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On Now until Sun 24 May, 2015

Open Photography Competition and Exhibition - Ashby Arts Festival

If photography is your specialty, we have a competition just for you ... With three very tempting prizes and the opportunity to exhibit in a gallery of photographic greatness we hope you will only be driven to produce your most inspiring..

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 Mon 20 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.

On Now until Thu 28 May, 2015

Ashby Cottage Hospital Exhibition - Ashby Museum

On Now until May 2015 this temporary exhibition pays tribute to the importance of Ashby Cottage Hospital to the town for over 100 years. Photographs, newspaper articles, posters and booklets all show the value, dedication and hard work by the staff..

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On Now until Mon 20 April, 2015

Dunlop Msa British Touring Car Championship - Donington Park

Donington Park will once again host the UK's premier 4 wheel championship on the weekend of 18/19 April 2015. Your chance to see the new cars, teams and drivers go head to head in the start of a new season where anything can happen...and it usually..

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On Now until Mon 20 April, 2015

Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children's Market - Ibstock

Pop-up Baby & Children’s Market/Event and Fun Family Day Out Sunday 19th April - 11am-1pm - Ibstock Palace Entry: Adults - £1 Children - FREE The place where "Smart Parents" shop! SAVE up to 90% on quality pre-loved goods! Buy & sell..

On Now until Mon 20 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..

Tue 21 April, 2015

Thringstone WI April Meeting - Talk

On 21st April Mike Kennedy will be giving us an amusing talk about St George. dressed as a Crusader!! Mike will also be talking to us about his part in the re-interment of Richard lll, so come along, everyone is very welcome and the home made..

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..

Thu 23 April, 2015

"The work of the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust and Stoneygate Tram Depot - Miners Mornings - Snibston

  A talk about the work of the Leicestershire Transport Heritage Trust and Stoneygate Tram Dept presented by Mike Greenwood. Plus a section of an illustrated history ofMidland Red’s Coalville garage and the local Midland Red bus workings. At..

Thu 23 April to Sat 2 May, 2015

A Month of Sundays - Ashby Venture Theatre

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

Fri 24 April, 2015

Armageddon Pro Darts Event - Whitwick

A invitational pro darts event consisting of the best players in the PDC today including Bristow, Winstanley, Van Gerwen, Bunting, Barneveld, Walker, Smith, kellett, Gurney, Newto, Brown, Hine and Foreman At Hermitage leisure centre, Silver Street,..

Fri 24 April, 2015

St Georges Day Barn Dance - Calke Abbey

At The Riding School , Calke Abbey with The Derbyshire Ranters Ceilidh Band and caller Jane Squire. From 7.30pm - 10.45pm. Real Ale and locally sourced burgers. Tickets £12 telephone 01332 863501 or 01332 863169.

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..

Fri 24 April to Sat 25 April, 2015

"Curtain Call" - Ibstock

The Palace players present "Curtain Call" a comedy by Bettine Manktelow.  A chaotic day in the life of Alec Partridge, the manager of the Thurlow Playhouse. The director of an amateur production of Oklahoma demands the real horses in the show;..

Sat 25 April, 2015

Steam Train Experience (St Helen's Fund) - Loughborough

St Helens Heritage Fund Train; Come and enjoy a unique travel experience in the plush surroundings of a steam hauled Pullman train on the Great Central Railway at Loughborough. All day from 10am. Buffet lunch served from 12noon. All day tea/coffee..

Sat 25 April, 2015

St george's day weekend (ravenstone)

Saturday evening music entertainment on the 'The Green' Ashby Road, Ravenstone from 7.30pm, Crimson Moon, Medieval Tavern, with music, song and the best meads, country wines, fine ale with a candle lit atmosphere to start the weekend's St George..

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Sat 25 April, 2015

Funnyside - Comedy Night at Sunnyside Garden Centre

A night of top class comedy at Funnyside - Sunnyside Garden Centre, Leicester Road, Ibstock. Featuring Dotty Winters, Nina Gilligan and headlining Danny Pensive. Compered by local funny man, Alan Seaman. Tickets £8.50 and includes first drink FREE..

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 

Sat 25 April, 2015

Quiz Night - Ashby

The Rotary Club of Ashby-de-la-Zouch Castle have organised a Quiz night at Hood Parl Leisure Centre. 7:00pm promt start. Team of 4, £10 each to include a hot supper. Prizes for the winning team. Licensed Bar. Proceeds for Measham Mobility..

