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On Now until Tue 1 August, 2017

"The Past and Material culture" Exhibition - Ashby Museum

Temporary Exhibition in the Loudoun Gallery, Ashby Museum On during June and July. The Past and Material Culture: an archaeology based exhibition. At Ashby Museum, North Street, Ashby

On Now until Sun 25 June, 2017

Ockbrook Big Band

As part of Coalville's Proms in the Park, the fabulous Ockbrook Big Band will perform their popular music in Coalville Park. Also featuring local young singer Justice Beach and Concordia Choir. An outdoor event starting at 6pm, please bring chairs..

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On Now until Sun 25 June, 2017

Gin Day at La Zouch - Ashby

Gin Day at La Zouch Coffee House Restaurant and Cellars Saturday 24th June from 11.00 am til 4.00 pm. Ticket Only £25.00 Per Person includes a goody bag. Sponsored by Jacobs Biscuits. Entertainment from Local Magician Scot Jerram and Musician Tom..

On Now until Sun 25 June, 2017

Proms in the Park - Coalville- FREE entry!

Come and enjoy the sounds of Summer at our Proms in the Park. (London Road, Coalville LE67 3JB) Justice Beach, Concordia Choir and Ockbrook Big Band. Everything you need for a fantastic night out – AND IT’S FREE ENTRY! Please park in town..

On Now until Mon 26 June, 2017

Ashby & Willesley Vintage Festival 2017 - Moira

 The 2017 Festival will once again be held at the fantastic Moira Furnace, Moira and promises to be even better! Situated right in the Heart of the National Forest, this weekend festival is a great outing for all the family where you can step..

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On Now until Sun 25 June, 2017

Comedy Triple Bill -Century Theatre - Snibston

Last Tango in Little Grimley (by David Tristram) Membership of the local amateur dramatic society has dwindled to four and the audiences aren't much bigger. If they don't come up with some rent money soon, they're going to be thrown out. Time for..

On Now until Sun 25 June, 2017

Pre-Loved Book Fair - Blackfordby Village Hall

If your love books, then you'll love this . . .! Blackfordby Pre-Loved book fair is here again . . . !!! 10 - 1pm Fantastic books for sale, tea, coffee, cake and bacon and sausage cobs, lovely atmosphere, everyone welcome.

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On Now until Sun 25 June, 2017

Beat 45's at Thringstone House Community Centre

Come and hear the best ever 60s tribute band - Beat 45s - perform at Thringstone House. These musicians will truly knock your socks off with their talent.  At 7.30 pm. Tickets only £8 from www.ticketsource.co.uk/thringstone or direct from the..

Sun 25 June, 2017

Picnic in the Park - Coalville - FREE

12noon until 5.30pm. In Coalville Park, London Road, Coalville LE67 3JB. The best free event in the area.  Live music, professional entertainers, arts and crafts, children's rides & inflatables, rugby village, mining heritage, face painting,..

Sun 25 June, 2017

Aeropark Open Day - Castle Donington

Come and view inside the iconic Vulcan and have a walk through experience of the only complete Nimrod R1 in the world and the famous Vickers VC10 plus many more aircraft to view. There is an excellent view of the airport runway from our viewing..

Sun 25 June, 2017

Open Gardens at Midsummer - Swepstone

Open Gardens in Swepstone with Newton Burgoland in aid of St.Peter's Church,  on Sunday, June 25th. 2,00pm to 5.30pm. Seven varied village gardens , including palm houses, to visit in the Swepstone and Newton Burgoland area. Combined..

Sun 25 June, 2017

The Desford Colliery Band Summer Special - Century Theatre

Enjoy an evening of Music with all your favourite melodies performed by The Desford Colliery Band Tickets £10.00 , concessions £8.00 - available online or from the Box Offcie on 01530 278444 (open 7 days a week from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm)

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Wed 28 June to Wed 5 July, 2017

Jelly Beans from Now until 5th July 2017 Term Time Only

Jelly Beans are free Stay & Play Sessions for babies from crawling to 2 years old. Sessions are at Warren Hills Children's Sure Start Centre in Agar Nook, Coalville. The group is drop in from 10:00am until 11:30am every Wednesday. No booking is..

Thu 29 June, 2017

Try weaving ! Morning Taster session - Ashby

Try the relaxing craft of weaving with this short one hour "taster session". Recreate the colours of sea waves making a simple book mark. The craft session will be run by Guest tutor & textile artist, Sarah Baxter at Copper Leaf Craft Cafe on..

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Fri 30 June, 2017

Century Cinema Presents: Viceroy's House

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change. Director: Gurinder Chadha Writers: Paul Mayeda..

