Plan Your Visit
Getting here and parking
City Varieties is located on Swan Street, a pedestrianised, cobbled alley linking Briggate with Lands Lane in Leeds city centre.
City Varieties is around a 10 minutes’ walk from Leeds bus station and 15 minutes’ walk from Leeds train station.
Buses to the centre also stop nearby on The Headrow, Vicar Lane and Boar Lane, all of which are within 5-10 minutes’ walk of the venue.
Blue Badge Parking
All the car parks listed above have provision for Blue Badge holders. In addition, there are on-street parking bays for Blue Badge holders across Leeds city centre.
For all Blue Badge parking in Leeds go to: City Centre Blue Badge Parking Map.
We are working to make all Leeds Heritage Theatres’ venues as accessible as possible. If you have questions about accessing City Varieties Music Hall, or would like to arrange a visit, please contact us. You can also view our seating plan here or more information can be found on our Access page.
Eating and drinking
- Our bars open one hour before the performance, serving a good selection of draught and bottled beer, spirits, wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee, and snacks. Drinks can be taken into the auditorium to enjoy during the performance but must be decanted into plastic cups.
- City Varieties Music Hall does not serve food but The White Swan (located next door) serves a wide range of hot and cold food throughout the day. Patrons receive 20% off food pre- and post-show (T&Cs apply).