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On Now until Sat 28 February, 2015

'Battledress' Exhibition - Snibston - Coalville

Commemorating the Centenary of the First World War, Battledress explores the impact of the 1914-18 W... ar on Women’s fashion. Drawn from the Museum’s historic fashion collection the exhibition will contrast the elaborate and restricting..

On Now until Tue 3 March, 2015

'Eating In' Exhibition - Snibston - Coalville

The story of cooking and eating at home from prehist... ory to the present day, including a wide range of food packaging, recipes, kitchen gadgets and tableware from the museum collections. Entry to the exhibition is included in the admission to..

Tue 23 December, 2014

Funhouse Comedy Club Christmas Special - Ashby

Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue, Zoe Lyons, Kevin Precious and Peter Brush will be performing at The Lyric Rooms with Compere Spiky Mike . Ashby LE65 1AB. Doors open 7.00pm, show starts 7:45pm. Tickets £12 in advance from website or call 0115 952..

Wed 24 December, 2014

Christmas Social Dance - Bagworth

At Bagworth Community Centre 7.30pm - 10.30pm. Hot drinks will be available. If you require something stronger, please bring your own. Dance to Ken's Cd's. There will also be a raffle on the evening. All proceeds will go towards the running of..

Wed 31 December, 2014

New Years Eve Social Dance - Bagworth

At Bagworth Working Men's Club 8pm til late, dancing to Ken's cd's. Sequence, Modern, Line Dance and Party Dances.  There will also be a bingo and raffle. Tickets £3.00 Telephone 01530 230467. or pay on the door.

Thu 1 January, 2015

New Years Day Walk - Staunton Harold

Join the North West Group of the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust on the Staunton Harold - Dimminsdale circular walk. Meet 1pm in the Staunton Harold lower nursery car park. For further information telephone 01530 222934 or 01530..

Thu 1 January, 2015

Antiques and Collectors Fair - Ashby de la Zouch

Antiques & collectors fair at Hood Park Leisure Centre, North Street, Ashby LE65 1HU. This popular event is open from 9.am For further details telephone 0116 2872011or email guildhall.antique.fairs@gmail.com

Thu 8 January, 2015

Funhouse Comedy Club - Ashby

Aaron Bennett, Gary Delaney, Wayne Deakin and Dave Bryon will be performing at The Lyric Rooms with Compere Spiky Mike. Ashby LE65 1AB. Doors open 7.30pm, show starts 8.15pm. Tickets £10 in advance from website or call 0115 952 5050.

Fri 9 January, 2015

The Grand Budapest Hotel (15)- Appleby Magna Film Society

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. Starring: Ralph Fiennes, F..

Fri 9 January, 2015

"PRIDE" (15) - Century Cinema - Coalville

Set in the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the..

Sat 10 January, 2015

Spats Langham and His Hot Combination, Jazz - Ashby

The Venture Jazz Club presents Spats Langham and his Hot Combination at The Venture Theatre. North Street, Ashby, from 8pm - 11pm. Tickets from Ashby Tourist Information Centre telephone 01530 411767.

Tue 13 January, 2015

Five Derbyshire Landscapes Talk - Ashby

Ashby Civic Society present a talk by Derbyshire Local Heritage Officer Philip Heath on local landscapes created by our country houses: Melbourne Hall, Calke Abbey, Repton Park, Sealwood Cottage and Swarkestone Hall.  8:00pm at Ashby..

Fri 16 January, 2015

A History of the Ashby Canal Talk - Ashby

Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust present a talk on the history of the Ashby Canal by Geoff Pursglove.  At Ashby Methodist Chapel, Burton Road, Ashby at 7.30pm. Admission £2 including refreshments. For further information..

Fri 16 January, 2015

Paul Jones and Dave Kelly - Century Theatre - Coalville

These long standing co-vocalists with The Blues Band get a big buzz out of taking things down a level, simplifying the music a little, and plying their trade as a duo, thus inspiring their very own personal and individual approaches to a..

Fri 16 January to Sat 24 January, 2015

Thringstone Pantomime & Drama Sociey Presents "Snow White"

Thringstone Pantomime & Drama Society presents its annual family pantomime 'Snow White' at Thringstone Community Centre nightly at 7.30pm from 16th January to 24th January 2015 (excluding 17th 20th and Wednesday 21st..

Sat 17 January, 2015

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BR. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Also Market Bosworth Farmers Markets on 4th Sunday of every month 9am-2pm the Market Place, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LE For further..

