Free Valuations with TV Antiques Expert Marc Allum - 6th & 18th Oct, 1st & 15th Nov.

  6th October & 1st November 9.30am - 3.30pm at the Falcon Hotel, Market Place, Uppingham, Rutland LE15 9PY   18th October & 15th November 930am - 3.30pm at the Talbot Hotel, New Street, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4EA  

Swithland Flower Show

The hugely popular Swithland Flower and Vegetable Show will, again, be held at the usual venues of The Griffin Inn and Swithland School on Saturday 9th September. The show opens to visitors at 1.30pm.

The Curious Case of the Wistow Maze

Opens: Wed 19th July - Sun 3rd Sept (daily), then weekends only until Sun 17th Sept.  To mark the 130th anniversary of the first Sherlock Holmes novel, the award-winning Wistow Maze has been designed in the shape of Sherlock himself, complete with deerstalker hat and pipe. 

Bradgate Park's first comedy night at the Conservatory Tearoom

Saturday 15th July will see the launch of Leicester’s latest comedy venue.    Tucked away in a wooded glade, hidden from view this venue yet just a short drive from the City Centre and visited by 500,000 people a year.  

Everyone is Running for Rutland!

In support of people living with long term conditions in Rutland and the surrounding community     It is going to be an active year for ‘For Rutland’!  Best known for the Good and New Sale, and ‘The Grand Bottle Tombola’, some of the charity’s fundraising activities in 2017 are all about fitness.  

Daytime Orchestra - Tuesdays, 10am-12pm

This NEW group meets on a Tuesday morning from 10.00am - 12.00pm at All Saints Church, Steeple Row, Loughborough, LE11 1UX. Meetings in the Spring will be held on Tuesday 24th and 31st January, 7th, 21st and 28th February, 7th and 14th March, 21st and 28th March.

Pumpkin Art Exhibition - Call for Spooky Sculptures!

Budding artists young and old have an opportunity to put their creativity to the test this Halloween, as Hart’s Hotel and Restaurant launches The Hart’s Award for Pumpkin Art 2016.

Free Valuations with TV Antiques Expert Marc Allum

Free Valuations with TV Antiques Expert Marc Allum - 6th & 18th Oct, 1st & 15th Nov.

  6th October & 1st November 9.30am - 3.30pm at the Falcon Hotel, Market Place, Uppingham, Rutland LE15 9PY   18th October & 15th November 930am - 3.30pm at the Talbot Hotel, New Street, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4EA  

Great Bowden Visual Arts Exhibition

Great Bowden Visual Arts Annual Art Exhibition Great Bowden Village Hall Saturday and Sunday 22nd and 23rd October, 10am to 5pm.   There will be a wonderful mix of inspiring local art to delight visitors, and you can choose your favourite in the People's Choice competition. Admission free.

Oktoberfest is coming back to Leicester's Abbey Park

The organizers of World Wide Oktoberfest tour have announced a grand comeback of Oktoberfest to Leicester after the success of last years event. They hope to add a new tradition to the dynamic event calendar of the city.

Abbey Amble Set to Bring in Sponsorship Money

Finding ways to raise badly needed funds is always a challenge, but this year Launde Abbey is hoping to help local schools, churches and other charity groups in a 50:50 sponsored walk, with fundraising shared between Launde Abbey, the retreat house for the Dioceses of Leicester and Peterborough, and

Live Body Painting in aid of Rainbows

    Sunday 31st July 10.30am - 4.30pm (FREE entry)  Professional Body Painters & Models are being inspired by the creative minds ofRoald Dahl & Beatrix Potter Model Village at the Wistow Rural Centre, Kibworth Road, Wistow, Leics. LE8 0QF

Roald Dahl's BFG Comes to Wistow

To mark the centenary of Roald Dahl’s birth, Leicestershire’s famous Wistow Maze has been designed in the shape of one of his best loved characters, the “BFG (Big Friendly Giant). 

Bike & Trike Fest

Love Loughborough are bringing a Bike & Trike Fest to the town centre on Sunday 22nd May between 10am and 4pm. Market Place will be filled with a range of bikes and trikes, including one with a German side car and a British military out rider.