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Leicester’s biggest firework display this weekend

Leicester's biggest bonfire and fireworks display will take place in Abbey Park on Saturday 4th November. The famous display offers a great night out and this year's event includes a live stage show, fire jugglers and games for the whole family. This year, the event will start at 5pm, with last entry to Abbey Park at...

Tickets now on sale for Leicester’s spectacular new ice rink

Tickets for Leicester’s spectacular festive ice rink are now on sale, as the countdown to Christmas gets under way. Featuring real ice, the attraction will be a key part of the city's Christmas celebrations and will sit at the heart of a winter wonderland in Jubilee Square. The spectacular ice rink will open to the public...

Thousands celebrate Eid across Leicester

Thousands of Muslims across Leicester are celebrating Eid today, which marks the end of the month of Ramadan. This morning saw Leicester’s Muslim communities come together to join in prayer, hailing one of the most important days in the Muslim calendar. The day is then spent with families and enjoying festivities. One of the biggest events...

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...

Dazzling firework display planned for Bonfire Night celebrations

Leicester’s biggest bonfire and firework display will take place tonight in Abbey Park as part of the city’s official bonfire night celebrations. The display will feature a fantastic family event with live entertainment and a spectacular fire show. The event will begin at 5pm, when the funfair and food stalls will open. A children's firework...

Princess Anne to visit Leicester

Princess Anne will be visiting Leicester tomorrow to officially open the new Accident and Emergency Department at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. The chief executive of Leicester’s hospitals, John Adler, said: “The University Hospitals of Leicester is pleased to confirm that HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, will formally open...

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...

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...

Thousands expected for Nagar Kirtan Sikh procession in Leicester

The annual Nagar Kirtan procession, which last year attracted about 10,000 Sikhs, will be making its way through the city on Sunday 19th November. Motorists coming into the city are advised of possible traffic disruption. The event celebrates the birth of Sikhism’s first Guru and founder, Nanak Dev Ji. The colourful procession will...

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...

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