What's on around Leicester

Today to Sun 5 Jul, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations.

Sing We and Chant It – Madrigals, Part Songs and Folk Songs

For our final concert of the season, we return to traditional chamber roots in preparation for our recording of a new CD release.
Fraser Noble Hall, London Road, Leicester LE1 7RA
Sat 27 Jun

Return of the Garrison

Return of the Garrison On 20 May 1980 The Empire Strikes Back opened in the UK, becoming the highest-grossing film of 1980. It is often voted as the number one Star Wars movie of all time by fans.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester LE4 5NS
Sat 4 Jul and Sun 5 Jul

Art House Leicester - Cancelled

Art House Leicester is a community art event when 12 local householders open their homes to display the work of local artists working in many different media.
Stoneygate/Clarendon Park Leicester LE2
Fri 12 Jun to Sun 14 Jun
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28 Gladstone Street - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Our mature 70’x15’ town garden is divided into rooms and bisected by a pond with a bridge. It is brimming with unusual hardy perennials, incl collections of ferns and hostas.
28 Gladstone Street, Wigston Magna LE18 1AE
Today, Sat 4 Jul, Sun 5 Jul

13 Highcroft Avenue - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Our garden continues to evolve and develop. It is approx 22m x 14m. We have a bed of David Austin roses, a herbaceous border, a wildlife area, alpine bed, patio planters and a small wildlife pond.
13 Highcroft Avenue, Leicester LE2 5UH

Wigston Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Wigston Gardens consists of 4 relatively small gardens all within a 2 mile radius of each other. There is something different to see at each garden from traditional and formal to a taste of the...
Wigston Gardens, Wigston LE18 3LF
Sat 4 Jul and Sun 5 Jul

4 Packman Green - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

A small town house garden packed with hardy perennials surrounded by climbing roses and clematis. A pond and rose arch complete the picture to make it an enclosed peaceful haven filled with colour...
4 Packman Green, Leicester LE8 5WS
Today, Sun 28 Jun

Helen’s Plants

Plants for sale in aid of local charities. Ornamental trees,shrubs, herbaceous plants including rhododendrums,azaleas,iris salvias,phlox and many more Plants for shade. Hostas,and Ferns.
The Paddocks Main Street Hungarton LE7 9JY

The Paddocks - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

2 acre garden with mature and specimen trees, rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolia grandiflora, wisterias. Two lily ponds and stream. Three lawn areas surrounded by herbaceous and shrub borders.
The Paddocks, Hungarton LE7 9JY
Sat 13 Jun and Sun 14 Jun

Silver Birches - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

A tree framed garden of nearly half an acre leading down to the River Soar. The formal area with an attractive summerhouse has well stocked borders, specifically planted for year round interest of...
Silver Birches, Loughborough LE12 8BB

Dairy Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

From a walled garden with colourful mixed borders to a potager approached along a woodland path, this mature cottage garden combines extensive perennial planting with many unusual shrubs and specimen
Dairy Cottage, Sapcote LE9 4JN
Sun 21 Jun

Hoby Open Gardens

Hoby Open Gardens weekend is the highlight of the Leicestershire gardener’s calendar! A wide variety of beautiful gardens available to wander around and enjoy. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day.
The village of Hoby, between Leicester and Melton Mowbray. This event has been postponed due to coronavirus. LE14 3DT
Sat 20 Jun

Market Bosworth Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Market Bosworth is an attractive market town, with an enviable record for the quality of its regular entry in the annual East Midlands in Bloom competition.
Market Bosworth Gardens, Market Bosworth CV13 0LE
Sun 28 Jun

Crossfell House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

A formal garden consisting of a terraced herbaceous border and rockery, flanked by a border of shrubs, two small areas of lawn and a sweeping path leading to a two acre meadow with wild grasses,
Crossfell House, Melton Mowbray LE14 2EY
Sun 14 Jun

Hinckley BID’s Classic Vehicle Meet

Hinckley BID’s Classic Vehicle Meet The second of Hinckley BID’s Classic Vehicle Meets of 2020. Anyone with a classic vehicle of any kind who would like to pop along would be most welcome. Entrance will be from Station Road.
Hinckley Town Centre LE10 1DD
Thu 18 Jun

Hinckley BID’s 11th Annual Soap Box Derby

Hinckley BID’s 11th Annual Soap Box Derby 11th annual Soap Box Derby event. This is a tremendously fun, family day for the teams and spectators alike.
Hinckley Town Centre LE10 1DD
Sun 5 Jul

Summer Showcase

Ballet Theatre UK
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley LE10 1RE
Today and Mon 8 Jun

Buddy Holly and Johnny Cash - The Concert That Never Was

Amateur production - Fund raising production for Concordia and Independent Advocacy
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley LE10 1RE
Mon 8 Jun to Sat 13 Jun

Legally Blonde

Amateur production by Concordia Youth Theatre. A fabulously fun international award-winning action-packed musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde is a smash-hit feel-good romantic comedy.
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley LE10 1RE
Tue 23 Jun to Sat 27 Jun

Jive Night (Hinckley Rock n Roll Club)

Top DJs playing the best Rock n Roll music from the 1950s onwards, to jive, bop and stroll to. A fun evening - have a dance, have a drink (licensed bar) and meet new friends.
Wykin & District Social Club, Frederick Avenue, Hinckley LE10 0EX
Fri 12 Jun, Fri 26 Jun


FoxFestival Family friendly festival with something for all ages. Large Showground with live music on two stages all day both days.
County Showground, Leicester Road, market Harborough LE16 7QX
Sat 20 Jun and Sun 21 Jun

Tresillian House - Open Garden for NGS

¾ acre garden re-established by current owner. Beautiful blue cedar trees, excellent specimen tulip tree. Variety of plants and bushes reinstated. Original bog garden and natural pond.
Tresillian House, Melton Mowbray LE13 0BQ
Sat 4 Jul


A giant of the musical stage, multi-award winning ‘Carousel’ is a vibrant and timeless story of passion, loss and redemption with some of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most beautiful and enduring
Kilworth House Hotel & Theatre Lutterworth Road North Kilworth Leics LE17 6JE
Today to Sun 5 Jul

Blaston Show 2020 - Cancelled

A fabulous country day out for all the family. The first ever Blaston Show was held in 1957 and has been an annual event ever since.
Blaston Showground, Blaston Road, Slawston, Leics LE16 7UD
Sun 28 Jun

Green man ceramics workshop

The leafy face that adorns many gardens is called the green man, he signifies winters end and spring’s beginning. What leaves will you choose to adorn yours? Will it be a man or woman?
15 Knoll Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 9QR
Sat 13 Jun

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