MON 5 – FRI 9 JUNE
Rosie Garland – book signing at Kibworth Book Shop, Market Harborough, Tue 6 – 7 June
Book worms and budding authors should head to the annual Boo Fest taking place around Kibworth this month. Celebrating books and their creators, Debbie from The Bookshop Kibworth has organised some wonderful events throughout the month including the chance to meet and greet author, Rosie Garland. Celebrate the launch of Rosie’s new book, The Night Brother with a champagne reception and readings from the book. On Weds 7 at the Kibworth Cricket Club there’s the chance to meet the grandson of the founder of Faber & Faber to learn about the fascinating history of the publishing house. Toby’s top 10 favourite Faber books will be on sale as well as two titles he himself has written – tickets £5. For all these details and more events, check the website.
Colourful Run, Hinckley Town Centre, Wed 7 June
The annual Colourfun Run, in aid of LOROS Hospice is taking place in the city centre. The mile-long event is returning for its fourth year and is open to all ages. As runners race along in their white t-shirts, they will enter various colour zones where they will be showered in special powder paint.
Loros, Hinckley Town Centre
Stamford Food and Drink Festival, Fri 9 – Sun 11 June
Sample award-winning pies, artisan cheeses, homemade chocolate brownies, quiches, artisan fudge and lots lots mrs at this delicious foodie festival. There’s also live music on stage, children’s rides to keep the little ones entertained and a mini craft beer festival. For more info [email protected]
Curve, The Graduate, Leicester until Sat 10 June
A young Benjamin returns from college to high expectations of a bright future the only trouble is, the thought of that future makes him sick to his stomach. When he meets another disillusioned older female soul their illicit relationship takes them on a thrillingly destructive course that threatens everyone’s future happiness Featuring a memorable soundtrack of sixties songs, don’t miss this stylish new production by acclaimed director Lucy Bailey.
Curve, Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1