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Today to Sat 19 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Cinderella (La Cenerentola)
Amateur production - sung in English - Rossini’s sparkling comedy opera A much-loved fairy tale, but not quite as you know it. Cinderella scrubs the floor of a dance school and dreams of a better life. A prince arrives seeking a companion and so this sparkling romcom is set in motion.
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley
Today to Mon 21 May

More details - Anything Goes
Amateur theatre production - Music, dance, laughs, and the age-old tale of Boy Meets Girl– no musical puts it on stage better than ANYTHING GOES! A hilarious shipboard romp, wrapped around one of Cole Porter’s most magical scores, ANYTHING GOES is Delightful, Delicious, and De-Lovely.
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley
Tue 8 May to Sat 19 May

 - Cancelled

More details - The Murder Room by Jack Sharkey
A riotous send up of every murder mystery play you have seen “Murder has never been this funny. A spoof of all crime thrillers... it is good clean mirth all the way”. – Times
St Mary’s Community Hall, St Mary’s Road
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May

More details - The Chase Hotel Wedding Fayre - Simply Wedding Fayres
Be inspired with over 20 local exhibitors who are ready waiting to help make your dream wedding day a reality exhibitors include Bridalwear, Wedding Car Hire, Photographers, Florists, Wedding Jewellery and Favours, Photobooth Hire plus much much more Free Entry Free Parking Free Goody Bag including a bridal
The Chase Hotel Higham Lane
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Claire Elizabeth Ferguson: Night Lands
Polaroids, traditional photographs and found objects bring this show to life. For ‘Night Lands’, Claire explored the work of her late father who travelled to many different places before she was born.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton road, Nuneaton
Today to Mon 7 May

More details - Sweet or Savoury - Hands on History Drop In Session
Discover the museum’s collection of baking and cookery related objects for those with a savoury or sweet tooth. Look through recipe books and collections of favourite recipes for baking inspiration. Find out how peoples’ tastes and the availability of ingredients have changed over time.
Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Today

More details - Hands on History for All Ages: Sweet or Savoury
Discover the Museum’s collection of baking and cookery related objects for those with a savoury or sweet tooth. Look through recipe books and collections of favourite recipes for baking inspiration. Find out how peoples’ tastes and the availability of ingredients have changed over time.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Nuneaton
Today

More details - Festival of Arts - Photography Exhibition
This wonderful exhibition can’t fail to please with the huge variety of photographs usually brought in. This exhibition always boasts great diversity of images from talented local photographers. Not to forget they’re often on sale for reasonable prices – perfect for sprucing up a wall in time for the summer!
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - A Hayward Touring exhibition from Southbank Centre, London. Eduardo Paolozzi: General Dynamic F.U.N
Dynamic images by a pioneer of Pop Art fill this exhibition with colour and energy. Sir Eduardo Paolozzi selfstyled himself the ‘wizard in Toytown’ and, looking at the clashes of imagery and colour, viewers might be inclined to agree.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sun 13 May

More details - Festival of Arts - Craft & Needlecraft
Mixed media, embroidery and soft toys are just some of the crafts which local makers present in this diverse and creative show. The items on display vary from delicately intricate to vibrant and full of energy.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Exhibition: Crime and Punishment
All rise…and make their way to the Museum for this blood-curdling show. This exhibition has it all – death, theft and some pretty tough judgements. The borough has its fair share of crime stories and we present a select few for you to preside over.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May, Tue 22 May to Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Linda Barlow: Searching For The Invisible Woman
For Linda Barlow “it became evident many middle-aged women felt they were becoming invisible as they aged. Their hair was going grey, their skin was becoming more sallow, they were bumped into in the street”.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Tue 22 May to Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Tue 3 Jul to Sun 8 Jul, Tue 10 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Knit One, Purl One
In this museum object handling session, visitors can discover the museum’s collection of baking and cookery related items for those with a savoury or sweet tooth. Look through recipe books and collections of favourite receipes for baking inspiration.
Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery Riversley Park Coton Road Nuneaton
Sat 19 May

More details - Tenors Un Limited - ‘In Concert with Tenors Un Limited Celebrating 15 Years'
TENORS Un LIMITED is proud to present their newest touring show. Throughout 2018 the guys will tour UK theatres and concert halls performing works from their previous albums and tours as well as new repertoire. This concert series combines the rich vocal harmonies for which Tenors Un Limited are known.
The Abbey Theatre, Pool Bank St, Nuneaton
Fri 27 Apr

More details - The Oxford Concert Party in Concert
Exceptionally versatile, with a repertoire of three hundred years of music from around the world which they turn upside down and infuse humour, energy, passion and pathos.
Bulkington Commuity & Conference Centre
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Bulkington, Nuneaton & Bedworth University of the Third Age (BNB U3A).
Canal History and Heritage - This colourful talk looks at the wonderful world of our inland waterways and describes the fascinating range of features (in all shapes and sizes) associated with the 2,000 mile canal network.
Bulkington Village Community Centre School Road Bulkington Bedworth
Tue 15 May

