With the sun shining and a long weekend to look forward we’re taking a look at our pick of the Bank Holiday in Leicester.

If you’re staying in the city this May Bank Holiday then why not get involved in a few of these activities?

Craig Revel Horwood at Curve

Join the star of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing as he takes to the road with his debut solo tour! Join Craig as he talks about his life from Australia to the West End to Strictly, reveals a wealth of backstage gossip with his trademark wit and candour, and gives a very special performance of some of the music which has been the soundtrack to his career. Book now for a fabulous evening of entertainment! The All Balls and Glitter tour will be at Curve on Sunday 1 May.

Brunch at Brick & Beam

Treat yourself to a Bank Holiday Sunday treat with the new brunch menu at Brick & Beam. This beautiful loft bar in the Cultural Quarter is now serving brunch every Saturday and Sunday until 2pm, with extra special dishes like Cornflake & Nutella French Toast. Advance bookings recommended.

Do a street art tour

Bring The Paint returns to Leicester in May, but why not enjoy the nice weather and get out exploring some of the best street art across the city centre. You can check out Leicester’s Street Art Guide online with details of all the best sites to visit.

Let’s Dance in the City

As part of Let’s Dance International Frontiers, enjoy a programme of dance across the city centre. Now more than ever it is important for artists to take ownership of public spaces, whether they are structures of power, places to gather or historic landmarks. Filmmaker Ashley Karrell and dancers Tia-Monique Uzor, Helder Delgado and Jessica Walker are taking to the streets and buildings across Leicester to respond with movement, embracing the theme for Let’s Dance International Frontiers 2022; In Situ: Responding to Space, Place, People and Time. Taking place from 29 April – 8 May.

Celebrate Eid at John Lewis

Visit John Lewis on Saturday 30 April and head to the first floor to have your very own henna design done in celebration of Eid. All activities are free and booking is not required. Artists will be in store until 7pm.

Late night bottomless brunch at Las Iguanas

Put a late night spin on your bottomless brunching, as Las Iguanas introduce an evening version for Bank Holiday weekend. Until Monday you can enjoy a bottomless brunch from 9pm until closing. Choose a starter and main course along with 90 minutes of bottomless prosecco or lager for £29.95, or why not upgrade to bottomless cocktails for £34.95. Tables must be booked in advance on the Las Iguanas website.


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