Ladies Who Love to Shop Pop-Up, Kibworth, Sat 3 Nov
Organised by the lovely duo from Mon Amie, it’s back again and this year you can expect just as many gorgeous local brands at this fab shopping event. There will be 40 stalls and you can expect everything from fashion to jewellery and marshmallows, brownies, coffee, wine plus everything in between! Bring your bags and get ready to shop till you drop! 10-4pm. £2.50 entrance cost.
Kibworth Grammar School Hall, School Lane, Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicester LE8 0EW
Abbey Park Fireworks, Leicester, Sat 3 Nov
The city’s official celebration, this one is of course Leicester’s biggest bonfire and firework display. The lighting of the bonfire and main display is always a spectacular sight and there’s always a quieter show for the tots to enjoy. There will be live entertainment, funfair and plenty of food stalls. This year’s theme is Saturday Night Fever – John Travolta fans (guilty) will not be disappointed! Booking essential. Adult £6 under 16’s £4 and family of four £16, under 4s free – more on the gate. Tickets are available from Visit Leicester, De Montfort Hall Box Office.
Abbey Park, 47 Abbey Park Rd, Leicester LE4 5AQ
Firework Night, Visit Conkers, Swadlincote, Sat 3 Nov – Sun 4 Nov
As well as a spectacular fireworks show, you can enjoy a laser disco, fairground rides, face painting, tombola and this year there’s even a range of craft activities for the kids. Cost – adults £8 and kids £6.
Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 6GA
Mallory Park, Kirby Muxloe, Fri 2 Nov
Mallory Parks annual Bonfire and Firework Spectacular returns on Friday 2nd November, and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. Expect an evening filled with a fun fair, a bonfire, live music, food and drink stalls and a spectacular firework display set to live music from 5-9pm. From £4.
Mallory Park, Church Road, Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire, LE9 7QE
Firework Display and Funfair at Leicester Racecourse, Oadby, Sat 3 Nov
Rainbows Hospice will be hosting the annual family-friendly bonfire night at Leicester Racecourse. During the evening, you will also get to enjoy a brilliant bonfire which is certain to keep you toasty as night falls. The family-friendly firework spectacular will also host an exciting funfair for thrill seekers to enjoy between 5.30pm and 10pm, while there will be a number of stalls, bars and food for you to enjoy.
Leicester Racecourse, Oadby, Leicester LE2 4AL
Bonfire Night, Great Central Railway, Quorn and Woodhouse Eaves, Mon 5 Nov
Expect a fantastic fire, a huge firework display, refreshments and children’s rides. You can arrive at the gate or even better, travel in heritage style by train from Loughborough, Rothley or Leicester North stations. Combine the magic of a train ride at night with a sensational firework display – see you there. Choo Choo! Cost on the gate (no train ride) cash only, adults £9, kids £6, family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £22 and under 2s go free.
GC Railway, Great Central Road, Loughborough, LE11 1RW
Fireworks Night, Rutland Lions, Sat 3 Nov
The Oakham Rugby Club plays host to this annual bonfire night. The 7pm show will be for the kids and the 7.45 show will be complete with big bangs to create the perfect sight for spectators. There will be a barbecue fayre of hot dogs and burgers and the rugby club bar will be open. £6 on the night, £5 in advance. Tickets available from Fords of Oakham and from Uppingham Sport & Book. Please note that family tickets will not be available on the night.
Oakham Rugby Club, Showground Way, Off Burley Park Way, Oakham LE15 7TW
Cottesmore Bonfire and Fireworks Night, Sun 4 Nov
The annual firework event kicks off again with a great fireworks display – there will also be an area for sparklers, fairground rides, stalls, a kids roundabout, bar and refreshments. Advanced Price: adults £4 kids – £1 (gate price: adults £6 kids £1.50) on sale from Cottesmore Village Shop. Gates Open 4pm.
Cottesmore Community Centre, 23 Main Street, LE15 7DH
Wicked Hathern Fireworks and Bonfire, Hathern, Sat 3 Nov
One for the kids who enjoy all the dazzle of the fireworks but not the noise; the silent display is great for little ones and then the main one kicks off after. Packed with huge fireworks and set against a stunning backdrop – this really is one of the best displays in Charnwood. There’s a fun fair, a bar, live music and even a dance floor. Expect lots of food too from Mexican to pizza and everything in between. Advance price, adults £6 and kids £4 babies 0-4 years free.
