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Featured Articles (October 2020) - Visit Leicester

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    Vegan Leicester

    Over the past few years veganism has increased in popularity with dedicated restaurants and cafes popping up in towns and cities everywhere. Now here’s a fact you may not know…the word ‘vegan’ was coined in Leicester when the first vegan activist Donald Watson established the Vegan Society in 1944!

    To celebrate World Vegan month and the fantastic food variety a vegan lifestyle can bring, we thought we’d tell you about the vegan food places in Leicester. So here we go…

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    Escape the Everyday - Shop 'til You Drop

    We think you’d agree it’s high time we all took time out from what has become our everyday normal. Sit back, relax and treat yourself. If there was ever a time for indulgence and escapism, that time is now! If retail therapy is what your heart desires, then you’ve come to the right place. Let’s take you on a whistle-stop tour of shopping right here on your doorstep. From independent boutiques to high street retail, authentic Indian bazaars to shopping in rural settings, there is no doubt there is something for everyone!

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  • October Half-Term Fun!

    October Half-Term Fun!

    Ready for some half-term fun? You’ll no doubt be looking for safe, exciting and not-too-costly things to do in Leicester

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