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Today to Thu 17 May, by distance, closest first.    

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 - 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 - Festival of Arts - Photography Exhibition
This wonderful exhibition can’t fail to please with the huge variety of photographs usually brought in. This exhibition always boasts great diversity of images from talented local photographers. Not to forget they’re often on sale for reasonable prices – perfect for sprucing up a wall in time for the summer!
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Today to Sun 22 Apr

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 22 Apr, Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sun 13 May

More details - Museum Lunchtime Talk: Robert Lister – An Actor’s Life for Me
Robert describes himself as a ‘Journeyman-Actor’ and as such is a veteran of Provincial Theatre, West End appearances, the Royal Shakespeare Company the Royal National Theatre and television. Museum visitors may have seen his monologue performance as Edward Ferdinand Melly in ‘Do What You Do’.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Nuneaton
Fri 20 Apr

More details - Sweet or Savoury - Hands on History Drop In Session
Discover the museum’s collection of baking and cookery related objects for those with a savoury or sweet tooth. Look through recipe books and collections of favourite recipes for baking inspiration. Find out how peoples’ tastes and the availability of ingredients have changed over time.
Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Hands on History for All Ages: Sweet or Savoury
Discover the Museum’s collection of baking and cookery related objects for those with a savoury or sweet tooth. Look through recipe books and collections of favourite recipes for baking inspiration. Find out how peoples’ tastes and the availability of ingredients have changed over time.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Nuneaton
Sat 21 Apr

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 - 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 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 A murder will be committed , but by whom and why. Are all the guests and family assembled at the Hollisters family home what they seem?
St Mary Community Hall, St Mary Road, Hinckley.
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 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 - Barry Palser's Super Six Jazz Band
A first visit for ’The Super Six’ featuring Barry on trombone who believes that entertainment is a critical factor in jazz. On banjo is the legendary Tony Pitt, a former member of the Acker Bilk, Kenny Ball, Alex Welsh and Phil Mason bands.
Newbold Verdon Jazz Club at Newbold Verdon Sports & Social Club
Fri 4 May

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
Hurley Village Hall (Live & Local)
Fri 20 Apr

More details - Dawn Chorus Walk
Are you an early bird!? Join the Woodland Trust for a pleasant early morning ramble through Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Wood and listen out for the voices of the dawn chorus.
Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Wood
Sun 6 May

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at Donington Le Heath 1620's House and Garden Saturday 5th May 2018
Plant Hunters’ Fair at Donington Le Heath 1620’s House and Garden with entry of only £1.00 for the Plant Fair and Gardens. The plant fair features highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, alpines, shrubs, trees, rare species and old heritage varieties.
Donington Le Heath Manor House, Donington Le Heath, Coalville
Sat 5 May

Statfold Barn Railway - "The Giant Miniature Weekend" More details - Statfold Barn Railway - "The Giant Miniature Weekend"
Join us at the award winning Statfold Barn Railway for a steam-filled family day out! Enjoy the sights and sounds of steam in miniature, ride on the steam trains of the Statfold Barn Railway, see working demonstrations, steam models, trade stands and much more.
Statfold Barn Railway, Ashby Road, Tamworth
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May
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More details - 80’s Night
Kallum needs your support for this final event, so for all you party lovers! It’s going to be a fantastic night with live 80’s band (Analogue Haze) and a large sharing ploughman’s platter included! all money raised goes to a Kenya Trip helping to build homes, schools, farming sustainability and animal conservation.
Kirby Muxloe Village Hall, Station Road, Kirby Muxloe
Fri 20 Apr

More details - 70's/80's Soul Train
DJ Ric Simon plays 70’s & 80’s soul grooves, funk, Philly, Motown, Northern, Crossover, disco etc. (DJ supplied by Centre-tainments; 07818 455167)
Tamworth Sports Bar, 32 Victoria Rd., Tamworth
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
Century Theatre (Centre Stage)
Today

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 - Charity Art Auction
Art from local artists for auction to raise money for Hospice Hope and the Ashby Arts Festival Free entry , no commission charged. Refreshments available. Purchases over £50 can be made with a card.
Ashby Congregational Church Kilwardby Street Ashby de la Zouch
Fri 20 Apr

