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EVINGTON LEISURE CENTRE Leicester City Council Downing Drive Leicester LE5 6LP Tel: 01162295575   Swimming and fitness hub with two pools, multi-use sports and gym, running group exercise classes. For Prices and membership telephone 011622295575 Hours: Monday – Friday 07.00 – 22.00, Saturday 08.00 – 13.00   CLUBS AT EVINGTON LEISURE CENTRE   EVINGTON BADMINTON CLUB For 16+ years Thursday ... Read More »


The next meeting of the Evington Local History and Heritage Group is on Thursday 19th March at Evington Park House (LE56DE) at 7.00pm.  The speaker will be Chris Hossack and he will be talking about James Watson: The Life and Times of a Victorian Waterworks Engineer. There is parking alongside the house.  This event is free to members but costs ... Read More »


Do you want to learn something new and creative?  Why not come along and try Quilling and Paper Crafts. Every Thursday, 2-4pm in Evington Park House, Cordery Road, Leicester.  LE5 6DE.  For more information contact Audrey Matthews on 0116 3191718.  Materials are provided free for the first month subject to terms.  Cost £2 per session. What is Quilling? Quilling is ... Read More »


TEAM VIA AGRA The Judgemeadow College six of 2007, Rikesh Mistry, Akshay Patel, Ricky Hall, Krishan Panhania, Sufiyal Patel and Abu Rashid are planning to do a Rickshaw Run travelling 3,500 kilometres across India in two weeks to raise money for the British Red Cross and Cool Earth. The six friends were all brought up in Evington and regularly meet ... Read More »

A Short Story – Dulche et Decorum by Ann Upfold

In Evington there has been a WW1 project to research and disseminate information about how this ‘War to end all wars’ impacted on people ‘then and now’.  The project was funded by a Heritage Lottery grant.  Many groups got involved.  Ann is a part of the Writers’ group that meet in Evington library every fortnight.  This group will continue the ... Read More »


Christine is a talented artist living in Evington.  Her exhibition of paintings is on display at the Little Gallery in the mezzanine area of The Little Theatre, Dover Street, Leicester LE1 6PW Sunday 15 Feb to Saturday 7th March 2015 The theatre is not open all the time but it is open for people to view the paintings from 6pm-7pm ... Read More »

Evington Village War Memorial Restoration Project 2014

                                                                The Evington Village War Memorial Restoration Project 2014 The memorial, crafted out of Portland Stone was designed by Stockdale Harrison and Sons Ltd and donation by John Edward ... Read More »

Evington Echo’s first edition

The first edition of the Evington Echo was published in June 1981 and this edition remarkably set the organisation and tone for all future editions.  Things have changed with new technologies, but what hasn’t changed is that it is run voluntarily by the people of Evington for the people of Evington.  1981 June Angela Stevenson (nee Plowman) was a founding member ... Read More »

Evington Village Hall

The Village Hall is available for bookings.  For more information see the new web page: Read More »

World War 1 Project

It all started with an idea as many projects do, to restore the Evington War Memorial site and include a local social historical project themed on WW1 to commemorate the fallen during this centenary year, lest we forget. Parks Services are leading the restoration and improvements to the site and the Friends of Evington are leading the social element of ... Read More »