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On Now until Wed 17 April, 2019

Carers Pilates - Whitwick & Measham

Carers Pilates Started at the end of January but is each week until 16 April Measham and 11th April Whitwick. 1.30pm - 2.30pm Carers Pilates is suitable for any one who is Caring for someone at home or Working as a Carers to help feel more relaxed..

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On Now until Thu 28 March, 2019

1620s House & Garden: Cafe Special openings on Thursday only.

The 1620s House & Garden The Barn Tea Room will be serving refreshments, including soup and home-made cakes, from 11:00 am- 3:30 pm every Thursday only from 7th February to 28th March Admission to the 1620s gardens and tea room will be free on..

On Now until Wed 8 May, 2019

The "Heart of The Forest" Sculpture and Exhibition

Visit Ashby's new landmark sculpture at North Street Car Park and learn all about the story of the sculpture in the exhibition at Ashby Library.

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Sat 23 March, 2019

Beer Cider and Sausage Festival - Thringstone

Local artisan beer and cider plus sausages from around the world. Tickets £10 from www.ticketsource.co.uk/charlesboothcentre at £10 which includes the first pint free. 7pm start

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..

Sun 24 March, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Sensory Walk, Donisthorpe

A guided walk on firm all-ability paths around the lake for people with physical and sensory disabilities. Experience the sights, sounds, smells and textures of the summer. Wheelchairs, walkers and carer/guides all welcome. We will visit the Royal..

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Wed 27 March, 2019

Book Launch Event - Griffydam

Griffydam History Group has organised a talk by local historian Samuel T Stewart about his latest book of three brave local men from Griffydam and Peggs Green who were interned in the Imperial Japanese Army Prisoner of War Camps. The event will take..

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Sat 30 March, 2019

Spring Posies for Mother’s Day - 1620s House and Garden Donington le Heath

Come and join us in The Old Tea Barn at The 1620s House & Garden to create a perfect gift for Mother’s Day sourcing flowers and herbs from our picturesque gardens. There will also be Mother’s Day card making crafts available. This event is..

Mon 1 April to Tue 1 October, 2019

NGS - Ravenstone Hall. Open Garden

The garden was transformed in 2009 when the new owners moved to the house and planting and development has been on-going since that time. Azaleas and rhododendrons are planted on the bank of the drive. Beech trees and a beech hedge line the main..

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Wed 3 April, 2019

Margaret Dickinson Author Talk at Coalville Library

Coalville Library will be hosting an author talk by Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller Margaret Dickinson, the author of many novels including The Poppy Girls, Welcome Home and The Buffer Girls. Margaret will be coming to the Library on Wednesday 3rd..

Fri 5 April to Sat 6 April, 2019

Variety Show of War Time Music, Fun and Laughter - Loughborough

A Variety Show of War Time Music, Fun and Laughter at The Carillon Rooms, Ashby Square, Loughborough, LE11 5AA. Tickets are £7.50 and are available from Suzanne Buckeridge on 07754 799639 Proceeds to the Royal British Legion, Loughborough and..

Sat 6 April, 2019

Ashby Big Tidy Up

Ashby is holding a community litter tidy. The aim of the day will be to give some of the streets and public spaces a much needed spring clean. For more information contact Ashby Town Council (01530 416961)

Sat 6 April, 2019

DIRTY BASS - Coalville

Dirty Bass at the Emporium 10pm Now, we're about to witness what happens when an explosive live rave experience taking you on a journey across the full panorama of Drum & Bass music.

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Sat 6 April to Sun 7 April, 2019

The Sealed Knot at The 1620s House & Garden Donington le Heath

Saturday 6th April - Sunday 7th April, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm. Join The Sealed Knot who will be bringing history alive in the beautiful surroundings of The 1620s House & Garden over this opening SPECIAL EVENT WEEKEND. There’s plenty to do for all..

Sun 7 April, 2019

Annie & Al's Juke Joint - Snibston - Coalville

An afternoon to relax with friends and listen to some of the best musicians in the Midlands performing a variety of musical styles. This month Blue Swamp Southern, Ann Duggan & Rob Hines and featuring guest artist Duncan Keith. £3 admission @..

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Sun 7 April, 2019

Daffodil Run 2019 and doggy dawdle - Thringstone

5km Daffodil Fun Run and doggy dawdle Charity Fundraiser on Sunday 7 April from Charles Booth Centre, Thringstone. Are you up for the challenge? This is a charity fund raiser to raise money for the centre, but also to ask people to consider being..

