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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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  • 29 May 2019 11:10 AM Countdown begins to this year’s Riverside Festival

    PREPARATIONS are getting underway for Leicester’s biggest and best free family-friendly festival.

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  • 23 May 2019 04:49 PM Talks, walks and activities on traffic-free streets at the Open Streets festival

    RICKSHAW rides, guided walks and children’s craft sessions are among the free activities on offer at Open Streets, a monthly festival celebrating Leicester’s unique history and urban landscape.

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  • 23 May 2019 02:49 PM City gears up for fantastic summer of cycling

    NEIGHBOURHOOD bike festivals, themed rides and the return of HSBC UK Let’s Ride Leicester are just some of the activities that will be on offer as the city gears up for another fantastic summer of cycling.

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  • 22 May 2019 11:54 AM City's new synthetic wickets ready for a summer of cricket

    THE SUN is out and summer is on its way – which means it’s the perfect time to head for Leicester’s parks and open spaces for a game of cricket.

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  • 16 May 2019 02:28 PM Worldwide graffiti artists Bring The Paint to city this month

    WORLD-renowned graffiti artists will be creating stunning murals and large-scale public artworks on some of Leicester’s buildings for the second Bring The Paint event.

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  • 15 May 2019 02:38 PM Open day invites visitors to explore history of local cemetery

    PEOPLE will be able to find out more about the history of a Leicester cemetery at an open day this weekend.

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  • 15 May 2019 11:20 AM Monster movie gets new film club rolling

    EARLY morning screenings of some of Britain’s most popular family films are set to become a regular feature at Leicester’s New Walk Museum.

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  • 13 May 2019 01:55 PM AI artwork on its way to central library

    A MESMERISING piece of artwork created using artificial intelligence (AI) will go on display at Leicester’s Central Lending Library this week.

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  • 10 May 2019 01:51 PM Leicester announces exciting Summer of Festivals

    LEICESTER’s festivals already draw thousands of people from around the country, and in the case of Diwali – the world.

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  • 2 May 2019 03:26 PM Sunday date for emergency vehicles at Abbey Pumping Station

    A VINTAGE fire engine will be on display at Leicester’s Abbey Pumping Station this Sunday as part of the museum’s annual Emergency Services Day.

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