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More details - Stoneywell - Stoneywell Revealed
As part of the National Forest Walking Festival let us reveal the wonderful history of the grounds that surround Stoneywell, Leicestershire’s arts and crafts gem.
Stoneywell
Today

More details - The Spark Festival
The Spark Festival promises 8 days of unforgettable arts experiences for children aged 0 - 13 years and their families, at the largest independent children’s arts festival in England and Wales. There’s a host of extraordinary performances at venues across Leicester.
Venues across Leicester Leicester
Today to Sun 27 May

More details - Kermes
Kermes Plus Support. Artists performing: Kermes.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Today

More details - Glastonbudget 2018
Glastonbudget 2018: Tickets avaiable.
Turnpost Farm, Leicestershire
Today

More details - SKY
Lie down and look at the sky through your toes! Can you see the world upside down? Can you hear the stars? Hop onto a soft cloud and feel the wind whirling and whispering as two dancers make the space around you twist and turn.
Attenborough Arts Centre Richard Attenborough centre Lancaster Road Leicester
Today and Sat 26 May

More details - Art Exhibition / Where We Live & What We Know
Join us for the opening ‘Where We Live & What We Know’ the first in a series of exhibitions by Paul Gent and participants, in collaboration with Charnwood Arts and Modern Painters, New Decorators. The exhibition is free to enter and is hosted at Modern Painters, New Decorators at Carillon Court, Loughborough.
Modern Painters, New Decorators Carillon Court Shopping Centre Loughborough Leicestershire Le11 3xa
Today, Sat 26 May, Wed 30 May to Sat 2 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sat 9 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sat 16 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Sparks Festival
Mega Mono-Prints Explore Mono printing and a grand scale, Creating a collaborative print for a bill board!
Leicester Print Workshop 50 St George St Leicester
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Is This A Dagger?
By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes…. Andy Cannon, one of Scotland’s finest storytellers, takes audiences on a thousand-year journey from fact to fiction and back again, in his telling of Shakespeare’s classic tale.
The Y 7 East Street Leicester
Sat 26 May

More details - The Exploded Circus
A fantastic theatrical circus experience for all the family. Step into the moment where an explosion has been frozen in time, the remnants of a big top caught mid-air - with everything from circus ring, sequins and fairground horses suspended above ground.
Curve Theatre Rutland Street Leicester
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Stoneywell - 50 things to do before you are 11 3/4 trail
Go on adventure through the gardens and woodlands in this fun trail for all the family, find the top things to do at Stoneywell to tick of your fifty things list. Solve clues to win a prize. 2 per trail. Booking Essential. Phone: 01530 248040. Perfect for familiies! Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Stoneywell
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Stoneywell - 50 things to do before you are 11¾  trail
Go on an adventure through the gardens and woodlands in this fun trail for the family, tick off some of the top ’fifty things to do’ at Stoneywell. There will be craft activities in the stables including making you own small kite to fly on the tennis cour. Booking Essential. Phone: 01530 248040.
Stoneywell
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Helen's Plants @ The Paddocks
Charity Plant Sale. We have a large selection of ornamental trees,shrubs,magnolias,climbers ferns & hostas also hardy perennials plus masses of honeysuckles, clematis,jasmines & hydrangeas.
The Paddocks Main Street Hungarton
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Love Your Local Hinckley Market
As part of Love Your Local Market fortnight, come into Hinckley Town Centre and enjoy FREE entertainment. Traditional Punch and Judy, Britain’s Got Talent Semi-Finalist 2017 Hoop Guy , face painting, children’s X-plorer trail across the market and more!
Castle Street and Market Place, Hinckley
Sat 26 May

More details - Rapunzel
Chorus Theatre presents a new adaptation of the classic tale by The Brothers Grimm. Featuring music, songs, puppetry, and lots of audience interaction. Suitable for family audiences.
Ashby de la Zouch Library, North Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, .
Sat 26 May

More details - Ali Clinton
Ali Clinton plus support. Artists performing: Ali Clinton.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Sat 26 May

More details - The Mighty Thor
The Thor-Able was an American expendable launch system and sounding rocket used for a series of re-entry vehicle tests and satellite launches between 1958 and 1960. This May Half Term Holiday we will be looking at the history of the Thor Able rocket, the work it carried out and some of its passengers.
National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - John Clare Wind Quintet
An afternoon concert with the John Clare Wind Quartet. Graham Tear - Flute, Kathy Roberts - Oboe, Peter Dunkley - Clarinet, Lyndon Hilling - Bassoon, Ruth Allen - Horn.
St Andrew’s Church. Old Church Street. Aylestone. Leicester
Sun 27 May

More details - Musical Rumpus
Come along to Knighton Park for an afternoon of music and mischief. Our Musical Rumpus promises outdoor adventure with music, storytelling, crafts, visual arts, dressing up and dancing. Yaaba Funk will be filling the field with their funky fusion of Afro vibes.
Knighton Park Palmerston Way Leicester
Mon 28 May

More details - Westview - Open Garden for NGS
Organically managed small walled cottage garden with year-round interest. Rare and unusual plants, many grown from seed. Formal box parterre herb garden, courtyard garden, herbaceous borders, woodland garden, small wildlife pond, greenhouse, vegetable and fruit garden. Display of auriculas and alpines.
Westview, Great Glen
Mon 28 May

More details - Long Close - Open Garden for NGS
5 acres spring bulbs, rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, magnolias, many rare shrubs, mature trees, lily ponds; terraced lawns, herbaceous borders, potager in walled kitchen garden, wildflower meadow walk. Winter, spring, summer and autumn colour, a garden for all seasons.
Long Close, Woodhouse Eaves
Mon 28 May

More details - A week of half-term fun this May at Meridian Leisure Park
With top national restaurants and great family entertainment, Meridian Leisure Park is the place to go in Leicester this half term. Frankie and Benny’s has 40% off mains with a voucher that entitles families to best-sellers including burgers, ribs and pasta.
Mon 28 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Guys And Dolls
As the nights draw out and the weather warms up, everyone at Kilworth House Theatre is looking forward to welcoming audiences to their first production of the season ‘Guys and Dolls’.
Kilworth House Hotel & Theatre Lutterworth Road North Kilworth Leics
Tue 29 May to Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Despicable Minions!
Come along for some Minion themed fun, perfect for fans of the Despicable Me and Minion movies. This event is for children aged 5-11 years. £2.50 per child. Pre-booking is essential.
Coalville Library, High Street, Coalville, Leics. .
Tue 29 May

More details - Despicable Minions!
Come along for some Minion themed fun, perfect for fans of the Despicable Me and Minion movies. This event is for children aged 5-11 years. £2.50 per child. Pre-booking is essential.
Hinckley Library, Lancaster Road, Hinckley, Leics, .
Tue 29 May

