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On Now until Thu 31 July, 2014

Buggycise - Moira

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 Mon 4 August, 2014

Heather Scarecrow Festival

The village of Heather will be transformed when around 80 scarecrow creations from film, music, sport and topical issues are made by the residents of Heather and displayed outside their homes. Vote for your favourite scarecrow in various..

On Now until Sat 2 August, 2014

MRC Summer Playscheme - DONISTHORPE

** Suitable for children aged 4-14 years ** Come along and enjoy arts & carfts, sports & games - keep active & have fun. Meet up with your friends and make some new ones! Donisthorpe Youth Club @ Jungle Madness DE12 7PY Sessions: 10am -..

On Now until Tue 29 July, 2014

Fabulous Flying Machines - Snibston - Colaville

Come along to Snibston, Ashby Road, Coalville LE67 3LN and let your imagination run wild and design the transport of the future…rockets….planes…hovercraft…where will your imagination take you? From 1pm - 3pm. Included in admission price. For..

On Now until Tue 29 July, 2014

Story Time Walk - Moira

These sessions take place at Moira Furnace and involves a short walk and a story each of the following walks will have a theme and cost £2 per family. The session is suitable for toddlers through to primary aged children. From 10.30am - 11.30am. The..

On Now until Tue 29 July, 2014

FREE Mobile SK8 Park - Ellistown

At St Christopher's Park Ellistown 1pm - 3pm. The FREE mobile skate park has a quarter pipe, ramps, fly offs, grind rail and fun box suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced. The park is suitable for both skateboards and inlines..

Tue 29 July, 2014

The Great Snibston Parachute Challenge - Coalville

Come along to Snibston, Ashby Road, Coalville LE67 3LN and see if you can design and build a parachute that will allow an egg to land safely from a height of 5 meters. A fun event for all the family. From 1pm - 3pm. Included in the..

Wed 30 July, 2014

FREE Mobile SK8 Park - Measham

At Measham Leisure Centre 1pm - 3pm. The FREE mobile skate park has a quarter pipe, ramps, fly offs, grind rail and fun box suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced. The park is suitable for both skateboards and inlines..

Wed 30 July, 2014

The Dangerous Science of Mining - Snibston

Be part of Snibston's new interactive science show. The show draws out the role science has to play in the mining industry through live experiments and demonstrations with a bit of a 'wow' factor. Suitable for ages 7+. At The Century Theatre,..

Wed 30 July, 2014

New Theatre Group Starting in Ibstock

Be in at the beginning of a new theatre group starting up in Ibstock. Hoping to put on Plays, pantomimes, musical reviews etc. Looking for people who would like to "try their hand" at all aspects of "the theatre" on and off stage. The..

Thu 31 July, 2014

WW1Event - Donington le Heath

Learn about the soldiers, sailors and airmen fighting on all fronts during the Great War, with hands on activities and costumed reenactors. At Donington le Heath Manor House from 2pm - 4pm, £3 Adults £2 Children. For further information,..

Fri 1 August, 2014

Muppets Most Wanted (U) - Century Cinema - Coalville

The Muppets are back! And this time they are taking on the world in an exciting and hilarious new spy thriller that will take you on a whirlwind adventure of mistaken identity, dastardly sidekicks and double dealing doppelgangers. Featuring star..

Fri 1 August, 2014

FREE Mobile SK8 Park - Belton

At Belton Football and Cricket Club 1pm - 3pm. The FREE mobile skate park has a quarter pipe, ramps, fly offs, grind rail and fun box suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced. The park is suitable for both skateboards and..

Fri 1 August, 2014

"Gravity" (PG) - Ibstock Palace

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after a catastrophe destroys their shuttle and leaves them adrift in orbit. Staring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris. At Ibstock Palace film starts 7.30pm. Tickets £5/£4..

Sat 2 August to Sun 3 August, 2014

WW1 - Flower Festival and Craft Fair - Heather

"Poetry From The Trenches" Flower Festival. A weekend Flower Festival with the theme "Poetry From The Trenches" is being held at Heather St Jonh the Baptist Church from 11am - 5pm both days, and  a craft fair on Saturday from 1pm - 5pm. FREE..

Sat 2 August, 2014

Tudor Craft Day - Donington le Heath

Saturday 2nd August 3:00 pm. Held on the first Saturday of every month, with demonstrations of a wide range of cottage crafts which would have been undertaken in a house like this hosted by... the Friends of Donington. At Donington le Heath..

Sat 2 August to Sun 3 August, 2014

Under Enemy Control - Ashby Castle

Travel back to the mid 17th century where the Civil War is colourfully brought to life by the Wardour Garrison. Learn how to load and fire a musket, watch military drills, experience and witness daily life under siege. At Ashby Castle from 10am - 5pm..

