Leeds Cockpit closes after 20 years
Another one bites the dust. The Cockpit in Leeds has announced its closure.
The venue have released a statement on their website: “It is with great regret that we have to announce the permanent closure of the Cockpit. After 20 great years as an integral pillar of the Leeds music scene we have decided that it is no longer viable to deliver you the level of service you deserve with the building in it’s current condition. We would like to take this opportunity to thank every one of you who came to watch your favourite bands, danced, stage dived, crowd surfed, found your life partner and gave the Cockpit its reputation as one of the best live music venues in the UK.”
Forthcoming bookings have been moved to alternative venues with tickets still being valid.
View the full statement and more from the Cockpit by clicking here.
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