It’s a Knockout is returning to Melton’s town parks on Sunday 3rd September from 10am - 5pm. Want to take part? Sponsor one of the games? Contact the Melton Mowbray Lions Club to sign up! For more information or to enter your team contact: email@example.com or call 0345 833 2837
Join local historian Arthur Payne for his very popular and entertaining illustrated talk looking at photo's of Melton taken up to 150 years ago compared to Melton today. St John’s Catholic Church, Thorpe End Doors open 07:00pm, talk starts at 07:30pm. Admittance : £4 per person payable on the door Refreshments will be available for an extra charge.
HistoryFare Tours are designed to take you on a walk through history to discover the wonderful heritage of our historic market town of Melton Mowbray. Melton Mowbray can be traced back hundreds of years. Archaeological remains from the Bronze Age (c.600BC), Roman (43-409AD), Anglo Saxon (500-650AD), and Viking/Danelaw (800-900AD) periods have all been found in the town and surrounding area. However, the first documented evidence of Melton was in the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as “Medeltun”. Medeltun or “Middletown” comes from it being a central township with a mother Church (St Mary’s) surrounded by 5 hamlets: Burton [...]
Round Corner Brewing’s Rare Foods Festival is back for a fifth year and is ready to celebrate unique food, drink and friends on Saturday 9th September 2023, 2pm-10pm. Hosted alongside the largest gathering of traditional and native rare breeds at Melton Mowbray Market, the 5th running of our magnificent Rare Foods Festival promises: - A morning of ambling amongst 1000s of the most unique cattle, sheep, pigs and fur n feathered animals imaginable, plus opportunities to quiz their passionate owners. - Amazing rare foods from some of our favourite street food vendors and food makers. - Beers from Round Corner Brewing and a couple of invited [...]
Over 50 beers, Ciders and Spirits joined by live music, Street food and on site with our amazing Round Corner Brewery and Fur and Further cocktail bar, tickets just £5 - Don't miss out! www.stkyard.co.uk Stockyard Melton Mowbray can be easily accessed from a direct train link from Oakham station and Leicester station.
40s weekend Melton Mowbray & St Mary's Church present Last Night of the Proms Albert Hall comes to St Mary’s Church on Sat 16th Sept with Melton’s first Last Night of the Proms event. Enjoy music by Soprano Lily Taylor-Ward, the acclaimed Cranwell Military Wives Choir, as well as the Ibstock Brick Band and Brownlow Primary School’s children’s choir. Tickets - £12.50 per adult, under 12s £8.00 For tickets & info: firstname.lastname@example.org Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start. Tickets can also be bought from The Grapes, 19 Market Place, Melton Mowbray and Mary’s Place in the town centre at £12 [...]
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. 19th September - The National Serviceman at Home and Abroad 1948-1962 17th October - Preparing for apocalypse - Britain and the Cold War 21st November - Donald Campbell and [...]
Tara Minton and Ed Babar perform their critically acclaimed album "Two For The Road" showcasing the harp as you've never heard it before. Jazz harpist and vocalist Tara Minton and double bassist Ed Babar present their critically acclaimed album "Two For The Road." With music by Dorothy Ashby, Thelonious Monk, Johnny Mandel, Fred Coots, Henry Mancini, Dave Holland, John Taylor, The Beatles - there is something for everybody! Reviewed in All About Jazz as "a captivating album which is both singularly creative and quite accessible" Tara and Ed's musical partnership is joyfully explored through standards of the Great American Songbook and [...]
SOUL TRAIN will again soon steam into Melton Mowbray and on board will be a fine feast of soulful gems. Harking back to the wonderful days when the dance floor was king, performers deliver a fun presentation of 60s and 70s soul classics. From early soul days of Tamla Motown, Stax and Atlantic records through to disco and beyond as the show brings on the good times. Featured in a fun feel good production are classic hit songs by - Stevie Wonder, Isley Brothers, Supremes, Gladys Knight, O'Jays, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Ike & Tina Turner, Donna Summer, Candi Staton, Whitney [...]