Mini Beasts Summer Event

Open Today

09:00 - 20:00

Join us at Beaumont as we explore the world of the mini beasts! From scuttling spiders and adventurous ants to beautiful butterflies; discover and learn all about the little creatures, lurking in the undergrowth, with our insect keeper.

Why not experience our creepy craft sessions too! The little ones can enjoy building bug houses and creepy crawly light catchers, perfect to take home. Plus, pick up a magnifying glass and trail sheet on LIVE days, to explore in the hunt for the hidden creepy crawlies. Can you find them in our stores before they escape? Don’t forget to head back to our nature HQ to collect a tasty treat!

Summer Event Calendar
25 July - 22 August

Mini Beast Man
25 July, 8 August, 22 August

Join us for our interactive activity, perfect for young explorers to get up close and personal to the mini beasts of the world.

All nature detectives will be invited on our Creepy Crawly trail too. Pick up a trail sheet and spot the hidden creatures around the centre, there’s sweet treat to enjoy too!

The trail will be available all summer.

Build Mini Beasts Homes
1 August

Let’s give the mini beasts a home. Throughout the day little shoppers will get the chance to decorate mini ladybird houses; a perfect treat for the creatures in your garden. 

Bug Sun Catchers
15 August

Grab your favourite colours and get creative with our bug sun catcher craft sessions.  


General opening times


Store opening times may vary. Food will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Additional opening times

Beaumont Shopping Centre store opening times may vary. Food will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

Search below for the shop details or view the full list of retailers

Getting here

Beaumont Shopping Centre
25 Beaumont Way
0116 235 2561
  • Car

    Beaumont Shopping Centre is easy to reach. The A563 ring road leads into our three car parks.

    Located just off the A46 near Anstey, we're only five minutes from the A6 and ten minutes from the M1 junction 22. Plus, we have plenty of free and safe car parking.

  • Train

    For details on visiting Beaumont Shopping Centre by train, simply visit the My Train Ticket website or visit the Traveline East Midlands website. 

  • Bus

    For details on all routes to and from Beaumont Shopping Centre, including timetables, please visit the Traveline East Midlands website or visit Centre Bus for more information. 


The main cash points are located at Santander, Wilko and Tesco. Here you can withdraw cash from most major banks and building societies.

Baby changing facilities are available at Tesco.

We have 1,500 free* car parking spaces for visitors to Beaumont Shopping Centre.

*for up to 4 hours

Any vehicles remaining in the car park after the 4 hour limit will receive a £85 parking charge. Please note that all vehicles entering and exiting the park will have their registration number scanned by an Automatic Number Plate Recognition system.

For any parking queries please contact

To appeal Parking Charge Notices you must follow the appeals process which can be processed by:

  • Post: High View Parking Ltd, PO BOX 3573, Barnet, EN5 9QA
  • Online:
  • Phone: 0207 431 4001

We are proud that our car park has been issued the Park Mark, an award given by the Police to car parks that have achieved the standards of the Safer Parking Scheme, designed to reduce crime.

The toilets can be found in Tesco and also in the majority of our restaurants and cafés.

Beaumont Shopping Centre is the only place in Leicester to offer a universal (disabled) photo booth, which can comfortably accommodate a wheelchair. A range of photo sizes are available including passport-size photos, as well as fun photos. 

Beaumont Shopping Centre offers height, weight and BMI scales that are located within Boots. 

We now offer a FREE BT Wi-fi service to all our shoppers. 


Many stores have Click & Collect facilities. Check out our Click & Collect page to see which retailers offer this service. 

Many of our stores offer Gift Cards, so you don't have to struggle with searching for the perfect present. Check with individual stores for more information. 

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