Listen, Love, Learn

Price range: 
£1 per adult, no need to book just turn up.

Listen Love Learn is a weekly creative programme for families with children under 5 years.  It aims to enhance the participant’s confidence, support social inclusion and promote positive health and wellbeing, whilst engaging all participants in fun, creative and stimulating activities.   The sessions are very informal and set in a relaxed environment.

Kindly supported by the Derbyshire Thorntons Fund & Foundation Derbyshire.

Come along and learn something new, meet some great people and make some time for you. There is no need to book. From September 2014 there will be a charge of £1 per adult.
Click here to watch a video for more information about the group.
Please check below for specific  focused sessions and times or contact E:  T: 01332 285427 for further information
1st Tuesday each month - Creative activities for new and expectant young parents (up to 25 years) 12-3pm
2nd Tuesday each month - Gallery focused activities for babies and young children (0-1 years is from 12 noon – 1pm followed by a session for 1 to 5 year olds, 1.30-3.00pm)
3rd Tuesday each month -  NEW!  Exciting family friendly session exploring music, movement and all things digital! There will be a baby sensory area 12-1pm, then 1.30 – 3pm, children 1 to 5 years have the opportunity to engage in digital activities, play with musical instruments, and enjoy stories together.
4th Tuesday each month - Creative art sessions for all parents with children under 5, 12-3pm 
Extra week, meet at QUAD 1pm for gallery visit/trip to museum, all families welcome
Upcoming Activities
Tuesday 29th July              
Listen Love Learn will have a stall in the Market Place as part of Derby Family Funday, an excellent free event with lots of things for your child to see and do.
Tuesday 5th August
Spiral Arts will join us for our young parents group.  We will be creating hand printed headscarves, dribble bibs and unique t shirts for older tots! 
Tuesday 12th August
Join us in the gallery for baby sensory, 12-1pm, then from 1.30pm, children 1-5 years can come and explore the exhibition and join us for fun creative activities with a team theme!
Tuesday 19th August
Listen Love Learn are happy to present Scraggle Muffins for a Summer themed afternoon which includes craft, music, dance, movement and stories! There will be a baby sensory area 12-1pm followed by lots of fun for your little one, encouraging them to create, learn and develop their imaginations.
Tuesday 26th August
Local artist Tracey Meek leads a crafternoon of tye dye!  A chance to produce some beautiful unique clothes for your child, we can provide vests and muslin squares, please bring along anything else you want to dye!  
Saturday 9th August, 1-3pm Build Your Own Cardboard City!
Free drop in session, no need to book
Join us in the Participation Space to construct your own city from recycled materials!  Let your imagination run wild as you create your own mini Derby or your own dream city.  There will also be a sensory play area for children up to 2 years.
Our family friendly activities are suitable for children up to 5 years of age, but everyone is very welcome to take part.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Saturday 30th August
Listen Love Learn at Sunnyhill Funday, 12-4pm.  Free, fun, creative crafts to make as a family together.


  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, August 5, 2014 12:00pm
  • Saturday, August 9, 2014 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, August 12, 2014 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:00pm
Sunday 1 January 2012 to Saturday 31 December 2016
Price range: 
£1 per adult, no need to book just turn up.