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More details - Disgusterous Diseases Hunt
Festival of Archaeology 2019: 17th Century diseases have plagued our site, help us find them all to discover the secret cure that can save us all.  Those who can find the cure, will be rewarded.The hunt will take place on the following dates;
Donington le Heath Manor House Manor Rd Coalville
Today to Sun 28 Jul

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,
Today to Sun 28 Jul

More details - Test pits at Cotesbach Manor
Festival of Archaeology 2019: Join the Lutterworth Fieldworkers to dig three test pits around the Old Manor House and two test pits in the Manor Paddock. No experience is necessary but there are limited places and booking is advisable
Cotesbach Hall, Main Street, Cotesbach
Today to Sun 28 Jul

More details - GUIDED TOUR OF THE MOUNTSORREL & ROTHLEY HERITAGE CENTRE
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
240 SWITHLAND LANE, ROTHLEY, LEICESTERSHIRE LE7 7EU (SATNAVS TRY
Today to Sun 28 Jul

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 - Craft Archaeology Day
Festival of Archaeology 2019: Get Crafty! With our archaeology themed crafts. Our popular craft sessions return with an archaeology twist
Rutland County Museum, Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland
Today to Sun 28 Jul

More details - Eve Selis & Band UK Tour 2019
In July 2019, seven-time San Diego Music Award Winner, Eve Selis returns to her beloved UK audience after a three-year unplanned hiatus from her music. Eve will reveal her latest songs, born out of major life events, for the first time in 3 years on this summer’s UK tour.
The Musician 42 Crafton St W, Leicester
Today

More details - Harborough Antiques Market
Antiques and Vintage Market held inside the Market Hall in Market Harborough.
Market Hall, Northampton Road, Market Harborough
Today, Wed 24 Jul, Wed 31 Jul, Wed 7 Aug, Wed 14 Aug, Wed 21 Aug

More details - Atkins Gallery Annual Open exhibition
The popular Atkins Gallery Open Exhibition returns this summer with 2019 celebrating the Hansom Cab and Hinckley’s contribution to the transport industry. The theme of this year’s Open Exhibition is Travels and Transport with 2D and 3D interpretations of the theme welcome.
Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley
Today to Fri 16 Aug

More details - Green Wicket Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Created in 2008 on a working farm with clay soil and a very exposed site. 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 and Salvias are of particular interest. Formal pond and water features.
Green Wicket Farm, Lutterworth
Today

More details - Blaby Society of Artists - AGM followed by Vic Bearcroft Pastel Demo
After a short AGM, Vic Bearcroft will be entertaining members and guests by demonstrating a wildlife pastel painting Non members most welcome £6 refreshments available, disabled access
Edward Wright Room, Whetstone Parish Council Rooms, Cemetery Road, Whetstone
Thu 18 Jul 19

More details - Lunchtime Traditional Jazz
Weekly, Thursday Lunchtime Jazz session with different bands each week of the month in rotation: 1st Thursday: The Secret Jazz Band 2nd Thursday: The Jazz Crew 3rd Thursday: The New Orleans Hotshots Jazz Band 4th Thursday: The Lazy Alligators Jazz Band 5th Thursday (when it occurs): one or other of these Bands.
The Dog & Gun pub, 28 Chapel Street, Syston, Leicester.
Thu 18 Jul, Thu 25 Jul, Thu 1 Aug, Thu 8 Aug, Thu 15 Aug

More details - A walk around Burton Lazars Leper Hospital
Festival of Archaeology 2019: Join Peter Liddle for a walk around the earthworks of Burton Lazars Leper hospital, the English base of the Knights of St Lazarus, the leper Knights, later a mansion of the Hartopp family..
Meet in the Village Hall Car Park,Melton Road, Burton Lazars,
Fri 19 Jul 19

