Welcome to the What's On Page

The What's On page is designed to highlight forthcoming events in the Charnwood area. These will include festivals, music, dance, talks, fun runs and anything else that will, hopefully, be of interest to members.

If you have any suggestions for material that can be placed in this area please do not hesitate to contact the Webmaster.


The Midland Mainline - Then and Now: 1840 to 2019 (6 May to Friday 28 June 2019)

Leicestershire & Rutland Festival of Archaeology (Saturday 29 June to Tuesday 30 July 2019)

Inter-U3A Quiz Night, Hinckley, Thursday 3 October 2019

The Midlands Mainline, Then and Now, 1840 to 2019, Loughborough library from Monday 6 May until Friday 28 June 2019.

This exhibition that traces the history of the Midlands Mainline has been devised by Loughborough Library Local Studies Volunteers. 

The displays are available to view in Loughborough library during normal opening hours and it is free to enter.

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Leicestershire and Rutland Festival of Archaeology, Saturday 28 June to Tuesday 30 July 2019


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Once again Leicestershire and Rutland's Festival of Archaeology will have the largest number of events in the country.  Why not attend one of the guided walks, talks, demonstrations or visits that make up this month long Festival?  You'll have the chance to meet with and listen to some of the leading archaeologists in the two counties or be guided around sites of interest by local enthusiasts. There's something for everyone from 12 months old upwards.

Further details can be found by clicking this link which has a downloadable brochure.

If you are also interested in the national programme of events run through the Council for British Archaeology then click here.

Inter-U3A Quiz Night, Hinckley, Thursday 3 October 2019

Charnwood U3A is invited to enter up to 2 teams for the U3A Network inter-U3A quiz.  Great fun (emphasis on the fun), a chance to meet people from other U3As and even a fish and chip supper!   The deadline for entries is 15 September.

If you're interested in entering a team, full details of entry fee, and venue can be found by clicking this link

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