We can’t wait to welcome you to the Howard Assembly Room. Whether it’s your first time visiting or you simply need to refresh your memory, you can find all of the information you need to make the most of your trip here.

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Where to find us

Where to find us

The Howard Assembly Room is located next door to Leeds Grand Theatre on New Briggate, in the heart of Leeds city centre.



Find useful information about our venue and services to help you have the best experience possible.

Tickets & Visit FAQs

Tickets & Visit FAQs

From group bookings to seating plans, parking and discounts, read our frequently asked questions for more information.


Now open from Tuesday to Saturday, Kino is our restaurant and bar located in Leeds on New Briggate, presenting the best independent food, wine and beer.

For pre-show dining we recommend booking no later than 90 minutes before the start of the performance.

Bag and cloakroom policy

Bags and larger items

For the safety and comfort of all customers please avoid bringing large bags or luggage with you. We encourage you to leave additional items at home, however if you do need to have a larger bag with you, please check it in at the cloakroom (please note there is a £1 charge for this). If you require the cloakroom please speak to a member of staff.

Event Security

We request that you keep bag size and any additional possessions to a minimum.

If you notice or hear anything suspicious that may impact the health and safety of patrons, please report it immediately to one of the event stewards.

Please note that there may be bag searches in place on your arrival at the venue. Searches look for restricted items such as objects that may be considered a risk to the safety and enjoyment of patrons, or the use of which would contravene one of the venues policies, for example alcohol, hot food, or sharp objects. Any restricted items found will be removed from the bag, retained, and returned on departure. If an item considered to be illegal, they will confiscate it and contact the police.

The venue will not be responsible for late admission or non-admission as a result of this policy.


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