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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...

Hundreds of jobs on offer at Leicester Jobs Fair

Looking for a new job or career change? Well hundreds of jobs are on offer at The Job Show in Leicester this week. The event takes place on Thursday 16 November at the King Power Stadium and the organisers are promising something for everybody. The event will provide jobseekers and career changers the opportunity to...

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...

The Coca-Cola truck is coming to Leicester this week

The Coca-Cola truck will be in Leicester this week as part of its national tour, offering a new Christmas experience and drinks to the public. The truck will be in Leicester on Tuesday 13 December in the car park of Tesco Hamilton between 1pm to 9pm. The visit to the Highcross Centre last year saw hundreds...

Leicester Pride: Thousands march through the city with pride

Leicester Pride, the City's annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) festival is underway today. The event is free to attend and celebrates equality and diversity in our community. The family event has entertainment and attractions suitable for all ages and starts at 12 noon with a parade through the city centre leading to the...

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...

The X Factor is coming to Leicester

Do you think you’ve got the X Factor? Well the iconic show will be visiting Leicester this month as part of the talent show’s open auditions stage. Hopefuls over the age of 14 are being invited to take part in the auditions, either as solo singers or part of a group, with the chance to...

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...

Spectacular Ferris Wheel to return to Leicester for Diwali

This year’s Diwali celebrations will feature a huge range of events for all the family to enjoy. The centrepiece will see the return of the spectacular 110-foot Ferris Wheel on the Golden Mile. The celebrations will run from Friday 14 October to Sunday 6 November. It is one of the biggest events outside of...

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...

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