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Today to Tue 22 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Windmill Open Day at Ullesthorpe
This 200 year old windmill is open to the public for the day. Although lacking its sails, the mill is full of interesting ancient machinery and has a fascinating history, all of which will be explained to visitors by knowledgeable volunteer guides.
The Windmill, Mill Road, Ullesthorpe, near Lutterworth.
Sun 13 May

More details - Braunston May Fayre
Bank Holiday Monday will see Braunston holds its 29th May Fayre. It is a fantastic day out for all the family. There is a huge range of attractions with craft fairs and market stalls. Can your dog win a coverted rosette in the Dog Show? Duck racing taking place all day in the village stream.
Braunston Village, Rutland
Mon 7 May

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 13 May

More details - Rugby Bikefest 2018
A free family-friendly bike festival organised by Rugby First and Rugby Borough Council in conjunction with local motorcycling groups, businesses and organisations – a wheelie great day out for all the family in Rugby town centre.
Rugby Town Centre
Sun 20 May

More details - National Gardens Scheme openings - Sulby Gardens
Sulby Gardens originally comprised gardeners’ cottage, walled kitchen gardens and orchard for Sulby Hall, (a minor stately home redesigned in 1792 by Sir John Soane, and demolished in the early 1950s). We have restored the orchard and kitchen gardens.
Sulby Gardens, Sulby, Northamptonshire
Thu 26 Apr, Thu 14 Jun

More details - Sulby Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Interesting and unusual property, on the Leicestershire border between Welford and Husbands Bosworth, covering 12 acres comprising working Victorian kitchen garden, orchard, and late C18 icehouse, plus species-rich nature reserve incl woodland, feeder stream to River Avon, a variety of ponds and established wild
Sulby Gardens, Northampton
Thu 26 Apr, Thu 14 Jun

More details - The World of Gilbert & Sullivan
The Wandering Minstrels will present “The World of Gilbert & Sullivan” It will be the company’s first visit to this part of Northamptonshire. Artists appearing in this concert of popular Savoy favourites include: Joanna Goldspink, Rachel Middle, Stephen Godward, Tim Hurst-Brown and Charles Mills.
Saint Margaret’s Church, Crick
Sat 12 May

More details - Northants Egg Show
Our Annual Egg show takes place at Crick Village Hall where there are many classes of eggs judged and winners awarded rosettes. You even get a chance to judge the entries yourself, while learning what makes a winning egg! A buffet, raffle and refreshments are available.
Crick Village Hall, Bucknills Lane, Crick, Northampton
Sat 5 May

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More details - The Murder Room by Jack Sharkey
A riotous send up of every murder mystery play you have seen “Murder has never been this funny. A spoof of all crime thrillers... it is good clean mirth all the way”. – Times
St Mary’s Community Hall, St Mary’s Road
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Cinderella (La Cenerentola)
Amateur production - sung in English - Rossini’s sparkling comedy opera A much-loved fairy tale, but not quite as you know it. Cinderella scrubs the floor of a dance school and dreams of a better life. A prince arrives seeking a companion and so this sparkling romcom is set in motion.
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley
Today to Mon 21 May

More details - Anything Goes
Amateur theatre production - Music, dance, laughs, and the age-old tale of Boy Meets Girl– no musical puts it on stage better than ANYTHING GOES! A hilarious shipboard romp, wrapped around one of Cole Porter’s most magical scores, ANYTHING GOES is Delightful, Delicious, and De-Lovely.
Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley
Tue 8 May to Sat 19 May

More details - The Oxford Concert Party in Concert
Exceptionally versatile, with a repertoire of three hundred years of music from around the world which they turn upside down and infuse humour, energy, passion and pathos.
Bulkington Commuity & Conference Centre
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Bulkington, Nuneaton & Bedworth University of the Third Age (BNB U3A).
Canal History and Heritage - This colourful talk looks at the wonderful world of our inland waterways and describes the fascinating range of features (in all shapes and sizes) associated with the 2,000 mile canal network.
Bulkington Village Community Centre School Road Bulkington Bedworth
Tue 15 May

More details - Film Night & Fish Supper
Film Showing A Royal Night Out. Based on a true story A Royal Night Out is a British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Julian Jarrold and written by Trevor de Silva and Kevin Hood.
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre
Sat 19 May