Sun 18 January, 2015

Ibstock Palace Indoor Car Boot Sale - Ibstock

At Ibstock Palace from 9am - 12 noon come and pick up a bargain! Admission 20p. For further details telephone 01530 262400

Fri 23 January, 2015

Talon - The Acoustic Collection 2015 - Coalville

In 2009 Jonny Miller, Chris Lloyd, Peter Anderson and Keith Buck put together a labour of love which was intended to be nothing more than a low profile gig to keep the boys busy between their major theatre tours of ‘Talon – The Best of Eagles’..

Sat 24 January, 2015

Elvis Tribute Show - Ashby

Darren Jackson will be appearing at The Lyric Rooms in Ashby as Elvis with very special guests The Roulettes . Doors open at 7pm and the show starts 7:30pm. Tickets are £10 on the door (subject to availability) or can be purchased in advance for..

Sun 25 January, 2015

Dracula - Centre Stage - Century Theatre - Coalville

Rabbit Theatre the team which brought you their awardwinning and utterly brilliant version of Great Expectations, have got their teeth into Bram Stoker’s classic tale of the vampire. Be warned. This monstrous, disturbing (and completely batty) tale..

Sun 25 January, 2015

Conkers and Moira Furnace Family Bike Ride

A 9 mile led bike suitable for all ages around the Conkers, Ashby Woulds Heritage Trail and Ashby Canal cycle routes, taking a mid-ride break at Moira Furnace tearooms. Meet outside the entrance at Conkers Discovery Centre, Rawdon Rd, Moira, DE12 6GA..

Sat 31 January, 2015

"Swinging" Evening with Filkins and Clyde - Ashby

Filkins and Clyde Productions presents a "Swinging" Evening with Filkins and Clde plus special guest "Jade". At Ashby Venture Theatre, North Street, Ashby LE65 1HU. From 8pm - 11pm. Tickets £10 available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre 01530..

Tue 3 February, 2015

Well Families Clinic - Moira

FREE health checks – your health matters! Come along to Moira Village Hall, Ashby Road, Moira on Tuesday 3 February 2015 between 2pm and 6pm and you will be able to get your FREE cholesterol, blood pressure and body mass index screenings. No..

Thu 5 February, 2015

Funhouse Comedy Club - Ashby

Romesh Ranganathan and John Robertson  along with Dave Williams and Sal Stevens will be performing at The Lyric Rooms with Compere Spiky Mike. Ashby LE65 1AB. Doors open 7.30pm, show starts 8.15pm. Tickets £10 in advance from website or call..

Fri 6 February, 2015

"What We Did On Our Holiday" (12A) - Century Cinema

Doug and Abi and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's birthday party. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest..

Sat 7 February, 2015

Chris Pearce's Frenchmen's Street Jazz Band - Ashby

Venture Jazz Club presents Chris Pearce's Frenchmen's Street Jazz Band at Ashby Venture Theatre, North Street, Ashby LE65 1HU from 8.00pm - 11.00pm. Tickets £9 available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre telephone 01530 411767

Tue 10 February, 2015

Leicestershire Apples - Talk - Ashby

Ashby Civic Society present a talk on the Leicestershire Heritage Apple Project which aims to preserve an aspect of our local culture. Melanie Wilson will explain its work, and will answer questions aout apple cultivation.  8:00pm at Ashby..

Fri 13 February, 2015

Blue Jasmine (PG13) - Appleby Magna Film Society

A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love... Stars: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard.   At Appleby Magna..

Sun 15 February, 2015

Ibstock Palace Indoor Car Boot Sale - Ibstock

At Ibstock Palace from 9am - 12 noon come and pick up a bargain! Admission 20p. For further details telephone 01530 262400

Tue 17 February, 2015

Family Cycle Geocaching at Hicks Lodge - Moira

A pedal powered treasure hunt suitable for all the family ! Come and discover the treasures, or caches, hidden alongside the traffic-free cycle trails of Hicks Lodge Cycle Centre. To help you we'll lend you a high-tech GPS unit, give you a quick demo..

Fri 20 February, 2015

Martin Vaughan, Wildlife photographer - Talk - Ashby

Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust present a talk by Martin Vaughan LRPS. He will take you on a journey showing how he learned about wildlife photography at a variety of brownfield sites in North West..

Sat 21 February, 2015

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BR. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Also Market Bosworth Farmers Markets on 4th Sunday of every month 9am-2pm the Market Place, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LE For further..

Thu 26 February to Sat 7 March, 2015

The 39 Steps - Ashby Venture Theatre

The 39 Steps is a comedy adapted from the novel of John Buchan by Patrick Barlow. At Ashby Venture Theatre North Street, Ashby LE65 1HU from 26th February to 7th March. Tickets £8 Wednesday and Thursday nights and £9 Friday and Saturday nights..

