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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Morning Star Presents Black History Month: The Imperial Typewriters Strike

14 October @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm BST


The Imperial Typewriters Strike


A Public meeting to discuss the 1974 strike mostly consisted of South Asian women, who bravely protested the pay disparity between themselves and their white colleagues, amid a fierce battle against their employers, the National Front, and even their own union. The ramifications of this strike are still felt today.


Speakers including Claudia Webbe and Roger McKenzie.


Saturday 14th October 2.15 pm


14 October
2:15 pm - 4:00 pm BST
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Leicester Secular Hall
75 Humberstone Gate
Leicester, LE1 1WB Leicester
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