February 4th, 2016India’s Gateway exhibition held at Leicester's New Walk Museum explores the history of Gujarat and Mumbai through ages of trade and migration and their connections with Britain.
The exhibition takes you on a visual and insightful journey with photography by Tim Smith and films by Indian film makers Amit Madheshiya and Shirley...By February 4th, 20160 comments
March 3rd, 2015Arts Council England is to give a £114,000 grant to Leicester's Abbey Pumping Station museum of science and technology.
The grant will help to ensure that the museum continues to share the story of the city's industrial heritage with future generations.
Councillor Piara Singh Clair, assistant city mayor for...By March 3rd, 20150 comments
October 30th, 2014Leicester Cathedral has announced the music which will accompany the reinterment of King Richard III is to be written by prize-winning composer, Judith Bingham.
The British composer who was born in Nottingham and raised in Mansfield and Sheffield, started composing as a small child, and went on to study composing and singing...By October 30th, 20140 comments
February 19th, 2014
Friday saw Leicester's New Walk Museum play host to the 25th Open Exhibition and the announcement of this years Attenborough prize winner.
The open 25 exhibition provides an opportunity for artists from the across the region to display their work in the museum, and give seven of them the chance to get onto the...By February 19th, 20140 comments
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