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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..

Wed 28 January, 2015

Ashby (Ivanhoe) Travel Club - Talk - Norway

In the Pithiviers Room at Ivanhoe College North Street Ashby de la Zouch, 7.30 start (prompt), all welcome. No joining fee, £1.50 for each evening attended, the Talk is illustrated with slides. This months talk is "Norway - in search of the midnight..

Wed 28 January, 2015

"Northern Soul" (15) Ashby Film Night

Dispel the winter chill with a film that is good for the soul.  We will be showing Northern Soul (15).  Set in 1974, this is an authentic and uplifting tale of two friends whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul..

Sat 31 January, 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 

Sat 31 January, 2015

It's Your Round - Centre Stage - Ibstock

Join quiz mistress and pub landlady Pat Pinch and her lively bar girl Liberty Belle as they take over The Palace with live music, prizes, audience participation and, of course, a few drinks! Test your team with rounds such as: •How local are..

Sat 31 January, 2015

"NORTHERN SOUL a way of life" -Ashby

NORTHERN SOUL a way of life A night of some of the best of northern soul and Motown for you to dance the night away Please Dress To Impress FROM 8.OOPM THE PLOUGH The Green Ashby de la Zouch LE65 1JU

Sat 31 January, 2015

Colin Fry 6th Sence Tour - Century Theatre - Coalville

Being one of the World’s most recognised Spiritualist Mediums and Healers, Colin’s TV series “ 6ixth Sense” has now been broadcast worldwide for numerous years making his public performances an International demand. This year’s tour will..

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..

Sun 1 February to Sat 28 February, 2015

Book Swap Hermitage FM Coffe Lounge - Coalville

Book swap month at Hermitage FM Coffee Lounge.  All welcome.  Running throughout Feb 2015.

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..

Fri 6 February, 2015

Charity Dance - Bagworth

Charity Dance, Bingo and Raffle at Bagworth Working Mens Club. Dancing to Ken's CD'S.  8pm Admission £2.50p Tel 01530 230467. This months chosen charity is the British Heart Foundation. - Wear something Red

Fri 6 February, 2015

Charity Music Evening - Ashby

Charity music evening at Ashby School Sixth Form Centre in aid of local charity Hospice Hope. Featuring the Ashby School Big Band, Jade Lamey and Concordia. Tickets are £10 each and available from Hospice Hope (tel 07976 268 339) or Toxic Cherry,..

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

Sat 7 February, 2015

Community Morning- Table Top Sale - Thringstone

A Community Morning is being held at Thringstone House Community Centre from 10am - 1pm. Table Top Sale, Mini Car Boot, Bric-a-Brac, Greetings Cards, Baby Hand Knits, Fancy Goods.  Come and grab a bargain! FREE admission everyone..

Sat 7 February, 2015

The Shannon Reilly Trio in Concert - Kegworth

The Shannon Reilly Trio in concert are performing at Kegworth Village Hall. Enjoy an intimate evening of popular jazz with a dazzling selection of songs from the 1930s to the present day. Shannon Reilly is a vocalist of exceptional quality and..

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..

Tue 10 February, 2015, 7:30am to 10am

Moira, Measham and Appleby Magna Breakfast Meeting

North West Leicestershire District Council's Business Focus team warmly invite businesses who operate in and around Moira, Measham and Appleby Magna to attend a breakfast meeting and networking event on Tuesday 10th February. As well as an..

Wed 11 February, 2015

"The Nut Job" (U) Century Theatre - Coalville

The Nut Job is a 2014 3D computer-animated heist-comedy film directed by Peter Lepeniotis and starring the voices of Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Gabriel Iglesias, Jeff Dunham, Liam Neeson and Katherine Heigl. The film is based on Lepeniotis's 2005..

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..

Fri 13 February, 2015

Tricity Vogue's Ukulele Cabaret - Centre Stage - Belton

Join Tricity Vogue and friends for a night of charming, cheeky and surprising entertainment featuring her favourite four stringed instrument. This high calibre show features four of the uk's finest cabaret and musical comedy stars led by Londons..

