What's On

'Special Plant Hunting' A talk by Sue & Bleddyn Wyn-Jones

When: 9th January, 7.30pm
Where: Ticknall Village Hall

'Special Plant Hunting' A talk presented by RHS Gold medal winners, Sue & Bleddyn Wyn-Jones - modern day plant hunters of rare and unusual plants, and proprietors of Crug Farm Plants, North Wales. For more information call Sally on 01283 214784 ...

Christmas Lunch

When: 27th November - 22nd December, 11.30 to 3.00 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Enjoy your Christmas lunch in the beautiful surroundings of the Tithe Barn cafe at Bosworth Battlefield ...

Orchard Pruning course

When: 15th December, 10 - 3
Where: Croft Community Orchard, Overseal

Learn to prune apples, pears, quinces, redcurrants and gooseberries, with forays into raspberries, blackcurrants and blueberries. Course covers formative pruning of young trees, restoring neglected old trees and pruning for yield. ...

MTS Christmas Concert

When: 15th December, 7:30pm
Where: Ibstock Community College

MTS Christmas Concert A performance of singing, dancing and drama from the students and adults of the Musical Theatre School. Tickets available from musicaltheatreschl@gmail.com, find us on Facebook or call 07969688215. ...

My favourite wildlife destination preceded by the AGM

When: 15th December, 7:30pm
Where: Ashby Methodist Chapel, Burton Rd, Ashby

Local members of the northwest group of Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust describe their favourite wildlife destination. This is preceded by the A.G.M. ...

Christmas Elf Hunt

When: 16th December - 23rd December, 10.00 am to 3.30 pm daily
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Pick up a sheet from our ticket office, explore the Heritage Centre and Country Park to find the missing Elves and return to collect your prize. Cost: £1.50 per child. ...

Funhouse Comedy Club Christmas Special

When: 17th December, 7.00pm doors 7.45pm show
Where: The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street Ashby-De-La-Zouch LE65 1AB

TV STARS COME TO ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH FOR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL NIGHT OF LAUGHTER   Funhouse Comedy brings a Christmas Special line-up to the Lyric Rooms, Ashby-de-la-Zouch on Sunday December 17th.   Topping the bill is the somewhat cynical and gloomy Mike Gunn, who despite this has the ability to get the crowd on his side, however far he pushes! In his first Edinburgh Festival Show, he appeared as a funeral director! He has appeared on numerous TV programmes, including Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC1), Celebrity Deal or no Deal (CH 4), and Harry Hill’s TV Burp (ITV). He has also been a contributor for The...

The Desford Colliery Band - Christmas Extravaganza

When: 17th December, 7.30 pm
Where: The Century Theatre

One of the world's finest Brass Bands The Desford Colliery Band welcome you to their Christmas Extravaganza with Special Guest Sheena McHugh (BBC The Voice Finalist) ...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 19th December, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: Coleorton Wood LE67 8FS

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

'Tomorrow Will Be My Dancing Day - Christmas Concert

When: 19th December, 7pm
Where: St. Matthew's Church, Worthington

ROOTS Community Singers will be heading up a concert of Christmas music this festive season at St. Matthew’s Church, Worthington. The evening will include renditions of the famous Sheffield carols and seasonal folk tunes all arranged to show off the group’s wonderful harmonies as taught by the choir’s Musical Director, Willow Songsmith. Mincepies and mulled wine will be served during the interval. There is no charge for the event, but a collection will be taken in aid of local charity, Canine Partners which provide assistance dogs for the disabled. Netti, one of the dogs in training will be on hand...

Breakfast with Santa

When: 21st December, 10.00am - 11.30am
Where: Ulverscroft Grange, Whitwick Road, Ulverscroft, Leicestershire LE67 9QB

Santa will be making a very special appearance on Thursday 21st December at 10.00am for our breakfast with Santa event! Booking is essential - £7.00 per child (to include small gift) - £7.50 per adult Places are limited - book now to avoid disappointment! Non refundable pre payment in advance to secure your place. ...

Christmas Classics Drive-in movies

When: 21st December - 23rd December, 4pm/7pm/10pm
Where: Prestwold Driving Centre, Nr Loughborough

Come and experience an amazing cinema adventure, watch classic Christmas movies suitable for the whole family. Recreating the magic of watching a movie in the open-air but from the warmth and comfort of your own car. Our site near Loughborough provides a fantastic venue for hosting the drive-in movies, providing a large screen easily visible from within your car. The setting ensures easy access onto hard standing and the ambiance is provided with fairy lights guiding you along the way. The films soundtrack is transmitted directly into your vehicle through your in-car audio system. Yes, you can listen to the...

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

When: 23rd December, 8pm - 11pm
Where: Blackfordby Village Hall

Sequence and ballroom dancing to music of Graham Darby. Bar/Refreshments/Raffle. ...

Boxing Day: Family Guided Walk

When: 26th December, 11.30 am to 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Walk off your Christmas excesses and join our entertaining and knowledgeable guide Eddie on this walk You’ll be able to carry the flags of the participants and relive the Battle of Bosworth which took place on 22nd August 1485 Tickets: Adults £4.50, Concessions £4.00 & Children £3 Please call 01455 290429 to purchase your tickets in advance or pay with CASH ONLY on the day ...

Blackfordby Village Hall New Years Dance

When: 31st December 2017 - 1st January 2018, 8pm - 12.30am
Where: Blackfordby Village Hall

Sequence and ballroom dancing to "best of sound". Bar/Refreshments/raffle ...

Funhouse Comedy Club

When: 4th January, 7.30pm doors. 8.15pm start
Where: The Lyric Rooms Lower Church Street Ashby-De-La-Zouch LE65 1AB

JUSTIN MOORHOUSE IAN D MONTFORT Danny Posthill Mark Row Compere Spiky Mike ...

Free Meditation Ashby de la Zouch

When: 5th January, 1.45-2.45pm
Where: The Health Workshop Rushtons yard

Come and join us for an hours Meditation, it is Free and it is Lifechanging! ...

Megaslam Wrestling Live in Coalville

When: 5th January, 7pm-9.30pm
Where: Hermitage Leisure Centre

The stars of Megaslam Wrestling are coming to Coalville for their all-action, family entertainment spectacular! See larger than life characters in this epic 2 hour showdown! Friday 5 January 2018 Hermitage Leisure Centre Whit wick Coalville Doors open at 7pm. Tickets available at www.megaslam.co.uk - Discount by entering MEGASLAM1 as discount code. ...

Ashby Methodist Church cafe

When: 6th January - 20th January, Cafe days Tue and Sat 10 - 2pm
Where: Ashby Methodist Church

Cafe days Tue and Sat 10 - 2pm We are making an appeal for your unwanted Christmas cards, please bring to the church when we are open or at cafe times of Tue and Sat 10-2p.m. and place in the box, in the hall. The collection will then go to the YMCA to raise funds for the valuable work they do with the homeless. Sat 6th Jan Tue 9th Jan Sat 13th Jan Tue 16th Jan Sat 20th Jan Tue 23rd Jan Sat 27th Jan A big THANK YOU to all who sponsored us for the YMCA Sleepout, we slept in a cardboard box for one night and raised...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 6th January, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: New Lount Reserve LE67 8JH

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

Ashby Civic Society

When: 9th January, NEW TIME 7.30pm
Where: NEW LOCATION : Heritage Centre, St. Helen's Church, South Street, Ashby LE65 1AA

Folklore customs and Pagan symbols explored with Richard Stone, including the Green Man and Shella na gid. Call Susanne 01530 415654 for more details or just come as a visitor. ...

