Pukaar News – Leicester

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There’s only two weeks to go until Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. The annual event will take place on Sunday July 10 at Victoria Park in Leicester. Organisers are urging women who haven’t secured their place already, to sign up as soon as...
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June 23 celebrated an exciting beginning for Fashanne Awards. A new fashion initiative organised by BBC TV presenter Anne Davies, who joined forces with Emma, the Duchess of Rutland to support and commemorate the next generation of talent within the...
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13 dancers from Leicester have been selected to perform at the prestigious International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) in Madrid from 23rd-26th June. Each of the dancers all train at Shiamak Davar’s Bollywood dance school in the City. The...
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Hundreds of people turned up to the annual Military History Live 2016 event that took place on Saturday 18th June, at the Adult Education building in Leicester. The event was an opportunity to explore the conflicts from previous wars that shape our...
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  Pakistani swimmer and Loughborough College student Lianna Swan has been named as one of two swimmers heading to Rio this summer to compete for Pakistan at the Olympic Games. In February this year the 19-year-old along with her fellow...
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A vigil took place yesterday evening at Leicester’s Town Hall, allowing hundreds of people to pay their respects to the victims of Sunday’s horrific gun attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando. Gunman Omar Mateen opened fire on Pulse nightclub...
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Leicester’s Town Hall Square will host a celebration for Refugee Week on 18th June 2016. The event will run from 11am until 4pm and will bring people together from all walks of life and diversities, in order to celebrate the contribution that...
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Leicester’s innovative performance festival, Story City returns to Leicester this summer for its second year. The week long festival will take place across the city from 15-23 July, which showcases new work from some of the foremost local and...
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Over fifty Braunstone Gate locals came together with paintbrushes at the ready to ‘blue’ up their end of town with a giant LCFC themed mural and mini-garden. The week of painting and gardening was planned by the Braunstone Gate Community...
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Visitors took a step back in time over the weekend, as stations along the Great Central Railway held their annual World War Two event in commemoration of life in wartime Britain. Stations across Leicestershire including Quorn, Rothley and...
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Leicester’s annual River-side Festival returns for two days of summer-time fun. The event will take place on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June at Bede Park, the Mile Straight of the River Soar, Western Boulevard and Castle Gardens, bringing you...