More details - ZigZag Photography Family Fun Open Day
After the success of last year’s open day, ZigZag Photography Leicester are having another open day! This time bigger and better!
ZigZag Photography 18 Portland Road Leicester
Wed 30 May

More details - Katie Malco & Natalie Evans
Katie Malco & Natalie Evans Plus Support. Artists performing: Katie Malco & Natalie Evans.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Thu 31 May

More details - ILL // Longtooth & Wasterman + Guest(s)
ILL // Longtooth & Wasterman + Guest(s): Tickets avaiable.
The Soundhouse, Leicester
Thu 31 May

More details - Cohesion
Cohesion Plus Support. Artists performing: Cohesion.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Fri 1 Jun

More details - The Sopranos Jazz Band
The Sopranos is a band specifically formed by Chris Pearce as a jazz band fronted by two soprano saxes reminiscent of the groups popularised by Sidney Bechet, Mezz Mezzrow, Bob Wilber, Soprano Summit (with Kenny Davern) and others. Although only formed in late 2014 the band has already received standing ovations.
Newbold Verdon Jazz Club at Newbold Verdon Sports & Social Club
Fri 1 Jun

More details - 1940's War Weekend
The 1940s are brought back life this June with an evocative commemoration of life in wartime Britain (from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd June 2018). There’s BBMF flypasts (Saturday & Sunday), and a Spitfire aerial display (Sunday only).
Great Central Railway Quorn & Woodhouse Woodhouse Road Quorn Loughborough
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - ONE KEGWORTH family fun day and food festival
Our popular event returns again this year on Saturday 2nd June at Sideley Park, Kegworth from 10am until 4pm. We have lots of exciting things in store for you with some thing for everyone the event is completely free to attend so why not come and enjoy a fun day out!
Sideley park Kegworth East Mids
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Vipers Rugby Football Club
Family Fun Day and Rugby Tournament First game at 10.00 am with a 15-a-side exhibition game, Kick Off will be at 7.00 pm. Outdoor live bands 8.00pm - 11.00 pm and indoor disco till late. Come along and support When You Wish Upon a Star whilst enjoying the rugby Start
Blaby Bypass, Leicester
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Chameleons Vox
Chameleons Vox 35 Years of Script Of The Bridge. Artists performing: Chameleons Vox.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Sat 2 Jun

More details - 1000 years show
Anthony King brings his unique take on history combined with song and comedy one-liners which will have the audience in stitches. For more details on Anthony, please go to www.1000years.co.uk/
Charles Booth Centre, The Green, Thringstone, Leicestershire
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Willow Sculpture, lunch and afternoon tea.
Whether you are a beginner or have previous experience in Willow Sculpture, artist Kate Morrell will guide you in a relaxed informal setting. Learn the techniques required to create your very own Willow Animal of your choosing.
Tresillian House (Guest House & Garden) 67 Dalby Road
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Enderby Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A large Parish with a long history incl the Roman Fosse Way, the church of St. John the Baptiste and modern retail outlets. The two small town gardens are quite different with interesting features and many creative ideas.
Enderby Gardens, Leicester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Dairy Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
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 trees.
Dairy Cottage, Sapcote
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Marti Pellow
Marti Pellow The Private Collection Tour. Artists performing: Marti Pellow.: Tickets avaiable.
De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Leicester Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival
The Leicester Arena provides the largest and most flexible space in the city. Costing £4.5 million and with over 2,440m2 of floor space in the main Arena, the facility hosts a wide range of events, with access to superb catering facilities and on-site complimentary car parking.
Leicester Arena, 31 Charter Street, Leicester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Nevill Holt Hall - Open Garden for NGS
The gardens are at their peak in June. Whilst the walled kitchen garden shows signs of a harvest to come, our two other walled gardens and adjoining cedar lawn garden are full of colour and texture, all working together to create a summer scene that feels warm and summery, even on the dullest days.
Nevill Holt Hall, Market Harborough
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Leicester Blues Festival
Leicester Blues Festival. Artists performing: Walter Trout, Dr Feelgood, Climax Blues Band, Groundhogs, Stacie Collins, The Ben Poole Band.: Tickets avaiable.
Leicester Arena, Leicester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Avenue Q - The Musical
Amateur theatre production - A fast paced, comedy musical that will have you laughing till it hurts. A hilarious observation of the ups and downs of everyday life told by people and puppets. This popular show is fresh, funny and definitely not for the faint hearted. Recommended Audience - Adults only!
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley
Mon 4 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - James Bay
James Bay. Artists performing: James Bay.: Tickets avaiable.
De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Kamakaze
Kamakaze plus support. Artists performing: Kamakaze.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Art House Leicester 2018
9 private houses in Stoneygate and Clarendon Park open their doors the second weekend in June to show the work of 55 artists in a variety of media. Fine art, prints, ceramics, jewellery, textiles and glass will be on view in individual houses and in a niche art gallery in Clarendon Park.
Stoneygate and Clarendon Park Leicester
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt - Coalville
Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with Psychic / Mediumship Evenings.
CENTURY Theatre Coalville
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Melton Mowbray Super Con
Join us for a family friendly super fun packed day out at Melton Mowbray Super Con. We’ve got : Geeky Themed Comedy Hypnotism Show Rich Reynolds Close-Up Magician Klingon Language Workshop Lightsaber Training Classes Virtual Reality Gaming Pandora’s Box Zoo Days (Petting Zoo) PS4 Multiplayer...
Pera Business Park Nottingham Road Melton Mowbray
Sat 9 Jun

More details - 13 Highcroft Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
Our garden continues to be a work in progress. It is approx 22m x 14m. We have a rose bed with lots of David Austin roses, a bed full of hot colours, a herbaceous border, a wildlife area, alpine bed, patio planters and a small wildlife pond.
13 Highcroft Avenue, Leicester
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Music of the Wild West Charity Concert by Ashby Concert Band
The Rotary Club of Ashby de la Zouch present an evening of music inspired by the Wild West performed by the Ashby Concert Band. This event is in support of Hospice Hope www.hospicehope.org.uk. TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE!!!!!!
Holy Trinity Church, Kilwardby Street, Ashby de la Zouch
Sat 9 Jun

