November 9th, 2018Thousands of people across the city are expected to attend Leicester’s Remembrance Day events as the nation pays its respects to fallen servicemen and women.
This year’s events have an added significance as they come exactly 100 years since the signing of the Armistice which ended the Great War of 1914-1918.
On Saturday,...By November 9th, 20180 comments
August 31st, 2018Leicester Pride is back! The annual event will see thousands of people taking part in a loud and proud parade through the city centre on Saturday, September 1.
The vibrant parade will move through the city centre on its way to the main event held at Victoria Park.
The free to attend event will feature live singers, dance acts...By August 31st, 20180 comments
November 9th, 2017Leicester's annual Remembrance Day service and parade will take place at Victoria Park on Sunday 12 November, with military veterans, local civic dignitaries and members of the public expected to make up a crowd of around 3,000 people.
The parade will set off from De Montfort Hall and make its way along the new Centenary Walk, through...By November 9th, 20170 comments
November 9th, 2015Hundreds turned out on Remembrance Sunday in Syston village in Leicestershire to remember the fallen.
A memorial procession led by the Syston Band started the proceedings at around 10:45am, marching from Melton Road Car Park down Melton Road to the Memorial on Central Park for 11.00am.
At the...By November 9th, 20150 comments
August 1st, 2015The Leicester Caribbean Carnival celebrated it's 30th birthday today, with an estimated 80 thousand people turning up and enjoying the festivities.
Following last years rainy carnival, this year the people of Leicester were treated to a spectacle of colour and modern dance, with a Native American theme and...By August 1st, 20150 comments
July 31st, 2015This Saturday the Leicester Caribbean Carnival will be celebrating it's 30th year in the city.
Preparations are underway and many of the participants from Leicester have been busy practising their dance moves and refining their costumes at the African and Caribbean Centre.
One of those practising...By July 31st, 20150 comments
November 9th, 2014Thousands gathered at the war memorial in Victoria park, Leicester today, for the Remembrance Sunday service, which honoured servicemen and women killed in conflicts throughout the world.
Around 4,000 veterans, local civic dignitaries and members of the public attended the service which started at 10.55am. At...By November 9th, 20140 comments
October 26th, 2014Thousands of runners from across the county took part in the Leicester marathon today. Many of those running where doing so for charity.
The annual marathon got underway this morning at Victoria Park, with around 4000 runners taking part.
Of the 4000 taking part, many were running for charities...By October 26th, 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 21st, 2014Today around 50,000 fans have descended on Leicester to watch Kasabian's sold out Victoria Park show today.
Coinciding with the band’s tenth anniversary, Kasabian’s homecoming gig will stay true to their latest album, 48:13, and see the boys perform early hits and new tracks while offering fans never before...By June 21st, 20140 comments
June 16th, 2014
As part of Xperia Access, your exclusive window into the world of Sony, one lucky winner and a friend will be in with a chance to see Kasabian perform live at Victoria Park in Leicester on 21st June.
Coinciding with the band’s tenth anniversary, Kasabian’s homecoming gig will stay true to their latest album, 48:13, and see...By June 16th, 20140 comments
November 26th, 2013Leicester’s home-town heroes Kasabian, one of the UK’s biggest bands, are set to return to the city by playing a massive headline show at Victoria Park on Saturday 21st June 2014.
Currently recording their fifth LP, the band will play the first ever show staged at Leicester’s Victoria Park bringing their hit-laden set...By November 26th, 20130 comments
September 18th, 2013
With only two years to go before the 2015 Rugby World Cup, in which Leicester has been chosen as one of eleven host cities, a new scheme has been put into place to celebrate the countdown.
Posts in the Park is an initiative brought to the city by the Rugby Football Union’s (RFU) ‘Lead up and Legacy’...By September 18th, 20130 comments
July 18th, 2013
De Montfort Halls grand organ has been recorded to form part of the soundtrack to Curve's community production of Sweeney Todd which runs from 30 July to 11 August at Curve.
For tickets and more information go to www.curveonline.co.uk...By July 18th, 20130 comments
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