FRI 28 SEPT – SUN 30 SEPT 2018
FRI 28 SEPT - SUN 30 SEPT 2018
The Trench, Uppingham Theatre, Sat 28 Sept
Iain Stirling, U Ok Hun?, Loughborough, Sat 28 Sept
Due to phenomenal demand the Bafta-winning stand-up and voice of Love Island is back on UK stages this autumn, as his sell-out tour is extended for the third and final time. This is your last chance to catch Iain Stirling’s brilliant observations of modern millennial life as he explores dinner party etiquette and the pressures on a generation brought up in a world of instant gratification. How has modern living affected our ability to find long term happiness? Can social media ever reflect real life?
Loughborough Town Hall, Market Pl, Loughborough LE11 3EB
‘Maths Mayhem’ Xplorer Family Orienteering, Hollycroft Park, Fri 28 Sept
Fun for all the family – come and join in this orienteering challenge finding hidden plaques and completing the circuit of numbers. 4pm – 5pm, £1 per person or £5 per group.
Hollycroft Park, Hinckley, LE10 0AT
Black History Moth 2018, Leicester, Sat 28 Sept – Sun 29 Sept
This year the annual event is launched with the second instalment of Nora Chipaumire’s (Zimbabwe) series of works ‘#PUNK and *N!GGA’ inspired by two contrasting sonic ideologies: punk and Congolese rumba, which are confronted and celebrated through the music of artists. The performances aim to discover ways to share music and personal history, and find a common ground. The BHM 2018 programme will reflect upon representation and free speech and mark Nelson Mandela’s centenary year. 7.30pm
BHM 2018, 2 Queens 2 Queen St, Leicester LE1 1QW
Last Friday, LCB Depot, Leicester, Fri 28 Sept
The monthly street food pop up is back for September. So long Canteeen and hello….ermm Last Friday? Not very original but hey the food will be! Expect tasty BBQ dishes, serving fresh food cooked over live fire and real charcoal, delicious artisan pizza and vegan food from Bamboo Street Food. More vendors to confirm! Plus cocktail bar, DJs, comedy, art, music, vibes – and a virtual orchestra!
LDB Depot, 31 Rutland St, Leicester LE1 1RE
Pirates of New Walk Museum! Leicester Sat Sept 29 – Sun 30 Sept
Join in with a weekend of activities themed around Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous book, Treasure Island. Follow a trail to discover the location of Treasure Island or for more advanced readers find the clues to our literature crossword puzzle. Local storyteller Ruth Fraser will be telling tales of adventure from around the world. Storytelling sessions will be held at 12.30pm and 2.30pm on Saturday and 2.30pm on Sunday and you can make a pirate ship or create your own pirate puppet.
53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA
Yoga on the Lawn, Leicester, Thurs 27 Sept – Sun 30 Sept
Join Debbie Liggins, British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) teacher, in the beautiful setting of the Botanic Gardens for a peaceful Hatha yoga practice. Work through a gentle flow of postures followed by breathing and relaxation to relax the body and calm the mind. Bring a yoga mat, a cosy blanket and extra warm layers in case the weather isn’t behaving and of course a bottle of water to keep hydrated.
UofL, Botanic Gardens, Glebe Road, LE2 2LD
Art Windows, Market Harborough, until Sun 30 Sep
An annual collaboration between Harborough Artists Cluster and local shops and businesses in Market Harborough. It’s a great way to enjoy and admire a dynamic and diverse range of work exhibited in a trail of shops / business windows in the local area while also exploring the brilliant indie shops.
Farmers Market, Market Bosworth, Sat 28 Sept
Sample some of the gastronomic delights that the local area has to offer including cheese, local veg, fruit, home cooked cakes, sweet treats and more 9am-2pm
Market Place, Market, Bosworth, CV13 0LE
Exhibition from Dennis the Menace to Desperate Dan, Charnwood Museum until Wed 31 Oct
Loogabarooga Festival of Incredible Illustrations and Brilliant Books presents this exhibition of Comic Art celebrating the most popular characters in the longest-running British children’s comic, including Dennis the Menace, the Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx. Many of these pieces of art will be available to purchase at the end of the Festival, please enquire at the museum for more information. Free admission, open 10am -4:30pm.
Charnwood Museum, Granby Street, Loughborough, LE11 3DU