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  • City Slickers Quiz Night 2017

    Now that we have just about recovered from the excitement and frivolities of the City Slickers Ale Trail, we can officially reveal that the first event of the new year is the one and only, City Slickers Quiz Night taking place on Wednesday, 22 March 2017 at Brewdog, kindly sponsored by...MORE >

  • City Slickers Ale Trail 2016

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  • City Slickers Cocktail Night

    On the 14th of July the City Slickers descended on to 33 Cank Street, for a night of cocktails and networking, kindly sponsored by Furnley House. Everyone was greeted with welcome cocktails and mocktails for the drivers amongst the group. After a brief introduction from the Chair...MORE >

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  • Let's Get Down to Quizness

    Thursday 15 April 2016 saw the return of the annual, almost traditional, Spearing Waite City Slickers Quiz. This year the event was kindly sponsored by Bibby Financial Services, and took place at Steamin' Billy's Parcel Yard, where guests even had the opportunity to sample a pint or...MORE >

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  • City Slickers James Bond Spectre

    SPECTRE had its premiere on 26 October 2015, and City Slickers teamed up with Cambridge & Counties Bank to organise a networking event for the most anticipated film of the year. Over 80 delegates were in attendance from all sides of the Leicestershire business SPECTRE-um. The event...MORE >

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  • City Slickers Golf Night - Fore!

    The latest event in the city slickers calendar saw 20 or so amateur golfers descend on Cosby Golf Club on 15 July 2015 in the hope of becoming the next Tiger Woods or Rory McElroy. The weather looked kindly on the City Slickers bunch, with glorious sunshine providing the perfect setting for...MORE >

  • City Slickers Golf For Beginners

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  • City Slickers Quiz Night 2015 sponsored by Brewin Dolphin

    Thursday 26 February 2015 saw arguably our most celebrated event of the city slickers year (although some champions of the ale trail may well disagree), the annual quiz night, kindly sponsored by Brewin Dolphin. Teams from a mixture of the city’s professional services sectors...MORE >

  • City Slickers Ale Trail sponsored by Greyfriars Asset Management LLP

    City Slickers returned on 17th October with the ‘Ale Trail’.  A night of beer, fun, beer, games, beer and beer. There was also some beer. Forty plus attendees convened in the Rutland and Derby at 6pm for some food, networking and a ‘warm up pint’ before it was...MORE >

  • City Slickers Ale Trail - 16th October 2014

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  • City Slickers Casino Night - 15 May 2014

    Viva Las Leicester! The City Slickers committee took a roll of the dice this year by arranging a casino night, which was held at the Grosvenor Casino near the Highcross centre. Whilst the venue might not quite have had the same bright lights as Vegas, the night was very well received....MORE >

  • City Slickers Casino Night - 15 May 2014

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  • Let’s get Quizzical!

    The latest event in this year’s City Slickers calendar saw the professionals of Leicester descend on the Banker’s Club bar on Friar Lane for a fun filled evening of quizzing, curry and chicken burgers. The event was kindly sponsored by Cambridge and Counties Bank, whose marketing...MORE >

  • Quiz Night 2014

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  • Curry Night - November 2013

    Thursday 21st November heralded the first event of the City Slickers social calendar. Our first event was a sizzling Curry night held at the well-known Curry House on London Road. The event was well attended by local professionals, with Mattioli Woods kindly sponsoring the night. Guests...MORE >

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  • Soft Touch Arts Photography Exhibition - 24th and 26th-30th August 2013

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  • City Slicker's Gig Night - 4th July 2013

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  • City Slickers Pub Quiz

    And so finally the most hotly anticipated and competitive night of the Leicester Networking Calendar finally arrived! Thursday 25 April saw Fat Cats as the venue playing host to 70 of Leicester’s finest professional minds for the City Slickers Annual Quiz. Guests began the night...MORE >

  • City Slickers Pub Quiz

    Date:  25th April 2013 Venue:  Fat Cats, 41 Belvoir Street, Leicester Time:  6.00 pm Price:  £13 plus VAT Includes: Two drinks and Pub Food RSVP 15th April 2013 MORE >

  • Annual Quiz

    25th April 2013 Further details to follow .... MORE >

  • City Slickers Curry Night 2013

    Our second event of the season was a mouth-watering curry feast held at the much renowned Curry House on London Road. The event was perfectly timed, with a spicy tikka masala being the ideal way to warm us all up on a frosty February evening. The event was extremely well attended and...MORE >

  • City Slickers Curry Night 2013

    Venue:  Curry House, London Road Time:  6.30pm Price: £14 plus VAT Food and a drink included MORE >

  • Curry Night

    Thursday 7 February 2013 More details to follow .... MORE >

  • City Slickers James Bond Night

    The name’s Bond…James Bond… As the sky fell in to a cold first of November evening over the streets of Leicester, we kicked off the City Slickers 2012/13 season in style with a private screening of the highly anticipated latest instalment in the Bond series. The release...MORE >

  • Are you shaken or stirred?

    James Bond Will Return... Thursday 1st November MORE >

  • City Slickers' James Bond Night - Skyfall

    Date:          Thursday 1 November 2012 Time:          6.00pm Film :          7.00pm Venue:       Showcase Cinema...MORE >

  • City Slickers 2011/2012

    When I say “pub”, you say “quiz”… We continued the City Slickers’ 2011/2012 season with our annual Pub Quiz on Thursday 2 February at Fat Cats Café in Leicester City Centre. The popular event was well attended by local professionals who were...MORE >

  • One HUNdred and EIGHTY!

