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28 Ashby Road - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Behind the post war house lies a garden packed full of colour and interesting planting combinations. Approximately 150 feet long. Natural sculptures and pots abound.
28 Ashby Road Hinckley Leicestershire LE10 1SL
Sun 12 Jul 20

The Great (Virtual) Rempstone Steam & Country Show

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Just to re-confirm that Rempstone Steam & Country show will NOT take place this coming weekend (I have had some telephone enquiries about the show).
Virtual Event
Sat 11 Jul 20

Stoke Albany House - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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4 acre country house garden; fine trees and shrubs with wide herbaceous borders and sweeping striped lawn. Good display of bulbs in spring, roses June and July.
Stoke Albany House Desborough Road Stoke Albany Market Harborough Northamptonshire LE16 8PT
Wed 8 Jul 20

Hinckley BID’s 11th Annual Soap Box Derby - Cancelled

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Hinckley BID’s 11th Annual Soap Box Derby 11th annual Soap Box Derby event. This is a tremendously fun, family day for the teams and spectators alike.
Hinckley Town Centre LE10 1DD
Sun 5 Jul 20

Nevill Holt Hall - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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The gardens are at their peak in late May/early 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...
Nevill Holt Hall Drayton Road Nevill Holt Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 8EG
Sun 5 Jul 20

Westbrooke House - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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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 giant redwoods.
Westbrooke House 52 Scotland Road Little Bowden Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 8AX
Sun 5 Jul 20

Melton Mowbray Comic Con

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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...
Pera Business Park Nottingham Road Melton Mowbray LE13 0PB
Sat 4 Jul 20

Return of the Garrison

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Return of the Garrison On 20 May 1980 The Empire Strikes Back opened in the UK, becoming the highest-grossing film of 1980. It is often voted as the number one Star Wars movie of all time by fans.
National Space Centre Exploration Drive Leicester LE4 5NS
Sat 4 Jul 20

Tresillian House - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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acre garden re-established by current owner. Beautiful blue cedar trees, excellent specimen tulip tree. Variety of plants and bushes reinstated. Original bog garden and natural pond.
Tresillian House 67 Dalby Road Melton Mowbray Leicestershire LE13 0BQ
Sat 4 Jul 20

Timber Festival - Postponed

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Gather round all nature lovers, day dreamers, big thinkers. Step into an incredible three day festival of debate, celebration and reflection in the National Forest.
Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote DE12 6DQ
Fri 3 Jul 20

Stoke Albany House - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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4 acre country house garden; fine trees and shrubs with wide herbaceous borders and sweeping striped lawn. Good display of bulbs in spring, roses June and July.
Stoke Albany House Desborough Road Stoke Albany Market Harborough Northamptonshire LE16 8PT
Wed 1 Jul 20

Blaston Show 2020 - Cancelled

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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.
Blaston Showground, Blaston Road, Slawston, Leics LE16 7UD
Sun 28 Jun 20

Arthingworth Open Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Arthingworth has been welcoming NGS visitors for a decade. It is a village affair with 8 to 9 gardens opening and 2 pop-up tearooms with home baked cakes.
Arthingworth Open Gardens, nr Market Harborough LE16 8LA
Sun 28 Jun 20

Rockingham Castle Country Fair - Postponed

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Free Parking Returning for the 12th year, this family Country Fair will have something for everyone. All day arena entertainment..
Rockingham Castle, Rockingham, Market Harborough LE16 8TH
Sat 27 Jun 20

Sing We and Chant It – Madrigals, Part Songs and Folk Songs

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For our final concert of the season, we return to traditional chamber roots in preparation for our recording of a new CD release.
Fraser Noble Hall, London Road, Leicester LE1 7RA
Sat 27 Jun 20

Stoke Albany House - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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4 acre country house garden; fine trees and shrubs with wide herbaceous borders and sweeping striped lawn. Good display of bulbs in spring, roses June and July.
Stoke Albany House Desborough Road Stoke Albany Market Harborough Northamptonshire LE16 8PT
Wed 24 Jun 20

Legally Blonde

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Amateur production by Concordia Youth Theatre. A fabulously fun international award-winning action-packed musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde is a smash-hit feel-good romantic comedy.
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley LE10 1RE
Tue 23 Jun 20

