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Thursday 20th July 2023


National Portfolio Organisation As Culture Leicestershire, our Service which includes Museums, Libraries, Archives, Collections and Participation is delighted to be an Arts Council NPO 2023-2026. For more information about what...

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Friday 9th June 2023

Visioning a Creative and Cultural County (VCCC) Summer Project Day

Summer Project Day – 11 July 2023 Visioning a Cultural and Creative County (VCCC) 10.30                  Registration & refreshments 10.45                  Culture Leicestershire film & Introduction. Amanda Hanton 10.50...

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Friday 8th July 2022

Do You See What I See?

This project scooped the prize at the British Museum as East Midlands Regional Winners of the Marsh Award for Volunteers in Museum Learning. Explore how over 100 people from diverse communities take a new look at history, heritage and culture.

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Thursday 7th July 2022

My Books My Story

This exhibition was co-curated by over 50 children in the care of Leicestershire County Council. It shares their artwork inspired by their favourite books. Their quotes highlight the impact of their journey and the power of reading for pleasure.

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Thursday 7th July 2022

My Special Sooty Collection

Esme explores and shares the importance of her Sooty collection. “Dad got me to talk and say my first words using the Sooty puppet. I was late speaking because I was born with a cleft pallet and my Dad wouldn’t give me my favourite toy until I asked for it”.

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Thursday 7th July 2022

Jola’s Polish Story

Jola shares her Polish heritage and culture demonstrating what it means to her and her family to be a part of our Leicestershire community. This exhibition was inspired by Community Curator workshops in Charnwood Museum.

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Thursday 7th July 2022

Stitching Traditions

The Anand Mangal ladies co-curated this exhibition which explores their South Asian heritage and memories of migration to share their unique life experiences and tell their story their way.

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Thursday 7th July 2022

Black Lives Matter Too!

This project has been capturing the responses of local people to the challenges raised by Black Lives Matter campaigns with the aim of making real and positive change.

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Wednesday 15th December 2021

Extreme Reading Competition at Syston Library

Extreme Reading Competition at Syston Library, for pupils of St Peter & St Paul CE Academy, Syston. Terms and Conditions for the competition This competition is being run by Leicestershire...

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Wednesday 15th December 2021

HMP Gartree Exhibition Feedback

Here is just some of the feedback we have received from the exhibition!  

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Saturday 9th October 2021

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

This book is my bible to the world of problem solving and empathy. Never been a once read but a go-to book when life has a turn and you want advice and...

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Saturday 9th October 2021

Sandman Series by Neil Gaiman

What is the book about? The trials and tribulations of Morpheus one of the 7 endless, personifications of various aspects of human nature. It is a ground-breaking graphic novel that...

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