Charnwood Museum is home to a regularly changing programme of exhibitions with two dedicated exhibition areas.
The museum also offers children's holiday activities & workshops throughout the year.
Current and upcoming exhibitions
From Dennis the Menace to Desperate Dan – An exhibition of Original Comic Art
Thursday September 27 – Wednesday October 31
John Patrick Reynolds is the only screen printer with permission from DC Thomson, the publisher of the Beano, to use its fabulous archive of images in his work. This specially commissioned exhibition of Comic Art celebrates the most popular characters in the longest-running British children’s comic, including Dennis the Menace, the Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx – who have been familiar to generations of British schoolkids and continue to fascinate children today.
FREE, usual opening times
Friends of Charnwood Museum talks
All talks start at 7:30pm and talks cost just £4 for non-members (£2 for members). Please use the entrance on Granby Street. Booking is essential for all talks, to book in advance please ring the museum on 01509 233754 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Empire of the Skies
Thursday November 15, 7.30pm start
Join the Friends of Charnwood Museum as Debbie Bilham tells of the building of airships with particular reference to the building of the R100 and the R101, zeppelins and the disastrous last flight of R101.
Members £2.00, Non-members £4.00
Local history cafes
Are you aged 50 or over, living near Loughborough and interested in heritage and history? Would you like to be part of a friendly, community based project?
Local history cafes are monthly heritage and wellbeing get togethers tackling loneliness in our communities. They are places to meet and make friends over tea and cake, enjoy heritage themed presentations from fascinating speakers and take part in creative activities.
First Friday of every month, 10.15am – 12.45pm
£3 per session
Dates for 2018:
- November 2
- December 7
Last updated: Wed 17th October, 2018 @ 13:59