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Sat 7th October, 2017

Charnwood Voices: Ticket To Ride

Charnwood Voices: Ticket To Ride

7:30pm @ Christ Church, Mountsorrel

"The best of popular songs from George Gershwin to Leonard Cohen, sung by Charnwood Voices in stunning choral arrangements." Read More »

Sun 15th October, 2017

Tue 17th October, 2017

Live Acoustic Special for Oxfam

Live Acoustic Special for Oxfam

8pm @ Anchor Inn, Hathern

♫ Billy Kemp ♫ Tony Alles ♫ Wildwood Jack ♫ Meg English Read More »

Wed 18th October, 2017

Loogabarooga 2017: Charnwood Arts presents James Chantry "Take Over the Gallery"

Loogabarooga 2017: Charnwood Arts presents James Chantry "Take Over the Gallery"

10am @ Charnwood Museum

Join artist James Chantry to create an interactive art exhibition. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Lauren Child Live

Loogabarooga 2017: Lauren Child Live

11am @ Loughborough Town Hall

Join Lauren Child, Waterstones Children’s Laureate, and learn the stories behind the stories. The multi-award-winning author and artist will discuss her influences and creative process and some of.. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Charlie & Lola Party with Devon Black 1

Loogabarooga 2017: Charlie & Lola Party with Devon Black 1

12:45pm @ Loughborough Town Hall

How many raindrops can fit in a jar and how many leaves in a tree? Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Badge Making

Loogabarooga 2017: Badge Making

2pm @ Purple Pumpkin Patch

Let your creative juices flow and draw your favourite character from a book and turn your picture into a badge. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Alice in Wonderland Themed Chocolate Tea Party

Loogabarooga 2017: Alice in Wonderland Themed Chocolate Tea Party

18th October to 22nd October 2017 @ Chocolate Alchemy

Join Alice for a chocolate adventure in Wonderland! The Mad Hatter is hosting a Chocolate Afternoon Tea Party and has invited you to join him. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Charlie & Lola Party with Devon Black 2

Loogabarooga 2017: Charlie & Lola Party with Devon Black 2

3:30pm @ Loughborough Town Hall

How many raindrops can fit in a jar and how many leaves in a tree? Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Get Started Writing for Children/Young Adults

Loogabarooga 2017: Get Started Writing for Children/Young Adults

6:30pm @ Loughborough Library

Who's it for? This is an introductory so no experience is necessary, just bring a pen and paper and get started. This session is adults only. Read More »

Thu 19th October, 2017

Loogabarooga 2017: Clay Bear Workshop 1

Loogabarooga 2017: Clay Bear Workshop 1

10am @ Creations Pottery, Loughborough

Come and make your favourite bear from clay. We will help you create and paint a masterpiece. Your bear will be available to take home on the day. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Old Irish Storytelling

Loogabarooga 2017: Old Irish Storytelling

10am @ Charnwood Museum

There's a chance to join in with some animal noises (only if you want!). Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Will Mabbitt Wriggly Readers

Loogabarooga 2017: Will Mabbitt Wriggly Readers

10:30am @ Loughborough Library

This book is about worms. I can only draw worms. You might think worms are boring - but you'd be wrong. These worms have INCREDIBLE adventures! I can't draw those bits, though, so you'll have to ima.. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: The Hairy Maclary and Friends Show

Loogabarooga 2017: The Hairy Maclary and Friends Show

11:30am @ Loughborough Town Hall

‘Out of the gate and off for a walk, went Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy.’ Read More »

Emmanuel Church Lunchtime Concert: Greg Drott

Emmanuel Church Lunchtime Concert: Greg Drott

12:45pm @ Emmanuel Church Centre, Loughborough

Once again the Emmanuel Lunchtime Concert series opens with a remarkable young Leicestershire musician: Greg Drott studied privately with Brian Saddington and Nigel Alcott before going to Pembroke C.. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: The Imagination Station 1

Loogabarooga 2017: The Imagination Station 1

1:30pm @ Charnwood Museum

Roll up, roll up! The Imagination Station has landed! Have a go at their art and craft activities inspired by children’s illustrated literature. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Will Mabbitt - "I Can Only Draw Worms" Talk

Loogabarooga 2017: Will Mabbitt - "I Can Only Draw Worms" Talk

2:30pm @ Loughborough Town Hall

If you thought drawing worms was easy think again. Will Mabbitt (probably the worst illustrator of his generation) shows you how he created his latest picture book I Can Only Draw Worms (published b.. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: E H Shepard Talk with Dr Deirdre O’Byrne

Loogabarooga 2017: E H Shepard Talk with Dr Deirdre O’Byrne

7pm @ Charnwood Museum

Deirdre O'Byrne of Loughborough University discusses the enduring themes of Kenneth Grahame's classic The Wind in the Willows and how it continues to appeal to adults as well as children. Come along.. Read More »

Fri 20th October, 2017

Loogabarooga 2017: Mrs Tiggywinkle Book Folded Hedgehogs

Loogabarooga 2017: Mrs Tiggywinkle Book Folded Hedgehogs

9am @ Purple Pumpkin Patch

Beatrix Potter is a classic children’s author. Make your own Mrs Tiggywinkle from an upcycled book to learn the popular art of book folding. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Charnwood Arts presents "Create Your Own Brian Wildsmith Style Images" 1

Loogabarooga 2017: Charnwood Arts presents "Create Your Own Brian Wildsmith Style Images" 1

10am @ Charnwood Museum

Family session for younger children but no age restriction, create something wonderful together. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Friendship Stories and Lively Conversation

Loogabarooga 2017: Friendship Stories and Lively Conversation

10am @ Loughborough Library

Open to all those with mental health issues, such as dementia, along with their family, carers and friends. An informal and fun session. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Little Howard’s Big Show for Kids

