Events Schedule

There are loads of exciting events taking place in Leicester – have a look below at some of the great things going on in our city this year. For full event listings for the city, go to the Visit Leicester website.


Events sponsored by BID Leicester

Journey's Festival weekender music stage in 2018

Journeys Festival, August
Leicester City Centre

Sponsored by BID Leicester, the festival includes free artistic events including music and art that shares the refugee experience with people from different backgrounds. Find out more >>


Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon, photo by Neil James

One Giant Leap
July – October
Leicester City Centre

Take a trip to outer space and mark the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing in Leicester! Events include an outdoor cinema, 15 intergalactic LEGO® brick sculptures around Leicester,
Luke Jerram’s stunning Museum of the Moon, retro computer games inspired by the moon landings and a spectacular projection show on New Market Square. With so much going on, it promises to be an out-of-this-world experience! Find out more >>


More city events…

Diwali, 13 – 29 October
Golden Mile & City Centre

Diwali celebrations in Leicester are famously some of the best in the UK and some of the biggest outside of India. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind experience of the Festival of Light. Find out more >>

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