There's so much to see and do...

Leicester and Leicestershire have lots of award-winning attractions and a fabulous range of festivals for your group to enjoy.

You might prefer to visit a museum or gallery, or hire a boat on the Grand Union Canal or travel back in time on a steam train at the Great Central Railway. You could enjoy a local festival, or explore a Leicestershire stately home.

Take your group and your tastebuds on a gastronomic journey around Leicester and Leicestershire. You’ll find Michelin starred restaurants, awarding-winning chefs, rural country pubs, contemporary restaurants and country tea rooms where you can enjoy locally produced goodies.

If you're looking for a foodie activity for your group to enjoy why not try making your own traditional Melton Mowbray pork pie, or visit a brewery for a tour and real ale tasting session or even try your hand at shaking a cocktail?


A year of festivals

There is a festival taking place in Leicestershire almost every month of the year that are suitable for groups; live music, car shows, food festivals and much more. Give us a call if you would like some advice on the suitability of each one for your group.



  • Leicester Comedy Festival


  • St George's Day Festival
  • Hallaton Bottle Kicking
  • International Dance Festival


  • Moira Canal Festival
  • Artisan Cheese Fair
  • Ashby Arts Festival


  • Riverside Festival
  • Foxton Locks Festival
  • Blaby Arts Festival
  • Market Bosworth Festival


  • Ashby Show
  • Bosworth Show
  • UK PieFest
  • Rempstone Steam Festival
  • Bosworth Battlefield Anniversary Re-Enactment
  • Leicester Caribbean Carnival
  • Leicester Belgrave Mela


  • Shackerstone Canal Steam and Canal Festival
  • Edible Forest Festival


  • Melton Mowbray Food Festival
  • Black History Month


  • Abbey Park Bonfire & Firework Display
  • ChocFest
  • Loughborough Fair


  • Melton Mowbray Victorian Christmas Fair
  • Melton Mowbary Christmas Tree Festival
Melton Mowbray Food Festival
Last updated January 2018