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

26
MAY
Mimbre presents The Exploded Circus
Leicester Curve Theatre

The Exploded Circus weaves a story without words where six women come together to seek order in the chaos and create a new normal. In this new production Mimbres Joint Artistic Director Lina Johansson joins forces with critically‐acclaimed designer Loren Elstein…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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07
JUN
Speed Dating in Leicester
Bruxelles

Leicester Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Leicester EventsAt one of our Leicester Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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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30
JUN
Muslim Marriage Events Leicester
Tipu Sultan Restaurant

.Open Event Open to all British Muslim ProfessionalsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage is now taking place. It is open to everyone and all candidates will have an opportunity to interact with other individuals. Advisors will…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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01
JUL
Budapest Cafe Orchestra
Bulkington Community and Conference Centre

This talented four‐piece boasts some of the countrys most revered international stars including Chris Garrick one of Europes most celebrated jazz violinists & a regular performer with Dame Cleo Laine and John Dankworth.They play an impassioned yet tender mixture of blistering czardas…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 494094
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07
JUL
Comedy Beer Tour
KRIII

Join us on our Comedy Beer Tour where well take you on a guided beer and food tour of Leicester City Centre. Youll visit four different pubs where youll be entertained by a great stand‐up comedian and enjoy an Everards beer paired…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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11
AUG
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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12
AUG
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Beaumanor Hall

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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01
SEP
End of Summer Fair
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

All funds go to helping support BVC Charity No: 1071175Come along for a chance to browse an array of stalls displaying arts and crafts and other items. Pick up a bargain or grab a coffee and cake while supporting the centres…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02476 494094
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08
SEP
The Churchfitters
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

A BVC favourite the Churchfitters return this time with their Churchfitters Folk Unlimited Tour something a bit different from their last show at BVC. The Churchfitters is a folk band like no other. A bass guitar made out of a frying pan.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 494094
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26
OCT
The Skeleton Run, 5 Mile Night Trail Run
The Beacon Hill Country Park

. Fancy a sprint through the spooky woods in the dead of night Then dust off your wigs and break out the fake blood and join us at the original Skeleton Run. With 5 miles of terrifying trails the horror of Beacon…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07968 836549
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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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23
NOV
Fundraising Christmas Fair
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

All funds go to helping support BVC Charity No: 1071175Come along to BVC and buy some gifts enjoy a mince pie with friends or treat yourself to something nice for the festive season There will be a selection of stalls selling all…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02476 494094
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01
DEC
Papa Steiny
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

A BVC staple always guaranteeing a great night out. Larger‐than‐life front man Steve Steinhauss Adverse Camber brings together current and former Members of Fat Chops The Fabulous Boogie Boys and Dr. Teeth for another Swingtastic performance from this ad hoc 8‐piece.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 494094
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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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