Sat 28 February, 2015

An Evening with Henry VIII - Century Theatre - Coalville

This portrayal of the King in the later years of his life is based upon the most detailed research. He recounts his life, telling of his wives, children, and the events of his long reign in a most forceful fashion. He is ill and is greatly pained by..

Thu 5 March, 2015

Funhouse Comedy Club - Ashby

Appearing tonight are -Nathan Caton.  In July 2012, he appeared on the The Now Show, on which he did a sketch referring to a news story about John Terry. He subsequently appeared again in March 2013 (mocking Justin Bieber's recent UK tour) and..

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Sat 7 March, 2015

Counterfeit Sixties Show - Century Theatre - Coalville

Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain's No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties, with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period, from the clothes that were..

Sat 7 March, 2015

Brooksby Hall Antiques, Vintage and Collectors Fair

A 2-day Antiques, Collectors & Vintage weekend. A magnificent 16th century country house in beautiful Leicestershire countryside (just 7 miles from the market town of Melton Mowbray).Visitors can stroll from room to room finding an eclectic mix..

Tue 10 March, 2015

Sewerage, Sanitation and Public Health - Swadlincote

Ashby Civic Society will meet at Sharpe's Pottery museum in Swadlincote for a talk and tour by Tony Hurrell who will trace Swadlincote's industrial history of ceramic production and its impact on Victorian society. Visitors welcome to join us for..

Fri 13 March, 2015

Le Weekend (15) - Appleby Magna Film Society

A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage. Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan. At Appleby Magna Church Hall DE12 7BB at 2.30pm and 8pm. To join the Film..

Sun 15 March, 2015

Battleflat & Beyond Guided Bike Ride

A 13 mile led bike ride on a mix of quiet roads and rural tracks suitable for adults and older children. Meet for an 11am start at Midlands Co-op car park (please use the spaces alongside the railway), Bridge Road, Coalville, LE67 3PW. This ride..

Fri 20 March, 2015

Dr James Robinson, Head of Nature Policy at RSPB - Talk - Ashby

Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust present a talk by Dr James Robinson, Head of Nature Policy ay RSPB. He will describe the many challenges to the conservation of raptors throughout the UK and giver an overview of..

Sat 21 March, 2015

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BR. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Also Market Bosworth Farmers Markets on 4th Sunday of every month 9am-2pm the Market Place, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LE For further..

Sun 22 March, 2015

A Komedy of Errors - Centre Stage - Bagworth

Starring Gerald the gentleman juggler – precise, short tempered, vain and Wallace the circus trainee – inexperienced…. From curtain up there’s trouble. When Gerald’s juggling partner walks out on him, he asks the agency to find a suitable..

Sun 22 March, 2015

Ibstock Palace Indoor Car Boot Sale - Ibstock

At Ibstock Palace from 9am - 12 noon come and pick up a bargain! Admission 20p. For further details telephone 01530 262400.

Thu 2 April, 2015

Fun House Comedy Club Ashby

Fun House Comedy Club at Ashby Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby. LE65 1AB,  Tel 01530415039. Doors open 7.30pm Starts 8.15pm  All Shows £10 advance (unless stated otherwise), food available 7.30pm to 8.pm. Hal Cruttenden..

Sun 5 April, 2015

Town & Country Guided Bike Ride - Coalville Area

A 16 mile led bike ride on a mix of cyclepaths and quiet roads and rural tracks suitable for adults. Meet for an 11am start at Snibston Discovery Museum, Ashby Road, Coalville, LE67 3LN. This ride heads north out of Coalville joining cycle route 52..

Fri 10 April, 2015

Wadjda (PG) - Appleby Magna Film Society

An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest. Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al..

Tue 14 April, 2015

An Evening of Local Wildlife Photography - Ashby

Ashby Civic Society present an illustrated talk. Martin Vaughan will show his collection of award winning photographs of local wildlife.  8:00pm at Ashby Council Chamber, Legion House, South Street, Ashby. Non member visitors welcome to..

Fri 17 April, 2015

Roger Bisgrove of Swannington Heritage Trust - Talk - Ashby

Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust present a talk by Roger Bisgrove of Swannington Heritage Trust. He will describe the fascinating mosaic of the newly restored windmill, the Gorse Field nature reserve, the califat archaeology "dig" and the..

Sat 18 April, 2015

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BR. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Also Market Bosworth Farmers Markets on 4th Sunday of every month 9am-2pm the Market Place, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LE For further..

