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Creating Stories

Creating Stories invites people of all ages to create new stories and memories by taking part in  a wide variety of activities, including traditional Asian dance workshops, interactive storytelling, illustration workshops, music sessions and drama, If getting stuck in trying new things with your families, or by yourself, is your thing then these sessions are for you!

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NB. if you decide that you can’t attend please let us know so we can allocate the tickets to someone else.

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Upcoming events

Date
Title
Description
Time
Audience
Venue
Date: Saturday 7th August 2021
In this hour-long workshop we will pick three fun descriptive phrases at random, and use them as inspiration for a weird and wonderful character. They might be a person or...
Time: 10:30 am
Audience: Children
Venue: Loughborough Library
Date: Sunday 8th August 2021
Not Just Words in Bubbles – Start Making Comics A Zoom-based workshop for aspiring comic creators between the ages of 15 and 25. Jay Eales and Selina Lock from Factor...
Time: 1:00 pm
Audience: Ages 15-25
Venue: Online
Date: Monday 9th August 2021
The Lioness who escaped  An exciting family dance workshop led by Caroline Rowland In 1579 a lioness was found on the streets of Loughborough. Where did she come from? What...
Time: 1:30 pm
Audience: Families
Venue: Loughborough Library
Date: Tuesday 10th August 2021
Engaging dance workshops in the styles of Bollywood and Indian Folk dance taught by our specialist teachers here at Nupur Arts. These workshops can range from high intensity exercise &...
Time: 10:30 am
Audience: Families
Venue: Birstall Library
Date: Tuesday 10th August 2021
Engaging dance workshops in the styles of Bollywood and Indian Folk dance taught by our specialist teachers here at Nupur Arts. These workshops can range from high intensity exercise &...
Time: 2:00 pm
Audience: 12+
Venue: Wigston Library
Date: Tuesday 10th August 2021
Immersed in the wild, two acrobats, dig, climb and lose balance in a joyful exploration of the nature in and around us. Enticing sounds, greenery up above and soil underfoot,...
Time: 2:00 pm
Audience: 5+
Venue: Newbold Verdon CML
Date: Tuesday 10th August 2021
A Story Stick is literally a stick which you tie found objects to – when you have added a few treasures to your stick, you unravel the string and make...
Time: 11:00 am
Audience: Families
Venue: Croft Park, Hinckley
Date: Tuesday 10th August 2021
Come and join us to make a giant picture book of people and places – using pens, paint, fabric and your imagination! We will gather all your stories and pictures...
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: Everyone welcome
Venue: Enderby Adult Learning Centre
Date: Tuesday 10th August 2021
Come and join us to make a giant picture book of people and places – using pens, paint, fabric and your imagination! We will gather all your stories and pictures...
Time: 1:00 pm
Audience: Everyone welcome
Venue: Enderby Adult Learning Centre
Date: Tuesday 10th August 2021
Mr Men & Little Miss – 50th birthday fun Join in with some fun activities with a Mr Men and Little Miss theme. There will be a QRcode treasure hunt...
Time: 10:30 am
Audience: Ages 3-14
Venue: Moira Centre, Loughborough
Date: Tuesday 10th August 2021
Come and join Nicky Rafferty in creating and sharing some Big Noisy Stories. Be the landscape, the sounds and the characters as you bring traditional and new stories to life...
Time: 2:00 pm
Audience: Ages 8-12
Venue: Coalville Library
Date: Wednesday 11th August 2021
Two sessions: Session 1: 11am Session 2: 2pm Immersed in the wild, two acrobats, dig, climb and lose balance in a joyful exploration of the nature in and around us....
Time: 11:00 am
Audience: 5+
Venue: Loughborough Library
Date: Wednesday 11th August 2021
A creative dance workshop using the book ‘Sweep’ by Louise Greig as a stimulus. The workshop will include a creative task at the beginning of the session where children will...
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: Ages 7 -11
Venue: Blaby Library
Date: Wednesday 11th August 2021
Come and find out why it’s so important to recycle the plastic we use and how your plastic bottles, cups and yogurt pots can be given a new lease of...
Time: 10:30 am
Audience: Ages 5-16
Venue: Moira Centre, Loughborough
Date: Wednesday 11th August 2021
Join us in Pit Prop Woods and take part in creative activities • Explore the woods and make a Journey Stick –a memento of your walk featuring items collected along...
Time: 11:00 am
Audience: Families
