Come for Coffee - It's for MacMillan Macmillan Coffee Morning at Melton Mowbray Library. Delicious homemade treats to eat in or take away! Friday 6th October 10am onwards
It’s time for the annual East Midlands Food Festival! The Food Festival has been going for 19 years and is a showcase of food from across the East Midlands and beyond. With around 200 stalls from the East Midlands and beyond, a Food Theatre with professional chefs, a Kids Food Zone and street food dishes from around the world, the festival is a wonderful day out for the whole family. 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 [...]
This year we're celebrating our version of the famous Oktoberfest with a selection of specially themed moments: Round Corner Brewing & brewery friend's beer Bratwurst and pork dishes by Feast And The Furious Variety of Pretzels by Tied Up In Notts at Feast And The Furious Live Oompah Band from 3pm Tickets are free and help us plan numbers for food and beer, so register for them and come down to enjoy our specially themed day!
Join the Friends of Melton Carnegie Museum the third Tuesday of the month at 2.30pm for an exciting series of historical talks by Jed Jaggard. Attending the talks is free for members, membership is just £10 per year. If you would like to attend a talk without joining up, the cost is £3. Everyone is welcome! For more information about joining the Friends of Melton Carnegie and their talks contact us or pop into the museum for further information. 17th October - Preparing for apocalypse - Britain and the Cold War 21st November - Donald Campbell and the Final record attempt
Belvoir Castle’s Past Unearthed: The Tale of the 3 Witches The Witches of Belvoir were a family of women who used witchcraft to murder the young heirs to Belvoir Castle and curse the Duke’s bloodline. The witches were caught and sentenced to be hanged, but managed to escape and have been in hiding ever since. Now they have returned to Belvoir to continue their murderous spree and wreak havoc on the castle and surrounding woodland. Do you have what it takes to venture deep into the woods at night and face your darkest fears in The Witch Hunt? Do you have [...]
Food, fireworks, fancy dress competition and more! Entry is £5 per person, under 14s get in for free with an accompanying adult. Bonfire will be lit at 6:30pm, fireworks at 7pm, registration for the fancy dress competition at 7:30pm with winners announced at 7:45pm. Prizes to be won! Much more to see so come on down!
Potfest in the Pens returns to Melton Mowbray! Operating under the same ethos as our Cumbrian Pens events, we’re bringing together 100 ceramics artists for a three-day artisan market in Melton Mowbray’s agricultural market. See the work of the well-established alongside the up-and-coming, in an exciting mix of the sophisticated and the raw power of the next generation, combined in a bustling arts market marketplace. No art hype, no gallery glitz, just potters and public mixing in a down-to-earth setting. Held under cover to save us from the weather. 3pm – 7pm (Fri) & 9am – 4pm (Sat & Sun) Adults [...]
Brandon Allen Allen has been prolific as a composer and arranger, writing for his own groups as well as other musical ensembles and artistes for the past 25 years. He has composed and orchestrated music for big band, strings, large orchestras and for many other diverse musical settings and genres. He composes music for Film, TV and other media platforms, and his distinctive saxophone sound has been featured on film soundtracks including ‘Alfie’ (2004) and 'The Look of Love' (2013). “Brandon Allen is arguably the most exciting tenor player in Britain today. His playing is unashamedly emotional, soaked in the blues [...]