Christmas Events in Leicester
Here, at QSA, we’re very aware that Christmas is only round the corner! That’s why, with our latest post, we thought we’d pick out some of our favourite up and coming Christmas events in Leicester.
It might be slightly too early for Christmas songs in the office but that doesn’t mean we can’t get excited about some of the up and coming xmas events in and around Leicester’s buzzing cultural quarter. Over the festive period there’s a whole heap of things to do whether it’s where we are in the cultural quarter or in the wider Leicester area.
So, don’t leave your shopping to the last minute this year! Head to some of the events we’ve picked out and you’ll have your presents bought in no time leaving you plenty of time to get into the festive spirit.
Christmas in the Cultural Quarter
The Makers Yard Open Studios Christmas Shopping Weekend 14 & 15 November
Get in touch with your artistic side and head to the makers yard’s xmas shopping weekend. There’s sure to be loads of talent on show from artists and designer-makers alike. So if you’re after a unique gift for a loved one this Christmas, this is definitely your best bet.
Tired of getting the same box of chocolates for a loved one every year? Here’s your chance to get something a bit different whilst taking in the magnificent surrounding of the grade II-listed nineteenth century hosiery factory & warehouse while you’re at it.
Leicester Print Workshop
After a really successful opening weekend in their new place right across the road from us. They have some great Christmas exhibitions to take part in over the coming months. They’re sure to be festive fun for both budding amateurs and experienced printmakers alike so make sure you get involved.
Christmas Lights turn on in the City
• Sunday 22 November
• 12noon – 8pm
• City Centre & Leicester Market
• Jubilee Square – Festive Reindeer with Santa’s sleigh / Wheel of Light
• Humberstone Gate West: Christmas Lights Switch On
• Cultural Quarter: Light the Night games and digital playground
Winter Food Festival
Fill yourself with festive cheer by heading down to the Leicester Winter Food Festival! It’s in its seventh year and proving more popular than ever. What’s more It’s completely free and will have over 150 food and drink stalls showing off the best of Leicester’s local produce. There’s something for everyone with exotic meat pies and vegetarian Indian food set to form part of what’s sure to be a vast array of culinary delights.
Don’t forget about the licensed drink zone set to feature local ales, mulled wine and Christmas cocktails. Whether you come away with some winter recipe ideas, a nice glass of mulled wine or an original gift, it’s set to be a great event for the whole family so don’t miss out!
Contact us to arrange a viewing!
At QSA, it’s our dedication to providing top quality city living in Leicester that sets us apart. So, if you want to be part of such a thriving, culturally active community then contact us to arrange a viewing! You won’t want to miss out on one of our premium inner city apartments.