    Our 2011/2012 season kicked off in fantastic style with a Games Night held on 2 November at Club 147 in the city centre. The night saw teams of local professionals competing against each other in classic pub games, including pool, darts and table football. As is often the case, the friendly...MORE >

  • City Slickers 2010/2011 - The Ale Trail is back!

    On the 30th June 2011, the City Slickers Committee held its much anticipated Ale Trail. For those of you who are newbies, our Ale Trail is a vibrant fusion of games, drinks, music, laughter, food, prizes, fun…. and most importantly more drinking! This year the event was kindly...MORE >

  • Tenpin Bowling Night

    On 7 April 2011 City Slickers held its third event of the 2010/2011 season. Last time it was a battle of wit at the Annual Quiz but this time it was a battle of the bowling balls at Hollywood Bowl, Meridian. The evening consisted of teams enjoying two games of bowling and competing for...MORE >

  • "Who, What, Where and When...?"

    On 3rd February 2011, over ninety people attended the City Slicker’s much anticipated annual Quiz Night held in Fat Cats, Leicester. This year the event was kindly sponsored by Bobby Dhanjal Wealth Management. The Quiz was hosted by Ashwin Mody, a Senior Partner at the firm and saw...MORE >

  • "Suited & Booted"

    City Slickers’ kicked off the 2010-2011 season in style with their first event, “Suited & Booted”, being held at the Boot Room in Leicester on 28 October 2010. The event, kindly sponsored by Head & Griffiths, who specialise in bespoke tailoring of suits and shirts,...MORE >

  • City Slickers 2009/2010 Ale Trail

    The fifth event of the City Slickers calendar was the Ale Trail which was held on 8th July 2010. The event was kindly sponsored by Springfields and featured six teams going round in pairs to three bars in Leicester city centre where they competed against each other in a variety of different...MORE >

  • Latino Night

    The fourth event of the City Slickers’ calendar took place in true Latin American style on Tuesday 13 April 2010 at Las Iguanas Restaurant on Belvoir Street in Leicester. The evening was kindly sponsored by Westerby Investment Management and Westerby Trustee Services. The event was a...MORE >

  • Quiz Night

    The renowned City Slickers’ Annual Quiz took place on 4 February 2010 at Fat Cats in Leicester and was kindly sponsored by Nutrafit. The Quiz was made up of six rounds and the questions ranged from the colour of a Giraffe’s tongue to the name of the spaceship in Alien. It is fair...MORE >

  • Three strikes ... and you're in!!

    The first event of the City Slickers’ 2009/10 season kicked off in classic style on 29th October at Hollywood Bowl in Leicester. Local professionals came together to enjoy two games of ten-pin bowling with a competitive twist! All in all, ten teams bowled their hearts out in an attempt to...MORE >

  • City Slickers 2008/09 Ale Trail - "Get the Drinks In"

    The fourth, final and truly fantastic City Slickers event of the year was the Spearing Waite Ale Trail which saw 65 professionals visit 4 of the city’s finest bars in an effort to out play each other in games such as Pictionary, Jenga and a mini-quiz. The attendees were split into 6...MORE >

  • "Two more lamb bhunas over here!"

    Our third event of the season was a mouth watering curry night held at Mansah Restaurant on Dysart Way, Leicester. Some of the sixty attendees were familiar with the huge venue, not as a curry house but rather an electrical retailer!  The newly renovated Mansah really is an impressive...MORE >

  • "And the winners are..."

    In an effort to eliminate any New Year blues, our second event of the season was a Pub Quiz held on 22 January 2009 at Fat Cats in Leicester.  The event was kindly sponsored by Springfields. The Quiz was attended by over seventy professionals from in and around the Leicester area and...MORE >

  • "The name’s Bond ... James Bond"

    Our first event of the season kicked off on Tuesday 4th November at the fabulous new Showcase Cinema De Lux in Leicester with a private showing of James Bond’s Quantum of Solace.  The event was kindly sponsored by Berkeley Burke. 125 people joined in the fun which started with...MORE >

  • City Slickers 2007 – 2008

    Spearing Waite’s City Slickers is a networking group which is dedicated to bringing together like minded professionals in the City of Leicester, in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere.  City Slickers’ 2007 – 2008 programme of events began with a lunch at Walkers Stadium on...MORE >

  • Treasure Hunt

    The year wound up with a Treasure Hunt, through the streets of Leicester city centre, on 7th June 2007.  Fortunately, the weather was kind, and most parties managed to finish the Hunt without getting too wet.  In any event, the half way stop necessitated a visit to the Turkey...MORE >

  • St Patrick’s Day

    A ceilidh was held at Molly O’Gradys on 15th March 2007 to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. MORE >

  • Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year celebrations took place at Terasana, on 22nd February 2007.  The darkest month was brightened by lanterns and yet again, more alcohol and delicious food offerings. MORE >

  • Gala Casino

    Gala Casino saw the next event on 15th November 2006.  The evening kicked off with champagne and a buffet.  Gala Casino took the trouble to demonstrate the principles of Roulette and Black Jack.  Some, it would seem, deemed it necessary to test out the recommendations and could...MORE >

  • Alloro Italian Restaurant

    The first event was a lunch at Alloro Italian Restaurant, Millstone Lane, on 29th September 2006. It was attended by in excess of 80 people. Alloro provided such a wonderful lunch that it seemed a shame to have to return to work in the afternoon. Spurred on by the success of the first event,...MORE >

  • City Slickers 2006/2007

    During the summer of 2006, a group of fee earners at Spearing Waite decided to incorporate a networking group, with the intention of bringing together like minded individuals to build up contacts in an informal way, and to have some fun at the same time.  City Slickers was born and the idea...MORE >


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