An assortment of creative tool, brushes, pencil, and a camera Introducing Studio Attenborough A new way for people to be creative from the comfort of their own home Click here for more 1/3 Attenborough Studio logo People at a microphone telling a story Welcome back After being closed for over 150 days, we are welcoming University of Leicester 2020/2021 students for Welcome Week, with a dedicated student programme as your space to relax on campus. Click here for more 1/3 a silhouette sat in front of a martian landscape Kelly Richardson: Mariner 9 Mariner 9 (2012) presents a video of panoramic view of the Mars landscape hundreds of years in the future, littered with the rusting remains of various missions to the planet. Click here for more 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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Latest News

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.