Loogabarooga 2017: Little Howard’s Big Show for Kids

11am @ Loughborough Town Hall

Little Howard is the world’s only live interactive animation. He’s won so many awards and he’s only just celebrated his 6th birthday (for the tenth year in a row). Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Clay Bear Workshop 2

Loogabarooga 2017: Clay Bear Workshop 2

2pm @ Creations Pottery, Loughborough

Come and make your favourite bear from clay. We will help you create and paint a masterpiece. Your bear will be available to take home on the day. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Dave Shelton 'The Accidental Author'

Loogabarooga 2017: Dave Shelton 'The Accidental Author'

2pm @ Loughborough Library

Leicester-born Dave Shelton never really set out to be an author. He only meant to draw the pictures, not write the words. Read More »

LU Arts presents: Bathaus Public Launch

LU Arts presents: Bathaus Public Launch

2pm @ Bathaus: Loughborough University

Join us for the launch of Bathaus. Designed by architecture practice Studio Weave, the bat house was commissioned to house a colony of bats residing in an abandoned 19th century cottage on Loughboro.. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Meet the Little Adventurers with Philip Ardfagh and Elissa Elwick

Loogabarooga 2017: Meet the Little Adventurers with Philip Ardfagh and Elissa Elwick

2:30pm @ Loughborough Town Hall

It's ‘Bring in a Pet Day’ and Finnegan, Floss, Peanut and Sprat are looking forward to telling each other about their pets, but Sprat can't find Shadow, his little black cat, anywhere. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: House of Illustrations with Katie Nairne

Loogabarooga 2017: House of Illustrations with Katie Nairne

7pm @ Charnwood Museum

House of Illustration’s Exhibitions and Touring Officer, Katie Nairne, will speak about the process of curating and commissioning illustration, and the wider work of the gallery. Read More »

Sat 21st October, 2017

Loogabarooga 2017: Old MacDonald Had a Finger Puppet

Loogabarooga 2017: Old MacDonald Had a Finger Puppet

9am @ Purple Pumpkin Patch

Old MacDonald's Farm was full of finger puppets ... Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Loughborough Comic Fair 2017

Loogabarooga 2017: Loughborough Comic Fair 2017

10am @ Loughborough Town Hall

In association with Charnwood County Council and Loughborough Comic Con 2017 sees the introduction of Loogabarooga Comics Fair, a day dedicated to the amazing people and creators behind the small pr.. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: The Dyslexic Dyslexia Consultant

Loogabarooga 2017: The Dyslexic Dyslexia Consultant

1:30pm @ Loughborough Library

This talk has been created and will be delivered by Elizabeth Wilkinson, the Dyslexic Dyslexia Consultant. You will gain an insight into the basics of dyslexia as well as highlighting the difference.. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: The Imagination Station 2

Loogabarooga 2017: The Imagination Station 2

1:30pm @ Charnwood Museum

Roll up, roll up! The Imagination Station has landed! Have a go at their art and craft activities inspired by children’s illustrated literature. Read More »

LU Arts presents: The Van Kuijk Quartet

LU Arts presents: The Van Kuijk Quartet

7:30pm @ Martin Hall Theatre, Loughborough University

Currently BBC New Generation Artists, the Van Kuijk Quartet’s international accolades boast First, Best Beethoven and Best Haydn Prizes at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet compet.. Read More »

Sun 22nd October, 2017

Loogabarooga 2017: Dino Diggers 1

Loogabarooga 2017: Dino Diggers 1

12pm @ Loughborough Town Hall

Join award-winning author Rose Impey and rising-star illustrator Chris Chatterton for a fun-filled picture book event all about their new series Dino Diggers. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: The Loogabarooga Dog Show!

Loogabarooga 2017: The Loogabarooga Dog Show!

1pm @ Loughborough Town Centre

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 Dog Show. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Gary Northfield ‘Purveyor of Bog-Eyed Loonies’

Loogabarooga 2017: Gary Northfield ‘Purveyor of Bog-Eyed Loonies’

2pm @ Loughborough Town Hall

Get hysterical over history with Gary Northfield, creator of the fantastically funny Julius Zebra series. In his fact-filled, action-packed books, Gary's motley crew of characters take you on a romp.. Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Dino Diggers 2

Loogabarooga 2017: Dino Diggers 2

3:30pm @ Loughborough Town Hall

Join award-winning author Rose Impey and rising-star illustrator Chris Chatterton for a fun-filled picture book event all about their new series Dino Diggers. Read More »

Tue 24th October, 2017

Loogabarooga 2017: Tiny Tuesday "Illustrate"

Loogabarooga 2017: Tiny Tuesday "Illustrate"

10:30am @ Charnwood Museum

Join us at this art and craft session for under-fives! Get creative and a little bit messy as we tell stories! Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: LU Arts Workshop with Laura Sorvala

Loogabarooga 2017: LU Arts Workshop with Laura Sorvala

11am @ Carillon Court Shopping Centre

Venue: Carillon Court Shopping Centre, Loughborough (Outside WH Smith) Read More »

Loogabarooga 2017: Kimberley Burrows

Loogabarooga 2017: Kimberley Burrows

2pm @ Loughborough Library

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 been like so far. Read More »

Thu 26th October, 2017

LU Arts presents: NT Live Encore - Hamlet

LU Arts presents: NT Live Encore - Hamlet

7pm @ Cope Auditorium, Loughborough University

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Read More »

Sat 28th October, 2017

LU Arts presents: Creative Community Day

LU Arts presents: Creative Community Day

12pm @ Martin Hall Theatre, Loughborough University

Join us for an afternoon of fun and informal, creative activities, demonstrations and workshops to celebrate the creativity that happens here on campus! There is something for everyone at our Creati.. Read More »

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