Visitor Information

We hope this information in this section will be useful when planning your visit. The information is for reference and we advise you to check details.

To find The Venue at Leeds College of Music, follow the Leeds City Centre LOOP road which goes clockwise around the centre. Take the brown signs for the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Leeds College of Music is nearby, next door to the BBC building. All venues are within walking distance.

Driving & Parking

Leeds City Centre LOOP road goes clockwise around the centre, and is the quickest way to drive to anywhere in the City. Follow the LOOP signs. To find The Venue at Leeds College of Music, follow the brown signs for the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Leeds College of Music is nearby, next door to the BBC building.

Please note that Leeds is a very popular shopping centre and car parks get extremely busy at the weekend, particularly on Saturdays. We strongly advise you to allow plenty of time to park your car.

For all events at Leeds College of Music, we suggest you use Quarry Hill Pay and Display or Boar Lane NCP. At Quarry Hill, charges apply every day including weekends. Evening parking £2 (from 6pm).

Useful information about parking in the city may be found by visiting http://www.leeds.gov.uk/ residents/Pages/Parking-in-Leeds.aspx

Please allow plenty of time to park.

Rates at Quarry Hill are as follows:

Monday – Sunday 8am -6pm

Up to 1 hour        £2
Up to 2 hours        £4
Up to 5 hours        £6
Up to 8 hours        £8
Over 8 hours         £8.50
After 6pm              £2.00

Please note that this information has been updated in February 2016 and may be subject to change.

Download a map showing parking locations

Buses

Leeds CityBus links Leeds’ rail and bus stations, business and shopping districts, the General infirmary, Universities and Park Lane College (see map). The service runs every ten minutes from 7.06am to 7.06pm Monday to Friday, 8.56am to 7.04pm on Saturdays and half hourly on Sundays between 9.12am and 6.42pm. Each vehicle is fully accessible and can carry one wheelchair at any time. There is a fixed charge of £1 per journey. For details of other bus services and timetables, visit www.wymetro.com/BusTravel

Taxis

There is a taxi rank in George Street, next to the bus station, opposite the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Contact numbers for ordering taxis are

  • Streamline Taxis – 0113 244 3322
  • City Cabs – 0113 246 9999
Accommodation

For information about hotels, restaurants and visitor attractions look at Visit Leeds www.visitleeds.co.uk

T: 0113 242 5242 Email: tourinfo@leeds.gov.uk

Leeds Lieder concert venues

Clothworkers’ Centenary Concert Hall

The School of Music
The University of Leeds
Leeds
West Yorkshire LS2 9JT

Tel: 0113 343 2584

Email: concerts@leeds.ac.uk

The Howard Assembly Room at Opera North

Grand Theatre,
46 New Briggate,
Leeds,
West Yorkshire
LS1 6NU

Tel: +44 (0)113 243 9999

The Venue

Leeds College of Music

3 Quarry Hill,
Leeds,
West Yorkshire
LS2 7PD