Spark FestivalEverybody's Reading FestivalLeicester Belgrave MelaLet's Dance International FrontiersLeicester Comedy Festival

Spark Festival

23 May - 4 June 2016

Everybody's Reading Festival

16-19 November 2016

Leicester Belgrave Mela

Sunday 21 August 2016

Let's Dance International Frontiers

Launches 29 April 2017

Leicester Comedy Festival

8-26 February 2017

Upcoming Projects

More than just a support network, Leicester Arts Festivals members also work collaboratively to put on a…

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Training & Development

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

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What do you think?

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

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Latest News

1448 arts awards

14/48 launch Nexus Travel Bursary and deliver first Arts Awards
July 9, 2016 | No Comments

Young playwrights gain Arts Awards
14/48 Leicester are delighted to announce the delivery of their first ever Arts Award certification as part of 14/48 Takeover…

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Calling all artists
July 7, 2016 | No Comments

Summer Art Trail invites artwork to be submitted to our 2016 arts festival.

With over 7,000 visitors at last year’s Summer Art Trail…

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big difference company

Contract award for Big Difference Company
July 4, 2016 | No Comments

Leicester based Big Difference Company, who are based at LCB Depot in the Cultural Quarter, has been awarded the contract for Procession of Light…

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Let’s Dance International Frontiers 2016 Round Up
June 2, 2016 | No Comments

Let’s Dance International Frontiers 2016 was a great success, 10 days filled with thought provoking dialogues, networking and innovative dance. This year’s festival was…

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Journeys Festival

ArtReach awarded Ambition for Excellence Funding from Arts Council England
June 1, 2016 | No Comments

ArtReach is delighted to announce that Journeys Festival International has been awarded three year support from Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence fund. The…

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Black History Month 2016 Call Out
May 30, 2016 | No Comments

In 2016, BHM will recognise the life and work of South African Social Rights activist Desmond Tutu on the occasion of his 85th Birthday…

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Leicester Pride build up in full swing
May 28, 2016 | No Comments

The build up to Leicester Pride 2016 is now in full swing. Their new website went live last week and already lists some of…

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Summer Piano Recital at New Walk Museum
May 22, 2016 | No Comments

The Leicester International Music Festival is delighted to present a Piano Recital by world class concert pianist, Paul Lewis.

Friday 3rd…

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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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spark festival 2016

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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