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21 Things That Are Only OK Because You're From Leicester

"Where are you from?" "Lestah."

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2. Eating your body weight in chips from Awesome Chips.


It's only been open since January but everyone and their nan loves the place.

3. Not pronouncing the name of anywhere in Leicester properly – if you pronounce them properly, we know you're an outsider.

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We like to add an "-eh" at the end of some places and we sometimes stick a "u" in instead of an "o".

4. Getting a bit too excited about the new Haymarket Bus Station.


It's so clean.


5. Thinking this place was a castle when you were a kid:


Turns out it's a prison. Oops.

7. Getting sick of hearing about how we found King Richard III in a car park, but still milking it.

Even #RichardIII gets in on the act for the #Leicestercity #premiership #winners #2016 #party. #Leicester


13. Hating the Jamie Vardy lookalike.

When yer da promises to get your idol to appear at your Birthday party, and the local weirdo turns up.

He's everywhere and he's annoying as hell.

15. Not understanding the hype about the Highcross, even though outsiders seem to love it.

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16. Learning how to spell Leicester by a variation of "Lions Eat Ice Cream Every Saturday Tiger Eat Rice."

Was it just me that used to use 'lions eat ice cream every Saturday tigers eat rice' to help spell out Leicester orrrr


17. Visiting Braggy Park in all weather conditions.

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Snow? We'll go Braggy Park.

Sun? We'll go Braggy Park.

Thunderstorm? Let's go Braggy Park.

19. Exhausting Leicester's history by visiting all of its attractions on school trips.


You've probably been to the Jewry Museum, Jewry Wall, St Nicholas Church, Twycross Zoo, New Walk Museum, and the National Space Centre at least once.

21. Celebrating being from a diverse, vibrant and proud city by partying.