What's on inLeicester


Welcome to Leicester

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Leicester - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Leicester to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Leicester

25
MAY
Apollo 10 – Almost There
National Space Centre

Join us for our Apollo packed May Half Term as we discover just how Charlie Brown and Snoopy nearly landed on the Moon.This dress rehearsal for a Moon landing brought the Apollo lunar module to 8.4 nautical miles from the lunar surface…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01162 610261
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30
MAY
Speed Dating in Leicester
Halcyon Kitchen

Leicester Speed Dating How speed dating in Leicester worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Leicester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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06
JUN
England Women v Windies Women - 1st ODI
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Tickets now on saleVenue: Leicestershire County Cricket Club Grace Rd Grace Road Leicester LE2 8ADPriceAdult: GBP 10.0Senior Under 22: GBP 8.0Under 16: GBP 3.0Family Ticket 2 adults & 2 under 16: GBP 23.0Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com384362‐0pid269Website: https:go.evvnt.com384362‐2pid269…

Category: Sports

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15
JUN
The FAB Worlds of Anderson
National Space Centre

Responsible for creating some of the best loved childrens science fiction shows the fantastic and futuristic legacy of the husband and wife team of Gerry And Sylvia Anderson is celebrated in this very special weekend.A world featuring some of the most iconic…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01162 610261
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23
JUN
Wally Funk’s Race for Space
National Space Centre

In 1961 Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13 the first group of American pilots to pass the Women in Space programme. Wally sailed through a series of rigorous physical and mental tests with one of her scores beating all the male…

TEL: 01162 610261
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27
JUN
Speed Dating in Leicester
Bruxelles

Leicester Speed Dating How speed dating in Leicester worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Leicester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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29
JUN
Return of the Garrison
National Space Centre

The National Space Centre 501st UK Garrison Rebel Legion Galactic Academy and Mandalorian Mercs are joining forces to celebrate 20 years of The Phantom Menace with an amazing fan and family charity event.With costume characters exhibitions talks workshops and the all‐important Parade…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01162 610261
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02
JUL
England Women v Australia Women - 1st Ashes ODI
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Tickets now on saleVenue: Leicestershire County Cricket Club Grace Rd Grace Road Leicester LE2 8ADPriceAdult: GBP 12.0Senior Under 22: GBP 10.0Under 16: GBP 3.0Family Ticket 2 adults & 3 under 16: GBP 27.0Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com384363‐0pid269Website: https:go.evvnt.com384363‐2pid269…

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04
JUL
England Women v Australia Women - 2nd Ashes ODI
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Tickets on sale nowVenue: Leicestershire County Cricket Club Grace Rd Grace Road Leicester LE2 8ADPriceAdult: GBP 12.0Senior Under 22: GBP 10.0Under 16: GBP 3.0Family Ticket 2 adults & 3 under 16: GBP 27.0Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com384366‐0pid269Website: https:go.evvnt.com384366‐2pid269…

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19
JUL
Leicestershire Foxes v Lancashire Lightning T20
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Tickets are now on sale and can be secured via our website with savings on advance ticket purchases.Venue: Leicestershire County Cricket Club Grace Rd Grace Road Leicester LE2 8ADPriceAdult: GBP 15.0Senior Under 22: GBP 12.0Under 16: GBP 3.0Family Ticket: GBP 33.0Links:…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01162 832128
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20
JUL
Magic of Thailand Festival in Leicester
Victoria Park

A two day Thai Festival to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Victoria Park Leicester is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends to feel a touch of…

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23
JUL
Leicestershire Foxes v Yorkshire Vikings T20
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Tickets are now on sale and can be secured via our website with savings on advance ticket purchases.Venue: Leicestershire County Cricket Club Grace Rd Grace Road Leicester LE2 8ADPriceAdult: GBP 15.0Senior Under 22: GBP 12.0Under 16: GBP 3.0Family Ticket: GBP 33.0Links:…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01162 832128
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25
JUL
WUTHERING HEIGHTS
Abbey Pumping Station Museum

This year Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the wild and tempestuous love story of Emily Bronts Wuthering Heights set on the beautiful and mysterious Yorkshire moors. This tale of passion and revenge has thrilled readers and audiences alike for generations…

