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Today to Fri 22 Jun, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Bankcroft Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Lose yourself for an afternoon in our 1½-acre organic country garden. Arbour, gazebo and many other seating areas to view ponds and herbaceous borders, backed with shrubs and trees with emphasis on structure, foliage and colour.
Bankcroft Farm, Burton-on-Trent
Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun

More details - Wild Wood Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
Covering approx 2 acre it consists of a productive orchard with apples,pears and plums. A Soft Fruit Garden with Raspberries and Strawberries etc., a wide selection of vegetables on raised beds, colourful herbaceous borders, shrubs, ornamental trees, wild life pond and fishing lake.
Wild Wood Lodge, Burton-On-Trent
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Kings Bromley Open Gardens
9 gardens will be open around the village. They range from small to large, formal to informal and 4 new gardens are taking part. Refreshments and plant sales are available at a number of gardens. Kings Bromley has won the Best Kept Village title in 2012, 2103, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Kings Bromley
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Rolleston Transport Festival
Once a year, on the late Spring Bank Holiday Monday, the village of Rolleston on Dove plays host to a fantastic array of vintage vehicles, bicycles, motorbikes, stalls, fairground rides and typically, a Lancaster bomber fly past – weather permitting.
ROLLESTON ON DOVE, Nr BURTON ON TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE
Mon 28 May

More details - Beer and Cider Festival
Beer and Cider Festival Joules Pale Ale,Pedigree and Bass,plus 10 Guest Ales and 30 Ciders. BBQ and Music with The Surfin Llamas from 2pm on Sunday.
The Black Horse ,17 Burton Road , Coton in the Elms
Today to Mon 28 May

More details - 50 Things to do before you're 11¾ Trail
Get closer to nature and see how many of our special ’50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ challenges you can complete around the grounds.
Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood
Get closer to nature and see how many of our special ’50 things to do before you’re 11’ challenges you can complete around the grounds.
Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Sudbury, Ashbourne,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - May Half-term Crafts
Join the learning team in the Boathouse down by the lake as we create some wild art and tick off another ’50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ adventure! Look around you and you’ll find all sorts of materials to make your portrait from nature.
Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne
Mon 28 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood - May Half-term Crafts
Join the learning team in the Boathouse down by the lake as we create some wild art and tick off another ’50 things to do before you’re 11’ adventure! Look around you and you’ll find all sorts of materials to make your portrait from nature.
Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Sudbury, Ashbourne,
Mon 28 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood - Sudbury on your bike!
We’re hosting a family-friendly bike event on Sunday 10th June 2018, with crafts and activities for the little ones and there’s even a special Raleigh bike exhibition!
Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Sudbury, Ashbourne,
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Sudbury on your bike!
We’re hosting a family-friendly bike event on Sunday 10th June 2018, with crafts and activities for the little ones and there’s even a special Raleigh bike exhibition!
Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Sudbury Sports Day
Come and try some of our old-fashioned games and races in the Stable Yard. Reminisce, unleash your inner child and have a go at our outdoor activities. for those who don’t fancy getting competitive there’ll be toys and games available to play with.
Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood - Sudbury Sports Day
Come and try some of our old-fashioned games and races in the Stable Yard. Reminisce, unleash your inner child and have a go at our outdoor activities. for those who don’t fancy getting competitive there’ll be toys and games available to play with.
Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Sudbury, Ashbourne,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Edingale Open Gardens Weekend
Comer along and spend the afternoons visiting wonderful collection of local gardens. Cream teas, pub and village hall all open and supporting this wonderful charity event.
EDINGALE VILLAGE HALL, Moores Croft, B79 9JL
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - 13 Westfield Road - Open Garden for NGS
A garden on 2 levels of approx ½ acre. Packed herbaceous borders designed for colour. Roses and clematis scrambling over pergolas. A passion of ours are roses (over 60). Shrubs, baskets and tubs. Greenhouses, raised bed vegetable area, fruit trees and 2 ponds. Free range chicken area. Plenty of seating. (WC).
13 Westfield Road, Swadlincote
Sun 17 Jun, Sun 5 Aug

More details - Barton Hall - Open Garden for NGS
In the magnificent setting of Barton Blount a set of themed gardens containing wisteria archways, lavender lined pathways, rose gardens, glasshouses and a parterre garden. There is also ’Charlotte’s Garden’, a huge walled vegetable garden dedicated to charity. Toilets on site.
Barton Hall, Derby
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - 10 Chestnut Way - Open Garden for NGS
Still changing even after 20 yrs. Wander through an acre of sweeping mixed borders, spring bulbs, mature trees to a stunning butterfly bed, maturing arboretum, established prairie. Meet a pair of passionate, practical, gardeners who gently manage this plantsman’s garden. Designed and maintained by the owners.
10 Chestnut Way, Repton
Mon 28 May

