Welcome to Leicester and Leicestershire
Explore the rich heritage of Leicester and Leicestershire - visit the site where King Richard III met his death at Bosworth Battlefield and then travel into the city to the new Visitor Centre and see where his mortal remains were discovered and reintered.
At Stoneywell Cottage, the newly opened National Trust property in Charnwood Forest, discover examples of furniture designed by the arts and crafts designer Ernest Gimson or visit Abbey Pumping Station to see the fully restored beam engines that were also designed by Ernest Gimson.
OPENING SATURDAY 25TH APRIL
The BoilerHouse at Foxton Locks re-opens with fantastic new displays and state of the art equipment on Saturday 25th April.
The giraffes are back at Twycross Zoo where there are around 500 animals of 150 species to see, including many endangered animals and native species and at Stonehurst Family Farm you can feed farmyard animals and have a cuddle with the rabbits in pets corner.
You'll find a huge choice of live entertainment at the many theatres that are in our city and county. You'll find comedy, dance, classical music and Shakespeare. There are festivals taking place throughout the year across the city and county including canal festivals, food and drink festivals - something for all the family.
Win tickets to Curve
Historical figures and events will come alive on stage and hover at your fingertips.
Free prize draw
Closing date: 30th September 2015