Curve Theatre

Where To Find Us

60 Rutland St, Leicester LE1 1SB

By Bus

All Leicestershire bus services have stops within a 3 to 10 minute walk of Curve. The closest bus stops are Charles Street, Humberstone Gate or at Haymarket Bus Station. 

Regional bus services terminate at St Margaret’s Bus Station, Gravel Street, LE1 3AG (12 minutes walk from Curve).

For more information on your nearest bus stop, visit Leicester City Council’s Travelling by Bus website, or contact Traveline on 0871 220 2233.

By Train

Leicester Train Station is less than 10 minutes walk from Curve via Charles Street.

London to Leicester is just over one hour via East Midlands Railway, and there are also regular direct services operated from Derby, Sheffield and Nottingham.

By Car

On arrival into Leicester, follow signs for the Cultural Quarter and Curve. If you are using a satellite navigation system to reach Curve, please enter the postcode LE1 1SB.

For the latest travel information, we recommend following Area Traffic Control Leicester on Twitter or tuning into BBC Radio Leicester (104.9fm)

The closest car park to the theatre is:

NCP Rutland Centre Car Park (Multi-storey)

56 Halford Street, Leicester, LE1 1TQ

Curve is a theatre in Leicester based in the cultural quarter in Leicester City Centre. It is the Festival 'hub' and where most of NSDF's activities take place. 

The what3words for Curve are:

Halford Street entrance (close to our Green Room Café) ///wide.wiping.dared

Rutland Street entrance (close to our Box Office) ///driver.other.ideal

ACCESS 

There is level access into the building, via automatic doors, with lift access to all floors/performances spaces. 

Blue Badge Parking is available on Southampton Street, in the NCP Rutland Centre Car Park adjacent to Curve, and they have a drop-off point on Rutland Street.

For more information about Access at Curve please visit their website by following this link. 

Please be aware that you will not be able to book tickets for NSDF events through the Curve Box Office, and NSDF will provide its own information about accessible performances on the NSDF website. 

 

The LAB

The LAB is housed just outside of Curve Theatre on Orton Square. 

ACCESS 

There is level access to the venue. 

Blue Badge Parking is available on Southampton Street, in the NCP Rutland Centre Car Park adjacent to Curve, and they have a drop-off point on Rutland Street. 

Nearest accessible toilets can be found at Curve (see above), for more information about Access at Curve please visit their website by following this link. 

Leicester Adult Education College

Where To Find Us

54 Belvoir St, Leicester LE1 6QL

By Bus

The closest bus stop to Leicester Adult Education College are Charles Street or Welford Place.

For more information on your nearest bus stop, visit Leicester City Council’s Travelling by Bus website, or contact Traveline on 0871 220 2233.

From Curve

Leicester Adult Education College is a 6 minute walk from Curve (The main festival hub) via Rutland Street and Belvoir Street. 

By Car

For the latest travel information, we recommend following Area Traffic Control Leicester on Twitter or tuning into BBC Radio Leicester (104.9fm)

There are a number of car parks close to the Leicester Adult Education Centre. 

Upper Brown Street Car Park (free Blue Badge Parking) 

Upper Brown St, Leicester LE1 5AG

Newarke St Car Park (free Blue Badge Parking) 

Newarke St, Leicester LE2 7AD

Leicester Adult Education College is where most of NSDF's daily workshops take place. 

The what3words for the entrance to Leicester Adult Education College are:

///chat.prom.spring

 

ACCESS 

LAEC is wheelchair accessible. 

Free Blue Badge Parking is available at both Newarke St Car Park and Upper Brown Street. 

Parking is also available at the side of the LAEC building on Wellington Street and there's also bays across the road on Bowling Green Street. 

LAEC have accessible toilets. 

Sue Townsend Theatre

Where To Find Us

16 Upper Brown St, Leicester LE1 5TE

By Bus

The closest bus stops to Sue Townsend Theatre are Welford Place or Pocklingtons Walk. 

For more information on your nearest bus stop, visit Leicester City Council’s Travelling by Bus website, or contact Traveline on 0871 220 2233.

From Curve

Sue Townsend Theatre is a 9 minute walk from Curve (The main festival hub) via Rutland Street and Belvoir Street. 

By Car

For the latest travel information, we recommend following Area Traffic Control Leicester on Twitter or tuning into BBC Radio Leicester (104.9fm)

There are a number of car parks close to Sue Townsend Theatre. 

Upper Brown Street Car Park (free Blue Badge parking) 

Upper Brown St, Leicester LE1 5AG

Newarke St Car Park (free Blue Badge parking) 

Newarke St, Leicester LE2 7AD

Sue Townsend Theatre is a theatre in the city of Leicester and a venue for some NSDF performances. 

