What's On

Open Osgathorpe

When: 9th June - 10th June, 12pm to 5pm
Where: Osgathorpe

The event includes open gardens, cream tea's, plant sale, cake stall, book sale, ice creams and licensed bar. Car parking and toilets. For more info email osgathorpevillage@gmail.com ...

Pop Up Art Exhibition

When: 1st May - 2nd June, Check Museum opening times
Where: Ashby Library

Local artist Pop Up Exhibition 10% of all sales to support the great service Ashby Museum gives the town ...

First Fifty Exhibition

When: 15th May - 30th May, 10.30-4 pm excluding Sunday morning
Where: St Helen's Community Heritage Centre

Come and see 50 life size replica WW1 soldiers. Learn how they were the first volunteers to land in France, and their ultimate fate. School or group? Please contact us to book a short talk to accompany your visit. ...

National Forest Walk

When: 24th May, 7.00 p.m. until 9.00 p.m.
Where: Start at the Bulls Head Greenhill

This picturesque 5 mile walk is led by Robert Woodward, a member of the Coalville ramblers. We will start at The Bulls Head, Greenhill at 7.00 p.m. Finish time about 9.00 p.m. at the Bulls Head, Greenhill Every body is welcome to join us. ...

Free Meditation Ashby de la Zouch

When: 25th May, 1.45-2.45pm
Where: The Health Workshop Rushtons Yard Ashby

Come and join us for an hours Meditation, it is Free and it is Life changing! ...

Music night

When: 26th May, 7pm
Where: ivanhoe social club

A night of music and dancing ...

Ashby Arts Festival - Photography for Children

When: 26th May, 1.30 - 2.30 pm & 2.30-3.30 pm
Where: St Helen's Community Heritage Centre

Come and take photographs of our 15th Century heritage, print out your favourite shot to take home. ...

Kim Haywood Jones

When: 26th May, 8pm
Where: Ivanhoe social club

A night of music and dancing ...

lazy Saturday Breakfast Walk

When: 26th May, 10.30 am
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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 suitable for all ages and welcomes children & families Adult £8.50, Concessions £8.00, Child £7.00 PRE BOOKING RECOMMENDED – Tickets can be purchased in person from The Ticket Office on site or by calling 01455 290429 (Open 7 days a week from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm) *Sausage, Bacon or Vegetarian Roll with a cup...

Ashby Food Gusto Festival 26th and 27th of May

When: 26th May - 27th May, 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ashby Bath Grounds, LE652GP

Situated in the Bath Grounds in the centre of Ashby de la Zouch there is yet another fantastic line up with more than 60 producers and products from venison, pies, pickles, pates, farmhouse cheese, preserves, olives, artisan bread, crepes, hand crafted chocolates, patisseries to local wines, beers, ciders, spirits and more. There is something for everyone. Why not make a day of it and enjoy lunch out where you can choose between wood fired pizza, organic beef burgers, venison and bison, spicy samosas, vegetarian/vegan dishes, caribbean BBQ, Indian cuisine and Thai to name but a few. These could all be...

Ashby Arts Festival - An introduction to traditional hand-sewn patchwork

When: 26th May, 10 am - 12 noon
Where: St Helen's Community Heritage Centre

Come and make a simple hand-sewn patchwork project. Please bring your own scissors, a needle and some pins. All other materials will be provided, or bring your own. ...

Funhouse Comedy Club Ashby Festival Special

When: 27th May, 7.00pm doors 7.45pm start
Where: The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, LE65 1AB

TV STAR COMES TO ASHBY FESTIVAL SPECIAL COMEDY NIGHT   Funhouse Comedy returns to the charming  Lyric Rooms, Ashby-de-la-Zouch on Sunday May 27th for another great night of laughter as part of The Ashby Festival.   Headlining is comedian, actor, writer, BBC Radio presenter and juggler Steve Royle. He spent many years as the court jester at Camelot theme park and has supported Peter Kay and Dave Spikey on tour. His TV appearances include ’Phoenix Nights’, ‘Live at the Palladium’ and ‘Max & Paddy’. Amusing his audiences with his high energy and distinctive talents, there’s something for everyone.   Support from the jaunty and engaging Danny...

Conflict 1485

When: 27th May - 29th May, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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 also be present and maybe good King Richard will make an appearance himself! Younger visitors can listen to medieval tales bringing the middle ages to life. This activity is included in the cost of your admission to our award-winning exhibition Les Routiers de Rouen are also on site on the following dates; June: Saturday 16th...

Ashby Arts Festival - Calligraphy for Beginners

When: 27th May, 1.30-3.30 pm
Where: St Helen's Community Heritage Centre

All materials provided. Optional starter kit also available for purchase at £6.50 on the day. ...

4th Edition of International Conference on Occupational Health and Safety 2018

When: 28th May - 29th May, 09:00 AM
Where: Park Inn Hotel & Conference Centre, Heathrow Bath Road, Middlesex, London, UK UB7 0DU

On behalf of Organizing Committee we would like to invite you at 4th Edition of International Conference on Occupational Public Health and Safety, on May 28-29, 2018, going to be held at London,UK. The theme of Congress based on “Impact of Globalization towards Occupational Health and Safety”. Would you be interested to be part of this most happening congress? As Registration and Abstract Submission for the Conference is now Available. Occupational Health Conferences 2018 will be hosted in the most beautiful city of London, UK during MAY 28-29, 2018. Come, explore and enjoy City of London. ...

Bank Holiday Acting Workshops

When: 28th May, 10am - 4.30pm
Where: Whitwick Park Hall

Intensive Acting Workshops for all levels and abilities. Mon 7th and Mon 28th May. Come and build confidence, develop and learn in a safe environment. FUN*DYNAMIC*PROFESSIONAL Our coach had the same trainer as Anthony Hopkins, Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan and Colon Firth to name a few - so experience WORLD CLASS drama training for a fraction of the cost! Suitable for Ages 18+ ...

Ashby Arts Festival - Mono Printing

When: 28th May, 1.30-3.30 pm
Where: St Helen's Community Heritage Centre

Come and learn how to print your own artwork using a traditional mono print method. No experience required. Please bring an apron and a folder for the finished work. All other materials will be provided. ...

