Leicester Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Leicester? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Leicester with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Leicester and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Leicester, featuring the best of things to do in Leicester – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Leicester fundraisers and charity events.

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Beer & Cider Festival

13 August @ 12:00 pm - 14 August @ 1:00 am BST


We at Charnwood Entertainments are thrilled to finally announce our comeback event; Beer & Cider Festival (Leicester) held at the gorgeous Athena in the heart of the cities Cultural Quarter – dedicated to all things boozy with great entertainment!

After 18 months away, we guarantee this event will get you feeling good, with a range of fun themed sessions each providing a wide range of specially selected drinks – which are sure to get your corks popping! Arrive in style with all of our sessions including a red carpet entrance and photoshoot opportunity! Our event is sponsored by Asahi, Charnwood Brewery, Kopparberg, Peroni and Brothers. Boë Gin will be headlining our Gin Bar.

As well as many well known brands, we will also be providing a selection of beverages from local breweries and distilleries to help promote other local businesses showcase their amazing offerings. Some of these local brands include sponsor Charnwood Brewery, plus Two Birds, Framework Brewery, Round Corner Brewing, Everards, Langton Brewery, Anstey Ale and many more yet to be confirmed.

The sessions are;

Afternoon 12pm – 3pm / Street Inspired Food (Extra Cost) & Background Live Entertainment.

Evening 4pm – 7pm / Street Inspired Food (Extra Cost) & Background Live Entertainment.

Night 8pm – 1am / Street Inspired Food (Extra Cost), Live Entertainment & DJ (10pm Onwards).

Alongside the food and drink, there will be live entertainment provided by some great artists, plus a DJ (10pm onwards) for the 8pm – 1am session. With a large variety of beverages and entertainment, there is sure to be something to suit everyone!


13 August @ 12:00 pm BST
14 August @ 1:00 am BST
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Queen Street
Leicester, LE1 1QD Leicester
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