Sat 1 July, 2017

Smigfest - Music Festival - Heather

North West Leicester has some of the best musicians who come out each year and support Smig Fest. The Audiobeats you may remember launched this years event and you can get a chance to see them again local.  Join them at their party in Heather..

Sat 1 July, 2017

Aspects of Love - Broom Leys Choral Socety

An evening of folksongs, show songs and other pieces on the theme of Love, presented in a café-style setting. Refreshments and soft drinks provided - bring your own drinks. Broom Leys Choral Society and Charnwood Symphonic Wind Orchestra  At..

Sat 1 July, 2017

Leaside Singers in Concert - Clifton Campville

Leaside Singers Concert at St Andrew's Church Clifton Campville B79 0AR Join us for a lovely evening of music and entertainment in a historic setting. Tickets (includes glass of wine and tasty finger food) - £10.00, accompanied children free Raffle..

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Sat 1 July, 2017

FRIENDS’ JACOBEAN CRAFT GROUP - Donington Le Heath

Costumed members of the Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group will be in the house working on current projects. Between 11am -3.30pm Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea..

Sat 1 July, 2017

The Elo Experience - Pokey Hole - Moira

The Pokey Hole @ Conkers presents - The ELO Experience is a superlative musical outfit featuring performers who clearly adore the music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra. This is classy stuff: pitch perfect and faithful to the spirit of..

Sun 2 July, 2017

Market Bosworth Country Show

A great day of entertainment raising money for Mary Ann Evans Hospice will be held at Cow Pastures Farm, Market Bosworth CV13 0DP. Something for all the family to see and do. Entertainment ring including Atherstone Pony Club musical ride and, new..

Sun 2 July, 2017

Festival of Transport - Ashby

This event on SUNDAY JULY the 2nd run by Swadlincote Festival of Transport Charity is a family friendly day of displayed vehicles, fair rides, stalls, and entertainment. In its 5th year in Swadlincote, it draws crowds of residents and out of town..

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Sun 2 July, 2017

Chapterhouse Theatre Company - Jane Eyre - Ashby

Chapterhouse Theatre Company Jane Eyre Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall and meets the enigmatic Mr Rochester, but can their love survive the forces that threaten to pull them apart? Charlotte Bronte's unforgettable..

Wed 5 July to Sat 8 July, 2017

Finding the Vaults - St Helens Church - Ashby

St Helen's Heritage Project is excited to announce that we will begin four days of Archaeological Investigation within the church to find the outline and lost entrance of our vaults. We will also investigate the church as a whole to find the..

Thu 6 July, 2017

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. Acts Include: Zoe..

Fri 7 July, 2017

Comedy plays by David Tristram - Thringstone

Little Acorn Theatre Group present 3 one act comedy plays by David Tristram at Thringstone House Community Centre on 7 July 2017. These plays have previously received rave reviews, and are coming to Thringstone for one night only. Tickets are..

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Fri 7 July, 2017

Coalville Care Home Hawaiian Theme BBQ Party

Please come and join our Hawaiian Theme BBQ Party at Coalville Care Home Garden. There will be refreshments, cakes, BBQ Sausages/Burger, delicious homemade marinated pork and chicken kebab. Dress up Hawaiian style and have a well spent afternoon Hula..

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Fri 7 July, 2017

Charity family fun night ashby Hastings cricket club - Ashby

Family fun night in support of ehlers danlos support uk At ashby Hastings cricket club (the bathfgrounds) ashby de la zouch Lots of fun to be had for all of the family Magician performing close up tricks and balloon modelling Lots of fun and carnaval..

Fri 7 July to Mon 10 July, 2017

Celebration of Weddings Past & Present Exhibition - Ibstock

Ibstock St Denys Church is open for viewing of our wedding dresses and memorabilia. FRIDAY 7th July 2.00p.m.-4.00p.m.Church open for viewing of our wedding dresses and memorabilia. Refreshments available SATURDAY 8th July 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m. Join..

Sat 8 July, 2017

Ashby Castle Tennis Club Charity/Open Day

Ashby Castle Tennis Club Charity Open Day , Off South Street next to Ashby Castle on Saturday 8th July. 1.30 -3.30 pm. People of all ages welcome to come and try tennis for free , participate in fitness sessions and challenges for all the family,..

Sat 8 July, 2017

"Alfie Day" Charity Football Match and fun day in memory of Alfie Mjeshtri

Alfie Day will kick off with a charity football match between Friends for Impact XI versus Progression Marketing. Kick off is 12.15pm  and the Alfie Day will will finish at 10pm. Their will also be refreshments, performances and activities. At..