Mon 8 April, 2019

Local films, visiting the 1930’s - Ashby

Ashby History Society presents an evening of local films visiting the 1930’s. Presented by Val and David Midgelow at the Methodist Rooms, Burton Road, Ashby on Monday 8th April at 7.30pm. £1 for members, guests £4 to include tea/coffee and..

Tue 9 April, 2019

Ashby Civic Society - Ashby

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

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Tue 9 April, 2019

'Wild About Violas' - Talk - Ticknall

'Wild About Violas' - A talk presented to Ticknall Garden Club by Jack Willgoss of Wildegoose Nursery: Home of Bouts Viola. Ticknall Village Hall £1 members/£3 visitors - includes refreshments. All Welcome!

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Fri 12 April, 2019

Kiss tribute show - Coalville

KISS tribute show by COUNTERFEIT KISS. At the Victoria Pub, Coalville 9.30pm start £4 ENTRY For more information and to book tickets please call Darren on 07891 947359

Fri 12 April, 2019

"A Celebration of Sacred Music" - Broom Leys Choral Society - Whitwick

Broom Leys Choral Society, will be presenting "A Celebration of Sacred Music" at Whitwick Methodist Church  at 7.30pm. Tickets are £8 each available by calling 01455 290840 For further information www.broomleyschoralsociety.org.uk Broom Leys..

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Sat 13 April, 2019

Magical Creatures Hunt - Bosworth Battlefield

Magical Creatures are playing hide and seek around the site, are you able to find them all as you explore the site? Return your completed form to the Ticket Office and claim your Reward. Cost: £2.00 per child, starts 10:00

Sat 13 April, 2019

Martin Bennett's Green River Band - Venture Jazz Club - Ashby

Martin Bennett's Green River Band  Ashby Venture Theatre, North Street, Ashby LE65 1HU from 8.00pm - 11.00pm. Tickets £10 available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre telephone 01530 411767

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Sat 13 April, 2019

Friends Jacobean Craft Group - 1620's House - Donington Le Heath

See the costumed members of the Friends Jacobean Craft Group undertaking their needlework projects inside the House. Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea room on..

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Sat 13 April to Sun 28 April, 2019

Sir Pigsby Piggy Hunt - 1620s House & Garden Donington le Heath

The Trail will be open on the following dates Saturday 13th to Sunday 14th April Thursday 18th to Monday 22nd and Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th April Pick up a sheet from our Ticket Office, explore the 1620s Garden to help Sir Pigsby find his piggy..

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Sun 14 April, 2019

Live Lute Music - 1620s House and Garden Donington le Heath

Our resident Lutist, Nick Gravestock, will be bringing the melodic tunes of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar to the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden. Dressed in Elizabethan attire, Nick adds an authentic atmosphere to help..

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Mon 15 April, 2019

Fairy Foraging - 1620s House & Garden Donington le Heath

There are 2 bookable sessions; 10.30 am to 12.00 pm & 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm The kingdom’s fairy dust has all gone missing and our fairy in training desperately needs to make some more but doesn’t have the right ingredients. Help the fairy find..

Tue 16 April, 2019

"A Walk on the Wild Side" with Thringstone W.I. - Thringstone

"A Walk on the Wild Side" with Thringstone W.I. The next Thringstone W.I. Meeting will be on April 16th at 7.30pm at Thringstone Methodist Church Hall.  Come and join us with Richard Adams, who will be taking us on a journey to the Wild Side. We..

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Thu 18 April, 2019

‘Stripey Honey… is Very Yummy’ Theatre Performance at Coalville Library

Stripey Honey … is very yummy! is a touching and funny story of how tigers, bees and honey collectors learn to live and play together. Featuring new music, dance and puppetry, Mashi theatre’s playful and colourful style takes you on an adventure..

Fri 19 April, 2019

"Bohemian Rhapsody" (12A) - Century Cinema- Coalville

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film..

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Fri 19 April, 2019

Elvis Presley Tribute Show - Coalville

ELVIS PRESLEY TRIBUTE SHOW. At the Victoria Pub, Coalville 9.30pm start £4 ENTRY For more information and to book tickets please call Darren on 07891 947359

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Sat 20 April, 2019

Easter Egg Hunt - Thringstone

Easter Egg Hunt from Charles Booth Centre, Thringstone - FREE event - meet at the centre at 10am and set off around 10.30am and take a walk through Gracedieu Woodland. Refreshments available. Prize for every child. All welcome.

