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October 2017
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

Wednesday 25 October//8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Writers Exchange

The Exchange, 50 Rutland St
Leicester, LE1 1RD United Kingdom
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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
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…

Sunday 5 November//6:30 pm

The Balfour Declaration 1917: Seeds of Conflict

Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate
Leicester, LE1 1WB
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Kenneth Lowles: The Balfour Declaration 1917: Seeds of Conflict.  Marking the centenary of the Balfour Declaration. An outline of Britain's contribution to the Arab-Israeli conflict in the 20th Century.  

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

Wednesday 8 November//8:00 pm

Swingaree

The Shed, 5 Yeoman St
Leicester, LE1 1UT United Kingdom
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Half Swing dance lesson, half Swing music performance. With a live band all night and free entry.

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.

Saturday 11 November//11:00 am

Makers Yard Christmas Shopping Weekend

Makers Yard, 84 Rutland St
Leicester, LE1 1SB United Kingdom
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Rare chance to visit Makers Yard, buy uniquie Christmas gifts from Leicester's designer-makers

Saturday 11 November//12:00 pm

Easy Saturday: Leicester Art Week

LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1RE United Kingdom
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Family Day feat Leicester Print Wokshop, Let's Draw, Urban play, Bambino Disco, Studioname Lightbox exhibition & food from Grays & Nelly's Doughnuts. Also Podcast Brunch Club

Sunday 12 November//10:00 am

Batik collaged self-portraits

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Inspired by the Laura Swanson exhibition, participants will use exciting combinations of collage and batik processes to create imaginative self-portraits.

Sunday 12 November//11:00 am

Makers Yard Christmas Shopping Weekend

Makers Yard, 84 Rutland St
Leicester, LE1 1SB United Kingdom
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Rare chance to visit Makers Yard, buy uniquie Christmas gifts from Leicester's designer-makers

Sunday 12 November//6:30 pm

Chomsky’s Propaganda Model of the Mainstream Media

Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate
Leicester, LE1 1WB
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Milan Rai: Chomsky's Propaganda Model of the Mainstream Media.  There's no state control of the mass media, but we still have 'brainwashing under freedom'; an enormously powerful propaganda system.

Tuesday 14 November

PubHD

Duffy’s, 18 Pocklingtons Walk
Leicester, LE1 6BU United Kingdom
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Tuesday 14 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 16 November//5:30 pm

The Art of Thinking: “That’s Not Fair”

LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1RE United Kingdom
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Speakers/provocation/debate from Culture on the Offensive

Friday 17 November//6:30 pm

Social Tango

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Encounter the rich culture of traditional social tango – worlds away from the glitz and glam of Strictly. Improve posture and balance, develop energy and connection, and dance musically and socially. No partner and no experience necessary.

Saturday 18 November//10:30 am

The Spectre on Screen (Course)

Phoenix, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
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A one-day course exploring the imagery and themes associated with ghosts in movies.

Sunday 19 November//10:00 am

Life drawing

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Observe and appreciate the proportions and forms of the body and be able to express them in a creative way. Concentrate on the body and how the shapes, mass, solidity and energy of the human form can be expressed in an exciting way.

Sunday 19 November//6:30 pm

The Red Leicester Choir

Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate
Leicester, LE1 1WB
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Red Leicester Evening What we sing is what we are. The Red Leicester Choir will be talking about their story with songs of celebration and protest.  Light refreshments available from 6pm.

Monday 20 November//10:00 am

Rings and cufflinks

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.

