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On Now until Sat 20 December, 2014

WW1 - The Great War Exhibition - Ashby de la Zouch

Ashby Museum are holding an exhibition in the Loudoun Gallery, to coincide with the 100th annivesary of the outbreak of the First World War. The exhibition will run until the end of the year. Ashby Museum. North Street, Ashby de la Zouch LE65..

On Now until Thu 11 September, 2014

Buggycise - Castle Donington

A 6 week course aimed at mums wanting to get back into shape and involves a combination of strengthening and toning exercises. Each weekly session will last approx 1 hour and will be led by a qualified pre and post natal fitness..

On Now until Thu 4 September, 2014

A Digital Walk Around Ashby - Swadlincote

The Voices and Volumes Club (in association with the magic attic) present "A Digital WalkAround Ashby" with Eric Coxon. At The Magic Attic, Sharpe's Heritage Centre, West Street, Swadlincote DE11 9DG. Admission £2.50 (includes light refreshments)..

Thu 4 September, 2014

Afternoon Tea - Whitwick & District U3A

Come along for a leisurely afternoon break with a chance to chat, find out more about our U3A and enjoy light refreshments all in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Thringstone Methodist Church Hall from 2.30 until 4.00pm on Thursday 4th September. Free..

Fri 5 September, 2014

Mr Morgan's Last Love (12A)- Century Cinema - Coalville

From the day Pauline (Clemence Poesy) lends him a helping hand on the bus, the stubborn and weary Matthew Morgan (Michael Caine) stumbles back to happiness. Swept off his old feet by the young woman's disarming vitality and unwavering optimism,..

Fri 5 September, 2014

A Grand Night For Singing - Ibstock

Ibstock Community Choir, leader Marion Simpson and accompanist - Alex Lamb presents "A Grand Night For Singing" at The Palace Ibstock, starts 7.30pm. Guest Soloists- Alexandra Gamble- Mezzo Soprano, Sarah Harding - Soprano and Alex Lamb -..

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Fri 5 September to Sun 7 September, 2014

Mce Insurance British Superbike Championship - Donington Park

Donington Park will again host the crucial final round of the main season on 5/6/7 September, where the top six riders for the Showdown phase of the championship will be decided...it all comes down to this!! For advance tickets see website.

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Sat 6 September, 2014

Whitwick Party in the Park and Scarecrow Festival

Whitwick Party in the Park is held from 11am to 5pm at Whitwick Park, North Street, Whitwick. ALmost 3,000 people attended our event in 2013 to see Vikings and Star Wars and a Gospel Choir. There were lots of local business stalls and voluntary and..

Sat 6 September, 2014

George Huxley's Hot Five - Ashby

Venture Jazz Club presents George Huxley's Hot Five 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 6 September, 2014

Diseworth Village Show

Diseworth's Annual Village Show takes place at Diseworth Village Hall, Hall Gate Diseworth DE74 2QJ. Gates open 1.00pm. Open Floer Show, Charity Auction, Children's Entertainer, Celebrity Guest, Tea, Coffee and Cake, Lots of Stalls and many other..

Sat 6 September, 2014

Kegworth Breweries and Pubs Walk

Starting at Kegworth Museum 3pm a fully guided 1 and a half hour walk around Kegworth, with light refreshments afterwards in the Museum. Cost £4 per person, please pre-book on 01509 673613 or email info@kegworthmuseum.org.uk

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Sat 6 September to Sun 7 September, 2014

Shackerstone Family Festival

This year the Shackerstone Family Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary. For the last 19 years the Festival has taken over the village of Shackerstone in Leicestershire for the first weekend of September. It brings together a large number of..

Sat 6 September, 2014

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Dancing to J.P.D. Music at Blackfordby Village Hall 8pm - 11pm. Admission £3. Licensed Bar and Refreshments available for further details telephone 01283 213481 or 01283 819447.

Sat 6 September, 2014

Cottage Crafts - Donington le Heath

 The Friends of Donington le Heath Tudor Craft Group will be demonstrating a wide range of cottage crafts which would have taken place in... a house like this over 400 years ago. The event runs from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm is FREE, as is entry..

