People at a microphone telling a story COVID Update Following the announcement from the government, we will be closing from Thursday 5 November for a month. Thank you for your understanding and patience during this time. Click here for more information 1/3 Gallery Three with chairs and tables Unexpected Tales Pull up a chesterfield, throw another log on the fire, it’s time to hear another Unexpected Tale. Click here for more 1/3 Attenborough Studio logo festival attenborough Attenborough Lockdown Festival As we reach the middle of Lockdown 2.0 in the UK, we have a plan to help alleviate the country’s boredom. Presenting the Attenborough Lockdown Festival, four days of brand new performances streamed into your homes through Facebook live! 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.