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July 2018

Free Group Walks in Leicester – Green Walks from the City, moderate pace (just turn up)

Sunday 29th July 2018, 11:00 - 13:30
New Market Square,
Leicester, LE1 5AW
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Green Walks from the City, moderate pace Last Sunday of the month, from 24th June until 30th September 2018. Starts 11am (for 2.5 hours). Please arrive 10 minutes early. From the New Market Square, meeting behind the Knight & Garter pub. No need to book, just turn up. Starting in the city centre and heading to different green spaces in the city, these longer walks are for those wanting to stretch their legs. The walks coincide with the Open Streets initiative, where…

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Green Walks from the City – up to 2.5 hours, moderate pace

Sunday 29th July 2018, 11:00 - 13:30
New Market Square,
Leicester, LE1 5AW
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From New Market Square, meeting behind the Knight & Garter pub.  Sundays at 11am on 24 June, 29 July, 26 August Starting in the city centre and heading to different green spaces in the city, these longer walks are for those wanting to stretch their legs at a moderate pace. Temporary bike parking will be available in New Market Square between 11am-2pm as part of the ‘Open Streets’ event. 29th July - To Victoria Park and Spinney Hill Park and back

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Green Walks from the City – up to 2.5 hours, moderate pace

Sunday 29th July 2018, 11:00 - 14:00
New Market Square,
Leicester, LE1 5AW
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From New Market Square, meeting behind the Knight & Garter pub. Sundays at 11am on 24 June, 29 July, 26 August Starting in the city centre and heading to different green spaces in the city, these longer walks are for those wanting to stretch their legs at a moderate pace. Temporary bike parking will be available in New Market Square between 11am-2pm as part of the ‘Open Streets’ event. 29 July - To Victoria Park and Spinney Hill Park and…

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August 2018

Free Group Walks in Leicester – Walk on the Wild Side: Aylestone Meadows (please pre-book)

Saturday 4th August 2018, 10:00 - 11:30
Aylestone Meadows (Marsden Lane entrance & car park),
Marsden Lane
Leicester, LE2 8LT
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Walk on the Wild Side: Aylestone Meadows Saturday 4 August Please pre-book to attend this walk (see details below). Starts 10am. Please arrive 10 minutes early. We are collaborating with the Making Wildlife Count project to provide nature walks. This walk around Aylestone Meadows will be assisted by our friendly walk volunteers and will be led by a wildlife expert, who will provide facts about nature in the city's green spaces. Unlike our usual walks, places must be pre-booked, as numbers will be limited. The walk remains free…

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Park to Park walks – for 75 – 90 minutes, steady pace

Saturday 11th August 2018, 15:00 - 16:30
Beaumont Shopping Centre,
25 Beaumont Way
Leicester, LE4
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Saturdays at 3pm on 30 June, 7 July, 11 August  Starting outside the city centre, enjoy Leicester’s green spaces with two parks in one walk. 11 August - Beaumont Park to Castle Hill Country Park, return. Meet by the covered market area, outside Beaumont Leys Shopping Centre Walk will last up to 1 hour 30 minutes.

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FREE

Cossington Rec Mini Walking & Cycling Festival

Tuesday 14th August 2018, 11:00 - 15:00
Cossington Recreation Ground,
Leicester, LE4 6JD
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Come and join the Sustrans Leicester team for a mini cycling festival at Cossington Rec! Bring your own cycle for a free safety check from Dr Bike, or come and have a go on one of the range of different bikes that will be available to try. Even if you can’t ride, the team will be ready to introduce you to the basics of getting out and about on two wheels. There will be loads of information and advice on offer, and fun for all…

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FREE

Spinney Hill Mini Walking & Cycling Festival

Friday 17th August 2018, 11:00 - 15:00
Spinney Hill Park,
Leicester Railway Station
Leicester, LE2 0QB
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Come and join the Sustrans Leicester team for a mini cycling festival at Spinney Hill Park! Bring your own cycle for a free safety check from Dr Bike, or come and have a go on one of the range of different bikes that will be available to try. Even if you can’t ride, the team will be ready to introduce you to the basics of getting out and about on two wheels. There will be loads of information and advice on offer, and fun for…

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Group Walks in Leicester – Explore Parks: Abbey Park

Saturday 18th August 2018, 10:30 - 12:00
Abbey Park,
Abbey Park Road
Leicester, LE4 5AQ
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Explore Parks: Abbey Park Saturday 18th August Starts 10.30m. Please arrive 10 minutes early. We are collaborating with the Story of Parks project provide history walks in some of Leicester's parks. This walk around Humberstone Park will be led by a Blue Badge history guide who will provide facts about the heritage of our parks. Walks will also be supported by our friendly walk volunteers. Unlike our usual walks, places must be pre-booked, as numbers will be limited. The walk remains free of charge.  For full information about…

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FREE

Ellesmere College Mini Walking & Cycling Festival

Tuesday 21st August 2018, 11:00 - 15:00
Ellesmere College,
40 Braunstone Lane East
Leicester, Leicestershire LE3 2EL United Kingdom
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Come and join the Sustrans Leicester team for a mini cycling festival at Ellesmere Academy with it's amazing BMX track! Bring your own cycle for a free safety check from Dr Bike, or come and have a go on one of the range of different bikes that will be available to try. Even if you can’t ride, the team will be ready to introduce you to the basics of getting out and about on two wheels. There will be loads of information and advice on…

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FREE

St Matthew’s Mini Walking & Cycling Festival

Friday 24th August 2018, 11:00 - 15:00
St Matthew’s Park,
Kamloops Crescent
Leicester, LE1 2HX United Kingdom
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Come and join the Sustrans Leicester team for a mini cycling festival at Kamloops Crescent! Bring your own cycle for a free safety check from Dr Bike, or come and have a go on one of the range of different bikes that will be available to try. Even if you can’t ride, the team will be ready to introduce you to the basics of getting out and about on two wheels. There will be loads of information and advice on offer, and fun for all…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Green Walks from the City, moderate pace (just turn up)

Sunday 26th August 2018, 11:00 - 13:30
New Market Square,
Leicester, LE1 5AW
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Green Walks from the City, moderate pace Last Sunday of the month, from 24th June until 30th September 2018. Starts 11am (for 2.5 hours). Please arrive 10 minutes early. From the New Market Square, meeting behind the Knight & Garter pub. No need to book, just turn up. Starting in the city centre and heading to different green spaces in the city, these longer walks are for those wanting to stretch their legs. The walks coincide with the Open Streets initiative, where…

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Green Walks from the City – up to 2.5 hours, moderate pace

Sunday 26th August 2018, 11:00 - 14:00
New Market Square,
Leicester, LE1 5AW
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From New Market Square, meeting behind the Knight & Garter pub. Sundays at 11am on 24 June, 29 July, 26 August Starting in the city centre and heading to different green spaces in the city, these longer walks are for those wanting to stretch their legs at a moderate pace. Temporary bike parking will be available in New Market Square between 11am-2pm as part of the ‘Open Streets’ event. 26 August - To Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens and back.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 30th August 2018, 09:15 - 10:15
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for up to 60 minutes (steady to moderate pace) From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays at 9.15am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Leave busy Belgrave behind you and head to local green spaces each week, including Abbey Park, Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens. Walks will continue if they prove popular.  

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September 2018

Free Group Walks in Leicester – Rushey Fields Recreation Ground: Social Strolls

Saturday 1st September 2018, 09:30 - 10:30
Rushey Fields Recreation Ground,
Harrison Road
Leicester, LE4 7AD
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Rushey Fields Recreation Ground - Social Strolls for up to 1 hour (steady pace). From Rushey Fields Recreation Ground (meet in the car park, off Harrison Road) Saturday 1 September at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. We head to local green spaces via quiet footpaths and pleasant suburban streets. If this Saturday walk proves popular, we can put on more walks in this area. If you are not sure of the start location, please call Monday…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Walk on the Wild Side: Aylestone Meadows (please pre-book)

Wednesday 5th September 2018, 10:00 - 11:30
Aylestone Meadows (Evesham Road car park),
Evesham Road
Leicester, LE3 2DB
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Walk on the Wild Side: Aylestone Meadows Wednesday 5 September Please pre-book to attend this walk (booking now open - see details below). Starts 10am. Please arrive 10 minutes early. We are collaborating with the Making Wildlife Count project to provide nature walks. This walk around Aylestone Meadows will be assisted by our friendly walk volunteers and will be led by a wildlife expert, who will provide facts about nature in the city's green spaces. Unlike our usual walks, places must be pre-booked, as numbers will be limited. The walk…

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Free Group Walks – Rushey Fields Recreation Ground, Social Strolls for up to 1 hour

Tuesday 11th September 2018, 09:30 - 10:30
Rushey Fields Recreation Ground,
Harrison Road
Leicester, LE4 7AD
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Rushey Fields Recreation Ground, Social Strolls for up to 1 hour (steady pace). From Rushey Fields Recreation Ground (meet in the car park, off Harrison Road) Tuesday 11 & 18 September at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. We head to local green spaces via quiet footpaths and pleasant suburban streets. If this Tuesday walk proves popular, we can put on more walks in this area. If you are not sure of the start location, please call Monday to Friday during…

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Free Group Walks – Rushey Fields Recreation Ground, Social Strolls for up to 1 hour

Tuesday 18th September 2018, 09:30 - 10:30
Rushey Fields Recreation Ground,
Harrison Road
Leicester, LE4 7AD
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Rushey Fields Recreation Ground - Social Strolls for up to 1 hour (steady pace). From Rushey Fields Recreation Ground (meet in the car park, off Harrison Road) Tuesday 18 September at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. We head to local green spaces via quiet footpaths and pleasant suburban streets. If this Tuesday walk proves popular, we can put on more walks in this area. If you are not sure of the start location, please call Monday to Friday during office hours…

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Free Group Walks: ‘Retrospective’ – a graffiti street art tour (moderate pace, just turn up)

Sunday 30th September 2018, 11:00 - 12:30
New Market Square,
Leicester, LE1 5AW
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Free Group Walks: 'Retrospective' - a graffiti street art tour by Graffwerk This walk replaces our 'Green Walk from the City', previously advertised. Starts 11am (for 60-90 minutes). Please arrive 10 minutes early. From the New Market Square, meeting behind the Knight & Garter pub. No need to book, just turn up. This month, the 'Retrospective' graffiti street art tour replaces our Green Walk from the City. At 60-90 minutes, this walk will be shorter than our usual 'Green Walk'. …

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October 2018

Foxton Locks Wave Rider – Ride Leicester Social

Sunday 7th October 2018, 09:30 - 13:20
Bike Park, Town Hall Square,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG United Kingdom
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Booking is essential This is a 34.8 mile route around South Leicestershire Lanes through Saddington, Gumley and back through Bruntingthorpe, lasting 3 hours and 50 minutes. You don’t have to be the next Bradley Wiggins, but you’ll need to know your way around a bike and be fairly fit to take part in this challenging ride. If you’re comfortable riding with other people and fancy a fresh challenge, these rides are perfect for you. 35 miles and paced at about 12 mph.…

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Wartime Leicester – Guided Ride

Sunday 7th October 2018, 11:00 - 14:00
Bike Park, Town Hall Square,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG United Kingdom
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A ride through Leicester's wartime experience, revisiting historic sites and learning some of the stories behind the events. This 7-mile ride will start from the Town Hall Bike Park. Booking is essential. Book onto the ride here.

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CANCELLED – Walk on the Wild Side: Highway Spinney

Friday 12th October 2018, 13:00 - 14:30
Highway Spinney (Wyatt Close entrance),
Wyatt Close, off Hinckley Road
Leicester, LE3 1HW
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WALK CANCELLED: Walk on the Wild Side: Highway Spinney Friday 12 October We regret that we have had to cancel this walk as our wildlife presenter is not available. Apologies for any disappointment. We hope you will join us on one of our other walks.    

