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

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Forthcoming events in Leicester

09
AUG
Speed Dating in Leicester
Bruxelles

Leicester Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Leicester EventsAt one of our Leicester Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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11
AUG
Film Night & Fish Supper
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

Cal Weaver Steve Carell is living the American dream. He has a good job a beautiful house great children and a beautiful wife named Emily Julianne Moore. Cals seemingly perfect life unravels however when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and…

Location: 15.8 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 02476 494094
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12
AUG
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Beaumanor Hall

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 7.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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14
AUG
Rugby Summer Camp @ Leicester Lions RFC
Leicester Lions RFC

Leicester Lions RFC is Leicestershires leading amateur rugby union club. Each summer we run our rugby summer camp; three days of rugby fun and games for all young people to enjoy. Activities are led by Leicester Lions own head coach Andy Keys.…

Location: 4.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01162 771010
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16
AUG
The Princess and the Giant
Brocks Hill Country Park and Visitor Centre

Princess Sophie is fed up. Shes EXHAUSTED and its all because the grumpy old giant cant sleep ‐ his stomps and stamps keep everyone awake ALL night. But Princess Sophie is a resourceful sort of girl and as she reads her favourite…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01698 854409
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18
AUG
Leicester Rocks
Leicester Arena

. Line up: KING KING FM ‐ The Brew ‐ Sari Schorr ‐ Aaron Keylock ‐ Xander and the Peace Pirates ‐ Bad Touch ‐ Gin Annie ‐ Hollowstar Ticket PricingAdvanced Ticket Prices: £28Event Day Pricing: £TBAFAQsWhat are my parking options for…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01163 299700
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25
AUG
Hidden Figures Film Club
National Space Centre

Hidden Figures tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson Taraji P. Henson Dorothy Vaughan Octavia Spencer and Mary Jackson Janelle Monaebrilliant African‐American women working at NASA who served as the brains behind the launch into orbit of astronaut John…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

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31
AUG
GZA/The Genius from the Wu-Tang Clan
2Funky Music Cafe ,

EAVA FM & 2Funky Music Cafe PresentsGZAThe Genius from the Wu‐Tang Clan Live in Leicesterhttps:www.skiddle.comwhats‐onLeicester2Funky‐Music‐CafeGZA‐Live‐in‐Leicester13266502 Friday 31st August 20188pm till 1amPlus special guest: ShakezpeareHosted by KERFEW & Yah MoneyDJs: DJ Icon & DJ KMSs Golden Age HipHop PageSupport: Loaneski …

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07976 412759
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01
SEP
End of Summer Fair
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

All funds go to helping support BVC Charity No: 1071175Come along for a chance to browse an array of stalls displaying arts and crafts and other items.Pick up a bargain or grab a coffee and cake while supporting the centres…

Location: 15.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02476 494094
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08
SEP
The Churchfitters
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

A BVC favourite the Churchfitters return this time with their Churchfitters Folk Unlimited Tour something a bit different from their last show at BVC. The Churchfitters is a folk band like no other. A bass guitar made out of a frying pan.…

Location: 15.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 494094
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10
SEP
Small Space Day
National Space Centre

Small Space DayCombining 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 our own astronaut George.The…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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14
SEP
Gladness tribute night
2funky music cafe

GladnessFriday 14th September 20188pmLateTickets: Advance £10 more on the doorwww.skiddle.comhttps:www.skiddle.comwhats‐onLeicester2Funky‐Music‐CafeGladness‐Tribute‐Night‐13251573Live band show and DJ until lateGladness is a seven piece tribute act to ska legends Madness consisting of seasoned musicians that have played with famous artists such as the Specials…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07976 412759
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15
SEP
Planet of the Apes Film Club
National Space Centre

Charlton Heston and Roddy McDowall star in this legendary science fiction masterpiece.Astronaut Taylor Heston crash lands on a distant planet ruled by apes who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted his…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

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22
SEP
Comedy Beer Tour
King Richard III

LIKE BEER LOVE TO LAUGH THEN THIS IS THE EXPERIENCE FOR YOUJoin us on our Comedy Beer Tour where well take you on a guided beer and food tour of Leicester City Centre. Youll visit four different pubs where youll be entertained…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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22
SEP
The FAB Wolds of Anderson
National Space Centre

5 4 3 2 1 Anderson is GOThe Andersons introduced us to some of the most iconic space vehicles ever imagined.Generations of children around the world have enjoyed and been captivated by shows like Fireball XL5 Captain Scarlet Space 1999 and of…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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28
SEP
Abba Gold Tribute Band Live
2Funky Music Cafe ,

