Events on our network this month

What's on this month

Looking for something new to do this January?

Want to explore a new city but not sure where to go, or what to do once you get there?

Take a look at our events calendar – your go-to guide to all of the exciting events happening across our network this month.

Sheffield

Sheffield Steelers

The Sheffield Steelers are a professional British ice hockey team. Why not catch one of their fast-paced, exciting games this January? Match days are a favourite with locals and promise to provide top quality entertainment and an amazing atmosphere - you and your travel buddy will love it! 

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Sheffield Winter Gardens

Sheffield's impressive multi award-winning Winter Garden is one of the largest glasshouses to be built in the UK during the last hundred years and has created a stunning green world with more than 2,500 plants from around the world. With direct access from Millennium Galleries and Millennium Square, the Winter Garden is the perfect pit-stop on your Sheffield visit this January. 

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Nottingham

Nottingham Caves

Take an audio tour of Nottingham’s historic sandstone caves underneath the streets of Nottingham, dating back to the dark ages. Learn more about the events that once happened inside these fascinating underground dwellings. Highlights include the only medieval underground tannery in the country, the Anderson WWII air raid shelter and the remains of the Drury Hill Victorian slums.

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Star Gazing

Join astronomer Richard Darn this January for an evening exploring the night sky; touring distant galaxies, glittering star clusters and the planetary giant, Jupiter. This event will be using computer simulations to see the nights sky, so will go ahead regardless of weather. 

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Leicester

Leicester Cathedral

Stop off at Leicester Cathedral and experience their Richard III tour. For just £3 per head, you’ll get an introduction to the burial Tomb and learn all about his recent discovery and reburial.  If you find yourself with a spare hour in the centre, be sure to also visit the Guildhall. The building itself was built around 1390 as a meeting place for the Guild of Corpus Christi - a fascinating story in a fabulous building.

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National Space Centre

You can’t visit Leicester without stopping at the National Space Centre. With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience.

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London

Short Film Festival

Watch short film screenings from emerging filmmakers and attend industry events in independent cinemas and venues across London. Catch a wide range of film screenings, live music events, and workshops and talks, which bring together new and established talent in filmmaking in unique venues around London.

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Chinese New Year

Celebrate the Year of the Pig in London, with the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations outside Asia. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people descend on the West End to enjoy a colourful parade, free stage performances and traditional Chinese food, and to wish each other "Xin Nian Kuai Le" (Happy New Year in Mandarin) or "San Nin Faai Lok" (in Cantonese).

For the latest updates on the day of the Chinese New Year London celebrations, follow the official #CNYLondon hashtag on social media.

Liverpool

World Museum

From the sea to the stars, a visit to World Museum reveals millions of years of the Earth’s history through thousands of exhibits and hands-on activities. Travel to distant continents and ancient civilisations in the amazing galleries. With free admission, what’s stopping you?

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The Beatles Story

The award-winning ‘The Beatles Story’ is the world's largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to telling the story of The Beatles’ rise to fame. Located in the Fab Four’s hometown of Liverpool on the stunning UNESCO World heritage waterfront at the Albert Dock, The Beatles Story takes visitors on an immersive journey through the lives, times, culture and music of the world’s greatest band.

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Manchester

Manchester Art Gallery

Exploring the relationship between art and mindfulness and breathe… is an exhibition of artworks from a collection that has been co-curated with mental health groups Start in Manchester, Manchester Mind as well as pupils from Charlestown Community Primary School to explore the relationship between art, positive mental health and wellbeing.

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Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum North is part of Imperial War Museums – the world’s leading museum of war. Its unique purpose-built exhibition space gives powerful voice to the extraordinary experiences of ordinary people forced to live their lives in a world torn apart by conflict. Definitely worth a visit on your trip to Manchester.

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Do more on your travels this January by taking advantage of our fantastic 2 for 1 offer on top attractions across the UK. Thinking of visiting London, Manchester or anywhere else in the UK? Be sure to claim your 2 for 1 voucher to and save on some of the country's best attractions.

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