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Leicester salon offering Halloween makeovers

A newly opened hair salon on London Road is offering a unique experience this Halloween to have a horror makeover. The makeover includes hair raising updos and gruesome make-up looks to get people Halloween party ready. The event is taking place at Leicester salon, London Rd Hair, on Tuesday 31st October, with appointments available to book...

Ricky Gervais to perform new gig in Leicester

Ricky Gervais is returning to stage with his first stand-up tour in seven years. The tour dates have been released and the show will be coming to Leicester in November. The creator and star of The Office, Extras and Derek, Ricky Gervais will be bringing his Humanity tour to De Montfort Hall on Wednesday 29...

Gary Barlow to play in Leicester as part of new 2018 UK tour

Gary Barlow has announced he will embark on a solo tour next year, playing at 24 venues over 34 days, including dates in Leicester and Nottingham. Gary will be taking to relatively intimate venues for these very special shows, with demand expected to be high for tickets. Tickets go on sale from 10am on Friday 20th...

Diwali celebrations: road closures and safety advice

This weekend sees the start of Leicestershire’s Diwali celebrations, one of the biggest outside India. Up to 40,000 people are expected to join in the festivities over the Diwali period. The event kicks off with the famous lights switch-on today (Sunday 8 October) and culminates with a glorious fireworks display and entertainment on Diwali Day on...

Exclusive discounts and offers for students at Highcross this week

The ever popular Student Sessions is back at the Highcross shopping centre, and for one day only, students can bag some real bargains. The event gives students the opportunity to get some great deals, with exclusive shopping discounts and entertainment on offer. Highcross will be transformed for students from 8:30pm-12am, on Tuesday 10 October, with over...

Diwali set to light up Leicester

Leicester’s Diwali celebrations return to light up our streets this October. Diwali has been celebrated in Leicester for many years and it is one of the most significant cultural events in the Hindu, Sikh and Jain calendars. The celebrations in Leicester are one of the biggest Diwali events outside of India. The festival kicks off with...

Continental market returns to city centre

European treats and delicacies are on offer next week as the continental market returns to Leicester. The market will be in Gallowtree Gate and Humberstone Gate from Wednesday 27 September until Sunday 1 October. Over 50 different traders from all over the world will put up their stalls offering a range of continental flavours and unique...

New market supporting local producers launched in Leicester

Leicestershire folk are being encouraged to ‘think, act and support local’ with the launch of The Makers’ Market. The new initiative will promote the finest food, drink, art and craft producers across the county, showcasing their talent in Leicester City Centre. The New Market Square in Leicester – the new public space behind the existing market...

Rain fails to ruin the party as the Leicester Caribbean Carnival hits the streets

Leicester's Caribbean Carnival welcomed visitors from around the world this afternoon. Despite the rain, the conditions failed to dampen spirits as the procession of colourful costumes, dancers and booming music hit the streets. Tens of thousands of people are thought to have attended the event, which set off from Victoria Park, moving into the city...

The Outdoor Cinema comes to Leicester this weekend

Leicester will host its first ever summer outdoor cinema this weekend. The event will take place tomorrow (5 August) at the Leicester Racecourse ground in Oadby, in association with The Event Planning Company. For one day only, three movies will be screened on an outdoor LED screen. The first movie which will be aired is...

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