Independent conference venues.

2019 saw the launch of the Unique Venues of Leeds, which is the outcome of a collaboration between 6 of the alternative venues in Leeds – Horizon, Northern Ballet, Leeds College of Music, The Studio, Duke Studios and Shine. All of these unique venues offer great range of spaces for hire for conferences and events. From smaller, more intimate and quirky spaces for meetings to functional, purpose-built or performance facilities that offer drama and entertainment.

Northern Ballet

Maximum capacity: 230 theatre style

Northern Ballet is a unique city centre venue that not only offers world-class dance facilities for its two resident companies, Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre, but also provides an exceptional, culturally significant location for conferences and events.

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Maximum capacity: 250 theatre style

Say hello to Horizon Leeds, a leading-edge conference, learning and meeting space with three flexible spaces plus a communal refreshment and workstation area, all of which can be adapted to suit a wide range of events.

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Leeds Conservatoire

Maximum capacity: 354

Leeds Conservatoire is the perfect destination for your event; situated in a thriving quarter where you will find world-class shopping, food and drink, nightlife and culture.

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Duke Studios

Maximum capacity: 250 standing, 100 seated

Duke Studios is a multi-purpose events space which lends itself to being a complete blank canvas for events and gatherings of all kinds, shapes and sizes.

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Maximum capacity: 150

Shine is an inspirational place that has raising aspirations and creating opportunities right at its heart.


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