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Stories of Us

Stories of Us focuses on community events in villages and towns across Leicestershire, Events include local craft events (check out the yarn bomb activities at Markfield and Cosby) lots of walks, treasure hunts interactive history workshops and art sessions. Connect into your community and meet other people who call your special home their special home too.

TO BOOK AN EVENT

Click on the event you are interested in the listings below. This will take you to the event page with more details of the event and in most cases will include a ‘book now’ link to an Eventbrite page where you can register your registration for the event. (In some cases  you will need to book at the venue instead or with the event provider).

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

Upcoming events

Date
Title
Description
Time
Audience
Venue
Date: Saturday 7th August 2021
Pick up a trail sheet and take part in a Family Story Trail! around Earl Shilton Library. Once you have found and solved all of the clues you will be...
Time:
Audience: Children, no age specified
Venue: Sapcote Library
Date: Saturday 7th August 2021
Take part in a Family Story Trail around your village! Pick up a trail sheet from Kibworth Community Library. Once you have found and solved all of the clues you...
Time:
Audience: Children, no age specified
Venue: Kibworth Community Library
Date: Saturday 7th August 2021
Take part in a Family Story Trail around your village! Pick up a trail sheet from Quorn Community Library. Once you have found and solved all of the clues you...
Time:
Audience: Children, no age specified
Venue: Quorn Community Library
Date: Monday 9th August 2021
Take part in a Family Story Trail around your village! Pick up a trail sheet from Earl Shilton Library. Once you have found and solved all of the clues you...
Time:
Audience: Children, no age specified
Venue: Earl Shilton Library
Date: Monday 9th August 2021
Take part in a Family Story Trail around your village! Pick up a trail sheet from Markfield Community Library. Once you have found and solved all of the clues you...
Time:
Audience: Children, no age specified
Venue: Markfield Community Library
Date: Monday 9th August 2021
Take part in a Family Story Trail around your village! Pick up a trail sheet from Sileby Community Library. Once you have found and solved all of the clues you...
Time:
Audience: Children, no age specified
Venue: Sileby Community Library
Date: Tuesday 10th August 2021
Take part in a Family Story Trail around your village! Pick up a trail sheet from Kirby Muxloe Community Library. Once you have found and solved all of the clues...
Time:
Audience: Children, no age specified
Venue: Kirby Muxloe Community Library
Date: Wednesday 11th August 2021
Join a friendly group of people to share a story and a poem. Lead by Reader Leader who reads to  the group with regular pauses to reflect on and discuss...
Time:
Audience: Adults
Venue: Online
Date: Wednesday 11th August 2021
Join local historian Kate Twitchin on a guided walk around the Conservation Area of Desford and hear some of the fascinating stories about people who lived here in the past....
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: Adults and children (7+)
Venue: Desford CML
Date: Wednesday 11th August 2021
Family friendly activity session delivered by local sport and activity provider. One ticket per participant. Duration: 1 hour
Time: 10:30 am
Audience: Families
Venue: Ashby Library
Date: Thursday 12th August 2021
Session 1: Jam jar pen pots 10-11am Session 2: Chopstick wind chimes 2-3pm Come along to the library and enjoy a perfect summer craft event. Get creative and hands on....
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: Primary school children
Venue: Desford CML
Date: Thursday 12th August 2021
Take part in a Family Story Trail around your village! Pick up a trail sheet from Desford Community Library. Once you have found and solved all of the clues you...
Time:
Audience: Children, no age specified
Venue: Desford Community Library
Date: Thursday 12th August 2021
Family friendly activity session delivered by local sport and activity provider. One ticket per participant. Duration: 1 hour
Time: 10:30 am
Audience: Families
Venue: Lutterworth Library
Date: Friday 13th August 2021
Take part in a Family Story Trail around your village! Pick up a trail sheet from Cosby Community Library. Once you have found and solved all of the clues you...
Time:
Audience: Children, no age specified
Venue: Cosby Community Library
Date: Friday 13th August 2021
Come and join us for a Digital Treasure Hunt using QR codes outside in the grounds at Brocks Hill Country Park. Can you find all the book characters that are...
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: Ages 5-16
Venue: Brocks Hill Country Park, Oadby
Date: Saturday 14th August 2021
Family friendly activity session delivered by local sport and activity provider. One ticket per participant. Duration: 1 hour
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: Families
Venue: Castle Donington Library
Date: Saturday 14th August 2021
Session 1: 10.15-11am Session 2: 11.30am-12,15pm Session 3: 12.45-1.30pm An exciting, hands on learning session where families can learn about the Anglo- Saxon way of life in Leicestershire. Come and...
Time: 10:15 am
Audience: Ages 7+
Venue: Loughborough Library
Date: Sunday 15th August 2021
Take part in a Family Story Trail around your village! Pick up a trail sheet from Measham Community Library. Once you have found and solved all of the clues you...
Time: 11:00 am
Audience: Children, no age specified
Venue: Measham Community Library
Date: Monday 16th August 2021
Take part in a Family Story Trail around your village! Pick up a trail sheet from Castle Donington Library. Once you have found and solved all of the clues you...
Time:
Audience: Children, no age specified
Venue: Castle Donington Community Library
Date: Wednesday 18th August 2021
Take an hour-long walk with our resident expert who will take you back to the time that the Boat Lift was being built at Foxton in the 1890s through a...
Time: 11:30 am
Audience:
Venue: Foxton Canal Museum
Date: Wednesday 18th August 2021
Family friendly activity session delivered by local sport and activity provider. One ticket per participant. Duration: 1 hour
Time: 2:00 pm
Audience: Families
Venue: Cosby Community Library
Date: Thursday 19th August 2021
Interactive ‘live’ yarn bomb/craft workshops, where participants will create a heart to be installed as a mini yarn bomb display in Markfield. The workshops are inspired by the book –...
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: 8+ (under 12’s to be supported 1-1 by an adult-must be booked as 2 spaces)
Venue: Markfield Community Library
Date: Friday 20th August 2021
Family friendly activity session delivered by local sport and activity provider. This event is being hosted by Enderby Community Library. One ticket per participant. Duration: 1 hour
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: Families
Venue: King George V playing field, near Enderby CML
Date: Saturday 21st August 2021
Take a hour-long walk with our resident expert who will take you back to the time that the Boat Lift was being built at Foxton in the 1890s through a...
Time: 11:30 am
Audience:
Venue: Foxton Canal Museum
Date: Sunday 22nd August 2021
Interactive ‘live’ yarn bomb/craft workshops, where participants will create a heart to be installed as part of Cosby Yarn Bomb 2021. The workshops are inspired by the book – “Somebody...
Time: 10:00 am
Audience: 8+ (under 12’s to be supported 1-1 by an adult-must be booked as 2 spaces)
Venue: Victory Park, Park Road, Cosby