The Leeds Civic Arts Guild is the ‘umbrella’ association of 13 amateur drama, music, opera, youth theatre and other voluntary arts societies that are based at the Carriageworks Theatre, who produce a variety of shows between September and July each year.

Member societies include:

  • Cosmopolitan Players
  • Leeds Amateur Operatic Society
  • Leeds Arts Centre
  • Leeds Children’s Theatre
  • Leeds Gilbert & Sullivan Society
  • Leeds Insurance Dramatic & Operatic Society (LIDOS)
  • Leeds Writer’s Circle
  • Leeds Youth Opera
  • Morley Amateur Operatic Society
  • Northern Youth Theatre Company (NYTC)
  • Shatterproof
  • S.T.A.R.S
  • St Mary’s Youth Theatre

LCAG has an ever growing membership and you can take part too. Everyone is welcome, from old hands to complete novices. This might be the opportunity you’ve always wanted to treat the boards and become the start of the show! Or you could experience the thrill of being backstage by getting involved in lighting, sound and set construction.

If you already know what group you’d like to join simply head to their website via the menu above, or for advice drop us an email at