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.

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2020

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  Loughborough's Art Deco Heritage, Thursday 9th January to Thursday 28 February 2020
  
  Creative Writing Course, starts Wednesday 22 January 2020

  Botswana and Beyond, RSPB Talk, Friday 7 February 2020

   Winter Tree ID Walk, Saturday 11 February 2020

  Lunchtime Concert, Thursday 20 February 2020





  Loughborough's Art Deco Heritage,  Thursday 9th January to Thursday 28 February 2020

Loughborough Library, Granby Street, Loughborough

Loughborough Library Local Studies Volunteers first exhibition of 2020 will show that Loughborough has a rich Art Deco History.


Open to the public from the afternoon of 9th January


Free Admission during normal Library Opening hours.

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  Creative Writing Course,  7:00 - 9:00 pm, Wednesday 22nd January 2020

MHL0.07, Martin Hall, Loughborough University, LE11 3TU



A mixed ability creative writing class for those wanting to learn new skills as well as more accomplished writers who are looking to polish their existing talents. The course focuses primarily on fiction but the topics covered are applicable to poetry and writing for stage and screen.

Tutor Alison Mott is a writer and story collector with many years’ experience leading creative activities in the community. She writers memoir,historical fiction and non-fiction, children’s fiction and educational materials. She has a Master’s degree in Creative Writing and is accredited as a writing coach through the Arvon Foundation and the National Association of Writers in Education.


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  Botswana and Beyond,  7:45pm Friday 7th February 2020

Brockington Building, Loughborough University, LE11 3TU


Tony Westaway will take you on a journey to the northern part of Botswana from the Okavanga Delta, along the Chobe Rover finishing up beside the Zambesi via Mosi Oa Tunya (or the Smoke that Thunders) which is better known in the UK as the Victoria Falls. 


You will be introduced to Botswana and its stunning wildlife.


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  Winter Tree ID Walk,  11:00am, Saturday 11th February 2020

Queen's Park, Loughborough.

Enjoy the beauty of trees and shrubs in winter and learn techniques to help identify them from the Idverde Ranger. 

The walk will last around 1 hour and is free to attend.

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  Lunchtime Concert, 12:45pm, Saturday 11th January 2020

Emmanuel Church, Forest Road, Loughborough, LE11 3NW

The Capriccio Ensemble Piano Quintet comprises of Clare Lee & Eleanor Graff-Baker – Violins, Liz Paling – Viola, John Bean – Cello and Jeremy Kimber – Piano.  Their programme will include an arrangement by Liz Paling of Rachmaninov’s 2nd Piano Concerto. They will also play music by Bach.

The concert starts at 12.45pm but soup & roll lunch is served from 12-00pm. 

Free admission but donations are appreciated.


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