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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July 2021

Titanic Jazz at The Donkey

15 July @ 12:30 pm - 16 December @ 2:45 pm BST
The Donkey Bar, 203 Welford Road
Leicester, LE2 6BH Leicester
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Free

The Titanic Jazz Band play every Thursday lunchtime  at The Donkey Pub on Welford Road. A mix of Traditional and Swing Style Jazz. From 12.30pm until 2.45pm Lunches available.

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October 2021

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA

21 October @ 2:00 pm - 24 October @ 3:00 pm BST
Curve Theatre, 60 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB Leicester
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£14

A musical play adapted and directed by DAVID WOOD Based on the book by JUDITH KERR Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour. The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger! Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of…

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November 2021

The Lion, The Witch ad The Wardrobe

2 November @ 7:00 pm - 13 November @ 9:30 pm GMT
Curve Theatre, 60 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB Leicester
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£10 – £42

Direct from London, the smash hit production of C.S. Lewis’ classic The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, voted the nation’s favourite book in 2019, is coming to Curve in November 2021. Step through the wardrobe next winter into the enchanted kingdom of Narnia. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and embark on the most magical of adventures in a frozen, faraway land where they meet a Faun, talking Beavers, the noble king of Narnia,…

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December 2021

The Smeds and The Smoos

1 December @ 4:30 pm - 31 December @ 2:30 pm GMT
Curve Theatre, 60 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB Leicester
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£10 – £14

A joyful tale of star-crossed aliens Soar into space with this exciting adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. On a far-off planet, Smeds and Smoos can’t be friends. So when a young Smed and Smoo fall in love and zoom off into space together, how will their families get them back? Music, laughs and interplanetary adventures for everyone aged 3 and up, from Tall Stories – the company that brought you The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom live on stage. “An irresistibly funny and wise…

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A Chorus Line

3 December @ 7:30 pm - 31 December @ 10:00 pm GMT
Journeys Festival International, Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB GB
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£10 – £45

The One Singular Sensation at Curve this Christmas! Join us for a sensational Christmas with a brand-new Made at Curve production of the legendary Broadway musical A Chorus Line, directed by Nikolai Foster. New York City. 1975. On an empty Broadway stage, 18 performers are put through their paces in the final, gruelling audition for a new Broadway musical. Only eight will make the cut. The audition takes an unexpected turn as the director, Zach, invites the performers to open up about their lives and what brought…

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May 2022

Fat Friends The Musical

9th May 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 14th May 2022 @ 9:30 pm BST
Curve Theatre, 60 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB Leicester
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£10 – £45

The “weight” is over! A star-studded Fat Friends – The Musical is back. Bigger and better than ever! Following the massive success of its first outing, Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends returns starring Lee Mead (Holby, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Sherrie Hewson (Coronation Street, Benidorm), Jessica Ellis (Hollyoaks), and direct from his acclaimed West End run in Hairspray, Les Dennis (Legally Blonde, Extras, Coronation Street). Based on the highly popular ITV series, with great new music from Nick Lloyd Webber, this hugely entertaining musical reunites our favourite foodie friends as they are put through…

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