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  • 18 July 2018 Feel the Force at New Walk Museum this summer

    A STUNNING new exhibition showcasing one of the UK’s finest and most complete collections of original Star Wars toys and film posters opens at Leicester's New Walk Museum and Art Gallery this weekend.

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  • 13 July 2018 Kids can swim for a quid this summer

    CHILDREN age six to 16 are being given the chance to splash down for £1 at six city council pools during the school summer holidays.

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  • 12 July 2018 City Festival 2018

    City Festival celebrates everything we love about Leicester, right in the heart of the city. Come and get involved over 10 days of street entertainment, sports, culture, music, art, heritage and more. This year's event run from 18 to 27 August.

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  • 11 July 2018 Catch the Gingerbread Man at Leicester libraries this summer

    A SWEET theatrical treat is on offer for city families next week (w/c 16 Jul), as a performance of The Gingerbread Man tours local libraries.

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  • 10 July 2018 Festival season gets under way with city centre youth event

    LIVE music, games and a World Cup-inspired penalty shoot-out will form part of a city centre Youth Festival this weekend.

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  • 9 July 2018 Scheme starts young people on arts adventure

    CHILDREN and young people can take the first steps towards an accredited arts qualification this summer, thanks to Leicester’s museums.

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  • 6 July 2018 Lots of family fun on offer in city this summer

    FAMILIES can find out about hundreds of fun things to do in Leicester throughout the school holidays with the help of the city council’s new summer fun activities guide.

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  • 5 July 2018 New dementia-friendly garden opens at Abbey Pumping Station Museum

    A NEW garden designed as a quiet outdoor space for people living with dementia is being officially opened in the grounds of Abbey Pumping Station Museum.

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  • 4 July 2018 Take an ‘Adventure in Time’ at Jewry Wall

    TWO family-friendly events are due to take place at Leicester’s Jewry Wall this summer.

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  • 29 June 2018 Families encouraged to get up and go this summer

    YOUNG people and families in Leicester are being encouraged to get moving this summer with a free programme of fun activities at their local children’s centre.

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  • 29 June 2018 Make some mischief with Dennis the Menace for the summer reading challenge

    DENNIS the Menance, Minnie the Minx, Bananaman and other comic-book favourites are encouraging Leicester children and young people to keep up with their reading over the long summer holidays.

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  • 28 June 2018 Pedal-powered theatre at Abbey Pumping Station

    AN evening of pedal-powered, outdoor Shakespeare will be performed at Leicester's Abbey Pumping Station next month.

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