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March 2018

CANCELLED – Group Walks in Leicester – West End Walks for 1 hour (moderate pace)

Sunday 4th March 2018, 14:00 - 15:00
42 Braunstone Gate,
Leicester, LE3 5LG United Kingdom
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We regret this walk has been cancelled due to the recent bad weather. Icy patches and compacted snow make conditions under foot unsuitable for a group walk. If the weather improves, we will return for a walk on Sunday 11th March.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Exploring Parks: Braunstone Park

Saturday 10th March 2018, 10:30 - 11:30
Braunstone Park – lower car park,
Cort Crescent
Leicester, LE3 1QL
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Exploring Parks: Braunstone Park Saturday 10th March only (Note: data change. This event was formerly scheduled for a Thursday, but has been rescheduled for Saturday 10th instead) Starts 10.30am (for 1 hour). Please arrive 10 minutes early. We are collaborating with the Story of Parks project  to provide history walks. This walk in Braunstone Park will be assisted by our friendly walk volunteers and will be led by a Blue Badge Guide, who will provide facts about the park's heritage. Unlike our usual…

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Group Walks in Leicester – West End Walks for 1 hour (moderate pace)

Sunday 11th March 2018, 14:00 - 15:00
42 Braunstone Gate,
Leicester, LE3 5LG United Kingdom
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West End Walking Group - Sunday walks At 2pm meeting and finishing outside 96 Degrees Coffee Shop on Braunstone Gate. Join us for a series of local walk starting in Leicester's West End. Meet new people and get to know your neighbourhood. These walks are being run as a collaboration with Sustrans' Places for People project. There will be an opportunity to socialise at a local coffee shop after the walk. Free pedometer when you attend your first walk. Suitable…

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

Friday 30th March 2018, 12:00 - 13:00
Castle Gardens,
Castle View
Leicester, LE1 5WH
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Walk on the Wild Side: Castle Gardens Friday 30th March only Please pre-book to attend this walk (details below) Starts 12 noon. Please arrive 10 minutes early. We are collaborating with the Making Wildlife Count project to provide nature walks. This walk in Castle Gardens 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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April 2018

Learn to ride

Friday 6th April 2018, 11:00 - 14:00
Cossington Recreation Ground,
Leicester, LE4 6JD
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Learn to ride a bike at our fun sessions at the outdoor ball court on Cossington Street recreation ground. Our sessions are aimed at 3-8 year olds, but all children are welcome. Bring your own bikes, or use the bikes provided on the day. The event is free, and a great way to learn a new skill during the school holidays!

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Exploring Parks: Spinney Hill Park (please pre-book)

Sunday 15th April 2018, 10:30 - 11:30
Spinney Hill Park – Park Lodge on St Saviour’s Rd,
St Saviour's Road
Leicester, LE5 3SG
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Exploring Parks: Spinney Hill Park Sunday 15th April only Please pre-book to attend this walk (details below) Starts 10.30am (for 1 hour). Please arrive 10 minutes early. We are collaborating with the Story of Parks project to provide history walks. This walk in Spinney Hill Park will be assisted by our friendly walk volunteers and will be led by a Blue Badge Guide, who will provide facts about the park's heritage. Unlike our usual walks, places must be pre-booked on the Eventbrite…

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

Wednesday 18th April 2018, 13:00 - 14:30
Watermead South car park,
off Alderton Close
Leicester, LE4 7RN
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Walk on the Wild Side: Watermead Country Park Wednesday 18th April Please pre-book a place to attend this walk (see details below). Starts 1pm. Please arrive 10 minutes early. We are collaborating with the Making Wildlife Count project to provide nature walks. This walk in Watermead Country 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…

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May 2018

Free Group Walks in Leicester – Walk the Solar System, 35-45 minute walks, moderate pace (just turn up)

Tuesday 1st May 2018, 12:30 - 13:15
The National Space Centre,
Exploration Drive
Leicester, LE4 5NS
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Walk the Solar System, short led walks for 35-45 minutes at lunchtime (moderate pace) 12.30 on Tuesdays from 1st May until 26th June. Meet at the astronaut sculpture by the National Space Centre, Exploration Drive. No need to book, just turn up Explore local green spaces on foot at lunchtime and discover more about the Solar System and space exploration along the way. In collaboration with the National Space Centre, we will give facts about planets in our solar system at…

