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Upcoming events

On Now until Mon 2nd December, 2019

Changing Room – Under Fives Activity Space (Autumn)

The Changing Room is our dedicated activity space for our smallest visitors. With sensory activities, dressing up, games, quizzes all aimed at under-fives, this room is seasonally themed throughout the year. Seasonally themed – come and check out..

Sun 17th November, 2019, 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Christmas Craft Fair

Gorse Covert Community Association is holding a Christmas Craft Fair at Gorse Covert Community Centre on Sunday 17th November from 3.30-6.30pm. A great opportunity to find the perfect Christmas gift, a variety of local craft stalls including..

Sun 17th November, 2019, 6pm to 7pm

Worship with a Classical Flavour

The church of St Mary in Charnwood Nanpantan invites you to a short service including music for reflection followed by refreshments and a short recital. The music will be provided by Jeremy Kimber (Piano) and Tori Norman (Cello), the recital will be..

Mon 18th November, 2019, 7pm to 8pm

Happy Mondays: Cabaret

Mon 18 November, 7:00pm - 9:00pm Venue: Cogs, Loughborough Students' Union £5 / £3 students Wilkommen, bienvenue, welcome to a sordid, satirical, seductive night of CABARET! Glamour and spectacle are in abundance as we invite you to feast your eyes..

Thu 21st November, 2019, 12:45pm to 1:45pm

Emmanuel Church - Lunchtime Concert

This concert will be given by Verity Morris - Clarinet and Elizabeth Jones - Piano. Both Elizabeth and Verity are graduates of The Royal Academy of Music and together they will perform works by Milhaud and Bernstein. Admission is free but donations..

Fri 22nd November, 2019, 10am to 11am

My Favourite Toys Exhibition

Loughborough Library Local Studies Christmas Exhibition at Loughborough Library. My Favourite Toys, showing nativities, Blue Peter Tracy Island and lots of toys from everyone's childhood.

Sat 23rd November, 2019, 10am to 11am

Fair Trade and Green Living Fayre 2019

Loughborough’s biggest Fairtrade event is back and it’s bigger than ever! The expanded “Fair Trade and Green Living Fayre” will combine fairly traded, locally made and upcycled gifts, crafts, foods and fashions with ideas for environmentally..

Sat 23rd November, 2019, 10am to 3pm

Fair Trade and Green Living Fayre 2019

Loughborough’s biggest Fairtrade event is back and it’s bigger than ever! The expanded “Fair Trade and Green Living Fayre” will combine fairly traded, locally made and upcycled gifts, crafts, foods and fashions with ideas for environmentally..

Sat 23rd November, 2019, 10am to 11am

Loughborough Fair Trade and Green Living Fayre

Loughborough’s biggest Fairtrade event is back and it’s bigger than ever! The expanded “Fair Trade and Green Living Fayre” will combine fairly traded, locally made and upcycled gifts, crafts, foods and fashions with ideas for environmentally..

Sat 23rd November, 2019, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Charnwood Orchestra Winter Concert

The Charnwood Orchestra will be performing its next concert at Emmanuel Church Forest Road Loughborough on 23 November 2019, starting 19:30. Conducted by Nic Fallowfield, the Orchestra are really pleased to welcome Solo Violinist Simon Smith, who..

Sun 24th November, 2019, 10am to 7pm

Loughborough's Christmas Lights Switch On

Join us for a magical day out in the town centre, including: Live entertainment from 1pm BBC Radio Leicester's Jo and Ady from 3pm Switch-On of the lights at 5pm Loughborough Students take-over until 7pm In partnership with Charnwood Borough..

Sun 24th November, 2019, 11am to 5pm

Sock Christmas Art and Craft Fair

Our Christmas Art & Craft fair is back for its third year! We will have a range of exciting stalls selling handmade products of the highest quality from extremely talented makers locally and further afield. Whether looking for those last few..

Mon 25th November, 2019, 7pm to 8pm

Happy Mondays: Acoustic Night

Join us as we showcase some of the best music talent on campus in our popular performance night, featuring a mixture of solo and group performances covering a range of styles. Acoustic Night is an open mic event; if you are interested in performing..

Thu 28th November, 2019, 7pm to 8pm

NT Live: Present Laughter

Present Laughter by Noël Coward Running time 80 mins (approx) Certificate: 12A Filmed live in front of an audience Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. As he..