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Bike Fest

Saturday 13th October 2018, 12:30 - 15:30
Leicester Cycle Circuit, New College,
Glenfield Road
Leicester, LE3 6RJ United Kingdom
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A FREE monthly festival celebrating cycling on specified Saturday’s each month The event is organised in collaboration with  Choose How You Move, Ride Leicester & British Cycling for all ages & abilities. The event will include; Organised family-friendly neighbourhood rides to & from Bike Fest Let’s Ride Pop-up – A chance to ride Leicester Cycle Circuit for all ages and abilities – including bike hire and taster Coaching Sessions for 5-16yr olds Ride Leicester Bike Park & Soar Valley Cycles will…

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British Cycling Ride Social – Pebble Beach

Sunday 14th October 2018, 10:00 - 11:40
Bike Park, Town Hall Square,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG United Kingdom
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This is a 6 mile ride along Leicester's Great Central Way, down to the family favourite Pebble Beach. The ride will begin from the Town Hall Bike Part and will last 1 hour and 40 minutes.  Booking is essential - Book onto the ride here.

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British Cycling Ride Social – Riverside Corridor

Sunday 21st October 2018, 10:00 - 12:00
Abbey Park,
St Margaret's Way
Leicester, LE1 3EJ
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This is a 6 mile ride along the riverside with interesting views of the regeneration work taking place including the recently renovated Friars Mill. The ride will begin from Abbey Park Café (LE4 5AQ) and lasts 2 hours. Booking is essential - book here.

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Walk Like an Ancient Egyptian – themed quiz trail

Monday 22nd October 2018, 11:00 - Friday 26th October 2018, 16:00
New Walk Museum,
53 New Walk
Leicester, LE1 7EA
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Walk like an Ancient Egyptian – themed family quiz trail Monday 22 October until Fri 26 October, 11am - 4pm daily Starting and finishing at New Walk Museum, up to 45 minutes at your own pace. During half term, pick up our free themed quiz trail at the museum between 11am and 4pm and head along New Walk, testing your knowledge and learning a little about Ancient Egypt along the way. Badges for kids on completing the trail. Don’t forget…

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Free Group Walk – Leicester’s suffragette Alice Hawkins (just turn up)

Saturday 27th October 2018, 13:00 - 14:15
New Walk Museum,
53 New Walk
Leicester, LE1 7EA
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Free Group Walk - Leicester's Suffragette, Alice Hawkins 1pm on Saturday 27 October. Meet at New Walk Museum. Steady to moderate pace for about 1 hour 15 minutes. This group walk visits the places associated with Leicester’s suffragette, Alice Hawkins and coincides with the opening of the ‘Alice Hawkins and Votes for Women’ exhibition at New Walk Museum. An opportunity to find out about this remarkable woman and about the suffragette movement. Booking not required, just turn up.

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British Cycling Ride Social – The Ghostly Engineer Ride

Saturday 27th October 2018, 18:30 - 21:30
Array
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This is a 5.5 mile ride lasting 3 hours, starting from the Town Hall Bike Park. Enjoy a rare event at the historic Abbey Pumping Station, open for Halloween. Enjoy the Museum and 'The Ghostly Engineer' tour of the cellars.

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LEICESTER OPEN STREETS

Sunday 28th October 2018, 11:00 - 14:00
New Market Square,
Leicester, LE1 5AW
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A monthly festival for Leicester celebrating people-friendly streets, on the last Sunday each month. A FREE event for families – arrive on foot, by bicycle, tricycle, skateboard, roller-skate or bus. There are free guided rides and walks starting from new Market Square during the event. This months ride route is yet to be decided but will be easy-going for all the family to join in with and will last approx. 90 minutes. October's walk has an historic theme. We will…

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Open Streets Walk – Alice Hawkins theme

Sunday 28th October 2018, 11:00 - 12:15
New Market Square,
Leicester, LE1 5AW
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Open Streets Walk  (Alice Hawkins theme)   11am on Sunday 28 October Meet at New Market Square, city centre, behind the Knight & Garter pub. Steady to moderate pace for about 1 hour 15 minutes. This is the last ‘Open Streets’ walk this year, this time with a suffragette theme. We will visit the locations associated with Alice Hawkins. If you can’t attend the Saturday walk from New Walk Museum, here is another opportunity to hear about this remarkable woman…

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November 2018

Group Walks in Leicester – Walk on the Wild Side: Belgrave Gardens (please pre-book)

Wednesday 14th November 2018, 10:00 - 11:30
Belgrave Gardens (entrance on Church Road),
Thurcaston Road
Leicester, LE4 5PE
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Walk on the Wild Side: Belgrave Gardens Sunday 14 November at 10am Please pre-book to attend this walk (booking is now open - see below) Starts from the Church Road entrance to the gardens, opposite Belgrave Hall.(off Thurcaston Road). Starts 10am. Please arrive 10 minutes early. If you are unsure of the start location, please contact us by phone or email during office hours in advance of the walk and we are happy to describe further. We are collaborating with the Making Wildlife Count project…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Inter Faith Walk

Saturday 17th November 2018, 10:00 - 13:00
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Inter Faith Walk Saturday 17 November Starts at 10am from Town Hall Square. Finishes around 1pm at the Jalaram Community Centre on Narborough Road Join us for this group walk during Inter Faith Week to celebrate the diversity of faith communities in Leicester. This linear group walk of around two miles takes in five places of worship from the city's Christian, Hindu and Sikh faiths. The walk should take around three hours through the city, including short stops along the way. This…

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December 2018

Free Group Walks in Leicester – Walk on the Wild Side: Spinney Hill Park (please pre-book)

Wednesday 5th December 2018, 10:00 - 11:30
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Walk on the Wild Side: Spinney Hill Park Wednesday 5 December Starts 10am. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Walk lasts 1 - 1.5 hours. Steady pace We are collaborating with the Making Wildlife Count project to provide nature walks. This walk around Spinney Hill Park will be assisted by our friendly walk volunteers and will be led by a wildlife expert, who will provide facts about nature in the city's green spaces. Unlike our usual walks, places must be pre-booked, as numbers will be limited. The walk remains free of…

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January 2019

Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 10 January, 09:30 - 10:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Leave busy Belgrave behind you and head to local green spaces each week, including Abbey Park, Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens.

