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Purpose Built Conference Venues

The city boasts a host of purpose built conference venues all of which offer an array of conferencing spaces and break out spaces which can be tailored to suit you.
Weetwood Hall Estate

Weetwood Hall Estate

Max capacity: 200 theatre style

Located in beautiful and easily accessible grounds, with 35 meeting and seminar rooms which can be tailored to suit your needs. Part of the Estate includes sports pitches and grounds available for team building events. For events requiring exhibition space, the conference centre offers a range of flexible options. In addition, there are 114 bedrooms with modern facilities and free on-site car parking.

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Horizon Leeds

Max capacity: 250 theatre style

Say hello to Horizon Leeds, a leading-edge conference, learning and meeting space with three flexible spaces plus a communal refreshment and workstation area, all of which can be adapted to suit a wide range of events. Horizon champions new technology, superb locally sourced catering and vibrant, creative spaces full of natural light. Horizon Leeds is owned and run by NHS Employers, a not for profit organisation with charitable status.

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The Studio Leeds

Max capacity: 180 theatre style

If you're looking for a vibrant city centre event space to meet, train or entertain then look no further than the studio. Situated just a short riverside stroll from Leeds central station the studio features 7 contemporary, well-equipped event spaces accommodating from 2 to 185 guests, each with panoramic views of the city and countryside beyond.

Aspire dinner


Max capacity: 300 theatre style

Aspire is an award winning premier events venue; creating bespoke dining events and offers unique services to suit all requirements. Set in the heart of the business district, this Victorian building, rich with historic interest and architectural features has been sympathetically and successfully restored combining all the modern day facilities. The stunning Banking Hall (pictured) is a ground floor open space with many impressive features including an impressively high chandeliered ceiling and five 25 foot arched windows. Aspire’s client centred approach ensures that every enquiry is handled individually with the upmost attention for detail.

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Cloth Hall Court (Well Met Conferencing)

Max capacity: 300 theatre style

The latest addition to Well Met’s venue portfolio is Cloth Hall Court offering dedicated conference and events space just moments from Leeds train station with high spec, fresh and contemporary spaces, for up to 300 delegates. The venue includes boardrooms, classrooms, seminar and exhibition spaces all under one roof making it a great site for conferences. With a range of city centre, accommodation within minutes of Cloth Hall, the venue is also an option for residential conferences.

Royal Armouries Bury Theatre

The Royal Armouries Museum and New Dock Hall

Max capacity: 1,200 theatre style

This is a breathtaking venue for conferences, banquets, exhibitions and events from 20 to 1500 delegates. New Dock Hall is the largest space able to accommodate 1200 theatre style; it has a contemporary minimalist feel providing you with the perfect blank canvas to create your event. The Bury Theatre is a newly refurbished purpose-built, self-contained lecture theatre that can comfortably accommodate from 80 to 250 delegates.

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first direct Arena

Max capacity 13,000 theatere style

first direct Arena is a unique, cutting edge, international, multi-event venue. The 13,000 capacity building has the United Kingdom’s first purpose built fan-shape arena configuration with a contemporary and flexible layout where seats face the performance area.

Leeds United-Centenary Pavilion

Leeds United Football Club

Max capacity: 1,500 theatre style

Leeds United’s Elland Road Stadium is one of the country's leading venues offering a wide choice of flexible meeting rooms in a unique setting. As one of the largest conference and exhibition centres in the North; they boast over 50 diverse and flexible suites that can be tailored to meet specific requirements catering for any number from a one to one meeting, up to 1600 for a conference. 

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Harrogate Convention Centre

Max capacity: 2,000 theatre style

Harrogate Convention Centre is the North's leading multi-purpose events centre and is just 34 minutes from leeds by train. With over 13,700 square metres of event space including the iconic 2000-seat main auditorium. Offering 8 exhibition halls, a state-of-the-art Main Auditorium, the Edwardian 'palace of glittering gold', the Royal Hall, and the flexible Queen's Suite, which can be sub-divided into 10 individual, completely acoustically secure rooms it is ideal for conferences, exhibitions, trade fairs or public shows.



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