More details - 28 Gladstone Street - Open Garden for NGS
Our mature small 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 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - 'The Songs We Sing, The Tales We Tell'.
The Cecilian Singers, conductor Jeremy Jackman and Stoneygate School Senior Choir, conductor Lindsey Ashwin will perform Bob Chilcott’s ’Five Days That Changed The World’ and Howard Goodall’s ’In Memoriam Anne Frank’.
Stoneygate School, 6 London Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire.
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Mum2mum Market- Leicestershire, Countesthorpe. Nearly New sale
We offer Sellers the chance to de clutter and make some money from outgrown baby and childrens items and the chance for Buyers to grab some amazing bargains. To book a table please go to our website page: www.mum2mummarket.co.uk/book-a-stall.
Countesthorpe Village Hall, Station Road, Countesthorpe
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Goadby Marwood Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Redesigned in 2000 by the owner based on C18 plans. A chain of 5 lakes (covering 10 acres) and several ironstone walled gardens all interconnected. Lakeside woodland walk. Planting for yr-round interest. Landscaper trained under plantswoman Rosemary Verey at Barnsley House. Beautiful C13 church open.
Goadby Marwood Hall, Goadby Marwood
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Lubenham Open Gardens
Preparing for another great year with something of interest for all the family. Around 20 private gardens (including some new ones) opening to the public with a smattering of classic and vintage vehicles including 1929 Alvis Silver Eagle under restoration.
start at The Green Lubenham
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open farm Sunday
Visit a real working dairy farm .Watch milking demos ,cow pedicures,cow hairdressing .Toy pedal tractor course ,play in the barn .follow the farm walk quiz ,tractor and trailer rides meet the animals , children’s activities ,free proper milk sampling as we are licensed to sell raw milk .
Charnwood Forest farm Charley road Loughborough
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Corby Lions Funday
A family funday with bouncy castle, inflatable slide, roundabouts and a large inflatable colour maze. For the more adventurous there will be archery amongst other traditional games. For the motoring enthusiast there will be members of Kettering Modified Car Club and classic cars.
East Carlton Park
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Sunday Munch
Hinckley’s exciting new market returns on Sunday June 10th from 10am-2pm with over 20 local stallholders selling hot and cold food, crafts, collectibles and more. Parking is free in all town centre council car parks on Sundays and lots of the towns retailers will also be open.
Market Place, Hinckley
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Crossfell House - Open Garden for NGS
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, flowers and a recently created wildlife pond.
Crossfell House, Melton Mowbray
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Willoughby Open Gardens
Come and visit the beautiful gardens of Willoughby on the Wolds!! There will be around 15 gardens to visit spread out across the village with different events or refreshments available on route, including to mention a few ....
Willoughby on the wolds , Leicestershire
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Ridgewold Farm - Open Garden for NGS
2½ acre rural garden in the Leicestershire Wolds. A working farm. Impressive sweeping drive of specimen trees. beech, laurel and saxon hedges divide different areas.
Ridgewold Farm, Wymeswold
Sun 10 Jun

More details - NWHC Graduate Show for BA Hons in Visual Media
The Graduate Show from students of North Warwickshire and Hinckley College at the Hinckley Campus who will have completed a BA Hons in Visual Media featuring 2D and 3D work in range of styles and mediums.
Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley
Mon 11 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins.
Ashby de la Zouch Castle, South Street, Ashby de la Zouch
Tue 12 Jun

More details - The Psychedelic Furs
The Psychedelic Furs plus The Phenomenal Rise of Richard Strange. Artists performing: The Psychedelic Furs.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Leicester, Leicester
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Marie Curie Blooming Great Tea Party
Get together with family and friends and find out how enjoying cakes and cuppas can help provide care and support for people living with a terminal illness and their families.
Whetstone Pastures Farm fruit field, Whetstone Gorse Lane, Off Lutterworth Road
Wed 13 Jun

More details - James Acaster
James Acaster. Artists performing: James Acaster.
The Cookie, Leicester
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Boy Azooga
Boy Azooga Plus Support. Artists performing: Boy Azooga.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro
Conducted by NHO’s Artistic Director Nicholas Chalmers, directed by Joe Austin (NHO Tosca 2017) and designed by Simon Kenny, Le nozze di Figaro will also mark the launch of NHO’s new partnership with the orchestra of the Royal Northern Sinfonia, who will be performing the 2018 production of Figaro.
Nevill Holt Opera, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Thu 14 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Thu 21 Jun

More details - Ferris
Ferris + Revival + No More Heroes. Artists performing: Ferris.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Fri 15 Jun

More details - The GCR Model Event
Looking forward to the ‘THE MODEL EVENT’ 2018… Over 70 of the country’s best layouts will be attending alongside over 40 of the industry’s leading suppliers.
Great Central Railway Quorn & Woodhouse Woodhouse Road Quorn Loughborough
Fri 15 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Hooligan (Dublin)
Hooligan (Dublin) plus special guests: Tickets avaiable.
Duffys Bar, Leicester
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Loughborough Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Herrick Road, Loughborough is a quiet leafy area with a mix of Victorian and mid century homes. The gardens in this group contain plenty of horticultural and creative interest.
Loughborough Gardens, Loughborough
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Blitz n Pieces Vintage Fair
Indoor Vintage Fair with 30+ stalls offering all manner of vintage items from the 1920s - 1970s. Items include: Vintage Fashion & Accessories, Jewellery & Millinery Homewares & Kitchenalia Crafts & Collectables Books & Ephemera Furniture & much more!
Wigston Liberal Club, Wigston
Sat 16 Jun

More details - 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. There are cream teas, lunches in the village hall, plant and other stalls, a Pimms bar and more.
The village of Hoby, between Leicester and Melton Mowbray
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Childrens Art Week
Printmaking Spectacle!  
Leicester Print Workshop 50 St George St Leicester
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Loughborough Orchestra Summer Concert
A Wonderful Programme to please allcomers! Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto 2 has such lush, memorable melodies that it will please everyone. Jeremy Kimber is well known locally for his musical talents and is the pianist for this Concerto.
Emmanuel Church, Forest Rd. Loughborough
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Cakes and Choruses
Leicester Phil invite you to join them for ‘Cakes and Choruses’ at The City Rooms, Hotel St, Leicester, LE1 5AW on Sunday, 17th June 2018, 2pm-4pm. Enjoy an award-winning afternoon tea while the choir performs a varied selection of choral pieces, including one or two choral surprises! There’ll be music for everyone!
The City Rooms, Hotel Street, Leicester
Sun 17 Jun

More details - University of Leicester Sinfonia (Conductor: Michael Sackin)
MENDELSSOHN Overture: Die Schöne Melusine; BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, soloist Eleanor Wilkinson; LEÓ WEINER Serenade in F minor Op. 3; SONJA GROSSNER Humoresque; HAYDN Symphony No. 70 in D major
Fraser Noble Hall, London Road, Leicester
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Great British Dog Walk- Belvoir Castle
The Great British Dog Walk is an annual event in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. Lots of fun activities for both adults and children. Stalls with lots of great gifts, games and refreshments!
Belvoir Castle Grantham
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Stoneywell - Father's Day Clock Golf
Bring Dad along to play this game of the past on our beautiful tennis lawn. Test your putting skills in this quirky golf game; with prizes for the champion putters - may the best dad win! There will be other games on the lawn to enjoy as well as delicious. Booking Essential. Phone: 01530 248040.
Stoneywell
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Hayley Ellis + Rob Auton
Hayley Ellis + Rob Auton. Artists performing: Hayley Ellis, Rob Auton.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Mon 18 Jun

