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On Now until Sun 1 July, 2018

Vertigo Adventure - Conkers

Experience Vertigo adventures with high and low ropes,power descender,climbing walls and zip wire to.

On Now until Thu 31 May, 2018

Famous 50 Exhibition - Ashby Arts Festival

An amazing display of 50 life size artwork figures each representing one of the Coalville/Hugglescote Famous 50, the first volunteers of WWI to reach France. A moving and informative exhibition honouring and celebrating these local heroes. 10am to..

On Now until Sun 3 June, 2018

Ashby Arts Festival 2018

With galleries of art and photography, craft fair, music, theatre, film, dancing, storytelling and workshops for young and old - you are sure to find something of interest over this lively Bank Holiday weekend of arts in Ashby. You won't be able to..

On Now until Sun 27 May, 2018

One Act Plays - Ashby Arts Festival

Ashby Dramatic Society -1 Act Plays Ashby Dramatic Society presents two evenings of amusing and thought provoking One Act plays. 7.30pm, Venture Theatre. Book @ Ashby TIC )01530 411767), £5 each.

On Now until Sun 27 May, 2018

Rapunzel - ashby arts festival

Chorus Theatre present a new adaptation of the classic fairytale by The Brothers Grimm. Featuring music, songs, puppetry, and lots of audience interaction. Suitable for family audiences. Running time: 45 mins approx.   11pm and 1.30pm At Ashby..

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On Now until Sun 27 May, 2018

Lazy Saturday Breakfast Walk - Bosworth

Start the day with a breakfast roll and a warm drink* in the Tithe Barn Café followed by a 1¼ mile (2 km) walk with one of Bosworth’s knowledgeable and experienced guides, bringing the events of the Battle of Bosworth to life. This walk is..

On Now until Tue 29 May, 2018

Festival Galleries - Ashby Arts Festival

Our Galleries and Art Cafe are open from 10am for the Bank Holiday weekend. 10am-4pm, 27th, 28th and 29th May Ivanhoe College, North Street, £1 entry (Under 16s Free) View and buy high quality art from both professional and amateur artists,..

On Now until Sun 27 May, 2018

Ashby Craft Food and Gift fair

Being held at Hood Park Leisure Centre between 10am to 3pm on Saturday with over 30 craft and gift stalls, selling unique gifts for all the family. Free Entry Refreshments Available For more information Contact Lorna Robinson on 01827 373318

On Now until Tue 29 May, 2018

Cyrptic Art Exhibition - Ashby Arts Festival

A glorious range of art and crafts is on sale in the atmospheric cyrpt. With refreshments available. At Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Station Rd. Free Entry 10am - 4pm

On Now until Sun 27 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Bardon Hill

Nordic Walking is quite unique in that it provides benefits for everybody from those with medical problems to the super fit. The walk is done over varying terrain, taking in the surrounding countryside. Nordic Walking has many benefits including a..

On Now until Mon 28 May, 2018

Food Gusto Food & Drink Fair - Ashby de la Zouch

Packed with demonstrations, live music, beer tent, fun for kids, sampling and artisan producer stands it really is a great day out for the family.   On the Bath Grounds, Ashby. £2 entry.  For more information: call 01530 411337, email..

On Now until Sun 3 June, 2018

Elmer Day Colouring & Picture Hunt - Ashby Library

Saturday 26th May - Saturday 2nd June. 1pm Come & hunt for Elmer (& his friends!) in Ashby Library this half term with their picture hunt. They'll also have a table of Elmer colouring & puzzles available in the children's library. This..

On Now until Sun 27 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Moira

Walk through beautiful regenerated and natural woodland and nature reserves. Start time 10am.  Moderate Pace,  7 miles, 4 hours, a few stiles STARTING POINT: Conkers Waterside car park. DE12 6BA.

On Now until Sun 27 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Moira

Starting at the YHA this route takes in the former Ashby Canal, Church Gresley Tunnel Woods and the new Gresley Woods. Booking essential. Please call 01283 551211. Start time 10am.  Leisurely Pace,  4.miles, 2 hours, 4..

On Now until Sun 27 May, 2018

Photography for childrens workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

  Take photographs of our 15th century heritage, print out your favourite shot to take home. Cameras provided.   1.30pm and 2.30pm, St Helen’s Community Heritage Centre. booking is via our website www.sthelensheritage.co.uk, £5.00 per..

