What's On

Guided Walks

When: 3rd February - 25th February, 11.30 am to 1.00 pm & 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

There will be walks on 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th & 25th February Join one of our experienced Guides for an informative 2 km guided walk exploring the Battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor. This is a great way to learn about the Battle of Bosworth, but don’t just take our word for it; TripAdvisor Review 1st November 2016 – “Do not miss the guided tour!” : We were given an excellent tour by Liz, who brought what was a “normal” view over what looked like merely fields,...

February Fun Animal Hunt

When: 10th February - 25th February, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Pick up a sheet from our ticket office, explore the Heritage Centre and Country Park to find the hiding animals and return to collect your prize. Cost: £2 per child. ...

Ashby Film Nights - Victoria and Abdul (PG)

When: 21st February, 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 film charts the true friendship between Queen Victoria and a young Indian Muslim. Judi Dench returns to the role she played in the film Mrs Brown (20 years ago!) and gives a shrewd and affecting performance. ...

Monster Slime

When: 21st February, 10:30am - 12:00 noon
Where: Paint a Pot Craft Studio, Staunton Harold

Half-Term Pottery Painting and Slime Making Fun Paint a Mini Monster with pottery glazed and ‘crusties’ then make a pot of monster slime to take home. Suitable from age 6 Spaces are limited so please call 01332 695181 or pop into the studio to book Payment on booking secures your place. ...

Paint a knight's shield or decorate a crown

When: 21st February, 11.00 am to 12.00 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Drop into our Heritage Room between 11.00 am and 12.00 noon to paint a Knight’s Shield or decorate a Crown. ...

One Man, Two Guvnors Theatre Production

When: 22nd February - 3rd March, 7.30
Where: Venture Theatre, North Street, Ashby

One Man, Two Guvnors Theatre Production  Venture Theatre Ashby Shows

Moo Music

When: 23rd February, 9:30-10:15 for 2 years+ & 10:30-11:1m for 0-2 year olds
Where: Smisby Village Hall

Moo Music is a great fun and interactive regular music session for 0 to 5 year old children and their parents, grandparents or carers too, where the children sing, dance, make and play! Music is an essential part of every child’s development and the 125+ original Moo Music songs used at the sessions are positive, uplifting, fun and educational. The interactive sessions will help your child gain confidence and develop memory, language and coordination skills in an exciting, enjoyable and multi-sensory way. It’s a great way to make new friends - both for the children and the adults too! Sessions...

Willow Workshop

When: 24th February, 1.30 to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Join Wayside Willow in the Heritage Room at Bosworth Battlefield for this 2 hour workshop and make a willow obelisk for your garden. Places are limited to 12 Tickets: £17.50 – Pre booking essential, call 01455 290429 or book online. ...

See behind the scenes of our Funeral home

When: 24th February, 10am until 2pm
Where: Serenity funeral Services Swadlincote De11 9dl

See behind the scenes of a family funeral directors. Everyone is welcome. Horse drawn carriages, motorcycle hearse and much more... Free and open to everyone Families very much welcome.. Tea, coffee, cake   http://www.serenityfuneralservice.co.uk ...

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. ...

GDPR - Taking Action Workshop

When: 27th February, GDPR - Taking Action Workshop
Where: The Ramada Leicester Stage Hotel, 299 Leicester Road, LE18 1JW

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a framework that sets guidelines for collection and processing of personal information of individuals within the European Union (EU). GDPR will come into effect on May 25, 2018. Our workshops take delegates through a structured workbook that builds into a plan for what business owners will need to do in their business. An interactive session considering the practical application of the regulation into YOUR business to help you to comply with the regulation. The event will be a half day - 3 hour session built around: 1)An interactive presentation. 2)Workbook - individual personal...

Ashby Castle WI talk - The real CSI.

When: 1st March, 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Where: Congregational Church, Kilwardby Street

The Real CSI. Paul Taverner will talk about his work as head of a police CSI Unit including stories from police TV dramas. Visitors are very welcome. ...

