Local Events Diary

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Melton market - car boot sales

Date: Sunday
Time: 8.30am
Location: Melton Mowbray Market
Car boot sales at Melton Market have been consistently on the increase and we now attract an average of over 100 cars, 40 vans and over 70 tables for the general public to view. With a fully concreted surface and first class facilities, Melton Market car boot sales is the best in the area, which is why it attracts thousands of people every Sunday.

Melton market - Farmers market

Date: Tuesday & Friday
Time: 8.00am - 12.00noon
Location: Melton Mowbray Market
The main objective of a farmers market is to give an opportuninty for local producers to sell fresh quality produce to local consumers. To create an understanding of quality that the seller can promote to the buyer creating a fair and familiarity to the product.

Wymeswold duck race

Date: 13th May 2012
Time: Please check website for more information
Location: Wymeswold Duck Race
Wymeswold's famous Duck Races and Waddle are staged in May

Melton Mowbray Show

Date: 4th June 2012 - Bank Holiday Monday
Time: Please check website for more information
Location: Melton Mowbray Show
The Melton Mowbray Show is one of the most spectacular days out in the East Midlands. Held on May Bank Holiday Monday in the centre of our attractive market town, our 2012 event promises an exciting programme of live entertainment, thrills and spills, and super attractions all geared to real family enjoyment.

Rempstone Steam & Country Show - CANCELLED DUE TO POOR WEATHER

Time: Please check website for more information
Location: Rempstone Steam & Country Show
Rempstone Steam Rally began in 1954 this is the oldest surviving Rally in the East Midlands. The show has grown tremendously from that first event behind the Beeby farm and has moved venue at least twice since then until it now hosts almost 500 exhibits including about 40 Steam Engines at Turn Post Farm.

CLA Game Fair - Belvoir Castle

Date: 20th & 22nd July 2012
Time: Please check website for more information
Location: Belvoir Castle Grantham Leicestershire
The CLA Game Fair is a celebration of the countryside and a platform to showcase the importance of country activities for the rural economy. It is also a chance for country to meet town, for people to enjoy themselves and for everyone to learn more about the countryside, sustainable land management, and about those who live and work in the countryside.

Belvoir Castle - Firework Champions

Firework Champions - Belvoir Castle

Date: 18th August 2012
Time: Please check website for more information
Location: Belvoir Castle - Firework Champions
4 professional firework companies - 4 spectacular shows choreographed to music by leading companies all on the same night. Audience participation by sms voting.

Old Dalby Day

Date:27th August, 2012
Time: Please check website for more information
Location: Old Dalby Day
Old Dalby Day is the annual village fete. It is held on August Bank Holiday Monday each year, and becomes more popular every year. Last year it attracted over 4000 visitors. "A Brilliant Free Day Out". That is how Old Dalby Day has been described by folks who have come along.

Arts Fresco @ Market Harborough

Date: September, 2012
Time: Please check website for more information
Location: Arts Fresco Market Harborough
Arts Fresco, the regions biggest free street theatre festival, is once again presenting an eclectic mix of weird, wonderful and wistful performances from the best this artform has to offer. Visual treats on the day include Granny Turismo, straight from their great success at Glastonbury, glamorous tea dances from a bygone era courtesy of Ragroof Theatre, cheeky (pun intended) acrobatics from Skate Naked, interactive character comedy from Swank and the innovative, joyful and physical story-telling of Mimbre Theatre.

East Midlands Food and Drink Festival - Brooksby Hall

East Midlands Food and Drink Festival

Date: 6th & 7th October, 2012
Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Location: The Cattle Market Melton Mowbray

Held in the heart of Melton Mowbray, a wonderfully traditional market town set in the rolling Leicestershire landscape, which is proud to be known as the Rural Capital of Food and Drink, the East Midlands Food and Drink Festival will once again bring together a huge selection of edible delights from some of the country's finest producers, many from the East Midlands region.
Enjoy a whole host of live demonstrations in the Rangemaster Cookery Demonstration Theatre roll up your sleeves and join in the activities in our popular Family, Food and Fun Zone and get answers to your culinary questions in our brand new Celebrity Food Clinic.

Stonehurst victorian christmas

Date: December, 2012
Time:Please check website closer to date
Location: Stonehurst Family Farm & Museum

Twinlakes Firework Festival and Bonfire

Twinlakes Firework Festival and Bonfire

Date: November, 2012
Time: 10.00am (Bonfire lit at 6.00pm)
Location: Twinlakes Firework Festival 'War of the Wizards'
Held at Twinlakes Park, all-day entertainment side-shows - BBQ - Bar - Live Radio - Live Fire Performers set in over 70 acres of attractions. All weather fun with 125,000sq.ft of indoor play areas. The biggest indoor play venture of any Family Theme Park in the Midlands!

Nottingham's German Market

Nottingham's Christmas Market

Date: Nov - December, 2012
Time: 10.00am onwards
Location: Nottingham's German Market

Details to follow.......

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