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Attenborough Arts Centre

Open Now: 09:30 - 19:00
Open today: 09:30 - 19:00
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Always a pleasure

It is a beautiful little venue that does some very big things. I love visiting some of the art... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Leylahni
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London, United Kingdom
Nice coffees / snacks. Great place to stop off or meet friends

Like this place as it is slightly off the beaten track and a nice little find. Always interesting... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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The University of Leicester’s Attenborough Arts Centre prides itself on being accessible and inclusive. We want everyone to feel welcome and get involved in what we do. We are a pioneering arts centre designed to include everyone. With over 20 years...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Lancaster Road, Leicester LE1 7HA, England
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+44 116 252 2455
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

I'm rating this as a café rather than as an arts centre. I've been here several times. As a café it's very good, though it could be so much better. It's in what is still a pretty cool building, and there is ample parking nearby...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

It is a beautiful little venue that does some very big things. I love visiting some of the art exhibitions and live events. The cafe is good too. The cakes are awesome.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Like this place as it is slightly off the beaten track and a nice little find. Always interesting things and people going on around here. The café is a nice place to stop off for a drink and snack and has friendly staff and plenty...More

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AttenboroughArts, Marketing at Attenborough Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you for the kind review! We are looking to start a feedback wall, would you be willing to let us screenshot your review as part of it? Kind regards

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

The staff is really friendly. The room has a nice atmosphere. Ideal to stop for a coffee or cake or small lunch.

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AttenboroughArts, Marketing Team at Attenborough Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you for your kind review Lilly! We are looking to create feedback wall for our café, would you be willing to let us screenshot your review as part of it? Any feedback is greatly appreciated :-)

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Leicester is lucky to have this place! It offers a range of courses (art and writing) with some very good tutors. Austin Orwin's ceramic sculpture course is brilliant, starting with the basics and taking you as far as you want to go. There is also...More

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AttenboroughArts, Marketing Team at Attenborough Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the course and our facilities. We are looking to create a feedback wall, would you be willing to let us screenshot your review to be printed as part of it? Any feedback...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Named after and opened by Lord Dickie Attenborough, this place is was specifically designed to be accessible by people with disabilities, which is a concept that is late coming, and needs to be copied by all other architects. It is also designed to be used...More

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AttenboroughArts, Marketing Team at Attenborough Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed our facilities! Accessibility to all is a core value for us. We are looking to create a feedback wall, would you be willing to let us screenshot your review to be printed...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017

We saw the play Collegiate here and the venue was excellent. Foyer area and receptionist warm and welcoming. Studio space good. Café/bar very goodMore

Thank Sarah M
AttenboroughArts, Marketing Team at Attenborough Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the play and our facilities. We are looking to create a feedback wall, would you be willing to let us screenshot your review to be printed as part of it? Any feedback...More

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely relaxed, welcoming, inclusive,accessible arts centre. It runs a variety of quality open art classes in a beautiful modern art space. At the centre is an affordable cafe selling delicious coffee and snacks. The cafe staff are really friendly.

Thank Cherrie W
AttenboroughArts, Marketing Team at Attenborough Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our facilities. We are looking to create a feedback wall, would you be willing to let us screenshot your review to be printed as part of it? Any feedback is greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This arts centre houses a number of spacious galleries featuring different artists periodically. There is also a lovely cafe and shop selling interesting eclectic artsy ware. Great to have this centre in Leicester!

Thank Amin A
AttenboroughArts, Marketing Team at Attenborough Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our facilities. We are looking to create a feedback wall, would you be willing to let us screenshot your review to be printed as part of it? Any feedback is greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 16 October 2016

Leicester's original museum has wide ranging collections and displays spanning the natural and cultural world. A family friendly day-out, the galleries include ancient Egypt, Dinosaurs, Wild Space, World Arts and a gallery for under fives, The Den. Our Victorian Art Gallery features works from our...More

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AttenboroughArts, Marketing Team at Attenborough Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our facilities. We are looking to create a feedback wall, would you be willing to let us screenshot your review to be printed as part of it? Any feedback is greatly appreciated.

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