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  • 14 October 2019 10:17 AM Exhibition sheds new light on hidden African treasures

    A FASCINATING new exhibition of historic African objects that have not been on public display in Leicester for more than a century is now open at the city’s New Walk Museum & Art Gallery.

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  • 10 October 2019 04:02 PM Tickets on sale for Leicester’s biggest Bonfire Night celebrations

    ADVANCE tickets are on sale for Leicester’s biggest and best Bonfire Night celebrations next month.

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  • 9 October 2019 02:28 PM Traffic and travel information for Diwali switch-on

    PEOPLE travelling in Leicester this Sunday for the start of the city’s Diwali celebrations can take advantage of special Park and Ride services.

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  • 9 October 2019 12:27 PM New figures show tourism is booming in city and county

    NEARLY 35million people visited Leicester and Leicestershire last year, with a million more visitors choosing to spend time in the area in 2018 than in the previous year.

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  • 7 October 2019 03:16 PM Family events for a half-term that’s out of this world

    OUT of this world events, creepy crafts, Diwali activities and a chance for kids to swim for a quid are all on offer in Leicester for half-term next week (12-20 Oct)

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  • 7 October 2019 01:50 PM Leicester gets set for a dazzling Diwali

    LEICESTER’S famous Diwali lights will be lighting up the city’s Golden Mile from Sunday October 13 this year, heralding the start of two weeks of festivities.

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  • 27 September 2019 10:51 AM Get ready for festival of reading

    More than 140 events dedicated to writing, drama, poetry and fiction will take place in Leicester next month as the prestigious Everybody’s Reading festival is launched.

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  • 26 September 2019 03:37 PM Entries open for popular art exhibition’s 30th year

    LOCAL artists are being given a chance to present their work at Leicester’s New Walk Museum, as preparation for this year’s Open 30 exhibition begins.

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  • 25 September 2019 10:55 AM Space-themed events bring Moon landing story to life

    THE 50th anniversary of the historic Moon landing is being brought to life with an exciting series of space-themed activities taking place in Leicester city centre during the half term holidays.

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  • 24 September 2019 05:55 PM Museum hosts discussion on women’s rights and empowerment

    SOME of Leicester’s most inspirational and successful women will be discussing the future of women’s empowerment at an event at New Walk Museum on Friday (27 September).

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  • 24 September 2019 01:35 PM Chance to look behind the scenes at city’s crematorium

    THERE’S a rare chance to look behind the scenes at one of the country’s oldest working crematoriums this weekend as Leicester’s Gilroes crematorium opens its doors to the public.

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  • 24 September 2019 10:35 AM Wartime theme to Open Streets festival

    THERE’S a wartime theme to this month’s Open Streets festival in the city centre.

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