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

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

23
SEP
Vir Das: The Boarding Das World Tour
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Rapidly growing to international stardom after sell‐out shows in the USA and touring worldwide Vir Das has made his way in Bollywood starring in Indias first Zombie film Go Goa Gone and films BadMaash Company Delhi Belly and Revolver Rani. Alongside the…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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29
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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30
SEP
Quorn Baby and Children's Market
Rawlins Academy

Quorn Baby and Childrens Market is back at Rawlins Academy Quorn Loughbourgh with 35 stalls of excellent quality nearly new and new baby & childrens items from birth to six years all under on roof Great brands selling at bargain pricesOn saleMums…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07722 568842
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05
OCT
Speed Dating in Leicester
Bruxelles

Speed Dating in LeicesterHow Speed Dating in Leicester worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Leicester you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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06
OCT
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 including Tom Binns David Trent Andrew Doyle and Dave LongleyCategory: Arts Performing Arts Comedy.Artists Speakers: Tom Binns David Trent Andrew…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01509 231914
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07
OCT
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Just the Tonic Comedy Club has returned to its regular home in Leicester. This former Methodist preaching hall was built in Victorian Times and for the last 50 years has been kept hidden from the public. Come and see what the council…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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18
OCT
Jimeoin - Ridiculous
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Notorious for being Ridiculous Jimeoin is internationally acclaimed as one of live comedys masters. His brilliantly observed ever‐evolving and hilarious stand‐up has also made him the undisputed award‐winning star of TV shows including Live at the Apollo Sunday Night at the Palladium…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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21
OCT
Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Just the Tonic Comedy Club has returned to its regular home in Leicester. This former Methodist preaching hall was built in Victorian Times and for the last 50 years has been kept hidden from the public. Come and see what the council…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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28
OCT
Fairport Convention in Leicester
The Y Theatre

Credited with originating British folk‐rock Fairport first took to the stage in 1967s summer of love. Throughout the intervening five decades and numerous changes of line‐up the bands passion for live performance has never wavered.Fairport Convention still attract critical acclaim and won…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07711 937259
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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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04
NOV
Tom Stade - I Swear
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

After a hiatus from the touring scene get ready for another epic blast of Tom Stade Direct from the Edinburgh Festival the Canadian tour‐de‐force is back with a brand‐new show for 2017. Renowned for his carefree attitude and broad‐minded…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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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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