12 things you should see and do at Leicester’s City Festival 2017

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Prepare for 11-28 August when Leicester’s City Festival will be held in 2017 in pedestrianised avenues and open spaces.

This year, the three-week arrangement of more than 100 occasions covers expressions, music, legacy, game and culture.

Cllr Piara Singh Clair, partner city chairman for game, relaxation and culture, stated: “We propelled the City Festival in 2013 with an unobtrusive bundle of occasions more than two days, however this year we’ve concocted an energizing 17-day program that I expectation will urge individuals to investigate and appreciate, their downtown area. We’ll be praising our groups, our way of life and our legacy all through the downtown area – and we’ll be acquainting individuals with our spic and span Market Square with some awesome open air occasions. I trust that the pressed program of occasions will offer something for everybody – and give everybody motivation to remain in Leicester this August.”

The activities include;

Cosmopolitan Carnival (12th), with live exhibitions connecting Humberstone Gate and Jubilee Square and a stunning finale to highlight music, movement and lasers.

Leicester Castle Classic and City Ride Leicester (13th), there’ll be watching of first-class riders and after people can join an 8km activity course and those without bikes can hitch a ride on the 70 rickshaws that´ll join the cyclists.

Night Festivals South Asia (15-19th), with music commemorating freedom in India and Pakistan. The entertainers will be joined by Harminder; the cycle-fueled elephant.

Belgrave Mela Festival (20th), which bring kinds of South Asia and a humming bazaar to the downtown area.

The lift (23-24th), where there´ll be a strange dramatic ordeal sitting tight for anybody on Gallowtree Gate.

Project Vee (25-26th), will take juggling to another level and activities that will challenge your coordination capacities.

Skate Park (25-28th), where the boulevards turn into the phase for Joyous Urban Mess and Les Vernisseurs will convey their silly intelligent show.

Excursions Weekender(26-27th), there’ll be world music, making of kites workshops and tasty road nourishments in Celebration Square.

Convent Park Extravaganza (27th), there’s a late spring party featuring various movies and sensational occasions.

Old Town Festival (28th) in Jubilee Square, where performers, jokesters and overcome knights will give the stimulation in the square.

City Music Stage (27-28th), there´ll be unrecorded music, and a portion of the best nearby ability will make a big appearance.

Leicester Comedy Festival review (25-28th), program incorporates a review of a portion of the best occasions and the opportunity to take on the appearance of your most loved Monty Python character.

The whole event incorporates many other occasions occurring at 40 settings all through Leicester, including guided strolls, outlined talks, displays, workshops, films and donning exercises. For full points of interest of all occasions occurring at the 2017 City Festival, a free pamphlet is accessible from Visit Leicester on Gallowtree Gate, nearby libraries, and downtown area shops, bars, and settings.

You can likewise check it out online at www.visitleicester.info/cityfestival.


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