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  • 15/02/2018 City welcomes the Year of the Dog

    EVENTS marking the start of the Chinese New Year will be taking place in Leicester this weekend – and there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Dog.

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  • 15/02/2018 Talk tells of suffragettes' struggle

    A TALK by a local historian next month will tell the story of women’s long struggle for the right to vote.

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  • 26/01/2018 Suffragette families come together for Alice Hawkins statue unveiling

    THE GREAT-granddaughter of the suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst will meet up with members of Alice Hawkins’ family next week for the unveiling of a statue that will honour the woman who led the suffrage movement in Leicester.

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  • 16/01/2018 Date announced for Alice Hawkins statue unveiling

    A BRONZE statue of the shoe factory machinist who fought for women’s right to vote is to be unveiled in Leicester’s new market square next month.

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  • 08/01/2018 Ice rink will be back next Christmas says City Mayor

    LEICESTER’S ice rink closes at 8pm tonight (Monday 8 January) – but the good news is that it will be back in Jubilee Square next Christmas.

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  • 04/01/2018 Last chance to get your skates on in Leicester

    LEICESTER’S Christmas ice rink will close at 8pm on Monday (8 January) – which means that time is running out for anyone who still wants to have a spin on the ice.

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  • 29/12/2017 New solar-powered defibrillator unit in city park

    A NEW solar-powered defibrillator unit has been installed in a city park.

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  • 22/12/2017 Changes to advertised opening times at Leicester's ice rink

    PEOPLE planning to visit Leicester’s ice rink over the Christmas holidays are advised that there have been changes to some of the advertised opening times.

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  • 19/12/2017 Exhibition aims to bring Anne Frank’s messages to Leicester

    AN EXHIBITION inspired by the life and writings of Anne Frank arrives in Leicester on Friday (22 December) as part of its UK tour.

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  • 18/12/2017 Alice Hawkins to play part in Centenary Cities events

    A NATIONWIDE programme of events to mark the centenary of the first British women getting the vote will get under way next year – and Leicester is to have a key role in the celebrations.

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  • 12/12/2017 Christmas events at the Guildhall

    LEICESTER’S medieval Guildhall hosts four special Christmas events this weekend.

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    08/12/2017 Christmas jumpers welcome at Leicester’s ice rink

    SKATERS are being invited to wrap up warm in their best – or worst – Christmas jumpers on Tuesday (12 December) for a special themed night at Leicester’s ice rink, which opens to the public tomorrow (Saturday 9 December).

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