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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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

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Echo Fest
The Cookie Leicester

We have a jam packed week of live events throughout the city that you dont want to miss Sign up at echofestmarketinggmail.com for an exclusive token to receive discounted entry and drinks at venues throughout the week.23rd April‐ Open MicThe…

TEL: 07852 573370
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Film Club First Man
National Space Centre

Join Rick Armstrong Neils son for one giant leap into the unknown.Director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the Moon focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic…

Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01162 610261
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27
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Creative Writing Workshop: What Are You Saying?
The Exchange

Sometimes a story can feel positive but leave a negative imprint and visa versa but why is thatIn this informal workshop we take a closer look at ways to communicate clearly and effectively with stories for the stage or the page. And…

Category: Lifestyle

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27
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Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Barkby, Lei
The Mash Tun Cafe

Funhouse Comedy brings a night of comedians & campfires and an intimate evening of laughs food and beer to The Mash Tun Caf Barkby. Topping the bill is the fascinating magician and comedian Alan Hudson who has appeared on ITVs Penn and…

TEL: 01159 525050
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01
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Midlands Open Mic
2funky music cafe

Midlands Open Mic ‐ EVERY FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH In Conjunction With EAVA FM & HQ Recording Studio LeicesterIf youre an up & coming artist or group then this is the Ultimate Platform to Perform Your Talent. Midlands Open Mic is…

TEL: 07976 412759
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01
MAY
Leicestershire V Pakistan T20
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

The huge event will be the only warm‐up fixture for Pakistan ahead of the IT20 against England at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.Tickets are now on sale and can be secured via our website with savings on advance ticket purchases.URLs:Facebook:https:go.evvnt.com334189‐2pid269Twitter:https:go.evvnt.com334189‐3pid269ArtistsSpeakers: Leicestershire…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01162 832128
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04
MAY
Leicestershire Foxes Family Fun Day
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

All tickets are just £1.Enjoy lots of activities and entertainment for all the family around the ground and take to the outfield during the interval as you are invited to try out your cricket skills with free bats and ballsThis year has…

Category: Sports

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05
MAY
Revenge of the Fifth
National Space Centre

Not had enough Star Wars on May the 4th Thinking of stepping over to the Dark Side Think youd be a great Sith Revenge of the Fifth is hereJoin us for a very special adult only evening of music art science fashion…

Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01162 610261
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10
MAY
Small Space Day - Toddler Takeover
National Space Centre

Combining stories songs and trails this is a fun and interactive way for young children to continue their early educational development. There is also the chance to see a special show featuring the planets and even meet Catboy Owlette and Gekko from…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01162 610261
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12
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Leicester M
Kayal

Funhouse Comedy returns to the Kayal Leicester on Sunday May 12th with comedys answer to Britains Got Talent and X‐Factor their Should I Stay or Should I Go competition.A night full of fun and laughter; where 12 new acts aim to impress…

TEL: 01159 525050
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18
MAY
Apollo 10 The Team Who Got Us to the Moon
National Space Centre

In the 50th anniversary year of the first Moon landing the National Space Centre in collaboration with Nick Howes is reuniting some of the team behind this historic achievement. Twelve humans stood on the lunar surface but it took many thousands of…

TEL: 01162 610261
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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 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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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 10.0SeniorUnder 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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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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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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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
Leicester Thai Festival
Victoria Park

A two day event 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 Thai…

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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03
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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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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