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Summer Series 2024 FAQs

The Summer Series take place from 3 July until 4 August 2024. Visit our what’s on page to find out when the shows are on.

Adding to the festivities, Millennium Square will once again host the official start of the annual Leeds Pride celebrations with a free event on July 21.

Tickets

It’s advisable to purchase all tickets in advance online or by phone on 0113 376 0318 (Mon-Sat 10am-4pm) to avoid any disappointment (please note, some of the events are already sold out). Any on the day sales will be strictly subject to availability on the day of the concert.

E-tickets will be sent to ticket holders two weeks before each event. Please note, tickets are sent to the email address used at the time of booking. If you have not received your digital tickets, please check your Leeds Ticket Hub online account or contact the box office team on 0113 3760318 or tickets@leeds.gov.uk

A VIP bar upgrade is available for a number of events, including 80s Classical and Brutus Gold’s Love Train

The box office (Leeds Ticket Hub) will be open at the Carriageworks Theatre on Millennium Square from 2 hours before doors open and close at 9pm.

Venue & Facilities

The two main entrances to the event arena are located on Rossington Street / Cookridge St (Gate C) and from Portland Crescent (Gate A). 

Both entrances have level / sloped access and Gate A also provides direct access to the Accessible Viewing Platform.

No. There are no pass outs issued – when you’re in, you’re in. In the case of medical emergencies please contact the stewarding gate supervisor for further help and assistance.

Yes, the venue has permanent and additional temporary toilets. Please make sure you familiarise yourself with the toilet location and layout of all venue facilities upon entry.

Please note, you cannot bring your own food and drink (other than small 500ml water bottles with unbroken seals OR 1 x empty reusable plastic water bottle per person (not glass or metal). Free drinking water will be provided.

If you have a medical condition, then a doctor’s note will permit diet-specific food and drink only.

A selection of hot food will be available to purchase inside the arena along with a licensed festival bar offering beer, cider, wines, a selection of spirits and soft drinks. So if you’re in a hurry and rushing straight from work, there’ll be something you can grab inside the arena. Please note the bars are cashless.

Drink selection & prices

Amstel Pt – £6.50                   

Strongbow DF Pt – £6.20                   

Inch’s Cider Pt – £6.50                   

Beavertown Neck Oil – £6.50                   

Non Alcoholic Lager – £5.80                   

Spirit Cans – £6.80                   

Wines – £6.80

Prosecco by the glass – £6.80                     

Soft drinks –  £3.00                     

Water – £2.50                   

No, portable chairs or large outdoor furniture will not be permitted inside the concert arena.

A limited number of seating is available to purchase in advance for specific events as advertised.

Backpacks of any size or large bags will not be allowed into the arena. You are permitted to bring small bags or handbags no larger than 21cm x 29cm (approx. A4 size piece of paper).  All bags are subject to a search so please avoid bringing one where you can as this would speed up your entry to the venue.

Items that are not allowed inside the arena include (but are not restricted to); alcohol, glass, cans, chairs, portable furniture, large umbrellas, parasols, tents, gazebos, laser pens, air horns, fireworks, flares, smoke canisters, barbeques, paper lanterns or any lighting with a naked flame.

It is an outdoor event – there is no roof cover and there will be no patio heaters. You are advised to dress warmly as, even on a nice day, the temperature will drop in the evening.

In the case of bad weather, you are advised to pack a waterproof as no large umbrellas are allowed. Small umbrellas will be permitted if used towards the back of the venue and not blocking anyone’s view.

Ponchos will be available to purchase from the two main bars on the night and are priced at £3 for 1 or £5 for 2.

The majority of events are 14+ other than family-friendly events, as advertised. Please check individual events information for further details. Anyone aged under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Yes, if available, official merchandise will be available to purchase within the venue.

Please report any lost items to a staff member on the night. After the event, please contact the venue at events@leeds.gov.uk to enquire if an item has been located.

Any persons who require to bring medicines, food or drink to manage a medical condition or medical equipment will be welcome to attend all events staged at the venue. Please note however that glass or cans are prohibited items so wherever possible plastic drink receptacles should be used. If a bag larger than the dimensions specified in the ‘Bag Policy’ section is required, please inform the gate stewards that it is necessary for medical purposes and provide clarification of use. 

Please note that discretional security searching of clothing, bags and other items is a condition of entry to protect everyone’s safety. To avoid any misunderstandings in this respect, please make the gate stewards aware of what medicine, food or drink you require to have with you upon arrival. 

All persons attending an event are requested to make themselves aware of the standard venue terms and conditions prior to arrival at the venue. Should you have any specific queries or concerns please contact the council’s events team.

Photography

Recreational photography of family, friends and/or scenic views to capture the atmosphere of the concert is permitted other than where other persons attending can be clearly identified as the main focus.

Photography/filming/recording for professional/commercial use is not permitted without prior written authorisation or media event accreditation from the concert promoters.

All persons entering the venue consent to any photography/filming/recording as arranged by the promoter/ venue for possible future transmission/publication or promotional purposes.

Accessibility

Millennium Square is fully accessible with a raised viewing platform, disabled toilets and a dedicated changing places unit. Find out more including how to access the raised viewing platform and  the councils essential companion scheme dependency unit. Find out more.

Travel

🚍By bus: A number of bus routes pass through the city centre and stop in close proximity to Millennium Square on The Headrow and Woodhouse Lane. For all bus service timetable and further information please contact West Yorkshire Metro on 0113 245 7676 or visit wymetro.com

🚉 By Rail: Leeds City train station is only a 10-minute walk away from Millennium Square via City Square leading into Park Row and Cookridge Street. For train services and timetable information visit nationalrail.co.uk

🚗 By Car: A variety of street and secure parking options are available around the Civic Quarter. 24 hour, 7 days a week parking is available at Woodhouse Lane car park, LS2 3AX. Find out more about car parking in Leeds.

Safety & Security

Public safety at all our events is our priority and we continually review our security measures in conjunction with our contracted security provider (Gough & Kelly), West Yorkshire Police and other agencies to keep you safe.

• Please be aware that security searches of clothing, bags and other items may be conducted, at our reasonable discretion, at any time during your visit, including on entry and exit. We advise you to plan your travel arrangements in advance and arrive in plenty of time.

•  Please always follow any direction / instruction from our team of SIA registered stewards

•  CCTV is in operation with images recorded for the purpose of crime prevention and public safety

• Project Servator policing teams will be regularly visiting the events and please do not be alarmed if you see armed Police officers attending the event

•  If you see anything suspicious during your visit, please contact a member of security staff or alternatively call 101. In an emergency always use 999. Further information on what to look out for and how to contact police can be found at www.gov.uk/ACT

Project Servator is a policing tactic used to deter, detect and disrupt a range of criminality, including terrorism. Find out more about the initiative and how you can help here.

Backpacks of any size or large bags will not be allowed into the arena. You are permitted to bring small bags or handbags no larger than 21cm x 29cm (approx. A4 size piece of paper).  All bags are subject to a search so please avoid bringing one where you can as this would speed up your entry to the venue.

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