– Address:

2 Queen Street
Leicester LE1 1QW

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– Contact Details

General Enquiries
Studio Enquiries
Learning Enquiries

Phone 0116 251 8976

Please note our usual office hours are Tuesday-Thursday 10-5

Gallery Opening Times

Thursday – Saturday 12-5pm during exhibitions and by appointment.

Exhibition openings usually Friday 6-9pm, everyone welcome


Two Queens gallery space has step-free access.

A Gender Neutral toilet is available for visitors to use, the toilet is accessed via a low step.

Nearest Accessible toilets and changing spaces are located at Curve and Phoenix, less than 5 minutes away.

Where possible we try to make exhibitions accessible by default. When captioning isn’t possible a written transcript is provided for works with audio dialogue. Our reception desk has a Hearing Aid loop installed, our gallery space doesn’t currently have a hearing aid loop.

Large print versions of our exhibition handout texts are available. We are happy to provide a tour of exhibitions to Blind and Partially-Sighted visitors.

Our foyer has tables and benches where visitors are welcome to sit and rest. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments and we can provide drinking water.

Friendly dogs are welcome in our foyer and gallery space.

Getting here

Train: Queen street is five minutes walk from Leicester city centre and Leicester train station, which is 30 minutes journey from Nottingham, 50 minutes from Birmingham New Street and just over 1hr away from London St Pancras.

Car: Pay and display on street car-parking is available on both Queen Street and Southampton Street, and is free after 6pm. Nearest pay and display car parks are next to Phoenix on Midland Street and the NCP on Rutland Street.

Bus: Nearest bus stops are on Charles Street and Humberstone Gate, a 5 minute walk away.

Bike: Nearest national cycle path is bike route 6 which emerges on Braunstone Gate, roughly one mile from Queen Street.

While you are in Leicester

We are within 5 minutes walk of Leicester Print Workshop, Phoenix, and LCB Depot, who also host visual art exhibitions.

You can find more Visual Arts venues on the Leicester Art Map

Food and Drink recommendations in Leicester City Centre:

Currant Affairs, 9A Loseby Ln, Leicester LE1 5DR (Takeaway, Lunch, Vegan)

The Ale Wagon, 27 Rutland St, Leicester LE1 1RE (Pub, Real Ale)

Cafe Roma, 11 Halford St, Leicester LE1 1JA (Cafe, Restaurant, Italian)

Exchange Bar, 50 Rutland St, Leicester LE1 1RD (Cafe, Bar)

Kayal, 153 Granby St, Leicester LE1 6FE (Restaurant, South Indian)

Herb, 96 Granby St, Leicester LE1 1DJ (Restaurant, South Indian, Vegan)

St Martin’s Coffee Shop, Cank St, Leicester LE1 5DG (Cafe, Lunch)

Peter Pizza, 9 Welford Pl, Leicester LE1 6ZH (Restaurant, Pizza)

The King’s Head, 36 King St, Leicester LE1 6RL (Pub, Real Ale)

Brick and Beam, 12 Queen St, Leicester LE1 1QW (Bar, Cocktails)

Phoenix, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG (Cafe, Restaurant)

Grays at LCB Depot, LCB Depot, 31 Rutland St, Leicester LE1 1RE (Cafe, Lunch)