Tue 9 September, 2014

The Impact of World War One on Fashion - Ashby

Ashby Civic Society present a talk by Phillip Warren on the Impact of World War One on Fashion.  8:00pm at Ashby Council Chamber, South Street, Ashby. For further details contact: John White, 01530 412355. Members and non-members welcome.

Thu 11 September to Sun 14 September, 2014

Heritage Open Weekend - Measham

During Heritage Open Weekend St Laurence Church, High Street, Measham, Leicestershire, DE12 7HZ will be open from 10.00am until 4.00pm from Thursday 11th September until Sunday 14th September. There are ramps to assist wheelchair access. The present..

Thu 11 September to Sun 14 September, 2014

Heritage Open Weekend - Swepstone

During Heritage Open Weekend,11th - 14th September,  St Peter's Church, Church Street, Swepstone, Leicestershire, LE67 2SA . Will be open from 10am - 4pm.  Wheelchair users will need help opening the church doors.  This is a..

Thu 11 September to Sun 14 September, 2014

Heritage Open Weekend - Normanton le Heath

During Heritage Open Weekend 11th - 14th September. Holy Trinity Church, Main Street, Normanton le Heath, Leicestershire, LE67 2TB will be open from 10am - 4pm. Wheelchair users would need someone to open the church doors. It is recorded that Holy..

Thu 11 September to Sun 14 September, 2014

Heritage Open Weekend - Norton-Juxta-Twycross

During Heritage Open Weekend,Holy Trinity Church, Orton Lane, Norton-juxta-Twycross, Leicestershire, CV9 3PU will be open from 10am - 4pm from 11th September - 14th September.  Wheelchair users will need help to open both church doors. The..

Fri 12 September to Tue 16 September, 2014

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 12 September, 2014

"Saving Mr Banks" PG - Appleby Magna Film Society

Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. Stars:Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley.   At Appleby Magna Church Hall DE12..

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Sat 13 September to Sun 14 September, 2014

Fireman Sam At The Battlefield Line - Shackerstone

Join us at Shackerstone Station this weekend to see Fireman Sam at intervals between 11am and 4pm both days. Plus Fire Engine, Face Painting and more... Visit the website for further information or telephone 01827 880754. Shacketstone Station,..

Sat 13 September, 2014

Snibston Miners Gala - Coalville

FREE Event from 10:00 am. - 5:00 pm. Snibston Discovery Museum will open its doors to visitors with free admission and free car parking, a great fun filled day for the whole family to enjoy. The Gala is a great opportunity to remember and..

Sat 13 September, 2014

Snibston Miners' Gala - Coalville

Snibston Discovery Museum will open its doors to visitors with FREE admission and FREE car parking with a great fun filled day for the whole family to enjoy. The Gala is a great opportunity to remember and celebrate all things mining and to educate..

Sat 13 September, 2014

Castle Donington Farmers Market

Castle Donington Farmers' Market takes place every 2nd Saturday of every month in the grounds of St Edward's School, Dovecote, Castle Donington between 9.00am to 12.30pm. Castle Donington Farmers' Market Co-op Ltd Tel: 01332 850723

Sat 13 September, 2014

Nashville Comes To Kegworth

Following the success of the TV show Nashville, and the Country To Country Festival in London, experience the best in Nashville-inspired music in our Country Music Party Night. We have teamed up with UK Country Rdio.com to present a night celebrating..

Wed 17 September to Wed 22 October, 2014

Buggycise - Thringstone

A 6 week course aimed at mums wanting to get back into shape and involves a combination of strengthening and toning exercises. Each weekly session will last approx 1 hour and will be led by a qualified pre and post natal fitness..

Wed 17 September, 2014

Ashby's Inns and Ale Houses Walk

This has always been one of our most popular walks (the research has also been popular). We look at the history of the pubs and the characters associated with them. Over the last 500 years there have been lots of pubs in the cente of Ashby - we will..

Thu 18 September, 2014

"Smile Smile Smile - Coalville

"Smile! Smile! Smile!" , the latest show by acclaimed historical musicians Blast from the Past has been especially created to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. Blast from the Past use music and song to tell the story..