Sat 25 April to Sun 26 April, 2015

Miniature Traction Engine Weekend - Shackerstone

Two days of Miniature Live Steam Action. At The Battlefield Line, Shackerstone Station CV13 6NW. The Goods Yard will also play host to a 5" gauge miniature railway which will be offering train rides throughout the weekend, no doubt being occasionally..

Sun 26 April, 2015

St geroge's day celebrations (ravenstone)

Come along to 'The Green' Ashby Road, Ravenstone, with your friends and family and enjoy the fun of the St Geroge's Day fete with, slaying the dragon, battle re-enactment, Spitfire flypast, Viking camp, birds of prey flying display, maypole dancing,..

Sun 26 April, 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,..

Wed 29 April, 2015

"Imitation Game" (PG) - Ashby Film Night

During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians. Director:  Morten Tyldum Writers:  Graham Moore, Andrew Hodges (book) Stars:  Benedict..

Thu 30 April, 2015

Hermitage FM Prize Bingo - Coalville

Prize Bingo at Hermitage FM Community Coffee Lounge, Eyes down at 19:30. All Welcome. Free Entry.

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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 &..

Sat 2 May, 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 2 May to Mon 4 May, 2015

Donington Historic Festival - Castle Donington

A number of new attractions have been added for 2015, making Donington Park the place to be over that Bank Holiday weekend. The Super Touring Car Trophy joins Le Mans prototypes, single-seater racing cars, GT cars, sportscars and Touring Cars to..

Sat 2 May, 2015

Castle Donington Historic Car Festival

Castle Donington Parish Council in conjunction with Donington Park and the Donington Historic Festival organisers have a cavalcade of historic cars around the village centre in the evening. The cavalcade has some of the oldest and most expensive cars..

Mon 4 May, 2015

Castle Donington Medieval May Market

The Medieval May Market is a street fair with a medieval theme. The day starts with the procession and crowning of the May Queen and her attendant. There will be lots of entertainment throughout the day. For further information please contact..

Mon 4 May, 2015

Family Fun Day - Moira

 Family Fun Day on 4th May 2015 from 11am - 4pm at Moira Furnace (FREE entry).  This year's theme is the seaside by the canal.  There will be seaside crafts, sand pit, buckets and spades, deckchairs, boat trips, fish and chips and ice..

Thu 7 May, 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: Joe Lycett..

Thu 7 May, 2015

Charity Fashion Show - Ashby

Willesley Park Golf Club is hosting a charity Fashion Show in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care. Massive savings from famous stores with upto 75% off. Plus a handbag and scarf exchange (bring good, 2nd hand bags and scarves and pick up a bargain.) 7pm..

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..

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

Charity Dance - Bagworth

Charity Dance, Modern and Sequence at Bagworth Working Mens Club. 8pm Admission £2.50p Tel 01530 230467. This months chosen charity is Guide Dogs.

Sat 9 May to Sun 10 May, 2015

Vintage Tractor Weekend - Shackerstone

Please join us for a weekend of agricultural fun as the tractors of yesteryear go through there paces. We expect over the weekend a mixture of tractors, stationary engines and vintage lawnmowers, may be even the odd vintage car too! Camping also..

Sat 9 May, 2015

"Songs from Stage and Screen" Concordia Choir Concert - Ashby

Concordia Choir "Songs from Stage and Screen".  Starts 7.30pm at Holy Trinity Church, Ashby de la Zouch. Tickets at £8 from Ashby Tourist Information Centre 01530 411767 or 07583 484773 or contact..

Sat 9 May, 2015

Haunted Heritage- Donington Le Heath Manor House

Join the Haunted Heritage Investigations team for a full and fascinating evening, when you will discover what happens at Donington le Heath Manor House historic site when all is seemingly quiet. The evening includes:A tour and..

Sat 9 May, 2015

Washington Whirligig - Jazz -Ashby

Washington Whirligig will give you a lively and energetic evening of musical entertainment for an audience both young and old. There’ll be songs you’ll know, there’ll be songs you don’t (but you’ll still be able to whistle them on your way..

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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,..

Sat 9 May, 2015

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 to registrer as a seller contact Emma on abcnctnearlynew@googlemail.com

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..

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..

