Events

Date Event  
Saturday 13 May Morris Dancing Throughout the day

Leicester Morrismen are hosting a Day of Dance, a gathering of sixty Morris sides, 800+ dancers and musicians, from all over the country

Every Tuesday and Saturday  from 16 May Tai Chi 7.45pm – 8.30pm

Combat the stress of daily life and discover a gentle form of exercise in our two free weekly sessions.  No need to pre-book, just pop in and get started!

Saturday 10 June World Gin Day Festival 7.00pm – Midnight (TICKET ONLY)

Gin lovers of the world are set to rejoice once more as World Gin Day returns on Saturday 10th June 2017! To celebrate, Burleigh’s Gin are throwing a Gin Festival to rival all others.

Sunday 11 June Vegan Market 11.00am – 3.00pm on the Outdoor Market

After two successful events in 2016, the Leicester vegan community is back with their third Vegan Market, showcasing everything vegan including food, clothes, cosmetics, toiletries, art, gifts, information, charities, entertainment, activities and much more. Please click here to visit the Vegan Market’s Facebook page.

Wednesday 14 June – Sunday 18 June Continental Market 9.00am – 5.30pm – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

10.00am – 5.00pm – Sunday

Over 50 different traders from all over the world will bring a range of continental flavours to Gallowtree Gate, in addition to unique crafts and ideal gifts. Shoppers will be spoilt for choice, as  there is always something for everyone at this family-friendly event.

Saturday 24 June Youth Market w/ Community Giants 10.00am – 4.00pm

After a pilot event at Leicester’s Winter Food & Drink Festival in November 2016, the Community Giants will be back to offer a wide range of products to the public. Busineses are run in partnership with young participants, to help give them a first step onto starting their own businesses.

Sunday 20 August Mela 11.00am – 7.00pm on the Outdoor Market

The Leicester Belgrave Mela Festival provides an authentic celebration of South Asian dance, music, food, fashion, arts and culture from across the subcontinent, taking place as part of the City Festival. For more information, please visit www.leicester-mela.co.uk or click here

Wednesday 27 September – Sunday 1 October Continental Market 9.00am – 5.30pm – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

10.00am – 5.00pm – Sunday

Over 50 different traders from all over the world will bring a range of continental flavours to Gallowtree Gate, in addition to unique crafts and ideal gifts. Shoppers will be spoilt for choice, as  there is always something for everyone at this family-friendly event.

Saturday 11 November Remembrance Day 10.45am on Corn Exchange Square

A short service with members of the Royal British Legion, Leicester Cathedral and the Lord Mayor, to remember those that have fallen in conflicts.