More details - Angela Barnes + George Lewis
Angela Barnes + George Lewis. Artists performing: Angela Barnes, George Lewis.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Wed 20 Jun

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.
Stoneywell
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Ed Gamble + Adam Hess
Ed Gamble + Adam Hess. Artists performing: Ed Gamble, Adam Hess.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Thu 21 Jun

More details - CAOS Summer Concert 'Showstoppers Four'
CAOS will be performing 3 evenings of Musical entertainment in this years summer concert; ’Showstoppers Four’! Thursday 21st June at Marlborough Square Church, Coalville Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd June at Whitwick Methodist Church, Hall Lane.
Marlborough Square Church, Coalville Whitwick Methodist Church, Hall lane
Thu 21 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

Craft Fest Bruntingthorpe More details - Craft Fest Bruntingthorpe
NEW EVENT : Saturday 23RD June : Create it @ Hanger’42 , Bruntingthorpe , Leicestershire. Create it Events are delighted to announce the second event in their 2018 calendar in partnership with HOCHANDA TV (Home Of Crafts, Hobbies AND Arts) This brand new venue is conveniently located 15 minutes from J20 of the...
Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground Lutterworth
Sat 23 Jun
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More details - Leicester Step Out for Stroke
Location: Abbey Park, Leicester Start time: 11am Join us and the thousands of people across the UK this spring who will be ‘Stepping Out’ and walking to make a difference for everyone affected by stroke in your local community.
Abbey Park: 21 Abbey Park Rd, Leicester
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Step Out for Stroke - Leicester
Join us and the thousands of people across the UK this spring who will be ‘Stepping Out’ and walking to make a difference for everyone affected by stroke in your local community.
Abbey Park Abbey Park Road Leicester
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Return of the Garrison
The National Space Centre is joining the Rebellion and celebrating 13 years of this amazing fan and family event. Over the past 13 years, the Centre, along with the 501st UK Garrison, Rebel Legion and special guests, has raised money for important charities and welcomed over 60,000 people to this event.
National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Paddocks - Open Garden for NGS
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. Woodland walk. Pergola with clematis and roses, hosta collection and two rockeries, fern bed.
The Paddocks, Hungarton
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Wymeswold Open Gardens & Art Trail 2018
Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th June 2pm-6pm A wide selection of diverse gardens plus the new improved Art Trail 20+ artists will be exhibiting and selling their wares in the gardens: sculpture, jewellery, paintings, fine art, textiles, ceramics and photography.
Wymeswold
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Rapunzel
Chorus Theatre presents a new adaptation of the classic tale by The Brothers Grimm. Featuring music, songs, puppetry, and lots of audience interaction. Suitable for family audiences.
Hinckley Library, Lancaster Road, Hinckley, Leics.
Sat 23 Jun

More details - King Purple
King Purple plus support. Artists performing: King Purple.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Table Top Sale
Table Top Sale to raise funds for the Friends of St Catharines, to help preserve our village church. Many stalls including a cake stall, book stall, gifts and cards stalls, tombola and refreshments. A few tables still available to book @ £10 each Saturday June 23rd in Houghton on the Hill Village Hall
Houghton Village Hall
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Arthingworth Open Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Arthingworth has been welcoming NGS visitors for more than 8 yrs. It is a village affair, with 8 to 9 gardens opening and 2 pop-up tearooms with home baked cakes. We now have some regulars who keep us on our toes and we love it. Come and enjoy the diversity, we aim to give visitors an afternoon of discovery.
Arthingworth Open Gardens, nr Market Harborough
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Blaston Show
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. The Show originally started as a small gymkhana and later incorporated donkeys.
Blaston Showgrounds, Blaston Road, Slawston, Leics
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Andrew Lawrence 'Clean'
Andrew Lawrence 'Clean'. Artists performing: Andrew Lawrence.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Mon 25 Jun

More details - Lauren Pattison + Brennan Reece
Lauren Pattison + Brennan Reece. Artists performing: Lauren Pattison .: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Joanna McNally  + Ivo Graham
Joanna McNally + Ivo Graham. Artists performing: Joanna McNally , Ivo Graham.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Powder her Face
This summer will see Nevill Holt Opera’s much-anticipated unveiling of their brand new 400-seat theatre which allows for an incredible experience amongst the stunning grounds of the historic Grade I listed Leicestershire estate.
Nevill Holt Opera, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Thu 28 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Jacob Hawley & Jack Barry
Jacob Hawley & Jack Barry. Artists performing: Jacob Hawley.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Thu 28 Jun

More details - LCPA Summer Show
LCPA’s Summer Show reflects the wide breadth of teaching and talent of the Leicester College of Performing Arts. Students will be performing a dynamic and eclectic selection of subjects including Musical Theatre, Singing, Acting, Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, Commercial, Contemporary and Tap.
Peepul Enterprise
Thu 28 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Wooden Owl - Open Garden for NGS
A garden in the making around owner’s new house (not open), built in the stableyard of The Maltings, the garden the owner opened for the NGS for 10 yrs. The garden is within the owner’s old plantsman’s garden, full of unusual plants, shrubs, clematis.
The Wooden Owl, Market Harborough
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Charnwood Orchestra Concert
The final concert for the Charnwood Orchestra 2017/18 season sees the Orchestra performing a varied programme of works by Dvorak, Korngold and Tchaikovsky. When? Saturday 30th June 2018 at 19:30 Where? Church of St James the Greater, London Road, Leicester, LE2 1NE What?
St James the Greater Leicester
Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Wooden Owl - Open Garden for NGS
A garden in the making around owner’s new house (not open), built in the stableyard of The Maltings, the garden the owner opened for the NGS for 10 yrs. The garden is within the owner’s old plantsman’s garden, full of unusual plants, shrubs, clematis.
The Wooden Owl, Market Harborough
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Westbrooke House - Open Garden for NGS
Westbrooke House is a late Victorian property built in 1887. The gardens comprise 6 acres in total and are approached through a tree lined driveway of mature limes and wellingtonias.
Westbrooke House, Market Harborough
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Tresillian House - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre garden re-established by current owner since 2009. Beautiful blue cedar trees, excellent specimen tulip tree. Parts of garden original, others reinstated with variety of plants and bushes. Original bog garden and natural pond. Koi pond added in 2015. Vegetable plot. Cowslips and bulbs abound in Springtime.
Tresillian House, Melton Mowbray
Sun 1 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 a reminder of our past. Good variety of reasonably priced plants on sale both open days.
Mill House, Wigston
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Hal Cruttenden
Hal Cruttenden. Artists performing: Hal Cruttenden.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Mon 2 Jul

