Upcoming Events

"A FESTIVAL OF BRASS"NightMovies 3
Featuring Ratby Co-operative Senior Band!

Saturday 22nd September 2018 
7:30pm
Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town

Admissions Free! Donations Welcome

The Ratby Co-operative Senior Band are proud to present "A Festival of Brass"! Showcasing the world of Brass Band music; the concert concert will feature quality soloists and band will bring a multitude of entertaining music, showcasing the fantastic orginisations premier World Class band!

BOND TO BOWIE: SONGS OF STAGE & SCREEN
Featuring Juliet Kelly

Friday 5th October 2018
7.30pm
Thorpe Astley Community Centre, off Lakin Drive

Tickets £7.50

Vocalist Juliet Kelly is one of UK jazz's hidden treasures. Gifted with a beautiful, expressive voice, she is also a talented, highly original and critically-acclaimed songwriter, who draws on a diverse set of influences and has performed with the likes of Courtney Pine (BBC Four Jazz Britannia), Seb Rochford and Talvin Singh. Here Juliet shines a spotlight on her favourite songs from stage and screen, bringing her vivacious performance style, delightful, distinctive vocals, warm personality and jazzy flavour to popular favourites and lesser-known gems from classic movies, musicals and TV shows. Net proceeds to be donated to the Town's Mayor chosen charity - Woodside Animal Centre, RSPCA Leicestershire Branch.

 

DIWALI CELEBRATIONDiwali 1

Friday 26th October 2018,
7:30pm
Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town

Tickets: £6.00

Braunstone Town Mayor invites all residents to attend the annual Diwali Celebrationso come along and join us for a lovely meal and entertainment. The evening includes a hot meal, music and raffle. Net proceeds to be donated to the Town's Mayor chosen charity - Woodside Animal Centre, RSPCA Leicestershire Branch.

 

HALLOWEEN FAMILY DISCOHaloween16 4

Saturday 27th October 2018
5.00pm - 7.00pm
Thorpe Astley Community Centre, off Lakin Drive

Tickets: £2.00 Adults and Children

Come along for a spooky Halloween Family Disco. Children's Halloween Disco with games and activities themed around Halloween during the evening. Refreshments available. Net proceeds to be donated to the 82nd Scouts group, Leicester.

"RAF 100"RAF 100
Featuring The Hathern Band!

Saturday 27th October 2018
7.00pm
Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town 

Tickets: £6.50

The Creation of the Royal Air Force was based upon a report prepared by General Jan Smuts. Parliament agreed the airforce act and Royal Assent granted by King George V on the 29th of November, 1917. Thus on the 1st of April 1918, the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service became the Royal Air Force. Creating not only the worlds first independant air force, But the oldest too. 
A mixed programme will reflect the anniversary with themes from the Silver Screen, TV, Classical and Popular Music.
All to be performed by the superb Hathern Band. A special guest appearance will be by Elaine Pantling will also acknowledge the 100th anniversary of Women's Sufferage.

 

THE WINDOW 
Featuring Paul Nolan

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Saturday 3rd November 2018
7.30pm
Thorpe Astley Community Centre, off Lakin Drive

Tickets: £7.50

In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of WWI, the Town Mayor is inviting you to attend a heart touching play about World War 1. If you have watched the TV series 'Who Do You Think You Are?' and felt frustrated when the celebrity discovers a fascinating ancestor whose story is cut short to fit the programme, you'll enjoy this in-depth, moving new play about a forgotten relative. This poignant play describes both the horrors of the battlefield and the struggles on the home front through the voices of James and his sister and will be portrayed by two actors, two generations apart in age. Net proceeds to be donated to the Town's Mayor chosen charity - Woodside Animal Centre, RSPCA Leicestershire Branch.

