Wistow Maze – explore over 3 miles of pathways!

Wistow Rural Centre & Wistow Maze Kibworth Road, Leicester

Opening up to welcome visitors on Monday 17 July, this year’s maze design is in in the shape of a ‘Green Sea Turtle’ to highlight the problems facing the world’s marine wildlife. It’s great exercise for mind and body and that's why it's part of The Fitcation campaign!  Perfect for all ages, with staff outings [...]


Heritage Open Days – Wycliffe Masonic Temple

Wycliffe Rooms George Street

Often shrouded in secrecy and full of myth and legend, prepare to be enthralled as you unravel the fascinating story of this 300-year-old institution, by taking a look around the scarcely seen Masonic Temple in Lutterworth. For the duration of the festival, the Wycliffe Rooms will be offering a rare opportunity for the general public [...]

Heritage Open Days – Harborough District

Harborough District

For ten days this September a host of fantastic historical and cultural events are being organised across Harborough District. And the good news is that they’re all opening their doors up to welcome you in for a free visit! This is all part of the exciting national Heritage Open Days celebration and it’s your chance [...]

Heritage Open Days – Kibworth Windmill

Join a free guided tour of the oldest windmill in Leicestershire, recently repaired by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) and its Mills Section. This is a unique opportunity to visit the mill, not normally open to the public. Limited places with online bookings required.

Heritage Open Days – Harborough Theatre

Harborough Theatre Church Square, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Free theatre tours to take a peak inside and learn about what your local theatre does. The theatre will be open to the public to tour around and see areas not normally seen by the visiting public. Members of the theatre will be on hand to chat to visitors about the building, its history and [...]

Arts Fresco – Market Harborough

Market Harborough Town Centre , United Kingdom

Save the date! It's on! A great day of free street theatre and entertainment is coming your way! Back to a traditional September date, the acts are booked and a special request has been made for good weather  (hopefully!) with everything is in place to make this year's Fresco the best one yet! So put [...]

Harborough District Walking Festival

Harborough District

After the success and encouraging feedback from the first Walking Festival of South Leicestershire, the event returns from Thursday 1oth to Sunday 17th September. Take your pick from 6 walks on 5 days. Join in and just do one or even do them all! More information and bookings in advance at Harboroughwalks  


Heritage Open Days – Foxton Canal Museum

Foxton Canal Museum Middle Lock, Gumley Road, Foxton,, United Kingdom

Discover the incredible history of the Foxton Boat Lift which once operated at Foxton Locks with free entry to the Foxton Canal Museum. Foxton Locks is a place where the minds of engineers and the hard working hands of the navvy have shaped the landscape in a dramatic way. As well as the famous staircase [...]

Scarecrow Festival – Lubenham


The much-loved annual Lubenham Scarecrow Festival returns this September! The scarecrows will start appearing the morning of Saturday the 9th of September and the festival continues until late afternoon on Sunday the 10th of September. You can expect scarecrows, stalls, food trucks, music and a lively community atmosphere. The famous raffle and our mystery centerpiece [...]

Heritage Open Days – St Peter’s, Church Langton

Creativity unwrapped is celebrated at this beautiful church in the rural village of Church Langton. Free craft activities for children at 1.15pm and tours of the church are available for all the family on Sunday 10 & 17 September 23. St Peter's claim to fame it that it was the first parish church in the [...]