Meditation For Beginners - January 2018

When: 9th January - 16th January, 20.30 to 21.30
Where: Eternal Aquarius Holistic Health and Well Being, Woodville, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7JH

Start 2018 with Something NEW - A 10 Week Beginners Relaxation Meditation Course Take a time out to unwind and relax with guided meditation. Learn how to find inner calm and enjoy the benefits meditation has to offer These meditation techniques, give you pointers and information, along with help and guidance in learning how to meditate, Leaving you with an array of abilities These can be used to practise at home to keep you calm and relaxed, For de-stressing after a bad day. Helping to deal with emotional day to day occurrences Or just coming along once a week to...

Ashby Meditation

When: 11th January, 7.30 to 9.00
Where: Legion House, South St, Ashby,LE65 1BQ

Start the New Year by treating yourself to a course of Buddhist meditation and practical advice to help you in your daily life. ...

Ashby Meditation

When: 11th January - 22nd March, 7.30 to 9.00
Where: Legion House, South St, Ashby,LE65 1BQ

Why not start the New Year by joining our relaxing meditation classes which offer practical advice to help us in our daily lives. No need to book , just turn up. Starting 11th Janaury and running throughout 2018.  ...

Bilingual Day Nursery Open Day

When: 15th January, 10am - 1pm
Where: Woodcote Primary School, Willowbrook Close, Ashby

An open morning of fun-filled activities to allow your child and your family to find out why the Bilingual Day Nursery is the most unique concept that has hit the Midlands so far! ...

Stephenson College Networking

When: 16th January, 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Where: Thornborough Road, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 3TN

Join us for an evening of quality networking brought to you by Stephenson College. We hope you will be able to join us to develop new contacts and help grow your business. Arrivals: 5:30pm with drinks and canapés in the Bistro This networking event was established in 2017 encouraging businesses to attend and build a local and friendly networking group in the evenings. We would like you to join us for our first group of 2018 so that we can meet new businesses and expand our networking links. We will also be offering an opportunity to take a tour of...

The Art of Being You

When: 16th January, 9.30am - 12.30pm
Where: The Manor House Hotel, Quorn

We work with people to enable and support them to find and be the best version of themselves. We specialise mental health and emotional wellbeing and deliver this through psychotherapy, coaching and training. Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing are as an integral part of personal and professional development as skill and knowledge growth. Vicky Bailey presents the workshop - 'The Art of being You'. This demonstrates how you think differently and will boost your self esteem and confidence whether that be in your working or professional life. ...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 16th January, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: Coleorton Wood LE67 8FS

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a Saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

Cossington Meadows Nature Reserve

When: 19th January, 7:30pm
Where: Ashby Methodist Chapel, Burton Rd, Ashby

Chris Hill of Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust describes the development of this new reserve in the Soar Valley and outlines its importance to overwintering wildfowl ...

Free Meditation Ashby de la Zouch

When: 19th January, 1.45-2.45pm
Where: The Health Workshop Rushtons yard

Come and join us for an hours Meditation, it is Free and it is Lifechanging! ...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 20th January, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: Coleorton Wood LE67 8FS

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

Wear a Funky Scarf Day

When: 26th January, All day
Where: Leicestershire

Wear a Funky Scarf Day is Charity Link's annual dress up day; funk up your scarf and give a donation to help improve the lives of local people in need.. The day is designed to be great fun but also has a serious message, as many of those Charity Link helps can't afford to keep warm over winter. The day is perfect for schools, in the workplace, or for groups of family and friends. Cake sales, raffles or fun scarf themed activities all add to the spirit of the day. Get in touch for balloons, leaflets and school and workplace...

