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One Giant Leap

One Giant Leap

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landings, and Leicester is celebrating with a summer of festivities that will be truly out of this world! With partners including the National Space Centre, Arts Council England and Inspirate, One Giant Leap will be a creative, intergalactic exploration like no other.

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Caribbean Carnival

Caribbean Carnival

Leicester’s very own Caribbean Carnival is back on Saturday 3rd August, and promises to be bigger, brighter and better than ever before! Since its inaugural year in 1985, it has grown each year to become one of the largest carnivals outside London, attracting over 110,000 visitors!

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De Montfort Hall: Gigs in the Garden

De Montfort Hall: Gigs in the Garden

Experience a gig unlike any other with De Montfort Hall’s “Gigs in the Garden”, where some of the biggest names in the music industry will perform in this stunning outdoor setting. Events take place from Friday 16th to Monday 26th August; and, as Leicester’s largest entertainment venue with more than a hundred years of experience hosting live acts, you’re guaranteed a top-quality concert!

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National Space Centre

National Space Centre

For a truly out-of-this-world experience, bring your family to Leicester this summer to visit the award-winning National Space Centre! With its iconic forty-two-metre rocket tower, the largest planetarium in the UK and six interactive galleries, the Space Centre is a mind-blowing day out for all the family.

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Mods: Shaping A Generation Exhibition

Mods: Shaping A Generation Exhibition

There is an exciting new exhibition coming to Leicester’s New Walk Museum and Art Gallery from 13th April to 30th June: ‘Mods: Shaping a Generation’. Open seven days a week, this fascinating collection celebrates the Mod scene in Leicester and Nottingham, through remarkable stories told by those who were there.

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Holiday Inn Leicester Wigston Official Opening

Holiday Inn Leicester Wigston Official Opening

The opening was attended by lord mayor Ross Grant, eighty local businesses, residents and religious leaders

Holiday Inn has opened its Leicester Wigston hotel, following a £4.5m refurbished to the property.

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Leicester Cathedral

Leicester Cathedral

The cathedral is open for visitors and all are welcome within its doors. From the fine stained glass to the story and tomb of King Richard III, explore over 900 years of history in this peaceful and beautiful building. 

BOOK now for a night stay and explore the fascinating city of Leicester.

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King Richard III Visitor Centre

King Richard III Visitor Centre

Using fantastic storytelling, beautiful design and 21st century technology, the King Richard III Visitor Centre tells the fascinating and moving story of the life, death and discovery of King Richard III.

BOOK a night stay now and explore the fascinating story of King Richard III.

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DMU Orchestra and Chorus

DMU Orchestra and Chorus

DMU Orchestra and Chorus

Join the De Montfort University Orchestra and Chorus for a evening concert of Mozart. 

BOOK a night stay just moments away 

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Brendan Neiland - Surface Tensions Exhibition

Brendan Neiland - Surface Tensions Exhibition

This exhibition is a survey of 50 years of the paintings of Brendan Neiland, one of the leading artists of his generation. 

BOOK now for a night stay and explore this fabulous exhibition

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Asian Wedding Exhibitions

Asian Wedding Exhibitions

The Asian Wedding Exhibition shows, arguably the most awaited shows in Leicester, are coming up and we don’t want you to miss out. The shows are unlike any other and allow Brides and Grooms the opportunity to meet wedding specialists and plan their dream wedding all under one roof.

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Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo

Bring the kids and explore the animal kingdom at Twycross Zoo this summer.

Don’t miss out on this action-packed family day out and book to stay at the Holiday Inn Leicester –Wigston.

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Family Fun Day at Leicester Race Course

Family Fun Day at Leicester Race Course

Next Sunday, the 12th of August, Leicester Race course is hosting its famous Family Fun Day which has been described by all as a ‘Day to Remember’.

This is definitely an event not to miss so bring the whole family and make a weekend out of it. Book to stay at the Holiday Inn Leicester –Wigston.

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Watersports at Rutland Water

Watersports at Rutland Water

This summer, Rutland Watersports Centre is the place to be. Conveniently located just an hour’s drive from the heart of Leicester, Rutland Watersports offers many fun-filled activities to enjoy.

Bring the whole family and enjoy the hot weather while it lasts. Book to stay at the Holiday Inn Leicester –Wigston.

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Bonfire and Firework Display

Bonfire and Firework Display

Get ready for the 4th of November 2018 and be dazzled by Leicester’s biggest Bonfire and Firework display at Leicester’s Abbey Park.

Don’t miss this attraction and book to stay at Holiday Inn Leicester -Wigston.

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Picnics at Bradgate Park

Picnics at Bradgate Park

Enjoy Bradgate park while the sun is shining, there are many things to do that we are sure you’ll enjoy. Whether it is enjoying the wilderness or going for an ice cream – there is something for everyone.

Bring the kids and make a weekend out of it! Book to stay at the Holiday Inn Leicester -Wigston, located minutes away from Bradgate Park

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Chris Ramsey

Chris Ramsey

Hurry to purchase tickets as last time Chris Ramsey was in the City his show sold out.This is stand up like no other and Chris Ramsey is critically acclaimed and an award winner.

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Calendar Girls

Calendar Girls

One day a group of ladies decided to create something amazing. This is now Calendar Girls The Musical. A Musical comedy with amazing West End reviews is now vising Leicester with a jaw dropping cast of stars.

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England V Switzerland

England V Switzerland

On the 11th September 2018 England will play Switzerland at Leicester City’s King Power Stadium.

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Sarah Millican

Sarah Millican

Hilarious comedy, filthy innuendos with no apologies fun.

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Diwali

Diwali

Amazing firework displays over the night sky, mouth-watering exotic aromas of Indian cuisine, open air music, and celebration of lights – everywhere – Diwali Leicester – a glorious sight.

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XTREME Scream Park 2018

XTREME Scream Park 2018

Do you think your brave enough? Try Xtreme located at Twinlakes. Think twice as Scarecon have voted this epic Scream Park No1.

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Ride Leicester Festival

Ride Leicester Festival

This is a two week focus on the joy and celebration of cycling.

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Leicester Caribbean Carnival

Leicester Caribbean Carnival

Leicester is a City of many cultures and traditions. Spend the day at the Caribbean festival which is full of colourful, celebrations and atmosphere.

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Choosing the right function room for your next business event in Leicester

Choosing the right function room for your next business event in Leicester

When organizing a corporate conference in Leicester, it is important to know what facilities they have. Choosing the right hotel as a conference venue can really make a difference and it is beneficial to know in advance exactly what you require from a meeting place before booking.

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Weddings in Leicestershire

Weddings in Leicestershire

We get it, searching for wedding venues in Leicester can be quite a daunting task. The selection is vast and it’s extremely difficult to decide which venue is best for you. The most important thing to consider is location.

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How a conference room can improve your next meeting in Leicester

How a conference room can improve your next meeting in Leicester

Conference rooms in Leicestershire are a fantastic option when hosting a business meeting away from your usual company office spaces. 

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