How to find us

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Getting here

We are 10 minutes' walk from Leicester railway station. View our map. Buses 47, 47A, 48, 48A and 80/80A (term-time only) all stop on University Road. Easy read directions from Leicester railway station to Attenborough Arts Centre and directions from Attenborough Arts Centre to Leicester railway station. Find more information about accessible accommodation and more attractions in Leicester.
Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester, Lancaster Road, Leicester LE1 7HA. Find us on Google maps.

Car parking

Weekdays: Pay and display on Lancaster Road opposite and in Victoria Park (De Montfort Hall, entrance in Granville Road). Open 9.15am - 6pm. Evenings and weekends: FREE in the Medical Sciences Building car park next door - you may need to buzz at the barrier to gain entry.

Please note that 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.

Attenborough Arts Centre has four car parking spaces for disabled blue badge holders and we can make special arrangements at other venues if you notify us in advance. Please call us on 0116 252 2455.

Opening hours

Box office: Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 7pm. Open later during performances and classes.

Gallery: Tuesday - Friday, 12pm - 6pm, Saturday 10am - 5pm and Sunday, 12 noon - 4pm

Attenborough Cafe: Open daily (later during performances and classes).

Balcony Gallery: Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 7pm and Saturday, 10am - 5pm and Sunday, 12 noon - 4pm

Shop: Monday - Friday 9.30am - 7pm, Saturdays 10am - 5pm and Sundays 12noon - 4pm

Other venues

As well as the events taking place at Attenborough Arts Centre, we also use some other venues on or near campus.
•    The main entrance to the Fraser Noble Hall is on London Road, 50 metres after the junction with University Road.
•    Queen's Hall is in the Percy Gee Building (Students Union), located on Mayor's Walk.
•    Church of St James the Greater can be found on London Road, opposite Victoria Park.
•    Church of St John the Baptist is situated on Clarendon Park Road, off London Road.

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