Howard Assembly Room

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Venue Information

Where to find us


The Howard Assembly Room is located inside Leeds Grand Theatre, New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU.

  • To access the venue, there are six steps from the street up to the Grand Theatre foyer or a wheelchair lift from the Grand Theatre Box Office to the foyer, and then lift access from the foyer to the Howard Assembly Room.
  • There are two wheelchair spaces, but this can be increased if more are required. Please call the Box Office (0844 848 2720*) for more information.
  • There is lift access to the gallery (no 4 in the lift) from the foyer, and from the Howard Assembly Room level (number 3 in the lift). Request access from front-of-house staff before using it so they can arrange for someone to open the door from the lift into the gallery. Row A of the gallery is flat access but there are 3 steps to Row B and 6 steps to Row C.
  • Accessible toilets are situated in the Grand Theatre foyer and at Dress Circle level (accessible via lift).
  • Support dogs are welcome in the venue and can be looked after on request.
  • Refreshments are available from Emerald Grand Hall bar (at Howard Assembly Room level).

The Lullaby Project

Soothing, bitter or even bawdy, there’s much more to the lullaby than sending a child to sleep. This online collection of lullabies, is a tribute to the wonderful performers appearing at the Howard Assembly Room in Leeds. Press play and prepare to drift away….


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