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The Refectory

Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, LS2 9JT

 
 

Venue Guide

About The Refectory.

Leeds University's The Refectory is a 2,100 capacity venue in the heart of the Student Union campus building. The venue is popularly known as "The Refec".

The Refectory has played host to the most important acts around since the late 1960's, including Led Zeppelin, Bob Marley, Rolling Stones, The Jam, Elton John.

Perhaps the most famous live recording ever made, The Who Live in Leeds, was recorded in The Refectory.

More recently, The Refectory has played host to the likes of The Strokes, Basement Jaxx, Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs, James Brown, Muse, The Streets and Franz Ferdinand.

In addition to The Refec, the Leeds University Union (LUU) is home to the award winning nightclub Stylus and the smaller Mine venues.

To buy tickets for all Leeds University gigs and events (The Refectory, Stylus and Mine) check out the Leeds Uni Tickets website.

 

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Velvet Revolver

Live @ The Refectory on Sunday, 16th March 2008

 

The Wombats

Live @ The Refectory on Sunday, 4th May 2008

 

Scouting For Girls

Live @ The Refectory on Saturday, 12th April 2008

 

Panic At The Disco

Live @ The Refectory on Friday, 14th March 2008

 

Jimmy Eat World

Live @ The Refectory on Friday, 22nd February 2008

 

Queens of the Stone Age

Live @ The Refectory on Sunday, 10th February 2008

 

Fightstar

Live @ The Refectory on Sunday, 3rd February 2008

 

Ash

Live @ The Refectory on Wednesday, 31st October 2007

 

Happy Mondays

Live @ The Refectory on Wednesday, 10th October 2007

 

Ian Brown

Live @ The Refectory on Friday, 5th October 2007

 

Athlete

Live @ The Refectory on Wednesday, 3rd October 2007

 

The Cribs

Live @ The Refectory on Saturday, 9th June 2007

 

Maximo Park

Live @ The Refectory on Tuesday, 24th April 2007

 

Corinne Bailey Rae

Live @ The Refectory on Friday, 16th March 2007

 

Deftones

Live @ The Refectory on Friday, 9th March 2007

 

Kasabian

Live @ The Refectory on Sunday, 10th December 2006

 

DJ Shadow

Live @ The Refectory on Thursday, 30th November 2006

 

The Feeling

Live @ The Refectory on Wednesday, 22nd November 2006

 

Rancid

Live @ The Refectory on Saturday, 11th November 2006

 

Wolfmother

Live @ The Refectory on Wednesday, 8th November 2006

 

The Fratellis

Live @ The Refectory on Tuesday, 10th October 2006

 

The Zutons

Live @ The Refectory on Tuesday, 16th May 2006

 

The Futureheads

Live @ The Refectory on Tuesday, 30th May 2006

 

The Feeling

Live @ The Refectory on Tuesday, 2nd May 2006

 

The Cribs

Live @ The Refectory on Saturday, 25th February 2006

 

Maximo Park

Live @ The Refectory on Wednesday, 1st February 2006

 

Fall Out Boy

Live @ The Refectory on Tuesday, 24th January 2006

 

Alkaline Trio

Live @ The Refectory on Thursday, 17th November 2005

 

Starsailor

Live @ The Refectory on Thursday, 3rd November 2005

 

Funeral for a Friend

Live @ The Refectory on Thursday, 30th June 2005

 

The Futureheads

Live @ The Refectory on Wednesday, 11th May 2005

 

The Hives

Live @ The Refectory on Thursday, 21st April 2005

 

Manic Street Preachers

Live @ The Refectory on Sunday, 17th April 2005

 

The Killers

Live @ The Refectory on Thursday, 27th January 2005

 

Goldie Lookin' Chain

Live @ The Refectory on Saturday, 16th October 2004

 

Ash

Live @ The Refectory on Tuesday, 15th June 2004

 

The Distillers

Live @ The Refectory on Saturday, 14th February 2004

 

Funeral for a Friend

Live @ The Refectory on Monday, 2nd February 2004

 

The Coral

Live @ The Refectory on Friday, 28th November 2003

 

Super Furry Animals

Live @ The Refectory on Saturday, 25th October 2003

 

Dandy Warhols

Live @ The Refectory on Wednesday, 21st May 2003

 

Placebo

Live @ The Refectory on Sunday, 22nd October 2000

 

John Squire

Live @ The Refectory on Friday, 31st January 2003

 

Richard Ashcroft

Live @ The Refectory on Saturday, 23rd November 2002

 

Doves

Live @ The Refectory on Sunday, 24th November 2002

 

Two Wheel Fury

Live @ The Refectory on Wednesday, 1st May 2002

 

Embrace

Live @ The Refectory on Thursday, 31st January 2002

 

James

Live @ The Refectory on Monday, 3rd December 2001

 

Soft Cell

Live @ The Refectory on Sunday, 28th October 2001

 

Eels

Live @ The Refectory on Wednesday, 24th October 2001

 

The Charlatans

Live @ The Refectory on Friday, 12th October 2001