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Cat cafe set to open in Leicester’s Highcross shopping centre

Soon you’ll be able to relax and enjoy a bite in the company of fluffy kitties as the Kitty Café opens in the Highcross Leicester this Spring

Leicester Comedy Festival is back

The Leicester Comedy Festival kicks off today, featuring over 800 shows over 19 days. This year’s festival runs from 8 to 26 February, with something for every comedy fan. The performances will feature at various venues across the city including De Montfort Hall, Town Hall, Hansom Hall and The Guildhall. Among the high-profile names lined up...

Leicester Caribbean Carnival 2018: Schedule and road closures

The Leicester Caribbean Carnival 2018 will take place today, with thousands of people expected to join the vibrant parade through the city. This years carnival theme is “Latino Fiesta”, which focuses on the cultural traditions of Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries. Floats will be flying the flag for South and Central American and Caribbean countries such...

Vigil to be held in Leicester for victims of Grenfell Tower fire

A vigil will be held on Monday in Leicester City Centre to grieve for the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster. The vigil has been organised by the Leicester Council of Faiths and will take place at the Clock Tower at 6pm. As part of the event, white balloons will be released in memory of...

Caribbean Carnival comes to Leicester’s streets this weekend

Leicester’s streets will come alive with the sights and sounds of the tropics this weekend for the city’s annual Caribbean Carnival. The festivities are among the city’s biggest and most popular events, with thousands of spectators both watching the parade through the city and joining in the celebrations on...

Leicester set to sparkle with the Christmas market and lights switch-on

With just over thirty days left for Christmas, Leicester is gearing up for its seasonal lights switch-on ceremony this week. This year’s festive lights switch-on will be on Thursday 23 November, and will be accompanied by Leicester’s first ever Christmas market. The evening will begin at 5pm, on the Humberstone Gate stage, where Radio Leicester’s Jo...

World-class festival set to light up Leicester

Leicester city centre will be lit up with amazing illuminated artworks in March as part of a brand new international festival

Global superstar Drake set to visit Leicester in February

Rapping superstar Drake is set to visit Leicester during his UK tour. The Canadian singer and songwriter will be hosting his Official Concert After Party at Club Republic in Leicester. The Club has said this is the only place to see Drake after his sell out Midlands shows! The star will be playing at the Barclaycard...

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...

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