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On Now until Mon 28 September, 2015

Castle Donington Museum Exhibition

This year Hemington School are displaying articles they have collected. Opening hours from Easter Sunday to the end of September; Saturdays 09:30 to 12:00 Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays 14:00 to 16:30 May Day 09:30 to 15:30 Parties..

On Now until Sun 12 July, 2015

Zouch Art Group Exhibition - Ashby

For one month only Zouch Art Group are exhibiting original paintings using various media at Moonstone, Bakery Court, Ashby.

On Now until Sat 1 August, 2015

"Horsing Around - A 2000 year old love affair" Exhibition - Snibston

Horsing Around – A 2000 Year Old Love Affair: Exhibition. Friday 3rd April - Friday 31st July Leicestershire without the horse – unthinkable and just to prove a point an exhibition is opening at Snibston to celebrate the long history that the..

On Now until Sat 1 August, 2015

"History through Artefacts" - Ashby Museum

An exhibition featuring the archaelogy of Ashby de la Zouch and the surrounding area. Come and see the many and varied things found in the Ashby area dating from prehistoric until today. Part of Leicestershire and Rutland Festival of Archaelogy. For..

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Wed 8 July, 2015

Makeshift - Children's Art Workshop - Glenfield

*** CHILDREN'S ART WORKSHOPS *** New fun art sessions across Leicestershire. A range of art activities for all ages including drawing, painting, printmaking and textiles - often with a recycling theme! NEXT SESSION: Vegetable Printing – Children..

Thu 9 July, 2015

Quiet Gardens in Leicestershire - Measham

Just for one day, come seek silence, come rest here awhile, Hear the still small voice, know the peace of a quiet garden, then continue on your way refreshed. Affiliated to the Quiet Garden Trust. Access is at the bottom of Measham. 10am - 4pm. For..

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Fri 10 July to Sun 6 September, 2015

British Summertime Exhibition - The Ferrers Centre

Great British Summertime 10th July – 6th September 2015 Ferrers Gallery, Staunton Harold Estate, Ashby de la Zouch. Leicestershire. This July and August you will be able to appreciate all that makes our British Summertime great. Come rain or shine,..

Sat 11 July to Sun 12 July, 2015

Bosworth Soldier's Camp

Soldier's Camp at Bosworth Battlefield Saturday 11th July 11:00 am. - 3:00 pm. Meet medieval soldiers and families preparing for battle, with weapons and armour, costumes, medicines and childrens activities. Time: 11 am - 3.00 pm Prices: Adults..

Sat 11 July to Sun 12 July, 2015

Guided Walk - Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

A 2km (1.25 mile) guided walk exploring the battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor.  Cost Adults £4.50, Child £3.25, Concs. £3.75. Family tickets available. 01455 290429 At Bosworth..

Sat 11 July, 2015

80's Revival - Conkers

80's mania is Europe's official 1980's reunion tribute concert currently touring the UK. At Conkers Waterside Amphitheatre, Moira DE12 6GA. Doors Open: 7:30pm starts 8pm. Price: £22.50 per ticket. No food or drink to be brought onsite, fully..

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Sat 11 July, 2015

Volunteering is Fun - Swannington

The reason Swannington Heritage Trust wins so many awards is that its volunteers have fun running events, maintaining heritage sites, researching history, publicising activities etc. Find out more about our sites and our team - come to Hough Mill,..

Sun 12 July, 2015

Ashby Show - Heather

Our Show is based around the Cattle, Sheep, Horse & Pony and Show Jumping classes which attract exhibitors from all over the Country. We also have over 200 trade exhibitors bringing you the best in British Farm Produce, the latest tractors &..

Sun 12 July, 2015

Hula Hoop Day - The Ferrers Centre

The courtyard of the Ferrers Centre for Arts and crafts will pay host to it's first hula hoop day. Hula hoops will be provided, so come and join us and show us your moves, practice or have a go for the first time. 11:00am -17:00pm For more..

Sun 12 July, 2015

Grace Dieu Priory Guided Walk - Thringstone

A 2.5 mile walk led by Friends of Grace Dieu Priory. Meet 3pm at The Bulls Head public house, Thringstone, and take a walk to the fascinating ruin and learn it's history. Cost £3 payable to walk leader on the day. Tel: 01530 831895. Part of the..

