October's Quiz Night
28th October 2018, 8pm
Following yet another win for the vicar's team at our first Pub Quiz of the 2018/19 Season, this is the team to beat! Teams of up to 4 people allowed, entry £2 per head, with all proceeds going to a different local charity each month. Hosted in October by Quiz Master extraordinaire: Dave Kirkwood. Beer Round, Prizes for the winning team and for our ever popular 'Play Your Cards Right' round, which requires no general knowledge whatsoever and therefore any entrant is in with a chance - but you've got to be in it to win it!
Christmas Party Bookings
30th November to 30th December
We are now taking bookings for Christmas Parties this Festive Season. Our Christmas Party Menu is available for all pre-bookings of any group size from 2 to about 52. Details in the 'Eat' section of this website, call us on 0116 241 3486 or call in to the pub to pick up copies of our menus. Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free choices are available.
Celebrating Special Occasions
At The Old Black Horse we genuinely love helping you to celebrate special occasions with family and friends. Recent special occasions celebrated with us have included: a Farmer's Pie Night, 50th Birthday Sit-Down Dinner Party, a Baby Shower Breakfast, 21st Birthday Family Dinner, Birthday Sunday Lunches and a 70th Wedding Anniversary Buffet Lunch. We've also been privileged to help families celebrate the lives of their loved ones and have extensive experience hosting Wakes, either as large scale celebrations or more intimate family occasions.
Beer Food and Family Festival 2018
21st - 24th June 2018
Four days of fantastic beers and events for all the family. Our main event is on Saturday 23rd June, with our first ever Wheelbarrow Race, a Bouncy Castle, Hog Roast and activities for families and a fantastic local band playing in the evening. Join us for a full day of fun at the heart of the village.
Saturday 23rd June
Why not get involved in our first ever wheelbarrow race and help raise money for a good cause whilst having fun. The idea is that you enter as team of two people, one rider and one pusher, decorate your wheelbarrow and then make your way round the race course with the rider carrying a full pail of beer. Prizes available for the winners of each category.
Gin Tasting and complimentary canapé pairings.
From 7.30pm Friday 25th May
We are so excited that Tara from Burleigh's Gin will be with us to give tasting insights to the range of Burleigh's gins. This is an inclusive event, open to all and free of charge to get our gin festival off to a roaring start.
Great Gatsby Event
Saturday 26th May 2018
With live music from the super-talented Leicester Band 'The King Brasstards'. £10 per person, including nibbles and your first drink. Gin Cocktails from Burleigh's gins and over 30 gins to choose from. Optional Dess Code: 1920s.
Food and Drink themed Pub Quiz
Sunday 27th May 8pm
Teams of 4, £2 per person, in support of LOROS. Taster rounds and prizes for every round.
25-28 May 2018
As visitors to our pub will know, we are very enthusiastic about gin! This year sees our inaugural Gin Festival, taking place over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. The Festival begins with a Gin tasting event, hosted by Burleigh's on Friday, followed by a Great Gatsby themed event on Saturday Night with live music from brilliant Leicester Band The King Brasstards.