Events

Treetop Adventure Golf

www.adventuregolf.com/leicester

0116 402 8333

Prepare for an epic adventure, perfect for explorers of all ages! Challenge your family and friends to a game of mini golf and take on one of the two exciting 18-hole themed courses at the Treetop Adventure Golf Leicester – Tropical Trail and the Ancient Explorer

Whatever the weather outside, inside Treetop Adventure Golf Leicester you’ll be surrounded by a tropical rainforest, complete with crumbling temples and a few agitated ancient spirits!

National Space Centre

https://spacecentre.co.uk/

0116 261 0261

An out of this world experience for the whole family!

Visit the Sir Patrick Moore planetarium and learn about the universe and what is out there! There is so much to explore, from the rocket ship to space oddities, to our solar system and orbiting earth! Get your tickets and head down now!

Bramcote Footgolf

https://www.ukfootgolf.com/bramcote

info@ukfootgolf.com

Come to Bramcote and enjoy 9 holes of footgolf fun. Test your metal (and footballing ability) on a course full of twists, turns, ditches and dirt. Battle against friends and people on the all-time leader board for a place in footgolf glory!

Blaby Crazy Golf

https://blabygolfcentre.co.uk/adventure-crazy-golf/

0116 278 4804

The only Congo River Adventure Golf in Leicester, consisting of 18 holes. A favourite amongst families & friends, social groups and work-business related events, has just got better! The Congo River has just undergone huge refurbishments with all-new features, obstacles and life-sized animals! It is a hit for all and guarantees a fantastic day out, come and play today on a pay-and-play basis– no booking required.

Curve Theatre

https://www.curveonline.co.uk/

0116 242 3595

Get lost in the magic of the theatre down at the Curve! With many shows to choose from, the Box Office team are on hand throughout the week to assist you with your telephone booking. The team will also be able to offer advice on seating or access requirements and answer any other questions you might have.

Richard III Visiting Centre

https://kriii.com/

0300 300 0900

Visit the Richard the 3rd site for an experience like no other. Using great storytelling, beautiful design and 21st century technology, the centre tells the fascinating and moving story of the king’s life and death and reveals one of the greatest archaeological detective stories ever told.

Following the discovery of remains in the car park in August 2012, Leicester City Council purchased an old school building with the aim of creating a centre that would tell the story of the remarkable search for King Richard III.

Book your tickets now and get immersed in tales of old!

Beaumanor Hall

https://www.beaumanorhall.co.uk/schools-and-academies/

01509 890119

Beaumanor Hall is a Victorian country house located in Woodhouse, Leicestershire. Set in 34 acres of idyllic countryside, Beaumanor has been run by Leicestershire County Council since the 1970s and offers a wide range of facilities including weddings, outdoor activities, corporate events and conferences. Visit for joy and happiness in a versatile environment!

Laser Force

http://www.laserforceuk.co.uk/Leicester.html

0116 251 6778

This is a place where laser beams, pierce the air in a pyrotechnic display reminiscent of Star Wars. A place where fantasy meets reality, where players can be the space hero they have always wanted to be, in a safe environment. Sporting illuminated Battle Vests and armed with Phasers, players strive to score as many points as possible by zapping arena targets, the arena guardian and opponent players in Leicester’s own multi-level Si-Fi themed maze.

Laserforce is an advanced computer-controlled laser game system, offers a great time for all participants, irrespective of age or experience. Visit now!

Kirby Muxloe Castle

www.visitleicester.info/see-and-do/kirby-muxloe-castle-p806101

This picturesque, fortified mansion was built for Lord Hastings, who was dramatically seized and executed by Richard III in 1483. Hastings’ descendants still believe they have a direct line to the throne of England.

Explore the atmospheric moated remains, the fine gatehouse, and complete corner tower of this brick-built mansion, which have been extensively conserved by English Heritage. Make it part of an enjoyable family day out in Leicestershire with a picnic in the grounds or take a walk around the moat.

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

https://www.lopc.co.uk/

0116 268 1426

Fifteen Acres of Adventure in the Heart of Leicester

Providing adventurous outdoor activity experiences designed to stimulate, educate and motivate young people and others at affordable prices in a challenging and safe environment.

To provide adventurous outdoor activity experiences designed to stimulate, educate and motivate young people and others at affordable prices in a challenging and safe environment.