Pottery Throwing & Building

When: 28th May, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Where: Paint a Pot Craft Studio, Staunton Harold

Ceramicist, Liam James, will guide you through throwing pots on the potters wheel as well as creating pieces using slab clay. All materials, tools and refreshments are included, as well as a return visit to the studio to decorate your pieces after bisque firing. Booking by phone only 01332 695181. Full payment is required on booking and is non-refundable. Age 16 ...

Come Dance A Merry Jig

When: 29th May, 11.30 am to 12.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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 – Tickets are available online, in person from the Ticket Office at Bosworth Battlefield (Open 7 days a week from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm) or by calling 01455 290429 (Open 7 days a week from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm). ...

Live Lute Music in the Great Chamber

When: 30th May, 1.30 to 3.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

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 normal admission price to the site. ...

The Witch Finder's Sister Talk - Beth Underdown

When: 30th May, 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

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 Underdown was born in Rochdale in 1987. She studied at the University of York and then the University of Manchester, where she is now a Lecturer in Creative Writing. The Witch Finder’s Sister is her debut novel, and is based on the life of the 1640s witch finder Matthew Hopkins. She first came across him while reading a book...

Ashby Film Nights - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (15)

When: 30th May,
Where: The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church St, Ashby de la Zouch, LE65 1AB

Seven months after her daughter was abducted and killed, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) covers three roadside billboards with signs taunting police chief Willoughby (Woody Harrelson) about the lack of arrests.  McDormand gives an amazing performance of a woman determined to get justice for her daughter with no concern for the consequences for herself or others.  Although the film contains strong language and some violence it is a surprisingly tender tragicomedy. ...

ABBA Tribute Show with Sensation at Derby Guildhall Theatre

When: 31st May, 8pm
Where: Derby

Dig out your platforms and flares as Sensation take you back to the golden days of ABBA. The unique ABBA sound is recreated live on stage matched with stunning replica costumes, dynamic choreography, captivating harmonies and a sprinkling of light-hearted humour. With plenty of audience participation and sing-a-long moments, Sensation produce an exciting, satin filled, jaw dropping show. Sensation perform all of ABBA's greatest hits including Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Take a Chance, Supertrouper and many many more… ...

Darts Exhibition

When: 1st June, 7pm
Where: Ivanhoe social club

Darts exhibition with a chance to take on Colin Osborne ...

Ashby Arts Festival Folk Concert

When: 1st June, 7.30 pm
Where: Lyric Rooms, Ashby de la Zouch

ROOTS COMMUNITY SINGERS, GREEN FORTUNE, BAND ON THE RUM AND STARGAZY head up an evening of eclectic folk in all its many forms at the 2018 Ashby Arts Festival. Be prepared for an evening of poignant harmonies, rousing sea shanties, songs of love, loss, murder and mayhem with a hefty dose of original punk-celtic rock to round things off! Tickets through website or Ashby Tourist Information Centre. ...

Illuminated Calligraphy Workshop

When: 2nd June, 10.30 am - 3.30 pm
Where: St Helen's Community Heritage Centre

Create your own decorated initial to take away and frame. All materials provided. Optional starter kit also available for purchase at £6.50 per kit. ...

Friends' of Jacobean Craft Group

When: 2nd June, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

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 Event Days during normal open hours for 12 months from day of purchase. Don’t forget that there are other Craft Days on; Saturday 7th July Saturday 4th August & Saturday 1st September ...

Co-Counselling (CCI) Core Training

When: 2nd June, 8:30-17:30
Where: Donington le Heath

A 40 hour course at weekends in Donington le Heath leading to membership of the Co-Counselling International (CCI) network. In co-counselling participants take turns to be a "client" and a "counsellor". The client talks or “works” with just the support and attention of the counsellor. Once people have completed this course they arrange sessions with other co-counsellors and there is no fee or limit on the number of sessions. Co-counselling is very good for building self confidence, self awareness and comfort with emotions. Co-counselling is for anyone – you don’t have to be ill to get better! ...

Children's Clay Shooting Lessons

When: 2nd June, 4pm
Where: Field Sport UK Ashby De La Zouch

Field Sport UK have a Young Shots programme which is held once a month. This is clay shooting lessons for children, and is great for kids who have never tried it before. This session will be a mixed class of children of the same ability and will consist of a 20-clay shooting lesson, which will include all equipment needed. Children will have a progress card so the instructor can structure the lesson each time they attend to the individual child's needs. You can opt to book your child in every month or whenever suits you, as long as it is...

Crafts and Table Top Sale

When: 2nd June, 9.30 am - 3.30 pm
Where: Hermitage FM, Memorial Square, Coalville, LE67 3TU

Crafts and Table Tops Sale - outside weather permitting. Woodland Crafts, Fairy Houses, Shabby Kinda-Chic Dwellings, Flower Pots, Hand-made key rings, Signed books. Bric-a-Brac, Hand-made cards, Hand-made cushions and much more. Cream teas available in the Coffee Lounge. ...

Live Lute Music in the Great Chamber

When: 3rd June, 1.30 to 3.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

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 normal admission price to the site. Nick will also be performing on - Saturday 30th June ...

Croquet Open Evening

When: 5th June, 4pm to 7pm
Where: Moira Miners' Welfare, DE12 6BP

A chance for visitors to try croquet, 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 welcome if accompanied by an adult. ...

Swadlincote Woods Volunteering Day

When: 5th June, 10am to 3.30pm
Where: Swadlincote Woods

Join our friendly team to carry out conservation work at Swadlincote Woodlands urban park. We meet each 1st Tuesday of the month, and each month have a different activity to reflect the seasons. Work is suited to anyone in reasonable health, and there are different tasks for those who feel more and less active on the day. No previous experience is needed, and we would particularly welcome more women on the team. ...

When: 6th June, 19:30
Where: Harley Hall, Church Lane, Osgathorpe LE12 9SY

“Blue Tits Raising A Family” speaker David Tideswell, regular radio and TV expert on all matters ornithological. Entertaining and informative speaker. Harley Hall is small and places very limited so please contact as tickets MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE - £5 incl. light supper. ...

