University of Leicester Students' Union

Sat 30 September 2023 11:00-20:00

Botanic Gardens

Vibrant views and the red-tinted golden hues of Autumn make this a perfect season to visit our beautiful Botanic Garden. Join us for the first ever AutumnFest on Saturday 30 September, 11.00am onwards.

This event is free and open to the public. However, registration via Eventbrite is highly recommended to guarantee access.


Enjoy live music throughout the day, with special performances by Leicester-based band, King Brasstards.

Tickle your taste buds with delicious food and drink available to purchase all day, provided by our catering partners, Leicester Services Partnership and other local traders.

Keep the little ones entertained with our giant bouncy castle, outdoor games and face-painting workshops. 

Get to know a bit more about the site with guided tours, courtesy of our community of local experts

Our very own Attenborough Arts Centre will be bringing you the best of creative crafts and autumn-themed activities.

Take advantage of our popular plant sale, featuring a wide selection of stunning seasonal plants.