Fri 13 February, 2015

Damien Barber & Mike Wilson, Folk Music - Moira

Damien on the loose from The Demon Barber roadshow, is rightly known as a stylish and distinctive singer. Mike is the youngest member of the Wilson Family. They have a rich shared repertoire of traditional songs plus the work of modern folk writers..

Sat 14 February to Sun 15 February, 2015

Retro Gaming Weekend - Snibston - Coalville

Hosted by The Retro Computer Museum this event offers a fantastic hands-on opportunity to discover and play on computers and consoles from the last 35 years including Acorn, Sony, Amstrad, Atari, Commodore, Nintendo, Sega, Sinclair, Dragon, Apple and..

Sat 14 February, 2015

A Folk Night with "The Travelling People" - Packington

Friends of Ashby Museum presents: A Folk Night with "The Travelling People" at Packington Memorial Hall 7.30pm start. Ticketss £10 each includes a Ploughman's Supper. Licensed Bar. Tickets available from Ashby Museum (no tickets on the night). For..

Sun 15 February, 2015

Silver Screenings "Pillow Talk"(PG) - Coalville

Enjoy our dementia-friendly showing which is suitable for the whole family and join us for our pre-show social where you can indulge in a FREE tea or coffee with fun and reminiscence! With supporting pathe Newsreels, usherettes and maybe even..

Sun 15 February, 2015

Centre Stage Presents Tom Mcconville & The Transpennine Sessions

Thringstone House Community Centre First Floor Hall. This high energy show includes songs, tunes and some amazing clog step dancing with material ranging from dustbowl ballads to bluegrass, old time and fast moving Celtic music brought to you by four..

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

Thringstone WI February Meeting

At our February meeting the speaker will be David Freer of the National Trust. David will be speaking about National Trust Houses and Gardens locally and we are hoping to learn more about our local new attraction Stoneywell, the Arts and Crafts..

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..

Wed 18 February, 2015

"The Boxtrolls" (PG) Century Theatre - Coalville

The Boxtrolls is a 2014 American 3D stop motion animated fantasy-comedy film based on the novel Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow. Produced by Laika, it was directed by Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi. The film tells the story of Eggs, a human boy..

Fri 20 February, 2015

"How to Train Your Dragon 2" (pg) Century theatre - Coalville

Dragons and Vikings have finally made peace, but when the villainous Drago plots a massive invasion, it's up to Hiccup (voice of Jay Baruchel) and Toothless to save the day in this sequel from DreamWorks Animation. At The Century Theatre, Snibston ,..

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..

Wed 25 February, 2015

"Cabaret" (PG) Ashby Film Night

 This classic film is a tremendously effective and affecting adult musical version of writer Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin memoirs. The tale is transformed here through the Oscar-winning magic of director Bob Fosse and star Liza..

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..

Fri 27 February, 2015

"The Hundred Foot Journey" (PG) - Century Theatre - Coalville

The Hundred-Foot Journey is a 2014 American comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström from a screenplay written by Steven Knight, adapted from Richard C. Morais' 2010 novel The Hundred-Foot Journey. The film stars Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish..

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Sat 28 February, 2015

Raise The Rafters Harmony Singing Workshop - Appleby Magna

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the joys of singing in three and four part harmony now is your chance! ROOTS Community Singers, a folk choir based at Newbold Coleorton is organising a day workshop to introduce harmony singing to all levels and..

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Sat 28 February, 2015

In Concert With Lester Simpson - Appleby Magna

Lester Simpson, part of the highly acclaimed a cappella male harmony group Coope, Boyes & Simpson appears for the first time in the lovely old hall at the Sir John Moore school, Appleby Magna. Lester will be singing a range of songs including..

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..

Sat 28 February, 2015

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

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

Sat 28 February, 2015

An Evening with Henry the Eight - 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..

Fri 6 March, 2015

Jobs Fair - Snibston - Coalville

This Jobs Fair will be for anyone, whatever age, school and college leavers, undergraduates, potential apprentices and those already in work who are looking to improve their skills and employment prospects, or to change jobs and enhance their working..

