FRI 23 FEB – SUN 25 FEB
Samyama Yoga Weekend Retreat, Market Harborough Sun 25 Feb
And breathe….this upcoming yoga retreat is being held in the beautiful home and surroundings of Farndon Grange in East Farndon, Market Harborough from 10-6pm. Only 14 places per day so book now to avoid disappointment.
The day includes a delicious vegan buffet and plenty of yoga time, as well as meditation and free time to explore the home and gardens. As a special treat there will also be Lomi Lomi Massages available. Retreat price £70 massage is at an extra cost.
Samyama Yoga, East Farndon, Market Harborough. Call 07795 906004
Team Viking, Uppingham Theatre, Fri 23 Feb
Five years ago, James’s best friend was diagnosed with heart cancer and told he had three months to live. His last wish was to be given a full viking burial. This is the remarkable, hilarious and heart-lifting story of how James actually gave his best mate the send-off he wanted. Combining storytelling, comedy and live music, Team Viking won the Vaults Festival Origins Award and was a runaway hit at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival. Tickets £14. From 7.30pm.
Uppingham Theatre, 32 Stockerston Road, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9UD
Canteen Pop-Up, 1st year Birthday Party. LCB Depot, Leicester. Fri 23 Jan
Can you believe monthly street food pop-up is turning one! It’s been a helluva ride for the guys behind this and a major success so tonight expect delicious street food from the likes of Baked In Brick who serve 24 hour marinated Chicken Tikka, cooked over charcoals with freshly baked flatbreads from a converted 1964 Mini Cooper. I’ll be making a beeline for Dim Sum Su who loves to develop new, exciting recipes that re-invent and re-imagine this delicious oriental snack food. Other food will include a modern twist on Fish & Chip, crazy noodles from Canoodle and Greek food from Street Souvlaki. There will also be an after party so get ready to eat and drink the night away.
LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street. LE1 1RE
Dressmaking Day and Kids Sewing Club, Leicestershire Craft Centre, Market Harborough, Sat 24 and Sun 25 Feb
Join in Who needs the high street when you can make your own fabulous dress! Come and spend a whole day dressmaking with like-minded people, bring whatever project you would like to work on and get help with new techniques and fabrics. Suitable for all levels. Tutor, Katharine Wright. Cost £60. From 10am – 5 pm.
Leicestershire Craft Centre, 10a High Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7NJ
Meet the Maker, Ashby de la Zouch, Sat 24 Feb
Designer-maker in silver keepsake jewellery will be holding a print making session. Come and have a hand, finger or foot print taken and captured forever in a silver charm. Makes wonderful keepsakes for friends & family. Have a print made into a silver keepsake charm. From 1.30pm
Me and My Bee, Curve, Leicester, Sat 24 Feb
Climate change is massive. Bees aren’t. Our fuzzy little friends need our help and so we’re launching a political party disguised as a party party disguised as a show. Multi award-winning theatre company ThisEgg invites you to save the world – one bee at a time. A new comedy for children and adults alike. Plant the seed for change, join the Bee Party. Tickets £6.
Curve, Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1
Leicestershire Baby and Toddler Show, Aylestone Leisure Centre Sun Feb 25
Celebrating everything pregnancy to pre-school Leicestershire has to offer. If you’re looking for baby bits and are about to be a mummy this local event is definitely worth visiting. Great shopping, wonderful local services, fantastic family entertainment, giveaways, goody bags, demonstrations, parenting experts, and much more. A great day out whether you are expecting your first, or have a little one in preschool. 10am – 3 pm. Book tickets here
Aylestone Leisure Centre, 2 Knighton Lane East, Leicester, LE2 6LU
Operation Earth, National Space Centre, Leics, until Sun 25 Feb
Join Mission Commanders, along with expert scientists, as they investigate the science of planet Earth. Become a trainee environmental scientist and help them investigate land, air and oceans, and see if together you can find solutions to some of the issues in the world today. Throughout the day the mudlets will also be able to join workshops, demonstrations and hands on science sessions.
Leicester Comedy Festival, various Leicestershire venues, until Sun 25 Feb
It it really that time of year again? Brace yourselves as a hole host of hilarious comedians make their way to the county for one of the biggest and best comedy festivals in the UK. The 2018 festival features over 830 shows in 69 venues across the city and county. Expect big names like Suggs, Harry Hill, Shappi Khorsandi, Katherine Ryan and tonnes more – we kid you NOT! Book tickets now because they’re selling out fast.
Visit Conkers, half term fun, until Sun 25 Feb
Head to Conkers this weekend and beyond and let the mudlets enjoy a daily craft activities including a variety of ranger activities including bush craft, construction derby and orienteering. There will also be live shows to enjoy such as a Punch and Judy, hilarious clowns and the chance to watching some amazing acrobats. Don’t forget there’s a 120 acres to explore along with the 4D Cinema, indoor play and 450 metre bare foot walk and CONKERCHOO train.
Visit Conkers Rawdon Road (B586), Moira, Nr Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, DE12 6GA.