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
JAN
YOGA TOOLS FOR TRANSFORMATION (FREE WORKSHOP)
Belgrave Neighbour Center

Highlights: Open to all over 7 years of age and does not require any fitness level or previous exposure to yoga The practices taught can be done anywhere between 5 to 21 minutesOngoing online support will be available following the…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07765 626360
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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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09
FEB
Just The Tonic Thursday 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 Sol Bernstien Mark Simmons Darius Davies and Roger MonkhouseVenue: Just The Tonic at Loughborough Town Hall Market Place Loughborough LE11 3EBPriceStandard :…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01509 231914
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10
FEB
7 acts for £7
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Just the Tonic brings you 7 comedians each Friday night for only £7. A total bargain of a mixed bill show Just the Tonic consistently boast some of the most inserting line ups in the country The Times. Each week we feature…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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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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11
FEB
Barbara Nice: Raffle
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Barbara Nice brings her hit Edinburgh festival show . Tip top fun from Phoenix Nights star Janice Connolly. Catch her before she goes strataspheric The ScotsmanVenue: Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall 54 Belvoir Street Leicester LE1 6QLPriceStandard: GBP 10Conc: GBP…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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11
FEB
Garrett Millerick: The Dreams Stuff Is Made Of
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

On his misguided quest to follow his dreams Garrett Millerick got locked in a shipping container by Eminem directed hip‐hop videos for deluded city traders and once made a feature documentary about a ballroom dancer trying to save all the children of…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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11
FEB
Just The Tonic's Saturday Special With Doc Brown -
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Just The Tonic is back for the Leciester Comedy Festival 2017 with some of the biggest names in comedy every Saturday nightFeaturing Doc Brown Garrett Millerick Leo Kearse and Matt RichardsonVenue: Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall 54 Belvoir Street Leicester LE1…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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11
FEB
Leo Kearse: I Can Make You Tory
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Sick of sanctimonious leftists lecturing you about global warming Jeremy Corbyn and sexism Award‐winning comedian Leo Kearse slaughters these sacred cows with razor sharp wit and shows that its right to be right wing. A giant of the art ‐ Chortle; Kearse…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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12
FEB
Panel Beaters with Jason Manford
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Welcome to comedys Hunger Games. Three top comics enter only two shall leave. The action is overseen by ringmaster Jason Manford but it is the Grim Reaper who is the ultimate judge. Prepare yourself to witness a no‐holds‐barred fight for the funny.…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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16
FEB
Speed Dating in Leicester
Bruxelles

Speed Dating in Leicester for anyone aged 25 to 40 on Thursday 16th February 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingleicester106486.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Leicesters most popular singles night How speed dating in Leicester works ‐ When…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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17
FEB
Scott Gibson: Life After Death
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

This show tells the story of the three weeks that changed Scotts life forever. On returning from a stag weekend in Blackpool Scotts brain exploded. He had suffered a massive brain haemorrhage so he did what any self respecting Glaswegian man would…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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18
FEB
Just The Tonic's Saturday Special With Tom Stade -
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Just The Tonic is back for the Leciester Comedy Festival 2017 with some of the biggest names in comedy every Saturday nightFeaturing Tom Stade The Noise Next Door Darius Davies and Phil EllisVenue: Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall 54 Belvoir Street…

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

25
FEB
Just The Tonic's Saturday Special With Johnny Vega
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Just The Tonic is back for the Leciester Comedy Festival 2017 with some of the biggest names in comedy every Saturday nightFeaturing Johnny Vegas Paul McCaffrey and guestsVenue: Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall 54 Belvoir Street Leicester LE1 6QLPriceStandard: GBP 15Links:…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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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
MAR
80’s Invasion Tour
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: 02072 843444
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10
MAR
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 Geoff Boyz Ola and Kane BrownVenue: Just The Tonic at Loughborough Town Hall Market Place Loughborough LE11 3EBPriceStandard : GBP 10Links:…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01509 231914
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18
MAR
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy with Ed Byrne
Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall

Just The Tonic is back with some of the biggest names in comedyFeaturing Ed Byrne Glenn Wool Tom Little and Lloyd GriffithVenue: Just The Tonic at Hansom Hall 54 Belvoir Street Leicester LE1 6QLPriceStandard: GBP 15Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com78010‐0…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03302 201212
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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

21
APR
2Funky Comedy Jam featuring Richard Blackwood
athena leicester

2Funky Comedy Jam Date: Friday 21st April 2017 Location: Athena Leicester Price: Tickets Start From £15 Time: 7pm‐11pmDoors Open 7pm. Showtime 8pm.182Funkys brings you an exhilarating stand‐up comedy show with a lineup that will leave you in absolute stitches. Get your giggle…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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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

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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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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