Attenborough Arts Centre



Performances, exhibitions, workshops and courses

Woman sitting on the floor cross legged with her hair flying across her face

Theatre and Comedy: What if I told you

5 men dressed in foil space suits

Theatre and Comedy: Sleeping Trees SCI-FI?

Children's drawing of mother and child

Kids and Family: Mama Baba Me!

two people jumping in front of falling boxes

Kids and Family: The Building Dance Show

Latest news

  • Job opportunity - Student Engagement. Are you passionate about arts marketing? We are looking for a Student Engagement officer to come and work for us on a full time fixed term contract. To apply click here.
  • Job opportunity - Schools Project Coordinator. We are looking for a dynamic and experienced arts education professional to lead our project 2 SEN schools in Leicestershire. To apply click here.
  • We now sell gift vouchers for all occasions starting from just £5. Ask our Front of House staff for more details.
  • New University of Leicester staff and student guide out now to offer you the best alternative stress busting activities and the opportunity to meet new friends and develop new skills at our courses and workshops.
  • Book your place onto a great range of performance in our What's on guide for February - July 2017. Try a new creative course or workshop from our Creative Learning guide for April - September 2017
  • Become a Friend of Attenborough Arts Centre and give an annual donation from just £30 per year. Contact Seetal on for further information.

Opening hours and Parking

  • Box office: Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 7pm. Open later during performances and classes.
  • Gallery: Monday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm and Sunday, 12 noon - 4pm.
  • Attenborough Cafe: Open daily (later during performances and classes).
  • Balcony Gallery and shop: Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 7pm and Saturday, 10am - 5pm and Sunday, 12 noon - 4pm
  • Parking: Four blue badge spaces available. FREE parking at the Medical Sciences Building next door after 6pm and at weekends. Pay and display on Lancaster Road.

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