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

28
JUL
Baby People On Tour
2funky music cafe

Artists:K.YWILL JDCURTIS CLACEY CLARENCE STREET COLLECTIVE RUKDARAPPAZEEZEONEMZ JAMJAM…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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30
JUL
Blaby Sausage and Cider Festival
Vipers Rugby Football Club

. WHEN Saturday July 30 ‐ Noon to 10pm Sunday July 31 ‐ Noon to 6pm WHAT Live music real cider and great sausages ‐ Blabys annual sausage and cider festival is back in 2016. 30 real ciders sourced from artisan producers…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07540 059985
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03
AUG
NATIONAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
De Montfort University

. CONFERENCE TRACKThe UK 2016 International Conference offer Seventeen Tracks with regards to the conference theme mentioned above:‐ Track One: Emerging Trends in Learning Education and Teaching ETLET‐ Track Two: Emerging Trends in Economics Business and Management ETEBM‐ Track Three: Emerging Trends…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07024 021886
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09
AUG
JULIAN MARLEY LIVE!
2FunkyMusic Cafe

The son of the legendary Bob Marley international Reggae musician with 187 000 twitter followersAs part of his uk tour and in conjunction with his new album this is a fantastic opportunity to catch Julian Marley live with his full band..…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07976 412759
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13
AUG
Leicester Northern Soul Summer Party
2FunkyMusic Cafe

AGL Promotions present...The very best Northern Soul summer party comes to Music Cafe Leicester on Saturday 13 August.MARK DARCY with guest DJs... KEV SUCH AL SHAW AND KYP THE FAITH will be playing the finest Northern Soul vinyl records from 10pm to…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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17
AUG
Leicester Oktoberfest 2016
Abbey Park

. Welcome to the Leicester Oktoberfest 17.08.16‐21.08.16 Welcome to the Leicester Oktoberfest which will be in Abbey Parkuse entrance St. Margarets way. During five wonderful days 17.08‐21.08 we celebrate in a tent with space for 1500 people. Entrance is free Wednesday Thursday…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02032 391408
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19
AUG
JULIAN MARLEY OFFICIAL REGGAE AFTER PARTY
2Funky Music Cafe ,

‐ Live Pa Eazy Wayne ‐ Big John New Thousand ‐ Jnr Blues ‐ Mix Honey …

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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19
AUG
Julian Marley Official Reggae after Party
2Funky MusicCafe

‐ Live Pa Eazy Wayne ‐ Big John New Thousand ‐ Jnr Blues ‐ Mix Honey Carribean Food AvaliableVenue: 2Funky MusicCafe 23A ParkStreet Leicester LE3 5NHPriceStandard: GBP 5Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com62314‐0…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07976 412759
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20
AUG
*Roots Conference*
2Funky Music Cafe ,

Roots Conference Holding Regular events in UK Europe Worldwide.. Bringing you the very best in Roots & Culture Sound Systems from UK and Abroad.Presents :Yearly Sankofa gathering EmperorFari Jah massive Negus Dub Warrior 3…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07976 412759
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28
AUG
Horace Brown live in Leicester
2FunkyMusic Cafe

ld Is Gold proudly presents HORACE BROWN performing liveon Bank holiday Sunday 28th August 2016 Come and celebrate the 20yr anniversary of Horace Brownsalbum and the 10 yr anniversary of Old Is Gold.Horace Brown will be performing all his smash hitsOne For…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07496 420332
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08
SEP
The Enemy
O2 Academy Leicester

British indie rockers The Enemy have announced that their long awaited comeback tour will take place in the UK this May. The band who shot to prominence in 2007 with their critically acclaimed debut album…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
SEP
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: Miscellaneous

01
OCT
KANE BROWN “THE OATH” COMEDY SHOW
2FunkyMusic Cafe

Kane Browns brave and bold comedy has seen him light up the audience at venues such as Comedy Store Glee Club Hackney Empire and Indigo 02 among others. A compelling one man comedy show; one of only 2 UK dates…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07976 412759
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01
OCT
Uptown Flingdown - DJs Robbie Gee, Eddie Nestor &
2Funky MusicCafe

An old school party like no otherJoin celebrity Real McCoy DJs Robbie Gee & Eddie Nestor and Teletubbies John Simmit in a fun filled musical clash.Party hard as the djs flingdown soul funk lovers rock rare grooves studio 1 and banter...lots of…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07976 412759
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01
OCT
Romesh Ranganathan
De Montfort Hall

Romesh Ranganathan at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Saturday 01 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Romesh Ranganathan tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
OCT
UB40
De Montfort Hall

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
OCT
Jamie Lawson
De Montfort Hall

Jamie Lawson at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Monday 17 October 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Jamie Lawson live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
Dan TDM
De Montfort Hall

Dan TDM at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Friday 21 October 2016. 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 Ticketmaster…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Professor Brian Cox
De Montfort Hall

Professor Brian Cox at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Thursday 27 October 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Professor Brian Cox live…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
Lovers Rock Monologues
2FunkyMusic Cafe

Celebrating Black History Month 2016 Punch Records present three living legends who transformed the sound of UK Reggae. The LOVERS ROCK MONOLOGUES brings the sound of timeless music from the 80s into the Rep theatre for one night only. Featuring icons of…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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31
OCT
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
De Montfort Hall

Emerging back in 1988 the original and credible Floyd act TAPFS has been getting bigger and better ever since. The band were described by Floyd drummer Nick Mason on BBC 5 Live as Very…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
NOV
The Queen Extravaganza
De Montfort Hall

The Queen Extravaganza at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Wednesday 02 November 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Queen Extravaganza live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
NOV
The Specials
De Montfort Hall

Coventrys finest THE SPECIALS have announced a European and UK tour for Autumn 2011 tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 3rd December 2010. When The Specials kicked off the first night of their…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
Catherine Tate
De Montfort Hall

Catherine Tate at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Friday 04 November 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
NOV
KT Tunstall
De Montfort Hall

Edinburgh born Katie Victoria Tunstall first rose to fame ten years ago with her hugely successful folkrock acoustic sound and vocal talents. She appeared on Later...With Jools Holland singing Black Horse and the Cherry Tree…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
NOV
David Essex
De Montfort Hall

Legendary singer actor and composer David Essex is back on the road in an eagerly awaited concert tour.David will take a candid journey through his amazing forty year career in his OVER THE MOON AND…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
NOV
The Wailers
O2 Academy Leicester

The unique downbeat style of Jamaica lives on in the reggae groves of The Wailers. After legend Bob Marleys death in 1981 this former Marley back‐up band began its own journey with an evolving ensemble…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
NOV
Rebecca Ferguson
De Montfort Hall

Rebecca Ferguson a singer songwriter from Liverpool first caught publics eye in 2010 when she was fighting her way to the stars in the popular star search show The X Factor where she finished as…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
NOV
Michael Ball Alfie Boe
De Montfort Hall

Michael Ball Alfie Boe at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Wednesday 16 November 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Michael Ball Alfie Boe live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
NOV
Alabama 3
O2 Academy Leicester

What do you get when you add a little soul to a blues rock band then move the whole shebang to Brixton The indescribable genre‐bending beats of British band Alabama 3 or A3 as they…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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