Established in 1969, Northern Ballet is Britain’s leading classical dance drama company. A powerhouse of inventive dance, it creates bold and confident work that reaches one of the largest and most diverse audiences in the UK. Northern Ballet have received a number of prestigious nominations and awards, including: the Patron’s Award at the annual National Dance Awards, the Audience Award (3 time consecutive winner), and most recently their premier dancer Martha Leebolt won the award for Outstanding Classical Female Performance.
Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7PA
Leeds is located at the crossroads of the M62 and the M1 and just a few kilometres from the A1. When entering the City follow the brown road signs for West Yorkshire Playhouse at Quarry Hill just off the A64 York Road in the centre of Leeds or you can follow the City Centre Loop signs. Major attractions, including the West Yorkshire Playhouse, are identified on the Loop signs. Northern Ballet is at Loop Junction 12.
There are two accessible parking bays alongside the building. Ample pay and display parking is available on Quarry Hill and Northern Ballet have a discounted parking rate at Leeds markets multi-storey NCP car park (LS2 7EA) located just next to the bus station and Kirkgate Market (to collect the discount, make sure to ask for a discount card from Northern Ballet reception).
Northern Ballet is a ten minute walk from Leeds Station, situated on New Station Street. Leave the station by the main exit and turn right and follow the footpath round. Turn right down Boar Lane and continue onto Duncan Street. Continue on as the road becomes Call Lane, and New York Street, and keep following the road as it becomes York Street. Turn left onto Centenary Square and Northern Ballet will be on your right.
The central bus and coach station is opposite the West Yorkshire Playhouse and two minutes from Northern Ballet. Regular services operate from Hull, London and Manchester. As you leave the bus station, turn left onto York Street and follow the road until you reach the turning to Centenary Square. Turn left onto Centenary Square and Northern Ballet will be on your right.