Gallery tours and family workshops

Memories of Industry Saturday 10 June - Sunday 20 August

  • A tour of our new galleries
  • Guided tours in our gallery spaces

  • First Thursday of the month during the exhibition, 12.30pm – 1.15pm, FREE booking advised.
  • Join our curators for a deeper insight into the exhibition and the ideas behind it.
  • ▪ 15 June
    ▪ 29 June
    ▪ 13 July
    ▪ 27 July
    ▪ 10 August
    For Group tours: Book in advance so we can tailor to the needs of your group. Maximum 25 people in group, including assistants. For more information or to book, please email or call 0116 252 2455.
  • For Schools: Our new gallery has a fantastic programme of exhibitions that can unlock access to learning and culture in a new and engaging way for Leicester. We offer tailored guided tours for a range of subjects and curriculum themes for each exhibition. Please contact us by email or call 0116 252 2455. Keep in touch and subscribe to our free, termly learning newsletter, to find out about teachers CPD, artist talks, symposia, networking events, arts award support and lots more!
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  • People on the floor of the gallery giving written feedback of their gallery tour
  • Family Workshops

  • Every Saturday during the exhibition, 1pm - 3pm, FREE
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Free, drop-in activities in the galleries. Explore themes, materials and ideas from the exhibition with our friendly learning team. No experience needed.
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  • child peering through a wall of crafts
  • Family Extravaganza: Leicester: Memories of Industry

  • Saturday 5 August, 11am - 2pm, FREE
  • Join us in a big explosion of creativity as families come together to make large scale art works in response to our current exhibition Leicester Memories of Industry. Expect to have lots of fun with materials exploring celtic symbols and learning large scale weaving techniques. Take a breather any time and enjoy free tea, coffee, squash and biscuits! Drop in between 11am – 2pm for free!
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