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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May 2022

Paul Merton’s Impro Chums

22 May @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Journeys Festival International, Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB GB
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£24

Paul Merton, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton* are back on the road in 2022 to visit some of their favourite parts of the UK with another evening of mind-blowing improvisation. The collective improvisational experience embodied in the Chums is a joy to behold. They flex their improvisational muscles to delight and entertain audiences in this country and abroad. “MERTON’S CHUMS ARE SOME OF THE MOST SEASONED PERFORMERS IN THIS FIELD AND KNOW JUST HOW TO…

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Jasper Carrott’s Stand Up And Rock

27 May @ 7:30 pm - 28 May @ 10:20 pm BST
Journeys Festival International, Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB GB
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£30

Time to get the legendary Jasper Carrott back where he belongs – up front and centre stage. Jasper is joined by his mate, the thunderous rock legend Bev Bevan (founding member of Electric Light Orchestra and The Move), who brings his stunning band along with guest star Andy Bennett, former Ocean Colour Scene guitarist. Enjoy a night of fantastic comedy and great music to lift the spirits and remind us what life is all about! “It’s the show that has it all:…

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September 2022

Ed Gamble: Electric

28 September @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Journeys Festival International, Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB GB
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£21.50

He’s been on the road since February, played three sold out nights at London’s iconic Hackney Empire and now Ol’ Broken Pancreas is charged up and ready to flick the switch on even more nights of attention seeking. Co-host of the award-winning mega-hit podcast Off Menu with James Acaster, new judge on Great British Menu, Taskmaster champion and host of Taskmaster the Podcast, and has his own special Blood Sugar available worldwide on Amazon Prime. Also seen and heard on…

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