Connecting you to useful websites

You will find connections to useful websites on this page, giving advice and information about organisations, facilities and events in Leicester and its surrounds.

Advice and Support

AgeUKAgeUK, LeicesterAgeUK Men in ShedsCitizens Advice
Citizens Advice, LeicesterRace Equality CentreLeicester SamaritansVoluntary Action Leicester
The Carers Centre

Art Galleries, Museums and Places of Interest

Abbey Pumping StationAttenborough ArtsBelgrave Hall
Castle GardensDMU Heritage CentreGreat Central Railway
Jewry Wall MuseumLeicester CastleLeicester Cathedral
Leicester GuildhallNational Gas MuseumNew Walk Museum
Newarke HousesRichard III CentreOld Town
National Space CentreWigston Framework KnittersMuseums in City & County

Arts and Community Centres; Community webpages

Peepul CentreLeicester Community CentresClarendonspark


OdeonPhoenixPhoenix: Silver Screenings
ShowcaseCinemas in City & County

Cognate Organisations and Societies

The Arts SocietyLeicester Civic SocietyLeicester Industrial History Society
Leicester Astronomical SocietyLeicester Victorian SocietyLeicester WEA
Leicester WEA Adult Learning Courses brochureLeics Regional Family History SocietyLeicester & Rutland Wildlife Trust
Literary & Philosophical SocietyMeetups in Leicester and LeicestershireRoyal Society of Arts East Midlands
East Midlands Oral History ArchiveLeicester Vaughan College


Friends of the Botanic GardenBotanic Garden & ArboretumLeicester Organic Group
Royal Horticultural SocietyNational Gardens SchemeBarnsdale Gardens, Rutland
Ryton Organic Gardens, WarwickshireLeicestershire Garden Centres

Leicester Events

ArtBeat Clarendon ParkArt House Clarendon ParkLeicester Black History Month
Leicester Caribbean CarnivalLeicester MelaLiterary Leicester
Visit LeicesterEvents at Bradgate ParkLeicester City Festival
UofL Distinguished Lectures SeriesLeicester Comedy FestivalLeicester Reading Festival

Local Authorities

Leicester City CouncilLeicestershire County Council

Local Authority guides to community and other events

Leicester Whats On


Bardi OrchestraKnighton Chamber OrchestraLeicester Symphony Orchestra
PhilharmoniaChoirs in LeicesterLeicester International Music Festival
Leicester Jazz HouseLeicester SoundhouseLive Music in Leicester
Music Venues

National Health Service

NHS ChoicesNHS Services in LeicesterLeicester GP ServicesLeicester Hospitals

Reduce the risk of being scammed or getting nuisance mail or phone calls

Get Safe OnlineThe Little Book of Big ScamsAction Fraud
Mail Preference ServiceTelephone Preference Service

Sport and sports venues in Leicester and Leicestershire

Talks, Books, Ideas and Courses on the Web

TED, including TED talksAdvice on using MOOCsProject Gutenberg free e-books


CurveThe Little TheatreThe Y TheatreThe Leicester Haymarket Theatre


Travel by bus in LeicesterTravel by bus in Leicestershire
Concessionary bus travel LeicesterConcessionary bus travel Leicestershire
Train times from LeicesterSenior Rail Card

U3A and related organisations: for the Third Age Trust site, see also the U3A button (top of page)

The U3A WorldwideThe East Midlands RegionThe Leicestershire and Rutland U3A Network
Virtual U3AU3A National Research DatabaseU3A Plus
Learning for the Fourth AgeThird Age Trust Study Days

Weather forecast

Leicester 10-day weather forecast from the BBCfrom the Met Office

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