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

Saturday 22nd July

Plant Fair – The Square 9am to 3pm. Visit the Market Harborough Plant Fair on the Square and support a multitude of nurseries and growers. Perfect for gardeners and plant enthusiasts to visit and pick up tips from knowledgeable traders.Additional events also being held on 26th August and 23rd September.

Saturday 22nd July

The Husbands Bosworth & Theddingworth Sheep Dog Trials and Horse Show is taking place.The event in the grounds of Bosworth Hall will see plenty of other attraction too.All profits from the day will be donated to local charities.For more information click www.husbandsbosworthshow.co.uk/sheepdogtrials

Saturday 22nd Jul to Sunday 23rd July

The Weldon Amateur Theatre School are performing the Lloyd Webber classic musical "Cats" at The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering, There are performances on both days at 2.00pm and also 6.30pm on the Saturday. For more information call the box office on 01536 414141.

Sunday 23rd July

There will be live music at The Cherry Tree between 1pm and 6pm.There will also be BBQ food and a cake auctiuon. The event is being held to raise money for The Summer Fayre which, in turn, is raising money for Dementia Harborough and HFM.

Saturday 29th July

A fundraising gig in aid of Pancreatic Cancer UK is being held at Market Harborough Rugby Club.The event has been put together by family and friends of Andy Nourish who passed away from Pancreatic Cancer in February 2015. At the event, The Others will be headlining, playing indie hits from 70s, 80s and 90s.  Supporting The Others are five other local bands.  Up last before the ‘The Others’ is a very popular and up coming young Indie Band, The Albion.  The Albion is made up of four local lads in their 20’s who are getting well known in the Music Scene.  They have recently played the Shed in Leicester and Glastonbudget.The gig also presents Fang Trouser and Black Carrot, The STD’s and Stuart Nourish.Tickets for the gig are only £5 an can be purchased from MH Music or by emailing tcom57@ntlworld.com

Saturday 29th July - Sunday 30th July

Villagers in Cold Ashby are throwing open their gardens.It’ll be the 27th year the event has been held and they’ll be a host of stalls and a big raffle too!The event’s on from 2 til 6 on both days and all proceeds will go to the village church.Admission is £3.50 per person with children 12 and under getting in free.

Sunday 30th July

Sunday Cream Teas will be served at the St Nicholas Church Hall, The Green in Little Bowden The event’s being hosted by the St Nicholas Flower Guild to boost church funds.It’s on from 2.30 til 5pm.


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.

Thursday 3rd August

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 7th September, 6th October, 2nd November and 7th December.

Saturday 5th August

A Summer Fete is taking place at Lenthall House, Lenthall Square in Market Harborough from 2 til 4pm.Attractions will include a tombola, raffle, homemade gifts, as well as home-made cakes and snacks.All proceeds will go to the residents’ comfort fund, which is used to take them for day trips out.

Sunday 13th August

Market Harborough’s Summer Fayre is back for 2017 !There’ll be loads going on including live music, a vintage car show, dog show, reptile zoo, fun fair and helicopter rides!It’s taking place at the Market Harborough Showground just off the B6047 from 11am and they’ll be a free shuttle bus running all day from outside the Market Hall to the venue..Entry is four pounds, with under 10s getting in free.This year’s Summer Fayre is supporting Dementia Harborough and HFM.Click www.summerfayre.com for more details.

Thursday 17th August

Market Harborough Food Fair. Visit the Market Harborough Food Fair on the Square on the 3rdThursday 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.Additional events on 21st September, 19th October, 16th November and 21st December.

Saturday 26th August

Plant Fair – The Square 9am to 3pm. Visit the Market Harborough Plant Fair on the Square and support a multitude of nurseries and growers. Perfect for gardeners and plant enthusiasts to visit and pick up tips from knowledgeable traders.An additional events also being held on 23rd September.


Saturday 2nd September

The Market Harborough Gardening Club are holding their annual show and the schedule of classes in now available!There are around 100 classes comprising of flowers, fruit, vegetables, handicrafts, home baking and photography.Schedules are available by calling Kath on 01858 468153.



The Rothborough Table Tennis Club based at Montsaye Sports Centre in Rothwell is looking for players to join the club for the new season beginning in August.  It doesn't matter what standard you are – the club can fit you into a team which is appropriate to your level of play! For more details call Kelvin on 01536 507735


Market Harborough’s Jubilee Foodbank is appealing for donations as it copes with increasing demand for help. The service, run by Churches Together in Harborough, is particularly short of instant mashed potato, vegetables in tins, jars of marmalade and jam and cream crackers. Donations can be dropped off at collection points in the foyer of Sainsbury’s, the Co-Op in the Commons Car Park and the Nationwide Building Society, or at any of the town’s Churches. 

For a full list of food items needed, click www.jubileefoodbank.info