July 17th, 2017Arts Fresco, one of the largest, free street theatre festivals in the UK, will celebrate its 15th anniversary when it returns to Market Harborough in Leicestershire on Sunday 10 September 2017.
This year’s event, taking place in the streets of the town from 11am to 4pm, will feature some intriguing, exciting, fun and interactive...By July 17th, 20170 comments
January 22nd, 2016Leicester’s Curve Theatre will host three free performances of Bamboozle Theatre Company’s Moon Song to audiences on 1 February.
Curve have partnered with Remploy to offer assistance to young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) who are making the often difficult transition from childhood to...By January 22nd, 20160 comments
March 17th, 2015Upper Brown street theatre formerly the Phoenix arts centre has been renamed in honour of Leicester author Sue Townsend, the creator of Adrian Mole, who started her career there.
The theatre was officially renamed 'The Sue Townsend Theatre' and a plaque unveiled by Sue's family at a special ceremony on Tuesday evening. The...By March 17th, 20150 comments
January 26th, 2015Leicester Hospitals launched its recruitment drive at Leicester Royal Infirmary on Saturday 24th of January. An open day was held in order to attract registered nurses and operating practitioners into the Leicester Royal Infirmary and the University Hospitals of Leicester.
In a bid to attract more...By January 26th, 20150 comments
August 1st, 2014Wowing the audience with its opening night performance, Curve Theatre presents a community production of the smash-hit rock musical Rent.
Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Jonathan Larson’s prize winning musical takes the audience on a journey high on emotions and...By August 1st, 20140 comments
July 9th, 2014Leicester's Curve theatre announced that it is to stage the world première of The Secret Diary of Adrian mole Aged 13 and three quarters the Musical.
The Secret Diary of Adrian mole Aged 13 and three quarters was written by Leicester author Sue Townsend and has been adapted to the stage by...By July 9th, 20140 comments
May 14th, 2014Leicester’s Curve theatre has been awarded a Highly Commended Access for All Tourism Award at this year’s Visit England Awards for Excellence. The theatre had previously won the Silver award in 2012 in the same category.
The Curve received the award at the annual awards night held on 12 May at Cheltenham Race Course,...By May 14th, 20140 comments
May 1st, 2014
It was difficult to know what to expect with Water Babies, the new musical adaptation of an animated film based on Charles Kingsley’s 1863 children’s tale. It was clear throughout that the creative team had been inspired by a fairy tale, as the show demonstrated breath-taking aspects of fantasy, and created a sensory experience...By May 1st, 20140 comments
January 8th, 2014
The Curve has had an amazing journey since being opened back on December 4th 2008 by Her Majesty the Queen. Since then its seen witness to a variety of shows from the big budget Hollywood to the locally produced, and has worked with more than 4-thousand school children around the city visiting more than 160 schools. The...By January 8th, 20140 comments
November 20th, 2013
Leicester's City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby refused to be too downhearted after hearing that Hull had won the UK City of Culture bid for 2017, beating Leicester, Dundee and Swansea Bay.
The announcement of the winner of the UK City of Culture 2017 came from Culture Secretary Maria Miller in London which was...By November 20th, 20130 comments
October 23rd, 2013
Leicester’s Curve theatre this half-term hosts an action-packed week of performances, free activities and workshops as part of the UK-wide Family Arts Festival.
In the theatre, Curve has welcomed some very special visitors live on stage as Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo roared into town with its impressive cast of...By October 23rd, 20130 comments
September 7th, 2013
The Curve Theatre in Leicester celebrated its 5th Birthday today with a fun-filled day for all to enjoy. Planned events alongside a ground-breaking world record attempt attracted vast crowds to take part in this monumental spectacular. In honour of the discovery of Richard III in March 2013, the people’s theatre opted to...By September 7th, 20130 comments
August 9th, 2013Curve are inviting the Leicestershire community to help break its first ever Guinness World Record at its 5th Birthday Open Day on Saturday 7 September.
The record will see ‘The Most Number of People Wearing Paper Crowns’, inspired by Leicester’s world-famous discovery of Richard III in the car park last...By August 9th, 20130 comments
August 1st, 2013
The demon barber of Fleet Street has landed at Leicester’s Curve theatre this week to share his unforgettable pain and quite sickening addiction to a very close shave. Sweeney Todd is a captivating thriller about a charismatic villain who feels the pain and loss of his wife and child for what seems like an...By August 1st, 20130 comments
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