Sat 2 August, 2014

Tudor Craft Day -Donington le Heath

Held on the first Saturday of every month, with 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..

Sun 3 August, 2014

WW1 Commemoration - Ashby de la Zouch

Holy Trinity Church, Ashby de la Zouch are holding a World War 1 Commemoration at 10.30 a.m. during the Family Service on 3rd Aug. To mark the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War on the theme of  'Fear and..

Sun 3 August, 2014

Battleflat and Beyond Guided Bike Ride

We leave Coalville 11.00am on the new shared use cycle network and head out of town towards Bardon, through to the Bardon 22 industrial area and on to the area known as Battleflat. This is where, according to local legend/history, the Battle of..

Sun 3 August, 2014

WW1 Centenary Commemoration - Ashby

St Helen's Church in Ashby de la Zouch are holding a community event with music, poems, hymns, stories, readings and prayers at 2.30pm.

Sun 3 August, 2014

WW1 Event - Moira

A World War 1 event is being held at Moira Furnace from 11am - 4pm. 'Up and at em' re-enactment.  Stall exhibiting WW1/11 memorabilia. Church Gresley Brass Band will be playing WW1 themed music. Local heritage exhibition by local..

Sun 3 August, 2014

WW1 Commemoration Service - Ashby

Holy Trinity Church, Ashby will be holding a WW1 Commemoration at their Family Service at 10.30am. The theme will be "Fear and Courage". The service will include a video about a WW1 hero and an interview with a recently serving soldier.

Mon 4 August, 2014

WW1 - Lights Out "Light a Candle" - Diseworth

 The Royal British Legion are encouraging everyone in the UK to turn off their lights between 10pm and 11pm on 4 August 2014 – leaving only a single light or candle for this symbolic act of reflection and hope. Join in yourself at Diseworth..

Mon 4 August to Fri 8 August, 2014

MRC Summer Playscheme - OAKTHORPE

** Suitable for children aged 4-14 years ** Come along and enjoy arts & carfts, sports & games - keep active & have fun. Meet up with your friends and make some new ones! Oakthorpe Primary School DE12 7RE Sessions: 10am - 3pm £8, 10am -..

Mon 4 August to 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..

Mon 4 August, 2014

FREE Mobile SK8 Park - Donisthorpe

At Donisthorpe DM's Centre 1pm - 3pm. The FREE mobile skate park has a quarter pipe, ramps, fly offs, grind rail and fun box suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced. The park is suitable for both skateboards and inlines..

Mon 4 August, 2014

Fabulous Flying Machines - Snibston - Coalville

Come along to Snibston, Ashby Road, Coalville LE67 3LN and let your imagination run wild and design the transport of the future…rockets….planes…hovercraft…where will your imagination take you? From 1pm - 3pm. Included in admission price. For..

Mon 4 August, 2014

Medieval Day at Moira Furnace

Join in the battles and archery, with the Medieval Knight and Noblemen, meet the Moira Monk, catch the witch for the ducking stool in the pond and don't forget to dress in your best medieval costume. Bring a picnic or visit the tea room situated in..

Tue 5 August, 2014

Lunchtime Walks - Coalville

Walking is a fun and gentle way of getting fit and staying healthy. no need to book just turn up. These led walks are around 30 - 45 minutes, around local greenspaces. This walk from Stephenson Industrial Estate starts 12.30pm meet..

Wed 6 August, 2014

FREE Mobile SK8 Park - Coalville

At Coalville Car Park next to the Co-op 1pm - 3pm. The FREE mobile skate park has a quarter pipe, ramps, fly offs, grind rail and fun box suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced. The park is suitable for both skateboards and..

Wed 6 August to Wed 10 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..

Thu 7 August, 2014

Family Geocaching - Coalville

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..

Thu 7 August, 2014

Pirate Fun Day - Donington le Heath

Avast ye! The good ship Donington will hove back into view with it’s terrible pirate hoard. Learn how to use a cutlass, play priate games, join in the craft fun... , enter the best dressed pirate competition and fight the great Pirate battle..

Fri 8 August, 2014

Rio 2 (U)- Century Cinema - Coalville

It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law. Starring Jesse..

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Fri 8 August to Sun 10 August, 2014

Classic Motorcycle Festival - Donington Park

As well as a full range of Suzuki RG500’s including bikes that Barry Sheene won his 500cc GP titles on in 1976 and 1977 there will be a display of thoroughbred racing motorcycles from the Brooklands era right through to the latest in GP and..

Fri 8 August to Sun 10 August, 2014

Strawberry Fields Festival - Heather

At Cattows Farm, Heather, Leicestershire. LE67 2TD The eclectic Strawberry Fields Festival returns to The National Forest for its fifth year! Strawberry Fields Festival is widely regarded as one of the fastest growing and most exciting independent..

