Live music, Dance and Performance

Dance at Attenborough

December

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  • Contact Improv Jam

  • Thursdays, 6pm – 9pm 29 November, 20 December, 24 January
  • Pay What You Think
  • Contact Improv Jam welcomes every one of all abilities to express themselves through sensory contact. Please note there will be no Contact Improv Jam on Thursday 20 September due to illness
  • Book now
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  • Chicas Locas Burlesque

  • Skytribe Dance Studio
  • 8pm – 10.30pm
  • Christmas Showcase, Friday 14 December
  • £8, suitable for over 16s only
  • Treat yourself to glamorous costumes, comedy, and tease with plenty of festive fun!
  • Book now

February

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  • Phizzical Dance Show with Hiten Mistry

  • Saturday 2 February, 7.30pm – 9pm
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March

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  • Chicas Locas Burlesque Spring Showcase

  • Saturday 16 March, 8pm – 10.30pm
  • £8, ages 16+
  • Book now

April

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  • Contact Improvisation Jam

  • Thursday 7 March and Thursday 4 April, 6pm – 9pm
  • Everyone welcome
  • Come along with comfortable clothing and bare feet to learn a variety of different contact improvisation skills with a range of artists. After which an open jam will follow where you are invited to explore and enjoy the skills you have learnt.
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  • Wayward Thread: Red INK

  • Friday 26 April, 7pm – 8pm
  • £10 / £5 concession
  • Through artful, pulse-quickening hip hop and contemporary dance, an international cast of male dancers embody the struggle between the desires of a state and its citizens. Red INK explores how speaking truth to power marks the difference between freedom of expression, censorship or worse.
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Music at Attenborough

December


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  • Leicester Jazz House

  • Johannes Berauer’s Hourglass Quintet, Friday 7 December
  • 8pm – 10.30pm
  • £12 / £5 student
  • Enjoy a spectacular line up of high quality jazz from the experimental, dynamic, warm and beautiful.
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  • Your folk fix by Fire in Your Heart Folk Club

    Advance: £8 / £5 concession
  • On the day: £10 / £8 concession
  • 7pm – 10pm
  • Saturday 15 December
  • Leicester’s newest folk night celebrates the old and new, bringing you the time-honoured tradition of sharing stories through songs.
  • Book now

January

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  • Leicester Jazz House

  • Kate Williams & Julian Siegel, Thursday 17 January
  • 8pm – 10.30pm
  • £12 / £5 student
  • Enjoy a spectacular line up of high quality jazz from the experimental, dynamic, warm and beautiful.
  • Book now

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  • Knighton Chamber Orchestra with soloist Francois Salignat play Bartok 2nd Piano Concerto, George Butterworth’s ‘The Banks of Green Meadow’ and Brahms Symphony No 4.

  • Saturday 26 January, 7.30pm – 9.30pm £10 full / £8 Concession / £3 NUS
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February

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  • The Robot Needs Home Collective Presents: Poppy Ackroyd

  • Sunday 17 February, 8pm – 11pm
  • Everyone welcome
  • £12
  • Poppy is a multi-instrumentalist who combines traditional instruments with innovative use of samples and manipulation through technology.
  • Book now

March

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  • Fire In Your Heart Folk Club

  • Saturday 23 March, 7pm – 10pm
  • Everyone welcome
  • £10 / £5 concession
  • Leicester’s newest folk night celebrates the old and new, bringing you the timehonoured tradition of sharing stories through songs.
  • Book now
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  • The Journey of the Sitar with Shakir Khan

  • Friday 29 March, 6pm – 8pm
  • Everyone welcome
  • £5
  • Join our lively discussion and musical demonstration with Shakir Khan, a shining star of his generation.
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  • Serenaded by Sitar with Shakir Khan

  • Saturday 30 March, 7pm – 9pm
  • Everyone welcome
  • £10 full / £8 concession
  • Fraser Noble Hall
  • In this grand evening of playing, Shakir showcases the art of the sitar with his exquisite sense of sur (melody) and laya (rhythm) with expert tabla accompaniment.
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  • Sitar Masterclass with Shakir Khan

  • Sunday 31 March, 2pm – 6pm
  • Everyone welcome
  • £10 full / £6 concession
  • All are welcome to observe this intimate, expert afternoon of learning on the Sitar, led by international maestro, Shakir Khan. Those who would like to take part are advised to have had a minimum of 1 years training prior. Please note that instruments will not be provided.
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April

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  • Leicester Jazz House: Chris Ingham Quartet plays the Jazz of Dudley Moore

  • Thursday 11 April, 8pm – 10.30pm
  • £12 full / £5 concession
  • Everyone welcome
  • We welcome back this fine quartet. This time Chris explores the Jazz legacy of the multi-talented Dudley Moore.
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  • Philharmonia MMSF Young Artists: Tuesday 16 April

  • Informal Concert

  • Tuesday 16 April, 11am - 11.30am, FREE
  • Join members of the Philharmonia Orchestra’s Young Artists programme in a relaxed and informal concert of varied classical music. The performance will conclude with a short sensory session.
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  • Traditional Recital

  • Tuesday 16 April, 7pm - 8pm
  • Tickets £10 / £5 Consession
  • The next generation of musical talent from the Philharmonia Orchestra’s Young Artists scheme take to the stage in a recital of varied chamber music repertoire.

Soundbites

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  • Soundbites in our Princess Diana of Wales Hall

  • Every Tuesday lunchtime starting at 12.45 - 1.45pm, FREE
  • Enjoy lunch at the Arts Bar café and experience a variety of delightful live music from local talented musicians and performers to entertain you during your lunch break in our Princess Diana of Wales hall. See full line-up here.
  • No need to book, just turn up and enjoy!

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