More details - Whitwick Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair
Join us at our well established ’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 Wheelchair friendly Refreshments served by the venue
Hermitage Leisure Centre, Silver Street
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Marmozets
Marmozets plus Black Peaks. Artists performing: Marmozets.: Tickets avaiable.
The Kasbah, Coventry
Thu 10 May

More details - Newtown Linford Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Newtown Linford is a historic village bordering Bradgate Park with the River Lin flowing through it and is part of the Charnwood Forest. Two of the gardens opening have river banks from where you can see brown trout and the occasional kingfisher. The gardens opening are each quite different.
Newtown Linford Gardens, Leicester
Mon 7 May

More details - Bradgate Drama Society Spring Production
Bradgate Drama Society and proud to present 2 one act plays. Rude Awakenings by Nicolas Ridley The Little Gissing Art group are holding their annual Art exhibition and competition and not everything goes to plan.
Newtown Linford Village Hall Main Street Newtown Linford Leicester.
Thu 10 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Star Vehicle Stories
Get to know the Star Vehicles of our collection with your little explorer, through interactive stories, songs and hands-on experiences – and all inside our galleries. Each week, we will discover another exciting vehicle story that helps to build a sense of self and a fun introduction to local history.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry
Mon 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr

More details - Cars & Coffee Breakfast Club 2018
Running on the second Saturday of each month from April to October (apart from August) this classic car event is free to join. The September event is also part of Coventry Car & Motorcycle Day.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Hales St
Sat 12 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - Cars & Coffee Breakfast Club
A wide and varied display of beautiful cars from years gone by, on Millennium Place outside the museum.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Coventry
Sat 12 May, Sat 9 Jun

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 - 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

More details - Sensory Play Days
Let imaginations soar as your child learns to play creatively in this interactive space. Explore and grow using inspiring sensory materials, the possibilities are endless!
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Today and Fri 20 Apr

More details - Party Clutch Workshop
We’ll walk you through making your own hard shell party clutch bag. Choose from our selection of designer and vintage fabric and add a bit of sparkly embellishment too - it’s all included in the price!
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Chinese Calligraphy
Come along and experience one of the most traditional and beautiful examples of Chinese art. Chinese calligraphy is not just a way writing but also a way to express emotions.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 12 May

More details - The Weaver's House Heritage Crafts Day
This May Day weekend celebration features a special crafts theme. Trades which would have been familiar to medieval people will be brought to life against the authentic medieval backdrop of The Weaver’s House and its garden. Skills on show will include woodcarving, brewing, spinning and beekeeping.
121, Upper Spon Street, Spon End, Coventry
Sun 6 May

More details - Swinging Bass Band in concert
The Swinging Bass Band will sing & play their mix of Swing Classics, Frank Sinatra & Jazz at The Charles Booth Centre, formerly Thingstone Community Centre, Thringstone, Leicestershire. Vocals from the amazing Roy Forbes! Saturday 28th April 2018 at 8.
Charles Booth Centre, The Green, Thringstone, Leicestershire
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Packington Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Packington is the setting for an elegant Capability Brown landscape. Designed from 1750 in 100 acres of parkland which sweeps down to a lake incl 1762 Japanese bridge.
Packington Hall, nr Coventry
Sun 6 May

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 - Earlsdon Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Varied selection of town gardens from small to more formal with interest for all tastes incl a mature garden with deep borders bursting with spring colour; a large garden with extensive lawns and an array of rhododendrons, azaleas and large mature trees; densely planted town garden with sheltered patio area and wilder
Earlsdon Gardens, Coventry
Mon 7 May

More details - Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful 9 acre woodland garden with a large collection of rare trees and shrubs. Interest throughout the yr with spring flowers, cool leafy areas in summer and sensational autumn colour. Many information posters describing the more obscure plants. Bring wellingtons in wet weather.
Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery, Ashby de la Zouch
Wed 16 May, Thu 14 Jun

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 - Think and Grow Rich The Movie (Private Screening)
You are invited to a special private screening of the book that has sold over 120 million copies worldwide, and helped millions achieve success through its principles.
National Training Centre, 3 Gilmore Close Leicester
Today
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More details - Field skills for Camerawork
Join professional wildlife cameraman Steve Watts and explore the skills needed for both still and motion camera work.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 20 Apr