Bring The Paint is back to take over Leicester from 23 – 29 May and lots of businesses are jumping on board to ensure you can make the most of the week.

Whether you’re exploring the artworks or taking in one of the planned street art tours or cycle rides, you may well want to stop off for some food and drink in town, or explore the city centre.

In this week’s BID Spotlight we’re taking a look at the offers you can take advantage of.

Bodega – Treat yourself to a 4 for £14 on all tequila and mezcal shots Saturday 12pm-7pm & and all day Sunday!

Chutney Ivy – Chutney Ivy is a Leicester foodie’s essential. 15% off the food bill for the duration of the festival.

DAPP UK – All week at Dapp you can enjoy 25% off with every purchase

East Street Lanes – Why not end the day with bowling or mini golf after exploring the trail? You can enjoy an amazing 50% off bowling and golf at East Street Lanes over the Bring The Paint weekend! Just £5 for bowling and £6 for a round of mini golf.

Las Iguanas – Enjoy a free Caipirinha, Brazil’s national cocktail, made with cachaça, sugar, and lime (or non alcoholic option) with every Brazilian dish. Or if you’ve got a group together why not enjoy their Caipirinha trunks – wooden trunks that allow guests to create drinks themselves. In the trunk is whole bottle of cachaca, container with ice, sugar, lime cubes, muddlers and spoons. One trunk is enough to make around 25-30 caipirinhas. Priced at £64.54.

Mini Pancake Company – Located in the Haymarket Shopping Centre, Mini Pancake Company are offering 10% off for the duration of the festival.

Prana Cafe – Fancy a delicious vegan lunch? Enjoy 10% off all food and drinks during Bring The Paint, just quote “Bring The Paint” at till point to receive the discount.

Skechers – Enjoy 15% off accessories in store during Bring The Paint (city centre shop only).

The Exchange Bar – Fancy a nice cold pint after exploring outside on the Bring The Paint trail? Enjoy fresh Hand Pulled Ale for £4 a pint and deals on Aperol Spritz at The Exchange. They are also offering a meal deal – toasted ciabattas, crisps and soft drink for £8.

The Globe – If you’re looking for a family friendly offer – The Globe has a great menu of traditional pub grub and a great sun trap with seating outside. 10% discount on all kids’ meals and lunch time baguettes with the LoyalFree App during the bring the paint festival.

The Rutland & Derby – The R&D are hosting an Aperol Spritz Weekender on Friday and Saturday, teaming up with Aperol and Campari, we are decking out the garden and terrace into an Aperol Oasis. Expect great music, food, and Aperol sharing trees! Also, on Friday night at the R&D you can experience their Live Lounge, featuring live music in collaboration with Leicester based HQ Recording. This month featuring 2 great artists; Ffion Rebecca and Amber Saqladi.

Throughout the week of Bring The Paint you can explore the new large scale artworks and also take part in lots of great events and activities, from a Family Fun Day at The Mill or an extra day of LastFriday at LCB Depot. For all of the need to know info, maps and event calendar visit

Supported by Arts Council England, BID Leicester, Leicester City Council, De Montfort University and The Gresham Aparthotel, Bring The Paint is inspired by Leicester’s identity as one of the most diverse cities in Europe. This year’s festival will build upon the theme of collaboration, bringing together artists from across the world who would not normally meet, re-imagining this vibrant diverse destination and giving the public a chance to witness the spectacular works being created first hand.

Our BID Spotlight features are brought to you in collaboration with BID Leicester.

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