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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Forthcoming events in Leicester

21
APR
Blitz Kids
O2 Academy Leicester

Blitz Kids at O2 Academy Leicester live on Monday 21 April 2014 in Leicester Leicestershire. For tickets to see Blitz Kids at O2 Academy Leicester see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
APR
Sartaaj Live
De Montfort Hall

Sartaaj Live at De Montfort Hall live on Saturday 26 April 2014 in Leicester Leicestershire. For tickets to see Sartaaj Live at De Montfort Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
APR
Funhouse Comedy Club
Firebug

Funhouse Comedy Clubs are renowned for having exceptionally friendly audiences and a brilliant atmosphere which have led to twice winning Best Midlands Comedy Club awards with leading comedy website Chortle. Previous acts to have played its clubs on their road to fame…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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27
APR
Russell Brand
De Montfort Hall

Messiah Complex is a mental disorder where the sufferer thinks they might be the messiah.Did Jesus have it What about Che Guevara Gandhi Malcolm X and Hitler All these men have shaped our lives and…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
MAY
The Dualers and support at Leicester
The Musician

The Dualers are Britains much loved Ska and Reggae band from the South of England who have steadily built up a following of many thousands of truly dedicated fans across all ages and have sold out at the Indigo O2 a record…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01458 210954
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02
MAY
Marmozets
O2 Academy Leicester

Marmozets performs live at O2 Academy Leicester in Leicester Leicestershire on Friday 02 May 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Marmozets at O2 Academy Leicester now.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
MAY
Frank Skinner
De Montfort Hall

Run extended for 5 weeks only following a sold out run at Soho Theatre. Don't miss your chance to see the brand new live show from comedy legend Frank Skinner. You could put Skinner…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
MAY
Frank Skinner Man in a Suit
De Montfort Hall

Frank Skinner Man in a Suit at De Montfort Hall live on Sunday 04 May 2014 in Leicester Leicestershire. For tickets to see Frank Skinner Man in a Suit at De Montfort Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
MAY
Yes
De Montfort Hall

Over the course of a remarkable 40‐year career that has time and again redefined the boundaries of rock YES have become renowned for their live performances since being formed in 1968 by Chris Squire and…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Catfish and the Bottlemen
O2 Academy Leicester

Catfish and the Bottlemen at O2 Academy Leicester live on Friday 09 May 2014 in Leicester Leicestershire. For tickets to see Catfish and the Bottlemen at O2 Academy Leicester see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAY
After the Fall book launch
Phoenix Square

AFTER THE FALL BOOK LAUNCHSaturday 10th May Leicester Phoenix3pm ETC Suites upstairs FREE ENTRYPart of Leicester Sci‐Fi FestDerbys independent press Boo Books is proud to launch AFTER THE FALL as part of Leicester SF Fest ‐ an anthology exploring the world…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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10
MAY
Market Bosworth Vintage tractor rally
The Old Goods Shed

Market Bosworth Vintage Tractor Rally May 10th & 11thOver this May weekend we bring the sound of the farmyard and open fields to the Battlefield Line as we welcome a selection of vintage tractors to Market Bosworth Station.Please join us for a…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07870 757020
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10
MAY
The Land Girls in Concert
The Old Goods Shed

Market Bosworth Vintage Tractor RallyPresent The Land Girls in concertAt 7.30pmOn 10th May 2014Come along and enjoy a good old fashioned sing song with songs from the 40sThe event will be held in the old goods shed at Market Bosworth Railway Station…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07870 757020
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11
MAY
Ian Anderson
De Montfort Hall

Ian Anderson performs live at De Montfort Hall in Leicester Leicestershire on Sunday 11 May 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Ian Anderson at De Montfort Hall now.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
MAY
Jethro Tulls Ian Anderson
De Montfort Hall

Jethro Tulls Ian Anderson performs live at De Montfort Hall in Leicester Leicestershire on Sunday 11 May 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Jethro Tulls Ian Anderson at De Montfort Hall now.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
MAY
Sarah Millican
De Montfort Hall

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
MAY
Sarah Millican Home Bird
De Montfort Hall

Sarah Millican Home Bird will be performing live Comedy at De Montfort Hall on the Friday 16 May 2014 in Leicester Leicestershire. Buy tickets for Sarah Millican Home Bird online.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
MAY
Leicester Does Vintage
The City Rooms

Winner of an Outstanding Customer Service Award and shortlisted for TWO National Vintage Awards; Britain Does Vintage fairs have fast become a firm favorite on the vintage scene. THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07896 840397
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19
MAY
Paul Hollywood
De Montfort Hall

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
MAY
Elvis Presley Live on Stage
De Montfort Hall

The all new ELVIS PRESLEY ON STAGE music experience will kick off their tour in Ireland starting in April 2014 and continue shows through out the United Kingdom through the end of May. Featuring…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
MAY
Elvis Presley On Stage
De Montfort Hall

The all new ELVIS PRESLEY ON STAGE music experience will kick off their tour in Ireland starting in April 2014 and continue shows through out the United Kingdom through the end of May. Featuring…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
JUN
Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
De Montfort Hall

Billy Fury was Britains very own Elvis ‐ and the girls just loved him31 years after his early death at just 42 years old ‐ his own band ‐ the all original FURYS TORNADOS remember him by re‐playing live his unbelievable 29…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01162 333111
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21
JUN
Kasabian
Victoria Park

On the music scene since 1999 British rock band Kasabian consists of Tom Meighan on vocals Sergio Pizzorno on guitar and backing vocals Chris Edwards on bass and drummer Ian Matthews. The band have become…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
JUN
Kasabian Aftershow Party
O2 Academy Leicester

‐ watch Kasabian Aftershow Party live at O2 Academy Leicester in Leicester Leicestershire on the Saturday 21 June 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUL
Flash Mob
De Montfort Hall

Flash Mob at De Montfort Hall live Ballet & Dance on Thursday 03 July 2014 in Leicester Leicestershire. To compare ticket prices for the Flash Mob event at De Montfort Hall see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
JUL
The Dandy Warhols
O2 Academy Leicester

US rock group 'The Dandy Warhols' have seen huge success since the early 1990s. Their material is widely used by TV companies and can be heard on US shows such as 'The OC' and British…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
JUL
Hinckley Soap Box derby
Castle Street

Following the huge success of the last 4 years events on Castle St ‐ Hinckley BID is already receiving entries for this years race which will take place on Castle St on Sunday July 6th starting at 11.00am.With 2 classes ages 12‐17…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01455 698494
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11
JUL
The Americana International Festival
Prestwold Park Airfield

The Americana International Festival The Heartbeat of the USA in the UK celebrates its 34th anniversary of bringing a slice of the USA to the UK. This is the place to be for fans of the USA who enjoy…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 390595
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19
JUL
WISTOW MAIZE MAZE
Wistow Maze

Winner of Leicestershires Best Visitor AttractionFollow the fun Quiz Trail through 8 acres of living maize crop. Find and collect clues hidden amongst the 3 miles of paths.There are also high level bridges and viewing towers giving stunning 3D panoramic views of…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07884 403889
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03
SEP
Cate Le Bon
The Musician

Cate Le Bon at The Musician live on Wednesday 03 September 2014 in Leicester Leicestershire. For tickets to see Cate Le Bon at The Musician see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Live Music & Concerts