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Road closures around Leicester city centre for annual sikh procession

Motorists are being advised of possible traffic disruption caused by a religious procession in Leicester today. The annual Nagar Kirtan procession, which every year attracts about 10,000 Sikhs, will be making its way through the city on Sunday 4th November. Nagar Kirtan is a major event in Leicester’s religious and cultural calendar, which celebrates the birth...

Open air ice rink planned for Leicester City Centre

An open air ice risk is planned to be a key focal point for this year's Christmas fair in Leicester City Centre. The rink will be set up in the newly created £1.6m public square, the space that used to be occupied by the indoor market. The ice rink could either be temporary – using the...

Open air ice rink coming to Leicester city centre

Leicester’s ice rink will be back for this Christmas – and this year there’ll be a brand new feature for skaters to enjoy. The city council plans to give the popular attraction an extra dimension this year by adding an outdoor section that will give people the chance to...

The spectacular new ice rink in Leicester takes shape

Leicester’s spectacular Christmas ice rink is rapidly taking shape in the city’s Jubilee Square, ready for the first skaters to glide onto the ice this weekend. Contractors are busy putting the finishing touches to the 30m x 15m real ice rink, hanging up the snowflake decorations and arranging the Christmas trees that will help create...

Leicester gets ready to welcome Charles, Camilla, William and Kate

Palace officials have revealed key figures of the royal family are due to visit Leicester and Leicestershire

Celebrate St George’s Day in Leicester with family friendly free activities

St George's Festival returns to Leicester on Saturday 22nd April, with a day of family-friendly free activities. Activities and entertainment include a dragon trail, maypole dancing, Morris Men, and a Knights and Princesses parade. The events will take place in Orton Square and venues around the Cultural Quarter, St George's area and Leicester Market from midday...

Leicester set to sparkle with Christmas light switch-on tonight

The countdown to Christmas begins this week with the switch-on of Leicester’s glittering Christmas lights. The event begins at 5pm tonight (Thursday 22 November). A packed programme of live entertainment will get underway on the Humberstone Gate stage, with sing-along songs, foot-tapping tunes and a special visit from Santa. Then ITV News Central presenter Matt Teale...

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...

Huge dome for over 400 people being built in Leicester city centre

A large transparent dome is being built in Jubilee Square in the city centre as part of the 2019 City Festival. The festival will take place over seven fun-packed days in August and this year’s theme is ‘Out of this World’, celebrating all things outer space. The...

Last chance to get your skates on in Leicester

Time is running out for those who still want a spin on the ice, with Leicester’s Christmas ice rink scheduled to close at 8pm on Monday 8 January. The real ice rink has proved popular with both local people and visitors, with around 22,000 tickets snapped up since the attraction in Jubilee Square opened...

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