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Free Group Walks for Women – Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace (just turn up)

Wednesday 16 January, 09:15 - 10:15
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace. 9.15am on Wednesdays from 16 January 2019 onwards Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park These walks for women take in the beautiful green space of Spinney Hill Park as well as exploring some of the local surrounding area. No need to book - just turn up.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 17 January, 08:00 - 17:00
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Leave busy Belgrave behind you and head to local green spaces each week, including Abbey Park, Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Take 10 on Tuesdays – Short City Walks at Lunchtime

Tuesday 22 January, 12:30 - 13:25
Outside John Lewis,
2 Highcross, Bath House Lane
Leicester, LE1 4SA

Take 10 on Tuesdays - Short City Walks at Lunchtime Tuesdays, from 22 January until 26 February Starts at 12.30pm from Bath House Lane, near John Lewis Walk lasts between 10-55 minutes, moderate pace We've made these group walks more flexible. Take a break of ten minutes or more to join a social walk with flexible timings - perfect for busy people. Walkers can join/leave the group at key points along our route, as they prefer (see our downloadable timetable).…

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Free Group Walks for Women – Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace (just turn up)

Wednesday 23 January, 09:15 - 10:15
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace. 9.15am on Wednesdays from 16 January 2019 onwards Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park These walks for women take in the beautiful green space of Spinney Hill Park as well as exploring some of the local surrounding area. No need to book - just turn up.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Take 10 on Wednesdays – short city walks at lunchtime

Wednesday 23 January, 12:30 - 13:25
Orton Square (outside Curve theatre),
Orton Square, off Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB
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Take 10 on Wednesdays - Short City Walks at Lunchtime Wednesdays, from 23 January until 27 February Starts at 12.30pm from Orton Square, outside the Curve theatre Walk lasts between 10-55 minutes, moderate pace We've made these group walks more flexible. Take a break of ten minutes or more to join a social walk with flexible timings - perfect for busy people. Walkers can join/leave the group at key points along our route, as they prefer (see our downloadable timetable). Walk with…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 24 January, 09:30 - 10:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Leave busy Belgrave behind you and head to local green spaces each week, including Abbey Park, Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens.

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Free Winter Warmer Group Walks – Victoria Park & Spinney Hill Park

Sunday 27 January, 13:00 - 14:30
Victoria Park Gates,
London Road
Leicester, LE1 7RY United Kingdom
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Winter Warmer Walk - Victoria Park & Spinney Hill Park Sunday 27 January 2019 90 minutes, moderate pace Starts at 1pm at the main gates of Victoria Park, London Road To join half-way, meet at 1.45pm by the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park. Walk finishes at 2.30pm on London Road, near Victoria Park and Evington Road. Step out this winter for a warming walk taking in two beautiful parks and quiet city streets, passing buildings of local historic interest.…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Take 10 on Tuesdays – Short City Walks at Lunchtime

Tuesday 29 January, 12:30 - 13:25
Outside John Lewis,
2 Highcross, Bath House Lane
Leicester, LE1 4SA

Take 10 on Tuesdays - Short City Walks at Lunchtime Tuesdays, from 22 January until 26 February Starts at 12.30pm from Bath House Lane, near John Lewis Walk lasts between 10-55 minutes, moderate pace We've made these group walks more flexible. Take a break of ten minutes or more to join a social walk with flexible timings - perfect for busy people. Walkers can join/leave the group at key points along our route, as they prefer (see our downloadable timetable).…

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Free Group Walks for Women – Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace (just turn up)

Wednesday 30 January, 09:15 - 10:15
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace. 9.15am on Wednesdays from 16 January 2019 onwards Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park These walks for women take in the beautiful green space of Spinney Hill Park as well as exploring some of the local surrounding area. No need to book - just turn up.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Take 10 on Wednesdays – Short City Walks at Lunchtime

Wednesday 30 January, 12:30 - 13:25
Orton Square (outside Curve theatre),
Orton Square, off Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB

Take 10 on Wednesdays - Short City Walks at Lunchtime Wednesdays, from 23 January until 27 February Starts at 12.30pm from Orton Square, outside the Curve theatre Walk lasts between 10-55 minutes, moderate pace We've made these group walks more flexible. Take a break of ten minutes or more to join a social walk with flexible timings - perfect for busy people. Walkers can join/leave the group at key points along our route, as they prefer (see our downloadable timetable). Walk with…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 31 January, 08:00 - 17:00
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Leave busy Belgrave behind you and head to local green spaces each week, including Abbey Park, Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens.

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February 2019

Free Group Walks in Leicester – Take 10 on Tuesdays – Short City Walks at Lunchtime

Tuesday 5 February, 12:30 - 13:25
Outside John Lewis,
2 Highcross, Bath House Lane
Leicester, LE1 4SA

Take 10 on Tuesdays - Short City Walks at Lunchtime Tuesdays, from 22 January until 26 February Starts at 12.30pm from Bath House Lane, near John Lewis Walks last between 10-55 minutes, moderate pace We've made these group walks more flexible. Take a break of ten minutes or more to join a social walk with flexible timings - perfect for busy people. Walkers can join/leave the group at key points along our route, as they prefer (see our downloadable timetable).…

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Free Group Walks for Women – Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace (just turn up)

Wednesday 6 February, 09:15 - 10:15
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace. 9.15am on Wednesdays from 16 January 2019 onwards Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park These walks for women take in the beautiful green space of Spinney Hill Park as well as exploring some of the local surrounding area. No need to book - just turn up.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Take 10 on Wednesdays – Short City Walks at Lunchtime

Wednesday 6 February, 12:30 - 13:25
Orton Square (outside Curve theatre),
Orton Square, off Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB

Take 10 on Wednesdays - Short City Walks at Lunchtime Wednesdays, from 23 January until 27 February Starts at 12.30pm from Orton Square, outside the Curve theatre Walk lasts between 10-55 minutes, moderate pace We've made these group walks more flexible. Take a break of ten minutes or more to join a social walk with flexible timings - perfect for busy people. Walkers can join/leave the group at key points along our route, as they prefer (see our downloadable timetable). Walk with…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 7 February, 09:30 - 10:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Leave busy Belgrave behind you and head to local green spaces each week, including Abbey Park, Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens.