Fri 8 August, 2014

FREE Mobile SK8 Park- Whitwick

At Hermitage Leisure Centre 1pm - 3pm. The FREE mobile skate park has a quarter pipe, ramps, fly offs, grind rail and fun box suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced. The park is suitable for both skateboards and inlines..

Fri 8 August, 2014

Godzilla (12A) - Century Cinema - Coalville

An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten..

Sat 9 August, 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

Sun 10 August, 2014

The British Tommy 1914-1944 - Donington le Heath

Sunday 10th August 6:30 pm. To mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of WW1 and the 70th anniversary of the storming of the Normandy Beaches, Tommy Atkins Society show how the men of ... the Leicestershire Regiment would have been equipped..

Sun 10 August, 2014

Colliery and Railway Histroy Guided Bike Ride - Coalville

This ride celebrates the rich industrial history of Coalville and the local area. A British Cycling Ride Leader and member of the Leicestershire Industrial History Society, with the kind support of Swannington Heritage Trust, invites you to join..

Mon 11 August, 2014

Story Time Walk - Moira

These sessions take place at Moira Furnace and involves a short walk and a story each of the following walks will have a theme and cost £2 per family. The session is suitable for toddlers through to primary aged children. From 10.30am - 11.30am. The..

Mon 11 August, 2014

FREE Mobile SK8 Park - Ellistown

At St Christopher's Park Ellistown 1pm - 3pm. The FREE mobile skate park has a quarter pipe, ramps, fly offs, grind rail and fun box suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced. The park is suitable for both skateboards and inlines..

Mon 11 August to Fri 15 August, 2014

Ashby Churches Holiday Club

A Scripture Union Holiday Club Programme for children aged from reception to year 6. Mega Makers! Drama, Puzzles, Stories, Games, Songs and Crafts. At Ashby Baptist Church, Brook Street, Ashby. From 10am - 12 noon (doors open at 9.50am). Cost £1.50..

Mon 11 August, 2014

Fabulous Flying Machines - Snibston - Coalville

Come along to Snibston, Ashby Road, Coalville LE67 3LN and let your imagination run wild and design the transport of the future…rockets….planes…hovercraft…where will your imagination take you? From 1pm - 3pm. Included in admission price. For..

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Mon 11 August to Fri 15 August, 2014

MRC Summer Playscheme - ALBERT VILLAGE

** Suitable for children aged 4-14 years ** Come along and enjoy arts & carfts, sports & games - keep active & have fun. Meet up with your friends and make some new ones! Albert Village Primary School DE11 8HA Sessions: 10am - 3pm £8,..

Tue 12 August, 2014

Lunchtime Walk - Coalville

Walking is a fun and gentle way of getting fit and staying healthy. no need to book just turn up. These led walks are around 30 - 45 minutes, around local greenspaces. This walk from Hermitage Industrial Estate starts 12.30pm meet at..

Wed 13 August, 2014

Charity Marathon Relay Challenge - Moira

Lets Go Local Charity Marathon Relay Challenge. At Hicks Lodge, Moira 6pm. Bring a team to run the classic marathon distance as a relay round the picturesque lake on the Hicks Lodge circuit trail raising monies for local charity Me and Dee and..

Wed 13 August, 2014

The Dangerous Science of Mining - Snibston

Be part of Snibston's new interactive science show. The show draws out the role science has to play in the mining industry through live experiments and demonstrations with a bit of a 'wow' factor. Suitable for ages 7+. At The Century Theatre,..

Wed 13 August, 2014

FREE Mobile SK8 Park - Measham

At Measham Leisure Centre 1pm - 3pm. The FREE mobile skate park has a quarter pipe, ramps, fly offs, grind rail and fun box suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced. The park is suitable for both skateboards and inlines..

Thu 14 August, 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 14 August, 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..

Fri 15 August, 2014

FREE Mobile SK8 Park - Belton

At Belton Football and Cricket Club 1pm - 3pm. The FREE mobile skate park has a quarter pipe, ramps, fly offs, grind rail and fun box suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced. The park is suitable for both skateboards and..

Fri 15 August, 2014

The Croods (U) - Century Cinema - Coalville

The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the worlds first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods..

Sat 16 August, 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 16 August, 2014

Ebenezer Church Flower and Local History Displays - Coalville

At Ebenezer Baptist Church, Ashby Road Coalville. Open 10 to 1 on Friday and 10 to 4 Saturday. Come and see local Ashby Road history, wedding photographs from the 1950s, a centenary display around the WW1 memorial in the church and wonderful..

Sat 16 August, 2014

A Midsummer Nights Dream - Ashby de la Zouch

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and raucous travelling..

