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On Now until Fri 1 July, 2016

The Return of the Sixpenny Switchback Exhibition - Ashby Museum

Temporary Exhibition in the Loudoun Gallery, Ashby Museum On until the 30th June 2016 THE SIXPENNY SWITCHBACK The Burton and Ashby Light Railways was owned by the Midland Railway and built to connect their stations at Burton, Swadlincote, where..

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On Now until Sun 26 June, 2016

'Have a Go' Archaeology on the Bath Grounds - Ashby

'Have a Go' Archaeology on the Bath Grounds - FREE Anyone can take part in this exciting free opportunity to ‘have a go’ at archaeology on the Bath Grounds. Learn how to carry out geophysical and topographic surveys and then have a go yourself..

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On Now until Sat 2 September, 2017

Woolly wildlife trail - Dimminsdale

To celebrate the Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust's 60th Anniversary, two woolly wildlife trails have been created on two of our nature reserves - Dimminsdale Nature Reserve (near Calke) and Holwell Nature Reserve (near Melton..

On Now until Sun 26 June, 2016

Open Afternoon Whitwick Historical Group

Whitwick Historical Group are holding an Open Afternoon at the Old Station, North Street Whitwick LE67 5HA from 12 noon until 4pm. The focus is to commemorate 30 years since the closure of Whitwick Colliery. WHG has a vast photographic archive..

On Now until Sun 26 June, 2016

Palace Social Dance - Ibstock

Palace Social Dance. A very popular evening of Ballroom, Latin, and Sequence. Doors & bar open at 7.00pm. Dancing from 7.30pm ‘til 10.300pm. Tickets: £5.00. Advance tickets: from The Palace Tel: 01530 262400 or Halls Tel: 01530 260460. Tickets..

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On Now until Sun 26 June, 2016

The High Tea & Happiness Party 2016 - Coalville

Fairy Friends UK presents.........The High Tea & Happiness Party 2016 St. David's Church Halls 7 Greenhill Road Broom leys LE67 4RL Join us for sometime spent Socialising, shopping, relaxing, pampering and enjoying yummy food and drinks! Ladies,..

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On Now until Sun 26 June, 2016

Measham Museum Open Day

Bring your family along to the open day at Measham Museum from 1pm - 5pm. Display of Motorbikes, Stalls & Competitions, Refreshments. Admission £1, Children FREE with an Adult.

On Now until Sun 26 June, 2016

Fairy friends uk presents.........the high tea & happiness party 2016

Join us for sometime spent Socialising, shopping, relaxing, pampering and enjoying yummy food and drinks! Ladies, Girlies, Mums, Grans, Nans, Aunties.......come along and experience a fabulous afternoon in a warm and friendly, relaxing atmosphere.

Wed 29 June, 2016

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Talks - Richard III: From Villain to Hero"

A series of 6 talks which can be attended as a series or individually. Talk 2 – Richard III: From Villain to Hero This talk will encompass the causes of the Cousins’ War (The Wars of the Roses), Richard’s reputation alive and dead, the..

Fri 1 July to Sun 3 July, 2016

The National Forest Folk Festival 2016 - Moira - CANCELLED

The following acts are just some of those already lined up to appear at the 2016 National Forest Folk Festival….. DEMON BARBERS XL, LUCY WARD, THE WILSONS, HANNAH JAMES’ JIGDOLL, MONSTER CEILIDH SOUND SYSTEM, ROISIN..

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Fri 1 July, 2016

Ibstock Business Centre Open Day

IBSTOCK BUSINESS CENTRE WILL BE HOLDING AN OPEN DAY ON FRIDAY 1ST JULY 2016 AT 57 HIGH STREET, IBSTOCK, LE67 6LH. IT WILL RUN FROM 10.00 AM TO 4.00 PM. EVERYONE WELCOME INCLUDING LOCAL BUSINESSES AND THE WHOLE COMMUNITY.

Fri 1 July, 2016

Palace Line Dance - Ibstock

Palace Line Dance - with Honky Tonk Cliff. A great social night out with no partner required! Dancing from 7.45pm. Doors & bar open at 7.00pm. Tickets: In advance £5.00 from The Palace Tel: 01530 262400 or Halls Tel: 01530 260460 or £6.00 on..

Sat 2 July, 2016

July Jazz - Broom Leys Choral Society

Broom Leys Choral Society and The Brian Humpherson Jazz Group are performing July Jazz in a cafe style setting. At Ibstock Community College, Central Avenue. Ibstock. Show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 each and include refreshments. For further..

Sat 2 July, 2016

Oakthorpe Family Funday

Family funday being held at Oakthorpe community Leisure Centre. Bouncy castles, face painting, refreshments, beer tent and more Open to the whole family from 13:00-16:00

Sat 2 July, 2016

Party in the Park - Ravenstone

Seedling Productions bring to the Village Green in Ravenstone (LE67 2AQ) their first Party in the Park event. This will include choirs, community arts project, fun activities, real ale bar, BBQ, stalls and much more. Live entertainment including..

Sat 2 July, 2016

Much Ado About Nothing - The 1620's House at Donington Le Heath Manor House

In the year that marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men invite you to join them this summer for Shakespeare’s sparkling, battle-of-the-sexes comedy, Much Ado About Nothing. At The 1620's House at..

