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Events for 1st Nov 2019 - 30th Nov 2019

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Twinlakes Firework Festival

  • Date: 2nd November 2019
  • Location: Twinlakes Family Theme Park
  • Time: 18:00
  • Cost: General Admission: £16, Pass holder: £4.50

Twinlakes sell out event returns with a new twist for 2019.


Price includes rides, attractions, fireworks and entertainment. 
This year the display will be linked to 'The Greatest Circus' event which is currently happening. For the first time ever the firework display will be synced to music with a Greatest Showman Theme.

For more information 
Tel: 01664 567777
or visit:


  • Date: 16th November 2019 - 17th November 2019
  • Every day
  • Location: Cattle Market, Scalford Road
  • Time: 10:00 - 16:00
  • Cost: £5.00 (Under 16's FREE)

A national celebration of all things chocolate.


The event will have talks, tastings and workshops to make your own chocolates. 

A chocolate lovers dream with choclate pizza, beer and kababs to be found. 


For more information 
Tel: 07894 229499

or visit

St Mary's Christmas Tree Festival

  • Date: 29th November 2019
  • Location: St Mary's Parish Church, Melton Mowbray
  • Cost: £2

St Mary's Christmas Tree Festival 2019

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    Date: Friday, 29th November 2019 – Tuesday, 3rd December 2019
  • Location: St Mary's Parish Church, Melton Mowbray
  • Cost: £2. Accompanied children FREE.
  • Largest Christmas Tree Festival in the country with more than 200 organisations taking part and more than 1300 magical trees. Close to town car parks. Refreshments served in the Church. Groups welcome.


Friday, 29th November - Open to the public 9am. Last admission 8pm. Refreshments all day. (Mulled wine and minced pies from 5pm).

Saturday, 30th November - Open to the public 9am. Last admission 4.30pm. Refreshments all day. (Carols amongst the trees at 5pm).

Sunday, 1st December - Open to the public 9am. Last admission 4pm. Refreshments all day. (Music in the Church by Hathern Band at 6pm. Songs of Praise amongst the Christmas trees at 6.30pm led by Hathern Band.).

Monday, 2nd December - Open to the public 9am. Last admission 8pm. Refreshments all day. (Mulled wine and minced pies from 5pm).

Tuesday, 3rd December - Open to the public 9am. Last admission 3pm. Refreshments all day.  (4pm festival closes, 4.15pm trees will be removed).

More information from Brian Wray on 01664 565608



Festival of Wreaths

  • Date: 29th November 2019 - 1st December 2019
  • Every day
  • Location: St John's Church 44 Thorpe End, Melton Mowbray LE13 1RB
  • Time: 10:00 - 16:00
  • Cost: Free, £1 to enter a Wreath in the competition.

Festival of Wreaths

Chirstmas Wreath

St. John the Baptist Church will be opening its doors over the weekend to view the entries for the Christmas Wreath competition. The competition is open to all and has four categories - Primary school age, Secondary school age, Adult and Business. Entries for the Wreath Competition costs only £1 per wreath.

For more information contact Francis Lavette on 07790 631635

Melton Mowbray Christmas Weekend: Christmas Lights Switch on Event

  • Date: 29th November 2019
  • Location: Melton Mowbray Town Centre
  • Time: 9:00 - 20:00
  • Cost: Free

Come and watch the christmas lights be switched on in the town centre at 6:45pm.

Christmas Lights

Entertainment starts at 9:00am with local live performances from schools, choirs, bands and local artists. Santa's Grotto from 4:00pm to 7:00pm, Victorian Market. street entertainment late night shopping and firework spectacular. Light switch on at 6:45pm witht he cast from Melton Theatre's Christmas Pantomine.
Free parking in the long stay car parks on Burton Street, Mill Street and Scalford Road. 

For more information 
Tel: 07954 817505

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