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Richard III Leicester

Find out more about King Richard III in Leicester, including the King Richard III Visitor Centre and the re-interment…

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Rugby world cup 2015

Rugby world cup 2015

The King Power stadium will host 3 matches in the Rugby World Cup. It’s too big to miss…

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WWI centenary

World War I Centenary

A commemoration of ordinary people and their extraordinary stories during the First World War…

Leicester remembers World War I
Theatres in Leicester

Culture in Leicester

From touring West End to local talent, enjoy stage and screen in the city…

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Arts & Museums

Arts and Museums

Explore exhibition spaces ranging from modern and old masters to independent artist–led spaces…

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Festivals and celebrations

Festivals & Celebrations

Celebrate the city’s diversity with cultural and community celebrations, comedy, music, history and more…

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Connecting Leicester

Connecting Leicester

Improving the built environment and making the city an exciting and accessible visitor destination…

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  • Richard III

    25/07/2015

    As Edward IV is crowned King of England, nobody could imagine the events, the deceit and the struggle for power that would...

  • LCFC Memorabilia and History Talk

    02/08/2015

    Forgotten aspects of Leicester City Football Club’s history through its memorabilia and archive collection. Talk by John...

  • Zombie Walk

    02/08/2015

    Abbey Pumping Station has become ground zero of an infection causing zombie like symptoms. Visitors attending a vintage event...

  • LEGO® CITY Space Summer

    11/07/2015

    This summer the National Space Centre will be celebrating a BrickTastic Summer with LEGO®. We have joined forces with...

  • Woodside Animal Centre Pet Fest

    09/08/2015

    Fun for all ages to raise money for animals in need. Carnival Games, a Dog Show, a BBQ, Tombolas, Craft Stalls, Bouncy Castles...

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