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A Historic Theatre

Nestled on Swan Street, away from the main streets, lies the beautiful City Varieties Music Hall. With its recent restoration of gold leaf, the theatre truly shines and offers a stunning experience for visitors. First established in 1865, the venue boasts a rich history of music, performances, and a variety of acts that have graced its stage over the years.

The Good Old Days Show

One of the lesser-known facts about City Varieties is that “The Good Old Days” show is still running. This variety show offers a fantastic mix of music, singing, magic acts, and more, with different headliners every week. Audience participation is highly encouraged, and some attendees even dress up in period attire to truly immerse themselves in the experience.

A Stunning Architectural Marvel

Not only does City Varieties offer top-notch performances, but the theatre itself is an architectural marvel. The walls are adorned with pictures of past great stars who have performed there, ranging from Charlie Chaplin to Jonathan Ansell of G4 fame. The theatre is well worth a visit just to marvel at its beautiful interior.

A Celebration of Diversity and Talent

City Varieties prides itself on its diverse range of performances and its commitment to showcasing a variety of talents. From Irish music to comedy, the venue caters to a wide range of interests, ensuring there is always something for everyone to enjoy.

Returning to the Stage

The City Varieties Music Hall is a testament to the enduring appeal of live performances and the power of community. This historic venue continues to attract audiences and create new stories, even after 155 years. Whether you’re looking for a night of laughter and entertainment or a chance to immerse yourself in history, City Varieties is the perfect destination.

For more information about City Varieties Music Hall and to book tickets for upcoming shows, visit their official website or contact their box office at 0113 243 0808 or boxoffice@leedsheritagetheatres.com.

By george