The Howard Assembly Room is a captivating, inspiring performance venue loved equally by performers and guests for its blend of Victorian and contemporary styling.
The 300 capacity central Leeds venue is a fitting host to receive Opera North’s rich and varied performance programming. In the last three years alone, the Howard Assembly Room has welcomed thousands of guests to hundreds of ticketed events, and has firmly established itself as one of Yorkshire’s most important centres for progressive and diverse musical performances.
And that’s not all. The venue also plays an important role in fuelling the Yorkshire cultural scene with a varied programme of events, gigs, films, talks and family workshops.
Finally, the venue serves as vital rehearsal space for Opera North’s award winning Orchestra, and has recently launched as a unique venue for corporate and private hire.
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Accepts credit cards: Yes
Directions: The Howard Assembly Room is located inside Leeds Grand Theatre
Leeds Grand Theatre is situated on New Briggate in the heart of Leeds City Centre.
The theatre is easily accessible by public transport. It is approximately 10 minutes walk from the main bus station and 15 minutes walk from the train station with many buses stopping in the immediate vicinity. For the most up to date information on local bus and train times, please check WYMetro. There is also a taxi rank outside the theatre although we recommend booking a taxi in advance, particularly on a Friday or Saturday evening.
Parking is available at various nearby car parks, including Edward Street/Templar Street and the St John's and Merrion Centre shopping malls. A limited amount of on street parking is available near the theatre is free after 6pm but this does tend to fill up very quickly.