WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 Pink Ribbon Programme for people who have breast cancer surgery at Ulverscorft Activity Centre, 2pm-4pm, free, fully booked, call Kathleen on 07860 639693 for more. Dancercise at Ulverscroft Grange, 10am-11am, £3.50.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 Birstall and District Local History Society is hosting the Story of the Driving Test by Brian Johnson. Meeting at Birstall Village Hall, 7.30pm. Shepshed PACT meeting at 7.30pm, Iveshead School, Forest Street, Shepshed. Tales at the Watermill will host Christine McMahon at Shepshed Watermill from 7.30pm. Tickets £9 (£8 concessions), from Nick Fathers on 0116 236 3739, or email@example.com, (advance booking advised). Irish night in the old stables at The Griffin Inn, Swithland, in aid of the Jake McCarthy Foundation, 7.30pm. There will be food, welcome drinks, dancers and band Kelly’s Heroes will be playing. Tickets £20 directly from the venue. Charnwood Meditation Group: an independent not-for-profit community group. Newcomers welcome. 7.30pm every Thursday at Charnwood Road Community Centre, Shepshed. People not experienced in meditation please speak to Chris North on 01509 506585 prior to first visit. Loughborough Branch Multiple Sclerosis Society, physio/social at Tesco Community Room, Park Road, Loughborough. 12.30pm-2.30pm, call 01509 633527. Health and wellbeing support Thursdays: seated yoga at Ulverscroft Activity Centre, 10.30am, £3.50, relaxation at Ulverscroft Activity Manor, noon, £3.50, pulmonary fibrosis support group at Ulverscroft Manor, 1.30pm-3.30pm, and SCF Doodlers and crafts 10.30am at Ulverscroft Manor. Age UK Social Drop-In Group at The Community Room, Tesco, Park Road, Loughborough, 10am-noon. Come and join for a natter, a cuppa or just a break from shopping. Information and advice available if you need it.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 A Song for Enzo, a charity concert in memory of Vincenzo Sozzo, at Trinity Methodist Church, Harborough Road, Oadby, at 7.30pm. Proceeds are to go to Leicester Royal Infirmary Oncology and Haematology Ward and Trinity Methodist Church’s nominated charity. Tickets (£10), from Jane Robinson 01509 218336 or John Dilleigh 07941 144589. Wildlife and history of Swithland Wood Walk, 2.30pm, adults £3, children £1.50 and under fives free. Contact Bradgate Park for more.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 BBC Folk Award nominees Ninebarrow at Belton Village Hall. Tickets £10 (concessions £8.50) from 01530 224218 or Belton Convenience Store. They are £12 on the door. Doors at 6.45pm and show at 7.30pm. Free bowls coaching at Charnwood Indoor Bowls Club (next to the Loughborough leisure centre), 10am-noon, all abilities welcome. For more information call 01509 210018. Loughborough NCT Nearly New Sale at Loughborough Students’ Union, 11.30am - 1.30pm, (11am entry for members). Entry is £1 per adult (children free) and this money goes directly to the NCT charity. Contact Rachel Fitzpatrick on 07972 103738 or email rachywheeler@yahoo. co.uk for more.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 Traditional English Music Session and Workshop with the Grand Union Folk Club at the Soar Bridge Inn, Barrow-uponSoar. The music sessions take place in the bar and start at 9pm. The workshops take place in the room at the back of the pub and run from 7.30pm-9pm. Entry is free, a contribution of £1 is appreciated. Ray Dawson with Fiddle Factor at Loughborough Folk Dance Club, St Peter’s Community Centre, Storer Road, Loughborough, 7.30pm, £3. Cancer Self Help Group Loughborough, 7pm, John Storer House. Complementary Therapies followed by Caring and Sharing. All welcome. Age UK Technology Help Drop-in at the Community Space Room, Tesco, Park Road, 12.30pm-2.30pm, regular group offering free help and support with laptops, tablets, iPads and smartphones. Sensory stroll through Queen’s Park, Loughborough, 11am at John Storer House for 11.15am start. For those living with dementia and their carer/family member. Cafe get together afterwards if you have time.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 East Leake Spiritualist Church, service with Marisa Bailey, East Leake Village Hall, Main Street, 7.30pm, all welcome. Loughborough Branch Multiple Sclerosis Society, physio/social at Gorse Covert Community Centre, Loughborough. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Call 01509 633527 for more details. Health and wellbeing guided walk at Ulverscroft Activity Centre, 1.30pm-2.30pm, free. Model railway open evening at Ulverscroft Grange, 7.30pm-9.30pm, donation entry. Singing for fun and wellbeing at Ulverscroft Activity Centre, 1pm-3pm, £3.50.