Leicester Leys Leisure Centre

https://www.leicester.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/sport-and-leisure/sports-and-leisure-centres/leicester-leys-leisure-centre/

0116 2333070

This centre has a leisure pool with wave machine, activity pool with a dragon slide and a toddlers and baby pool.

The centre also has a gym section, as well as a climbing wall, squash court and many more facilities for more clubs and other activities!

Megazone

https://www.megazoneleicester.co.uk/

01162 531153

Megazone Leicester has been providing quality laser tag experiences since the early 90s.

We give you a laser tag experience that’s a blast from the moment you walk through the door to the moment you leave. That’s regardless of your age or experience!

We share offices with the UK laser tag company, Zone, and benefit from regular refurbishments, new attractions and well-maintained laser tag equipment!

Showcase Cinema De Lux

https://www.showcasecinemas.co.uk/cinema-info/showcase-cinema-de-lux-leicester

0871 220 1000

Showcase Cinemas are committed to providing you with the ultimate entertainment experience!

We screen event cinema, and offer cinema experiences, such as, XPLUS, REAL D 3D, and the Directors Hall.

In the Directors Hall, you can enjoy a variety of food from our menu and a full bar service.

Book online now!

Flip out!

https://www.flipout.co.uk/view/flip-out-leicester

0116 4362890

Flip Out is a Worldwide family-focused leisure entertainment brand selling a trampoline and adventure park experience.

Since 2015 the UK has pioneered the adventure style format to include slides, free running, inflatables, assault course with the latest technology and incredible customer service.

All our focus is on delivering a fun family experience from the minute you enter the park and creating memories that last a lifetime.

Leicester Mystery Treasure Trail

https://www.treasuretrails.co.uk/things-to-do/leicestershire/leicester

01872 263692

Are you looking for something to do with family and friends or seeking a fun day out with the kids in Leicester?

Then why not explore Leicester on this self-guided Murder Mystery themed Treasure Trail? As you follow the Trail route, can you solve the sneaky clues set on existing buildings, permanent features and monuments to eliminate the suspects to discover whodunit?

The Trail starts at the Magazine Gateway and takes you on a tour of the places associated with Richard III. Highlights include Castle Gardens, Bow Bridge and The Blue Boar Inn. The Trail finishes at the Cathedral and the exhibition at the Guildhall.

 

Boost Trampoline Park

https://www.boosttrampolineparks.co.uk/leicester-city-fc-at-boost-leicester

0116 2965 990

Totally awesome fun for everyone!

Boost Leicester is an iconic indoor trampoline park in Leicester!

We have loads of fun and active events! Including Boost Jump, After school clubs, Under 4’s and Sensory sessions!

It’s a great idea to book online in advance if you plan on visiting at weekends and during school holidays – we get really busy at these times.

Teamsport Indoor Karting

www.team-sport.co.uk/go-karting-leicester

01252 732 300

Are you looking for your next adrenaline rush? We have some exciting news for all you East Midlands thrill seekers out there – Our 30th circuit right on your doorstep! 500m multi-level circuit can host you and any other fellow karter who accepts your challenge to race. The large, professionally designed track runs over two levels and features wild bends, exhilaratingly long straights and jaw-dropping ramps for you all to enjoy.

East Street Lanes Bowling

https://eaststreetlanes.co.uk/

0116 344 0057

You’re invited to East Street Lanes – Leicester’s premier boutique bowling alley.

We’ve got 8 Brunswick lanes available for teams of 6 per lane – the perfect number for your whole crew. Eat, play and drink with us.

As if bowling wasn’t enough, we have an incredible gaming arcade – a blast from the past with loads of retro classics. Plus, we’ve got pool, air hockey, basketball, giant screen Space Invaders, superbike and Nintendo Cruis’n Blast racing machines and heaps more!

Fun Valley Indoor soft play

http://funvalley.co.uk/index.html#.YP_oTuhKiUk

07921 220720

If your children have you climbing the walls it’s time to turn things around with a trip to Fun Valley!

This giant play area spans over three floors and is the ideal space for children aged 0-12 to explore. They can bounce on the trampolines, race in the go karts and scale the amazing 20 ft. climbing wall!

While the children run off their day’s energy, parents can relax in the air-conditioned café and enjoy its selection of snacks, hot and cold drinks, cakes and ice cream – all with free Wi-Fi!

Go Kids Go Indoor Soft Play

https://www.gokidsgo.co.uk/

01162 556575

Go Kids Go is the Leicester’s most exciting indoor play and trampoline centre.

We aim to provide safe and fun family entertainment.