Sat 2 July to Sun 3 July, 2016

Model Steam Weekend - The Battlefield Line - Market Bosworth

Model steam engines working and on display at Market Bosworth. Steam locomotives, road engines, stationary engines all in miniature workinng and on display. For further information http://www.battlefieldline.co.uk/events.html

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Sat 2 July, 2016

Somme 100 Commemoration - Ashby

Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme July - November 1916. A short service to remember the fallen. Starting 10:45 - 11:15 at the War Memorial, Market Street, Ashby de la Zouch.

Sat 2 July, 2016

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..

Sat 2 July, 2016

"Brass in Bloom" - Ibstock

Leicestershire Co-Op presents Brass in Bloom at The Palace, Ibstock 7.30pm. Doors, Bar and Box Office open 7pm. Tickets £6.00 Ibstock. Call 01530 260460 for tickets and further information.

Sat 2 July, 2016

Music for Superheroes! - Ashby Concert Band

Ashby Concert Band presents Music For Superheroes. In support of the Air Ambulance Charity. At Holy Trinity Church, Kilwardby Street, Ashby. 7.30pm start. For further information call 01530 222934. Tickets are £10 each and are available from band..

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Sun 3 July, 2016

Market Bosworth Country Show

The 127th Market Bosworth Country Show, raising funds for the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, will be held on Sunday 3 July at Cow Pastures Farm, The Park, Market Bosworth CV13 0DP. Country crafts will be featured and include hedge laying,..

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Sun 3 July, 2016

Unique Performance's Charity Summer Party- The Royal Hotel - Ashby

Unique Performance are holding a Charity Summer Party to celebrate the culmination of our business whilst offering nutritional and health advice to everyone that comes. The main reason being in helping raise money for our great Charity we will be..

Sun 3 July, 2016

Concert in the Park - Ashby

Ashby Castle Rotary Club present Concert in the Park. Come and enjoy live music in the beautiful surroundings of Manor House School grounds. Liquid Brass, Melbourne Town Band and Concordia Choir provide the entertainment. Bring your own picnic and..

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Mon 4 July, 2016

Ashby LoveLBG Ladies Business Group Networking Brunch

LoveLBG Ashby Ladies Business Group Networking Brunch Venue : The Lyric Rooms, Ashby 9.30am - 11.30am £20.00 per LoveLBG member or £25.00 for welcomed guests to include a lovely 2 course brunch with orange juice and coffee. Do you want to connect..

Wed 6 July, 2016

"Sing a long - A Sound Of Music"- Ashby Film Night

Come along and Sing-A-Long to A Sound of Music.  Doors open at 7.00 pm.  Films start at 7.30pm at The Lyric Rooms, Ashby de la Zouch, LE65 1AB. Tickets £5 from Ashby Tourist Information Centre 01530 411767 or pay on the door ( subject..

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Wed 6 July, 2016

Tea Dance - Ibstock

Afternoon tea dance held fortnightly, all usual dances with lovely music - waltz, quickstep, foxtrot, plus latin and rock n' roll - even a few sequence dances thrown in for good measure! Future dates: June 8th & 22nd, July 6th & 20th, Aug..

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Thu 7 July to Sat 9 July, 2016

Showstoppers Too! - Summer Concert - Coalville & Ibstock

CAOS is proud to showcase an evening of songs from your favourite shows from musical theatre land! Come and listen to some amazing harmonies and see some outstanding performances from this group of singers who just love to sing. At three different..

Fri 8 July to Sat 9 July, 2016

"Outside Edge"- The Palace Players - Ibstock

‘OUTSIDE EDGE’, a comedy by Richard Harris. Roger is having trouble getting a team together for the afternoons fixture. Bob is having marriage trouble as he is still doing odd jobs for his ex-wife behind his current wife Ginnie's back. Dennis’s..

Fri 8 July, 2016

Derek Acorah - Century Theatre - Snibston

Derek Acorah is one of the foremost names in the world of Psychic Phenomena, as well as a celebrity, author and performer like no other. Derek is a thoroughly modern medium whose appeal crosses the generations to young and old alike and he remains..

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Sat 9 July, 2016

Dancing In The Street - Coalville

 A 60s Motown Party in Memorial Square, Coalville organised by Hermitage FM. There will be music, dancing and a barbeque. Fancy dress is optional! 12.00 noon to 4.00 pm.

Sat 9 July, 2016

Rock and Roll Paradise - Moira

Doors open 7:30pm and show starts at 8:00pm Lord Tim's sensationally popular production Rock n Roll Paradise continues to thrill British audiences with its high octane, nonstop performances of the world's most popular rock n roll hits. Featuring the..

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Sat 9 July, 2016

Ashby Castle Lawn Tennis Club Annual Charity Day

This year the coaches are doing a 15 hour tennis vs bike challenge, who can travel the distance from Land’s End to John O’ Groats first? The challenge runs from 7am-10pm, everyone is welcome to come and help cycle or rally a tennis ball. Summer..

Sun 10 July, 2016

Ashby Show - Heather

Our Show is based around the Cattle, Sheep, Horse & Pony and Show Jumping classes which attract exhibitors from all over the Country. We also have over 200 trade exhibitors bringing you the best in British Farm Produce, the latest tractors &..

