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Produced by the ESNA Players and focusing on Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness who is all grown up but has a shocking secret that only Gomez knows. She’s fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family. With his cherished wife, Morticia in the dark, will Gomez manage to keep his daughter’s secret? Find out in this spooky and funny family show.


Warhorse, Curve, Leics, Wed 2 – 12 Oct

Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this imaginative drama features  astonishing life-sized horses who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to life on stage. At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert’s beloved horse, is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to France. He’s soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey and he eventually embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.


MUSIC: The UK Crowded House Experience, Coalville, 11 Oct

Born out of the desire to hear the Crowded House back catalogue live again, the UK Crowded House Experience capture the essence of a Crowded House live performance perfectly. With humour, a high level of musicianship and glorious harmonies from all band members, the UK Crowded House Experience is a must see for all Crowded House / Finn brothers fans. Show starts at 7.30pm

Century Theatre

CULTURE: October Festival, Leics, New Market Square, 11- 13 Oct

Free to attend, experience a weekend filled with food, music and comedy. Expect food and craft stalls, Thai, Indian and Vietnamese street food as well as hot and cold drinks kicking off on Friday at 6pm. Saturday and Sunday from noon.

New Market Square

Museum of the Moon, Leicester Cathedral, 11 – 20 Oct

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Artist Luke Jerram’s stunning ‘Museum of the Moon’ installation will return to Leicester Cathedral. Measuring a huge seven metres in diameter, the internally-lit moon features detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface. Other event inc music concerts and silent discos under the Moon (a children’s and an adults’ session), a wine tasting evening and a talk with exhibits by the National Space Centre. Admission by donations £2 for adults and £1 for kids (suggested). Evening Events priced individually, per person.

Leicester Cathedral

CULTURE: Black History Month, 1- 31 Oct

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This year’s BHM theme is ‘Archiving the Past, Reflecting the Future’ and will focus on Black British history and the contribution of the African and African Caribbean community to the artistic and cultural heritage of the East Midlands over the last 80 years. Lots of film, shows, events, poetry, workshops, exhibitions and more.


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