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Always and always facing toward the Light

Always and always facing toward the Light

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Always and always facing toward the Light

We're delighted to bring renowned video mapping specialists Shared Space & Light to Leicester for the first time to produce a spectacular free show in New Market Square

Alice Hawkins' remarkable and inspiring story will be brought to life with live performance, a spectacular local choir and an incredible video projection on the historic Corn Exchange.

This major event - celebrating Alice's story and closely linked to International Women's Day on March 8th – is not to be missed.

Leicester is one of seven cities in the Centenary Cities project marking 100 years of Votes for Women funded by the Government Equalities Office with a range of exhibitions, events and the launch of the Alice Hawkins statue in New Market Square. See the activities taking place in Leicester on this supporting leaflet.

Show times are 6.30pm, 7.45pm and 9pm. 

Event produced by Leicester City Council in partnership with Big Difference Company.

Free event wristbands will be available in advance from Visit Leicester on Gallowtree Gate from February 4th.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone unable to pick up their wristband in person can write to Visit Leicester, enclosing a stamped self-addressed envelope and a note saying how many wristbands they would like for the 6.30pm, 7.45pm or 9pm shows. Anyone wishing to receive their wristbands by post should make sure their stamped self-addressed envelope is delivered to Visit Leicester by Friday 22 February. Requests should be marked ‘Wristbands’ and sent to: Visit Leicester, 51 Gallowtree Gate, Leicester LE1 5AD.

Anyone wishing to attend by cycle can take advantage of FREE secure bike parking at the Town Hall Bike Park from 16:00 to 22:00. Find more information on the Bike Park by clicking here.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of her descendants, volunteers and community groups. A grant from the Government's Centenary Fund to support the performance and a generous donation from local businessman Jamie Lewis for the Alice Hawkins statue.

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Leicester Market, 2 - 4 Market Place South, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5HB

Tel: +44 (0) 1162994444

Opening Times

6:30pm Show: (3 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
Sunday18:30 - 19:00
7:45pm Show: (3 Mar 2019)
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Sunday19:45 - 20:15
9pm Show: (3 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
Sunday21:00 - 21:30

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