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We welcome you to Hinterland 2019, a boutique, pop-up Christmas venue in the centre of Leeds.



Hinterland is a destination experience of food, music and the senses in Leeds City Centre.
A series of unique, one-night micro Christmas festivals.

SUB-ZERO ICE BAR Fully sculpted ice bar serving your drinks…. super chilled 😎
RESERVED DINING TIPIS Reserved Table dining for small groups
THE SNOWDOME (MAIN STAGE) Dive into late-night entertainment and our midnight snow drop finale.
PRIVATE GIANT TIPIS VIP tents with dedicated concierge, open wood fire and xmas dining. (For groups of 20-120)
ARCTIC GAMES Arctic games for the wannabe Jon Snow in the group.
NORTHEN LIGHTS BAR Casual bierkeller food and drink.
BOX OFFICE Get your wristbands and go! Seperate enterance for Private Tipi tickets
VINTAGE POP-UP Photobooth stuffed with props to record your night.
CHRISTMAS TREE WOOD Immerse yourself in the real trees of our pop-up winter forest.

Experience the Sub Zero Ice Bar

Drinks served super chilled

Enjoy a refreshingly cold beer or icy vodka shot in our ice bar, decked out with 7 tons of sculpted ice, frozen furniture, and sub-zero drinks menu.

Be entertained by the best drag-tertainment

Channeling Mariah

The lovely loves guiding your entertainment for the evening will be jingling all the way. Bringing their own special blend of northern "charm", festive glamour and cutting wit: our hilarious double act compères.

VIP Nordic Tipi Reservations for groups

Book your own private tipi with concierge

Private Tipi groups will be treated to their own fully decorated, heated tipi with all-night bar and concierge -- for your group only. Head inside your private entrance to a crackling open fire, choose your own playlist, and gorge on three-course Christmas dining. All your guests will have access across Hinterland, and your tent for the whole evening. A unique way to celebrate Christmas this year.

Dig-in Dining for group reservation

Awe-inspiring dining and damn tasty

Reserve a table in our dining area to guarantee your christmas meal, prepared by our award-winning chefs. Featuring Insta-worthy sharing platters and a delicious christmas pudding, our reserved dining option is a very special way to start your Hinterland experience. For groups of 2-20.

Christmas tunes you know… played in a way you don’t.

Live bands and DJs until midnight

You might pretend you don't want to hear the classics for the fiftieth time, but how about hearing them from our amazingly talented big brass bands, winding their way through the crowds, breaking the ice and bringing their unique buzz to the Snowball Main Stage. Followed up by our festive DJs, our music lineup is something not to miss.

Alpine vibes, direct from the north.

Escape from the city this Christmas

Our stage-designed site, complete with pop-up Alpine tree forest, is a crafted landscape that is bursting with Christmas, right in the heart of your city. Immerse yourself in the green trees, twinkling lights and magical atmosphere of this festive location.

The Menu

Christmas feasts on a new level

TO BEGIN (Private Tipis only)
Small biodegradable bowl with festive twists.
Pretzel Chunk, Gooey Mustard Cheese Dip, Crispy Onions & Nutmeg (vg version available)
Lamb Shoulder, Hot Fennel Relish
Bloody Mary, Warm Bull Shot (vg version available) 

Spatchcock Chicken, Cranberry, Ginger & Orange Glaze
Flat Iron Steak, Christmas Relish (Private Tipis Only)
Christmas Beetroot and Goat’s Cheese Pie (v, Ve On Request)
Cauliflower Steak, Truffle Butter (v, Ve on Request, Private Tipis Only)
Pigs in Blankets
Mini Yorkshire Puddings
Parsnip & Carrot Wedges
Sprouts n Peas, Crispy Bacon
Mini Roasties, Sage, Rosemary & Lemon Thyme Oil
Apple Cider Red Cabbage
Proper Christmas gravy

Mini Clementine Tarts
Festive Brownies
Mini Mince Pies (Private Tipis Only)
Artisan Chocolates (Private Tipis Only)
Other Festive Sweet Treats (Private Tipis Only)

*Menu items are subject to change, as we taste-test our way to a truly Hinterland-worthy menu*

A new level of Christmas dining surrounded by the most festive of Christmas environments.


Per Person
Catering for groups up to 200
  • Welcome Drink
  • Table Reservation from 6pm-10pm (food service at 7:30PM)
  • Standout 2 Course Christmas festive platter served at 7:30PM
  • Full Access to all Entertainment on the Hinterland site from 6pm to midnight
  • Entry to the sculpted Ice Bar
  • Big Brass Bands playing all the Christmas classics with a twist
  • Entry to Snowball Main Stage
  • Late-night DJ’s and interactive performers
  • Be there with us for the snowdrop finale
  • Entry to Arctic Activities + Photobooth (additional charges may apply)
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Your own VIP Private Giant Tipi for the entire night including your own mixologist, music choice and concierge


Per Person
Catering for groups up to 100

Minimum booking of 20 people

  • Your own private Giant Tipi for the whole night.
  • Welcome drink on arrival to your tent
  • Sumptuous 3 course Christmas dinner with all the trimmings
  • Your own private fully stocked bar with mixologist
  • Full table service with concierge
  • Large open wood fire
  • Your own festive music choice for the ad-hock karaoke needs
  • Full access to Hinterland site from 6 pm
  • Ice-bar, Drag show plus all other
  • Live Bands / DJ and interactive performers until 12
  • Entry to Arctic Activities + Photobooth (additional charges may apply)
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In partnership with we are also offering none dining entry.