Tue 12 July, 2016

Classic Cars at The Furnace - Moira

On the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6pm at Moira Furnace, DE12 6AT. Food, Drink and Boat Rides available on the night. Contact Graham  07423 051598 or the Furnae 01283 224667.

Tue 12 July, 2016

Walk around Repton village - Ashby Civic Society

An afternoon guided visit of the medieval abbey, town's historic buildings and unique Saxon undercroft in Repton. Refreshments will be provided in the village hall. A wonderful summer's day outing. Bring friends, neighbours, family. Meet at Repton..

Fri 15 July, 2016

"Eddie The Eagle" (pg) - Century Theatre - Snibston

Uplifting, emotional drama with lots of fun...based on true events. The story of plucky skier Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, a clumsy teenager who against all the odds qualified to represent Great Britain in the 1988 Winter Olympics at Calgary. Starring..

Sat 16 July to Sun 17 July, 2016

Guided Walk - Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

A 2km (1.25 mile) guided walk exploring the battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor.  Cost Adults £4.50, Child £3.25, Concs. £3.75. Family tickets available. 01455 290429 At Bosworth..

Sat 16 July, 2016

Social Dance - Bagworth

SOCIAL DANCE AT BAGWORTH CLUB, STATION ROAD, BAGWORTH. FROM 8PM. £2-50 ENTRY ON THE DOOR. 2016 DATES; FEB20TH/MARCH19TH/APRIL16TH/MAY21ST JUNE18TH/JULY16TH AUG.20TH/SEPT.10TH/OCTOBER15TH/NOV.19TH/DEC10TH/DEC31ST. ALSO TEA DANCES EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM..

Sat 16 July to Sun 31 July, 2016

Visit The Glenfield Railway Tunnel

Walk 100 yards into the tunnel which is where the first excavation shaft is located. Tour dates in July are 16,17,23,24,30 and 31st July. This is event is available to a limited number of people on a pre-booked basis. High power torches are useful..

Sat 16 July, 2016

The Jersey Boys - Moira

The Ragdolls are four sensational harmony vocalists who recreate the magic of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. They recreate the magic of the Jersey Boys with their slick choreography, astounding costumes, big hair and falsetto that really sets..

Sat 16 July, 2016

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 July, 2016

Moira Furnace Beer Festival 2015

 Moira Furnace Music and Beer Festival is being held again in 2016. Full details will be available on the Moira Furnace website.  Alongside th Furnace Museum there is a courtyard which houses a café and craft outlets along with the public..

Sun 17 July, 2016

See the Amazing Transformation of Hough Mill - Swannington

Explore the wonderful ongoing restoration of the 200 year old brick windmill that moved villages. See how the derelict shell has been transformed with doors, windows, floors, flour milling equipment and fantail. As well as the usual milling..

Sun 17 July, 2016

A guided walk around historic Cavendish Bridge - Shardlow

Guided walk and talk on the history of Cavendish Bridge with Bruce Townsend. Meet in the car park of the Old Crown , DE72 2HL, 2.30 pm £4 pp. children free. Organised by Castle Donington Museum

Sun 17 July, 2016

Visit The Excavations of A Victorian Coal Mine Site At Swannington

Visit the 9th year of monthly digs by the Leicestershire Industrial History Society and see the engine house, boiler bases, fan house, ventilation tunnels and drains that have been uncovered.  You do not need to book this event. This event..

Sun 17 July, 2016

A guided walk around historic Cavendish Bridge - Shardlow

Guided walk and talk on the history of Cavendish Bridge with Bruce Townsend. Meet in the car park of the Old Crown , DE72 2HL, 2.30 pm £4 pp. children free. Organised by Castle Donington Museum

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Mon 18 July to Sun 31 July, 2016

Bosworth Battlefield Backs the Blues

Attention all Leicester City Fans In recognition of Leicester City’s fantastic achievement in winning The Premiership Title this year “Bosworth Battlefield is Backing the Blues” and offering a FANTASTIC 50% off the cost of admission to our..

Wed 20 July, 2016

A Tour of Historic Castle Donington

Part of the 2016 Festival of Archaeology Leicestershire and Rutland. Join Delia Richards for a walk around historic Castle Donington. The walk will take around 2 hours. Meet at The Market Place, Castle Donington, DE74 2JB at 10.30am. Pre booking..

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Wed 20 July to Sat 23 July, 2016

'Have a Go' Archaeology on the Bath Grounds - Ashby

'Have a Go' Archaeology on the Bath Grounds - FREE Anyone can take part in this exciting free opportunity to ‘have a go’ at archaeology on the Bath Grounds. Learn how to carry out geophysical and topographic surveys and then have a go yourself..

Wed 20 July, 2016

Guided Tour of St Edwards Church - Castle Donington

Meet outside the (south) porch of the church, in the centre of Castle Donington, for a tour of this Grade-I listed building and an introduction to its fascinating history, including new discoveries made by Leicestershire VCH. The church was largely..

Fri 22 July, 2016

Whitney Tribute - Moira

The Arena at Waterside, Moira Doors open 7:30pm and show starts at 8:00pm. A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time. This award winning production features a stellar line-up with rising West End star..

