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On Now until Mon 3 September, 2018

Royal Robes Hunt - Bosworth Battlefield

Pick up a sheet from our Ticket Office, explore the Heritage Centre and Country Park to find the hidden items of Royal clothing and return to the Ticket Office to collect your prize. Cost: £2 per child. Please note that this will not be available..

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On Now until Mon 3 September, 2018

Bug Hunt - 1620's House, Donington Le Heath

The Bug Hunt will run when the 1620s House & Garden in open – Thursday to Sunday and Bank Holidays from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm. Collect a sheet from our Ticket Office, explore the 1620s Gardens to find the bugs. Return to the Ticket Office to..

On Now until Wed 22 August, 2018

Project Digby - Heritage Project - For people on the autistic spectrum.

Can you be a time traveller? Step back in time with Project Digby! An exciting heritage project designed and developed in partnership with Autism East Midlands for young people aged 11-16 on the Autism Spectrum. Discover what life was like over 400..

Fri 17 August, 2018

Whitwick & District U3A Open Morning

Whitwick & District U3A Open Morning to celebrate the 10th Anniversary: Friday 17th August. Displays by many of the varied Interest Groups, entertainment by the U3A Fun Choir and light refreshments; an ideal opportunity to find out what the U3A..

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Sat 18 August to Sun 19 August, 2018

Bosworth Medieval Festival: 2018

This is a great full day family event, with not just the battle re-enactment, but jousting, a medieval market, children’s games, large living history encampment, author talks & book signings, entry to the award-winning Exhibition, 9:30 am -..

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Sat 18 August to Sun 19 August, 2018

Knight School - Bosworth Battlefield

Knight School (for children between the ages of 6 and 14 years old): Travel back to medieval times to meet Sir John of Bosworth and complete your quest to become a knight For those brave enough to take on this knightly challenge – pre-book on to..

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Sat 18 August to Sun 19 August, 2018

The “What If” Debate - Bosworth Battlefield

The great debate: What if Richard had won at Bosworth? A chance to join in the lively debate over how different our country might be now if Richard III had successfully defended his kingship at Bosworth. Join two of our knowledgeable battlefield..

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Sat 18 August, 2018

Henry’s Road to Bosworth - Bosworth Battlefield

‘Hear the story of the rise to King of Henry Tudor. From 1471 when he went into exile as a young boy to his return to these shores in 1485 and the subsequent unlikely victory over King Richard III to become King Henry VII and begin the Tudor..

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Sat 18 August, 2018

Henry VI – A Good, Simple, Innocent Man - Talk -Bosworth Battlefield

In an age of personal kingship, understanding the character of King Henry VI of England (reigned 1422-61, 1470-1) and the ways in which he was spectacularly ill-suited to be king, hold the key to understanding the disasters that engulfed England..

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Sat 18 August, 2018

What Happens in the Holy Land Stays in the Holy Land - Talk - Bosworth Battlefield

In 1183, the great William Marshal was still a household knight and in less than a state of grace when he embarked for Jerusalem having promised his dying lord, the eldest son of Henry II, that he would go there to pray for him and fulfill the..

Sat 18 August, 2018

Katherine Swynford: John of Gaunt & his Scandalous Duchess - Talk - Bosworth Battlefield

She was beautiful and accomplished. The poet Geoffrey Chaucer was her brother-in-law. Five American presidents are descended from her. For twenty-five years she was the mistress of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, fourth son of Edward III. She bore..

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

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Sun 19 August, 2018

The Survival of the Princes in the Tower - Talk - Bosworth Battlefield

The murder of the Princes in the Tower remains the most famous cold case in British history. Traditionally considered the victims of their ruthless uncle, Richard III, what if the question of who murdered them is the wrong one to ask? What if there..

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Sun 19 August, 2018

England’s Lost Kings – Edward V and Arthur Tudor - Talk - Bosworth Battlefield

One was an uncrowned king, the elder of the famous Princes in the Tower; the other was the lost heir to the Tudor dynasty. Edward V disappears from the pages of history at the age of twelve; Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales, died at fifteen, and his..

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Sun 19 August, 2018

Revealing Grey Friars – The Search for the historic burial place of King Richard III - Talk - Bosworth Battlefield

The search for the historic burial place of King Richard III, Mathew Morris, one of the lead archaeologists on the Grey Friars Project, will describe what the latest archaeological and historical research reveals about the history and development of..

