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Events and festivals taking place in North West Leicestershire

Mon 13 May - Thu 31 Oct 2019

Measham Museum are holding an exhibition of former footballer David Nish's memorabilia. Ex Leicester City and Derby County player David also won 5 caps for England.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

 
 
 

Sat 13 - Wed 31 Jul 2019

17th century diseases have plagued our site, help us to find the secret cure that can save us all. Those who find a cure will be rewarded. Part of the Festival of Archaeology, Leicestershire and Rutland,

Coalville

 
 
 

Sun 14 Jul - Sun 8 Sep 2019

Walk through the ancient Grace Dieu Woods, under the Charnwood Forest Railway and along the Charnwood Forest Canal to the picturesque ruins of Grace Dieu Nunnery which was later a Tudor mansion. A Friends of Grace Dieu event.

Coalville

 
 
 

Sat 20 Jul 2019

A children’s workshop to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon Landing on 20th July 1969. Space themed workshop and learn about humanity's greatest ever feat of exploration and have fun creating your own models.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

 
 
 

Sat 20 Jul 2019

For one night only, hand-picked singers perform the songs from the show as a celebration of the world’s longest-running musical. Performed by the fantastic Five Star Theatre.

Coalville

 
 
 

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Bring your own picnic and drinks and enjoy an evening of music from Live Jazz Quintet "Strife of Riley" at Ravenstone Hall. There will be a tombola and a raffle, proceeds to local charities. Parking access via the Church.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

 
 
 

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Starring (from London's West End) Marc Robinson and 'The Counterfeit Crickets'. A fun packed Rock 'n' Roll show featuring such timeless classics as 'Heartbeat', 'Every Day' and 'True Love Ways'. Show starts at 7.30 pm. Tickets: £16.50,

Ibstock

 
 
 

Sun 21 Jul 2019

Join Leicestershire Industrial History Society and Swannington Heritage Trust for a tour of the 1855-1873 Califat coal mine. Explore two engine house complexes, learn about the two fatal accidents from a guidedressed as a miner.

Coalville

 
 
 

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Join us for a fact filled stroll around the area and find out more about the post mill with a lady miller, the secrets of St George’s graveyard, the Coleorton Railway tunnel, the isolation hospital and other hidden treasures.

Coalville

 
 
 

Wed 24 Jul 2019

Find out what lies beneath our amazing site! Learn from our archaeological expert, explore the dig boxes and identify artefacts that have been unearthed from our archaeological digs. No booking required. Refreshments available.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

 
 
 

Wed 24 Jul 2019

Walk through the ancient Grace Dieu Woods, under the Charnwood Forest Railway and along the Charnwood Forest Canal to the picturesque ruins of Grace Dieu Nunnery which was later a Tudor mansion. A Friends of Grace Dieu event.

Coalville

 
 
 

Wed 24 Jul 2019

A guided walk looking at how Stenson and Stephenson shaped the area that became Coalville. In the early 1800s Coalville didn’t exist. It was founded by Whitwick and Snibston collieries and the Leicester and Swannington Railway

Coalville