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University of Leicester

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A photograph of several buildings on the University of Leicester campus. Founded as a University College in 1921, Leicester is ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings and THE World University Rankings.…

King Power Stadium

A photograph of King Power Stadium, home of Leicester City Football Club. Opened in July 2002, the stadium has a capacity of over 32,000. Leicester is well known for sports and, along with LCFC, is home to Leicester Tigers rugby union club,…

Leicester Castle

A photograph of a remaining gateway to Leicester Castle. Leicester Castle was built around 1070, either by William the Conqueror or by Hugh de Grandsmesnil, the first Norman lord of Leicester. The castle fell into decay in the middle ages but is…

King Richard III Visitor Centre

A photograph of the skeleton of King Richard III, which was discovered under a Leicester car park in 2012. The Richard III Visitor Centre stands on the site of the medieval friary where Richard III was originally buried. Within a month of opening,…

Curve theatre

A photograph of Curve, a state-of-the-art theatre in the heart of Leicester's Cultural Quarter. Open since 2008, Curve was designed by architect Rafael Vinoly. The Cultural Quarter is based in the St George's area of Leicester and has transformed a…


A photograph of the Guildhall, Leicester. It is a Grade I listed timber framed building, with the earliest part dating from around 1390.

Leicester Caribbean Carnival

A photograph of a woman performing at Leicester Caribbean Carnival, wearing a costume that incorporates the flags of Jamaica and England. Leicester Caribbean Carnival started in 1985 and takes place on the first Saturday in August. As well as a…

National Space Centre

A photograph of the National Space Centre, with a statue of a cosmonaut in the foreground. Open since 2001, the National Space Centre is home to a Soyuz spacecraft, 6 exhibition galleries and a planetarium.

Bradgate Park

A photograph of Bradgate Park, Leicestershire, with a stag in the foreground and Old John, the folly at the top of the highest hill in the park, in the background. Bradgate Park is a public park covering 850 acres. It has been used as a deer park…

Leicester Cathedral

A photograph of the Cathedral Church of Saint Martin, commonly known as Leicester Cathedral. There has been a church dedicated to Saint Martin on the site since 1086. Leicester Cathedral is a Grade II listed building and, as of March 2015, is the…