Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds

First Direct Arena

The First Direct Arena in Leeds is a local favourite for concerts and entertainment. This massive complex has attracted the biggest names in music, comedy, sports and more to the city. Experience a performance of a lifetime along with up to 13.500 other fans, and stay with Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds just 15 minutes away by foot.
What to experience at First Direct Arena
Thanks to the innovative fan-shaped orientation ensuring that all seats have perfect sight-lines facing the stage, you can enjoy unobstructed views and an intimate atmosphere wherever you sit.
Along with some of UK’s best sound experiences, the façade itself also comes alive, changing colours depending on performance and the mood of the arena at the time. Enjoy a hearty pre-show meal or drink at our FireLake Restaurant and Bar. 

Plan your visit from Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds

  • Opening hours and ticket prices vary depending on the event. Visit the arena’s website to check specifics.
  • Direction from hotel
    • Exit hotel and head north on Cookridge Street
    • Turn right onto Woodhouse Lane/A660
    • Turn left almost immediately onto Clay Pitt Lane/A58
    • The Arena will be on your right