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10th June 2012 - 10am - 3pm

Venue: Loughborough Town Hall

We're throwing open the doors at Loughborough Town Hall, so come join us for a day full of fun and excitement!  Take a look around and get involved in activities, workshops and tasters for all ages.

Behind the Scenes                   Workshops                      Activities

Pre-booked from 10am on the day. 
Many for the sessions are likely to be very popular and may fill up quickly.

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Origami
    Japanese paper folding creations. 
    Workshops 11am-12pm, & 1pm-2pm  Suitable all ages
  • Ukulele Project
    Make your own ukulele, learn how to play, then perform.  Workshops at 10.30am-11.30am, 12.30pm-1.30pm & 2pm-3pm.  Suitable 12+
  • Ollie Mealing, Magician
    Discover Card Magic and Learn Tricks.  Workshops at 11am-11.35am & 2pm-2.35pm
    Suitable 12+
  • Japanese Drumming
    Try a variety of percussion instruments.  30 min sessions throughout the day culminating in a performance. Suitable 7+
  • Comic Strip Drawing
    Draw your own comic designs.  Workshops at 10.30am-12.30pm & 1pm-3pm.  Suitable 7+
  • Chocolate Alchemy
    Learn the art of the chocolatier with a tasting and truffle making workshop.  participants win a Chocolate Gold Medal.  10.30am-11.15am, 11.45am-12.30pm & 1pm-1.45pm.  Suitable all ages.
  • DJ & MC Workshop
    10.30am-11.30am, 12.30pm-1.30pm & 2pm-3pm.  Suitable 8+


There is no need to pre-book but there are limitations on numbers so you may be required to wait for a place.

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Dick Whittington Panto Collage
    Help make a panto-themed artwork.  Suitable all ages.
  • Behind the Scenes in Panto Land
    Martin Ballard, Panto Dame Star, reveals stage make-up secrets. (Timed sessions through the day)
  • Gingerbread Decorating
    Drop in session.  Suitable all ages
  • Theatre Backstage Tours
    Fascinating peek behind the curtain. 30mins duration.  10.30am, 11am, 11.30am 12 noon.  Max 15 places per tour.
  • Manga Stencil Art
    Inspiration to create your own artowrk.  Suitable 7+
  • Silk Flags
    Create and decorate silk flags to take away or add to our bunting. Suitable 7+
  • Glass Painting
    Design and paint a glass tile.  Suitable 7+
  • Face Painting & Balloon Modelling
    Suitable all ages
  • Graffiti Art
    Learn the art of graffiti and create a design which will be incorporated into a larger artwork.  Suitable for 14+


Take place throughout the day unless stated otherwise. 

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Scalextric
    Race on our giant circuit. Suitable all ages.
  • Sumo Wrestling
    Dress in foam sumo suits and let battle commence.  Height restriction may apply.
  • Surf Simulator
    Get ready for the summer, learn how to ride the waves.  Height restriction may apply.
  • Wii Olympics
    Take our Olumpic challenge with Sonic and Mario.  Suitable all ages
  • Giant Connect 4
    Suitable all ages
  • Giant Jenga
    Suitable all ages
  • Zumba
    Demonstrations and a chance to take part.  Suitable all ages.


Also taking place throughout the venue & Market Square

  • Treasure Hunt
    Follow the clues round the venue and see if you can win the 'treasure'.
  • Balloon Race
    Join our balloon race.  Releases at 12.30pm & 3pm.  See if your balloon is the one which travels furthest and win a prize.
  • Segways
    Try this 'wheelie' run ride.  Minimum height 134cm.


Hot and cold food available in the Balcony Gallery

For the complete programme visit the Information Hub in the venue foyer on the day.     (Note: programme may vary, all start and finish times are approximate.)

Loughborough Town Hall Events March 2019