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Free Winter Warmer Walks – Braunstone Gate to Fosse Recreation Ground & Rally Park

Sunday 10 February, 13:00 - 14:30
42 Braunstone Gate,
Leicester, LE3 5LG United Kingdom
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Winter Warmer Walk - Braunstone Gate to Fosse Recreation Ground & Rally Park Sunday 10 February 2019 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace Starts at 1pm outside 96 Degrees cafe on Braunstone Gate To join half-way, meet at 1.30pm by the gates of Fosse Recreation Ground on Glenfield Road (opposite the Sir Charles Napier pub). Walk finishes at 2.30pm on Braunstone Gate, near Narborough Road. Step out this winter for a warming walk taking in Fosse Recreation Ground, the historic…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Take 10 on Tuesdays – Short City Walks at Lunchtime

Tuesday 12 February, 12:30 - 13:25
Outside John Lewis,
2 Highcross, Bath House Lane
Leicester, LE1 4SA

Take 10 on Tuesdays - Short City Walks at Lunchtime Tuesdays, from 22 January until 26 February Starts at 12.30pm from Bath House Lane, near John Lewis Walks last between 10-55 minutes, moderate pace We've made these group walks more flexible. Take a break of ten minutes or more to join a social walk with flexible timings - perfect for busy people. Walkers can join/leave the group at key points along our route, as they prefer (see our downloadable timetable).…

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Free Group Walks for Women – Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace (just turn up)

Wednesday 13 February, 09:15 - 10:15
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace. 9.15am on Wednesdays from 16 January 2019 onwards Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park These walks for women take in the beautiful green space of Spinney Hill Park as well as exploring some of the local surrounding area. No need to book - just turn up.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Take 10 on Wednesdays – Short City Walks at Lunchtime

Wednesday 13 February, 12:30 - 13:25
Orton Square (outside Curve theatre),
Orton Square, off Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB

Take 10 on Wednesdays - Short City Walks at Lunchtime Wednesdays, from 23 January until 27 February Starts at 12.30pm from Orton Square, outside the Curve theatre Walk lasts between 10-55 minutes, moderate pace We've made these group walks more flexible. Take a break of ten minutes or more to join a social walk with flexible timings - perfect for busy people. Walkers can join/leave the group at key points along our route, as they prefer (see our downloadable timetable). Walk with…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 14 February, 08:00 - 17:00
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Leave busy Belgrave behind you and head to local green spaces each week, including Abbey Park, Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Take 10 on Tuesdays – Short City Walks at Lunchtime

Tuesday 19 February, 12:30 - 13:25
Outside John Lewis,
2 Highcross, Bath House Lane
Leicester, LE1 4SA

Take 10 on Tuesdays - Short City Walks at Lunchtime Tuesdays, from 22 January until 26 February Starts at 12.30pm from Bath House Lane, near John Lewis Walks last between 10-55 minutes, moderate pace We've made these group walks more flexible. Take a break of ten minutes or more to join a social walk with flexible timings - perfect for busy people. Walkers can join/leave the group at key points along our route, as they prefer (see our downloadable timetable).…

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Free Group Walks for Women – Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace (just turn up)

Wednesday 20 February, 09:15 - 10:15
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace. 9.15am on Wednesdays from 16 January 2019 onwards Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park These walks for women take in the beautiful green space of Spinney Hill Park as well as exploring some of the local surrounding area. No need to book - just turn up.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Take 10 on Wednesdays – Short City Walks at Lunchtime

Wednesday 20 February, 12:30 - 13:25
Orton Square (outside Curve theatre),
Orton Square, off Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB
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Take 10 on Wednesdays - Short City Walks at Lunchtime Wednesdays, from 23 January until 27 February Starts at 12.30pm from Orton Square, outside the Curve theatre Walk lasts between 10-55 minutes, moderate pace We've made these group walks more flexible. Take a break of ten minutes or more to join a social walk with flexible timings - perfect for busy people. Walkers can join/leave the group at key points along our route, as they prefer (see our downloadable timetable). Walk with…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 21 February, 09:30 - 10:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Leave busy Belgrave behind you and head to local green spaces each week, including Abbey Park, Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens.

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Free Winter Warmer Walk – Braunstone Park & Western Park

Sunday 24 February, 13:00 - 14:30
Braunstone Park,
Car park off Gooding Avenue LE3 1JT
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Winter Warmer Walk - Braunstone Park & Western Park Sunday 24 February 2019 90 minutes, moderate pace Starts at 1pm at Braunstone Park from the car park off Gooding Avenue. To join half-way, meet at 1.30pm by the main gates of Western Park on Hinckley Road. Walk finishes at 2.30pm back at Braunstone Park, Gooding Avenue. Step out this winter for a warming walk taking in historic Braunstone Park and Western Park as well as some quiet suburban streets. Join…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Take 10 on Tuesdays – Short City Walks at Lunchtime

Tuesday 26 February, 12:30 - 13:25
Outside John Lewis,
2 Highcross, Bath House Lane
Leicester, LE1 4SA

Take 10 on Tuesdays - Short City Walks at Lunchtime Tuesdays, from 22 January until 26 February Starts at 12.30pm from Bath House Lane, near John Lewis Walks last between 10-55 minutes, moderate pace We've made these group walks more flexible. Take a break of ten minutes or more to join a social walk with flexible timings - perfect for busy people. Walkers can join/leave the group at key points along our route, as they prefer (see our downloadable timetable).…

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Free Group Walks for Women – Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace (just turn up)

Wednesday 27 February, 08:00 - 17:00
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace. 9.15am on Wednesdays from 16 January 2019 onwards Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park These walks for women take in the beautiful green space of Spinney Hill Park as well as exploring some of the local surrounding area. No need to book - just turn up.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Take 10 on Wednesdays – Short City Walks at Lunchtime

Wednesday 27 February, 12:30 - 13:25
Orton Square (outside Curve theatre),
Orton Square, off Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB

Take 10 on Wednesdays - Short City Walks at Lunchtime Wednesdays, from 23 January until 27 February Starts at 12.30pm from Orton Square, outside the Curve theatre Walk lasts between 10-55 minutes, moderate pace We've made these group walks more flexible. Take a break of ten minutes or more to join a social walk with flexible timings - perfect for busy people. Walkers can join/leave the group at key points along our route, as they prefer (see our downloadable timetable). Walk with…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 28 February, 09:30 - 10:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Leave busy Belgrave behind you and head to local green spaces each week, including Abbey Park, Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens.