Sun 9 July, 2017

Ashby Show

We are delighted to announce the Bolddog Lings Motorcycle Display Team will be back again for the 2017 Ashby Show. Make sure you don't miss their heart-stopping show of amazing tricks, using the most innovative ramps, equipment and talented riders..

Mon 10 July, 2017

Painting demonstration by hashim akib

A 2-hour acrylic demonstration in the unique style of Hashim Akib, award winning artist and author of 'Vibrant Acrylics'. Village Hall, Swepstone Road, Heather on Monday 10th July from 1-3pm. Price £7 to include refreshments To reserve a place..

Tue 11 July, 2017

Ashby Civic Society - Visit to Blackbrook Long Horn cattle

Afternoon visit to see world famous prize winning cattle and hear how the breed was developed by Robert Bakewell. Inspect owners fine art gallery plus tea and biscuits. Booking essential - £5 - Call Margaret 01530 412410 for full details and..

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Fri 14 July, 2017

Century Cinema Presents: Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the..

Fri 14 July, 2017

Roy Orbison and the Travelling Wilburys - Conkers

The late 1980’s saw the birth of one of the most famous and memorable super groups of all time THE TRAVELING WILBURYS featuring five individual icons in their own right.This formidable team created an album that completely rocked the music industry..

Sat 15 July, 2017

Xstatic Summer Dance Festival - Heather

XSTATIC SUMMER FESTIVAL 2017 - A Journey Through Music At Cattows Farm, Normanton Lane, Heather, LE67 2TD by James Dean Events £28.16 – £50.18 For further information and to book please see the website

Sat 15 July, 2017

Witney Tribute - Conkers - Moira

A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time. This award winning production features a sensational line-up of musicians and artistes, and together with a powerhouse and breath-taking performance in the..

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Sat 15 July, 2017

Gresley Youth Band in Concert - Thringstone

Gresley Youth Band are a group of young musicians with talent. They are appearing in Thringstone at the community centre for the first time and, under the direction of conductor Duncan Jackson, we are sure of a wonderful night of music.  At..

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Sat 15 July, 2017

The Coleorton Railway and Jessops Tramway Walk - Swannington

The walk traces the route of the 1833 Coleorton Horse Drawn Railway. Walking tracks and roads and returns along the route of Jessop's 1974 Tramway including part of the Ivanhoe Way that crosses fields and has stiles. The total distance is..

Sun 16 July, 2017

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at North Street Car park. LE65 1HU. 9am - 1.30pm on the 3rd Sunday 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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Sun 16 July, 2017

1620s House & garden - Live Lute Music

Nick Gravestock will be playing a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar dressed in costume of the late Elizabethan period from 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm. This is included in the price of admission. At the 1620s House & Garden, Donington Le Heath,..

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Sun 16 July, 2017

Califat Coal Mine Open Excavation - Swannington

Leicestershire Industrial History Society have been excavating the engine house buildings at the 1854 Califat coal mine since June 2006. See the boiler house, engine house, winding engine pit, old shaft and miners' cottages. Come and see the diggers..

Wed 19 July, 2017

A historic tour of Castle Donington

 Delia Richards, the Curator of Castle Donington Museum, will lead a walk around historic Castle Donington, an ancient settlement with a fine medieval church and many other interesting features. The walk will take about..

Wed 19 July, 2017

Family Archaeology Days - St Helens Church - Ashby

Family Archaeology Days Discover the past Dress in medieval clothing Do your own archaeological dig and make clay pots Refreshments available. Time: 10am - 4pm Location: The Church and The Heritage Centre

Wed 19 July, 2017

Guided Tour of St Edwards Church, Castle Donington.

Meet outside the (south) porch of the church, in the centre of Castle Donington, for a tour of this Grade 1 listed building and an introduction to its fascinating history, including new discoveries made by..

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Fri 21 July, 2017

Market Bosworth Rail Ale Festival

80 Real Ales, over 30 Ciders & Perries. Fruit Wines & Pimms bar too! Plus beers and ciders on the trains. Dr. Busker will perform on Friday & Saturday evenings from 8pm. Natalie Nightingale will be performing Saturday afternoon (4pm-6pm)..

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Fri 21 July, 2017

Century Cinema Presents: LEGO: Batman Movie (U) - Snibston

A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick. There are big changes brewing in Gotham City,..

Sat 22 July, 2017

Hands on Archaeology at Ashby Museum

Witan Archaeology will be on hand to help you discover artefacts from the past to present day. Excavate your own finds and make your own timelines. Bring your "own" finds for identification and create your own artwork with inspiration from the..

