on behind the scenes, get a deeper insight into the world of theatre and soak up the auditorium’s historic atmosphere.
From its opening night in 1878 with a performance of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ right through to its vast selection of productions today, Leeds Grand Theatre has remained one of the country’s most prestigious theatres.
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Please note that Leeds Grand Theatre is a working building and access to all areas is not guaranteed.
Open all the time
Open daily when performances are on.
Contact Box Office for details
SE 303338 53.79985 -1.54122
Follow the Leeds loop and come off at junction 8.
By Public Transport:
From the railway station, walk up Park Row from City Square to The Headrow. Turn right along The Headrow. Pass The Light complex, Dortmund Square and Primark. Turn left along New Briggate for 50yds. Theatre is on the right.
: 1 mile from Leeds station
- Baby changing facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Credit cards accepted (with charge)
- Disabled access
- Facilities for groups
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Public toilets
- Regional Tourist Board Member
- Telephone (public)
- Accepts groups
- Facilities for conferencing
- Facilities for corporate hospitality
- Children welcome
- Disabled access
- Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
- Smoking not allowed
- Wedding receptions
- Facilities for hearing impaired
- Facilities for visually impaired