Things to do in Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Staffordshire this October

News at Newton Fallowell | 05/10/2017

Here are just a few of the exciting events that are happening in the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire area this month.


Melton Mowbray Food Festival
7 to Sun 8 October

Held in the heart of Melton Mowbray at The Cattle Market, a wonderfully traditional market town set in the rolling Leicestershire landscape, which is proud to be known as the Rural Capital of Food and Drink...



Diwali Lights Switch On Sunday 8 October

Diwali celebrations in Leicester are famously some of the biggest and best outside of India. The festivities are loudest along Belgrave Road, in the heart of the city's Asian community, where the two main events...



ASTRONAUT VISIT - Al Wooden at National Space Centre
7 October

The National Space Centre, in collaboration with World Space Week, is delighted to welcome former Apollo astronaut, Col. Alfred Merrill Worden to the Centre for a day of inspiration, fascinating insights...



Halloween Spook-tacular
20 - 29 October

Hair raising fun at the Farm! Pick your own pumpkin from our patch for FREE*! Take part in Scare School, Broomstick Training and explore the Haunted House and much, much more...



Derby Folk Festival
6 - 8 October

Following the fantastic success of the 2016 festival, Derby Folk Festival returns to take over the city once again in 2017 with another exciting list of performers. This will be the 11th year that we’ve...


Source: Visit Leicestershire, Visit Derbyshire & Enjoy Staffordshire

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