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Sat 20 April, 2019

Egg Decorating & Easter Crafts - 1620s House & Garden Donington le Heath

Enjoy Egg decorating and Easter crafts in the Old Barn Tea room.  11am start. Come and join the eggstremely fun activities, we’ll be decorating eggs and offering eggcellent themed crafts. Cost: Only £1.00 plus normal site admission charges

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Mon 22 April, 2019

Kegworth Easter Charter Market

Kegworth Annual Charter Market is run by One Kegworth. Variety of stalls, local businesses, community groups and children activities. Held in the Market Place it lasts until 13.00.

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Thu 25 April, 2019

Knight School - Bosworth Battlefield - Bosworth

Knight School (for children between the ages of 5 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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Sun 28 April, 2019

Tea Party for Marie Curie - Bardon

St Peter's Church, Bardon Hill are hosting a Tea Party and invite you to come and join us for a cup of tea/coffee and a cake and help us raise money for Marie Curie. We have a seating area where you can sit and chat, or there is a quiet area where..

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Sun 28 April, 2019

Tea Party for Marie Curie - Bardon

St Peter's Church, Bardon Hill are hosting a Tea Party and invite you to come and join us for a cup of tea/coffee and a cake and help us raise money for Marie Curie. We have a seating area where you can sit and chat, or there is a quiet area where..

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Sun 28 April, 2019

Ravenstone St George's day village fete

A real family event, the annual Ravenstone St George's Day Village Fete is open to everyone. Children's sports day games, local dance group performances, maypole dancing, tug of war Plus refreshment tent, variety of food stalls, mobile bar,..

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Thu 2 May to Sat 11 May, 2019

Ten Rods - Venture Theatre Ashby

'Ten Rods' is a brand new comedy first performed to much acclaim in 2014. It is set on an allotment and tells the hilarious story of three pensioners, all former soldiers who meet a wild young woman who turns up to claim a vacant plot who seems..

Sat 4 May, 2019

Peter Pan - Ashby Arts Festival

Chorus Theatre present a new adaptation of the classic fairytale by J.M Barrie.  Featuring music, songs and puppetry. Suitable for family audiences. Running time: 45 mins approx. 11pm and 1.30pm At Ashby Library. Book @ Ashby TIC - 01530..

Sat 4 May, 2019

The Teacup Trio - Ashby Arts Festival

Three award winning harmony singers recieve great reviews on the folk circuit. The trio are supported by Roots Community Singers.  At The Lyric Rooms. £10  Book with Sue on 07981 356388.

Sat 4 May, 2019

Rock Painting Workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

Drop in and create your own Rock Band or paint your favourite song or scene. All rocks, paints and supplies will be provided. Create your own art at these fun activity sessions. 10am-2pm at St Helen's Community Heritage Centre. £2

Sat 4 May to Mon 6 May, 2019

Monsters on Tour - Ashby Arts Festival

See the monsters from Timber 2018 on the Bath Grounds. Join in the free interactive craft workshop for children and families on Saturday 4th May only, 11am - 4pm on The Bath Grounds, Ashby.

Sat 4 May to Mon 6 May, 2019

Festival Galleries - Ashby Arts Festival

Our Galleries and Art Cafe are open from 10am for the Bank Holiday weekend. 10am-4pm. on Saturday and Sunday and 10am - 2.30pm on Monday. Ivanhoe College, North Street, £1 entry (Under 16s Free) View and buy high quality art from both professional..

Sat 4 May, 2019

"Show and Tell" Adult Writing Workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

Bring a treasured or interesting object with a story behind it to this friendly workshop and share your story with others. Easy warm up games will get you in the mood to tell and then write your own story. No previous experience necessary. No object..

Sat 4 May to Mon 6 May, 2019

"Yarn Bomb on Market Street" - Ashby Arts Festival

An  amazing installation of knitted & hand-crafted street art can be found in and around the raised garden at the top of Market Street. Created by Ashby Spa WI. Part of Ashby Arts Festival

Sat 4 May, 2019

Unison in Harmony Workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

Share a day of harmony singing at this workshop with the vibrant young a cappella group, The Teacup Trio. After a morning workshop, the afternoon is a showcasing concert featuring what we have learned during the workshop and a set from The Teacup..