Mon 13 July, 2015

Summer Intensive Swimming lessons - Ashby

**Summer Intensive Programme @ Splish Splash** Going on holiday over the summer but worried about your child’s water confidence? Paying for swimming lessons but getting nowhere? Struggling with one particular swimming stroke? Is your child getting..

Tue 14 July, 2015

"Much Ado about Nothing" - Langley Priory, Diseworth

The Pantaloons presents Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, a summer comedy of masks, music and mistaken identities! Picnic in the magical surroundings of Langley Priory, Diseworth. Gates open 6.30pm performance starts 7.30pm.  Telephone..

Tue 14 July, 2015

Bosworth Roman Temple Talk

The Bosworth Roman temple Tuesday 14th July 7:30 pm. Find out about the discovery of a Roman temple near the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre. Recorded with the help of many volunteers during the survey work to find the battlefield, it’s a..

Wed 15 July, 2015

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  £3.50 per person  places are..

Thu 16 July to Sun 19 July, 2015

Visit The Glenfield Railway Tunnel

Rare access to the first 100 yard section of this Grade II listed structure, built as part of Stephenson's Leicester to Swannington Railway. This is event is available to a limited number of people on a pre-booked basis. High power torches are useful..

Fri 17 July to Sat 18 July, 2015

Moira Furnace Beer Festival 2015

What a brilliant event in 2013 and 2014.  Moira Furnace Music and Beer Festival is being held again in 2015. Moira Furnace Beer Festival is held over 2 days and includes local bands and local beers from the Elliswood Brewery. Full details will..

Fri 17 July, 2015

Guided Walk of Breedon Hill and Church

Join Peter Liddle and Betty Cawte to explore the fabulous Breedon church, which started life as an Anglo-Saxon monastery in the 7th century, became an Augustinian Priory and is now a parish church. It boasts one of the best collections anywhere in..

Sat 18 July to Sun 19 July, 2015

Guided Walk - Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

A 2km (1.25 mile) guided walk exploring the battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor.  Cost Adults £4.50, Child £3.25, Concs. £3.75. Family tickets available. 01455 290429 At Bosworth..

Sat 18 July, 2015

The Beatles Wings & The Rolling Stoned Tribute - The Pokey Hole - Moira

The Pokey Hole Presents a Tribute Act Double. Wings over Abbey Road - Wings over Abbey Road’ is a celebration of The Beatles at their peak, and Paul McCartney’ s Wings. The show has several songs from the Abbey Road album, with a sprinkling of..

Sat 18 July, 2015

Canine Partners Summer Show - Osgathorpe

Come and celebrate 25 years of Canine Partners with us at our biggest event of the year. There will be lots of fun for the whole family. 11:00am-16:00pm at Midlands Centre , Ashby Rd, Osgathorpe. Leicestershire. LE12 9SR £2 per adult, 50p per child.

Sat 18 July, 2015

"Hands on Archaeology" - Ashby Museum

A family friendly activity Join witan archaeology to discover the past with artefacts from the prehistoric to the modern day. Free 11am - 4pm Part of Leicestershire and Rutland Festival of Archaelogy. For more information please call 01530 560090

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Sat 18 July, 2015

Jewellery Making Course - Silver Pendants

Louise holds regular jewellery classes in her studio near Burton-on-Trent, where you can learn how to make jewellery and have plenty of fun along the way! Louise uses her expertise as a silver jewellery designer to guide you to create a your own..

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..

Sun 19 July, 2015

Grace Dieu Priory Pond Information Day

Join Friends of Grace Dieu on an information day to learn the results of the hydrological survey and excavations carried out on site. This is part of the Festival of Archaeology and is a FREE event from 2pm - 5pm. Parking is at The Bull's Head car..

Sun 19 July, 2015

Ashby Castle Tour

Take a guided tour around the grounds of one of Leicestershires finest medieval sites at Ashby Castle. Hear about Royal visits and learn about the different architecure. The tour starting at 2pm is FREE normal admissions apply. Adults £4.70,..

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Sun 19 July, 2015

Jewellery Making Course - Silver Earrings

Louise holds regular jewellery classes in her studio near Burton-on-Trent, where you can learn how to make jewellery and have plenty of fun along the way! Louise uses her expertise as a silver jewellery designer to guide you to create a your own..