Ashby Meditation

When: 1st March, 7.30 to 9.00
Where: Legion House, South Street, Ashby LE65 1BQ

Its not too late to join our relaxing Buddhist meditation classes, with practical advice to help us with our daily lives. ...

Funhouse Comedy Club Comedy Night

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

TV STAR GARY DELANEY COMES TO ASHBY–DE–LA-ZOUCH   Funhouse Comedy returns to the charming  Lyric Rooms, Ashby-de-la-Zouch on Thursday March 1st with another great line-up of top comedians.   Headlining is Gary Delaney a regular guest on TV’s ‘Mock The Week’, has appeared on ‘Live at The Apollo’ and is also a writer for TV, Radio and other comedians. Well known for his taut, brilliant one-liners Gary Delaney is very much in demand on the comedy circuit. The large quantity of his quick-fire gags leaves his audiences struggling to remember them all.   Support from Perrier Nominee Luke Toulson with his outbursts of cheerful personal put-downs...

Finding Nana

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

A New Perspectives production in association with Lincolnshire One Venues (LOV). Finding Nana by Jane Upton Directed by Katie Posner Written by the joint winner of the George Devine Most Promising Playwright Award 2016, Finding Nana is set in a seaside hotel of childhood summers. This autobiographical play by award-winner Jane Upton journeys back to find a beloved Nana before she forgot who she was. Following hit plays Bones, Swimming and All the Little Lights, Finding Nana is about the universal, unconditional love between a granddaughter and her Nana and the desperate need to capture memories before they disappear. ...

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

When: 3rd March, 8pm - 11pm
Where: Blackfordby Village Hall

Sequence & Ballroom dancing to J.B.P.Music Refreshments, Bar & Raffle Details from 01283 213481 ...

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. ...

Frank meets Ella

When: 3rd March, 7:30pm
Where: Brewhouse Arts Centre

Backed by the swinging sounds of a full big band, the iconic voices of the greatest stars of the swing era will be brought back to life once again. “Frank meets Ella” is a live concert tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra, the masters of the American songbook. Brewhouse Arts Centre Union Street, Burton-Upon-Trent, DE14 1AA Tel. 01283 508100 ...

Harmony Singing Workshop With The Young 'Uns

When: 3rd March, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Where: Thringstone Community Centre

Harmony singing workshop with one of England's top harmony singing groups The Young 'Uns. No experience necessary and no need to read music either. Just be prepared for a lot of fun and a jolly good sing lead by these three lads with their special brand of infections humour and outstanding musical ability. ...

Harmony Singing Workshop With The Young 'Uns

When: 3rd March, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Where: Thringstone Community Centre

Harmony singing workshop with one of England's top harmony singing groups The Young 'Uns. No experience necessary and no need to read music either. Just be prepared for a lot of fun and a jolly good sing lead by these three lads with their special brand of infections humour and outstanding musical ability. ...

Stephenson Networking Group

When: 6th March, 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Where: Stephenson College, 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. We would like you to join us so that we can meet new businesses and expand our networking links. ...

Murder on the Orient Express

When: 6th March, 7.30 pm
Where: Century Theatre

When a murder occurs on the train he's travelling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case. Hercule Poirot, the best detective in the world decides to leave on the Orient Express. The train accidentally gets stopped because of a small avalanche. Little did he know that a murder was planned and that a person on this train was able of committing such crime. Will he solve this murder before the train starts working again? Written by DoomRanger Director: Kenneth Branagh Writers: Michael Green (screenplay by), Agatha Christie (based upon the novel by) Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Penélope...

Funhouse Comedy Club Comedy Night

When: 7th March, 7.30pm doors. 8.15pm start
Where: The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, LE65 1AB

ENGLISH COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR COMPETITION IN ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH   Funhouse Comedy is pleased to be presenting another regional heat of the prestigious national ‘English Comedian of the Year’ competition at the Lyric Rooms, Ashby-de-la-Zouch on Wednesday March 7th. The Competition is open to all comedians either born in England or permanently resident here, who have been performing regularly for more than a year. The heat will have 10 comedians, the top three on the night decided by an audience vote; will go forward to the next round. The final, will take place at The Comedy Store, London in September, where the winner will receive £1000...

