A setting of an art studio with a camera filming The Symbolism of Hands -
Lecture and Workshop
Be part of a city wide public art piece! Join Professor David Ekserdjian as he explores the history of hands and their symbolism throughout the history of art. Click here for more 1/3
students enjoying a music performance Summer Unexpected Tales A new season of streamed performances beamed straight into your homes Click here for more 1/3 a woman in a yoga pose Yoga Open to Students and Staff working at University of Leicester, every Tuesdays at 5.30pm with yoga teacher, therapist and counsellor Sarah Carter Click here to book your session 1/3 image into space of stars Audience Survey We are carrying out a survey to better understand who our digital audiences are. We would like to know how you engage with our digital work and what motivates you to do so. Click here to complete the survey 1/3

Welcome to Attenborough Arts Centre

Attenborough Arts Centre is the University of Leicester’s public arts programme. Over one hundred thousand people of all ages and abilities engage annually with our cultural programme – enriching the lives of Leicester and Leicestershire communities, including the University’s staff and students.

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Keep up to date with all the latest Attenborough Arts Centre news, from show announcements to festival launches.


We pride ourselves on being accessible and inclusive. We want everyone to feel welcome and get involved in what we do.


As part of the University of Leicester, we have activities for students going on throughout the year.


We have a wide and constantly changing family programme. From stand-up to discos, there’s something for everyone.