Arts in Leicester magazine
an on-line magazine concerned with the arts, culture, heritage
and architecture of Leicester.
The Sound of Music at Curve.
The Sound of Music is currently running at Curve. We were there to see it.
Next year at Curve
Out of the archives
Blood Brothers, the musical opened at the De Montfort Hall tonight.
10 Essays on Bands and Singers is the title of a new publication, written by Trevor Locke, editor of Music in Leicester. The publication presents ten pieces about popular music.
‘as spell-binding as it was funny; it was as acerbic as it was pathetic (in the sense of pathos.) Joyously well acted, engagingly designed and spell-bindingly delivered, this is a play that drama-lovers will not want to miss.’
What did the Romans ever cook for us?
We look at food and cooking in the period when Leicester was under the control of the Roman army. Read our introductory article Food, Cooking and Farming in Roman occupied Britain
and then move on to our main article on Food in Roman times.
The Romans in Leicester
In part 2 of our series on the history of Leicester, we look at the Roman period, from 43 AD to their departure in the fourth century. We look at how Leicester was founded in the Iron age and the impact that the Romans had on the development of the town.
Re-Internment of Richard III
Details released of King’s last journey
Details of the route and timings for the re-internment of the last of the Plantagenet kings has been announced.
28th September 2014
Arts in visits Leicester Castle
21st August 2014
Great Lady – call for recognition
Why has a petition been launched to honour a woman who did something rather wonderful for Leicester? Find out more.
7th August 2014
Date set of re-burial of Richard III
The remains of King Richard III are to be re-interred at Leicester Cathedral on 26th March next year.