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Free Group Walks – Spinney Hill Morning Walks, 30-60 minutes, moderate pace (just turn up)

Friday 4th May 2018, 08:00 - 09:30
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Spinney Hill Morning Walks, for 30 - 60 minutes, moderate pace. Fridays from 4 May until 1 June 8am - Women's group for 30 minutes. 8.30am - Mixed group for up to 60 minutes. Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. 8am - women's group for 30 minutes (these walks will stay within the park.) Option to stay for the longer walk afterwards. Moderate pace. 8.30am - mixed…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Walk the Solar System, 35-45 minutes, moderate pace (just turn up)

Tuesday 8th May 2018, 12:30 - 13:15
The National Space Centre,
Exploration Drive
Leicester, LE4 5NS
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Walk the Solar System, short led walks for 35-45 minutes at lunchtime (moderate pace) 12.30 on Tuesdays from 1st May until 26th June. Meet at the astronaut sculpture by the National Space Centre, Exploration Drive. No need to book, just turn up Explore local green spaces on foot at lunchtime and discover more about the Solar System and space exploration along the way. In collaboration with the National Space Centre, we will give facts about planets in our solar system at…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 45-60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 10th May 2018, 09:15 - 11:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 45 - 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays from 10 May until 31 May 9.15am - Moderate pace for 45-60 minutes. 10.30am - Steady pace for 45-60 minutes. No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Join us for walks from busy Belgrave to quieter local green areas. If these walks prove popular they may continue.

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Free Group Walks – Spinney Hill Morning Walks for 30-60 minutes, moderate pace (just turn up)

Friday 11th May 2018, 08:00 - 09:30
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Spinney Hill Morning Walks, for 30 - 60 minutes, moderate pace. Fridays from 4 May until 1 June 8am - Women's group for 30 minutes. 8.30am - Mixed group for up to 60 minutes. Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. 8am - women's group for 30 minutes (these walks will stay within the park.) Option to stay for the longer walk afterwards. Moderate pace. 8.30am - mixed…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Exploring Parks: Victoria Park (pre-book)

Saturday 12th May 2018, 10:30 - 12:00
Victoria Park Leicester,
Leicester, LE1 7RY
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Exploring Parks: Summertime Walk in Victoria Park Saturday 12th May only Please pre-book to attend (see below). Starts 10.30am (for 1 hour 30 minutes). Please arrive 10 minutes early. We are collaborating with the Story of Parks project to provide history walks. This walk in Victoria Park will be assisted by our friendly walk volunteers and will be led by a Blue Badge Guide, who will provide facts about the park's heritage. Unlike our usual walks, places must be pre-booked on the Eventbrite…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Walk the Solar System, 35-45 minutes, moderate pace (just turn up)

Tuesday 15th May 2018, 12:30 - 13:15
The National Space Centre,
Exploration Drive
Leicester, LE4 5NS
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Walk the Solar System, short led walks for 35-45 minutes at lunchtime (moderate pace) 12.30 on Tuesdays from 1st May until 26th June. Meet at the astronaut sculpture by the National Space Centre, Exploration Drive. No need to book, just turn up Explore local green spaces on foot at lunchtime and discover more about the Solar System and space exploration along the way. In collaboration with the National Space Centre, we will give facts about planets in our solar system at different…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 45-60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 17th May 2018, 09:15 - 11:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 45 - 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays from 10 May until 31 May 9.15am - Moderate pace for 45-60 minutes. 10.30am - Steady pace for 45-60 minutes. No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Join us for walks from busy Belgrave to quieter local green areas. If these walks prove popular they may continue.

