Free Family Workshops:

Join us at Leicester Gallery on the last Saturday of every month 1-3PM for a free family workshop. The sessions of hands-on creative activity, inspired by the current exhibitions, are aimed at ages 5-10 years but younger siblings and participants are more than welcome! Our free family activities are designed to inspire imaginations, engage, challenge and spend some creative time making and exploring contemporary art as a family.

  • Saturday 30th November 1-3PM
  • Saturday 28th December 1-3PM
  • Saturday 25th January 1-3PM

Open Play Workshops:

Our Open Play sessions at Leicester Gallery are for babies and toddlers aged 0-4, on the second Sunday of the month. With additional Tuesday workshops during the holidays. This free, drop in workshop will explore the gallery through sensory and play led activities.

  • Sunday 10th November 11-1PM                        
  • Sunday 8th December 11-1PM
  • Sunday 12th January 11-1PM

Please contact morgan.stockton@dmu.ac.uk for further queries or questions.



We are working with Arts Council England on #Talent25. Talent25 believes that all children should have the chance to study and enjoy art, dance, drama, music or other cultural activities throughout their childhood and their adult lives.

Would you like to be a part of Talent25 research project?

To be part of Talent25 research project you should:

  • be the parent or carer of a baby aged 1 year old or younger
  • live in either Fosse, Thurncourt or Wycliffe wards in Leicester

If you meet these criteria and you’d like to be part of something special, please get in touch with the Talent25 team, letting them know your address, postcode and baby’s age.

Email: creativetalent25@dmu.ac.uk