Leicester

Leicester

Events coinciding with home games in August
1-31 Medieval Month at the Richard III Centre
17-31 Ride Leicester
31 Leicester Pride
31 Gin Festival
31 Arthouse Wrestling
September
19-21 Leicester International Music Festival
27 (to 31 Oct) Black History Month
October
11-19 Bricklive Outer Space
11-20 Museum of the Moon
11-20 Retro Arcade Games in Space
19/20 Champions League of Darts

Exhibitions
to 31 Aug Collette Rayner Exhibition
to 1 Sep One Giant Leap
to 1 Sep The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Book Artists
to 15 Sep Mind your Manors
to 22 Sep Coming Home: the Richard III Portrait
to 6 Oct Lucy Jones: Awkward Beauty
to 26 Oct The Strike at Imperial Typewriters
18 Oct (to 26 Nov) Leicester Sketch Club Exhibition
14 Dec (to 25 Jan) Open 30: The People’s Exhibition

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’