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  • 3 December 2018 02:26 PM Leicester's Christmas ice rink all set for Thursday's opening

    IT’S taken contractors Icescape three days and 65,000 litres of water to create the thick layers of ice for Leicester’s Christmas ice rink, but the popular city centre attraction is now ready to open to the public.

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  • 3 December 2018 10:43 AM Chance to grab a crafty Christmas gift at city’s art market

    ARTISTS and crafters are being invited to take part in a festive art fair later this month.

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  • 30 November 2018 03:25 PM Chance to win swimming lessons for a year with Swim Leicester

    CHILDREN who sign up for swimming lessons with the city council over the next three months will be entered into a prize draw that will result in one lucky youngster getting all of their lessons paid for, for a whole year.

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  • 30 November 2018 02:40 PM Shop locally at Leicester Market for Small Business Saturday

    SHOPPERS are being encouraged to buy locally this weekend for Small Business Saturday (1 December) – with traders at Leicester Market on hand to supply a variety of locally-sourced produce.

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  • 27 November 2018 11:58 AM Make a reindeer at park’s creative Christmas workshop

    A CREATIVE Christmas workshop will be taking place at Leicester’s Abbey Park next week, in aid of the Lord Mayor’s chosen charity.

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  • 27 November 2018 10:08 AM Get in the Christmas spirit at city museum events

    CHRISTMAS comes early at two city council museums this weekend, with festive events taking place at the Guildhall and the Abbey Pumping Station.

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  • 23 November 2018 01:46 PM Thousands flock to city’s Christmas lights switch-on

    CHRISTMAS celebrations in Leicester got underway last night with the star-studded festive lights switch-on event.

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  • 22 November 2018 11:14 AM Your at-a-glance guide to the Christmas lights switch-on

    THERE'S lots going on in Leicester tonight (Thursday), so here's a handy guide to to the city's Christmas lights switch-on.

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  • 21 November 2018 09:37 AM Travel into Leicester this Christmas

    WITH Leicester’s Christmas festivities due to get into full swing this week, visitors can take advantage of a number of ways to travel into the city.

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  • 20 November 2018 04:25 PM Matt Teale is new host of Leicester’s Christmas lights switch-on

    THE COUNTDOWN to Christmas begins this week with the switch-on of Leicester’s glittering Christmas lights.

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  • 19 November 2018 01:34 PM Market square transformed into food village for lights' switch-on

    LEICESTER’s new market square will be transformed into a food village for the city’s Christmas lights’ switch-on event this Thursday (November 22).

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  • 14 November 2018 01:08 PM Take a spin on the Wheel of Light this winter

    LEICESTER’S spectacular Wheel of Light will be back in Jubilee Square this weekend as the city starts counting down to Christmas.

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