Theatre & arts


Ytheatre Leicester - 16 miles - LE1 6EY
The Y is a bustling live performance venue based in Leicester city centre. Our eclectic programme includes music, comedy, theatre, dance and spoken word. The 300 seat theatre also comfortably hosts candle-lit cabaret style events and standing gigs. Built in 1900, The Y is the oldest surviving theatre in Leicester.


The Little Theatre - 15.5 Miles - LE1 6PW
The Little Theatre is owned and operated by Leicester Drama Society Ltd, an amateur non-profit making organisation founded in 1922 for the furtherance and study of the art of drama. LDS survives without public subsidy and presents a repertoire of plays of all types throughout the year. With its rehearsal rooms, Studio, bar and library, the theatre forms a social meeting place for those interested in the theatre.


Curve Theatre Leicester - Miles - 15 Miles - LE1 1SB
Leicester's state of the art theatre, designed by world renowned architect Rafael Viñoly is based in the heart of what the City Council calls the new "Cultural Quarter" on Rutland Street. Curve features two auditoria, one with 750 fixed seats while a 350 seat auditorium provides a versatile smaller space with its own power flying system. When the 32 tonne steel walls separating the stage and the foyer are lifted, the stage is visible from street level. The glass façade encloses an open plan foyer with views onto the café, bars, backstage area, and across the stage.


Demontfort Hall - 16 Miles - LE1 7RU
De Montfort Hall is Leicester's largest entertainment venue and has been serving the city with quality live acts since 1913. On our website you can find details on shows , news, booking information and details on the facilities here at the hall. Our programme ranges from jazz, ballet, comedy and opera to world and roots music and West End musicals. We are particularly proud of our classical season which is headed by the renowned Philharmonia Orchestra who have been resident with us since 1997


New Walk Museum & Art Gallery - 16 Miles - LE1 7EA
New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester's original museum has wide-ranging collections and displays spanning the natural and cultural world. Located on the historic New Walk area of the city, our exhibitions feature works from our collections and touring exhibitions from National Museums.
A family friendly day-out, the galleries include Egyptians, Wild Space, World Arts and Fine Art gallery displays include works by Modern and Old Masters including works by Hogarth and Francis Bacon.


Leicester Jazz - Live Jazz in and around Leicester
Leicester Jazz is the brand name for jazz development activities funded by Leicester City Council and East Midlands Jazz. These activities aim to provide, support and encourage jazz and related music in Leicester and Leicestershire. Leicester Jazz is currently managed by The Y on behalf of a group of local Promoters and venues.


Trident Art Gallery - 18 Miles - LE2 2DA
Trident is a family run gallery nestled in the exclusive shopping area of stoneygate shops on the outskirts of Leicester city centre, sometimes referred to as Leicester's “little Chelsea”, a hive of exclusive, upmarket boutiques, restaurants, beauty salons, top of the range audio and visual equipment and shops selling unique pieces of art, design, jewellery and furniture. Trident Galleries is in partnership with one of the country's leading fine art publishers, Washington Green.


Theatre Royal Nottingham - 24 Miles - NG1 5ND
The Royal Centre, based in the heart of Nottingham's city centre, incorporates both the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall. Both venues play host to a diverse range of shows and events including the very best in family entertainment, musicals, drama, dance, ballet, comedy, opera and classical, contemporary and pop music.


Theatre Royal Nottingham - 23 Miles - NG1 1QN
We are a small independent amateur theatre, located in the centre of Nottingham. The Theatre is owned and operated by The Lace Market Theatre Trust Ltd., which is a registered charity.
The Theatre has a good reputation for its varied programme of modern and traditional drama, comedy and occasional musical, produced to a high standard by members of the trust.