Arts in Leicester magazine
an on-line magazine concerned with the arts, culture, heritage
and architecture of Leicester.
Welcome to our 2015 edition
Main sections: Contents | What’s on? | About us | Latest articles | News 2015 | What’s new in Arts in Leicester?
News about the arts and culture in Leicester for 2015
A new exhibition at Attenborough Arts focusses on arts and disabilities.
Read our report.
Our feature article looks at the history of arts education in Leicester.
See our article on Leicester’s painters and graphic artists
Our city takes pride in its diversity
Leicester’s Gay Pride day marks an important place in the annual calendar of the city’s celebrations.
We present our report on Pride 2015
Theatre: Tennessee Williams
Anticipating the opening night of A Streetcar Named Desire, we look at the work of Tennessee Williams.
Monday 5th October
Films: The Martian
We went to see a film; here is our review of Ridley Scott’s The Martian
Michael Barker – artist
Michael Barker: ‘self portrait’
We have re-published an article about the Leicester painter Michael Barker, which first appeared in Arts in Leicester in 2012.
News just in
Find out about things that are happening now
Friday 7th August
In the first of a series of articles about The History of Music in Leicester, we take a brief look at the period from 2005 to 2014.
Read the introduction to the series
Chapter 1 – Music Today
Chapter 2 – part 1 – The Noughties
Chapter 2 – part 2 – The 1990s
also of interest
Music and Technology
Our review of the film Brighton Rock
See also: our sister magazine Music in Leicester