Events in August
1-31 Medieval Month at the Richard III Centre
11 Racecourse Family Fun Day
16-26 Gigs in the Gardens
17-31 Ride Leicester
18 Leicester Belgrave Mela
19-23 City Festival
23-24 Dead Leicester Chronicles
31 Leicester Pride
31 Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival
31 Gin Festival

to 1 Sep One Giant Leap
to 1 Sep The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Book Artists
to 22 Sep Coming Home: the Richard III Portrait

Check also Visit Leicester.

What to see
You’ll find accounts of Leicester’s tourist attractions in Towns of Two Halves (and of 91 other places: order the book now for £8 from info@townsof2halves.co.uk). For additional information plus shopping, eating out etc there’s Visit Leicester.

‘Your walk towards the city puts the River Soar on your right’

Belgrave Mela
Jewry Wall Museum
King Richard III Visitor Centre
National Space Centre
New Walk Museum & Gallery
Leicester Castle
Leicester Cathedral
National Gas Museum
Newarke Houses Museum & Gardens

‘In three decks of battleship grey and glass is a building surmounted by a parapet of what look to be gigantic trifle fingers’