Welcome to Leicester


Situated on the River Soar, Leicester is a city in the East Midlands. With a population of over 330,000, it is the tenth largest city in England and has an historic association with the production of textiles, clothing and shoes. The city is close to the M1 making it easy to reach by road. You can also fly in to East Midlands airport or arrive by train. This modern city is diverse in culture and religion, with a history stretching back to the Iron Age and Roman settlement.

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Upcoming Events

31 Mar 2017The Sensational 60s Experience

For one night only, seven legendary names take to the stage and deliver to you a night never to be forgotten. With the definite feel good factor this is must see 60s show for 2017. Starring Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe, The Swinging Blue Jeans, The Fortunes, The Ivy League, New Amen Corner, Alan Mosca from Freddie and The Dreamers.

1 Apr 2017 - 2 Apr 2017Art Awake Alice: Meet us in wonderland!

Fall down the rabbit hole and join us in the Victorian Gallery for another fantastic Art Awake workshop. 
Dress up in Victorian outfits and use your imagination to help bring this wonderful 19th children's book to life before striking a pose in our giant 'looking glass.' Free, drop-in event in celebration of International Children's Book Day.

1 Apr 2017April Fool's Family Day

Rapping, beatboxing, foolish comedy, art & refreshments 11.30am-4pm 
April Fool's Family Day - FREE! 
Children of all ages and their parents are invited to try their hand at rapping, beat-boxing and watch some foolish comedy. 
Multi-artist, Curtis Watt, will be doing hilariously fun rapping and beat-boxing workshops for all. Curtis has had roles on TV, with appearances on BBC's League of Gentleman, and Channel 4's Hearts & Minds - as well as writing and present documentaries, having roles in theatre productions and has released several children's books. 
After a successful show at this years Leicester Comedy Festival, Lindsey and Ian will be performing an incredibly foolish comedy show for all the family to enjoy. 
Running order for the day: 
11:30am - LCB Depot opens 
12-1pm - Funny Family Raps and Beatbox 
1:30-2:30pm - Funny Family Raps and Beatbox 
3-4pm - Fools Comedy Show
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