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On Now until Mon 28 September, 2015

Castle Donington Museum Exhibition

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

On Now until 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 25 May, 2015

Superbike World Championship - Donington Park

The only circuit in the UK where you can see live World Superbike action is here at Donington Park over the weekend of 22/23/24 May 2015. Come along and experience the amazing atmosphere that you only get with live motorcycle racing.  For..

On Now until Sat 23 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..

On Now until Tue 26 May, 2015

Flower Festival - Ashby De La Zouch

Stories from Ashby's past and hopes for the future - brought to life by floral art. Plus heritage "pop up" teashop. At St Helen's Church, Ashby de la Zouch.  10:00am - 5:00pm 22nd - 23rd May. 12:00pm - 5:00pm 24th May. 10:00am - 4:00pm 25th..

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

Meet the artist Di Lorriman - Ashby Arts Festival

Study Techniques:art materials: work in progress. Look at finished works in the Coach HouseGallery.   Refreshments proceeds to charity. Free. Booking essential. Timed meetings between 11:00 and 3:00pm for a 45 minute slot. Tickets available from..

Sat 23 May to Mon 25 May, 2015

Art Exhibition - Ticknall

The Ashby Guild of Artists returns to Ticknall with a selection of work for their Spring Exhibition at Ticknall Village Hall on the 23rd to 25th May. Entry fee 50p. Proceeds donation to charity.  10am - 5pm. Free Parking The Guild was set up as..

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

"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 to Sun 7 June, 2015

Ashby Arts Festival Galleries 2015

  Open Art Exhibition and Photography Exhibition High quality art and photography from both professional and amateur local artists and competition entrants.  The exhibitions will also be accompanied by live acoustic performances 23rd, 24th..

Sat 23 May, 2015

Hood Park Leisure Centre, Outdoor Pool Opening Day - Ashby

Come along to Hood Park Leisure Centre for the opening day of the outdoor pool between 9am -6pm. Poolside BBQ is available from 12 noon. Entry is £1 all day. For more information call Hood Park on  01530 412181 or log on to..

Sat 23 May, 2015

Bon Jovi Uk the Tribute Band - Conkers - Moira

This live and electrifying show will leave you thinking you have seen the real thing! At Conkers Waterside Amphitheatre, Moira DE12 6GA. Doors Open: 7:30pm starts 8pm. Price: Adults £12.50 , children £7.50. Family 2+2 £30.  No food or drink..

Sat 23 May to Mon 25 May, 2015

Art and Craft in the Crypt - Ashby Arts Festival

CrypticArt will be displaying arts and crafts for sale in the crypt at Our Lady Of Lourdes RC Church Station Road , Ashby de la Zouch , as part of the Ashby Arts Festival . We will be open over the bank holiday weekend May 23rd , 24th and 25th from..

Sat 23 May, 2015

Broom Leys Choral Society - An Evening of Music - Ashby

Broom Leys Choral Society  presents an Evening of Music at St Helen's Church, Ashby. In aid of St. Helen's Heritage Project. £8 per ticket, Children under 16 are free. Tickets available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre, telephone 01530..

Sat 23 May, 2015

"Quick Flicks" Short Films - Ashby Arts Festival

A set of short film dramas from 15-20 minutes each. Drama, history, comedy, nostalgia something for everyone. Part of Ashby Arts Festival. At the Venture Theatre, doors open 7:00pm. Film from 7:30pm. Bar available. Tickets £5 each and are available..

Sat 23 May, 2015

Plant Sale - Ashby

The Friends of Ashby Bath Grounds will be raising money for the Hospice Hope Charity and Friends of Ashby Bath Grounds during this years Ashby Arts Festival week. The plant sale relies on kind donations of members of the public, local groups and..

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 - 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,..

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,..

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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..