Fri 29th November, 2019, 7pm to 8pm

The Winter Market

The Winter Market 29 November - 21 December Free Entry #mpndprojects OPENING NIGHT AT MODERN PAINTERS, NEW DECORATORS Friday 29 November 7pm-9pm Book on at: modernpaintersnewdecorators.co.uk/events Celebrate the opening of The Winter Market with..

Sat 30th November, 2019, 1pm to 2pm

Christmas wreath workshop

Join us for a traditional holly wreath workshop to get yourself in the festive mood. You will use a range of materials to create a beautiful 12 inch wreath to hang on your door. For novice flower arrangers we are offering a wonderful introduction to..

Mon 2nd December, 2019, 10:30am to 12pm

Tiny Tuesday Special: Winter Wonderland

A range of events for our under five visitors, every week we have our free Tiny Tuesday box out on gallery – dress up, share stories and play with the activities. Once a month we do Tiny Tuesday Special events – which range from workshops, to..

Wed 4th December, 2019, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Christmas Winter Wonderland at Charnwood Day Nursery in Shepshed

Santa will be a little busy on Christmas Eve, so why not come and meet him at our magical Christmas Winter Wonderland at Charnwood Day Nursery and Preschool in Shepshed, Loughborough on Wednesday 4th December from 6:30pm - 8pm. Bring the whole family..

Thu 5th December, 2019, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Alexandra's Bedspread by Deborah Moxom

At Loughborough Library. 5th December 6.30pm Tickets are £4 available from Loughborough Library from Thursday 7th November. The stories of the people who signed Alexandra's Bedspread (raising funds for the Carillion War Memorial Tower). We will be..

Sat 7th December to Tue 24th December, 2019

Changing Room – Under Fives Activity Space (Winter)

The Changing Room is our dedicated activity space for our smallest visitors. With sensory activities, dressing up, games, quizzes all aimed at under-fives, this room is seasonally themed throughout the year. Seasonally themed – come and check out..

Mon 9th December, 2019, 7pm to 8pm

Happy Mondays: Speech Bubble

Mon 9 December, 7:00pm - 9:00pm Venue: Cogs, Loughborough Students' Union £5 / £3 students Join us for an evening of performance poetry showcasing spoken talent on campus alongside professional poets. Speech Bubble includes an open mic slot for..

Fri 13th December, 2019, 7:45pm to 8:45pm

RSPB Talk - Uganda - A look at the Country, Habitats, the People and the Wildlife by Nigel Slater

Nigel grew up next to Attenborough Nature reserve and soon found it was a great place to explore. He has never stopped being amazed about the continually changing wildlife there. He became a bird ringer; a warden and now he guides walks and is on the..

Sun 15th December, 2019, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

O Holy Night - Viva la Musica choral concert

Choral music for Christmas sung by Chamber choir, Viva la Musica, conducted by Simon Lumby Music includes works by Rathbone, Wishart, Howells, Britten and, of course, Rutter.. At Trinity Methodist Church Centre, Royland Road, Loughborough. Tickets..

Thu 19th December, 2019, 12:45pm to 1:45pm

Emmanuel Church - Lunchtime Concert

They're back! The8 return with their inimitable mix of sacred and humorous, thoughtful and entertaining Christmas music. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. The concert starts at 12.45 but a soup and roll lunch is served from..

Fri 10th January, 2020, 7:45pm to 8:45pm

RSPB Talk - W.W.W. Falklands by Gianpiero Ferrari

Walking among the giant Elephant seal, or a colony of stunning Albatrosses, photographing the Giant Southern Petrels gliding over the waves, or waiting on the beach for Penguins to come a shore just a few feet away from you. This are just a few of..

Sat 18th January, 2020, 10am to 11am

Come & Sing: Durufle Requiem

We are delighted to confirm that we will be singing Duruflé's Requiem for our annual Come and Sing 2020. The Requiem by Maurice Duruflé is one of the most beautiful examples of liturgical music from the 20th century. Strongly influenced by Fauré's..

Tue 11th February, 2020, 11am to 12pm

Winter tree ID walk

Enjoy the beauty of trees and shrubs in winter and learn techniques to help identify them from the Idverde Ranger. Where: Queens Park

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