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On Now until Sun 28th April, 2019

Something Found Something New

This exhibition includes a wide range of media, and is inspired by the landscape and history of Charnwood. It includes responses to exhibits in the Charnwood Museum and the County Museums’ collection. West End Art is a group of artists using..

On Now until Tue 4th June, 2019

Changing Room – Under Fives Activity Space (Spring)

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..

Wed 24th April, 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 24th April, 2019, 10:14am to 11:14am

Winsons Open Day

'Travel Bonanza' on Wednesday 24th April 2019 from 10am until 2pm. At Paul S Winson Coaches, Royal Way, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 5XR A unique opportunity to view our fleet at our state of the art premises. Meet the Travel Team, who will be more than..

Thu 25th April, 2019, 1pm to 2pm

Butterflies paper cutting with Harsha

Thursday 25th April 2019 1.00pm - 2.30pm A great paper cutting workshop suitable for all levels. You will be shown everything you need to know with a helping hand to create your very own framed butterflies paper cut design. The course fee is £16..

Fri 26th April, 2019, 10am to 11am

Kids Half Term Takeover - Modern Painters, New Decorators

Modern Painters, New Decorators Join us on 26 April for our Kids Half Term Takeover of our current exhibition 'Kena Hetuna, Open & Closed'. Using our family activity guides, explore our exhibition of paintings, prints and installations. The..

Sat 27th April, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

Into The Outwoods Sculpture Trail Opening Event

Get creative this Spring with free drop-in workshops at the Into The Outwoods Sculpture Trail ! ArtSpace Loughborough are inviting the public to come along to the Loughborough Outwoods at the end of April and get creative in a series of free..

Sat 27th April, 2019, 1pm to 2pm

Meet the bees - 27th April 2019 1:00pm

A half day experience for the bee fan who would like to know more. We start off with a short talk on some of the basic aspects of bee keeping; including the bees in the hive, the jobs they do and an introduction to the equipment used. An opportunity..

Fri 3rd May, 2019, 10:15am to 12:45pm

Local History Cafe

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..

Sat 4th May, 2019, 10am to 11am

Funtopia at Syston

Funtopia is a fantastic fun-packed event which is perfect for tots to tweens. Filled with bouncy castles, activity inflatables, under 5's area, circus skills, interactive play system and much more! Delicious BBQ and sweet stall available to quench..

Sat 4th May, 2019, 10:17am to 11:17am

The Be Curious Weekend

The Be Curious Weekend is being held at Beaumanor Hall on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May. Two days of activities where all members of the family can explore and create together. This is a unique opportunity for children (and their parents) to..

Sat 4th May, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

Butterflies papercutting class with Harsha

Saturday 4th May 2019 10.30am - 12pm A great paper cutting workshop suitable for all levels. You will be shown everything you need to know with a helping hand to create your very own framed butterflies paper cut design. The course fee is £16 which..

Sun 5th May, 2019, 10:17am to 11:17am

Young Person's Guide to Journalism

Suitable for young people aged 12+. This one-day workshop will introduce young writers to the exciting and evolving world of journalism. Fake news is rife and news moves at a faster pace than ever; this practical and fun workshop is designed to help..

Sun 5th May, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

The Wymeswold Duck Race

Fun for all the family! Stalls - Games - Rides - Tug of war - Food and Drinks. 10.30am - The Waddle, Duckling Dash and Fun Run - Narrow Lane 12.30pm - The Duck Races - Brook Street All proceeds go to village charities.

Tue 7th May, 2019, 9:30am to 10:30am

ColourWheel Art Class

ColourWheel art classes for adults are part-time and have been designed for beginners and improvers. Drawing inspiration from nature and the rich colour wheel of life we will teach you the techniques you need to produce beautiful works of art. If you..

Thu 9th May, 2019, 1pm to 2pm

Fabric flower brooch class

Thursday 9th May 2019 1pm - 2.30pm A lovely enjoyable flower brooch project. Create beautiful hand sewn flower brooch. Suitable for all levels. The course is £12 and includes all materials, tuition and refreshments and takes place at The Purple..