Thu 18 September, 2014

Smile Smile Smile - WW1 - Century Theatre - Coalville

Smile! Smile! Smile! , the latest show by acclaimed historical musicians Blast from the Past has been especially created to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. Blast from the Past use music and song to tell the story of..

Thu 18 September, 2014

Grace Dieu Priory Ghost Walk - Thringstone

A 2.5 mile walk led by Friends of Grace Dieu Priory. Meet 8.30pm at the Bulls Head car park, Thringstone, and take a walk around one of the most haunted locations in the county. The walk incorporates a talk on local stories. Please bring cameras and..

Fri 19 September, 2014

Staunton Harold Estate Talk - Ashby

Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust present a talk by John Blunt who will outline the rewards and challenges in the management of his estate at Staunton Harold. At Ashby Methodist Church, Burton Road, Ashby at 7.30pm. Admission £2 including..

Sat 20 September, 2014

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 20 September, 2014

Derek Acorah - Enlightenment - Century Theatre - Coalville

Derek Acroah, one of the UK's best recognised spirit mediums returns to the Century Theatre, Coalville this September. Derek’s friendly and sincere delivery, down-to-earth charm & obvious dedication to his work have endeared him to tens of..

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Sun 21 September, 2014

Care4Paws - Woodside Animal Centre - Leicester

Are you an animal lover? Well, the annual Woodside Animal Centre Gala Day will be an event you will not want to miss! There will be a dog show followed by an array of fun activities such as tombola’s, craft stalls and games for everyone to do and..

Sun 21 September, 2014

Wedding Show - Kegworth

Our Wedding Show will include a range of suppliers for everythinhg you will need to make your day what dreams are made of! Free entry and goody bag for every bride! At BEST WESTERN PREMIER Yew Lodge Hotel Packington Hill, Kegworth, Derbyshire DE74..

Sun 21 September, 2014

Wedding Show - Kegworth

The Best Western Yew Lodge Hotel ar holding a Wedding Show which will include a range of suppliers for everythinhg you will need to make your day what dreams are made of! Free entry and goody bag for every bride! For further information..

Sun 21 September, 2014

Swords and Spindles - Donington le Heath

The Manor House goes back to the time of its building, the 13th century, with lords and ladies, serfs and soldiers showing aspects of everyday medieval life in ... the house and grounds. Weapons training demonstrations, crafts, food displays and..

Sun 21 September, 2014

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.

Fri 26 September, 2014

The Top Ten Beatles - Century Theatre - Coalville

Introducing you to one of the country's premier Beatles tribute bands, recreating the sound of the "FabFour" for the young and old alike. The TopTen Beatles are committed to creating that iconic sound which will leave audiences amazed. At The Century..

Sat 27 September, 2014

The Amadou Diagne Band - Centre Stage - Long Whatton

Amadou sings soulful, bluesy songs delivered with an honest intensity, reflecting on the joys and hardships of life. After years backing such luminaries as Youssou N’Dour and Cesarie Evora and as a percussionist in L’Orchestre National du..

Sat 27 September, 2014

Pelenna Valley Welsh Male Voice Choir - Ibstock

Following last year's sell-out concert at The Palace this world famous Pelenna Valley Welsh Male Voice Choir make a return visit. Starts 7.30pm. Doors, Box Office and Bar open at 7pm.  Tickets £10  from Halls, High Street, Ibstock..

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Sat 27 September, 2014

The New Swan turns 1 - Measham

On Saturday 27th September we celebrate the end of our first year in Measham! Come and join us as we thank the people of Measham for welcoming the New Swan into their hearts :) Details to be confirmed - like us on Facebook to be kept up to..

Sat 27 September, 2014

Comedy Night - Kegworth

Following the huge success of our last comedy night, this line up promises to be even funnier! Four stand comedians with a 2 course dinner and disco to round off the evening. At Best Western Premier Yew Lodge Hotel, 33 Pakington Hill, Kegworth DE74..

