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

25
MAY
Rice N Peas Plus Support
2funky music cafe

Founded by Oliver Bohm and Gilroy Guedes Rice n Peas have caught the attention of Reggae lovers across the country and also picked up industry interest along the way. Through a shared love of Rock‐Steady Reggae and Rhythm & Blues the band…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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26
MAY
MC Bassman, Kenny Ken, SS & More
2Funky Music Cafe ,

Jungle DnB Special MC Bassman Kenny Ken SS High Roll Spexion Swift Relentless Krs Skills MC tbc Outdoors 9pm ‐ 1am UKG Bassline Funky House Club Classics Dj Glamour B2B Total…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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26
MAY
Totally shredded V Fight Klub Beat Box
2Funky Music Cafe ,

As part of Festival2Funky we are running this double session at the introductory price of £5 or a £10 for a wrist band that admits you to the whole 7 day festival and events for free. Double class booking and tickets available…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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27
MAY
'Reggae Cafe' with Kofi, Mikey D, Countryman
2Funky Music Cafe ,

With Special guest Kofi British Lovers Rock icon. https:www.youtube.comwatchvQFccFUh544E&listRDEM6mfsg49YCg9wq8m0npnWMg Heavy weight DJs on the night: Countryman ‐ Birmingham Mikey D ‐ Coventry Specialistouch ‐ Leicester Community Radio DJ Empress ‐ Leicester Comminity Radio Dirksman ‐ Leicester Community Radio…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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27
MAY
2Funky Comedy Jam
2Funky Music Cafe ,

Dane Baptiste Having written and starred in his own sitcom for the BBC Sunny D and performed a triumphant run at the Edinburgh Festival Dane Baptiste is fast becoming regarded as definitely one to watch as his career takes off. Judi Love…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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27
MAY
Bizzi Dixon Vocal Masterclass
2Funky Music Cafe ,

About Bizzi Dixon... After leaving school Bizzi was asked to join the UK RnB group Rhythm & Bass as one of the lead vocalists signed to Sony achieving some success including a tour of the USA. Once back in the U.K Bizzi…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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27
MAY
Guide to Music Promo & Radio Airplay
2Funky Music Cafe ,

Event Itinerary Who is EAVA FM 102.5 Who is Horus Music Setting up as a music artist Learn how to create a one sheet press release & artist bio Music Distribution & Email Marketing Learn about PRS for music Radio Play…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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27
MAY
Jon1st DJ Masterclass
2Funky Music Cafe ,

Age 14 About Jon1st... Through his upfront track selection and unrivalled technical ability Jon1st has quickly built a reputation as a DJs DJ. His club sets see him effortlessly blend together influences from across the alternative electronic music spectrum all the while…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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27
MAY
Make Music Make Sense Masterclass
2Funky Music Cafe ,

The masterclass will provide an overview of the various rights in music; who controls these rights; the different bodies; how as writers artists producers you can protect your rights and who really has the authority to authorise usesale of your work. Bina…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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28
MAY
Shut It Down Dance Battles
2Funky Music Cafe ,

Sunday 28 May 2017 12pm ‐ 7pm Competitors ‐ £5 Spectators ‐ £5 Entry or FREE with Festival Wristband Judges Hip Hop ‐ Kieran Warner Jam Fiya House Lite Feet Nation Popping ‐ Breakz Samuels Monsterz…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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28
MAY
Graffiti Workshops
2Funky Music Cafe ,

Throughout the day outside in the garden there will be live graffiti and a chance to join in.…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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28
MAY
Nafe Smallz
2Funky Music Cafe ,

After last years showcase with P Money & all the Leicester Artists we have teamed up once again with Festival2Funky to host another showcase with local Leicester Artists Shout out to eveyone for coming together and making this happens It gonna be…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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28
MAY
Radio2Funky LIVE
2Funky Music Cafe ,

As part of Festival2Funky which runs from May 22‐28 there is lots of events worth checking out for a mere price of £10 for a festival wristband alternatively you can pay £5 for a single event. On Sunday 28 May the Radio2Funky…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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28
MAY
Sukh Knight, Jon1st & Squarewave
2Funky Music Cafe ,

Sukh Knight A record producer and DJ from East London. He started his career as part of Nasha Records and True Tiger whom he left in early 2014 to concentrate on solo productions. With releases on many labels including New World…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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01
JUN
Inner Engineering - Technologies for Wellbeing
Parish Centre

As there is a science and technology to create external wellbeing there is a whole science and technology for inner wellbeing. ‐ SadhguruInner Engineering is an opportunity to engineer an inner transformation that deepens your perception bringing about a dimensional shift in…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +447765 567347
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01
JUN
King of Pop - The Legends Continues UK Tour 2017
De Montford Hall

Introducing Navi the man that has been chosen by Hollywood to portray Michael Jackson in an upcoming Lifetime TV movie about the star is bringing his incredible tribute show King Of Pop featuring Jacksons very own guitarist to the UK this Spring.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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03
JUN
Northern Ballet | Goldilocks & the Tree Bears
Leicester Curve Theatre

One day her curiosity leads her to a house full of many surprises. With a family of friendly bears a beautiful blue bird and bowls of delicious porridge this ballet is just rightBringing this classic childrens story to life Goldilocks & the…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208000
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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 miles away
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 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01162 231181
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25
JUN
The Wind in the Willows
Bradgate Park

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
JUL
Film Night & Fish Supper
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

Based on the critically acclaimed bestselling novel by Jojo Moyes New Line Cinemas and Metro‐Goldwyn‐Mayer Pictures Me Before You stars Emilia Clarke Game of Thrones and Sam Claflin The Hunger Games series. Often times you find love where you least expect it.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 02476 494094
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06
JUL
Speed Dating in Leicester
Bruxelles

Leicester Speed Dating How 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…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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29
JUL
Peter Pan
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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30
JUL
Pride and Prejudice
Bradgate Park

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
SEP
Holy Moly & The Crackers
Bulkinton Community & Conference Centre

Holy Moly & The Crackers is a seven‐piece Gypsy Folk Rock band from the UK. Founders ‐ Conrad Bird Ruth Patterson and Squeezebox Rosie ‐ lead the band with... compelling charismatic style. They are a bunch of wild gypsy troubadours with more…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 494094
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03
NOV
Counterfeit Seventies 70s
Century Theatre, Snibston Discovery Park

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything in between. Featuring the music of Slade Sweet T.Rex The Bay City Rollers…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: (01530) 278444
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24
NOV
FUNDRAISING CHRISTMAS FAYRE
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

FUNDRAISING CHRISTMAS FAYRECome 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 sorts of festive gifts decorations jewellery crafts…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02476 494094
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02
DEC
STEVE STEINHAUS - PAPA STEINEY
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

Larger‐than‐life front man Steve Steinhauss Adverse Camber brings 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. Expect a jumping at times hilarious dance party of swing…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 494094
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19
DEC
The Churchfitters
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

The Churchfiitters is a folk band like no other. Back for the Annual Christmas Concert A bass guitar made out of a frying pan. Heart‐wrenching vocals accompanied by a musical saw. Foot‐stompingly fast fiddle mixed with infectious funk‐rock bouzouki. And traditional tunes…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 494094
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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…

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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