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Carriageworks Theatre is located on Millennium Square in the prestigious Electric Press building. The venue, celebrating its 10th anniversary in November 2015, is known for showcasing work by local artists as well as being the family friendly performance venue in the city centre. The arts planning team give extensive support to artists in the north to help them grow and develop their craft.

It is the proud home of the Leeds Civic Arts Guild, made up of several long-standing local amateur dramatics and arts societies including Leeds Children’s Theatre, Leeds Gilbert and Sullivan Society and Leeds Writer’s Circle.

Carriageworks Young Theatre Makers is the venues resident devising youth theatre made up of 11-19 year olds who create and perform 6 original shows each year.

Over the holidays there is no better place to be than Carriageworks Theatre with six weeks of traditional family pantomime in our venue overlooking the famed Leeds Christmas Market.

With a wide range of one off events from acrobatics to stand-up comedy for audiences aged 2 – 102 Carriageworks Theatre is a great family treat or night out!

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Carriageworks Theatre has two performance spaces the main auditorium with 300 seats and a studio space with 55 seats as well as 7 conference rooms of various sizes and configurations. The venue is fully accessible including changing places facilities. Please contact Box Office in advance of visit to discuss any accessibility questions.

Opening Details

Open all the time

Opening times are determined by events schedule. Please contact Box Office for specific opening hours

Prices

Varies by event

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 1 Apr Big Screen Live!
Tue 4 - Wed 5 Apr Robin Hood
Thu 6 Apr Short Story Course with S J Bradley
Thu 6 Apr The Explorer
Fri 7 - Sat 8 Apr A Compass Pointe
Sat 8 Apr Christopher Nibble

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Contact

Box Office

0113 376 0318

Address

3 Millennium Square,
Leeds,
West Yorkshire,
LS2 3AD

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 298339  Lat: 53.80096 Long: -1.54806

By Car:

From all routes into Leeds follow signs for the city loop. Once on the city loop go past the Town Hall on your left and follow the road round. Take the next left into Rossington Street. The Carriageworks is found on Millenium Square which is a pedestrian area. Parking can be found on Rossington Street or at The Light.

By Public Transport:

From Leeds railway station walk up Park Row to The Headrow. Cross over this road and carry straight on. Cross over Great George Street and over to Rossington Street. Follow directions as above.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Leeds station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Carriageworks Theatre has two performance spaces the main auditorium with 300 seats and a studio space with 55 seats as well as 7 conference rooms of various sizes and configurations. The venue is fully accessible including changing places facilities. Please contact Box Office in advance of visit to discuss any accessibility questions.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair