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An Evening of Beer & Food Pairings, Delilah Fine Foods, Leicester, Fri 13 April

Intrigued by craft beer? Well here’s your chance to sample some artisan ales. Delilah are holding a beer and food pairing evening where you can enjoy a variety of traditional brews as well as modern variations from independent producers. Book now to secure your place for a beery good night.
Delilah Fine Foods, 4 St. Martins, Leicester, LE1 5DB

Guys and Dolls, Uppingham Theatre until 14 April

Set in New York City in the mid-20th century, the romantic and funny Guys and Dolls is populated with gangsters and gamblers, missionary dolls and scantily clad showgirls, and one of the great musical scores in the history of American theatre. Hit songs include, Luck be a Lady, Sit Down You’re Rocking the Boat, If I Were a Bell, Take Back Your Mink and many more.

Uppingham Theatre, 32 Stockerston Road, Uppingham Rutland, LE15 9UD 

Cheese Fest Leicester, Athena Leicester, Sat 14 – Sun 15 April 

For the first time ever, cheese lovers can sample a whole array of the UK’s best cheeses from street food hot traders right through to some amazing artisan producers. From traditional Mozarella sticks to Halloumi fries and the most amazing mac and cheese ever and more.

Cheese Fest at Athena, Queen Street, Leicester, Le1 1QD

Cinderella, Concordia Theatre, until Sat 21 April

Stanley Opera bring the most romantic story premiere of Rossini’s gorgeous ‘La Cenerentola’, otherwise known as Cinderella to the stage here in Hinckley. Tickets: £12. This Opera is sung in English

Concordia Theatre
, Stockwell Head, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 1RE

Horrible Histories, Loughborough Town Hall, Sat 14 – Sun 15 April

Easter’s over, but that doesn’t mean the fun stops there! Travel back in time to experience the horrors of England’s history with a special production of favourite characters including vicious Vikings, revolting Romans, vile Victorians and much much more.
Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place, Loughborough, LE11 3EB
Ashby Farmer’s Market, Ashby de la Zouch, Sun 15 April
For a perfect Sunday morning stroll, head down to Ashby’s Farmers Market to browse (and buy) the fine produce that’s grown and made locally. Expect to find excellent goods ranging from meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, artisan cheeses, preserves, cakes, pies and wine. Runs every 3rd Sunday of the month, 9am – 2pm.

Ashby’s Farmers Market,

North Street Car Park, Ashby de la Zouch, LE65 1BR

Spring Fayre, Bosworth Battlefield, Sun 15 Apr
Head to the annual fayre in Bosworth which will be showcasing a variety of local artisan and craft stalls.
Come along and treat yourself and pick up some goodies including everything from candles to chutney, homemade cards to homemade ice cream and more.
Bosworth Battlefield, Sutton Cheney, Nuneaton, CV13 0AD

Words: Wing Chi Chan

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