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Loughborough Comic Con 2017

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

Loughborough Comic Fiar 2017 sees the introduction of Loogabarooga Comics Fair, a day dedicated to the amazing people and creators behind the small press, self-publishing and UK comic’s scene!

Sat 21 Oct 2017
  • 10:00 to 17:00
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Mandy Ward

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

So you want to write a Book? Everyone has a book in them, so they say. This will be a fun talk with Mandy about her book creation journey and hopefully it will inspire you to write yours.

Sat 21 Oct 2017
  • 18:00 to 19:30
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Robots

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

Design and draw a robot that we will bring to life using coding and animation programme ‘Scratch.’ In the second session you will create a 3D version of your robot from junk.

Sat 21 Oct 2017
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 13:00 to 15:00
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Robots! at Loughborough Library

Robots
Sat 21 Oct 2017
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 13:00 to 15:00

Loughborough

 
Spooky Space

National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS

This Halloween Half Term Holidays the Spooky Science team have taken over and we have all gone slightly batty!

  • Rail station: Leicester (3 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
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Loogabarooga Festival

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

Elizabeth will use a selection of simulation activities to give everyone a personal insight into the difficulties dyslexics face on a day to day basis, to help increase the understanding that dyslexia is about so much more than reading.

Sat 21 Oct 2017
  • 13:30 to 15:30
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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.

Sat 21 Oct 2017
  • 13:30 to 14:30
  • 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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Dino Diggers

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

Join award-winning author Rose Impey for a fun-filled picture book event all about a new series - Dino Diggers.

Sun 22 Oct 2017
  • 12:00 to 13:00, 15:30 to 16:30
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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Dino Diggers at Loughborough Town Hall

Dino Diggers
Sun 22 Oct 2017
  • 12:00 to 13:00, 15:30 to 16:30

Loughborough

 

North Street Car Park, North Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1HU

Sun 22 Oct 2017
  • 09:00 to 14:00
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Purveyor of Bog-eyed loonies

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

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 through Rome, Britannia and Egypt.

Sun 22 Oct 2017
  • 14:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
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Loughborough Leisure Centre

Loughborough Leisure Centre, Browns Lane, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3HE

Creed Conventions plan to bring actors from film & television, comic artists, film props, cosplay competitions, memorabilia stalls and a retro gaming area. Fun for the whole family and a great day out!

  • Rail station: Loughborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
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Market Bosworth, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13

Sun 22 Oct 2017
  • 09:00 to 14:00
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Oskar's Amazing Adventure

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

An original, heart-warming play for young children and their families – full of good humour, adventure, music and song. Followed by a craft workshop. Both activities need pre-booking.

Sun 22 Oct 2017
  • 10:00 to 11:20, 12:00 to 13:20
  • Children welcome
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Oskar’s Amazing Adventure at Loughborough Library

Oskar's Amazing Adventure
Sun 22 Oct 2017
  • 10:00 to 11:20, 12:00 to 13:20

Loughborough

 
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.

Sun 22 Oct 2017
  • 09:00 to 18:00
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Loogabarooga

Loughborough, Market Place, Loughborough, Leicester, LE11 2TS

Bring your four legged friend to Loughborough Market Place and you could both win a special prize.

Sun 22 Oct 2017
  • 12:45 to 14:00
  • Rail station: Loughborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Kimberley Burrows

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

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.

Tue 24 Oct 2017
  • 14:00 to 15:00
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Carillon Court, 34 Carillon Court, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3XA

Tue 24 Oct 2017
  • 11:00 to 16:00
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Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood, Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Tue 24 Oct 2017
  • 18:30 to 21:00
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Charnwood Museum, Loughborough

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

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

Tue 24 Oct 2017
  • 10:30 to 11:30
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Children welcome
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Conkers

Conkers, Millennium Avenue, Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6GA

Halloween Ball – Adults Only 27th October - £24.95 Event starts at 7pm. £24.95 per person. Does an evening of frights sound alright, then join us for our Adult Halloween Ball!

Fri 27 Oct 2017
  • 19:00 to 23:55
  • Rail station: Burton upon Trent (9 miles)
  • Parking: free
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Halloween Ball at Conkers

Conkers
Fri 27 Oct 2017
  • 19:00 to 23:55

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

 
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Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Educational Trust, Main Street, Cotesbach, Leicestershire, LE17 4HX

Come and experience a two day hands on hedge laying weekend on the organic farmland here in Cotesbach, tutored by a professional HLA accredited hedge layer. Learn to lay hedges, both young and old using traditional Midlands methods & tools.

  • Rail station: Rugby (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
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Conkers

Conkers, Millennium Avenue, Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6GA

Doors open at 6.30pm and we finish by 10:30pm. All your worst nightmares are set to become reality this Halloween at Conkers Annual Ghostly encounter at the Waterside Centre.

  • Rail station: Burton upon Trent (9 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
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National Space Centre

National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS

lose Encounter of the First Kind - Sighting of a UFO. Close Encounter of the Second Kind - Physical Evidence. Close Encounter of the Third Kind – Contact… We are not alone!

Sat 28 Oct 2017
  • 18:30 to 22:00
  • Rail station: Leicester (3 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Disabled access
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Leicester Castle Great Hall

The Magazine Gateway, c/o Newarke Houses Museum, The Newarke, Leicester, LE2 7BY

On the last Sunday of the month, the Magazine Gateway and Leicester Castle Great Hall are open to the public from 11am-3pm. Guided tours are available on each opening day.

Sun 29 Oct 2017
  • 11:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Leicester (1 mile)
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