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Fri 22 July to Sun 24 July, 2016

Market Bosworth Rail Ale Festival

Presented by Hinckley & Bosworth CAMRA in conjunction with The Battlefield Line Preserved Railway. Open from 11am to 11pm Fri & Sat; 11am to 6pm Sun. 70 Real Ales + Ciders, Perries & Fruit Wines in Mkt. Bosworth Goods Shed (CV13 0PF)..

Fri 22 July, 2016

Charity Dance - Bagworth

CHARITY DANCEAT BAGWORTH CLUB, STATION ROAD. BAGWORTH FROM 8PM. £2-50 ENTRY ON THE DOOR WITH RAFFLE AND BINGO(OPTIONAL) ALL FUND RAISED ON THE NIGHT TO THE CHARITY. DANCING TO KEN'S C'D'S. INFORMATION FROM KEN /GLENDA ON 01530230467

Fri 22 July, 2016

"Eddie The Eagle" (pg) - Palace Community Centre - Ibstock

Uplifting, emotional drama with lots of fun...based on true events. The story of plucky skier Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, a clumsy teenager who against all the odds qualified to represent Great Britain in the 1988 Winter Olympics at Calgary. Starring..

Sat 23 July, 2016

A Tribute to Cliff Richard & The Shadows

From the West End, and following hot on the heels of a highly successful tour in Europe, ‘A Tribute to Cliff Richard and The Shadows’ brings you a slick, authentic trip back to the halcyon days of the early 1960’s, with a show will set toes..

Sat 23 July, 2016

Guided Walk - A Wider Bosworth Battlefield Walk

Experienced walkers with a penchant for history can join our expert guides and enjoyBosworth Battlefield's extended 7.5 mile (12k) walk, looking at all aspects of the environment of this pivotal Wars of the Roses battle. Please bring your own lunch..

Sat 23 July to Sun 24 July, 2016

Guided Walk - Bosworth Battlefield

A 2km (1.25 mile) guided walk exploring the battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor.  Cost Adults £4.50, Child £3.25, Concs. £3.75. Family tickets available. 01455 290429 At Bosworth..

Sat 23 July, 2016

Hands on Archaeology at Ashby Museum

Witan Archaeology will be on hand to help you discover artefacts from the past to present day. Excavate your own finds and make your own timelines. Bring your "own" finds for identification and create your own artwork with inspiration from the..

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Sun 24 July, 2016

Castle Donington Open Gardens

Gardens will be open for visiting at locations around the attractive village of Castle Donington. Entrance is £2 and some gardens may also have plants and refreshments available. All funds raised go to support the volunteer-run Castle Donington..

Sun 24 July, 2016

Italian Food Market - Ashby

Italia in Piazza, the real Italian food market. On Brook Street, Ashby.  From 9.30am to 3.30pm For further information, contact Ashby Town Council 01530 416961

Sun 24 July, 2016

See the Amazing Transformation of Hough Mill - Swannington

Explore the wonderful ongoing restoration of the 200 year old brick windmill that moved villages. See how the derelict shell has been transformed with doors, windows, floors, flour milling equipment and fantail. As well as the usual milling..

Sun 24 July, 2016

Visit The Excavations of A Victorian Coal Mine Site At Swannington

Visit the 9th year of monthly digs by the Leicestershire Industrial History Society and see the engine house, boiler bases, fan house, ventilation tunnels and drains that have been uncovered.  You do not need to book this event. This event is..

Sun 24 July, 2016

Guided Walk - Grace Dieu Priory

Walk through part of ancient Geace Dieu Wood, under the Charnwood Railway, along the Forest Line Canal and into the romantic ruins of Grace Dieu Priory, a 13th century nunnery. Learn about the area's long history along the way. You do not need to..

Tue 26 July, 2016

Costumed Guided Walk - Bosworth Battlefield Centre

Children and adults alike can enjoy the magic and mystery behind the history of the battle of Bosworth 1485. The walk is led by a costumed guide in fu... ll character.  Walks leave from the Battlefield Heritage Centre, Sutton Cheney, CV13..

Wed 27 July, 2016

Guided Tour of St Edwards Church - Castle Donington

Meet outside the (south) porch of the church, in the centre of Castle Donington, for a tour of this Grade-I listed building and an introduction to its fascinating history, including new discoveries made by Leicestershire VCH. The church was largely..

Wed 27 July, 2016

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Talk -"Henry’s Journey to Bosworth – From Exile to Conqueror, From Earl to King."

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Club   A series of 6 talks which can be attended as a series or individually.   Talk 3 – Henry’s Journey to Bosworth – From Exile to Conqueror, From Earl to King.   A power point presentation and..

Wed 27 July, 2016

A Tour of Historic Castle Donington

Part of the 2016 Festival of Archaeology Leicestershire and Rutland. Join Delia Richards for a walk around historic Castle Donington. The walk will take around 2 hours. Meet in the Market Place, Castle Donington , DE742JB AT 10.30am Pre booking..

Thu 28 July to Sat 30 July, 2016

Guided Walks of Staunton Harold

Join Staunton Harold Heritage Group for a short introductory talk in this unique family chapel and followed by a visit to the ice house and dovecote, associated with Staunton Harold hall.  A small exhibition will be inside the church. Organised..

