November 12th, 2015Thousands of people from across the country came to Leicester last night to watch the annual Diwali celebrations.
Around 37,000 people attended the festivities which took place on Leicester's Golden Mile and Cossington Street Recreation Ground.
Diwali, known as the festival of light, is celebrated...By November 12th, 20150 comments
October 31st, 2014India's Institute of Directors visited Leicester today to hear from the cities business community about links with India. The University of Leicester played host to the (IOD) Global Convention which took place in London from 28 – 30 October and finishing in Leicester on Friday 31.
As part of the convention...By October 31st, 20140 comments
October 24th, 2014Thousands of people from across the country attended Leicester's Diwali celebrations on Thursday night. The festivities took place on the famous Golden mile and Cossington Street Recreation Ground.
Diwali, known as the festival of light, is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains throughout the world. The...By October 24th, 20140 comments
October 13th, 2014Thousands gathered on Sunday to witness the Diwali lights switch on ceremony on Leicester's Golden Mile. The event drew all members of the community together to enjoy the celebrations, which consisted of live cultural entertainment on stage and a huge firework display on Cossington Park. The vibrant colours and festive music certainly...By October 13th, 20140 comments
February 7th, 2014
Coalville based aerial survey specialists Bluesky have taken night time pictures of Leicester with a new camera it is testing as part of work being carried out with the University of Leicester.
The pictures were taken from a plane at 3,000ft, using a newly developed night-sky mapping camera which uses a technique...By February 7th, 20140 comments
November 4th, 2013
Thousands of people came out to attend Leicester's Diwali celebrations on Sunday, which took place on the famous Golden mile and Cossington Street recreation Ground. Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate Diwali which is a celebration of light over darkness.
The annual Leicester event culminates in a large...By November 4th, 20130 comments
September 28th, 2013
Communities gathered at Church of the Resurrection in Leicester to remember the victims of the Pakistan Church Bomb Blast which happened last week in Peshawar. The vigil took place on Friday with members of different faiths showing solidarity with those affected by the tragic event in Pakistan....By September 28th, 20130 comments
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