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The Great Big Green Week – 23 September – 2 October 2022

The great Big Green week is the UK's biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature. Help us make the 23 September - 2 October 2022 the greatest, biggest, greenest week the UK has ever seen by joining in. There are a number of events taking place over the week at different locations across Melton.  Book onto ticketed events now at alittlelesswaste.tillex.co.uk All events can be found on the Melton Transition website!  

Rutland Open Studios Art Trail – Hope Centre Melton Mowbray

Hope Centre Nottingham Street, Melton Mowbray

The Rutland Open Studios Art Trail will take place again in September this year. This is the 15th year that artists from Rutland and neighbouring counties have opened the doors of their studios and exhibition spaces to the public, to give an insight into the creative processes involved in making art. When planning your Open Studios visits, please check the brochure for opening times of individual artists as they do vary.  The two artists from Bottesford and are exhibiting at the Hope Centre this weekend as part of the Rutland open studios art trail. The 2022 Art Trail brochure is now [...]

Melton Vintage & Classic Car Meet

Melton Town Centre Town Centre, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

From 5.00pm onwards until dusk come and join the assembled vehicles parked in the centre of Melton Mowbray - Market Place and Nottingham Street Refreshments available in several locations. This event runs on the last Friday of each month through to and including September.


East Midlands Food Festival Melton Mowbray

Stockyard Melton Mowbray Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray

East Midlands Food Festival Melton Mowbray 1-2 October 2022    10am – 4pm The East Midland Food Festival has been going for 19 years and is a showcase of food from across the East Midlands and beyond. Famed for its artisan producers of cheese, pies, charcuterie, chocolate and all sorts of goodies, the festival is one of the largest UK regional food festivals.  A number of them offer tasters to tempt you to buy.  The festival also boasts and array of drink producers from cider and beer to the strong spirits such as artisan gin and whisky. All of these stands [...]


CWGC Tours – Melton Mowbray Thorpe Road Cemetery

Thorpe Road Cemetery Thorpe Road, Melton Mowbray

Join us for a tour of Melton Mowbray Thorpe Road Cemetery and discover more about the CWGC and those we commemorate. About this event Join us in a celebration of the remarkable everyday men and women who faced extraordinary times during the world wars and gave their lives for their communities. MEETING POINT: Chapel in the centre of the cemetery. The cemetery was opened in 1893. It contains 31 War graves, and each grave has a story to tell. Parking is available anywhere on the road in the cemetery. There are no facilities or toilets available on-site. Please dress appropriately for [...]

Melton Mowbray Town Estate Halloween Bonfire & Firework Display

Play Close Park Park Lane, Melton Mowbray

The bonfire will be lit at 6:30pm and a spectacular firework display is to follow! A fancy dress competition for under 16s will be underway so make sure you dress up! Prizes up for grabs! Much more to see so come on down! £5 per person (cash only), under 16s free with a paying adult.


Burrough Jazz proudly presents…The Andrew McCormack Trio

St Mary's Church - Burrough on the Hill Main Street, Burrough on the Hill, Leicestershire

Piano virtuoso Andrew McCormack and his trio deliver wide ranging contemporary piano jazz with world-class exuberant interplay. British pianist/composer Andrew McCormack has built a diverse international career with many appearances at major festivals and concert halls all over the globe and has managed to consistently demonstrate a compelling setting for his musical ideas, a platform for virtuosic improvisation and a constant revivifying and adaptive embodiment of the jazz tradition. The pianist has teamed up with fast rising bassist, Joe Downard and supreme US drummer, Rod Youngs to complete a super trio that delivers wide-ranging contemporary piano trio jazz in the vein [...]


Belvoir Big Band and the Dream Belles @ Melton Theatre

Melton Theatre Asfordby Rd, Melton Mowbray

Belvoir Big Band are back with the Dream Belles for a wonderful evening of music and song. In aid of McMillan cancer support. Tickets available from the box office, online or call 01664 851111

Firework Extravaganza @ Twinlakes Park


Our renowned Firework Night is back for 2022! Join us on Saturday 5th November from 10am for: Enjoy a full day at Twinlakes - Marvel at our extended firework display! Experience the thrill of our rides in the dark - Live entertainment - Great food - The best atmosphere around! This is a sell-out event so book early to avoid disappointment! Tickets include a full day at Twinlakes Park and the spectacular firework display in the evening. Save 15% on all pre-booked day tickets now! Annual Pass holders only £5 entry!!

UK ChocFest Melton Mowbray

Stockyard Melton Mowbray Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray

UK ChocFest Melton Mowbray 2022 One of the largest UK chocolate festivals.  Enjoy all things chocolate even choc pizza, beer and kebabs…chocolate pancakes, ice cream, cakes, donuts, marshmallows, hot chocolate, biscuits, pastries, liqueurs, brownies, tarts, puddings. Plus a spirits hall, talks, tastings & workshops to make your own chocolates. Tickets  £5 on the gate and also in advance from Eventbrite. Children 16 and under go free but must be accompanied by an adult. Click here to buy tickets (Eventbrite) Wheelchair friendly site (no steps/stairs) Disabled parking next to event entrance (Gate 4 Scalford Road) Sorry No Dogs allowed (except service dogs) [...]

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