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  • 17 October 2018 New galleries to bring Ancient Egypt to life

    TWO brand new galleries that will bring the fascinating stories of ancient Egypt to life will open at New Walk Museum on Saturday (20 October) – just in time for Leicester’s half-term break.

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  • 17 October 2018 Family-oriented events mark half-term in city

    GHOSTLY goings-on, Diwali events, a pop-up museum and the chance for kids to swim for a quid are among the activities on offer in Leicester for the city's half-term (22-26 October).

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  • 12 October 2018 Build-up to Leicester’s spectacular Diwali celebrations begins

    PREPARATIONS are underway for Leicester’s world-renowned Diwali festivities, which are set to light up the city’s Golden Mile.

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  • 11 October 2018 Snow time like the present to get your tickets for Leicester's Christmas ice rink

    WITH less than two months to go before Leicester’s Christmas ice rink returns to Jubilee Square, skaters can now start planning their visits to the popular city centre attraction.

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  • 10 October 2018 Views sought on changes to parks byelaws

    LEICESTER residents are being invited to comment on plans to update the byelaws that apply in the city’s parks and open spaces.

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  • 10 October 2018 New guide to Leicester street art launched

    LEICESTER is home to an ever growing collection of critically acclaimed street art and a new guide has been produced to help people explore it.

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  • 9 October 2018 Community centre offered to local groups

    COMMUNITY groups are being invited to apply to run a neighbourhood centre in North Evington.

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  • 9 October 2018 Runners take to streets for Leicester Marathon

    THOUSANDS of runners will be taking to the city’s streets as part of the annual Leicester Marathon and Leicester Half Marathon this weekend.

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  • 9 October 2018 Date set for spectacular end to centenary celebrations

    A YEAR-LONG celebration marking the centenary of the first British women getting the vote will culminate in a spectacular finale in Leicester next spring.

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  • 8 October 2018 Council staff support city-wide Readathon

    STAFF and councillors from Leicester City Council have been showing their support for the city-wide Readathon by picking up a book and reading for pleasure.

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  • 2 October 2018 Tickets go on sale for Abbey Park Bonfire and Firework Display

    TICKETS have gone on sale for Leicester’s biggest and best annual firework display.

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  • 1 October 2018 Animated short films explore the Great War

    VISITORS to New Walk Museum and Art Gallery will be able to explore some of the issues surrounding the Great War through a series of animated films.

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