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On Now until Sun 18 November, 2018

Ashby Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market operates on the third Sunday of every month on North Street Car Park, Ashby de la zouch, LE65 1HU. From 9am until 1.30pm. Market Bosworth Farmers Market is on 4th Sunday of each month at The Market Place from 9am - 2pm

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Mon 19 November to Tue 20 November, 2018

Starting In Business Training - Coalville

Are you looking to start up in business or just started up a new business within North West Leicestershire ? Then this training programme is for you. The training is being run by NBV and is free. The dates are Monday 19th November, Tuesday 20th..

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Fri 23 November, 2018

Charity Quiz Night & Raffle - Whitwick

Join us for a Quiz Night and Raffle Supporting the Our Space Appeal - Children’s Cancer Unit at Leicester Royal Infirmary. On 23rd Nov 2018 8.00pm start At The Club, North Street, Whitwick Teams of 4, £5.00 per person All proceeds to the charity

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Fri 23 November, 2018

Derek Acorah: ‘Love, Life, Laughter’ Tour 2018 - Century Theatre - Snibston

Following his captivating appearance on Celebrity Big Brother, which saw a phenomenal run to the final, 2018 sees Britain’s best loved, and most entertaining, medium takes to the stage across the UK and Europe with his all new ‘Love, Life,..

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Sat 24 November, 2018

Christmas in Coalville

As we all get ready for Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year, North West Leicestershire District Council are organising a day of festive fun in the town centre on Saturday 24th November. Food, drink and craft market, Santa's Grotto, Real..

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Sat 24 November, 2018

MIKE DAVIDS BAND adm £6 - Coalville

MIKE DAVIDS BAND Playing the Victoria Coalville LE67 3FA Nov 24th if you love rock blues with a dash of brass you'll love this night, utter class !!ADM £6  9pm

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Sat 24 November, 2018

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop - Ashby

Come along to St Helen's Community Heritage Centre and make your own Christmas Wreath. All materials provided, though you can bring your own decoration if you wish. Cost £10. Tea/ Coffee and biscuits included. Book via our website at..

Sat 24 November, 2018

60's Disco Dancing to Vinyl records - Blackfordby

60's Disco dancing to vinyl records At Blackfordby Village Hall £4 pay at the door 8pm till 11:45

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Sat 24 November, 2018

Craft, Food and Gift Fair - Hood Park Leisure Centre - Ashby

Christmas Craft, Gift and Food at Hood Park Leisure Centre. Over 50 stalls offering unique gifts for Christmas Get your Christmas Shopping done under one roof  For more information please contact Lorna Robinson45@gmail.com

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Sun 25 November, 2018

Stir Up Sunday - 1620's House and Garden

Begin Christmas the right way and learn how to make a Traditional Christmas Pudding in our relaxed and beautiful Barn. Take home the pudding you’ve made along with a jar of mincemeat to share with all the family. Cost: £20.00 per person. Call..

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Sun 25 November, 2018

Christmas Gift & Craft Fair - Whitwick

Local crafters and traders selling gifts for the Christmas season 11.30am - 2.30pm Hermitage Leisure Center Free Entry

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Sun 25 November, 2018

Militaria Fair Sunday - Hermitage Leisure Centre - Whitwick

If military antiques are your interest then look no further than the Militaria fair that is coming to Hermitage Leisure Centre on Sunday 25 November. For the first time ever, Norfolk Fairs are holding a Militaria show at the leisure centre from..

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Tue 27 November, 2018

Starting In Business Training

Are you looking to start up in business or just started up a new business within North West Leicestershire? Then this training programme is for you. The training is being run by NBV and is free. The dates are Monday 19th November, Tuesday 20th..

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Tue 27 November, 2018

Fit 4 Business Event - Coalville

We are hosting a Fit 4 Business Event to showcase to local businesses, large and small, the importance of workplace wellness and how we can support them in developing a healthier workforce. There are a number of benefits that businesses stand to gain..

