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More details - Hinckley & District Museum
Heritage Open Day: Thatched cottages dating from the 1680s housing a local history museum. New displays and lots more. Cottage garden and tearoom serving Fairtrade drinks and snacks. Quiz, toys and dressing up for children.
Hinckley Museum, 30 Lower Bond Street, Hinckley
Today, Sun 22 Sep

More details - 1940's Dance
Evening Dance. Dancing To The music of the 1940’s with The Blitz Dancers Scalford Village Hall 1 Kings Close/Sandy Lane Nr Melton Mowbray LE14 4DN 7.30 - 10.30.
19 Bowbridge Lane Bottesford

More details - Leicester Cathedral - David Vaughan and Workers' Education Exhibition
Heritage Open Day: This exhibition explores the rise of workers’ education in Victorian Leicester and the significant part that David Vaughan played in this. David Vaughan was vicar of St Martins (which later became Leicester Cathedral) between 1860 and 1893.
Leicester Cathedral, Peacock Lane, Leicester
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Plant Sale
Plants for sale mostly hardy perennials,ornamental trees,shrubs,climbers including jasmines, honeysuckles,& clematis, large wisterias, magnolias,&many other varieties,hardy salvias,,& ground cover plants,s & many other plants In aid of local charities You may look round our2 acre garden and see many of the plants in
The Paddocks Main Street Hungarton
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Iskcon Leicester/Leicestershire Banking Company
Heritage Open Day: The Leicestershire Banking Company is a 2* Listed building designed by Joseph Goddard. He is the same architect of the Leicester Clock Tower, Thomas Cook building and many other splendid Victorian properties in and around Leicester.
Iskcon Leicester, 31 Granby Street, Leicester
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre Exhibition
Heritage Open Day: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre tells the dramatic story of the Battle of Bosworth on Monday 22nd August 1485, which marked a major turning point in English history.
Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre, Ambion Lane, Sutton Cheney, Nuneaton

More details - The Peacock Lounge Burlesque & Cabaret - Autumn Spectacular
Leicester’s most decadent cabaret and burlesque experience is back for our Autumn Spectacular! 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

More details - Freemasons' Hall, Leicester
Heritage Open Day: Freemasons’ Hall is the headquarters of Leicestershire and Rutland Freemasons. The expanded Georgian building includes Roman Ionic, Art Deco and Modernist Architecture and is one of the finest in the country.
Freemasons Hall, 78-80 London Road, Leicester

More details - Echoes from the Workhouse Exhibition
Heritage Open Day: Recovering the memory of the pauper experience in the Barrow upon Soar Poor Law Union. The exhibition is set in the Rothley Cemetery Chapel and tells the story of the Poor Law from 1840 to 1930, featuring a new model of the Barrow upon Soar Union Workhouse and a 12 panel diorama.
Rothley Cemetery Chapel, Mountsorrel Lane, Rothley, Leicester

More details - Sir John Moore Foundation
Heritage Open Day: Free family activities, tours, talks and exhibitions focusing on 17thC education, architecture and our local lives project. Refreshments will be made available! Limited wheelchair access to some areas The Sir John Moore Foundation, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, was built in 1697.
101 Top Street, Appleby Magna, Swadlincote
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Discover Hinckley
Heritage Open Day: History displays, children’s history trail, re-enactors and much more throughout the town. Including the unveiling of a blue plaque.
Outside of GAME, 52 Castle Street, Hinckley
Today, Sun 22 Sep

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 and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Lancaster Road Fire station
Heritage Open Day: View Leicester’s main fire station from 1927 to the present day. When built this was considered to be the most up to date facility in Europe.
Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service, Fire Station, Lancaster Place, Leicester
Today, Sun 22 Sep

More details - Open Day 2019
You’re invited to our Community Open Day on Saturday 21 September, to celebrate 25 years of care at Rainbows! For the last 25 years we have opened our doors to children and young people in the East Midlands with life-limiting conditions - but this has only been possible because of your support.
Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, Loughborough

More details - Wet Felt A Bowl Workshop
Join us for an morning of Wet Felting. During this relaxed Wet Felting workshop Jacqueline will take you through the techniques to use a resist and make a small bowl that can be used to store many things or just for home decoration.
Charles Booth Centre, The Green, Thringstone, Coalville Leicestershire

More details - Loughborough Masonic Hall Open Day
Heritage Open Day: A rare opportunity to explore the inside of Loughborough Masonic Hall and the Temple upstairs. You will be able to watch, touch and read about over 300 years of Masonic history, with the chance to discuss the fraternity with local members.
Carillon Rooms, 1 Ashby Square, Loughborough

More details - A guided tour of Evington.
Heritage Open Day: The tour starts at the ancient Parish Church of St. Denys, visits the best moated site in Leicestershire, meanders through the Britain in Bloom heritage village, visits Evington Chapel and and finishes at Evington Park House.
St. Denys Church, Church Road, Evington, Leicester

More details - Journey
Rochelle Dancing Academy - Celebrating 65 years of Rochelle
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley

More details - Piano, Soprano and a Soupçon of Poetry
4.00pm Sunday 22 September 2019 in Peckleton Church with tea and cakes served from 3.30pm A romantically orientated entertainment comprising piano solos, light classical songs and an occasional poem.
Peckleton Church
Sun 22 Sep 19

More details - Charnwood Challenge : 10 mile multi terrain run / walk
The Charnwood Challenge is an off-road event for runners and walkers. The main event covers approximately 10 miles route through the Charnwood countryside, with a shorter, but no less scenic, Junior Challenge event, open to all ages and abilities.
Nanpantan Scout Hut, Nanpantan, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Sun 22 Sep 19

More details - Leicester Tigers Kegs & Eggs
Can’t make it to Japan? Don’t worry because you can enjoy a first-class match day atmosphere at Welford Road Stadium. With surround sound, a large LED screen and various food and drink options, Leicester Tigers are bringing you a front row seat to the ultimate showdown of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Aylestone Road
Sun 22 Sep, Sat 12 Oct

More details - Leicester Memory Walk
Join us for Memory Walk 2019! Every 3 minutes someone in the UK develops dementia. But you can change this. Walk for a world without dementia at Memory Walk this autumn. A sponsored walk for all ages and abilities to unite together and raise money to defeat dementia.
Abbey Park, Abbey Park Road, Leicester,
Sun 22 Sep 19

More details - Belgrave Hall and Gardens Heritage Tours
Heritage Open Day: An 18th century period house set in two acres of attractive gardens. Drop in or book onto a heritage tour. An 18th century period house surrounded by historic walled gardens, Belgrave Hall provides an oasis of tranquillity in a busy city.
Belgrave Hall, Church Road, Belgrave, Leicester
Sun 22 Sep

More details - Belgrave Cemetery
Heritage Open Day: Belgrave Cemetery Heritage Open Day Sunday 15th & Sunday 22nd September. Guided Walk at 11am. Cemetery records and refreshments available. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Sensible footwear advisable. Ample parking.
Belgrave Cemetery, Red Hill Way, Leicester
Sun 22 Sep

More details - Stoneygate Tram Depot - A Journey Back in Time
Heritage Open Day: A rare example of a district tram car depot built in 1904 that is still in very original condition. Displays tell the fascinating story of Leicester’s association with the tram from 1874 to 1949. Stoneygate Tram Depot was built to coincide with the introduction of electric trams in Leicester.
Leicester Transport Heritage Trust, 453 London Road, Leicester
Sun 22 Sep

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