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Colin Crosby

Regional Qualification(s):

Heart of England



Phone Number(s):

0116-2611576, 07960-873886

Contact guide


Former cinema / theatre manager

Personal Interests:

Richard III
Pork Pies and Stilton
Market Towns
Historic Leicester

Special Interests:


Four architects who changed the face of Leicester City Centre

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

Public art in Leicester City Centre

Churches & Cathedrals

The cathedral, churches, chapels and temples of Leicester City Centre


Leicester - Britain's First Environment City and the new National Forest.

Folklore & Traditions

Leicester's legends and customs, including some involving King Lear, John of Gaunt and Richard III

Food & Drink

The Taste of Melton Mowbray - the story of pork pies and Stilton cheese, and where to buy them

Ghosts, Murders & Mysteries

Haunted Leicester - the lonely and eerie streets of Leicester's Old Town

Industrial Heritage

The nineteenth century New Town of Coalville, at the heart of the Leics coalfield

Regional Tours

Leics and Rutland - unspoilt countryside and market towns with a wealth of history


Leicester's famous covered market, the history of Leicester's markets and many market towns

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