Cultural Exchanges festival bookings 2016

Book online

Cultural Exchanges Box Office opens 1pm Monday 25th January, we advise pre-booking through our Ticket Source webpage or Box Office hotline to ensure your space. You can make an advanced booking online through Ticketsource or to book with a member of the team please call our Box Office hotline - (0116) 250 6229. 

Disabled parking passes need to be pre-booked by calling the Box Office hotline. There is no parking on campus during the day however after 5:00pm the staff car park behind Kimberlin Library will be open for Cultural Exchanges audience members. For more information on public parking please visit

If you have any other Box Office queries please email us through or alternatively call (0116) 250 6229. 

Events Monday
 EventLocation Time Cat
Indian Cinema and European Landscapes: Filmic Spaces for Cultural Exchanges
Clephan 0.01 3-4pm T
Paris Lees Clephan 3.03 4-5pm T
Dance Double Bill PACE 1 4-6pm P
The Hidden History of the War Hotel Clephan 3.01 5-6pm T
John Gray : Philosophy and a Sense of Reality Clephan 3.03 6.30-7.45pm T
Fine Art Auction Campus Centre, 2nd floor 7pm onwards A
Events Tuesday
 EventLocation Time Cat
Demon Crew
Clephan 2.29 11-12pm P
Chris Dugrenier - Parallels
PACE 2 11–11.30am P
James Yarker In Conversation
Clephan 0.01 2-3pm IC
Stuart Price - Corbyn/Cameron/Hahaha
Clephan 3.01 2-3pm T
Playing for Laughs: Comedy and the Community
Clephan 2.30 3–5pm T
So you want to write a novel?
Clephan 2.29 3-5pm D,W
Lois Keidan In Conversation
Clephan 3.03 4-5pm  IC
The Current Refugees "Crisis": Contemporary and Historical Perspectives
Clephan 0.01 5-6.30pm  T

Barry Dufour - Disruptive Behaviour in Schools 

Clephan 3.01 5-6pm T
Lauren Rose Brown - The Literary Journey Clephan 2.29 5-6pm T
Expect the Unexpected - Paintframe Campus Centre 2.13 and 2.14 5-7pm P
John Stezaker in Conversation Clephan 3.03 6-7pm T
Rod Duncan – The Custodian of Marvels Clephan 3.01 7-8pm L
Nick Corelli Clephan 0.01 7.30pm-8.30pm C
Events Wednesday
 EventLocation Time Cat
Adaptation and Dance Conference Trinity House 10am-5pm C
Lessons from Rio: Rock in Rio and your Event
Clephan 3.01 11-12pm T
Concrete Poetry Workshop 1
Clephan 2.30 11-1.30pm W
Chenine Bhathena
Clephan 3.01 12.30-2pm T
Concrete Poetry Workshop 2
Mill Studios 0.23 2–4.30pm W
LAF - How do festivals tie into the identity of a city?
Clephan 3.03 3-4.30pm T
Expect the Unexpected: Phil Hackett seminar Phoenix 3.30-4.30pm T
Chris Davies, Bamboozle Theatre Clephan 0.01 4-5pm IC
Expect the Unexpected: Performance in the Cube (Phil Hackett and Lewys Holt)
Phoenix 5-7pm P
Educating Yorkshire
Clephan 3.03 5.30-6.30pm T
Peter Riley Poetry Reading
Clephan 3.01 6-7pm P
History of Leicester Cinema Going
Phoenix 6-7.30pm FT
An Audience with Willy Russell
Hugh Aston 0.10 7-8pm IC


Events Thursday
 EventLocation Time Cat
Music Venue Trust
Clephan 0.01 11am-12pm D
Arts in Prisons
Clephan 0.01 2-3pm D
British Community Dance: Past, Present and Future
Clephan 3.03 3-4.30pm D
John Murray in Conversation
Clephan 3.01 4-5pm IC
David Noonan
Clephan 0.01 5-6pm T
Professor Hoye - World Cup Willie: A Branding and Sporting Legend
Clephan 3.01 6-7pm T
Quick Shifts
PACE 1 6-7pm  P
Mark Billingham in Conversation
Clephan 2.13 6.30-7.30pm  C
A Night at the Cinema in the 1960s - One Million Years BC
Phoenix 6.30-9.30pm F,D


Events Friday
 EventLocation Time Cat
David Baddiel In Conversation
Clephan 2.13 6-7pm C
Steve Hackett In Conversation
Sue Townsend Theatre 7.30-8.30pm IC
Leicester Windrush Documentary Premiere
Phoenix 7-10pm F,D
Honest Dave
The Venue @ DMU 8.30-11.30pm P


Terms and Conditions


  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the event is due to begin, with your email confirmation, in order to guarantee your reservation.
  • Online booking closes 2hrs prior to the event.
  • Requests for refunds will only be considered up to 48hrs before the event.
  • Please inform the box office (0116 250 6229) if you have any hearing or mobility requirements.
  • For bookings greater than 10 people please phone the box office.


Key to Festival categories

A:  Auction

C: Conference

D:  Discussion 

E:  Exhibition

F: Film     

IC:   In Conversation  

L:  Launch

  P: Performance   T: Talk

W:  Workshop



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