DMU logo

Cultural Exchanges festival 2015, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Cultural Exchanges Festival

A festival of ideas, insight and inspiration

Cultural Exchanges Festival 2015
Claire Bloom

Legendary star of stage and screen, Claire Bloom, is an honoured guest at this year’s festival

Claire Bloom 
Dame Carol Ann Duffy

Cultural Exchanges has great pleasure in presenting a poetry reading by Poet Laureate Dame Carol Ann Duffy

Dame Caroline Ann Duffy 
Doc Brown

Doc Brown, (musician, rapper, comedian and actor)

Cancelled - please read note from the artist

Doc Brown 
'Make Leicester British'

Creative Director Kieran Smith (Love Productions), discusses the making of the Channel 4 programme ‘Make Leicester British’

Talk with Kieran Smith, Creative Director for Channel 4’s ‘Make Leicester British’ 

Cultural Exchanges Festival 

A festival of ideas, insight and inspiration; Cultural eXchanges features a variety of guests and speakers from the cultural and creative industries. 

The 2015 festival highlights included:

  • Dame Carol Ann Duffy
  • Claire Bloom
  • David Kynaston

Click here for the 2015 brochure   

Cultural eXchanges is proud to announce our continuing partnership for 2015 with Unite Students accommodation.

2015 Cultural Exchanges sponsor - Unite Students

Now in its fourteenth year, the festival is held annually at De Montfort University; hosted by the Faculty of Art, Design and Humanities and run by the third year   Arts and Festival Management BA (Hons) students.


Online X-Factor presenter Luke Franks gives top advice to DMU students during his appearance at this week’s Cultural Exchanges Festival 2015, plus more from the festival, and the students behind it.


Festival guide 2015
Festival brochure 2015

Details of our exciting guests and events.

Cultural Events Management MA/MSc
Cultural Events Management MSc

Designed to give you skills in one of the most dynamic areas of cultural and commercial activity.

Arts and Festivals Management BA (Hons)
Arts and Festivals Management BA (Hons)

Discover more about the Arts and Festivals Management BA (Hons).