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Mon 20 August, 2018

Mischief Makers Drama Workshop - Ashby Library

Join Chorus Theatre for the Mischief Makers Drama Workshop, celebrating this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Create and perform your own mischievous stories and characters using The Beano as a starting point. Working alongside professional drama..

Tue 21 August, 2018

GREAT Day Out - Coalville Library

The GREAT Project works to support individuals and families to move towards work or training. It exists to help families change their lives for the better. The “GREAT Day Out” is a chance for us to share our work with you and family in a fun and..

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..

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Fri 24 August, 2018

George Michael Tribute - Conkers - Moira

Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael Friday 24th August Doors open 7.30pm and show starts at 8pm Direct from London’s West End, the UK’s biggest George Michael tribute show. Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating a global superstar,..

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Sat 25 August, 2018

SuperSonic 70's Music Night - Conkers - Moira

SuperSonic 70’s Saturday 25th August 2018 Doors open 7.30pm and show starts at 8.00pm With a set list boasting an impressive range to suit all ages, with the emphasis on great hit songs from this golden era of music, the SuperSonic 70’s Show will..

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Mon 27 August, 2018

Packington Open Gardens

Packington Village Open Gardens.  Gardens open 2pm - 7pm. 12 gardens are open. Passport £4 adults, accompanied children FREE, available on the day from Measham Road car park, Memorial Hall or participating gardens. Gardening Stall, plants,..

Mon 27 August, 2018

Festival of Transport - Ashby

This event  is a family friendly day of displayed vehicles, fair rides, stalls, and entertainment.  For all ages to enjoy looking at vehicles from the past to modified and unusual There is to be entertainment throughout the day by local..

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..

Wed 29 August to Sat 1 September, 2018

Father's Day- Coalville Adult School Drama Group

A warm and touching comedy based on Chappells UK TV hit series " Home to Roost". Performance time 7.30pm and 2pm for the Saturday matinee. At The Old School Theatre, Bridge Road, Coalville, LE67 3PW. Tickets are £8 or £6 for concessions. Tickets..

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Thu 30 August to Sat 8 September, 2018

Theatre Show 'Skylight' - Ashby Venture Theatre

The greatly antiscipated 'Skylight' comes to The Ashby Venture Theatre this August! On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis receives an unexpected visit from her former lover Tom Sergeant, a successful and charismatic..

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Fri 31 August, 2018

Century Cinema Presents: The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society (12A) - Snibston

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is a movie starring Lily James, Glen Powell, and Matthew Goode. A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II, when she decides to write a..

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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’..

Sat 1 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Measham Museum

Measham Station, Off Manning Road, Measham, DE12 7HU FREE Entry to the museum Saturday 1st and Tuesday 4th September Saturday 10am - 12noon Tuesday 10am - 12noon and 2pm - 4pm

Sat 1 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - A-Z of Swadlincote

Join guest speaker Dot Morson as you go through the alphabet and its links to Swadlicote through the ages. At Sharpe's Pottery, West Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9GD 10.30am - 12.30pm

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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 - Celebration of Ashby de la Zouch

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..

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Sat 1 September, 2018

Mainly Madness Tribute Night - Conkers - Moira

Mainly Madness, Saturday 1st September 2018 Doors 7.30pm – Show 8pm Mainly Madness are a group of Two Tone loving musicians that bring the Madness experience to your event. Not only are Mainly Madness a tribute to the great band itself but also a..

Sat 1 September to Sun 2 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Castle Donington Museum

The new exhibition tells the story of five of the many old houses still surviving in the small town. Castle Donington Museum, The stone House, 4 Apiary Gate, Castle Donington, DE74 2JA The Museum is open Saturdays 10am - 12.30pm and Sundays 2pm..

Sat 1 September to Sat 15 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Ashby de la Zouch Museum

Exhibition: Policing Ashby. FREE entry to the Museum on Saturday 1 September and Saturday 15th September. 10am - 3pm both days. The Exhibition is on from 1st August until 30th September at Ashby de la Zouch Museum, North Street, Ashby de la..