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Free Group Walks – Spinney Hill Morning Walks, 30-60 minutes, moderate pace (just turn up)

Friday 18th May 2018, 08:00 - 09:30
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Spinney Hill Morning Walks, for 30 - 60 minutes, moderate pace. Fridays from 4 May until 1 June 8am - Women's group for 30 minutes. 8.30am - Mixed group for up to 60 minutes. Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. 8am - women's group for 30 minutes (these walks will stay within the park.) Option to stay for the longer walk afterwards. Moderate pace. 8.30am - mixed…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Wellbeing Walk in Abbey Park (please pre-book)

Sunday 20th May 2018, 14:00 - 15:00
Abbey Park,
Abbey Park Road
Leicester, LE4 5AQ
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Wellbeing Walk in Abbey Park for 1 hour, steady pace 2pm, Sunday 20th May Start location: to be confirmed This experiential mindfulness walk will provide guided meditations in different areas of the park, helping you relax and connect with your surroundings. Mindfulness is about living in the moment and is a gentle yet powerful way to slow our thoughts and help cope with stress, anxiety and depression. It is a technique suitable for all. The walk is free to attend…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Walk the Solar System, 35-45 minute walks, moderate pace (just turn up)

Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 12:30 - 13:15
The National Space Centre,
Exploration Drive
Leicester, LE4 5NS
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Walk the Solar System, short led walks for 35-45 minutes at lunchtime (moderate pace) 12.30 on Tuesdays from 1st May until 26th June. Meet at the astronaut sculpture by the National Space Centre, Exploration Drive. No need to book, just turn up Explore local green spaces on foot at lunchtime and discover more about the Solar System and space exploration along the way. In collaboration with the National Space Centre, we will give facts about planets in our solar system at different…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Belgrave Community Walks, 45-60 minutes (just turn up)

Thursday 24th May 2018, 09:15 - 11:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 45 - 60 minutes. From Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Thursdays from 10 May until 31 May 9.15am - Moderate pace for 45-60 minutes. 10.30am - Steady pace for 45-60 minutes. No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Join us for walks from busy Belgrave to quieter local green areas. If these walks prove popular they may continue.

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Free Group Walks – Spinney Hill Morning Walks, 30-60 minutes, moderate pace (just turn up)

Friday 25th May 2018, 08:00 - 09:30
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Spinney Hill Morning Walks, for 30 - 60 minutes, moderate pace. Fridays from 4 May until 1 June 8am - Women's group for 30 minutes. 8.30am - Mixed group for up to 60 minutes. Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. 8am - women's group for 30 minutes (these walks will stay within the park.) Option to stay for the longer walk afterwards. Moderate pace. 8.30am - mixed…

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Green Walks from the City: Discover Wolsey Walk (please pre-book)

Sunday 27th May 2018, 11:00 - 13:30
New Market Square,
Leicester, LE1 5AW
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Green Walks from the City: Discover Wolsey Walk (moderate pace) Sunday 27th May only Starts 11am (for 2.5 hours). Please arrive 10 minutes early. From the New Market Square, meeting behind the Knight & Garter pub. To launch our Sunday ‘Green Walks from the City’ series, this group walk heads to Abbey Park to discover two famous Wolseys - the 16th century Cardinal buried in the abbey grounds and the 19th-20th century hosiery manufacturer of the same name. The walk returns…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Walk the Solar System, 35-45 minutes, moderate pace (just turn up)

Tuesday 29th May 2018, 12:30 - 13:15
The National Space Centre,
Exploration Drive
Leicester, LE4 5NS
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Walk the Solar System, short led walks for 35-45 minutes at lunchtime (moderate pace) 12.30 on Tuesdays from 1st May until 26th June. Meet at the astronaut sculpture by the National Space Centre, Exploration Drive. No need to book, just turn up Explore local green spaces on foot at lunchtime and discover more about the Solar System and space exploration along the way. In collaboration with the National Space Centre, we will give facts about planets in our solar system at different…

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

Tuesday 29th May 2018, 13:00 - 14:30
Knighton Park,
Palmerston Way
Leicester, LE2 3RR
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Walk on the Wild Side: Knighton Park Tuesday 29th May Please pre-book a place to attend this walk (see details below). Starts 1pm. Please arrive 10 minutes early. We are collaborating with the Making Wildlife Count project to provide nature walks. This walk in Knighton 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…

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Free Group Walks – Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour, steady pace (just turn up)

Thursday 31st May 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour (steady pace) Every Thursday at 5.30pm from 31 May until 12 July Please arrive 10 minutes early. From outside Leicester Town Hall, Town Hall Square. No need to book, just turn up. Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things.

