Leicester Comedy Festival 2019

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Britains logest running comedy event, Leicester Comedy Festival, is back again for 2019! it’s an impressive lineup of comedians performing some of their most hilarious work stretched across some of Leicesters best bars and venues. The whole event will last over 2 weeks, from the 6th of February until 24th and hosted by the registered [Read more…]

The Best Places to be on Burns Night

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Burns Night is an exciting Scottish tradition that is celebrated not only throughout the UK but the world. In commemoration of the famous Scottish poet Robert Burns’ birthday, which lands on the 25th Janurary. You can celebrate at home with your family and friends or go out into town, to make Burns Night 2019 a [Read more…]

Ahhh, my inner child screams when I see that Goose Fair is only a few weeks away. When I was a child, being brought up in Nottingham meant that Goose Fair has always been the highly anticipated ‘thing’ to do in October. As the autumn leaves are falling, and as the winter coats are being [Read more…]

Last Friday was International Beer Day, and we Brits do love our Beer. You only need to look at the number of Beer Festivals held up and down the country, plus the increasing number of breweries popping up, to know how important beer is to us.     If Leicester isn’t already firmly on the [Read more…]

Pick Your Little Mix

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You will probably have heard of Little Mix… if not how is that even possible? The iconic British girl band was formed in 2011 when Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jesy Nelson met after their X-Factor solo auditions. None of the girls made it past boot camp but in the end that didn’t [Read more…]

The Spark Festival

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The Spark Festival The Spark Festival was founded in 2003 and is the largest children’s art festival in England and Wales. It takes place annually in Leicester every May and brings the very best of theatre, music, dance, visual arts, and digital media to young people ages 0-13 years. The festival is run by a [Read more…]

Leicester Curry Awards 2018 finalists revealed!

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In Leicester, there’s plenty of history in Indian cuisine. And with curry houses, restaurants and takeaways dotted all over the city, it’s hard to ignore the fact that it’s a community built on spices and flavour. Pukaar News, based in Leicester, will present the 2018 Leicester Curry Awards on 22nd April at Athena in the city [Read more…]

This March, the UK Asain Film Festival will be hosting a 12-day celebration of independent Asian film screenings and events in Birmingham, Edinburgh, Manchester, Leicester and London.  This year also marks 20 years of the People Act 1918, enabling women in the UK to vote for the first time which is why the screenings are female centred! The opening of the [Read more…]

  “It’s so magical mum!” a little girl in a pink woolly hat said in the queue in front of me. And that’s exactly what it was. Without being too cliche, Friday evening was like something out of a movie. Having listed the destinations of the Coca-Cola Truck on our website, the Snizl team wanted to [Read more…]