Posted: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 08:29
October Half term is here and we have something for everyone!
We have a gallery game planned to keep children of all ages entertained called "Rats and Bats". We have several drop in sessions in the morning from 10am-12 noon that includes Badge Making and Paper Puppets (£1.00 charge per item). Please click on the link below for further information.
On Saturday 16th October from 10am-2pm the Finds Liaison Officer for Rutland and Leicestershire will be here to help identify archaeological items that you have found. Drop in event, no need to book.
On Thursday 21st October the Friends of Charnwood Museum are hosing a friends talk on zoom from 7.30pm-8.30pm about the History and Identity of Fish and Chips in Britain by Professor Panikos Panayi. £4.00 for non-members. FREE for members of the Friends of Charnwood Museum. Click on events for booking information.
Our exhibition is the 'Market 800' and looks at how Loughborough's Markets have developed from the Medieval era right up to current traders.
Our opening hours for half term, Tuesday 19th to Saturday 23rd October are 10am - 3pm. There is no need to book, just turn up!
Posted: Sun, 08 Aug 2021 13:47
As part of the Market 800 celebrations - which includes our fantastic exhibition currently on display on the museum - there is also a Cookie and Cake competition happening!
Children are invited to bake a biscuit, cookie or cupcake inspired by Loughborough markets and fair to celebrate the 800 years anniversary.
When? Saturday August 14. The stall will be open from 10am – 2pm
Where? Loughborough Market Place, in front of the Town Hall
What are the rules?
- The design of the biscuit, cookie, or cupcake, should relate to the market or fair e.g. a fair ground ride, the Town Hall, market stalls etc.
- Bring your cookie, cake or biscuit to the competition stall in front of the Town Hall.
- All entries must be displayed on a paper plate no larger than 12inch.
- Recipe, toppings and decoration will be the choice of the competitor.
- Judging will be based purely on the design, no tasting will be taking place.
- Please fill in an application form for each entry.
- Open to children 12 years of age and under.
The entries will be displayed on a market stall for public viewing throughout the day.
The winner will be announced on the day and the winning design will be entered into the 800-yearbook project.
There will be photo opportunities of applicants on arrival, we will ask for permission from a parent or carer prior to any photography being used.
For health & safety and Covid safety reasons, entries cannot be returned.