Charity Link's Poverty Action Week Sleepover

When: 27th January - 28th January, 8pm - 8am
Where: Millstone Lane, Leicester, LE1 5JN

As part of Charity Link's activities for Poverty Action Week, you are invited to join members of the team for the first Charity Link Sleepover. Gain a glimpse of just a little of the hardship that some local people are facing right now and help raise funds to buy more essential items, including clothing, beds and bedding and cookers to ensure that local people have a decent standard of living, no matter what crisis, illness, disability or difficulty they may be facing. You can join us between 8pm and 8am at our courtyard. #GainingAGlimpse ...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 30th January, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: New Lount Reserve LE67 8JH

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

Ashby Film Nights - Dunkirk (12A)

When: 31st January, Doors and Bar open at 7.00 pm, Film Starts 7.30 pm
Where: The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church St, Ashby de la Zouch, LE65 1AB

This is an impressive, epic retelling of the evacuation from the beaches of Dunkirk.  The story is told with three interlocking narratives that focus on the experiences of individual soldiers, airmen and the people on the small boats sent to rescue them.  Truly epic. ...

Funhouse Comedy Club

When: 1st February, 7.30pm doors. 8.15pm start
Where: The Lyric Rooms Lower Church Street Ashby-De-La-Zouch LE65 1AB

TV STARS COME TO ASHBY–DE–LA-ZOUCH   Funhouse Comedy opens their New Year at the fabulous Lyric Rooms, Ashby-de-la-Zouch on Thursday January 4th with a great night of laughter.   Topping the bill is writer, actor and comedian Justin Moorhouse who has appeared on TV in Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Live at the Apollo, Coronation Street and Phoenix Nights. With his easygoing and charming persona he entertains his audiences, relating his tales and clever observations and has them hanging on to his every word.   Opening the night will be the spookily skillful spirit comedian, Ian D. Montfort star of BBC1's recent sitcom Hospital People. An amazing...

Hambledon Productions Presents: Steptoe and Son

When: 2nd February, 7.30 pm
Where: The Century Theatre

Now it’s time to relive some of their finest misadventures through this brand new production. Marking fifty-five years since the show’s first ever broadcast, Hambledon Productions (Hancock’s Half Hour – The Lost Episodes, Educating Rita, Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show) breathe life back into the Steptoe household with this faithful, fresh and hilarious adaptation of original episodes from the long-running smash hit BBC sitcom. Features the classic episodes: Divided We Stand, Men of Letters and Come Dancing and excerpts from The Bath and Steptoe and Son – and Son! ...

Body Mind Bliss Winter Wellbeing Yoga Day Retreat

When: 3rd February, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Where: Derbyshire, Coton in the Clay

Welcome to Body Mind Bliss small and personal UK & Overseas Retreat Getaways... Are you full on and flat out in the fast lane? Here is an opportunity to take a pause from the busyness of your life and the daily challenges. Where you can tap into an oasis of calm for peace of mind and recharge your body's vitality. The BMB Retreats are expertly guided by Susan Gardner, Women's Wellbeing Specialist and Megan Jones, YogaEvolution Teacher. Imagine an entire day focused on the seasonal influences on your body and mind through simple wellbeing techniques and gentle yoga practices –...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 3rd February, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: New Lount Reserve LE67 8JH

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

The Book Exchange

When: 6th February, 10.00am - 12noon
Where: Ulverscroft Activity Centre, Priory Lane, Ulverscroft, Leicestershire, LE67 9PH

The Book Exchange Feb 06th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Looking to exchange books you’ve read for something new? Bring along your unwanted books and choose from a selection of pre loved donated titles! Entry to the event is free, we would welcome a donation for every book you take home! Light refreshments will be available for a small charge ...

Charity Link's A Bellyful of Laughs

When: 8th February, From 6.30pm
Where: The Fish and the Chip, High Street, Leicester

Part of the Leicester Comedy Festival: Come and enjoy cuisine and comedy in aid of Charity Link, a Leicester based charity providing essential items, such as food, clothing and beds, to local people in need. There will be a dollop of fun with local comedian Anthony King and guest stars in stylish settings and you will have a nice warm feeling knowing that proceeds raised will help local people and children have a decent standard of living, no matter what crisis, illness, disability or difficulty they are facing. Tickets cost just £25 per person for two courses and comedy. Tickets...