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Features of Leicester walk – up to 1 hour

Thursday 31st May 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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From Town Hall Square, city centre Every Thursday at 5.30pm, from 31 May until 12 July Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things

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June 2018

Free Group Walks – Spinney Hill Morning Walks, 30-60 minutes, moderate pace (just turn up)

Friday 1st June 2018, 08:00 - 09:30
Spinney Hill Park,
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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Spinney Hill Morning Walks, for 30 - 60 minutes, moderate pace. Fridays from 4 May until 1 June 8am - Women's group for 30 minutes. 8.30am - Mixed group for up to 60 minutes. Starting from the outdoor gym in Spinney Hill Park No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early. 8am - women's group for 30 minutes (these walks will stay within the park.) Option to stay for the longer walk afterwards. Moderate pace. 8.30am - mixed…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Walk the Solar System, 35-45 minutes, moderate pace (just turn up)

Tuesday 5th June 2018, 12:30 - 13:15
The National Space Centre,
Exploration Drive
Leicester, LE4 5NS
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Walk the Solar System, short led walks for 35-45 minutes at lunchtime (moderate pace) 12.30 on Tuesdays from 1st May until 26th June. Meet at the astronaut sculpture by the National Space Centre, Exploration Drive. No need to book, just turn up Explore local green spaces on foot at lunchtime and discover more about the Solar System and space exploration along the way. In collaboration with the National Space Centre, we will give facts about planets in our solar system at different…

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Belgrave Morning Walks – up to 60 minutes

Thursday 7th June 2018, 09:15 - 11:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 45 – 60 minutes. Starting from Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Every Thursday starting 7 June until 12 July: 9.15am – Moderate pace for up to 60 minutes. 10.30am – Steady pace for up to 60 minutes. No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early.  

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Free Group Walks – Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour, steady pace (just turn up)

Thursday 7th June 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour (steady pace) Every Thursday at 5.30pm from 31 May until 12 July Please arrive 10 minutes early. From outside Leicester Town Hall, Town Hall Square. No need to book, just turn up. Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things.

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Group Walks in Leicester – Explore Parks: Shady Lane Arboretum

Saturday 9th June 2018, 10:30 - 11:30
Shady Lane Arboretum (from car park),
Shady Lane
Leicester, LE2 2FA
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Explore Parks: Shady Lane Arboretum Saturday 9th June 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 Shady Lane Arboretum 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…

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

Sunday 10th June 2018, 14:00 - 15:30
Winstanley House, Braunstone Park,
Braunstone Park
Leicester, LE3 1HX
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Walk on the Wild Side: Braunstone Park DATE CHANGE: now Sunday 10th June at 2pm (not 3rd June at 10am) Please pre-book to attend this walk (see details below). Starts 2pm. Please arrive 10 minutes early. We are collaborating with the Making Wildlife Count project to provide nature walks. This walk around Braunstone 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,…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Walk the Solar System, 35-45 minutes, moderate pace (just turn up)

Tuesday 12th June 2018, 12:30 - 13:15
The National Space Centre,
Exploration Drive
Leicester, LE4 5NS
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Walk the Solar System, short led walks for 35-45 minutes at lunchtime (moderate pace) 12.30 on Tuesdays from 1st May until 26th June. Meet at the astronaut sculpture by the National Space Centre, Exploration Drive. No need to book, just turn up Explore local green spaces on foot at lunchtime and discover more about the Solar System and space exploration along the way. In collaboration with the National Space Centre, we will give facts about planets in our solar system at different…

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Belgrave Morning Walks – up to 60 minutes

Thursday 14th June 2018, 09:15 - 11:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 45 – 60 minutes. Starting from Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Every Thursday starting 7 June until 12 July: 9.15am – Moderate pace for up to 60 minutes. 10.30am – Steady pace for up to 60 minutes. No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early.