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Sat 4 May, 2019

Plant Hunter’s Fair - The 1620's House, Donington Le Heath.

This is an unusual and exciting venue for our plant fairs in Leicestershire. The Medieval Manor House dating back to 1280, has a fascinating history and was owned by one of the Gunpowder Plotters! Donington le Heath Manor House is a surviving example..

Sat 4 May, 2019

'All Things Bright and Beautiful' Mural - Ashby Arts Festival

Help paint a mural in St Helen's Churchyard. Materials provided, open to all ages, jus dont wear your Sunday best! 10am - 2pm.

Sat 4 May, 2019

Community Singing at St Helen's Church - Ashby Arts Festival

Join us for a favourite hymn sing-a-long at St Helen's Church. 11am - 12noon. All Welcome.

Sun 5 May, 2019

Funhouse Comedy Club - Ashby Arts Festival

Ashby Arts Festival Special. A laughter filled evening is guaranteed skillfully compered by Spiky Mike. 7.30 doors open, 8.15 Start. At the Lyric Rooms, For further information and  tickets call 0115 952 5050 Tickets £12 in advance.

Sun 5 May, 2019

Peter Pan - Ashby Arts Festival

Chorus Theatre present a new adaptation of the classic fairytale by J.M Barrie.  Featuring music, songs and puppetry. Suitable for family audiences.   Running time: 45 mins approx.    1.30pm At Ashby Library.   Book @ Ashby..

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Sun 5 May, 2019

Live Lute Music - 1620s House and Garden Donington le Heath

Our resident Lutist, Nick Gravestock, will be bringing the melodic tunes of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar to the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden. Dressed in Elizabethan attire, Nick adds an authentic atmosphere to help..

Mon 6 May, 2019

Fused Glass Workshop - Ashby Arts Festival

Led by experienced glassworker Carla Harris, you can make a unique pendant in the morning workshop or a glass picture in in the afternoon workshop.  10am-12pm pendant workshop £16 1-3pm  Glass picture workshop. £19 At Ashby Library, Book..

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Sat 11 May, 2019

Coal and Canals - Century Theatre

The show Coal and Canals has been touring from May 18 and will continue into 2019 Spring Tour and Autumn Tour. “Coal and Canals tells the stories, histories and heritages of these 2 interdependent and seminal industries using 16 songs from The..

Sat 11 May, 2019

ONE KEGWORTH CEILIDH - Kegworth

A return of Jigabit for our summer Ceilidh being held in Kegworth Village Hall starting at 19.30 Tickets £7.50 with Concessions at £6.50. Tickets from Lovage Homes, Picture this or Hello@Onekegworth.co.uk

Sat 11 May, 2019

Swannington Open Gardens Pop up Plant and Garden Tool Sale - Swannington

Swannington Open Gardens Charity - biennial fundraising event year Starting with our ‘Pop up Plant and Garden Tool sale’ Saturday May 11th Swannington Village Hall Open to the public 10am-1pm. Free admission. Refreshments available to..

Tue 14 May, 2019

Ashby Civic Society - Ashby

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

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Tue 14 May, 2019

'Life Beyond Lungworts' - Talk - Ticknall

'Life Beyond Lungworts' - a talk presented to Ticknall Garden Club by Bob Brown, always a popular speaker. Ticknall Village Hall Members £1, visitors £3 including refreshments. All Welcome!

Sat 18 May to Sun 19 May, 2019

Moira Canal Festival Weekend

The Moira Canal Festival is a family event held every year on the restored section of the Ashby Canal, at the historic Moira Furnace Museum. It aims to raise awareness of, and money for, the restoration, extension and maintenance of the Ashby..

Sat 18 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Moira

A playful sound walk through the Heart of The Forest, exploring the historical sites that have witnessed this area’s transformation from coalpits to treetops. Join Youth Landscapers for this sensory landscape story, and..

Sat 18 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Charnwood

Making use of public and permissive paths this walk covers some of the best countryside that Charnwood has to offer. Start time 10am.  Moderate Pace,  9 miles, 5 hours, 8 stiles.  STARTING POINT Copt Oak Church, LE67 9PJ..