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 20 May, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Sing 4 Fun
A Miscellany of Music sung by the South Wigston Community Choir. All proceeds for Organ Restoration Appeal Fund
St. Andrew’s Church. Old Church Street, Aylestone. Leicester
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Creating a small organic garden
This course will dispel the myth that you need a large area to grow your own food. We will demonstrate how, with minimum space, you can produce healthy food organically. We will show you the best techniques for container growing and highlight plants for different environments.
Garden Organic, Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire,
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Draycote Water Sailing Club Open Day
Come and try sailing or windsurfing at our Open Day. Go out in a boat with an experienced sailor or get to grips with windsurfing under the watchful eye of one of our instructors. Look around the club and check out the fantastic views of the lake from our lounge.
Draycote Water Sailing Club
Sat 12 May

More details - Ensonglopedia of Science
A critically acclaimed one-man musical-comedy-science family show from the top-drawer storyteller John Hinton. 26 silly songs about science from A to Z. An hour of fun facts and mesmerising melodies to delight the inquisitive mind.
Willoughby Village Hall, Main Street
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Thomas Bowes plays Bach (UK Bach Pilgrimage)
At 7.30pm on Thursday 3rd May Peckleton Church hosts the celebrated violinist Thomas Bowes in a concert that forms part of his 2018 UK Bach Pilgrimage.
Peckleton Church
Thu 3 May

More details - Ensonglopedia of Science
A song about science for every letter of the alphabet. Expect atoms, Big Bangs, cells, DNA and plenty more besides. Expect the unexpected. And expect it to rhyme.
Willoughby Village Hall Main Street, Willoughby Rugby
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Spring Bird ID with Ed Drewitt
Throughout the day, a mix of indoor and outdoor tuition will give you the opportunity to learn a variety of common birds found across Brandon Marsh.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Wild Fest @ Brandon Marsh
A truly wild day out with activities for all ages from cooking to face painting, mini beast hunting to craft and guided walks to pond dipping. There will be something to get everyone wild!
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 5 May

More details - My Wild Life: Bats
An indoor talk about bats followed by an after dark walk around the reserve with bat detectors to see/hear them.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 10 May, Sat 12 May

More details - My Wild Life: Yoga
Join us for an evening of outdoor Yoga, surrounded by the sights and sounds of Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve. With a focus on quietening your mind and connecting with nature, this session is open to all abilities.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 14 May, Mon 11 Jun, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Book Club
New for 2018, a book club focusing on nature themed literature led by a Further Education English Lecturer on the 3rd Tuesday on the month. Book your place online and show your ticket at Kenilworth Books to get 15% off the selected titles. Price includes light refreshments.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 15 May

More details - Members only - Family Campfire cooking
The perfect experience for all the family, learn about the joys of campfire cooking. Nothing is more exciting than an outdoor campfire to prepare and cook your meal. On the day you will make damper bread, eaten with tasty dips.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 19 May

More details - BMCV Walk
Join the Brandon Marsh Conversation Volunteers for a guided walk around Brandon Marsh, learning from the people who have been caring for the reserve for years.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 19 May

More details - The Chase Hotel Wedding Fayre - Simply Wedding Fayres
Be inspired with over 20 local exhibitors who are ready waiting to help make your dream wedding day a reality exhibitors include Bridalwear, Wedding Car Hire, Photographers, Florists, Wedding Jewellery and Favours, Photobooth Hire plus much much more Free Entry Free Parking Free Goody Bag including a bridal
The Chase Hotel Higham Lane
Sun 29 Apr

More details - An Audience with Micky Quinn
Ex Coventry City star Micky Quinn comes to town for ‘an evening with’. Joining Micky is top comedian Lester Crabtree. Those in attendance will also have opportunities to acquire signed sporting memorabilia and join in a football quiz.
Bedworth Liberal Club
Sat 12 May

More details - An Evening with Micky Quinn
An Evening with ex Coventry and Newcastle star Micky Quinn. Top comedian Lester Crabtree joins Micky for an entertaining evening. Food and chances to acquire signed sporting memorabilia included.
Bedworth Liberal Club
Sat 12 May

More details - Claire Elizabeth Ferguson: Night Lands
Polaroids, traditional photographs and found objects bring this show to life. For ‘Night Lands’, Claire explored the work of her late father who travelled to many different places before she was born.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton road, Nuneaton
Today to Mon 7 May

More details - A Hayward Touring exhibition from Southbank Centre, London. Eduardo Paolozzi: General Dynamic F.U.N
Dynamic images by a pioneer of Pop Art fill this exhibition with colour and energy. Sir Eduardo Paolozzi selfstyled himself the ‘wizard in Toytown’ and, looking at the clashes of imagery and colour, viewers might be inclined to agree.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Today to Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sun 13 May

