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Events

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

 
 
 

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

 
 
 

Wed 24 Jul 2019

Critically acclaimed theatre piece 'Boxes' by Purple Theatre explores the lives of a brother and sister in the aftermath of their father's death. This joyous family story of love and loss also touches on the subjects of race and gender.

Coalville

 
 
 

Fri 26 Jul 2019

A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Danny Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he's pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy).

Coalville

 
 
 

Sat 27 Jul 2019

Join Delia Richards, curator of Castle Donington Museum, for a walk around Castle Donington, an ancient settlement with many interesting features, which still retains its medieval layout and a fine medieval church.

Castle Donington

 
 
 

Sat 27 Jul 2019

Get the girls together and leave the husbands at the door Enter the star clothed auditorium to Scott Jordans Pleasure boys. The show is performed in our covered Amphitheatre with fully licensed bar and burger shack.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch