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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...

New Star Wars exhibition brings the force to Leicester

This weekend, from a galaxy far, far away comes an absolute treat for fans of Star Wars and the silver screen. One...

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...
Leicester's Riverside Festival - Leicester News and Updates

Road closures in place near city centre for Leicester’s Riverside Festival

Visitors to the city centre are being advised of several road closures, as Leicester's Riverside Festival gets underway this weekend. The festival...

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...

Vaisakhi procession to take place in Leicester

Thousands of people are due to take part in a major annual Sikh parade through Leicester this weekend. The Vaisakhi procession,...

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...

Leicester’s Haymarket Theatre to reopen

Leicester's Haymarket Theatre will reopen next week, more than 10 years after it closed its doors. The Haymarket shut after ongoing funding...

Statue of Alice Hawkins to be unveiled in Leicester city centre

A statue of the shoe factory machinist who fought for women’s right to vote is to be unveiled in Leicester’s new...

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...