Funhouse Comedy Club Comedy Night

When: 7th June, 7.30pm doors. 8.15pm start
Where: The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, LE65 1AB

TV STAR COMES TO ASHBY–DE–LA-ZOUCH   Funhouse Comedy returns to the charming  Lyric Rooms, Ashby-de-la-Zouch on Thursday June 7th with another great line-up of top comedians.   Topping the bill is the inimitable comedy character of The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue. The charismatically-challenged uncle / mute nephew co-operative show you their disturbing world of brushed velvet arousal. It's totally unique entertainment, incorporating inimitable acoustic guitar / stylophone driven rock anthems coupled with a plethora of prop-assisted material.   Opening the night will be the spookily skilful spirit comedian, Ian D. Montfort star of BBC1's sitcom Hospital People. An amazing deadpan pseudo-psychic who contacts dead celebrities....

Ashby Meditation

When: 7th June, 7.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
Where: Legion House, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BQ

Join our last series of talks and meditations before the summer break. ...

Grace Dieu Manor School & Nursery Open Morning

When: 7th June, 9:30am - 13:00pm
Where: Grace Dieu Manor School & Nursery, Thringstone, Leicestershire LE67 5UG

Book your Open Morning visit now and see for yourself why we are the only Sunday Times Top 100 Independent Prep School in Leicestershire and our Nursery is rated Outstanding by the ISI:  Tuesday 8th May Thursday 7th June Tuesday 26th June ...

An Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt

When: 8th June, 7.30 pm
Where: Century Theatre

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 their loved ones in spirit with amazing accuracy in descriptions, personalities and all sorts of personal information.. ...

What We Did on our Holiday

When: 8th June, 7pm for 7.30pm start
Where: Packington Memorial hall

Friday 8th June What we did on our Holiday 2014 drama/comedy film Packington Memorial Hall 7pm for start 7.30pm Adults £4 and cjildren £2 Tea and coffee served from 7pm £1 ...

Plant Hunter's Fair

When: 9th June, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Pay and display parking charge applies, £1 per person admission 16+, under 16s go free ...

Crafts and Hobbies Fair

When: 9th June, 10.00 til 2.00
Where: Ashby Baptist Church

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 out our ‘Have a go’ tables Teas, coffees, cakes Ashby Baptist Church, Brook Street, LE65 1HA ...

Lachrimae Consort: Celebrating Shakespeare

When: 9th June, 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

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 per person – Early pre booking recommended by calling 01455 290429 Refreshments will be available ...

St Helen's Church Fete

When: 9th June, 10 am - 1 pm
Where: St Helen's Church & Community Heritage Centre, Ashby

Traditional Church Fete with lots of different stalls. ...

Charity Concert

When: 9th June, 7.30pm
Where: Holy Trinity Church Ashby de la Zouch

Ashby Rotary Club are supporting local charity Hospice Hope with a Charity Concert again this year. Ashby Concert Band will be performing the Music of the Wild West on Saturday 9th June 2018. Come along to the Holy Trinity Church, Kilwardby Street, Ashby de la Zouch, LE65 2FQ, 7.30pm. Tickets are £10.00 including light refreshments and are available from Rotary Members, the band, Ashby Tourist Information Centre (01530 411767) and by contacting Hospice Hope on fundraising@hospicehope.org.uk. ...

Concert for Rotary Charities

When: 9th June, 7.30 pm
Where: Holy Trinity Church, Ashby

Music of the Wild West by Ashby Concert Band will be featured in a concert to be held on 9 June at Holy Trinity Church, Ashby. The charity concert, organised by the Rotary Club of Ashby de la Zouch, will benefit Hospice Hope and other Rotary charities. The band conducted by Adrian Ashton has some great music planned including themes from some classic ‘60s Western TV programmes like Bronco, Rawhide, Maverick and the wonderful Cheyenne. They will also be playing some of the major movie themes from The Big Country, How The West Was Won, The Magnificent Seven, Shane and...

The Tudor Crown Talk: Joanna Hickson

When: 10th June, 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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 Hickson was born in England but spent her early childhood in Australia, returning at thirteen to explore her first castle and develop a fascination with medieval history. She also discovered a love of words in all their guises, took a degree in Politics and English and a career in journalism, spending twenty five years in the BBC producing and presenting News...

Open Farm Sunday!

When: 10th June, 14:00pm-18:00pm
Where: Stanton House Farm, Bridle Lane, DE15 9TQ. Burton-upon Trent

Come and enjoy a FREE afternoon, on a REAL Farm. There will be Tractor Rides, meet the animals including Cows being milked, sheep, pigs and chicks. Learn about British Farming with the whole family for free! ...

When: 10th June, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: St Peter's Church, Bardon Hill

We invite you to come and join us in raising funds for the Alzheimer's Society as we participate in their Cupcake Day. The church will be open from 2:00pm - 4:00pm and we will be selling cakes, tea/coffee which you can enjoy whilst listening to the relaxing classical musical playing in the background. Two of our members have Alzheimer's so this is a charity very close to our hearts. Please note there will be no toilet facilities at this event (we are currently fundraising to have a permanent toilet installed in the church later this year). ...

Nature Valley Nottingham Open

When: 11th June, 11am - 5pm daily
Where: Nottingham Tennis Centre

Immerse yourself in a world of tennis, by securing your tickets for the Nottingham Open. A combined women's and men's tennis tournament of WTA International level and ATP Challenger level tennis, the event attracts stars from around the world, including British Number One Johanna Konta and reigning Nottingham Open Champion, Donna Vekic, as they compete for the grass court crown. Along with enjoying fantastic tennis in the build-up to Wimbledon, Monday 11 June is 'Donation Day' at the Nottingham Open. This will see all proceeds from tickets for the day come to Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, the...

Ashby Civic Society

When: 12th June, NEW TIME 7.30pm
Where: NEW LOCATION : Heritage Centre, St. Helen's Church, South Street, Ashby LE65 1AA

Re-enactment of the Medieval Wise Woman of Rouen to explain the use of herbs. Call Susanne 01530 415654 for details or just come as a visitor. ...

Stephenson Networking - 25% off tickets offer for Whats Around

When: 12th June, 5.30PM-7.30PM
Where: Stephenson College, Thornborough Road, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 3TN

Join us for an evening of quality networking brought to you by Stephenson College. We hope you will be able to join us to develop new contacts and help grow your business. Enter WHATSAROUND25 at checkout for 25% off the ticket price. ...

First Aid at Work renewal

When: 12th June - 13th June, 9:00am-4:00pm
Where: Moira Replan

First Aid at Work renewal course, £155 per candidate. This course is held at our Training Centre. Courses include all materials and 3 years industry recognised certification on successful completion. We have free onsite parking available. All our courses are available at your workplace. For more information on these courses please contact us on Email:info@etsfirstaid.co.uk Tel:07708522621 or visit our website: www.etsfirstaid.co.uk ...

Funhouse Comedy Club Comedy Night

When: 13th June, 7.30pm doors. 8.15pm start
Where: The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, LE65 1AB

ENGLISH COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR COMPETITION IN ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH   Funhouse Comedy is pleased to be presenting a semi-final of the prestigious national ‘English Comedian of the Year’ competition at the Lyric Rooms, Ashby-de-la-Zouch on Wednesday June 13th. The Competition is open to all comedians either born in England or permanently resident here, who have been performing regularly for more than a year. The heat will have 9 comedians, the top three on the night decided by an audience vote; will go forward to the next round. The final, will take place at The Comedy Store, London in September, where the winner will receive £1000 and...

The Darkest Hour (PG)

When: 15th June, 7.30 pm
Where: The Century Theatre

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 odds. Director: Joe Wright Writer: Anthony McCarten Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas With Europe on the threshold of World War II as Hitler's armies rampage across the continent's once proud nations, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Neville Chamberlain, is forced to resign, appointing Winston Churchill as his replacement. But even in his early days as...

Soldier's Camp

When: 16th June - 17th June, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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. Explore the life in camp as food is cooked, archery is practised and herbs are prepared to season the food and make medicines to treat the wounded. Bring the family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a medieval army camp. Entry to this is included in your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition Other Living...

Thornton Open Gardens

When: 17th June, 1-6pm
Where: Thornton, nr Markfield LE67 1AH

The Village of Thornton is delighted to invite you to its Open Gardens 2018. You may know us for our Thornton Reservoir, but why not visit our village? As well as visiting the gardens, with a variety of features and activities, there will be cream teas on sale at the Community Centre and drinks at St Peter's Church. Proceeds for this event are for the maintenance, restoration and improvement of our beautiful, historic village church. ...

Celebrating the Return 2014-18

When: 17th June, 7.30 pm start
Where: The Century Theatre

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 anniversary of World War l. Refreshments will be available Tickets: £8.00 - available online or by calling The Box Office on 01530 278444 (open 7 days a week from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm) ...

Meet the Hawkwise Owls

When: 17th June, 10.30 am to 4.30 pm
Where: 1620s 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 opportunity to colour in some owl posters Cost £2.00 plus normal admission to the 1620s House & Garden Don’t forget your camera ...

Thringstone Women's Institute - June Meeting

When: 19th June, 7.30pm
Where: Thringstone Methodist Hall

We look forward to welcoming our guest speaker, Rachel Bennett, who will be giving us the benefit of her knowledge and expertise on caring for our feet. Hopefully, by the end of the evening we shall all have a spring in our step! Visitors welcome. ...

Soldier's Camp

When: 23rd June - 24th June, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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. Explore the life in camp as food is cooked, archery is practised and herbs are prepared to season the food and make medicines to treat the wounded. Bring the family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a medieval army camp. Entry to this is included in your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition Other Living...

Rock and Roll Paradise Tour

When: 23rd June, 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm
Where: The 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 stage at each show. As the jukebox makes its selection, no two performances will be the same. Each show will be packed with the country's finest tributes to rock 'n' roll's stars performing the very best songs ever written, supported by the explosively dynamic Paradise Band. Among the great rock ‘n’ roll legends the show...

When: 23rd June, 9.30 am to 4.00 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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. Please provide your own lunch and refreshments. For experienced walkers over 12 years only. Adults £17 Concessions £12. Booking essential – book online here call 01455 290429 to book your tickets now.  A small Administration fee of £2 per transaction is made for our Telephone Bookings. ...

Ashby Steam

When: 23rd June - 24th June, 10am - 5pm
Where: Scamhazel Farm, Boundary, Ashby de la Zouch, DE11 7BA

Two day vintage steam rally, a great outing for all the family. Visitors can step back in time and see: steam engines vintage tractors historical motor vehicles stationary engines miniature steam funfair and children's entertainment trade and craft stalls and much, much more!! ...

Just So - The Musical

When: 29th June - 30th June, Friday 19:30. Saturday 14:30 & 19:30
Where: Century Theatre, Snibston

"Before the High and Far-Off Times…came the Time of the Very Beginnings" - when everything was just so, until Pau Amma the Crab, started playing with the ocean. This caused the lands to flood, disrupting the other animals and putting them in danger. While the rest of the animals accept their sad fate, however, Elephant's Child embarks on a journey to challenge and overcome the disobedient crab. Along the way, he meets other animals and discovers how the mysteries of their phenomenon came to be. ...

Blackfordby Open Gardens

When: 30th June - 1st July, 10 am - 5 pm
Where: Blackfordby

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 and armbands ...

Ladies Lunch Blast

When: 30th June, 11am
Where: Field Sport UK Ashby De La Zouch

LADIES CLAY SHOOTING EXPERIENCE & LUNCH WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT ~ Calling all Ladies, fancy a bit of lunchtime fun, want to entertain clients, maybe you are a ladies networking group or a group of mums, friends or colleagues and It doesn't matter if you want to come on your own or as part of a group. Every Lady is welcome. No Experienced Needed ! We use very soft training cartridges too. (Not suitable for pregnant ladies) WHATS INCLUDED ~ 20 Clays Buffet Lunch all equipment & Instructor included No Experience or Licence Needed Minimum Group size: 1 COST...

When: 1st July, 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

To some Charles I was a martyr crowned in white, the symbol of innocence: to others he was the hated White King of ancient myths. Previously unseen royal correspondence informs a fresh portrait of a king who was principled, radical and brave, but also fatally blinkered, and a maligned queen who was a warrior and political player as impressive as any Tudor consort. Join Leanda De Lisle for a discussion on her new book. Tickets: £6.00 per person Pre booking recommended: Book online or call 01455 290429 (7 days a week from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm) ...