Sat 18 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Willesley

A guided walk round Willesley Wood and “Thortit Lake”, focusing on the flora, fauna and history of the first major woodland planted in the National Forest. We will visit old, established woodland and compare it with newer trees planted in the..

Sat 18 May, 2019

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..

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Sat 18 May, 2019

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..

Sun 19 May, 2019

NGS Open Day - Whatton Gardens

Often described by visitors as a hidden gem, this 15 acre C19 Country House garden is a relaxing experience for all the family. Listen to the birds, and enjoy walking through the many fine trees, spring bulbs and shrubs, large herbaceous border,..

Sun 19 May, 2019

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. Start 3pm, 2 miles, 0..

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Sun 19 May, 2019

Ticknall Garden Club Spring Plant Sale

Ticknall Garden Club Spring Plant Sale. Perennials, shrubs, fruit, vegetables, sundries and more! Refreshments available 10am-12pm Entry £1.00

Sun 19 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Diamond Jubilee Wood

This leisurely walk Explores lesser known parts of the newly planted Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Wood. Includes lake, bird hide and art features. Mainly on gravel and grass paths over rolling counrtyside. Part of the National Forest Walking..

Mon 20 May, 2019

Breakfast at Bradgate - Part of the National Forest Walking Festival - Newton Linford

Breakfast at Bradgate, Nordic Walk. Leisurely Start time 7am 4miles,2 hours,0 stiles Starting Point. Grey Lady Deli, Newton Linford LE6 0HB (car park on site or on side of road) A perfect walk for those new to nordic walking. Led by a qualified..

Mon 20 May, 2019

Part of the National Forest Walking Festival - Heart of the Forest Southern Circuit - Donisthorpe

Start time 10am  Leisurely 5.5 miles, 4 hours, 8 stiles Starting point Donisthorpe Miner's Welfare Centre, DE12 7PY A wonderfull guided walk through a former industrial area. Mining, clay, coal, canals and railways. Now all turning into the most..

Tue 21 May, 2019

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..

Tue 21 May, 2019

Part of the National Forest walking Festival - Map Reading & Navigation Course - Coalville

Start time 6pm  Leisurely 2-3 miles, 3 hours, various stiles Starting point Agar Nook Community Centre, Coalville LE67 4TN ( car park on site) This is a short course to equip participants with basic map reading and navigation skills, to..

Tue 21 May, 2019

Part of the National Forest Walking Festival - A Day at Bradgate Park Nordic walk - Bradgate Park

Start time 10am  Leisurely 5 miles, 5 hours, 2 stiles Starting point Swithland Woods, North Car Park LE12 8NT ( car park on site, charge £2) Spend a day at Bradgate Park. There will be time for a mid-morning break in a Newtown Linford cafe..

Wed 22 May, 2019

Town History Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Ashby

Join our guides for the opportunity to discover the hidden histories of our buildings and hear stories of the town's people from the past. The walk starts from the museum at 7.00pm and lasts about 1.5 hours   £4 per person  places are..

Wed 22 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Whitwick

A guided village walk which links significant historical sites in Whitwick and reveals fascinating stories. The route follows footpaths around the village centre. Please note: some of the route is hilly. The walk ends back at..

Wed 22 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Stanton under Bardon

Starting from Stanton-under-Bardon with its two large quarries we will head via Bagworth Park to Thornton with its reservoir and fishing lodge. An interesting late Spring walk through areas of fields and the National Forest,..

Wed 22 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Swithland Woods to Beacon Country Park.

A beautiful woodland walk with visit to a windmill, wonderful views and the possibility of seeing some magnificent beasts along the way! You will be given a lift back to Swithland Woods afterwards. Led by a qualified Nordic walking instructor. Poles..

Thu 23 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Charnwood

Walk through a mixture of old farm land, woods and heathland, nature reserves. Return over rocky outcrops for scenic views and back to the pub for a pleasant social finish. Health Walk Moderate Pace Start time 10am,  5 miles, 2..

Thu 23 May, 2019

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..

Thu 23 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Grace Dieu Priory

This Easy walk passes through part of Gracedieu Wood under the Charnwood Forest Railway. Along part of the forest line canal and into the romantic ruins of Gracedieu Priory, a 13th Century Nunnery. Learn about the areas history along the way with..