Sat 16 August to Tue 26 August, 2014

Art Exhibition - Thringstone

An Art Exhibition by local artists is being held at Thringstone Community Centre from 16th - 26th August. Opening times : Saturdays 1pm - 5pm, Sundays 2pm - 5pm, Weekdays and Bank Holiday Monday 3pm - 9pm. FREE event at Thringstone House..

Sat 16 August, 2014

Ashby De La Zouch Famers 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 16 August to Sun 17 August, 2014

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..

Sun 17 August, 2014

Town and Country Guided Bike Ride - Coalville

On this 16mile ride we travel along no fewer than four (count them!) off road trails where the cycling will be relaxed.  Within a mile of the start we will swing on to the Bosworth Trail and leave Coalville.  After another mile and a..

Sun 17 August, 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.

Sun 17 August, 2014

"A Days Work" - Folk Opera - Moira - WW1

"A Days Work" is a Folk Opera written by Mick Ryan. Using original songs, spoken verse, monologue, dialogue and movement, It tells the story of a group of farm labourers, members of a ‘mummers’ team, who join up, or refuse to join up, and..

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Mon 18 August to Fri 22 August, 2014

MRC Summer Playscheme - MOIRA

** Suitable for children aged 4-14 years ** Come along and enjoy arts & crafts, sports & games - keep active & have fun. Meet up with your friends and make some new ones! Ashby Woulds Youth Centre, Moira DE12 7DP Sessions: 10am - 3pm £8,..

Mon 18 August, 2014

FREE Mobile SK8 PArk - Donisthorpe

At Donisthorpe DM's Centre 1pm - 3pm. The FREE mobile skate park has a quarter pipe, ramps, fly offs, grind rail and fun box suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced. The park is suitable for both skateboards and inlines..

Tue 19 August, 2014

Wuthering Heights - Donington le Heath

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present Emily Bronte’s classic love story set on the beautiful, mysterious wilderness of the Yorkshire moors. This treasured story of enduring love and passion has thrilled and entranced for generations and..

Wed 20 August, 2014

FREE Mobile SK8 Park - Coalville

At Coalville Car Park next to the Co-op 1pm - 3pm. The FREE mobile skate park has a quarter pipe, ramps, fly offs, grind rail and fun box suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced. The park is suitable for both skateboards and..

Thu 21 August, 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 22 August, 2014

FREE Mobile SK8 Park - Whitwick

At Hermitage Leisure Centre 1pm - 3pm. The FREE mobile skate park has a quarter pipe, ramps, fly offs, grind rail and fun box suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced. The park is suitable for both skateboards and inlines..

Fri 22 August, 2014

Epic (U) - Century Cinema - Coalville

EPIC is an action-adventure comedy that reveals a hidden world unlike any other. From the creators of ICE AGE, EPIC tells the story of an ongoing battle deep in the forest between the forces of good who keep the natural world alive and the forces of..

Fri 22 August, 2014

The Love Punch (12A) - Century Cinema - Coalville

Richard and Kate are a divorced couple who have an amicable relationship. Richard who's about to retire learns that his company's assets have been frozen because it's under investigation and that includes the pension fund. When the owner goes out of..

Sun 24 August, 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..

Mon 25 August, 2014

The National Forest Wood Fair - Beacon Hill

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

Mon 25 August, 2014

Craft Fair - Christ Church, Coalville

A Craft Fair with refreshments will be held from 10am - 4pm at Christ Church Halls, London Road, Coalville. FREE entry. Lots of lovely craft stalls selling a range of unique gifts. FREE parking on site and in car park opposite. Raising funds for St..

Fri 29 August to Sun 31 August, 2014

WW1 Commemorative Weekend - Hugglescote

On Friday and Saturday there will be a WW1 Music Hall event at Hugglescote Social Club 7.30pm, £5 per ticket. On Saturday and Sunday there will be a Poppy Walk from "The Bear" statue at various times during the day.Displays and Refreshments will be..

Sat 30 August to Sun 31 August, 2014

Ashby & Willesley Vintage Festival - Moira

Situated right in the Heart of the National Forest at Moira Furnace DE12 6AT, this weekend festival will be a great outing for all the family. Come and support the first ever Ashby and Willesley Vintage Festival and step back in time and see: steam..

Sun 31 August, 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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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.

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,..

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

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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..

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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..

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.

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

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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.

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..

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

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..

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..

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 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..

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..

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)..

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..

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 - 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..

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- 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..

Thu 16 October, 2014

The Daily Bread - Century Theatre - 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..

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 - 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..

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..

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..

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..

Thu 6 November, 2014

Around The World in 80 Days - Century Theatre - 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

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

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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

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..

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