Fri 10th May, 2019, 7:45pm to 8:45pm

RSPB Group - Members Evening

Breaking with tradition, we have decided to give 'the stage' to the members of the group. Many of the group take photographs but feel they don't have enough to fill a full talk, so we've decided to give them the opportunity of doing..

Sat 11th May, 2019, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

'Rejoice in the Lamb' - a concert of 20th century British choral music

Loughborough Chamber choir, Viva la Musica, present an evening of twentieth century British choral music at Trinity Methodist Church Centre, Royland Road, Loughborough LE11 2EH. The programme will include: Five Mystical Songs (Ralph Vaughan..

Sun 12th May, 2019, 8am to 9am

Alex's Wish Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride

A 10, 20 or 50 mile bike ride around the beautiful Charnwood Forest, the home of Alex's Wish. The circular route starts and finishes in Rothley village and has been carefully chosen to ensure maximum safety and enjoyment. It is fairly challenging in..

Tue 14th May, 2019, 7pm to 8pm

NT Live: All My Sons

All My Sons by Arthur Miller directed by Jeremy Herrin Certificate 12 Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur..

Tue 21st May, 2019, 12:45pm to 1:45pm

Emmanuel Church Lunchtime Concert - Timothy Ling-Chung Wong - Piano

Timothy Ling-Chung Wong is a fabulous soloist and will be giving a recital of music including Schumann ’Papillons’. Timothy is an exchange student from Hong Kong, and is studying at Nottingham University for a semester. Admission is free but..

Tue 28th May, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

Tiny Tuesday Special: Fantastic Flowers

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 29th May, 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 30th May, 2019, 11am to 12pm

Puppets (Workshop)

Have a go at creating your own hand puppet, and then if there’s time have a go at putting on a little show! £3.00 per child. Suitable for children aged 3 and above, booking essential. Tickets on sale from April 13.

Fri 31st May, 2019, 11am to 4pm

Games Day (Special Events)

Join the Friends of Charnwood Museum for another amazing games day. Try your hand at some traditional games from throughout the ages and around the world! FREE

Sat 1st June, 2019, 7pm to 8pm

Far from the Home I Love Piano concert

Acclaimed international pianist Margaret Fingerhut has devised a very special concert that she is performing across the UK to raise awareness of refugee needs as well as to collect funds for City and Town of Sanctuary refugee groups. Through music..

Thu 6th June, 2019, 9am to 10am

14th World Bioenergy Congress and Expo

Bioenergy 2019 is a global platform to discuss and learn about research topics in Biomass, Biomass feed stocks for renewable energy generation, Renewable Energy, Biogas, Biofuels, Biodiesel, Bioethanol, Bioenergy Conversion Methods, Bioenergy..

Fri 7th June, 2019, 10:15am to 12:45pm

Local History Cafe

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..

Sat 8th June to Tue 3rd September, 2019

Changing Room – Under Fives Activity Space (Summer)

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 9th June, 2019, 10am to 11am

Loughborough Cancer Research UK Race for Life

Cancer Research UK is bringing Race for Life back to Loughborough Town Centre! This year, for the first time, Cancer Research UK is inviting everyone in the area – women, men and children - to join the Race for Life. The course starts in the heart..

Wed 19th June, 2019, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Bradgate Park: Recent Excavations (Friends of the Museum)

Local archaeologist Peter Liddle joins the Friends of Charnwood Museum to talk about the recent archaeological excavations at Bradgate Park. All talks start at 7:30pm and talks cost just £4 for non-members (£2 for members).  Please use..

Tue 25th June, 2019, 10:30am to 12pm

Tiny Tuesday Special: Dangerous Dinosaurs!

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 29th June, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

Fabric flower brooch class

Saturday 29th June 2019 10.30am - 12.00pm A lovely enjoyable flower brooch project. Create beautiful hand sewn flower brooch. Suitable for all levels. The course is £12 and includes all materials, tuition and refreshments and takes place at The..

Sun 7th July, 2019, 12pm to 1pm

Wymeswold Farmers Market

Wymeswold Farmers Market - Food, drinks, crafts, jewellery, candles, crepes, prosecco and lots more! Something for the whole family! £1 Entrance Children FREE All proceeds go to Wymeswold Playgroup Sunday July 7, 2019 12-4pm On the Cricket Ground,..