Tuesday 21 November

Skeptics In the Pub

Duffy’s, 18 Pocklingtons Walk
Leicester, LE1 6BU United Kingdom
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Tuesday 21 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

Wednesday 22 November//5:30 pm

Makers Yard – Late Night Christmas shopping

Makers Yard, 84 Rutland St
Leicester, LE1 1SB United Kingdom
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Rare chance to visit Makers Yard, buy uniquie Christmas gifts from Leicester's designer-makers

Wednesday 22 November//8:00 pm

Swingaree

The Shed, 5 Yeoman St
Leicester, LE1 1UT United Kingdom
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Half Swing dance lesson, half Swing music performance. With a live band all night and free entry

Thursday 23 November//6:00 pm

Set the Bar: November

LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1RE United Kingdom
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Creative business showcase and networking event

Friday 24 November//5:00 pm

Canteen: Studioname edition

LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1RE United Kingdom
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Monthly Street Food night. Artists from Studioname take over (with spectacular performance from Marcus Dove)

Sunday 26 November//6:30 pm

Transgender Children and Teenagers

Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate
Leicester, LE1 1WB
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Mermaids Charity: Transgender Children and Teenagers. Mermaids strives to provide information on issues regarding gender identity amongst children and teenagers, to dispel myths and promote positive inclusion.

Monday 27 November//10:00 am

Portraiture

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Gain a better insight into the making of a portrait, studying and drawing from a live model in innovative ways. Use tried and tested methods to learn how to look at and depict the portrait step by step. Suitable for all levels of ability.

Tuesday 28 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

Wednesday 29 November//12:00 am

Shop take over: Balcony Gallery

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Christmas craft fair. Come and browse the work of over 40 selected exhibitors showcasing the best of local and national craft and art.

Wednesday 29 November

Writers Exchange

The Exchange, 50 Rutland St
Leicester, LE1 1RD United Kingdom
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Wednesday 29 November//5:30 pm

Makers Yard – Late Night Christmas shopping

Makers Yard, 84 Rutland St
Leicester, LE1 1SB United Kingdom
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Rare chance to visit Makers Yard, buy uniquie Christmas gifts from Leicester's designer-makers

Wednesday 29 November//6:00 pm

Christmas wreath making

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Create a seasonal winter wreath ready to celebrate the winter solstice.

Wednesday 29 November//6:00 pm

The Writers Exchange for New Writers

The Exchange, 50 Rutland St
Leicester, LE1 1RD United Kingdom
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The Writers Exchange is a friendly group of new and upcoming writers who come together to share ideas and writing in a friendly, supportive environment.

December 2017
Sunday 3 December//6:30 pm

The Children’s Book of Richard III.

Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate
Leicester, LE1 1WB
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Rosalind Adams: The Story of a Book: From the first idea to the publication of 'The Children's Book of Richard III.

Tuesday 5 December//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

Saturday 9 December//12:00 pm

Easy Saturday: Christmas

LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1RE United Kingdom
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Family Day feat Urban play, Bambino Disco, Rollinson & Clark Lightbox exibition & food from Grays & Nelly's Doughnuts. Also Podcast Brunch Club

Sunday 10 December//6:30 pm

100 Years Of Tear Gas And Human Rights.

Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate
Leicester, LE1 1WB
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Anna Feigenbaum: 100 Years Of Tear Gas And Human Rights. Dr. Feigenbaum  shows how policing with poison came to be - and why it matters for human rights around the world.

Tuesday 12 December//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

Wednesday 13 December//8:00 pm

Swingaree

The Shed, 5 Yeoman St
Leicester, LE1 1UT United Kingdom
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Half Swing dance lesson, half Swing music performance. With a live band all night and free entry

Thursday 14 December//6:00 pm

Set the Bar – Festive eduition

The Globe, 43 Silver Street
Leicester, LE1 5EU United Kingdom
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Creative business showcase and networking event

Sunday 17 December//6:30 pm

Winter Solstice Celebration Quiz

Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate
Leicester, LE1 1WB
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Winter Solstice Celebration Quiz from Trevor Chesterton, 5 minute talks and 5 minute performances from members. Please bring food and/or drink to share.

Tuesday 19 December//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

Friday 22 December//5:00 pm

Canteen: Festive Edition

LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1RE United Kingdom
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Monthly Street Food night

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