Tue 21 July, 2015

Costumed Guided Walk of Bosworth Battlefield

Children and adults alike can enjoy the magic and mystery behind the history of Bosworth Battlefield with a walk led by a costumed Guide in full character.  All ages. Meet 11.00am from courtyard. Adults £4.50, Child £3.25, Concs. £3.75..

Tue 21 July, 2015

"Finding Bosworth Field" - Bosworth

“Finding Bosworth Battlefield” Tuesday 21st July 1:30 pm. “Finding Bosworth Battlefield” a talk by Richard Mackinder: Richard Mackinder is the Heritage Officer and Archaeology Coordinator at the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and has..

Wed 22 July, 2015

Snibston's Beam Engines in Steam - Coalville

An opportunity to see Snibston's stationery engines in full steam - they will be running at different times throughout the day.  Usual entry price. For further details telephone 01530 278444.

Wed 22 July, 2015

Makeshift - Children's Art Workshop

*** Children's Art Workshops *** New fun art sessions across Leicestershire. A range of art activities for all ages including drawing, painting, printmaking and textiles - often with a recycling theme! NEXT SESSION: Recycled Gift Tags – Children..

Wed 22 July, 2015

Gunpowder Plot Activity Day - Donington Le Heath

Find out how religious tensions led to one of the greatest terrorism plot in English history. There will also be an opportunity to learn about the 1620’s house refurbishment. This is a FREE event   11:00am -16:00pm  For further details..

Wed 22 July, 2015

A Tour of Historic Castle Donington

Part of the 2015 Festival of Archaeology Leicestershire and Rutland. Join Delia Richards for a walk around historic Castle Donington. The walk will take around 2 hours. Pre booking required. Numbers limited to 20. Adults £3, Children Free. Please..

Thu 23 July, 2015

"Stenson and Stephenson - The grandfathers of the town of Coalville" - Miners Morning - Snibston

"William Stenson and George Stephenson - the grandfathers of the town of Coalville." Presented by Jeffrey Knight. The existence of the town of Coalville owes much to William Stenson and George Stephenson who both sank collieries in Whitwick Parish..

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Fri 24 July to Sun 26 July, 2015

Market Bosworth camra rail ale festival

The Goods Shed, Station Road, Mkt Bosworth CV13 0PF 60 real ales on the trains and in the Goods Shed Ciders, Perries & Fruit Wines. Pimm’s Bar. Dr Busker Fri & Sat evenings. 10+ full size road engines + vintage vehicles, Gavioli organ,..

Fri 24 July to Sun 26 July, 2015

Heather Music Festival 2015

Spread out through the village of Heather in Leicestershire our stages bring a fanstastic line-up from some of the Midlands best unsigned artists.  Visit for the day, stay all weekend on our campsites and soak in the manic..

Fri 24 July, 2015

"Shaun the Sheep" (U) - Century Theatre - Snibston

Shaun the Sheep thinks and acts like a person in a barnyard, which usually gets him into trouble. The farmer's sheepdog, Bitzer, tries to keep Shaun and his friends out of trouble. The farmer is oblivious to the humanlike features of his flock, who..

Fri 24 July, 2015

Market Bosworth CAMRA Rail Ale Festival

60 real ales on the trains and in the Goods Shed Ciders, Perries & Fruit Wines. Pimm’s Bar. Dr Busker Fri & Sat evenings. 10+ full size road engines + vintage vehicles, Gavioli organ, stalls, hot & cold food + children’s..

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Fri 24 July, 2015

The Clock Tower Club - Acoustic & Open Mic Night - Coalville

Hermitage FM's first Acoustic & Open Mic Night! £2 entry, 18+, bring your own booze! Live music from 8pm at the Hermitage FM Community Coffee Lounge, Memorial Square, Coalville, LE67 3TU. Sign up to play from 7pm. Call 01530 460992 or email..

Sat 25 July, 2015

Bring Back the Bucks - Conkers

More than thirty years after they stormed charts across the globe with a string of hits. Cheryl, Mike and Jay are once again set to tour. Formerley Bucks Fizz At Conkers Waterside Amphitheatre, Moira DE12 6GA. Doors Open: 7:30pm starts 8pm. Tickets..

Sat 25 July to Sun 26 July, 2015

Guided Walk - Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

A 2km (1.25 mile) guided walk exploring the battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor.  Cost Adults £4.50, Child £3.25, Concs. £3.75. Family tickets available. 01455 290429 At Bosworth..

