Spark FestivalEverybody's Reading FestivalLeicester Comedy FestivalBlack History MonthDave's Leicester Comedy Festival

Spark Festival

23 May - 4 June 2016

Everybody's Reading Festival

16-19 November 2016

Leicester Comedy Festival

8-26 February 2017

Black History Month

October 2016

Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival

3 - 21 February 2016

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Part of the support network of Leicester Arts Festivals is to inform members of training and development…

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Leicester Arts Festivals have teamed with De Montfort University’s Arts Management degree course to undertake a festival…

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P Money, Compozers & Rose Windross for Festival2Funky
April 25, 2016 | No Comments

2Funky Arts has announced the full line up for Festival2Funky 2016. Now in its 4th year, Festival2Funky will be a fantastic celebration of Black…

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The countdown to The Spark Festival 2016 has begun
April 24, 2016 | No Comments

The countdown to The Spark Festival 2016 has begun.

It promises 13 days of unforgettable arts experiences for children 0 – 13 years, at venues…

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The Spark secures funding for Among Ideal Friends
April 22, 2016 | No Comments

The Spark Arts for Children is delighted to announce it has been successful in securing funds for a new project Among Ideal Friends. The…

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Dates announced for Leicester Comedy Festival
April 22, 2016 | No Comments

Leicester Comedy Festival, founded by Geoff Rowe and Big Difference Company, today announced the dates for the 2017 festival.  This follows on from the…

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The Magic of Imaginative Neighbourhoods
March 21, 2016 | No Comments

The Spark Arts for Children and Leicester City Council’s Neighbourhood Services are delighted to announce they have been successful in securing funds for the…

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Celebrate International Dance Day on 29 April at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery with Let’s Dance International Frontiers 2016.
March 21, 2016 | No Comments

Linking with celebrations around the world, join Let’s Dance International Forntiers in the beautiful Victorian Gallery at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery on…

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Blurring Boundaries: Urban Street Meets Contemporary Dance
March 21, 2016 | No Comments

The finding of last year’s conference held as part of Let’s Dance International Frontiers 2015 are captured in this exciting new publication. UK voices…

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Belgrave Mela – 30 Year Celebratory Event and Film Preview
March 21, 2016 | No Comments

Leicester Belgrave Mela is an annual internationally renowned festival that attracts tens of thousands of people each year. Since 1982 the event has been…

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A stellar line up for Cultural Exchanges
February 4, 2016 | No Comments

A stellar line-up of authors, artists, entertainers and campaigners are coming to De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) to appear in a week-long celebration of…

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