Sat 27 September, 2014

Dress Up For Ashby - Ashby de la Zouch

"Dress Up For Ashby". Lets celebrate the town. Shopkeepers and shoppers, residents and visitors, wear your brightest, wear your best! It can be colourful, quirky, fancy - a feather boa, a top hat, a flower in your lapel. Part of Ashby's FABulous..

Sun 28 September, 2014

Classic Car and Motorcycle Meet - Donington Le Heath

Donington le Heath Manor house is the setting for a monthly Classic Car and Motorcycle Meet from 1pm - 3pm. a FREE event and a chance to get to mix with like minded enthusiasts. At Donington le Heath Manor House near Coalville LE67 2FWFor further..

Tue 30 September, 2014

Swishing Event - Ashby de la Zouch

Video viewing and Swishing at the Mews Restaurant on Mill Lane Mews, Ashby. Have fun exchanging clothing and/or accessories. £5 a tickets (including a glass of Prosecco) available from fair2all and Georgia May's Vintage Wardrobe. Starts at 7pm. Part..

Wed 1 October, 2014

Funny Face (U) - Ashby

This 1957 film is restored to its full Technicolour and Vista Vision Glory. Take a joyful trip with a film in love with fashion. Part of Ashby's FABulous Fashion and Beauty Week. An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion..

Thu 2 October, 2014

Fair Trade Fashion Show - Ashby

A Fair Trade Fashion Show is being held at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby de la Zouch. An opportunity to buy from the wonderful varied range of clothes and accessories always on sale at fair2all. Tickets £5 each (including a glass of..

Fri 3 October, 2014

"Jimmy's Hall" (12A) - Century Cinema - Coalville

In 1921 Jimmy Gralton's sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in Ireland where young people could come to learn, to argue, to dream... but above all to dance and have fun. Jimmy's Hall celebrates the spirit of these free thinkers. The..

Fri 3 October, 2014

Ashby's FABulous Party Night - Ashby

Party the night away at The Lyric Rooms, Ashby. Dress in the style of any decade from the First World War to Present Day ( basically wear whatever you like!!) Wonderful Live Music. Good Fun, good company and good food. Tickets £10 (including Buffet)..

Sat 4 October, 2014

Sarah Moule's Songs for Scarlet Women

Celebrating the femme fatale in all her feisty glory. From Eve and Cleopatra to MAta Hari and Marlene Dietrich te femme fatale has always been present. Sarah takes a 21st century look at her favourites. Performing at Thringstone House Community..

Sat 4 October, 2014

Ashby's Windows Comes Alive

Outfits from Ashby retailers, Hair styled by Ashby Hair Salons, Make-up by Ashby Beauty Salons, all modelled by live mannequins. Wind your way round the highways and byways of Ashby - Models will be on view in expected and unexpected windows from..

Sat 4 October, 2014

Femmes Fatales - Centre Stage - Thringstone

In a wonderfully sophisticated and stylish show, Sarah Moule celebrates the iconic figure of the ‘femme fatale’ in all her feisty glory as heroine, heartbreaker, rule-breaker and role model. With songs from some of the greatest 20th century and..

Sun 5 October, 2014

National Forest 10k Run

Now in it's fifth year, 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,..

Mon 6 October to Fri 10 October, 2014

Greenwood Days - Windsor Chair Making - Staunton Harold

This 5 day course forms the basis and gives you a thorough grounding for Windsor Chair Making and all other chair courses at Greenwood Days. We focus on making a classic Windsor side chair which will become your ‘chair of choice’ when you get..

Mon 6 October to Wed 8 October, 2014

Greenwood Days-Longbow Making Course- Staunton Harold

The construction of the long bow has changed little since the Middle Ages when the English and Welsh bowmen used their simple yet fearsome weapon to such devastating effect. The course covers techniques required to shape an ash bow using simple tools..

Thu 9 October, 2014

Grace Dieu Priory Ghost Walk - Thringstone

A 2.5 mile walk led by Friends of Grace Dieu Priory. Meet 8.30pm at the Bulls Head car park, Thringstone, and take a walk around one of the most haunted locations in the county. The walk incorporates a talk on local stories. Please bring cameras and..

