Cool As Leicester is part of Cool As Group.

“Cool”. That one word which makes some people think they’re awesome and other people think they never will be. But you know what, it’s easy to be cool, it’s a state of mind, it’s achieved in knowing you’re doing something which makes you happy.

Leicester is full of scenesters. You know the types… the “music glitterati”, the skater boys, the Top Shop girls and the All Saints boys. You know who you are! Leicester’s far too small, everyone knows everyone, yet in spite of this there is a whole heap of events and general happenings that people don’t seem to know about.

Now, we’ll never claim to be the coolest polar bears at the zoo, but we like to think we have our fingers on the pulse of this city. You don’t need to be a “scenester” to get to the heart of the action, instead everybody lucky enough to live in this city should have the same access to the latest news, events, offers and general awesomeness that kicks off!

So here we go… A guide to all things Leicester. Or rather a guide to all things cool in Leicester. If you want to know the latest gig to go to, the latest discounts, the best bar or restaurant, the tips for which bar has the hottest barman, or where you get the best pizza, well then you’ve come to the right place!

Hold on tight and enjoy the journey!


I’d also like to take this chance to say THANK YOU to the contributors to Cool As Leicester. To those people who have written for us, covered events and been there with us from the beginning.

Another very very big thank you goes to Chris Ilett of Mindless Creative who has shared our vision and helped us to build the website to look how we wanted it to! If you ever have any web based needs, look no further!