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 Comic Relief, 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. There is 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 -  Explore Session: Exciting family friendly session exploring health, music, movement, storytelling and craft.  12-1pm is Baby Time, aimed at parents with babies 12 months and under, followed by session for 1-5 year olds 1.15-3pm
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
Tues 3rd March – Spiral Arts join us for the young parents session, we will be making creative plant pots, perfect for a  Mother’s Day gift
Tues 10th March – Join us in the participation space, 12-1pm we have Baby Time, then from 1.15-3pm, we will be exploring all things Spring with messy play.  Our creative activities will have a Easter and Mothers Day theme.
Tues 17th March – Following Bay Time 12-1pm, Alison Baxter, Derby Oral Health Professional will join us for a special session dedicated to tooth care.
Tues 24th March – Artist Elaine Lim Newton will help us make a start on our new group piece of art to be exhibited in Derby City Hospital
Tues 31st March EXTRA SESSION! Listen Love Learn Format Festival Gallery Visit – we will meet in the reception area at QUAD, explore the gallery together then move on to the Museum and Gallery.  Bring a picnic, weather permitting!


  • Tuesday, April 7, 2015 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2015 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, June 9, 2015 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:00pm
Sunday 1 January 2012 to Saturday 31 December 2016
Price range: 
£1 per adult, no need to book just turn up.