Thu 9 October to Fri 10 October, 2014

Greenwood Days - Rustic Furniture Making - Staunton Harold

Making willow chairs is a traditional greenwood craft bought up to date using modern tools and fastenings. The course will take you through the stages of designing and creating a simple garden chair using willow and hazel in its unseasoned (green)..

Fri 10 October, 2014

"Philomena" PG - Appleby Magna Film Night

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent. Starring : Judi Dench, Steve Coogan and Sophie Kennedy..

Fri 10 October, 2014

Ian Clewes Memorial Quiz - Ashby

The annual Ian Clewes Memorial Quiz will be held at Packington Memorial Hall. Teams of 6 people. Tickets cost £10 per person and include a fish supper. Organised by The Friends of Ashby Museum.

Sat 11 October to Sun 12 October, 2014

Greenwood Days- Pole Lathe Turning/Stool Making- Staunton Harold

This course is an introduction to Greenwood Working and Pole Lathe Turning. We start with the growing tree, learning how to select the best wood before we cut it down ready for shaping. We examine how the tree grows and how this affects its..

Sat 11 October, 2014

Seann Walsh 28 - Century Theatre - Coalville

The Lie-In King is back! Seann Walsh has managed to search deep inside himself to find the inner strength to get out of bed and all the way into his support act's car, parked just outside his flat JUST FOR YOU. Before you commend him too much for..

Sat 11 October to Sun 12 October, 2014

Greenwood Days - Basket Making Course - Staunton Harold

This course is great introduction to the art of willow weaving and basket making. Under the guidance of Tom Hare (see the Willow sculpture course) you will learn how to select, prepare and weave your willow. You’ll examine different varieties and..

Thu 16 October, 2014

The Daily Bread - Centre Stage - Coalville

Bad Apple Theatre Company present "The Daily Bread" .  An original comedy-drama by Kate Bramley. Starring Colin Scott-Moncrieff August de Ville is a master baker and his tiny village bakery is the talk of the town, as the WI ladies flock for..

Fri 17 October to Sat 18 October, 2014

Mercury (Queen Tribute Band) - Coalville

Over the last ten years, Mercury have performed to sell out audiences at prestigious venues across the world, playing to in excess of a million people-from Holland to Hungary and from Majorca to the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. With the..

Fri 17 October, 2014

Fast Woman - Centre Stage - Belton

Fast Woman is a fast moving, funny and emotional experience. Performed by an extraordinary actress and a top class musician, it tells the life story of Helle Nice, one of the forgotten heroines of early motor sport. In this hugely enjoyable show,..

Sat 18 October, 2014

Ashby De La Zouch Farmers Market

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

Thu 23 October, 2014

Family Geocaching - Thringstone

Make walking fun by turning it into a game. Geocaching is a modern day twist on the popular treasure hunt game. It's a fantastic way of enjoying the outdoors whilst having fun, and an ideal activity for the whole family to enjoy.  Equipment..

Fri 24 October, 2014

The Sorcerer's Apprentice - Centre Stage- Appleby Magna

In The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Garlic Theatre conjures a bewitching tale full of mystery and enchantment with their blend of physical theatre, humour and technical wizardry. Puppets, mime and a touch of real magic will leave adults and children..

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Sun 26 October, 2014

Leicester Does Vintage

The City Rooms, Leicester City Centre on October 16th 2014 from 10.30am-4.30pm. The vintage stallholders are hand-picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience with each one bringing their quality, affordable vintage..

Wed 29 October, 2014

The Archaeology of The Tudor Period - Donington le Heath

The Archaeology of Post-Medieval Leicestershire and Rutland - From Tudors to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution A series of 6 lectures on the present ... state of knowledge of the archaeology of post-medieval Leicestershire by Peter Liddle..

Wed 29 October, 2014

We Are The Best (15) - Ashby

 Lukas Moodysson’s gloriously funny coming of age comedy.    The Telegraph:  ‘Like a cliff top breeze, or infectious laughter, the film’s joy just blows right through you’.  Swedish with English subtitles. Doors..

