The Leicester Lions Beer Festival ran from 2018 till 2023.

Thank you very much for your support over the years we were able to run this charity event.


Leicester Lions Beer Festival
Blaby Beer Festival
Leicester Lions Beer Festival

Sponsors & Supporters

Many thanks to the following companies for sponsoring and supporting the Leicester Lions Beer Festival in the past. Visit their website to find out more about them.

EH Smith builders merchants

One of the largest independent builders merchants and timber merchants in the UK, EH Smith stock a huge range of building supplies for Trade and DIY.

From Bricks and Timber to Garden Landscaping, Paint and Tools, EH Smith have everything you need for DIY and home improvement. They are the local merchant on your doorstep. What’s more they deliver too!

For sales or advice, please call 0116 275 0999 or email leicester@ehsmith.co.uk.

Churchgate Auctions

Churchgate Auctions Ltd draws on over 40 years of experience to provide a market leading Auctioneering and Valuation service to the Leicestershire and Midlands region.
"We have an auction that will suit your needs".

0116 287 4856

Sheldon Bosley Knight

Sheldon Bosley Knight is experienced in all areas of property management. Our estate agents are well-versed in the locations they cover, including Evesham, Kenilworth, Kineton, Leamington Spa, Pershore, Shipston-On-Stour, Winchcombe, and Chipping Campden. They also have extensive experience in rural and agricultural services, Planning and Architectural services, Survey and Valuation Services & Block Management.

01789 387 887


NEXT clothes are styled by its in-house design team to offer great style, quality and value for money with a contemporary fashion edge. Shop online or from one of more than 500 stores in the UK and Eire and around 200 stores in 40 countries overseas.

0333 777 8000

Foxes Recruitment

Foxes Recruitment (Leicester) was founded in 2019 by industry professional Kyle Hoy. Having worked in the recruitment industry since day one of his working life Kyle brings the team a wealth of experience so Foxes can compete to be one of the best agencies in Leicester.

0116 366 9006

SKM Design Absolute Health Clinic Robert Maddock Opticians Richer Sounds Sharman Fielding Diamond Wood and Shaw PW Circuits Revolution Shirts Excel Windows Meridian Blinds Owen Bennett Consulting Group Ltd McQueen Wealth Management RoamDome Healthcare Supply Solutions Twins Home Improvements ASW Print and Promo Hyphen Marketing Go Inspire IT 3000 Towers and Keightley JWA Tooling Josiah Hincks Solicitors Palmers Garden Centres Sign Here Nest Estate Agents

Join a Lions Club

Volunteer Benefits

The opportunity to volunteer locally or internationally. Make new friends and professional connections. Lead projects that make your community a better place to live. Have fun doing it!

Community Service

A chance to give something back to your local community. Use the skills you have to improve the life of people in your area. We work to improve the environment, ease suffering and help with a variety of projects.

Food Bank

We collect and distribute your spare food items to help struggling families and elderly people, all year round.

Recycle your old spectacles

By collecting unused glasses and spectacles we can offer improved sight to thousands around the world. After cleaning and sorting, these are sent to developing countries, improving the lives of many people.

Supporting local charities

You can help us raise funds for local charities by attending our regular events - we have a Quiz night twice a year and run Concerts and other special events. Join our mailing list to be notified about the next event.

Social Events

Lions clubs have regular social events - it's not all work! Join us for one of our socials to get to know us. Events include 10-pin bowling, Ghost Walks, Theatre and Museum visits, Crazy Golf and many more!

Lions Clubs International

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in more than 45,000 clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world every day because they share a core belief – to serve their community.


Blaby & District Lions Club meets at Enderby Social Club, 22-24 Coleridge Drive, Enderby, Leicester, LE19 4QF, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (at 8pm).
E: ask@blabylions.co.uk T: 0344 963 2449


Oadby & Wigston Lions Club meets at Glen Gorse Golf Club, Glen Road, Oadby, LE2 4RF, on the last Monday of each month (at 7pm).
E: owlionsclub@live.co.uk T: 07952 979329


Rutland Lions Club meets at The Wisteria Hotel, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HW, on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (at 7pm).
E: allanjgrey@gmail.com T: 07919 993038


Leicester Charnwood Lions Club meets at Holiday Inn, 299 Leicester Road, Wigston, Leicester, LE18 1JW, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (at 8pm).
E: jkotecha@hotmail.co.uk


Leicester Host Lions Club meets at Regency Hotel, 360 London Road, Leicester, LE2 2PL, on the 4th Thursday of each month (at 7.15pm).
E: secretary@leicesterhost.lions105e.org.uk


Melton Mowbray Lions Club meets at the Melton & District Indoor Bowls Club, Leicester Road, Melton Mowbray, LE13 0LR, on the 2nd Thursday of each month (at 7.30pm).
E: secretary@melton-lions.org.uk


Barwell and Earl Shilton Lions Club meets at the Barwell Sports Bar, Kirkby Road, Barwell, LE9 8FT on the 1st Monday of each month (at 7pm).
E: media@beslions.onmicrosoft.com T: 0345 833 5152


Hinckley & Burbage Lions Club meets at New Plough Inn, 24 Leicester Road, Hinckley, LE10 1LS, on the 2nd Monday of each month (at 7.30pm).
E: lionsue.mcmillan@btinternet.com T: 0345 833 5892


Lutterworth Lions Club meets at Lutterworth Cricket Club, Coventry Road, Lutterworth, LE17 4RE, on the 2nd Monday of each month (at 8pm).
E: member@lutterworth.wanadoo.co.uk T: 01455 553 188


Shepshed Lions Club meets at Livio's Restaurant, 31 Hall Croft, Shepshed, LE12 9AN, on the 1st Monday of each month (at 8pm, except bank holidays). E: lynnjac19@gmail.com T: 07811 353 248


Harborough Twenty 12 Lions Club meets at The Red Cow, 59-60 High Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7AF, on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (at 8pm).
E: sarah@unthinkablesolutions.co.uk T: 01858 431 993


If you would like to join us or find out how you can spend a few hours a month serving your community, please get in touch.

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our previous Beer Festivals in Cosby and Blaby, helping to raise over £25,000 for local charities.

• Les Szabo, Oadby & Wigston Lions Club •