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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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Friday 24th February

A wine tasting evening is taking place at The |Welland Park Academy Assembly Rooms in  Market Harborough. The event, being organised by the PTA, gets underway at 8pm. Tickets are priced £20 and can be bought in advance from the academy reception or by calling 0185 464795. All proceeds will go towards improving facilities for the students.

Friday 24th February

Pubs and other community venues across South Leicestershire and North Northamptonshire are needed to take part in the annual Macmillan Mammoth Quiz in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care.

 The official date is Friday February the 24th – although it’s no compulsory they are held then.. It's free to sign up and you’ll get a pack with the questions, quiz sheets, ideas and a few extra bits n bobs! 

Find out more and sign up by clicking macmillan.org.uk/mammoth

Friday 24th February
Gretton's long running annual Masterteam Quiz is being held at Gretton Village Hall with questions asked from 7.30pm on a variety of subjects.Teams from village organisations,families and streets are invited to enter from the village.The covereted Masterteam sheild will be awarded to the winning team and along with prizes for the winners,second and third teams.Supper will be served during the interval and a licenced bar provided.Spectators are also welcome on the night to cheer on and support the teams taking part.Gretton Masterteam Quiz is a major social event in the village calendar and is always a popular entertaining evening.For further information and to enter your team please contact Bob Cunningham telephone 01536 772672 or email robertcunningham781@btinternet.com

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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 25th February

A Big Bang Science & Technology Fair is being held from 10am until 3pm.The event which is geared towards pupils from KS1-KS4 and their families, aims to bring science, technology and engineering to life for children through a series of interactive exhibits and fun-filled theatre shows. The event is being held at Leicester Grammar School, London Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire LE8 9FL. Pre-register at www.leicestergrammar.org.uk/Big-Bang

Saturday 4th March - Sunday 5th March

Market Harborough’s Swim Marathon is back for 2017 and it’s not too late to enter a team.It’s taking place at the Harborough Leisure Centre.Organised by the Rotary Club of Market Harborough, teams are encouraged to collect sponsorships to raise money for local charities and good causes.For more details click www.rotarymarketharborough.org.uk

Wednesday 8th March

Café Onyx is a monthly coffee morning raising monies for both local and national charities. There will be the normal coffee, tea, cake, a sales table of local produce. Entry to the coffee morning is free. This month our chosen charity is the Lubenham Village Green.Café Onyx is held in the Onyx Room at Lubenham Village Hall, starting at 10:00am and closing at 12 noon.For further information then please contact John Martin on 07740 411081

Saturday 11th March

The Rotary and Inner Wheel clubs of Kibworth is celebrating International Women's Day with a special event. It's on at Kibworth Golf Club and will feature a range of stalls and guest speaker Jill Frasier, author of "More Tea, Less Vicar". The event is on from 11.30am to 3.30pm and tickets cost £25. To book or find out more details, call Elaine on 0116 240 2330.

Sunday 2nd April

Market Harborough’s Festival of Cycling is back for 2017! It’ll be the third time the event has taken place and new this year is a 100 mile route, in addition to a 50 and 100k ride….All the routes start from the Robert Smyth Academy and taking riders out into the Leicestershire and Northamptonshire countryside. Proceeds from entry fees support two charities - the locally-based Adam’s Smile and Cyclists Fighting Cancer. For more details and to register to take part click raceharborough.co.uk…..

Wednesday 5th April - Sturday 8th April

The Market Harborough Musical Theatre are performing their next production Anything Goes. Production take place atat Welland Park Academy Theatre, each evening at7.30pm as well as a Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm.Tickets will be available from Monday 27th Feb from Jessica Mary Flowers, Abbey Street ( A CHANGE OF TICKET VENUE FROM PREVIOUSLY PUBLICIZED.) Also available on line at mhmt.ticketsource.co.uk. More details about the show are available on the webiste.

Saturday 15th April

The Royalist presents a Celtic Collaboration of The Bar Room Buskers and Sweet Molly.The evening starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost £5 which includes supper. Tickets are available from MH Music, The Royalist or members of the band. For more information call 07736361351. Proceeds from the night supports The SUmmer Fayre (which is raising money for Dementia Harborough and HFM)