Theatres & Visual Arts Venues in Yorkshire

Showroom cinema in Sheffield

Independent Cinemas

Guide to Yorkshire's independent cinemas, small, exquisite and perfectly formed, excellent places to see the latest blockbusters, cinema classics or independent releases.

Harrogate Theatre circle seats.

Harrogate Theatre

Built in 1900 Harrogate Theatre is a typical example of a late Victorian proscenium arch venue built over five floors. The building contains two purpose built performance spaces.

Lyceum and Crucible Theatres in Sheffield

Lyeceum Theatre

The Lyeceum in Sheffield is a restored Edwardian theatre, which hosts touring west end shows and a range of local productions.

Stage and Stalls at the Grand Opera House in York

Grand Opera House York

Originally not intended as a theatre, the Grand Opera House York has undergone many changes since and is now the county’s biggest fully operational theatre and the home of live entertainment in the region.

Alhambra Theatre in Bradford

Alhambra, Bradford

The Alhambra Theatre is regarded as the North's premier receiving venue and hosts the best in large scale entertainment from international dance to musicals, drama and Yorkshire's biggest panto. The venue seats 1,400 people and is a popular choice for major touring companies.

Exterior of st George's Hall in Bradford

St George's Hall

St George's Hall has undergone a major renovation indoors and out, with an entire new seating in the auditorium.

Kings Hall and Winter Gardens.

Kings Hall and Winter Gardens, Ilkley

King's Hall and Winter Garden currently hosts a wide range of events and community provision. From a variety of professional productions including enchanting family shows, must-see music concerts and inspiring talks, to local amateur dramatic and performing arts companies and community events.

Lyceum and Crucible Theatres in Sheffield

Crucible, Sheffield

The Crucible is the main stage for produced work as well as hosting the annual World Snooker Championships. The performance area is a thrust stage which extends into the auditorium, enabling the audience to watch action on three sides.

Stage and Stalls at the Grand Opera House in York

The Mart Theatre

A unique 300-seat theatre in Skipton. A cattle auction through the day, a magical, star-studded theatre by night. Putting culture into agriculture!

York Theatre Royal

York Theatre Royal

York Theatre Royal in York, England, dates back to 1744. The theatre currently seats 750 people. Whilst the theatre is traditionally a proscenium theatre, it was reconfigured for a season in 2011 to offer productions in-the-round.

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City Varieties Music Hall

City Varities Music Hall is a hidden gem. Leeds’ oldest working theatre and the Guinness World Record holder for the nation’s longest running music hall. Full programme of comedy and music events.

Leeds Grand Theatre.

Leeds Grand Theatre

The most magnificent of leading ladies, the ‘Grand Old Lady of Leeds’ has been entertaining audiences since 1878 with the best of the day’s cultural entertainment. The theatre hosts the best of the West End and other touring productions, alongside opera and ballet from resident companies Opera North and Northern Ballet.

York Barbican lit up at night

York Barbican

York Barbican is the largest music and arts venue in York, hosting some of the biggest touring acts in the country. The venue offers a diverse programme of world-class events, including comedy, a range of live bands, sports, family shows and community events.

Leeds Playhouse

Leeds Playhouse

The Playhouse has two theatres, the Quarry with 750 seats and the smaller, more flexible Courtyard with 350 seats.

Carriagewroks Theatre

Carriageworks Theatre

Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds, showcasing work by local artists and offering family friendly performances in the city centre.

Inside Victoria theatre in Halifax, Yorkshire

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

The Victoria Theatre is unlike any other theatre in the region. Built in 1901 as a concert hall. Built on a cantilever system with no obstructive pillars and raked seating on every level, the Victoria Theatre’s auditorium has the size and magnificence for a sensational theatre experience for everyone.

Georgian Theatre Royal

Georgian Theatre Royal

The Georgian Theatre Experience gives a unique insight into the past and reveals the secrets of this, the most complete working Georgian playhouse in Britain.

Lyceum and Crucible Theatres in Sheffield

Lyeceum Theatre

The Lyeceum in Sheffield is a restored Edwardian theatre, which hosts touring west end shows and a range of local productions.

Stage and Stalls at the Grand Opera House in York

Grand Opera House York

Originally not intended as a theatre, the Grand Opera House York has undergone many changes since and is now the county’s biggest fully operational theatre and the home of live entertainment in the region.

Alhambra Theatre in Bradford

Alhambra, Bradford

The Alhambra Theatre is regarded as the North's premier receiving venue and hosts the best in large scale entertainment from international dance to musicals, drama and Yorkshire's biggest panto. The venue seats 1,400 people and is a popular choice for major touring companies.