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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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  • 26 September 2018 Exhibition helps city mark Armistice centenary

    THE FINAL exhibition in the Leicester Remembers series opens to the public this weekend, as the city prepares to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

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  • 24 September 2018 Views sought on plans for Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium

    THE city council is consulting on changes it plans to make to Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium as part of an £85,000 investment in the facility.

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  • 17 September 2018 ‘Raucous Races’ event celebrates park’s Victorian past

    PEOPLE can step back in time at a Victorian-themed family fun day on Victoria Park this weekend.

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  • 12 September 2018 Second weekend of Heritage Open Day events

    HISTORIC sites and buildings across the city are opening their doors to visitors for the second weekend of Heritage Open Days.

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  • 11 September 2018 Essential repairs planned to Turret Gateway

    THE cobbled street under a historical city landmark will be closed temporarily next week, to make way for essential repairs.

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  • 5 September 2018 City to host England Fanzone for Three Lions' visit

    LEICESTER is set for a football fiesta on and off the pitch next week when the city hosts England v Switzerland at the King Power stadium.

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  • 5 September 2018 Two weekends of events shining spotlight on city’s heritage

    DOZENS of historic sites across Leicester will be opening their doors to the public over the next two weekends for a programme of Heritage Open Days.

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  • 4 September 2018 Open invitation for local artists to showcase talents

    THE SEARCH is on to find the paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, sculptures and craft that will feature in this year’s Open art exhibition in Leicester.

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  • 3 September 2018 Free events to mark launch of Leicester Georgian interest group

    A LEADING international expert on eighteenth-century urban history will give a free public lecture to help launch a new Georgian interest group in the city.

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  • 31 August 2018 Last chance to view historic Wolsey angels in Leicester

    THIS weekend will be the last chance to view the historic Wolsey Angels at Leicester’s New Walk Museum and Art Gallery.

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