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This years exciting Caribbean Carnival is being held inVictoria Park in Leicester on 6th August 2011.

The Leicester Caribbean Carnival has in recent years become a hugely popular multicultural event celebrating the diverse cultures in Leicester.

The Carnival is vibrant and exciting with food, music and dance and has an ultimate party atmosphere.

The carnival is a platform for Caribbean people to display their true talents through costume, food, music and dance.

Join in the celebrations of the Caribbean Carnival and explore Leicester on a Canal Boat Holiday booked from Union Wharf.

Whilst on your Canal Boat Holiday in Leicester visit The Jewry Wall which is nearly 2000 years old and one of Leicesters most famous landmarks.

For an experience that is out of this world visit the UKs largest 360 degrees planetarium.

Go on an interactive journey through six stunning galleries and explore the Universe at The National Space Centre.

A Canal Boat Holiday to Leicester is a shoppers dream as the city is diverse and you can find the big brand names to the small independent shops of St Martins.

The Golden Mile is packed with shops and traders selling South Asian food, clothing and jewellery.

The has been a Market in Leicester for over 700 years and it is now Europe’s largest covered market.

In the Market Centre are many more indoor stalls, selling fresh fish, meat, cheeses and the local specialities of Melton Mowbray Pork Pies and Stilton.


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The beautiful canals of England and Wales wind their way through a variety of interesting and distinctive locations offering you the chance to stop off and investigate further at a mooring of your choice or to simply continue cruising onto the next destination.
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