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Diary - December, 2019 Pick date

2 PM

VCSE Funding Fair

02:00 PM to 08:00 PM, December 10, 2019

Location: City Hall

All Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise organisations based in the city are invited to come along and meet local and national funders who are actively investing in community groups in your area.

The Funding Fair will give you the opportunity to:

·         Float your ideas past potential funders

·         Learn about current funding programmes

·         Find out how VAL can help you to succeed in your future bids

There are 10 confirmed funders:  Central England Coop, Charity Bank, Futures, George Ernest Ellis Foundation, Leicestershire & Rutland Community Foundation, Near Neighbours (2-4pm only), Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Sport England and The National Lottery Community Fund: Reaching Communities and Awards for All.

You have the choice of booking onto either the afternoon or the early evening session, please do not book onto both:

Afternoon Session
2:00pm - 4:00pm: Funding Fair (Registration from 1.45pm)

Early Evening Session
5:00pm - 7:00pm: Funding Fair (Registration from 4.45pm)

Please note:
This event is open to Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise Sector organisations working in Leicester City only. We will be holding a Funding Fair for County based groups in 2020.

For further information and to book on:  Click here

2 PM

Torch Sight Loss Friendly Carol Service

02:00 PM to 04:00 PM, December 11, 2019

Torch carol service

2 PM


02:00 PM to 03:00 PM, December 15, 2019

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2.00 p.m. Monday, 16th December

@ The New Wycliffe Home, 111 Gleneagles Avenue,

Rushey Mead Estate.

7 PM

Carol Singing, Rushey Mead Estate

07:30 PM to 08:30 PM, December 18, 2019

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7.30 p.m. Wednesday, 18th December,

@ The Royal Leicester’s Pub. 7 Lockerbie Walk,

(off Gleneagles Avenue) Rushey Mead Estate

7 PM


07:00 PM to 08:00 PM, December 23, 2019

Sing Christmas

The BBC Leicester Big Christmas Sing

The date in 2019 is Monday the 23rd of December..  (7-8pm)

Join in with this live BBC Radio Leicester broadcast in your local pub, club, community centre, care home or wherever people come together.  Tune in and sing along!

SING CHRISTMAS is an interactive sing-along carol concert organised by BBC Radio Leicester, Leicestershire Churches Media and the Diocese of Leicester.  It is broadcast live.

To register your group to join in, go to: