Events Around Leicester

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More details - Stoneywell - Father's Day Tennis Court Games
Treat Dad to a relaxing day out at Stoneywell. Bring Dad along to play games on the tennis court including quoits, boules and clock golf. Prizes for the champion putters - may the best dad win!

More details - Stoneywell - Flower Arranging Workshop
Learn how to make beautiful floral arrangements for your table. Our flower arranging team love continuing the Stoneywell tradition of gathering foliage and blooms from the garden and creating beautiful table arrangements. Join them to learn the art of floral arranging.
Thu 20 Jun 19

More details - Easy Saturday: Roman Leicester Special
Festival of Archaeology 2019: Join us for our regular creative family day this time with a Roman Theme!Learn old roman techniques, hunt for buried treasure, rebuild Roman Leicester in Minecraft, and more!In partnership with the University of Leicester
LCB Depot, 31 Rutland St, Leicester
Sat 13 Jul 19

More details - The Peacock Lounge Burlesque & Cabaret - Summer Spectacular
Leicester’s most decadent cabaret and burlesque experience is back, bigger and better than ever! Harking back to the traditions of variety in vaudeville and music hall, The Peacock Lounge is a sumptuous cabaret environment unique to the city’s oldest surviving theatre.
The Y Theatre, 7 East Street, Leicester
Fri 21 Jun 19

More details - Speed Dating in Leicester
Speed Dating in Leicester How speed dating in Leicester works By simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Leicester event, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm how many people you will be dating.
Bruxelles, 90-92 High Street Leicester
Thu 11 Jul 19

More details - The archaeology of Leicester Castle
Festival of Archaeology 2019: “Leicester has a castle?” is often a visitor’s surprised response.Today it might not be a fairy-tale castle of tall walls, turrets and gates but it is a hidden gem in the city’s history, for over 900 years visited by kings and colourful characters, including Richard III.
King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4A St Martins, Leicester
Thu 4 Jul 19

More details - A walk around Historic Leicester
Festival of Archaeology 2019: Join archaeologist Peter Liddle for a walk around the historic core of Leicester looking at the remains of Roman and Medieval Leicester, including Leicester Castle and the medieval churches. There will not be time to enter most of the buildings en route.
Meet outside Jewry Wall Museum, St Nicholas Circle, Leicester,
Fri 12 Jul 19

More details - Baby&Me
Baby & Me, a free, creative event aimed at new mothers takes place next Wednesday, 19th June at Leicester’s New Walk Museum.
New Walk Museum, New Walk, Leicester
Wed 19 Jun 19

More details - University of Leicester Sinfonia (Conductor: Michael Sackin)
MOZART Overture: Così fan tutte MOZART Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K.503 Soloist Abigail Johnson, piano DVORÁK Ten Legends, Op.59.
Fraser Noble Hall, London Road, Leicester
Sun 23 Jun 19

More details - Blossoms
De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd, Leicester
Thu 20 Jun 19

More details - Mozart & The English Mozart
Haydn: Insanae et vanae curae Mozart: Exsultate, jubilate Linley: Let God Arise Mozart: Mass in C Minor This concert includes works written by two friends, both born in 1756: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Thomas Linley.
De Montfort Hall Granville Road Leicester
Sat 29 Jun 19

More details - Cancer Research UK Leicester Race for Life
This year, for the first time, Cancer Research UK is inviting everyone in the area – women, men and children - to join the Race for Life. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose. To come together. To raise money. To beat cancer.
Victoria Park, London Road, Leicester
Sun 7 Jul 19

More details - Charnwood Orchestra Concert
Charnwood Orchestra will be performing; Tchaikovsky - Fantasy Overture Romeo & Juliet Kabalevsky - Violin Concerto (Soloist Zhivko Georgiev) Shostakovich - Symphony No.5
Church of St. James the Greater, Leicester
Sat 29 Jun 19

More details - Wally Funk's Race For Space
The inspirational story of a female pilot who led the way for women in space and never gave up on a dream. In 1961, Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13, the first group of American pilots to pass the ‘Women in Space’ programme.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester
Sun 23 Jun 19

More details - Return of the Garrison
The National Space Centre, 501st UK Garrison, Rebel Legion, Galactic Academy and Mandalorian Mercs are joining forces to celebrate 20 years of The Phantom Menace with an amazing fan and family charity event.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester
Sat 29 Jun 19 and Sun 30 Jun

More details - Dark Side of the Moon
An Immersive Journey... Fifty years ago, the world watched in awe as the first humans landed on the surface of the Moon.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester
Fri 12 Jul 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
Fri 12 Jul 19 to Sun 1 Sep

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 18 Jun, Tue 25 Jun, Tue 2 Jul, Tue 9 Jul, Tue 16 Jul, Tue 23 Jul, Tue 30 Jul, Tue 6 Aug, Tue 13 Aug

More details - International One day Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair
Guildhall Fairs returns with their annual: INTERNATIONAL ONE DAY ANTIQUES, VINTAGE AND COLLECTORS SHOW! This International event brings you the best Antiques, Vintage, Collectors & Shabby Chic from the UK and Europe along with 1940’s themed entertainment. So many traders in such a great space!
Sun 7 Jul 19

More details - 400 metre walk inside one of the worlds first steam railway tunnels 1832 Stephenson's Leicester to Swannington rai
Festival of Archaeology 2019: The Leicestershire Industrial History Society (LIHS) with the support of the Leicester City Council, opens the Stephenson Built Mile long tunnel, which when built was the longest Steam Railway tunnel in the world to visitors taking you through 400 metres to one of the large Grade 2 listed
Glenfield Co-Op, Station Road, Glenfield, Leicester,
Sat 13 Jul 19 to Sun 28 Jul

More details - 28 Gladstone Street - Open Garden for NGS
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. David Austin roses chosen for their scent feature throughout, incl a 30’ rose arch. A shade house with unusual hardy plants.
28 Gladstone Street, Wigston Magna
Sat 6 Jul, Sun 7 Jul

More details - Mill House - Open Garden for NGS
Walled town garden with an extensive plant variety, many rare and unusual. A plant lovers garden, with interesting designs incorporated in the borders, rockery and scree. It is full of surprises with memorabilia and bygones as reminders of our past. Good variety of reasonably priced plants on sale both open days.
Mill House, Wigston
Sun 14 Jul

More details - Wigston Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
7 Little Dale is a maturing wildlife friendly garden with meadow lawn, greenhouse and upcycled pieces. New wildlife pond. 40 Rolleston Road is a small town garden packed with interest incl. willow arbour, mixed beds, scented arch pergola and many pots. Great teas and cakes at each garden.
Wigston Gardens, Wigston
Sat 6 Jul 19 and Sun 7 Jul

More details - Concert by the Cecilean Singers in St Mary's Church Barkby.
Concert in aid of St Mary’s Church and the Leicestershire Historic Churches Trust. After the open garden, come and listen to this Leicester based mixed chamber choir under their Music Director Jeremy Jackman in the delightful setting of St Mary’s Church. Admission - Adults £8.
St Mary’s Church, Main Street, Barkby
Sun 23 Jun 19

Festival of Archaeology 2019: Join Robert Turlington on a guided walk looking at the history and archaeology of Nuncley Hill quarry, the Mountsorrel Railway (Swithland branch), the remains of an early 19th century building known as ’Dobb Hall’ Heritage  buildings and the Railway Museum including the
Sat 13 Jul 19 to Sun 28 Jul

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