What's On In and Around Leicester

Today to Thu 4 Aug by date within - 20 + miles

Riot Act

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A celebration of queer activism across the decades; pulling no punches, hilarious, moving and inspiring… It’s a riot.
Curve Theatre Rutland Street Leicester LE1 1SB
Today

Lunchtime Jazz

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Weekly, Thursday lunchtime Jazz Session with The Titanic Jazz Band, (now in its seventeenth year). Guest musicians and singers are welcome. Lunches available.
The Donkey Pub, 203 Welford Road, Leicester. LE2 6BH
Today, Thu 14 Jul, and more dates until Thu 25 Aug

Great Bowden Music Fest

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The Great Bowden Music Fest brings together a mixture of music styles from classical to jazz featuring musicians from the area as well as across the world. Set in the beautiful village church of St.
St. Peter & St. Paul, Great Bowden, Dingley Road, Great Bowden, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7ET
Today to Sun 10 Jul

“Painting Without Numbers” an Exhibition

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An exhibition by the North Warwickshire Developing Artists Group. Under the auspices of Warwickshire County Council’s Adult Community Learning programme, seven artists who have discovered, or...
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton CV11 5TU
Today to Sun 10 Jul

Shadows in the Sun - A Solo Exhibition by Anne Guest

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An exciting exhibition of cyanotypes that celebrate the beauty, fragility, and vulnerability of the natural world.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton CV11 5TU
Today to Sun 17 Jul

Coventry and Warwickshire Society of Artists

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Come join us for a varied collection of beautiful art! The Coventry and Warwickshire society of artists are made up of a variety of individuals with a goal to encourage art in the community.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton CV11 5TU
Today to Sun 7 Aug

Art Exhibition by Bill Grange

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Throughout the month of July, Attenborough Nature Centre will be presenting stunning artwork by Bill Grange. His work focuses on landscapes, using chalk, pastel and acrylic.
Attenborough Nature Reserve, Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham NG9 6DY
Today to Sun 31 Jul

J for Jazz: Traditional Jazz every Friday lunchtime

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J for Jazz play entertaining Traditional Jazz every Friday lunchtime in a wonderful setting overlooking the narrow boats and other craft on the canal. Try the great meals at the Inn.
Foxton Locks Inn, Bottom Lock, Gumley Road, Foxton, Leics. LE16 7RA
Fri 8 Jul, Fri 15 Jul, and more dates until Fri 26 Aug

Wigston Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Wigston Gardens consists of five relatively small gardens all within a 2m radius of each other. There is something different to see at each garden from traditional and formal to a taste of the exotic...
Wigston Gardens, Wigston LE18 3LF
Sat 9 Jul and Sun 10 Jul

Helen’s Plants open for charity

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Plants for sale Ornamental trees, Azaleas,rhododendrums, large hydrangeas, ferns, & hostas, shrubs,,herbaceous plants,&lots of climbers including wisterias,honeysuckle, clematis, & perennial sweet
The Paddocks Main Street Hungarton LE7 9JY
Sat 9 Jul and Sun 10 Jul

Music for a Summer's evening Choral Concert

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Ratcliffe Chorale present, 'Music for a Summer's Evening'. Conductor - Simon Lubkowski; Organist - Ron Berry. All welcome.
All Saints Parish Church, Steeple Row, Loughborough LE11 1PL
Sat 9 Jul

The Great Rempstone Steam & Country Show

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The Great Rempstone Steam & Country Show Probably the best show in Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire, this well established event returns after Covid Shutdown with everything for a wonderful family day out.
Turn Post Farm, East Road LE12 6ST
Sat 9 Jul and Sun 10 Jul

Funtopia at Nuneaton

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The BIG day out for little kids is coming back to Nuneaton for three 1-day events and it's even bigger than ever!!!
Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton CV11 5TU
Sat 9 Jul

St Edith's Church Heritage Open Afternoon

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ST EDITH’S CHURCH, MONKS KIRBY warmly invites you to celebrate the heritage St Edith’s Church OPEN AFTERNOON AND TEA PARTY SUNDAY 10th JULY Help build a bespoke replica model of St
Millers Lane, Monks Kirby, Rugby CV23 0RE
Sun 10 Jul

Come and Sing with John Rutter

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John Rutter leads one of his popular singing days, with a variety of choral music old and new, including some well-loved sacred choruses, a bouquet of folk-song settings for a summer's day, and
Oakham School Chapel Market Place Oakham LE15 6DT
Sun 10 Jul

Music by Gaze Cooper

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This is an opportunity to hear some chamber works written by Walter Thomas Gaze Cooper who was born in Long Eaton and was a prolific composer, conductor and musical educator in Nottingham in the 20th
All Saints Church, Sawley NG10 3AB
Sun 10 Jul

Atkins Gallery Open Exhibition – Platinum Jubilee

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In 2022, Queen Elizabeth II will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee. It has been seventy years since her Majesty took the throne on 6th February 1952 when she was 25...
Atkins Gallery Atkins Building Lower Bond Street Leicestershire LE10 1QU
Mon 11 Jul, Fri 15 Jul, Mon 18 Jul, and more dates until Fri 12 Aug

Jazz lunch

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The Titanic Jazz Band play a mix of traditional and swinging Jazz every Tuesday lunchtime. Guest musicians and singers are welcome to join in.
The Wheatsheaf, 203 Thurcaston Road, Thurcaston, Leicester. LE7 7JN
Tue 12 Jul, Tue 19 Jul, and more dates until Tue 23 Aug

Billy Elliot The Musical

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Through the night, under darkness. Will come a day, when we will fly. For the first time in the UK, the award-winning, world-renowned Billy Elliot the Musical gets a new look in this Made at Curve...
Curve Theatre Rutland Street Leicester LE1 1SB
Wed 13 Jul, Sun 17 Jul, Tue 19 Jul, and more dates until Sat 20 Aug

The Secret Jazz Band

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The Secret Jazz Band play a selection of traditional and swinging Jazz, every 2nd and 4th Wednesday afternoon.
The Soar Bridge Inn, 29 Bridge Street, Barrow upon Soar, Loughborough. LE12 9PN
Wed 13 Jul, Wed 27 Jul, Wed 10 Aug, Wed 24 Aug

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