ABBA GOLD ‐ INTERNATIONAL ABBA TRIBUTE BAND THE MOST SUCCESSFUL ABBA TRIBUTE BAND IN EUROPE. OFTEN COPIED NEVER BEATEN. Friday 28th September 2018 8pm‐Late 2Funky Music Cafe Tickets £10: www.skiddle.comwhats‐onLeicester2Funky‐Music‐CafeAbba‐Gold‐Tribute‐Night‐13210105‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ABBA GOLD have toured all over the world with their fantastic live 7‐piece…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07976 412759
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06
OCT
Absolute Bowie come to Leicester this October
Dryden Street Social

Absolute Bowie are proud to present a brand new stage show 50 Years of Bowie; a musical journey through the iconic singers ever changing personas.David Bowies evolving image has mesmerised fans since the early 70s and for the first time ever Absolute…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
OCT
Go 7! Apollo Half Term
National Space Centre

Race to SpaceOver the half term holiday our Mission Commanders will be taking you on a journey that will eventually land humans on the Moon.This race to space will begin with a powerful rocket the Saturn IBprecursor to the iconic…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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13
OCT
Enchanted Forest Rave in Leicester
Athena Conference & Banqueting

The Worlds most magical club night transforms Leicesters most famous indoor venue into an enchanted forest for a night of immersive raving..What to expect Watch herebit.lyFLUKAftermovie Headline DJsLive Acts Walkabout Characters Immersive Themed DcorProps L.E.D &…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02089 641682
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15
OCT
Wally Funk's Race for Space
National Space Centre

n 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…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

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26
OCT
The Skeleton Run, 5 Mile Night Trail Run
The Beacon Hill Country Park

. Fancy a sprint through the spooky woods in the dead of night Then dust off your wigs and break out the fake blood and join us at the original Skeleton Run. With 5 miles of terrifying trails the horror of Beacon…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07968 836549
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02
NOV
Kazabian tribute night
2Funky Music Cafe ,

Kazabian Tribute Band Friday 2nd November 20188pm‐Late Advance Tickets £10https:www.skiddle.comwhats‐onLeicester2Funky‐Music‐CafeKazabian‐Tribute‐Night‐13257337Kazabian are the official and number one tribute act to the mighty Kasabian endorsed by the real thing and touring extensively around Britain and Europe.Bearing an uncanny resemblance they bring pounding beats and…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07976 412759
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09
NOV
The British Collective live in Leicester
2Funky Music Cafe ,

The British Collective Friday 9th November 8pm ‐ 1amEarly Bird tickets £15 ‐ Standard £20 ‐ More On The Door https:www.skiddle.comwhats‐onLeicester2Funky‐Music‐CafeThe‐British‐Collective13262903The British Collective put soul back into British R&B Our VoicesOmar Don‐e Junior & Noel McKoyOur PurposeTo put the soul back into…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07976 412759
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11
NOV
The Winter Beast, 5 and 10 mile Race
Aylesford Equine X Country Course

. The Winter Beast Double or Quit trail adventure mud run now in its 10th year Tackle 40 ish whos counting obstacles usually meant for 4 legged animals per 5 mile lap including water mud hills water a few surprises and did…

Location: 11.8 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: +447968 836549
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21
NOV
QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA TOUR 2018
LEICESTER De Montford Hall

Queen Extravaganzadescribed by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as A rock celebration in the Royal tradition and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen ‐ will play 17 shows across the UK from October…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08712 200260
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23
NOV
The Jam tribute night
2Funky Music Cafe ,

The Jam Friday 23rd November 2018 8pm‐Late 2Funky Music Cafe Tickets: Advance £10 more on the door Skiddle 2Funkytickets https:www.skiddle.comwhats‐onLeicester2Funky‐Music‐CafeThe‐Jam‐Tribute‐Night‐13252311The Jam Plus Support A mutual love of The Jam is the driving Force behind the Jam DRC and they are as close…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07976 412759
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23
NOV
Fundraising Christmas Fair
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

All funds go to helping support BVC Charity No: 1071175Come along to BVC and buy some gifts enjoy a mince pie with friends or treat yourself to something nice for the festive season There will be a selection of stalls selling all…

Location: 15.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02476 494094
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01
DEC
Papa Steiny
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

A BVC staple always guaranteeing a great night out. Larger‐than‐life front man Steve Steinhauss Adverse Camberbrings together current and former Members of Fat Chops The Fabulous Boogie Boys and Dr. Teeth for another Swingtastic performance from this ad hoc 8‐piece.…

Location: 15.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 494094
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23
APR
46th IOP Plasma Physics Conference, Loughborough,
Holywell Park Conference Centre

The annual IOP Plasma Physics Conference covers all aspects of plasma physics including Magnetic and Inertial confinement fusion Astrophysical and Space Plasmas Low Density and TechnologicalIndustrial Plasmas Low Temperature Plasmas High Energy Density and Laser Plasmas Dusty and Complex plasmas Plasma Surface…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02074 704840
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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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Updated: 07/08/2018 04:48:45