Joanne Harris (Chocolat) comes to Coalville Writes

When: 8th March - 10th March, Various - please see the website for details.
Where: Venues in and around Coalville

Joanne Harris will be answering questions about her writing at Coalville Writes, a festival to celebrate literature, writers, poetry and storytelling  taking place in and around Coalville this March. Coalville Writes will be a page turner.  Look out for gothic tales and new books,  rhymes from our very own wandering minstrel and travel writing on the high seas.  There will be workshops, talks, readings - and even a pop up book fair. Oh, and a whale. For more information and to book tickets visit www.coalvillewrites.co.uk    ...

Victoria and Abdul Film

When: 9th March, 7pm for 7.30pm start
Where: Packington Memorial hall

Friday 9th March Victoria and Abdul 2017 Drama /Biography film. Packington Memorial Hall. 7 pm for 7.30 pm start. Adults £4 and children £2. Tea and coffee served from 7 pm £1. ...

ABBA Tribute Band - Sensation

When: 9th March, 7.30pm
Where: Gloucester

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 !!! ...

Michael House Spring Fair

When: 10th March, 11am-4pm
Where: The Field Shipley Heanor DE757JH

Spring Fair with children's workshop/activities and gifts to buy for those extra special presents. Just in time for Mothers Day. Fun for everyone ...

Foundation Course in Beekeeping

When: 10th March - 11th March, 9am - 5pm
Where: Chestnut Woodlands Forest School

The objective of the course is to provide a well rounded knowledge of keeping honeybees to get the beginner off to flying start. A beekeeper needs to be proactive since the bees have their own agenda and will carry on regardless. Understanding how and why bees work will lead to a greater enjoyment of your honeybees. Check out the website for the syllabus. ...

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. ...

'The Winter Garden" A talk by John Stirland of Radio Nottingham

When: 13th March, 7.30pm
Where: Ticknall Village Hall

John Stirland of Radio Nottingham presents a talk on 'The Winter Garden' to Ticknall Garden Club. Visitors welcome. For more Details call Sally on 01283 214784 ...

Vienna Festival Ballet Presents: Swan Lake

When: 16th March, 7.30 pm
Where: The Century Theatre

After a sellout success with their production of Cinderella in 2017, Vienna Festival Ballet returns to the Century theatre with their magical production of Swan Lake. With one of the best known love stories and glorious music from Tchaikovsky, it has become the most popular ballet in the world. It captures like no other the full range of human emotions - from hope to despair, form terror to tenderness, from melancholy to ecstasy. A truly fantastic evening, not to be missed. “Vienna Festival Ballet, with its talented array of young artistes, ensures you won’t see dancers going through the motions"...

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 !!! ...

Blackfordby Village Hall Dance

When: 17th March, 8pm-11pm
Where: Blackfordby Village Hall

Sequence and Ballroom dancing to Robins Keyboards. Bar/Refreshments/Raffle. For details phone 01283 213481 ...

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” ...

Ashby Film Nights - Murder on the Orient Express (12A)

When: 21st March, 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

A sumptuous retelling of the Agatha Christie classic, with Kenneth Branagh as the detective Hercule Poirot. It’s beautifully filmed and has an all-star cast - worth seeing just for Branagh’s amazing moustache! ...

Chocoholics Bingo

When: 21st March, 6.00p.m
Where: St Denys Infant School

Chocoholics Bingo for all the family. Admission by ticket only available for school ...

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...

Spring Fayre

When: 24th March, 11.00 am to 4.00 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

Come and treat yourself at a variety of craft and local artisan stalls at our SPRING FAYRE in the Tithe Barn Tea Room. Refreshments available. FREE ENTRY & PARKING ...

