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The festive spirit of Christmas in Leicester is spreading that little bit further this year with these activities for you and your family to enjoy in the cosy comfort of your own home!

We had lots of helpers in Leicester to bring this together, so we hope you have a merry time sharing and getting creative with the activities.


Christmas In Leicester

There’s plenty to keep the family entertained this Christmas. Festive cheer in the city, competition and great prizes, how to support local businesses and details of the Leicester Gift Card. Helping you to celebrate safely and shine bright this Christmas!

Download the Christmas in Leicester brochure

Christmas in Leicester Competition

Add some extra sparkle to your festive season with the chance to win over £2000 worth of prizes!

View competition details

Create your own snowflake

Use our interactive snowflake generator to create a unique snowflake and send it to the snowflake wall on Green Dragon Square.

Make your own snowflake
Check out the snowflake wall


Graffwerk, the team behind the award winning Bring the Paint festival have put together a range of graffiti inspired templates to help create your own murals and artworks. Colour the sheets provided, find the Christmas puddings, create your own fox artwork and design a Leicester themed Christmas mural.

Graffwerk Activities

Download activity by James Zakarian
Download activity by Smallkid
Download activity by Alex Rubes
Download activity by James Lad

FOCUS Charity

FOCUS Charity work to inspire the young people of Leicester through taking part in projects where they gain important employability and life skills. Their young people are able to build their self-esteem and confidence to step into their greatness and are empowered to find their voice and become the positive change they want to see in the world. They have created these fantastic activities for you to enjoy at home! With cut out and colour Christmas door hangers, pop up card templates, a festive recipe and clues for the classic Christmas game Charades – there will be plenty to keep the family entertained this year.

Design A Christmas Tree

Make this tree look as sparkly as you can! Colour it in and add extras like pom poms, glitter, sparkly gems and stickers…Cut around the dotted line (ask an adult to help if you need) and fold it in half at the grey line… Display it at home or send it to your favourite people!

Download Tree template

Other Activities

Download Christmas Charades rules
Download recipe pack
Download Santa hanger template

National Space Centre

The National Space Centre is an educational charity and the UK’s largest visitor attraction dedicated to space and we are lucky to have it right here in Leicester!

More online crafts can be found here:

Constellation Telescope

With Christmas this year being all about bright lights, why not make your own Constellation Telescope with The National Space Centre’s template?

Download telescope template

Comets and Rockets

Play a game of Comets and Rockets to see who wins the space race!

Download Comets and Rockets game

Tardigrade Ornament

Create your own Tardigrade Ornament for your tree!

Download tardigrade template