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Over £150,000 for LOROS Hospice!  

LOROS Hospice

LOROS Hospice Leicester


Thank you

Huge thanks to all our artists and sponsors for making the Rocket Round Leicester Trail come to life!


The trail may be over but you can still pick up a memento from our online shop!


Thank you to all our bidders who helped us raise over £150,000 for LOROS Hospice!


The Rocket Round Leicester auction will raise funds for LOROS Hospice. Find out more about LOROS.


Our amazing Rocket Round Leicester 10-week sculpture trail has now ended!

Latest News

14th October 2021

Thirty-nine 8ft Rockets from Leicester’s biggest art trail, Rocket Round Leicester, were auctioned off last night raising a massive £153,095 for LOROS Hospice. The auction saw a plethora of bidders both online and ....
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5th October 2021

Now the Rocket Round Leicester trail has disappeared from the city’s streets and the Rockets are being prepared for the Charity Auction, which was the most popular Rocket?   All are stunning, unique and, at mor....
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4th October 2021

A galaxy of spectacular Rockets will be touching down at Leicester’s National Space Centre on 9th-10th October for a final weekend of space-tastic fun! The Rocket Round Leicester art trail, 40 giant Rockets plus 38 ....
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27th September 2021

Yesterday our amazing Rocket Round Leicester art trail came to an end. As we waved off the last beautiful sculpture, we’re consoling ourselves with the news that it’s less than TWO WEEKS until our Farewell Weekend! ....
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20th September 2021

Unbelievably, it’s the FINAL week of the Rocket Round Leicester Art Trail! Ten weeks has zoomed by in a flash. We hope you’ve managed to see all 40 amazing Rockets and 35 mini Junior Jets! If not, don’t forget y....
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13th September 2021

It’s CHALLENGE WEEK on the Rocket Round Leicester trail! And with just TWO weeks of trail left, what will you take on for LOROS?  This week we’ll be cheering on a group of intrepid space cadets who are literall....
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6th September 2021

From Monday 6th-12th September it’s LOROS week here on the Rocket Round Leicester trail! We’ll be showing you why LOROS is such an amazing place, and how you can show your support for the charity! Anna Shutt is a ....
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30th August 2021

This week it’s Love Local on our Rocket Round Leicester trail! We’re zooming in on a local artist that created an AMAZING Rocket and who lives in Leicestershire! Katy Dynes’ Rocket, Celebrating Community which is s....
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23rd August 2021

Rockets and the environment may not seem an obvious mix, but here at #RocketRoundLeicester we are blown away by all the eco-friendly activity going on during GREEN WEEK, 23rd August to 29th August! Have you made it to....
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16th August 2021

It’s been all systems go on the Rocket trail since we launched, so this week we’re calming things down with Wellness Week, running from Monday 16th August to Sunday 22nd August. Every space cadet needs to recharge th....
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9th August 2021

Ground control to Major Tom! With so many amazing songs inspired by space, it’s no surprise that Monday 9th August to Sunday 15th August is MUSIC WEEK here at Rocket Round Leicester! We have a host of music-related sp....
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1st August 2021

From Monday 2nd July - Sunday 8th July, it's SPACE WEEK here at Rocket Round Leicester. We’re sure you’ll agree that rockets are pretty epic! However, their space-tastic appeal isn't the only reason we chose them... ....
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Presenting Partners

Leicester City Council
BID Leicester

Official Supporters

Leicester City Football Club
GEM Radio
Highcross Leicester
Mattioli Woods Plc
Trucklink EU – Official Logistics Partner

Rocket Sponsors

University of Leicester
Oadby Plastics
Incite video
Parkers “The Parts People”
Mather Jamie Limited
De Montfort University
Novotel & Adagio Leicester Hotel & NineB Restaurant
OEM Automatic Ltd
Harlow Bros Ltd
Spectrum Health
Dunelm Soft Furnishings Ltd
Cambridge & Counties Bank
North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College
Marcol Ltd
Emerson Automation Solutions
Fleet Auction Group
Spire Leicester Hospital
Morningside Pharmaceuticals
Welcomm Communications
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