March 8th, 2016The Artisan Cheese Fair held in Melton Mowbray from April 30 to May 1 will be host to the first ever Artisan Cheese Awards.
Cheese-makers from across the UK will be recognised and the awards are open to any cheese-maker in the British Isles producing less than 250 tonnes of cheese a year.
The fair is a traditional event held...By March 8th, 20160 comments
December 2nd, 2015Leicester's historic market is looking for people's votes to help it win a national competition and become Britain’s favourite market.
Voting opened at 9am on Tuesday (1 Dec) for the annual Britain's Favourite Market competition. The market with the most votes will win.
More than 110,000 votes...By December 2nd, 20150 comments
December 30th, 2014The old Market Hall at Leicester's Market is due to be demolished at the start of the new year.
As part of the wider regeneration of the area, the ageing 1970s building which houses parts of the indoor market and the market offices, has been earmarked for demolition.
Work is due to begin on Monday 5 January and is...By December 30th, 20140 comments
December 16th, 2014Voting is now open for people to nominate Leicester's historic market to become Britain's favourite market.
More than 100,000 votes were cast in the competition last year, with Ashton-Under-Lyne winning the accolade, which they say led to increased footfall and a great boost to their...By December 16th, 20140 comments
May 23rd, 2014Today saw the grand opening of Leicester's new food hall.
Hundreds of shoppers flooded through the doors at the opening today after the ribbon was cut by City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby and Jade Pole from Country Fayre.
The 5,500sqft building provides a new home for the eight traders re-locating from...By May 23rd, 20140 comments
April 26th, 2014
Hundreds of people came out today to celebrate St George's day in Leicester. Numerous different events took place throughout the day at Leicester Market and the Cultural Quarter starting with a re-enactment of the mythical tale of St George.
There was also a fun opportunity to try a hand at maypole dancing...By April 26th, 20140 comments
January 18th, 2014
A group of raw vegans met up in the Derbyshire Dales for a weekend of fruit, fun and exercise aimed at expanding the UK's fruitarian community. The event which took place in October at Knotlow farm in Derbyshire, saw over 30 people attend from across the country as well as Europe.
Event organiser Ronnie...By January 18th, 20140 comments
May 21st, 2013Leicester College’s Adult Learner’s Week kicked off in full swing yesterday with an Apprentice style competition at Leicester Market.To raise awareness of Adult Learning Week students created their own stalls in a bid to win £100 and raise money for Leicester Children’s Holiday Centre (Mablethorpe) which provides fun filled...By May 21st, 20130 comments
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