More details - Flame Off 2018
Europes largest hot glass and lampworking event. International and UK glass artists will be demonstrating glass beadmaking and lampwork sculpture live , you can buy from trade stands and glass artists and play on the hot glass benches at making your own beads and learn how to shape, heat and control hot glass.
Uttoxeter Racecourse, Wood lane , Uttoxeter .
Fri 1 Jun and Sat 2 Jun

More details - Acoustic Festival of Britain
2018 The Acoustic Festival of Britain, Dire Straits music from John Illsley and his all star band, guitarist Paul Stacey and legendary Robbie McIntosh, alongside Steve Harley of Cockney Rebel, Chris Difford songwriting genius of Squeeze, amazing chart toppers Linda Lewis, Jenny Mathias of Belle Stars, Dave Sharp The
Uttoxeter Racecourse
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Bostin' Peaks Sportive
As featured on the 2016 Channel 5 programme "Tour de Celeb" the Bostin’ Peaks Sportive is an on-road sportive event for road cyclists. The circular routes take riders through the picturesque scenery of Staffordshire and Derbyshire and includes some of the challenging climbs of the Peak District.
Uttoxeter Racecourse, Wood Lane, Uttoxeter
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Meditation For Relaxation April 2018
Do you suffer from STRESS, ANXIETY, DEPRESSION or PANIC ATTACKS and need to learn how to relax? Or would just like to learn Meditation? Then why not try our Meditation For Beginners Course ?
Eternal Aquarius Holistic Health and Well Being Woodville
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Murder Mystery Evening in aid of Brooke
Lichfield & Tamworth Brooke Community Fundraising Group will host an Ascot Ladies Day themed murder mystery evening next month.
The Thomas Spencer Hall Church Street Whittington Lichfield
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Consequence of War
A poignant, moving and revealing exhibition which draws attention to the effect of World War One. The exhibition will explore the immediate aftermath of the conflict and the quest and failure of the search for peace over the subsequent century.
Lichfield Cathedral
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Directions - themusical  World Premiere
The Lichfield Garrick Theatre is preparing for a world premiere on 20th June when South Staffs College Performing Arts Department stages Directions – the musical Directions, set in 1985, tells the story of Melody Taylor, a young singer/songwriter heading off to music college against her father’s wishes.
Lichfield Garrick Theatre, Castle Dyke, Lichfield
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful 9 acre woodland garden with a large collection of rare trees and shrubs. Interest throughout the yr with spring flowers, cool leafy areas in summer and sensational autumn colour. Many information posters describing the more obscure plants. Bring wellingtons in wet weather.
Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery, Ashby de la Zouch
Thu 14 Jun, Wed 18 Jul

More details - Coley Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
A plant lovers cottage garden, full of subtle colours and perfume, every inch packed with plants. Clematis and old roses covering arches, many hostas and agapanthus, a wildlife pool, all designed to attract birds and butterflies.
Coley Cottage, Stafford
Fri 1 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Secret Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Wander past the other cottage gardens and through the evergreen arch and there before you a fantasy for the eyes and soul. Stunning garden approx ½ acre, created over the last 30yrs.
The Secret Garden, Little Haywood
Fri 1 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Summer Fete
Our annual Summer Fete takes place straight after school on Friday 15 June. Come along for games, raffles and displays, and be entertained by our school band. No need to cook tea, we have delicious food stalls, a BBQ and a licensed bar. Last year we were blessed with amazing weather.
Derby Grammar School, Rykneld Road, Littleover, Derby
Fri 15 Jun

More details - The Beeches - Open Garden for NGS
A stunning plant lovers garden of acre with countryside views, Box garden, shrubs, rhododendrons and azaleas, vibrant colour-themed herbaceous borders, scented roses, clematis and climbing plants, fruit trees, pools, late flowering perennials, vegetable and soft fruit garden.
The Beeches, Rocester
Sat 16 Jun, Sun 29 Jul

More details - An Evening of Mediumship with Jean Foster on 13th June
Jean has been a professional medium for over 35 years providing evidence of connecting to loved ones in spirit. The demonstration will be split into two halves, first half will be approximately 45 minutes, followed by a short break.
The Globe Inn, Lower Gungate, Tamworth
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Cellarful of Soul
DJ Ric Simon playing Northern soul, Motown etc. plus Trojan reggae spot. (DJ supplied by ’the soul connection’ @ Centre-tainments; 07818 455167)
Tamworth Sports Bar, 32 Victoria Rd., Tamworth
Sat 26 May

More details - 70's/80's Soul Train
DJ Ric Simon plays 70’s & 80’s soul grooves, funk, Philly, Motown, Northern, Crossover, disco etc. (DJ supplied by Centre-tainments; 07818 455167)
Tamworth Sports Bar, 32 Victoria Rd., Tamworth
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Music of the Wild West Charity Concert by Ashby Concert Band
The Rotary Club of Ashby de la Zouch present an evening of music inspired by the Wild West performed by the Ashby Concert Band. This event is in support of Hospice Hope www.hospicehope.org.uk. TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE!!!!!!
Holy Trinity Church, Kilwardby Street, Ashby de la Zouch
Sat 9 Jun