Sun 7th July, 2019, 12pm to 4pm

Wymeswold Farmers Market

Wymeswold Farmers Market - Food, drinks, crafts, jewellery, candles, crepes, prosecco and lots more! Something for the whole family! £1 Entrance Children FREE All proceeds go to Wymeswold Playgroup Sunday July 7, 2019 12-4pm On the Cricket Ground,..

Wed 17th July, 2019, 9am to 10am

Biofuels, Energy and Economy 2019

On behalf of the LEXIS we take great pleasure in welcoming leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars, students and experts of application fields to for the Biofuels 2019 with the Theme: "Expedition in the Field of Biofuels and..

Wed 17th July, 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

Tue 23rd July, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

Tiny Tuesday Special: Amazing Archaeology!

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 24th July, 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 25th July, 2019, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Go Potty! (Workshop)

Its archaeology fortnight! Find out about ancient ways of making pots and create your own thumb pot or coil pot from air drying clay £3.00 per child. Suitable for children aged 3 and above, booking essential. Tickets on sale from May 25.

Wed 31st July, 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 7th August, 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 8th August, 2019, 11am to 12pm

Dinosaur Junk Modelling (Workshop)

Have a go at making your very own dinosaur from all sorts of materials! £3.00 per child. Suitable for children aged 3 and above, booking essential. Tickets on sale from May 25.

Wed 14th August, 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

Fri 16th August, 2019, 11am to 4pm

Games Day (Special Events)

Join the Friends of Charnwood Museum for another amazing games day. Try your hand at some traditional games from throughout the ages and around the world! FREE

Tue 20th August, 2019, 10:30am to 12pm

Tiny Tuesday Special: Charnwood under the Sea!

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 21st August, 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 22nd August, 2019, 9am to 10am

5th International Congress on Epigenetics and Chromatin

Epigenetics Conference, The world's largest Epigenetics Conference and Gathering for the Research Community.Join the 5th International Congress on Epigenetics & Chromatin at Vienna, Austria during August 22-23, 2019 Theme: Epigenetics: Global..

Thu 22nd August, 2019, 9am to 10am

4th International Conference & Expo on Euro Optometry and Vision Science

EuroOptometry 2019 invites all the participants and attendees from all over the world to attend 4th International Conference & Expo on Euro Optometry and Vision Science during August 22-23, 2019 to be held at Vienna, Austria with the Theme: An..

Fri 23rd August, 2019, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Parrots for Pirates! (Workshop)

Every pirate needs a parrot, come along and make your own as part of this paper based art and craft workshop. £3.00 per child. Suitable for children aged 3 and above, booking essential. Tickets on sale from May 25

Wed 28th August, 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

Mon 2nd September, 2019, 9am to 10am

12th Edition of International Conference on Endocrinology Diabetology

International Conference on Endocrinology, September 02 - 03, 2019, Berlin, Germany. Euroscicon Ltd., UK is very happy to extend a warm welcome to the dignified and distinguished Nobel lecturers, speakers, delegate and Endocrinology professionals,..

Sat 7th September to 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 17th September, 2019, 10:30am to 12pm

Tiny Tuesday Special: Awesome Autumn!

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 23rd September, 2019, 9am to 10am

10th International Conference and Expo on Oil and Gas

Oil and Gas Conference 2019 provides a platform for researcher scholars, scientists and academic people to share and globalize their research work while the participants from industry/ business sectors can promote their products thus felicitating..

Tue 24th September, 2019, 9am to 10am

9th International Conference on Petroleum Engineering

Petroleum Engineering 2019 provides a platform for researcher scholars, scientists and academic people to share and globalize their research work while the participants from industry/ business sectors can promote their products thus felicitating..

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

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

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 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..

Thu 5th December, 2019, 9am to 10am

14th International Conference on Biofuels & Biorefinery

With a great pleasure, we invite you to "14th International Conference on Biofuels and Biorefinery” During December 5-6, 2019 at, Dubai, UAE. Biofuels Conference 2019 would lay a platform for the interaction between experts around the world and..

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..

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