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Chocolate Alchemy

Chocolate Alchemy, 5 Churchgate Mews , Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UA

Taste some of our chocolates from around the world and enjoy a chocolate afternoon tea whilst learning all about Wonderland.

  • Rail station: Loughborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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Badge making

Purple Pumpkin Patch, 102 Ashby Road, Loughborough, LE11 3AF

Let your creative juices flow and draw your favourite character from a book and turn your picture into a badge. Or colour in one of our designs instead. The choice is yours! A great quick make and take workshop suitable for all ages.

Wed 18 Oct 2017
  • 14:00 to 18:00
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Charlie & Lola Party with Devon Black

Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3EB

Come and help Ditzy Devon learn how to count with the help of her friends Charlie and Lola and Lauren Child's book One Thing.

Wed 18 Oct 2017
  • 12:45 to 13:30, 15:30 to 16:15
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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F T Gibbet -Get started writing for children

Loughborough Library, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DZ

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.

Wed 18 Oct 2017
  • 18:30 to 20:30
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James Chantry

Charnwood Museum, Queens Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU

Join artist James Chantry at Charnwood Museums’ ‘Changing Room Gallery’ to create an interactive art exhibition.

Wed 18 Oct 2017
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 13:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
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Lauren Child

Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3EB

Join Lauren Child, Waterstones Children's Laureate, and learn the stories behind the stories.

Wed 18 Oct 2017
  • 11:00 to 12:00
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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Chocolate Alchemy

Chocolate Alchemy, 5 Churchgate Mews , Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UA

Taste some of our chocolates from around the world and enjoy a chocolate afternoon tea whilst learning all about Wonderland.

  • Rail station: Loughborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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Loogabarooga

Creations Pottery, 16 Church Gate, Loughborough, LE11 1UD

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.

Thu 19 Oct 2017
  • 10:00 to 11:00
  • Children welcome
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Dr Deirdree O'Byrne Talk

Charnwood Museum, Queens Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU

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.

Thu 19 Oct 2017
  • 19:00 to 20:00
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
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Loogabarooga

Centro Lounge, 2 Old Hospital, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1FS

Come and join us for a lively and interactive story time. A bunch of characters A dash of mischief A sprinkling of magic A shake of laughter Story chef Nicky Rafferty is cooking them up.

Thu 19 Oct 2017
  • 10:00 to 10:45
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Old Irish Storytelling

Charnwood Museum, Queens Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU

There's a chance to join in with some animal noises (only if you want!). Fun for all the family.

Thu 19 Oct 2017
  • 11:00 to 12:00
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
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The Hairy Maclary and Friends Show

Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3EB

‘Out of the gate and off for a walk, went Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy.’ Anyone with young children will recognise these words instantly as the opening lines of the book ‘Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy’ by Lynley Dodd.

Thu 19 Oct 2017
  • 11:30 to 12:30
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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Craft session

Purple Pumpkin Patch, 102 Ashby Road, Loughborough, LE11 3AF

Everybody knows the story of the Hungry Caterpillar! Make your own hanging caterpillar or butterfly decoration with sparkle, sequins, buttons and lots of colour.

Thu 19 Oct 2017
  • 09:00 to 18:00
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Charnwood Museum, Loughborough

Charnwood Museum, Queens Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU

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

Thu 19 Oct 2017
  • 13:30 to 14:30
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Children welcome
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Will Mabbitt

Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3EB

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.

Thu 19 Oct 2017
  • 14:30 to 15:30
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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Will Mabbett

Loughborough Library, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DZ

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 imagine them.

Thu 19 Oct 2017
  • 10:30 to 11:00
  • Free entry
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Create your own Brian Wildsmith style images

Charnwood Museum, Queens Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU

Charnwood Arts presents: Anna Michaska ‘Create Your Own Brian Wildsmith Style Images’

Fri 20 Oct 2017
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 13:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Children welcome
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Chocolate Alchemy

Chocolate Alchemy, 5 Churchgate Mews , Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UA

Taste some of our chocolates from around the world and enjoy a chocolate afternoon tea whilst learning all about Wonderland.

  • Rail station: Loughborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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Loogabarooga

Creations Pottery, 16 Church Gate, Loughborough, LE11 1UD

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.

Fri 20 Oct 2017
  • 14:00 to 15:00
  • Children welcome
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Dave Shelton

Loughborough Library, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DZ

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

Fri 20 Oct 2017
  • 14:00 to 15:00
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Katie Nairne

Charnwood Museum, Queens Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU

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.

Fri 20 Oct 2017
  • 19:00 to 19:45
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
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Little Howard's Big Show for Kids

Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3EB

With interactive stand-up, live animation on stage and lots of jokes and songs this really is a show that all the family can enjoy.

Fri 20 Oct 2017
  • 11:00 to 12:00
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
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Craft session

Purple Pumpkin Patch, 102 Ashby Road, Loughborough, LE11 3AF

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. Then decorate your new pet hedgehog and watch her come to life!

Fri 20 Oct 2017
  • 09:00 to 18:00
  • Children welcome
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