Music & Performance

A Cappella

Fancy making music without instruments? Join A Cappella and add some harmony to your university experience.


Perfect for lovers of electronic music, BPM holds open deck socials for aspiring DJs and club nights.


Like working behind the scenes? Join the enthusiastic team responsible for ensuring every LUU performance runs smoothly.

Band Soc

Want to learn a new instrument, meet new people and have jam sessions? Then BandSoc is for you!

Big Band

A band perfect for musicians who enjoy swing, funk and jazz, playing at prestigious venues and LUU events.


Fancy yourself as a comedian? Perform your own routine, watch others, and get discounts on events in Leeds.

Costume Society

Getting our many performance societies suited and booted. No sewing skills needed, only an interest in makeup, costuming, design or hair.


If you’re a bit folkie join in weekly singaround sessions, open mic nights, ceilidhs and folk festivals trips.


Learn about everything Hip Hop and explore this genre and lifestyle with DJ nights, rap battles and gigs.

Jazz & Blues

We are the non-auditioned society for anyone interested in Jazz, Blues, Funk and Soul music. There are opportunities to perform with our Big Band, and you can also join us for socials and attending gigs.


With three orchestras, three bands and three choirs, LUUMS has something to offer you regardless of your subject of study, musical ability or taste.

Music Theatre

Live for the limelight? Reach your dramatic potential regardless of ability and perform in two musicals a semester.

Open Theatre

Open Theatre - the alternative theatre society. Push the boundaries and create your own performances across campus and the city of Leeds.


Hit the high notes in this Society. Both newbies and those au fait with an aria welcome.


Pantomime - not just for Christmas. Newbies and thespians are both encouraged to join this friendly society.

Revelation Rock-Gospel Choir

Stretch out your vocal chords with a mix of pop, rock, soul and gospel. Completely audition-free.


Get introduced into the northern rock scene with trips to rock clubs in cities across the region.

Spoken Word

Take your page to the stage. Poets, rappers, singers and writers, share your words with an accepting audience.

Stage Musical Society

Perform spectacular shows from Broadway and the West End every semester and share your love of the stage.

Theatre Group

Established in 1919, Theatre Group is LUU's longest running performance society. Acting, directing, producing and writing - you name it Theatre Group do it.

Union Music Library

Help to curate a music library of hundreds of CDs, tapes and vinyls and share your music love.