Seven Arts Centre

Seven Arts Centre
31a Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 3PD
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Absolute Kinks

Playing a set packed full of Kinks classics including Sunny Afternoon, Waterloo Sunset, Days, David Watts, You Really Got Me, Dedicated Follower Of Fashion and Lola, this 1960s era Kinks tribute will transport you straight back to the swinging sixties, creating that iconic Carnaby Street feel good factor.

Thu 6 Jul

£15 / 0113 262 6777

Biscuithead & The Biscuit Badgers

Biscuithead & the Biscuit Badgers - featuring Sam on tuba, Matthew on drums, Bob on piano and Dean on voice and ukulele - have been thrilling audiences all over the UK since 2006.

Sat 15 Jul

California Dreaming By High On Harmony

California Dreaming featuring The Haley Sisters and Jester B with a night of memories and nostalgia and new self-penned songs.

Ceausescu : The Musical

On Christmas Day 1989 Nicholae and Elena Ceausescu were shot to death. But why? Find out in this hilarious comedy musical about Romania's most loveable dictators. A work-in-progress by Greg Jameson and Tom Bailey.

Sun 21 May


This is an evening inspired by beautiful Indian literature from the 11th Century Sanskrit Love Lyric called ‘Chaurapanchasika’ – a poem of 50 verses written by a Kashmiri poet ‘Bilhana’ about himself and the love that bloomed between him and his student Princess Amaravati which was opposed by the King and lead to the poet…

Sat 6 May

£6–£10 / 0113 262 6777

Dudley Nesbitt With The Leeds College Of Music Jazz Orchestra

Leeds's own steel pan maestro Dudley Nesbitt has been rehearsing with the Leeds College of Music Jazz Orchestra to create a programme showcasing the jazz steel pan. Dudley Nesbitt's career as a self-taught arranger for Steel Orchestras in Panorama - the Trinidad equivalent of the Proms - was an extremely prestigious…

The Electric "All Done By 7" Featuring Electrio And Svarc-Hanley-Longhawn

The second of our Seven Jazz early evening Sunday gigs - "All Done by 7" featuring two bands, with a theme - this time it is Electro Jazz. Our second early evening this time featuring something more electric with the hot, steamy, edgy, nasty, funk-fusion of the ElecTrio - Dan Goldman Rhodes + JDXA, Hamlet Luton, Bass and…

Elliot Galvin Trio

The prolific composer, gifted pianist and rising star of British jazz leads his European Young Jazz Artist Of The Year Award-winning trio featuring Tom McCredie on bass and Simon Roth on drums as they perform their unique and definitive jazz creations.

Sun 26 Mar

£8–£10 ( £5) / 0113 262 6777

The Flycats Celebrate International Jazz Day

A special event for International Jazz Day! Our Sunday afternoon gig features a band that take their name from one of the hippest jump bands of the 1940's, The Flycats. showcasing the swing music frfom jazz's history featuring Duke Ellington, Cootie Williams, Pete Johnson, Frankie Newton, Charlie Christian and others. If…

Sun 30 Apr

£8–£10 / 0113 262 6777

Jay Davis And Big Bad Wolf

Featuring: Jay Davis -drums, Owen Dawson -trombone, Rob Luft guitar, Michael de Souza bass VI Big Bad Wolf is a London based band featuring washy guitars, ambient vocals, brassy hooks and deep grooves. Big Bad Wolf have developed a unique way to bridge the gap between improvised music and contemporary pop/rock styles.

Sun 9 Apr


Kaleidoscope is an unique collaboration between Leeds based Jamaican roots bassist Kenny Higgins, and master percussionist, Claudio Kron from Brazil.

Thu 20 Apr

£8 / 0113 262 6777

Kill For A Seat Comedy – Abigoliah Schamaun And Scott Bennett

Abigoliah Schamaun has been named one of the “Top 5 Up and Coming Female Comedians” by The List. & Scott Bennett “An hilarious act, brilliantly worded observations” Plymouth Herald …plus special guests and your rib-tickling host, silky.

Kill For A Seat Comedy

Presumably not literally. But with a name like that, the line-up's bound to be worth it.

Wed 29 Mar

£9–£11 / 0113 262 6777

Kill For A Seat Comedy – Tudur Owen And Carl Hutchinson

Tudur Owen, Bafta Winning Star of S4C’s PC Lesley Wynne Show &Carl Hutchinson, His act was very dry but immensely sharp with an underlying energy which wasn’t obviously rehearsed like many others I have seen on the circuit.’ Weekend Post …plus special guests and your genial host, Silky.

Kofi: The Journey

With songs from her award-reaping career in reggae, to music reflecting her love of jazz and the songs that she grew up with, these shows promise some of the most intimate, soulful and energising music you will hear live in 2017. Featuring members of Caution Collective, plus very special guests.

