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WIN! A SERIOUS READING LAMP When Alex Pratt couldn’t find a great reading light for his mum he set about creating one. Combining 25 years experience of supplying essential task lights on board Global Ballooning Attempts, RNLI Lifeboats and Space Ships, with extensive user feedback, he built the ultimate tool for serious readers. His lights are now used by over 250,000 people in over 60 countries. The bespoke Daylight Wavelength Technology® which drives Serious lights is so powerful that over 400 independent opticians now recommend them for the relief they bring from eyestrain. • • • • • •

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he Stand Up Challenge show is part of Leicester Business Festival and is supported by Leicester Castle Business School at De Montfort University. Being held at The Kube at Leicester Racecourse on Wednesday 2nd November the show will see 12 brave contestants take to the stage to perform their first ever 5 minutes of stand-up comedy. The contestants are all being supported by their colleagues, friends, clients and family to raise as much money as possible for local registered charity, Big Difference Company. All proceeds from the night will support the work of this local charity. The charity runs the annual Leicester Comedy Festival but also works throughout the year, using comedy and humour to improve health and wellbeing of people across the Midlands and the UK. Recent projects have focused on issues such as promoting the identification of the early signs and symptoms of cancer and the benefits of exercise for people suffering from arthritis, as well as projects working with older people, children and young people. The fearless participants will soon begin to work with professional comedian Anthony King, to write and rehearse their comedy routine. To show you support for the participants you can sponsor them online at The event is the perfect opportunity to treat your staff, clients and customers to a vibrant and unique networking event. Doors open at 6pm, with food served at 6.30pm. The after show party will finish by 11.30pm. Ticket price includes: • welcome drink • 2 course buffet dinner • Stand Up Challenge comedy show • hosted by Jarred Christmas – “One of the funniest men to pick up a mic” Time Out • after show party Tables for 8 people are now available at £350 + VAT. Limited individual tickets (seated at a table of 8 guests) are also available at £47.50 + VAT. Tickets can now be booked and purchased on the Leicester Business Festival website, please visit: events/stand-challenge-leicester-2016

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Beacon Magazine Issue 73  

September/October 2016 Wedding Special - A local Leicestershire publication

Beacon Magazine Issue 73  

September/October 2016 Wedding Special - A local Leicestershire publication