Thursday, 25 August 2011

Music, vintage, craft & food on Leicester Market

Leicester's Market is branching out on Sundays again with some new themed markets for the autumn. On Sunday 11 Sept the RSA is organising 'Our Leicester Day' to showcase voluntary and community groups. See

On 16 October, 2pm to 8pm there's a music and vintage fair planned under the Love Music Hate Racism banner - with Leicester Market's first live music stage in over 400 years. Book vintage stalls with and any other food, craft, clothing stalls with

Sunday 20 November sees the return of the Winter Food Festival plus Christmas Crafts. Single craft stalls are £20 and £40 and following feedback from last year, will be mixed in with the Food stalls. Download the booking form at

And finally the student markets are on 27 Sept, 30 Oct and 27 Nov.

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Creative Leicestershire August Ebulletin

Lots of information and opportunities for people working in arts, design and media. Including:

Jobs & Commissions

Funding for Digital R&D from Arts Council England, NESTA & AHRC

Call for artists: SOCK Fair 2012

See the full ebulletin for for further details and more opportunities

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Friday, 5 August 2011

Exposure Live & the Short Cinema Fringe Special

Exposure Live and the Short Cinema Festival are presenting a night of live music, short films and exhibitions this Tuesday, 9th August at 7pm at Phoenix Square, Midland St, Leicester to raise money for LOROS Hospice. The event is also part of the Leicester Fringe Festival. The evening will begin at 7pm in the bar area before hosting live music on stage in the cinema screen featuring The Industrial Jazz Tribune with Mike Sole, Humble He and Elizabeth Cornish, The Daydream Club, Weikie and Chris Conway. The Short Cinema independent film festival will be showing films from the best regional filmmakers from arty shorts or animation to silent films. LoFi Photography will also be there to display prints and projects. Tickets are £4 and include a 10% discount off your first order at the bar - available from Phoenix Square at