On Now until Sun 27 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Agar Nook

Nordic Walking is quite unique in that it provides benefits for everybody from those with medical problems to the super fit. The walk is done over varying terrain, taking in the surrounding countryside. Nordic Walking has many benefits including a..

On Now until Sun 27 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Packington

Take a leisurely stroll around farm and woodland taking in Canadian Bison, red deer, alpacas and many more. Finish with a visit to our farm shop for refreshments. The starting point is Hill Farm, Spring Lane, Packington, Leics. LE65 1WU. Start time..

On Now until Tue 29 May, 2018

Open Art Exhibition and Photography Exhibition- Ashby Arts Festival

View and buy high quality art from both professional and amateur artists. There will also be displays from Ashby Guild of Artists. Also see the entrants and winners of our 2018 photography competition alongside an inspiring display of photographs..

On Now until Sun 27 May, 2018

The Word Splurge Workshop - Adult workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

The writing workshop where you won’t need a pencil – aimed at making writing exciting! An interactive and drama-led session, learn to describe objects by touch, smell, appearance and sound. Appropriate for primary aged children and their..

On Now until Sun 27 May, 2018

"Traditional Hand-sewn patchwork" Adult Workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

Make a simple hand-sewn patchwork project. Please bring scissors, a needle and pins. Other materials provided. 10am to 12pm, St Helen’s Community Heritage Centre. booking is via our website www.sthelensheritage.co.uk, £10.00 per adult

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Sun 27 May, 2018

Medieval Life and Laughter - Ashby

Hosted by English Heritage at Ashby De La Zouch Castle Journey back in time and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of medieval England. See King Edward II inspect his castle's defences against the revolting barons and talk to the ladies in..

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Sun 27 May, 2018

Conflict 1485 - Bosworth Battlefield

Les Routiers de Rouen invite you to explore their tented encampment in Ambion Arena, to see an array of replica arms and armour from the time of Bosworth as the noble Knights prepare for Battle. Richly dressed ladies from the time of Richard III will..

Sun 27 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Coalville

John Jacobs of the Coalville Heritage Society will take you back in time to the Coalville he remembers as a young man. Booking essential, please call 01530 833521. The starting pointJames Street cap park off Belvoir Road, Coalville  LE67..

Sun 27 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Oakthorpe

Explore the nature reserves and woodlands of The National Forest via old and new footpaths, disused railways and canal towpaths. Booking essential. Please call 01283 551211. Start time 10am.  Moderate Pace,  11 miles, 6 hours, 10..

Sun 27 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Swannington

Walking on lanes, paths and grassy areas we will pass the sites of bell pits, gin pits, victorian mining a 1940's opencast mining and woodlands planted between 1993 and 2010.  Also the mill will be open for viewings, donations..

Mon 28 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Moira

A visit to the Moira Furnace to include coal mining, clay working, waterways and the social history of the people who lived and worked here. Also included is a tour of the furnace at the end of the walk. Start time 2pm.  Easy Pace, 3 miles, 2..

Mon 28 May, 2018

Mono printing Workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

Create traditional mono prints! No experience required! Please bring an apron and a folder for your work. All other materials will be provided. 1.30pm to 3.30pm., St Helen’s Community Heritage Centre. booking is via our website..

Mon 28 May, 2018

"Let's make some birds" Childrens Workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

Create your own feathered friend with local artist Di Lorriman Suitable for age 5-11ys 10am-11.30am at Ashby Congregational Church. £4 each. Book your place at Ashby Tourist Information Centre (01530 411767) 

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Mon 28 May, 2018

The Coleorton Railway and Jessop's Tramway guided walk - National Forest Walking Festival

On this Moderate walk we follow the line of Jessop's 1794 Tramway from the Swannington Coalfield to near Thringstone Wharf. We then continue along the  Ivanhoe Way heading to the New Lount nature reserve. Part of the National Forest Walking..

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Tue 29 May, 2018

Despicable Minions - Coalville Library

Come along to Coalville Library for some Minion themed fun, perfect for fans of the Despicable Me and Minion movies. This event is for children aged 5-11 years. £2.50 per child. Pre-booking is essential.

Tue 29 May, 2018

Adult Writing Workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

Paint pictures with words and transport yourself into another world at this fun workshop. Suitable for everyone including beginners. 1.30pm to 3.30pm, At Ashby Library. To Booking cal in or contact  Ashby Tourist Information Centre £10 each.

