Free events

Family workshops

  • family workshops
  • Family Workshops

  • Free Saturday Workshops, 1 – 3pm
  • 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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  • Cinema at Attenborough: Christmas Special

  • presented by Cinema-Para Discount
  • Sunday 16 December, 5pm
  • Free, family friendly!
  • We're back with our Christmas cinema special filled with merry interactive surprises just for you! Sit back and watch your favourite Christmas blockbuster (to be announced). Waiting in the wings are Leicester's most creative performance artists ready to turn this 2D film into a 4D experience to remember. Fake snow, throwing socks, flashing lights, big sounds and sing-alongs await us as we all watch together. Festive fancy dress is highly encouraged or why not climb into your comfy PJs and slippers ready for bedtime. We may even offer you a glass of milk and cookies!
  • Book here
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  • Fafunia’s Snowy Stories by Enter Edem

  • Saturday 22 December, 11am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3pm
  • Free, a Christmas treat from us! Suitable for all ages
  • Enter a snowy, sensory world as we explore and play in Fafunia! In this special winter wonderland we’ll meet Mr Imaginator and his frosty friends. We’ll sing, dance and be merry in a magical land of snowflakes and stars in this unique interactive puppetry and storytelling experience.
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