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

27
APR
Leicester Forest RFC Warrior Camp
Hinckley Road

Rugby is one of Englands fastest growing female team sports. With the turn of spring bringing longer days and lighter evenings and the womens rugby sevens making its first appearance in the Commonwealth Games this April theres no better time…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL:
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06
MAY
Emma Stevens 'To My Roots Spring Tour' Leicester
The Musician

Hailed as just magical by the late great Sir Terry Wogan Emma Stevens is the surfer chick singersongwriter whos taken the UK by storm with her distinctive fusion of countrypop. With almost three million Spotify plays over a million video views on…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01162 510080
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18
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - New Comedy Night
The Piano Room Lutterworth

TV AND RADIO STAR COMES TO LUTTERWORTHFunhouse Comedy Club which already runs successful nights at various venues all over the country is excited to announce the launch of their brand new comedy night at The Piano Room Lutterworth.Funhouse Comedy Clubs are renowned…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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19
MAY
Film Night & Fish Supper
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

Cal Weaver Steve Carell is living the American dream. He has a good job a beautiful house great children and a beautiful wife named Emily Julianne Moore. Cals seemingly perfect life unravels however when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 02476 494094
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20
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Leicester
Kayal

COMEDY COMPETITION COMES TO LEICESTER.Funhouse Comedy brings another night of fun to the Kayal Leicester with comedys answer to Britains Got Talent and X‐Factor their Should I Stay or Should I Go competition.Join the friendly atmosphere where 12 new acts take to…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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25
MAY
3 Kings -An Evening with Nigel Benn, Steve Collins
Sketchley Grange Hotel & Spa

Sketchley Grange Hotel & Spa in association with Kong Events welcome 3 Kings of British Boxing for a very special evening.Nigel Benn The Dark Destroyer ‐ Former two weight world champion WBO Middleweight 1990 WBC Super Middleweight Title 1992‐1996Steve Collins The…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07724 254741
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02
JUN
Inflatable 5k Obstacle Course Run
Leicester Racecourse

Leicester we are coming back in 2018 Get ready to experience the ultimate 5k inflatable obstacle run in the UK. The course is packed with the some of the largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever created.Pit your wits against ten giant…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02033 717156
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24
JUN
Watch England vs. Panama with Paul "Gazza" Gascoig
Sketchley Grange Hotel & Spa

Join Kong events and Paul Gazza Gascoigne for England VS PanamaPaul John Gascoigne the English former professional football player and manager. He is also known by his nickname Gazza. He earned 57 caps during his England career and has been described by…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07724 254741
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28
JUN
Leicester College Open Day 28 June 2018
Leicester College

. Considering the what nextThinking about the what should I study next year or want to return to learning and develop existing and new skills. Bring along your friends and family and have a look around our campuses and speak to our…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01162 242240
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30
JUN
Dixie Does the 80s
Dixie Grammar School Sports Ground

The Dixie Do is back...with an 80s twistThe Dixie Grammar Schools Junior and Senior PTAs present Dixie Does the 80s at the schools Barford Road Sports Ground in Market Bosworth. Open to friends family and all‐comers over 18 This assault on…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0145 529224
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18
AUG
Leicester Rocks
Leicester Arena

. Line up: KING KING FM ‐ The Brew ‐ Sari Schorr ‐ Aaron Keylock ‐ Xander and the Peace Pirates ‐ Bad Touch ‐ Gin Annie ‐ Hollowstar Ticket PricingAdvanced Ticket Prices: £28Event Day Pricing: £TBAFAQsWhat are my parking options for…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01163 299700
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11
NOV
The Winter Beast, 5 and 10 mile Race
Aylesford Equine X Country Course

. The Winter Beast Double or Quit trail adventure mud run now in its 10th year Tackle 40 ish whos counting obstacles usually meant for 4 legged animals per 5 mile lap including water mud hills water a few surprises and did…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: +447968 836549
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21
NOV
QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA TOUR 2018
LEICESTER De Montford Hall

Queen Extravaganza described by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as A rock celebration in the Royal tradition and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen ‐ will play 17 shows across the UK from October…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08712 200260
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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…

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…

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…

DVH

DVH Nightclub in Leicester, Leicestershire. Contact venue on telephone number 0116‐233 3360 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

G Spot

G Spot Nightclub in Leicester, Leicestershire. Contact venue on telephone number 0116‐251 9366 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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