Panel Games Evening

When: 24th March, 1930 - 2200 hrs
Where: St Helen's Heritage Centre, Ashby

Fun evening based on TV and radio panel games. Hosted by Ashby/Pithiviers Town twinning but everyone, all ages, welcome. All attendees allocated to one of two teams so great event for meeting new people. ...

lazy Saturday Breakfast Walk

When: 24th March, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Start the day with a breakfast roll and a warm drink* in the Tithe Barn Café followed by a 1¼ mile (2km) walk with one of Bosworth’s knowledgeable and experienced guides, bringing the events of the Battle of Bosworth to life. This walk is suitable for all ages and welcomes children & families Adult £8.50/ Conc £8.00/ Child £7.00 PRE BOOKING RECOMMENDED call 01455 291048 to book your place *Sausage, Bacon or Vegetarian Roll with a cup of tea or filtered coffee ...

Concert: When Birds do Sing.....

When: 24th March, 7.30pm
Where: St John the Baptist Church, Hugglescote LE67 2BQ

Charnwood Voices presents its spring concert, 'When Birds do Sing…..' - an evening of English pastoral music, from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. Conducted by Nicholas Scott-Burt Tickets from choir members, by e-mailing tickets@charnwoodvoices.org.uk, or on the door ...

Children's Easter Party

When: 25th March, 1pm till 6pm
Where: Ivanhoe social club

Crafts, games, egg hunt, disco Bar open to keep adults amused while children are entertained. Bring along your Easter bonnet for the parade ...

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. ...

Easter Woodland Trail

When: 27th March, 10.30am - 11.00am and 11.30am
Where: Ulverscroft Manor Yew Trail - Shuttlewood Clarke Foundation

Easter Woodland Trail Join us on Tuesday 27th March in a hunt for the woodland animals of the Yew Trail! Follow the animal trail and collect your Easter egg from the Easter Bunny! Price includes - Trail Map, Easter Egg prize, Tales with Tom the tale teller in the yurt – 3 sessions booking essential – 10.30am- 11.00am – 11.30 Please specify time slot on booking – call Helen Baxter 01530 244914 ...

Paddington 2

When: 30th March, 7.30 pm start
Where: The Century Theatre

Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief. Written by STUDIOCANAL Director: Paul King Writers: Paul King, Simon Farnaby Stars: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville ...

SEALED KNOT AT THE 1620S HOUSE & GARDEN

When: 30th March - 1st April, 10.30 am to 4.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

SPECIAL EVENT DAY See the 1620s House and Garden come alive as costumed members of the Sealed Knot Society move in for the long weekend. Meet the wealthy family members and their servants going about their business in the house, while outside in the grounds you can explore a tented camp full of early 17th century cookery, crafts, and games. Members of the local militia will also be on hand to show weapons and armour of the time and a herbalist can show you how local medicine was dispensed. There is an assortment of activities for children and adults including...

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. ...

Soldier's Camp

When: 1st April - 2nd April, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Step back in time as 15th century Yorkist soldiers and their followers are brought to life in an authentically dressed period camp by Les Routiers de Rouen. See what the common soldiers would wear to battle and the cruel weapons that threatened them. Explore the life in camp as food is cooked, archery is practised and herbs are prepared to season the food and make medicines to treat the wounded. Bring the family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a medieval army camp. Entry to this is included in your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition Other Living...

Funhouse Comedy Club Comedy Night

When: 5th April, 7.30pm doors. 8.15pm start
Where: The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, LE65 1AB

PATRICK MONAHAN http ANGELA BARNES Matt Green Richard Massara Compere Spiky Mike ...

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

When: 7th April - 4th May, 12:00pm
Where: Jonk Village, Swaragashram, Ram Jhulla, Rishikesh, Uttrakhand -249304 India.

Introduction Learn the holistic art of Yoga and be a passionate Yogi. Fulfill your zest to become a Yoga Alliance certified teacher in the revered land of Rishikesh with 200hrsyogattc’s 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification in India. Date: 07 April - 04 May 2018 Overview Nestled in the lap of Mother Nature, the holy town of Rishikesh is the ultimate destination for millions of Yogis across the globe. Yogis practicing on the bank of the holy river Ganges, birds chirping in the limitless sky, and the saints fragmenting the atmosphere with their divine mantras- Rishikesh is a boon for...

