The Big Weekend is coming to the National Forest in February 2020 as part of the Leicester Comedy Festival.
A variety of events, shows and performances will be taking place across venues in Coalville and Ashby. There's a great line up of stand-up comedy and also shows/events suitable for children and their families. Funhouse Comedy will be presenting TV's Tom Binns and Zoe Lyons at the Lyric Rooms in Ashby. Coalville and Ashby library will both be running free events for children as part of the Big Weekend.
Calendar of events
What's happening for children and families?
The events specifically for children are Giggly Wriggly Readers (Coalville and Ashby Library), Funny Folk Tales and Silly Stories from Tom the Tale Teller (Coalville Library), National Forest's Funniest Kids (Century Theatre, Coalville), Kids Comedy @ Conkers (Conkers admission required, but the event is free) and Elite Gaming Lounge Comedy Quiz (Coalville).
Are there any free events?
Giggly Wriggly Readers at Coalville and Ashby Library are both free to attend, no booking is required as they are non-ticketed events. Kids @ Conkers is a free bookable event, but paid admission to Conkers will be required for the day.
How do I book tickets?
Tickets for The National Forest Big Weekend and the full Leicester Comedy Festival 2020 are available online or you can give the helpful ticketing team a call on 0116 456 6812. The ticket office is open for telphone sales Monday - Friday from 10am - 6pm. During the main festival dates, the phone line will also be staffed Saturdays (10am-6pm) and Sundays (midday - 4pm).
Last updated: Tue 10 December, 2019 @ 12:03