Maladies & Medicine - a talk by Dr Sara Read

When: 1st July, 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

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 conditions, illustrating this with anecdotes from patients and medics at the time. Some of the cures might be surprising, including just how many recipes called for earthworms! Tickets: £6.00 per person Pre Booking Recommended – These are available from the Ticket Office on site during normal opening times (Thursday to Monday 10.30 am to 4.15...

TCV Swadlincote Woods Volunteering Day

When: 3rd July, 10am to 3.30pm
Where: Swadlincote Woods

Join our friendly team to carry out conservation work at Swadlincote Woodlands urban park. We meet each 1st Tuesday of the month, and each month have a different activity to reflect the seasons. Work is suited to anyone in reasonable health, and there are different tasks for those who feel more and less active on the day. No previous experience is needed, and we would particularly welcome more women on the team. ...

Ashby Film Nights - The Shape of Water (15)

When: 4th July,
Where: The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church St, Ashby de la Zouch, LE65 1AB

This 1960s set romantic thriller has lovelorn Elisa (Sally Hawkins) falling for a strange underwater creature. The creature has been captured for experimentation by a brutal government officer (Michael Shannon). The film has heart and is beautifully shot in a B-movie style. It won Oscars for Best Film, Director, Score and Production Design. ...

Plant Hunter's Fair

When: 5th July, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

£1 entry to fair, gardens and tea rooms, charge applies for all ages ...

Funhouse Comedy Club Comedy Night

When: 5th July, 7.30pm doors. 8.15pm start
Where: The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, LE65 1AB

NICK PAGE STEVE HALL George Lewis Marc Jennings Compere Spiky Mike ...

Timber Festival

When: 6th July - 8th July, All day
Where: Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote, DE12 6DQ

Wild Rumpus, the award-winning producers behind Just So Festival, in collaboration with the National Forest Company, invite you to journey into the woods this summer for a unique and extraordinary new venture, Timber Festival. Situated in the heart of the National Forest, one of Britain’s boldest environmental projects, Timber is a weekend-long camping festival exploring the transformative impact of forests and reimagining our relationship with the wild, where music, theatre, spoken word, science, philosophy, sustainability and so much more weave together through an innovative, diverse and exhilarating programme. Highlights include the world premiere of Seek, Find, Speak, the outdoor theatre...

Soldier's Camp

When: 7th July - 8th July, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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. Explore the life in camp as food is cooked, archery is practised and herbs are prepared to season the food and make medicines to treat the wounded. Bring the family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a medieval army camp. Entry to this is included in your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition Other Living...

Ashby Open Gardens

When: 7th July - 8th July, 11am - 6pm
Where: Ashby de la Zouch

Come and visit at least 12 beautiful yet different gardens in the historic market town of Ashby de la Zouch. See a vast array of stunning and unusual plants in glorious locations. There are different gardens opening on each day so please check our website for information. Plants for sale and Scrumptious cakes. Proceeds to Air Ambulance Service and Hospice Hope. ...

Friends' of Jacobean Craft Group

When: 7th July, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

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 Event Days during normal open hours for 12 months from day of purchase. Don’t forget that there are other Craft Days on; Saturday 4th August & Saturday 1st September ...

Rainbows Bubble Rush Derby

When: 7th July, 9am - 1.30pm
Where: Markeaton Park, Derby, DE22 3BG

The Bubble Rush is not your average 5k fun run. At every kilometre point there’ll be a bubble station where one of our high-powered foam cannons will be blowing out 30 cubic metres a minute of frothy colourful bubbles to make a 4ft bubble wall! Our trained team of 'Bubble Blasters' will control the foam cannons to make sure you get completely covered in coloured foam. And this fabulous foaming 5K fun run will be great for all the family whether you are a regular runner or have never run at all before… you can run, walk, skip or dance...

Open Gardens & Heritage Day

When: 7th July, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Griffydam

The historic village of Griffydam welcomes you to an Open Gardens and Heritage day on Saturday July 7th, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Explore our glorious gardens and follow the heritage trail on a fascinating journey through Griffydam’s past and present. Visit our exhibitions of village artefacts, and of work by local artists. Refreshments and plant sales. Garden passports £2.00 per adult, children free; heritage trail leaflets free. Both available in advance from Ashby tourist office (01530 4111767), or Griffydam school (01530 222281), or on the day. For further details contact secretary@gcg.gmail.com. ...

Open Gardens & Heritage Day

When: 7th July, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Griffydam

The historic village of Griffydam welcomes you to an Open Gardens and Heritage day on Saturday July 7th, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Explore our glorious gardens and follow the heritage trail on a fascinating journey through Griffydam’s past and present. Visit our exhibitions of village artefacts, and of work by local artists. Refreshments and plant sales. Garden passports £2.00 per adult, children free; heritage trail leaflets free. Both available in advance from Ashby tourist office (01530 4111767), or Griffydam school (01530 222281), or on the day. For further details contact secretary@gcg.gmail.com. ...

Willow Workshop - Create a beautiful leaf tray

When: 8th July, 1.30 to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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 10.00 am and 5.00 pm or call 01455 290429 (Open 7 days a week from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm) ...

Ashby Civic Society

When: 10th July, Afternoon Visit
Where: Donnington le Heath Manor House, Manor Road, Coalville LE67 2FW

Guided tour of the 1620 herb garden by Michael Arkle followed by tea and cake. Must book by calling Susanne 01530 415654. ...

When: 12th July, 5pm until 8pm
Where: Loughborough Rugby Club, Cotton Way, Loughborough , LE11 5FJ

Like a school sports day for adults, It’s a Knockout was a hilarious hit TV show. Rainbows have teamed up with Gable Events to bring our own take on it to Loughborough - combining a mix of costumes, inflatables and water, you and your team will compete for points across 12 different games. The team with the most points will of course be crowned winner! For teams of between 6-10 people, the 2.5hr event will commence at 5.00pm with games starting at 5.30pm prompt. Over the next two and a half hours the teams will rotate through 12 different games,...