Thu 30 October, 2014

Grace Dieu Priory Ghost Walk - Thringstone

A 2.5 mile walk led by Friends of Grace Dieu Priory. Meet 8.30pm at the Bulls Head car park, Thringstone, and take a walk around one of the most haunted locations in the county. The walk incorporates a talk on local stories. Please bring cameras and..

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Fri 31 October, 2014

The New Swan @Measham's Big & Scary Hallowe'en Bash!

Fancy dress, games, themed food & drinks, live music and more. Find us on Facebook to be kept updated: https://www.facebook.com/newswanatmeasham

Sat 1 November, 2014

The Rocky Horror Murder Mystery Show - Kegworth

Join us at The Best Western Yew Lodge at Kegworth for a 3 course meal for our unique, fun-filled comedy murder mystery, featuring live songs from the famous film and stage show! £29.95 per person, with accommodation - £55.50 per person* For further..

Sat 1 November, 2014

Planting of 50 Trees - for 50 WW1 Soldiers - Hugglescote

A tree planting at Millfield Recreation Ground, Hugglescote. To commemorate the 50 men from Coalville and Hugglescote area who marched from St John's Church to Coalville Railway Station these men were the first to enrol after World War..

Sat 1 November, 2014

The Rocky Horror Murder Mystery Show - Kegworth

All was going well for lovers Brad and Janet. Brad had just promoted to the junior chamber of commerce, and, whilst celebrating at a friend's wedding, Janet had caught the bride's bouquet. It looked like her dream was finally going to come true -she..

Wed 5 November, 2014

Big Houses and Gardens - Donington le Heath

The Archaeology of Post-Medieval Leicestershire and Rutland - From Tudors to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. A series of 6 lectures on the present ... state of knowledge of the archaeology of post-medieval Leicestershire by Peter Liddle..

Thu 6 November, 2014

Around The World in 80 Days - Centre Stage - Coalville

This brand new production brings the sounds, the smells and even the tastes of a monumental circumnavigation to a theatre near you. The sheer spirit of theatrical imagination combines with the great age of industrial invention to produce a piece of..

Sat 8 November, 2014

WW1 Concert For Remembrance - Diseworth

A Concert for Remembrance is being held at St Michael and All Angels Church in Diseworth, with Ibstock Churches Choir performing at 6.30pm. 

Sat 8 November, 2014

Jeremy Hardy 2014 Tour - Coalville

Jeremy Hardy has been a stand-up comic since 1984 and will be one until he dies or wins the lottery. Jeremy is best known for his work on BBC Radio 4, notably on News Quiz, I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue and Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation. In..

Sat 8 November, 2014

NCT Nearly New Sale - Moira

At Moira Village Hall, doors open 10.30am (10am to NCT members) till 1pm. entrance £1. Come along and grab a bargain or make some money in time for Christmas to registrer as a seller contact Emma on abcnctnearlynew@googlemail.com

Wed 12 November, 2014

The English Civil War - Donington le Heath

The Archaeology of Post-Medieval Leicestershire and Rutland - From Tudors to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. A series of 6 lectures on the present ... state of knowledge of the archaeology of post-medieval Leicestershire by Peter Liddle..

Thu 13 November, 2014

Grace DieuPriory Ghost Walk - Thringstone

A 2.5 mile walk led by Friends of Grace Dieu Priory. Meet 8.30pm at the Bulls Head car park, Thringstone, and take a walk around one of the most haunted locations in the county. The walk incorporates a talk on local stories. Please bring cameras and..

Fri 14 November, 2014

The Book Thief(PG) - Appleby Magna Film Society

While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. Starring:Sophie Nélisse,..

Sat 15 November, 2014

The Song of the Soar - Thringstone

A live music intro by Dragonhead with Brian Langtry followed by the film which journeys down the River Soar, its history, heritage, people and places of interest. From 7.30pm-10pm at Thringstone House Community Centre. Tickets £5 available from the..

Sat 15 November, 2014

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 15 November, 2014

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 19 November, 2014

Villages and Fields - Donington le Heath

The Archaeology of Post-Medieval Leicestershire and Rutland - From Tudors to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. A series of 6 lectures on the present ... state of knowledge of the archaeology of post-medieval Leicestershire by Peter Liddle..

