is the 10th largest city in the UK. It is also one of the oldest cities with a history going back 2,000 years. Leicester is one the most diverse cities in the UK, championing a great reputation by bringing different communities together. Our festival programme highlights our diversity which include the largest celebration of Diwali outside of India, the Leicester Caribbean Carnival and the City Festival which celebrates Leicester in the heart of the city centre. There are also a number of food and music festivals throughout the year. These events make Leicester truly something for each and everyone in this remarkable green city.
Sport is prominent in the city; home of 2016 Premier League champions Leicester City. You can also watch top-flight rugby at the Leicester Tigers along with cricket, speedway and racing. Highcross shopping centre is Leicester’s biggest and most successful redevelopment stories. It boasts a large number of retailers, over 40 inspirational cafes and restaurants, 12 screen Cinema and adventure golf. Highcross has reinvented Leicester City Centre by offering a mix of fashionable stores, great parking and a true city centre living . A great healthcare career is just one more reason to come here.
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