Theatre, music and cultural events, all year round, indoors and
out. Online booking available.
A group of local practising artists in Charnwood involved in community
workshops, public art projects and a number of exhibitions.
ultimate gig guide for the East Midlands compiled by Dean Jackson
who presents The Beat on Radio Leicester on Saturday nights.
Waterways - find
out about canals in Leicestershire and Rutland.
For Real Music
Music industry info supporting a campaign for greater awareness
among music consumers.
Annual carnival which parades through Leicester city to Victoria
Park celebrating the best of Leicester's music, arts and food.
Sleep with a ghost, meet Daniel Lambert and hear music from across
the globe. Scores of events across the city between 18 and 25 August
One of Leicester's most established rock and pop music venues. Pulp,
Radiohead, Oasis, etc. have all played here.
Community arts and media organisation encompassing projects
Irish Ceilidh Band
Known for their work on the Irish dance circuit performing country
and traditional Irish music.
Year round info about the city's main event in February and
the add ons, like Summer Raspberry.
Council in the East Midlands
Info for artists of all media on funding, publicity, networking,
Farside Music meets at 8pm every Sunday at the Y
Theatre/YMCA, East Street, Leicester for an evening of acoustic
music from around the world.
Grand Union Orchestra
Workshops, composition and performance from world artists
working with local musicians.
Take a tour around Britain's only main line steam railway and find
out all about how you can drive your very own steam train!
Located near Loughborough. A home based studio for solo/duo/project
News of the forthcoming season and what's on stage in the main house
and studio theatres.
Now in its 10th year, the Festival hosts many types of music
from classical to jazz and modern sounds.
Scarecrow Festival - there are more than 90 scarecrows in
this year's event. Have a look at some of them here.
Internet Movie Database
The who, what, why, where and when of movies. All you need to
The world famous anti-war triptych by German artist Johannes
Koelz is on display during August in Leicester Cathedral.
Leicester Artists' Collective
Bringing Leicester artists of all kinds together.
Undoubtedly, Leicestershire's most laughable website, including
news of the annual joke-fest.
Early Music Festival
Annual celebration of ancient music.
Lots of information about Leicester's museums including current
exhibitions, ghost tour, interactive games and contact details.
Gigs, bands, local musicians and live music in Leicestershire.
A world-class teaching, research and consultancy centre
in astronomy, space and planetary sciences.
Leicester University Theatre
Working with artists that have experienced migration to increase
understanding of diversity, creativity and cultures of the East
This venue has established an international reputation for American
music and holds regular themed nights for local acts.
Greatest Flix welcome to local photographer Nick
Elliott's hall of fame. Pictures of everyone from Darius to Def
Passion is a weekly event taking place at the Emporium in Coalville,
playing the best in Trance and Funky House.
Pedestrian provide workshops on Turntablism - using turntables as
an instrument to create new ways of structuring sound and music.
The Leicester arts centre and cinema that launched the careers
of Sir Anthony Hopkins, Sue Townsend and many other artists.
Local pub guide with address, maps, ratings, pub jokes and a chance
to add your comments.
annual, live,arts event. The 2004 incarnation of the shebang, called
"the big sell out" claims to be even bigger and better
City centre live music venue with bands on most nights of the week.
Dedicated to unsigned and acoustic acts.
A city co-operative which uses technology, words, images and music
to enable marginalised people to express themselves to the world.
The site features an interactive map of Leicester showing hotels,
theatres and tourist information.
Experts in Indian classical and world music recordings and instruments.
A new initiative for East Midlands musicians from those just starting
out to the experienced professional.
Children's theatre and arts festival which brought all kinds of
plays, dance, music, and storytelling to over 9000 children in June
2003, in schools, theatres and community centres. Now an annual
George's Day events
A not-for-profit organisation formed in October 2002 to promote
and celebrate our English patron saint's day on 23 April.
- Leicester-based rehearsal rooms, recording studios, storage facilities,
resident band rooms and cybercafe.
Information on the Leicester Tour bus which visits 10 important
sites around the city. A great flash site with details on all the
sites, a map, timetable and prices.
Designed for every member of the family to have a great day out.
Explore Twinlakes online, make sure you check out the Fun Map, it's
full of surprises.
- Loughborough-based site with llinks, MP3s, forums and
news about local music.
Vivid Eye Productions
theatre partnership that encourages unknown actors to get invoved
in productions with a couple of better known thesps.
Pronounced View - Warner Village cinema becomes Vue.
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