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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 6 Jun, Sat 20 Jun

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
Sun 7 Jun, 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

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

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

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

The Chimes - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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We would like to invite you to pass through our archway and into our own little oasis on the edge of a busy city.
The Chimes, Heronridge NG5 9LG
Sun 7 Jun

Felley Priory Rare Plant Fair

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Specialist nurseries offering quality choice and unusual plants set in a plants persons inspiring garden Tel 01773 810230
Felley Priory Gardens underwood NG16 5FJ
Sun 7 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

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour 2020 Nottingham

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Watch the world’s best short adventure films on the big screen. Hear tales from great explorers and athletes as they join us on stage. Win prizes from our fantastic tour partners.
Broadway, 14-18 Broad Street, Nottingham, NG1 3AL
Fri 12 Jun

Gaunts Hill - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A large country garden with ponds, mature woodlands, greenhouse, borders, lawns and vegetable plot. Car parking available in an adjacent field.
Gaunts Hill, Arnold NG5 8NF
Sun 14 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

Tiddlywinks - Cancelled

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A friendly group for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents. Free play and short singing session with a Bible story. Fruit and refreshments served. All welcome.
St Mark’s Church, De Vere Gardens, Woodthorpe. NG5 4PH
Wed 10 Jun, Wed 17 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

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

Hollinside - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A formal front garden with terraced lawns and borders lead to a shaded area with ferns, camellias, hydrangeas and other flowering shrubs.
Hollinside, Nottingham NG17 7NA
Sun 21 Jun

Highfield House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Lovely country garden of approx 1 acre, incorporating a shady garden, woodland, pond, laburnum tunnel, orchard, herbaceous borders and vegetable garden. Fabulous AGA baked cakes and lunches.
Highfield House, Alfreton DE55 7AP
Sun 7 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

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

Piecemeal - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Tucked behind early 19th century cottages, a tiny, sheltered walled garden featuring a wide range of unusual shrubs, many flowering and most displayed in around 400 terracotta pots bordering paths.
Piecemeal, Loughborough LE12 5PE
Sat 13 Jun and Sun 14 Jun

Forge Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A small cottage garden reclaimed from the scrapyard of a Victorian forge and overlooked by a medieval church in the heart of a country village.
Forge Cottage, Loughborough LE12 5PE
Sat 13 Jun and Sun 14 Jun

Vintage Weekend

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A weekend of nostalgia, taking your back to the 1950s and 60s with live music, entertainment and have a go dance activities.
Crich Tramway Village Cromford Road Crich Matlock DE4 5DP
Sat 27 Jun and Sun 28 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

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