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Today to Thu 19 Sep, closest first.    

More details - Journeys Festival International Leicester 2019
Journeys Festival International is an annual arts festival that takes place across Leicester. The Festival curates, develops and commissions a varied programme of work created by artists form the refugee and asylum seeker community, and brings together works that explores the diversity of refugee experiences through...
Various Locations Leicester City Centre Leicester
Today to Fri 30 Aug

More details - Stoneywell - Needlepoint at Stoneywell - 'great oaks from little acorns grow'
Follow in the footsteps of the Gimson family in this exclusive needlework course, and get inspired by the gardens and woodland surrounding you. The workshop is led by Margaret Murton, whose designs are distributed in kit form across the world.
Wed 28 Aug 19

More details - Festival Closing Party
Join us for the Festival’s closing party as we take over the LCB Depot’s ever popular #LastFriday event. Delicious food from around the world and DJs playing global tunes will provide the backdrop for a fun-filled evening. ?
LCB Depot Rutland Street Leicester
Fri 30 Aug 19

More details - For Ruck Sake Leicester with Mike Tindall MBE
The UK & Ireland’s largest & only touring rugby legends charity event touches down in Leicester. Mike will be live on stage with tales from his decorated career.
17 -23 Belvoir St, Leicester
Thu 5 Sep 19

More details - Lives and Lemons
Participants from around the world, now based in Leicester, have been creating a magical walkabout performance with international theatre and music practitioner, Inês Sampaio.   Join us as we meander through the streets of Leicester with a gloriously colourful creation of fun, dance, music and song. ?
Clock Tower East Gates Leicester
Sat 24 Aug 19

More details - King Richard III Visitor Centre, Knight School
Before you head back to school, join our medieval knight and see if you’ve got what it takes to be victorious on the battlefield. Ticket prices apply but tickets are valid for 12 months so you can keep coming back to all the other exciting events we have planned throughout the year.
King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4A St Martins, Leicester
Sat 24 Aug 19 to Mon 26 Aug

More details - King Richard III Visitor Centre, Fighting Knights
Stand clear as our fabulous, fearless, Fighting Knights battle it out in front of you! Ticket prices apply but tickets are valid for 12 months so you can keep coming back to all the other events we have planned throughout the year.
4A St. Martins
Sat 31 Aug 19 and Sun 1 Sep

More details - Stories of Sanctuary
Stories of Sanctuary is an emotive and poignant show of original songs written and performed by those seeking sanctuary in County Durham. You are warmly invited into a community that inspired infectious friendships as well as deeply beautiful songs.
Leicester Cathedral Peacock Lane Leicester
Tue 27 Aug 19

More details - Glitterbug
Come one! Come all! Come in! Come on! Roll up, roll up and come see what we have in store for our magical mystery tour of the madhouse that is Burlesque, circus, cabaret, and vaudeville.
Firebug 1 Millstone Lane
Fri 30 Aug 19

More details - Coming Home
One of the most popular pictures in the National Portrait Gallery collection, the iconic portrait of King Richard III,is being loaned to New Walk Museum & Art Gallery as part of the National Portrait Gallery’s national COMING HOME project.
New Walk Museum 53 New Walk Leicester
Today to Sun 22 Sep

More details - Leicester Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival
Having set the standard at last years festival, our challenge this year was to deliver an equally if not more impressive line-up.
Morningside Arena, 31 Charter Street, Leicester
Sat 31 Aug 19

More details - BYOB Comedy
Our award-nominated lunchtime comedy club for you and your little one. With comedy for grown ups and toys, soft flooring and more for baby - a top night out during the day. Suitable for age 16+ and under 15 months
Attenborough Arts Centre Richard Attenborough centre Lancaster Road Leicester
Wed 11 Sep 19

More details - Family Extravaganza
Join our friendly team of artists and learning crew to explore your family’s creativity, gaining skills and understanding of the contemporary arts. Everyone is welcome and supported at this inclusive family event.
Attenborough Arts Centre Richard Attenborough centre Lancaster Road Leicester
Sat 14 Sep 19

More details - Raucous Races 2019!
Victoria Park sees the return of a family fun day race event with a twist! Leicester University and Heritage Parks are supporting the Victorian ’Raucous Races’ on 14th September 2019. Come join in all sorts of games and frollicks!
Victoria Park Leicester
Sat 14 Sep 19

More details - One Giant Leap - Summer Holiday Activities
What happened after the Eagle landed? Come and see a piece of the Moon, discover the people who made lunar landing possible and make your own mission patch. This summer take a trip to the Moon.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester
Today to Sun 1 Sep

More details - Alien 40th Anniversary Screening
Directed by Ridley Scott and written by Dan O’Bannon, Alien follows the crew of the commercial space tug Nostromo who encounter the eponymous Alien, a deadly and aggressive extra-terrestrial set loose on the ship.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester
Fri 6 Sep 19

More details - Small Space Teddy Bear Day
Bring your special cuddly friend to a special early year’s development toddler day. It’s Teddy and Toddler Time at the National Space Centre, as we host a day dedicated to our very special cuddly friends and supporting the early educational development of our youngest visitors.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive
Mon 9 Sep 19

More details - Home Education Day
A day dedicated to home educated children and their families. The National Space Centre’s Education team is hosting a full day of talks and workshops to home schooled children.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester
Wed 18 Sep 19

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 27 Aug, Tue 3 Sep, Tue 10 Sep, Tue 17 Sep

More details - Leicester Psychic Switch
Experience 4 different Psychics, Mediums in 1 amazing psychic night. Book a ticket for yourself or come with friends, family etc for a great social psychic evening. Everyone is guaranteed a message. Bar open, over 18’s only.
Regency Hotel, Leicester
Sun 8 Sep 19

More details - Comedy at The Classroom
An evening of Stand-Up Comedy hosted by Cropston Fairweather. Line-up TBA
22, Allandale Road, Leicester
Sun 1 Sep 19

More details - Coffee Morning
Coffee, home made cakes etc. Various stalls. Proceeds will support InSpired, the church spire restoration appeal.
St Mary Magdalen Church, Brinsmead Road, Leicester
Sat 7 Sep 19

More details - Washbrook Allotments - Open Garden for NGS
Our allotment gardens are a hidden oasis off the main Welford Road. There are over 100 whole, half and quarter plots growing a wide variety of fruit, vegetables and flowers. We have a wildflower meadow, other wildlife friendly areas and a composting toilet!
Washbrook Allotments, Leicester
Sun 1 Sep 19

More details - St . Andrew's Aylestone Horticultural & Craft Show 2019
60 classes: Cookery & Preserves, Pot Plants, Flowers, Floral Art, Vegetables, Fruit, Children’s Section. Hobbies & Handicrafts.
St Andrew’s Parish Hall. Old Church Street. Aylestone Leicester
Sat 31 Aug 19

More details - Eyres Monsell Horticultural Show
This Horticultural Show is open to everyone. Especially those who would like to come along and show us their homegrown of homemade produce. Children are very welcome to enter classes and it’s free for them.
The Community Centre Eyres Monsell Leicester
Sat 14 Sep 19

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