More details - Sean Mcloughin & Finn Taylor
Sean Mcloughin & Finn Taylor. Artists performing: Sean Mcloughin & Finn Taylor .: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Jake Lambert + Suzi Ruffell
Jake Lambert + Suzi Ruffell. Artists performing: Jake Lambert, Suzi Ruffell.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Awful Auntie
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
De Montfort Hall Granville Road, Leicester
Thu 5 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Stephen Bailey + Dominic Frisby
Stephen Bailey + Dominic Frisby. Artists performing: Stephen Bailey.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Charity Event Beginner Line Dance Social Evening Friday 6th July 2018  7-10pm
A beginner line dance social with all profits going to the Community Center and raffle to local Alzhimers/Dementia charity. Easy beginner chart and golden oldie dances from 7- 10pm. Non Dancers welcome too
Gorse Covert Community Center next to Morrisons SUpermarket, Maxwell Drive, LoughboroughL
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Pinked Floyd Tribute Show
Pinked Floyd visit Leicester as part of their "Obscured By Crowds Tour 2018" for a spectacular night of live music, lights & video projections.
The Shed, Leicester
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Tony Law
Tony Law. Artists performing: Tony Law.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Fri 6 Jul

More details - 7 Little Dale - Open Garden for NGS
Come and see our 144m maturing wildlife friendly garden. Although not massive weve managed to pack plenty in. Featuring mixed planting incl wild flowers, potted trees and produce with a greenhouse for chillies, tomatoes and aubergines. Lawn laid to meadow with mown paths.
7 Little Dale, Leicester
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Ashby de la Zouch Open Gardens Weekend
Come and visit at least 12 beautiful yet different gardens in the historic market town of Ashby de la Zouch. This year we are opening again on Saturday and Sunday. There are different gardens opening on each day so check the website for information.
Ashby de la Zouch
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Lutterworth Colour Run
The Friends of Lutterworth College are proud to announce the FIRST EVER LUTTERWORTH COLOUR RUN on Saturday 7th July. What is a Colour Run? Participants are doused from head to toe in a rainbow of colours. Take a look at this: www.youtube.com/watch?
Lutterworth College, Bitteswell Road, Lutterworth
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Comedy Beer Tour
LIKE BEER? LOVE TO LAUGH? THEN THIS IS THE EXPERIENCE FOR YOU! Join us on our Comedy Beer Tour where we’ll take you on a guided beer and food tour of Leicester City Centre.
King Richard III, 70 Highcross Street
Sat 7 Jul

Hinckley BID’s 9th Annual Soap Box Derby More details - Hinckley BID's 9th Annual Soap Box Derby
FUN, FUN, FUN!! Our 9th annual Soap Box Derby event. This is a tremendously fun, family day for soap box racing teams and spectators alike. Comprising both a jump and a chicane, it is the driver’s choice, as they steam down the 200 meter Castle Street hill cheered on by the huge crowds.
Castle Street, Hinckley
Sun 8 Jul
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More details - Green Wicket Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Created in 2008 on a working farm. Clay soil and very exposed but beginning to look established. Many unusual hardy plants along with a lot of old favourites have been used to provide a long season of colour and interest. Anemone nemorosa, Pacific coast iris, sedums and salvias are of particular interest.
Green Wicket Farm, Lutterworth
Sun 8 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

More details - Mountain Ash - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden with stunning views across Charnwood countryside. Nr the house are patios, lawns, water feature, flower & shrub beds, fruit trees, soft fruit cage, greenhouses & vegetable plots. Lawns slope down to a gravel garden, large wildlife pond and small areas of woodland with walks through many species of trees.
Mountain Ash, Newtown Linford
Sun 8 Jul, Sun 15 Jul

Summer Street Market at Barrow upon Soar More details - Summer Street Market at Barrow upon Soar
A top notch day out to enjoy the delightful village of Barrow upon Soar at it’s busy annual Summer Street Market. Offering an excellent range of stalls selling local/street food and drink, handmade crafts and art alongside high quality shops and quirky retailers.
High Street, Barrow upon Soar
Sun 8 Jul
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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!
Fullhurst
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Hinckley soapbox derby
Soapbox race
Castle street hinckley leicestershire
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Annual Open Exhibition at the Atkins Gallery
Atkins Gallery Open Exhibition returns this summer with a new brief to inspire local artists. This year’s theme is Portrait, whether it is a person or an animal portrait, someone you know or someone famous, posed or candid, or individual or group.
Atkins Gallery, Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley
Mon 9 Jul to Fri 27 Jul

More details - Zoe Lyons
Zoe Lyons. Artists performing: Zoe Lyons.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Carey Marx + Peter Brush
Carey Marx + Peter Brush. Artists performing: Carey Marx.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Stoneywell - The Big Six - summer trail
In the latest of our ’Swallows and Amazons’ themed family trails, become a Stoneywell detective explore the garden and woodland finding clues that help you solve the summer mystery and that will lead you to your prize. 2 per trail. Booking Essential. Phone: 01530 248040. Great for families!
Stoneywell
Sat 14 Jul to Wed 5 Sep

More details - VBOA National Rally
A brand new look venue for the fantastic Vauxhall, Bedford, Opel Association National Rally. For 2018 the VBOA are returning to it’s new home for their ever popular annual Vauxhall, Bedford and Opel Event in July.
Market Harborough Showground, Gallow Field Rd, Market Harborough, Leics
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Lucy Porter + James Farmer
Lucy Porter + James Farmer. Artists performing: Lucy Porter, James Farmer.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Tue 17 Jul

More details - Harriett Kemsley
Harriett Kemsley + Jayde Adams. Artists performing: Harriett Kemsley.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Ahir Shah
Ahir Shah + Lou Sanders. Artists performing: Ahir Shah .: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Thu 19 Jul

More details - Cupplesfield - Open Garden for NGS
One acre garden packed full of surprises! Themes range from a contemporary Japanese style area to a long informal herbaceous border and Piet Oudolf inspired prairie beds. Interesting borders incl a hidden jungle, a small wild life pond and low walled potager.
Cupplesfield, Gaulby
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul

More details - FUNNY FACES - Two plays based on the lives of SID JAMES & JOAN SIMS
A double bill of two beautifully written plays based on the lives and loves of two British legends, Sid James and Joan Sims. JOAN SIMS takes a walk down memory lane in ’SIMply JOAN’.
Harborough Theatre, Market Harborough
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Willoughby Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Willoughby Waterleys lies in the South Leicestershire countryside. The Norman Church will be open, hosting a film of the local bird population filmed by a local resident. 6 gardens will be open. John’s Wood is a 1½ acre nature reserve planted to encourage wildlife.
Willoughby Gardens, Willoughby Waterleys
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ runs from 25th July – 9th September.
Kilworth House Hotel & Theatre Lutterworth Road North Kilworth Leics
Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Tue 31 Jul to Sun 5 Aug, Tue 7 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Tue 21 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Tue 28 Aug to Sun 9 Sep

