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

22 January 2018

Fun indoor and outdoor activities for families from 10-25 February 2018

Passionate about penguins?

16 January 2018

Join Twycross Zoo’s #TZPenguinPledge to support marine conservation in the run up to Penguin Awareness Weekend

New Chairman for the Venuemasters Board

4 January 2018

Steve Crawford, Centre Director for College Court Conference Centre in Leicester, is announced as the new Chairman for Venuemasters

£7 million expansion plans for Leicester’s Phoenix cinema

20 December 2017

Phoenix cinema and art centre in Leicester has announced ambitious plans to expand its current venue and become a four screen independent cinema by the year 2020

Snowy surprise: vicugna baby, named Jack Frost, born at Twycross Zoo!

13 December 2017

Christmas has come early for Twycross Zoo, which is delighted to announce the birth of Jack Frost, a male vicugna (a member of the camel family), the latest zoo baby to join the 500 animals already living at the Leicestershire zoo

The Belmont Hotel wins major tourism award

11 December 2017

Announced as winner of ‘Most Enjoyable Stay – Hotel’ at Leicestershire Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2017

Charnwood excels in tourism awards

7 December 2017

Charnwood businesses, venues and destinations have shined in the prestigious Leicestershire Promotions 2017 Tourism and Hospitality Awards

A 5 star review for Robin Hood panto…for the THIRD year running!

6 December 2017

ONE of the most prestigious publications in the world of UK theatre – The Stage – has once again handed Loughborough Town Hall’s pantomime a five-star review for an unprecedented third consecutive year

CONKERS wins major regional tourism award

6 December 2017

Winner of ‘Great Day Out – Large Attraction’ category at the Leicestershire Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2017

A night of winners at Leicestershire Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2017

1 December 2017

24 winners including new Tourism Superstar award for Deer Herd at Bradgate Park