Mon 25 May, 2015

Friends of Westfields Family Fun Day - Ashby

Come and join us for fun, frolics and a fabulous family time. At Westfields Recreational Ground (Off Abbey Drive) Ashby. For more information contact friendsofwestfields@hotmail.com

Tue 26 May, 2015

Adult Papercraft Workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

Come and learn the art of paper cutting with artist Hannah Webb. Bring your own design to create a lovely papercut.  10:00am -12:00pm, At Ashby Library. £10 per person Tickets available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre telephone 01530..

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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 - 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

Activity Fun Day - Ashby

Activity Fun Day for people with learning disabilities and the people who work with them. Activities include: crafts, bowls, line dancing. If you or someone you know would like to book a place on this free activity fun day, please call Magda Allen -..

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

"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..

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

Painting Workshop with Di Lorriman "Lets Paint Poppies" - Ashby Arts Festival

You are invited to a painting workshop "Lets Paint Poppies" run by local artist Di Lorriman. At Ashby Baptist Church from 1pm - 4pm. Cost £20 to include all materials. All abilities welcome. To book telephone Ashby Tourist Information Centre 01530..

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..

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

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

Mad Hatter's Tea Party - Snibston

The Mad Hatters Tea Party - 2 sessions 10:30-2:15 or 12:30-4:15. Booking Essential £11.95 per person.  Price includes: Entry into the museum, Alice & The rabbit wonder trail Mad Hatter's Tea Party Train Ride Pets Corner Craft..

Thu 28 May, 2015

"Mummy and Me" Kumihimo Workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

Come and learn the art of Japanese Kumihimo braiding with Daisy Doo. Make a beautiful bracelet Ages 5+ 10:00am -12:00pm, At Ashby Library. £6 adults, £4 child.  Tickets available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre telephone 01530..

Fri 29 May, 2015

"Creatures of the National Forest" Childrens Workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

Bring along an old paperback book and learn to paper fold it into a lovely woodland animal with local artist Di Lorriman. Ages 5- 11 years 10:00am -11:30am, At Ashby Library. £4 Tickets available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre telephone 01530..

Sat 30 May, 2015

"A Dragon's Tale" Performance and Workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

Paul Batten of Theatrix Arts performs the magical story, based on the legend of the Lambton Worm, with puppets, scenery, music and sound effects. Afterwards join a workshop to create your own dragon puppet. At Ashby Baptist Church. Performance..

Sat 30 May, 2015

"Guy's Acoustic Extravaganza" - Ashby Arts Festival

Join Guy Rodgers, Hicks and Goulbourn, Big Mog and the Houseband, Phantom Horse and John Hough for an outstanding evening of acoustic music from all genres. 7:30 till late. At the Venture Theatre. £10 per ticket Tickets available from Ashby Tourist..

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,..

Tue 2 June, 2015

Croquet Open Evening - Moira

A chance to try the fascinating sport of croquet free of charge, with an introduction to the basics from members of Ashby Croquet Club. At Moira Miners Welfare Sports Ground. Bath Lane, Moira, DE12 6BP. 6-8PM For more info phone 01283 703585 or 01283..

Wed 3 June, 2015

Ashby Museum - Talk - Hathern Microbrewery

Friends of Ashby Museum present a talk by John Worsfield from Hathern Microbrewery. 2pm start. £3 per person which includes tea/coffee and biscuits after the talk. For bookings call 01530 560090 and for further information please see the..

Thu 4 June, 2015

Carers summers fest - whitwick

Leicestershire Support For Carers Festival. This event is for unpaid, informal carers and will focus on carer health and wellbeing. The event is being held at Hermitage leisure centre in Whitwick. 10am- 2pm For further information telephone 0845 689..

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

"Testament of Youth" (12A) Century Theatre - Coalville

Big screen adaptation of Vera Brittain's WWl memoir vividly conveys the utter futility of war. Vera puts her dream of an Oxford education on hold and enlists as a nurse to be near her loved ones at the front...but the horrors that await change her..

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

20th Annual Fete and dog show - Netherseal

Ashby Castle Rotary Club and Newlands House 20th Annual Fete & Dog Show with an RAF Flypast to be held on 6th June 2015 between 12.00 midday and 5.00pm at LCD Newlands House, Main Street, Netherseal, Derbyshire DE12 8DA. Lots to see and do..

