lost legends exchange leicester

Saturday 11 February 2017, 11:00am – 2:00pm, African Caribbean Centre With guest speaker Dr Kehinde Andrews, find out more about Black Education for Liberation and its links to BHM at the African Caribbean Centre in Leicester. Lost Legends is a project run by Serendipity, supported and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Leicester City […]

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spark beaumont leys leicester

The Spark Arts for Children’s Artist in Residence project, Imaginative Neighbourhoods, are bringing people together to celebrate what makes their community special at two events in March. Over the past year, Artists in Residence in two Leicester Neighbourhoods – Jayne Williams, writer in residence at Beaumont Leys and Manya Benenson and Parmjit Sagoo, artists in […]

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journeys festival 2017

ArtReach is delighted to announce the Leicester dates for Journeys Festival International (JFI) in 2017 as 21 August to 3 September. This innovative celebration of work from refugee and asylum seeker artists will include: a core Festival weekend in Jubilee Square (26-27 August); installations in Orton Square, LCB Depot and Phoenix; a special take-over weekend […]

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artreach job

ArtReach have recently recruited two new positions and now wish to appoint an experienced, dynamic and highly organised Event and Special Projects Manager. The role will be based in our Leicester office (full-time permanent contract) with responsibility for events in a number of locations. The Event Manager will – ensure effective, efficient and safe event […]

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sean kelly storage leicester comedy festival

Would you like Jason Manford to propose to your partner on your behalf or be the person who introduces Johnny Vegas live on stage or win an exclusive comedy show to take place in your home?  Members of the public are able to bid for these, and other lots, in an exclusive Comedy Auction raising […]

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A Leicester Comedy Festival project has received £9,000 funding from Awards for All Lottery programme to facilitate 12 city primary schools being involved in the 2017 event.  The School Development Support Agency is working with the team behind the festival to produce “Leicester’s Puntastic”, a series of after- school creative word play and joke writing […]

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wayne hemingway leicester

The 16th edition of Cultural eXchanges is taking place Monday 27th February to Friday 3rd March 2017 at De Montfort University, Leicester The festival is organised by Year 3 students on the Arts and Festivals Management Degree course at DMU. There will be a host of major figures from the arts and creative industries joining […]

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festivals award lcfc

Nineteen local individuals, teams and businesses from the local tourism industry have been crowned as winners at the sixth annual Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Awards. Winners, Highly Commended and Commended finalists received their awards at a gala celebration with around 400 guests, hosted by Leicester Shire Promotions and held at the Athena in Leicester on […]

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Leicester Arts Festivals (LAF) is a network of cultural Festivals that take place throughout the year within the city of Leicester. With members like Black History Month, Leicester Comedy Festival, Journeys Festival International, An Indian Summer and many more, the group works together to enhance and strengthen the Leicester Festivals that have a strong arts […]

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literary leicester

Over 3000 people attended an event at the University’s Literary Leicester Festival this year, with great feedback from audiences that travelled to the campus and around the city to take part in our annual celebration of the written word. The University hosted a huge range of events for the Festival this year that engaged with […]

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