The what3words for the entrance to Sue Townsend Theatre are:

///flank.toned.misty

ACCESS 

The Sue Townsend is wheelchair accessible. There is easy access to the auditorium and an accessible toilet both of which are situated close to the main theatre doors and all on one level. There is a stair lift to take wheelchairs down to the bar area. 

Blue Badge Parking is available outside the venue. For those arriving by car, on the one way system please make your way to Newarke Street then take the first right into Upper Brown Street, on the left there is a small street level, open air council car park in front of the venue. 

If you carry on down Upper Brown Street and take the first left into York Road there is the entrance to a large council multi-story car park (note this closes at 6.00pm on Sundays).  

 

 

 

Chaines Arts Hub

Where To Find Us

171 B Belgrave Gate, Leicester, LE1 3HS

By Bus

The closest bus stop to Chaines Arts Hub is Orchard Street. 

For more information on your nearest bus stop, visit Leicester City Council’s Travelling by Bus website, or contact Traveline on 0871 220 2233.

From Curve

Chaines Arts Hub is a 6 minute walk from Curve (The main festival hub) via Charles Street and Belgrave Gate. 

By Car

For the latest travel information, we recommend following Area Traffic Control Leicester on Twitter or tuning into BBC Radio Leicester (104.9fm)

The closest car park to Chaines Arts Hub is: 

NCP Lee Circle Red Car Park

Lee St, Leicester LE1 3RE

Chaines Arts Hub is a professional studio space and will house NSDF workshop's and rehearsals during the festival week. 

The what3words for the entrance to Chaines Arts Hub are:

///ever.daring.hype

ACCESS 

Chaines Arts Hub is wheelchair accessible and has accessible bathroom facility with the option of use of secluded changing area as an access point. Please note the bathroom is not classed as a standard fully disabled facility - please refer to pictures by following this link for further details. 

 

LCB Depot

Where To Find Us

31 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RE

By Bus

All Leicestershire bus services have stops within a 3 to 10 minute walk of LCB Depot. The closest bus stops are Charles Street, Humberstone Gate or at Haymarket Bus Station. 

Regional bus services terminate at St Margaret’s Bus Station, Gravel Street, LE1 3AG (12 minutes walk from LCB Depot).

For more information on your nearest bus stop, visit Leicester City Council’s Travelling by Bus website, or contact Traveline on 0871 220 2233.

From Curve

LCB Depot is a 1 minute walk from Curve (The main festival hub) via Rutland Street. 

By Car

On arrival into Leicester, follow signs for the Cultural Quarter and Curve. If you are using a satellite navigation system to reach Curve, please enter the postcode LE1 1SB.

For the latest travel information, we recommend following Area Traffic Control Leicester on Twitter or tuning into BBC Radio Leicester (104.9fm)

The closest car park to the theatre is:

NCP Rutland Centre Car Park (Multi-storey)

56 Halford Street, Leicester, LE1 1TQ

LCB Depot is used for workshops.

The what3words for LCB Depot are: 

///deny.safety.unrealistic

ACCESS 

There is level access to the venue, via automatic door. Level access to performance spaces & accessible toilet available. 

Blue Badge Parking is available on Southampton Street, in the NCP Rutland Centre Car Park adjacent to Curve, and they have a drop-off point on Rutland Street. 

City Hall, Leicester City Council

Where To Find Us

115 Charles St, Leicester LE1 1FZ

By Bus

The closest bus stop to City Hall is St Margaret’s Bus Station, Gravel Street, LE1 3AG (9 minute walk). 

For more information on your nearest bus stop, visit Leicester City Council’s Travelling by Bus website, or contact Traveline on 0871 220 2233.

From Curve

City Hall is a 2 minute walk from Curve (the main festival hub) via Halford Street. 

By Car

For the latest travel information, we recommend following Area Traffic Control Leicester on Twitter or tuning into BBC Radio Leicester (104.9fm)

The closest car park to City Hall is: 

NCP Rutland Centre Car Park (Multi-storey)

56 Halford Street, Leicester, LE1 1TQ

City Hall is home to Leicester City Council and will house NSDF's daily discussions. 

The what3words for the entrance to City Hall are:

///slice.chef.cover 

ACCESS 

There is level access into the building, via automatic doors, with lift access to the discussion space. 

Blue Badge Parking is available on Southampton Street, in the NCP Rutland Centre Car Park adjacent to Curve. There is also on street Blue Badge Parking outside the City Hall building, on Charles Street. 

City Hall have accessible toilets.