Discover Leicesters History with Heritage Sundays

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On the last Sunday of every month, you can discover the in-depth and wonderful History of Leicester with Heritage Sundays. The exhibitions and tours feature a wide range of works from current and past students, including details of the medieval times in the East Midlands. The next running event is on 24th August and you [Read more…]

The school summer holidays are well underway and I bet all the families out there are looking for some adventures to have in this wonderful warm weather – well, the Winner of Leicestershire’s Best Visitor Attraction, Wistow Maze, is waiting to be discovered! The Maze is only open for 8 to 10 weeks in the [Read more…]

The USA celebrated national lasagne day at the weekend, or lasagna, as they spell it; and it got me thinking about how popular lasagne is over here in the UK. When we walk into our local supermarkets you’re guaranteed to see fridges full of ready-made-meals, and if you either love them or hate them, there’s always [Read more…]

So we’ve written about sandwiches… and we’ve written about ice cream, but now, we’re onto something much better, ice cream sandwiches! Doesn’t the thought of the smooth vanilla and crispy wafer just take you back to being a child? Sitting on a British beach or on the grass in your garden happily getting sticky fingers [Read more…]

Nottingham’s underground City of Caves

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Nottingham is a wonderful city, it may not be the easiest place to find a parking spot, but it does have some outstanding architecture and brilliant shopping. What most residents and visitors of Nottingham may not already know about though, is that there is a whole world of interconnecting caves running right below our feet! [Read more…]

Fast food is everyone’s guilty pleasure at some point of the week, either when we cant be bothered to cook because we’re exhausted from our busy schedules, or just when we’ve seen a tasty deal you want to take advantage of on Snizl. Whatever the reason may be, everyone’s aloud a cheat day! So, here [Read more…]

This summer has been one of the hottest on record! Starting all the way back in April, we’ve seen cloudless skies, bright sunny days and only a few light showers. Although, finding the time to get outdoors and spend quality time with the family in this wonderful weather can sometimes be tricky, due the pressures [Read more…]

Today is National Pineapple Day. People throughout the UK, and maybe even the world, will be celebrating the exotic, luxury fruit by making their own fruit salads and blending rum and ice to make their own pina colada’s! But there’s now another area in our lives where farmers and the general public never thought they’d [Read more…]

The butterfly is a beautiful insect: whether they’re fluttering in the countryside, settling in our gardens or paintings on the wall. There are over 18,500 recorded butterfly species in the whole world with just 59 species living in England. Butterflies are part of the Lepidoptera class of insects which are characterized by their large scaly [Read more…]