Leeds Playhouse

Contact Details:

Leeds Playhouse, Playhouse Square Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7UP

01132137700
[email protected]

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  • Accessibility & Facilities

    • Aa covid confident
    • Accessible car parking
    • Accessible toilet
    • Assistance dogs welcome
    • Audio described
    • Baby changing facilities
    • British sign language
    • Cafe on site
    • Captioned
    • Dementia friendly
    • Family friendly venue
    • Guide dogs welcome
    • Hearing aid loop
    • Relaxed
    • Restaurant on site
    • Toilets
    • Wheelchair accessible
  • Opening Hours

    Monday

    08:30 - 18:00

    Tuesday

    08:30 - 18:00

    Wednesday

    08:30 - 18:00

    Thursday

    08:30 - 18:00

    Friday

    08:30 - 18:00

    Saturday

    08:30 - 18:00

    Sunday

    Closed all day

  • Travelling by Car

    We recommend using the John Lewis Car Park at Victoria Gate (SatNav LS2 7AS). This is the closest car park located directly across the road from our new St Peter’s Street entrance. Parking is secure and is only £3 after 5pm. Additional car parking is available nearby: NCP The Markets Car Park (open 6am-11pm, SatNav LS2 7DF) and Templar Street & Edward Street Car Park (open 24hr, SatNav LS2 7LP). There are disabled parking bays for blue badge holders at Playhouse Square, however the Quarry Hill car parks are now closed.

  • Travelling by Train

    Leeds City Station is approximately a 20 minute walk away, or a five minute taxi ride. For train times and travel updates call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950 or visit the National Rail Website.

Leeds Playhouse

There has been a Playhouse in Leeds for over 50 years from 1970 to 1990 as Leeds Playhouse, then, with the opening of a new theatre on its current Quarry Hill site it became West Yorkshire Playhouse until reclaiming its original name in 2018.

Leeds Playhouse is one of the UK’s leading producing theatres; a cultural hub, a place where people gather to tell and share stories and to engage in world class theatre. It makes work which is pioneering and relevant, seeking out the best companies and artists to create inspirational theatre in the heart of Yorkshire. From large-scale spectacle to intimate performance we develop and make work for our stages, for found spaces, for touring, for schools and community centres. We create work to entertain and inspire.

As dedicated collaborators, we work regularly with other organisations from across the UK, independent producers, and some of the most distinctive, original voices in theatre today. Through our Furnace programme, we develop work with established practitioners and find, nurture and support new voices that ought to be heard. We cultivate artists by providing creative space for writers, directors, companies and individual theatre makers to refine their practice at any stage of their career.

Alongside our work for the stage we are dedicated to providing creative engagement opportunities that excite and stimulate. We build, run and sustain projects which reach out to everyone from refugee communities, to young people and students, to older communities and people with learning disabilities. At the Playhouse there is always a way to get involved.