What's on in Leicester, Yorkshire
Welcome to Leicester in the beautiful county of Yorkshire. 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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Discover museums, art galleries, historic houses, castles, attractions, theme parks and much more in and around Leicester to keep both parents and children amused and entertained whatever the British weather decides to throw at you!
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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Leicester
If you're out on the tiles in Leicester then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Leicester will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Leicester.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Leicester (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Leicester for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Leicester for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Rooms from £59.00
Rooms from £129.00
Premier Inn Leicester City CentreLeicester
Rooms from £41.00
Quality City 'Westbridge Wharf Apartments'Leicester
Rooms from £55.00
Ibis Hotel LeicesterLeicester
Rooms from £43.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|Reminisce Summer Concert Tour 2013Reminisce Summer Concert Tour 2013 appears live in Leicester, Leicestershire at O2 Academy Leicester on Saturday, 01 June 2013. For ticket prices to watch Reminisce Summer Concert Tour 2013 at O2 Academy Leicester, see …||1 Jun 2013O2 Academy LeicesterLeicesterMiscellaneous|
|Sean LockSean Lock performs live at De Montfort Hall in Leicester, Leicestershire on Saturday, 01 June 2013. Buy and compare your tickets for Sean Lock at De Montfort Hall now.…||1 Jun 2013De Montfort HallLeicesterMiscellaneous|
|GhostpoetLive music/Rnb And Hip Hop event at O2 Academy Leicester, Leicester, Leicestershire. To watch Ghostpoet live at O2 Academy Leicester on the Sunday, 02 June 2013, check out our list of primary and secondary ticket provid…||2 Jun 2013O2 Academy LeicesterLeicesterMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Walk for Diabetes MeltonA sponsored walk of 1.25 miles or 2.5 miles in beautiful Melton Country Park. A fun family day out to get fit, raise awareness and raise funds for Diabetes UK. Walkers receive medal and goody bag on completion. Refreshm…||2 Jun 2013Melton Country ParkMelton MowbrayFamily Days Out|
|Derren BrownDerren Brown appears live in Leicester, Leicestershire at De Montfort Hall on Monday, 03 June 2013. For ticket prices to watch Derren Brown at De Montfort Hall, see the list of tickets available for Derren Brown.…||3 Jun 2013De Montfort HallLeicesterMiscellaneous|
|Derren BrownDerren Brown performs live at De Montfort Hall in Leicester, Leicestershire on Tuesday, 04 June 2013. Buy and compare your tickets for Derren Brown at De Montfort Hall now.…||4 Jun 2013De Montfort HallLeicesterMiscellaneous|
|Derren BrownDerren Brown performs live at De Montfort Hall in Leicester, Leicestershire on Wednesday, 05 June 2013. Buy and compare your tickets for Derren Brown at De Montfort Hall now.…||5 Jun 2013De Montfort HallLeicesterMiscellaneous|
|Public Image LtdPublic Image Ltd at O2 Academy Leicester live on Monday, 10 June 2013 in Leicester, Leicestershire. For tickets to see Public Image Ltd at O2 Academy Leicester, see the list of ticket prices.…||10 Jun 2013O2 Academy LeicesterLeicesterMiscellaneous|
|Jimmy Carr Gagging OrderTickets for Jimmy Carr Gagging Order at De Montfort Hall on the Tuesday, 11 June 2013 are bound to sell out fast - to watch Jimmy Carr Gagging Order live at De Montfort Hall see our list of ticket comparison costs from b…||11 Jun 2013De Montfort HallLeicesterTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Lewis WatsonLewis Watson appears live in Leicester, Leicestershire at O2 Academy Leicester on Thursday, 13 June 2013. For ticket prices to watch Lewis Watson at O2 Academy Leicester, see the list of tickets available for Lewis Wats…||13 Jun 2013O2 Academy LeicesterLeicesterMiscellaneous|
|Casa De La Musica Presented By Cuban Linda Leicester Our Monthly Cuban PartySummary: Don't miss the next one on Friday 14th June with Dj Sacha playing more of your favourite Cuban tunes. Brand new showcase by Leandro Charanga & Ariel Rios. Not to be missed!!!!!! Description: Cuba Li…||14 - 15 Jun 2013Braunstone District Working Men's ClubLeicesterNightclubs|
|Bananarama amp; Rick AstleyBananarama amp; Rick Astley at Leicester Racecourse live on Saturday, 15 June 2013 in Leicester, Leicestershire. A popular live music event taking place on the Saturday, 15 June 2013 that will see tickets sell out quick…||15 Jun 2013Leicester RacecourseLeicesterMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Flab to Fab the WorkshopFlab to FAB' - The Workshop presented by Vishal Morjaria reveals why most quick-fix weight-loss diets do not work and shows how to adopt a healthy, practical and sustainable lifestyle through positive thinking, healthy e…||21 Jun 2013More RestaurantLeicesterLifestyle|
|Hinckley Music FestivalHinckley Music Festival is an exciting platform for the local music scene, featuring a variety of music genres. From new young talent to established bands, we hope to showcase them all. A weekend packed with talent, for …||21 - 23 Jun 2013Greene King StadiumHinckleyMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|The WildheartsThe Wildhearts appears live in Leicester, Leicestershire at O2 Academy Leicester on Friday, 28 June 2013. For ticket prices to watch The Wildhearts at O2 Academy Leicester, see the list of tickets available for The Wild…||28 Jun 2013O2 Academy LeicesterLeicesterMiscellaneous|
|Foxton Locks FestivalLeicestershire's Premier Family Day Out with something for all the family. Over 100 covered stalls selling a variety of goods, historic vehicles and boats, kids funfair, live music on three stages all day both days and …||29 - 30 Jun 2013Foxton Locks Country ParkMarket HarboroughFamily Days Out|
|Jimmy CarrJimmy Carr will be performing live Comedy at De Montfort Hall on the Tuesday, 02 July 2013 in Leicester, Leicestershire. Buy tickets for Jimmy Carr online.…||2 Jul 2013De Montfort HallLeicesterTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Jimmy Carr Gagging OrderTickets for Jimmy Carr Gagging Order at De Montfort Hall on the Tuesday, 02 July 2013 are bound to sell out fast - to watch Jimmy Carr Gagging Order live at De Montfort Hall see our list of ticket comparison costs from b…||2 Jul 2013De Montfort HallLeicesterTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Rufus WainwrightRufus Wainwright appears live in Leicester, Leicestershire at De Montfort Hall on Wednesday, 03 July 2013. For ticket prices to watch Rufus Wainwright at De Montfort Hall, see the list of tickets available for Rufus Wai…||3 Jul 2013De Montfort HallLeicesterMiscellaneous|
|Pet Shop Boys TributeEurope's No1 Pet Shop Boys Tribute Show is coming to Stoney Stanton Social Club on 6th July 2013. The Pet Shop Boys Tribute Show was formed in 2010 by M Warren. This amazing production is wowing audiences all over th…||6 Jul 2013Stoney Stanton Social ClubStoney StantonMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
Wedding fairs in Leicester
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Leicester. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.