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ohhms at Uprising 2019

Uprising: The Gallery

I’ve written a review of Uprising for Cool As Leicester which will no doubt be published soon, so I’ll keep it brief here. Resin Another stonking event. What is now...

Laura Hadland and Gillian Hough of the British Guild of Beer Writers

CAMRA Good Beer Guide

The latest edition of the Good Beer Guide was launched yesterday. I managed to head over to both the East and West Midlands’ launch events, thanks to a quick hop...

A group of friends toast with gin and tonics

Which is the best pub in Leicester?

While you’re here, why not check out the Leicester Happy Hour Directory? There has been much consternation in Leicester’s beer-drinking social media circles over the last 24 hours. A poll...

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Back to Big Drop Brewing

I wrote about Big Drop Brewing back in April when I was pregnant. Now I have no ‘need’ to drink alcohol free beer, but I’m finding it remains a handy...

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East Street Lanes

Well, we’ve got ourselves a central bowling alley. And not before time many would say. East Street Lanes is the creation of the Steamin’ Billy group, who have already branched...

Julie May Lingerie

I was approached by Julie May to review their new lingerie collections when I was pregnant. I was really excited about the idea of a comfortable but attractive collection for...

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The Tree, Leicester

The Orange Tree is dead, long live The Tree! One of my longest standing watering holes closed its doors recently, and has undergone a refurbishment under new owners. The Tree...

Leicester City Festival 2019

The City Festival was launched yesterday, in the slightly stuffy environment of an 18 metre plastic dome on Jubilee Square. After on and off drizzle across the afternoon, the sky...