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Wed 28 November, 2018

Ashby Film Nights - I, Tonya (15) - Ashby

This Movie is based on the true story of US figure skater Tonya Harding. Her career notoriously ended when her ex-husband hired some goons to cripple her rival skater. Darkly funny mockumentary with amazing performances by Margot Robbie and Alison..

Thu 29 November to Sat 8 December, 2018

'Bracken Moor' - Ashby Venture Theatre

Bracken Moor is a chilling ghost story set in the bleak midwinter in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors. It’s not snowing but in the hearts and minds of the occupiers of the house they are frozen in time. Venture Theatre North Street Ashby De La..

Fri 30 November, 2018

Flamenco with Alma Gitana - Belton

An acclaimed Spanish flamenco ensemble of voice, guitar, cajon and dancer brim with passion, power and technical command, delivering both slow, grand emotion and driving gunfire rhythms, with Lourdes Fernandez's 'zapateado' heels hammering the floor..

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Fri 30 November, 2018

Christmas Fayre - Bosworth Battlefield

Join us for our Christmas Fayre in The Tithe Barn, Heritage Room, Cabins & Courtyard; 6pm Santa’s Grotto (£3 per child) St Peter’s Church of England School Choir Artisan & Craft Stalls Food and Drinks FREE entry

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Sat 1 December to Sun 30 December, 2018

Snowman Treasure Hunt - Bosworth Battlefield

Saturday 1st December to Sunday 30th December (when the site is open) Collect a sheet from our Ticket Office. Explore the Heritage Centre and Country Park to find our festive residents. Return your completed form to The Ticket Office to claim your..

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Sat 1 December, 2018

Wreath/table centrepiece workshop - Ashby Toolbox

join Tina and Ashton from Ashby Toolbox to design and make your own door wreath or table centrepiece. There will be plenty of materials to choose from including cinnamon, seasonal dried fruit, pine cones and ribbon. Step by step instructions will..

Sat 1 December to Sun 2 December, 2018

Panto Time Rumpelstiltskin and Cinderella - Measham

First Rate Music Theatre Company Presents Panto Time!  Rumpelsiltskin and Cinderella. Two mini pantomines, family friendly for all ages to enjoy. Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December 2018. Matinee performances at 2.30pm Evening performances at..

Sat 1 December, 2018

Christmas Craft Fayre and Santa's Grotto - Thringstone

Craft fayre for adults and Santa for children - all happening on 1 December at Charles Booth Centre, Thringstone. Santa is coming especially from Lapland for this event, and will be available at specific times. Contact the centre on 222337 for more..

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Sun 2 December, 2018

Table Top Sale - Thornton

Table Top Sale Thornton Community Centre 175 Main St, Thornton LE67 1AH Looking for Christmas bargains? Why not pop in to the Thornton Table Top Sale. Approximately 20 tables spread through two halls. Refreshments available. Entry - 50p –..

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Sun 2 December, 2018

Kegworth Christmas Market

Christmas Market with Food, carols and Festive Stalls, Father Christmas at 15,00; children's Rides and lots more. Christmas Tree Lighting at 16:45.

Sun 2 December, 2018

Ashby Santa Fun Run and Walk 2018

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,..

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Sun 2 December, 2018

Christmas Fayre - 1620's House and Gardens

Come and join us in our beautiful gardens and Tithe Barn for a delightful Christmas Fayre. 1620's House and Gardens. 11am Artisan & craft stalls Food & drink Free entry Free parking

Sun 2 December, 2018

Performance of Handel's Messiah - Swadlincote

The event takes place at Hill Street Baptist Church, Swadlincote on December 2nd at 2pm. This will be the 115th performance since the tradition started in 1901. Tickets are priced at £9 and are available from choir members, phoning 01530 588450 or..

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Mon 3 December, 2018

Talk on Place Names at St Helen's Community Heritage Centre - Ashby

Dr Rebecca Gregory will talk on 'Layers of Leicestershire: uncovering the past through a thousand years of place names' at St Helen's Community Heritage Centre. £3 per person. Tea/coffee and biscuits included. 7.30pm Start

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Tue 4 December, 2018

Networking Event - Coalville.