TEL: 01522 569222
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26
JUL
Leicestershire Foxes v Durham Jets T20
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Tickets are now on sale and can be secured via our website with savings on advance ticket purchases.Venue: Leicestershire County Cricket Club Grace Rd Grace Road Leicester LE2 8ADPriceAdult: GBP 15.0Senior Under 22: GBP 12.0Under 16: GBP 3.0Family Ticket: GBP 33.0Links:…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01162 832128
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03
AUG
Grease - Outdoor Cinema Event
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

You are welcome to bring a picnic and a blanket or deck chairs as you sit back and relax on the cricket outfield as the film is shown on the big screen. We will be offering traditional cinema food and drink so…

Category: Film / Cinema

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04
AUG
Outdoor Cinema - The Greatest Showman
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

We will be offering traditional cinema food and drink so expect to see popcorn hot dogs sweet stall and much more on sale so you can enjoy the movie in style There will also be childrens activities including a bouncy castle and…

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07
AUG
Leicestershire Foxes v Birmingham Bears T20
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Tickets are now on sale and can be secured via our website with savings on advance ticket purchases.Venue: Leicestershire County Cricket Club Grace Rd Grace Road Leicester LE2 8ADPriceAdult: GBP 15.0Senior Under 22: GBP 12.0Under 16: GBP 3.0Family Ticket: GBP 33.0Links:…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01162 832128
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17
AUG
West End stars perform an evening of Queen
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Featuring dozens of hits from an astonishing back catalogue this is an amazing concert evening no Queen fan should missVenue: Leicestershire County Cricket Club Grace Rd Grace Road Leicester LE2 8ADPriceStanding: GBP 24.0Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com384326‐0pid269Website: https:go.evvnt.com384326‐2pid269Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com384326‐3pid269…

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18
AUG
An Evening at the Musicals
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Featuring songs from Wicked Sound of Music Jersey Boys Mamma Mia Phantom plus many more its a show no Musicals fan would want to missVenue: Leicestershire County Cricket Club Grace Rd Grace Road Leicester LE2 8ADPriceSeated Tickets: GBP 28.0Standing On Pitch Ticket:…

TEL: 01162 832128
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21
AUG
Mister Magnolia
Brocks Hill Country Park and Visitor Centre

Mister Magnolia has many things such as an old trumpet that goes rooty‐toot some very fat owls learning to hoot a big purple dinosaur whos a magnificent brute two sisters who play the flute and even a swimming pool. But he still…

TEL: 01698 854409
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27
SEP
Luke Kempner | House of Faces
The Y Theatre

Comedian and Impressionist Luke Kempner hosts an ultimate reality show where no one is off limits. Expect celebrities politicians and even royalty going head to head in Lukes hit show; House of Faces. A remarkable talent for impersonations Telegraph Gloriously funny…

TEL: 01162 557066
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Tourist Attractions


National Space Centre

The National Space Centre is the UK's largest attraction dedicated to space. From the minute you catch sight of the futuristic Rocket Tower, you'll be treated to hours of breathtaking discovery. On your visit to the National Space Centre you will find yourself immersed in an awe‐inspiring…

Wistow Maze

WISTOW MAZEWINNER OF LEICESTERSHIRE'S 'BEST VISITOR ATTRACTION'Hours of fun for all the family. Follow the fun quiz trail and collect clues hidden in a giant maze whilst you wander through 8 acres of living maize crop. See if you can unravel the mystery within the 3…

Great Central Railway

Re‐creating the experience of famous expresses of the steam age. Great Central Railway is one of the few places in the world where scheduled full size steam trains pass in motion on double track. Main Line Steam trains ‐ every weekend throughout the year.Featuring GCR '04'…

Snibston Discovery Park

Snibston Discovery Park takes its name from one of the three coal mines sunk in the 1820s and 1830s that helped create the town of Coalville in north‐west Leicestershire. Here you can discover science and industry, fashion and textiles and the environment with popular hands‐on exhibits interpreting…

DVH

DVH Nightclub in Leicester, Leicestershire. Contact venue on telephone number 0116‐233 3360 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

G Spot

G Spot Nightclub in Leicester, Leicestershire. Contact venue on telephone number 0116‐251 9366 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Leicester ? See our list of attractions in Leicester , including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.