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COMEDY: Bring your own baby comedy, Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester 13 Feb

This popular lunchtime comedy club for parents and their babies is coming back to Leicester! Enjoy the funniest comedians at the festival without needing to book a sitter and don’t worry if you need to whip out your baby’s bum, a boob or a bottle. With top comedy for mum and dad, plus toys, soft flooring and more for baby, this show is a top night out during the day! £5 for you and your little ones / £15 family of four. 12pm – 1.15pm

University of Leicester, Lancaster Rd, Leicester LE1 7HA

FOOD: Thai cookery, Branston, Mon 11 Feb Monday

Learn to whip up a Pad Thai or a Tom Yum with prawns, pork and peanut curry and black rice pudding. You will eat some of what has been cooked and take home the rest to show off and share so bring containers.  6.30pm to 9.00pm. £75

Manor FarmCookery School, Main Street, Branston, Leicestershire, NG32 1RU

EXHIBITION: Alice Hawkins and Votes for Women! New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, until 24 Feb

Take a look back at the stories of people who fought for women’s suffrage including Leicestershire’s very wonAlice Hawkins as well as Emmeline Pankhurst and Sophia Duleep Singh. Leicester is one of seven cities in the Centenary Cities Project marking 100 year of Votes for Women.

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, New 53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA

COMEDY: Leicester Comedy Festival, until 24 Feb

If laughter is the best medicine, then there’s never been a better time to be in Leicester. Get your LOLs during the 26th anniversary of the event. Known as the official comedy party for the UK, this year features hundreds of comedians across 72 venues throughout the city. This year’s acts include Fern Brady, Jason Manford, Jo Brand, Romesh Ranganathan, Tom Allen and more so many more.

Comedy Festival

HISTORY: Dead Leicester, Guildhall, Leicester, Fri 15 Feb

Romans, Kings, football and more – just some of the topics that will be covered in this new show from Dead Leicester. Local storytellers will take you on a roller coaster ride through Leicester’s history.

Guildhall, Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ

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