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The Big Difference Venue


The Big Difference Venue

The Big Difference venue is an independent music, comedy, arts venue and bar in the heart of Leicester City Centre.The venue showcases the best of the comedy and music circuit, as well as exciting new talent and local performers.

Previously the site of The Cookie venue, the Big Difference was opened in 2020 by the team which runs the annual Leicester Comedy Festivals and is managed by Big Difference Productions Ltd.

It is currently open at weekends from 5pm - Midnight and is planning an exciting series of events in 2022 and beyond.

The Big Difference venue is also available for private hire, be it company events, meetings or private parties. It is fully licensed for alcohol and entertainment between the hours of 11am-midnight.  The venue has a capacity of 250 people across 3 floors (Basement Venue/Bar Area/Mezzanine].  Full audio visual facilities are available and can be managed by our team of technicians. 

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High Street, LEICESTER, Leicestershire, LE1 5YP

Tel: +44 (0)7547 977462

Opening Times

Open for performances (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Monday - Sunday17:00 - 00:00
Open for private hire (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Monday - Thursday11:00 - 00:00
Friday - Saturday11:00 - 01:00
Sunday11:00 - 00:00



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