We are committed to making our spaces open to as many people as we possibly can. Knowing what  facilities we have and what the journey around the space is like might make it easier for you to visit us so we hope you find this page useful. 

If you have any questions regarding access at our venue, or if you need any more information, please fill out our Contact Us Form or email us at

Access Information

CLAY's Address: 1-2 Regent Street, Leeds, LS2 7QA.

It has a single step access to a single door that opens into the venue. The door is 32 inches wide. We have a metal ramp for the step; front of house staff will put this out upon request.

We have 2 gender-neutral toilets that are down a flight of stairs that is 12 steps. Unfortunately, there is no lift in our building. The rest of the building is on one floor.​ Wherever possible, with our limited budgets, we hire in an accessible toilet (portaloo).

We have Access tickets available which include a Carer/Companion seat – see our ticket prices on our events pages.


We do not currently have facilities for hearing loops, BSL or captioned performances, but all videos and films that we publicise as CLAY are captioned.


We always have a first aider on site at all our events.

Unless stated otherwise all performances here are relaxed so if you need to get up and move, stand, leave the space, go to the toilets or get some fresh air, you are welcome to do so. 

We often programme performances and events outside of our venue and whenever the information is available to us, accessibility information for these events will accompany the events listing.

Content information is included on event listings so that you can make informed choices.

All pages on our website are compatible with Read Aloud and Google Translate browser add ons.



If any artists, staff, or audiences feel unwelcome or attacked according to any of the guidelines below, we reserve the right to ask anyone to respectfully leave our venue.

Inclusive Spaces 
Everyone is welcome in our space. The only thing we do not tolerate is intolerance of any kind.

No Touching
Unless you are specifically invited, please do not invade other people’s personal space.


Feel at Home

We want you to make yourself comfortable and feel relaxed in our spaces, but ask that you respect our spaces and everything within them as if they were your own. We are a working arts space, people work here daily, please treat the space with respect. 
Do not interfere with the artists and performers at work unless invited to.



Please ask, and respect the pronouns given.



No means No.

Gender Neutral Toilets

Our toilets are gender neutral. Respect one another in this space. Leave toilet spaces clean and tidy.


Have Respect

Be considerate of others, have an awareness that someone might need some help or support.
Respect each individual at our events.

Have a Good Time

Have a good time.

Our Code of Conduct was inspired by The Marlborough Pub and Theatre. They are amazing. 

Clay: Centre for Live Art Yorkshire trading as Live Art Bistro Ltd
2019 CLAY, Regent Street, Leeds, LS27QA

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