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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee!

Thursday 16 May, 12:30 - 13:30

Find out how Thomas Cook, the Father of Tourism, was involved in founding the town’s first chain of coffee shops as a non-alcoholic alternative to Ale Houses. This walk traces some of the teetotal and tourism influence that Cook had on Leicester and finishes with a free drink at the Leicester Coffee House Company. Booking is essential, please use Eventbrite or ring 0116 373 7589.

This walk has been organised for Walk Leicester Festival 2019 from 28 April – 31 May, to find out more please visit our website.

All walk participants MUST complete a registration form in advance for the ticket to be valid. The form can be accessed here. If you experience any problems with the form, please ring 0116 373 7589.


Thursday 16 May
12:30 - 13:30


Leicester City Council


Leicester Railway Station
Leicester Railway Station
Leicester, LE2 0QB
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