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. ...

Murder on the Orient Express

When: 13th April, 7pm for 7.30pm start
Where: Packington Memorial hall

Friday 13th April Murder on the Orient Express Drama/Mystery film at Packington Memorial Hall 7pm for 7.30pm start. Adults £4 and children £2. Tea and coffee served from 7pm £1 ...

Soldier's Camp

When: 14th April - 15th April, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Step back in time as 15th century Yorkist soldiers and their followers are brought to life in an authentically dressed period camp by Les Routiers de Rouen. See what the common soldiers would wear to battle and the cruel weapons that threatened them. Explore the life in camp as food is cooked, archery is practised and herbs are prepared to season the food and make medicines to treat the wounded. Bring the family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a medieval army camp. Entry to this is included in your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition Other Living...

Spring Fayre

When: 15th April, 11.00 am to 4.00 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Join us for our Spring Fayre showcasing a variety of Local Artisan and Craft stalls. Come along and treat yourself. FREE ADMISSION ...

Live Lute Music in the Great Chamber

When: 15th April, 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

Nick Gravestock will be playing a combination of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar dressed in authentic reproduction costume of the late Elizabethan period, in the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden. This is included in the normal admission price to the site. Nick will also be performing on; Sunday 3rd June & Saturday 30th June ...

The Badapple Theatre Company Presents: Amy Johnson

When: 19th April, 7.30 pm
Where: The Century Theatre

Celebrating 20 years of Badapple Theatre touring, Artistic Director Kate Bramley re-presents the first show the Company toured with ‘Amy Johnson’. The show follows the inspirational life of Hull aviatrix Amy Johnson, the first woman to fly solo from the UK to Australia. During WW2 she had a vital role as one of a team of female pilots working as auxiliary personnel. Join Betty and Mabel, the two jovial WAF girls who follow Amy’s final mysterious wartime journey and celebrate her pioneering career. Expect a good dose of Badapple humour, as well as a poignant tribute to Hull’s ‘First Lady...

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 ...

T.Rextasy

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

In 1973 a record was released which would bridge the generation gap and become a rock anthem to both young and old - '20th Century Boy' was written and composed by Marc Bolan, who with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic of the original glam rock era. With Bolan's special ingredient of Rock-a-Boogie songs throughout the 1970s including 'Telegram Sam' and 'Jeepster' he was able to obtain what would be yet another Top 20 record later in 1976 that has since become one of the most memorable and everlasting signature tunes, 'I Love to Boogie'....

AYRES & GRACES: NEW-FANGLED SONGS IN 1620

When: 20th April, 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

A programme of songs, poems and instrumental music that showcases the new songs and pieces that were popular in 1620, as well as, some from the preceding decades. Doors and refreshments (not included in price) from 7.00 pm The concert starts at 7.30 pm Tickets: £7.50. Limited spaces available – pre-booking recommended by calling 01455 290429 ...

The Princes in the Tower Talk

When: 29th April, 2.00 pm to 3.330 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Join author Harry J Tomkinson as he discusses his research into the Princes in the Tower, who had them killed and if they were even killed at all! Harry will also read from his new novel “Treachery at Bosworth Field 1485” Cost: £6 per person. Pre booking recommended call 01455 290429 or book your tickets online. ...

Funhouse Comedy Club Comedy Night

When: 3rd May, 7.30pm doors. 8.15pm start
Where: The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, LE65 1AB

GEOFF NORCOTT ALISTAIR BARRIE Ant Dewson Wayne Beese Compere Spiky Mike ...

Plant Hunter's Fair

When: 5th May, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

£1 entry to fair, gardens and tea rooms, charge applies for all ages ...

