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

24
FEB
7 acts for 7
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Just the Tonic brings you 7 comedians each Friday night for only £7. A total bargain of a mixed bill show Just the Tonic consistently boast some of the most inserting line ups in the country The Times. Each week we feature…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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25
FEB
Fatback Band LIVE in Leicester!
2Funky Music Cafe ,

The Fatback Band is one of the most acclaimed disco soul and funk groups to have ever emerged from America.Hugely influential and still playing live shows that blow audiences away they are an original group from New York City who have put…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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25
FEB
Just The Tonic's Saturday Special With Johnny Vega
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Just The Tonic is back for the Leciester Comedy Festival 2017 with some of the biggest names in comedy every Saturday nightFeaturing Johnny Vegas Paul McCaffrey and guestsVenue: Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall 54 Belvoir Street Leicester LE1 6QLPriceStandard: GBP 15Links:…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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03
MAR
80's Invasion Tour 2017
De Montfort Hall

Due to overwhelming public demand after this years hugely successful run the 80s Invasion tour is back in 2017 with four iconic artists from the decade performing on the same bill. The new line‐up features Paul Young ‐ one of the most…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01162 333111
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03
MAR
80s Invasion Tour
De Montfort Hall

Due to overwhelming public demand after this years hugely successful run the 80s Invasion tour is back in 2017 with four iconic artists from the decade performing on the same bill. The new line‐up features Paul Young ‐ one of the most…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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03
MAR
The Comedy Club Lutterworth
The Piano Room LE17 4LN

Host Comedian ‐ Barry CastagnolaComedy Shuffle BBC3 Christian OConnells Sunday Service Sky One Glee Time ITV Popcorn Sky One The 11 Oclock Show Ch4Comedian actor and writer Barry Castagnola has firmly established himself as an accomplished comic performer. His easy‐going yet very…

Location: 10.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07854 414345
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10
MAR
Just The Tonic's Friday Night Comedy
Just The Tonic at Loughborough Town Hall

We take over a room in Loughborough Town Hall and bring 4 of our great comedians to the town includingGeoff Boyz Ola and Kane BrownVenue: Just The Tonic at Loughborough Town Hall Market Place Loughborough LE11 3EBPriceStandard : GBP 10Links:…

Location: 10.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01509 231914
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18
MAR
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy with Ed Byrne
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Just The Tonic is back with some of the biggest names in comedyFeaturing Ed Byrne Glenn Wool Tom Little and Lloyd GriffithVenue: Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall 54 Belvoir Street Leicester LE1 6QLPriceStandard: GBP 15Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com78010‐0…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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25
MAR
Leicester Guild Hall Ghost Hunt
The Guildhall

This building is one of the best preserved Timber framed buildings dating back over 600 years. Thought to have been built in around 1390 it was originally believed to have been used as a meeting place for the guild of Corpus Christi…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07847 321692
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26
MAR
Paul Carrolls Music Hall Tavern
Town Hall Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 10.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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28
MAR
Annual Luncheon
Weston Hall Hotel

Join us for our Annual Luncheon on Tuesday 28th March at Weston Hall Hotel.3 Course meal with speaker Dr Sharon Redrobe OBE CEO Twycross Zoo ‐East Midland Zoological Society.Sharon has over 25 years experience working in academia the charity sector and business…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02476 865436
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31
MAR
3rd Hinckley Spring Beer Festival
Hinckley Rugby Club

After a year off to complete construction works on the Club site Hinckley Rugby Club are hosting the 3rd Hinckley Spring Beer Festival over the weekend of March 31 to April 2 in the Clubs new 350 seat function suite. On‐site parking…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07925 547713
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03
APR
Rick Astley
De Montfort Hall

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
APR
Speed Dating in Leicester
Bruxelles

Speed Dating in Leicester for anyone aged 25 to 40 Thursday 6th April 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingleicester106487.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Leicesters most popular singles night How speed dating in Leicester works ‐ When you…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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15
APR
Dj Dominator - Azza - Grima in Leicester!
2Funky Music Cafe ,

2FUNKY MUSIC CAF THE PAYBACK SESSIONSDrum & BassAs a way of saying thank you to all our supporters this is a first in a serious of payback sessions where if you come early enough you can gain FREE entry or cheap entry.…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07846 984881
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21
APR
2Funky Comedy Jam featuring Richard Blackwood
athena leicester

2Funky Comedy Jam Date: Friday 21st April 2017 Location: Athena Leicester Price: Tickets Start From £15 Time: 7pm‐11pmDoors Open 7pm. Showtime 8pm.182Funkys brings you an exhilarating stand‐up comedy show with a lineup that will leave you in absolute stitches. Get your giggle…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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27
APR
Billy Ocean
De Montfort Hall

Born in Trinidad but based out of Britain for his entire career Billy Ocean was the undisputed king of British R&B in the 1970's and 1980's. Billy has not only scored with many Top 20…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAY
Bubble Rush 2017!
Bramcote Barracks

The amazing 5k Bubble Rush fun run is back with plenty of bubbles and masses of fast frothy foamy family funWhether you choose to run walk dance or skip round the 5k course youll be covered from head to toe in coloured…

Location: 14.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02476 865439
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03
JUN
When You Wish Upon A Star Dragon Boat Event
River Soar

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and our…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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09
JUN
Absolute Bowie
O2 Academy Leicester

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01162 231181
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22
SEP
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
De Montfort Hall

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Friday 22 September 2017. Whats the best thing about going to watch Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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…

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…

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…

147 Snooker

SnookerPool Hall at 147 Snooker in Leicester, Leicestershire.Contact venue on 0116‐253 8663 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Abbey Pumping Station

Abbey Pumping Station is Leicester's Museum of Science and Technology, displaying Leicester's industrial, technological and scientific heritage.Situated adjacent to the National Space Centre, the two attractions tell the story of over 200 years of science and technology from the early days of steam and industry, to…

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Updated: 24/02/2017 04:46:53