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March 2019

Free Group Walks – Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Wednesday 6 March, 09:15 - 10:15
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace. 9.15am on Wednesdays until 27 March Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park These walks for women take in the beautiful green space of Spinney Hill Park as well as exploring some of the local surrounding area. No need to book - just turn up.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 7 March, 09:30 - 10:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Leave busy Belgrave behind you and head to local green spaces each week, including Abbey Park, Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens.

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Group Walks in Leicester – Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Wednesday 13 March, 09:15 - 10:15
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace. 9.15am on Wednesdays until 27 March Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park These walks for women take in the beautiful green space of Spinney Hill Park as well as exploring some of the local surrounding area. No need to book - just turn up.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 14 March, 09:30 - 10:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Leave busy Belgrave behind you and head to local green spaces each week, including Abbey Park, Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens.

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Free Group Walks – Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Wednesday 20 March, 09:15 - 10:15
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Walks for Women in Spinney Hill Park, up to 60 minutes, steady to moderate pace. 9.15am on Wednesdays until 27 March Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park These walks for women take in the beautiful green space of Spinney Hill Park as well as exploring some of the local surrounding area. No need to book - just turn up.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 21 March, 09:30 - 10:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays at 9.30am No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Leave busy Belgrave behind you and head to local green spaces each week, including Abbey Park, Ellis Meadow and Belgrave Gardens.

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April 2019

Walk on the Wild Side – Aylestone Meadows (please pre-book)

Wednesday 10 April, 10:00 - 11:30
Aylestone Meadows (Evesham Road car park),
Evesham Road
Leicester, LE3 2DB
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Walk on the Wild Side - Aylestone Meadows Wednesday 10 April Starts at 10am, from Evesham Road entrance to the meadows. Up to 1.5 hours, Steady pace. Please pre-book (free) via Eventbrite to secure your place. A Walk on the Wild Side walk in Aylestone Meadows is hosted by an experienced wildlife expert who will lead you around the meadows and talk about the different types of insects, plants and other wildlife found here. The walk will begin at 10am from…

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May 2019

Walk on the Wild Side – Ellis Meadows (please pre-book)

Thursday 9 May, 10:00 - 11:30
Abbey Pumping Station,
Corporation Road
Leicester, LE4 5PX
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Walk on the Wild Side - Ellis Meadows Thursday 9th May  Starts at 10am, from start of the riverside path at the end of Corporation Road, near Abbey Pumping station. Up to 1.5 hours, Steady pace. Please pre-book (free) via Eventbrite to secure your place. BOOKING IS OPEN NOW! A Walk on the Wild Side walk in Ellis Meadows is hosted by an experienced wildlife expert who will lead you around the meadows and talk about the different types of insects, plants and…

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Free

Cycle Surgery @ The General Hospital

Monday 20 May, 11:00 - 14:00
General Hospital,
Gwendollen Road
Leicester, Leicestershire LE5 4PW United Kingdom
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Find Dr Bike by the bike racks behind the L'Eat Restaurant for free cycle safety checks. For UHL and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust staff, but open to members of the public.

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Free

Dr Bike @ Town Hall Bike Park

Wednesday 22 May, 11:00 - 14:00
Bike Park, Town Hall Square,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG United Kingdom
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Get your bike safety checked for free at the Town Hall Bike Park. Minor repairs will be made while you wait!

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June 2019
Free

Dr Bike @ The Riverside Festival

Saturday 1 June, 11:00 - 16:00
Riverside Festival,
Western Boulevard
Leicester, Leicestershire LE2 7BU United Kingdom
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Leicester Riverside Festival, now in its 22nd year, returns on the first weekend in June. Spread over four areas this free two-day festival features fun on and off the water. Dr Bike will be by the Ride Leicester bike park at the end of Western Avenue for free bike safety checks. The Braunstone Gate Places for People team will also be on hand for tours to the Bede Street Community Gardens and fun activities!

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Free

Dr Bike @ The Riverside Festival

Sunday 2 June, 11:00 - 15:00
Riverside Festival,
Western Boulevard
Leicester, Leicestershire LE2 7BU United Kingdom
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Leicester Riverside Festival, now in its 22nd year, returns on the first weekend in June. Spread over four areas this free two-day festival features fun on and off the water. Dr Bike will be by the Ride Leicester bike park at the end of Western Avenue for free bike safety checks. The Braunstone Gate Places for People team will also be on hand for tours to the Bede Street Community Gardens and fun activities!

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Walk on the Wild Side – Braunstone Park (please pre-book)

Wednesday 5 June, 10:00 - 11:30
Winstanley House, Braunstone Park,
Braunstone Park
Leicester, LE3 1HX
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Walk on the Wild Side - Braunstone Park Wednesday 5th June Starts at 10am, from the gates to Winstanley Hall, in the centre of the park Up to 1.5 hours, Steady pace. Please pre-book (free) via Eventbrite to secure your place. BOOKING OPENS BEGINNING OF MAY. A Walk on the Wild Side walk in Braunstone Park is hosted by an experienced wildlife expert who will lead you around the park and talk about the different types of insects, plants, trees and other wildlife found here. The…

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Free

Bike Day at the Glenfield Hospital

Wednesday 5 June, 12:00 - 15:00
Bradgate MHU,
Glenfield Hospital
Leicester, Leicestershire LE3 9EJ United Kingdom
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This event is aimed at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust staff, but is open to all. Find the event in the temporary car park between the Bradgate Mental Health Unit and County Hall, at the back of the Glenfield Hospital site.

