7th-24th February 2024
In February 2024 the LCB creative programme focuses on Performing Arts with regular matinee performances, as well as our Leicester Comedy Festival programme from Jokes On Us. In addition we’ll have networking events for current artists and creative family activities for future ones!
The season showcases drama, dance, performance art, music and spoken word from artists based in Leicester/shire and beyond.
The programme runs from Wednesday 7th to Saturday 24th February. More information about the performances, artists and events can be found below, or via our social media @lcbdepot
Wed 7th, 1-2pm, Monologue Slam by MSPA Students. Join us for a diverse showcase of acting monologues and duologues; from funny to moving, and satirical to life-affirming, come and be inspired! Students of MSPA, a collective of Leicester College, bring you uplifting vibes from their extensive performing arts training, followed by an informal Q&A about the training courses on offer at Leicester College. Drop in, or secure your FREE ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/monologue-slam-tickets-814101799397?aff=oddtdtcreator
Thurs 8th, 12-1pm, Jam Hub by MSPA Students. A haven of chilled-out beats and lyrics to lift your mood with a live acoustic session. Students of MSPA, a collective of Leicester College, bring you uplifting vibes from their extensive performing arts training, followed by an informal Q&A about the training courses on offer at Leicester College. Drop in, or secure your FREE ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/jam-hub-tickets-814033886267?aff=oddtdtcreator
Fri 9th, 1-1:30pm, Breakin’ Boundaries. Have you ever felt stereotyped, boxed in or labelled? Shreya Vadnerkar explores a British Indian experience, showcased through Bharatanatyam, an Indian classical dance style, and Breakin’ (breakdance). A contemporary dance piece embracing the journey of finding and accepting one’s true self. Come along for FREE.
Fri 9th, 7pm Some-Antics LCF Special with Jokes on Us. Join us for an evening of comedy and poetry open mic, a poetry slam with cash prize, the world famous Some-Antics raffle, Ninja Bob on the tunes and Kirsty Munro featuring.https://comedy-festival.co.uk/events/some-antics-spoken-word-and-comedy-lcf-special/
Sat 10th, 12-4pm Stand up! Get Down! @cqearlies family day. Pay As You Feel Kids Comedy, Comedy Disco!, BYOJ(okes) at the Comedy Festival’s smallest venue! Comedy Craft Crazy Masks with @superartistsclub, Sculpt and draw with @brainartuk and more across the Cultural Quarter!. FREE tickets via https://lcbdepot.ticketleap.com/standupgetdown/
Tues 13th, 1.30-2.30pm. Sound therapy meditation.with Meditation4all. A 1 hour sound meditation using instruments such as gongs, singing bowls, drums, windchimes and other instruments. Tickets via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sound-bath-meditation-tickets-824634282337
Wed 14th, 1.30-2.30pm. ECHO by Rebekah Heathcote with Twin Planets, is a bold and innovative reinterpretation of the Greek myth Narcissus amalgamating contemporary dance, alongside an interactive virtual environment and interactive elements. Reserve your tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/echo-live-digital-performance-tickets-827171180267 Pay As You Feel on the door
Thu 15th, 2-3pm. Dromos/Autos by Matt Rogerson. ‘Neurofeedback’ audiovisual performance. Watch live in person or via instagram @matt_rogerson_ FREE
Mon 19th from 1pm Treble Bill featuring An Afternoon at the Musicals with Chloe-Athalia. FREE tickets here. PLUS A series of monologues and dance work (contemporary and improvised) from Laurie Beth Dexter and Julia Live! From Julia Wood- find out more here. FREE/Pay As you Feel
Tues 20th, 3pm. My body at Work: Memories of Two Years by Fran Sani. A new series of autobiographical poems looking back at the experience of working a minimum-wage job in a convenience store. Storytelling and the sharing of poetry become an exploration of the way work affects the body and the way we understand our bodies and live with them as tools for work. FREE Tickets via https://fran-sani.ticketleap.com/my-body-at-work—memories-of-two-years/
Weds 21st, 2-3pm. Taiko Drumming Showcase from Leicester Taiko & Bullfrog Arts. A collaborative performance, open workshop and talk about the history of Taiko. Join for FREE
Thurs 22nd, 1.30-2.30pm. Sound therapy meditation.with Meditation4all. A 1 hour sound meditation using instruments such as gongs, singing bowls, drums, windchimes and other instruments. Tickets £5.50 via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sound-bath-meditation-tickets-838272514657
Thurs 22nd, 4pm, 4.30pm Exploration by CHAOS. An exploration of collective consciousness within inhuman beings, their discovery of human individuality and the conflict between the two existences. Tickers £3 via https://www.eventbrite.com/e/exploration-tickets-840040823717
Fri 23rd, 12:30-1:30pm, LCPA Presentation. Students from Leicester College of Performing Arts will be showcasing their singing and musical theatre skills. Come along for FREE.