Thu 23 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Hugglescote

Hugglescote and Donington Le Heath Heritage Society provide a village history walk around the village.  Starting at 7.30 – 9pm, Meet at Hugglescote Community Centre. Grange Road. Hugglescote. LE67 2BR. Approx 2 miles, 1.5 hours and 0..

Fri 24 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Thornton

A perfect walk for the beginner Nordic walker. Led by a qualified Nordic walking instructor. Poles will be provided. Experience a lovely circular walk around this reservoir with plenty of birdlife to see..

Fri 24 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Bagworth

Taking in the Bagworth and Nailstone former colliery villages and the Swannington and Whitwick Railway, which was extended to Bagworth in the mid 1800s. Also includes some historical information on the Granges of Pickering..

Fri 24 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Diamond Jubilee Wood

Exploring lesser known parts of the young Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Wood, then along the National Forest Way to nearby Sence Valley to compare a similar project that is 15 years older. Stopping for a picnic lunch before returning via Heather..

Fri 24 May, 2019

Part of the National Forest Walking Festival - Achille Wood and Farm Night Walk with BBQ - Packington

Start time 7pm  Leisurely 2 miles, 2 hours, 0 stiles Starting point, Hill Farm, Packington LE65 1WU (car park on site) Take a leisurely stroll around the farm and woodland, taking in canadian bison, red deer, alpacas and many more. See if you..

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Sat 25 May to Sun 26 May, 2019

Ashby Food Gusto Food & Drink Festival

Join the Annual Ashby Food Gusto Festival and experience the Region's Best Food & Drink on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May. Situated in the Bath Grounds in the centre of Ashby de la Zouch there is yet another fantastic lineup yet to come of..

Sat 25 May, 2019

Jeff Barnhart's International Jazz Band - Ashby

The Venture Jazz Club presents Jeff Barnhart's International Jazz Band. From Connecticut USA, Jeff and Anne Barnhart tour the UK with British musicians Graham Smith on drums and John Hallam on reeds.  Jeff is an international artist with a..

Sat 25 May to Sun 26 May, 2019

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.  For more information: call 01530 411337, email..

Sat 25 May, 2019

Part of the National Forest Walking Festival - A Circular Walk From Swannington

Start time 10am  Strenuous 10 miles, 5.5 hours, 26 stiles Starting point Hough Mill, ST Georges Hill, Swannington LE67 8QW (car park on site) This circular walk has fine long distance views and traces some of the few remaining remnants of the..

Sat 25 May, 2019

Part of the national Forest walking Festival - Clayholes to Trees - Albert Village

Start time 10am  Moderate 8 miles, 4 hours, 4 stiles Starting Point Albert Village Play area car park (opposite the primary school), Occupation Road DE11 8HA A walk exploring the industrial past and the green presant and future of the heart of..

Sat 25 May, 2019

Part of the National Forest Walking Festival - Thornton, Bagworth & the Heath - Thornton

Satrt time 10am  Moderate 8 miles, 4 hours,8 stiles Starting Point  Thorton Reservoir car park, Reservoir Road, Thornton LE67 1AR Starting from Thornton we will circle the reservoir before heading to Bagworth Park and the village itself..

Sat 25 May, 2019

Part of the National Forest walking Festival - Childrens Treasure Hunt and Farm walk - Packington

Start time 10am  Easy 0.75 miles, 2 hours, 0 stiles Starting Point Hill Farm, Spring Lane, Packington LE65 1WU (car park on site) Take a leisurely stroll around the farm and woodland to meet the animals. Try to find the treasure rocks along..

Sun 26 May, 2019

Part of the National Forest Walking Festival - Achille Wood and farm Walk - Packington

Start time 10am  Leisurely 2 miles, 2 hours, 0 stiles Starting Point Hill Farm, Spring Lane, Packington LE65 1WU (car park on site) Take a leisurely stroll around the farm and woodland, taking in canadian bison, red deer, alpacas and many more..

Mon 27 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Measham Library

Starting in Measham, we walk along the former Nuneaton to Burton rail line to Oakthorpe andthen we head for Willesley along part of the old Ashby Canal, stopping at Oakthorpe picnic area, then around the most beautiful..

Wed 29 May, 2019

National Forest Walking Festival - Grace Dieu Priory Guided Walk

Walk through part of ancient Grace 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. 10am start. Fee..

