Todays Events

Welcome to the Gurdwara

11:00 – 13:00 Leicester Sikh Centre

A tour round the Sikh Centre and a short talk and question and answer session. Then share our delicious vegetarian lunch. No drugs or alcohol are allowed in the building, so please be respectful and leave any cigarettes behind.

Faith Community

Self Acupressure – Neck and Shoulders for Relaxation

15:00 – 16:00 Leicester Progressive Jewish Congregation

Learn to take the tension out of your body with simple finger pressure techniques. Bring your own mat if possible


New Event!!!!!! The N’Ukes @ Dos Hermanos

19:30 – 23:00 Bar Dos Hermanos

Come to Dos Hermanos for a fab finale to the ArtBeat festival with Leicesters top Ukulele group.


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 Jewels for Princesses, Pirates and People.

10:00 –  12:00 Christchurch

Family bead jewellery workshop with Tiska. I have beads to suit all tastes, whether destined for the dressing up box or you want something more stylish and tasteful for the wardrobe. Suitable for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult.


Acoustics and Antiques

13:00 –  16:00 Antiques Warehouse

Listen to music amongst the antiques.


Sound of Soul –  Eckankar Open Day

13:00 –  17:00 Friends Meeting House – Library

Experience the Sound of Soul: Discover the wonders of HU. Use this age-old mantra to spiritually enrich your life today.

 Faith Affiliated

Jewish Circle Dancing

19:30 –  21:20 Leicester Progressive Jewish Congregation

A sociable dancing session led by Leon Charikar. Easy Steps, fun for all ages.


Knighton Chamber Orchestra featuring Moritz Wagner

19:30 –  22:30 Fraser Noble Hall – University of Leicester

Knighton Chamber Orchestra is pleased to present Mahler’s Song of the Earth for the First Time in Leicester. Tickets are £10, £8 Concessions. £3 Under 18’s and students. Available from the Attenborough Arts Centre (Call0116 2522455) or on the door.

 Music Affiliated

Music at Bar Dos Hermanos

20:00 –  23:00 Bar Dos Hermanos

Join us once more at Bar Dos Hermanos for live music before the end of the festival


Todays Events

Summer Solstice Celebrations

9:15 – 18:30 Community Gardens, Bulwer Road

Come down to the Community Gardens and join in the Summer Solstice Celebrations throughout the day.

9:15 – 11:00 Kay Hewitt Yoga

11:15 – 13:00 Ceremony

13:15 -14:00 Memorial Gathering to remember Jo Cox

14:15 – 15:00 Acupressure Session with Jean Stone

15:15 – 16:00 Maypole Dancing for all the Family

16:15 – 17:00 Maypole Dancing for all the Family

17:15 – 18:30 Maypole Dancing for all the Family

All Welcome.

Family Faith Dance Health

Classical Guitar Concert by Yvonne Bloor

19:00 – 21:00 Friends Meeting House – Large Meeting Room

Yvonne will be playing some of her favourites from the classical guitar repertoire as well as some of her most recent compositions.


Music for a Midsummer Night

19:30 – 21:30 Bishop Street Methodist Church

An evening of pastoral, philosophical and amorous music perfect for a midsummer evening. With settings of Shakespeare alongside music by Tallis, Gjeilo, Mendelssohn, Debussy and more

Tickets are £8 on the door (£6 concessions)

Music Affiliated

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Is it immaterial what you wear?

10:30 – 11:30 Friends Meeting House – Meeting Room

Colour Co-ordination Workshop, are you:

* feeling blue

* in the pink

* green with envy or

* mellow yellow?

Come and spend time looking at which colours suit you, according to your fans! 60 minute session, all welcome.


Music at the Queens Road Tap

19:30 –  22:00 Queens Road Tap

Acoustic Guitar music and spoken word at The Queens Road Tap.

 Music Spoken Word

 Leicester Circle Dancing Group

19:30 –  21:20 Friends Meeting House

Join us for community dances from around the world including dances from Greece, Israel and Armenia. Everyone Welcome.

 Dance Affiliated

Midsummer Miscellany

19:30 –  21:30 Friends Meeting House – Library

Open Session. Come and Join Leicestershire Guild of Storytelling for stories loosely connected with midsummer from a variety of storytellers. Join in if you wish, or just listen.


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 Open Mic Poetry

13:00 –  15:00 Knighton Library

An open mic poetry event at Knighton Library. You are welcome to turn up and take part or listen and enjoy.


Band Night at The Donkey

19:30 –  23:00 The Donkey

Live Music at The Donkey

Update!!! Addition to the line up at the Band Night, playing tonight – Afro City Swingsters!


Soundswrite Womens Poetry Group

19:30 –  21:00 Friends Meeting House

Group poetry readings on the theme of change.

Women Only.


Chris Conway

19:30 –  22:00 Fingerprints Café

The talented Chris Conway back again by popular demand.

An ArtBeat favourite!


Todays Events

Having problems with your Laptop? or tablet, iPad, Kindle, PC etc.

13:00 – 14:00 Knighton Library

Drop into our free advice session for help with your portable electronic device. Bring it along to see our expert, Christine from Encol Computers. The library has free wi-fi for members so if your problems are to do with the internet, any nonmembers will need to join the library. Simply bring ID and proof of address and join on the spot.

Information Technology

Sing to Breath Easy

13:00 – 15:00 Friends Meeting House – Meeting room.

Group primarily for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder and other breathing problems. Everyone welcome to come along and sing or just listen .

Music Affiliated

Meet the Neighbours

16:00 – 19:00 Friends Meeting House

Cafe and Chat for people of all faiths or none, with refreshments. A chance to meet folk from various places of worship in the Clarendon Park area and start a conversation Refreshments kindly provided by Price Busters on Queens Road.


Colour is a power which directly influences the soul

18:00 – 19:00 Sask Optics

An exhibition organised by Sask Optics displaying double exposure Murals that show multiple artworks with 3D Glasses.

Art Science

Acoustic Evening

19:30 – 21:00 Skylark Bakery

Listen to singer-songwriter, Dan Wright, in the charming surroundings and relaxed atmosphere of Skylark Bakery.


Music and performance Benefit Night at the Donkey

18:30 – 21:30 The Donkey

Bright Sparks present a Mental Health Benefit ‘Open Mic’ Night. Led By Tim Sayers. It is free, pay what you want, with all proceeds going to the performers and Bright Sparks.

Performance Comedy Music Affiliated