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Visitor Centre joins British Deaf Association celebrations…

23 October 2015

The King Richard III Visitor Centre are helping the British Deaf Association to celebrate their 125th anniversary with a day of British Sign Language-led tours.


27 August 2015

As the four world-class international artists put the final touches in place, this is your last chance to see the transformation process of sand to sculpture!

Commemorative medal marks King Richard’s return

31 July 2015

A commemorative medal has been created marking the reinterment of King Richard III in Leicester Cathedral

Richard lll effect brings almost £60 million to city

19 May 2015

THE discovery of King Richard lll brought in more than £59 million to Leicester’s economy, from the time of the discovery to the reinterment, according to an independent assessment

Bosworth buzzing with interest during Richard III reinterment week

31 March 2015

Visitors from around the globe flocked to Leicestershire County Council's Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre during a week-long programme of events to coincide with the reinterment of King Richard III

Discover more about King Richard III in Leicester and Leicestershire

30 March 2015

Range of activities, events and experiences available for visitors - follows worldwide interest in reinterment of last Plantagenet King of England

8,000 flames mark King's reburial

24 March 2015

More than 8,000 flickering flames will illuminate the streets around Leicester Cathedral in a stunning commemoration of the reinterment of King Richard III

Overnight stay booking for King Richard III reinterment

20 March 2015

If you're looking to stay in Leicester during next week's reinterment, advice is to 'book as soon as you can'