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Celebrating 800 Years of Loughborough Market and Fair

2021 marked 800 years of Loughborough Market and Fair, and events and exhibitions took place throughout the year to celebrate this, including exhibitions at Charnwood Museum, Loughborough Library, and Loughborough Town Hall.

Resources and Support – Curriculum-linked FREE lesson plan

To support this project, Leicestershire’s Creative Learning Services are providing a FREE Curriculum-linked lesson plan for both Key Stages 1 and 2, with information about the history of the market and fair compiled by Loughborough Local Studies Group. This includes a PowerPoint presentation showcasing images that have been collected by our Community Curator Volunteers, and inspiration for creating imaginative responses to this exciting theme. Download these at the bottom of this page!

Lesson Plans, Worksheets and PowerPoints

Click the links to download our Fantastic Fairgrounds Pack:

KS1 Lesson Plan, KS1 Fair Worksheet and supporting KS1 PowerPoint

Click here to download out Magical Markets Pack:

KS2 Lesson Plan , KS2 Market Worksheet and supporting KS2 PowerPoint