Monday March 2, 2015

What's On in and around Oakham

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Today - 30 Mar 15 : 31 results within about 15 miles : sorted by distance

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LEARN TO PLAY DAY. Join us on 21 March 2015, for the UK-wide event which will once again offer the general public the chance to have a free ‘taster’ lesson on a musical instrument. In 2014, 117 venues put on events ranging from music shops to music... View more details - Learn To Play a Musical Instrument
Music & More, 3 Grosvenor House Melton Road Oakham, Leicestershire LE15 6AX
Saturday 21 Mar 2015

Stamford based Community choir Woven Chords will join forces with Melton Mowbray’s Global Harmony for their joint Spring Concert. Both choirs will perform their own repertoire and will also sing together. Audiences can expect an eclectic mix... View more details - Joint Spring Concert with Global Harmony and Woven Chords
Oakham School Chapel, Chapel Close. Market Place. Oakham, Rutland LE15 6DT
Saturday 28 Mar 2015

Nick Hamilton explains the mysteries of soil preparation, seed sowing, plant raising, crop requirements and planting in this morning of top tips for beginners. Booking essential! View more details - Basics of Vegetable Growing
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH
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Nick Hamilton takes a look at the benefits of growing in raised beds and the vegetables that are particularly suited to this environment. Learn all about the best materials to use, bed construction, soil types and cultivation methods for your most... View more details - Growing in Raised Beds
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH
Wednesday 4 Mar 2015

Roses are notorious for being tricky to trim so if you’re petrified of pruning, join Barnsdale’s Head Gardener Jon Brocklebank for a morning of simple step-by-step demonstrations to learn exactly how and when to tackle each different type. View more details - Rose Pruning
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH
Wednesday 4 Mar 2015

Spend a relaxing morning learning to make hexagonal patchwork; make a pretty pincushion in a single session, or design a cushion cover as a longer project. You’ll need a pair of fabric and paper scissors, a sewing needle and pins, plus 6 fat... View more details - Hand-sewn Patchwork
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH
Friday 6 Mar 2015

Come and make a lovely floral-inspired cushion cover; our tutor Wendy Broad will inspire, guide and support you in this age-old craft using pre-loved fabrics. You’ll need to bring a pair of dressmaking scissors plus a selection of washed cotton... View more details - Rag Rugging on a Floral Theme
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH
Friday 6 Mar 2015

Led by Nick Hamilton, this course is aimed at both gardening novices and those who want to find out more about growing and ‘pest-proofing’ their vegetables the natural way. You’ll learn all about organic principles, soil types, organic fertilisers,... View more details - Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH
Monday 9 Mar 2015

Come and learn the basics of wood-carving in a special workshop led by award-winning craftsman Glyn Mould; you’ll learn all about safety and tool care while designing and carving a pleasing owl sculpture for your garden gate, and lunch in... View more details - Introduction to Wood Carving: Owl on a Gatepost
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH
Thursday 12 Mar 2015

Barnsdale has launched its own Gardening Certificate, aimed at giving everyone a comprehensive understanding of general gardening techniques. All gardeners, irrespective of ability, are welcome to join horticultural adviser, writer and speaker... View more details - Barnsdale Gardens Gardening Certificate Module 1 of 8: Vegetable/Kitchen Garden
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, OAKHAM, Rutland LE15 8AH
Saturday 14 Mar 2015 and Sunday 15 Mar 2015

Garden-fans of all ages will love Barnsdale on Mother’s Day; it’s the most exciting time of the garden’s year when everything is really coming alive again after the long winter snooze, with hundreds of bright spring blooms... View more details - Mother’s Day at Barnsdale Gardens
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH
Sunday 15 Mar 2015

Start your day with a cooked breakfast on us, then join Nick Hamilton for a very special garden tour, to enjoy the highlights of Barnsdale at this inspirational time of year. Discover why and how individual gardens were created and find out which... View more details - Spring at Barnsdale: A Guided Walk
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH
Thursday 19 Mar 2015

Our practical course is run by Nick Hamilton especially for the RHS and is aimed at both experienced and novice growers who want to learn how to extend their productive season. Including propagation methods, growing in beds, storage and the... View more details - RHS Course: Vegetables All the Year Round
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH
Monday 23 Mar 2015

Join local artist Sandra Peck to paint these beautiful spring blooms in watercolour, with an easy wet-into-wet background to suggest flowers growing naturally. Everyone is welcome, from the more experienced artist to the absolute beginner and... View more details - RHS Watercolour Painting Day: ‘Crocus’
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH
Thursday 26 Mar 2015

Lots of plants can be had for free by swapping cuttings with friends and family, or propagating your own. If you’re new to all this, or just want to learn more, then join Nick Hamilton to find out all about the different methods of stem, root... View more details - Plant Propagation
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH
Friday 27 Mar 2015



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