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Free Group Walks – Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour, steady pace (just turn up)

Thursday 14th June 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour (steady pace) Every Thursday at 5.30pm from 31 May until 12 July Please arrive 10 minutes early. From outside Leicester Town Hall, Town Hall Square. No need to book, just turn up. Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things.

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Features of Leicester walk – up to 1 hour, steady pace

Thursday 14th June 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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From Town Hall Square, city centre Every Thursday at 5.30pm, from 31 May until 12 July Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Walk the Solar System, 35-45 minutes, moderate pace (just turn up)

Tuesday 19th June 2018, 12:30 - 13:15
The National Space Centre,
Exploration Drive
Leicester, LE4 5NS
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Walk the Solar System, short led walks for 35-45 minutes at lunchtime (moderate pace) 12.30 on Tuesdays from 1st May until 26th June. Meet at the astronaut sculpture by the National Space Centre, Exploration Drive. No need to book, just turn up Explore local green spaces on foot at lunchtime and discover more about the Solar System and space exploration along the way. In collaboration with the National Space Centre, we will give facts about planets in our solar system at different…

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Belgrave Morning Walks – up to 60 minutes

Thursday 21st June 2018, 09:15 - 11:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 45 – 60 minutes. Starting from Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Every Thursday starting 7 June until 12 July: 9.15am – Moderate pace for up to 60 minutes. 10.30am – Steady pace for up to 60 minutes. No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early.

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour (steady pace)

Thursday 21st June 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour (steady pace) Every Thursday at 5.30pm from 31 May until 12 July Please arrive 10 minutes early. From outside Leicester Town Hall, Town Hall Square. No need to book, just turn up. Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things.

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Features of Leicester walk – for up to 1 hour, steady pace

Thursday 21st June 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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From Town Hall Square, city centre Every Thursday at 5.30pm, from 31 May until 12 July Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things

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

Sunday 24th June 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,…

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

Sunday 24th June 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. 24th June - To Aylestone Meadows and back, via the River Soar…

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Free Group Walks in Leicester – Walk the Solar System, 35-45 minutes, moderate pace (just turn up)

Tuesday 26th June 2018, 12:30 - 13:15
The National Space Centre,
Exploration Drive
Leicester, LE4 5NS
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Walk the Solar System, short led walks for 35-45 minutes at lunchtime (moderate pace) 12.30 on Tuesdays from 1st May until 26th June. Meet at the astronaut sculpture by the National Space Centre, Exploration Drive. No need to book, just turn up Explore local green spaces on foot at lunchtime and discover more about the Solar System and space exploration along the way. In collaboration with the National Space Centre, we will give facts about planets in our solar system at different…

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

Wednesday 27th June 2018, 13:00 - 15:30
Abbey Pumping Station,
Corporation Road
Leicester, LE4 5PX
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Walk on the Wild Side: Ellis Meadow Wednesday 27th June at 1pm Starting from the riverside path at the end of Corporation Road, near Abbey Pumping Station Please pre-book to attend this walk (see details below). Starts 1pm. Please arrive 10 minutes early. We are collaborating with the Making Wildlife Count project to provide nature walks. This walk around Ellis Meadow 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…

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Belgrave Morning Walks – up to 60 minutes

Thursday 28th June 2018, 09:15 - 11:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 45 – 60 minutes. Starting from Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Every Thursday starting 7 June until 12 July: 9.15am – Moderate pace for up to 60 minutes. 10.30am – Steady pace for up to 60 minutes. No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early.

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Free Group Walks – Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour, steady pace (just turn up)

Thursday 28th June 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour (steady pace) Every Thursday at 5.30pm from 31 May until 12 July Please arrive 10 minutes early. From outside Leicester Town Hall, Town Hall Square. No need to book, just turn up. Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things.

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Features of Leicester walk – up to 1 hour, steady pace

Thursday 28th June 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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From Town Hall Square, city centre Every Thursday at 5.30pm, from 31 May until 12 July Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things

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

Saturday 30th June 2018, 15:00 - 16:30
Fosse Recreation Ground,
Glenfield Road
Leicester , LE3 6AR United Kingdom
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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. 30 June - Fosse Recreation Ground to Stokeswood Park, return. Meet at Fosse Rec by the gates on Glenfield Road. Walk will last up to 1 hour 15 mins.

