LCB Depot

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* LCB Depot is Leicester’s creative business centre. It is a service operated by Leicester City Council that seeks to support, stimulate and develop the city’s creative industries. It offers workspaces for creative businesses, meeting rooms for hire, exhibition space for local and regional artists and curators, networking events, creative business development programmes, and a café/bar that's open to the public Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm with free wifi. LCB Depot also manages workspaces for creatives at Phoenix; and studios for artists and designer-makers at Makers' Yard.

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Opening hours

Mon-Fri 09.00-17.30

Closed: Sat-Sun

Admission charges


Getting there

In Leicester's Cultural Quarter, close to Curve theatre and behind Ramada Encore hotel.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Matthieu Leger

New Worlds

  • 3 — 26 February 2016 *on now

New paintings by Matthieu Leger, on show in our Gallery

Suitable for

  • Any age
Open 26a picture

open 26a

  • 14 March — 29 April 2016

An exhibition of new work by three artists awarded LCB Depot prizes at the Open 26 exhibition, held at Newarke Houses Museum in Leicester in 2015, to coincide with the Open 27 exhibition on show in 2016 at Leicester's New Walk Museum & Art Gallery.

See work by Chi Lam, Alice Cramer and Tim Fowler in our new main gallery space at the front of our building.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Giulia Mio

Makers' Yard open studios day

  • 23 April 2016 10am-5pm

Open Studios Day offers the perfect opportunity to buy original gifts direct from our talented artists and designer-makers - and a chance to see inside this magnificently restored, Grade II-listed nineteenth century hosiery factory & warehouse.

Take your pick from a stunning collection of wood, ceramics, glass, interior and fashion textiles, fashion, jewellery, picture framing, millinery and more.

Free entry.

Makers' Yard is at 82 Rutland Street, just along from Curve theatre as you go towards Humberstone Gate.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Getting there

In Leicester's Cultural Quarter, close to Curve theatre and behind Ramada Encore hotel.

LCB Depot
31 Rutland Street




0116 261 6800


0116 261 6801

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.