More details - Film Night & Fish Supper
Film Showing A Royal Night Out. Based on a true story A Royal Night Out is a British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Julian Jarrold and written by Trevor de Silva and Kevin Hood.
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre
Sat 19 May

More details - Thomas Bowes plays Bach (UK Bach Pilgrimage)
At 7.30pm on Thursday 3rd May Peckleton Church hosts the celebrated violinist Thomas Bowes in a concert that forms part of his 2018 UK Bach Pilgrimage.
Peckleton Church
Thu 3 May

More details - An Evening with Micky Quinn
An Evening with ex Coventry and Newcastle star Micky Quinn. Top comedian Lester Crabtree joins Micky for an entertaining evening. Food and chances to acquire signed sporting memorabilia included.
Bedworth Liberal Club
Sat 12 May

More details - An Audience with Micky Quinn
Ex Coventry City star Micky Quinn comes to town for ‘an evening with’. Joining Micky is top comedian Lester Crabtree. Those in attendance will also have opportunities to acquire signed sporting memorabilia and join in a football quiz.
Bedworth Liberal Club
Sat 12 May

More details - Barry Palser's Super Six Jazz Band
A first visit for ’The Super Six’ featuring Barry on trombone who believes that entertainment is a critical factor in jazz. On banjo is the legendary Tony Pitt, a former member of the Acker Bilk, Kenny Ball, Alex Welsh and Phil Mason bands.
Newbold Verdon Jazz Club at Newbold Verdon Sports & Social Club
Fri 4 May

More details - Windmill Open Day at Ullesthorpe
This 200 year old windmill is open to the public for the day. Although lacking its sails, the mill is full of interesting ancient machinery and has a fascinating history, all of which will be explained to visitors by knowledgeable volunteer guides.
The Windmill, Mill Road, Ullesthorpe, near Lutterworth.
Sun 13 May

More details - Willoughby Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Willoughby Waterleys lies in the South Leicestershire countryside. The Norman Church will be open, hosting a film of the local bird population filmed by a local resident. 6 gardens will be open. John’s Wood is a 1½ acre nature reserve planted to encourage wildlife.
Willoughby Gardens, Willoughby Waterleys
Sun 13 May

More details - Sing 4 Fun
A Miscellany of Music sung by the South Wigston Community Choir. All proceeds for Organ Restoration Appeal Fund
St. Andrew’s Church. Old Church Street, Aylestone. Leicester
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Marmozets
Marmozets plus Black Peaks. Artists performing: Marmozets.: Tickets avaiable.
The Kasbah, Coventry
Thu 10 May

More details - Star Vehicle Stories
Get to know the Star Vehicles of our collection with your little explorer, through interactive stories, songs and hands-on experiences – and all inside our galleries. Each week, we will discover another exciting vehicle story that helps to build a sense of self and a fun introduction to local history.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry
Mon 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr

More details - Cars & Coffee Breakfast Club
A wide and varied display of beautiful cars from years gone by, on Millennium Place outside the museum.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Coventry
Sat 12 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - Cars & Coffee Breakfast Club 2018
Running on the second Saturday of each month from April to October (apart from August) this classic car event is free to join. The September event is also part of Coventry Car & Motorcycle Day.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Hales St
Sat 12 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight
The London Concertante are delighted to return to Coventry Cathedral in 2018 as part of their 2018 Four Seasons UK tour! Headlined by Vivaldi’s eternal masterpieces, the ensemble present an accompanying programme bursting with classical treats and hidden gems.
Coventry Cathedral, Priory Street, Coventry
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Braunston May Fayre
Bank Holiday Monday will see Braunston holds its 29th May Fayre. It is a fantastic day out for all the family. There is a huge range of attractions with craft fairs and market stalls. Can your dog win a coverted rosette in the Dog Show? Duck racing taking place all day in the village stream.
Braunston Village, Rutland
Mon 7 May

More details - Party Clutch Workshop
We’ll walk you through making your own hard shell party clutch bag. Choose from our selection of designer and vintage fabric and add a bit of sparkly embellishment too - it’s all included in the price!
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Today

More details - Coventry Archives Tours
Explore the treasures of the archives with a guided behind the scenes tour. You will be provided with an introduction to our collections and have a chance to see some of our more precious items in our varied archives and special collections.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Today to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Chinese Calligraphy
Come along and experience one of the most traditional and beautiful examples of Chinese art. Chinese calligraphy is not just a way writing but also a way to express emotions.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 12 May