Fri 21 November, 2014

Each Slow Dusk - Centre Stage - Ibstock

Each Slow Dusk looks at the impact war had, and continues to have, on rural communities. It’s about the legacy of the war on the theme of history and forgiveness, how myths are made about events through the art that comes afterwards and how..

Sat 22 November, 2014

Spiltmilk Say Dance - Centre Stage - Bagworth

From the Jive to the Charleston, the Twist to the more modern Gangnam Style, Spiltmilk explore the evolution of popular dancing. In a humorous mix of music and dance styles: think Mozart and the Macarena, Frank Sinatra and Saturday Night Fever,..

Wed 26 November, 2014

Leicester and The Market Towns - Donington le Heath

The Archaeology of Post-Medieval Leicestershire and Rutland - From Tudors to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. A series of 6 lectures on the present ... state of knowledge of the archaeology of post-medieval Leicestershire by Peter Liddle..

Wed 26 November, 2014

The Love Punch (12A) - Ashby Film Nights

  A divorced couple (Emma Thompson and Pierce Brosnan) team up with friends (Celia Imrie and Timothy Spall) to recover their stolen retirement money, in this likable mid-life comedy. Doors open at 7.00 pm.  Films start at 7.30pm at The..

Sun 30 November, 2014

Rapunzel - Appleby Magna

Ever had problem hair? Can’t do a thing with it? Feel like it has a life of its own? That’s nothing compared to the problem Rapunzel’s got. This is the story of a young girl with an overbearing mother, a Prince of a boyfriend with vertigo, and..

Wed 3 December to Sat 6 December, 2014

The Flint Street Nativity - Coalville Drama Group

Coalville Drama Group presents the hilarious Tim Firth. Mizzis Horrocks' class of seven year olds is about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street Junior School for the proud mums and dads - and the occasional social worker. Squabbles arise..

Wed 3 December, 2014

Industry and Communications - Donington le Heath

The Archaeology of Post-Medieval Leicestershire and Rutland - From Tudors to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. A series of 6 lectures on the present ... state of knowledge of the archaeology of post-medieval Leicestershire by Peter Liddle..

Sat 6 December, 2014

Family Geocaching - Moira

Make walking fun by turning it into a game. Geocaching is a modern day twist on the popular treasure hunt game. It's a fantastic way of enjoying the outdoors whilst having fun, and an ideal activity for the whole family to enjoy.  Equipment..

Sun 7 December, 2014

Rumplestiltskin - Centre Stage - Kegworth

Presented by Northumberland Theatre Company Rumplestiltskin ... the story of a boast that becomes a lie! The royal vaults, once full of gold, are now stuffed with straw! The rain won't stop, the harvest is flattened and people are getting really..

Thu 11 December, 2014

Grace Dieu Priory Ghost Walk - Thringstone

A 2.5 mile walk led by Friends of Grace Dieu Priory. Meet 8.30pm at the Bulls Head car park, Thringstone, and take a walk around one of the most haunted locations in the county. The walk incorporates a talk on local stories. Please bring cameras and..

Fri 12 December, 2014

Night At The Hermo - Whitwick

An evening of Top Class Comedy featuring Dean Courtney one of the UK's top comedians of stage, TV and radio. Dean is always hard hitting and crowd pleasing!. Kev Connerly a larger than life act with great timing and unbelievable stories. Liam Smith..

Fri 12 December, 2014

The Lunchbox (PG) - Appleby Magna Film Society

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. Stars: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur,..

Fri 12 December, 2014

Romesh Ranganthan/Suzi Ruffell - Century Theatre - Coalville

Off The Kerb Productions presents a hilarious double bill of stand up comedy talent from two of its brightest stars in Romesh Ranganathan and Suzi Ruffell! Join Romesh Ranganathan as he hits the road with his eagerly anticipated brand new show ‘Rom..

Sat 20 December, 2014

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 9 January, 2015

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

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

Fri 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 March, 2015

Le Weekend (15) - Appleby Magna Film Society

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

Sun 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..

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..

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