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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..

Tue 15th October, 2019, 10:30am to 12pm

Tiny Tuesday Special: Spot the Ladybird

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 16th October, 2019, 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Wotsits! (Special Events)

Come and make a wotsit with us! Will it be a badge or a keyring? Drop-in activity (no booking necessary) £1.00 per child/item made

Thu 17th October, 2019, 12:45pm to 1:45pm

Emmanuel Church - Lunchtime Concert

Thursday 17 October sees the start of the 2019-2020 Lunchtime Concert series, with Matthew Clemmet and Reuben Lee opening the season. These two young pianists from the Nottingham area will perform solo works by Chopin, Scarlatti, Rachmaninov,..

Thu 17th October, 2019, 7pm to 8pm

NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare Filmed live in front of an audience. Running time: 180 mins (approx) Certificate: 12A ‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’ A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with..

Fri 18th October, 2019, 9:30am to 10:30am

Forest School

Weekly Forest School. Join us in the beautiful Booth Wood each Friday for exploring, lots of free play, mud kitchen, tree swing, camp fire for hot chocolate and snacks, natural crafting and lots more!

Fri 18th October, 2019, 9:30am to 10:30am

Forest School

Weekly Forest School. Join us in the beautiful Booth Wood each Friday for exploring, lots of free play, mud kitchen, tree swing, camp fire for hot chocolate and snacks, natural crafting and lots more!

Wed 23rd October, 2019, 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Wotsits! (Special Events)

Come and make a wotsit with us! Will it be a badge or a keyring? Drop-in activity (no booking necessary) £1.00 per child/item made

Wed 23rd October, 2019, 4:15pm to 5:15pm

Friends of the Great Central MainLine: Community Membership

The Friends of the Great Central MainLine is launching Community Membership for local businesses, community and voluntary organisations Briefing event on: Wednesday October 23 4.30pm - 5.30pm in the Marquee at Quorn and Woodhouse station, Woodhouse..

Wed 30th October, 2019, 10am to 11am

Who Cares?

Wed 30 October, 10:00am - 5:00pm Venue: Edward Barnsley Building, Loughborough University Last year the artist and filmmaker Ian Nesbitt spent time charting ecologies of care across Loughborough University’s campus in his role as LU Arts’..

Fri 1st November, 2019, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Comedy in Wymeswold - The Noise Next Door

The U.K’s premier improv comedy troupe have taken the comedy world by storm – and are coming to Wymeswold! Eight time sell-out veterans of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and one of the country’s most sought after comedy club headliners, The..

Wed 6th November, 2019, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore

Christchurch G&S Society presents the comic operetta Ruddigore by W.S Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan at Iveshead School Theatre, Shepshed (LE12 9DB). The story is set in a fictional Cornish village, where its corps of professional bridesmaids are..

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

NT Live: Hansard

Hansard by Simon Wood Running time: 110 mins (no interval) Certificate: 15 Hansard; noun The official report of all parliamentary debates. See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the..

Tue 12th November, 2019, 10:30am to 12pm

Tiny Tuesday Special: Bang! Pop! Whoosh!

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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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