What's On Across Harborough

Your Guide To Events in Market Harborough, South Leicestershire & North Northamptonshire. If you're a charity or non-profit organisation, get your event listed by emailing the details to events@harboroughfm.co.uk

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MAY

Friday 19th May

Robert Smyth Academy’s annual “Year 13 Leavers’ Concert” is taking place on Friday May the 19th... It will feature students performing solos, duets and group items in a range of styles from the pop, rock, jazz and classical genres.   The popular Soul Patrol, Jazz Band, Flute Quartet and ‘Versatile Voices’ group will also feature.  The concert starts at 7pm in The Max building at the Academy on Burnmill Road...and tickets, priced £5 for adults and £3 for Under 19s can be bought from the reception or by calling 01858 440770..

 

Saturday 20th May

A fundraising quiz evening including a fish and chip supper is being held in Market Harborough. It's taking place at The Methodist Church on Northampton Road from 6.30pm Temas of up to four can take part and tickets are £6 which includes the food. All proceeds go to the Market Harborough Street Pastors, To book tickets call 07792 021 760 or email marketharborough@streetpastors.org.uk.

 

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Wednesday 24th May

The MS Society is launching a regular coffee morning in Market Harborough to raise funds for its services and to give people living with MS the opportunity to meet others facing the same challenge...It’ll be held on the fourth Thursday of each month in the coffee shop at the Farndon Fields Farm Shop, starting at 10.30am...

 

Wednesday 24th May to Saturday 27th May

Irchester Players are performing The Vicar of Sibley at The Parsons Hall, Irchester. It's based on the original TV series and has been adapted for The Irchester Players by Dan Wainwright. The box officew can be contacted  on 01933800374. Doors open 6.45pm.

 

Friday 26th May to Sunday 28th May

Tickets are now available for the next show to be performed by The Youth Theatre. The stage musical "Little Shop of Horrors" will be brought to the Welland Park Academy stage by the group on Friday 26th May at 7.30pm, Saturday 27th May at 2.00pm and 6.00pm and on Sunday 28th May at 1.00pm and 4.30pm. After the success of "Oliver" this will be a show not to be missed! Tickets for the show are available from Synergy Dancewear on St Mary's Road (Tues to Sat 10am to 5pm) or online from 
www.ticketsource.co.uk/theyouththeatre. For more information call 07887 895 982

 

Saturday 27th May to Monday 29th May

Are you looking for something free and fabulous for the kids over the bank holiday weekend?

 The Spark Festival is holding a 'City Play-ground' event from Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May.  This is a weekend of free arts activities for children aged 0-13 years in Leicester. Venues include Curve, Phoenix, Attenborough Arts Centre and New Walk Museum plus free live performances at Cossington Park on Saturday and Knighton Park on Monday. You can find out more by visiting: spark festival . co . uk

 

JUNE

Thursday 1st June

Farmers Market – The Square 8am to 2pm Visit the Market Harborough Farmers Market on the Square on the 1st Thursday of every month.Support local farmers, producers and makers selling everything from fresh, local meats, cheeses, pies, and cakes to vegan food, local beer, plants and flowers.There will be additional events on 6th July, 3rd August, 7th September, 6th October, 2nd November and 7th December.

 

Friday 2nd June to Saturday 3rd June

Tickets are now available for the next show to be performed by The Youth Theatre. The younger cast members are involved in a compilation show featuring songs and dances from some of your favourite movies and musicals. These shows, at Wellandm Park Academy Theatre, are on Friday 2nd June at 7.30pm and Saturday 3rd June at 2.00pm and 5.00pm.Tickets for the show are available from Synergy Dancewear on St Mary's Road (Tues to Sat 10am to 5pm) or online from 
www.ticketsource.co.uk/theyouththeatre. For more information call 07887 895 982.


Wednesday 7th June

HFM runs it's next Monthly Quiz. The event is hosted by breakfast presenter Dave Irving and takes place at The Angel Hotel, Market Harborough. The quiz starts at 8pm, doors open 7.30pm. Teams of up to 4 can enter and the fee to take part is just £2. There will also be a raffle on the night. Prizes are given to the winning team and all proceeds go towards HFMs ongoing fundraising drive.

 

Friday 9th June

A  Quiz night:is being held at The Angel Hotel to raise money for The Harborough Carnival. It is 1900 arrival and registration for a 1930 start,. The cost is £2 per team member (maximum 6) plus a raffle prize.  Contact mhcarnival@outlook.com for any further info needed.