Sun 23 July, 2017

Grace Dieu Priory Guided Walk

Walk through part of ancient Geace Dieu Wood, under the Charnwood Railway, along the Forest Line Canal and into the romantic ruins of Grace Dieu Priory, a 13th century nunnery. Learn about the area's long history along the way. 6pm - 8pm Fee details:..

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Sun 23 July, 2017

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW - Donington Le Heath

You are invited to Heartbreak Productions’ 1928 Fete of Misrule to enjoy an open air performance of The Taming of the Shrew in a beautiful setting. Everyone wants to marry Bianca, Kate’s younger sister but no suitor can be found for Kate who must..

Wed 26 July, 2017

A tour of historic Castle Donington

 Delia Richards, the Curator of Castle Donington Museum, will lead a walk around historic Castle Donington, an ancient settlement with a fine medieval church and many other interesting features. The walk will take about 2 hours. 10.30 am-12.30pm..

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Wed 26 July, 2017

THE MEDIEVAL MANOR HOUSES OF LEICESTERSHIRE

Join Peter Liddle for this talk in the Tithe Barn at the 1620s House & Garden, which is one of the many events taking place during The Festival of British Archaeology (15th to 30th July). Peter will talk about the 1620s House & Garden, once..

Wed 26 July, 2017

Family Archaeology Days - St Helens Church - Ashby

Family Archaeology Days Discover the past Dress in medieval clothing Do your own archaeological dig and make clay pots Refreshments available.  Time: 10am - 4pm Location: The Church and The Heritage Centre

Wed 26 July, 2017

Guided Tour of St Edwards Church, Castle Donington

Meet outside the (south) porch of the church, in the centre of Castle Donington, for a tour of this Grade 1 listed building and an introduction to its fascinating history, including new discoveries made by Leicestershire VCH. The church was largely..

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Fri 28 July, 2017

Century Cinema Presents: Another Mother's Son (12)

In WW2, on Nazi-occupied Jersey, Louisa Gold hides an escaped Russian POW for the duration of the war as the island community-spirit begins to fray under pressures of hunger, occupation and divided loyalty. Based on a true story, stars Jenny..

Sat 29 July, 2017

The Magic of Motown -Conkers - Moira

A full production show that brings back one of the best music eras.  Now seen by over 1 million people worldwide, music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town. Prepare yourself..

Sat 29 July, 2017

Peter Pan - Chapterhouse Theatre - Bosworth Heritage Centre

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy, Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter, far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids,..

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Sat 29 July, 2017

Walk the Swannington Incline, the Midlands' First Railway

Walk in the steps of Robert Stephenson on a Swannington Heritage Trust guided tour of the Swannington Incline at the western end of his 1832 Leicester and Swannington Railway - the railway that was the catalyst for the expansion of the North West..

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Sun 30 July to Sun 6 August, 2017

Heather Scarecrow Festival 2017

Once a year, in the nicest possible way, the good people of Heather go ever so slightly insane. Throughout the village the gardens are dotted with scarecrows. Scores and Scores of them, some of celebs, some of the topical, many of them cheerfully..

Sun 30 July, 2017

Jim's Tractor Run and Family Fun Day - Ashby

Jim’s Tractor Run & Family Fun Day Join us on the Bath Grounds, Ashby for a fun-packed family event. Grand Tractor display, interesting vehicles, craft & charity stalls,  Food and Drink and much much more.  Musical entertainment..

Tue 1 August to Sat 23 September, 2017

Ashby Childhoods Exhibition - Ashby Museum

Temporary Exhibition in the Loudoun Gallery, Ashby Museum On during August and September Recollections of growing up in Ashby at different times. At Ashby Museum, North Street, Ashby

Fri 4 August, 2017

Coalville by the Sea

Sandpit with buckets and spades, childrens rides, bouncy castle, music and games, crafts, ice cream, refreshments. Please bring something to sit on. At Needham's Walk Grass Area. (Between Belvoir Road and Town Centre car park off High Street.) 11am..

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Sat 5 August to Sun 6 August, 2017

Medieval Fighting Knights - Ashby

Marvel at our noble knights as they take on the ultimate medieval tournament. Swords will be wielded and helmets battered - who will reign supreme and become champion? Be inspired and become knights for the day, hone your skills for the battlefield..

Sat 5 August, 2017

supersonic 70's show - Conkers - Moira

With a set list boasting an impressive range to suit all ages, with the emphasis on great hit songs from this golden era of music, the SuperSonic 70’s Show will take you down memory lane with some of the biggest classic hits from the 70s. From..

