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Events and festivals taking place in Harborough

From village events to large festivals, theatre productions to country fairs, there's lots happening in our district.

Throughout the year Kilworth House Theatre and Rockingham Castle host a wide variety of events. Hallaton Hare Pie Scramble & Bottle Kicking is an annual 18th century traditional event taken place in Hallaton Village, where Hallaton and Medbourne villagers battle for the cask of ale. Getting bigger and better every year, the Foxton Locks Festival makes a great weekend for all the family with something for everyone including crafts, music and quality family entertainment.

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Hallaton Hare Pie Scramble & Bottle Kicking

Date: 17th April 2017

Venue: Hallaton Village 

Enjoy this 18th century tradition of Hallaton and Medbourne villagers as they battle for the cask of ale.

Price: Free

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Plant Fair

Sat 25 Mar 2017

Visit the Market Harborough Plant Fair on the Square and support a multitude of nurseries and growers. Perfect for gardeners and plant enthusiasts to visit and pick up tips from knowledgeable traders.

Market Harborough

Event Poster

Sat 25 Feb - Sat 24 Jun 2017

Harborough Museum's most recent exhibition showcases Palitoy and the toys that shaped our childhoods.

Market Harborough

Wistow Cafe Bistro

Wed 29 Mar 2017

The Wistow Bistro will go 'Mediterranean' on Wednesday night 29th March, and you really don't want to miss it! Book early as these special evenings usually sell out fast.


Jewish Life

Fri 31 Mar 2017

The Harborough Collective was formed in 2010 by David Le Page, one of the UK’s most sought-after violinists and a former pupil of the Yehudi Menuhin School.


Market Harborough Farmers Market

Thu 6 Apr 2017

Support local farmers, producers and makers selling everything from fresh, local meats, cheeses, pies, and cakes to vegan food, local beer, plants and flowers.

Market Harborough

Big Railway Day

Sat 8 Apr 2017

Saturday 8th April 2017 BIG RAILWAY DAY  - AT LUTTERWORTH & DISTRICT MUSEUM New layout and display from Lutterworth Railway Society: Large Trams display: Open 10am to 4pm


Easter in the Yard

Sat 15 Apr 2017

Easter egg hunt in The Stable Yard and other crafts and activities on site. Free entry.


Hallaton Hare Pie Scramble & Bottle Kicking

Mon 17 Apr 2017

Enjoy this 18th century tradition of Hallaton and Medbourne villagers as they battle for the cask of ale.

Market Harborough


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