PROGRAMME

EXHIBITION
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IMAGINARY BEINGS
CANK STEET GALLERY

 An exhibition of linocuts inspired by The Book of Imaginary Beings by Jorge Luis Borges. Works by Peter Rapp, in collaboration with Leicester Society of Artists.

20 - 29 AUG

Coordinated by Cank Street Gallery

Image courtesy of Peter Rapp

Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm / Sunday 12pm - 4pm

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SUMMER ART TRAIL OPEN
LCB DEPOT / NEW WALK MUSEUM & ART GALLERY / STUDIONAME

An exhibition of national visual artists selected by Silver Vine Arts.

20 - 29 AUG

Coordinated by Silver Vine Arts / Image courtesy of DWC Photography

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery Mon - Sun 10am - 5pm

LCB Depot Mon - Fri 9am - 5.30pm / Sat 20th 1pm - 9pm / Sat 27th 10am - 5pm

StudionAme Mon - Sat 12pm - 6pm / closed Sun

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FAMOUS PHILATELIC ERRORS
LEICESTER PRINT WORKSHOP

 Imagined postage stamps commemorating events that should not be celebrated by Peter Rapp.

20 - 29 AUG

Coordinated by Leicester Print Workshop

Image © Peter Rapp

10am – 5pm Tuesday - Saturday, open until 8pm Wednesday

PLANT CULTURE
ATTENBOROUGH ARTS CENTRE

 Investigating the relationship between humans and plants. Includes work by Andy Goldsworthy, Marc Quinn, Gilbert & George and more. Selected from the Arts Council Collection.

20 - 29 AUG

Coordinated by Attenborough Arts Centre

Image courtesy of Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London.

Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12pm - 4pm

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NEWparksART
SOFT TOUCH ARTS

 An exhibition of work by artists from New Parks Art Group working with Soft Touch Arts and Paul Conneally. Curated by members of New Parks Art Group.

20 - 23 AUG

Coordinated by Sally Norman, Soft Touch Arts

Image supplied by Soft Touch Arts

11am - 4pm

A-Z AND A LITTLE BIT OF RED
CANK STREET GALLERY

 Traci Howard's exhibition features assemblage pieces, with collage and sewing, featuring tiny playful figures and enticing narratives.

20 - 29 AUG

Coordinated by Cank Street Gallery

Image courtesy of Traci Howard

Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm / Sunday 12pm - 4pm

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ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE
LCB DEPOT / NEW WALK MUSEUM & ART GALLERY / STUDIONAME

An exhibition of artworks by Summer Art Trail's three resident artists. Supported by LCB Depot.

20 - 29 AUG

Coordinated by Silver Vine Arts / Image courtesy DWC Photography

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery Mon - Sun 10am - 5pm

LCB Depot Mon - Fri 9am - 5.30pm / Sat 20th 1pm - 9pm / Sat 27th 10am - 5pm

StudionAme Mon - Sat 12pm - 6pm / closed Sun

WOODCUTS BY ROY BIZLEY
LEICESTER PRINT WORKSHOP

Satirical political figures of the 1980’s.

20 - 29 AUG

Coordinated by Leicester Print Workshop

Image courtesy of Leicester Arts & Museums

Tuesday - Saturday 10am – 5pm, open until 8pm Wednesday

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LOOK UP LEICESTER
SOFT TOUCH ARTS

Photographs by young people from FOCUS. Private View 25th Aug 5.30pm - 8pm.

25 - 29 AUG

Coordinated by Minder Bhamra, FOCUS

Image supplied by Soft Touch Arts

10am - 4pm

WORKSHOP
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PRINTMAKING FACES
LEICESTER PRINT WORKSHOP

Free drop-in family printmaking activity, suitable for children aged 3 – 12yrs. Have fun looking at faces and making portraits, using monoprinting and circus mirrors to create your own unique print to take away.

23 - 27 AUG

Coordinated by Leicester Print Workshop

Image © Pamela Ralth Photography

11am – 1pm

 
 
KAMRA-E-FAOREE PORTRAITS
THE ORANGE TREE

Visitor portraits using Kamra-e-Faoree, a handmade wooden camera that is both a camera and a darkroom in one.