Sat 25 July to Sun 26 July, 2015

Visit a Victorian Coalmine Excavation - Swannington

Come and discover more about the interesting industrial archaeology uncovered at this site attached to one of the first steam railways. During the 7th year of monthly digs we have now established the presence of an engine house and boiler bases..

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Sat 25 July, 2015

Jewellery Making Course - Silver Earrings

Louise holds regular jewellery classes in her studio near Burton-on-Trent, where you can learn how to make jewellery and have plenty of fun along the way! Louise uses her expertise as a silver jewellery designer to guide you to create a your own..

Sat 25 July, 2015

Whalebone Folk concert at Blackfordby Village Hall

Whalebone are a brilliant accomplished folk / celtic trio . They will be appearing at Blackfordby Village Hall as part of their 2015 tour on Saturday 25th July at 19:30 Tickets are £7.50 apply online at www.ticketsource.co.uk/whalebone or contact..

Sat 25 July to Sun 26 July, 2015

British Truck Championships - Donington Park

British Truck Championship & Support Races July 25th & 26th A Racetruck is faster than a Porsche 911 to 100mph Due to the sheer size and weight of these speedy six-wheelers - minimum weight limit is 5500kgs - right from the beginning of the..

Sat 25 July to Sun 26 July, 2015

"Dig Whitwick" Family archaelogy event

Our next community dig will be taking place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th July during the Festival of Archaeology fortnight. Supported by archaeologists from the University of Leicester, we will be digging one metre test-pits in back gardens,..

Sun 26 July, 2015

Bell Pit Simulation - Swannington

Go back 800 years at Swannington Hough Mill, near Coalville LE67 8QW, and become a member of a family that is operating a bell pit then simulate their day being lowered 30 feet into a dark, dank hole for a back breaking day chipping coal from the..

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Sun 26 July, 2015

Chalk the floor at Ferrers Centre for Arts and Crafts

The Ferrers Centre for Arts at Crafts at Staunton Harold near Ashby de la Zouch invites you to join them for their first 'Chalk the floor' day. Chalks will be provided so that you can either draw a hop scotch or snakes and ladders, draw a dragon,..

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Sun 26 July to Sun 2 August, 2015

Heather Scarecrow Festival

Heather Scarecrow Festival. Sunday 26th July till Sunday 2nd August 2015 For 8 days the village of Heather comes alive with scarecrow displays as villagers compete for your votes. Come and spend a delightful day being amazed at the creativity of..

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Sun 26 July, 2015

Jewellery Making Course - Silver Pendants

Louise holds regular jewellery classes in her studio near Burton-on-Trent, where you can learn how to make jewellery and have plenty of fun along the way! Louise uses her expertise as a silver jewellery designer to guide you to create a your own..

Sun 26 July, 2015

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, Emma’s Crafty Kids, Chess Club, Children’s rides, Punch n Judy,..

Sun 26 July, 2015

Fun Dog Show - Ashby

Fun Dog Show as part of Jim’s Tractor Run Bring your pet dog and have some fun at Ashby’s very own Fun Dog Show.  14 categories from Waggiest Tail to Best Fancy Dress.  Only £1.50 entry fee per category with proceeds going to Hospice..

Sun 26 July, 2015

Ashby Castle Tour

Take a guided tour around the grounds of one of Leicestershires finest medieval sites at Ashby Castle. Hear about Royal visits and learn about the different architecure. The tour starting at 2pm is FREE but normal admissions apply. Adults..

Wed 29 July, 2015

English Civil War - Donington Le Heath

SUMMER HOLIDAY ACTIVITY: ENGLISH CIVIL WAR Wednesday 29th July 11:00 am. - 3:00 pm. This is a FREE event – discover what led to the English Civil War and what happened next… There will also be an opportunity to learn about the 1620’s house..

Wed 29 July, 2015

Snibston's Beam Engines in Steam - Coalville

An opportunity to see Snibston's stationery engines in full steam - they will be running at different times throughout the day.  Usual entry price. For further details telephone 01530 278444.

Fri 31 July, 2015

"Cinderella" (U) - Century Theatre - Snibston

After her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella (Lily James) finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and stepsisters, who reduce her to scullery maid. Despite her circumstances, she refuses to despair. An invitation to a..

