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City Festival - Outdoor Cinema, Festivals, See & Do in Leicester

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City Festival

About

City Festival

The City Festival celebrates Leicester in the heart of the city. Taking place over eleven fun-packed days, sites across the city centre will be filled with street entertainment, sports, culture, music, art, heritage and more.

Now in its 6th year the City Festival continues to develop and bring new and innovative events to Leicester. 2018 sees new and exciting events joining the festival, such as Dancing in the Streets and Art in the City. This year also sees the expansion of the City Streets festival, a four day street festival featuring unique performances from national and international street artists from as far away as Italy and Slovenia.

Many firm favourites will be returning this year including Let’s Ride, Leicester Belgrave Mela, Journeys Festival International, Cosmopolitan Carnival and the ever popular Old Town Festival, which this year will include events to mark the centenary of the First World War.

Download the full City Festival brochure here.

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Visitor Details

Key Information

City Centre, Leicester

Tel: +44 (0)116 4543600

Opening Times

City Festival 2018 (17 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018)

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Saturday, 11 August 2018 - Sunday, 26 August 2018

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Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - Thursday, 23 August 2018

BLOCK - part of City FestivalCity Festival: Block
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Friday, 24 August 2018 - Saturday, 25 August 2018

The JukeboxesCity Festival: The Jukeboxes
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Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Steli, part of City FestivalCity Festival: Steli
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Friday, 24 August 2018 - Saturday, 25 August 2018

BEES! Part of City FestivalCity Festival: BEES!
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Vegetable Nannies,  part of City FestivalCity Festival: Vegetable Nannies
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The Invasion, part of City FestivalCity Festival: The Invasion
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Friday, 24 August 2018 - Saturday, 25 August 2018

Hold On, Part of City FestivalCity Festival: Hold On
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Tuesday, 21 August 2018 - Monday, 27 August 2018

City Stakes, part of City FestivalCity Festival: City Skates
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Monday, 27 August 2018 - Monday, 27 August 2018

Art in the City, part of City FestivalCity Festival: Art in the City
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Monday, 20 August 2018 - Saturday, 25 August 2018

Dancing in the Streets, part of City FestivalCity Festival: Dancing in the Streets
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Thursday, 23 August 2018 - Friday, 24 August 2018

Baba Yaga's House, part of City FestivalCity Festival: Baba Yaga's House
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