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  • 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...

      • Fiona Cairns: My favourite places

        Fiona Cairns is probably most well known for creating Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding cake - remember that eight-tiered whopper? She’s lived in Leicestershire for more than 25 years so she’s perfectly placed to reveal some local secrets on the best places to shop, eat and wander…

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