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Tue 29 May to Wed 30 May, 2018

Come Dance A Merry Jig - Bosworth Battlefield

Come Dance A Merry Jig with Christina in the Heritage Room at Bosworth Battlefield. Learn the dance steps for a Tudor dance and make your own mask. Holiday fun for 7 to 12 year olds Tickets: £4.50 (Accompanying adults FREE) Pre- booking ONLY –..

Wed 30 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Grace Dieu

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. 6pm - 8pm, 2 miles, 0..

Wed 30 May, 2018

Health Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Whitwick

A lgentle health walk suitable for all abilities Start time 9.30am Leisurely. 1-2 miles, 45 minutes, 0 stiles STARTING POINT Outside the main entrance of The Hermitage Leisure Centre, Silver Street, Whitwick, LE67 5EU. Car park on site.

Wed 30 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Thornton

Starting from Thornton reservoir and fishing lodge, on this walk we will head towards Stanton under Barton via Bagworth Park. An interesting late spring walk through areas of fields and the National Forest, which in the last century were dominated by..

Wed 30 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Packington

Take a leisurely stroll around farm and woodland taking in Canadian Bison, red deer, alpacas and many more. Finish with a visit to our farm shop for refreshments.   The starting point is Hill Farm, Spring Lane, Packington, Leics. LE65 1WU. Start..

Wed 30 May, 2018

"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri" (15) - Ashby Film Night

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit. 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..

Wed 30 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Mount St Bernard

Discover a quiet corner of Charnwood Forest with splendid views and natural beauty. Learn about Mount St.Bernard Abbey, the first abbey to be built after the Reformation, and the nearby Reformatory. Walk amongst some of the..

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Wed 30 May, 2018

The Witch Finder's Sister Talk - Beth Underdown - The 1620's House, Donington Le Heath

Join author Beth Underdown for a reading and talk on her award-winning book "The Witch Finder's Sister" in the Tithe Barn at the 1620s House & Garden...itself home to a number of witch marks designed to keep the witches out! Biography: Beth..

Thu 31 May, 2018

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Agar Nook

Nordic Walking is quite unique in that it provides benefits for everybody from those with medical problems to the super fit. The walk is done over varying terrain, taking in the surrounding countryside. Nordic Walking has many benefits including a..

Fri 1 June to Sat 2 June, 2018

Coals and Canals - Ashby Arts Festival

A multi media 2-act show with 6 musicians/vocalists, 20 songs, narration and film bringing to life the history, the culture and the heritage of these 2 symbiotic industries. Tea and coffee available – bring your own alcoholic drinks. Starts at..

Fri 1 June, 2018, 1am to 2am

Festival Folk Concert - Ashby Arts Festival

Join Roots Choir, Green Fortune, Band on the Rum and Stargazy for an eclectic evening of folk in all its forms. 7.30pm Lyric Rooms, £10. Book via Sue 07981 356388 or online www.folkonthefarm.co.uk/events/festivalfolk

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Fri 1 June to Sat 2 June, 2018

Finding Your Feet (12A) - Century Theatre Coalville

On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate. Director: Richard..

Sat 2 June, 2018

Ashby De La Zouch Fake Festival

Fake Festivals present the Ashby De La Zouch Fake Festival featuring tributes  plus  local support bands. All held inside the Fake Festivals marquee with a licensed bar and fenced food and entertainment garden area. For further information..

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Sat 2 June to Sun 3 June, 2018

Friends Jacobean Craft group - 1620's House

Costumed members of the Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group will be in the house working on current projects. Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea room on non-Special..

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Sat 2 June, 2018

Family Fun Day and Food Festival - Kegworth

ONE KEGWORTH brings you the 3rd annual Family Fun Day and Food Festival on Sideley Park, Kegworth. Food stalls plus Ready Steady Cook, Animal attractions and Entertainment for all ages. Vintage Tractors and fairground rides. More info can be found..

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Sat 2 June, 2018

1000 years of history in song and comedy - Thringstone

Charles Booth Centre, Thringstone - welcomes Anthony King with his unique brand of mixing history with song and comedy. This wonderful evening starts at 8pm and tickets are £8 from www.ticketsource.co.uk/thringstone or direct from the centre any..

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Sat 2 June to Sun 24 June, 2018

Co-Counselling (CCI) Core Training - Donnington le Heath

A 40 hour course with John Talbut at weekends in Donington le Heath leading to membership of the Co-Counselling International network. The dates are: Saturday/Sunday 2nd/3rd June, Saturday 16th June, Saturday/Sunday 23rd/24th June 8:30am to 5:30pm..

