Leeds Industrial Museum cinema, credit Steve Morgan


Cinemas in Leeds

13th July 2019

If you’re looking for information about cinemas in Leeds, you’ve come to the right place. Leeds has a thriving cultural scene, and film and cinema play a big part of it.  Every year, Leeds hosts both the International Film Festival and the Young Film festival.

Take your pick from the large luxury cinemas to some of the small and wonderful independent Picture houses.

Everyman Cinema

Level 4, Trinity, Albion Street, Leeds, LS1 5AY
Open 10am daily or half an hour before the first film of the day if earlier.
Luxury epitomised with 5 cinema screens offering comfy sofas and armchairs at Everyman Cinema. There is a full bar menu offering hot and cold food and snacks that can be taken into the cinema.
A full disabled access is available.

Hyde Park Picture House – currently closed due to Covid-19 restrictions

73 Brudenell Road, Leeds, LS6 1JD
Open 7 days a week, opening hours vary depending on film listing show times.
Hyde Park Picture House is a Grade ll listed building which opened in 1914 it has a seating capacity of 275. The cinema offers a wide varied programme from Arthouse to big new releases.
Situated a 10 minute drive from Leeds city centre.
Bus number 56 from Leeds Albion Street, which stops directly outside the cinema.
Disabled access – 3 spaces are available for wheelchairs in the main auditorium which need to be booked in advance.

Cottage Road Cinema – currently closed due to Covid-19 restrictions

Cottage Road, Leeds, LS6 4DD
Cottage Road is the oldest remaining independent cinema in Leeds. It opened to the public in 1912 it has a capacity to seat 466. With state of the art digital projection and Dolby 7.1. The cinema still retains its wood panelled lobby giving the feeling of how the cinemas used to be.
Disabled Access – due to the age and layout of the cinema the cinema does not have wheelchair access or disabled toilets.
Films are subtitled every Monday teatime where possible.
A 15 minute bus ride from Leeds city centre No: 1, 6, 28 and 97.

Hyde Park Picture House

Vue Cinema – currently closed due to Covid-19 restrictions

The Light, Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8TL
Open 7 days a week
Vue Cinema, The Light boasts 14 Screens, all equipped with 6.1 Dolby surround sound and Sony 4K ultra-high definition picture quality.
Bar offering hot and cold snacks.
Full disabled access available

Vue Cinema – Kirkstall – currently closed due to Covid-19 restrictions

Cardigan Fields, Leeds, LS4 2DG
With 10 Cinema Screens including 1 IMAX with all screens having 6.1 Dolby surround sound, it’s an incredible cinema experience at Vue Cinema, Kirkstall Road.
Situated within a 15 minute bus ride from Leeds City Centre.
Full Disabled access
Bus nos: 33, 50, 50A, 670, 757 from Leeds City Centre

Leeds Industrial Museum – The Palace House Theatre – currently closed due to Covid-19 restrictions

Take a trip back in time to this wonderful picture house set with the Leeds Industrial Museum.
Dating back to the 1920’s it’s one of the smallest picture houses in the world with only 24 seat capacity.
They normally have around two screenings a week so be sure to check out the days and times before arriving at the museum. Bus nos. 15,17,34,72 depart from Leeds City centre and takes 20 minutes.


Love catching a show? Leeds is home to a number of excellent theatres, live music venues and an arena.