A sandcastle and pineapple, on a beach 14/48 UK: Summer 2021 It's back, in venues and streaming to your homes! Friday 25 and Saturday 26 June, 14/48 are bringing a team of creatives together to make 14 brand new plays in just 48 hours. Click here for more 1/3 Mik Godley, pencil drawing on pink Mik Godley's
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Our gallery is reopening to the public on Monday 7 June, with an exciting look into how our evolving relationship with the internet 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 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.