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..

Fri 15 May, 2015

"Mr Turner" - Film Night - Ibstock Palace

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..

Sat 16 May to Sun 17 May, 2015

Annual Moira Canal Festival

We look forward to seeing you at the Canal Festival -and catch up on progress on the Ashby Canal restoration at the Ashby Canal Association tent. The Moira Furnace Museum will be open and the Joseph Wilkes trip boat will be running. Site open from..

Sat 16 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Mount St Bernard

This guided walk leaves from the Abbey through to the woods to Blackbrook Reservoir for scenic views and on along a disused rail route with views of Fenny Windmill, before returning over high ground to the Abbey. Part of the National Forest Walking..

Sat 16 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Packington

Take a leisurely stroll around farm and woodland taking in Canadian Bison, red deer, alpacas and many more. Finish with a visit to our farm shop for refreshments. The starting point is Hill Farm, Spring Lane, Packington, Leics. LE65 1WU. Start time..

Sat 16 May, 2015

Nordic Walking - National Forest Walking Festival - Moira

Nordic Walking is aimed at individuals who enjoy walking but would like a full body exercise programme. (Similar to cross country training) Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is Moira Furnace, DE12 6AT. Start time is..

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

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Diamond Jubilee Wood

A tour of the main features of the newly planted Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Wood. Includes lake, bird hide and art features. Mainly on gravel and grass paths over rolling counrtyside. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting..

Sun 17 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Gracedieu Priory

This walk passes through part of Gracedieu Wood under the Charnwood Forest Railway. Along part of the forest line canal and into the romantic ruins of Gracedieu Priory, a 13th Century Nunnery. Learn about the areas history along the way with this..

Sun 17 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Woodhouse Eaves

A 2 mile walk around the village and surroundings to discover our beautiful trees including garden trees, hedgerows , woodland andorchard. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is Car Park, Woodhouse Eaves, Village Hall..

Sun 17 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - California to Calcutta

A historical walk including the mid 19th century coal mines known as California, Calcutta and Califat. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is Hough Mill, St Georges Hill, Swannington, Leicestershire, LE67 8QW. Start time..

Sun 17 May, 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,..

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..

Mon 18 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Calke Abbey

This is a social health walk around the beautiful grounds of Calke Abbey. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is in the main car park, DE73 7LE. Start time is 2:15pm. For further information..

Wed 20 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Whitwick

This is a guided village walk which links significant historical siteds in Whitwick.  Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is The Old Station, North Street, Whitwick. LE67 5HA. Start time is 1:30pm. For further..

Wed 20 May, 2015

Heart of the Forest Festival - Measham

Once again Measham will host this annual festival for all of the villages and communities that lie in the heart of the National Forest, and create a special day of community celebration. This award winning festival, attended by many thousands of..

Wed 20 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Coalville

A 6-10 mile walk over mining trails, visiting Hough Windmill, replica of bell pit workings and George Stephenson's Railway route along the Swannington incline. Lunch stop at a local pub. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting..

Thu 21 May, 2015

"Meet some great war soldiers of the Leicestershire regiment" - Miners Morning - Snibston

"Meet some great war soldiers of the Leicestershire Regiment" Presented by Jonathon Capewell. With the aid of recent discoveries of original artifacts, photographs and diaries, you will see and hear the stories of local men who served in the..

Thu 21 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Woodhouse Eaves

This walk is on the eastern edge of the National Forest and is 5 miles passing along mature and new woodland. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is the Village Hall, Woodhouse Eaves, LE12 8RZ. Start time is 10:00am. For..

Fri 22 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Normanton Le Heath

Follow the National Forest Way to Packington, via lunch at a pub then onward to the new planted woodland to commemorate the Queens jubilee. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is the car park off Heather Lane, close to..

Sat 23 May, 2015

"A Night of Glitz, Glamour & Laughter" - Coalville

Hermitage FM presents A night of Glitz, Glamour and Laughter with the famous Ceri Dupree. At the Century Theatre, Coalville. Tickets can be purchased from Hermitage FM coffee lounge, Snibston Discovery Museum, online from centurytheatre.co.uk or via..

Sat 23 May, 2015

Food Gusto Food & Drink Fair - Ashby de la Zouch

Packed with demonstrations, live music, beer tent, fun for kids, sampling and artisan producer stands it really is a great day out for the family.   For more information: call 01530 411337, email info@foodgust.co.uk or..