We have a range of interactive games and activities such as a Three tier soft play frame, Laser arena , Rope-a-phobia, Climbing coconut trees, Go Karts, Sega games, Go Trampoline and much more.

Please visit Go Kids Go where family fun never stops!

ODEON Cinema

https://www.odeon.co.uk/cinemas/leicester/

0333 006 7777

Your ODEON Leicester is situated approximately half a mile from the city centre within Freemans Park, with 12 screens of exciting edge-of-your-seat entertainment.

We have 12 screens of film magic showing stunning RealD 3D and iSense.

Treat yourself with our recliner seats and enjoy the cafe culture at Costa coffee.

We have one of the widest choice of experiences, we’re known for showing blockbuster films, we also host screenings of the world’s best live events. Dance, theatre, music, live sports, gaming and cultural events.

Ape Index Climbing Sports Centre

http://apeindex.rocks/

07305 813523

Ape Index is an all-action gym for aspiring climbers, ninjas, obstacle racers, stuntmen and women, calisthenics, parkour, aerial, dance or any other discipline you can think of where you must move your body around.

We primarily offer Bouldering*, Ninja Warrior and Obstacle Racing yet have mats, bars and boxes for training many other disciplines. We have something for everyone from toddlers up.

*Bouldering is rock climbing above a crash mat on short routes without the need for harnesses, helmets and ropes.

Hollywood Bowl

https://www.hollywoodbowl.co.uk/leicester

0844 826 1463

At Hollywood Bowl we have a passion for bringing families and friends together for affordable fun and healthy competition, giving everyone who visits our centres that feel-good factor.

A visit here isn’t just about the brilliant bowling… it’s about enjoying good times together, and that’s why we’re proud to offer so much great entertainment under one roof – including great food, drink, amusements and pool.

All our bowling centres are equipped with at least 14 lanes, a licensed bar, Hollywood Diner and an amusements zone cram-jammed with the latest games.

360 Play

https://360play.co.uk/360-play-leicester/

01162 894731

Welcome to 360 The place to go – whatever the weather. Active, imaginary and creative indoor and outdoor play in a fantastic, safe environment.

All the facilities are included in your entrance price with nothing extra to pay.

Main play frame, 360 Street, Toddler Zone for under 4’s, Outdoor Play, Musical carousel, Dodgems and messy play, plus a café and seating area for parents/guardians.

Come and join in the fun with your children; you may have as much fun as they do!

Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum

https://www.stonehurstfarm.co.uk/

01509 413216

Stonehurst is a real working family farm, come and meet our cows, sheep and pigs and their farmyard friends. Hold baby animals, feed the cows and sheep, collect the eggs, enjoy a tractor and trailer ride, children’s pony rides, play and learn, for all ages. And always a warm welcome from the Duffin family and the Stonehurst Team.

Visit Stonehurst Motor Museum, housing a fascinating collection of classic cars and motorbikes.

Enjoy the excellent home-cooked food in the teashop. Emily bakes delicious fresh cakes and scones daily.

Stoneywell Stately Homes & Gardens

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stoneywell?campid=Affiliates_Midlands_Winter2019_DOWTK_Stoneywell

01530 248 040

The home of a family who lived and loved the Arts and Crafts.

Zigzagging from its rocky outcrop, Stoneywell is the realisation of one man’s Arts and Crafts vision within a family home.

Original furniture and family treasures fill the cottage’s quirky rooms and, outside, every turn conjures childhood memories of holiday excitement – one way to the fort, another to the woods beyond.

Tropical Birdland

http://tropicalbirdland.com/

0145582 4603

Nestled on the northern outskirts of Desford village in Leicestershire, Tropical Birdland is a 6.5-acre sanctuary for Parrots and exotic birds.

Housing over 250 feathery residents, every square inch has been devoted to giving a home to some of the most alluring and captivating species from around the world.

Archery Legends Experience

http://archerylegends.co.uk/

01509 278 078

Archery Legends is a one-of-a-kind, arrow shooting, bow twanging, indoor archery centre for everyone who would like to try shooting a bow and arrow.

Can you learn the skills, discipline and focus needed to hit the gold? Can you hit our swinging targets? Join Mark and Huw and they’ll help you find out if you have what it takes to become the next Archery Legend.

Designed for individuals, groups, birthday parties, team building!

Great Central Railway

https://www.gcrailway.co.uk/

01509 632323

The Great Central Railway is the UK’s only double track, main line heritage railway. It’s the only place in the world where full size steam engines can be seen passing each other – just as it was when steam ruled the rails.

