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What's on around Burton Upon Trent

Today to Sun 28 Mar, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

Matthew Boulton and the Soho Mint

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Matthew Boulton and the Soho Mint: Copper to Customer by Dr Sue Tungate Matthew Boulton (1728-1809) was a globally important industrialist who introduced innovative minting practices at his
Virtual Event
Sun 28 Mar

Millennium Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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2-acre garden with mixed spring bulbs in the woodland garden and host of golden daffodils fade slowly into the summer borders in this English country garden.
Millennium Garden, Lichfield WS14 9RB
Sun 21 Mar, Sun 25 Apr

Oak Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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½ acre garden set around Blackfordbys hidden listed thatched cottage, which itself is more than 300 years old. In total there are 3.
Oak Cottage, Swadlincote DE11 8AG
Sat 27 Mar and Sun 28 Mar

The Beeches - Open Garden for NGS

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A stunning plant lovers large garden with countryside views, box garden, shrubs, rhododendrons and azaleas, vibrant colour-themed herbaceous borders, scented roses, clematis and vegetable garden,
The Beeches, Rocester ST14 5JX
Sun 21 Mar

Plant Fair at Middleton Hall (near Tamworth) on Sunday 21st March 2021 - Cancelled

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Spring is in the air and its time to get out in the garden and get planning and planting for the year ahead and where better to get inspiration than at this great plant fair at this wonderful
Middleton Hall, Middleton, Near Tamworth B78 2AE
Sun 21 Mar

23 St Johns Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Pass through the black and white gate of this Victorian house into a part-walled gardeners haven. Bulbs and shady woodlanders in Spring and masses of herbaceous plants and climbers.
23 St Johns Road, Stafford ST17 9AS
Sun 21 Mar, Sun 18 Apr

Chevin Brae - Open Garden for NGS

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A large garden, with swathes of daffodils in the orchard a spring feature. Extensive wildflower planting along edge of wood features aconites, snowdrops, wood anemones, fritillaries and dog tooth...
Chevin Brae, Belper DE56 0QH
Sat 27 Mar

From opencast mining to mindfulness … - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Gill and Colin Hancock have lived at 334 Belper Road, Derbyshire since 1976, developing the garden over the last 30 years.
Virtual Event
Today to Mon 29 Mar

Ansley Gardens, Warwickshire; a passion for plants - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Six gardens in Ansley Village Warwickshire were due to open for the National Garden Scheme for the first time this year.
Virtual Event
Today to Mon 29 Mar

Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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10 acres of restored C17/18 walled gardens attached to a Jacobean manor (now a hotel) just minutes from J5 of M6.
Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens, Birmingham B36 9BT
Sun 14 Mar

8 Hinckley Road - Open Garden for NGS

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A small SSW garden with pond/water features to add interest to the 30+ hellebores in March and packed with colourful and some unusual perennials including climbers to supplement the trees and shrubs
8 Hinckley Road, Nuneaton CV13 6DU
Sat 6 Mar

8 Hinckley Road - Open Garden for NGS

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A small SSW garden with pond/water features to add interest to the 30+ hellebores in March and packed with colourful and some unusual perennials including climbers to supplement the trees and shrubs
8 Hinckley Road, Nuneaton CV13 6DU
Sun 7 Mar

Bob Marley Tribute Night Bilston

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Bob Marley Tribute Night Bilston Join us for a fantastic night at Bilston Sports & Social Club with one of the leading Bob Marley Tributes in UK. Performing all the greatest hits.
Bilston Sports & Social Club 71 Wellington Road Bilston WV14 6AY
Sat 6 Mar

Cerys Bradley: A Unifying Theory of Gay

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For centuries the scientific community has asked so many questions about LGBTQ+ people, it’s starting to seem like they’re obsessed with us.
Virtual Event
Sun 28 Mar

Cascades Garden, Derbyshire; a garden for health - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Thirty years ago a devastating family bereavement led garden owner Alan Clements on a journey of discovery.
Virtual Event
Today to Mon 29 Mar

Cascades Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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The Meditation Garden: Fascinating 4 acre peaceful garden in spectacular natural surroundings with woodland, cliffs, stream, pond and ruined corn mill.
Cascades Gardens, Matlock DE4 2AH
Sun 21 Mar, Sun 25 Apr

Hinckley & District Photographic Society 2021 Exhibition

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Free online Exhibition at www.atkinsbuilding.co.uk Hinckley & District Photographic Society is a small group of amateur photographers who meet COVID-19 restrictions permitting on Friday evenings...
Atkins Gallery, Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley LE10 1QU
Today to Fri 2 Apr

Zoom into Sing Political!

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Zoom into Sing Political! Bring your songs, raise your voices, let the songs be heard, whether they were written yesterday or hundreds of years ago, let us learn from them and take heart from them.
Virtual Event
Wed 10 Mar, Wed 14 Apr

Scandi music session - online

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Scandi music session - online Another chance to meet up and play a few Swedish and other Nordic tunes . All musicians welcome - more info and links to tunes via the ScandiBrum facebook page or...
Virtual Event
Sun 14 Mar, Sun 11 Apr, Sun 9 May

In a lockdown garden; 56 St Agnes Road, Birmingham - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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For many, 2020 has been a year of challenge and uncertainty. But one of the constants has been the sheer joy that our gardens have given us during the lockdown period.
Virtual Event
Today to Mon 29 Mar

Zoom into Tales and Ales

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Zoom into Tales and Ales AN EVENING OF SHARED STORIES A relaxing night out with a cool drink and surrounded by friends listening to stories would suit us well right now.
Virtual Event
Wed 3 Mar, Wed 7 Apr

Left-Write

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Left-Write SONGWRITING SESSION ON ZOOM We are sometimes a bit uncertain about bringing a new song to Sing Political: about the song itself: does it work, is it too long, etc.
Virtual Event
Wed 24 Mar

Birmingham Storytelling Cafe in Lockdown

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KATE CORKERY tells IRISH TALES for ST PATRICK’S DAY Join us for an evening of mystical Celtic myths, legends and stories, in celebration of the patron saint of Ireland.
Virtual Event
Wed 17 Mar

Rugby Ramble

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Discover a beautiful, picturesque ramble in Birmingham Join us for a beautiful 10-mile walk through the scenic parks of Birmingham, and reward yourself with a FREE refreshing pint and
Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice, 176 Raddlebarn Road, Selly Park, Birmingham B29 7DA
Sat 20 Mar

109 Brook Street, Leicestershire: a horticultural oasis - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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109 Brook Street, a garden of just under an acre, stands at the edge of the attractive village of Wymeswold.
Virtual Event
Today to Mon 29 Mar

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