St Georges Day is upon us, and so, its time to celebrate our patron saint of England. Leicester will be hosting its annual family-friendly fun festival on Orton Square in the Cultural Quarter. Saturday promises to be an action-packed array of entertaining activities including a dragon hunt, parades, fancy dress, to name but a few. [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…]


New Steak Lounge opening in Leicester
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There’s a brand new restaurant opening on Abbey Street, Leicester called Steak & Lounge! You can expect to see a delightful mixture of Indian and African cuisine with a modern twist. The black and gold colour scheme of the restaurant creates an elegant atmosphere along with a flavoursome menu with spices from India and the South [Read more…]


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Have fun with your family each and every year by keeping your Easter traditions alive, and someday your kids will be passing them down to their own children. 1. Easter Eggs This tradition goes all the way back to a time before Christianity, symbolizing spring, fertility, and new life. Originally hard-boiled eggs were exchanged as [Read more…]


Independent coffee shop opening at Fosse Park
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A new family run business will be opening at Fosse Park, Leicester on March 16. You can expect to see traditional Italian beverages such as coffee, tea and hot chocolate along with patisseries such as cakes, pastries and muffins. Valentina’s Coffe Bike is named after the owner, Edwards Busko’s daughters name Valentina-Lenor. The homely cafe [Read more…]


Do you have a sweet tooth and searching for new and exciting deserts to try? A brand spanking new eatery in Leicester, on Belvoir Street, will be opening in late March and serving up golden ice cream to its customers! Waffle & Scoop believe the dessert shop is the first of it’s kind to be [Read more…]


It’s nearly officially Spring, and for wildlife, it means its time to blossom and bloom. Flowerworks Leicester specialises in bespoke and modern flower designs, perfect for gifts, wedding flowers, funerals and any other events! The company has been around since 2004 and you can tell the people working there have a passion for what they [Read more…]


This year, residents of Leicester City can expect to see the new indoor rock climbing centre, Social Climbing pop up on East Bond street, Highcross. There will be three main attractions which include a ‘genuinely comfy living room’ where – even if you don’t like climbing – you can come and chill out with friends and socialise [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…]


Find out about the best St Patrick’s Day celebrations in The Midlands, and also your chance to WIN 4 pints of Guinness from our featured Irish Pub, Duffy’s Bar in Leicester! Fun Facts about all things Irish There is no such thing as Leprechauns in Ireland. so afraid there are no crocks of gold at [Read more…]