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The external glass lift shaft at the front of City Varieties. Is is slightly taller than the red brick building of the theatre and has City Varieties Music Hall written vertically on it.

360-degree virtual tour

Leeds 2023 Year of Culture logo in black and white against a blue background

As part of Leeds 2023 Year of Culture, a 360 degree tour of City Varieties Music Hall was commissioned and can be viewed by clicking on the link below.

This virtual tour provides an excellent glimpse into The Varieties and allows first-time visitors, or audience members with access needs, a chance to familiarise yourself with the venue ahead of your visit.

360-degree virtual tour of City Varieties

Getting here

Address: Swan St, Leeds LS1 6LW

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  1. Q-Park St Johns
  2. Q-Park The Light
  3. NCP The Core
  4. Q-Park Albion Street
  5. Templar and Edward Street
  6. Victoria Gate Multi Storey

*Enjoy 20% discount when pre-booking at any Q-Park with the code GT20

Public Transport

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 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  would you like to join our Access Membership Scheme, have questions about accessing City Varieties Music Hall, or would like to arrange a visit, please contact us on our dedicated access number 0113 205 3899. You can also view our seating plan here or more information can be found on our Access page.

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