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Award Winning Young Filmmaker To Premiere Latest Film at Phoenix Cinema

Young, Leicester based filmmaker Jess O’Brien will be premiering her latest short film ‘Girl A’ at the Phoenix Cinema in April. The film will...

Leicester Writer Wins Prestigious Travel Competition

A writer from Leicester has won a prestigious travel writing competition. Farhana Shaikh from Hamilton, beat off several hundred entries in the inaugural Next Great...

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COMEDY

Feature: Club Smashing

Club Smashing, Leicester’s very own alternative comedy night, is celebrating its second birthday on March 9th. Everyone loves a party – though this one...

Record Box Office Returns for Leicester Comedy Festival

Leicester Comedy Festival has announced a 22% year-on-year increase in ticket sales in 2017, with the event generating £3million for the local economy. With more...

ART, THEATRE & PERFORMANCE

In Conversation: Carol Leeming

Carol Leeming is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and is an award winning, internationally acclaimed, multi-genre writer, director, musician, singer/songwriter, performing...

Feature: Find The Right Words

“One month it was just me, my boyfriend, my Mum and Dad, and two polite strangers who felt they couldn’t leave.” Leicester spoken word...

FOOD & DRINK

Feature: Dolce Verde

With a new chain-coffee store popping up seemingly every five minutes in the city, Leicester’s independent coffee shops need to promise something fresh. The...

Feature: Framework Brewery

If there’s one thing this county does well, it’s beer.  From national ale giants Everards, to the smaller county breweries like Langtons, all the...

Feature: Kai

Over the last year or so St Martins Square has been becoming a little hub of small eateries, curbing what had felt like a...

The Daily Grind

If you’ve never done it, working from home seems like the dream - and I have to admit there can be real joy in...

FILM

Review: Patriot’s Day

Patriots Day is the third film in Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg’s truth trilogy and it’s fair to say, the worst. The film recreates the...

Review: Great Wall

Review: The Founder

Review: Hidden Figures