Christmas 2021 Leicester

Leicester Ageing Together have compiled a list of useful information, events, helplines and activities taking place over Christmas in Leicester 2021.

Food and Drink

Looking for somewhere to go for a coffee and mince pie or a sandwich for lunch?

Salvation Army Loaf and Bloom Coffee Shop

The Salvation Army Leicester South, Ladysmith Road off Saffron Road, South Wigston Leicester, LE18 4UZ Tel: 0116 277 4114 

Opening times 9.30am - 3pm (Christmas Eve might be different)

Brunch or Roast Dinner?

Seasons Eatery

Age UK, Clarence House, 46 Humberstone Gate, Leicester, LE1 3PJ  Tel: 0116 299 2233

Clarence House | Activities and Facilities - Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland

Opening times 9.00am - 3pm (20th - 22nd Dec) Roast dinner

9.00am - 2pm (23rd Dec) Brunch - Full English breakfast and chips 

Social

Curve Theatre - You're invited for Coffee, Cake and Cabaret at Curve! - FREE

A fantastically festive afternoon of music performed by Abigail Pidgeon and Chris Del Manso at Curve Theatre.

There will also be delicious drinks, snacks and cake included for you to enjoy while you listen. On and around the foyer stage    

Christmas jumpers optional but encouraged!

Curve Theatre, 60 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1SB

Tel: 0116 242 3595  www.curveonline.co.uk   Wednesday 22nd December  2pm – 3.30pm


Want to go to a carol service?

Join Leicester Cathedral for a traditional service with readings, prayers, Choir and carols.

St Martin’s House, 2 Peacock Lane, Leicester, LE2 5PZ Tel: 0116 261 5200

Thursday 23rd Dec 6pm. Doors open 5.15pm. No booking required. Note: Capacity limited

Can’t get there? The service will also be livestreamed.  For further details see: www.leicestercathedral.org/christmas

Watch the Salvation Army’s 2021 Christmas concert:

The Salvation Army UK & Ireland Territory - YouTube

 

Links to games, online carol services, find a church. Follow the thread:

Leeds Digital Twitter feed- Links to festive games

Health

Need urgent care? Think 111 first

NHS 111 will be able to assess you and, if you should need it, book you at time slot at an accident and emergency department to make sure you can be seen safely.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

 

Feeling lonely and want to speak to someone over Christmas?

Silverline operates the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK that’s open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.

They also offer telephone friendship, match volunteers with older people based on their interests, facilitated group calls, and help to connect people with local services in their area.

The Silver Line Helpline – 0800 4 70 80 90

Useful Contacts:

Age UK Leicestershire and Rutland 0116 299 2233 www.ageuk.org.uk/leics

Citizen’s Advice Leicestershire 0808 278 7970 www.citizensadviceleicestershire.org/contact-us

Leicester City Council 0116 454 1000 (M-F 10.30am-3.30pm) www.leicester.gov.uk/contact-us

Mind 0300 123 3393 (9am-6pm except bank holidays) www.mind.org.uk/information-support

Open Hands (food bank, soup kitchen) 0116 255 8672 www.leicester.cityofsanctuary.org/open-hands