Events and festivals in Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray is host to a wide variety of vibrant events with something going on every month of the year.

For more details on events please visit www.melton.gov.uk/events to view, download or request a copy of the What’s On in Melton Mowbray events guide. Also check out shows, films and gigs at Melton Theatre, the Regal Cinema and www.meltongigguide.co.uk

To whet your appetite, here is a selection of some of the area’s most prestigious events:

April

  • British Pie Awards & Great British Festival of Pies
  • Spring Rare Breeds Show
  • Rutland to Melton CiCLE Classic Road Race
  • Eggstreme Easter at Twinlakes Park

May

  • MDTG Horse Driving Event
  • Graze the Vale
  • Artisan Cheese Fair

June

  • Stapleford Miniature Railway
  • Midsummer Music Festival

July

  • Leicestershire County Livestock Show
  • Women’s CiCLE Classic Road Race
  • Chilli Fest Pie Fest
  • UK PieFest

August

  • Melton by the Sea 
  • Firework Champions at Belvoir Castle

September

  • Traditional Rare Breeds Show
  • Annual Beer Festival

October

  • Melton Mowbray Food Festival
  • Award Winning Xtreme Scream & Family Scream Park

November

  • Disco Inferno Fireworks at Twinlakes Park
  • ChocFest

December

  • Victorian Christmas Fayre
  • St Mary’s Christmas Tree Festival
  • Winter Wonderland Twinlakes Park

Events and festivals

The Thinking Drinkers

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George Egg - Anarchist Cook

Sun 2 Oct 2016

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FORBIDDEN NIGHTS: Male Variety Act

Thu 6 Oct 2016

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Sister Act

Wed 12 - Sat 15 Oct 2016

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Family Scream & Xtreme Scream

Sat 15 - Mon 31 Oct 2016

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Così Fan Tutte

Mon 17 Oct 2016

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Chicago Blues Brothers

Sat 22 Oct 2016

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An Evening with Ian Waite & Camilla Dallerup

Sun 23 Oct 2016

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The Wedding Fair & Bridal Fashion Show

Sun 23 Oct 2016

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Seriously Dead

Wed 26 Oct 2016

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Lee Hurst: Comedy Show No.9

Thu 27 Oct 2016

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Marcus Brigstocke

Fri 28 Oct 2016

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Melton Mowbray Food Festival

1st & 2nd October 2016

The Melton Mowbray Food Festival is one of the largest regional food festivals in the country.

Admission: £5 in advance or £6 on the gate, under 16s free.

Venue:
The Cattle Market
Nottingham Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0HS

Buy tickets here

ChocFest

ChocFest

19th & 20th November 2016
Sat: 10am - 5pm & Sun: 10am - 4pm

ChocFest is a festival of all things chocolate. Includes tastings, talks, demonstrations and workshops to make your own chocolates ready for christmas.

Admission: £4, under 16s free. Tickets available on the gate.

Venue:
The Cattle Market
Nottingham Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0HS

Fayre

Victorian Christmas Fayre

3rd & 4th December 2016

On the Friday you will see the Light Switch on with entertainment on stage from local schools. On the Saturday, another Victorian market, again with festive entertainment on stage, but then on the Sunday – the main event itself - The Victorian Fayre.

Admission: Free, just drop in!

Venue:
Melton Mowbray Town Centre

Cheese

Artisan Cheese Fair

29th & 30th April 2017

The UK’s Largest Cheese Fair has over 60 cheese makers exhibiting their produce and has thousands of visitors each year.

Admission: £4, under 16s free. Tickets available on the gate.

Venue:
The Cattle Market
Nottingham Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0HS

Last updated September 2016