Things to do with kids in Leicestershire & Rutland

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Swimming lessons with Everyone Active

12th April-31st December 2021

Venue: Your local leisure centre

Award-winning swimming lessons at your local Everyone Active leisure centre, for children aged from just 4 months old. Available at Harborough Leisure Centre (Market Harborough), Lutterworth Sports Centre,...

Outdoor Events

FREE! University of Leicester Botanic Garden

4th May-1st October 2021

Address: Glebe Road, Leicester

Enjoy sixteen acres of the outside space of the beautiful Botanic Garden. Please note the toilets and glasshouses will not be open.

Theatre & Cinema

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

17th May-30th August 2021

Venue: All Saints' Church, Highcross Street

Thanks to cutting edge virtual projection you will become a part of the spectacular, incomparable universe of Vincent Van Gogh. The experience will let you discover the life of the artist in a new way:...

Photography Competition

29th May-31st July 2021

Venue: High Peak Junction Visitor Centre

Address: High Peak Junction Visitor Centre, Lea Bridge, Cromford, Derbyshire, DE4 5AA (Signposted from A6 at Cromford)

Open to all non-professional photographers. Categories: Heritage & Wildlife of the High Peak Trail and of the Cromford Canal. Adult & Junior Categories. Entries will be displayed at High Peak Junction...

Indoor Activities

Wild World Heroes - Summer Reading Challenge 2021

26th June-31st August 2021

Venue: Leicester libraries and online

Borrow books from Leicester libraries or online to win rewards. Free fun activities at your local library and a zine competition to win books for you or your school. Adults you can join in too for a chance...

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