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Their Royal Highnesses the King and Queen of Leeds West Indian Carnival request the pleasure of your company at this special, soca-filled soiree. We’ll be joined by the legendary New World Steel Orchestra to mark the arrival of Leeds’ favourite royals.

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Women’s Voices Day

No need to book just turn up on the day. 15 Oct, 11am – 5pm Women from the migrant and refugee community are invited to a free makeover with a complimentary gift bag (limited places available). Bring an object from home that’s precious to you and have your portrait taken for a photographic exhibition. We […]

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The Housewarming Party with Equaliser DJ’s

No need to book, just turn up on the day. 12 Oct, 10pm – 11.30pm Leeds Playhouse is Open and it’s time to celebrate! Join us in the bar to raise a toast to all of the people who make this house a home. Leeds-based DJ collective, Equaliser, will be playing music ‘til late and […]

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The Wizard Of Oz Pop-Up Performance

No need to book, just turn up on the day. 12 Oct, 2.30pm – 3pm We’re off to see the wizard! Join the cast of the Playhouse’s electrifying new production of The Wizard of Oz at this fun and informal performance of some of the show’s most iconic songs. Hosted by director James Brining, this […]

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The Big Sing

No need to book, just turn up on the day. 12 Oct, 1pm – 1.20pm & 3pm – 3.20pm The Big Sing brings together members of every strand of our award-winning Creative Engagement work for a joyful and uplifting sing-along. Members of our programmes for Older People, Young People, Communities and our Theatre of Sanctuary […]

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It’s For You

No need to book, just turn up on the day. 12 – 13 Oct Take the weight off your feet and come have a look around our fairground-inspired It’s For You installation. It’s For You was built as part of a three year partnership with Comic Relief and created by older people and Leeds-based designer […]

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No need to book, just turn up on the day. Fri 11 – Sun 13 Oct, 11 – 1pm & 2 – 4pm Four beds. A street. Four older people abandoned in their night clothes. There are so many stories that go unheard. Entelechy Arts join forces with The Performance Ensemble and Leeds Playhouse to […]

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No need to book, just turn up on the day. 10 – 11 Oct Leeds has a luminous history in creating eye-catching neon. The original PLAYHOUSE sign was once the longest neon sign in Europe and, until 2003, Leeds was one of the largest creators of neon in the world. To celebrate the reopening of […]

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No need to book, just turn up on the day. 1 Oct, 10.30am – 1pm Celebrate International Day of Older Persons with a free cuppa on us. We’re buying a brew for the first 120 people to show their older person’s bus pass to staff in our new Front Room Cafe. Members of our award-winning […]

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Equaliser DJ Workshop

Equaliser is a Leeds-based collective offering free-to-access DJ workshops for all women, trans men and non-binary people. They create opportunities for people underrepresented in electronic music to access DJ skills and equipment and provide platforms to everyone to be heard. This free workshop is for beginners and will cover how DJ equipment works and how […]

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Download BrochureAutumn / Winter 19
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Major funders
Arts Council England Leeds City Council The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation
Principal Capital Partners
Principal Capital and Access Partner
Irwin Mitchell Solicitors