Thu 28 July, 2016

Guided Walk of Breedon Hill and Church

Join Peter Liddle and Betty Cawte to explore the fabulous Breedon church, which started life as an Anglo-Saxon monastery in the 7th century, became an Augustinian Priory and is now a parish church. It boasts one of the best collections anywhere in..

Fri 29 July, 2016

Music For A Summer Evening - Charity Concert

A Ashby Spa WI charity concert in aid of The Alex Grose Memorial Fund. Featuring Melbourne Operatic Society and the ladies of the WI choir. At Trinity Church, Ashby. 7.30pm Tickets are £7 which includes a glass of non alcholic punch and are..

Sat 30 July to Sun 31 July, 2016

Guided Walk - Bosworth Battlefield

A 2km (1.25 mile) guided walk exploring the battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor.  Cost Adults £4.50, Child £3.25, Concs. £3.75. Family tickets available. 01455 290429 At Bosworth..

Sat 30 July to Sun 31 July, 2016

Humber Classic Car International Rally - Moira Furnace

PVHCC International Rally at Moira Furnace, Furnace Lane, DE12 6AT. Saturday and Sunday from 10am. Come and see a fantastic selection of Humber cars - the Super Snipe favoured by royalty and film stars and the Hawk - the car everyone's Dad had! Free..

Sat 30 July, 2016

Walk the Swannington Incline, the Midlands First Railway

Walk in the steps of Robert Stephenson on a guided tour of the Swannington Incline at the western end of his 1832 Leicester and Swannington Railway - the railway that was the catalyst for the expansion of the North West Leicestershire coalfield and..

Sat 30 July, 2016

The Magic of Motown - Moira

Join the party as this scintillating show celebrates its 10th birthday. The unstoppable Magic of Motown thrills its millionth music fan this year, embarking on a super-sensational nationwide tour that also honours the 50th anniversary of..

Sun 31 July, 2016

Visit The Excavations of A Victorian Coal Mine Site At Swannington

Visit the 9th year of monthly digs by the Leicestershire Industrial History Society and see the engine house, boiler bases, fan house, ventilation tunnels and drains that have been uncovered.  You do not need to book this event. This event is..

Sun 31 July, 2016

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,  Food and Drink and much much more.  Musical entertainment..

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Sun 31 July, 2016

Heather Scarecrow Festival

Once a year, in the nicest possible way, the good people of Heather go ever so slightly insane. Throughout the village the gardens are dotted with scarecrows. Scores and Scores of them, some of celebs, some of the topical, many of them cheerfully..

Sun 31 July, 2016

Grace Dieu Priory Guided Walk

Walk through part of ancient Geace Dieu Wood, under the Charnwood Railway, along the Forest Line Canal and into the romantic ruins of Grace Dieu Priory, a 13th century nunnery. Learn about the area's long history along the way. You do not need to..

Sun 31 July, 2016

See the amazing transformation of hough mill - swannington

Explore the wonderful ongoing restoration of the 200 year old brick windmill that moved villages. See how the derelict shell has been transformed with doors, windows, floors, flour milling equipment and fantail. As well as the usual milling..

Fri 5 August to Sun 7 August, 2016

Back to the 80's 90's 00's Festival - Heather

 Live Acts, DJ's and attractions over the weekend, camping available. At Cattows Farm, Heather, Leicestershire, LE67 2TD For further information and Tickets see the website - Back2Festivals.co.uk

Sat 6 August to Sun 7 August, 2016

Ashby Open Gardens Weekend 2016

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..

Sat 6 August, 2016

Thringstone Live

Thringstone Live - a free entry music festival being held at Thringstone House on The Green, Thringstone. Starts at 12 noon and goes on until late. Lots of bands, stalls, food, bars open and a fun time guaranteed.

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Sat 6 August, 2016

Tea Dance - Ibstock

Afternoon tea dance held fortnightly, all usual dances with lovely music - waltz, quickstep, foxtrot, plus latin and rock n' roll - even a few sequence dances thrown in for good measure! Future dates: June 8th & 22nd, July 6th & 20th, Aug..

Sun 7 August, 2016

Specialist Plant Fair - Donington Le Heath

Great new Plant Hunters' Fair at Donington Le Heath Manor House with entry of only £1.00 for the Plant Fair, Gardens and Manor House. The plant fair features highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, alpines, shrubs,..

Tue 9 August, 2016

Classic Cars at The Furnace - Moira

On the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6pm at Moira Furnace, DE12 6AT. Food, Drink and Boat Rides available on the night. Contact Graham  07423 051598 or the Furnae 01283 224667.

Sat 13 August, 2016

Talon the Best of the Eagles - Conkers - Moira

Talon are recognised throughout the industry as the world’s definitive Eagles tribute show. In 2016 their latest production will feature all the classic Eagles hits from the timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Lyin Eyes, Take if..

Sat 13 August to Sun 14 August, 2016

Ashby & Willesley Vintage Festival 2016 - Moira

 The 2016 Festival will once again be held at the fantastic Moira Furnace, Moira and promises to be even better! Situated right in the Heart of the National Forest, this weekend festival is a great outing for all the family where you..