Fri 14 Apr

Sat 15 Apr

Leeds College Of Music Generation Big Band And Friends

Generation Big Band at Leeds College of Music brings together excellence across all generations of the Yorkshire jazz community. joined tonightby jazz trio Bunson Burner and the Saturday Music School+ Jazz group.

Leon Rosselson - The Liberty Tree

The Liberty Tree tells the story of Tom Paine's extraordinary life, interweaving Paine's own words, from his letters and the pamphlets that made him one of the most influential writers of his age, with extracts from newspaper reports and other documents of the times.

Fri 9 Jun

Letters To Myself

Created from letters written by real people, Letters to Myself is a heart-warming and humorous look at the best advice we never had. Written and produced by Becci Sharrock. Directed by Allie Butler.

Thu 6 Apr

£6–£8 / 0113 262 6777

Love Pass Music Member Ticket 6

Dudley Nesbitt and Leeds College of Music Jazz Orchestra - Seven Arts Thurs Apr 27

Thu 27 Apr

Marlena Rose Quartet

This month the Rush Hour jazz session at Seven Arts Leeds hosts Leeds vocalist Marlena Rose presenting music from her new EP "Springtime". With Matt Aplin keyboards, Steve Crocker bass and Dom Moore drums

Wed 19 Apr

Free / 0113 262 6777


Leeds' finest purveyors of Latin American folk music, with an irresistible and infectious energy which will lift the heart and soul.

Fri 7 Apr

£10 / 0113 262 6777

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip

Edgy, hilarious and poignant, with lashings of power chords, funkiness and chaos from the Leeds-based comic rock and pop three-piece.

Fri 19 May

No Mean Feat Live

70’s and 80’s classics from Steely Dan, Little Feat, Hall & Oates and more.

Fri 12 May

Paper Zoo - Billy Liar

Billy Liar by Keith Waterhouse is a seminal play about a lad with dull surroundings but a fantastic imagination brought to you by Paper Zoo Theatre Company.

Thu 1 Jun

£8–£10 / 0113 262 6777

Rising Stars - Srutti Suresan & Keertan Rehal

Spring is here! There is a freshness in the air for young new budding talent ready to captivate audiences with their artistry. SAA UK in collaboration with Zero Classikal invite you to a double bill of vocals of the North and South of India, featuring upcoming female artists; Strutti Suresan and Keertan Rehal.

Seven Jazz Leeds – Elliot Galvin Trio

Three young, exciting improvisers who blend a multitude of styles to create something truly original.

Sun 26 Mar

Seven Jazz Leeds - Jason Rebello

British pianist Jason Rebello is regarded as one of the most inventive jazz pianists to emerge from the UK.

Thu 18 May

Seven Jazz Leeds – Jay Davis’S Big Bad Wolf

Big Bad Wolf have developed a unique way to bridge the gap between improvised music and contemporary pop/rock styles.

Seven Jazz Leeds - Jazz Goes To College

Featuring young emerging artists from this year's final year of the BA jazz course at Leeds College of Music – bands led by Alžbeta Turčányiová, Jordan Dinsdale and Abbie Finn

Sun 14 May

Seven Jazz Leeds - Nicola Farnon Quartet With Dave Newton

Nicola Farnon is widely recognised as one of the classiest jazz and swing musicians in the UK. She is accompanied by pianist and jazz legend Professor Dave Newton.

Seven Jazz Leeds Present The Elliot Galvin Trio

Three young, exciting improvisers who blend a multitude of styles to create something truly original

Seven Jazz Leeds Present The Flycats

Celebrate international jazz day with swing music of The Duke, Cootie Williams, Pete Johnson, Frankie Newton and Charlie Christian and more

Sun 30 Apr

Seven Jazz Leeds – The Electric “All Done By 7” Featuring Electrio And Svarc-Hanley-Longhawn

An early evening of electric jazz from the hot and steamy, edgy, nasty Electro Trio to the funk-fusion of Nic Svarc.

Seven Jazz Leeds – The Flycats

Celebrate international jazz day with swing music of The Duke, Cootie Williams, Pete Johnson, Frankie Newton and Charlie Christian.

Sun 30 Apr

Seven Jazz Leeds - Us Saxman Greg Abate

Greg Abate is a US jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer and international jazz recording artist.

Fri 21 Jul

Soho Theatre & Jack Rooke Present Jack Rooke : Good Grief

Celebrating finding happiness after tragedy, Rooke’s critically acclaimed debut blends comedy, storytelling and film. Another compelling production from Soho Theatre.

Summer Jazz Season Ticket 2017

This summer we’ve got three fantastic evening jazz concerts with -BBC award winning jazz pianist Jason Rebello, vocalist and bassist Nicola Farnon with her all star quartet and US saxman Greg Abate. Why not buy a season ticket -see all three? £36 full price or £30 concessions?

Thu 18 May

Unlimited Theatre - Am I Dead Yet?

Death is no longer a moment. It is a process. A process that can be reversed. Two friends, talking (and singing) about what happens when we die, how we think about dying, and most importantly, how some of us might be brought back.

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