More details - Festival of Arts - Craft & Needlecraft
Mixed media, embroidery and soft toys are just some of the crafts which local makers present in this diverse and creative show. The items on display vary from delicately intricate to vibrant and full of energy.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Exhibition: Crime and Punishment
All rise…and make their way to the Museum for this blood-curdling show. This exhibition has it all – death, theft and some pretty tough judgements. The borough has its fair share of crime stories and we present a select few for you to preside over.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May, Tue 22 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 1 Jul

More details - Linda Barlow: Searching For The Invisible Woman
For Linda Barlow “it became evident many middle-aged women felt they were becoming invisible as they aged. Their hair was going grey, their skin was becoming more sallow, they were bumped into in the street”.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Tue 22 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 1 Jul, Tue 3 Jul to Sun 8 Jul, Tue 10 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Knit One, Purl One
In this museum object handling session, visitors can discover the museum’s collection of baking and cookery related items for those with a savoury or sweet tooth. Look through recipe books and collections of favourite receipes for baking inspiration.
Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery Riversley Park Coton Road Nuneaton
Sat 19 May

More details - Guilsborough Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Enjoy a warm welcome in this village with its very attractive rural setting of rolling hills and reservoirs. Seven varied village gardens, from a flower arranger’s small garden surrounding a modern house (not open), to large gardens with sweeping lawns, mature trees and beautiful views.
Guilsborough Gardens, Guilsborough
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Tenors Un Limited - ‘In Concert with Tenors Un Limited Celebrating 15 Years'
TENORS Un LIMITED is proud to present their newest touring show. Throughout 2018 the guys will tour UK theatres and concert halls performing works from their previous albums and tours as well as new repertoire. This concert series combines the rich vocal harmonies for which Tenors Un Limited are known.
The Abbey Theatre, Pool Bank St, Nuneaton
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Roy Orbison and The Traveling Wilburys Tribute
Roy Orbison and The Traveling Wilburys Tribute. Artists performing: Roy Orbison and The Traveling Wilburys Tribute.: Tickets avaiable.
The Scholar (O2 Academy Leicester), Leicester
Fri 11 May

More details - Harborough Antiques Market
Antiques and Vintage Market held inside the Market Hall in Market Harborough.
Market Hall, Northampton Road, Market Harborough
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May, Wed 9 May

More details - Leicester Antiques Market
Antiques and Vintage Market next to Leicester Market in the centre of the town.
New Market Square, Market Place South, Leicester
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Speed dating for Professionals ages 45+
If you are Single and looking to find your Soulmate in 2018? then tonight’s event at Cafe Bruxelles in the heart of Leicester City could just be for you! Speed dating with When The Music Stops is a fun, friendly and guaranteed way of meeting lots of single people of your age group from the local area.
Cafe Bruxelles, 90 High Street, Leicester
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Art Of Style
Highcross, Leicester’s leading shopping and leisure destination, will host a brand-new fashion and beauty event, The Art of Style. Combining free beauty makeovers, live pop-up catwalks and fashion sculptures, shoppers will be invited to enjoy the latest trends with an art exhibition twist.
Highcross Leicester 5 Shires Lane, Leicester
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Stoneywell - Spokes and Ladders
Discover the skill of seat rushing and spoke shaving in a unique demonstration by Lawrence Neal, who continues to make traditional chairs using Ernest Gimson’s original design. Booking Essential. Phone: 01530 248040. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Stoneywell
Sat 28 Apr

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 6 May, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Leicester War Memorials Rescue Project - Open Day Exhibition
Open day for visitors to come and view the various war memorials and remembrance artefacts rescued from redundant social clubs, churches, factories and schools in the Leicester area. Collection includes Alderman Newton memorials, St. Saviour’s Church, Belgrave WMC, Aylestone WMC plus many more.
The Chancel All Saints’ Church Highcross Street Leicester
Sat 19 May

More details - Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight
The London Concertante are delighted to return to Coventry Cathedral in 2018 as part of their 2018 Four Seasons UK tour! Headlined by Vivaldi’s eternal masterpieces, the ensemble present an accompanying programme bursting with classical treats and hidden gems.
Coventry Cathedral, Priory Street, Coventry
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Kelmarsh Hall is an elegant Palladian house set in glorious Northamptonshire countryside with highly regarded gardens, which are the work of Nancy Lancaster, Norah Lindsay and Geoffrey Jellicoe.
Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens, Northampton
Sun 20 May

More details - Coventry Archives Tours
Explore the treasures of the archives with a guided behind the scenes tour. You will be provided with an introduction to our collections and have a chance to see some of our more precious items in our varied archives and special collections.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Today to Sat 2 Jun