5 fun things to do in January and February

It's that time of year again. Christmas has come and gone, and we are all counting down the days to payday. To ease the January blues we have compiled a list of five things to see/do in Leicester & Leicestershire this January. Whether its re-living the past at the award winning King Richard III Visitor Centre, or looking towards the future at the National Space Cente, Leicester & Leicestershire have plenty to kick start your New Year!

King Richard III: Dynasty, Death and Discovery


The King Richard III: Dynasty, Death and Discovery visitor centre guides visitors through the dramatic story of the king's life, brutal death and the fascinating story of his rediscovery.

Leicester Comedy Festival


The Leicester Comedy Festival is an annual festival with over 800 events across 19 days in venues across the city and county.

Great Central Railway, Loughborough


The Great Central Railway is Britain's only double track main line steam railway. Train rides are available every weekend and Bank Holiday throughout the year and daily in May through to September.

The National Brewery Centre

Burton Upon Trent

The National Brewery Centre takes visitors through the story of brewing, from ancient times through to the latest methods - using actors, animatronics, holographics and multi-media technology.