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More details - St. Barnabas Grand Plant Sale
Join St. Barnabas Hospice for our annual Grand Plant Sale where you can browse a beautiful array of bedding plants, perennials, shrubs and baskets. Refreshments will be available on the day and the event is open to all. All plant donations are gratefully received.
86 Barrowby Road, Grantham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Sedgebrook Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Yew and box topiary surround this charming Manor House (not open). Croquet lawn, herbaceous border and summer house. Bridge over small pond and two larger ponds. Ancient mulberry tree. Tennis court, vegetable patch, woodland area with chickens. Swimming pool in enclosed garden.
Sedgebrook Manor, Grantham
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Boat Trips
Narrowboat rides; Refreshments; Mini-beasts dipped from the canal; Photographic display; Tombola; S/H books; Guided Tours around the restored Lock 15 (3/4mile walk each way along towpath or ask directions at the canal depot for travelling by car).
Canal Depot, Duck Lane, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, Grantham.
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Belton House - Timed entry to Belton House
You can pre-book any time up to the DAY BEFORE your visit. There is no charge to reserve a mansion key. Entry to Belton is free for members. Non members pay for admission on arrival at Belton. All visitors to the house will require their own key.
Belton House, Grantham,
Today to Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Belton House - Family house tour
Uncover stories of Belton House on a special family house tour. Discover the untold stories of Belton House with our interactive tour. It’s been specially designed for families with children aged 5 years and over in mind. There’s limited tickets available, so pre-booking is essential. Booking Essential.
Belton House, Grantham,
Thu 31 May, Thu 26 Jul

More details - Belton House - #50things parkland walk
Join a ranger to explore Belton’s parkland and complete some #50things activities along the way. Booking Not Needed.
Belton House, Grantham,
Thu 31 May

More details - Belton House - Friday #50things challenge
Join us as we challenge you to complete one of the #50things activities. Meet the Play Team who will be challenging families to take part in one of the #50things activities each Friday in the school holidays. Tick off one of the ’50 things to do before you’re 11 ’ activities from your checklist.
Belton House, Grantham,
Fri 1 Jun, Fri 27 Jul

More details - Belton House - Talking pictures: War and pieces edition
Discover the stories behind the War and Pieces exhibition at Belton this summer in this interactive, 20 minute workshop. Suitable for visitors aged 6 years and older. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
Belton House, Grantham,
Fri 1 Jun, Fri 27 Jul

More details - Belton House - Sophia's Views
Join local artist Jan for a watercolour challenge as you recreate one of Lady Sophia Cust’s inspirational scenes of Belton. Bring your paints and brushes, and we’ll provide the rest.
Belton House, Grantham,
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Belton House - Paint the garden
Take inspiration from the formal gardens at Belton to create your own work of art. Recreate the beauty of Belton’s gardens in paint, pencil or crayon. All materials supplied. Booking Not Needed. Families welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Belton House, Grantham,
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Belton House - Belton's wilderness walk
An introduction to Belton’s wilderness garden and the designed features of the landscape. This short walk follows the river Witham taking in the Gothic Ruin, Hermitage, site of Belton’s knucklebone floor and the Boathouse.
Belton House, Grantham,
Tue 5 Jun, Wed 6 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Tue 19 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 4 Jul

More details - Belton House - Button Bucks Club
Bring your toddler along to enjoy stories, rhymes and crafts in the Discovery Centre on the first and third Thursday of each month. All activities are designed for children aged 18 months to 4 years old and will involve some exploration of the Gardens and House.
Belton House, Grantham,
Thu 7 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 5 Jul

More details - Belton House - Charity fashion show
The National Trust and SOS Fashion Shows present Belton’s first fundraising fashion show. A chance to buy the latest fashion, for all ages, sizes and occasions. All proceeds will support the Belton Boathouse appeal.
Belton House, Grantham,
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Belton House - Belton Park Cricket Club Home Game
Founded in 1947 by Lord Brownlow, Belton Park Cricket Club can be seen playing a game on Belton’s Oval lawn, most weekends from early spring all the way through to early autumn. Come and watch a bit of cricket on Belton’s Oval lawn.
Belton House, Grantham,
Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Belton House - Kite flying workshops
Create and fly your very own kite, or bring your own and join in the fun. Booking Not Needed.
Belton House, Grantham,
Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Belton House - Have a go Archery
The Lionheart Bowmen are back with bows and arrows of all sizes for you to practise your target skills. Booking Not Needed.
Belton House, Grantham,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Belton House - Toolbox Talks
Find out what the project team have been up to on the renovation of Belton’s 17th century Grade I listed stable block. Booking Not Needed.
Belton House, Grantham,
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Great British Dog Walk- Belvoir Castle
The Great British Dog Walk is an annual event in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. Lots of fun activities for both adults and children. Stalls with lots of great gifts, games and refreshments!
Belvoir Castle Grantham
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Honeytrees Tropical Garden - Open Garden for NGS
The garden is on a S-facing slope which has evolved over 15 yrs into a tropical escape. Exotic planting as you enter the garden gives way on a gentle incline to more surprises to incl glass houses dedicated to various climatic zones interspersed with more exotic planting.
Honeytrees Tropical Garden, Bottesford
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 5 Aug

