Leicester

Attenborough Arts Centre


Attenborough Arts Centre (formerly Embrace Arts) is the University of Leicester’s multi-use inclusive arts centre, with a history of promotion and encouragement of engagement in the arts by people with disabilities. Open to all, its award-winning building houses a 120-seater performance area, three studios, and an exhibition gallery. It has a diverse programme of performance and learning activity throughout the year, covering a wide range of art forms, primarily classical music, jazz, dance, comedy, theatre, live art, children’s theatre, spoken word and visual arts. It is located 10 minutes’ walk from the city centre on Lancaster Road, at the edge of the main University of Leicester campus.

Find us at...

  • Attenborough Arts Centre
  • Richard Attenborough centre
  • Lancaster Road
  • Leicester
  • Leicestershire
  • LE1 7HA

Our Events

  • Leicester

    Baby Disco

    08-Dec-2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Make some shapes at our multi-sensory discos, perfect for children aged 6 and under.

    0 - 6 years
  • Leicester

    Baby Disco

    08-Dec-2019 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM

    Make some shapes at our multi-sensory discos, perfect for children aged 6 and under.

    0 - 6 years
  • Leicester

    Baby Disco

    08-Dec-2019 14:30 PM - 15:30 PM

    Make some shapes at our multi-sensory discos, perfect for children aged 6 and under.

    0 - 6 years
  • Leicester

    BYOB Comedy

    11-Dec-2019 12:00 PM - 13:15 PM

    Our award-nominated lunchtime comedy club for you and your little one. With comedy for grown ups and toys, soft flooring and more for baby - a top night out during the day.

  • Leicester

    BYOB Comedy

    11-Dec-2019 12:00 PM - 13:15 PM

    Our award-nominated lunchtime comedy club for you and your little one. With comedy for grown ups and toys, soft flooring and more for baby - a top night out during the day.

  • FREE
    Leicester

    Fafunia

    22-Dec-2019 01:30 AM - 15:00 PM

    Spend time in the magical land of Fafunia, in an interactive puppetry and storytelling experience where anything is possible. Explore a forest of fairies during Autumn, or come and play in a Winter wo...

    0 - 16 years
  • FREE
    Leicester

    Fafunia

    22-Dec-2019 01:30 AM - 15:00 PM

    Spend time in the magical land of Fafunia, in an interactive puppetry and storytelling experience where anything is possible. Explore a forest of fairies during Autumn, or come and play in a Winter wo...

    0 - 16 years
  • FREE
    Leicester

    Fafunia

    22-Dec-2019 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spend time in the magical land of Fafunia, in an interactive puppetry and storytelling experience where anything is possible. Explore a forest of fairies during Autumn, or come and play in a Winter wo...

    0 - 16 years
  • FREE
    Leicester

    Fafunia

    22-Dec-2019 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spend time in the magical land of Fafunia, in an interactive puppetry and storytelling experience where anything is possible. Explore a forest of fairies during Autumn, or come and play in a Winter wo...

    0 - 16 years
  • Leicester

    Moonbeam on a Cat's Ear

    26-Jan-2020 13:00 PM - 13:45 PM

    Based on the book by author and illustrator Marie-Louise Gay, this visual adventure features puppetry, movement, and music.

    3 - 16 years
  • Leicester

    Moonbeam on a Cat's Ear

    26-Jan-2020 13:00 PM - 13:45 PM

    Based on the book by author and illustrator Marie-Louise Gay, this visual adventure features puppetry, movement, and music.

    3 - 16 years
  • Leicester

    Moonbeam on a Cat's Ear

    26-Jan-2020 15:00 PM - 15:45 PM

    Based on the book by author and illustrator Marie-Louise Gay, this visual adventure features puppetry, movement, and music.

    3 - 16 years

Our
Fantastic
Partners

Classic FM
Netmums
WhatsOnStage
Fun Kids
Recommended
In Your Area
Seesaw
UKTW
Age Of Creativity
Circus 250
Littlebird
The List
Get Creative
Arts Award
Theatre Tokens
Where Can We Go
London Theatre

Sign up for Family Arts news

Sign up for Fantastic for Families news (managed by the Albany)