Outdoor Theatre: Pride and Prejudice

When: 13th July, 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

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 politesse of high society. Join Heartbreak, the Bennet sisters, and a host of charming young bachelors (yes, Mr Darcy will be there. No really, yes, that Mr Darcy) for an evening of comedy, romance, and more than one come-uppance, as we learn how to behave, ahem, properly. Champagne and cucumber sandwiches are permitted at this outdoor adaptation of Jane Austen’s...

PSA 'Annie Jr' Production

When: 13th July - 14th July, 7:30pm / 2:00pm / 6:30pm
Where: Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton on Trent

Performing Stars Academy presents 'Annie Jr', performed by the students at the PSA Burton stage school! Friday 13th July at 7:30pm Saturday 14th July at 2:00pm and 6:30pm Call the Brewhouse Arts Centre box office on 01283 508100 to book your tickets! ...

Century Cinema Presents: Lean on Pete (15)

When: 13th July, 7.30 pm start
Where: The Century Theatre

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 fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson. He wants a home, food on the table and a high school he can attend for more than part of the year. As the son of a single father working in warehouses across the Pacific Northwest, stability is hard to find. Hoping for a new start they move to Portland, Oregon where Charley takes a summer job, with a...

Festival of British Archaeology: Kings, Castles & Battles Talk

When: 15th July, 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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 William, Lord Hastings and the culmination at the Battle of Bosworth. Tickets: £6.00 Pre Booking Recommended: Book Online , call into The Ticket Office or call 01455 290429 (7 days a week from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm). Other Festival of British Archaeology Events; 18th July: Recent Archaeology in Bradgate Park at The 1620s House &...

Festival of British Archaeology: The recent archaeology of Bradgate Park

When: 17th July, 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

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 with news of the latest discoveries from the 2018 excavation. Tickets: £6.00 Pre Booking Recommended: Book Online , call into The Ticket Office or call 01455 290429 (7 days a week from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm). Other Festival of British Archaeology Events; 15th July: Kings, Castles & Battles at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre 25th July: Meet the Curator at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage...

Family Archaeology Day

When: 18th July, 10.30 am - 3.30 pm
Where: St Helen's Church & Community Heritage Centre, Ashby

Archaeological Dig Boxes. Help create a huge mammoth. Guess the artefact. Refreshments available. ...

Understanding Leicestershire & Rutland's Anglo-Saxon & Romanesque Carvings

When: 23rd July, 7.30 pm
Where: St Helen's Community Heritage Centre

Bob Trubshaw looks at a selection of sculputres in Leicestershire & Rutland from the early 9th to the late 12th centuries. These carvings offer surprising insights into the life and times, including possible puns on words used in the liturgy - and include two of the earliest so called 'Green Men' in England. ...

Performing Stars Academy Summer Workshop

When: 23rd July - 27th July, 9:00 - 3:00pm daily
Where: Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton on Trent

Performing Stars Academy SUMMER WORKSHOP For anyone aged 4-16yrs A week of singing, dancing and acting in the Brewhouse Arts Centre, with a Friday evening performance for family and friends. ...

Festival of British Archaeology: Meet the Curator

When: 25th July, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm and 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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 to handle arms and armour plus some of the objects found during the battlefield survey. Tickets: Adults £8 Under 21s £5 Pre Booking Recommended: Book Online , call into The Ticket Office or call 01455 290429 (7 days a week from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm). Other Festival of British Archaeology Events; 15th July: Kings,...

Medieval Graffiti Day

When: 28th July, 10.30 am - 4 pm
Where: St Helen's Community Heritage Centre & Ashby Castle

Talk on medieval graffiti. Recording graffiti in the Church. Lunch. Finding graffiti in the Castle ...

110 Above Festival

When: 3rd August - 6th August, Gates open midday Friday, and close midday Monday (overnight camping included)
Where: Gopsall Hall Farm, Twycross, Leicestershire

Hidden away in deepest rural Leicestershire and formed in the shadow of ‘the Temple’ ruins, 110 Above is an intimate capacity limited (1,000 persons) festival experience. Wander between the stages and be mesmerized by unforgettable and uncompromising live musical performances. Music on each stage alternates, which ensures you don’t have to miss a thing. …. Your 110 Above festival community awaits you. ...

Friends' of Jacobean Craft Group

When: 4th August, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

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 Event Days during normal open hours for 12 months from day of purchase. Don’t forget that there are other Craft Days on; Saturday 1st September ...

The Reluctant Dragon performed by Quantum Theatre

When: 5th August, 6.00 pm start
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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 George has to do battle with the dragon, but what happens when the dragon simply won’t fight St George? In this beloved classic story, a young boy befriends a poetry-loving dragon living in the Downs above his home. When the town-folk send for St. George to slay the dragon, the boy needs to come up with a clever plan to save...

Transform (Holiday Bible Club)

When: 6th August - 10th August, 10am - 12pm
Where: Ashby Congregational Church, Kilwardby Street

Teambuilders holiday bible club. Come along for activities, games, craft, stories, prayers and lots of fun! All welcome ...

TCV Swadlincote Woods Volunteering Day

When: 7th August, 10am to 3.30pm
Where: Swadlincote Woods

Join our friendly team to carry out conservation work at Swadlincote Woodlands urban park. We meet each 1st Tuesday of the month, and each month have a different activity to reflect the seasons. Work is suited to anyone in reasonable health, and there are different tasks for those who feel more and less active on the day. No previous experience is needed, and we would particularly welcome more women on the team. ...

Soldier's Camp

When: 8th August - 9th July, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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. Explore the life in camp as food is cooked, archery is practised and herbs are prepared to season the food and make medicines to treat the wounded. Bring the family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a medieval army camp. Entry to this is included in your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition Other Living...

First Aid at Work

When: 8th August - 10th August, 9:00am-4:00pm
Where: Moira Replan

First Aid at Work 18th-20th April, £200 per candidate. This course is held at our Training Centre. Courses include all materials and 3 years industry recognised certification on successful completion. We have free onsite parking available. All our courses are available at your workplace. For more information on these courses please contact us on Email:info@etsfirstaid.co.uk Tel:07708522621 or visit our website: www.etsfirstaid.co.uk ...