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Free Group Walks – Discover Leicester at Lunchtime

Thursday 6 June, 12:30 - 13:15
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Discover Leicester at Lunchtime with short group walks. Weekly on Thursdays, from 6 June until 27 June. Starts at 12.30pm from Town Hall Square. Walk lasts about 30 minutes, moderate to brisk pace (plus browsing time at library, optional). Discover Leicester with short lunchtime walks. Topics include lost music venues, faith in the city and theatres. Afterwards, browse or borrow relevant books from a display at Central Library.  Please arrive 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us before,…

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Free

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust track day

Friday 7 June, 16:00 - 18:00
Leicester Cycle Circuit, New College,
Glenfield Road
Leicester, LE3 6RJ United Kingdom
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Meet at the Bradgate Mental health Unit at 3.30pm for a guided ride to the Cycle Circuit, or just come to the track between 4-6pm. Have fun riding the track, or take advantage of the British Cycling coaching on hand.

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Free

Bike Day at Bede Street Community Gardens

Wednesday 12 June, 11:00 - 14:00
Bede Street Community Gardens,
46 Bede Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE3 5LD United Kingdom
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Join us on the second Wednesday of each month for Bike Day at Bede Street Community Gardens! Each month we will be offering you free bike safety checks and free Bike Register security marking. There will also be extra bike activities at each individual event, as well as all the usual fun gardening activities!

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Free Group Walks – Discover Leicester at Lunchtime

Thursday 13 June, 12:30 - 13:15
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Discover Leicester at Lunchtime with short group walks. Weekly on Thursdays, from 6 June until 27 June. Starts at 12.30pm from Town Hall Square. Walk lasts about 30 minutes, moderate to brisk pace (plus browsing time at library, optional). Discover Leicester with short lunchtime walks. Topics include lost music venues, faith in the city and theatres. Afterwards, browse or borrow relevant books from a display at Central Library.  Please arrive 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us before, please register online…

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Canal & River Walk – Watermead Park & Birstall Lock

Saturday 15 June, 11:00 - 12:30
Sainsbury’s Leicester North, Melton Road,
501 Melton Road
Leicester, LE4 7SJ United Kingdom
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Canal and River Walks: Watermead Park and Birstall Lock. Saturday 15 June, 11am. 90 minutes, medium pace. Meet outside Sainsbury’s Leicester North superstore on Melton Road. Discover more about Leicester’s canal waterways on this free group walk to Watermead Park and Birstall Lock. Presented by the Canal and River Trust and led and assisted by the City Council's walk volunteers. No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us before, please register online…

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Free

Dr Bike @ Town Hall Bike Park

Tuesday 18 June, 11:00 - 14:00
Bike Park, Town Hall Square,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG United Kingdom
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Get your bike safety checked for free at the Town Hall Bike Park. Minor repairs will be made while you wait!

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Free Evening Group Walks – Aylestone Meadows

Wednesday 19 June, 18:00 - 19:00
Aylestone Meadows (Evesham Road car park),
Evesham Road
Leicester, LE3 2DB
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Evening Walks: Aylestone Meadows On Wednesdays from 19 June until 10 July, 6pm. 60 minutes, medium pace. Meet at the Evesham Road entrance to Aylestone Meadows. Enjoy a series of social evening group walks in this lovely green space. A different part of the meadows will be explored each week, led and assisted by the City Council's walk volunteers. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us before, please register online here before your first walk.  Join us and…

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Free Group Walks – Discover Leicester at Lunchime

Thursday 20 June, 12:30 - 13:15
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Discover Leicester at Lunchtime with short group walks. Weekly on Thursdays, from 6 June until 27 June. Starts at 12.30pm from Town Hall Square. Walk lasts about 30 minutes, moderate to brisk pace (plus browsing time at library, optional). Discover Leicester with short lunchtime walks. Topics include lost music venues, faith in the city and theatres. Afterwards, browse or borrow relevant books from a display at Central Library.  Please arrive 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us before, please register online…

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FREE

Clean Air Day 2019

Thursday 20 June, 15:00 - 16:30
Brandon Street,
Leicester, Leicestershire LE4 6AZ United Kingdom
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Brandon Street will be closed to traffic on Clean Air Day 2019. Join us for an after-school party, with fun and clean air activities for all the family!

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Free Evening Group Walks – Green Walks in Beaumont Leys

Thursday 20 June, 18:00 - 19:00
Beaumont Lodge Neighbourhood Association,
152 Astill Lodge Road
Leicester, LE4 1EF
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Evening Walks: Green Walks in Beaumont Leys On Thursdays from 20 June until 11 July, 6pm. 60 minutes, medium pace. Meet by the Beaumont Lodge shops/car park on Astill Lodge Road. Enjoy a series of social evening group walks through quiet suburban streets to pleasant green spaces including Castle Hill Country Park, AStill Lodge Park and Bennion Pools, led and assisted by the City Council's walk volunteers. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us…

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Free Park & Local History Walks – Abbey Park (please pre-book)

Sunday 23 June, 10:30 - 12:00
Abbey Park,
Abbey Park
Leicester, LE4 5AQ United Kingdom
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Park and Local History Walks - Abbey Park. Sunday 23 June, 10.30am. 90 minutes, steady pace. Meet at the main park gates on Abbey Park Road. Join us for a free tour of this beautiful park and learn about its history from a blue badge guide. Walk is assisted by the City Council's walk volunteers. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early to allow our walk to start on time. Thank you. If you would like to attend this walk, please follow the…

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Cycle Surgery @ Leicester Royal Infirmary

Monday 24 June, 11:00 - 14:00
Leicester Royal Infirmary,
Infirmary Square
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 5WW United Kingdom
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Find Dr Bike in Car Park B (opposite Nelson Mandela Park) for free cycle safety checks. For UHL and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust staff, but open to members of the public.