More details - 5 East View Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
Plantlovers garden: deceptive, quirky and full of surprises. Informally planted themed borders, cutting beds, woodland, woodland edge borders, shrub border, stream, water features, sitooterie, folly and many artefacts. Roses, clematis, hostas, perennials, foliage and annual fillers.
5 East View Cottages, nr Tamworth
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Rapunzel
Chorus Theatre presents a new adaptation of the classic tale by The Brothers Grimm. Featuring music, songs, puppetry, and lots of audience interaction. Suitable for family audiences.
Ashby de la Zouch Library, North Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, .
Sat 26 May

More details - Shugborough Estate - Have-a-go archery
Try your hand at archery with a qualified instructor in the historic grounds of Shugborough Estate. Try your hand at archery with a qualified instructor in the historic grounds of Shugborough Estate. Suitable for ages 5+. Run by Archery GB affiliated Stafford Archers. Booking Not Needed.
Shugborough Estate, Milford, near Stafford
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Shugborough Estate - Behind 'A Lost Paradise?'
Meet Ben Wigley, the film-maker artist behind our parkland kinetoscopes, at the monumental Tower of the Winds to preview the latest developments in his artistic interpretation of the great flood of 1795.
Shugborough Estate, Milford, near Stafford
Tue 29 May

More details - Shugborough Estate - Stone Carving at Shugborough
Bring home your own piece of Shugborough inspired sculpture after learning basic stone carving techniques on this three-day course.
Shugborough Estate, Milford, near Stafford
Mon 4 Jun to Wed 6 Jun

More details - Shugborough Estate - Beginner's Photography Walk
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60’s photographer, Patrick Lichfield. Spend the morning familiarising yourself with the basics of photography, and be inspired by the late Lord Lichfield’s favourite spots.
Shugborough Estate, Milford, near Stafford
Thu 7 Jun, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Shugborough Estate - Nordic Walking Taster Session
Join a qualified instructor for a free 45 minute taster session that will show you how Nordic Walking can be a great health boost for your body and your mind. During the session you will learn the technique properly in order to get maximum benefit and work the whole body.
Shugborough Estate, Milford, near Stafford
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Calke Abbey - Bat night
Discover the creatures that live in the park that are hidden during the daytime. This event is now full booked - we apologise for any disappointment. As night falls, enjoy a light supper and keep an eye on the skies as we spot these winged creatures. Booking Essential. Phone: 01332 695310.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
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More details - Calke Abbey - Minibeast safari
What small creatures lurk under stones and logs or in the trees at Calke' Join us for a family friendly walk in the park as we search for the hidden creatures that live in Calke’s National Nature Reserve. Where do they live' How do they move' What do they eat' Let’s find out.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Wed 30 May

More details - Calke Abbey - Capture Calke on camera
Bring your camera to Calke and have some fun with the photography team on this creative walk in the park.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Calke Abbey - Kids with cameras
Bring your camera to Calke and have some fun with the photography team on this creative walk in the park.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Calke Abbey - Amazing meadows walk
Take a walk through the lawns of Calke to discover the flowers and insects that live there. Enjoy a pleasant stroll through the beautiful flowers that dwell on the lawns of Calke and discover the fabulous insects that feed upon them. Booking Not Needed.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Calke Abbey - Father's Day kite flying
It’s Father’s Day so bring your dad to Calke for a fabulous day of kite flying. Treat dad to a day out on Father’s Day and bring him to our annual kite-flying event. The Midland Kite Fliers will thrill you with their skills. Bring your own kite, buy or borrow one here, or make one in our workshop.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Tamworth urban arts & sports festival
Nue in partnership with Community together CIC .. Hosting Another day of Urban art and sports at Tamworth castle grounds 2nd d JUNE This year’s artists theme will be Mamalians of fantasy We have already confirmed many amazing artists and will be revealing the full line up in the coming weeks...
Tamworth skate park and graffiti tunnels
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins.
Ashby de la Zouch Castle, South Street, Ashby de la Zouch
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Culland Hall Open Gardens & Specialist Plant Fair
This enchanting garden, set in 4 acres, is divided into rooms, each favouring rare and specialist plants within the hot border, white garden, potager, 19C walled kitchen garden and woodland walk. Over 100 varieties of roses.
CULLAND HALL, BRAILSFORD, ASHBOURNE, DERBYS
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Amington Fete 12-4pm
Amington Fete is an annual event which is a great afternoon out for families . Stalls , food , music and entertainment in the arena . Entertainment includes Tamworth Ladies Choir , Arden Falconry Display , NRG Street Dance Crew . We have a bouncy castle and rodeo sheep so come and test your skill .
Landau Forte Academy Amington
Sat 16 Jun

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