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  • 12 July 2019 04:29 PM City hosts playdays and family festivals this summer

    FAMILIES can have fun and find out more about the huge range of activities on offer in children’s centres and other council venues this summer by visiting mini playdays in Town Hall Square this summer.

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  • 11 July 2019 03:20 PM Big names in music and comedy announced for City Festival

    THE first artists have been announced for a stunning programme of music, comedy and entertainment at the heart of Leicester’s City Festival.

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  • 11 July 2019 10:22 AM Free summer holiday fun at libraries

    FREE family fun days are taking place in libraries across the city over the summer.

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  • 10 July 2019 03:48 PM Free family activities in Leicester this summer!

    THERE’S lots going on in Leicester this summer to keep kids of all ages busy – and the good news for local families is that many activities are completely free of charge.

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  • 10 July 2019 10:26 AM Festival of Chariots takes to city centre this weekend

    A HUGE decorated chariot will make its way through the city centre this weekend as part of colourful celebrations of the Hare Krishna festival of Rathayatra.

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  • 3 July 2019 10:40 AM Exhibition opens the book on classic Ladybird Book art

    A MAJOR new exhibition will get underway at New Walk Museum this summer bringing to life the breathtaking work of artistry from classic children’s books.

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  • 26 June 2019 10:24 AM Blast off on a space chase for this year’s summer reading challenge!

    CHILDREN and families from across the city and county can take part in an out-of-this-world reading challenge over the summer.

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  • 19 June 2019 12:16 PM Family fun day marks museum’s 170th anniversary

    LEICESTER’S New Walk Museum and Art Gallery will be opening its doors this weekend for a family-themed fun day to mark its 170th anniversary.

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  • 12 June 2019 01:49 PM Write a short story for chance to open new museum exhibition

    YOUNG visitors to Leicester’s New Walk Museum are being asked to let their imaginations run wild in a short story writing competition to mark the launch of a brand new exhibition.

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  • 10 June 2019 03:24 PM Modfather’s Day weekend events at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery

    VISITORS to Leicester’s New Walk Museum will be able to bid for a slice of Mod-themed history this weekend in an auction taking place as part of a programme of Father’s Day events.

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  • 10 June 2019 10:02 AM Step back in time to mark cemetery’s 170th anniversary

    TWO major anniversaries are set to be marked at a special summer celebration event at Welford Road Cemetery this weekend.

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  • 5 June 2019 09:41 AM 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 this week, thanks to the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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