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Arts in Leicester magazine

an on-line magazine concerned with the arts, culture, heritage
and architecture of Leicester.

Welcome to our 2016 edition

Main sections:  Contents | What’s on? | About us  | Latest newsWhat’s new on Arts in Leicester?

We look back over the shows of 2015.

Theatre

King CharlesIII

Robert Powell as Charles Photo: Richard Hubert Smith
Robert Powell as Charles
Photo: Richard Hubert Smith

We to Curve to see Mike Bartlett’s new play about the English monarchy – and we liked it.

Comedy

15th January 2016

Today we launch our pick of the acts coming up at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival.

The Festival takes place 3rd to 21st February.

Painters

Goths by Michael Barker
Goths by Michael Barker

See the work of painter Michael Barker

See our article on Leicester’s painters and graphic artists

Friday 7th August

Music History

Chumbawamba in Leicester,2003 Photograph: Harhinder Ohbi
Chumbawamba in Leicester,2003
Photograph: Harhinder Ohbi

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

See also: our sister magazine Music in Leicester