FRI 23 MAR – SUN 25 MAR
Journey to Mars, Sat 24 March – Sun 15 April
Join the Mission Commanders as they journey to the “red planet” of Mars! Drop in to the ObserVRtarium, make your own LEGO mini movie and observe and test a variety of space rock samples to search for evidence of life on another planet.
National Space Centre, Exploration Dr, Leicester LE4 5NS
Thomas Cook’s Leicester, A Guided Walk, Sat 24 March
As part of English Tourism Week #ETW18 celebrate Leicester’s renowned status as ‘The birth place of tourism’ by joining us on a guided walk highlighting Thomas Cook’s story and Victorian Leicester. Starting at his statue outside Leicester train station on London Rd, you will be led by a knowledgeable blue badge guide, to areas connected with his life and work. The walk lasts approximately 1½ hours, arriving at New Walk Museum. Ticket: £4 per person
Visit Leicester 51 Gallowtree Gate or call 0116 299 4444.
Spring Fayre, Donington Le Heath, Sat 24 March
Come and treat yourself by visiting a variety of craft and local artisan stalls in the Tithe Barn Tea Room. Fill your bags with local jams, quirky gifts, prints, jewellery, sample delicious ice cream and more. Please note, refreshments will also be available, but the 1620s House won’t be open.Free entry and parking.
The 1620s House and Garden, Leicestershire, Manor Road, Coalville, LE67 2FW
Star Gazing, Bradgate Park, Sat 24 March
Join us at Bradgate Park for our second 2018 Star Gazing event with the Leicester Astronomical Society. The event will start promptly at 7.30pm and it is advised people arrive a little before (from 7pm) to be met to walk down. Suitable for 11 years upwards.
Bradgate Park Trail, Newtown Linford LE6 0HE
The Rat Pack Returns, Kilworth Hotel, Lutterworth, Sun 25 March
Due to overwhelming demand ‘the boys’ are back to entertain you in the Orangery! Including a delicious three course dinner, you will need to book early to avoid disappointment!
Kilworth House Hotel, Lutterworth Rd, North Kilworth LE 17 6JE
HA HA Harborough – Stand Up Comedy at Harborough Theatre, Sat 24 March
Headlining the Comedy Show is the outrageous Nina Gilligan making a welcome return, with her hilarious observational comedy. Supported by Philip Simon, plus Italian comic Carla Pol currently making waves on the British comedy circuit. Carla is a country lady who moved to Manchester to talk about rabbits, Italian people and the funny side of diversity Show starts at 8.30 pm, doors open 7.45 pm Admission £10.
Harborough Theatre, Church Square, Market Harborough LE16 7NB