More details - Screenprinting
Screenprinting was developed hundreds of years ago but it was the Pop Art movement that transformed it into an art form for everyone. In this artist-led workshop, inspired by our current POP! art exhibition, you will create designs and learn the technique of printing.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 19 May

More details - The Weaver's House Heritage Crafts Day
This May Day weekend celebration features a special crafts theme. Trades which would have been familiar to medieval people will be brought to life against the authentic medieval backdrop of The Weaver’s House and its garden. Skills on show will include woodcarving, brewing, spinning and beekeeping.
121, Upper Spon Street, Spon End, Coventry
Sun 6 May

More details - Dawn Chorus Walk
Are you an early bird!? Join the Woodland Trust for a pleasant early morning ramble through Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Wood and listen out for the voices of the dawn chorus.
Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Wood
Sun 6 May

More details - Spring Bird ID with Ed Drewitt
Throughout the day, a mix of indoor and outdoor tuition will give you the opportunity to learn a variety of common birds found across Brandon Marsh.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Wild Fest @ Brandon Marsh
A truly wild day out with activities for all ages from cooking to face painting, mini beast hunting to craft and guided walks to pond dipping. There will be something to get everyone wild!
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 5 May

More details - My Wild Life: Bats
An indoor talk about bats followed by an after dark walk around the reserve with bat detectors to see/hear them.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 10 May, Sat 12 May

More details - My Wild Life: Yoga
Join us for an evening of outdoor Yoga, surrounded by the sights and sounds of Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve. With a focus on quietening your mind and connecting with nature, this session is open to all abilities.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 14 May, Mon 11 Jun, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Book Club
New for 2018, a book club focusing on nature themed literature led by a Further Education English Lecturer on the 3rd Tuesday on the month. Book your place online and show your ticket at Kenilworth Books to get 15% off the selected titles. Price includes light refreshments.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 15 May

More details - Members only - Family Campfire cooking
The perfect experience for all the family, learn about the joys of campfire cooking. Nothing is more exciting than an outdoor campfire to prepare and cook your meal. On the day you will make damper bread, eaten with tasty dips.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 19 May

More details - BMCV Walk
Join the Brandon Marsh Conversation Volunteers for a guided walk around Brandon Marsh, learning from the people who have been caring for the reserve for years.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 19 May

More details - Newtown Linford Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Newtown Linford is a historic village bordering Bradgate Park with the River Lin flowing through it and is part of the Charnwood Forest. Two of the gardens opening have river banks from where you can see brown trout and the occasional kingfisher. The gardens opening are each quite different.
Newtown Linford Gardens, Leicester
Mon 7 May

More details - Bradgate Drama Society Spring Production
Bradgate Drama Society and proud to present 2 one act plays. Rude Awakenings by Nicolas Ridley The Little Gissing Art group are holding their annual Art exhibition and competition and not everything goes to plan.
Newtown Linford Village Hall Main Street Newtown Linford Leicester.
Thu 10 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at Donington Le Heath 1620's House and Garden Saturday 5th May 2018
Plant Hunters’ Fair at Donington Le Heath 1620’s House and Garden with entry of only £1.00 for the Plant Fair and Gardens. The plant fair features highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, alpines, shrubs, trees, rare species and old heritage varieties.
Donington Le Heath Manor House, Donington Le Heath, Coalville
Sat 5 May

More details - Earlsdon Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Varied selection of town gardens from small to more formal with interest for all tastes incl a mature garden with deep borders bursting with spring colour; a large garden with extensive lawns and an array of rhododendrons, azaleas and large mature trees; densely planted town garden with sheltered patio area and wilder
Earlsdon Gardens, Coventry
Mon 7 May

More details - Speed dating for Professionals ages 45+
If you are Single and looking to find your Soulmate in 2018? then tonight’s event at Cafe Bruxelles in the heart of Leicester City could just be for you! Speed dating with When The Music Stops is a fun, friendly and guaranteed way of meeting lots of single people of your age group from the local area.
Cafe Bruxelles, 90 High Street, Leicester
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Art Of Style
Highcross, Leicester’s leading shopping and leisure destination, will host a brand-new fashion and beauty event, The Art of Style. Combining free beauty makeovers, live pop-up catwalks and fashion sculptures, shoppers will be invited to enjoy the latest trends with an art exhibition twist.
Highcross Leicester 5 Shires Lane, Leicester
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Leicester War Memorials Rescue Project - Open Day Exhibition
Open day for visitors to come and view the various war memorials and remembrance artefacts rescued from redundant social clubs, churches, factories and schools in the Leicester area. Collection includes Alderman Newton memorials, St. Saviour’s Church, Belgrave WMC, Aylestone WMC plus many more.
The Chancel All Saints’ Church Highcross Street Leicester
Sat 19 May