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Canal & River Walks: City Centre to Limekiln Lock & Abbey Park

Tuesday 25 June, 17:30 - 19:00
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Canal and River Walks: City Centre to Limekiln Lock & Abbey Park Tuesday 25 June, 5.30pm 90 minutes, medium pace. Meet at Town Hall Square. Discover more about Leicester’s canal waterways on this free group walk to Limekiln Lock and Abbey Park. Presented by the Canal and River Trust and led and assisted by the City Council's walk volunteers. No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us before, please register online here before your first…

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Free Evening Group Walks – Aylestone Meadows

Wednesday 26 June, 18:00 - 19:00
Aylestone Meadows (Evesham Road car park),
Evesham Road
Leicester, LE3 2DB
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Evening Walks - Aylestone Meadows. On Wednesdays from 19 June until 10 July, 6pm. 60 minutes, medium pace. Meet at the Evesham Road entrance to Aylestone Meadows. Enjoy a series of social evening group walks in this lovely green space. A different part of the meadows will be explored each week, led and assisted by the City Council's walk volunteers. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us before, please register online here before your first walk.  Join us and…

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Free Group Walks – Discover Leicester at Lunchtime

Thursday 27 June, 12:30 - 13:15
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Discover Leicester at Lunchtime with short group walks. Weekly on Thursdays, from 6 June until 27 June. Starts at 12.30pm from Town Hall Square. Walk lasts about 30 minutes, moderate to brisk pace (plus browsing time at library, optional). Discover Leicester with short lunchtime walks. Topics include lost music venues, faith in the city and theatres. Afterwards, browse or borrow relevant books from a display at Central Library.  Please arrive 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us before, please register online…

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Free Evening Walks – Green Walks in Beaumont Leys

Thursday 27 June, 18:00 - 19:00
Beaumont Lodge Neighbourhood Association,
152 Astill Lodge Road
Leicester, LE4 1EF
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Evening Walks: Green Walks in Beaumont Leys On Thursdays from 20 June until 11 July, 6pm. 60 minutes, medium pace. Meet by the Beaumont Lodge shops/car park on Astill Lodge Road. Enjoy a series of social evening group walks through quiet suburban streets to pleasant green spaces including Castle Hill Country Park, Astill Lodge Park and Bennion Pools, led and assisted by the City Council's walk volunteers. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us before,…

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July 2019

Free Evening Group Walks – Aylestone Meadows

Wednesday 3 July, 18:00 - 19:00
Aylestone Meadows (Evesham Road car park),
Evesham Road
Leicester, LE3 2DB
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Evening Walks - Aylestone Meadows. On Wednesdays from 19 June until 10 July, 6pm. 60 minutes, medium pace. Meet at the Evesham Road entrance to Aylestone Meadows. Enjoy a series of social evening group walks in this lovely green space. A different part of the meadows will be explored each week, led and assisted by the City Council's walk volunteers. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us before, please register online here before your first walk.  Join us and…

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Free Evening Walks – Green Walks in Beaumont Leys

Thursday 4 July, 18:00 - 19:00
Beaumont Lodge Neighbourhood Association,
152 Astill Lodge Road
Leicester, LE4 1EF
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Evening Walks: Green Walks in Beaumont Leys On Thursdays from 20 June until 11 July, 6pm. 60 minutes, medium pace. Meet by the Beaumont Lodge shops/car park on Astill Lodge Road. Enjoy a series of social evening group walks through quiet suburban streets to pleasant green spaces including Castle Hill Country Park, Astill Lodge Park and Bennion Pools, led and assisted by the City Council's walk volunteers. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us before,…

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Free Group Walks: The Strike at Imperial Typerwriters (please pre-book)

Saturday 6 July, 14:00 - 15:30
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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The Strike at Imperial Typerwriters Saturday 6 July, 2pm 90 minutes, steady pace Meet in Spinney Hill Park at the pavilion café, centre of park Take a tour to the buildings  owned by the Imperial Typewriter Company in and around East Park Road. Learn about modes of factory production, why 500 of Imperial's South Asian workers went on strike in 1974 and the factory's closure.  Presented by a writer and researcher with interest in the topic. Booking is essential, please…

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Walk on the Wild Side – Abbey Park (please pre-book)

Tuesday 9 July, 10:00 - 11:30
Abbey Park,
Abbey Park
Leicester, LE4 5AQ United Kingdom
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Walk on the Wild Side - Abbey Park Tuesday 9th July Starts at 10am, from the small car park near Pet's Corner, off Abbey Park Road) Up to 1.5 hours, Steady pace. Please pre-book (free) via Eventbrite to secure your place. BOOKING OPENS BEGINNING OF JUNE. A Walk on the Wild Side walk in Abbey Park is hosted by an experienced wildlife expert who will lead you around the park and talk about the different types of insects, plants and other wildlife found here.…

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Free Evening Group Walks – Aylestone Meadows

Wednesday 10 July, 18:00 - 19:00
Aylestone Meadows (Evesham Road car park),
Evesham Road
Leicester, LE3 2DB
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Evening Walks - Aylestone Meadows. On Wednesdays from 19 June until 10 July, 6pm. 60 minutes, medium pace. Meet at the Evesham Road entrance to Aylestone Meadows. Enjoy a series of social evening group walks in this lovely green space. A different part of the meadows will be explored each week, led and assisted by the City Council's walk volunteers. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early for registration. If you have not walked with us before, please register online here before your first walk.  Join us and…

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Park and Local History Walks: Shady Lane Arboretum (please pre-book)

Saturday 13 July, 10:30 - 12:00
Evington Library,
200 Evington Lane LE5 6DH United Kingdom
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Park and Local History Walks: Shady Lane Arboretum Saturday 13 July, 10.30am Up to 90 minutes, steady pace Meet outside Evington Library, Evington Lane Take a tour of this hidden green oasis and learn about the history of this area from a blue badge guide.   This short walk is free. If you would like to attend, please follow the steps below: Booking is essential for this walk - places are limited. Visit Eventbrite now to book your place or call 0116…

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Free

Free Cycle Security Marking @ Town Hall Bike Park

Wednesday 17 July, 12:00 - 14:00
Bike Park, Town Hall Square,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG United Kingdom
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Free Bike Register cycle security marking while you wait at the Leicester Town Hall Bike Park.

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Dr Bike @ Town Hall Bike Park

Thursday 18 July, 11:00 - 14:00
Bike Park, Town Hall Square,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG United Kingdom
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Get your bike safety checked for free at the Town Hall Bike Park. Minor repairs will be made while you wait!

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