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Search is on for best tourism businesses in Leicestershire

20 March 2018

Seven new categories in Leicestershire Promotions Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2018

Celebrating great days out in and around Leicestershire

19 March 2018

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

New Family Coaster Spins into Action at Twinlakes Park

19 March 2018

Twinlakes shows off its new £4,000,000 family spinning roller coaster attraction, ‘The Rum Runner’, the East Midlands' only family spinning roller coaster which is situated within the Buccaneers Zone inside the 110 acre theme park

Belvoir Castle reveals exciting plans for The Engine Yard

16 March 2018

There is a great air of anticipation at Belvoir Castle, which has revealed more details of its exciting new retail space opening in May opposite the Castle entrance

Food & Drink Festival bigger and better than ever

15 March 2018

Market Harborough’s Food & Drink Festival promises to be even bigger and better when it returns to the town on Saturday 4 August and Sunday 5 August 2018

Week dedicated to tourism gets under way as England prepares to celebrate

15 March 2018

VisitEngland is shining a spotlight on the country’s tourism industry in a week devoted to travel and exploration during English Tourism Week (ETW) 17-25 March 2018

A happy Easter to be had by all at CONKERS

12 March 2018

Fun entertainment, shows, and indoor and outdoor activities for families from 24 March to 15 April 2018

Space Lates; a late night journey into science, space, and discovery

28 February 2018

Space Lates have been created for people who want to know more – those who have an interest in astronomy, space missions, and the exciting research happening here in the UK, around the world, and out in space

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, to Visit the National Space Centre

27 February 2018

HRH The Princess Royal is to boldly go on a mission into space, well, the National Space Centre in Leicester

Crossing the Canal appeal reaches £40k

23 February 2018

Money Match March promotion launched