More details - St. Barnabas Sponsored Yogathon
Stretch and raise funds with St. Barnabas Hospice Sponsored Yogathon! Run by local yoga teachers Stefan Cunnington and Sarah Kemp. No experience necessary and all abilities are welcome. The event includes a light lunch with free bottled water and a free on-site sports massage. N.B.
Stoke Rochford Hall, Grantham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Corner House Farm - Open Garden for NGS
This diverse garden continues to be a work in progress. A cottage garden with David Austin roses backs the Grade 2 listed farmhouse (C17), and lawns with informal mixed borders rise gently to the front. There is an intriguing bog garden, a small orchard and raised veg plot.
Corner House Farm, Grantham
Thu 14 Jun and Fri 15 Jun

More details - Woolsthorpe Manor - Half term at Isaac Newton's house
50 things self-guided activities, plus some extra Woolsthorpe science-y stuff. Booking Not Needed. Families welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Woolsthorpe Manor, Water Lane, Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, near Grantham
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Woolsthorpe Manor - Pop-up science
Family science activities and crafts for half term. Some small charges may apply. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Woolsthorpe Manor, Water Lane, Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, near Grantham
Wed 30 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Woolsthorpe Manor - Woolsthorpe Country Craft Fair
Quirky things to buy and rural crafts at this relaxed summer weekend. Heritage stalls and local colour - come and meet some fascinating people! Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Woolsthorpe Manor, Water Lane, Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, near Grantham
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Woolsthorpe Manor - Stained glass workshop
Practical workshop led by Strawberry Glass exploring the skills of stained glass copper foiling to make a colourful abstract piece of stained glass to take home. Tuition, all materials and a light lunch included. Booking Essential. Phone: 01476 862823. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Woolsthorpe Manor, Water Lane, Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, near Grantham
Tue 19 Jun

More details - 5 Burton Lane - Open Garden for NGS
Modern cottage garden which is productive and highly decorative. We garden organically and for wildlife. The garden is full of colour and scent from spring to autumn. Several distinct areas, incl fruit and vegetables.
5 Burton Lane, Whatton in the Vale
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Goadby Marwood Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Redesigned in 2000 by the owner based on C18 plans. A chain of 5 lakes (covering 10 acres) and several ironstone walled gardens all interconnected. Lakeside woodland walk. Planting for yr-round interest. Landscaper trained under plantswoman Rosemary Verey at Barnsley House. Beautiful C13 church open.
Goadby Marwood Hall, Goadby Marwood
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Gallantry in the Air
Open 1 April to 30 September 2018 To mark the centenary of the RAF, Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum’s exhibition will commemorate the RAF crew who were decorated for their bravery. Many of the airmen featured in this exhibition gained the highest award for their valour with some of them paying the ultimate price.
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre, Heath Farm, North Rauceby, Sleaford
Today to Wed 30 May

More details - Up, Up & Away Gala Charity Concert for LINCS & Notts Air Ambulance and EMICS
The Up, Up and Away Gala Charity concert provides a broad variation of musical genres from four very different choirs. The Gospel Choir Of the Year from Leicester De Montfort University, the Military Wives Choir from RAF Cranwell, Newark’s own Rock Choir and from the Vale of Belvoir the Belvoir Wassailers Male Choir.
Newark Palace Theatre, Appletongate, Newark
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Sunday Afternoon Music For All Tastes
Come along and enjoy 2 hours of Show Tunes, Film Themes, Big Band, Classical, Ballads, Orchestral, Jazz and Popular Easy Listening Favourites played by top professional artistes on electronic keyboard orchestra instruments. Free light refreshments during the 30 minute interval.
Market Overton Village Hall, 52 Main Street
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Melton Mowbray Super Con
Join us for a family friendly super fun packed day out at Melton Mowbray Super Con. We’ve got : Geeky Themed Comedy Hypnotism Show Rich Reynolds Close-Up Magician Klingon Language Workshop Lightsaber Training Classes Virtual Reality Gaming Pandora’s Box Zoo Days (Petting Zoo) PS4 Multiplayer...
Pera Business Park Nottingham Road Melton Mowbray
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Circus Performers, Politics and Pop Culture
Roll Up! Roll Up! This Spring The National Centre for Craft & Design and artsNK celebrate the 250th anniversary of Circus in Britain with a spectacular new show: Circus: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture.
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Sleaford
Today to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Dementia Friendship Hub
NCCD and artsNK’s regular Dementia Friendship Hub provides a suitable and safe environment for people living with Dementia and their carers. We offer participants the opportunity to have fun and get involved in a range of creative activities linked to our exhibitions and projects.
The National Centre for Craft Design, Navigation Wharf, Sleaford
Today

