Visitor Information

Visiting the Leeds Lieder 2020 Festival

We are delighted to be presenting the 2020 Festival at the University of Leeds. They and we will do everything possible to make your visit easy and enjoyable.

By Car

If you are using SatNav, the address for the main entrance to the University is:
University of Leeds
Woodhouse Lane
(Street listing can appear as Cavendish Road on some navigation systems)

By Public Transport

Leeds has excellent rail connections and there are frequent buses to the University. For details of bus services visit:


The University has arranged a discounted rate for use of the on-campus Multi-Storey Car Park facility. Visitors will be able to pre-book parking as part of the Box office/ticket purchase process, adding a day permit for just £3. You will need to provide vehicle registration details at the
point of booking. Pre-booking will mean you can just turn up, park and then leave without doing anything more. On-the-day parking; the same discounted rate of £3 for a day permit is on offer. Each of the four days of the festival will be allocated a code, which, when entered at one of the pay machines on exit, will qualify the user for the discount. Payment is by card only. The code for the day will be distributed as visitors arrive at the School of Music. Useful information about parking in the city may be found by visiting: in-leeds.aspx


Light snacks as well as pre-concert and interval drinks will be available to purchase during the Festival. Please pre-order interval drinks in the Clothworkers’ Bar. Visit for extensive information about eating out in Leeds and the surrounding area.


For information about hotels, restaurants and visitor attractions, look at Visit Leeds telephone: 0113 378 6977

We hope the 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.

Leeds Lieder concert venues

Clothworkers’ Centenary Concert Hall

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

Tel: 0113 343 2584


The Howard Assembly Room at Opera North

Grand Theatre,
46 New Briggate,
West Yorkshire

Tel: +44 (0)113 243 9999

The Venue

Leeds College of Music

3 Quarry Hill,
West Yorkshire