About

Handmade is an independent music and arts festival held in the city of Leicester on May bank holiday weekend.

The festival opened in 2013 in a host of the city’s live music venues and some more unusual spaces, which we transformed to accommodate music, comedy, art, film and photography.

Over the last six years we’ve grown to take over O2 Academy Leicester and the University of Leicester Students Union. Headliners have included Frightened Rabbit, We Are Scientists, Twin Atlantic, Circa Waves, Drenge, Slaves and so many more.

In 2019 Handmade is becoming a city-wide music festival on Sunday 5th May.

Tickets are on sale now