FRI 29 SEPT – MON 1 OCT
Everybody’s Reading Festival, 30 Sept – 8 Oct
Everybody’s Reading is a festival of all things reading, taking place across Leicester city in schools, libraries and other venues including cafes and coffee shops. The festival will bring together the spoken word of artists, poets, authors and community writers. Expect Healthy eating storytelling workshops, riddles and rhymes storymaking with puppets, live readings and so so much morel
Everybody’s Reading Festival
Belgrave Food and Garden Festival, Leicester, 30 Sept – 1 Oct
A showcase for local food providers, the Food and Garden fair offer tastes from around the world and closer to home. This year, the event is an extension of the popular Good Food Fair weekend to include gardening-related stalls to complement the gorgeous gardens. Opening times 11am – 4pm.
Food and Garden Festival, Belgrave Hall, Church Road, Leicester, LE4 5PE
Geology Walks, Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood
Would you like to learn the stories the Park by looking at it’s Geology? If so head to this free event. You’ll learn about the changes over time that have impacted on the landscape, starting over 560 million years ago. Join an expert and be introduced to the geology of the Park. The walk will take about 1 1/2 hours and will cover approx. 1 mile in distance. Free to attend but car park charges apply
Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE
The show follows Dibley’s beloved villagers on a hilarious journey through three of the series’ most memorable episodes. From the resident’s first reaction to a lady vicar in Arrival, to the excitement (and embarrassment) of Dibley’s appearance on national television in Songs of Praise, to the unforgettable joy when Hugo and Alice finally tie the knot in Love and Marriage. Prices starts from £17.
Melton Theatre, Asfordby Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0HJ
A Night of Dirty Dancing, Loughborough Town Hall, Sat 30 Sept
In my opinion Dirty Dancing is one of the all time greatest films eva!!! It’s got love, soul, music, dance and the ohhh so gorgeous Patrick Swayze (RIP) which is why this tribute night relives the passion and joy of this cult classic and celebrates the music of one of the greatest movie soundtracks of all time. Be part of the glorious summer of ‘63 and experience all your favourite songs such as She’s Like The Wind, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Hey Baby, Wipe-out, Hungry Eyes. And of course, the Oscar Winning (I’ve Had) The Time of my Life. So put down that watermelon and get your tickets.
Loughborough Town Hall Market Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3EB