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Chocolate Alchemy

On Now until Sun 22nd October, 2017

Alice in Wonderland themed chocolate tea party

Chocolate Alchemy 3.30pm onwards £9 per person. Suitable for ages 6+. Children must bring a grown-up. Booking essential due to limited availability. Join Alice for a choclate adventure in Wonderland! The Mad Hatter is hosting a Chocolate Afternoon..

Loogabarooga

On Now until Sat 21st October, 2017

Old MacDonald had a finger puppet

Purple Pumpkin Patch 9am - 1pm, each session lasts up to one hour. £5 per person, per session. Suitable for ages 7+. Children must bring a grown-up. The workshop sizes are very small and limited to 4 children at a time which some children (and..

Loogabarooga

On Now until Sat 21st October, 2017

Robots

Loughborough Library 10am - 12pm 1pm - 3pm £6.50 per person, all day. Suitable for children aged between 10 and 14 years. Booking essential. Design and draw a robot that we will bring to life using the coding and animation programme ‘Scratch.’..

Loogabarooga

On Now until Sat 21st October, 2017

Loughborough Comic Fair

Loughborough Town Hall 10am - 4pm This is the first Loogabarooga Comic Fair, free to attend, but there is a small charge for each of the workshops. All workshops are available to book at www.loogabarooga.co.uk and must be booked in..

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Sat 21st October, 2017, 1pm to 4pm

Drop Spindle for Beginners

Start out on your spinning journey with the ancient technique of drop spinning. Great for beginners who are keen to learn how to convert fibre into yarn. In this half day (3 hours) course you will be introduced to the art of drop..

Loogabarooga

Sat 21st October, 2017, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

The imagination station - Andrew Everitt-Stewart

Charnwood Museum 1.30pm - 2,30pm £5.50 per child. Suitable for ages 6+. Children must bring a grown-up. Booking essential.  Roll up, roll up! The Imagination Station has landed! Have a go at their art and craft activities inspired by..

Loogabarooga

Sat 21st October, 2017, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Elizabeth Wilkinson - 'the Dyslexic Dyslexia Consultant'

Loughborough Library 1.30pm - 2.30pm £8.50 per person, suitable for an adult ausience (anyone who is dyslexic, has dyslexic children, family members, employees or students will it useful). This talk has been created and will be delivered by..

Loogabarooga

Sat 21st October, 2017, 6pm to 7:30pm

Mandy Ward - so you want to write a book

Loughborough Library 6pm - 7.30pm £5 per adult. This session is suitable for adults only. Booking essential. So you want to write a Book? Everyone has a book in them, so they say.  This will be a fun talk with Mandy about her book creation..

Loogabarooga

Sun 22nd October, 2017, 9am to 6pm

The Hungry Caterpillar turns into a butterfly

Purple Pumpkin Patch 9am - 6pm, each session lasts up to an hour £5 per person, per one hour session. Children must bring a grown-up. The workshop sizes are very small and limited to 6 children at a time which some children (and adults!) find..

Loogabarooga

Sun 22nd October, 2017, 10am to 5pm

Loughborough Comic-con

Loughborough Leisure Centre 10am - 5pm Book tickets on www.skiddle.com or call 0844 884 2920 A Comic-Con is coming to Loughborough! Creed Conventions plan to bring actors from film & television, comic artists, film props, cosplay competitions,..

Loogabarooga

Sun 22nd October, 2017, 10am to 12:50pm

Oskar's amazing adventure

Loughborough Library 10am - 10.50am 12pm - 12.50pm £4 per person. Suitable for children aged between 4 and 7 years. Children must bring a grown-up. An original, heart-warming play for young children and their families – full of good humour,..

Loogabarooga

Sun 22nd October, 2017, 12pm to 4:30pm

Rose Impey and Chris chatterton - 'Dino Diggers'

Loughborough Town Hall 12pm - 1pm and 3.30pm - 4.30pm £6 per person, suitable for children aged between 3 and 7 years. Booking essential. Join award-winning author Rose Impey for a fun-filled picture book event all about anew series - Dino..

Loogabarooga

Sun 22nd October, 2017, 1pm to 2pm

The Loogabarooga dog show

Loughborough Town Centre 1pm - 2pm Free, suitable for all dogs. Dogs must bring a grown-up. To celebrate all our favourite dogs in children's literature including Hairy Maclary, Sizzles and the Dog with Nice Ears, we'll be holding a very special..

