A large group of brightly coloured performers, in bright glittery make up In Good Company Check In Festival Monday 24 – Saturday 29 May 2021
A week of online workshops, work in progress, performances, and discussions
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A triptych collage created using appropriated photographic materials. The three sections layer cuttings of vintage nature photographs and illustrations with faded, printed text. A new illustration of a hand cutting the stem of a flower with a pair of secateurs can be seen in the middle section. 'In Residence' Exhibition This online exhibition showcases works by six early-career artists: Ellé Hill, Elliot Robert Lawrence, Harry Garner, Jessica Wilson, Masah Azar and Sammy, which you can explore below Click here for more 1/3 A setting of an art studio with a camera filming The Symbolism of Hands -
Lecture and Workshop
Artist Vishal Joshi is working with partners across the city to create a series of sculptures and art installations around Leicester and he needs you to take part and join in! 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.