Chris Haughton’s OH NO, GEORGE!
Oh No, George! is the delightfully playful tale of a dog who wants to be good but just can’t resist temptation. Adapted from the award-winning picture book by Chris Haughton, this brand new show for children aged 3+ (and their grown ups) uses acrobatics, slapstick comedy, Sign Supported English and live music to bring George’s joyful escapades to life. Originally commissioned by ARC Stockton and The Civic, Barnsley in 2020, Oh No, George! is brought to life by Can’t Sit Still, a South Gloucestershire based arts organisation that tells stories and starts conversations with the power to change the world.
Uppingham School Memorial Hall An Evening with Dame Ann Murray ?
Renowned Irish mezzo-soprano Dame Ann Murray discusses her life and career on stage with award-winning broadcaster and acclaimed pianist Iain Burnside
Rutland Spring Half Marathon Oakham
Join this wonderful half marathon around Rutland Water peninsula. The course is varied and interesting taking in some of the best views of the beautiful county. The event is UKA recognised and includes full course support, advanced medical care, feed stations, chip timing and a fantastic finisher medal.
Dinosaur Adventure Live Stamford Corn Exchange
65 million years in the making… Are you ready for the adventure? Join the intrepid Dinosaur Adventurers as you journey to a world of living, breathing, lifelike Dinosaurs. Walk through the Jurassic era on an unforgettable interactive experience as you are introduced to some of the most incredible species ever to have lived on Earth. Feel the excitement of meeting real life-like Dinosaurs face-to-face and hearing the tremendous roar of a T-Rex. Learn their history and even feed them but watch out – you could be on the menu. This awe-inspiring show captivates both young and young at heart, immersing audiences in an enthralling and realistic world of Dinosaurs.
Paul Weller De Montfort Hall, Leicester
The Modfather returns. Few people have had as great an influence on the British music scene as Paul Weller. As frontman of The Jam, Weller spearheaded the Mod revival in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, scoring a string of hits, including Going Underground and A Town Called Malice. His latest solo tour reaches Leicester on the back of recent album, On Sunset.
John Cooper Clarke I Wanna Be Yours Tour De Montfort Hall, Leicester
In celebration of his long-awaited new autobiography I Wanna Be Yours, the original people’s poet Dr John Cooper Clarke has announced a very special UK tour. John Cooper Clarke, also known as the Bard of Salford, is a phenomenon: Poet Laureate of Punk, rock star, fashion icon, TV and radio presenter, social and cultural commentator – he’s one of Britain’s most beloved and influential writers and performers. John’s new show is a breath-taking showcase of poetry and spoken work, sharing stories from his incredible life and hugely successful career. JCC will take you on an incredible journey with pieces from the new book as well as his usual musings, off the wall chat, riffs, gags and wicked humour.
Craftfest 2022 The Grainstore Brewery & Tap, Oakham
April sees the return of the popular craft lager, ale and gin festival. Enjoy five fun-filled day of live music and great food and sample over 20 craft lagers and 50 different gins.
The Stilton Cheese Vehicle Run Uppingham
The Stilton Cheese Classic Vehicle Run is organised to coincide with the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Club’s annual ‘Drive it Day’, where owners of classic vehicles are encouraged to take to the road. The run will continue to start from Uppingham, making slight detours along the Welland Valley either to Barrowden and Wakerley Woods or a slightly longer run to Rockingham near Corby before rejoining the original route at Harringworth or if you have the time why not enjoy both detours.
Fair Cop Unleashed
Join BBC Radio 4’s cop-turned-comedian Alfie Moore for his latest stand-up tour show. Fair Cop Unleashed is based on a dramatic real-life incident from Alfie’s police casebook. Relive with him the thrilling ups and downs of the night a mysterious clown came to town and more than one life ended up in the balance. It was no laughing matter – but this show certainly is! Enjoy Alfie’s unique brand of humour hilariously woven together with his personal insights into his life on the front-line of the police force. It’d be a crime to miss it.