21 AUG

Coordinated by Leicester Lo-Fi Photography

Image supplied by Leicester Lo-Fi Photography

Donations accepted, no booking necessary

1pm - 5pm

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LIVE
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MAGIC TEAPOT'S LAUNCH EVENT
LCB DEPOT

Live music, spoken word, pop up stalls, food and artwork.

20 AUG

Coordinated by Magic Teapot

Image courtesy Honest Dave

Supported by Silver Vine Arts

1pm - 9pm

£3 donation

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MYOPTIK'S CLOSING CEREMONY
BREWDOG

12 hour extravaganza of live music, DJs, visuals, spoken word, comedy and art.

28 AUG

Coordinated by Myoptik

Image courtesy DWC Photography

Supported by Silver Vine Arts

£3 entry

1pm - 1am

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IMPROVISATION GARDEN
LCB DEPOT

An event for improvisers everywhere! Dancers, musicians, poets and artists combine in collaborative spirit. Join in by bringing an instrument or idea, or simply watch. Featuring Poetman, Lewys Holt, Nadine Knew and Joey Mottershead.

27 AUG

Coordinated by FRIED RICE Art Jams

Image supplied by FRIED RICE Art Jams

11am - 5pm

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POP UP
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JOURNEYS FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL
JUBILEE SQUARE / ORTON SQUARE

A multi-art-form festival celebrating the exceptional talents of refugee and asylum seeker artists, creating a vibrant and engaging programme.

20 - 21 AUG

Coordinated by ArtReach

Image supplied by ArtReach

Check website for full details

 
MAKERS' YARD OPEN STUDIOS
MAKERS' YARD

Opportunity to buy original products direct from talented artists and designer-makers including Rare Folk, Lilac Pearl Textiles, Haute Couture Millinery and Felt4ArtSake. Additional demos and hands-on activities.

27 AUG

Coordinated by Makers' Yard

Image supplied by Makers' Yard

10am - 5pm

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EXPOSURE
THE ORANGE TREE

A showcase of current Leicester Lo-Fi Photography member's work, with images that embrace the analogue and the traditional in photography.

20 - 29 AUG

Coordinated by Leicester Lo-Fi Photography

Image supplied by Leicester Lo-Fi Photography

Opening times vary

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MICROWORLD
WOT SPACE

Interact Digital Arts and Genetic Moo present a week of digital making workshops and digital art experimentation. Sessions for both adults and young people.

20 - 28 AUG

Coordinated by Sean Clark

Image courtesy of Sean Clark

Some sessions require booking

11am - 4pm

SOUNDS OF THE CITY
CLARENCE STREET STUDIOS + OFFSITE

Join a group offsite to record parts of the art trail, and the city. Return back to the studio for a hands on experience and utilise specially sourced equipment to create your own soundscape.

22 & 29 AUG

Coordinated by Clarence Street Studios

Image supplied by Clarence Street Studios

£3 donation, meetup time 12:30pm at Clarence Street Studios

1pm - 3pm

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LIVE GRAFFITI
YEOMAN STREET

Live graffiti demonstration.

2O AUG

Coordinated by Graff HQ

Image © Isobel Hoskins

11am - 4pm

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A HISTORY OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC & INSTRUMENTS
KRAFTHAUS ARTS

An introduction into how electronic music and the instruments built to make it have shaped modern culture. Includes demonstrations with both vintage and modern equipment.

26 AUG

Coordinated by Krafthaus Arts

Image supplied by Krafthaus Arts

No booking necessary

6pm - 8pm

FEELMORELOVE BOUTIQUE: ELIZABETH DYER
LCB DEPOT

A family friendly, drop-in bead and jewellery making workshop suitable for all ages and abilities. Learn to make fun and colourful beads, charms and jewellery in polymer clay.

20 AUG

Coordinated by Elizabeth Dyer, Feelmorelove Boutique

Image supplied by Elizabeth Dyer, Feelmorelove Boutique

£1-5 for materials, no booking necessary

2pm - 4pm

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SUMMER ART TRAIL MARKETPLACE
LCB DEPOT

The opportunity to browse and buy unique items by a range of designers, makers and artists.

27 AUG

Coordinated by Elizabeth Dyer, Feelmorelove Boutique

Image supplied by Feelmorelove Boutique

Supported by Silver Vine Arts

11am - 5pm