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EVINGTON IN BLOOM WELCOMES EAST MIDLANDS IN BLOOM/RHS JUDGES

Gardening projects in Evington Today, Monday 4th July, Evington is getting ready to welcome East Midlands in Bloom judges, Peter Benham and Nellie Jacobs to Evington.  They will go on a guided tour and their walking visit will include Evington Park, Graceworks,  Evington village, Evington war memorial, St. Denys Church, Piggy’s Hollow and the Arboretum.  Then they will drive around ... Read More »

CELEBRATING THOMAS COOK AND LEICESTER U3A

In all the excitement last year about Richard III and this year about Leicester City, something has been forgotten.  Exactly 175 years ago in July 1841, Thomas Cook organised the first package tour: a return trip by train from Leicester to Loughborough.  Little did Thomas Cook know that his novel idea, which aimed to get the good people of Leicester ... Read More »

BELTANE FAYRE – EVINGTON PARK HOUSE – 30TH APRIL 2016 10.00am – 4.00pm

http://www.beltanespringfayre.org.uk/ Celebrate the season in Evington Park on Saturday 30th April from 10.00am to 4.00pm.  There will be many stalls, talks, music, poetry, children’s craft table, meet an owl, crowning the May Queen, drum workshop, tearoom and lunch. In the Oak room – 10.00 – 10.30am  Crystal meditation workshop 11.00 – 12.00  Panel discussion:  Paganism 12.00 – 12.30  Pagan Federation ... Read More »

DISPLAY BOARDS GO UP IN EVINGTON VILLAGE

      For more information about this project and a summary of Evington’s history go to visitleicester.info./evington.   Evington is one of five other historic villages in Leicester to be highlighted for their unique identity.  The other villages are Aylestone, Belgrave, Braunstone, Humberstone and Knighton.   Read More »

Romantic Violin Concert

Talented local violinist Amalia Young will be performing at St Denys Church on Sunday 6th March at 3pm together with pianist Bryan Evans. The programme will include sonatas by Franck, Debussy and Ysaye. Tickets £6/£4 (children) available on the door or reserve tickets in advance by phone or text to 0780 7804676. All proceeds to be split between work with disadvantaged ... Read More »

St Joseph’s Church, Evington, Leicester.

A parish party visited the pilgrimage town of Lourdes in France for six days in late September, joining in the reciting of the Rosary and Torchlight Procession every evening and the prayer of the thousands of pilgrims gathered.  Father Daley conducted our party on a guided tour of the site culminating at the Grotto which is an area where silence ... Read More »

Mitzvah Day 2015

  The Leicester Progressive Jewish Congregation held their annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday 22nd November at the Synagogue on Avenue Road, Stoneygate. The event formed part of Inter faith week and was open to people of all faiths and none. Challah, the plaited Jewish bread traditionally baked for Sabbath and holidays, was made by the 39 people that visited the ... Read More »

One Roof Leicester

Befriending and  Volunteering   An opportunity to find out how you can help to support those who are homeless right here in Evington. Together we can make a difference!   Saturday 31st October 2pm St Denys Parish Centre (LE5 6FA)   For more information contact Salma Ravat at One Roof Leicester salma@oneroof.org.uk 07989 698483   Read More »

EVINGTON CINEMA – THE WIZARD OF OZ – 10TH OCT. AT 10AM

Films to make you feel good. The Wizard of Oz will be shown at Coleman Neighbourhood Centre on Saturday 10th October at 10am.  Tickets are just £2 each and available on the day or in advance. Watching a film together helps you feel good. Coleman Neighbourhood Centre – Balderstone Close, Leicester LE5 4ES   Read More »