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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Oh What A Lovely War

19 May @ 7:15 pm - 21 May @ 9:30 pm BST


Our annual Made at Curve and De Montfort University co-production returns to the stage next year with this new version of Joan Littlewood’s pioneering satirical masterpiece, Oh! What a Lovely War.

Inspired by Charles Chilton’s radio play The Long Long Trail, the musical was first performed at the Theatre Royal Stratford East in 1963. Now, an ensemble cast from the university’s Drama BA (Hons) course will follow in the footsteps of the original Theatre Workshop company, examining the true costs of the Great War through the lens of a seaside music hall revue.

Featuring wartime classics It’s A Long Way to Tipperary and Good-bye-ee, Oh! What a Lovely War is hilarious and harrowing in equal measure. Pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag and join us in paying tribute to the scores of soldiers who fought for our nation.


19 May @ 7:15 pm BST
21 May @ 9:30 pm BST
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Journeys Festival International
Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB GB
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