Curious About Oakham and Uppingham

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Have fun discovering the Rutland towns of Oakham and Uppingham with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format.
Oakham Town Centre Starts: The Buttercross, Market Place Oakham LE15 6DR
Mon 22 Jun 20

Curious About Leicester

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Are you curious about Leicester? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather?
Leicester City Centre Starts: The Magazine Gateway, Vaughan Way Leicester LE1 5XZ
Mon 22 Jun 20

109 Brook Street - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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South facing, acre, gently sloping garden with views to open country. Modern garden with mature features.
109 Brook Street Wymeswold Leicestershire LE12 6TT
Sun 21 Jun 20

Dairy Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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
Dairy Cottage, Sapcote LE9 4JN
Sun 21 Jun 20

Quaintree Hall - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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An established garden surrounding the medieval hall house (not open) incl a formal box parterre to the front of the house, a woodland walk, formal walled garden with yew hedges, a small picking
Quaintree Hall Braunston Rutland LE15 8QS
Sun 21 Jun 20

Oak Tree House- Sunday 21st June - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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acre beautiful country garden full of colour, formal design, softened by cottage style planting. Modern sculptures.
Oak Tree House North Road South Kilworth Leicestershire LE17 6DU
Sun 21 Jun 20

FoxFestival

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FoxFestival Family friendly festival with something for all ages. Large Showground with live music on two stages all day both days.
County Showground, Leicester Road, market Harborough LE16 7QX
Sat 20 Jun 20

Hoby Open Gardens

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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.
The village of Hoby, between Leicester and Melton Mowbray. This event has been postponed due to coronavirus. LE14 3DT
Sat 20 Jun 20

Oak Tree House- Saturday 20th June - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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acre beautiful country garden full of colour, formal design, softened by cottage style planting. Modern sculptures.
Oak Tree House North Road South Kilworth Leicestershire LE17 6DU
Sat 20 Jun 20

109 Brook Street - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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South facing, acre, gently sloping garden with views to open country. Modern garden with mature features.
109 Brook Street Wymeswold Leicestershire LE12 6TT
Sat 20 Jun 20

109 Brook Street - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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South facing, acre, gently sloping garden with views to open country. Modern garden with mature features.
109 Brook Street Wymeswold Leicestershire LE12 6TT
Fri 19 Jun 20

Hinckley BID’s Classic Vehicle Meet - Cancelled

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Hinckley BID’s Classic Vehicle Meet The second of Hinckley BID’s Classic Vehicle Meets of 2020. Anyone with a classic vehicle of any kind who would like to pop along would be most welcome. Entrance will be from Station Road.
Hinckley Town Centre LE10 1DD
Thu 18 Jun 20

109 Brook Street - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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South facing, acre, gently sloping garden with views to open country. Modern garden with mature features.
109 Brook Street Wymeswold Leicestershire LE12 6TT
Thu 18 Jun 20

Stoke Albany House - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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4 acre country house garden; fine trees and shrubs with wide herbaceous borders and sweeping striped lawn. Good display of bulbs in spring, roses June and July.
Stoke Albany House Desborough Road Stoke Albany Market Harborough Northamptonshire LE16 8PT
Wed 17 Jun 20

Crossfell House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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,
Crossfell House, Melton Mowbray LE14 2EY
Sun 14 Jun 20

The Wooden Owl - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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The garden is within the owner’s old plantsman’s garden, The Maltings, the garden the owner opened for the NGS for 10 yrs. Full of unusual plants, shrubs and clematis.
The Wooden Owl, Market Harborough LE16 9RS
Sun 14 Jun 20

Forge Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A small cottage garden reclaimed from the scrapyard of a Victorian forge and overlooked by a medieval church in the heart of a country village.
Forge Cottage, Loughborough LE12 5PE
Sat 13 Jun 20

RAFA Rides: 2020

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Following the success of our cycling event in 2019, RAFA Rides: 2020 returns on 13 June and offers three new routes: beginner (33 miles), intermediate (70 miles) or advanced (100 miles ).
19 Goadby Rd, Waltham on the Wolds, Melton Mowbray LE14 4AG
Sat 13 Jun 20

Ashby de la Zouch Open Gardens Weekend - Cancelled

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Come and visit 18 beautiful yet different gardens in the historic market town of Ashby de la Zouch in the heart of the National Forest.
Ashby de la Zouch LE65 2FA
Sat 13 Jun 20