Sat 1 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - St Mary's Church - Coleorton

The church will be open Saturday 1st, Wednesday 12th and Saturday 15th September 1pm - 4pm No Toilet facillties

Sat 1 September to Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Breedon Parish Council Heritage Walk

Self guided walking with information signage and trail information available at the village green. Breedon on the Hill.  Saturday 1st - Sunday 16th September

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Sun 2 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Walk the Swannington Incline

Join Swannington Heritage Trust on Sunday 2nd September 10am and 12 noon to walk the Swannington Incline, the first public steam railway in the English Midlands. Meet at Snibston No 3 Coal Mine,Spring Lane, Swannington, LE67 8QR With the landowner's..

Sun 2 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Swannington Hough Mill

St George's Hill, Swannington, LE67 1QW In 1994 Swannington Heritage Trust bought the derelict shell of a 200 year old tower mill. The restoration has completely transformed the mill and new features are being added each year. The mill is open..

Sun 2 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Coleorton Heritage Group

Stroll around the lanes and footpaths of Coleorton to hear about the history. The walk will take around two hours with some stiles and footpaths over fields, so wear sturdy shoes or boots. Booking essential. email heritagegroup@coleorton.org.uk or..

Sun 2 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Diseworth Heritage Centre

Exhibition of village photographs past, present and histories of the two old public houses in the village. Diseworth Heritage Center, Lady Gate, Diseworth, DE74 2QF Sunday 2nd, Sunday 9th and Sunday 16th September 2pm - 4pm

Sun 2 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Mount St. Bernard Abbey - Whitwick

Oaks Road, Whitwick, LE67 5UL Four talks on various aspects of the Abbey. What is a monk talk - Sunday 2nd September, 2.30pm

Sun 2 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - St. Wilfrid's Church - Barrow upon Trent

A tour of the church yard. Tour around the church every half hour. At Church lane, Barrow upon Trent, DE73 7HB.  1.30pm - 5pm

Sun 2 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Califat Coal Mine Excavation, Swannington

Meet at Califat coal mine, near Hough Mill, St George's Hill Swannington, LE67 1QW Califat coal mine excavation join Leicestershire Industrial History Society and Swannington Heritage Trust for a tour of the 1855-1873 Califat coal mine. Explore two..

Tue 4 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Measham Museum

Measham Station, Off Manning Road, Measham, DE12 7HU FREE Entry to the museum Saturday 1st and Tuesday 4th September Saturday 10am - 12noon Tuesday 10am - 12noon and 2pm - 4pm

Tue 4 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Overseal Heritage Walk 5.5 miles

Join walk leader Dot Morson as you are guided through this heritage trail covering pit ponies, Barret Mill and Dead Dane.  Meet at Overseal Church, Main Street, DE12 6LQ, 1.30pm

Tue 4 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Historic Main Street guided walk in Swannington

Meet at Swannington Primary School car park, Main Street, LE67 8QJ A school with a mission hall, a shop where you could buy gun powder, old chapels, a Quaker meeting house where George Fox was arrested and lots more! Booking..

Tue 4 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event -South Derbyshire Miners Preservation group - Swadlincote

Exhibition of old and new mining equipment displayed over two levels, browse an extensive library of photographs and books covering area seven (South Derbyshire and North West Leicestershire) At Gresley Old Hall, Gresley Wood Road, Swadlincote. DE11..

Wed 5 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Mount St Bernards Abbey - Whitwick

Oaks road, Whitwick, LE67 5UL Four talks on various aspects of the Abbey. History of Mount St. Bernard - Wednesday 5th September, 2.30pm Mount St. Bernard today - Saturday 8th September, 2.30pm Mount St. Bernard Brewery - Wednesday 12th September,..

Wed 5 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Coal Dust and Cabaret - Swadlincote

Join Graham Nutt for this illustrated talk describing the social heritage in the area with help of local images of entertainment of the day. At West Street, Swadlicote, DE11 9GD  7.30pm

Thu 6 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Coalville Heritage Society Walk

The first walk organised by Coalville Heritage Society - Memories of Memorial Square. Meet at 7pm at Memorial Square, Coalville, LE67 3TU.

Thu 6 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Swarkestone's History - Swarkestone

Join Dot Morson as she leads this Magic Attic heritage three mile walk. Discover a village with interesting history. Learn about the Causeway, the effect of the civil war, Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops, transport history and even the Rolling..