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Sun 3 June, 2018

Live Lute Music - Donington Le Heath

Nick Gravestock will be playing a combination of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar dressed in authentic reproduction costume of the late Elizabethan period, in the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden. This is included in the..

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Tue 5 June, 2018

Croquet Open Day - Moira

A chance for visitors to try croquet free of charge any time between 4pm and 7pm, with an introduction to the basics of the sport from members of Ashby Croquet Club and a friendly game or two. Please wear trainers or flat-soled shoes. Children are..

Tue 5 June, 2018

A Ticket to Italy - new 4 week holiday italian course - Ashby

St Helen's rooms, Ashby de la Zouch - Tuesday 7-9 pm A new enjoyable 4 week course for beginners giving you a range of holiday language. The emphasis will be on learning ways of expressing yourself in order to be able to 'get by' on holiday. For..

Wed 6 June to Thu 7 June, 2018

Hicks Lodge Gentle Walk for Carers - Hicks Lodge

If you spend time looking after someone & could do with a breath of fresh air & company, why not join us for a gentle walk & friendly chat around Hicks Lodge Lake, Willesley Woodside. Dogs Welcome. Cuppa & cake afterwards at the Cafe..

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Thu 7 June, 2018

Soldier's Camp - Bosworth Battlefield

Step back in time as 15th century Yorkist soldiers and their followers are brought to life in an authentically dressed period camp by Les Routiers de Rouen. See what the common soldiers would wear to battle and the cruel weapons that threatened them..

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Fri 8 June, 2018

Free Lunch - Fuel Cafe 2.0 - Ashby

⚡ FREE LUNCH ⚡ Join us in celebrating our New Opening and refurbished Fuel Cafe 2.0 on Friday 8th June and bag yourself a FREE SALAD & SHAKE from 11am - 1pm 😍 Make a toast with us to our NEW outside seating area and main entrance, now..

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Fri 8 June, 2018

An Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt - Century Theatre - Snibston

Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with her successful Psychic / Mediumship Evenings. As a Medium Nikki Kitt aims to provide evidence of life after life by giving messages to people in the audience from..

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Sat 9 June to Sun 10 June, 2018

Open Gardens - Osgathorpe

The event includes open gardens, cream tea's, plant sale, cake stall, book sale, ice creams and licensed bar. Car parking and toilets. £3 pp (under 16s free)

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Sat 9 June, 2018

Crafts & Hobbies Fair - Ashby

Crafts and Hobbies Fair  10am-2pm Come and be inspired! Painting, pyrography, lacemaking, embroidery, gardening, motorcycling, quilting, baking, birdwatching, collections (including of old Ashby), jigsaws, music making …… and much more! Try..

Sat 9 June, 2018

Clifton Campville Country Fair

The annual Clifton Campville Country Fair is being held in Clifton Campville from 11am. Entry fee £3.50 Children 50p under 5's free. flypast, Children's games,  gift & food stalls, Birds of prey and more...

Sat 9 June, 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 9 June, 2018

Lachrimae Consort: Celebrating Shakespeare - Donington Le Heath

Join the six musicians of Lachrimae Consort alongside Richard Ollier and John Seeley as they recreate the sound of Elizabethan theatre music, performing music and readings from the works of Shakespeare. Doors 7.00 pm for a 7.30 pm start Tickets : £8..

Sat 9 June, 2018

Ashby Concert Band Charity Concert supporting Hospice Hope - Ashby

Ashby Concert Band and Rotary Club of Ashby de la Zouch present their latest charity concert at Holy Trinity Church, Ashby at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 each and are available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre (01530 411767) or on the door, subject..

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Sun 10 June, 2018

The Tudor Crown Talk: Joanna Hickson - Bosworth Battlefield

Join author Joanna Hickson as she discusses her latest novel "The Tudor Crown" which focuses on Lady Margaret Beaufort, her son Henry Tudor and their ambition to gain the throne in the Heritage room at Bosworth Battlefield. Biography: Joanna..

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Tue 12 June, 2018

Ashby Civic Society

Medieval Herblore Re-enactment of the role of medieval Wise Woman of Rouen by Christina Smee to explain the use of herbs. Join us at the Heritage centre, St. Helen's Church, South Street, Ashby at 7.30pm Call Susanne 01530 415654 for more details or..