Sat 1 August, 2015

Thringstone Music Festival

Thringstone Music Festival with headliners House of Thieves, The Bench that Rocked, Simply Acoustic, Unplugged (Luke and Lucy) Blue Eletric, The Mocking Jays, The Shadowcats, Hartland. From 2pm to 10:30pm at Thringstone House, The Green, Thringstone,..

Sat 1 August, 2015

Tudor Craft Day - Donington le Heath

Demonstrations of a wide range of cottage crafts which would have been undertaken in a house like this hosted by the Friends of Donington. From  11am - 4pm, free event at Donington le Heath Manor House, near Coalville LE67 2FW.  ..

Sat 1 August, 2015

Willesley Estate Fun Day

Willesley Estate Fun Day with tombola, stalls, games for the children and a free bouncy castle. Refreshments available take your own picnic. 2pm onwards at the cabin, Ridgway Road, Ashby.

Sat 1 August, 2015

Tractor Ted Little Farm Live Event - Smisby

Come and watch the new film "Tractor Ted Meets Baby Animals" at Hallmark Country Store. , Smisby Rd, Ashby, LE65 2UE. Free giveaways and special offers on the day. 11am - 3pm Free Admission For further information please call 01373 834 500

Mon 3 August, 2015

Summer Intensive Swimming lessons - Ashby

**Summer Intensive Programme @ Splish Splash** Going on holiday over the summer but worried about your child’s water confidence? Paying for swimming lessons but getting nowhere? Struggling with one particular swimming stroke? Is your child getting..

Wed 5 August, 2015

Snibston's Beam Engines in Steam - Coalville

An opportunity to see Snibston's stationery engines in full steam - they will be running at different times throughout the day.  Usual entry price. For further details telephone 01530 278444.

Thu 6 August, 2015

Quiet Gardens in Leicestershire - Measham

Just for one day, come seek silence, come rest here awhile, Hear the still small voice, know the peace of a quiet garden, then continue on your way refreshed. Affiliated to the Quiet Garden Trust. At Measham 10am - 4pm. For further details, prices..

Thu 6 August, 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. Acts Include: Daliso..

Fri 7 August, 2015

"Home" - Century Theatre - Snibston

After a hive-minded alien race called the Boov conquer the Earth, they relocate the planet's human population -- all except for a little girl named Tip (Rihanna), who's managed to hide from the aliens. When Tip meets a fugitive Boov called Oh (Jim..

Fri 7 August, 2015

Coalville by the Sea - Free Family Fun Event

11am until 4pm.  Bring the whole family along to the the grass area of Needham's Walk, Coalville (off Belvoir Road towards the town centre car park).  Children will get the chance to kick off their shoes and feel the soft sand between..

Fri 7 August to Sun 9 August, 2015

Classic Motorcycle Festival - Donington

Donington Classic Motorcycle Festival August 7th, 8th, 9th The Donington Park Classic Motorcycle Festival has become one of the biggest Classic Racing events in Europe with 500 racing machines expected on track over the weekend of this year’s..

Fri 7 August, 2015

"Suite Francaise" (15) - Century Theatre - Coalville

During the early years of German occupation of France in World War II, romance blooms between Lucile Angellier, a French villager and Bruno von Falk, a German soldier. Director: Saul Dibb Writers: Matt Charman (screenplay), Saul Dibb (screenplay), 1..

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Sat 8 August, 2015

Jewellery Making Course - Silver Pendants

Louise holds regular jewellery classes in her studio near Burton-on-Trent, where you can learn how to make jewellery and have plenty of fun along the way! Louise uses her expertise as a silver jewellery designer to guide you to create a your own..

Sat 8 August, 2015

"The Magic of Motown" - Conkers

THE MAGIC OF MOTOWNThe REACH OUT® 50 Years of Motown Tour Saturday 8th August Doors open 7.30pm show starts at 8pm.  £22 per ticket. Tickets available from www.visitconkers.com or by telephoning 01283 216633 Britain’s biggest Motown..

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Sat 8 August, 2015

Rock n Maul 2015 - Festival - Coalville

In the run up to the Rugby World Cup which will be hosted by England in September and as part of the 'Festival of Rugby', Coalville Rugby Club and their Young Rugby Ambassadors is hosting Rock n Maul 2015, bringing music and sport together in one..

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Sat 8 August, 2015

Freewheelin' with Hermitage FM

Join the Hermitage FM team for our annual cycling fundraiser! We'll be cycling a 38 mile loop of North West Leicestershire, beginning and ending at the Hermitage FM Community Coffee Lounge. There'll be live broadcasts en-route as we pedal our way..