Wed 29 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Willesley

Exploring water and woodland starting with the Saltersford Valley “flashes”. Moving on to Willesley Woods and golf course to new plantations at Shellbrook and on to reclaimed Hicks Lodge Cycle Centre for refreshments Start time 10am  6..

Wed 29 May, 2019

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..

Wed 29 May, 2019

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..

Thu 30 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Charnwood

A strenuous walk, Ups and down of the Outwoods, Buck Hill, Beacon Hill, Broomriggs and Windmill Hill, for those with walking experience in rough terrain. Start time 10am 7 miles, 3.5 hours, 3 stiles STARTING POINT : Outwoods Car Park, Woodhouse Lane,..

Thu 30 May, 2019

Guided Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Swannington

On this walk you will see many of the thousands of trees planted around Swannington with the coming of the National Forest and former mine sites that have been transformed into nature conservation areas. Much of the route is along..

Sat 1 June, 2019

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..

Sat 1 June to Sun 30 June, 2019

NGS Open Garden - Coleorton

Aqueduct Cottage - Mature, classic English garden, in excess of 3 acres. It is flanked by a disused (1836) railway line which is wooded and boasts a large variety of specimen trees. There are formal perennial beds and specimen rose beds with a lot of..

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Sun 2 June, 2019

Live Lute Music - 1620s House and Garden Donington le Heath

Our resident Lutist, Nick Gravestock, will be bringing the melodic tunes of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar to the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden. Dressed in Elizabethan attire, Nick adds an authentic atmosphere to help..

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Sat 8 June, 2019

Friends Jacobean Craft Group - 1620's House - Donington Le Heath

See the costumed members of the Friends Jacobean Craft Group undertaking their needlework projects inside the House. Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea room on..

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Tue 11 June, 2019

'Seasonal Plants' - Talk - Ticknall

'Seasonal Plants' a display and talk about seasonal plants given by Justin of Burton Market. There will be plants for sale at this event. Ticknall Village Hall £1 members, £3 visitors including refreshments. All welcome!

Tue 11 June, 2019

Ashby Civic Society - Visit To Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

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

Sat 22 June, 2019

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.  All..

Sat 22 June to Sun 23 June, 2019

Ashby Steam Festival

Ashby Steam Festival will take place at Scamhazel Farm, Boundary, Nr. Ashby de la Zouch, DE11 7BA. Situated near Ashby de la Zouch in Leicestershire, this two day event is a great outing for all the family. Visitors can step back in time and..

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

Ngs Open Garden - Diseworth

⅓ acre garden developed over 38 years with mature trees and shrubs, old and modern shrub roses, ferns, wildlife area and mixed herbaceous borders. At 15 The Woodcroft, Diseworth, Derby, DE74 2QT. Open from 11am - 5pm. Admission £4, child..

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..

Timber Festival

Fri 5 July to Sun 7 July, 2019

Timber - International Forest Festival - Moira

Timber is returning for the second year at Feanedock.  An extraordinary camping festival exploring the transformative impact of forests. Celebrating woodland culture in all its forms, join us for an intoxicating experience where music, art,..

Sat 6 July, 2019

Hope Festival - Broom Leys Farm, Coalville

We are happy to announce that Hope Fest 2019 will be held at Broom Leys Farm, Coalville. After last years' success, we wanted a bigger venue so that we can provide you with more stalls, food and drink choices and activities for all the..

Sat 6 July, 2019

Ashby Rotary Charity Concert with Ashby Concert Band - 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 available from Ashby Tourist Information Centre (01530 411767) or on the door, subject to availability.

Sun 7 July, 2019

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..

Tue 9 July, 2019

Ashby civic society

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

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Tue 9 July, 2019

'Alpines & Rock Gardens' - Talk - Ticknall

'Alpines & Rock Gardens' a talk to be presented to Ticknall Garden Club by Jeff Bates, a returning club favourite. Ticknall Village Hall £1 members, £3 visitors including refreshments. All welcome!

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Sat 13 July, 2019

Friends Jacobean Craft Group - 1620's House - Donington Le Heath

See the costumed members of the Friends Jacobean Craft Group undertaking their needlework projects inside the House. Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea room on..

Sun 14 July, 2019

Ashby Show

Join us for the 105th 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..

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Sun 14 July, 2019

Live Lute Music - 1620s House and Garden Donington le Heath

Our resident Lutist, Nick Gravestock, will be bringing the melodic tunes of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar to the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden. Dressed in Elizabethan attire, Nick adds an authentic atmosphere to help..

