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Top Choice Live Music in Leeds

Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen

Belgrave is the city's best live-music venue, with a diverse roll call of acts from burlesque to comedy and folk to hip-hop. Its three floors also encompass a huge bar bristling with craft-beer taps, two kitchens, l…
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Trades Club

Built in 1923 as a social club by the local trades unions, this place was revived in the 1980s and has since gone on to become one of the UK's coolest live-music venues, hosting names as big and diverse as the Buzzc…
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Domino

By day you'd think the Domino was a closed retro barber shop, but at night the neon light clicks on and a wooden door at the back of the (fake) shop takes you down to this broody basement cocktail bar and live-jazz …
Football in Leeds

Leeds United Football Club

Leeds supporters know all about pain: the team was relegated from the Premiership in 2004, and then from the Championship down to League One in 2007. Loyal fans were rewarded with promotion back to the Championship …
Live Music in Leeds

City Varieties

Founded in 1865, City Varieties is the world's longest-running music hall, where the likes of Harry Houdini, Charlie Chaplin and Lily Langtry once trod the boards. Reopened after a major revamp in 2011, the programm…
Live Music in Leeds

Leeds Arena

This 13,500-seat venue opened in 2013 with gigs by Elton John and Bruce Springsteen. It now hosts events ranging from major-name concerts and dance spectaculars to tennis, basketball and boxing matches.
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IMAX Cinema

The IMAX cinema in the National Media Museum shows the usual combination of in-your-face nature films, space documentaries and 3D animations.
Theatre in Leeds

West Yorkshire Playhouse

The Playhouse has a reputation for excellent live drama, from the classics to cutting-edge new writing. It's on the eastern edge of the city centre.
Theatre in Leeds

Grand Theatre & Opera House

Hosts popular musicals, plays and opera, including performances by the acclaimed Opera North (www.operanorth.co.uk).