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FRI 13 SEPT – SUN 15 SEPT

FRI 13 SEPT - SUN 15 SEPT

100% Vegan Event, New Market Sq, Leics, Sat 14 Sept

Vegan lovers unite! A new, free and irresistible monthly vegan event kicking off from 10am. There will be a range of incredible local and national traders selling everything from vegan make up to food including vegan kebabs, cakes and more ohh plus, it’s free to attend. See you there!

New Market Square, Leicester LE1 5HB

Giant Arm Knitting Workshop, Mon Amie, Kibworth, Sat 14 Sept

With summer almost at an end, you’ll be wanting to get your winter warmers out. If you’re in need of some, book a spot at this workshop and you’ll leave with an amazing, giant cosy throw. You’ll be in good company with the ladies from Mon Amie and under the expert tuition of the fabulous Tara Cork. The workshop is ideal for complete beginners or those who know how to knit with needles, but would like to give arm knitting a go. Everyone will walk away knowing the general principals of arm knitting. £60 per person.

Mon Amie

Melton Mowbray Rare Foods Festival, Cattle Market, Sat 14 Sept

This one is really for the adventurous foodie Round Corner Brewing are putting on this brand new event and you’ll get a chance to see all the animals, enjoy some rare street food – think BBQ crickets, mutton leg as well as exotic cheeses and brownies – definitely not for the faint-hearted. You’ll also get to sample a range of rare beers and ciders from the UK and Ireland. There will also be live music and lots of fun for the family. Free to attend but you must register in advance here.

Cattle Market

Arts Fresco, Market Harborough, Sun 15 Sept

One of the UK’s largest street theatre festivals comes back to Market Harborough. Catch The Bubble Wizard who will be making ingenious bubble hats for passers by, watch Gran Turismo race up and down the High Street on top of their motorised scooters, encouraging spectators to join in with their spectacular routines.
and listen to music from King Brasstards, who will be taking their New Orleans-inspired versions of well-known songs around the town. Lots more open air entertainment, plus it’s all free. Can’t wait!

Arts Fresco

Hinckley BID Motorshow, Hinckley, Sun 15 Sept

Pic Credit: Artyangel

Growing in popularity every year and probably the biggest town centre motorshow in the country welcomes classic vehicles and vehicles of special interest. They’re expecting more than 800 vehicle owners from all over the Midlands to fill the town centre and show off their beautiful machines to a crowd of thousands. Free event and starts from 10am.

BID

Fleckney Festival, Leics, Sat 14 Sept 

This community event is a free one for the entire fam with live entertainment, fun fair rides, Jurassic era with ginormous replica dinosaurs, archery, kids land train, stalls, family dog show, outdoor laser tag, fireworks and lots more. From 12 noon.

Fleckney Sports Centre, Leicester Rd, LE8 8BG Leicester

D-Day Darlings Afternoon Tea, Beaumanor Hall, Sun 15 Sept

Join the D-Day darlings as seen on BGT for a WWII themed afternoon tea, homemade sandwiches, and cakes with a pot of tea and historical entertainment. Performances at 2.15pm & 4.15pm and tea slots available are 2 and 4 pm. Cost £28.50 per person. Pre-booking is essential – please call us on 01509 890 119 to reserve a table.

Beaumanor Hall

Grease the Musical – Curve, Leicester until Sat 14 Sept

Who doesn’t know the story of Danny and cute girl-next-door Sandy who are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to his school for senior year? But can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life in an American high school? You know the songs – Summer NightsGreased Lightnin’Hopelessly Devoted to You and You’re the One That I Want. This new version is bought to life by a fresh young cast who bring energy, vitality and passion to this ultimate musical classic. Directed by Curves’ Nikolai Foster and starring very special guest artist –Peter Andre  (10 -14 Sept only) as Teen Angel so pick up your Pink Ladies and re-discover why Grease really is the word! Watch out for the Muddy review coming soon.

Curve, Leicester

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