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This Month

  • MAY 2019

    MAY 2019. What a corker of a month with food fests including The Artisan Cheese Fair, brilliant theatre, the Handmade Festival, lace up your boots to join the National Forest Walking Festival and more.

  • APRIL 2019

    New art, theatre, festivals, poetry and of course The Muddy Awards. Just some of the fabulous stuff going on this month locally. APRIL 2019

  • MARCH 2019

    MARCH 2019. Madagascar the Musical rolls into town, there's a GIN-tergalactic festival on, plus, Belvoir Castle opens its door and we can't wait for the Vegan Festival.

  • FEBRUARY 2019

    FEBRUARY 2019: From comedy to cookery, cinema and more - just some of the reasons to get up and get out this month. Here's just some of the highlights for February 2019.

  • JANUARY 2019

    JANUARY 2019: From stargazing to Sandi Toksvig's one woman show there's lots to do this month.

  • DECEMBER 2018

    DECEMBER 2018: So much happening this month I'm running out of paper! Leicester's ice skating rink comes to town, catch The Nutcracker at Century Theatre, enjoy a festive taste trail in Market Harborough, check out a panto, head to Santa's Grotto and so much more! 

  • NOVEMBER 2018

    NOVEMBER 2018: The temperature may've dropped but there's still plenty going on this month. I'm looking forward to visiting the Poppy Project in Rutland, Diwali celebrations in Leicester and dare I say...starting my Christmas shopping!

  • OCTOBER 2018

    OCTOBER 2018: It's all going on this month in Leicestershire and Rutland from the Pizza and Prosecco Fest to Rutland Food Festival. We're super excited about the opening of the highly-anticipated Queen Victoria Arts Club too.

  • SEPTEMBER 2018

    What's on in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland this month: September 2018. All aboard the Burleigh's Gin Express for a fine dining & gin experience on a steam train. Elsewhere, enjoy Leicester Pride and the Edible Forest is back!


    The Caribbean Carnival and the Mela roll back into town, plus enjoy Pugstock, The Countryside Show, outdoor theatre, Curve Live celebrates 10 years and so much more!

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