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Howard Assembly Room


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cabaret layout, dinner, projector screen, projector screen, piano on stage

large event space, blank canvas, conference venue

conference room, projector screen, table stands, theatre style

theatre layout, concert hall, large event space

stairs to event space, skylight, atrium, modern light lanterns

  • Capacity: 250+
  • Suitable for: conferences, dinners, meetings, receptions, training
  • Sustainable Venue
  • Offers Charity Rates


Howard Assembly Room, 32 New Briggate, LS1 6NU

Howard Assembly Room

Howard Assembly Room, 32 New Briggate, LS1 6NU

The Howard Assembly Room, is Opera North’s unique concert hall based in Leeds city centre. The beautifully restored venue is available for hire for conferences, exhibitions, as a rehearsal space, receptions, award ceremonies and more. The venue offers a rich artistic heritage, spectacular architecture, industry leading technical facilities, a dedicated events team, and our in-house restaurant, Kino. All in the heart of Leeds’ cultural scene.


Located in Leeds City Centre in the heart of Leeds cultural scene.


The venue offers a large concert hall auditorium with beautiful vaulted ceiling. Delegates enter via open atrium space comprising of 3 floors. Back of house green room and dressing rooms also available.


Quotes can be tailored to the clients needs. Full day hire including staffing, seating stage and equipment from £2,080.


Our environmental aims

Operations – Reduce the environmental impact of our operations and buildings by continually monitoring our performance, reducing utility usage wherever possible and sustainably procuring goods and services,

Productions – Establish a more sustainable production and touring model, and explore options to address environmental themes in our productions

Travel – Support and promote more sustainable travel options to our staff and audiences

Community – Embed environmental themes and engagement into our education and community programmes

Partnerships – Develop environmental collaboration with our partners and with individual supporters

Workforce – Ensure all staff are trained in carbon literacy and invite participation in our Green Team


The venue has been designed with accessibility at its heart. Fully accessible FOH and BOH with both LH and RH accessible facilities.

Registered Charity


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