Sun 9 August, 2015

5th Anniversary Celebrations - Donisthorpe

Come and join the Halfwayhouse in Donisthorpe for it's 5th anniversary celebrations. From 1pm. Entertainment includes a cabaret starring Mark Bolton with special guest Louise Bedford. Their will also be a "Frozen" themed show for children. For..

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Sun 9 August, 2015

Jewellery Making Course - Silver Ring

Louise holds regular jewellery classes in her studio near Burton-on-Trent, where you can learn how to make jewellery and have plenty of fun along the way! Louise uses her expertise as a silver jewellery designer to guide you to create a your own..

Wed 12 August, 2015

Snibston's Beam Engines in Steam - Coalville

An opportunity to see Snibston's stationery engines in full steam - they will be running at different times throughout the day.  Usual entry price. For further details telephone 01530 278444.

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Wed 12 August, 2015

Makeshift - Children's Art Workshop - Leicester

*** Children’s Art Workshops *** New fun art sessions across Leicestershire. A range of art activities for all ages including drawing, painting, printmaking and textiles - often with a recycling theme! NEXT SESSION: Foam Stamping – Children will..

Fri 14 August to Sun 16 August, 2015

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..

Fri 14 August, 2015

"Spongebob Squarepants The Movie" - Century Theatre - Snibston

Life is dandy in Bikini Bottom for SpongeBob Squarepants (Tom Kenny) and his friends Patrick (Bill Fagerbakke), Squidward (Rodger Bumpass), Mr. Krabs (Clancy Brown) and Sandy (Carolyn Lawrence). However, when the top-secret recipe for Krabby Patties..

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Sat 15 August, 2015

Jewellery Making Course - Silver Ring

Louise holds regular jewellery classes in her studio near Burton-on-Trent, where you can learn how to make jewellery and have plenty of fun along the way! Louise uses her expertise as a silver jewellery designer to guide you to create a your own..

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 15 August, 2015

Talon - The Pokey Hole - Moira

Talon are recognised throughout the industry as the world’s definitive Eagles tribute show. In 2013 their latest production will feature all the classic Eagles hits from the timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Lyin Eyes, Take if..

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Sun 16 August, 2015

Jewellery Making Course - Silver Earrings

Louise holds regular jewellery classes in her studio near Burton-on-Trent, where you can learn how to make jewellery and have plenty of fun along the way! Louise uses her expertise as a silver jewellery designer to guide you to create a your own..

Wed 19 August, 2015

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  £3.50 per person  places are..

Wed 19 August, 2015

Snibston's Beam Engines in Steam - Coalville

An opportunity to see Snibston's stationery engines in full steam - they will be running at different times throughout the day.  Usual entry price. For further details telephone 01530 278444.

Fri 21 August, 2015

"Into the Woods" (PG) - Century Theatre - Snibston

As the result of the curse of a once-beautiful witch (Meryl Streep), a baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) are childless. Three days before the rise of a blue moon, they venture into the forest to find the ingredients that will reverse..

Sat 22 August to Sun 23 August, 2015

Ashby & Willesley Vintage Festival 2015- Moira

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the first ever Ashby & Willesley Vintage Festival.    The 2015 Festival will once again be held at the fantastic Moira Furnace, Moira and promises to be even better!   Situated right in the..

Wed 26 August, 2015

Snibston's Beam Engines in Steam - Coalville

An opportunity to see Snibston's stationery engines in full steam - they will be running at different times throughout the day.  Usual entry price. For further details telephone 01530 278444.

Sat 29 August, 2015

Gusto Music and Dance Competition - Appleby Magna

Why not enter the 2015 Gusto music and dance competition at Sir John Moore Foundation, Appleby Magna DE12 7AH.  Open to individuals and groups who can sing or dance.  For more information: call 01530 411337, email info@foodgust.co.uk or..

Sat 29 August, 2015

Food Gusto Food & Drink Fair - Appleby

Packed with demonstrations, live music, beer tent, fun for kids,sampling and over 50 artisan producer stands it really is a great day out for the family. Event Times: 10.00 - 4.30 at Sir John Moore Foundation, Appleby Magna DE12 7AH. £1 entrance fee..

