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.

Tourist information Leicester

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Leicester as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Leicester

26
JUN
Engage with Success - Seminar, Leicester
The Belmont Hotel, Leicester

.Success and Fulfilment Coach Paul Becque has an exciting message for any audience and presents a challenging and instructive keynote speech that can access the tipping point for many individuals both personally and professionally.The seminar is focused on beating procrastination getting more…

Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07717 663933
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27
JUN
Speed Dating in Leicester
Bruxelles

Leicester Speed DatingHow 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 12.0SeniorUnder 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…

Category: Sports

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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 12.0SeniorUnder 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…

Category: Sports

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12
JUL
One Giant Leap - Summer Activities
National Space Centre

This summer take a trip to the Moon.Fifty years after humankind took that one small step onto the lunar surface the National Space Centre is taking you back to the Moon.Join our Mission Commanders for an immersive celebration of the Apollo 11…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01162 610261
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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 15.0SeniorUnder 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…

Category: Family Events

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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 15.0SeniorUnder 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 15.0SeniorUnder 22: GBP 12.0Under 16: GBP 3.0Family Ticket: GBP 33.0Links:…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01162 832128
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27
JUL
Robbies Rugby Festival 2019
Loughborough Grammar School Playing Fields

Following ten years of successful fund‐raising Robbies Rugby Festival will make a welcome return for its eleventh year on Saturday 27th July 2019. Taking over Loughborough Grammar School Playing Fields this celebrated charity rugby tournament has already raised in excess of £81000…

Category: Sports

TEL: 07969 380440
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01
AUG
Speed Datingin Leicester
Halcyon Kitchen

Leicester Speed DatingHow 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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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…

Category: Film / Cinema

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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 15.0SeniorUnder 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 of the Musicals
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Stars of Londons West End perform an Evening of the Musicals.Featuring songs from Les Misrables Wicked Jersey Boys Mamma Mia We Will Rock You Lion King Phantom plus many more its a show no Musicals fan would want to missCategory: Arts …

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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30
AUG
Glitterbug
Firebug

Come one Come all Come in Come onRoll up roll up and come see what we have in store for our magical mystery tour of the madhouse that is Burlesque circus cabaret and vaudeville.Here at Glitterbug we are known for putting on…

TEL: 07939 822962
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06
SEP
Alien 40th Anniversary Screening
National Space Centre

Directed by Ridley Scott and written by Dan OBannon Alien follows the crew of the commercial space tug Nostromo who encounter the eponymous Alien a deadly and aggressive extra‐terrestrial set loose on the ship.Alien was released on September 6 in the UK…

Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01162 610261
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09
SEP
Small Space Teddy Bear Day
National Space Centre

Its Teddy and Toddler Time at the National Space Centre as we host a day dedicated to our very special cuddly friends and supporting the early educational development of our youngest visitors.The Centre is not open to groups or schools on this…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01162 610261
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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 impersonationsTelegraph Gloriously funny…

TEL: 01162 557066
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04
OCT
Daliso Chaponda - Blah Blah Blacklist Tour 2019
Sue Townsend Theatre

In his hilarious daring new show Blah Blah Blacklist Daliso looks at disgraced blacklisted celebrities and historical figures were ashamed we once admired and who now have let us down. Theres also the small matter of family member arrests exploding buildings in…

Category: Miscellaneous

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01
DEC
The Scummy Mummies Show
The Y Theatre

The Scummy Mummies Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn have announced a 2019 UK tour running from 20th September at Didcot Cornerstone to the 1st December at Leicesters Y Theatre.The tour comes hot on the heels of their Edinburgh Festival debut…

Category: Miscellaneous

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11
MAR
MJR present THE BOYS ARE BACK TOUR
De Montford Hall

An evening of late 90s boyband nostalgia 4 of the eras biggest pop bands take to the stage on a multi bill extravaganza for 30 dates across the UK in 2020 Celebrating a decade of wild boys of pop MJR bring you…

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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.


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