Piecemeal - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Tucked behind early 19th century cottages, a tiny, sheltered walled garden featuring a wide range of unusual shrubs, many flowering and most displayed in around 400 terracotta pots bordering paths.
Piecemeal, Loughborough LE12 5PE
Sat 13 Jun 20

Green man ceramics workshop

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The leafy face that adorns many gardens is called the green man, he signifies winters end and spring’s beginning. What leaves will you choose to adorn yours? Will it be a man or woman?
15 Knoll Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 9QR
Sat 13 Jun 20

The Paddocks - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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.
The Paddocks, Hungarton LE7 9JY
Sat 13 Jun 20

The Wooden Owl - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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The garden is within the owner’s old plantsman’s garden, The Maltings, the garden the owner opened for the NGS for 10 yrs. Full of unusual plants, shrubs and clematis.
The Wooden Owl, Market Harborough LE16 9RS
Sat 13 Jun 20

Art House Leicester - Cancelled

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Art House Leicester is a community art event when 12 local householders open their homes to display the work of local artists working in many different media.
Stoneygate/Clarendon Park Leicester LE2
Fri 12 Jun 20

Buddy Holly and Johnny Cash - The Concert That Never Was

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Amateur production - Fund raising production for Concordia and Independent Advocacy
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley LE10 1RE
Mon 8 Jun 20

Curious About Oakham and Uppingham

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Have fun discovering the Rutland towns of Oakham and Uppingham with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format.
Oakham Town Centre Starts: The Buttercross, Market Place Oakham LE15 6DR
Mon 8 Jun 20

Curious About Leicester

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Are you curious about Leicester? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather?
Leicester City Centre Starts: The Magazine Gateway, Vaughan Way Leicester LE1 5XZ
Mon 8 Jun 20

Silver Birches - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A tree framed garden of nearly half an acre leading down to the River Soar. The formal area with an attractive summerhouse has well stocked borders, specifically planted for year round interest of...
Silver Birches, Loughborough LE12 8BB
Sun 7 Jun 20

4 Packman Green - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A small town house garden packed with hardy perennials surrounded by climbing roses and clematis. A pond and rose arch complete the picture to make it an enclosed peaceful haven filled with colour...
4 Packman Green, Leicester LE8 5WS
Sun 7 Jun 20

Doggy Afternoon Tea

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This June we invite you to indulge in traditional afternoon tea with your four-legged friend in the elegant ambience of the Orangery.
Stapleford Park Country House Hotel Stapleford Road Nr. Melton Mowbray LE14 2EF
Sun 7 Jun 20

Featherston Plant Sale

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Everyone welcome - bring plants to swap or make a donation. Our garden will be open and we will serve refreshments including vegan/dairy-free drinks and cakes.
8 Featherston Drive Burbage LE10 2PN
Sat 6 Jun 20

Mum2mum Market- Leicestershire, Countesthorpe. Nearly New sale

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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.
Countesthorpe Village Hall, Station Road, Countesthorpe LE8 5TB
Sat 6 Jun 20

13 Highcroft Avenue - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Our garden continues to evolve and develop. It is approx 22m x 14m. We have a bed of David Austin roses, a herbaceous border, a wildlife area, alpine bed, patio planters and a small wildlife pond.
13 Highcroft Avenue, Leicester LE2 5UH
Sat 6 Jun 20

Snowdrop Ridge - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A garden reclaimed over the last three years and still a work in progress, constantly changing and evolving.
Snowdrop Ridge, Market Harborough LE16 7HG
Sat 6 Jun 20

47 Parklands Drive - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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NW facing 30`s semi garden 90m x7m. Step down from the sunny patio onto gravel paths that meander round the rest of the garden.
47 Parklands Drive, Loughborough LE11 2SZ
Sun 31 May 20

13 Bantlam Lane - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A pretty cottage garden packed full of flowering shrubs and herbaceous perennials. There are many areas of interest with ornaments and water features.
13 Bantlam Lane, Leicester LE19 4NB
Sun 31 May 20

10 Brook Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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1 acre mature country garden with different and interesting areas incl a stream & clay lined pond, lawn areas with island beds containing roses, rhododendrons, azaleas & Japanese maples, created by
10 Brook Road, Loughborough LE12 8RS
Sat 30 May 20

