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City Varieties

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City Varieties

Swan Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6LW

Built in 1865, this much  loved venue, hidden in the heart of Leeds city centre, has survived virtually unchanged across three centuries while most other Victorian Music Halls have passed into history. Many of the world's greatest entertainers have trodden the boards here including, Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harry Houdini, Lilly Langtry, Harry Lauder and Mickey Rooney. It has played a key role in the careers of the likes of Frankie Vaughan, Ken Dodd, Ray Alan (and Lord Charles!), The Chuckle Brothers, Roy Hudd and Barry Cryer. For thirty years, the Varieties was also the home of BBC TV's record breaking The Good Old Days which began broadcasting in 1953 and was screened around the world.

Wheelchair Access

Please contact Box Office for further information and to talk about any specific requirements. 

Parking

A limited amount of on street parking is available and there are disabled badge holder spaces on The Headrow, Wormald Row and Mark Lane.

Opening

Please check with venue

  • Wheelchair access
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