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June 2017

Picnic in the Park

June 2017

Picnic in the Park

Radar was at Loughborough's Picnic in the Park on 10th June, sharing pamphlets and running a postcard printing workshop with artist Chiara Dellerba.

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June 2017

Giles Round: Design for Office

June 2017

Giles Round: Design for Office

Artist Giles Round has been commissioned to re-design the working areas and project space for LU Arts.

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May 2017

Alison Mott's Writing Workshop

May 2017

Alison Mott's Writing Workshop

As part of Radar's For & Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet, Alison Mott offered a free creative writing workshop, centred around her research on the Luddites in Loughborough.

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April 2017

For & Against Symposium

April 2017

For & Against Symposium

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February 2017

Award winning market

February 2017

Award winning market

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January 2017

Exhibition Preview

January 2017

Exhibition Preview

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December 2016

Open Call

December 2016

Open Call

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November 2016

Panellists Confirmed

November 2016

Panellists Confirmed

We are delighted to announce that Alison Moore will join our list of panellists taking part in A Weekend of Weird, 26 & 27 November.

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November 2016

Market Town Publication

November 2016

Market Town Publication

A publication documenting the five commissions and numerous events that formed the Market Town programme will be available shortly.

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November 2016

'ough 'ough

November 2016

'ough 'ough

'ough 'ough commission by Europa and Peter Nencini

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September 2016

University Town Charter

September 2016

University Town Charter

Design collective Something & Son unveil a University Town Charter

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June 2016

Uni and market trading places

June 2016

Uni and market trading places

In April Something & Son’s commission Market Lectures will come to fruition when market vendors and University lecturers will be trading places for a few days.

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June 2016

Bathaus by Studio Weave

June 2016

Bathaus by Studio Weave

Studio Weave have been commissioned by Loughborough University to design a Bathaus (bat house) on the site of an abandoned 19th century cottage.

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February 2016

Marvellous Market Day

February 2016

Marvellous Market Day

We wave a sad farewell to our town centre project space, the Market Town Corner, with a day full of activity celebrating the conclusion of three Market Town commissions.

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January 2016

Huge success for studio sessions

January 2016

Huge success for studio sessions

A month of sessions in our free pop-up recording studio highlight the amazing musical talent of Loughborough.

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January 2016

Sat 6 Feb - Market Day

January 2016

Sat 6 Feb - Market Day

On Saturday 6 February we will be celebrating the culmination of three projects being undertaken as part of Market Town.

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January 2016

Europa Object-Studies

January 2016

Europa Object-Studies

Europa & Peter Nencini's commission continues apace, as they transform their research into a series of surprising and evocative object-studies.

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December 2015

Big news from Brand News

December 2015

Big news from Brand News

Artist Kathrin Böhm and designers An Endless Supply kick off their commission with a series of free rebranding workshops looking at the power of branding.

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November 2015

Firing the Generator begins

November 2015

Firing the Generator begins

STEALTH.unlimited's commission, Firing the Generator, gets off to a flying start with a series of three workshops with key figures of the local community.

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November 2015

Creative boost for local businesses

November 2015

Creative boost for local businesses

Local makers, creatives, and independent businesses are treated to a workshop with Pete Mosley on connecting more effectively with their customers.

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November 2015

Interactive game launches online

November 2015

Interactive game launches online

Left hand on the spacebar, right hand on the arrow keys - the internet just got a lot more exciting with the launch of Ruth Catlow's online game!

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November 2015

The Makings of a Market Town

November 2015

The Makings of a Market Town

How much do you know about the history of Loughborough? We take a trip back in time with writer and local historian Alison Mott, and make some surprising discoveries...

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October 2015

DIY films provide cheap thrills

October 2015

DIY films provide cheap thrills

The team from the Cheap Thrills! Zero Budget Film Festival descend on the Market Town Corner for a frightfully fun Halloween taster of all things film.

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October 2015

Zany day of zine-making

October 2015

Zany day of zine-making

Market Town Corner comes alive with imagination again as locals produce a zine about Loughborough in the year 2188 with Nathan Jones and Sam Skinner from arts collective Mercy.

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October 2015

Perambulating Queen's Park

October 2015

Perambulating Queen's Park

Artist Helen Stratford leads an interactive tour of local landmark Queen's Park that is full of surprises, insights, and local passion.

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October 2015

Fantastic finish for Ania Bas

October 2015

Fantastic finish for Ania Bas

Ania Bas' commission for Market Town ends on a high note with a discussion evening entitled 'How to Run a Co-op?'

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September 2015

Market mapped with footsteps

September 2015

Market mapped with footsteps

Loughborough market is no longer uncharted territory thanks to exploration and digital mapping event with Lara Salinas.

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September 2015

New public artwork installed

September 2015

New public artwork installed

Robert Orchardson's new work, 'We are the sky', is now safely installed in its permanent home in the Schofield Building at Loughborough University.

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September 2015

Intriguing images from Europa

September 2015

Intriguing images from Europa

Robert Sollis and Peter Nencini's recent research visit to Loughborough has resulted in some fascinating images of the town - both past and present.

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August 2015

Big hit for Play Loughborough

August 2015

Big hit for Play Loughborough

Great success for Ruth Catlow as her game-jamming event becomes the first the take place in the Market Town Corner.

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August 2015

Market Town Corner is open!

August 2015

Market Town Corner is open!

Radar's dedicated space, the Market Town Corner, is now open to the public. Situated in Carillon Court it's a space to find out more about our Market Town project, watch films and see exhibitions and take part in workshops.

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July 2015

Movers, shakers, and makers

July 2015

Movers, shakers, and makers

The first discussion evening of the Market Town project is abuzz with ideas as we talk makerspaces, fab labs, and community workshops with experts in the field.

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July 2015

Families enjoy crafting fun

July 2015

Families enjoy crafting fun

Ania Bas brings her Show Me How practical making sessions to families with a day of free workshops specially designed for children aged 5-15 and their loved ones.

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January 2015

New public piece of artwork

January 2015

New public piece of artwork

Artist Robert Orchardson will be developing a new work for the atrium space within the refurbished Schofield Building at Loughborough University.

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January 2015

A Think Tank for Market Town

January 2015

A Think Tank for Market Town

Our Market Town programme begins with a Think Tank. Key local stakeholders, academics and the commissioned artists come together to explore issues facing Loughborough and high streets across the country.

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