Drama Days: 17 to 19 August

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Calling all young explorers and drama lovers with big imaginations! If you love playing games and making up stories – take a walk on the wild side and imagine what could happen on an epic journey, where anything is possible. Join us and create a short play and make your own masks and props, during three two-hour drama workshops for children (7-11yrs). The play will be shown at the end of the final day to friends and family. Continue reading Drama Days: 17 to 19 August

Art Exhibition: Second Take

Second Take exhibition

Our second art exhibition “Second Take” is not to be missed. It will be running from the 10th to the 24th July in the Community Room (upstairs in the Heritage Centre building). Continue reading Art Exhibition: Second Take

Nunckley Trail: Walk and Draw

Nunckley Trail Walk and Draw

Suitable for adult beginners or improvers, this is a chance to slowly potter around this beautiful woodland trail, seeking out and sketching natural forms, man-made objects and views. Led by local artist Jacqui Gallon there will be lots of tips and tuition. Cost £10. Booking essential on 07812967422

Trains announced: August 20th and 21st

August Train running

Diary at the ready! The GCR have given us advanced notice of when trains will next run on the Mountsorrel Branch Line, so keep the weekend of the 20th/21st August free. Trains will be made up of the three carriages forming the GCR’s heritage diesel multiple unit, as shown on… Continue reading Trains announced: August 20th and 21st

The Left Hand Band

The Left Hand Band

Keep your fingers crossed for fine weather for Sunday 19th June. Weather permitting The Left Hand Band will be playing a mixture of 50’s Rock-n-roll and other oldies for our customers between 2 and 4 pm in the outside seating area. Continue reading The Left Hand Band

Story Telling with Ruffle the rail dog

Rachel and Ruffles

Meet Rachel, local author and illustrator of a new series of children’s books and Ruffle. From Wednesday May 18th, between 1:30pm and 2:30pm, Ruffle will be telling you all about his many adventures. Continue reading Story Telling with Ruffle the rail dog

Meet the Artists

Art Exhibition Passing Through

“Passing Through” Exhibition Meet the Artists Session Saturday 30th April 10.00 am – 2.00 pm Come and meet the artists involved in our current exhibition “Passing Through”. This is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into the work on display in the Community Room. There will be informal talks by… Continue reading Meet the Artists

Painting in Oils: Working without brushes

An action packed, four-week course learning how painting with palette knives, rollers, cloths and
other equipment and materials can provide a wonderful loose and expressive style of painting. With
a little guidance and practice, good results can be achieved in a short space of time. Continue reading Painting in Oils: Working without brushes

Art Exhibition: “Passing Through”

Passing through art exhibition image

Six visual artists have collaborated to mount “Passing Through”, an exhibition of contemporary art which explores the emotional and metaphorical potential of journeying. The exhibition will include painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics and photography, and has been planned to coincide with the opening of this exciting new centre. Continue reading Art Exhibition: “Passing Through”

Pictures from the Official Opening

First an enormous thank you to everyone that turned out to make our opening weekend an outstanding success. Every train was sold out! We hope you all enjoyed your day and please look out for the Heritage Centre opening in the Spring of 2016. Here are some of our photos… Continue reading Pictures from the Official Opening