Arts in Leicester magazine
an on-line magazine concerned with the arts, culture, heritage
and architecture of Leicester. Welcome to our 2015 edition
Contents | What’s on? | About us | Latest articles | News 2015
A tale of teenage sexual awakening
Beautiful Thing – Thomas Law, Sam Jackson Phot0: Anton Belmonte
We were at Curve to night to see . Beautiful Thing
Ballet, opera, dance, drama, poetry…
Claire Barrett as Odette for English National Ballet School’s My First Swan Lake at Markova House, Jay Mews, London on January 29, 2015. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson
There is a lot going on in Leicester; find out what’s on
How about a dance Bro?
Bromance, Curve, 2015
Read our review of Bromance at Curve
Us And Them
We were at The Attenborough Arts centre to see Tetrad’s show Us And Them.
A play new at curve delights audiences
Emily Lloyd-Saini as Shiv and Andrew Joshi as Bapu Pamela Raith Photography
A story about growing up in different cultures had it world premiere last night at Curve
Housing: a matter of bricks and mortar?
House bricks Photo Alamy
In the final part of a four-part series, the future of housing looks at how house-building might change.
See our introductory article about Bricks and mortar.
Politics and the arts
In the run-up to 7th May we launch our coverage of what the parties have to say about the arts in Leicester.
See our lead article on the elections.
Get the latest election news for Leicester and the arts.
King’s book goes on display
The Book of Hours
A booked that was owned and used by King Richard III has gone on display at Leicester’s New Walk Museum.
Read about this and other news about the arts.
Thursday 26th March
Richard III is laid to rest
The Archbishop of Canterbury at the grave Photo Diocese of Leicester
After lying in repose at Leicester Cathedral, the mediaeval king was placed in his grave at a service this morning attended by members of the royal family and the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev Justin Welby .
We watched the service and here is our report.
The King in Leicester
We report on the arrival of the remains of Richard III at Leicester Cathedral.
A red rose on Bow Bridge
detailed breakdown of the significance of various places along the processional route.
Adrian Mole – The Musical
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole. Photo: Pamela Raith Photography.
Leicester is famous throughout the world for many things, but two things stand out: a medieval monarch and Adrian Mole. We have things for you to read about both of these.
Read our review.
The Council offices in New Walk – Leicester’s faulty towers – vanished in a puff of smoke today
With in the hour of the controlled explosion, videos of the big blow-down were on the Internet
Watch our editor’s video of the demolition as it happened
Leicester City Council posted photos on Facebook
See it on the BBC website.
Malcolm James and Matt Connor. Photo Tristram Kenton.
We went to Curve to see The Woman In Black
29th January 2015
What’s on in Leicester?
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole. Photo Pamela Raith Photography
The Woman in Black, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole. Find out more on our page . What’s on in Leicester
For a full list of articles see our contents page