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On Now until 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..

Sat 20th July, 2019, 1pm to 2pm

Needle felting for beginners

In this half day (3 hours) course you will be introduced to the art of needle felting and have the opportunity to create your own needle felted works of art using processed British Shetland wool in a range of colours. During the course we run you..

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.

Thu 25th July, 2019, 7pm to 8pm

NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy

Cope Auditorium, Loughborough University, LE11 3BT Tickets: £10/ £5 students (Limited availability on the door - cash only) The Lehman Trilogy by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power directed by Sam Mendes Approx run time: 3hrs 30min with two 15..

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

Meet the bees

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 life cycle of bees, the jobs they do and an introduction to the equipment used. An..

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

Butterfly walk

Join us for a gentle walk around Stonebow Washlands Local Nature Reserve, and get a closer look at the butterflies that call it home. It's free, and all are welcome. Where: Stonebow Washlands , Mount Grace road, Loughborough

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

Sat 3rd August, 2019, 1pm to 2pm

Wet felt works of art

Join us to learn the basics of wet felting, one of the oldest fibre arts. In this half day (3 hours) course you will be introduced to the art of wet felting and have the opportunity to create your own wet felt work of art using processed British..

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

Fri 16th August, 2019, 7pm to 8pm

Exhibition Opening / A Mountain is a Mountain

Be a part of the creative community and celebrate the opening of our new exhibition within Carillon Court, Loughborough. The evening will kick off at 7pm with drinks and DJs. ‘A Mountain is a Mountain’ will feature new work by George Chinnery,..

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, 2019, 9am to 10am

Leicestershire Round Ultra Marathon

Date : Saturday 7th September 2019 Start Time: 9am Distance: 53km (33 Miles) Climb: 560 metres (1850ft) Maximum Numbers of Entrants: 250 Age Requirements: Minimum age limit - 20 years old Entry closes : 14th August 2019 (we would recommend to book..

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..

Sat 7th September, 2019, 1pm to 2pm

Meet the bees

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..

Thu 12th September, 2019, 7pm to 8pm

Show + Tell 5 / A creative talk night

Join us for an evening of talks by creatives based within the East Midlands who work on a national and international scale. Our guests will talk us through their recent projects and how they’ve found the opportunities to thrive in the area. Guests..

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..

Sun 22nd September, 2019, 9am to 10am

Charnwood Challenge 2019

Please join us for the 2019 Charnwood Challenge! The Charnwood Challenge 2019 consists of three main events - so you can choose which one you want to sign up for. A 10 mile walk across the Charnwood hills. This is a 'power walk' - so your tea and..

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 8th October, 2019, 6pm to 7pm

A Question Of Brains

A Question of Brains is a corporate dinner with a difference and the perfect way to entertain your most valued clients and guests whilst supporting a very special charity. Every penny from the evening goes directly to Steps. The charity, Steps, was..

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

Tue 22nd October, 2019, 11am to 1pm

Feed the birds

Help birds this winter! Make your own fat balls and simple bird feeders to take home, and get lots of useful advice to help wildlife in winter with the Idverde Ranger. Where: Derby road playing fields Pavillion, Cotton Way, Loughborough. LE11 5FJ

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

Thu 24th October, 2019, 9:30am to 10:30am

32nd European Cardiology Conference

With the successful completion of 27th European Cardiology Conference in Rome, Italy, the Cardiology Conferences in 2019 meet is proud to announce that its 3 day Event 32nd European Cardiology Conference (Euro Cardiology 2019) will be held in Zurich,..

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..

Thu 14th November, 2019, 9am to 10am

33rd European Ophthalmology Congress

33rd European Ophthalmology Congress, Nov 14 - 15, 2019, Madrid, Spain. European Ophthalmology 2019 is a global platform to discuss and learn about Ophthalmological Associated Diseases and their Treatment. Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that..

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..

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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