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Aladdin live in Leicester

Aladdin live in Leicester

Jump aboard the magic carpet in Leicester as we travel to ancient China to meet our hero, young Aladdin.

Starring X Factor winner Sam Bailey and popstar Antony Costa from Blue, as well as Channel 5 Milkshake! presenter Nathan Connor, BBC Radio Leicester's Martin Ballard, Paul Burling from Britain's Got Talent and magicians Matthew Pomeroy and Natasha Lamb.

Stay the night and enjoy Aladdin just moments away from Holiday Inn Leicester Wigston

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Christmas in Leicester

Christmas in Leicester

The days are getting shorter, the nights are drawing in, and soon be upon us! Fortunately, Leicester has a fantastic line-up of family fun from 16th November to 7th January to get you into the festive spirit.

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Black History Month

Black History Month

Every October, Leicester joins with the rest of the UK to celebrate Black History Month (BHM). Experience a series of events, exhibitions and conversations that recognise and rejoice in Leicester’s incredibly diverse heritage, and celebrate the history and cultural contribution that African and Caribbean communities have made to the East Midlands over the years.

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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 festivities truly out of this world! With partners such as the National Space Centre, Arts Council England and Inspirate, One Giant Leap will be an intergalactic exploration like no other.

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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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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. 

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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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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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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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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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