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City Festival


City Festival

The 2019 City Festival takes place over seven fun-packed days in August and this year’s theme is ‘Out of this World’, celebrating all things outer space.

For the first time, the centrepiece of the festival will be a huge purpose-built transparent venue known as The Dome in Jubilee Square, which will be the focal point for a programme of daytime family-friendly activities throughout the week, before transforming into a stunning performance space for live concerts and shows in the evenings.

During the day Jubilee Square will host free dazzling international street arts, dance performances, art exhibitions and interactive activities and games for the whole family. Look out for visitors from other worlds including giant insects and robots. Confirmed evening music artists include BC Camplight, British Sea Power, Jaws, The Urban Voodoo Machine and a Bollywood Musical Evening. There will also be a variety of local and national comedy showcases featuring Carly Smallman, Robert White, Dane Baptiste, Dan Nightingale, and Lloyd Griffith - all alongside delicious street food from Canteen

Check out the 2019 City Festival Brochure for more information, and purchase tickets for a number of City Festival events online.

Celebrate all that’s great about Leicester in the heart of the city!


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