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  • 13 August 2018 Free family fun day for mischief makers everywhere

    MISCHIEF-MAKERS of all ages can join in with an action-packed family funday at Curve this week.

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  • 9 August 2018 Asbestos find halts plans for Christmas market

    CONTRACTORS working at Leicester’s Corn Exchange have removed asbestos from the rear of the building, after it was discovered during construction work earlier this summer.

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  • 9 August 2018 Activities help families to get up and go this summer

    THERE’S still time for children and young people in Leicester to get moving this summer, thanks to a programme of free activities at the city’s 12 children’s centres.

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  • 8 August 2018 New sculpture celebrates park's agricultural past

    A LIFE-SIZE sculpture of a medieval farmer with his ox and plough has been installed in a Leicester park in a tribute to the land’s agricultural past.

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  • 7 August 2018 Lots to do in Leicester this summer

    WITH more than three weeks of the long school summer holidays to go – families in Leicester are being reminded there’s a huge range of activities on offer on their doorstep.

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  • 7 August 2018 Zumba to add zip to Friday nights at Leicester Market

    YOU don’t need to know your merengue from your mambo, or your samba from your salsa – but a sense of rhythm might help you get the most out of Leicester Market’s new Friday night zumba classes.

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  • 2 August 2018 Caribbean Carnival comes to city’s streets

    LEICESTER’S streets will come alive with performances by costumed bands from seven UK cities at the 33rd annual Caribbean Carnival on Saturday, August 4.

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  • 2 August 2018 City Festival brings Leicester alive

    LEICESTER’S city centre is set to be transformed into the venue for 11 days of family-friendly fun with the return of the annual City Festival.

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  • 2 August 2018 Route confirmed for next week's Let's Ride Leicester event

    THE ROUTE for Leicester’s annual family-friendly city centre bike ride has been confirmed – and those taking part next Sunday (12 August) will be able to enjoy a traffic-free route past some of Leicester’s most iconic landmarks.

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  • 27 July 2018 Portrait of King to go on show in city of his resting place

    AN ICONIC portrait of King Richard III will go on display at Leicester’s New Walk Museum next summer, thanks to a new initiative by the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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  • 27 July 2018 Heritage Sundays return

    Heritage Sundays return to Leicester this weekend - your chance to have a look around some of our city's best-loved, oldest and most beautiful buildings.

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  • 26 July 2018 Summer cooking events to begin at Leicester Market

    THE aromas of outdoor summertime cooking will be filling Leicester Market from next month as part of a series of culinary events.

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