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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Leicester

03
DEC
Blitz n Pieces Vintage Fair - Leicestershire
Wigston Liberal Club

Free Entry Free Parking Dogs WelcomeIndoor Vintage Fair with over 30 stalls selling all manner of vintage paraphernalia to suit all tastes and budgets. Items include Vintage Clothing Shoes Accessories Jewellery Homewares Books Vintage Crafts Furniture Kitchenalia Collectables and much…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07542 845706
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09
DEC
The Comedy Club Lutterworth
The Piano Room LE17 4LN

Tim ClarkAn unsung hero of stand‐up comedy ‐ the current master of this underrated art The GuardianTim has been a Stand‐up comic for most of his adult life and still does over two hundred shows each year.He has appeared all over Europe…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07854 414345
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11
DEC
Culture Market
Peepul Enterprise

Hotep Cutlure Entertainment proudly presents... Culture Market LeicesterWhether your are an independent business an entrepreneur a charity or a hobby craft person...This is a great opportunity to sell your products or promote your services cause to a diverse audience who are actively…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07873 582371
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31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2016 at Pesto at the Axe & Compass
Pesto at the White Horse

The celebrated trio will sing a range of West End hits opera classics as well as boogie‐woogie favourites to make this a wonderful evening to remember.Tickets are just £60 per person and include a fabulous Pesto dinner entertainment and your table for…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01455 822394
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31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2016 at Pesto at the White Horse
Pesto at the White Horse

The celebrated trio will sing a range of West End hits opera classics as well as boogie‐woogie favourites to make this a wonderful evening to remember.Tickets are just £60 per person and include a fabulous Pesto dinner entertainment and your table for…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01455 822394
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26
JAN
Russell Howard Work In Progress
De Montfort Hall

Russell Howard Work In Progress at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Thursday 26 January 2017. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. …

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
FEB
2Funky's 20th Birthday Jam!
2Funky Music Cafe ,

2Funkys 20th Birthday Jam Celebrating 20YearsOf2Funky With A Birthday Jam Not To Be Missed Fire Eaters ‐ Champagne Reception ‐ Chocolate Fountain Saxophonist ‐ Red Carpet ‐ Balloon Drop Magician ‐ Photographer Canaps ‐ Goody Bags Hostesses And…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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10
FEB
Big Howard Little Howard: Man And Boy
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Howard is back With Little Howard in tow theyre returning to comedy for adults. Their unique mix of the thoughtful and the dumb will appeal to aspirational stupid people and self‐loathing intellectuals in equal measure. It will never be successful but by…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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10
FEB
Danielle Ward: Seventeen
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Sending hate mail to Gary Barlow. Pubic hair. The ghost of Graham Chapman; Its tough being 17. A new show from the host of hit podcast Do the Right Thing.Venue: Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall 54 Belvoir Street Leicester LE1 6QLPriceStandard:…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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10
FEB
Shappi Khorsandi: Oh My Country! From Morris Danci
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Shappi is celebrating the fortieth anniversary of her arrival in Britain. Shes reclaiming patriotism sending a love letter to her adopted land. Please dont come if youre a skinhead though naturally bald folk are welcome.She has plenty to say and says it…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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23
FEB
Mike The Mechanics
De Montfort Hall

Mike The Mechanics at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Thursday 23 February 2017. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01162 333111
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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 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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 live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 1.1 miles away
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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