We find ourselves in lockdown once again with attractions, venues, pubs, bars and restaurants across the country having to close their doors again! 

The lockdown in England lasts until 2 December but we've got plenty of ways for you to experience the best of Leicester & Leicestershire in the meantime, all from a safe distance! 

Phoenix At Home

Phoenix Cinema is back with Phoenix at Home to keep you entertained during lockdown. You can enjoy the latest film releases (with a percentage of rental fee going directly to the Phoenix), online courses, digital art and creative activities including 3D Design 'At-Home'. Film-making and a chance for children to get creaive with dediated Family Workshop Gallery. 

LCB Depot – Art and Makers Online Shopping

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? If not, then get a head start with Art & Makers Online Shopping which replaces two live events that were originally planned. Browse and buy handmade products from over 30 of our region’s finest artists and designer-makers including jewellery, craft and ceramics all from the comfort of your sofa!

Everards Night In

How about a cosy night in with a few drinks from Everards? Everards have launched their new Everards Night In experience which is a special box containing all your everards faves plus nibbles and more! you even get 2 Tiger pint glasses.  It's perfect for date night, thank you or as a Christmas gift!

NEST Gifts

If you're looking for bespoke gifts then look no further than Nest. Obviously their retail outlets are closed due to Covid but their online shop is open with an ever changing selection of personalised jewellry, unique gifts and cards. Perfect for a Christmas gift!

Chap Hop and Cheese…ONLINE

If you’re a ‘cheese a holic’ you’re going to love Chap Hop and Cheese ONLINE. The ultimate homage to fromage returns online. Enjoy an evening of conversation, music and of course the highlight of the night…cheese!

Leicester Print Workshop

For the sixth edition of Small Print International 6 , artists were invited to create work inspired by the first Aerogramme, which was introduced into the Iraqi postal service in 1933 by the Inspector General of Posts and Telegraphs. This exhibition will open online on Saturday 28 November, as part of the first online Print Festival and Print Fair events. These online events and happenings also marks the 5th anniversary of Leicester Print Workshop being located at the St. George Street building and will be an extra special, albeit an online occasion.

Diwali Leicester

Leicester Diwali celebrations are the biggest outside of the Indian sub-continent, but celebrations were a little different this year. If you missed the live stream don't worry as you can still see the hour long hour-long package of traditional classical indian dance, sitar music, entertainment, storytelling and much more. 

We'll be updating this article with any new events we hear about so remember to come back and check. To be in the know you can also sign up for the Visit Leicester newsletter here


Leicester Print Workshop
Craft Workshop
Leicester Print Workshop - Attractions, See & Do in Leicester

Leicester Print Workshop is a centre for fine art printmaking.

Diwali Leicester
Diwali golden mile

Leicester’s virtual Diwali celebration will help bring people together for an experience they can share with loved ones and friends wherever they are in the world.

National Space Centre
Science Centre
National Space Centre, Leicester

The award winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience for the whole family. With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, world unique 3D SIM ride and iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, there really is something for everybody to enjoy.

Phoenix Square - Cinema and digital arts centre, Attractions, See & Do in Leicester

Phoenix is Leicester’s centre for independent cinema, art and digital culture.



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