Independent Leicester

Leicester Monsters

16 – 31 October


Look up, watch out! Leicester is being overtaken by a playful posse of giant glowing monsters who have invaded the city centre!

Prepare for an exciting escapade as you trace your way across the city centre using the map, where you’ll have the chance to encounter mischievous monsters at every turn.

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Meet the monsters

Discover huge, glowing monsters reaching their claws over rooftops, tentacles bursting wildly through windows, and illuminated spooky sights that will leave you in awe. And the best part is, it’s totally free! Get to know their peculiar personalities as they become your entertaining companions throughout the journey. 


monster map

Use the map to make your way around the trail! Printed maps can also be found from the following locations during opening times, or you can download the digital map below:

  • Visit Leicester Information Centre (4A St Martins,  LE1 5DB)
  • Leicester Museum & Art Gallery (53 New Walk, LE1 7EA)
  • Highcross Customer Service Desk (Lower Mall, Highcross, 5 Shires Lane, LE1 4AN)

activities for little monsters

We’ve put a pack of monster activities to keep kids entertained whilst they are out and about on the trail, including colouring-in, a monster quiz, a maze and much more!

Find monster deals

Hungry for more than just monster-sized laughs? For the first week of Leicester Monsters (October 16 to 22, half-term!), Leicester’s food scene is joining in on the monster madness with Leicester Restaurant Week! Find special offers, deals and menus to enjoy as you make your way across the city centre. There are lots of family and kids offers to stop children and grown ups from getting hangry along the way! 

Don’t forget to Follow us on social and tag #leicestermonsters to enter the photo competition!

Leicester Monsters is proudly presented by BID Leicester and has been made possible with support from Highcross Leicester and Leicester City Council.

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