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We want to make sure that we meet everyone’s access requirements, so that everyone can attend our events. We are working hard to ensure that our venues across the city and the L20 Cube are as accessible as they can be. Please keep an eye on this page for more updates about captioned L20 events.

Leeds International Festival is committed to platforming new ideas and innovation in a safe and respectful environment. If at any time you feel something could be improved please let one of our friendly members of staff know.

If you have any questions or would like to talk to anybody about access needs, please send an email to

Carers go free
Please send us an email on if you require a carer or support worker in order to attend an L20 event.

All toilets at the L20 Cube Zone are gender neutral.

Concession tickets
Full-time students (with valid NUS card), over 60’s, jobseekers, D/deaf or disabled (carers go free).


L20 Cube

The L20 Cube is fully wheelchair accessible via the front entrance. Hearing loops are available. Accessible toilets are available in The Tetley.

The Tetley

The Tetley has a wheelchair accessible lift to all public floors at The Tetley. There are toilets on all floors and accessible toilets on the ground and second floor.


The Carriageworks Theatre has two entrances. The main entrance is accessible from Millennium Square leading to the ground floor Box Office. The other entrance is from Great George Street, through The Electric Press Courtyard. There are 6 steps from the Great George Street entrance to the Ground Floor Box Office, a lift is available to all levels. There is lift access to all levels, plus accessible toilets on most levels. 

Rupert Becket Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds

The Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre entrance is via the front of the lecture theatre where there is level access into the room. There are two waiting spaces for wheelchairs with swing-out adjustable resting surfaces.

This event will be captioned.


Platform is wheelchair accessible and has lifts that access all floors of their building, plus wheelchair accessible toilets.

Yorkshire Dance

The Yorkshire Dance building is wheelchair accessible and has lifts that access all floors of their building. They have gender neutral toilets available in our building.

Secret Location (End is Queer)

We regret that the venue is not wheelchair accessible

Sheaf Street

Sheaf Street has one single step at the main entrance which they can provide a portable ramp for. This is stored in a convenient place for easy access. Once you’re in the building everything is level.

Sheaf Street’s main toilets do not have an accessible cubicle however they have a fully accessible toilet in their workspace. Please make yourself know to Sheaf Street’s members of staff  who will be able to give you a fob for the door. 

Please contact so we can ensure your visit to this venue is fully catered for. 

Patrick Studios

Patrick Studios has wheelchair access to all levels, plus wheelchair accessible toilets

Convention House

Convention House has wheelchair access to all levels, plus wheelchair accessible toilets.  

Everyman Cinema

Everyman Leeds has full wheelchair access and accessible toilets.

The Merrion Centre

Victoria GateThe Merrion Way (Arena Quarter) and the Wade Lane entrances are suitable for wheelchair access. There is a disabled lift located near Supercuts/Morrisons Café/Bon Marche, which provides access to the first floor balcony. There is an accessible toilet located in the Wade House reception, on the first floor balcony.


Victoria Gate has wheelchair access to all levels, plus wheelchair accessible toilets on the first floor.

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