There might be some Christmas adverts sneaking in on tv, but we have Bonfire Night to enjoy first. November gets off to a great start with some awesome firework displays around the Vale. Our events listings feature displays from Bottesford, Cropwell Bishop, Hose, Melton and of course Belvoir.
Check out our list of the best displays here.
The best bits from the pleasantly heaving November events calendar
Foodies rejoice! Legendary Choc Fest & Pie Fest all under one roof
Comedy lovers are in for a treat too – Jimmy Carr at the Meres Leisure Centre – a few tickets still available.
Belvoir Castle’s Regency Christmas beginning this month & created by Charlotte Lloyd Webber. Travel through the exquisitely styled state rooms of the Castle, each adorned with trees, lights and dramatic festive displays.
Enlightened Light Trail – Belvoir Castle take a tour of our Enlightened Belvoir, an enchanting light trail which runs through our beautifully manicured gardens. This magical walk is 1.3km long and will take approximately 75 minutes to complete. Throughout your extraordinary journey, your path will be illuminated by literally thousands of lights as you pass talking trees, interactive stepping stones, enchanted woodlands and illuminated displays.
Local favourite CJ Hatt plays the Geese & Fountain.
Legendary ex Fairport Convention folk guitarist Ashley Hutchings can be found at Colston Bassett Village Hall.
For more events in the Vale of Belvoir, make sure you visit the website.
This Christmas more than ever is a great time to shop local for your loved ones’ gifts. Check out these festive fayres and markets and our list of local retailers.
Classic Craft Market – Melton Mowbray – 7 Nov
Waltham Village Market – 7 Nov
Stathern Makers Market – 19 Nov
Staunton Arms Christmas Fayre – 26-28 Nov
Shopping in the Vale of Belvoir
The Vale of Belvoir has some great options for the serious shopper no matter what their interests are. From the traditional town markets to newer rural developments, there really is something for everyone. Please take a look at the different shops around from antiques, fashion & food and of course interiors.