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June 2017
Saturday 10 June - Sunday 20 August

Leicester: Memories of Industry

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Leicester: Memories of Industry is a major new exhibition in Galleries 1 & 2, exploring the influence of Leicester’s industrial legacy on its urban and natural landscapes. Seldom seen artefacts and contemporary art work come together in unexpected ways, provoking interaction between science, technology, philosophy and art.

Saturday 10 June - Sunday 20 August

Park Life

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Artists Diane E Hall, Graham Ensor, Robert Thacker and Lucy Stevens present a collection of objects relating to the history of Leicester’s green urban spaces. Inspired by Leicester EXPO 72, a major celebration of industry and science held at Abbey Park in 1972, the display draws connections between the development of the city’s parks and the industries that funded them.

Saturday 10 June - Sunday 20 August

Alan Caine

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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"A retrospective of local artist, tutor and Associate Director at Attenborough Arts Centre Alan Caine. Caine played a crucial role in establishing the centre, where he was responsible for curating the Balcony Gallery. Featuring drawings and paintings that show his ongoing fascination with nature, geometry, pattern and colour; this exhibitions spans the last 30 years of Caine’s career and celebrates his significant contributions to the centre."

Thursday 29 June - Saturday 2 September

Medieval-City One

Two Queens, 2 Queen Street
Leicester, LE1 1QW United Kingdom
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July 2017
Wednesday 19 July - Saturday 28 October

Small Print Prizewinners Exhibition: Danielle Creenaune and Andrew Kozlowski

Leicester Print Workshop, 50 St George St
Leicester, LE1 1QG United Kingdom
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Friday 28 July - Friday 29 September

The Dynamics of Life Drawing

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Learn ways to give your drawings and paintings life, movement and a more dynamic quality.

August 2017
Tuesday 15 August - Tuesday 26 September

Adventures in art

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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A broad course based on the theme of natural items, designed for those who wish to find ways into art. Visual images and objects will be provided to inspire a variety of approaches using all sorts of materials. A more accessible and flexible approach to learning to suit you.

Saturday 19 August

Two Queens Summer School show

Monday 21 August//12:00 am

Displaced Witness

LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1RE United Kingdom
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Displaced Witness is a Virtual Reality installation by ScanLAB and Embassy for the Displaced - part of Journeys Festival International

Friday 25 August

Robert Wilson – Generation Games, Exhibition Opening

Saturday 26 August - Saturday 2 September

Robert Wilson – Generation Games

Two Queens, 2 Queen Street
Leicester, LE1 1QW United Kingdom
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Exhibition of sculpture video and photography dealing with excess, taste, beauty and health.

Saturday 26 August

Journeys Festival International (26th/27th)

Tuesday 29 August - Saturday 30 September

Intensive portrait painting

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Move to the next level in this 3-day course to develop an understanding of professional painting methods and techniques, in a friendly and enthusiastic environment.

Tuesday 29 August - Tuesday 26 September

Investigating drawing from life

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Using observation of the human form as our starting point we will challenge and broaden our definition of life drawing.

September 2017
Saturday 2 September

Medieval-City Closing Event

Magazine Gateway, Newarke Street
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Closing event featuring performances and screenings of work by contemporary artists and Two Queens members. Booking Required, see Two Queens website for details.

Saturday 2 September//1:00 pm

Medieval-City Closing event

Magazine Gateway, Newarke Street
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Closing event featuring performances and screenings of work by contemporary artists and Two Queens members. Booking Required, see Two Queens website for details.

Thursday 7 September//10:30 am

Six Week Introduction to Print Morning Course

Leicester Print Workshop, 50 St George St
Leicester, LE1 1QG United Kingdom
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Six week printmaking course

Thursday 7 September//6:00 pm

Six Week Introduction to Print Evening Course

Leicester Print Workshop, 50 St George St
Leicester, LE1 1QG United Kingdom
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Six week printmaking course

Saturday 9 September//2:00 pm

Free Heritage Open Day Activities

Leicester Print Workshop, 50 St George St
Leicester, LE1 1QG United Kingdom
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Take a tour around our workshop, learn about the history of some of our presses and machinery and make a print!

Saturday 16 September//10:00 am

Fruits and Foliage

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Learn how to make your own pieces using techniques including soldering, sawing, hammering, drilling, doming and filing. Suitable for both beginners and improvers.

Wednesday 27 September//10:00 am

Pre-Raphaelites and Van Eyck at the National Gallery

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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A chance to explore the influence of Jan van Eyck’s famous Arnolfini Portrait on the art of the Pre-Raphaelites. Learn how it inspired their empirical observation, draughtsmanship, colour and technique. Uncover the ways in which objects in a picture transmit symbolic meaning.

Thursday 28 September//12:30 pm

Literature @ Lunch

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Sign of Four

October 2017
Sunday 1 October//2:00 pm

Monotype Afternoon Taster Course

Leicester Print Workshop, 50 St George St
Leicester, LE1 1QG United Kingdom
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Learn various monotype processes, creating one off, experimental, colourful images. Suitable for beginners.

Saturday 7 October//11:00 am

Free Fun Palace Activities

Leicester Print Workshop, 50 St George St
Leicester, LE1 1QG United Kingdom
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Free printmaking fun. Perfect for young families and children from 4 upwards.

Tuesday 17 October//10:30 am

Free Half Term Printmaking Activities

Leicester Print Workshop, 50 St George St
Leicester, LE1 1QG United Kingdom
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Join us for free printmaking fun inspired by this year's Diwali festival of light. Perfect for young families and children from 4 upwards.

Thursday 19 October//10:30 am

Free Half Term Printmaking Activities

Leicester Print Workshop, 50 St George St
Leicester, LE1 1QG United Kingdom
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Join us for free printmaking fun inspired by this year's Diwali festival of light. Perfect for young families and children from 4 upwards.

Saturday 28 October//10:00 am

Last date of Small Print Prize winners Exhibition

Leicester Print Workshop, 50 St George St
Leicester, LE1 1QG United Kingdom
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Last chance to see prints by Danielle Creenaune and Andrew Kozlowski

Sunday 29 October//10:00 am

Linocut and Letterpress Taster Morning Course

Leicester Print Workshop, 50 St George St
Leicester, LE1 1QG United Kingdom
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Learn how to make a small linocut and letterpress design and print Christmas cards in this half day course. Suitable for beginners.

Sunday 29 October//2:00 pm

Linocut and Letterpress Taster Afternoon Course

Leicester Print Workshop, 50 St George St
Leicester, LE1 1QG United Kingdom
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Learn how to make a small linocut and letterpress design and print Christmas cards in this half day course. Suitable for beginners.

November 2017
Tuesday 14 November//10:00 am

Adventures in art

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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A broad course based on the theme of natural items, designed for those who wish to find ways into art. Visual images and objects will be provided to inspire a variety of approaches using all sorts of materials.

Thursday 16 November//1:00 pm

From Christus to Bosch: art, politics and culture in late 15th century Burgundy

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Trace the thriving civic culture and artwork created in Netherlandish towns and cities amidst the political turbulence during dynastic change in the Burgundian Lands.

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