The Curve is Leicester’s state of the art theatre which has been designed by the world famous architect Rafael Vinoly. After the nlabnetworks conference meal, we were given an impromtu outside tour of the theatre. Even though I live and work in Leicester, I hadn’t realised what an impressive thing this was! It’s completely glass fronted and even looks onto the actual stage and backstage areas from the outside walk ways. The entire building is suspended by steel wires, creating an amazing open structure. Outside there will be an open area where people can sit (cafe style) and/or watch outside performers. This is pretty exciting and to be honest I hadn’t really understood until know what was happening in that area. The foyer area will be open to have meetings and there is space to hold conferences within the building. I know in the past people have questioned the costs of the project but this a real coup for the City. Makes me feel proud of the place where I was born and brought up. Leicester is changing …