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Superflashy news flash

Find out which global sports superstar is heading to our hood, new restaurant alert and the festival that's confirmed to go ahead this summer!

Need a lift? Perhaps this week’s superflashy newsflash will help.

New foodie hot spot

Opening this week, indie eatery, Grounded Kitchen – which brought Korean style nourish bowls to Leicester is now spreading the love over in Loughborough. If you’ve never eaten here, expect  bowls topped with fresh and zesty ingredients including spinach, grounded Kimchi, Aberdeen angus beef, rice, chicken, carrots, beetroot, peppers, avocado, chilli flakes, fresh chilli, lime, coriander, spring onions and more all available for collection and delivery from 11am Weds 10 Feb. Read our review of Grounded Kitchen, Leicester here.

Summer festival fun

Credit: Wild Rumpus

Too early to think about summer festivals? Hell no! Timber is confirmed 2-4 July and we can’t wait. This year expect field music, music stories and circus skills, woodland games, yoga, spoken word and live music and more. New this year are the luxury bell tents that you can book for your own private woodland haven – with or without the kids!

How’s That!

Cricket fans are going to literally be bowled over to hear that global superstars of Test cricket Virat Kohli and his team are coming to Leicestershire this summer. India will battle it out with England in a five-Test series and will travel to the Uptonsteel County Ground for their final warm-up fixture from 29 – 31 July. Tickets will be on sale from Mar 15 so register your interest here now.

Chinese takeaway at home

We’re big fans of Leicestershire chef Kwoklyn Wan so are super chuffed that he’s gone and bagged himself a show on Prime Video UK. Starting this Friday, you can watch him create 24 of your fave, mouth-watering, authentic Chinese takeaway dishes which you can recreate in your own home (perfect to make during lockdown). We’re hoping he’s included his lemon chicken, sweet and sour pork balls and chilli ginger crispy tofu recipes and ohh, it ties in perfectly with the Chinese New Year. No fuss, less money, and more healthy. Soya sauce at the ready?! Let’s go! 

Abradacabra

We could all do with a little magic at the mo, which is why I’m glad that magician, illusionist and dancer, Magical Bones‘ show at Curve is now going ahead on 18 Feb as an interactive virtual magic experience. Richard Essien aka Magical Bones and finalist on Britain’s Got Talent invites you to not just watch, but to take part in this is unique show live via Zoom.

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