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    Did someone say FREE? Yes indeed! I've done the hard work for you - a whole load of free activities for the kids to get involved in this month.

  • Glamping at Ettie’s Field

    Our first over-nighter glamping experience in an Airstream or should I say 'glamper-vanning'. Find out if it was as fun as it sounds.

    • Snowdrops everywhere!

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

    • The best Christmas markets and fairs

      Are you ready to get festive and shop till you drop? Here's our pick of the best Christmas shopping events around.

      • The Muddy Panto Guide 2018!

        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 the the city, Leicestershire, Rutland and beyond.

      • Review: Dragon Slayer, Warwick Castle

        A 40m high fire-breathing dragon is the star of Warwick Castle’s stunning new open-air digital installation on over six more August evenings.

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