The Leadmill

The Leadmill is the UK’s longest running independent live music venue, starting in 1980, and still going strong!

The Leadmill is a vital part of the UK live music scene playing host to local, up and coming and established acts from Arctic Monkeys to Bellowhead to Public Service Broadcasting, The Verve, The Strokes amongst many others.

Running two stages, the 250 capacity Steel Stage and the 900 capacity main room, The Leadmill has won numerous awards such as Best Live Venue at Live UK two years running and regular Best Live Venue nominations at Music Week awards.


Able to support someone with other relevant needs. Accessible toilet available. Personal assistant ticket available. Queue jump available for people that can't stand for long periods of time. Wheelchair accessible and/or venue all on the floor.