How to find us

Leicester has an extensive network of public transport services to and from the city, and we would encourage you to use public transport to travel to our events where possible.

University of Leicester Main Campus

Event locations on our main campus are:

  • Film Theatre, Attenborough Seminar Block
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

For directions, please see our campus map.

Car parking is available on campus after 5.00pm, and at the satellite pay and display car park on Welford Road, but spaces may be limited. Parking for blue badge visitors is available on campus, please contact us in advance.

Attenborough Arts Centre

The Attenborough Arts Centre is located just off the University's main campus on Lancaster Road. For directions and parking information, please visit the Attenborough Arts Centre website.

Venues in the City

Some of our events will take place at the following venues in Leicester city centre. For directions and parking information for each venue, please follow the links below:

  • Curve, Rutland Street, LE1 1SB
  • Phoenix, 4 Midland Street, Leicester, LE1 1TG

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Authors who have visited Literary Leicester include: Lauren Child, Louis de Bernières, Colin Dexter, Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Frayn, Amitav Ghosh, Germain Greer, Linton Kwesi Johnon, Penelope Lively, David Lodge, Roger McGough, Will Self, Colm Tóibín, Sue Townsend, Fay Weldon and Jaqueline Wilson

"A serious gathering, seriously run, with a seriously cosmopolitan audience... Even I enjoyed it..." Will Self

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