Sat 23 May, 2015

Writing Workshop - Ashby Library

Writing Workshop with Man Booker Prize shortlisted Author Alison Moore at Ashby Library. Saturday 23rd May 10:30-12:30pm. £15 per adult. Booking Essential. Tel 0116 3055917 or available from Ashby Library.

Sat 23 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Packington

Take a leisurely stroll around farm and woodland taking in Canadian Bison, red deer, alpacas and many more. Finish with a visit to our farm shop for refreshments. The starting point is Hill Farm, Spring Lane, Packington, Leics. LE65 1WU. Start time..

Sat 23 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Melbourne

Come along and walk the National Forest Way from Ticknall to Melbourne. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is the Ashby De La Zouch Tourist Information Centre, North Street, LE65 1HU. Start time is 11:00am. For further..

Sun 24 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Groby

A circular walk from Groby, by the edge of the pool, through to Bradgate Park and back via woods and fields. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is near the CO-OP , Leicester Road, Groby, LE6 0DJ. Start time is..

Sun 24 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Coleorton

A historical walk including the 1970's Fenton and Raper plus the 1850's Califat coal mines - Jessops 1794 tramway and 1833 horse drawn Coleorton railway. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is Hough Mill, St Georges Hill,..

Sun 24 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Snarestone

 A leisurely walk along footpaths and a chance to have a look at the length of Ashby Canal which has recently been restored. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is ouide the Globe Inn,  Main Street,..

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Mon 25 May, 2015

Take Teddy To The Mill

Bring your teddy bear to meet Teddy Miller and his family at Hough Mill. Explore the 200 year old windmill and the Gorse Field with centuries of coal mining history. In 2013 teddies had a ride to the top of the mill, in 2014 teddies enjoyed zip wire..

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Tue 26 May, 2015

Brooke House College Football Academy FREE OPENDAYS

Brooke House College Football Academy is an independent Football Academy based at Brooke House College in Market Harborough, Leicestershire. We are a full time Academy offering a programme which combines training sessions and fixtures with an..

Wed 27 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Packington

Take a leisurely stroll around farm and woodland taking in Canadian Bison, red deer, alpacas and many more. Finish with a visit to our farm shop for refreshments. The starting point is Hill Farm, Spring Lane, Packington, Leics. LE65 1WU. Start time..

Wed 27 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Whitwick

This is a guided village walk which links significant historical siteds in Whitwick.  Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is The Old Station, North Street, Whitwick. LE67 5HA. Start time is 1:30pm. For further..

Wed 27 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Markfield

Walk through unspoiled old woods and meadows passing by Ulverscoft Mill and Priory and visiting Ulvescroft Grange. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is near the Queens Head Inn, Ashby Rd, Markfield, LE67 9UB. Start time..

Wed 27 May, 2015

"The Theory of Everything" (12A) - Ashby Film Night

The Theory of Everything is the story of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in the 1960s. Little was expected from Stephen..

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..

Thu 28 May, 2015

Self Publishing Workshop - Ashby Library

Come along with your novel or short story and learn how to publish your work on the internet with self-published authors Tony Talbot and Victoria Barton. 2-4pm at Ashby Library. £4 per person Booking Essential - 0116 3055917

Thu 28 May, 2015

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Moira

 A heritage walk starting at Moira Furnace along the towpath of the Ashby Canal through Donisthorpe Woodland Park to the old Hinkley railway line. Part of the National Forest Walking Festival. The starting point is Moira Furnace, DE12 6AT. Start..

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 

Sat 30 May, 2015

The Elo Experience & Split Sofa - Pokey Hole - Moira

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

Sun 31 May, 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,..

Thu 4 June, 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: Jo Caulfield..

Fri 5 June, 2015

"Haunted Heritage" Paranormal Investigation - Moira Furnace -

Join the Haunted Heritage Investigations team for a full and fascinating evening, when you will discover what happens at Moira Furnace site when all is seemingly quiet. The evening includes: A tour and vigil with a medium,Training on..

Sat 6 June, 2015

Ashby De La Zouch Fake Festival

Fake Festivals present the Ashby De La Zouch Fake Festival featuring tributes to Artic Monkeys, Foo Fighters, Stone Roses plus  local support bands. All held inside the Fake Festivals marquee with a licensed bar and fenced food and..