88 Brook Street - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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The ½ acre garden is set on a hillside, which provides lovely views across the village, and comprises 3 distinct areas: firstly, a cottage style garden; then a series of water features incl a stream
88 Brook Street, Wymeswold LE12 6TU
Sat 30 May 20

Blitz n Pieces Vintage Fair | Wigston | Leicester

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Blitz n Pieces Vintage Fair | Wigston | Leicester Saturday 30th May 2020 | 10am - 3pm FREE Entry | FREE Parking | 30+ Stalls | Tea Room | Music & Dancing | Model Railway Jam packed with true vintage and vintage style items to suit all tastes and
Wigston Liberal Club, Wigston LE18 1PA
Sat 30 May 20

Goadby Marwood Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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.
Goadby Marwood Hall, Goadby Marwood LE14 4LN
Sat 30 May 20

Jive Night (Hinckley Rock n Roll Club)

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Top DJs playing the best Rock n Roll music from the 1950s onwards, to jive, bop and stroll to. A fun evening - have a dance, have a drink (licensed bar) and meet new friends.
Wykin & District Social Club, Frederick Avenue, Hinckley LE10 0EX
Fri 29 May 20

Elderflower Fields Midlands

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‘Adventure families wanted - release your wild side!’ Elderflower Fields invites you to escape to an enchanting wilderness and explore your wild side each May.
Stanford Hall Lutterworth LE17 6DH
Fri 29 May 20

Carousel

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A giant of the musical stage, multi-award winning ‘Carousel’ is a vibrant and timeless story of passion, loss and redemption with some of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most beautiful and enduring
Kilworth House Hotel & Theatre Lutterworth Road North Kilworth Leics LE17 6JE
Tue 26 May 20

Newtown Linford Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Newtown Linford is a historic village bordering Bradgate Park with the River Lin flowing through it and is part of the Charnwood Forest.
Newtown Linford Gardens, Leicester LE6 0AD
Mon 25 May 20

Summer Showcase

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Ballet Theatre UK
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley LE10 1RE
Sun 24 May 20

Abba Sensation in concert - Postponed

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Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts, they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe.
MEMORIAL CENTRE, MOUNTSORREL LE12 7DB
Sat 23 May 20

Ashby-de-la-Zouch Food Gusto Festival 2020

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Ashby-de-la-Zouch Food Gusto Festival 2020 The Ashby Food Gusto Festival is back for 2020, bringing together local food & drink producers and combining them with high quality musical performances that promote up and coming acts from the area.
Bath Grounds, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire LE65 2GP
Sat 23 May 20

Bird feeder ceramics workshop

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Invite wildlife into your garden with a unique handmade bird feeder, sprinkle in some bird feed and enjoy your creation all year round.
15 Knoll Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 9QR
Sat 23 May 20

ABBA Tribute Band Sensation

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The MMC is delighted to welcome ABBA Sensation! Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts, they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe.
Mountsorrel Memorial Centre, 105 Leicester Road Mountsorrel Leicestershire LE12 7DB
Sat 23 May 20

Spring Craft Fair - Thorpe Astley

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Our Spring Craft Fair comes back to the Thorpe Astley Community Centre! This is always a popular event, with stalls from a range of local crafters and makers.
Thorpe Astley Community Centre, Lakin Drive, Thorpe Astley, Leicester LE3 3RU
Sat 23 May 20

Exoplanets Exploration - May Half-Term Activities

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Exoplanets Exploration - May Half-Term Activities Since the discovery of the first exoplanet, a little more than two decades ago, thousands of planets have been found orbiting stars beyond our Solar System.
National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester LE4 5NS
Sat 23 May 20

Heather in the Park Festival

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Heather in the Park is a family fun weekend and festival event. This year we incorporate Brew ’N’ Q the International BBQ championships, Classic & American Car Show, Live Music, Fun Fair...
Heather St John’s Ravenstone Road Heather LE67 2QJ
Fri 22 May 20

Cancelled - Hinckley BID’s Classic Vehicle Meet - Cancelled

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Cancelled - Hinckley BID’s Classic Vehicle Meet Regrettably we have made the tough decision to cancel the first Classic Vehicle Meet which was due to take place on Thursday 21st May.
Hinckley Town Centre LE10 1DD
Thu 21 May 20

Thorpe Lubenham Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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15 acres of mature gardens. Formal hedging, topiary and water features give an Italianate feel yet the abundant cottage style planting in herbaceous and shrub borders with Wisteria and Roses...
Thorpe Lubenham Hall, Lubenham LE16 9TR
Wed 20 May 20

