Attenborough Arts Centre


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our doors are closed and we are not hosting events. We apologise for any disruption caused.

Performances, exhibitions, workshops and courses

Image of a hand holding brush painting a flower surrounded by tubes of paints. Creative courses - Spring Programme

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Student Activities - Wildcard Wednesdays

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Latest news

  • We sell gift vouchers for all occasions starting from just £5. Ask our Front of House staff for more details.
  • Book your place onto a great range of performance in our What's on. Try a new creative course or workshop from our Creative Learning.
  • Become our supporter and help us keep the arts accessible to everyone by making a gift today.Visit and select Attenborough Arts Centre in the drop-down menu.

Opening hours and Parking

  • Open to everyone!
  • Box office: Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 7pm. Open later during performances and classes.
  • Gallery: Tuesday - Friday 12pm - 6pm, 
    Saturday, 10am - 5pm 
    Sunday, 12pm - 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.

    Please Note: Due to roadworks on Lancaster Road from week commencing 11 November 2019 there will be limited parking.  After the roadworks parking will be significantly reduced due to permanent installations of the cycle lane.

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