Thu 6 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - The Magic Attic Archives - Swadlincote

Explore the Magic Attic and all it offers, an invaluable source of information, records, photographs,, volumes of newspapers dating from 1782. At Sharp's Pottery Museum, West Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9DG Thursday 6th september, 7pm -..

Fri 7 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Ashby Castle

South Street, Ashby de la Zouch, LE65 1BR Free admission to all Friday 7th September, 10am - 6pm

Fri 7 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Ebenezer Baptist Church

Display of history of the church. Original records of the church members, Sunday school scholars, books of account, documentation of site, deeds signed by George Stephenson. Friday 7th and Friday 14th September 9.30am - 12.30pm

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..

Sat 8 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Acresford Methodist Church

Viewing church interior, history display with guide in attendance. Acresford Methodist Church, Brookfield Cottages off Coopers Close. Acresford. DE11 8AW Saturday 8th September 11am - 3pm

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Sat 8 September to Sun 9 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Moira Furnace Museum - Moira

During September Moira Furnace Museum is joining in with the Hello Heritage event run jointly by NWLDC and South Derbyshire DC along with the National Heritage open days. There will be free admission to the Museum on 8th/9th September & 15th/16th..

Sat 8 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Made in Derbyshire - Swadlincote

At Sharp's Pottery, West Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9DG Enjoy a talk with guest speaker Shirley Horton as items that have been and are 'Made in Derbyshire' are brought to light- reasons to be proud! Booking is essential call 01283 222848 or..

Sat 8 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Mount St. Bernards Abbey - Whitwick

Oaks road, Whitwick, LE67 5UL Talk about Mount St. Bernard today - Saturday 8th September, 2.30pm Mount St. Bernard Brewery - Wednesday 12th September, 2.30pm

Sat 8 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event -Worthington Chapel and Community Group

2, Main Street, Worthington. LE65 1RP View our lovely old chapel, almost 200 years old, find out about the heritage of Worthington, a Doomsday book village, see our poppy display commemorating the end of WW1, learn how to make bandages circa 1914,..

Sat 8 September, 2018

Let the Bells Ring Out! Family Fun Day - St Denys Church - Ibstock

Ibstock St Denys Church is celebrating the Restoration of the Bells with a Family Fun Event. Starts at 2pm. Listen to the Bells being rung and have a go yourself, bring your teddy bears for a parachute jump from the Tower, journey back in time with..

Sun 9 September, 2018

Heritage Open Day - Century Theatre

This year we are celebrating local heritage with TWO Heritage Open Days. Each September thousands of volunteers across the country invite you to experience local history, architecture and culture. All for free. This year Heritage Open Days run..

Sun 9 September, 2018

A Walk Along Long Whatton Main Street

Diseworth Heritage Trust are offering a guided walk along Long Whatton Main Street noting the houses, buildings and residents of 100 years ago, ending at the Parish Church for refreshments. Meet at the Community Centre Car Park (next to the village..

Sun 9 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Swannington Hough Mill

St George's Hill, Swannington, LE67 1QW In 1994 Swannington Heritage Trust bought the derelict shell of a 200 year old tower mill. The restoration has completely transformed the mill and new features are being added each year. The mill is open..

Sun 9 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Century Theatre Coalville

Backstage theatre tours.  Century Theatre, Ashby Road, Coalville, LE67 3LN Sunday 9th September and Sunday 16th September 11.30am, 12.30pm 2pm and 3pm

Sun 9 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Events - Diseworth Heritage Centre

Exhibition of village photographs past, present and histories of the two old public houses in the village. Diseworth Heritage Center, Lady Gate, Diseworth, DE74 2QF Sunday 2nd, Sunday 9th and Sunday 16th September 2pm - 4pm

Sun 9 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Ravenstone Almshouses Walk - Ravenstone

Meet at St. Michael's and all Angles, Church Lane, Ravenstone, LE67 1AE.  3.30pm For a guided walk and view the exhibition on the Almshouses in the Almhouse Chapel.

Sun 9 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Sir John Moore Foundation - Appleby Magna

Top Street, Appleby Magna, DE12 7AH Access to the grounds to view the building, tours of the museum on the upper floor (no disabled access) with school rooms in the style of the 1890's. Access to the historic hall. Groundfloor exhibitions including..

