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26 Wheeldon Avenue - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Tiny Victorian walled garden near to city centre. Lawn and herbaceous borders with newly expanded old rose collection, lupins, delphiniums and foxgloves.
26 Wheeldon Avenue, Derby DE22 1HN
Sun 14 Jun

24 Wheeldon Avenue - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Small Victorian garden, with original walling supporting many shrubs and climbers with contrasting colour and texture.
24 Wheeldon Avenue, Derby DE22 1HN
Sun 14 Jun

Kedleston Hall - Orienteering at Kedleston Hall - Cancelled

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New for 2019, go orienteering in the parkland and see more of the less visited areas of Kedleston. A fun activity for all ages, ideal for beginners or experienced orienteers.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH
Mon 29 Jun to Thu 27 Aug

Meynell Langley Trials Garden - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Formal ¾ acre Victorian style garden established over 25 years, displaying and trialling new and existing varieties of bedding plants, herbaceous perennials and vegetable plants grown at the adjacent
Meynell Langley Trials Garden, Ashbourne DE6 4NT
Sun 14 Jun

2020 Derbyshire County Show Cancelled

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140th Derbyshire County Show Main Ring attractions - Stuntworld International; The Welsh Axemen; Shetland Pony Racing plus other attractions in and around the showground: Outdoor Food Showcase;
The Showground, Borrowash Road, Elvaston near Derby. DE72 3EN
Sun 28 Jun

18a Wood Lane - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Quirky acre garden full of interest and creative flair. Inspiration can be found around every corner along with fabulous countryside views.
18a Wood Lane, Ilkeston DE7 6BN
Sun 21 Jun

The Burrows Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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5 acres of stunning garden set in beautiful countryside where immaculate lawns show off exotic rare plants and trees, mixing with old favourites in this outstanding garden.
The Burrows Gardens, Ashbourne DE6 3BU
Sun 21 Jun

The Burrows Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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5 acres of stunning garden set in beautiful countryside where immaculate lawns show off exotic rare plants and trees, mixing with old favourites in this outstanding garden.
The Burrows Gardens, Ashbourne DE6 3BU
Sun 5 Jul

Kimber’s Men - an evening of sea shanties

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Back by Popular Demand! Sea Songs and Shanties - if you like Fishermens Friends you’ll love Kimber’s Men!
Brailsford and Ednaston Institute Main Road Brailsford DE6 3DA
Sat 27 Jun

Melbourne Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A 17 acre historic garden with an abundance of rare trees and shrubs. Woodland and waterside planting with extensive herbaceous borders.
Melbourne Hall Gardens, Derby DE73 8EN
Sat 20 Jun and Sun 21 Jun

The Dower House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Beautiful view of Melbourne Pool from balustraded terrace running length of 1829 house. Garden drops steeply by paths and steps to lawn with herbaceous borders and bank of shrubs.
The Dower House, Melbourne DE73 8JH
Today

Shipley Country junior parkrun

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Shipley Country junior parkrun Every Sunday throughout the year 9am A FREE weekly timed 2K event in Shipley Country Park run for juniors (aged 4 – 14 years).
Shipley Country Park, Heanor DE75 7GX
Today, Sun 14 Jun, and more dates until Sun 26 Jul

Midsummer Festival Commmunity 5K and 10K

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Midsummer Festival Commmunity 5K and 10K FRIDAY 19 JUNE 6pm-8pm A fantastic running event at Shipley Country Park organised by Heanor Running Club. Registration required. Race entry fee applies. Medal awarded to all finishers.
Shipley Country Park, Heanor DE75 7GX
Fri 19 Jun

Solar Observing at Shipley Country Park

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Solar Observing at Shipley Country Park Saturday 06 June and Saturday 20 June 10am-4pm. Turn up any time. Come along to view our closest star, the Sun, through special filters.
Shipley Country Park, Heanor DE75 7GX
Sat 20 Jun

The Big Derbyshire Food Festival

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The Big Derbyshire Food Festival Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 June 10.30am-4.30pm FREE to enter Fantastic Foodie Day out for all the family.
Shipley Country Park, Heanor DE75 7GX
Sat 20 Jun and Sun 21 Jun

Shipley Country Parkrun

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Shipley Country Parkrun Every Saturday throughout the year 9am A FREE weekly timed 5K on a mixture of tarmac, gravel and trail paths in Shipley Country Park.
Shipley Country Park DE75 7GX
Sat 27 Jun, Sat 4 Jul, and more dates until Sat 22 Aug

Living History Weekend

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Living History Weekend Saturday 04 and Sunday 05 July 10am-4pm Drills and displays in period order throughout the day ending with a through the ages fashion parade each day.
Shipley Country Park, Heanor DE75 7GX
Sat 4 Jul and Sun 5 Jul

Calke Abbey - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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With peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards, Calke Abbey tells the story of the dramatic decline of a country-house estate.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall DE73 7LE
Sat 27 Jun

12 Hastings Close - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A medium sized prairie garden, organically managed and planted in the Piet Oldolf style. Also many roses and a wide range of perennials.
12 Hastings Close, Derby DE73 8BN
Sun 14 Jun

Holmlea - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A garden with something for everyone to enjoy. Set beside the River Derwent the garden comprises a formal garden, a large vegetable plot, fruit trees, greenhouses, herbaceous borders, and a gravel...
Holmlea, Belper DE56 2EJ
Sat 20 Jun

15 The Woodcroft - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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acre garden developed over 39 years with mature choice trees and shrubs, old and modern shrub roses, ferns, wildlife area and mixed herbaceous borders, planted with a garden designers eye with
15 The Woodcroft, Derby DE74 2QT
Sun 28 Jun

All Codnor Castle Heritage Trust Open Sundays postponed

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CODNOR CASTLE HERITAGE TRUST OPEN SUNDAYS ARE ALL POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Trust merchandise available to purchase ONLINE if you wish to support this
Virtual Event
Sat 13 Jun

Thrumpton Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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2 acres incl. lawns, rare trees, lakeside walks, flower borders, rose garden, new pagoda, and box-bordered sunken herb garden, all enclosed by C18 ha-ha and encircling a Jacobean house.
Thrumpton Hall, Thrumpton NG11 0AX
Sun 28 Jun

13 Westfield Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A deceptive country-style garden in Swadlincote, a real gem. The garden is on 2 levels of approx ½ acre. Packed herbaceous borders designed for colour. Shrubs, baskets and tubs. Lots of roses.
13 Westfield Road, Swadlincote DE11 0BG
Sun 21 Jun, Sun 2 Aug

Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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.
Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery, Ashby de la Zouch LE65 2TA
Wed 10 Jun

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