Gallery – Chapel Allerton Leeds

Northlight Arts Centre & Gallery, Chapel Allerton, Leeds

Northlight Arts Centre is a not-for-profit arts centre and gallery located in North Leeds. We are dedicated to working as a community resource, providing a nurturing environment for individuals of all ages and backgrounds to freely explore and express their creativity.

As a family-friendly creative space, we take pleasure in serving as a hub for performances, art workshops, and exhibitions. We encourage everyone to participate in the vibrant artistic culture that thrives within our walls, enabling a sense of belonging and purpose while nurturing artistic talent and enriching lives.

In addition to our local initiatives, we are committed to working with organisations on both local and national levels to broaden our reach and ensure accessibility to creative opportunities for all. Current partnerships include the Royal Voluntary Service, Leeds Recovery College (LYPFT), JazzLeeds, Arts and Minds, Aspire (Community Links), local music promoters and local professional artists.

Our vision is to continue expanding our collaborative efforts, removing barriers to participation, and constantly improve our equitable and inclusive arts community, ultimately enriching both individual lives and the community as a whole.

Our Space

With its unique blend of community and creativity, our building has a rich history. Once a cherished local pub and more recently a mental health arts space, our building has been rooted in the community for decades. Whether you need a quiet sanctuary during the day for a cup of coffee or an artist studio or want to enjoy the large garden and terrace, Northlight is where community and inspiration come together.

Our Gallery

Our Gallery is a light airy space that proudly showcases the talent of artists living and working in the North, as well as North Art Members. We hold regular art exhibitions and events, including North Art members exhibitions, solo exhibitions, and themed exhibitions.


Designed for individuals of all skill levels, our weekend courses and art classes provide a supportive environment for creative expression. Explore the world of life drawing or delve into the intricate art of jewellery making. In addition, our weekly self-directed arts and crafts sessions offer the freedom to work on personal projects as well as socialise and feel inspired by others.


Northlight Arts Centre, 31 Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3LW  Northlight (