 

"SPARKLING CHRISTMAS" Flower Demonstration

Friday 16th November 2018, flower demonstration
7:30pm
Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town

Tickets £9.00

Jane Fox from Rugby will be demonstrating flower arrangements suitable for your home at Christmas, hopefully inspiring you to have a go. Come along and be amazed at the fantastic displays created before your very eyes! There will be a raffle of the fantastic displays created, tombola and refreshments available. Net proceeds from the event will be donated to Kingsway Flower Club.

 

CHRISTMAS GIFTS & CRAFT FAIR

Saturday 24th November 2018Christmas Craft Fair 2017 4
11.00am - 3.00pm
Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town

The very popular Christmas Gifts and Crafts Fair will again be held at the Civic Centre including two rooms of stalls with a wide variety of gifts and crafts to start your Christmas shopping. There will also be the tea room and refreshments. Net proceeds from the event will be donated to the Town's Mayor chosen charity - Woodside Animal Centre, RSPCA Leicestershire Branch.

If you are interested in hiring a table please download an application form here, collect in person from the Civic Centre, or alternatively request one by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

CHRISTMAS QUIZ & GAMES NIGHT
"Cars, buses, planes & trains"

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Friday 30th November 2018
7.30pm 
Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town

Tickets £5.00

A transport themed evening of quiz and games. Places to go and things to see. A night to escape the build up to Christmas and perhaps to reminisce those holidays that have gone before and all to support your local Community Minibus group. Feel free to bring your own nibbles if you wish. Come and enjoy an evening of FUN and we'll also have a few jokes to entertain you. Net proceeds to be donated to Braunstone Town Community Minibus.

 

HARVEST COMMUNITY CHURCH BRASS BAND CAROL SERVICE carol service

Sunday 9th December 2018
6.30pm - 9.00pm
Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Brausntone Town

Tickets FREE

Harvest Church are pleased to bring you their annual Carol Service with Traditional Carols and music by the Odd Fellows Brass Band. Light refreshments will be provided during the event.

 

FASHION SHOWfashion show

Friday 15th March 2019
7.00pm
Thorpe Astley Community Centre, off Lakin Drive

Tickets £5.00

If you enjoy clothes and want to grab a bargain then come along to our Sale & Fashion Show. This fun evening includes a fashion show and a chance for you to get some real bargains from the major high street stores. There will be clothes for the Young & Trendy and the Mature & Elegant, with sizes 6-30. Net proceeds to be donated to the Town's Mayor chosen charity - Woodside Animal Centre, RSPCA Leicestershire Branch.

 

COMMUNITY QUIZ NIGHT community quiz

Friday 5th April 2019
7.30pm
Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town

Tickets £7.00 includes light refreshments

Come along and join us for the very popular quiz in the community. A friendly evening out, come and share a table with your family and make new friends, enjoy the questions, share your thoughts and enjoy good company and light refreshments. There will also be a Tombola run during the evening. Net proceeds to be donated to St Crispin's Church.

 

DISNEY CONCERT BY BRASS BAND Disney in Concert Tennessee
Featuring Ratby Co-operative Junior Band

Saturday 6th April 2019
7.00pm
Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town

Tickets: £8.00 Adults, £5.00 Concessions, Under 16 FREE

An evening of entertaining music from the worls of Disney. A selection of family favourities for everyone to enjoy. Net proceeds to be donated to the Ratby Co-operative Junior Band

 

SPRING CRAFT FAIRspring craft fair

Saturday 18th May 2019
11.00am - 2.00pm
Thorpe Astley Community Centre, off Lakin Drive

Following on from last year's successful Spring Craft Fair, we are organising another one. Come along and enjoy a wide variety of crafts and gifts from many our local crafters. Net proceeds to be donated to the Town's Mayor chosen charity - Woodside Animal Centre, RSPCA Leicestershire Branch.

 

 

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Braunstone Civic Centre
Kingsway,
Braunstone Town,
Leicester, LE3 2PP
Tel: 0116-2890045
Fax: 0116 2824785
 
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Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
Tel: 0116-2890045. 
   
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Off Lakin Drive, Thorpe Astley, 
Leicester, LE3 3RU. 
Tel: 0116-2890704

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