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Green Dragon Square


Green Dragon Square

Whether you're attending an event, meeting up, or just finding a spot to enjoy your lunch, Green Dragon Square is an attractive, open space that all are welcome to enjoy. 

This beautifully designed space at the back of the city’s historic Corn Exchange is host to a number of events throughout the year including Festive Film Screenings, Street Food Nights, early-morning Tai-Chi and plenty more. Make sure you stay tuned for any upcoming events and activities on the square. 

Briefly known as the 'New Market Square’ since its completion in 2017, the Square was once home to the The Green Dragon inn, which lived on until the mid-19th century, but was sadly demolished in around 1850. The Inn, situated close to the Alice Hawkins Statue, was the site of an infamous murder involving a mysterious frenchman and a scandalous Royal Pardon.  You can find the full story here.

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Market Place, Leicester, LE1 5HB

Tel: +44 (0) 1164543185

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)



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