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July 2018

Belgrave Morning Walks – up to 60 minutes

Thursday 5th July 2018, 09:15 - 11:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 45 – 60 minutes. Starting from Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Every Thursday starting 7 June until 12 July: 9.15am – Moderate pace for up to 60 minutes. 10.30am – Steady pace for up to 60 minutes. No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early.

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Free Group Walks – Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour, steady pace (just turn up)

Thursday 5th July 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour (steady pace) Every Thursday at 5.30pm from 31 May until 12 July Please arrive 10 minutes early. From outside Leicester Town Hall, Town Hall Square. No need to book, just turn up. Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things.

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Features of Leicester walk – up to 1 hour, steady pace

Thursday 5th July 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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From Town Hall Square, city centre Every Thursday at 5.30pm, from 31 May until 12 July Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things

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

Saturday 7th July 2018, 15:00 - 16:30
Rushey Mead Recreation Centre,
Gleneagles Avenue
Leicester, LE2 9RJ United Kingdom
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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. 7 July - Rushey Fields Rec to Belgrave Hall, return. Meet at the Harrison Road car park in Rushey Fields Recreation Ground Walk will last up to 1 hour 15 mins.

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Belgrave Morning Walks – up to 60 minutes

Thursday 12th July 2018, 09:15 - 11:30
Cossington Street Recreation Ground,
Cossington Street
Leicester, LE4 6JD United Kingdom
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Belgrave Community Walks, for 45 – 60 minutes. Starting from Cossington Street Recreation Ground (by the outdoor gym) Every Thursday starting 7 June until 12 July: 9.15am – Moderate pace for up to 60 minutes. 10.30am – Steady pace for up to 60 minutes. No need to book, just turn up. Please arrive 10 minutes early.

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Free Group Walks – Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour, steady pace (just turn up)

Thursday 12th July 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Features of Leicester afternoon walks, up to 1 hour (steady pace) Every Thursday at 5.30pm from 31 May until 12 July Please arrive 10 minutes early. From outside Leicester Town Hall, Town Hall Square. No need to book, just turn up. Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things.

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Features of Leicester walk – up to 1 hour, steady pace

Thursday 12th July 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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From Town Hall Square, city centre Every Thursday at 5.30pm, from 31 May until 12 July Join our varied routes through the city, stopping to discover a different feature of interest each week, from street art to commemorative statues, architectural features and blue plaques, amongst other things

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

Saturday 14th July 2018, 10:00 - 11:30
Abbey Park,
Abbey Park Road
Leicester, LE4 5AQ
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Walk on the Wild Side: Abbey Park Saturday 14 July Please pre-book to attend this walk (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 Abbey 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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Group Walks in Leicester – Explore Parks: Humberstone Park

Sunday 15th July 2018, 10:30 - 11:30
Humberstone Park,
Uppingham Road
Leicester, LE5 4DG
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Explore Parks: Humberstone Park Sunday 15th July 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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Be a Sky Walker – family quiz trail

Monday 23rd July 2018, 11:00 - 13:00
Leicester Town Hall,
Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG
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Register in Town Hall Square. Finishes at New Walk Museum. Between 11am-1pm only, 23rd July. Test your Star Wars knowledge in this short free family quiz trail (35 – 45 minutes at your own pace). Register and collect your Sky Walker trail from our stand on Town Hall Square. Complete the trail, searching for Galaxy Quiz cards along the way and hand in your answers at New Walk Museum for a chance to win tickets to the National Space Centre…

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Group Walks in Leicester – Explore Parks: Spinney Hill Park

Friday 27th July 2018, 10:30 - 11:30
Spinney Hill Park – Park Lodge on St Saviour’s Rd,
St Saviour's Road
Leicester, LE5 3SG
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Explore Parks: Spinney Hill Park Friday 27th July 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 Spinney Hill 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…

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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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