Mon 31 August, 2015

The National Forest Wood Fair - Beacon Hill

With a full programme of demonstrations, 'have a go' wood craft sessions and children's fun and games, the National Forest Wood Fair guarantees to keep both adults and children alike entertained all day over August Bank Holiday Monday! The Wood Fair..

Mon 31 August, 2015

Summer Fete - Moira Furnace

Come along on the bank holiday Monday for a summer fete, Cream teas, brass band and boat trips will be available. 11:00am - 4:00pm Full details will be available on the Moira Furnace website.  Alongside th Furnace Museum there is a courtyard..

Mon 31 August, 2015

Packington Village Open Gardens

Packington Open Gardens is on from 2pm - 7pm. Passports to 12 gardens Adults £3.50 (accompanied children free) available from Measham Road Car Park or participating gardens. Also Live Musical Entertainment. Afternoon Teas. Packington Memorial Group..

Wed 2 September to Sat 5 September, 2015

"Who Dies Wins" - Coalville Adult School Drama Group

Who dies wins? A comedy thriller by Seymour Matthews. Leon Winter always spices up his dinner parties with a practical joke or two, so when the electricity cuts out and a mysterious voice booms from the darkness the guests on this particular night do..

Thu 3 September, 2015

Sherlock Holmes - Outdoor Theatre - Ashby Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted for the stage by Laura Turner.  Join Chapterhouse to meet the world’s most famous of detectives, Sherlock Holmes. Bring a picnic and your best detective..

Fri 4 September, 2015

"Far From The Madding Crowd" (12a) - Century Theatre - Snibston

In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor.   Director:..

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..

Sat 5 September, 2015

Tudor Craft Day - Donington le Heath

Demonstrations of a wide range of cottage crafts which would have been undertaken in a house like this hosted by the Friends of Donington. From  11am - 4pm, free event at Donington le Heath Manor House, near Coalville LE67 2FW.  ..

Sat 5 September, 2015

Queen Tribute Band - Conkers

One of the best tributes to arguably the Best Rock Band in the world, enjoy and partake in some of the greatest hits of all times including We will rock you, A crazy little thing called love It's a kind of Magic and I want to break free. This high..

Sat 5 September, 2015

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Dancing to John Harrison at Blackfordby Village Hall from 8pm - 11pm admission £3. Licensed bar and refreshments for further details telephone 01283 213481 or 01283 819447 

Sat 12 September, 2015

Live Wire / Limehouse Lizzy - The Pokey Hole - Moira

The Pokey Hole presents: AC/DC - Live Wire Live Wire are a tribute to rock’s greatest band AC/DC, complete with trademark cannons, a wall of Marshalls and two hours of High Voltage Rock and Roll. Live Wire take you on the Rock and Roll train for a..

Mon 14 September, 2015

'Falcons and Ferrets' at Donington Le Heath Manor House

Get hands-on with a range of impressive and beautiful birds of prey and take part in a ferret race. 11am - 4pm Adults £3, Child and concessions £2. The Manor House is on Manor Road Coalville LE67 2FW 01530 831259

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.

Fri 18 September, 2015

Jersey Boys & Overtones Tribute Night - Ashby

Jersey Boys and Overtones Tribute Night including a three course meal and coffee. This is going to be a popular night, so book early to avoid dissappointment. £30 per person. At The Lyric Rooms, South Street, Ashby. LE65 1 AB. Call Jayne on 07946..

Fri 18 September, 2015

Flower Demonstration - Ashby

Ashby Methodist Church are holding a flower demonstartion Address- Burton Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire Title - 'The Ages of Woman' AN ENTERTAINING EVENING OF FLOWERS AND FUN Demonstrators Kate Russell and Patti Dawson Tickets - £8.50 For..

Fri 18 September, 2015

"Queen and Country" (15) - Century Theatre - Coalville

In this sequel to Hope and Glory (1987), Bill Rohan has grown up and is drafted into the army, where he and his eccentric best mate, Percy, battle their snooty superiors on the base and look for love in town. Director:  John..

Sun 27 September, 2015

NGS Open Gardens - Bluebell Arboretum - Smisby

National Garden Scheme event "Gardens Open For Charity". Visit this beautiful 9-acre woodland garden, includes rare trees and shrubs. specialist tree and shrub nursery adjacent to the gardens.   Please wear warm clothes and sturdy,..

