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External Arts and Heritage Events

Centenary year of Women’s Suffrage - "Always and always facing toward the light”

To mark the end of an incredible Centenary year of Women’s Suffrage, you are invited to witness the remarkable and inspiring life of one of Leicester’s Leading Suffragettes Alice Hawkins bought to life in a spectacular video mapping projection show.

Sunday 3 March 2019.

New Market Square, Leicester.

Wristbands can be collected in advance from:

Visit Leicester, 51 Gallowtree Gate, Leicester, LE1 5AD, from New Walk Museum or the LCB Depot.

If you have any queries please contact Visit Leicester on 0116 299 4444

It is free. For more information follow this link.

Philharmonia Virtual Orchestra in Leicester

The world renowned Philharmonia Orchestra has set-up their virtual orchestra in the ISKON Centre, 31 Granby Street Leicester. The Virtual Orchestra is a free experience for all the family that gives everyone the opportunity to experience a symphony orchestra up-close, no matter what your age or experience.

It is free and well worth a visit. Open until 17 November 2018.


The Art of Healthcare Exhibition

Arts Heritage Iron Lung DMU

In partnership with De Montfort University, The Art of Healthcare Exhibition explores the connection between museums, learning and wellbeing. 

Featuring objects from our collection the exhibition provides a fascinating look into the progression of healthcare and the history of University Hospitals of Leicester.

From July 2018 to January 2019 Now extended to June 2019; Tuesday to Friday; 12:00 to 17:00 at the Heritage Centre, Hawthorn Building, De Montfort University. 

Telephone: (0116) 207 8729

Email: heritage@dmu.ac.uk