Spotlight Events in Leicester
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With so many different events in Leicester our handy events listings make it easier than ever to ensure you never miss out again on all of the exciting things to do. Home to the National Space Centre which provides fun occasions all throughout the year such as Lego City Space Summer we know what’s on in Leicester to keep you busy. From productions at the Curve theatre through to fun runs, salsa classes and business networking you are sure to find what you are looking for.

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Bruce Asbestos A/W 2024
  • Monday 8th July, 12:00pm - Until Saturday 31st August, 5:00pm
New free fashion exhibition Bruce Asbestos A/W 2024 showcasing fashion and catwalk films opens at Leicester Gallery, De Montfort University View event
Highcross Heats Up With Summer Of FREE Sporting Masterclasses
  • Friday 12th July, 11:00am - Until Friday 19th July, 2:00pm
Ahead of the launch of the Paris 2024 Olympics, Highcross Shopping Centre is bringing sports closer to home this summer as it unveils a series of free masterclasses and themed pop-ups for Leicester’s budding... View event
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
  • Monday 15th July - Until Saturday 20th July
WINNER! Best New Musical WhatsOnStage Awards, London Following a record-breaking three-year West End residency, sold-out UK & Ireland Tour, and Amazon studios award-winning film, the smash-hit,... View event
101 Dalmatians
  • Tuesday 23rd July - Until Saturday 27th July
The smash hit musical 101 Dalmatians is coming to Curve this summer, starring pop icon Faye Tozer (Steps) as the greatest villain of them all, Cruella De Vil. When fashionista Cruella de Vil plots to... View event
Fantastic Foxes
  • Friday 26th July - Until Saturday 3rd August
A Curve Community production. This is the story of a remarkable city, fearless underdogs and Fantastic Foxes. The story of a football club and its generations of devoted fans.... View event
NYDC - Oona Doherty - WALL
  • Monday 29th July
Ground-breaking choreographer Oona Doherty creates a brand new work in which the dancers keep getting up and keep showing us their real strength and beauty, in a repetitive movement of resistance, stamina... View event
The 39 Steps
  • Wednesday 31st July - Until Saturday 3rd August
This wonderfully inventive and gripping comedy thriller features four fearless actors, playing 139 roles in 100 minutes of fast-paced fun and thrilling action. Follow the incredible adventures of our... View event
80's Legends Live
  • Saturday 3rd August 2:00pm until 10:00pm
Five Legendary Artists. One Show-Stopping Night! Leicestershire County Cricket Club are excited to announce a spectacular night featuring 5 80s Legends. View event
Dinosaur World LIVE
  • Tuesday 6th August - Until Thursday 8th August
Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this roarsome interactive show for all the family! Discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs.... View event
The Lion Inside.
  • Tuesday 6th August - Until Sunday 11th August
Curve, Rose Theatre, Nicoll Entertainment, MAST Mayflower Studios, and Unicorn Theatre present The Lion Inside. View event
Orchestral Qawwali Project
  • Saturday 10th August 7:30pm until 8:30pm
The genre-defying Orchestral Qawwali Project will bring Sufi music to Leicester in August for a special, one off and intimate showing as part of AN INDIAN SUMMER festival. View event
The Wind In The Willows
  • Sunday 11th August 4:00pm until 6:00pm
Come for a fantastic open air theatre experience that the whole family will love! Dress for the weather and enjoy a joy filled 2 hours of toe-tapping songs, comedy and magic. View event
An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical
  • Monday 12th August - Until Saturday 17th August
Prepare to be swept off your feet with An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical, based on the award-winning 80s movie. View event
Motown By Moonlight
  • Thursday 15th August 7:01pm until 7:01pm
Get ready for a magical evening of Motown by Moonlight, sundown soul, and disco at dusk! View event
East Midlands: Beginners Pointed Nib Calligraphy Workshop
  • Friday 16th August 10:00am until 12:30pm
If you have often thought about trying your hand at calligraphy, why not join Vicky at Rutland Nursery and learn how to create beautiful lettering in this relaxed and informal workshop. View event
Gilbert and Sullivan's The Gondoliers
  • Friday 16th August 7:00pm until 7:01pm
Set in picturesque Venice, this light-hearted operetta will whisk you away to a world of blissful romance, barbed satire and comedic chaos. View event
The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle
  • Saturday 17th August 2:00pm until 2:01pm
Doctor Dolittle leads a simple life as the village doctor in sleepy Puddleby-On-The-Marsh. He often undercharges his patients, or even treats them for free, so he is terribly poor. But one day, with the... View event
The Hound of The Baskervilles
  • Sunday 18th August 7:00pm until 7:01pm
Who killed Sir Charles Baskerville? Can anyone prevent the same fate befalling the young Sir Henry Baskerville? View event
A Night of Ghosts
  • Friday 23rd August 8:00pm until 10:00pm
Sell-out interactive night of spooky entertainment with paranormal-themed magic and a Ghostbusters-inspired comedy. View event
Africa Music Festival
  • Saturday 24th August 11:00am until 10:00pm
Africa's BIGGEST musicians perform on 2 stages including an AMAPIANO stage FEATURING: ALICK MACHESO, KOFFI OLOMIDE, LEEMCRAZY MAKHADZI, MAMBO DHUTERERE, NKOSAZANA DAUGHTER, SPYRO, TOCKY VIBES, CHEF... View event
Fawlty Towers Weekend 24/08/2024
  • Saturday 24th August, 2:00pm - Until Sunday 25th August, 11:00am
Weekend with Basil, Sybil and Manuel , what can possibly go wrong. View event
Muslim Marriage Events Leicester - 2 Age Groups
  • Sunday 8th September 11:30am until 4:30pm
We are holding the next muslim marriage event on Sunday 8th September 2024 at Tipu Sultan Restaurant, 36 The Parade, Oadby, LE2 5BF View event
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
  • Wednesday 11th September 7:30pm until 7:31pm
Witness a night of thrilling adventure – up on the big screen! View event
Tim Peake: Astronauts - The Quest To Explore Space
  • Thursday 12th September 7:30pm until 7:31pm
Tim Peake returns to venues across the UK with his hugely anticipated new show View event
The Rocket Man:  A Tribute To Elton John
  • Thursday 12th September 7:30pm until 10:00pm
The Rocket Man – a magical night in tribute to Sir Elton John View event
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