Stephenson College are proud to be hosting the next NWL Connect (Formerly Ibstock Networking) event. Meet new businesses, expand your networking links and help grow your business. The group is very informal and friendly with all business types..

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Wed 5 December, 2018

Christmas Crooners - Thringstone

Coming to Charles Booth Centre, Thringstone on 5 December at 7.30pm is the wonderful stage show Christmas Crooners. Now in its 10th year of touring, this show features West End performers. Tickets are £10 from www.ticketsource.co.uk/thringstone or..

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Fri 7 December, 2018

Pompom & Prosecco Workshop - Thringtsone

Come along to the Charles Booth Centre, Thringstone & craft a pompom & tassel bag charm. Enjoy a glass of prosecco upon arrival, then a cocktail whilst making your creation and enjoy a cheese platter to wash it all down (please note non..

Sat 8 December, 2018

Castle Donington Farmers Market

Second Saturday of each month 9am - 12.30pm. At The CommUnity Hub (was the Tudor), Bondgate, Castle Donington, DE74 2NR.          DATES FOR 2018             January 13th     ..

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Sat 8 December, 2018

Wreath Making Workshop - Donington Le Heath

A fun and relaxed workshop to make and customise your own Christmas wreath in the nostalgic surroundings of the medieval barn at The 1620s House & Garden. Cost: £16.00 per person – Booking is essential. Call 01455 290429 (open 7 days a week..

Sun 9 December, 2018

Ashby Farmers Market

Ashby Farmers Market operates on the third Sunday of every month on North Street Car Park, Ashby de la zouch, LE65 1HU. From 9am until 1.30pm. Market Bosworth Farmers Market is on 4th Sunday of each month at The Market Place from 9am - 2pm

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Sun 9 December, 2018

Santa Fun Run - Thringstone

Santa Fun run on 1 December at 10am from Charles Booth Centre, Thringstone. 1k run for children and families, 5k for those wanting a bit more. Dress code is red and white, and a free santa hat will be available for those wanting to wear one.

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Sun 9 December, 2018

12 Days of Christmas - The 1620's House - Donington Le Heath

Explore the 1620s House as it is prepared for the Digby family to celebrate the full twelve days of Christmas. Have fun with children’s crafts and trail. Join in with period carols and a “Mummers” play FREE car parking Normal admission charges..

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Wed 12 December to Thu 13 December, 2018

It's A Wonderful Life - Century Theatre - Snibston

The timeless classic, live on stage as you’ve never seen (or heard it) before! Inspired by the classic American film, It’s a Wonderful Life is about the life of George Bailey, a generous and well-meaning man who has become too downcast and tired..

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Thu 13 December, 2018

BIKERS QUIZ and Chat show with Niall Mackenzie and Neil Hodgeson - Coalville

Come to The Vic in Coalville 6pm, and meet 2 very popular British motorcycle racing stars Niall Mackenzie, who hails from Fankerton, near Denny, Stirlingshire; won the British Superbike Championship three times from 1996 to 1998 with the Rob..

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Fri 14 December, 2018

Candlelit Carolling - Donington Le Heath

Come and join us for a jovial Christmas evening at The 1620s House where we'll take you on a carolling tour of our beautifully decorated Jacobean house. A glass of mulled cider or non-alcoholic drink and a mince pie are included. Cost: £6.00 per..

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Fri 14 December, 2018

Cliff Richard and Olivia Newton John tribute evening - Thringstone

Cliff Richard and Olivia Newton John come to the Charles Booth Centre Thringstone with top UK tribute act Simon Goodall as Cliff. Tickets are £10 and available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/thringstone and also will be available from the centre's..