Sat 3 October, 2015

Tudor Craft Day - Donington le Heath

Demonstrations of a wide range of cottage crafts which would have been undertaken in a house like this hosted by the Friends of Donington. From  11am - 4pm, free event at Donington le Heath Manor House, near Coalville LE67 2FW.  ..

Sat 3 October, 2015

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Dancing to Martyn Whitlam at Blackfordby Village Hall from 8pm - 11pm admission £3. Licensed bar and refreshments for further details telephone 01283 213481 or 01283 819447 

Sun 4 October, 2015

Poppy Appeal Sponsored Swim - Ashby

Sponsored Swim in aid of The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. Charity Number 219279. Taking place at Hood Park Leisure Centre, Ashby de la Zouch. Between 18:00 - 20:00 Sunday 04 October 2015. Contact Paul Stokes: email stephenp50@tiscali.co.uk or..

Sun 11 October, 2015

National Forest 10k

The National Forest 10K offers a scenic off-road route that takes runners along the former railway, the Ashby Woulds Heritage Trail, to the young woodland of Donisthorpe Woodland Park. It follows part of the Ashby Canal, passing Moira Furnace to join..

Sun 11 October, 2015

NGS Open Gardens - Bluebell Arboretum - Smisby

National Garden Scheme event "Gardens Open For Charity". Visit this beautiful 9-acre woodland garden, includes rare trees and shrubs. specialist tree and shrub nursery adjacent to the gardens.   Please wear warm clothes and sturdy,..

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 24 October, 2015

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Dancing to Chris Johnson at Blackfordby Village Hall from 8pm - 11pm admission £3. Licensed bar and refreshments for further details telephone 01283 213481 or 01283 819447 

Thu 29 October to Sat 31 October, 2015

Annual Wakes Fair - Castle Donington

The fair is held in the main streets of Castle Donington and will be open Thursday and Friday evenings, 6.00-10.00pm and Saturday afternoon and evening, 2.00-10.00pm. Bookings for the fair include the usual large thrilling rides for the..

Sun 1 November, 2015

Gunpowder Plot - Donington Le Heath

Visit the house owned by one of the plotters and find out the true story of the Gunpowder Plot, with re-enactments, talks and gunpowder demonstrations. At Donington le Heath Manor House 11am - 3pm. Cost Adults £2, Children £1. For further details..

Sat 7 November, 2015

Tudor Craft Day - Donington le Heath

Demonstrations of a wide range of cottage crafts which would have been undertaken in a house like this hosted by the Friends of Donington. From  11am - 4pm, free event at Donington le Heath Manor House, near Coalville LE67 2FW.  ..

Sun 8 November, 2015

Remembrance Day Service & Parade - Coalville

Coalville's Commemorative Remembrance Day Service and Parade will be held on Sunday 8th November at Coalville's War Memorial organised by NWLDC in conjunction with the Whitwick Branch of the Roayl British Legion. The parade will leave Christ Church..

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..

Sat 21 November, 2015

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Dancing to Phil Brown at Blackfordby Village Hall from 8pm - 11pm admission £3. Licensed bar and refreshments for further details telephone 01283 213481 or 01283 819447 

Sat 28 November, 2015

Ashby Christmas Fair

Ashby Christmas Fair will be held on the bottom half of Market Street  10am until 4pm Food and drink market, santa, choirs, brass bands, children’s rides. there will also be a craft fair at Legion House on South Street, also shop..

Fri 4 December, 2015

Christmas Cheer Event - Castle Donington

“A Celebration of Christmas Cheer” Friday 4th December 2015, Castle Donington Castle Donington will come alive from 5.00pm on Friday 4th December 2015 for the “switch-on” of the Christmas lights. Everyone is welcome to meet in the St Edwards..

Sat 5 December, 2015

Tudor Craft Day - Donington le Heath

Demonstrations of a wide range of cottage crafts which would have been undertaken in a house like this hosted by the Friends of Donington. From  11am - 4pm, free event at Donington le Heath Manor House, near Coalville LE67 2FW.  ..

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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..

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..

Sat 19 December, 2015

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Dancing to Best of Sound at Blackfordby Village Hall from 8pm - 11pm admission £3. Licensed bar and refreshments for further details telephone 01283 213481 or 01283 819447 

Thu 31 December, 2015

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Dancing toGraham Darby at Blackfordby Village Hall from 8pm - 11pm admission £3. Licensed bar and refreshments for further details telephone 01283 213481 or 01283 819447 

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