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Events at The Elephant & Castle, Thurlaston

We host a series of regular and one off events to provide entertainment for “The Herd”. Ranging from our ever popular quiz nights, open mic nights and karaoke to live music, family fun days, beer festivals and the legendary “Pram Race” at Christmas, these events are suitable for all ages. Follow us on Facebook or pop by to this website to keep informed of the forthcoming events.

Quiz Nights plus FIND the JOKER competition

Next Quiz Dates - 24th April

What better way to break up the week by giving your grey matter a bit of a work out. Come and join us, once a fortnight and take part in our fun and fast moving, general knowledge quiz. Even if you don't win you will still have a chance to win something by taking part in our "Find The Joker" competition.
Fun starts at 8:30pm so why not join us for a bite to eat before hand?

Open Mic Nights

2nd Sunday of the month

Play an instrument? Like to sing? We hold a "plug and play" night every 2nd Sunday from 8pm. So if you like to perform or simply listen to live music come along! PA system and light refreshment provided.

Darts Teams

Every Thursday

The Elephant and Castle Thurlaston currently has 2 mixed darts teams playing in leagues. We are always looking for new players and to develop the number of teams, so if you are interested why not pop along one evening to find out more and become part of our team.

Playing football or cricket at our local football clubs, Thurlaston Magpies or Huncote Sports and Social Club? Why not pop in to toast your victory or drown you sorrows. We can provide post-match catering to suit your needs and budget.

Beer Festival & Family Fun Day

Thursday 16th May - Sunday 19th May

By popular demand we are pleased to announce that we will be holding a Beer Festival in May as well as November this year. With a range of award winning beers and a FAMILY DAY on Saturday 18th May with LIVE MUSIC, and plenty for the Kids to do (bouncy castle, animal petting, prize competitions, this will be an event not to be missed!

Karaoke Night

Friday 24th May

Start the Spring Bank Holiday weekend with us here at The Elephant & Castle. Great fun, lots of laughs and prizes to be won in our mystery song challenge.

Live Music - The Mintwo

Saturday 1st June

We look forward to welcoming back to the "home of the herd", Leicester's very own stars of the 70's. A night of 50s, 60's, 70s and other popular rock & roll hits from "yester-year". A great night not to be missed and is FREE ENTRY!

Charity Events

If you need a venue to host a charity event then The Elephant and Castle could help. During the last 12 months we have hosted several events for groups that have raised money for Menphys (Charity Shoot), The Blue Cross (Doggy Tea Party) and The British Paralympic Association (Easter Party) to name but a few, as well as other events organised by ourselves to assist local charities. If you are interested in hosting an event or want to get in any of the events we organise in the future, please get in touch.