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Sat 15 December, 2018

Pomander Making - Ashby

St Helen's Community Heritage Centre. An event for children to make a lovely orange pomander to take home. £1 per child. What better way to put the whole family in a festive mood? 10am Start

Sat 15 December, 2018

Ashby Big Band- Jazz -Ashby

Our Jazz Club Christmas party with this great locally based Big Band. At Ashby Venture Theatre, North Street, Ashby LE65 1HU from 8.00pm - 11.00pm. Tickets available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre. Telephone 01530 411767

Sat 15 December, 2018

Christmas Craft Fayre - Coalville

Coalville Library warmly invites you to join us for our Christmas Craft Fayre, 10am - 3pm. 12 local crafters stalls selling a wide range of items ideal for last minute christmas presants. Two local school choirs performing festive songs,along with..

Sat 15 December, 2018

Breakfast with Santa - Barneys - Coalville

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA. £9.00 per child starts at 9.30am Come and have breakfast and meet Santa. Crafts,Unlimited play and a gift from Santa. Call Barneys to book 01530 835876

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Sat 15 December, 2018

Wreath Making Workshops - Donington Le Heath

A fun and relaxed workshop to make and customise your own Christmas wreath in the nostalgic surroundings of the medieval barn at The 1620s House & Garden. Cost: £16.00 per person - Booking is essential. Call 01455 290429 (open 7 days a week from..

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Sat 15 December, 2018

Thank You For The Music - Abba tribute - Thringstone

Charles Booth Centre, Thringstone - following the hugely successful event last year, Thank You For The Music are back to perform again with their version of Abba classics. Have a dance and enjoy yourself in wonderful surroundings. Tickets are £8..

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Sun 16 December, 2018

Christingle Service at St Helen's Church - Ashby

Come along and learn the story of the Christingle. Share the magic of holding your lighted candle in the darkened church. 3pm Start

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Sun 16 December, 2018

Desford Colliery Band - Century Theatre - Snibston

The Desford Colliery Band is considered one of the finest exponents of the brass medium. Its wide range of styles and flexibility of performance has bought it world-wide fame. This British Band comprises of twenty-five brass musicians with percussion..

Tue 18 December, 2018

It's Christmas! - Thringstone WI

Thringstone WI ladies will be celebrating the season with a traditional Christmas Party. Thringstone WI meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at Thringstone Methodist Church Hall at 7.30pm. Visitors will receive a warm welcome. A visitor's fee of..

Wed 19 December, 2018

Carols at Charles Booth Centre, Thringstone

Join the procession from St Andrew’s at 6.30pm and get to Charles Booth Centre to sing carols, then come inside for refreshments and entertainment. All welcome.

Sun 23 December, 2018

Carol Service at St Helen's Church, Ashby - Ashby

Join our congregation and visitors for a traditional candlelit service of Nine Lessons and Carols, followed by mince pies. 6.30 Start

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Mon 24 December, 2018

Christmas Eve Children's Carol Service at St Helen's - Ashby

Something for the little ones, around our nativity scene in church. 5pm Start

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Wed 26 December, 2018

Boxing Day Guided Walks - Bosworth Battlefield

Guided Walks: 11.30 am to 1.00 pm & 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm Join one of our experienced Guides for an informative 2 km guided walk exploring the Battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor. This is a great..

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Tue 1 January, 2019

New Year’s Day Guided Walk - Bosworth Battlefield

Guided Walks: 11.30 am to 1.00 pm Join one of our experienced Guides for an informative 2 km guided walk exploring the Battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor. This is a great way to learn about the..

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Tue 1 January, 2019

Photography Exhibition in the Community Heritage Centre - Ashby

Ashby Photography Club recently visited St Helen's Church and Bell Tower. Come and visit this exhibition of the way they saw our church, our bells and our bell ringers. More information on our website. 1pm Start

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Mon 7 January, 2019

Talk on the Archaeology of the English Civil War at St Helen's Community Heritage Centre - Ashby

Mr Peter Liddle will be talking about the Archaeology of the English Civil War in Leicestershire, with reference to the site of St Helen's Community Heritage Centre. £3 per person. Tea/ coffee and biscuits included. 7.30pm Start

Tue 8 January, 2019

Ashby Civic Society - Ashby

Medieval Mining at Lount. The life and times of this ancient occupation told by Stuart Warburton. A fascinating local account. Also, hear latest news on Planning proposals for Ashby and give your opinions. Just come along or call Susanne 01530..

