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July 2017
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
Saturday 19 August

Saffron Festival

Aylestone Recreation Ground, 21 Copinger Rd
Leicester, LE2 6LF United Kingdom
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Saturday 19 August

One-day course: Woody Allen

Phoenix, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
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Saturday 19 August - Friday 25 August

Boar badge making

King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4A St Martins
Leicester, LE1 5DB United Kingdom
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Pledge your allegiance to King Richard III and make your own boar badge with our craft activity. The activity is included in our admission price

Sunday 20 August

Leicester Belgrave Mela

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Monday 21 August - Wednesday 23 August

Embroidery sampler book

Botanic Gardens, Glebe Road
Leicester, LE2 2LD United Kingdom
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Make a beautiful pocket book in this 3-day workshop within the beautiful setting of the Botanic Gardens. Learn a variety of embroidery stitches to create small samplers to keep in your book.

Saturday 26 August//12:00 am

Film Festivals For Indie Filmmakers

Phoenix, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
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Saturday 26 August

One-day course: Film Festivals for Indie Filmmakers

Phoenix, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
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Saturday 26 August - Monday 28 August

DNA Weekend

King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4A St Martins
Leicester, LE1 5DB United Kingdom
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DNA was used to help identify and confirm that the remains found in the car park were those of King Richard III and over the Bank Holiday weekend we’ve got some great science activities to try out. You can have a go at extracting the DNA from a banana, recreate DNA sequencing using beads to make a bracelet or build a DNA structure using sweets! DNA weekend activities are aimed at children aged over 7 years and are included in our…

Monday 28 August

Old Town Festival

Jubilee Square, Jubilee Square
Leicester, LE15LD United Kingdom
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Tuesday 29 August

Open Mic with Rhett Barrow

The Soundhouse, 28 Southampton Street
Leicester, LE1 1SJ United Kingdom
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September 2017
Saturday 2 September

Leicester Pride

Victoria Park, Victoria Park
Leicester, LE1 7RY United Kingdom
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Saturday 2 September//10:00 am

Abstract Batik

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Produce expressive, simple but effective painterly techniques on papers and fabrics using resists, discharge and dyes.

Sunday 3 September

Knighton Park Community Fun Day

Knighton Park, Ring Road
Leicester, LE23RT United Kingdom
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Tuesday 5 September//7:30 pm

Playhouse: Gaming Night

Gaming night with various consoles and screens - including the giant LED one

Friday 8 September//12:00 am

Exhibition Launch

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Saturday 9 September//10:00 am

Simple stone set rings

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.

Sunday 10 September//11:00 am

Baby Disco

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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The popular Baby Disco returns for another fun filled dance experience! Our Princess Diana Hall is transformed into a multi- sensory environment with disco lighting and thematic video projection taking you on a journey through sound and movement. DJ James Kelly provides the musical soundtrack while Alison Bacon leads you through the dance moves. Come in fancy dress to really get the most out of your experience!

Sunday 10 September//1:00 pm

Baby Disco

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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The popular Baby Disco returns for another fun filled dance experience! Our Princess Diana Hall is transformed into a multi- sensory environment with disco lighting and thematic video projection taking you on a journey through sound and movement. DJ James Kelly provides the musical soundtrack while Alison Bacon leads you through the dance moves. Come in fancy dress to really get the most out of your experience!

Sunday 10 September//2:30 pm

Baby Disco

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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The popular Baby Disco returns for another fun filled dance experience! Our Princess Diana Hall is transformed into a multi- sensory environment with disco lighting and thematic video projection taking you on a journey through sound and movement. DJ James Kelly provides the musical soundtrack while Alison Bacon leads you through the dance moves. Come in fancy dress to really get the most out of your experience!

Sunday 10 September//4:00 pm

Baby Disco

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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The popular Baby Disco returns for another fun filled dance experience! Our Princess Diana Hall is transformed into a multi- sensory environment with disco lighting and thematic video projection taking you on a journey through sound and movement. DJ James Kelly provides the musical soundtrack while Alison Bacon leads you through the dance moves. Come in fancy dress to really get the most out of your experience!

