What's On This August In Leicester 2019

Below are details of what's on this August in and around Leicester.



The Greatest Showman – Outdoor Cinema
4 August 2019

There will be traditional cinema food and drink so expect to see popcorn, hot dogs, sweet stall and much more on sale so you can enjoy the movie in style! There will also be children’s activities including a bouncy castle and face painting.



Leicester Fake Festival
10 August 2019

This year we bring SIX of our top pro-level ‘Fake Bands’, for a jaw-dropping line-up that will have you all singing and dancing until late evening. Come join us inside our famous giant marquee, this will be a local party you just cannot miss.



City Festival
19 – 25 August 2019

The 2019 City Festival takes place over seven fun-packed days in August and this year’s theme is ‘Out of this World’, celebrating all things outer space. Celebrate all that’s great about Leicester in the heart of the city!



The Short Cinema
20 – 24 August 2019

The Short Cinema is an annual short film festival held at Phoenix, Leicester showcasing established and emerging talent from across the world with a strong focus on Midlands makers.

Offering an exciting mix of films irrespective of genre, style or budget, The Short Cinema provides local writers, producers and directors with the opportunity to exhibit their work on the big screen to a discerning audience of film-lovers.



Leicester Pride
31 August 2019

The event is free to attend and celebrates equality and diversity in the community. Leicester Pride is a family event with entertainment and attractions suitable for all ages. Pride is attended by more than 10,000 people each year with more than 2,000 taking part in the parade through the city.