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Sun 14 August, 2016

Redgate Farm Animal Sanctuary: Open Day and Dog Show - 14th August

Diary Date for Animal Lovers: Redgate Dog Show  The show goes on! It may seem strange because, as you have probably heard, for financial reasons we can no longer take in dogs at Redgate for re-homing – BUT we are still holding our annual Dog..

Wed 17 August, 2016

Ashby Museum's Town Walk

The walks are for people to learn a little more about Ashby in general, some of the unusual and little known facts about the town and it’s buildings. The walks start and finish at Ashby Museum in North Street at 7pm & last about 1 1/2..

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Wed 17 August, 2016

Coalville LoveLBG Ladies Business Group Networking Lunch

LoveLBG Coalville Ladies Business Group Networking Lunch Venue : La Torre, Coalville 12.00pm to 2.00pm £20.00 per LoveLBG member or £25.00 for welcomed guests to include a lovely 2 course lunch and coffee. Do you want to connect with new contacts..

Thu 18 August, 2016

Coalville by the Sea - Free Family Fun Event

11am until 4pm.  Bring the whole family along to the the grass area of Needham's Walk, Coalville (off Belvoir Road towards the town centre car park).  Children will get the chance to kick off their shoes and feel the soft sand between..

Sat 20 August, 2016

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 August, 2016

Social Dance - Bagworth

SOCIAL DANCE AT BAGWORTH CLUB, STATION ROAD, BAGWORTH. FROM 8PM. £2-50 ENTRY ON THE DOOR. 2016 DATES; FEB20TH/MARCH19TH/APRIL16TH/MAY21ST JUNE18TH/JULY16TH AUG.20TH/SEPT.10TH/OCTOBER15TH/NOV.19TH/DEC10TH/DEC31ST. ALSO TEA DANCES EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM..

Sat 20 August, 2016

Soul Legends - Moira

It’s all aboard the soul train for the show of the year, embarking from soul’s heady Sixties origins. . . steaming, non-stop, through to the present day. . .via everyone’s favourite Seventies and Eighties dance classics. An all-star cast of..

Thu 25 August, 2016

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Talk - "Richard III – His Achievements & Legacy"

A series of 6 talks which can be attended as a series  or individually. Talk 4 – Richard III – His Achievements & Legacy Learn about Richard as Duke of Gloucester and his achievements during his 777 days as king. All the talks are held..

Sat 27 August, 2016

ABBA Reunion - Moira

ABBA REUNION is the World Class leading tribute Show. Following a 4 month run in London's West End, and after a successful 4 year European tour selling out theatres, stadiums and concert halls, this award winning, critically acclaimed Abba Tribute..

Sun 28 August, 2016

Vintage and Handmade Summer Market -Moira Furnace

A brand new event at Moira Furnace, Moira, Swadlincote. DE12 6AT. 10AM - 4PM A free event. For further information please email info@curlymagpieandfriends.co.uk

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Mon 29 August, 2016

Craft Fair & Refreshments - Bardon

St Peter's Church, Bardon Hill invite you to their Craft Fair which is to be held at Christ Church Halls, London Road, Coalville LE67 3JA on Monday 29th August (Bank Holiday). The halls will be filled with lots of lovely craft stalls selling a range..

Mon 29 August, 2016

The Countryside Show - Beacon Hill

With a full programme of demonstrations, 'have a go' wood craft sessions and children's fun and games, the Countryside Show guarantees to keep both adults and children alike entertained all day over August Bank Holiday Monday! Show features include..

Sat 3 September, 2016

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

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

Sat 3 September, 2016

Queen Uk - Conkers - Moira

Tribute to one of the best rock bands in the world. With supporting guests. Conkers, Moira DE12 6GA. Doors Open: 7:00pm Starts: 7:30pm. Price: £14.00 per Person. Book online or call on 01283 216633. No food or drink to be brought on site, fully..

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Mon 5 September, 2016

Ashby LoveLBG Ladies Business Group Networking Brunch

LoveLBG Ashby Ladies Business Group Networking Brunch Venue : The Lyric Rooms, Ashby 9.30am - 11.30am £20.00 per LoveLBG member or £25.00 for welcomed guests to include a lovely 2 course brunch with orange juice and coffee. Do you want to connect..

Thu 8 September to Sun 11 September, 2016

Visit the Glenfield Tunnel

Walk 100 yards into the tunnel which is where the first excavation shaft is located. Tour dates in September are 8,9,10 and 11th of September as part of Heritage Open Days. This is event is available to a limited number of people on a pre-booked..

Sat 10 September, 2016

Social Dance - Bagworth

SOCIAL DANCE AT BAGWORTH CLUB, STATION ROAD, BAGWORTH. FROM 8PM. £2-50 ENTRY ON THE DOOR. 2016 DATES; FEB20TH/MARCH19TH/APRIL16TH/MAY21ST JUNE18TH/JULY16TH AUG.20TH/SEPT.10TH/OCTOBER15TH/NOV.19TH/DEC10TH/DEC31ST. ALSO TEA DANCES EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM..

Sat 10 September, 2016

Richard Leach's Jazz Street Band - Venture Jazz Club

Richards band is a firm favourite with Venture Jazz Club audiences. At Ashby Venture Theatre, North Street, Ashby LE65 1HU from 8.00pm - 11.00pm. Tickets £10 available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre telephone 01530 411767

Sat 10 September, 2016

AC/DC plus Jimi Hendrix - Moira

The Arena at WatersideDoors open 6:15pm show starts at 7:00pm A POKEY HOLE PRESENTATION Livewire are the greatest tribute to rocks greatest band AC/DC, complete with trademark cannons and a wall of marshall amps. Two hours of High Voltage Rock..

