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Belgrave Hall Events

Belgrave Hall and Gardens Events


Belgrave Hall hosts a lively range of seasonal events and activities including garden open days and tours, family-friendly fun days, creative workshops and courses as well as the ever popular Good Food Fair in September.

Please see below event listings or download our 2014 events brochure at the bottom of this page.

For further details, or to book any of the events, please call 0116 220 8181 or email museums@leicester.gov.uk  

 


2014 Events

Open garden days: April – September 2014
Every Wednesday and the first full weekend of the month
11am – 4.30pm
Belgrave Hall Gardens

The beautiful historic walled gardens of Belgrave Hall are open free of charge to the public every Wednesday and the first full weekend of the month from April to
the end of September.

Visitors are invited to stroll around the rock, water, woodland and formal gardens to discover the unusual plants and shrubs that grow here. The gardens change with the seasons, so every month there will be something new to enjoy including colourful flower beds, fragrant Edwardian roses and ancient mulberry trees.

Games like croquet are provided and visitors are encouraged to bring picnics,
sketch pads or just a book to read!

School and community groups are particularly welcome to attend open garden days. For more information contact Belgrave Hall on 0116 229 8181.

   

Heritage Open Days: Glimpses of Belgrave
Friday 12 and Sunday 14 September
Belgrave Hall & Gardens

Find out more about the Belgrave area by taking a guided tour or come along to an illustrated talk that will give you a fascinating insight into this historic part of Leicester.

Belgrave Hall and Gardens will be open on both days between 11am – 4.30pm. WEA Talk: Glimpses of Belgrave 1pm – 2pm. Free event, to book your place on the WEA talk contact Visit Leicester on 0116 299 4444.

For more information and booking details visit: www.heritageopendays.org.uk

 

WEA Course: Leicester and World War I
Wednesday 17 September
1.30pm – 4.30pm
Belgrave Hall & Gardens

A talk looking at Leicester during the Great War exploring a range of themes including Belgian refugees, conscientious objectors and war work in the Belgrave area. Free event, to book call 0116 251 9740 or email amiles@wea.org.uk

 

The Belgrave Hall Good Food Fair
Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 September
11am – 4pm
Belgrave Hall & Gardens

Join us for the 9th year of this popular food fair. Part of British Food Fortnight, the event offers organic food, drinks, preserves, bakery and a range of tasty treats. Enjoy eating on-site or take home. Meet some of our local producers and take part in our talks. Adults £2.50

Event Stallholders: 
Applications are open for stallholdres at this years Belgrave Hall Good Food Fair. If you are interested in hosting a stall at the event, please contact Belgrave Hall on 0116 229 8181 / belgravehallgoodfoodfair@leicester.gov.uk  or download the stallholder information and application form.

 

Belgrave Mela: A 30 year history
Saturday 29 November
10.30am - 4pm
Belgrave Hall & Gardens

Since 1982 Leicester Belgrave Mela has been a community focused celebration of South Asian Arts and Indian Culture which has left a trail of milestones, memories and memorabilia in its path. The BM30 project will bring this entire heritage together for us all to enjoy, but we need your help! Come along to our memory day at Belgrave Hall and share tour photos, videos and memories with us. For further details visit www.melaheritage.uk.  

 

A traditional Christmas at Belgrave Hall
Saturday 13 December
11am – 5pm
Belgrave Hall & Gardens

Enjoy the charms of a traditional Christmas with seasonal entertainment from yesteryear alongside delicious festive treats. Explore the hall decked out with holly and ivy and pick up unique Christmas presents in the gift fair. Local choirs and musicians will get everyone into the festive spirit ready for candlelit carols in the gardens. Seasonal children’s crafts. Family £8.00 (up to 5), adults £3.50. children / concessions £2.50 adults £3.50.  

Download the events and activities 2014 brochure below: