Events Around Leicester

Today to Thu 23 May, closest first.    

More details - Stoneywell - Nature Detective Trail
Turn Nature Detective this Easter. Spring has sprung, so join us on a nature detective trail around the garden and woodland to discover what wildlife and flowers enjoy this time of year. Make sure you also make our nature inspired craft to take home with you. 2 per trail. Booking Essential. Phone: 01530 248040.
Today to Sun 28 Apr

More details - Stoneywell - Spokes and Ladders
A demonstration of some of the fascinating elements of traditional chair making. Discover the skill of seat rushing and spoke shaving in a unique demonstration by Lawrence Neal, who continues to make traditional chairs using Ernest Gimson’s original design. Booking Essential. Phone: 01530 248040.
Sat 4 May 19

More details - Stoneywell - Photography Exhibition
Discover the 20 best photographs taken during Stoneywell’s competition, on display around Stoneywell for our third photography exhibition. Booking Essential. Phone: 01530 248048. Children definitely welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Mon 13 May 19 to Fri 24 May

More details - Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet
Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet is a passionate and contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s classic love story.
Curve Theatre Rutland Street Leicester
Mon 13 May 19 and Tue 14 May

More details - VIVALDI - THE FOUR SEASONS by Candlelight
Programme: Vivaldi – "Spring" & "Summer" from The Four Seasons Vivaldi – Concerto for 2 Cellos Vivaldi – Concerto for 2 Violins A minor Vivaldi – La Follia Telemann – Viola Concerto Bach – Concerto for 2 Violins If you’re looking for a romantic candlelit experience - or simply want to enjoy some
Leicester Cathedral, Peacock Ln, Leicester
Sun 19 May 19

More details - Heraldry
Join us over the Easter Holidays and find out all about heraldry! Design and colour your own shields and pennants and dress up. Join our shield trail and collect stamps from around the exhibition to complete your battle shield - everyone completing a shield will receive a special prize.
King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4a St Martins, Leicester
Today to Sun 28 Apr

More details - Birds of Prey
Meet our beautiful Birds of Prey and find out about their role in medieval life.
King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4a St Martins, Leicester
Mon 6 May 19

More details - ALICE IN WONDERLAND the musical
Leicester Vocal Tech Academy presents Alice In Wonderland. Join young Alice as she falls down a rabbit hole and finds herself in a world filled with quirk and nonsense.
The Y Theatre, East Street
Thu 16 May 19 to Sat 18 May

More details - Midlands Open Mic
Midlands Open Mic - EVERY FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH In Conjunction With EAVA FM & HQ Recording Studio Leicester If you’re an up & coming artist or group then this is the ‘Ultimate Platform to Perform Your Talent’.
2 FunkyMusic Cafe, 23A New Park Street
Wed 1 May, Sat 1 Jun

More details - Desert island Flicks
Two leading ladies, one mashed up movie marathon and a dazzling choice of big screen classics like you’ve never seen them before…let the cameras roll on Desert Island Flicks! Desert Island Flicks is the latest scene-stealing production from Spiltmilk Dance, a brilliant night out for all the family.
Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester, Lancaster Rd, Leicester
Fri 3 May 19

More details - Wallace & Gromit's Musical Marvels
Join everyone’s favourite dynamic duo as Wallace prepares to perform his musical masterpiece My Concerto in Ee Lad with help from his faithful canine companion Gromit…what could possibly go wrong?!
De Montfort Hall Granville Road, Leicester
Thu 23 May 19

More details - Tigers Stadium Tours
Supporters can enjoy the ultimate behind-the scenes experience with a tour of Welford Road Stadium, the iconic home of the Leicester Tigers.
Welford Road Stadium Aylestone Road
Fri 26 Apr 19

More details - Tigers Open Training Day
Take the opportunity to see the team train in their final preparations ahead of the Tigers v Bristol match, by attending the Open Training Day on Friday, April 26.
Welford Road Stadium Aylestone Road
Fri 26 Apr 19

More details - Leicester Tigers Supporters Awards Dinner
The Supporters Awards is a glittering occasion at Welford Road, attended by the full playing squad and coaches, featuring a three-course meal with a Tigers player at your table, plus interviews, video highlights and the award presentations.
Welford Road Stadium Aylestone Road
Tue 14 May 19

More details - Leicester Tigers vs Bath
Watch Tigers take on Bath as Welford Road opens its doors to the Tigers family for one last time this season. With an extended pre-season to contend with, as the World Cup disrupts the usual schedule, there’s even more reason to see the Tigers close out their season.
Welford Road Stadium Aylestone Road
Sat 18 May 19

More details - Colour Blast Dash 2.5k or 5k - Leicester Victoria Park - 05/05/2019
Come and join the fantastic Colour Blast Dash family fun run on Sunday 5th May 2019 on Victoria Park in Leicester, all in aid of The Laura Centre - an incredible charity who provide amazing support for bereaved families. Choose the 2.5k or the 5k race, and get blasted with colour on your way around!
Victoria Park Leicester
Sun 5 May 19

More details - Summer Ceilidh with The Banana Band
Stomping Barn Dance in central Leicester. Come join us for a fun evening of Live Music and Dance, with a professional caller to make sure everyone knows what they’re doing. A half time entertainment spot and a Real Ale bar make for a complete night out. See the website for tickets and more information.
Church of the Martyrs Community Hall 19 Westcotes Drive, Leicester
Sat 11 May 19

More details - Film Club - The First Man
Join Rick Armstrong, Neil’s son, for one giant leap into the unknown. Director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the Moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Apollo Easter
This Easter our egg will be Apollo shaped with a BRAND-NEW Planetarium show! Join the National Space Centre for a journey that, 50 years ago, landed humans on the Moon. The Apollo space programme is one of the greatest achievements of humankind.
National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester
Sun 28 Apr

More details - Revenge of the Fifth
An evening with the Dark side of the Force. Not had enough Star Wars on May the 4th? Thinking of stepping over to the Dark Side? Think you’d be a great Sith? Revenge of the Fifth is here!
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester
Sun 5 May 19

More details - Small Space Day - Toddler Takeover
Small Space is the Toddler Takeover day for our youngest astronauts to enjoy and the PJ Masks team are joining us for one day only. Combining stories, songs and trails, this is a fun and interactive way for young children to continue their early educational development.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester
Fri 10 May 19

More details - Apollo 10 – The Team Who Got Us to the Moon
To celebrate the 50th anniversary year of the first Moon landing we’re reuniting some of the team behind this historic achievement. In the 50th anniversary year of the first Moon landing, the National Space Centre, in collaboration with Nick Howes, is reuniting some of the team behind this historic achievement.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester
Sat 18 May 19 and Sun 19 May

More details - Lunchtime Jazz
Weekly, Tuesday lunchtime Jazz Session with The Titanic Jazz Band. Guest musicians and singers are welcome. Food available
The Donkey Pub, 203 Welford Road, Leicester.
Tue 30 Apr, Tue 7 May, Tue 14 May, Tue 21 May, Tue 28 May, Tue 4 Jun, Tue 11 Jun, Tue 18 Jun, Tue 25 Jun

More details - Reading Fairy Classes - Saturdays
Created by early reading experts, Reading Fairy classes are designed to develop crucial building blocks for learning to read from 1-5 years. Reading Fairy’s unique programme is based on the latest research and best early years practice.
Christchurch Clarendon Park, 105A Clarendon Park Rd, Leicester
Sat 4 May, Sat 11 May, Sat 18 May, Sat 25 May, Sat 8 Jun, Sat 15 Jun, Sat 22 Jun, Sat 29 Jun

More details - Sing 4 Fun.
A mixture of well known music sung by Wigston Community Choir. Something to suit everyone. Light Refreshments and Raffle
St. Andrew’s Church. Old Church Street. Aylestone Leicester
Sat 27 Apr 19

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