 

Saturday 10th June

Prepare yourselves for a night to remember as we once again set out to enjoy an evening full of entertainment at this year’s annual charity fundraiser, Music in the Park.Tickets are now available to buy for the event, which will be taking place in Wistow Hall on Saturday 10th June.Complete with music from talented local covers band, Double Yellers and popular songs, including ‘The Last Night of the Proms’ by the award-winning Ratby Co-operative Brass Band, the night is set to be as good as ever.The event is organised by the Rotary Club of Wigston and is fun for all ages and families, with visitors encouraged to bring their own picnic to eat throughout the evening. Hot drinks and snacks will be available from the LOROS Wigston Support Group stall throughout the evening.Gates open 5.30pm, with music starting at 7.30pm and the Finale and Grand Firework Display at approximately 10pm. Advanced tickets are a bargain at only £15.00, with children ages 10-16yrs £5.00 and under 10’s free.Tickets are available on the night at a cost of £20.00 and there is free on-site car parking.Advanced tickets are available from all 28 of the LOROS Shops throughout Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and other local outlets, plus the ticket hotline for card payments is available on (0116) 231 8431.The profits from the event will be going to LOROS, the Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice, and Young Leicestershire.For further details and directions to Wistow and also see a 90 second video of last year’s concert please see wistow.com.

 

Thursday 15th June

Market Harborough Food Fair Visit the Market Harborough Food Fair on the Square on the 3rd Thursday of every month With a mix of local producers and street food, there is something for all food lovers to enjoy from gourmet toasties, fresh bread and South African street food to cakes and Caribbean food.There will be additional events on 20th July, 17th August, 21st September, 19th October, 16th November and 21st December

 

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*** If you're a charity or non-profit organisation, get your event listed here by emailing the details to events@harboroughfm.co.uk ***

 

Saturday 24th June

A Summer Fayre Red Beer Bus is being run to raise money for the Summer Fayre. Tickets are available from the Royalist or direct from the organisers. They are priced at only £5 but numbers are limited. There will be THREE buses. One will leave the Beerhouse at 12 noon, one at 1pm and the other at 2pm. If the demand is greater than expected we may put on another bus.The route starts at The BeerHouse, then going to the Red Lion at Middleton, The George at Ashley, The Bell at East Langton, The Should of Mutton at Great Bowden, The Bell at Gumley and finishes at The Royalist. Each stop will be 45mins to an hour and you will stay with the same bus for the whole of the journey. For more details go to the Facebook Page summer fayre red bus or the Summer Fayre page marketharboroughsummerfayre.co.uk For more information contact them on jjmaher@virginmedia.com or 07736361351.

 

Sunday 25th June

A charity concert is being held at 6pm at East Carlton Cricket Club to raise money for Lakelands Hospice.The concert will comprise performances by Valley Voice Community Choir, from Cottingham and Middleton in the Welland Valley, along with Saxophone quartet "All Right Jack". The repertoire is a selection of well known popular songs and tunes.Tickets are £6,50 and the price also includes refreshments, with a pay bar for any extra drinks and cocktails. To purchase please contact Joanne on 01536 770913.


JULY

Wednesday 5th July

HFM runs it's next Monthly Quiz. The event is hosted by breakfast presenter Dave Irving and takes place at The Angel Hotel, Market Harborough. The quiz starts at 8pm, doors open 7.30pm. Teams of up to 4 can enter and the fee to take part is just £2. There will also be a raffle on the night. Prizes are given to the winning team and all proceeds go towards HFMs ongoing fundraising drive.

 

Monday 10th July

A charity Summer Ball is taking place at The Ritz in Desborough to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.The black tie event, themed as ‘Arabian Nights’ is on from 7pm til 1am and tickets, priced £33, including food are on sale now...Call 07933 667 546 to book yours or search ‘Breast Cancer Care Charity Summer Ball 2017’ on Facebook.

 

Thursday 13th, Friday 14th and Saturday 15th July

Arts and Craft Fair. Visit the Market Harborough Arts and Craft Fair on the Square. With a multitude of talented artists and crafters who regularly attend our fairs to exhibit and sell their unique work, there is something for everybody; from handmade jewellery to clothes and toys through to candles and ornaments for the home.

 

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