Disgusting Songs for Revolting Children

When: 11th August, 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm
Where: The Century Theatre

Jay Foreman is an award winning musical comedian whose songs have been heard on BBC Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra, The One Show, London Live TV and Dave Gorman’s UK/Ireland tour. Jay provides a devilishly cheeky hour of songs, poems and comedy for children of all ages in this family-friendly show which regularly sells out at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. ‘With dark humour and wordplay reminiscent of Roald Dahl, he should more often than not grab the attention of even the most reluctant child’ BroadwayBaby.com Tickets: £7.50 standard ticket and a group ticket of £25 for 4 people. Show information;...

An Open Evening of Bells

When: 15th August, 7 pm
Where: St Helen's Church, Ashby

See and hear our 10 Church bells being rung. Hear our handbells. See our stunning Peal Book and have a go at ringing the Church bells yourself. ...

Family Activity Day

When: 17th August, 10am-12pm
Where: Field Sport UK Ashby De La Zouch

WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT ~ Get out and get active with this perfect family package. Air rifles, Archery & fire lighting Package (approximately 2 hours long) perfect for a family day out. No Experience or Licence Needed All equipment & Instructor included (Not suitable for pregnant ladies) COST ~ £12.50pp *book now to avoid disappointment* TIME ~ 10am till 12pm (Mixed Session) AGE ~ 8 years + Children must be supervised by a full paying adult WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING ~ Our pathways are nice and clean, Appropriate clothing for the weather on the day HOW TO...

MTS Summer Workshop - August 2018

When: 21st August - 23rd August, 9:00 - 3:00pm daily
Where: Marlborough Square Church, Coalville

MTS SUMMER WORKSHOP For anyone aged 4-17yrs 3 days of singing, dancing and acting with professional teachers, plus a musical theatre dance workshop with a special guest teacher! Workshop is £40pp (sibling discount available) and includes a FREE workshop t-shirt! Performance for family and friends on the Thursday evening. Call or email for a booking form! ...

Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival Saturday 25th of August

When: 25th August, 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: Sir John Moore Foundation, Top Street, Appleby Magna, DE12 7AH

The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival is back again this year with a wide range of the regions best food and drink. Couple this with a great music line up and activities for all the family is a great way to end the holidays. The festival is held on Saturday 25th of August from 10:30 – 16:30 on the beautiful grounds of the Sir John Moore Foundation, Top Street, Appleby Magna, just of junction 11 of the M42. Use the postcode DE12 7AH to find us on a sat nav or use the google maps link here. Parking is available...

Conflict 1485

When: 26th August - 27th August, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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 also be present and maybe good King Richard will make an appearance himself! Younger visitors can listen to medieval tales bringing the middle ages to life. This activity is included in the cost of your admission to our award-winning exhibition Les Routiers de Rouen are also on site on the following dates; September: Saturday 8th...

Summer Fayre & Craft Fayre

When: 27th August, 10:30 - 3:00
Where: Christ Church Hall, London Road, Coalville LE67 3JA

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 puzzles, fabric items, jewellery, cards together with your favourite church stalls such as raffle, tombola, books, table top sales, tin can alley and more. We will also be selling refreshments and will have a tea room where you can sit and relax. Entry is free and there is free parking on the church grounds and as it is Bank...

ELO Again Live

When: 1st September, 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm
Where: The 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’ Thing, Turn to Stone, Sweet Talking Woman, Shine A Little Love, Hold On Tight, Confusion, Evil Woman, Telephone Line, Don’t Bring Me Down…to name just a few. NOW YOU CAN RE-LIVE the amazing sounds of the Electric Light Orchestra in the form of the World’s No. 1 ELO Tribute Show A NIGHT OF ELO performed by ELO AGAIN They have re-created the...

Friends' of Jacobean Craft Group

When: 1st September, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

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 Event Days during normal open hours for 12 months from day of purchase. ...

TCV Swadlincote Woods Volunteering Day

When: 4th September, 10am to 3.30pm
Where: Swadlincote Woods

Join our friendly team to carry out conservation work at Swadlincote Woodlands urban park. We meet each 1st Tuesday of the month, and each month have a different activity to reflect the seasons. Work is suited to anyone in reasonable health, and there are different tasks for those who feel more and less active on the day. No previous experience is needed, and we would particularly welcome more women on the team. ...

TECHSPO London 2018

When: 5th September - 6th September, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Where: Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel

TECHSPO London Technology Expo - September 5-6, 2018 - London, UK ...

Heritage Open Days

When: 8th September - 10th September, 10.30 am - 4 pm
Where: St Helen's Community Heritage Centre

Guided tours each afternoon at 2 pm. Refreshments available. Children's activities. See our church textiles. Find out about the extraordinary women of St Helen's. ...

Early Highwaymen 1550 to 1640 talk

When: 12th September, 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

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 Highwaymen living at The 1620s House? Tickets: £6.00 Pre booking recommended – Call 01455 290429 (open 7 days a week from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm) ...

Coalville Colour Run 2018

When: 16th September, 10:30am - 5:30pm
Where: Coalville

Coalville Colour Run is now an established event in Coalville town centre. This is a fun event, encorporating a run (or walk) through our wonderful town, paint stations where you are sure to get covered in different colours of powder paint and then a grand finish at Coalville Park. The event is suitable for all, as long as you don’t mind getting colourful! So what do you need to do? Well its simple - grab your family or running buddies and sign up to be a part of Coalville's most colourful event! We are also looking for local businesses who...

Rainbows Bubble Rush Leicester

When: 22nd September, 9:00 - 13:30
Where: Abbey Park, Abbey Park Road, Leicester, LE4 5AQ

The Bubble Rush is not your average 5k fun run. At every kilometre point there’ll be a bubble station where one of our high-powered foam cannons will be blowing out 30 cubic metres a minute of frothy colourful bubbles to make a 4ft bubble wall! Our trained team of 'Bubble Blasters' will control the foam cannons to make sure you get completely covered in coloured foam. And this fabulous foaming 5K fun run will be great for all the family whether you are a regular runner or have never run at all before… you can run, walk, skip or dance...

Soldier's Camp

When: 23rd September - 24th September, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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. Explore the life in camp as food is cooked, archery is practised and herbs are prepared to season the food and make medicines to treat the wounded. Bring the family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a medieval army camp. Entry to this is included in your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition ...

