June 23rd, 2014
Indian Sufi singer Harshdeep Kaur is set to return to the city, for her first solo performance live at the Demontfort Hall in Leicester, with a supporting performance by Nagesh Burbure on Friday 4th of July 2014.
Speaking exclusively to Pukaar News, she shared her excitement of returning to the city: “This will be my...By June 23rd, 20140 comments
June 22nd, 2014Yesterday saw 50,000 fans turn out to watch Leicester band Kasabian perform there homecoming gig at Victoria Park.
Fans from across Leicester, Leicestershire, and the whole of the UK and even Germany were in attendance at the Victoria park gig.
"absolutely tremendous, can I just say Leicester is a...By June 22nd, 20140 comments
June 20th, 2014News Release
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GARDEN OF EDEN REVISITED AT FIRST UK FRUIT FEST
Next week will see the start of a five day fruit and health festival, which aims to educate and demonstrate that a low fat raw vegan diet is optimum for health and well being.
Next week will see the start of a...By June 20th, 20140 comments
May 3rd, 2014Hundreds of mourners turned out for the funeral of author Sue Townsend in Leicester.
The ceremony was held at the 1,500 seat De Montfort Hall and was shown on a big screen outside.
There was a collection of music and readings by friends and family, including Stephen Mangan, who played Adrian Mole in...By May 3rd, 20140 comments
April 23rd, 2014
This Saturday Leicester will play host to a series of celebrations to mark St George’s Day, England’s national day. The festivities are arranged to kick start at noon when Lord Mayor of Leicester Cllr Mustafa Kamal will officially open the event in Orton Square, in the city’s cultural quarter.
To mark the...By April 23rd, 20140 comments
April 5th, 2014Popular Indian singer and ghazal maestro, Pankaj Udhas, wowed the audience at Leicester’s Demontfort Hall, with his “The Legend Returns” comeback concert, after returning to the city after nearly ten years.
Since his first ghazal album “Aahat” released in 1980, he has released over 40 albums, finding...By April 5th, 20140 comments
April 4th, 2014
Minister for Faith and Communities, Baroness Warsi will be paying a visit to Leicester next week to speak about the government’s plans for integration, discussing ways of tackling anti-Muslim hatred and exploring issues of religious intolerance.
The event, which takes place on Monday 7th April, is to be hosted by The...By April 4th, 20140 comments
April 2nd, 2014
Bollywood legend Pankaj Udhas arrives in the UK for his first tour of the UK in over four years. The tour organised with the help of Rock On Music, will see Mr Udhas’ perform first at De Montfort Hall on Friday 4th April, this will be his first concert in Leicester in ten years; having played at huge venues across the...By April 2nd, 20140 comments
March 20th, 2014Next week a group of young unaccompanied people will get the chance to show off their creative talents through an exhibition being held on Monday 24th March at Embrace Arts. This is the product of a three month collaboration between Charnwood Arts and After18, a local charity that aims to assist asylum seekers in their transition from...By March 20th, 20140 comments
March 5th, 2014
Today the Bishop of Leicester, the Rt Revd Tim Stevens, launched the 'Think Hunger' Campaign at Leicester Cathedral, a Christian-led initiative that aims to raise awareness of widespread poverty within Leicestershire. The campaign strives to address the issue of increasing UK hunger, and pointedly begins on Ash Wednesday,...By March 5th, 20140 comments
February 25th, 2014
Leicester was the host of a celebration of multiculturalism today as a huge international project came to an end. The project by European Multicultural Foundation involved schools from across five different countries.
The project called ‘Feel it – Feel the Difference’ is aimed towards changing the way...By February 25th, 20140 comments
January 27th, 2014
Leicester worshippers had a lucky escape this weekend when the roof collapsed on the Ramgarhia Temple on Meynell Road, after being struck by lightning. Freak electrical storms battered the country on Saturday, and the temple was hit at around 3pm, damaging the roof, and destroying a section of the building. Kirpal Singh...By January 27th, 20140 comments
January 22nd, 2014Today Sikh representatives from around the country, including thirty people from the Leicestershire Sikh Alliance and the Sikh community of Leicester, will lobby in the Houses of Parliament for a full inquiry into the extent of British involvement in the 1984 Golden Temple attack. One million people signed a UN petition last year calling...By January 22nd, 20140 comments
December 11th, 2013
X Factor finalist Sam Bailey arrived for her homecoming gig at the Athena in Leicester. She was greeted by thousands of screaming fans who had been waiting patiently since the afternoon. She spent roughly 30 minutes meeting and greeting fans before entering the Athena to perform for over 1800 gig goers at a free...By December 11th, 20130 comments
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