Trains run every weekend of the year, bank holidays and selected weekdays through the summer. In addition, First Class Restaurant Car Services provide five course meals whilst travelling between Loughborough and Leicester.

Wistow Maze

https://www.wistow.com/wistow-maze/plan-your-visit/

07884 403889

Enjoy a fun day out exploring one of the country’s largest maize mazes, set in 8 acres of living maize and sunflower crop. It’s great exercise for mind and body! Follow the fun Quiz Trail and see if you can find all 12 quiz boards hidden amongst the 3 miles of paths, with high level bridges and viewing towers giving stunning panoramic views.

You can come in and out of the giant maze as many times as you like during the day. Maybe stopping for lunch or playing in the Activity Funyard before re-entering and completing the Quiz Trail.

Stretton Circuit

https://strettoncircuit.co.uk/

0116 259 2900

Home of Leicester Go Karting – We’re a family owned circuit run by racers, for racers!

Based in the Leicester, we’re at the heart of the Midland’s go karting scene. With a wide range of events will suit your every need, we welcome drivers of all levels to challenge themselves on our 950m floodlit outdoor karting circuit.

Stretton has a reputation as a ‘racers circuit’, and outdoor karting offers a thrill like no other. The feeling of wind, weather and tarmac as you race around the track cannot be matched, providing a real sense of speed and an authentic motorsport experience.

The Climbing Station

https://theclimbingstation.com/

01509 217 636

The Climbing Station is a bouldering centre in Loughborough run for climbers, by climbers. We know what makes a great indoor-climbing experience and we put 100% into making sure that you’ll have an amazing day. We have over 800sqm of bouldering surface, covering almost every angle that you can possibly think of. We have a top rope wall that can be used by both kids and adults to learn the basics of roped climbing. In addition, we have a range of training facilities to help you get even stronger.

Laser Quest Loughborough

https://www.lqloughborough.co.uk/

01509 363070

Experience the thrill and adrenaline of the ultimate laser adventure in Loughborough!

Put on your pack and step into the future! Its time to battle for supremacy with your fellow humans!

This interstellar experience usually lasts up to 20 mins, taking you through a journey of sounds, lights and smoke. There can only be one winner in this real-life video game.

Cineworld Loughborough

https://www.cineworld.co.uk/#/

0330 333 4444

Cineworld Cinemas are now back open!

If you fancy trying our special formats – like IMAX, 4DX, ScreenX, Superscreen or VIP come along!

Cineworld’s award-winning cinemas are the perfect venues to host your event.

High-profile conferences, exhibitions to private film screening parties and big screen gaming, your guests will enjoy comfortable seating and faultless sightlines with state-of-the-art screens and sound.

Jump Giants Loughborough

https://www.jumpgiants.com/locations/loughborough

08444 141141

In 2015, F1K was proud to launch Jump Giants at Thurrock, one of the first indoor trampoline parks in the UK. It offers over 50,000 square feet of interconnected trampolines with state-of-the-art equipment, including the world’s first 8 lane entry foam zone, dodgeball court, slam dunk lanes, ‘free’ jump area, fitness programs, party rooms and a café.

YOU CAN KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR KIDS FROM ONE OF OUR SPECTATOR AREAS AT NO COST. RELAX WITH A CUP OF COFFEE AND PEACE OF MIND!

Witham Villa Riding Centre

https://www.withamvilla.co.uk/

01455 282694

Our Premier Equestrian Centre is situated in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside but close to all main road networks and has provided excellent horse-riding lessons and services to all our customers since 1992 and we endeavour to improve continuously.

As a busy riding school, we teach progressive horse-riding lessons to all our clients.

We are a Pony Club Centre, enabling non horse or pony owning riders to become part of this national organisation and work to improve their skills.

Paradise Found Educational Centre

http://paradisefoundfarmpark.co.uk/

07747 845668

We integrate the animal experience with hands on play time for children, with an onsite café inside the barn offering an array of refreshments to eat inside or alfresco making it a great day out for families.

Another important part of what we do is to encourage young people to learn about various areas of the farm park life such as animal care, agricultural conservation, leisure management, hospitality and catering.

We also host pre-booked children’s birthday parties and promote many special offers as well as enjoy Christmas with Santa and his reindeers!

National Forest Adventure Farm

www.adventurefarm.co.uk

01283 533933

Here at the National Forest Adventure Farm, we’d love you to join us for a day of exciting indoor fun, outdoor adventure and farm animals!

