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Cultural Exchanges festival 2014, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Cultural Exchanges Festival

Monday 17 – Friday 21 February 2014

Cultural Exchanges Festival 2014 

Founder/Artistic Director of the ground-breaking The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company Akala brought Shakespeare to a new generation of audience.

Dame Evelyn Glennie

We welcomed eclectic and innovative solo percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie.


Evelyn Glennie 
Lord Melvyn Bragg

Cultural polymath Lord Melvyn Bragg joined us to discuss his life of ‘cultural exchanges’.

Melvyn Bragg 
Benjamin Zephaniah

Highly respected and regarded poet Benjamin Zephaniah was ‘in conversation’ with Dr Jane Dowson.

Benjamin Zephaniah 
Give yourself room to think

UNITE proudly sponsors the Cultural Exchanges Festival.


Cultural Exchanges Festival 

A festival of ideas, insight and inspiration; hosted by the Faculty of Art, Design and Humanities and run by the third year Arts and Festival Management BA (Hons)| students.

This prestigious festival is held annually at De Montfort University and features guests and speakers from the Cultural Industries. 

Click here for the 2014 brochure| 


Take a look at our gallery from the 2014 festival.

Cultural Exchanges festival gallery 2014|

Festival guide 2014
Festival brochure 2014

Details of our exciting guests and events.

Cultural Events Management MA/MSc
Cultural Events Management

Postgraduate study designed to give you skills in one of the most dynamic areas of cultural and commercial activity.

Arts and Festivals Management BA (Hons)
Arts and Festivals Management BA (Hons)

Discover more about the Arts and Festivals Management BA (Hons) degree course at DMU.