Ashby Civic Society

When: 13th February, NEW TIME 7.30pm
Where: NEW LOCATION : Heritage Centre, St. Helen's Church, South Street, Ashby LE65 1AA

A recognised expert arrowsmith and Guinness book record holder tells us about this formidable weapon. Call Susanne on 01530 415654 or just come as a visitor. ...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 13th February, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: Coleorton Wood LE67 8FS

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

The Wetlands of Leicestershire plus the Care of Hedgehogs

When: 16th February, 7:30pm
Where: Ashby Methodist Chapel, Burton Rd, Ashby

Andrew Heaton describes the wetlands of Leicestershire and the River Mease. Phil and Wendy Lee explain how to encourage hedgehogs and care for them ...

BYE BYE BABY - Tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

When: 17th February, 7.30 pm
Where: The Century Theatre

This sensational production features many of the bands worldwide hits, including: BEGGIN', CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU’’ LETS HANG ON’ ‘RAG DOLL’, WALK LIKE A MAN, BYE BYE BABY (BABY GOODBYE), SHERRY, WORKING MY WAY BACK TO YOU’BIG GIRLS DON'T CRY and many more OH WHAT A NIGHT Since launching back in 2013 they have performed in over 400 venues. ...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 17th February, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: Coleorton Wood LE67 8FS

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 27th February, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: New Lount Reserve LE67 8JH

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 3rd March, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: Coleorton Wood LE67 8FS

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

Ashby Civic Society

When: 13th March, NEW TIME 7.30pm
Where: NEW LOCATION : Heritage Centre, St. Helen's Church, South Street, Ashby LE65 1AA

Life story of Coco Chanel, French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel Brand, told by Julie Ede with fabulous illustrations. Call Susanne 01530 415654 for more details or just come as a visitor. ...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 13th March, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: Coleorton Wood LE67 8FS

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

ABBA Sensation

When: 17th March, 7.30 pm
Where: The Century Theatre

Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts, they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe. A stunning stage show, which combines costume changes, lighting effects and a faithful reproduction of the Abba sound. A great evenings entertainment is guaranteed for all age ranges. The band love audience participation, so you can sing along, clap or even get up and dance. If however you are ‘too posh’ to join in, then no problem, just rattle your jewellery !!! ...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 17th March, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: New Lount Reserve LE67 8JH

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

Spotlight Promotions Presents: Spiritualist Medium Craig Morris

When: 20th March, 7.30 pm
Where: The Century Theatre

Following from Craig’s 2017 ‘Live For Now’ Tour, in 2018 Craig hits the road once more on what is set to be his biggest and most exciting tour yet. Come along and join us for what will be an exciting, uplifting and very moving evening in the company of your family, friends & loved ones from the other side of life. This tour isn’t just about the communication to those who have crossed over but for everyone to learn to “embrace who you’ve got, what you’ve got, whilst you’ve got them because you simply don’t know what’s around the corner” ...

The Fabulous Lesley Smith as Peggy Knight

When: 23rd March, 8.00 pm start
Where: The Century Theatre

In 1944 a young woman, who had been previously a shorthand typist at the electricity board in North London, was parachuted into Nazi occupied France. She was a member of SOE and had only received two weeks training and one practice parachute jump. Her story of immense courage and dignity in the face of the most dangerous of situations is both breathtaking and remarkable as she was recorded moving straight through the middle of enemy lines on her bicycle. Peggy’s story is little known but now is the time to find her. An ordinary woman who you would pass in...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 27th March, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: New Lount Reserve LE67 8JH

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

Woodland Volunteering

When: 31st March, 10.00am - 2.00pm
Where: New Lount Reserve LE67 8JH

Coleorton & New Lount Volunteer Group (CNLVG) is set up to do practical work in 2 local wildlife nature reserves - with a few social events too! We are always on the lookout for new members. Please contact us if you are interested in conservation work; if you could spare a few hours on a saturday or maybe a weekday; if you want to get outdoors, make some new friends, stretch some muscles or make a positive difference to the area. ...

