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As the February half-term holidays approach, it's time to plan some fun-filled days out with the family - and there's certainly no shortage of places to go right here in Leicestershire.
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Take advantage of these incredible events taking place in Leicester this year. We can not wait to enjoy this array of wonderful events and attractions.
Book a night stay at Holiday Inn Leicester Wigston and take advantage of these incredible 2020 events in Leicester.
Are you looking for a Christmas celebration with extra sparkle? Then head to Leicester’s best Christmas party, The Christmas Cracker, at the Morningside Arena from 13th to 15th December! With a delicious five-course meal, drinks a-plenty, and a cracking DJ and dance floor, it’s the perfect way to kick-start your Christmas celebrations!
If you’re after a splash of culture while staying with us, head to Leicester’s original museum, the New Walk Museum and Art Gallery. With a wide range of collections and displays, spanning both the natural and cultural world, the diverse exhibitions at this free-to-enter museum provide something for all the family.
Celebrate Halloween at Twinlakes Park this October with their exceptional Greatest Halloween Circus! This not-so-scary, spook-tacular show is open from 18th to 27th October and features breathtaking acrobatics, unbelievable stunts and dazzling costumes – perfect for a family celebration to suit all ages.
Celebrate bonfire night with a bang this year at Leicester’s biggest fireworks extravaganza, the Abbey Park Bonfire and Fireworks Display. This year’s spectacular main fireworks display event in Leicester takes place on Saturday 2nd November – and, with over 15,000 visitors each year, you’ll be celebrating in excellent company in Leicester!
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.
In August 2012, a skeleton was uncovered beneath a car park in Leicester and scientists concluded it was indeed the remains of the long-lost Last Plantagenet King of England, King Richard III. The award-winning Visitor Centre offers the journey back in time to experience the incredible story of King Richard’s life and death.
Located in nearby Loughborough is the Charnwood Museum: this hidden gem is well worth a family visit – especially during the summer holidays, when there are activities a-plenty to keep young minds entertained!
The Western Park Beer Festival is Leicester’s very own way to come together and enjoy a variety of local beer and local fine foods! It will be held on 6th and 7th of September, 2019 at the St Anne’s Church and Community Hall, Letchworth Road, Western Park.
The International Music Festival, is one of the most prestigious music festivals to visit Leicester annually. The father of classical music, Mozart, will be featured at the festival with legendary Schubert and Britain’s young composer, Mark Simpson from the 19th to 21st September, 2019.
Head over to Leicester this summer for a family-friendly bike ride through its beautiful city streets! On Sunday 25th August, the city centre will be closed to vehicle traffic, and more than 12,000 people will see the city from the saddle.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Leicester is a City of many cultures and traditions. Spend the day at the Caribbean festival which is full of colourful, celebrations and atmosphere.