Handmade 2019

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Handmade 2019

Sunday 5th May 2019
O2 Academy & elsewhere, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England MAP
Daily capacity: 1,000
Last updated: Tue 16th Apr 2019

Handmade, the family friendly music festival held at O2 Academy Leicester, and other venues, returns for a 7th year on the May bank holiday weekend on Sunday 5th May 2019.


Confirmed acts include Metronomy, The Futureheads, The Sherlocks, Ibibio Sound Machine, Black Honey, Mono, Jamie Lenman, C Duncan, Dream State, Blood Youth, Crows, Life, Heavy Lungs, Lice, Decade, Can't Swim, Saint Agnes, Rozi Plain, and many more.

For the details as available please see the line-up page.


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Tickets are on sale, priced at £35.

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The event offers Nationally and Internationally renowned musical acts, comedians and performers, alongside exceptional local music, art, film and photography talent. The festival will be taking place this year  in multiple rooms at Leicester’s O2 Academy and in parts of Leicester University’s Students Union. Both Firebug and The Cookie remain heavily involved, as do Magic Teapot and The Robot Needs Home Collective. 


This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.

More information will be here when available.

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