More details - John Hastings + Carl Donnelly
John Hastings + Carl Donnelly. Artists performing: John Hastings, Carl Donnelly.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Rockingham Castle Country Fair
All day entertainment which may include birds of prey, working dogs, children’s entertainment as well as arts, crafts, gifts and food marquees.
Rockingham Castle, Rockingham, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - 119 Scalford Road - Open Garden for NGS
Larger than average town garden which has evolved over the last 28yrs. Mixed borders with traditional and exotic plants, enhanced by container planting particularly begonias. Vegetable parterre and greenhouse. Various seating areas for viewing different aspects of the garden. Water features incl ponds.
119 Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Thringstone Live Music Festival
Back again for the 4th year is Thringstone Live, the charity music festival supporting Charles Booth Centre. With stages both inside and out, lots of the children, stalls, food, drink and hopefully sunshine, this is an event not to be missed. There is no charge but donations will be welcome.
Charles Booth Centre, The Green, Thringstone, Leics.
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at Donington Le Heath 1620's House and Gardens on Sunday 5th August
Plant Hunters’ Fair at Donington Le Heath Manor with entry of only £1.00 for the Plant Fair and Gardens. Featuring highly respected specialist nurseries with a really great mix of plants and specialities to delight plant lovers of every level of experience.
Donington Le Heath 1620’s House and Garden, Manor Road, Donington Le Heath, Coalville
Sun 5 Aug

More details - The White House Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Former Georgian farm in 2 acres of country garden. Beautiful views. Box, yew & beech hedges divide a cottage garden of gaily coloured perennials and roses; a formal herb garden; a pergola draped with climbing plants; an old courtyard with roses, shrubs & trees.
The White House Farm, Ingarsby, nr Houghton-on-the-Hill
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Knighton Sensory - Open Garden for NGS
This ¼ acre community garden stands in a secluded corner of Knighton Park away from the bustle of the city.
Knighton Sensory, Leicester
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Feast Hinckley
Hinckley’s FREE ENTRY 2 day food and drink festival taking place in our beautiful green flag award winning Argents Mead in the town centre and brought to you by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council.
Argents Mead, Hinckley
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

More details - Firework Champions on Saturday 11th August 2018, At Belvoir Castle Grantham, Leicestershire NG32 1PE
Now in its 6th year, right here at Belvoir Castle - 4 great firework displays! Three of the UK’s best firework companies compete against each other with a 10-minute firework display choreographed to music followed by a finale display from organisers MLE Pyrotechnics.
Belvoir Castle Grantham Leicestershire
Sat 11 Aug

More details - The Firs - Open Garden for NGS
A tranquil garden of 1½ acres with views over open countryside. The front garden features terraced borders and paving. The main rear garden has large areas of sweeping lawn and grass walkways around many flowing borders. There is a large variety of themed coloured planting, shrubs and trees.
The Firs, Bruntingthorpe
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Filmmaking Course for students aged 12 to 18 years August 2018
Make a film from start to finish in 5 days Whether you’re interested in being in front of or behind the camera our residential Film School will give you an insight into the exciting world of film and TV.
Brooke House College 12 Leicester Road Market Harborough
Mon 13 Aug, Fri 17 Aug

More details - Summer 2018: Join The Gang! (Littlehampton)
Inspired by The Midnight Gang, discover worlds in which the most extraordinary of things can happen in the most ordinary of places. Learn how your favourite storybooks can be brought to life on stage and gain new drama and craft skills.
L U Arts Epinal Way Loughborough
Thu 16 Aug and Fri 17 Aug

More details - 13 Highcroft Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
Our garden continues to be a work in progress. It is approx 22m x 14m. We have a rose bed with lots of David Austin roses, a bed full of hot colours, a herbaceous border, a wildlife area, alpine bed, patio planters and a small wildlife pond.
13 Highcroft Avenue, Leicester
Sat 18 Aug and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Leicester Rocks
With King King; one of the biggest names in the UK headlining, the renowned FM plus seven other very different, but striking acts in the line-up, this will undoubtedly be a great festival and one live music event not to miss in the region!
Leicester Arena, 31 Charter Street, Leicester
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Earl Shilton Camera Club Exhibition
This two week exhibition will showcase all of the Club members photographic pieces and competition entries with many of the prints available for purchase. You can follow the Exhibition at www.facebook.
Atkins Gallery, Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley
Mon 20 Aug to Sat 1 Sep

More details - MTS Summer Workshop 2018
MTS Summer Workshop! 3 days of singing, dancing and acting for anyone aged 4-17yrs, with a Thursday evening performance to family and friends. Includes a musical theatre dance workshop with a special guest teacher from the industry! £40pp (sibling discount available) includes a FREE workshop t-shirt!
Marlborough Square Church, Coalville
Tue 21 Aug to Thu 23 Aug

More details - Stella Donnelly
Stella Donnelly Plus Support. Artists performing: Stella Donnelly.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Funtopia at Loughbourgh
Funtopia is a fantastic fun-packed event which is perfect for tots to tweens. Open 10am-4pm. Filled with bouncy castles, obstacle course, activity inflatables, crazy golf, under 5’s area, circus skills, interactive play system and much more!
Southfields Park Southfields Road
Sat 25 Aug and Sun 26 Aug

More details - Tresillian House - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre garden re-established by current owner since 2009. Beautiful blue cedar trees, excellent specimen tulip tree. Parts of garden original, others reinstated with variety of plants and bushes. Original bog garden and natural pond. Koi pond added in 2015. Vegetable plot. Cowslips and bulbs abound in Springtime.
Tresillian House, Melton Mowbray
Sun 26 Aug, Sun 21 Oct

More details - Westview - Open Garden for NGS
Organically managed small walled cottage garden with year-round interest. Rare and unusual plants, many grown from seed. Formal box parterre herb garden, courtyard garden, herbaceous borders, woodland garden, small wildlife pond, greenhouse, vegetable and fruit garden. Display of auriculas and alpines.
Westview, Great Glen
Sat 1 Sep and Sun 2 Sep

More details - Washbrook Allotments - Open Garden for NGS
Our allotment gardens have been described as a hidden oasis off the main Welford Road. There are over 100 whole, half and quarter plots growing a wide variety of fruit and vegetables. We have a fledgling wildflower meadow, other wildlife friendly areas and a composting toilet!
Washbrook Allotments, Leicester
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Julie's Haircut // Echolocation + Guests (tbc)
Julie’s Haircut // Echolocation + Guests (tbc): Tickets avaiable.
The Musician, Leicester
Wed 5 Sep