Venue: Pit Prop Woods, Moira Furnace
Date: Thursday 12th August 2021
Come and find out why it’s so important to recycle the plastic we use and how your plastic bottles, cups and yogurt pots can be given a new lease of...
Time: 10:30 am
Audience: Ages 5-16
Venue: Wigston Library
Date: Friday 13th August 2021
Two sessions: Session 1: 11am Session 2: 2pm Immersed in the wild, two acrobats, dig, climb and lose balance in a joyful exploration of the nature in and around us....
Time: 11:00 am
Audience: 5+
Venue: Wigston Library
Date: Friday 13th August 2021
A Story Stick is literally a stick which you tie found objects to – when you have added a few treasures to your stick, you unravel the string and make...
Time: 2:00 pm
Audience: Ages 3-14
Venue: Brocks Hill Country Park, Oadby
Date: Saturday 14th August 2021
Two sessions: Session 1: 11am Session 2: 2pm Immersed in the wild, two acrobats, dig, climb and lose balance in a joyful exploration of the nature in and around us....
Time: 11:00 am
Audience: 5+
Venue: Kirby Muxloe Library
Date: Monday 16th August 2021
A creative dance workshop using the book ‘Sweep’ by Louise Greig as a stimulus. The workshop will include a creative task at the beginning of the session where children will...
Time: 2:00 pm
Audience: Ages 7 -11
Venue: Market Harborough Library
Date: Monday 16th August 2021
Some of the oldest drawings ever found were made more than 30,000 years ago in southern France. In that same cave was the footprint of an 8 year old child...
Time: 1:30 pm
Audience: Ages 5-11
Venue: Broughton Astley Library
Date: Monday 16th August 2021
The Lioness who escaped  An exciting family dance workshop led by Caroline Rowland In 1579 a lioness was found on the streets of Loughborough. Where did she come from? What...
Time: 1:30 pm
Audience: Families
Venue: Loughborough Library
Date: Tuesday 17th August 2021
Come and join Nicky Rafferty in creating and sharing some Big Noisy Stories. Be the landscape, the sounds and the characters as you bring traditional and new stories to life...
Time: 2:00 pm
Audience: Ages 8-12
Venue: Hinckley Library
Date: Tuesday 17th August 2021
Have fun putting words to pictures and using your imagination to make up your own story. See what comes out of the can! We will gather all your stories and...
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: Everyone welcome
Venue: Enderby Adult Learning Centre
Date: Tuesday 17th August 2021
Have fun putting words to pictures and using your imagination to make up your own story. See what comes out of the can! We will gather all your stories and...
Time: 1:00 pm
Audience: Everyone welcome
Venue: Enderby Adult Learning Centre
Date: Wednesday 18th August 2021
A Story Box is created with a small box that decorate to form the scene of a story, the one pictured is based on the story of Little Red Riding...
Time: 10:30 am
Audience: Families
Venue: Moira Centre, Moira St, Loughborough, LE11 1AX
Date: Wednesday 18th August 2021
Have you ever wondered how some of our favourite children’s book illustrators create certain effects in their illustrations. Our artist delivers a session where you will be given an opportunity...
Time: 2:00 pm
Audience: families and children 7+
Venue: Glenfield Library
Date: Thursday 19th August 2021
Participants will engage in an exciting co-created project which allows their voice to be heard. Through a practitioner led, full day of workshops and rehearsals, participants will explore themselves and...
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: Ages 9-12
Venue: Oadby Library
Date: Thursday 19th August 2021
‘The Submerged Keyboard’ has been created in collaboration with Ricardo Insua-Cao’s Puppet Hinge Theatre. ‘This brilliant, funny performance follows the story of Aspril the piano and the evil Lord of...
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: Ages 0 to 11
Venue: Melton Library
Date: Thursday 19th August 2021
Come and find out why it’s so important to recycle the plastic we use and how your plastic bottles, cups and yogurt pots can be given a new lease of...
Time: 10:30 am
Audience: Ages 5-16
Venue: Quorn Library
Date: Friday 20th August 2021
A Story Box is created with a small box that you decorate to form the scene of a story, the one pictured is based on the story of Little Red...
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: Families
Venue: Roundhill Adult Learning Centre, Thurmaston
Date: Wednesday 1st September 2021
POSTPONED – Date to be decided Join award-winning poet Jay Hulme and learn how to write and perform your own slam poetry! Need help coming up with ideas? Find inspiration...
Time:
Audience: 14+
Venue: Loughborough Library