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Latest News

Can you conquer the new ariel experience at CONKERS?

7 July 2015

Hi and Lo Ropes Aerial Adventure opens

Celebration of local produce as Melton Mowbray Food Festival returns for 12th year

6 July 2015

One of the largest regional food festivals in the country takes place in the UK’s Rural Capital of Food from 3-4 October 2015

VisitEngland eNews July 2015 Edition 1

3 July 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of VisitEngland eNews, a bi-monthly newsletter designed to keep you up-to-date on all of VisitEngland’s latest activity, news and insights

New sculptures for University of Leicester Botanic Garden

2 July 2015

Artist and schools collaborate in Arts Council funded project

Explore city museums with passport scheme

1 July 2015

A new scheme that will encourage people to explore all of Leicester’s museums this summer has been launched in time for the school holidays

The Woodlands – a new event venue, luxury treehouse accommodation and self-catering snugs opens

30 June 2015

A quirky new village-style event venue and woodland accommodation has opened in Theddingworth, between Lutterworth and Market Harborough

Leicester to host Active City conference

26 June 2015

Leicester will host a pioneering conference next year to promote cities that support cycling, walking and active lifestyles

CONKERS can keep the kids busy all summer

23 June 2015

Daily outdoor activities and adventures for families and children from 11 July to 6 September

Twycross Zoo needs your vote!

23 June 2015

Zoo appeals for public support to gain grant funding for new disabled access facilities

VisitEngland eNews June 2015 Edition 2

19 June 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of VisitEngland eNews, a bi-monthly newsletter designed to keep you up-to-date on all of VisitEngland’s latest activity, news and insights