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  • The 5 best books out February

    We’ve got five Feb fancies for your delectation. Read all about ’em right here… Book of the month My Wild And Sleepless Nights by Clover Stroud As a rule, I don’t read books or blogs about motherhood. I find them boring. I’m deep in the midst of the heavy-lifting parenting years myself, with two primary school age children […]

  • Snowdrop season

    They’re coming out! The loveliest places to catch winter snowdrops across Leics and Rutland and beyond over the next few weeks.

    • notflix theatre show cast

      12 comedy shows to book now

      There's a month-long worth of belly laughs to be had as the Leicester Comedy Festival is back in town. Here's a few highlights to watch out for this February.

    • Happy new year, happy new read!

      What kind of insaniac leaves the house in January? Retire to the sofa pronto and get stuck intoone of these enthralling new literary picks.

      • REVIEW: Giraffes Can’t Dance

        We ventured deep into the African jungle to watch the annual dance competition where animals of every shape and size go to waltz, tango & cha cha cha! What did we score it? Find out here.

      • panto de montfort hall leicester aladdin

        It’s Panto Time 2019

        It's what you've all been waiting for. Oh no it isn't! Oh yes it is! Oh no.... OK, enough! Here are the perkiest pantos in Leicestershire, Rutland and beyond. You ready, Widow Twanky?

        • WEST SIDE STORY REVIEW

          West Side Story is about romance, rivalry and an ill-fated rumble. Buckle up for a roller coaster ride in Curve's fantastic revival of the hit musical.

        • Aladdin, the panto

          Songs, silliness and X-Factor winner, Sam Bailey - it could only be the panto. What's that? You wish for a family ticket to the show? Your wish is my command!

          • Christmas rapping

            Watch out John Lewis! IKEA's and M&S's Christmas adverts are bonkers and brilliant! Watch, laugh and tell us your favourite.

          • Everyone’s talking about…

            Jude Law, baby! Or should that be his itty bitty very pretty papal white budgie smugglers? Banish your other half for five minutes and ogle the trailer in peace.

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