Bigweekend posterWe have our very own Big Weekend in The National Forest in February 2022 as part of the Leicester Comedy Festival.

There are a variety of free and ticketed events, shows and performances taking place at venues across the district, such as Newmarket Coalville, Century Theatre, Conkers and the Lyric Rooms.

Events during The Big Weekend:

  • Ashby Cartoon Trail and caption competition (PDF Document, 1.03 Mb) in Ashby town centre from Thursday 3 Feb to Monday 7 Feb (map included)
  • Coalville Comedy Trail Escape at Coalville Escape Rooms in Coalville town centre from Thursday 3 Feb to Monday 7 Feb
  • Giggly Wriggly Reader at Coalville Library on Thursday 3 Feb at 10.15am - 10.45am
  • Funhouse Comedy Club at The Lyric Rooms with Nathan Caton on Thursday 3 Feb at 8pm (£12 per ticket)
  • Giggly Wriggly Reader at Ashby Library on Friday 4 Feb at 10.30am - 11am
  • The Only Fools & Horses Comedy Dinner show at Conkers Discovery Centre (with 3 course meal) on Friday 4 Feb at 7.30pm - 10.30pm (£23.95 per ticket)
  • Paul Rose Caricature Artist in Coalville at Newmarket Coalville at 10am - 12pm and at Colliery Cafe, Snibston Colliery Park at 12.30pm - 2.30pm on Saturday 5 Feb 
  • National Forest Funniest Kids at Century Theatre on Saturday 5 Feb at 2pm - 3pm (£5 per ticket)
  • An evening with Rob Gee at Newmarket on Saturday 5 Feb at 7.30pm - 10pm (£5 per ticket)
  • Lee Lard – Peter Kay tribute & support comedians Jason Stampe and Jon Pearson at Conkers Discovery Centre on Saturday 5 Feb at 8pm - 10.30pm (£20 per ticket)
  • Funhouse Comedy Club at Century Theatre on Saturday 5 Feb at 8pm - 10.45pm (£12 per ticket)

Book tickets here or call 0116 456 6812.

Last updated: Mon 12 June, 2023 @ 15:19