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CELEBRATING THOMAS COOK AND LEICESTER U3A

In all the excitement last year about Richard III and this year about Leicester City, something has been forgotten.  Exactly 175 years ago in July 1841, Thomas Cook organised the first package tour: a return trip by train from Leicester to Loughborough.  Little did Thomas Cook know that his novel idea, which aimed to get the good people of Leicester ... Read More »