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Sat 5 August, 2017

FRIENDS’ JACOBEAN CRAFT GROUP - Donington Le Heath

Costumed members of the Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group will be in the house working on current projects. 11am - 3.30pm Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea room on..

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Sun 6 August, 2017

PLANT HUNTERS FAIR - The 1620s House & Garden - Donington Le Heath

This is an unusual and exciting venue for our only plant fairs in Leicestershire. The Medieval Manor House dating back to 1280, has a fascinating history and was owned by one of the Gunpowder Plotters! Donington le Heath Manor House is a surviving..

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Fri 11 August, 2017

Century Cinema Presents: SING (U) - Snibston

Sing follows the journey of a koala, Buster Moon, and his friend, Eddie the sheep, who hope to restore the glory of Buster's movie theatre by having a singing competition to raise money. The town full of anthropomorphic animals audition for the show..

Fri 11 August to Sun 13 August, 2017

Back to the 80's 90's 00's Festival - Heather

 Live Acts, DJ's and attractions over the weekend, camping available. At Cattows Farm, Heather, Leicestershire, LE67 2TD For further information and Tickets see the website - http://www.jamesdeanevents.com/home/events/

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Fri 11 August, 2017

Century Cinema Presents: The Time of Their Lives (12A)

A former Hollywood film star enlists the help of a new friend in order to journey from London to France for her ex-lover's funeral, with various mishaps en route making the trip unforgettable. Stars Joan Collins, Pauline Collins & Franco Nero. At..

Sat 12 August, 2017

Talon - The Pokey Hole- Conkers - Moira

When it comes to recreating the legendary sound of the Eagles, TALON are unequalled. Take it to the limit, best of my love, lyin eyes, peaceful easy feeling will lead you to the thrilling climax of Hotel California and on the greatest guitar solos..

Sun 13 August, 2017

Aeropark Open Day - Castle Donington

Come and view inside the iconic Vulcan and have a walk through experience of the only complete Nimrod R1 in the world and the famous Vickers VC10 plus many more aircraft to view. There is an excellent view of the airport runway from our viewing..

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Mon 14 August to Wed 16 August, 2017

Stagecoach Ashby de la Zouch Summer School - Main Stages Ages 7-18

Location: Ivanhoe College, North Street Time: 9.00am- 3.30pm 14th-16th August Price: £115 (£40 deposit) Inspired by the musical 'Into the Hoods', this workshop explores some of our favourite classic fairy tales but with an 'urban twist'. Students..

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Mon 14 August to Wed 16 August, 2017

Stagecoach Ashby de la Zouch Summer School - Early Stages Ages 4-6 years

Location: Ivanhoe College, North Street, Ashby de la Zouch Time: 9.00am - 12.00pm 14th-16th August Price: £60 (£20 deposit) Our Early Stages Summer schools are a fun way of giving young people the opportunity to learn skills in each of the three..

Tue 15 August, 2017

Thringstone WI - Local History Talk

Come and discover local history with a talk by Marlene Pearson from the Whitwick Historical Group. Thringsone WI meets on 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7.30 pm at the Methodist Church Hall. For more information please email thringstonewi@gmail.com

Wed 16 August, 2017

Town History Walk - Ashby

Join our guides for the opportunity to discover the hidden histories of our buildings and hear stories of the town's people from the past. The walk starts from the museum at 7.00pm and lasts about 1.5 hours  £4 per person  places are..

Fri 18 August to Sun 20 August, 2017

Moira Furnace Folk Festival

The Moira Furnace Folk Festival at the heart of the National Forest takes place at Moira Furnace located on the Leicestershire / Derbyshire border, one of the most picturesque settings in the industrial midlands. The Festival features some well known..

Sat 19 August, 2017

Mainly Madness - Conkers - Moira

Mainly Madness are a group of Two Tone loving musicians that bring the Madness experience to your event. Not only are Mainly Madness a tribute to the great band itself but also a celebration of Two Tone and Ska, which include inspirational bands as..

Sun 20 August, 2017

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at North Street Car park. LE65 1HU. 9am - 1.30pm on the 3rd Sunday 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..

Mon 21 August, 2017

Ibstock Country Fair

It’s that time of year again, when we all focus our thoughts and efforts into yet another Country Fair. This year we are looking to add, to our already impressive list of attractions making this year bigger and better than ever, bringing with it..

