Tuesday 27th February 6.00 pm: Art and Protest Exhibition Launch (runs from 6 – 8 pm) in the Basement Gallery, Adult Education Centre, Belvoir St (old Lending Library). The exhibition will run from 27th February to 13th March and 40 years of CND’s local peace campaigning will be illustrated through the work of Anna Cheetham.

Saturday 3rd March 11.30 am – 12.30 pm: Busking in Market Street in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Saturday 10th March 7.30 – 10.30 pm: Fundraising Ceilidh with Greenshoots Ceilidh Orchestra at the Ukrainian Hall, Fosse Road South, LE3 0QD in aid of the Real Junk Food Project who will be providing all the food. Tickets are £7 (full price) or £4 (concessions) at the door or tel 0116 270 3143 to reserve.


Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March: Community Choirs Festival in Stratford. Currently, Red Leicester are on a waiting list for this event as it is heavily oversubscribed. Photos and songs from the 2017 Festival can be found here.

Friday 30th March 1 pm: Unveiling of stone in Market Square commemorating three men (Roy Watts, Fred Sykes and Jack Watson) who died as volunteers for the International Brigade during the Spanish Civil War. More on the story of these men can be found here.


Friday 29th June – Sunday 1st July: Street Choirs Festival in Brighton (organised by Hullabaloo Quire).