The burial place of King Richard III and Henry VIII’s disgraced Lord Chancellor Cardinal Wolsey, Leicester has been an important city through the centuries. There are impressive Roman remains as well as buildings from the medieval period and Victorian times when Leicester was a rapidly expanding centre for the textile industry. Immigration has given Leicester a diverse cultural mix which it celebrates with many events and festivals, including one of the biggest Diwali festivals outside of India, a Caribbean Carnival and popular music and arts festivals. Book a Leicester hotel or B&B and join in with a weekend of fun.
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