Loogabarooga

Sun 22nd October, 2017, 2pm to 3pm

Gary Northfield - 'Purveyor of bog-eyed loonies'

Loughborough Town Hall 2pm - 3pm £6 per person. Suitable for children aged between 7 and 12 years. Younger children must bring a grown-up. Get hysterical over history with Gary Northfield, creator of the fantastically funny Julius Zebra series. In..

Loogabarooga

Tue 24th October, 2017, 10:30am to 11:30am

Tiny Tuesday: Illustrate!

Charnwood Museum 10.30am - 11.30am £3 per child, pre-school only, suitable for 6 months and over. Children must bring a grown-up. Join us at this art and craft session for under-fives! Get creative and a little bit messy as we tell stories! To book..

Loogabarooga

Tue 24th October, 2017, 2pm to 3pm

Kimberley Burrows

Loughborough Library 2pm - 3pm £6.50 per person. Suitable for ages 12+. Kimberley Burrows will be giving a reading of her completed poem, The Gingerbread Man, as well as sharing exclusive sneak peek illustrations and revealing what the process has..

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Mon 6th November, 2017, 7:30pm

Saba Douglas Hamilton - a Life with Elephants

What: Join Saba Douglas-Hamilton, the highly acclaimed elephant conservationist and wildlife TV presenter of This Wild Life and Big Cat Diaries for an evening of exciting animal stories and intimate behind the scenes tales of life in Kenya with her..

Tue 7th November, 2017, 7:30pm

The Sorcerer

Prepare for love, laughter and a touch of magic as Christchurch G&S Society perform Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operetta The Sorcerer. The action is set in the village of Ploverleigh, where villagers are gathering to celebrate the engagement of..

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Fri 10th November, 2017, 7:45pm

RSPB Talk - Birds of the North Norfolk Coastal Path by Jonathan Forgham

A return visit by Jonathan, a life-long birder - last time he told us about the birds of Kent, this time it is about one of his other favourite haunts - the Norfolk coast. Please have a look on the group's website for further information. The talk..

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Sun 12th November, 2017, 7:30am

RSPB Birdwatching Coach Trip to Far Ings LWT & Blacktoft Sands RSPB Reserves.

The Loughborough RSPB Group invite you to join them on their coach trip to Far Ings LWT & Blacktoft Sands RSPB Reserves. Both of these reserves are on the south side of the River Humber. Far Ings comprises of an area of abandoned clay pits which..

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Thu 16th November, 2017, 12:45pm

Emmanuel Church Lunchtime Concert - Eleanor Turner (Harp)

An Emmanuel Lunchtime Concerts favourite returns with her inimitable style. Virtuosity and communication are guaranteed in her imaginative programme. Eleanor Turner is a passionate ambassador for the harp. Eleanor has been performing professionally..

Sat 18th November, 2017, 7:30pm

Charnwood Orchestra Concert

The brilliant Charnwood Orchestra concert season 2017/18 continues. We are next performing; Saturday 18 November 2017 at 19:30 Emmanuel Church, Forest Road, Loughborough LE11 3NW Borodin Prince Igor Overture Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1. Soloist..

Sat 9th December, 2017, 10am to 12pm

"Carolling Christmas" - a Morning of Festive Music at Loughborough Baptist Church

"Carolling Christmas" is an Annual event at Loughborough Baptist Church,which heralds the Christmas season with a variety of singing groups and musicians performing Christmas tunes, songs and carols. Beginning at 10am and running through to at least..

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Sat 9th December, 2017, 1pm to 4pm

Christmas Needle Felting

We are running our popular needle felting course with a Christmas theme during the month of December. We will be making Christmas themed items, although you are, of course, welcome to use the technique to make any items you fancy. Expect to see..

Thu 21st December, 2017, 12:45pm

Emmanuel Church Christmas Celebration Lunchtime Concert - the York Waits

A 14th Century Christmas — not only music, but costumes as well! The York Waits play on replica costumes as well! The Waits play on replica shawms, cornett, saggbut, flutes, recorders etc. shawms, cornett, saggbut, flutes, recorders etc The York..

Sat 27th January, 2018, 7:30pm

Loughborough Orchestra Winter Concert

The Loughborough Orchestra is delighted to present Cello Soloist Will Robertson to play the Dvorak Cello Concerto. Two years ago, Will gave a stunning performance of the Elgar Cello Concerto, so his repeat visit should not be missed! Also on the..

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