Plant Sale

When: 5th May, 10.00am to 1:00pm
Where: Coleorton Wood LE67 8FS

Annual plant sale of bedding plants, and perennials, pots & planters drinks also available ...

Conflict 1485

When: 6th May, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Les Routiers de Rouen invite you to explore their tented encampment in Ambion Arena, to see an array of replica arms and armour from the time of Bosworth as the noble Knights prepare for Battle. Richly dressed ladies from the time of Richard III will also be present and maybe good King Richard will make an appearance himself! Younger visitors can listen to medieval tales bringing the middle ages to life. This activity is included in the cost of your admission to our award-winning exhibition Les Routiers de Rouen are also on site on the following dates; May: Sunday 27th...

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. ...

Plant Sale

When: 19th May, 10.00am to 1:00pm
Where: New Lount Nature Reserve LE67 8JH

Annual plant sale of bedding plants, and perennials, pots & planters drinks also available ...

Funhouse Comedy Club Ashby Festival Special

When: 27th May, 7.00pm doors 7.45pm start
Where: The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, LE65 1AB

STEVE ROYLE DANNY WARD David Tsonos Chelsea Hart Compere Spiky Mike ...

Conflict 1485

When: 27th May - 29th May, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Les Routiers de Rouen invite you to explore their tented encampment in Ambion Arena, to see an array of replica arms and armour from the time of Bosworth as the noble Knights prepare for Battle. Richly dressed ladies from the time of Richard III will also be present and maybe good King Richard will make an appearance himself! Younger visitors can listen to medieval tales bringing the middle ages to life. This activity is included in the cost of your admission to our award-winning exhibition Les Routiers de Rouen are also on site on the following dates; June: Saturday 16th...

4th Edition of International Conference on Occupational Health and Safety 2018

When: 28th May - 29th May, 09:00 AM
Where: Park Inn Hotel & Conference Centre, Heathrow Bath Road, Middlesex, London, UK UB7 0DU

On behalf of Organizing Committee we would like to invite you at 4th Edition of International Conference on Occupational Public Health and Safety, on May 28-29, 2018, going to be held at London,UK. The theme of Congress based on “Impact of Globalization towards Occupational Health and Safety”. Would you be interested to be part of this most happening congress? As Registration and Abstract Submission for the Conference is now Available. Occupational Health Conferences 2018 will be hosted in the most beautiful city of London, UK during MAY 28-29, 2018. Come, explore and enjoy City of London. ...

Live Lute Music in the Great Chamber

When: 30th May, 1.30 to 3.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

Nick Gravestock will be playing a combination of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar dressed in authentic reproduction costume of the late Elizabethan period, in the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden. This is included in the normal admission price to the site. ...

ABBA Tribute Show with Sensation at Derby Guildhall Theatre

When: 31st May, 8pm
Where: Derby

Dig out your platforms and flares as Sensation take you back to the golden days of ABBA. The unique ABBA sound is recreated live on stage matched with stunning replica costumes, dynamic choreography, captivating harmonies and a sprinkling of light-hearted humour. With plenty of audience participation and sing-a-long moments, Sensation produce an exciting, satin filled, jaw dropping show. Sensation perform all of ABBA's greatest hits including Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Take a Chance, Supertrouper and many many more… ...

Live Lute Music in the Great Chamber

When: 3rd June, 1.30 to 3.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

Nick Gravestock will be playing a combination of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar dressed in authentic reproduction costume of the late Elizabethan period, in the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden. This is included in the normal admission price to the site. Nick will also be performing on - Saturday 30th June ...

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.. ...

Plant Hunter's Fair

When: 9th June, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Pay and display parking charge applies, £1 per person admission 16+, under 16s go free ...

Lachrimae Consort: Celebrating Shakespeare

When: 9th June, 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

Join the six musicians of Lachrimae Consort alongside Richard Ollier and John Seeley as they recreate the sound of Elizabethan theatre music, performing music and readings from the works of Shakespeare. Doors 7.00 pm for a 7.30 pm start Tickets : £8 per person – Early pre booking recommended by calling 01455 290429 Refreshments will be available ...

