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

22
JUN
Circus Tyanna
Recreational Ground

Touring Family Circus ShowFun & thrills for all ages.Only in Keyworth for 4 days.Book early to avoid disapointment.…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07536 102964
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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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15
JUL
St Edith's Church 940th anniversary celebrations
St Edith's Church

The Villagers Choir The Revel School Choir and Tim Campain Guest organist perform on Saturday 15th July at 7.00pm as part of the 940th anniversary celebrations of St Ediths Church Monks Kirby.Tickets £8 single £15 family; children free. Available on 01788 832851…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01788 832851
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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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