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.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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Journeys Festival International 2023

22 July @ 12:00 pm - 23 July @ 6:00 pm BST


Join free festival fun in Leicester’s city centre on 22 and 23 July!

This July, Journeys Festival International brings the people of Leicester together with artists from around the world to explore big ideas and create exciting experiences. The streets will be filled with marvellous outdoor shows for everybody to enjoy, celebrating Leicester as an international and diverse city.

Join sea giant Eko roaming the streets, discover a blend of virtual reality with live performance and experience an urban safari as the festival takes over the city centre for an excellent weekend of free creative and cultural activity.

The festival will ignite your imagination with tales of wonder, hip-hop, comedy, acrobatics, disco bikes and aerial performances.

Journeys Festival International explores migration and the world around us, embraces different world cultures and encourages us to celebrate our different journeys together and strives to be inclusive, safe and enjoyable for all.


22 July @ 12:00 pm BST
23 July @ 6:00 pm BST
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Leicester City Centre
East Gates
Leicester, LE1 5YA Leicester
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