First Direct Arena

Johnny James, Managing Editor

The First Direct Arena is a 14,000 capacity entertainment-focused arena located in the Arena Quarter of Leeds, West Yorkshire.

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What's on near First Direct Arena

Leeds Comedy Pick N Mix – April
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Where to go near First Direct Arena

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Restaurant
Blue Pavilion & K-Cube

Oriental dining, live music and private karaoke, the upmarket Chinese restaurant Blue Pavilion is bringing the party to Leeds.

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Event venue
The Bookish Type

An independent bookshop specialising in literature across the LGBTIQA+ spectrum.

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Music venue
Belgrave Music Hall

This music hall and canteen recently opened in the former site of Leeds Children’s Palace – a three-storey recreation hall and nursery school.

Jumbo Records
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Shop
Jumbo Records

Jumbo Records is Leeds’ number one independent record store, with these large premises occasionally featuring in-store events with a bountiful record collection and coffee.

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St John’s Centre, Leeds

With a great mix of retailers over two levels including fashion, gifts and food, plus its own secure car park, St Johns Centre makes shopping in Leeds easy

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Restaurant
Ham and Friends

High-quality small plates at this laid-back Leeds restaurant. The latest and greatest offering from the team behind the acclaimed Friends Of Ham.

Zaap Leeds
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Restaurant
Zaap

Zaap is a charming café with a superb range of Thai street food dishes. Thai has taken a snapshot of the street food market of Bangkok and brought it to England.

Stuzzi Leeds
Leeds
Restaurant
Stuzzi Leeds

Stuzzi is a stylish restaurant in Leeds offering high-end Italian cuisine, including pasta and seafood plates.

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