Thu 23 April to Sat 2 May, 2015

A Month of Sundays - Ashby Venture Theatre

A Comedy by Bob Larbey. At Ashby Venture Theatre North Street, Ashby LE65 1HU from 23rd April until 2nd May. Tickets £8 Wednesday and Thursday nights and £9 Friday and Saturday nights from Ashby Tourist Information Centre telephone 01530 411767.

Fri 24 April, 2015

Susan Calman -"Lady Like" - Century Theatre - Coalville

Award-winning comedian Susan Calman is embarking on her first ever UK tour. If you’ve seen her before, ‘Lady Like’ will be a reassuring couple of hours spent with the woman her neighbours call “the mad cat lady”. If you don’t know who she..

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Sat 9 May, 2015

Specialist Plant Fair at Donington Le Heath Manor House

Great new Plant Hunters' Fair at Donington Le Heath Manor House with entry of only £1.00 for the Plant Fair, Gardens and Manor House. The plant fair features highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, alpines, shrubs,..

Tue 12 May, 2015

Cheese and Wine Plus Speaker - Ashby

Ashby Civic Society meet for cheese and wine with Ernie Miller to explain the amazing history and restoration of Gracedieu Priory before next months visit there. There will also be an extremely short AGM. Visitors more than welcome. Just turn up or..

Tue 12 May to Sat 16 May, 2015

Thringstone Pantomime & Drama Sociey Presents "Me and My Girl"

Thringstone Pantomime & Drama Society presents Me and My Girl at Thringstone Community Centre nightly at 7.30pm from 12th to 16th May 2015. There are matinees on Saturday 16th May at 2.15pm. Tickets are only £8 for..

Sat 16 May, 2015

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BR. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Also Market Bosworth Farmers Markets on 4th Sunday of every month 9am-2pm the Market Place, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LE For further..

Fri 29 May, 2015

Mary Queen of Scots - Coalville

Presented by Lesley Smith (Curator of Tutbury Castle and Elizabethan Historian). Mary Queen of Scots was held prisoner at Tutbury Castle on four occasions and it was her first English prison. She left Tutbury for the last time in 1585 when she was..

Thu 18 June to Sat 27 June, 2015

Steel Magnolias - Ashby Venture Theatre

By Robert Harling. At Ashby Venture Theatre North Street, Ashby LE65 1HU from 18th June until 27th June. Tickets £8 Wednesday and Thursday nights and £9 Friday and Saturday nights from Ashby Tourist Information Centre telephone 01530 411767.

Sat 20 June, 2015

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BR. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Also Market Bosworth Farmers Markets on 4th Sunday of every month 9am-2pm the Market Place, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LE For further..

Sat 18 July, 2015

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BR. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Also Market Bosworth Farmers Markets on 4th Sunday of every month 9am-2pm the Market Place, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LE For further..

Sat 15 August, 2015

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BR. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Also Market Bosworth Farmers Markets on 4th Sunday of every month 9am-2pm the Market Place, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LE For further..

Sat 5 September, 2015

Whitwick Party in the Park and Scarecrow Festival

This annual event is held at Whitwick Park, North Street, Whitwick from 11am. Over 60 stalls, lots of entertainment and exhibitions throughout the day which finishes at 5pm. Collect your map of the scarecrows and walk around Whitwick to choose your..

Fri 18 September to Tue 22 September, 2015

Ashby Statutes Fair - Ashby De La Zouch

Pat Collins Fun Fairs annual visit to Ashby de la Zouch. A mix of modern and traditional rides for all the family. Market Street and Brook Street will be closed to traffic during the Fair.

Sat 17 October, 2015

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BR. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Also Market Bosworth Farmers Markets on 4th Sunday of every month 9am-2pm the Market Place, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LE For further..

Sat 21 November, 2015

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BR. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Also Market Bosworth Farmers Markets on 4th Sunday of every month 9am-2pm the Market Place, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LE For further..

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Sat 5 December to Sun 6 December, 2015

Brooksby Hall Antiques, Vintage and Collectors Fair

5th & 6th December 2015, A 2-day Antiques, Collectors & Vintage weekend. A magnificent 16th century country house in beautiful Leicestershire countryside (just 7 miles from the market town of Melton Mowbray).Visitors can stroll from room to..

Mon 7 December, 2015

Ibstock Palace Indoor Car Boot Sale - Ibstock

At Ibstock Palace from 9am - 12 noon come and pick up a bargain! Admission 20p. For further details telephone 01530 262400

Sat 19 December, 2015

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BR. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Also Market Bosworth Farmers Markets on 4th Sunday of every month 9am-2pm the Market Place, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LE For further..

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