Tuesday 12 September//7:30 pm

Playhouse: Gaming Night

Gaming night with various consoles and screens - including the giant LED one

Sunday 17 September//10:00 am

Small Scale Character Heads

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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A fun-filled day working with clay to explore character and expression, using simple techniques to build up an imagined character head.

Tuesday 19 September

Skeptics In the Pub

Duffy’s, 18 Pocklingtons Walk
Leicester, LE1 6BU United Kingdom
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Tuesday 19 September//7:30 pm

Playhouse: Gaming Night

Gaming night with various consoles and screens - including the giant LED one

Wednesday 20 September//12:00 am

Alan Partridge Quiz

The Cookie, 68 The High Street
Leicester, LE1 5YP United Kingdom
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Thursday 21 September//5:30 pm

Figurative Photography Workshop

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Gain a deeper insight into fascinating history and techniques behind photography with a chance to create your own portrait. Experiment with photographic methods and find different ways to capture figures through a lens. Join the post-workshop talk from 7pm – 8pm to ask questions and discuss your thoughts on the current exhibition featuring works by Laura Swanson and Claude Cahun.

Thursday 21 September//7:00 pm

The Photo and the Figure

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Join curators, artists and enthusiasts for a thought-provoking discussion about contemporary art and the current exhibition featuring works by Laura Swanson and Claude Cahun. This in-conversation event will give you a deeper insight into the process that went on behind the scenes. There will also be an audience Q&A with a chance to ask your own questions.

Sunday 24 September//1:00 pm

Contact Improv Jam

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Come and join us for a contact improvisation workshop. Whether you’re a seasoned contact dancer or someone who’s interested in what that might mean and wants to give it go, everyone is welcome to us join us in the space. The first half of the session will be a workshop led by a guest dance artist each month, leading the group through sensory warm up exercises and will look at some basic contact improvisational skill development. The workshop will then…

October 2017
Sunday 1 October//11:00 am

Peter and the wolf

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Multi-instrumental live music, comedy and puppetry combine in this madcap new show from acclaimed company Goblin. Join Peter on a hilarious adventure through the fields and forest as he discovers new sounds and noises. Featuring animal antics of singing birds, waddling ducks, sneaky cats, and a rocking wolf. With new music lovingly inspired by Prokofiev’s classic, this is Peter and the Wolf as you’ve never seen it before.

Sunday 1 October//2:00 pm

Peter and the wolf

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Multi-instrumental live music, comedy and puppetry combine in this madcap new show from acclaimed company Goblin. Join Peter on a hilarious adventure through the fields and forest as he discovers new sounds and noises. Featuring animal antics of singing birds, waddling ducks, sneaky cats, and a rocking wolf. With new music lovingly inspired by Prokofiev’s classic, this is Peter and the Wolf as you’ve never seen it before.

Tuesday 3 October//7:30 pm

Playhouse: Gaming Night

Gaming night with various consoles and screens - including the giant LED one

Tuesday 10 October

PubHD

Duffy’s, 18 Pocklingtons Walk
Leicester, LE1 6BU United Kingdom
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Tuesday 10 October//7:30 pm

Playhouse: Gaming Night

Jangle Pop / Indie / Alternative Rock / Shoegaze

Saturday 14 October//11:00 am

Diwali Family Day

Curve, 60 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB United Kingdom
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Our Family Days include a range of activities for everyone to enjoy. Alongside the fantastic family productions on our theatre stage there will be a whole host of free family friendly entertainment to make your visit even more enjoyable.

Tuesday 17 October

Skeptics In the Pub

Duffy’s, 18 Pocklingtons Walk
Leicester, LE1 6BU United Kingdom
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Tuesday 17 October//7:30 pm

Playhouse: Gaming Night

Gaming night with various consoles and screens - including the giant LED one

Wednesday 18 October//11:30 am

Ian and Lindsey’s incredible interactive improv

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Come join award-winning comedians Ian Hall and Lindsey Warnes Carroll as they create a fully-fledged tale before your very eyes. Join in with their incredible escapades and suggest new ideas. Take part in performing, play legendary games such as “Chuck the Lobster” or simply sit back, relax and watch as the magic unfolds.