Curious About Oakham and Uppingham

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Have fun discovering the Rutland towns of Oakham and Uppingham with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format.
Oakham Town Centre Starts: The Buttercross, Market Place Oakham LE15 6DR
Tue 19 May 20

Curious About Leicester

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Are you curious about Leicester? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather?
Leicester City Centre Starts: The Magazine Gateway, Vaughan Way Leicester LE1 5XZ
Tue 19 May 20

Whatton House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Come explore our tranquil gardens. Often described by visitors as a hidden gem, this 15 acre C19 Country House garden is a relaxing experience for all the family.
Whatton House, Loughborough LE12 5BG
Sun 17 May 20

Great British Dog Walk - Postponed

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Belvoir Castle: the important details Distance: 3km (Family Route) or 8km (Scenic Route) Minimum Sponsorship: No minimum sponsorship but if you raise more than £50 you’ll receive an exclusive
Belvoir Castle, Woolsthrope Road, Grantham NG32 1PE
Sun 17 May 20

Grimston Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Grimston is a small village with a c13 church restored in 1856. The village green has a large stone and stocks set under a mature Chestnut. Fourwinds is approx.
Grimston Gardens, Melton Mowbray LE14 3BZ
Sat 16 May 20

Ceramics Springtime Open Studio

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I will be opening my ceramics studio to the public to see where I work, look around the studio and see behind the scenes of a ceramics studio!
15 Knoll Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 9QR
Sat 16 May 20

Coffee Morning - Cancelled

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Coffee, home made cakes, a variety of stalls.
St Mary Magdalen Church, Brinsmead Road, Leicester LE2 3WG
Sat 16 May 20

RSPB Talk - Costa Rica and Borneo by Dave Robinson - Cancelled

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RSPB Talk - Costa Rica and Borneo by Dave Robinson This talk will focus on the Natural History of several areas in the Tropics, with particular emphasis on the birdlife of Costa Rica and Borneo.
Lecture Theatre U020, Brockington Building, Loughborough University, Epinal Way, Loughborough. LE11 3TU
Fri 15 May 20

Calamity Jane

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Amateur theatre production - A hand clapping, rip roaring show from start to finish. Calamity Jane is an action packed, rip-roaring adventure, featuring many classic songs.
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley LE10 1RE
Tue 12 May 20

Plant Fair at Donington Le Heath 1620’s House & Garden on Sat 9 May - Cancelled

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Plant Hunters’ Fair at Donington Le Heath 1620’s House and Garden with entry of only £1.00 for the Plant Fair and Gardens.
Donington Le Heath Manor House, Donington Le Heath, Coalville LE67 2FW
Sat 9 May 20

Hedgehog Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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½ acre organically managed plant lover’s garden. Steps leading to three stone walled terraced borders filled with shrubs, perennials, bulbs and a patio over looking the valley.
Hedgehog Hall, Tilton on the Hill LE7 9DE
Sat 9 May 20

Wildwood Jack at Loughborough Acoustic Club

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Wildwood Jack at Loughborough Acoustic Club This week the guests are the unique duo Wildwood Jack. This is an accomplished duo. Not only is the musicianship excellent, the vocal delivery is spot on FRANK HENNESSY, BBC RADIO WALES Wildwood...
The Fennel Street Club, 20 Fennel Street, Loughborough LE11 1UQ
Thu 7 May 20

Stoneywell - Spring Woodland Walk - Cancelled

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Spring has sprung in the Stoneywell woodland. Join local Natural Historian Colin Green on a peaceful walk to discover the joys of spring. Booking Essential. Phone: 01530 248040 (option 3).
Stoneywell LE1
Wed 6 May 20

Westview - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Organically managed small walled cottage garden with year-round interest. Rare and unusual plants, many grown from seed.
Westview, Leicester LE8 9EH
Sun 3 May 20

Festival of Trees

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For all ages. Festival of Trees is set in 42 acres of grounds at Stoneygate School. Celebrating the great outdoors with a wide range of activities to suit all ages: Woodland Trail, sculpture Trail,...
Stoneygate School, 6 London Road, Great Glen LE8 9DJ
Sat 2 May 20