Wicked Hathern Fireworks and Bonfire, Hathern, Dishlkey Grange Farm, Derby Road, LE11 5SF
Hinckley Rugby Club Firework Fiesta, Sun 4 Nov
For something different but just as much fun – there will be a circus theme running through this event with stilt walkers, a circus workshop and of course a Punch and Judy show plus a funfair and live music too. Get your tickets here.
Hinckley Rugby Club, Leicester Rd Sports Club, Hinckley, LE10 3DR
360 Degree Fireworks at Cattows Farm, Sat 3 Nov
Calling itself the UK’s biggest 360 Fireworks Display, this really is one display you don’t want to miss! Expect some 60,000 fireworks and a fun laser display, there’s also live bands, children’s fairground rides and so much more. Tickets from £11.50.
Cattows Farm, Heather, Coalville, LE67 2TD
Loughborough Fair, Weds 7 Nov – Sat 10 Nov
The historic fair is back in the Market Place with old favourites and new rides for all the thrill seekers. Whether you are coming for the ride of your life or simply to walk round and take in the atmosphere, make sure the date is put in your diary. This year expect including old favourites such as Waltzers, Dodgems, Galloping Horses, together with the Kiddies’ Corner and the extreme ride and perhaps one or two surprise attractions.
Pie Night, Beaumanor Hall, 9, 16 and 23 Nov
Lovely pastry, tasty fillings, lashings of buttery mash and gravy – what could be better? Book your table for our next Pie Night by calling us on 01509 890 119 – please advise us of any dietary requirements on booking. £11.95 per person
Beaumanor Hall, Woodhouse, Leicestershire, LE12 8TX
Leicester Diwali Celebrations, Wed 7 Nov
Can you believe it’s that time of year again? The celebration of lights brings the Golden Mile alive with light and colour; enjoy this street party and experience the buzzing street atmosphere, be dazzled by colourful fashion and gold jewellery shops and indulge in the mouth-watering food on offer from some of the country’s finest Indian restaurants. The Diwali Village caters for young and old of all communities, welcoming everyone to celebrate the Festival of Light in Leicester.
Belgrave Road, Leicester
Christmas Wheel of Light, Leicester, Fri 16 Nov until 7 Jan
A 110-foot Ferris wheel will bring extra fun to the festive time of year in Leicester offering fantastic views around Jubilee Square and beyond. There’s no need to book ahead, tickets are available on the door starting at £4 for children / concessions and £5 for Adults. Family tickets are also available for a discounted rate of £15 ( 2 adults, 2 children or 1 adult, 3 children).
Christmas Light Switch On, Leicester, 22 Nov
Come celebrate the official start of Christmas in Leicester with the lights switch-on across the city centre. Enjoy the ‘white Christmas’ themed snow covered tree as well as music and entertainment on the main stage – including the stars of De Montfort Hall’s pantomime, Peter Pan.
Rutland Poppy Project, Market Place/Oakham Castle until 24 Nov
Witness the display of community made poppies on the grounds of Oakham Caslte. This community art work is to commemorate the centenary of the end of The Great War. The Poppies will be available to buy from the Castle, Museum and Library from 24th Nov 2018 for a suggested donation of £2 per poppy. Proceeds will go to The Royal British Legion.
Oakham Castle, Castle Grounds, Market Pl, Oakham LE15 6DR
Legally Blonde: The Musical, Uppingham, Weds 28 Nov
The smash hit Broadway and West End Musical based on the best loved movie follows beautiful and popular sorority sister Elle Woods who loves to be pampered and is passionate about pink who manages to bags herself a place at the prestigious Harvard Law School to try and win her ex-boyfriend back. With the support of her new friends she learns that you can be both fashionable and smart. This fantastic musical stars students of Uppingham School.
Uppingham Theatre, 32 Stockerston Road, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9UD
Market Harborough Christmas Market, Fri 30 Nov
The Market Harborough Town Square comes alive from November 30th to December 2nd with the annual Market Harborough Christmas Market. This festive event will feature a wide range of stalls selling a host of handcrafted, artisan-made, unusual and exotic arts, crafts, clothing and jewellery alongside a great choice of food and drink. 12:00pm until 7:00pm
Market Harborough, The Square
Wreath Making Masterclasses, Langton Centre, Tues 27 Nov and Fri 20 Nov
A great way to learn a new skill and take home your very own Christmas Wreath. Tickets are £30 and include all materials and some festive refreshments too. Classes start at 9:30am and last 2 hours. Book your place now!
The Langton Greenhouse and Garden Centre, Melton Rd, Market Harborough LE16 7TG