Free Events for Leicester Art Week

Leicester Art Week is back for a sixth year, and there are plenty of free and inspirational events you can join in this coming week.

Published: 10 November 2021

Leicester Art Week is back from Friday 12th November, running until Sunday 21st November. The festival includes over 50 visual art exhibitions and events taking place across Leicester.

Here are a select few events from Leicester Museums & Galleries that you can join in on. All are free to attend and some are family friendly.


Free Art Themed Walking Tour: Portrait of a City
Sat 13 November
Discover Leicester’s rich Art and Design past through historic architecture with Emma Fitzpatrick.
Ticket bookings essential

Free Art Themed Walking Tour: Vegetation Education
Sat 13 November
Learn about pioneering plants or ‘weeds’ and how we can live alongside them with Sean Roy Parker
Ticket bookings essential

Free Art Themed Walking Tour: Traces of Spaces
Sun 14 November
Artist Amelia Diaz takes you on a guided walk showing you how to creatively capture your experience in a zine. Family friendly. All materials provided.
Ticket bookings essential

Free Art Workshop: Soundtrack the Gallery
Fri 19 November
Blend music, technology and artwork in an interactive workshop with artist Les Hayden. Using apps which generate sound through touch, you’ll create a musical composition to the acclaimed German Expressionism artworks in Leicester Museum & Art Gallery. No musical experience necessary.
Ticket bookings essential


You can view full exhibition and event listings for Leicester Art Week on their website.