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

29
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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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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31
AUG
90's Flashback
2funky music cafe

90 Flashback Saturday 31st August 2019 10pm‐3am 2Funky Music Cafe £3 Advance Tickets £5 Door Taking You Back To A Decade Full Of Spice Girls Take That Backstreet Boys S Club 7OasisBlurAll Saints.Tickets: www.skiddle.comwhats‐onLeicester2Funky‐Music‐Cafe90s‐Flashback‐13600559…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07846 984881
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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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08
SEP
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Leicester S
Kayal

Funhouse Comedy is back at the Kayal Leicester on Sunday September 8th with comedys answer to Britains Got Talent and X‐Factor their Should I Stay or Should I Go competition.Join the friendly atmosphere where 12 new acts take to the stage to…

TEL: 01159 525050
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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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18
SEP
Home Education Day
National Space Centre

The National Space Centres Education team is hosting a full day of talks and workshops to home schooled children.Our subject for this Home Education Day is RocketrySuitable for children aged 5‐14 sessions will allow children and adults children remain the responsibility of…

Category: Miscellaneous

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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28
SEP
Dine In The Dark
National Space Centre

Working with the RNIB the National Space Centre is hosting a journey through the senses except oneEnjoy a wine tasting experience five course tasting menu and guided tour of the National Space Centre without the use of sight.Humans have five senses: the…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01162 610261
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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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05
OCT
Space Lates - World Space Week
National Space Centre

An evening created for those who want to know more about astronomy space missions and the exciting research happening here in the UK around the world and out in space.On this Space Lates evening well be celebrating World Space Week by exploring…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01162 610261
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11
OCT
The Matrix 20th Anniversary Screening
National Space Centre

Starring Keanu Reeves Laurence Fishburne and Carrie‐Anne Moss The Matrix depicts a dystopian future in which humanity is unknowingly trapped inside a simulated reality.The Wachowskis 1999 classic won four academy awards and has been praised by critics filmmakers and authors of science…

Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01162 610261
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12
OCT
Spooky Space
National Space Centre

Happy Halloween half term from space the most dangerous place you could ever consider visiting.Join us as we discover the constant threat of high‐speed micrometeorites your bodily fluids from boiling in the hard vacuum of space and temperatures as low as ‐129C…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01162 610261
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12
OCT
Foreverland Leicester Psychedelic Carnival
O Academy

The Worlds most magical club night returns for an all night long party like no other.. prepare for a scintillating explosion of the senses Expect surreal spectacles and mysterious moments as Foreverland invites you to dance at our most outlandish theme yet…

Category: Nightclubs

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22
NOV
Wild Wild West 20th Anniversary Screening
National Space Centre

Men in Black director Barry Sonnenfeld reunites with Will Smith in this effects‐loaded shoot‐from‐the‐lip steampunk western.Captain James T. West Will Smith teams with Inventor Artemus Gordon Kevin Kline on a daring assignment: stop Dr. Arliss Loveless Kenneth Branagh and his evil plot…

Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01162 610261
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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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