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. ...

Soldier's Camp

When: 16th June - 17th June, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Step back in time as 15th century Yorkist soldiers and their followers are brought to life in an authentically dressed period camp by Les Routiers de Rouen. See what the common soldiers would wear to battle and the cruel weapons that threatened them. Explore the life in camp as food is cooked, archery is practised and herbs are prepared to season the food and make medicines to treat the wounded. Bring the family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a medieval army camp. Entry to this is included in your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition Other Living...

Soldier's Camp

When: 23rd June - 24th June, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Step back in time as 15th century Yorkist soldiers and their followers are brought to life in an authentically dressed period camp by Les Routiers de Rouen. See what the common soldiers would wear to battle and the cruel weapons that threatened them. Explore the life in camp as food is cooked, archery is practised and herbs are prepared to season the food and make medicines to treat the wounded. Bring the family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a medieval army camp. Entry to this is included in your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition Other Living...

Blackfordby Open Gardens

When: 30th June - 1st July, 10 am - 5 pm
Where: Blackfordby

Blackfordby's first Open Gardens event is taking place on the weekend of 30th June/1st July. The charity event will see many of the village's gardens open to the public for the first time. Refreshments and armbands ...

Plant Hunter's Fair

When: 5th July, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Where: 1620s House & Garden

£1 entry to fair, gardens and tea rooms, charge applies for all ages ...

Soldier's Camp

When: 7th July - 8th July, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Step back in time as 15th century Yorkist soldiers and their followers are brought to life in an authentically dressed period camp by Les Routiers de Rouen. See what the common soldiers would wear to battle and the cruel weapons that threatened them. Explore the life in camp as food is cooked, archery is practised and herbs are prepared to season the food and make medicines to treat the wounded. Bring the family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a medieval army camp. Entry to this is included in your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition Other Living...

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. ...

110 Above Festival

When: 3rd August - 6th August, Gates open midday Friday, and close midday Monday (overnight camping included)
Where: Gopsall Hall Farm, Twycross, Leicestershire

Hidden away in deepest rural Leicestershire and formed in the shadow of ‘the Temple’ ruins, 110 Above is an intimate capacity limited (1,000 persons) festival experience. Wander between the stages and be mesmerized by unforgettable and uncompromising live musical performances. Music on each stage alternates, which ensures you don’t have to miss a thing. …. Your 110 Above festival community awaits you. ...

Soldier's Camp

When: 8th August - 9th July, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Step back in time as 15th century Yorkist soldiers and their followers are brought to life in an authentically dressed period camp by Les Routiers de Rouen. See what the common soldiers would wear to battle and the cruel weapons that threatened them. Explore the life in camp as food is cooked, archery is practised and herbs are prepared to season the food and make medicines to treat the wounded. Bring the family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a medieval army camp. Entry to this is included in your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition Other Living...

Conflict 1485

When: 26th August - 27th August, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Les Routiers de Rouen invite you to explore their tented encampment in Ambion Arena, to see an array of replica arms and armour from the time of Bosworth as the noble Knights prepare for Battle. Richly dressed ladies from the time of Richard III will also be present and maybe good King Richard will make an appearance himself! Younger visitors can listen to medieval tales bringing the middle ages to life. This activity is included in the cost of your admission to our award-winning exhibition Les Routiers de Rouen are also on site on the following dates; September: Saturday 8th...

TECHSPO London 2018

When: 5th September - 6th September, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Where: Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel

TECHSPO London Technology Expo - September 5-6, 2018 - London, UK ...

Soldier's Camp

When: 23rd September - 24th September, 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Step back in time as 15th century Yorkist soldiers and their followers are brought to life in an authentically dressed period camp by Les Routiers de Rouen. See what the common soldiers would wear to battle and the cruel weapons that threatened them. Explore the life in camp as food is cooked, archery is practised and herbs are prepared to season the food and make medicines to treat the wounded. Bring the family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a medieval army camp. Entry to this is included in your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition ...

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. ...