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 7th October
Spiral Arts will show us how to design and make our own unique toy sacks.
Tuesday 14th October
Artist Helen Jackson will accompany us into the gallery for baby sensory and a chance to explore the new exhibition with your child.  Using the gallery as our inspiration, we will make a large group piece together to go in the Participation Space window and have supernatural themed messy play, crafts and fun.
Tuesday 21st  October
This month’s explore session is dedicated to nutrition and healthy living.  Liz Harman from the Family Nurse Partnership will be on hand to share advice and answer any queries regarding healthy lifestyle choices for you and your little one.
Tuesday 28th October
Craft activities for mums of all ages with a Halloween theme!
Saturday 25th October 1:00pm - 3:00pm - Halloween Kiddie Disco! **NOW SOLD OUT - THERE WILL BE NO TICKETS AVAILABLE ON THE DAY**
Listen Love Learn would like to invite you to a special spooky disco for your children.  This is aimed at families with children aged 0-5 years but siblings up to 9 years are also welcome.  Prizes available for the best Halloween fancy dress costume!
£3 per 1 adult +1 child, additional tickets £1.50 each, booking is essential through QUAD Box Office 01332 290 606 as no tickets will be available on the day.


  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 12:00pm
Sunday 1 January 2012 to Saturday 31 December 2016
Price range: 
£1 per adult, no need to book just turn up.