Charnwood

Properties and events in Charnwood

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529 years of Loughborough Grammar School - Tower Opening and Exhibition

Burton Walks, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2DU
In person
Pre-booking not required

The 1852 Building will be open including the tower, which is accessed by 59 steps up a spiral staircase, giving a great view of Loughborough and surrounding districts. Items from the School's archives will be available to view in adjacent areas.

A.W. Pugin's Radical Restoration of St Mary's Church, Wymeswold

St Mary's C of E Church, Wymeswold, 1 The Stockwell, Wymeswold, Leicestershire, LE12 6UF
In person
Pre-booking not required

The restoration of the parish church at Wymeswold, Leicestershire, was something of a trend-setter - at least back in the 1840s. Bob Trubshaw puts this restoration into the context of the early Gothic Revival movement.

All Saints with Holy Trinity Parish Church Loughborough

All Saints with Holy Tinity Church, Steeple Row, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1EE
In person
Pre-booking not required

As part of Loughborough Heritage Open Weekend, guided and self guided tours of the church are available on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th Sept plus a traditional Choral Evensong service sung for centuries in this historic building.

Heritage Walks, with Loughborough Heritage Open Weekend

Loughborough Library, 31 Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU
In person
Pre-booking required

Loughborough Heritage Walks commencing from Charnwood Museum Saturday 14th September 10am Suffragette Walk and 2pm Zeppelin Walk Sunday 15th September 10am Art Deco Walk and 2pm Heritage Sites Walk Booking required

Historical Overview of Unity House with Loughborough Heritage Open Weekend

Unity House, 21 Fennel Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Historical documents will be available tracing Unity House's history from its inception as a medical aid centre in 1886, its use as a British restaurant in the war, and its current use after being purchased by Mont Follick MP in 1945.

Military Memorabilia Roadshow.

Charnwood Museum, Granby street, Queen's Park, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leics. LE11 3DU, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU
In person
Pre-booking not required

As part of Loughborough Heritage Weekend we will have an area in Charnwood Museum and invite the public to bring along any items of military memorabilia, objects, documents and photographs.

Old Rectory - Loughborough Heritage Open Weekend

Old Rectory Museum, Steeple Row, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UX
In person
Pre-booking not required

A Saturday opening that promises to be a little bit different

The Generator, alongside Loughborough Heritage Open Weekend

The Generator, Packe Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3EZ
In person
Pre-booking required

Opportunity for a hard hat tour of the historic Generator Hall. The CIC team have secured the funds for the renovation work that will transform this building (the old Lboro Art School) into an Arts & Cultural centre. Due to open in Spring 2025.