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Tue 12 June, 2018

The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes - Ashby Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company Hosted by English Heritage Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly..

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Thu 14 June to Fri 15 June, 2018

OUTDOOR THEATRE: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - Donington Le Heath

Hoorah! Heartbreak Productions is pleased to announce that the Prince Regent is coming to visit. You are hereby required to attend an etiquette lesson hosted by The Association of Higher Etiquette and Manners (A.H.E.M.), who will educate you in the..

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Fri 15 June, 2018

Darkest Hour (PG) - Century Theatre - Snibston

The Darkest Hour (PG) During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on against incredible..

Sun 17 June, 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 17 June, 2018

Thornton Open Gardens

The Village of Thornton is delighted to invite you to its Open Gardens 2018. You may know us for our reservoir, but why not visit our village? As well as visiting the various gardens, there will be cream teas on sale at the Community Centre and..

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Sun 17 June to Mon 18 June, 2018

MEET THE HAWKWISE OWLS - 1620's House & Garden

Join Becky Friar from Hawkwise Falconry and see her owls in the beautiful surroundings of the 1620s House & Garden. The owls will be on static display all day with handling opportunities and interactive flying displays. There will also be an..

Sun 17 June to Mon 18 June, 2018

Celebrating the Return 2014-2018 - Century Theatre Coalville

Leicestershire Coop Brass Band take centre stage to delight the audience with a rising tribute to troops form the Great War. There will be poetry readings, archives, exhibitions and film clips to make this event a wonderful end to the 100 year..

Tue 19 June, 2018

Happy Feet - Talk - Thringstone

Thringstone WI will be walking on air after listening to Racheal Barratt from the Foot Healthcare Clinic giving hints and tips on how to keep our feet in good condition. Thringstone WI meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Methodist Church..

Tue 19 June, 2018

Best Foot Forward - Thringstone WI

Thringstone WI will be pampering their feet ready for summer sun with Rachael Barratt from the Healthcare Clinic. Thringstone WI meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at Thringstone Methodist Church Hall at 7.30pm. Visitors will receive a warm..

Tue 19 June, 2018

FREE Business Start-up Event - Ashby

Want to start your own business or become Self-employed? Our FREE, Short course is specifically designed by award winning advisors to give you an insight into self-employment or help you launch your own business. Within 3 days you will have the..

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Tue 19 June to Wed 20 June, 2018

FESTIVAL OF BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY: THE RECENT ARCHAEOLOGY OF BRADGATE PARK

Every Leicestershire person knows Bradgate Park but its archaeology is just being unpicked for the first time. Peter Liddle will talk about the current archaeological investigations being carried out by the University of Leicester in Bradgate Park..

Thu 21 June to Fri 22 June, 2018

Coach Trip to The National Memorial Arboretum - Local pick up

Ageuk Leicestershire & Rutland are organising a short Day Trip by Coach to the National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas. There will be pick ups from Coalville, Worthington & Ashby between 9.15 & 9.45. Entry is Free. Restaurant & Cafe on..

Sat 23 June to Sun 24 June, 2018

Ashby Steam Festival

New for 2018 - a new venue and a new name!! Formerly known as the Ashby & Willesley Vintage Festival, the new Ashby Steam will take place at a new venue: Scamhazel Farm, Boundary, Nr. Ashby de la Zouch, DE11 7BA. Situated near Ashby de la..

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Sat 23 June, 2018

Music In The Park - Coalville

Music In The Park at Coalville Park, London Road, Coalville LE67 3JB. Sit, relax,listen and be entertained. FREE entry from 6.00pm - 09.30pm. Food and Drink available to buy or bring your own. Acts include Andy B Goode 50's and 60's singer. Strife of..

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Sat 23 June to Sun 24 June, 2018

Hope Festival - Coalville Rugby Club

Hope Festival is a charity music festival with all proceeds going to Hope Against Cancer, Leicestershire & Rutlands Cancer Research charity. We have 10 amazing acts performing which include: Eaga Choir Dmu Choir / JoJo & The Mojos / Sam Hinds..

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Sat 23 June, 2018

Soldier's Camp - Bosworth Battlefield

Step back in time as 15th century Yorkist soldiers and their followers are brought to life in an authentically dressed period camp by Les Routiers de Rouen. See what the common soldiers would wear to battle and the cruel weapons that threatened them..