More details - Goat Girl
Goat Girl Plus Support. Artists performing: Goat Girl.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Fri 7 Sep

More details - Lubenham Scarecrow Festival
Held over two days the festival features hundreds of scarecrows lovingly handcrafted by locals, non-stop tractor tours of the village, a mega-fete featuring more than 150 food and product stalls, live music, free parking and free entry.
Lubenham village, near Market Harborough, Leicestershire.
Sat 8 Sep and Sun 9 Sep

More details - Heritage Open Days - A Guided Walking Tour of Atkins Building
A Guided Walking Tour of Atkins Building, Hinckley & District Museum and Great Meeting Unitarian Chapel to learn more about the Atkins Family and how this notable hosiery industry family are linked with three very different Grade Listed buildings.
Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Small Space Day
Combining stories, songs and trails, this is a fun and interactive way for young children to continue their early educational development. There is also the chance to see a special show featuring the planets, and even meet our own astronaut, George!.
National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester
Mon 10 Sep

More details - Hinckley BID's 8th Annual Motorshow (for Classic Vehicles and Vehicles of Special Interest)
We welcomed over 600 classic vehicle owners from all over the Midlands and beyond last year to Hinckley Town Centre, all keen to show off their beautiful, and carefully restored machines, to a crowd of several thousand people.
Hinckley Town Centre
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Coalville Colour Run 2018
The Coalville Colour Run returns to Coalville for the third year after the huge success of last 2 years events. The fun run starts at 10.30 - distance approx.
Coalville
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Rainbows Bubble Rush Leicester
Bubble Rush is coming to Leicester on Saturday 22 September 2018... and you won’t want to miss this fantastic family-friendly 5K event. What happens at Bubble Rush? The Bubble Rush is not your average 5k fun run.
Abbey Park, Abbey Park Road, Leicester
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Willow Sculpture, lunch and afternoon tea.
Whether you are a beginner or have previous experience in Willow Sculpture, artist Kate Morrell will guide you in a relaxed informal setting. Learn the techniques required to create your very own Willow Animal of your choosing. Includes a light lunch with teas and coffees.
Tresillian House (Guest House & Garden) 67 Dalby Road
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Jamali Maddix - Vape Lord
Jamali Maddix - Vape Lord. Artists performing: Jamali Maddix.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Tue 25 Sep

More details - Loughborough Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair
Our second year hosting this quaint event set within the endowed campus on the A6, Loughborough Wander through the historical hall, browse the eclectic choice of up to 55 antique, vintage and collector traders you really will be spoilt for choice!
Hodson Hall, Burton Walks, Loughborough
Sun 30 Sep

More details - Hammond Arboretum - Open Garden for NGS
A site of just under 2½ acres containing an unusual collection of trees and shrubs, many from Francis Hammond’s original planting dating from 1913 to 1936 whilst headmaster of the school. Species from America, China and Japan with malus and philadelphus walks and a moat.
Hammond Arboretum, Market Harborough
Sun 7 Oct

More details - Market Harborough October Festival
We return to Market Harborough in 2018 with an October Festival, in the centre of town. Food, music, beer and cider festival together with some special seasonal activities and entertainments all contribute this Autumnal celebration.
The Town Centre
Fri 12 Oct to Sun 14 Oct

More details - The Men They Couldn't Hang
The Men They Couldn't Hang Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: The Men They Couldn't Hang.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Leicester, Leicester
Fri 12 Oct

More details - RSPB Talk -Ethiopia - fascinating landscapes, birds and ancient history by Paul Bingham
A birders perspective of the amazing Northern Historical Circuit followed by a journey down the Rift Valley, stopping off at bird-rich lakes before venturing up into the Bale Mountains and exploring their unique wildlife.
Lecture Theatre U020, Brockington Building, Loughborough University, Epinal Way, Loughborough
Fri 12 Oct

More details - Abandoman: Pirate Radio
Abandoman: Pirate Radio. Artists performing: Abandoman.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Tue 16 Oct

More details - Darren Harriott 'Visceral'
Darren Harriott 'Visceral'. Artists performing: Darren Harriott .: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Thu 18 Oct

More details - Emmanuel Church Lunchtime Concert
The 21st Season of Emmanuel Lunchtime Concerts starts today - watch this space for more details.
Emmanuel Church, Forest Road, Loughborough
Thu 18 Oct

More details - Tom Grennan
Tom Grennan. Artists performing: Tom Grennan.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Leicester, Leicester
Fri 19 Oct

More details - The Smyths...... Unite and Take Over Tour 2018
The Smyths...... Unite and Take Over Tour 2018. Artists performing: The Smyths.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Leicester, Leicester
Sat 20 Oct

More details - The Daniel Wakeford Experience
The Daniel Wakeford Experience Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: The Daniel Wakeford Experience .: Tickets avaiable.
The Scholar (O2 Academy Leicester), Leicester
Thu 25 Oct

More details - Spooktacular Saturday
Spooktacular Saturday returns to Hinckley Town Centre in 2018! Come and enjoy a ’fang-tastic’ day out in Haunted Hinckley and enjoy lots of free events including pumpkin bowling, mysterious magic tricks, freaky face painting, scary stories and Halloween themed arts and crafts.
Castle Street & Market Place, Hinckley Town Centre, Leicestershire
Sat 27 Oct

More details - Father John Misty
Father John Misty + BEDOUINE. Artists performing: Father John Misty.: Tickets avaiable.
De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Mon 29 Oct

More details - Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael: Tickets avaiable.
De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Thu 1 Nov

More details - Brix and the Extricated
Brix and the Extricated plus support. Artists performing: Brix and The Extricated.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Sat 3 Nov

More details - RSPB Talk -The Jaguar Kingdon - Birds and mammals of the Mato Grosso, Brazil by John Medlock.
The first half of this talk takes us to the Pantanal, the world’s greatest wetland, looking at the wide variety of birds and mammals to be found there, including some dramatic footage of a unique jaguar hunt.
Lecture Theatre U020, Brockington Building, Loughborough University, Loughborough
Fri 9 Nov

More details - Commemorating the end of WW1
After the end of WW1 there was a lot of optimism about the future. Men were returning from the theatre of war, and women, having been out working in many cases, no longer wished to stay at home.
Charles Booth Centre, The Green, Thringstone, Leicestershire
Sat 10 Nov

More details - Whitwick Antiques, Vintage and Collectors Fair
A fast paced buyers and sellers delight! Our 4th year hosting this popular event with up to 65 antique, vintage and collectable traders you really will be spoilt for choice! Free on-site parking, dogs welcome
Hermitage Leisure Centre Silver Street Whitwick, Coalville
Sun 11 Nov