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Mon 21 August to Fri 25 August, 2017

Stagecoach Ashby de la Zouch Summer School - Main Stages Age 7-18

Location: Ivanhoe College, North Street Time: 9.00am- 3.30pm 21st-25th August Price: £190 (£60 deposit) The second of our two Main Stages Summer schools starts on 21st August. These are a fun way of giving young people the opportunity to learn..

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Mon 21 August to Wed 23 August, 2017

Stagecoach Ashby de la Zouch Summer School - Early Stages Ages 4-6 years

Location: Ivanhoe College, North Street Time: 9.00am- 12.00pm 21st-23rd August Price: £60 (£20 deposit) The second of our two Early Stages Summer schools starts on 21st August. These are a fun way of giving young people the opportunity to learn..

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Fri 25 August, 2017

Century Cinema Presents - Their Finest (12A)

A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them. Stars Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin & Bill Nighy. At Century Cinema, The Century Theatre,..

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Sat 26 August, 2017

Islands in the Stream - Conkers - Moira

Celebrating the Queen & King of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers… Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty! This thigh-slapping stage show brings together the beloved glamour..

Sat 26 August to Mon 28 August, 2017

Flower Festival & Craft Fayre - Bardon

St Peter's Church, Bardon Hill are holding their biennial Flower Festival & Craft Fayre over the August Bank Holiday Weekend. The event will be open from 10:00am until 4:00pm on Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th and Monday 28th August. The church will..

Sat 26 August, 2017

Grow,Cook and Eat. Healthy Eating Workshop for all the Family

Healthy Eating workshop held between 12-2PM on Saturday 26th August in Coalville Market, Coalville. All Welcome

Sat 26 August, 2017

PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION - The 1620s House & Garden - Donington Le Heath

Just on the western tip of Coalville in Leicestershire, is a typical little lane with a few Victorian terraced houses. A short distance along is Donington Le Heath Manor House, one of the oldest houses in England! It is believed that Robert De Herle..

Mon 28 August, 2017

The Countryside Show - Beacon Hill

With a full programme of demonstrations, 'have a go' wood craft sessions and children's fun and games, the Countryside Show guarantees to keep both adults and children alike entertained all day over August Bank Holiday Monday! Show features include..

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Sat 2 September, 2017

EM-Con - Hermitage Leisure Centre - Whitwick

EM-Con brings one of its satellite shows to Hermitage Leisure Centre, Whitwick. We'll have celebrity guests, cosplayers, famous cars and a ton of traders selling great items like merchandise, comics and more! We'll also have lots of stuff for kids..

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Sat 2 September, 2017

FRIENDS’ JACOBEAN CRAFT GROUP - Donington Le Heath

Costumed members of the Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group will be in the house working on current projects. 11-3.30pm Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea room on..

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Sat 2 September, 2017

The Fair Devil Of Scotland - Performance - The 1620's House

The Leeds Waits tell the tragic story of Mary Queen of Scots and her second husband Lord Darnley, parents of the future King James I. Following Mary’s troubled life in the Courts of Scotland and France and subsequent exile in England they will..

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Sun 3 September, 2017

1620s House & Garden - Live Lute Music

Nick Gravestock will be playing a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar dressed in costume of the late Elizabethan period from 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm. This is included in the price of admission. At the 1620s House & Garden, Donington Le Heath,..

Fri 8 September to Sun 10 September, 2017

St Helens Church - Heritage Open Days - Ashby

From 8th September to 10th September 2017, our beautiful Grade I listed church will be open between 10.00am and 4.00pm for you to discover the treasures within. Take one of our tours and find out about people such as Margery Wright or the unknown..

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Fri 8 September, 2017

Derek Acorah: Whispers From Heaven Tour at The Century Theatre - Snibston

Derek Acorah is one of the foremost names in the world of Psychic Phenomena, as well as a celebrity, author and performer like no other. The pioneer for Spiritualism and Mediumship on television, he is arguably the world’s most renowned Spirit..

Sat 9 September, 2017

Heritage Open Days: Worthington Chapel

For Heritage Open Days Worthington Chapel is opening its doors from 10am to 12 noon. There will be exhibits and related activities, including WWII memories and Poppy making. Tea and coffee will be available. Please note that there are no toilets at..

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Sat 9 September, 2017

Heritage Open Day - Thringstone House Open Afternoon

As part of the national Heritage Open Day programme, Thringstone House is opening its doors for people to come and have a look around what we believe to be the first community centre in the country. Bought in 1903 by Charles Booth and extended..

Sun 10 September, 2017

Explore Britain's Oldest Surviving Travelling Theatre - Century Theatre

Open Day. Behind the scenes tours 11am, 1pm and 2pm Booking not required refreshments available At The Century Theatre, Ashby Road, Coalvile, LE67 3LN For further information call 01530 278444

Thu 14 September to Tue 19 September, 2017

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.

