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  • Creative and talented

    Full-time sign writer and hand lettering enthusiast, Lorna Dunn has worked with tonnes of fab indie businesses which means she knows some of the best places locally so it was a no-brainer to ask her all about them...

  • Meet Tamsin Winter

    Local author Tamsin Winter discusses her new book, why it's not a good idea to run in 40 degree heat and how she's survives without a TV!

    • The Little Mermaid

      Before you dive into The Little Mermaid on at Leicester's Curve this week we catch up with the artistic director at Northern Ballet and talk costumes, sea creatures and classic fairytales.

    • ARTIST’S HANGOUTS

      Francesca Simpson reveals where she likes to hang out in our ‘hood.

      • Pink Sari Revolution at Curve

        You may have seen the striking posters of Pink Sari Revolution dotted around the area but what's it all about? Curve's associate director gives us the low down.

      • One to Watch: Sope Dirisu

        The handsome chappy and brilliant new talent discusses his RSC debut as brilliant Roman general Coriolanus.

        • Tamsin Winter’s favourite places

          The local writer has just released her debut novel and loves living in Market Harborough so is the perfect person to tell us where to shop, relax and drink.

        • Holly Bell: My Favourite Places

          Great British Bake Off Fans will remember lovely Holly Bell, the young mum from Leicester who was runner-up in series 2 of the popular baking show. Fast forward a few years and Holly still lives here and also writes her own blog full of tasty recipes. It's no surprise then that she has her finger (and taste buds) on the pulse when it comes to fun places to eat around the city...

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