Charnwood Borough Council run a number of events throughout the year throughout Loughborough and the borough.

Dates for these events can be found below. More details will be added to each event as they are confirmed.

Loughborough Fair 2021

Date: Wednesday November 10 - Saturday November 13, 2021

The official opening is signified at 6pm on Wednesday November 10, 2021 by the Mayor of Charnwood, Cllr Paul Baines, and the Chief Executive of Charnwood Borough Council, Rob Mitchell, reading the Proclamation.

The location for the official opening is to be from the platform of Percival’s Waltzers, situated in Market Place, Loughborough.

Loughborough Fair will run until Saturday November 13, 2021. 

Fair opening times

  • Wednesday: 6pm to 11pm  
  • Thursday: 12pm– 11pm   
  • Friday: 11am to 11pm           
  • Saturday: 11am to 11pm

Full details on Loughborough Fair

Remembrance Sunday 2021

Date: Sunday November 11, 2021

Time: From 10.45am (approx)

Place: Carillon Tower, Queen's Park, Loughborough

The Remembrance Sunday service will take place on Sunday November 14, 2021. The parade will start at 10.25am and the service will start at 10.50am.

The service will take place at the Carillon Tower in Queen’s Park, Loughborough. The salute will take place just outside New Street Entrance Gates.

Full details on Remembrance Sunday

Christmas Lights Switch On 2021

Date: Saturday November 21, 2021

Time: From 1pm (approx). Lights switched on at 5pm

This year's Loughborough Christmas lights switch-on will take place on Sunday November 21, 2021.

The day will be filled with festive fun including an arts and craft fair, children’s fairground rides and musical performances with the lights being switched on at 5pm.

There will be a charity market in the town centre from 11am as well as a food court, craft and retail market and fairground rides.

The main stage will come alive at around 1pm with performances by local school and performance groups including Pauline Quirke Academy, BrightLights and St Botolph’s Primary School.

There will also be a range of activities throughout the day to keep the children entertained including face painters, reenactors and a magician.

Full details on the Loughborough Christmas lights switch-on

Last updated: Wed 10th November, 2021 @ 09:09