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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JUNE

Saturday 24th June

A carnival returns to Desborough as they host their annual event.  This year's carnival will deliver fun for all ages with stalls and attractions at Desborough Recreation Ground in Dunkirk Avenue where gates will open at 1.30pm.  This years parade, with the carnival court, will leave the Recreation Ground at 2pm.  This year is again expected to be colourful and fun-filled with the centre stage arena being taken over by the well-known, award-winning, Medieval Combat Society who will be demonstrating medieval archery, dancing and combat from their medieval living camp.  This years carnival court comes from Loatlands Primary School.  There is still time to enter both floats and walking entrants with entry forms available from Desborough Library, Revive Cafe and the Desborough Heritage Centre.  Entry to the carnival events on the recreation ground is £1 for adults but free for children. Desborough has enjoyed the spirit and fun of carnival for over 100 years with the proceeds of this days event being distributed to local schools, charities and organisations.  Our Committee need your help to ensure that we can continue to bring Desborogh its annual carnival.  So why don't you join us on the Committee?  If you can help please contact Carol Johnson on 01536 506767.

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.

Saturday 24th June

A summer concert of folk and traditional songs from the British Isles is being presented in Market Harborough..Market Harborough Choral Society are performing “Keltic Connections” featuring a host of well known songs from the celtic corners of the British Isles -  Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Cornwall and the Isle of Man. It’s on from 7.30pm at the Methodist Church, Northampton Road.Tickets are priced £12 and £10 for concessions and are on sale from Spencer’s Estate Agents in the High Street, Market Harborough or online via Ticketsource.  They’ll also be available on the door

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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.

Friday 30th June

Songbirds Ladies Choir present   ' SONGBIRDS SING SUMMER' plus musical entertainment from visiting guest artists. The show begins at 7.30pm and is being held at the Market Harborough  Methodist ChurchNorthampton Road. Tickets are £5.00. All proceeds to two chosen charities, Adam's Mile and Loros Tickets can now be purchased at Moins Chemist, Coventry Road

JULY

Saturday 1st July

Great Bowden Recital Trust's Chamber Ensemble, Adult Flute Choir, Youth Flute Choir and Sax Choir present an evening of music from Mozart to musicals at 7.30pm at Holy Trinity Church, Rothwell. Admission free of charge. Email tickets.gbrt@gmail.com to reserve in advance. For more information you can contact them on 07738 942258.

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.

Thursday 6th July

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 3rd August, 7th September, 6th October, 2nd November and 7th 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 ***

Thursday 6th July - Sunsay 9th July

Great Bowden Music Fest takes place. A summer music festival founded in 2014, it's held during early July in the beautiful village of Great Bowden situated in south Leicestershire. The series features local and international musicians performing classical music, jazz, music theatre, choral and chamber music over four days in the parish church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Great Bowden.
Contact Christopher White/Melanie Reinhard on 01858 432182  Tickets £10, under 12s free, from wegottickets.com or email greatbowdenmusicfest@gmail.com or phone 01858 432182 

Monday 10th July

A gala evening of "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde is being held at Harborough Theatre starting at 7.45pm. Proceeds from the night are going to The Bower House (a local counselling service available to all). Tickets are £10 and there is a bar and refreshements. Tickets are on sale from The Baptist Coffee Shop on Tuesdays and Fridays mornings and at other times from The Bower House, 32 COventry Road.

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.

AUGUST

Wednesday 2nd August

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.

 

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