Sun 9 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event 1620s House and Garden - Donington le Heath

Free entry to the house and gardens, music event in the barn tea room from 12pm

Mon 10 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - St Helen's Heritage Project - Ashby

4 Church Yard, Ashby de la Zouch, LE65 1AA Bring your lunch and have a look at the wonderful displays in St Helen's Church about our Extraordinary Women. Hear stories of how St Helen's might have been in Medieval Times. Monday 10th September 12noon -..

Tue 11 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Events - South Derbyshire Miners Preservation Group - Swadlincote

Exhibition of old and new mining equipment displayed over two levels, browse an extensive library of photographs and books covering area seven (South Derbyshire and North West Leicestershire) At Gresley Old Hall, Gresley Wood Road, Swadlincote. DE11..

Tue 11 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Pits and pots to Parks and Woodland Walk 3.5miles - Swadlincote

Join Dot Morson on this journey through time, describing the changes that have taken place in Swadlincote- from coal and clay to becoming the Heart of the National Forest. Meet at West Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9GD, 1.30pm

Wed 12 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - St. Mary's Church - Coleorton

The church will be open Saturday 1st, Wednesday 12th and Saturday 15th September 1pm - 4pm No Toilet facillties

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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..

Wed 12 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Mount St. Bernards Abbey - Whitwick

Oaks road, Whitwick, LE67 5UL Talk about Mount St. Bernard Brewery - Wednesday 12th September, 2.30pm

Thu 13 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - The Hero Project - Coalville

Talk by Peter Barrett grandson of suffragette Alice Hawkins - 13th September meet at 5pm, talk at 6pm Fifty Fantastic Females Exhibition - Friday 14th to Sunday 16th September  At Bridge Road Co-op, Coalville LE67 3PW 

Thu 13 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Events - The Magic Attic Archives - Swadlincote

Explore the Magic Attic and all it offers, an invaluable source of information, records, photographs,, volumes of newspapers dating from 1782. At Sharp's Pottery Museum, West Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9DG Thursday 6th september, 7pm -..

Thu 13 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Hugglescote and Donington-le-Heath Heritage Society

Meet at the Community Centre, Grange Road, Hugglescote, LE67 2BR A guided visit to the former St James's churchyard in Dennis Street, Hugglescote. Time and weather permitting, we will also visit the Baptist Chapel cemetery in Grange Road. Thursday..

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.

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Fri 14 September, 2018

The Leisure Seeker - Century Theatre - Snibston

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker, traveling from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West. They recapture their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip..

Fri 14 September to Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage event - The Hero Project - Coalville

 Fifty Fantastic Females Exhibition - Friday 14th to Sunday 16th September  At Bridge Road Co-op, Coalville LE67 3PW 

Fri 14 September to Sat 15 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Townscape Celebration - Swadlincote

Exhibition - come and see all the crafts and images created by the community through the Swadlincote Townscape scheme.  At West Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9DG on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th September 10am - 4pm

Sat 15 September, 2018

Amy a Tribute - Century Theatre - Snibston

The Story of Amy Winehouse  This year marks the beginning of a brand new theatre show paying homage to the late, great Amy Winehouse. Whilst there are many tribute acts with singers and backing tracks and even small bands out there, this show is..

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Sat 15 September, 2018

Foo Fighters Tribute Night - Conkers - Moira

Foo Fighters GB, supported by Green Haze, Saturday 15th September 2018 Doors 7.30pm – Show 8pm Celebrating the hits of the Foo Fighters in full volume! The Foo Fighters GB take audiences on an absolutely epic, exhilarating journey playing all their..

Sat 15 September to Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Castle Donington Museum

The new exhibition tells the story of five of the many old houses still surviving in the small town. Castle Donington Museum, The stone House, 4 Apiary Gate, Castle Donington, DE74 2JA Saturday 10am - 12.30pm Sunday 2pm - 4.30pm

Sat 15 September to Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Kegworth Heritage Centre

52 High Street, Kegworth, DE74 2DA Poetry workshop in the morning for children - Saturday 15th September General opening in the afternoon - Saturday 15th September General Opening in the morning - Sunday 16th September Talk on an aspect of local..

