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  • 14/07/2017 New exhibition inspires family-friendly workshops

    A PROGRAMME of family-friendly workshops inspired by New Walk Museum’s major new summer exhibition gets under way next week.

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  • 12/07/2017 Tree works to be carried out in De Montfort Hall Gardens

    DOZENS of overgrown shrubs and trees in the grounds of De Montfort Hall are to be pruned or removed in a bid to restore the gardens to their original early 20th century glory.

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  • 11/07/2017 Winners of Open art exhibition announced

    A PANEL of judges have been assessing the paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, sculptures and craft that feature in this year’s Open art exhibition in Leicester – and the winners have now been announced.

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  • 10/07/2017 Talk focuses on cathedral's peregrine falcons

    LEICESTER’S resident peregrine falcons will be the subject of a talk at Leicester’s Guildhall this weekend.

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  • 06/07/2017 New staircase and lift improve access at museum

    WORKS to transform the entrance to Leicester’s New Walk Museum have been completed, with a brand new lift and a stunning spiral staircase ready to take visitors to the first floor galleries from Saturday (8 July).

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  • 06/07/2017 Festival of archaeology set to bring city's past to life

    A NATIONWIDE festival of archaeology gets under way this month, with dozens of events taking place across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland that will help bring the region’s past to life.

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  • 05/07/2017 Splendours of India come to New Walk Museum

    SOME of the finest South Asian treasures from the Royal Collection will go on display at Leicester’s New Walk Museum & Art Gallery from Saturday (8 July).

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  • 05/07/2017 Schoolchildren show off their cycling skills with mass schools’ bike ride

    AROUND 350 schoolchildren from 11 schools will take part in a mass bike ride into the city later this week.

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  • 05/07/2017 Paige unveils city’s latest outdoor gym

    A NEW outdoor gym in Eyres Monsell is being officially unveiled by boxer Paige Murney.

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  • 27/06/2017 Arts Council England funding announced for city

    LEICESTER’S museums are in line to get £1.6million of extra Arts Council England funding over the next four years. 

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  • 27/06/2017 Jewry Wall Museum to close its doors for refurbishment

    A MUSEUM telling the story of Leicester’s Roman history is due to close its doors next month ahead of major refurbishment works.

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  • 21/06/2017 Castle Classic will herald weekend of cycling events

    THE Castle Classic cycle race will return to the streets of the city later this summer, as part of the Ride Leicester festival.

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