Tue 15 January to Sat 19 January, 2019

Markfield & Thornton Theatre Group Pantomime Production 'Aladdin - & the Magic Lamp'- Thornton

The Markfield & Thornton Theatre Group proudly presents; 'Aladdin & the Magic Lamp' A traditional pantomime written and directed by Muriel Walker. Wonderful family entertainment containing something for everyone! There will be music and..

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Mon 4 February, 2019

Talk on Richard Parker & the Burton Alabaster Men at St Helen's Community Heritage Centre - Ashby

Mrs Moira Ackers, from the Church Monuments Society, will be talking about Richard Parker and the Burton Alabaster Men. We have a fine example of his work - the Hastings Tomb - in St Helen's Church. Come along to learn more. £3 per person. Tea/..

Tue 12 February, 2019

Ashby Civic Society - Ashby

Speaker changed to : Dave the Bee Farmer : 7.30pm Our local popular bee keeper will tell us all we want to know about delicious honey and how it's made. Plus, hear all about the latest Planning news for Ashby. Come as a visitor. We'd love to meet..

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Wed 20 February, 2019

Half Term Craft Morning at St Helen's Community Heritage Centre - Ashby

Half term fun in the Community Heritage Centre. Come along and help your child create their own unique craft item. Then you can all site and enjoy a drink and a cake before taking the results home. £1 per child. 10am Start

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Mon 4 March, 2019

Our Research Team share their findings at St Helen's Community Heritage Centre - Ashby

Our volunteer research team has been hard at work researching various aspects of the history of St Helen's Church and the site on which it stands. Come along to learn more about what they have discovered. £3 per person. Tea/ coffee and biscuits..

Tue 12 March, 2019

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History of Melbourne. Philip Heath reveals little known stories and facts about this beautiful village. Also, hear about latest Planning proposals for Ashby and give your opinion. St. Helens Heritage Centre, South St. Ashby  7.30pm Just come..

Sun 24 March, 2019

Aldi Ashby 20 Road Race - Ashby

The organising committee extends a big welcome to the  Ashby 20 road race. Building on over a quarter of a century of success, our philosophy is to provide a value for money and quality race organised by runners, for runners. We believe we are..

Tue 9 April, 2019

Ashby Civic Society - Ashby

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. Eric Boultby's enthusiastic talk guides on an exciting illustrated journey. Also, hear lastest Planning proposals for Ashby and give your opinion. St. Helens Heritage Centre, South St. Ashby  7.30pm Just come along..

Tue 14 May, 2019

Ashby Civic Society - Ashby

Short AGM and talk on the importance of retaining our local Green Spaces and parks. Also, hear latest information on Planning proposals in Ashby and give your opinions. St. Helens heritage centre, south St. Ashby.  7.30pm Just turn up or call..

Tue 11 June, 2019

Ashby Civic Society - Visit To Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Afternoon outside visit to Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. For full details and to book a place please contact Susanne 01530 415654 or Margaret 01530 412410.

Sat 22 June, 2019

Music In The Park - Coalville

The ever popular Music In The Park returns once again to Coalville Park. Bring your own seating, refreshments will be available to purchase or bring your own. More details will apppear here soon.

Sun 23 June, 2019, 12pm to 5:30pm

Picnic In The Park - Coalville

Once again Coalville Park will come alive with colour. Family Entertainment for all ages. Bring your own seating and picnic or sample some of the wonderful food available to buy on site. Stalls, Music, Children's Entertainment and..

Tue 9 July, 2019

Ashby civic society

Afternoon outside visit to Newstead Abbey.Once a home to Lord Byron. For full details please contact Susanne 01530 415654 or Margaret 01530 412410  1pm

Fri 13 September to Tue 17 September, 2019

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.

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