Sat 15 September, 2018

Hello heritage Event - St. Mary's Church - Coleorton

The church will be open Saturday 1st, Wednesday 12th and Saturday 15th September 1pm - 4pm No Toilet facillties

Sat 15 September to Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Moira Furnace Museum - Moira

During September Moira Furnace Museum is joining in with the Hello Heritage event run jointly by NWLDC and South Derbyshire DC along with the National Heritage open days. There will be free admission to the Museum on 8th/9th September & 15th/16th..

Sat 15 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - St.Peter's Church - Hartshorne

Examine old baptism and marriage registers in the 17th century Parish Chest. There is a history trail for children with useful information about different parts of the church. Trips up the tower are available on request. At 4 Church Street,..

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Sat 15 September, 2018

Hello Heritage at Charles Booth Centre, Thringstone

Come along to Charles Booth Centre from 12 noon and learn about the oldest community centre in the country and its benefactor, Charles Booth. Learn also about the village in the past, look round the centre and enjoy light refreshments. There will be..

Sat 15 September to Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Three Churches Flower Festival -Sites around Whitwick

The three churches are working together to hold a flower festival to commemorate the ending of  world war one in the countdown of the last hundred days to November 11th. St James the greater, Oaks Road, Oaks in Charnwood, LE12 0YD ST. Peter's,..

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Sun 16 September, 2018

Coalville Colour Run

The Coalville Colour Run returns to Coalville for the third year after the huge success of the last two years event. The fun run starts at 10.30 - distance approx. 5k in Coalville’s Needhams Walk car park and continues around Coalville taking in..

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

Sun 16 September, 2018

Heritage Open Day - Century Theatre

This year we are celebrating local heritage with TWO Heritage Open Days.   Each September thousands of volunteers across the country invite you to experience local history, architecture and culture. All for free.   This year Heritage Open..

Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Swannington Hough Mill

St George's Hill, Swannington, LE67 1QW In 1994 Swannington Heritage Trust bought the derelict shell of a 200 year old tower mill. The restoration has completely transformed the mill and new features are being added each year. The mill is open..

Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Century Theatre - Coalville

Backstage theatre tours.  Century Theatre, Ashby Road, Coalville, LE67 3LN Sunday 9th September and Sunday 16th September 11.30am, 12.30pm 2pm and 3pm

Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Diseworth Heritage Centre

Exhibition of village photographs past, present and histories of the two old public houses in the village. Diseworth Heritage Center, Lady Gate, Diseworth, DE74 2QF Sunday 2nd, Sunday 9th and Sunday 16th September 2pm - 4pm

Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Events - Diseworth Heritage Centre

Exhibition of village photographs past, present and histories of the two old public houses in the village. Diseworth Heritage Center, Lady Gate, Diseworth, DE74 2QF Sunday 2nd, Sunday 9th and Sunday 16th September 2pm - 4pm

Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Friends of Grace Dieu Priory

Guided historical walk 3pm - 5pm .  Meet at rear of the Bulls Head car park in Thringstone LE67 8LR. 

Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Friends of Ashby Bath Grounds

Guided Heritage Tours of this beautiful Green space are planned for 12noon, and 3pm.  There will also be a display and childrens activities to show people what the bath grounds has to offer. 

Sun 16 September, 2018

Hello Heritage Event - Coalville Heritage Society Walks

The second walk organised by Coalville Heritage Society  - The Town I Knew Meet at 2pm at The James Street Car Park, Coalville, LE67 3BW - The Town I Knew

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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Fri 21 September, 2018

The Jerseys Make a Return to Hermitage Leisure Centre - Whitwick

Get your tickets now to see The Jerseys perform at Hermitage Leisure Centre this September. The Jerseys take to the stage at the leisure centre on Friday 21 September with doors opening at 6pm and the show starting at 7.30pm. Tickets are available by..

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Sat 22 September, 2018

Total 80's Live Music Night - Conkers - Moira

TOTAL 80'S A CELEBRATION OF A GENERATION. No other era has had such a colourful and diverse influence than the eighties, the eighties generation are back and "Total 80'S" are here to deliver!!! Celebrating the amazing musical landscape of this time..

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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 29 September, 2018

Norfolk Terrier Club of Great Britain Championship Dog Show - Hood Park Leisure Centre - Ashby

Norfolk Terrier Club of Great Britain Championship Dog Show. This dog show is free to come and watch. From 10am at Hood Park Leisure Centre.