Sat 6 June, 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 6 June, 2015

Haunted Heritage- Donington Le Heath Manor House

Join the Haunted Heritage Investigations team for a full and fascinating evening, when you will discover what happens at Donington le Heath Manor House historic site when all is seemingly quiet. The evening includes:A tour and..

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..

Fri 12 June to Sun 14 June, 2015

Download Festival - Castle Donington

 Headlining this years Download Festival are Slipknot. Other artists include Muse and Kiss. See the website for Download Festival 2015 tickets and further details.

Sun 14 June, 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,..

Sun 14 June, 2015

"The Secret Garden" Outdoor Theatre - Donington Le Heath

 Mary Lennox is lost and lonely, sent away from her home in India she finds herself in the wilds of Yorkshire in a vast mansion owned by a distant uncle.  Soon the house begins to give up its mysterious stories, but can she find the key to..

Thu 18 June to Sat 27 June, 2015

Steel Magnolias - Ashby Venture Theatre

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

Sat 20 June, 2015

Ashby de la Zouch Farmers Market

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

Sat 20 June, 2015

Midsummer Baroque - Oakthorpe

A concert of 17th and 18th century music played on period set up instruments, by the Warwickshire Baroque Orchestra. Held at Oakthorpe Methodist Church, Chapel St Oakthorpe, DE12 7QT at 7.30pm. Tickets from Christian Rose Violins £5, tel..

Sat 20 June, 2015

Ivanhoe Way Challenge - Can You Complete 37 Miles in 15 Hours?

Applications for this years Ivanhoe Way Challenge are now open. This is a 37 mile walk around the Ivanhoe Way Footpath in aid of Wishes 4 Kids. Also available is the Ivanhoe Way Half on the same day. Places are limited for both events,..

Thu 25 June, 2015

"Welcome to the Witch's Garden" - Miners Morning - Snibston

"Welcome to the Witch's Garden" Presented by Lynne Tann-Wtason. Lynne has been growing and using herbs for over 40 years.  She talks about the history and folklore of herbs, about herbal preparations, and about some of the individual herbs and..

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 

Sat 27 June, 2015

Coalville Summer Fest

This year Coalville is holding their first Summer Fest. The carnival is on Saturday 27th June. Visit www.coalvilletownteam.com for further information

Sat 27 June, 2015

Proms in the Park - Coalville

NWLDC are organising a Proms in the Park at Coalville Park, with Ockbrook Big Band and other local bands. An opportunity to come along to this FREE event and listen to the fantastic sounds from this well renowned swing band based in the Midlands. A..

Sun 28 June, 2015

Picnic in the Park - Coalville

Picnic in the Park at Coalville Park takes place on Sunday 28 June from 12 noon to 5.30pm. There will be a fantastic line up of live entertainment hosted by Hermitage FM, a children's area, food court, youth zone, and of course our community area..

Wed 1 July, 2015

"What we did on our holiday" (12A) - Ashby Film Night

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..

Thu 2 July, 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: Tom..

Fri 3 July, 2015

Jane Eyre - Outdoor Theatre - Ashby

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Jane Eyre at Ashby Castle.  Join Chapterhouse to watch the lovestory unfold of Jane Eyre the young governess and Mr Rochester. Adapted from Charlotte Bronte's classic novel. Bring along a..

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 4 July, 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 4 July to Sun 5 July, 2015

Vintage Crafts - Shakerstone

Vintage Craft weekend at Market Bosworth Station. Visit stalls selling and displaying items from a bygone age. For more information visit www.battlefieldline.co.uk

Sat 4 July to Sun 5 July, 2015

Ashby Open Gardens Weekend 2015

Ashby Open Gardens -  There are different gardens opening on each day so check the website for information. See a vast array of stunning and unusual plants in glorious locations. Plants for sale and scrumptious cakes! Details of the gardens are..

Sun 5 July, 2015

Music In The Park - Castle Donington

Starting at 12 noon, with an extravaganza of music and entertainment at Spital Park, Castle Donington.    The emphasis for the day is a fun, family afternoon with bands and music for all.  The line-up for the day will..

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..

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

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 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..

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 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,..

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..

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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..

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.  ..

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

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..

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 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..

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..

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

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 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 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..

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 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 

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 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..

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.  ..

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 

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..

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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 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.  ..

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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