More details - Circus: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture
The National Centre for Craft & Design and artsNK will celebrate the 250th anniversary of Circus in Britain through a major exhibition of live performances, aerial, film, photography and design.
National Centre for Craft and Design Navigation Wharf Carre Street Sleaford
Today to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Dave Bramston JELLY: Street Fashion
In 2014 a series of community print workshops were conducted by designers Dave Bramston and YeLi at NCCD as part of their ongoing creative practice. Since 2014 the project has continued to develop and has involved other designers in China and the UK.
The National Centre for Craft & Design
Today to Sun 17 Jun

More details - May Half-Term - Free Aerial Taster Workshops
Drop into the gallery to try out exciting circus techniques with our specially trained aerial dance teachers. Test your fitness, strength and flexibility on the hoop and the silks - two long pieces of fabric which you wrap around yourself whilst you create striking poses in the air.
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Sleaford.
Sat 26 May, Thu 31 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - May Half-Term - Family Workshops: Street Fashion
Join us for a week of drop-in activities with artist Dave Bramston where visitors can have a go at printing fabric using ‘fly-tipped’ objects that will be made into garments for our exhibition.
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Sleaford.
Mon 28 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - May Half-term - Circus Acrobats!
Join our school holiday specialist Emma Britton for fun, free, fabulous circus craft! Explore the ’greatest show on earth’ and transform yourself into a life-size cardboard acrobat.
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford
Tue 29 May

More details - Circus Life Drawing
Circus exhibition special – sketch our circus performer-in-residence, Claire Crook, rehearsing aerial rope work live in the gallery, with drawing expert Martyn Blundell
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Aerial Intro Rope Workshop with Claire Crook (Madam Mango)
Participants will learn introductory positions and movements on the ’corde lisse’ (rope), one of the most simple and beautiful pieces of circus aerial arts equipment.
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Grimsthorpe Castle - Open Garden for NGS
The Grade l listed gardens encompass nearly 65 acres and incl large formal lawns, fine topiary and formal hedges, ornamental and productive kitchen garden, large herbaceous borders, rose parterre and woodland walks with spring bulb displays.
Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne
Wed 6 Jun

Discover the  scandalous Victorians of Gothic Kelham Hall...! More details - Discover the  scandalous Victorians of Gothic Kelham Hall...!
What those terribly naughty Victorians who lived in the gothic opulence of Kelham Hall actually got up in their life of leisure finally revealed... This weekend offers a rare opportunity to discover the outrageous goings on in this mansion...!
Kelham Hall & Country Park, Kelham near Newark, Nottinghamshire
Sun 27 May
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More details - Whissendine Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
2 beautiful, very different, gardens in this Rutland village. The Old Vicarage, next door to the church, up the hill: acre packed with variety. Terrace with topiary, a formal fountain courtyard and raised beds backed by small gothic orangery burgeoning with tender plants. Herbaceous borders surround main lawn.
Whissendine Gardens, Whissendine, Nr Oakham
Sun 27 May

More details - Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens - Pond dipping
Join the Gunby Ranger and discover more about the many creatures that live in our ice house pond. The month of May is a great time to find all sorts of small beasties to look at, including tadpoles and insects.
Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens
Sun 27 May

More details - Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens - Walk for Parkinson's
Take part in a ’Walk for Parkinson’s’ and help raise vital funds for people affected by Parkinson’s. Every step will take us closer to a cure. Choose a gentle 1.
Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Willow Sculpture, lunch and afternoon tea.
Whether you are a beginner or have previous experience in Willow Sculpture, artist Kate Morrell will guide you in a relaxed informal setting. Learn the techniques required to create your very own Willow Animal of your choosing.
Tresillian House (Guest House & Garden) 67 Dalby Road
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Riseholme, 125 Shelford Road - Open Garden for NGS
Imaginative and inspirational is how the garden has been described by visitors. A huge variety of perennials, grasses, shrubs and trees combined with an eye for colour and design.
Riseholme, 125 Shelford Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Bassingham Open Gardens & Scarecrow Event
9 gardens will be open to view around the village, also Scarecrows, this year themed on "The Musicals" will be displayed in various locations. There will be a plant stall. Ice creams Tea & Cake available at the Hammond Hall & Sports Centre
Bassingham
Sun 10 Jun

More details - The Old Hall - Open Garden for NGS
A gorgeous lime tree avenue leads to The Old Hall which is centrally located in this large garden - comprises a mound from the original Ludham Castle left of the drive surrounded on 3 sides by a moat. Daffodils adorn the drive in Spring. The Hall is Wisteria clad as well as a pergola of late white Wisteria.
The Old Hall, Nottingham
Mon 28 May

More details - Burton Joyce Community Market
Our community market offers an excellent range of food produce and crafts. Food includes Great Cheese company’s heritage cheeses, Blackthorn Rare Breed meats, fresh vegetables and choices of jams, jellies, marmalades and preserves.
Burton Joyce Village Hall, Trent Lane, Burton Joyce, Nottingham
Sat 9 Jun

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