Wednesday 18 October//2:00 pm

Kids Court

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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After successfully administering justice and receiving a nomination for Best Kids Show at this year’s Leicester Comedy Festival, Kids Court is back! Parents sit in the dock in the court where the kids are in charge! With a Judge, Prosecution and Defence played by local comedians, children get the chance to put their parents or older siblings on trial and decide a suitable penalty for their misdemeanours, with you helping to decide whether they are guilty or not.

Tuesday 24 October//2:00 pm

Pottery taster course

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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The perfect course if you are a beginner and want to experience the fundamentals of pottery-making through hand building. Pots will be decorated, glazed and fired during the course.

Tuesday 24 October//7:30 pm

Playhouse: Gaming Night

Gaming night with various consoles and screens - including the giant LED one

Thursday 26 October

House of Cards Quiz

The Cookie, 68 The High Street
Leicester, LE1 5YP United Kingdom
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Sunday 29 October//10:00 pm

2Funky Record Fair

2Funky Music Cafe, 23A New Park Street
Leicester, LE3 5NH United Kingdom
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Expect to purchase soul, funk, jazz, hip-hop, reggae, dub, disco, motown, drum & bass, house, ukg and all other genres in between

Tuesday 31 October//7:30 pm

Halloween Movie Special

An evening of your favourite scary movies, free entry and free popcorn

November 2017
Saturday 4 November//1:00 pm

Genius

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Genius is a double bill performance comprising two brand new performance works, Beethoven by Gary Clarke and Nosferatu by Lea Anderson. Genius will combine a theatrical and entertaining performance with residencies, workshops and training opportunities around the UK. This show is be suitable for a wide range of audiences, including those without previous dance experience.Anjali Dance Company celebrates the creative potential of people with learning disabilities through dance. They are committed to challenging preconceptions about who can dance and demonstrating…

Saturday 4 November//4:00 pm

Genius

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Genius is a double bill performance comprising two brand new performance works, Beethoven by Gary Clarke and Nosferatu by Lea Anderson. Genius will combine a theatrical and entertaining performance with residencies, workshops and training opportunities around the UK. This show is be suitable for a wide range of audiences, including those without previous dance experience.Anjali Dance Company celebrates the creative potential of people with learning disabilities through dance. They are committed to challenging preconceptions about who can dance and demonstrating…

Sunday 5 November//1:00 pm

Contact Improv Jam

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Come and join us for a contact improvisation workshop. Whether you’re a seasoned contact dancer or someone who’s interested in what that might mean and wants to give it go, everyone is welcome to us join us in the space. The first half of the session will be a workshop led by a guest dance artist each month, leading the group through sensory warm up exercises and will look at some basic contact improvisational skill development. The workshop will then…

Tuesday 7 November//7:30 pm

Playhouse: Gaming Night

The Shed, 5 Yeoman St
Leicester, LE1 1UT United Kingdom
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Gaming night with various consoles and screens - including the giant LED one

Thursday 9 November//6:00 pm

Attenborough Forum – Lewys Holt and Katherine Hall

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Join dance artists Lewys Holt and Katherine Hall as they explore what it means to hide, dress-up or frame ourselves in society. Discover new ways of looking at the latest exhibition through a choreographic duet that will uncover themes that lie behind the work. Lewys and Katherine have previously created dance improvisation and performance as a duo in venues including Phoenix Leicester’s Cube Gallery (2016), De Montfort’s The Gallery (2017) and Spike Island in Bristol (2017).

Saturday 11 November//10:00 am

Art in focus: anthropomorphic objects

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Inspired by the AAC’s major exhibition of Laura Swanson’s art, this workshop traces the presence of anthropomorphic objects in art, from Medieval Art to Surrealism.

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