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Sat 23 June, 2018

‘The Path to Bosworth Field’ - Guided Walk

Experienced walkers with a penchant for history can join our expert Guides and enjoy Bosworth Battlefield’s extended 7.5 mile (12 km) walk. Providing all aspects of the environment surrounding this pivotal battle of the Wars of the Roses. No dogs..

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Sat 23 June, 2018

Rock and Roll Paradise Tour - Century Theatre

In 2018 Rock 'n' Roll Paradise returns to the UK's theatres for the 9th successive year. Taking you on a magical mystery tour through an era that changed the music world forever, where an amazing number of rock ‘n’ roll stars will be hitting the..

Sat 23 June, 2018

Annual Inter churches Football Tournament - Ashby

All welcome at the Annual Inter Churches Football Tourament. At the astro turf pitches behind the Ivanhoe School From 1pm -4.30pm. A fun afternoon to come and spectate or participate, for all ages.  No cost. Refreshments available to..

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Sat 23 June, 2018

RunFearless - Obstacle & Mud Run - Donington Park

Brand new Obstacle, Mud & Water Run! RunFearless is set within the stunning Ancient Donington Park Estate on the Derbyshire / Leicestershire county border. Take on the estate's untouched marshland, and put..

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Sun 24 June, 2018

Picnic In The Park - Coalville

The annual Picnic in the Park at Coalville Park, London Road, Coalville LE67 3JB. FREE entry from 12 noon until 5.30pm. Entertainment provided by Bel Canto Youth Choir formed from several local schools. Desford Colliery Band top class brass band..

Fri 29 June, 2018

NWL Chamber Lunch

We hold our Chamber lunch every year. We are voice for business and community in North West Leicestershire. www.nwleicschamber.co.uk   to book and for further information please call 01530 810223

Fri 29 June to Sat 30 June, 2018

Just So - The Musical - Century Theatre

Music Academy for Schools presents 'Just So' the Musical at the Century Theatre, Snibston. Tickets: £8.50 and are available from the website, email address or telephone number below. "Before the High and Far-Off Times…came the Time of the Very..

Sat 30 June to Sun 1 July, 2018

Blackfordby Open Gardens

Blackfordby's first Open Gardens event is taking place on the weekend of 30th June/1st July. The charity event will see many of the village's gardens open to the public for the first time. Refreshments available.

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Sat 30 June to Sun 1 July, 2018

SUMMER IN COLOUR - Ibstock

A café-style concert of light music for Summer given by Broom Leys Choral Society with the Charnwood Symphonic Wind Orchestra. Venue:Ibstock Community College at 7.30pm on Saturday 30th June.

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Sat 30 June, 2018

Funnyside Returns - Ibstock

Funnyside Returns for a night of top class comedy at Sunnyside. We have three greats acts lined up as well as the eveer brilliant host and compere Alan Seaman. On the bill - Chris Washington, Patrick Draper & Howard Walker. Tickets start at..

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Sat 30 June to Sun 1 July, 2018

Dixie Does the 80s - Market Bosworth

80s music and multi-media event for over 18s. Live music, disco and multi-media with food available (extra cost). Fancy Dress optional! The Dixie Do is back...with an 80s twist! The Dixie Grammar Schools' Junior and Senior PTAs present 'Dixie Does..

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Sun 1 July, 2018

Leanda de Lisle Talk: White King – Charles I Traitor, Murderer, Martyr - Bosworth Battlefield

Leanda de Lisle Talk: White King – Charles I Traitor, Murderer, Martyr in The Heritage Room at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre on Sunday 1st July at 2pm To some Charles I was a martyr crowned in white, the symbol of innocence: to others he was..

Wed 4 July, 2018

Ashby Museum Guided Walk

Ken Hillier will explain the rise and fall of Ashby's ambition to rival Buxton and Leamington. Walk leaves the museum at 7pm. £4 per person. Book at the museum or by phone 01530 260090.

Timber Festival

Fri 6 July to Sun 8 July, 2018

Timber - International Forest Festival - Moira

Welcome to Timber. An extraordinary new camping festival exploring the transformative impact of forests. Celebrating woodland culture in all its forms, join us for an intoxicating experience where music, art, philosophy and sustainability weave..

Sat 7 July to Sun 8 July, 2018

Ashby Open Gardens Weekend 2018

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..

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Sat 7 July, 2018

Soldier's Camp - Bosworth Battlefield

Step back in time as 15th century Yorkist soldiers and their followers are brought to life in an authentically dressed period camp by Les Routiers de Rouen. See what the common soldiers would wear to battle and the cruel weapons that threatened them..