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

Kids History Club - Ashby Museum - "History with Art"

Kids Club at Ashby Museum are hosting a History With Art at Ashby Museum. 11:00am -16:00pm.  Free Entry. Kids must bring an adult. Open to all children of primary school age. For further information telephone 01530 560090 or visit the..

Sat 6 June, 2015

Book Sale at Blackfordby Village Hall

a wonderful selection of books will be on sale at Blackfordby Village Hall , Sandtop Lane , Blackfordby DE11 8Al on Saturday 6th June from 11:00 to 14:00 Refreshments available Free entry

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..

Sun 7 June, 2015

Flaming Skirt Festival 2015 - Contemporary Arts Festival - Ashby, Moira, Snibston

Travel around by double-decker bus and enjoy a day of creative fun for the whole family. North West Leicestershire's Contemporary Arts Festival on the move. 10:00am - Ivanhoe College Ashby 11:45am - On the bus 12:15pm Moira Furnace Museum and Country..

Thu 11 June, 2015

Quiet Gardens in Leicestershire -Mount St Bernard's Abbey

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

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.

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..

Sat 13 June, 2015

ABBA Reunion - CONKERS

Abba Reunion is the world class leading tribute show. At Conkers Waterside Amphitheatre, Moira DE12 6GA. Doors Open: 7:30pm starts 8pm. Price: £22.50 per ticket No food or drink to be brought onsite, fully licensed bar and snacks available. FREE..

Sat 13 June, 2015

"A Night at the Movies" - Ashby Concert Band

Ashby Concert Band in association with help4harry presents "A Night at the Movies" A programme of film music. At Holy Trinity Church, Ashby. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £10 for adults, £5 for 5-16 years, under 5's free. Tickets available from Ashby..

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..

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,..

Thu 18 June to Sat 27 June, 2015

"The Final Test" - Ashby Venture Theatre

"The Final Test" A comedy performed by Ashby Dramatic Society. 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..

Fri 19 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. Edinburgh Festival Preview..

Sat 20 June, 2015

The Rag Dolls (Jersey Boys Tribute) - Conkers

The Jersey Boys show featuring the Rag Dolls - a tribute to Frakie Valli and the Four Seasons. At Conkers Waterside Amphitheatre, Moira DE12 6GA. Doors Open: 7:30pm starts 8pm. Price: £16 per ticket No food or drink to be brought onsite, fully..

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Sat 20 June, 2015

Breedon Monster - Obstacle Adventure Fun Run

The Breedon Monster event is a fun 3k or 6k obstacle adventure run for adults and children of all ages and levels of ability, where participants are pursued by a large, friendly monster! Running through beautiful countryside, participants will have..

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,..

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

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 to Sun 21 June, 2015

Open osgathorpe village event

Open Osgathorpe is run by the Parish Fundraising Committee, its a 2 day event starting on Saturday 20th at noon and finishing Sunday 21st, both days end at 5pm. There will be something for all. Open Gardens around the village, Scarecrow competition,..

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Sat 20 June, 2015

Heart of the Forest Festival - Measham

Where = Meaasham High Street and Leisure Centre Grounds - Sat Nav - DE12 7HR What’s On = Our 8th Annual FREE ENTRY Festival starts with a parade of floats, music and colour. The parade theme for this years is ‘’ Disney ‘’ see if you can..

Sun 21 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 8.00pm.  £6 in advance, food available 7.30pm to 8.pm. Acts Include:10 comedians, competing for English comedian..

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Wed 24 June, 2015

Makeshift - Children's Art Workshop - Glenfield

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

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..

Thu 25 June, 2015

Quiet Gardens in Leicestershire - Coalville

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

Fri 26 June to Sat 27 June, 2015

'Gaslight' - Diseworth

Charnwood Community Theatre presents the play 'Gaslight' by Patrick Hamilton. A thriller set in the late Victorian period, it tells the story of woman's battle for her sanity, the machinations of her husband and the search for the proceeds of a..

