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International Music Festival 2019

International Music Festival 2019

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. 

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Fake Festival

Fake Festival

After a hugely successful first year, Fake Festival is back in Leicester this summer! Head over to Victoria Park on 10th August to experience six of the best, pro-level “Fake Bands”, for a celebration that’s guaranteed to have you singing and dancing well into the night!

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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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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. 

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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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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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