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Twycross Zoo Celebrates Official Launch of Chimpanzee Eden

14 June 2018

Award-winning conservation charity, Twycross Zoo, welcomed VIP guests to an exclusive event to celebrate the launch of its brand new state-of-the art habitat, Chimpanzee Eden

Distilled - Melton Mowbray's first-ever spirits festival next week

5 June 2018

Expert gin distilling workshops available at Spirits Fest 2018 - from 16-17 June 2018 at St Marys Church in Melton Mowbray

Musical magic at CONKERS this summer

30 May 2018

From rock, soul and country to pop, disco and folk – there’s a tribute band to match all musical tastes including David Bowie, Lionel Richie, George Michael, ABBA, Dolly Parton, Spice Girls and more

Get into the spirit with first-ever Spirits Fest this June

29 May 2018

Festival dedicated to alcoholic spirits and local produce to take place from
16-17 June 2018 at St Marys Church in Melton Mowbray

College Court WINS National Hotel Award

24 May 2018

Conference Centre & Hotel is awarded ‘Conference Hotel of the Year 2018’ at the Hotel Awards

Look out for new, unique locations as Edible Forest festival returns

23 May 2018

A feast of food events across Charnwood from 9-16 September 2018

National Space Centre Wins National Venue Awards

16 May 2018

The National Space Centre have picked up another national award for their venue and conferencing facilities

Leicestershire Promotions appoints Paul Owen as Product Manager

3 May 2018

Brings 35 years’ experience of local and national travel industry to focus on development of Stay Play Explore short breaks

Whitsun half-term fun at CONKERS

3 May 2018

Live entertainment, music, magic, animals and clown shows from 26 May to 3 June

Edmund Tew cheese crowned as Supreme Champion at Artisan Cheese Awards

27 April 2018

Triumphs over 116 other finalists and over 500 cheeses following judging in Melton Mowbray on 26 April 2018