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Thu 4 October, 2018

HENRY NORMAL Raining Upwards - Century Theatre - Snibston

'A mixture of the absurd and downright wacky...a gentle giant of stand-up poetry' The List “Henry Normal managed his set like the seasoned performer he is. A master of timing, funny, vulnerable, self-deprecating, emotional, aware of his audience,..

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Fri 5 October, 2018

The Bob Dylan Story - Century Theatre - Snibston

The Bob Dylan Story is the stunning and definitive live concert celebration of rock music’s greatest icon. With some of the most memorable songs ever written, Bob Dylan created the soundtrack for 1960s America, amassing a huge and enduring fanbase..

Sat 6 October, 2018

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.

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

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Sat 6 October, 2018

Bavarian Oom-Pah-Pah Night - Conkers - Moira

Join us for our brilliant Bavarian Night in our Forest Hall and celebrate in true Oktoberfest style. Karl's Brass, one of the best Oompah Bands in the country will be your hosts for the evening. Hot themed supper included. This sold out last year –..

Sat 6 October, 2018

Craft, Food and Gift Fair - Hood Park - Ashby

Christmas shopping event at Hood Park Leisure Centre. For more information please contact Lorna Robinson45@gmail.com

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Sat 6 October, 2018

Strictly Business Boxing at Hood Park Leisure Centre - Ashby

Saturday 6 October sees Hood Park Leisure Centre once again play host to Motiv8 Studio's Strictly Business Championship Boxing event. Doors open at 6pm with the first fight starting at 7pm. Tickets cost just £35 Ringside VIP and £25 standard. For..

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..

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Thu 18 October to Sat 20 October, 2018

The Wizard of Oz - Century Theatre - Snibston

We’re off to see the wizard…the wonderful wizard of Oz! Yes, Leicestershire theatregoers are in for a musical treat as the Century Theatre is transformed into the magical land of Oz. Join Dorothy and her friends – the Scarecrow, the Tinman and..

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

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Sat 27 October, 2018

Adult Halloween Ball - Conkers - Moira

Halloween Ball, Adults Only, Saturday 27th October Event starts at 7pm £29.95 per person Does an evening of frights sound alright, then join us for our Adult Halloween Ball! Arrive to a glass of Halloween Punch and indulge yourself in our devilish..

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Sat 3 November to Sun 4 November, 2018

CONKERS Fireworks - Moira

Two Amazing Fireworks Nights for 2018! Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November. Doors will open at 5.30pm and the show starts at 7.30pm. The best fireworks display and laser show in The National Forest! In addition to the spectacular fireworks show,..

Sat 3 November, 2018

Ceri Dupree: The Immaculate Deception - Century Theatre - Snibston

The fabulous Ceri Dupree is back on the road with his One Man, 21 woman show. Presenting a glamorous evening of hysterical comedy, amazing vocal impersonations and jaw dropping, eye popping costumes. You could meet Adele, Cher, Joan Collins, Lady Ga..

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

The Twits - Century Theatre - Snibston

Directed & Produced by Ethan J Smith Roald Dahl created some truly revolting characters in his time but surely few can compare with the noxiousness of Mr and Mrs Twit. This adaptation by David Wood is a marvelous mix of singing, music, slapstick,..

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Sat 10 November, 2018

Winter Tales - Century Theatre Coalville

Spine-tingling stories for the whole family! Three brand new tales of the supernatural to entertain you as you gather around the fire this winter! The Sentinel: A horror tale set in the midlands. The Willow Tree: A Black Country folk tale of loss,..

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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..

Sun 11 November, 2018

Ashby Remembrance Parade and Service

The Annual Service of Remembrance will be held at St Helen's Church, Lower Church Street, Ashby at 9:30am, Uniformed organsiations will parade in to the service. Following the service at St. Helen's Church, the parade will re-form and leave Lower..

Sun 11 November, 2018

Remembrance Day Service & Parade - Coalville

Coalville's Commemorative Remembrance Day Service and Parade will be held on Sunday 11th November at Coalville's War Memorial organised by NWLDC in conjunction with the Whitwick Branch of the Royal British Legion. The parade will leave Christ Church..

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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

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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,..

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..

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Sat 24 November, 2018

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

Christmas shopping event at Hood Park Leisure Centre. For more information please contact Lorna Robinson45@gmail.com

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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..

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

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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..

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..

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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..

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..

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..

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..

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