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Food heaven at this year's Artisan Cheese Fair

25 April 2018

A festival of cheese, local produce and street food to taste and buy from
5-6 May in Melton Mowbray

May the Fourth be with you at National Space Centre

24 April 2018

For over 12 years the National Space Centre has hosted amazing family and fan weekend events to celebrate a galaxy far far away

Robin Hood wins national accolade in the Great British Pantomime Awards 2018

24 April 2018

Loughborough Town Hall and producers Little Wolf Entertainment have been celebrating as last year’s 5-star rated Robin Hood took home the award for Best Male Baddie for Lawrence Boothman’s portrayal of the Sheriff of Nottingham at this year’s Great British Pantomime Awards

UK's top cheese to be crowned at Artisan Cheese Awards 2018

24 April 2018

117 finalists and over 500 cheeses to compete for 16 category and Supreme Champion awards in Melton Mowbray on 26 April 2018

GCR Canal Bridge Appeal reaches £110,000

6 April 2018

The Great Central Railway's appeal for funds to repair a Victorian bridge in Loughborough has passed the one hundred and ten thousand pound mark

Artisan Cheese Fair returns in May 2018

28 March 2018

UK’s largest cheese fair with over 60 cheesemakers and 300 cheeses - 5-6 May 2018, Livestock Market, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Bosworth showcases its visitor offer in English Tourism Week

28 March 2018

Hinckley & Bosworth MP, David Tredinnick will be sampling the best of Bosworth’s tourism offer at a showcase event organised as part of English Tourism Week running 17-25 March

Local MPs turn out for English Tourism Week

26 March 2018

Series of events across Leicestershire celebrated annual tourism industry celebration

New guide for visitors to Loughborough and Charnwood

23 March 2018

Information on things to do, places to visit, shopping, events, getting around, accommodation, and eating and drinking

New guide for visitors to Hinckley and Bosworth

22 March 2018

Information on things to do, places to visit, shopping, events, getting around, accommodation, and eating and drinking