Non-Dining Entry

from £10.50

Per Person

- Full access to Hinterland site from 6pm to midnight
- Entry to ice-bar
- Entry to Snowball Main Stage
- Entry to arctic activities and photo booth (additional charges may apply)
- Live Bands / DJ and interactive performers until midnight
- Entry to midnight snow drop finale
- Access to street food stall

Get Tickets

Contact Us (9am – 5pm, Mon-Fri)

0330 1131 951   //   [email protected]

Where is Hinterland?

5 Clarence Rd, Leeds LS10 1EE

Hinterland is located close to the Royal Armories
A 10-15 minutes walk from Leeds City centre.

Nearest train station: Leeds Station

Parking: CitiPark Leeds Dock

Taxi Drop Off: On-Site

Disabled Parking: On-Site


Frequently Asked Questions


What does my reservation include?

Your reservation includes different things according to the type of ticket you purchase, but all tickets include access to the Hinterland venue (excluding private areas) from 6pm – 12am. Reserved Dining includes your meal (served at 7:30PM) and a table reservation from 6pm – 10pm, and Private Tipi reservations include your entire tipi, your group’s meals and concierge from 6pm – 12am.

When will I receive the details?

Your e-confirmation will be sent to you on completion of your booking online. This will include your entry code. Please bring this confirmation code with you when you arrive and we will exchange it for your wristband.

Does our whole party have to book together?

We encourage you to book together to ensure that seating will all be reserved in one area. If you do end up booking later than your friends, however, just get in touch at [email protected] and we’ll see what we can do.

Private tipi places must be purchased in one order of at least 20 tickets for us to reserve the tipi for your group. Additional places for already reserved private tipis will be available directly through Hinterland bookings ([email protected]).

Can I get a refund?

Unfortunately, no refunds will be given on sales – but you will be able to transfer your reservation (on your allocated date only) to another person. Just let us know the new name to attach to the booking, along with your confirmation code.

Food and Drink

Meal Service

To ensure a high quality of service to all of our diners, please ensure all your guests arrive prior to your chosen service time. Food swerving for Reserved Dining is limited to a service start time of 7:30PM. Please ensure you are seated before this time in order to allow for smooth food service.

Food stalls are available for all ticketholders between 6pm and 11pm.

Table Layout

Tables in the reserved dining tipi are laid out in long, Bierkeller style settings, for a true Nordic experience. Each group is seated with a comfortable distance away from their nearest neighbours and food is served completely separately to your table. All private tipi bookings will reserve the tables in that tipi exclusively for you and your group, and will not be shared with other diners.

Are There Vegetarian / Vegan Dining Options?

We have made sure that there is lots of delicious vegan food available for all diners. It would really help us if you did let us know in advance that you are vegetarian or vegan so we can plan for your visit.

I have food allergies. Can I eat your food?

Please advise us prior to your visit if you have dietary requirements so we can ensure you are catered for. Our experienced and award-winning chefs will be prepared and ready to serve you.

Venue Information

What is the dress code?

Think Christmas Party Sparkle, however with the addition of your favourite coat for the bits outside. If you’d like to wear heels, we would also suggest going for heeled boots instead of normal heels, for any uneven ground outside.

What time is the venue open?

The venue will open at 6pm and will close promptly at 12am. Hinterland bars and activities will be in full swing from venue opening, and Private Tipis will be open for your group all night.

Is the site suitable for disabled guests?

The event is located on hardstanding ground with limited steps.Disabled toilets will be available across the venue. If you want to find out more about your trip, please get in touch with us directly so we can best advise you and plan for your attendance.

Venue Facilities

Toilets will be available on site. There are no ATMs on site, but we can accept card payments at our bars.

Can I smoke?

There is no smoking or e-smoking anywhere inside any tent or structures on site, but external, heated smoking areas will be available for you.

Site Rules

We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone attempting to bring alcohol or drugs onto the site and to eject persons thought to be under the influence of or distributing drugs.

As a condition of our license and commitment to protecting young people, tickets will not be available to those under the age of 18. We also reserve the right to refuse access to those who cannot provide identification to prove their age. We will be operating a strict Challenge 21 policy across the site so please remember your ID. No refunds will be given in the event of a no-ID, no-entry decision.

Will the site be cold?

You should dress for cold weather whilst you are in outdoor areas, but all covered areas will be fully heated.


Limited disabled parking is available on site, but all other guests should use the ample on-street parking around the venue. There is also paid parking at the CitiPark Leeds Dock, about 5 mins walk from the venue.