Chaiiwala

This ain't no place for slimming conscious yuppies who want a skinny, sugar free, specially decaffeinated, latte, mocha something whatevs. Chaiiwala sell Indian tea - full of full fat milk and sugar!...

Bombay Bites

Assonance. Def. The repetition of similar or identical vowel sounds. Internal rhyming. Bombay Bites is the bomb yo! Don't let no bomb-paclaat tell you anything otherwise. They are most well known for...

Mod for It

Regular readers will know that we love a pun. In fact, we've previously written up a place on account of a good pun in the title of the shop. This post is about Mod for It on Loseby Lane and because...

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...

Taps

Hello Leicesterians! (Actually, my dad always tells me that Leicester-folk are called Chisits, due to the way they say 'How much is it?' So maybe I'll go with that instead...) ...Hello Chisits! It has...

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...

Zhong Hua Snacks

Market Street and Pocklington's Walk is an interesting part of Leicester. Over the past year or so, many people have said that the area has become a bit deserted and run down, thanks to the...

Prettiez

Being the dirty feckers we are, we have dedicated this entire post to innuendo and Prettiez. The shop down an alley way on Queens Road; It being down an alley way is our tenuous link for the childish...

Bazaar Mart

Vintage shopping in Leicester is great, if you can find all the different locations. Due to Leicester's diversity, they can vary from the city centre and Narborough Road to Clarendon Park and Hinckley...

Record Store Day 2015: Rockaboom

What was the first record you ever got? Was it a deluxe pressing of World Peace Is None Of Your Business? How about a hand-me-down Pink Floyd album from your dad? Or was it your favourite...

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...