Ashby Civic Society

When: 10th April, Afternoon Visit
Where: Royal Crown Derby, 194 Osmaston Road, Derby DE23 8JZ

Guided tour of the factory, visit to the museum and of course, tea and cakes. Must book by calling Susanne 01530 415654. ...

Craig Campbell: Easy Tiger 2017/2018 World Tour

When: 13th April, 8.00 pm
Where: The Century Theatre

Craig recently supported Frankie Boyle for the third time on his national tour and was a hit on ALAN DAVIES’ As Yet Untitled (Dave). He's also performed on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC One), Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three), and was responsible for easing the contractions of an expectant mother who laughed so hard at his performance on Dave’s One Night Stand (Dave) - which detailed an encounter with a badger...her waters broke. ...

How wildlife affects work on the structures of the built environment

When: 20th April, 7:30pm
Where: Ashby Methodist Chapel, Burton Rd, Ashby

Jools Partridge, Wildlife Officer for Leics. County Council, describes how wildlife affects his work on the bridges and structures of the built environment ...

Ashby Civic Society

When: 8th May, NEW TIME 7.30pm
Where: NEW LOCATION : Heritage Centre, St. Helen's Church, South Street, Ashby LE65 1AA

A short AGM followed by Dr. Julian Onions on Galaxies, how they form, exist and die (not the chocolate ones). Call Susanne 01530 417217 for more details or just come as a visitor. ...

Talon - the acoustic collection in the raw 2018

When: 11th May, 7.30 pm
Where: The Century Theatre

Four members of the world’s greatest Eagles tribute band are back with a brand new show and their most extensive acoustic tour ever. Throughout 2018 Talon will be performing not only contemporary songs from their critically acclaimed studio and ‘LIVE’ acoustic albums, but this year, for the first time, ‘Talon – The Acoustic Collection’ will include their very own arrangements of many Eagles classics. ...

An Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt

When: 8th June, 7.30 pm
Where: Century Theatre

Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with her successful Psychic / Mediumship Evenings. As a Medium Nikki Kitt aims to provide evidence of life after life by giving messages to people in the audience from their loved ones in spirit with amazing accuracy in descriptions, personalities and all sorts of personal information.. ...

Ashby Civic Society

When: 12th June, NEW TIME 7.30pm
Where: NEW LOCATION : Heritage Centre, St. Helen's Church, South Street, Ashby LE65 1AA

Re-enactment of the Medieval Wise Woman of Rouen to explain the use of herbs. Call Susanne 01530 415654 for details or just come as a visitor. ...

Ashby Civic Society

When: 10th July, Afternoon Visit
Where: Donnington le Heath Manor House, Manor Road, Coalville LE67 2FW

Guided tour of the 1620 herb garden by Michael Arkle followed by tea and cake. Must book by calling Susanne 01530 415654. ...

me & dee charity masquerade ball

When: 6th October, 7pm
Where: St Georges Park, Burton on Trent

me & dee masquerade charity Ball is taking place on 6th October 2018 at the Hilton, St George’s Park Burton on Trent. The me & dee charity arrange holidays at Mablethorpe seaside in our caravans including beach huts and chalet for families to create memories together who face a short and uncertain future when Time is precious. These holidays are also for families with physically and emotionally injured service men and women The me & dee charity masquerade ball is our biggest fundraising event of the year and is a fantastic evening ...

GUNPOWDER PLOT

When: 5th November, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

Discover how the Manor House’s family was involved in the Gunpowder Plot – Costumed characters will bring this to life. Cannon and musket firing demonstrations. Timed programme running throughout the day. Children’s craft activities. Tea rooms open for light snacks and refreshments. ...