Tue 13 September, 2016

Classic Cars at The Furnace - Moira

On the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6pm at Moira Furnace, DE12 6AT. Food, Drink and Boat Rides available on the night. Contact Graham  07423 051598 or the Furnae 01283 224667.

Fri 16 September to Tue 20 September, 2016

Ashby Statutes Fair - Ashby de la Zouch

Pat Collins Fun Fairs annual visit to Ashby de la Zouch. A mix of modern and traditional rides for all the family. Market Street and Brook Street will be closed to traffic during the Fair.

Sat 17 September, 2016

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..

Tue 20 September, 2016

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Talk - "The Life and Death of a Soldier at Bosworth."

A series of 6 talks which can be attended as a series or individually. Talk 5 – The Life and Death of a Soldier at Bosworth. All the talks are held in The Heritage Room at Bosworth Battlefield and are followed by a Q&A session Talk commences at..

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Wed 21 September, 2016

Coalville LoveLBG Ladies Business Group Networking Lunch

LoveLBG Coalville Ladies Business Group Networking Lunch Venue : La Torre, Coalville 12.00pm to 2.00pm £20.00 per LoveLBG member or £25.00 for welcomed guests to include a lovely 2 course lunch and coffee. Do you want to connect with new contacts..

Thu 22 September to Sat 1 October, 2016

"On Golden Pond" - Ashby Venture Theatre

On Golden Pondby Ernest Thompson Nigel Freer plays the curmudgeonly Norman and Fran Williams his long suffering wife, Ethel in this stage version of the delightful and charming comedy which was a smash hit film for Katherine Hepburn and Henry..

Fri 23 September, 2016

Charity Dance - Bagworth

CHARITY DANCE AT BAGWORTH CLUB, STATION ROAD. BAGWORTH FROM 8PM. £2-50 ENTRY ON THE DOOR WITH RAFFLE AND BINGO(OPTIONAL) ALL FUND RAISED ON THE NIGHT TO THE CHARITY. DANCING TO KEN'S C'D'S. INFORMATION FROM KEN /GLENDA ON 01530230467

Sat 24 September, 2016

Haunted Heritage - The 1620's House, Donington Le Heath

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 vigil with a..

Sat 24 September to Sun 25 September, 2016

Craft Fair - The Battlefield Line - Market Bosworth

Stalls selling a range of crafts along with demonstrations of craft skills For further information http://www.battlefieldline.co.uk/events.html

Fri 30 September, 2016

Lionel Richie Tribute Show - Ashby Lyric Rooms

3 course dinner with coffee, followed by Lionel Richie tribute act entertaining you and dancing until midnight with a  selection of classic songs. £27.00 per person For further information and to book. Please call 07946 438904

Sat 1 October, 2016

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

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

Sat 1 October, 2016

Ashby's FABulous Fashion Event

The magic returns to Ashby For the FABulous Fashion Event. The town is transformed as folks dress up and windows come alive.

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Mon 3 October, 2016

Ashby LoveLBG Ladies Business Group Networking Brunch

LoveLBG Ashby Ladies Business Group Networking Brunch Venue : The Lyric Rooms, Ashby 9.30am - 11.30am £20.00 per LoveLBG member or £25.00 for welcomed guests to include a lovely 2 course brunch with orange juice and coffee. Do you want to connect..

Sat 8 October, 2016

Countefeit Sixties Show -Century Theatre - Coalville

Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period, from the clothes that were..

Sat 8 October, 2016

"Amy Roberts & Richard Exall Quintet" Jazz at the Venture Theatre

These are two of the most exciting and versatile musicians on the jazz scene today. Both multi-instrumentalists, they perform an ecletic range of high octane music. at Ashby Venture Theatre, North Street, Ashby LE65 1HU from 8.00pm - 11.00pm. Tickets..

Sat 15 October, 2016

Social Dance - Bagworth

SOCIAL DANCE AT BAGWORTH CLUB, STATION ROAD, BAGWORTH. FROM 8PM. £2-50 ENTRY ON THE DOOR. 2016 DATES; FEB20TH/MARCH19TH/APRIL16TH/MAY21ST JUNE18TH/JULY16TH AUG.20TH/SEPT.10TH/OCTOBER15TH/NOV.19TH/DEC10TH/DEC31ST. ALSO TEA DANCES EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM..

Sat 15 October, 2016

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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Wed 19 October, 2016

Coalville LoveLBG Ladies Business Group Networking Lunch

LoveLBG Coalville Ladies Business Group Networking Lunch Venue : La Torre, Coalville 12.00pm to 2.00pm £20.00 per LoveLBG member or £25.00 for welcomed guests to include a lovely 2 course lunch and coffee. Do you want to connect with new contacts..

Wed 26 October, 2016

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Talk - "Bosworth Battlefield Lost & Found."

A series of 6 talks which can be attended as a series or individually. Talk 6 – Bosworth Battlefield Lost & Found. How the battlefield was lost, the various location theories put forward by historians and the rediscovery in 2009 led by Glenn..

