Being home to counties such as Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Rutland, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire the East Midlands is one of the fastest growing populations in the UK. It is currently home to 4 and a half million people which has increased drastically from 2001.
The area is home to several region programs as broadcast by the BBC. These include East Midlands Today which is recorded in Waltham. Classic game shows such as Catchphrase or Family Fortunes were devised and created in this studio.
The East Midlands is home to many cultural events such as Download Festival at Donnington Park and the British Grand Prix at the Silverstone Circuit. The Peak District resides here, and is the second most popular National Park in the world. If you want to visit somewhere that is on the cultural rise, this is the place to go!