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

Bubble Rush 2017!
Bramcote Barracks

The amazing 5k Bubble Rush fun run is back with plenty of bubbles and masses of fast frothy foamy family funWhether you choose to run walk dance or skip round the 5k course youll be covered from head to toe in coloured…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02476 865439
The Comedy Club Lutterworth
The Piano Room LE17 4LN

Acts TBCVenue: The Piano Room LE17 4LN Hall Lane Lutterworth LE17 4LNPriceComedy Show & Buffet: GBP 22Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com81898‐0Website: https:go.evvnt.com81898‐1…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07854 414345
Speed Dating in Leicester

Leicester Speed Dating How speed dating in Leicester worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Leicester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
King of Pop - The Legends Continues UK Tour 2017
De Montford Hall

Introducing Navi the man that has been chosen by Hollywood to portray Michael Jackson in an upcoming Lifetime TV movie about the star is bringing his incredible tribute show King Of Pop featuring Jacksons very own guitarist to the UK this Spring.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
Northern Ballet | Goldilocks & the Tree Bears
Leicester Curve Theatre

One day her curiosity leads her to a house full of many surprises. With a family of friendly bears a beautiful blue bird and bowls of delicious porridge this ballet is just rightBringing this classic childrens story to life Goldilocks & the…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208000
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
Absolute Bowie
O2 Academy Leicester

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01162 231181
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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