DMU Degree Show

We Leicester folk are weirdly too proud of being able to boast residence to one of the countries historically fattest people, Daniel Lambert. There's an homage to him at Newark Houses Museum, a pub on...

Simon Says Festival

In an audacious bid to actually write up events before they happen - we are going to shout about Simon Says Festival. It's summer, we're on a festival writing roll and when checking gig listings for...

The Leicester Regatta

Hello good sirs, how d'you do?! What what. Rather. Oh marvellous. What is this, a lunch wine, eugh! That was splendiferous. Jolly good weather. How's that for a wicket? Darling, could one have a...

Story City Festival

Actual quote from someone, "Oh my gawwddd, wasn't Glastonbury so super sick, yah?!". Eugh, who would want to go Glasto, when you can go Story City? Absolute plebs, that's who (admittedly, another of...

Handmade Festival

In very 21st century fashion, we are live (drunk) blogging from the festival. Here are the top five hipster phrases to make sure you get overheard saying when watching bands at Handmade Festival: "I...

Rebellion Film Festival

There's a run of great festivals taking place in Leicester and we are going to try and cover them in advance of them happening. Watch this space. Rebellion Film Festival which is run by Film Studies...

Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival Picks

Here are 5 shows we've picked out to go see (in no particular order) Sexy, weird and too bloody tall musical comedy (2000, Thursday 19th Embrace Arts) Hosted by Leicester Cultural giant, David Parkin,...

Oxjam Festival

This is a post which will need to be a bit rushed, because Oxjam festival is this weekend and we want to get this out there before the festival on Saturday. The gist of it is that every October a crap...

Diwali Celebrations

So, unfortunately you'll have to wait a year (ish) for this to roll around again but get excited: FREE FIREWORKS DISPLAY! Everyone loves free things. This display is pretty good, and there's lots of...

(Dave’s) Leicester Comedy Festival

It's in February and it brings some good comedy to Leicester. A large number of venues across the city pack out their programmes with a good mixture of comedy priced across the entire range. The...