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August 2017
Wednesday 23 August

City Streets 23rd – 26th

City Centre, Leicester, United Kingdom + Google Map
Thursday 24 August

Backlash Ballroom

The Y, 7 East Street
Leicester, LE1 6EY United Kingdom
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Saturday 26 August - Sunday 27 August

Journeys Weekender (Part of Journeys Festival International)

Jubilee Square, Jubilee Square
Leicester, LE15LD United Kingdom
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A free festival weekend that celebrates influences and talent from around the world in one weekend. Jubilee Square will be transformed into a vibrant melting pot with a main stage of world music delights, street food and hands on creative workshops influenced by every corner of the globe.

September 2017
Wednesday 6 September//7:30 pm

Michelle Madsen (+ Sophie Sparham)

A full one hour set from one of the UK's most talented performance poets

Wednesday 13 September

Poetman Presents

Duffy’s, 18 Pocklingtons Walk
Leicester, LE1 6BU United Kingdom
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Saturday 16 September//7:30 pm

All My Mad Mothers & The Hill

Nine Arches Press presents a poetry show double bill with Jacqueline Saphra, Benjamin Tassie and Angela France

Sunday 17 September//1:00 pm

UKBFF – East of England Championships

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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Come to the De Montfort Hall this September to see the finest bodybuilders in the UK compete for entry to the UK British Championships.

Wednesday 20 September

Find The Right Words

Upstairs @ The Western, 70 Western Rd
Leicester, LE3 0GA United Kingdom
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Leicester's most exciting poetry and rap night. 2 headline acts, 10 open mic spots and a speed poet.

Wednesday 20 September//8:00 pm

Find The Right Words

Performance poetry compered by Jess Green with 2 headliners and 10 open mics

Saturday 30 September//7:30 pm

Bríghid’s Flame

Kevan Manwaring & Chantelle Smith perfoming for Leicester's Everybody's Reading Festival

October 2017
Monday 2 October//4:00 pm

Performance and Professional Wrestling

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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What is professional wrestling? Is it a sport, or theatre, or a soap opera, or dance, or a superhero comic? In October 2016 we published Performance and Professional Wrestling, a book that tried to answer some of these questions. This event invites professional wrestling fans to meet some of the contributors to this book and to share their own experiences of this form. Bring your lucha masks, spandex singlets and steel chairs for an afternoon of pro-wrestling chat!

Wednesday 4 October//7:30 pm

Jasmine Gardosi (+ Hannah Swings)

A full one hour set from one of the UK's most talented poets for Leicester's Everybody's Reading Festival

Friday 6 October//7:30 pm

Soon Come […] Home

Mellow Baku performing for Leicester's Everybody's Reading Festival and Black History Month

Saturday 7 October

House of Verse Presents World Mental Health Day Celebration

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Wednesday 11 October//7:30 pm

Poetry (Solo)

Guest poets perfoming for the Theatre's support week for World Mental Health Day

Tuesday 17 October//8:00 pm

Stories Around a Campfire Indoors

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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It’s October. The days are getting shorter. The nights are getting longer. It’s that time of year, where we cower in fear behind locked doors as the dead walk the streets. Or it should be, but what with all the drinking and dressing up like batman, who has the time to be scared anymore? It’s October. The days are getting shorter. The nights are getting longer. It’s that time of year, where we cower in fear behind locked doors as…

Friday 27 October//8:00 pm

Chicas Locas Halloween Burlesque Showcase

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Join us for a Halloween night of ‘Boo!’lesque. We present group and solo performances from Chicas Locas burlesque and the Skytribe Tribal Fusion belly dancers. Expect glamorous costumes, comedy and tease, with more than a sprinkle of mischief. There will be a costume competition so ghoul yourself up and get ready to cackle at our most popular event of the year.

Saturday 28 October//4:30 pm

Inside Out – Curve Young Writers Showcase

Curve, 60 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB United Kingdom
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Curve Young Writers is a creative writing group for young writers between the ages of 14 and 17. They have been working with local performer, poet and playwright Jess Green and will be sharing what they have been creating.

Tuesday 31 October//7:30 pm

Ray Mears

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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Ray Mears will take you on a journey through why he values the wilderness and explain why he believes it is vital for the human spirit and creativity

November 2017
Friday 3 November

Babybug Burlesque

Duffy’s, 18 Pocklingtons Walk
Leicester, LE1 6BU United Kingdom
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Saturday 18 November//7:30 pm

People Of The Eye

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Inspired by real events, this personal story follows a family finding their way through unfamiliar territory. A story about parents, sisters, and the complex love that binds families together. Using a mix of video projections, sound, live performance, and creative accessibility, People of the Eye explores memories, feelings of isolation, and finding the joy in difference.The DH Ensemble (The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble) is a group of deaf and hearing actors, directors, theatre makers, writers, artists, musicians, dancers and all…

Saturday 25 November//2:00 pm

Here & Now

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Tetrad kicks off its new season with a bang! Here and Now is a day festival of participatory talks, workshops, improvisations and a headline performance.

Sunday 26 November//7:00 pm

Us & Them

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Tetrad hosts its flagship performance work in progress night Us & Them, to showcase some exciting new work from around the region and beyond.

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