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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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Journey back in time

Journey back in time

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.

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