Come along to one of our many events running throughout the year including the Easter Eggstravaganza, Summer Maize Maze, Halloween Spooktacular and Christmas North Pole Adventure.

The 1620’s House and Garden

https://www.doningtonleheath.org.uk/

01455 290429

Immerse yourself in our early 17th century experience and take a walk back in time in the wonderful, fully furnished house owned by a family who are living in the shadow of the Gunpowder Plot.

Once you have visited the house you are welcome to stay up to an hour in the gardens and tearoom, which can accommodate more people and will allow you to maintain social distance from other customers.

We also host events such as historical guided tours, educational talks, crafts, concerts, theatre and much more!

Twinlakes

www.twinlakespark.co.uk

01664 567777

TWINLAKES PARK the All Action! ALL ADVENTURE!

No.1 East Midland’s Theme Park with endless adventures of family fun providing great days out, where the fun never stops!

We have awesome themed action zones with loads of exciting rides, such as Excalibur Zone, Buccaneers Zone, Action USA Zone, Canada Quays Zones, Labyrinth Venture Zone!

Check out our Water Park, Red Rooster Zoo Farm and Birds of Prey Centre!

We also host parties and events, and we are well known for our Halloween XTREME SCREAM PARK!

Ninja Warrior Leicester

https://ninjawarrioruk.co.uk/leicester/

0800 862 0909

Our Ninja Warrior UK Adventure Park is a supervised activity and fitness venue inspired by ITV’s hit programme Ninja Warrior UK! You can climb, balance, jump and swing across different obstacles using and developing your Ninja skills, plus we also have the famous Warped Wall for every aspiring Ninja to conquer.

A great place for supervised family activities and for keeping fit, we welcome you on your Ninja journey.

Armourgeddon Military Collection

https://militarymuseum.uk/

Come and look at our growing collection of historic tanks and military vehicles including a 1940’s M4 105 Sherman Tank, it’s all here on display!

Visit our wide range of exhibits including tanks, military vehicles, guns, cannons and militaria from WWI, WWII and the Cold War.

We have exhibits to see both indoors and out!

See tanks driving at weekends and selected Wednesdays

Manor Farm Animal Centre & Donkey Sanctuary

https://www.manorfarm.info/

01509 852525

Manor Farm Park & Woodlands offers a full day of fun for children and grown-ups alike.

Introduce your children to their favourite animals, then let their imaginations run wild in the woodlands, maize maze (usually available July to October) and play areas. With hot and cold food available at great prices, picnic benches for packed lunches and pathways suitable for pushchair access, Manor Farm Park & Woodlands is the perfect destination for young families.

Midlands Roller Arena

https://www.midlandsrollerarena.com/

01455 209225

Want to burn off some energy after school or just have some fun time skating at the weekend with the family?

We have three, 2-hour skate sessions daily, skates for hire (or bring your own!) and a great ‘Skate and Eat’ offer, so bring the kids, yourselves and all your friends and have a fab time!

​Check out our newly refurbished cafe, “The Moose shack”, come and enjoy a cuppa, some homemade cake or a lunchtime snack. Keep the kids happy with our Skate and Eat offer, which includes a skate session and food!

Phoenix Theatre

www.phoenix.org.uk

0116 242 2800

Phoenix is Leicester’s centre for independent cinema, art and digital culture. We are a charity.

In our two modern cinema screens we show everything from micro-budget independent films to the latest Hollywood blockbusters, and we regularly organise festivals and events.

Our regularly changing art programme presents work by local and international artists, and our education work helps people of all ages to learn about, and create their own, film and art.

At Phoenix, we believe film and art have the power to enhance our lives. Watching a movie or visiting a gallery can entertain and inspire us, offering new perspectives on our lives and those of others.

The Little Theatre

www.thelittletheatre.co.uk

0116 255 1302

The Little Theatre is a predominantly voluntary run organization that has established itself as home of the Leicester Drama Society (LDS), having run for nearly a hundred years in the heart of Leicester’s city centre. Proudly boasting patrons such as Sir Anthony Hopkins, Richard Cadell and Sooty and Gervase Phinn – and with the former Honorary Life President being the Late Lord Richard Attenborough (who started his acting career at The Little Theatre) – the society produces twelve main house shows each year, and a consistently popular pantomime, performed in the 350-seat auditorium to an annual average 25,000 plus audience members.