Funtopia at Syston

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Funtopia at Syston Funtopia is a fantastic fun-packed event which is perfect for tots to tweens. Filled with bouncy castles, activity inflatables, under 5’s area, Nerf Wars, sumo suits and much more!
Central Park Syston LE7 2EN
Sat 2 May 20

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service Charity Golf Day

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Grab your clubs and get involved in our Charity Golf Day hosted at Rushcliffe Golf Club on Friday 1 May 2020.
Rushcliffe Golf Club, Stocking Lane, East Leake, LOUGHBOROUGH LE12 5RL
Fri 1 May 20

Ashby Art Club 2020 Virtual Exhibition

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Ashby Art Club - Virtual Exhibition – April/May 2020 For many years Ashby Art Club has held its Annual Exhibition at Easter, in recent years at Ticknall Village Hall.
Virtual Event
Mon 27 Apr 20

Mum2mum market Ashby-de-la-Zouch 26th April 2020 - Cancelled

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Mum2mum nearly new baby and toddler market has arrived in Ashby on 1st March 2020 at Hood Park Leisure Centre, North Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, LE65 1HU Buy top quality preloved baby and
Hood Park Leisure Centre, North Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 1HU
Sun 26 Apr 20

Stoneywell - Spokes and Ladders - Cancelled

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A demonstration of some of the fascinating elements of traditional chair making. Discover the skill of seat rushing and spoke shaving in a unique demonstration by Lawrence Neal, who continues to make...
Stoneywell LE1
Sat 25 Apr 20

The 8th Self-Publishing Conference

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The Self-Publishing Conference is the UK’s only dedicated self-publishing event, offering authors a chance to find out about a wide range of publishing options, to hear from and question those who
Stamford Court, Conference Centre, University of Leicester, Manor Road, Oadby LE2 2LH
Sat 25 Apr 20

Braunstone Town Mayors Charity Dinner & Dance

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Braunstone Town Mayors Charity Dinner & Dance Braunstone Town Mayor Parminder Basra presents an evening of dinner and dancing in aid of the mental health charity ’Life Links’.
Leicester Marriott Hotel, Smith Way, Grove Park, Enderby LE19 1SW
Fri 24 Apr 20

RSPB Friends Wildlife Walk at Cossington Meadows - Cancelled

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RSPB Friends Wildlife Walk at Cossington Meadows These are morning walks which take place during weekdays. We meet at 10.00 a.m. and return to vehicles around midday.
Location: A6 from Loughborough, follow signs for Rothley. Turn left at traffic lights in Rothley & carry on past Cossington Mill. Reserve entrance is on left. SK599135 LE7 4UZ
Thu 23 Apr 20

Re-fuel the school run - Postponed

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Re-fuel the school run Drop in to the Pop-up Deli Cafe in St Mary’s Church. Ground roast coffee, Hambleton Bakery pastries and other local products. Perfect for those on the local school run, but all are welcome.
St Mary Magdalen Church, Brinsmead Road, Leicester LE2 3WG
Wed 22 Apr 20

Loughborough Baptist Church

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Chris Hill Jazz Group and Caroline Sharpe are a great combination! They are the guest performers at the Loughborough Baptist Church April Lunchtime Concert.
Baxter Gate, Loughborough LE11 1TG
Tue 21 Apr 20

Orpheus in the Underworld

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Amateur production
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley LE10 1RE
Sun 19 Apr 20

Musicathon - Postponed

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Sponsored musicians perform throughout the day to demonstrate their talents and raise money to save the mediaeval spire of St Mary Magdalen Church.
St Mary Magdalen Church, Brinsmead Road, Leicester LE2 3WG
Sat 18 Apr 20

Emmanuel Church Lunchtime Concert - Tala Tarang - Rhythm Waves

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Emmanuel Church Lunchtime Concert - Tala Tarang - Rhythm Waves Eleanor Turner - Harp, Mendi Singh - Tabla Tarang. Tala Tarang employ a special chemistry, through a subtle yin-yang of two halves creating a whole.
Emmanuel Church, Forest Road, Loughborough. LE11 3NW
Thu 16 Apr 20

Mad Hatter’s VIRTUAL Tea Party - Easter Monday 13th April 10am - 5pm

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Join us from the comfort of your own home for our 9th Mad Tea Party! This year will be extra special due to an uninvited guest - COVID-19!
Virtual Event
Mon 13 Apr 20

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