More details - Living Wreath Workshop
A living wreath is a thing of natural beauty. Perfect for your Christmas Decorations or to place on the grave of someone who will be missed but not forgotten over Christmas.
Tresillian House (Guest House & Garden) 67 Dalby Road
Sat 17 Nov

More details - Shame
Shame. Artists performing: Shame.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Leicester, Leicester
Sat 17 Nov

More details - Festive Needle-felting
Whether you are a beginner or have previous experience in Needle-felt Sculpture, artist Michelle from FURZIE will guide you in a relaxed and informal setting. With Christmas just around the corner learn the techniques required to create your very own Needle-felt Bottle Toppers!
Tresillian House (Guest House & Garden) 67 Dalby Road
Sun 18 Nov

More details - Queen Extravaganza Tour 2018
The hugely popular live band performance, returns to rock the UK with the ‘Queen Extravaganza Tour’. ‘Queen Extravaganza’ – described by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as ‘A rock celebration in the Royal tradition’ and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen - will play 17 shows...
LEICESTER De Montford Hall, Granville Rd, Leicester
Wed 21 Nov

More details - Definitely Mightbe
Definitely Mightbe Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Definitely Mightbe.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Leicester, Leicester
Fri 23 Nov

More details - Organic Festive Decorations
Guided by Artisan Garden Designer Christina Moulton learn how to use organic and foraged items from your garden and the countryside to make stunning decorations for your home during the festive season. Create your own head-turning talking point to take home.
Tresillian House (Guest House & Garden) 67 Dalby Road
Sat 24 Nov

More details - We Are Not Devo
We Are Not Devo. Artists performing: We Are Not Devo.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Sat 24 Nov

More details - Middle Kids
Middle Kids Plus Support. Artists performing: Middle Kids.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Sun 25 Nov

More details - St Mary's Christmas Tree Festival, Hinckley
In it’s 8th year, St Mary’s will be full of decorated Christmas Trees provided by local businesses, community groups, church groups, families and individuals. Concerts and events take place each day and evening. Some are free some are ticketed and need to be purchased in advance.
St Mary’s Church, Church Walk, Hinckley
Thu 29 Nov to Mon 3 Dec

More details - The Sex Pissed Dolls
The Sex Pissed Dolls Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: The Sex Pissed Dolls.: Tickets avaiable.
The Scholar (O2 Academy Leicester), Leicester
Fri 30 Nov

More details - Wreath Making Workshop
Make your own luxury Christmas Wreath to hang on your door hosted by local artisan garden designer and horticulturalist Christina Moulton. She will demonstrate how to make your own wreath using a sumptuous range of English-grown seasonal materials.
Tresillian House (Guest House & Garden) 67 Dalby Road
Sat 1 Dec

More details - The Human League
The Human League + Very Special Guest Midge Ure’s Band Electronica. Artists performing: The Human League.: Tickets avaiable.
De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Tue 4 Dec

Winter Fair at Beaumanor Hall More details - Winter Fair at Beaumanor Hall
Join us for a two day feast of high quality local food, drink, crafts and unique gift stalls at the splendid Beaumanor Hall Winter Fair. The Hall, situated in the beautiful village of Woodhouse near Loughborough will be decorated for the season and full of festive cheer with live Christmas music and demonstrations.
Beaumanor Hall, Woodhouse, Leicestershire
Sat 8 Dec and Sun 9 Dec
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More details - Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Touring their ever-popular festive programme, London Concertante travel the length and breadth of the country presenting treats from across Europe to get you in the mood for mulled wine, mince pies, and baubles.
Leicester Cathedral, Peacock Ln, Leicester
Sat 8 Dec

More details - Antarctic Monkeys
Antarctic Monkeys Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Antarctic Monkeys.: Tickets avaiable.
The Scholar (O2 Academy Leicester), Leicester
Sat 8 Dec

More details - Hodson Hall Antiques, Vintage and Collectors Fair
Our 2nd year hosting this quaint event set in the beautiful halls of the Loughborough endowed campus. With 50 antique, vintage and collectable traders who all share your passion for that special find. Free parking, dogs welcome, Great British tea and treats served.
Hodson Hall Endowed Campus, Off A6 Loughborough
Sun 9 Dec

More details - The Dunwells
The Dunwells. Artists performing: The Dunwells.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cookie, Leicester
Fri 14 Dec

More details - RSPB Talk - India - Birds, Tigers & the Taj Mahal by Chris Hall.
The show includes birds, mammals and other wildlife, along with the local people and cultural sights, during two wildlife tours to India, visiting Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in the north, and Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in the south.
Lecture Theatre U020, Brockington Building, Loughborough University, Epinal Way, Loughborough
Fri 14 Dec

More details - Thank You For The Music - Abba Tribute
Following their sell out concert at Charles Booth Centre last year, Thank You For The Music are back for another evening by popular request. These professional musicians will take you right back to the Abba era, and will have you dancing the night away.
Charles Booth Centre, The Green, Thringstone, Leicestershire
Sat 15 Dec

More details - RSPB Talk - Scotland - Wildlife of the highlands by Sue Ablett.
This very popular talk is based on a Wildlife Safari week spent at Aigas Field Studies Centre in the Scottish Highlands. It shows the variety of stunning scenery accessible from Aigas, and demonstrates the ups and downs of wildlife spotting. It also looks at some interesting wildlife conservation projects.
Lecture Theatre U020, Brockington Building, Loughborough University, Loughborough
Fri 11 Jan 19

More details - RSPB Talk - NGO People for Peregrines by Stefan Bodnar.
The talk will focus on peregrine falcons within the Midlands and their incredible story of survival and recovery. Illustrated by images and interesting stories of peregrines and the latest research findings from the UK and beyond. Dr.
Lecture Theatre U020, Brockington Building, Loughborough University, Epinal Way, Loughborough.
Fri 8 Feb 19

More details - RSPB Talk - Birds: Their Hidden World by Peter Holden MBE.
This talk looks at British birds and their amazing lives, the sort of information that most ’bird books’ leave out!.
Lecture Theatre U020, Brockington Building, Loughborough University, Loughborough
Fri 8 Mar 19

More details - Paul Carrack
Paul Carrack. Artists performing: Paul Carrack.: Tickets avaiable.
De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Fri 15 Mar 19

More details - RSPB Talk - Wader Quest by Rick Simpson.
For those who have not heard of Wader Quest this talk introduces the organisation through the beauty and diversity of the waders to be found around the world, some of which are quite surprising.
Lecture Theatre U020, Brockington Building, Loughborough University, Epinal Way, Loughborough
Fri 12 Apr 19

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