Posts Tagged ‘ Leicester ’

Saturday snippets: 3rd February 2018

Feb 3rd, 2018 | By

Ziplining in Ras Al Khaimah, passport price increases and learing that we are creatue of habit when travelling took Adrian’s attention this week.

What’s hot: November 2016

Oct 31st, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world

Diwali in the UK

Oct 30th, 2016 | By
Diwali geetings card

The five-day celebration of Diwali is underway with today being the most important day of the festival. From having limited appeal fifty years ago, today it is one of the most widespread festivals in the UK with Leicester probably providing receiving the greatest number of visitors to the attraction which again includes a large ferris wheel as part of the fun. Diwali is a festival of lights, not like a light installation that might be set against a large building but a more personal one.
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Will Leicester become a big visitor attraction?

May 4th, 2016 | By

First it found Richard III’s remains, then it opened a visitor attraction based on the unlucky king. Now a local lad, Tony Selby has won the World Snooker Championship and finally their unfancied football team has won the Premier League.

What’s hot: February 2014

Feb 1st, 2014 | By
Tower of London

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month it’s good news for Hull and the cruising industry. Not so for New Delhi…

The War of the Roses – Part: the Second

Nov 6th, 2013 | By

Lynn Houghton visits medieval Leicester to get an update on the King Richard III saga and finds the battle over the king’s final resting place still rages.

A horse, a horse…

Aug 12th, 2013 | By

Although it is said that Richard III never uttered the words given to him by Shakespeare, horses will be needed next weekend as re-enactors celebrate the 528th anniversary of the Battle of Bosworth Field in Leicestershire.

The next big English tourist destination?

Feb 4th, 2013 | By

What would be your guess for the next big English tourist draw? An exhibition? A castle with a newly opened tower? Something related to the royal family? Jane Austen or one of the other anniversaries being celebrated this year?
How about a car park?