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Fri 26 June, 2015

Coalville Care Home Summer Fete and 20th Anniversary celebration

All are welcome!!! We will have the Summer Fete at Coalville Care Home, Albert Road, Coalville plus the 20th Anniversary celebration of the home on Friday, 26 June 2015. We will have different stalls put up in the morning from 9:30-12:00 @ the..

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..

Fri 26 June, 2015

An Evening with Mary Queen of Scots - Ashby

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..

Fri 26 June, 2015

Kingsman (15) - Century Theatre - Coalville

  Gary"Eggsy" Unwin (Taron Egerton), whose late father secretly worked for a spy organization, lives in a South London housing estate and seems headed for a life behind bars. However, dapper agent Harry Hart (Colin Firth) recognizes potential..

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

Soulnight at Moira Furnace

Soulnights.com are playing at Moira Furnace on 27th June from 7pm until 11pm. Real DJ's who play old school vinyl's for Motown and Northern Soul 60's/70's. £5.00 per ticket from Ashby Tourist Information Centre 01530 411767. soulnights.com|By netq

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

Ashby Castle Lawn Tennis Club Charity and Open Day

Ashby Castle Lawn Tennis Club (off South Street) are holding their annual Charity and Open day event across 24 hours from 3rd - 4th July, featuring a 24 hour marathon with a range of exciting tennis matches and events led by coaches Alex Guzder and..

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..

Fri 3 July, 2015

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (PG) - Coalville

The second Best Exotoic Marigold Hotel Starring Dame Judi Dench, Bill Nighy,Maggie Smith, Richard Gere. At Century Cinema, The Century Theatre, Snibston Coalville LE67 3LN. Doors open 7pm, show commences 7.30pm. Admission £3.50 pay on the door. For..

Fri 3 July, 2015

Parking Space Concert - Acoustic Music - Ashby

An opportunity to enjoy a live performance of wonderful acoustic music from this talented trio, singer Adele Adshead, pianist Tanvi Muir and percussionist Stuart Wood, on Friday 3rd July 2015 7.30pm at Holy Trinity Church Ashby de la Zouch. Light..

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..

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, 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

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..

Thu 9 July, 2015

Quiet Gardens in Leicestershire - Measham

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

Sat 11 July, 2015

80's Revival - Conkers

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

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,..

Sat 25 July, 2015

Whalebone Folk concert at Blackfordby Village Hall

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

Sat 25 July, 2015

Bring Back the Bucks - Conkers

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

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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..

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..

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.  ..

Thu 6 August, 2015

Quiet Gardens in Leicestershire - Measham

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

Thu 6 August, 2015

Fun House Comedy Club - Ashby

Fun House Comedy Club at Ashby Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby. LE65 1AB,  Tel 01530415039. Doors open 7.30pm Starts 8.15pm  All Shows £10 advance (unless stated otherwise), food available 7.30pm to 8.pm. Acts Include: Daliso..

Sat 8 August, 2015

"The Magic of Motown" - Conkers

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

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 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 22 August to Sun 23 August, 2015

Ashby & Willesley Vintage Festival 2015- Moira

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

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

Queen Tribute Band - Conkers

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

Sat 5 September, 2015

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

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

Sat 5 September, 2015

Tudor Craft Day - Donington le Heath

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

Sat 5 September, 2015

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 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

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 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..

Fri 4 December, 2015

Christmas Cheer Event - Castle Donington

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

Sat 5 December, 2015

Tudor Craft Day - Donington le Heath

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

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Sat 5 December to Sun 6 December, 2015

Brooksby Hall Antiques, Vintage and Collectors Fair

5th & 6th December 2015, A 2-day Antiques, Collectors & Vintage weekend. A magnificent 16th century country house in beautiful Leicestershire countryside (just 7 miles from the market town of Melton Mowbray).Visitors can stroll from room to..

Sat 19 December, 2015

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 

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..

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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