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

24
MAY
A night with spoken word artist SULI BREAKS
2FunkyMusic Cafe

SULI BREAKSA lover of the written and spoken word Suli Breaks is an artist speaker and writer Breaks is often considered an inspiration by those who have met watched or listened to him. Breaks YouTube Channel boasts over 12 million views and…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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24
MAY
Adam Ant
De Montfort Hall

In a career spanning more than 35 years Adam Ant has had ten top 10 singles with his band Adam and the Ants and also as a solo artist with 3 reaching the number 1…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAY
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2FunkyMusic Cafe

Nadia Rose is described by Grime culture as setting the bar incredibly high and by NME as game changing this is your chance to see what all the fuss is about. ILUVLIVE is a live music event that launched…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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26
MAY
Sean Lock
De Montfort Hall

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
MAY
Oadby Sausage and Cider Festival
Oadby Wyggestonians Rugby Club

. 2016 Oadby Sausage and Cider Festival WHEN Saturday May 28 ‐ Noon to 10pm Sunday May 29 ‐ Noon to 7pm WHAT Live music real cider and great sausages ‐ Oadbys annual sausage and festival is back in 2016.…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07540 059985
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28
MAY
Kasabian
King Power Stadium

On the music scene since 1999 British rock band Kasabian consists of Tom Meighan on vocals Sergio Pizzorno on guitar and backing vocals Chris Edwards on bass and drummer Ian Matthews. The band have become…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
MAY
The Last Shadow Puppets
De Montfort Hall

The Last Shadow Puppets at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Tuesday 31 May 2016. 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. Let…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
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 a…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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05
JUN
Just the Tonic Sunday Night Comedy
Loughborough Town Hall

Sunday night comedy Consistently boasting the most interesting line ups in the country.Our doors at 6.45pm so you can get in seated and have a drink. At 8pm the show starts. The compere comes on warms up the crowd and gets you…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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10
JUN
Elton John
Lincolnshire Showground

Elton John is one of the top selling musical artists of all time and this fantastic musician is on his tour which is bound to sell out at all venues across the UK. Definitely…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
JUN
Mum2mum Market - Earl Shilton
Earl Shilton Age UK Centre

Mum2mum market run award winning baby and childrens nearly new sales Buy nearly new baby childrens and maternity clothes used toys and baby equipment at bargain prices direct from the previous owner Book a stall and sell your…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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24
JUN
Just the Tonic Special with Milton Jones & guests
Hansom Hall - Leicester Adult Education College

A Just the Tonic Special Milton Jones headlines a top night of comedy. Milton Jones gets off TV and out of the theatres to return for a limited number of clubs gigs.Artists Speakers: Milton Jones Craig Hill Matt Reed Kate Lucas.Booking:…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07973 421176
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26
JUN
Wuthering Heights
Bradgate Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present Emily Brontes classic love story set on the beautiful mysterious wilderness of the Yorkshire moors. This treasured story of enduring love and passion has thrilled and entranced for generations and is now brought alive…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01162 341850
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05
JUL
Jim Jefferies
De Montfort Hall

Jim Jefferies at De Montfort Hall in Leicester on Tuesday 05 July 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 Jim Jefferies live in the…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
JUL
Wellbeing Yoga Music Vegetarian Vegan!
Stanford Hall

Yoga Connects Festival 14 ‐ 17 July 2016 at Stanford Hall EstateAn international yoga festival dedicated entirely to the joys of yoga will take place in the grounds of Stanford Hall Estate outside Rugby only 48 minutes north of London. Voted by…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07940493141,07866 385366
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21
JUL
HMS Pinafore
Leicester Curve Theatre

The much‐loved highly‐acclaimed all‐male H.M.S. Pinafore is embarking on an extensive UK Tour to ensure no‐one misses the boat. Join the hilarity of Gilbert and Sullivan with the award‐winning company that brought you the all‐male productions of The Pirates of Penzance…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JUL
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy - Leicester
Leicester Adult Education College

LEE NELSON ‐ WORK IN PROGRESS FOR 2017 TOUR.A unique opportunity to come and see me perform some brand new material in an intimate venue for not much money before its any good.Just the Tonic Leicesters regular comedy club has found a…

Location: 0.5 miles away
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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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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
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

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…

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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
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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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