Sat 29 October, 2016

Haunted Heritage - The 1620's House, Donington Le Heath

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 vigil with a..

Sat 29 October, 2016

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Come along and dance to Graham Darby at Blackfordby Village Hall from 8pm - 11pm admission £3. Licensed bar and refreshments for further details telephone 01283 213481 

Sat 5 November, 2016

The UK's first 360 degree Fireworks display. - Heather

The UK's first 360 degree Fireworks display, Licensed Bar, Various Food Stalls, Fresh Coffee & Tea, Toffee Apples StallS.  At Cattows Farm. Normanton Lane, Heather,Leicestershire, LE67 2TD Gates Open at..

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Mon 7 November, 2016

Ashby LoveLBG Ladies Business Group Networking Brunch

LoveLBG Ashby Ladies Business Group Networking Brunch Venue : The Lyric Rooms, Ashby 9.30am - 11.30am £20.00 per LoveLBG member or £25.00 for welcomed guests to include a lovely 2 course brunch with orange juice and coffee. Do you want to connect..

Sun 13 November, 2016

Remembrance Day Service & Parade - Coalville

Coalville's Commemorative Remembrance Day Service and Parade will be held on Sunday 13th November at Coalville's War Memorial organised by NWLDC in conjunction with the Whitwick Branch of the Roayl British Legion. The parade will leave Christ Church..

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Wed 16 November, 2016

Coalville LoveLBG Ladies Business Group Networking Lunch

LoveLBG Coalville Ladies Business Group Networking Lunch Venue : La Torre, Coalville 12.00pm to 2.00pm £20.00 per LoveLBG member or £25.00 for welcomed guests to include a lovely 2 course lunch and coffee. Do you want to connect with new contacts..

Sat 19 November, 2016

Social Dance - Bagworth

SOCIAL DANCE AT BAGWORTH CLUB, STATION ROAD, BAGWORTH. FROM 8PM. £2-50 ENTRY ON THE DOOR. 2016 DATES; FEB20TH/MARCH19TH/APRIL16TH/MAY21ST JUNE18TH/JULY16TH AUG.20TH/SEPT.10TH/OCTOBER15TH/NOV.19TH/DEC10TH/DEC31ST. ALSO TEA DANCES EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM..

Sat 19 November, 2016

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 25 November, 2016

Charity Dance - Bagworth

CHARITY DANCE AT BAGWORTH CLUB, STATION ROAD. BAGWORTH FROM 8PM. £2-50 ENTRY ON THE DOOR WITH RAFFLE AND BINGO(OPTIONAL) ALL FUND RAISED ON THE NIGHT TO THE CHARITY.  DANCING TO KEN'S C'D'S. INFORMATION FROM KEN /GLENDA ON 01530230467

Sat 26 November, 2016

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Come along and dance to Best of Sound at Blackfordby Village Hall from 8pm - 11pm admission £3. Licensed bar and refreshments for further details telephone 01283 213481 

Sat 3 December, 2016

Christmas in Coalville

Christmas in Coalville will once again be held on the Market Hall Car Park .Funfair, Santa's Grotto and other attractions for all of the family. For further information telephone 01530 454603.

Sat 3 December, 2016

Coalville Christmas Event

A full day of shopping and entertainment in Coalville to mark the start of the christmas shopping season.  Organised by North West Leicestershire District Council.

Sat 3 December, 2016

Haunted Heritage - 1620's House, Donington Le Heath

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 vigil with a..

Sun 4 December, 2016

Ashby Santa Fun Run and Walk 2016

Organised by the Rotary Club of Ashby de la Zouch Castle and supported by Ashby Town Council, our aim is to provide a safe, family friendly, fun Christmas event with the intention of raising money for some of our locally based supported charities.So,..

Sat 10 December, 2016

Social Dance - Bagworth

SOCIAL DANCE AT BAGWORTH CLUB, STATION ROAD, BAGWORTH. FROM 8PM. £2-50 ENTRY ON THE DOOR. 2016 DATES; FEB20TH/MARCH19TH/APRIL16TH/MAY21ST JUNE18TH/JULY16TH AUG.20TH/SEPT.10TH/OCTOBER15TH/NOV.19TH/DEC10TH/DEC31ST. ALSO TEA DANCES EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM..

Sat 17 December, 2016

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Come along and dance to Phil Brown at Blackfordby Village Hall from 8pm - 11pm admission £3. Licensed bar and refreshments for further details telephone 01283 213481 

Sat 31 December, 2016

Social Dance - Bagworth

SOCIAL DANCE AT BAGWORTH CLUB, STATION ROAD, BAGWORTH. FROM 8PM. £2-50 ENTRY ON THE DOOR. 2016 DATES; FEB20TH/MARCH19TH/APRIL16TH/MAY21ST JUNE18TH/JULY16TH AUG.20TH/SEPT.10TH/OCTOBER15TH/NOV.19TH/DEC10TH/DEC31ST. ALSO TEA DANCES EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM..

Sat 31 December, 2016

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

Come along and dance to  Chris Johnson at Blackfordby Village Hall from 8pm - 11pm admission £3. Licensed bar and refreshments for further details telephone 01283 213481 

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