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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January 2023

Journey Of The Mind

28 January @ 10:00 am - 22 April @ 4:00 pm GMT
New Art Exchange, 39-41 Gregory Blvd
Nottingham, NG7 6BE Nottingham
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The Journey Of The Mind is an art exhibition of self-discovery, that bridges the gap between art, spirituality, mental health and culture; offering a unique perspective on the mind, sparking curiosity and self-reflection. Transcending cultural, racial, and social barriers, this travelling exhibition aims to evoke a sense of curiosity about the internal journey of the mind and its positive effects on people’s lives.  Conceived by arts organisation Without Shape Without Form (WSWF), and supported by Arts Council England, Journey of…

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March 2023

Rachel Baiman – Nashville Based Americana/Bluegrass Multi Instrumentalist

15 March @ 7:30 pm - 15 April @ 10:30 pm GMT
The Musician, 45 Crafton St. W.
Leicester, LE1 2DE Leicester
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Well versed in a variety of fiddle traditions including Old-Time, Bluegrass, Scottish and Canadian styles, Rachel Baiman is a versatile and dynamic musician. Rachel is a winner of the Midwestern Fiddle Championships as well as a two-time winner of the Illinois State fiddle Championship and a second-place winner of the 2012 Nashville Grand Masters Fiddle Championship in the “Traditional Styles” category. Her love for folk and acoustic music inspired a move to Nashville in 2008, where she earned degrees in…

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April 2023

Awakening Leicester 2023

1 April @ 12:00 pm - 2 April @ 3:00 pm BST
More Church, More Church, Kapital building, Unit F1, Charter Street
Leicester, LE1 3UD Leicester
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Come and Join More Church's “AWAKENING” annual conference. We believe God is AWAKENING people's hearts and raising end-time harvesters. Prepare your hearts, it's time for you to shine. It will be going to be a life-transforming conference. Come and Join with us *Receive Prayer, Prophetic words, Worship, Healing, Financial breakthrough, and more. Hindi and English Worship. Message in English with translation in Hindi. Guest Speakers: Pastor/ Apostle: Rakesh Kurian | Capstone Church| Prophet/ Apostle: Preethy Kurian | Capstone Church| Pastor…

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Ladies Fashion Swish Fundraiser

2 April @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Leicestershire County Cricket Club, Grace Road (entrance via Curzon Road)
Leicester, LE2 8EB Leicester
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Love clothes but hate waste? Bring your unwanted, clean, good condition ladies clothes, jewellery, bags and shoes and swap them for things you do want! Great for you, your wallet and your wardrobe space plus you will be helping to raise funds for Ovacome, a charity supporting women and their families facing ovarian cancer. Ticket price includes a glass of prosecco/juice. Plus coffee and cake sale, and raffle! Buy your tickets or Eventbrite or in cash on the door https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fashion-swish-tickets-526586503407…

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Autism Friendly Session at Leicester Racecourse

8 April @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am BST
Leicester Racecourse, Leicester Road
Leicester, LE2 4AL Leicester
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The BIG day out for little kids is coming back to Leicester and, this year we are holding an Autism Friendly Session at EVERY Funtopia!   After a hugely successful trial of our Autism Friendly Sessions in 2022 we have decided to offer one session at the start of every Funtopia this year. Our aim is to provide an enjoyable and memorable event, which is accessible for children and families of all needs and abilities.   Our fun-filled festival -…

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Funtopia at Leicester Racecourse

8 April @ 11:30 am - 5:30 pm BST
Leicester Racecourse, Leicester Racecourse
Leicester, LE2 4AL Leicester
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£2.50 – £10

The BIG day out for little kids is coming back to Leicester!   Our fun-filled festival - designed especially for under 10’s, is filled with all the fun and games your family could want to make this exciting day out one to be remembered! Funtopia has high energy inflatables, role play areas, shows and competitions, character meet and greets, giant games, huge water fights, a tasty food court and more!   We even have an incredible Under 5's area for…

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Hey Duggee! Live

14 April @ 10:00 am - 15 April @ 4:30 pm BST
Hey Duggee! Live, Curve Theatre, Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB Leicester
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£10 – £21

SQUIRRELS GET READY! Everyone’s big lovable dog Hey Duggee is touring for the first time EVER and here’s your chance to see him! Hey Duggee – the live theatre show is going to be HUGE and will feature Duggee and the Squirrels plus many more of your favourite characters! Betty wants to make costumes, Happy wants to sing, Tag wants to make music, Norrie wants to dance, Roly wants jelly and they all want you to join them at the…

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Scandal ’63 Revisited: Symposium

14 April @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm BST
Leicester Gallery (DMU), Vijay Patel Building
Leicester, LE2 7PT Leicester
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Fionn Wilson and Steve Chibnall, curators of 'Scandal '63 Revisited: Reframing the Profumo Affair via Art and Artefact', invite you to attend the related symposium which includes a performance/talk by feminist artist Caroline Coon, a Q&A with Christine Keeler's son, Seymour Platt, and a talk from feminist art historian Sue Tate on the work of artist and Pop Art pioneer, Pauline Boty. TICKETS ARE FREE: But please reserve seats at the Eventbrite link. 10:20: WELCOME: with Steve Chibnall and Leicester…

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May 2023

Hex Posuer + Cosmic Ninja + Air Drawn Dagger @ Duffy’s Bar, Leicester

12 May @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm BST
Duffy’s Bar, 18 Pocklingtons Walk
Leicester, LE1 6BU Leicester
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Hex Posuer + Cosmic Ninja + Air Drawn Dagger @ Duffy's Bar, Leicester Cosmic Ninja presents an evening of alternative / rock / punk / metal music. https://www.facebook.com/events/751619709531638 Friday, 12 May 2023, 20:00 – 23:30 Duffy's Bar, 18 Pocklingtons Walk, Leicester LE1 6BU £7 adv Hex Poseur https://hexposeur.fanlink.to/hexposeur Hex Poseur is a garage rock artist from the UK, inspired by artists such as PJ Harvey, QOTSA and the White Stripes. She also takes much influence from punk rock, in attitude…

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40s weekend Melton Mowbray

13 May @ 10:00 am - 14 May @ 10:00 am BST
40s weekend Melton Mowbray, Play close park
Melton Mowbray, Le13 opw Melton Mowbray
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Vintage music in play close park and Melton town centre Alday and a ticketed dance in the marque sat night . re enactors from ww11 for education for everyone main arena through out the day fashion show in st Mary’s church sat and Sunday also 40s wedding display vintage traders at the band stand and craft traders in the main park food and drink both days shire and punch working horses and ww11 farm machinery vintage fun fair , Punch…

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