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Fri 15 September, 2017

Century Cinema Presents: The Sense of An Ending (12A)

A man becomes haunted by his past after he is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life. Based on the novel by Leicester-born Julian Barnes, stars Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling & Michelle..

Sun 17 September, 2017

Ashby Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at North Street Car park. LE65 1HU. 9am - 2pm on the 3rd Sunday 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 information on..

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Sun 17 September, 2017

Coalville Colour Run

The Coalville Colour Run returns to Coalville for the second year after the huge success of last years event. The fun run starts at 10.30 - distance approx. 5k in Coalville’s Needhams Walk car park and continues around Coalville taking in the town..

Tue 19 September, 2017

Farmhouse Cooking - Talk - Thringstone

Thringstone WI will be enjoying a talk from Brenda Featherstone who will be telling us about life on a traditional farm, whilst cooking. With tasting and free recipes. Thringstone WI meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm at the Methodist..

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Fri 22 September, 2017

The jerseys @ hermitage leisure centre

Don't miss out on this fantastic night of entertainment as the Uk's number One Jersey Boys tribute act performs at Hermitage Leisure Centre on Saturday 23 September 2017. Come along and see all their biggest hits performed and have a great night..

Mon 25 September to Thu 30 November, 2017

"Philip Bent VC" Exhibition - Ashby Museum

Temporary Exhibition in the Loudoun Gallery, Ashby Museum On during October and November. To Mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Philip Bent V.C At Ashby Museum, North Street, Ashby

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Wed 27 September, 2017

The English Highwaymen - Talk -The 1620's House

The English Highwayman: A talk by Lee Timmins A whistle stop history of the English Highwayman from their appearance in the 1550’s through to 1839, looking at the way the profession changed through time and various well known characters including..

Sat 30 September, 2017

Ashby's FABulous Fashion Event

The magic returns to Ashby For the FABulous Fashion Event. The town is transformed as folks dress up and windows come alive.

Sat 30 September, 2017

CLCGB National Music Competition - Ashby

If you like marching bands then this is an event for you to come along to! Held at Hood Park Leisure Centre on Saturday 30 September why not come along and watch this youth marching band and drill competition. Doors open at 9am and tickets cost £5..

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Sat 30 September, 2017

Off the Kerb Productions Presents: Tom Allen: Absolutely - Snibston

14+ (Parental Guidance) Likely to be swearing and adult content 'Catch him now and you'll be able to tell people how you saw him before he was famous' The Telegraph The sharply dressed, well-spoken, disparagingly camp son of working class Bromley,..

Sun 1 October, 2017

100th Anniversary to mark the death of Lt.Col. Philip Bent - Ashby

At the War Memorial, Brook Street, Ashby, To mark the death of Lt.Col Philip Bent VC.  Contact Ashby Town Council for further times and details on 01530 416961

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Sat 14 October, 2017

Kerry Godliman: Stick or Twist - Snibston

14+ (Parental Guidance) Likely to be swearing and adult content Kerry Godliman is back on tour. Her straight talking brand of quick wit and bewilderment will be covering more of life’s anomalies. Why is there a Buddha at the garden centre? Why..

Tue 17 October, 2017

Thringstone WI - Talk

This month Thringstone WI's speaker is Ian Retson who will be talking to us about wildlife and woodlands. Thringstone WI meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm at the Methodist Church Hall. Visitors are always welcome. A charge of £5.00 to..

Fri 20 October, 2017

Go Ukulele Crazy - Thringstone

Thringstone WI invites you to join them for a Go Ukulele Crazy Halloween Special at the Thringstone Miners Welfare Football Club at 7.30pm. Come along to this lively and fun evening of songs and music. Bar open. Thringstone WI meet on the 3rd Tuesday..

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Fri 20 October, 2017

Baroque Theatre Company Presents: The Three Musketeers - Snibston

Baroque Theatre Company is proud to present this classic family adventure adapted from Alexandre Dumas' ‘The Three Musketeers!’ Cry ‘All for one and one for all,’ this winter as we join D’Artagnan and his friends Porthos, Athos and Aramis,..

Sun 22 October, 2017

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at North Street Car park. LE65 1HU. 9am - 1.30pm on the 3rd Sunday 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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Fri 27 October, 2017

Century Cinema Presents: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

It's the weird and wonderful as newly engaged couple Brad and Janet encounter a problem when their car halts in the rain. They both look for contact, only to find themselves at the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite. A place to stay is..