Charity Link's Leicestershire 3 Peaks Challenge

When: 23rd September, All Day
Where: Charnwood area

Fancy a physical challenge which will help to change lives? How about taking on Charity Link's Leicestershire 3 Peaks Challenge on 23rd September? The Challenge is a unique 16 mile route which begins and ends at Bradgate Park and takes in the peaks of Beacon Hill, Bardon Hill (Leicestershire’s highest point) and Old John Tower in Bradgate itself. Walk or run the route to help provide essential items, including clothing and beds, to local families facing hardship and crisis. Come on your own to this friendly event or take part with friends, family or work colleagues. ...

The Power and effectiveness of the Warbow

When: 23rd September, 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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 Recommended: book Online , in person at The Ticket Office on site or by calling 01455 290429 (open 7 days a week from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm) ...

TCV Swadlincote Woods Volunteering Day

When: 2nd October, 10am to 3.30pm
Where: Swadlincote Woods

Join our friendly team to carry out conservation work at Swadlincote Woodlands urban park. We meet each 1st Tuesday of the month, and each month have a different activity to reflect the seasons. Work is suited to anyone in reasonable health, and there are different tasks for those who feel more and less active on the day. No previous experience is needed, and we would particularly welcome more women on the team. ...

me & dee charity masquerade ball

When: 6th October, 7pm
Where: St Georges Park, Burton on Trent

me & dee masquerade charity Ball is taking place on 6th October 2018 at the Hilton, St George’s Park Burton on Trent. The me & dee charity arrange holidays at Mablethorpe seaside in our caravans including beach huts and chalet for families to create memories together who face a short and uncertain future when Time is precious. These holidays are also for families with physically and emotionally injured service men and women The me & dee charity masquerade ball is our biggest fundraising event of the year and is a fantastic evening ...

Derby Cathedral Abseil

When: 13th October, 9:00 - 19:00
Where: Derby Cathedral, 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby, DE1 3GP

Have a head for heights or feeling adventurous? Challenge yourself, make a difference to the children, young people and families who rely on Rainbows – and sign up for our Derby Cathedral Abseil. Taking place on Saturday 13 October 2018, the abseil will require you to walk up the 189 steps of the second highest cathedral tower in the country, before providing you with spectacular views across Derby city centre. Once at the top of the historic tower, you’ll step over the edge and abseil the 212ft back to the ground – giving you an adrenaline rush like no other....

TCV Pond and Woodland Management

When: 16th October, 10am to 3.30pm
Where: Griffydam Primary School

Join our friendly team to carry out conservation work at Griffydam. Work is suited to anyone in reasonable health, and there are different tasks for those who feel more and less active on the day. No previous experience is needed, and we would particularly welcome more women on the team. ...

Emergency First aid at Work course

When: 18th October, 9:00am-4pm
Where: Moira Replan

Emergency First Aid at Work 4th April, £100 per candidate★ This course is held at our Training Centre. Courses include all materials and 3 years industry recognised certification on successful completion. We have free onsite parking available. All our courses are available at your workplace. For more information on these courses please contact us on Email:info@etsfirstaid.co.uk Tel:07708522621 or visit our website: www.etsfirstaid.co.uk ...

First Aid at Work renewal

When: 31st October - 1st November, 9:00am-4:00pm
Where: Moira Replan

First Aid at Work renewal, £155 per candidate. This course is held at our Training Centre. Courses include all materials and 3 years industry recognised certification on successful completion. We have free onsite parking available. All our courses are available at your workplace. For more information on these courses please contact us on Email:info@etsfirstaid.co.uk Tel:07708522621 or visit our website: www.etsfirstaid.co.uk ...

GUNPOWDER PLOT

When: 5th November, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

Discover how the Manor House’s family was involved in the Gunpowder Plot – Costumed characters will bring this to life. Cannon and musket firing demonstrations. Timed programme running throughout the day. Children’s craft activities. Tea rooms open for light snacks and refreshments. ...

TCV Swadlincote Woods Volunteering Day

When: 6th November, 10am to 3.30pm
Where: Swadlincote Woods

Join our friendly team to carry out conservation work at Swadlincote Woodlands urban park. We meet each 1st Tuesday of the month, and each month have a different activity to reflect the seasons. Work is suited to anyone in reasonable health, and there are different tasks for those who feel more and less active on the day. No previous experience is needed, and we would particularly welcome more women on the team. ...

First Aid at work Course

When: 14th November - 16th November, 9:00am-4:00pm
Where: Moira Replan

First Aid at Work 18th-20th April, £200 per candidate. This course is held at our Training Centre. Courses include all materials and 3 years industry recognised certification on successful completion. We have free onsite parking available. All our courses are available at your workplace. For more information on these courses please contact us on Email:info@etsfirstaid.co.uk Tel:07708522621 or visit our website: www.etsfirstaid.co.uk ...

TCV Swadlincote Woods Volunteering Day

When: 4th December, 10am to 3.30pm
Where: Swadlincote Woods

Join our friendly team to carry out conservation work at Swadlincote Woodlands urban park. We meet each 1st Tuesday of the month, and each month have a different activity to reflect the seasons. Work is suited to anyone in reasonable health, and there are different tasks for those who feel more and less active on the day. No previous experience is needed, and we would particularly welcome more women on the team. ...

The PANTO Company Presents: Cinderella

When: 6th December - 9th November, Various - please see the website
Where: Century Theatre

Bullied by her two Ugly Sisters, Cinders' future looks bleak until her Fairy Godmother casts a spell and sends her to the ball. How will the Prince ever find her when she flees at midnight, leaving behind a single glass slipper? Let Buttons be your host for this show of traditional panto fun. With plenty of parking space for your pumpkin! Ticketing Information School performances Thursday 6th & Friday 7th December - 10.00 am and 2.30 pm on both days Tickets are £6.95 per child, with 1 Adult FREE for every 10 child tickets purchased Tickets can only to be...

The Vienna Festival Ballet: The Nutcracker Friday

When: 13th December, 7.30 pm start
Where: The Century Theatre

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 UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium. Since that time the company has not looked back, but gone from strength to strength. The popularity of the Vienna Festival Ballet has been endorsed by the fact that they are invited back to venues again and again and this is their third visit to the Century Theatre. The company’s repertoire has grown steadily over...