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Sat 7 July to Sun 8 July, 2018

Friends Jacobean Craft Group - 1620'House

Costumed members of the Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group will be in the house working on current projects. Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea room on non-Special..

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Sun 8 July, 2018

Willow Workshop - Bosworth

Join Wayside Willow in The Heritage Room at Bosworth Battlefield on the afternoon of Sunday 8th July and create a beautiful Leaf Tray. Tickets: £19.50 Pre-booking essential – Book your tickets online , drop into the Ticket Office on site between..

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Thu 12 July, 2018

Ashby Civic Society

Visit to Donington le Heath Manor House and Medieval gardens Join us for an afternoon guided visit of the 1620 Medieval herb garden by Michael Arkle with tea and cake to follow. Meet at the Manor House, Manor Road, Coalville, LE67 2FW.  Booking..

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Fri 13 July, 2018

Lean on Pete (15) - Century Theatre - Snibston

A teenager gets a summer job working for a horse trainer and befriends the fading racehorse, Lean on Pete. Director: Andrew Haigh Writers: Andrew Haigh, Willy Vlautin (novel) Stars: Charlie Plummer, Amy Seimetz, Travis Fimmel The film follows..

Sat 14 July, 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     ..

Sun 15 July, 2018

Ashby Show

Join us for the 104th Annual Ashby Show This year we have an exciting main ring programme, great shopping opportunities combined with an extensive range of show classes. The show is organised by the Ashby de la Zouch Agricultural Society. For more..

Sun 15 July, 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 15 July to Mon 16 July, 2018

FESTIVAL OF BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY: KINGS, CASTLES & BATTLES TALK

This talk aims to put the Richard III discoveries into context; Looking more widely at the archaeology and history of the Wars of the Roses in Leicestershire. Peter Liddle will talk about the Wars of the Roses in the local area, the influence of..

Sat 21 July, 2018

REALfest - Ashby

We are REAL Fest. We are Ashby’s answer to local talent.  A festival, run by local people, involving and promoting local people.  We believe that there is so much talent in and around Ashby and still more to be discovered.  Whether..

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Wed 25 July to Thu 26 July, 2018

FESTIVAL OF BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY: MEET THE CURATOR

Talks at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm. Meet battlefield curator Richard Knox for a hands on session which looks at how the battle was fought, how the battlefield was lost and battlefield archaeology. There will also be the opportunity..

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Wed 25 July, 2018

Maladies & Medicine a talk by Dr Sara Read - the 1620's House, Donington Le Heath

Maladies & Medicine a talk by Dr Sara Read in the Tithe Barn at the 1620s House & Garden on Wednesday 25th July. Join Dr Sara Read as she discusses bodily health in the 1620s and some of the medical approaches used to treat specific..

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Sun 29 July to Sun 5 August, 2018

Heather Scarecrow Festival

Once a year, for the past 20 years, the good people of Heather have gone ever so slightly insane. Throughout the village the gardens are dotted with scarecrows. Scores and Scores of them, some of celebs, some of them topical, many of them cheerfully..

Sun 29 July, 2018

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 5 August to Mon 6 August, 2018

The Reluctant Dragon performed by Quantum Theatre - Bosworth Battlefield

The Reluctant Dragon performed by Quantum Theatre Written by Kenneth Grahame, Adapted and Directed by Michael Whitmore. “You’ve got to fight him some time or other you know, ’cos he’s St George and you’re the dragon…” Everyone knows St..

Mon 6 August to Fri 10 August, 2018

Transform Holiday Bible Club - Ashby Congregational Church

Come along to this year's holiday bible club from Monday 6th to Friday 10th August at Ashby Congregational Church There will be activities, stories, crafts, games, prayers and lots of fun! Cost £1.50 per day. Join us for one day or all week - all..

Sat 11 August, 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     ..

Sun 19 August, 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

Tue 21 August, 2018

Jewellery making - Thringstone WI

Thringstone WI ladies will be having a go at making jewellery at a workshop with Jane. 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..

Mon 27 August to Tue 28 August, 2018

Summer Fayre and Craft Fayre - Coalville

St Peter's Church, Bardon Hill invite you to their Summer Fayre & Craft Fayre which will be held at Christ Church Halls on London Road, Coalville. There will be lots of lovely craft stalls including locally made children's wooden jigsaws and..