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Sat 28 October, 2017

THE BOOK OF DARKNESS & LIGHT - Snibston

Three original gothic ghost stories. Two ghostly performers. One thrilling night. Join The Storyteller and The Musician for an evening of spine-tingling tales and haunting live music. Three ghostly stories to delight and horrify, accompanied by the..

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Sat 28 October, 2017

PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION - The 1620s House & Garden - Donington Le Heath

Just on the western tip of Coalville in Leicestershire, is a typical little lane with a few Victorian terraced houses. A short distance along is Donington Le Heath Manor House, one of the oldest houses in England! It is believed that Robert De Herle..

Fri 3 November, 2017

The Counterfeit Seventies - Century Theatre - Snibston

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music, and everything in between. Featuring the music of Slade, Sweet, T.Rex, The Bay City..

Sat 11 November, 2017

Armistice Day Service - Ashby

A Short service will be held at the War Memorial at the junction of Market Street and Brook Street, Ashby. Form up for 10.50am for 11am.

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Sat 11 November, 2017

The Faaaabulous Ceri Dupree Show at The Century Theatre - Snibston

The FAAAAAAABULOUS Ceri Dupree is back on the road with his One Man, 21 woman show. Presenting a glamorous evening of hysterical comedy, amazing vocal impersonations and jaw dropping, eye popping costumes. You could meet Adele, Cher, Joan Collins,..

Sun 12 November, 2017

Ashby Remembrance Parade and Service

A Remembrance Service will be held at St Helens Church. Starting at 9.30am. Their will be road closures in place. Whilst the parade marches past the war memorial.

Sun 19 November, 2017

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at North Street Car park. LE65 1HU. 9am - 1.30pm on the 3rd Sunday 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 25 November, 2017

Little Chix - Century Theatre - Snibston

Little Chix are Vicky, Katie, Philippa and Rhea, who have had a combined experience of over 50 years in the industry coming together to create Little Chix. Now in its 5th year on tour, Little Chix brings together intricate four part harmonies and..

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Tue 28 November, 2017

Tony Stockwell: Psychic Medium - Century Theatre - Snibston

Tony Stockwell, Psychic Medium Remarkably compelling, amazingly detailed and always humorous The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Private Psychic Eyes and 6ixth Sense, Tony Stockwell demonstrates his belief that those who have passed can..

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Fri 1 December, 2017

Voodoo Room: A Night of Hendrix & Cream

A Celebration Of Power Trio Class Just like their forebears, Voodoo Room are a classic three piece. First up is journey-man guitarist, Peter Orr. He has been thrilling audiences throughout the UK and Europe for nearly 3 decades, mashing up classic..

Fri 1 December, 2017

"A Celebration of Christmas Cheer" - Castle Donington

Castle Donington will come alive from 5.00pm for the "switch-on" of the Christmas lights. Everyone is welcome to meet in the St Edwards churchyard for a lantern procession led by Santa. Bring your lanterns and torches – ps. don't forget to dress..

Sat 2 December to Sun 3 December, 2017

Ashby Christmas Fair and Market

Ashby Christmas Weekend. The christmas Fair will be held on the bottom half of Market Street  10.30 am until 4pm on both days. Food and drink market, santa, choirs, brass bands, children’s rides live music over the weekend also shop..

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Sat 2 December, 2017

PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION - The 1620s House & Garden - Donington Le Heath

Just on the western tip of Coalville in Leicestershire, is a typical little lane with a few Victorian terraced houses. A short distance along is Donington Le Heath Manor House, one of the oldest houses in England! It is believed that Robert De Herle..

Sun 3 December, 2017

Kegworth Christmas Event

Come along to Kegworth for their christmas event. Indoor and outdoor markets from 2pm with stalls and crafts. Light turn on will be approx 4.45pm.

Sun 3 December, 2017

Ashby Santa Fun Run and Walk 2017

Organised by the Rotary Club of Ashby de la Zouch Castle and supported by Ashby Town Council, our aim is to provide a safe, family friendly, fun Christmas event with the intention of raising money for some of our locally based supported charities.So,..

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Thu 7 December, 2017

The PANTO Company Presents: ALADDIN - Snibston

A panto classic! Will the evil Abanazer convince Aladdin to enter The Cave Of A Thousand Dreams and fetch the lamp? Will Princess Jasmine find the boy of her dreams? And will Widow Twankey finally wear something that doesn't look like an explosion in..

Sun 10 December, 2017

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market at North Street Car park. LE65 1HU. 9am - 1.30pm on the 3rd Sunday 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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