Brilliant Leicestershire events to look forward to in 2020

Brilliant Leicestershire events to look forward to in 2020

Burns Night Ceilidh - The Guildhall, Leicester - Friday, January 24

Celebrate Burns Night in Leicester with a night of dancing at The Guildhall. You'll be able to dosey doe the night away in the Guildhall’s atmospheric Great Hall, and enjoy a real fire and dram of whiskey to keep you warm. With Ceilidh band 3Around3.

Tickets £8 / Advance £7 / NUS / Under 16’s £6 (Door) £5 (Advance).

Science of the Time Lords - National Space Centre, Leicester - Saturday, January 25 and Sunday, January 26 2020

One of our favourites, visit the National Space Centre for a weekend of family fun, which looks at the fact behind the fiction of Doctor Who.

Tickets £15 adult, £12 child 5-16

Leicester Comedy Festival - Various venues - Wednesday, February 5 to Sunday, February 23

The longest comedy festival in the UK returns to Leicester, with a programme showcasing over 1,600 performers, featuring in more than 800 shows on more than 90 stages across Leicester and Leicestershire.

Headline acts for 2020 include Jo Brand, Stewart Lee, Milton Jones, Shappi Khorsandi, Fascinating Aida, Paul Sinha, Josie Long, Jason Byrne, Tony Slattery, Angela Barnes, Griff Rhys Jones, Andy Parsons, John Shuttleworth, Dane Baptiste, Rhod Gilbert, Mark Steel, Flo & Joan, Arthur Smith and Reg D Hunter.

Cosmic Valentine - National Space Centre, Leicester - Friday, February 14

A very unusual way to celebrate Valentine's Day. Experience something very different at the National Space Centre. 

Arrive beneath giant rockets, sip an exclusive Valentine Space Cocktail, sit down in the heart of the galleries to a four-course meal, including a romantic sharing dessert, before joining scientists in the lab to discover the real chemistry of love!

Prices from £98 per couple.

Frosty Fun Day - The Guildhall, Leicester - Thursday, February 20

Here is your chance to create a winter wonderland, whether it is frosty or not! Join in the annual “snowball” fight in the Great Hall, create your own sparkly snowflakes, and follow the icy trails and quizzes around the Guildhall.

£3 drop-in event, no need to book!

Book a night stay at Holiday Inn Leicester Wigston and take advantage of these incredible 2020 events in Leicester. 

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