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Sun 28 July to Sun 4 August, 2019

Heather Scarecrow Festival

Once a year, the good people of Heather go 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 daft, and all competing for..

Sun 28 July, 2019

Jim's Tractor Run and Family Fun Day

The Bath Grounds, Ashby de la Zouch 11am – 4pm FREE ENTRY Grand Tractor Display & Vintage Vehicles / Trade & Craft Stalls / Zorbs / Climbing Wall / Children’s Fairground Rides / Rep4Kids / Emma’s Crafty Kids / Go Karts / Circus Show..

Sat 10 August to Sun 11 August, 2019

Ashby de la Zouch Open Gardens

Come and visit at least 12 beautiful yet different gardens in the historic market town of Ashby de la Zouch. This year we are opening again on Saturday and Sunday. There are different gardens opening on each day so check the website for information..

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Sat 10 August, 2019

Friends Jacobean Craft Group - 1620s House Donington le Heath

See the costumed members of the Friends Jacobean Craft Group undertaking their needlework projects inside the House. Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea room on..

Sat 31 August, 2019

Ashby Inside Out - Celebration of Ashby de la Zouch

Ashby "Inside Out" is back in 2019  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 bustling market..

Sun 1 September to Tue 1 October, 2019

NGS Open Garden - Coleorton

Aqueduct Cottage - Mature, classic English garden, in excess of 3 acres. It is flanked by a disused (1836) railway line which is wooded and boasts a large variety of specimen trees. There are formal perennial beds and specimen rose beds with a lot of..

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Tue 10 September, 2019

Plant Genetic Manipulation - A Simple Introduction' - Talk - Ticknall

'Plant Genetic Manipulation - A Simple introduction' - a talk to be presented to Ticknall Garden Club by Mike Davey. Ticknall Village Hall £1 members, £3 visitors includes refreshments. All Welcome!

Fri 13 September to Tue 17 September, 2019

Ashby Statutes Fair - Ashby de la Zouch

Pat Collins Fun Fairs annual visit to Ashby de la Zouch. A mix of modern and traditional rides for all the family. Market Street and Brook Street will be closed to traffic during the Fair.

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Sat 14 September, 2019

Friends Jacobean Craft Group - 1620s House Donington le Heath

See the costumed members of the Friends Jacobean Craft Group undertaking their needlework projects inside the House. Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea room on..

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Sun 15 September, 2019

Coalville Colour Run

The Coalville Colour Run returns to Coalville. There will be bouncy castles and fun and games for kids of all ages so a fantastic day out for everyone. Even if you do not take part in the fun run you are more than welcome to come to our party in the..

Sat 5 October, 2019

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.

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Sat 12 October, 2019

Friends Jacobean Craft Group - 1620s House Donington le Heath

See the costumed members of the Friends Jacobean Craft Group undertaking their needlework projects inside the House. Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea room on..

Fri 8 November, 2019

Poppy Appeal concert - Ashby Concert Band - Ashby

Ashby Concert band will be performing their annual concert on behalf of the Royal British legion Poppy Appeal. Venue - Holy Trinity Church, Kilwardby Street, Ashby de la Zouch. 7.30 Start.  Tickets are available from Ashby TIC - 01530..

Mon 11 November, 2019

Armistice Day Service - Ashby

A Short service will be held at the War Memorial at the junction of Market Street and Brook Street, Ashby. Form up for 10.50am for 11am.

Sat 30 November to Sun 1 December, 2019

Ashby Christmas Fair and Market

Ashby Christmas Weekend. Food and drink market, santa, choirs, brass bands, children’s rides live music over the weekend also shop promotions and much much more. For further information telephone  01530 416961.  Organised by Ashby Town..

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Sat 30 November to Sun 1 December, 2019

Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair

This December the Food Gusto Christmas Fair is coming to Ashby de la Zouch on Saturday 30th of November and Sunday 1st of December. What better way to get in the Christmas spirit than nibbling your way around a food-filled festive fair? If you’re..

Sat 21 December, 2019

Ashby Concert Band Christmas Concert - Ashby

Ashby concert band is performing their Christmas concert at Holy trinity Church, Kilwardby Street, Ashby de la Zouch. 4pm. Ticket are from band members and from Ashby Tourist Information Centre 01530 411767.

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