More details - Friday Flavas W/ Plukd
Friday Flavas Your New Friday After Work Hang Out With Street Food, Cocktails And DJ Playing Bar Grooves Till Late DJ Simon Schoolboy Phillips Plukd Here at Plukd, our mission is simple… we want to serve you the best Pluckin’ wings in town!!
2Funky Street Kitchen 23 New Park Street, LE3 5NH Leicester, United Kingdom
Fri 19 Jul 19

More details - Dig it!
Festival of Archaeology 2019: Children can learn the basics of archaeology and uncover hidden artefacts in our mini archaeology dig pits.True to any real archaeological dig, any finds made will need to be recorded
King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4A St Martins, Leicester
Sat 20 Jul 19 to Sun 28 Jul

More details - Coffee and Cake at Gildings
Our fund raising café is open every other Saturday morning between 9.30 - 11.45am, when there is a viewing session at the auction rooms. The auction rooms are at The Mill, just round the corner from Harborough railway station.
Gildings Auctioneers The Mill Off Great Bowden Road Market Harborough
Sat 20 Jul, Sat 3 Aug, Sat 17 Aug, Sat 31 Aug

More details - Plant Sale
Plants for sale mostly hardy perennials,ornamental trees,shrubs,climbers including jasmines, honeysuckles,& clematis( over 30different varieties) large wisterias, magnolias,&many other varieties,hardy salvias,,& ground cover plants,s & many other plants We only take cash or cheques.
The Paddocks Main Street Hungarton
Sat 20 Jul 19 and Sun 21 Jul

More details - Organ Concert
Organ recital by James Gutteridge, in aid of InSpired - the campaign to save St Mary’s spire. Music by Elgar, Bach, Fiocco, Lefebure-Wely, Ketelbey, Holzmann and more. Tea and cakes afterwards.
St Mary Magdalen Church, Brinsmead Road, Leicester
Sat 20 Jul 19

More details - Apollo 11 Space Lates and Sleepover
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of humankind landing on the moon the National Space Centre is hosting an exciting Space Lates, with an additional optional sleepover package.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester
Sat 20 Jul 19

More details - Magic of Thailand Festival in Leicester
A two day Thai Festival to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Victoria Park is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.
Victoria Park, Granville Rd, Leicester
Sat 20 Jul 19 and Sun 21 Jul

More details - Dig It
From Saturday 20th to Sunday 28th July junior archaeologists can try the techniques used during the Greyfriars dig, which uncovered the remains of King Richard III, to see what treasure they can find...
King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4A St Martins, Leicester
Sat 20 Jul 19 to Sun 28 Jul

More details - Cotesbach Children's day
Festival of Archaeology 2019: Enjoy a day of children’s activities including Clay pot making, metal detecting, ’who’s poo is it’, pottery identification, wattle & daub experience and much more.
Cotesbach Hall, Main Street, Cotesbach
Sat 20 Jul 19

More details - Summer Picnic
Listen to Replay Live playing soft acoustic classics whilst you relax in the warm summer sun and enjoy our traditional picnic hamper! Arrive from 1.45 – 2.30pm, collect your blanket, Pimms & lemonade and find your spot on the lawn in our beautiful sun-soaked grounds which are designed by Capability Brown.
Stapleford Park Country House Hotel & Sporting Estate Stapleford Road Nr Melton Mowbray
Sun 21 Jul 19

More details - AEthelflaed Book Signing & Talk with Tom Holland
Festival of Archaeology 2019: The Guildhall, Leicester is Proud to Present:Written by historian Tom Holland, Æthelflæd puts a spotlight on this formidable leader, pulling her out of the dark ages.
The Guildhall, Guildhall Lane, Leicester,
Sun 21 Jul 19

More details - Do you know your Parish?  Exhibition and Walk
Festival of Archaeology 2019: Explore with us the changes in boundaries, names and inhabited areas of Great Bowden over many centuries.  There will be an exhibition of our group’s work on various projects in the Village Hall, plus the opportunity to join in a walk along part of the current parish boundary.
Great Bowden Village Hall, The Green, Great Bowden,
Sun 21 Jul 19

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