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Other Spaces

Other Spaces

Spaces for a range of private functions

West Yorkshire Playhouse is a busy theatre complex housing two auditoria, three meeting rooms, a fully licensed bar and restaurant and a small art gallery.

These spaces are available to hire for a range of events – please contact us if you have any questions.

“Thanks for always being available when we needed last minute changes and for making the organisation of the day straightforward.”

– Luara Johnson, Specialist Schools & Academies Trust

  • Congreve Room

    A versatile room perfect for private events

    Situated on the top floor of the Playhouse this light and spacious room overlooks the restaurant and bar area. The Congreve Room is perfect for a variety of functions including corporate hospitality evenings, private dinners, meetings and team building. The room has plenty of natural daylight and also has a projection screen and black out facilities.

    Approx. dimensions

    Length: 11.7m
    Width: 7.1m
    Total Area: 83m2
    Minimum Height: 2.4m


    Theatre Style: 90 people
    Boardroom: 45 people
    Buffets & Receptions: 100 people
    Classroom: 46 people
    Cabaret: 40 people

  • Priestley Room

    A quiet and versatile space

    Situated adjacent to the main entrance foyer and within easy reach of the bar and restaurant, the Priestley Room is a quiet, versatile space that can be set up and used in many different ways. The room is ideal for audio visual equipment and can also be a great location for entertaining clients during the interval of a show.

    Approx. dimensions

    Length: 7.4m
    Width: 6.6m
    Total Area: 49m2
    Minimum Height: 2.1m


    Theatre Style: 50 people
    Boardroom: 25 people
    U-shape Boardroom: 20 people
    Buffets & Receptions: 50 people
    Classroom: 20 people

  • Meeting Room

    Ideal for board meetings

    Overlooking the restaurant and bar area and with plenty of natural daylight, our Meeting Room is ideal for smaller board meetings or as a syndicate room.


    Length: 7.3m
    Width: 3m
    Total Area: 22m2
    Minimum Height: 2.4m

“It was a pleasure to work with you all and we felt that we had been looked after well.”

– Esther McDerra, Yorkshire & Humber Postgraduate Deanery

Download BrochureAutumn / Winter 19
Download BrochureAutumn / Winter 19
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