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Tue 28 August, 2018

Conflict 1485 - Bosworth Battlefield

Les Routiers de Rouen invite you to explore their tented encampment in Ambion Arena, to see an array of replica arms and armour from the time of Bosworth as the noble Knights prepare for Battle. Richly dressed ladies from the time of Richard III will..

Thu 30 August to Sat 8 September, 2018

Skylight - Venture Theatre - Ashby

The Venture Theatre is Ashby De La Zouch presents Skylight an intriguing drama by David Hare "East London school teacher Kyra Hollis is visited by Edward Sergeant and, later on the same night, his father Tom Sergeant. Kyra had been living with the..

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Sat 1 September, 2018

ELO Again Live - Century Theatre

ELO Again - The Ultimate Electric Light Orchestra Tribute Show The British Rock group The Electric Light Orchestra epitomised the 70s with their unique symphonic rock style and unforgettable classics. Pop masterpieces such as Mr Blue Sky, Livin’..

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Sat 1 September to Sun 2 September, 2018

Friends Jacobean Craft Group - 1620's House

Costumed members of the Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group will be in the house working on current projects. Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea room on non-Special..

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Sat 1 September, 2018

Ashby Inside Out - Demonstrations and Talks

Ashby Toolbox is proud to be launching an ongoing campaign, the aim of which is to let everyone know all the great things that are on your doorstep in our unique Market Town. A fusion of retail, demonstrations and live performances will create a..

Sat 8 September, 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 September, 2018

Soldier's Camp - Bosworth Battlefield

Step back in time as 15th century Yorkist soldiers and their followers are brought to life in an authentically dressed period camp by Les Routiers de Rouen. See what the common soldiers would wear to battle and the cruel weapons that threatened them..

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Wed 12 September, 2018

Early Highwaymen 1550 to 1640 - Talk -The 1620s House

Join Lee Timmins for his talk on the life and times of the early highwayman in the barn at the 1620s House & Garden What inspired men and women to chance it upon the highway? How is Shakespeare’s Sir John Falstaff relevant? Were there..

Fri 14 September to Tue 18 September, 2018

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.

Sun 16 September, 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

Tue 18 September, 2018

The story of a florist - Thringstone WI

Thringstone WI will be hearing from Sue Colledge from Colledge's florist in Whitwick about her family history and her love of flowers. Thringstone WI meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at Thringstone Methodist Church Hall at 7.30pm. Visitors will..

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Sun 23 September, 2018

The Power and effectiveness of the warbow - Talk - Bosworth Battlefield

A talk in the Heritage Room on the results of a series of empirical tests undertaken at Bosworth Battlefield, to demonstrate the effects of replica Medieval-period arrows being shot at a realistic piece of plate armour. Tickets £6 Pre Booking..

Sat 6 October, 2018

The Magnificent Seven Band - Jazz - Ashby

Featuring Richard Leach, Amy Roberts and members of the Kenny Ball/Acker Bilk Bands. At Ashby Venture Theatre, North Street, Ashby LE65 1HU from 8.00pm - 11.00pm. Tickets £13 available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre telephone 01530 411767

Sat 13 October, 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     ..

Tue 16 October, 2018

The real CSI - Thringstone WI

Thringstone WI ladies will be listening to funny and interesting stories from Paul Taberrer talking about when he worked as head of a police CSI unit and how it differs from the TV dramas. Thringstone WI meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at..

Sun 21 October, 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

Sat 10 November, 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 10 November, 2018

Acknowledging the end of WW1 - Thringstone

At Charles Booth Centre, The Green, Thringstone - from 12 noon until 6pm will be an exhibition about the end of WW1 concentrating on the hope and optimism around at that time. There will be displays on Thringstone, Whitwick and Leicestershire..

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Wed 14 November to Thu 15 November, 2018

The Vienna Festival Ballet: The Nutcracker Friday - Coalville

The Vienna Festival Ballet takes high quality productions of classical ballet to audiences around the world. The Vienna Festival Ballet gave its first performance in Brighton, England in May 1980. This was followed by an extended European tour the..

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

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. More details for this special event.  For..

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     ..

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

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

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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..

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..

Tue 1 January to Wed 2 January, 2019

Enterprising Town Centres: Digital Workshops - Hermitage FM Coalville

North West Leicestershire District Council have a programme of support workshops for retail businesses in the district. Corin from Kerching will be delivering a number of workshops to help retailers improve their business. The next workshop is: 25..

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