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Celebrating Great Days Out in and around Leicestershire in 2019

25 March 2019

New guide launched to provide visitors with information on events and festivals, visitor attractions, and places to eat and drink

New UK short break for couples to enjoy spa town of Harrogate

25 March 2019

Experiences include afternoon tea, gin experiences, palace gardens, historic museums, sightseeing buses and cruises

Unique sculpture trail to reinterpret famous Battle of Bosworth story

18 March 2019

Will include six specially-commissioned artworks around Leicestershire area to portray key points in the battle

Twycross Zoo welcomes critically endangered black rhinos this Easter

5 March 2019

Award-winning conservation charity, Twycross Zoo, is expecting a rather large delivery - one that weighs almost a tonne and is critically endangered.

Imago Venues scoops three awards at M&IT Awards

4 March 2019

Imago Venues at Loughborough University is celebrating after picking up three accolades – including two gold awards - in the M&IT Awards 2019

Look forward to February half-term by planning a visit to CONKERS

8 February 2019

Fun indoor and outdoor activities for families from 16-24 February 2019

Fans of CONKERS wanted for Junior Reporter role

4 January 2019

Award-winning visitor attraction is looking for an enthusiastic young reporter to review events and activities throughout 2019

New range of short break packages on offer for families and couples in 2019

22 December 2018

Popular Stay Play Explore breaks expand to Leicestershire, Stratford/Warwickshire and Yorkshire

Apollo 50 Celebrations at the National Space Centre

18 December 2018

On 21 December 2018, the National Space Centre is revealing a brand new exhibition dedicated to all things Apollo

Counting conkers at CONKERS

4 December 2018

Visitor attraction in Moira hosts world record attempt to create the world’s longest conker caterpillar