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Leicestershire Events

February
Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival
International Living History Fair
April
Hare Pie Scramble and Bottle Kicking
Loughborough English Food and Drink Festival
May
Glastonbudget
Leicester Early Music Festival
Mayfest
Melton Show
Oadby Mayday
Vale of Belvoir Bike Ride
June
APS Urban Steam & Vehicle Rally
Big Session Festival
Download Donington Festival
Festival of Hinckley
Foxton Locks Festival
Last Night of the Proms
Leicester Early Music Festival
Leicester International Music Festival
Leicester Pride Parade and Festival
Loughborough English Food and Drink Festival
Market Bosworth Festival
Melton Mowbray Country Fair
Oadby Society of Artists 40th Annual Exhibition
Rally of the Midlands
Ratby Music Fest
Riverside Festival
Stapleford Steam
Stapleford Steam
Thringstone Heritage Event
Willoughby on the Wolds Open Gardens
July
Ashby Show
Food and Culture Festival
Foxton Locks Festival
Market Bosworth Festival
Old Dalby Open Gardens Day
Steam Transport & Family Show
The Game Fair
The Great Rempstone Steam & Country Show
The National Forest Folk Festival
Transport Festival
August
Castle Park Heritage and Arts Festival
Children's Fringe Festival
Leicester Caribbean Carnival
Leicestershire's Country Music Festival
Leicestershire's Country Music Festival
Loughborough English Food and Drink Festival
Medieval Festival
National Forest Wood Fair
Stapleford Miniature Railway
Stapleford Steam
Summer Sundae Weekender
Vikings! Of Middle England
Whitwick Music Festival
September
Heritage Open Days
Hickling Scarecrow Weekend
Leicester International Music Festival
Leicestershire Food Fortnight
Rockingham Castle Country Fair
Shackerstone Steam & Canal Festival
Walk Among The Herbs
October
East Midlands Food & Drink Festival
International Living History Fair
Leicester City Marathon
Leicestershire Food Fortnight
Loughborough English Food and Drink Festival
November
Leicestershire Guy Fawkes Firework Gala
Loughborough Fair
Victorian Christmas
December
Christmas Eve at Leicester Cathedral
Spirits of Christmas
Victorian Christmas at Belgrave Hall
Winter Wonderland

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61 Places to Visit in Leicestershire | Directory

Situated in the East Midlands, Leicestershire is an unspoilt county with plenty of opportunities for great day trips. Steeped in lore and legend,the area has attractions that are ancient and industrial, small and grand. Notable places to visit include the Vale of Belvoir, Stanford Hall and delightful Market Harborough and Melton Mowbray - home of the Pork Pie

Ashby-de-la-Zouch | Belvoir | Coalville | Hallaton | Hinckley | Leicester | Loughborough | Lutterworth | Market Bosworth | Market Harborough | Melton Mowbray | Sutton Cheney

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Birthplace of: Hugh Latimer, Gary Lineker, Joseph Merrick, Joe Orton, Jenny Pitman, C P Snow, Julian Barnes, Henry Bates, Christopher Bruce, George Villiers, Robert Burton, John Cleveland, Graham Chapman, Ernest Gimson, Jane Grey, Joseph Hall, Sue Townsend, Thomas Hooker, Harold Hopkins, Selina Huntingdon, William Lilly, Gok Wan,

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