Fri 6 March, 2015

"Mr Turner" (12A) - Century Cinema - Coalville

MR. TURNER explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms..

Fri 6 March, 2015

Makaton Beginners Workshop March 2015

Forest Way Teaching School Alliance is delighted to offer a Beginners’ Workshop which provides a practical introduction to the Makaton Language Programme. Run over two dates, Friday 6th & Friday 13th March 2015 from 9.30 am – 3.30pm. The..

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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

The Counterfeit Sixties - 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..

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..

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Sat 7 March, 2015, 9:15pm to 11:55pm

"Beneath the Lights" - Ibstock

Beneath The Lights alternative rock group providing a night of entertainment with a mix of their own music and covers. Ram Inn Ibstock.

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..

Fri 13 March, 2015

Lucy Ward - National Forest Folk Club - Moira

Clubs and Festivals up and down the country have been faling in love with Lucy and her music. She stormed the Sunday afternoon of the National Forest Folk Festival in 2012. Great songs and a big personality.  At the National Forest Folk..

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..

Sun 15 March, 2015

Silver Screenings "The King and I" (U) - Coalville

Enjoy our dementia-friendly showing which is suitable for the whole family and join us for our pre-show social where you can indulge in a FREE tea or coffee with fun and reminiscence! With supporting pathe Newsreels, usherettes and maybe even..

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..

Fri 20 March, 2015

"The Imitation Game" (12A) - Century Theatre Coalville

The Imitation Game is a 2014 historical thriller film about British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst and pioneering computer scientist Alan Turing who was a key figure in cracking Nazi Germany's naval Enigma code which helped the Allies win the..

Fri 20 March, 2015

Swervy World - Centre Stage - Ibstock

A five piece band dedicated 100% to getting people up on their feet and who will play in pretty much any style so far invented to make sure it happens – they always manage to pull it out of the bag. Their tools? Up beat jump swing, Boogie Woogie,..

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Sat 21 March, 2015

Packington Great Bake-Off 2015

Saturday 21st March 2015: 12 noon to 5pm Packington Memorial Hall, High Street, Packington, LE65 1WH All profits to Prostate Cancer UK charity number 1005541 Our Great Bake-Off event is inspired by the Great British Bake-Off programme on TV, Enter..

Sat 21 March, 2015

Country meets Folk - Thringstone

At Thringstone House Community Centre, The Green, Thringstone, LE67 8NR An evening of songs and giggles with Dragonhead playing Cajun and Folk music, Brian Langtry and Graham performing songs of Johnny Cash and more, and award winning compere Dave..

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..

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Sun 22 March, 2015

Curly Magpie Vintage & Handmade Fair - Calke Abbey

'Curly Magpie at Calke Abbey' Vintage & Handmade Fair The event will he held on Sunday 22nd March 2015 from 11am-4pm in the Riding School at Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby DE73 7LE Calke Abbey Park and Stables admission charges apply. Adults £3.20..

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.

Sun 22 March, 2015

Aldi Ashby 20 Road Race - Ashby

The organising committee extends a big welcome to the 26th Ashby 20 road race, once again sponsored by ALDI.  Building on over a quarter of a century of success, our philosophy is to provide a value for money and quality race organised by..

Sat 28 March, 2015

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

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

Sun 29 March, 2015

Burden Of Paradise Concert - Centre Stage - Appleby Magna

Bird of Paradise is like Jazz only better. A stylish blend of precisely 47% blues, 35% folk and 18% jazz. Concert is held at Sir John Moore Foundation, Appleby Magna, The Stables, Top Street, Appleby Magna DE12 7AH. 7:00pm. For tickets and details..

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..

Fri 3 April to Sun 5 April, 2015

Easter Egg Trail - Calke

Cadbury Easter Egg Trail returns to Calke. 11:00am - 15:30pm. £3.50 per child

Sat 4 April to Sun 19 April, 2015

"What the Harpur-Crewe's built" Photography exhibition - Calke

"What the Harpur-Crewe's built" Photography exhibition - Calke Abbey. 11:00am - 16:00pm. Free exhibition. Normal admission prices apply.

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..

Fri 17 April, 2015

The Canterbury Tales - Century Theatre - Coalville

Acclaimed historical theatre company Blast from the Past present a new version of Geoffrey Chaucer’s timeless classic The Canterbury Tales. Based around the concept of a disparate group of pilgrims to the shrine of Thomas à Becket at..

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..

Sun 19 April, 2015

Silver Screenings - "Easter PArade" (U) - Coalville

Enjoy our dementia-friendly showing which is suitable for the whole family and join us for our pre-show social where you can indulge in a FREE tea or coffee with fun and reminiscence! With supporting pathe Newsreels, usherettes and maybe even..

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.

Thu 23 April, 2015

Old Herbaceous - Centre Stage - Kegworth

Peter Macqueen throws a warming comforf blanket round his audience with his touching and gentle portrayal of veteren gardener Herbert Pinnegar, in this captivating story of a man looking back over his life and over rural social..

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..

Fri 24 April, 2015

Susan Calman UK Tour - 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..

Sat 25 April, 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 

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Sat 2 May, 2015

Curly Magpie Vintage & Handmade Fair - Ashby

The Curly Magpie Vintage & Handmade Fair will be held on Saturday the 2nd May at Hood Park Leisure Centre, Ashby de la Zouch. The event will be open from 10am until 3pm with approx 40 stalls of vintage & quality handmade items. Vintage &..

Fri 8 May, 2015

Bernard Wrigley, National Forest Folk Club. Moira

An evening of songs, stories and silliness with "The Bolton Bullfrog" Bernard Wrigley. From starting in folk clubs as a child bride, and then writing & performing at the Octagon theatre in Bolton, the career has alway combined singing and acting..

Fri 8 May, 2015

The Unlikey Dads - Centre Stage - Ibstock

A new two-hander comedy from Kate Bramley that follows the unusual tale of two friends who become fathers late in life, under unusual circumstances. Their usual meetings at the club to discuss The Beatles and The Likely Lads are re-located to a more..

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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..

Wed 13 May, 2015

Gary Delaney - Century Theatre - Coalville

Following popular demand, ‘Purist’ returns to Leicestershire! Gary thinks that most shows don't contain enough jokes, and is trying single handedly to redress the balance. Expect: Jokes. Don't Expect: Narrative, themes or a voyage of..

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..

Sun 17 May, 2015

Silver Screenings "On The Town" (U) - Coalville

Enjoy our dementia-friendly showing which is suitable for the whole family and join us for our pre-show social where you can indulge in a FREE tea or coffee with fun and reminiscence! With supporting pathe Newsreels, usherettes and maybe even..

Thu 28 May, 2015

An Evening of Mediumship with Tony Stockwell - Coalville

Remarkably compelling, amazingly detailed and always humorous. Nobody can fail to come away untouched by the experience. Tony Stockwell returns to The Century Theatre, Snibston, Coalville LE67 3LN  7.30pm. Tickets £18.50 from the Box Office..

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..

Sat 30 May, 2015

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

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

Fri 12 June, 2015

The Young'uns, National Forest Folk Club. - Moira

Nobody sleeps when the Young'uns are in town. They may have established their fast-growing reputation in the folk world with sublime acapella harmonies, but the Teeside trio - Sean Connery, Michael Hughes and David Eagle - are an unlikely force of..

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..

Fri 26 June to Sun 28 June, 2015

The National Forest Folk Festival 2015 - Moira

The Festival in 2015 will be at the Moira Miners Welfare Hall.  The following acts are just some of those already lined up to appear….. THE POOZIES, NEW ROPE STRING BAND, TIM EDEY, THE SHEE, DEMON BARBER ROADSHOW, ROD..

Sat 27 June, 2015

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

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

Fri 3 July, 2015

Kate Rusby - National Forest Folk Club - Moira

Kate has headlined various British national folk festivals, and is one of the most famous contemporary English folk singers. In 2001 the Gaurdian described her as a "superstar of the British acoustic scene." In 2007 the BBC website described her as..

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..

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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..

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..

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..

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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