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Today to Sun 9 May, closest first.
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Atlas Explorers

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Let’s play outside! Using the Atlas Explorers Map will take little explorers aged 0-4 years on an adventure around Castle Gardens. Please email Morgan took your space.
Leicester Gallery De Montfort University Leicester LE1 9BH
Tue 13 Apr

Plants for Sale in aid of local charities

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Ornamental trees, shrubs, hardy herbaceous perennials, magnolias, wisterias,large rhododendrums,lots of climbing plants, potted bulbs and much more.Plenty of room to socially distance.
Helens Plants @ The Paddocks, Main Street, Hungarton LE7 9JY
Today

Hedgehog Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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½ acre organically managed plant lover’s garden. Steps leading to three stone walled terraced borders filled with shrubs, perennials, bulbs and a patio over looking the valley.
Hedgehog Hall, Tilton on the Hill LE7 9DE
Sun 2 May and Mon 3 May

Burrough Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Burrough Hall was built in 1867 as a classic Leicestershire hunting lodge. The garden, framed by mature trees and shrubs, was extensively redesigned by garden designer George Carter in 2007.
Burrough Hall, Burrough on the Hill LE14 2QZ
Sun 9 May

You Can’t Lockdown Nature!

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Open Exhibition on Atkins Gallery Online The ongoing impact of COVID-19 and the Lockdown measures has made us re-evaluate our relationships with our outdoor spaces.
Virtual Event
Mon 12 Apr to Wed 12 May

Tresillian House - Open Garden for NGS

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¾ acre garden re-established by current owner. Beautiful blue cedar trees, specimen tulip tree. Variety of trees, plants and bushes reinstated. Original bog garden and natural pond.
Tresillian House, Melton Mowbray LE13 0BQ
Sun 25 Apr, Sun 20 Jun

Westbrooke House - Open Garden for NGS

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Westbrooke House is a late Victorian property built in 1887. The gardens comprise 6 acres in total and are approached through a tree lined driveway of mature limes and giant redwoods.
Westbrooke House, Market Harborough LE16 8AX
Sun 25 Apr, Sun 20 Jun

Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Kelmarsh Hall is an elegant Palladian house set in glorious Northamptonshire countryside with highly regarded gardens, which are the work of Nancy Lancaster, Norah Lindsay and Geoffrey Jellicoe.
Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens, Northampton NN6 9LY
Sun 18 Apr, Sun 6 Jun

The Bungalow - Open Garden for NGS

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The garden is on a steep, terraced site, which tumbles down to a stream. Bridges lead to a recently acquired wooded area, equally steep.
The Bungalow, Northampton NN6 9JA
Sun 25 Apr

Nightingale Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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A garden designed by the owners over the last 10 yrs, surrounding an old barn. There are many pots and cottage type planting incl some vegetables.
Nightingale Cottage, Northampton NN6 9JF
Sun 25 Apr

The Old Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Set on a southerly ridge. Stone walls and yew hedges divide the garden into enclosed areas with herbaceous borders, shrubs, and young and mature trees.
The Old Hall, Market Overton LE15 7PL
Sun 25 Apr

Parking Lot Social drive-in Easter Festival rolls in to Coventry

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Coventry residents’ Easter entertainment sedule just shifted up a gear - The Parking Lot Social is back – and this time it’s bigger than ever.
Ricoh Arena, Car Park A, Judds Ln, Coventry CV6 6GE
Mon 12 Apr and Tue 13 Apr

Cottesbrooke Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Award-winning gardens by Geoffrey Jellicoe, Dame Sylvia Crowe, James Alexander-Sinclair and more recently Arne Maynard.
Cottesbrooke Hall Gardens, Northampton NN6 8PF
Sun 25 Apr

Guilsborough Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Enjoy a warm welcome in this village with its very attractive rural setting of rolling hills and reservoirs. This year we have 7 contrasting gardens for you to visit.
Guilsborough Gardens, Guilsborough NN6 8RA
Sun 9 May

Share Photography Online Exhibition

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Share Photography is a group of local photographers who have previously arranged regular exhibitions of their work for several years now at a variety of venues, including the Rooftop Arts Centre.
Virtual Event
Today to Sun 18 Apr

Jabala and the Jinn - Online Screening

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Enjoy this special online screening about a little girl’s encounter with a very cheeky Jinn. We’re in Bradford and it’s been a few months since Jabala’s beloved Mum died.
Virtual Event
Today to Sat 24 Apr

Limetrees - Open Garden for NGS

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Limetrees is a medium sized garden, only 4 yrs in the making by the current owners, but already looking mature and well established thanks to the existing mature trees around the mostly ironstone and
Limetrees, Northampton NN6 8BT
Sun 25 Apr

Earlsdon Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Varied selection of town gardens from small to more formal with interest for all tastes incl a mature garden with deep borders bursting with spring colour; a large garden with extensive lawns and an
Earlsdon Gardens, Coventry CV5 6FS
Mon 3 May

Littleover Lane Allotments - Open Garden for NGS

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A large private allotment site in SW Derby. About 170 plots, many cultivated to a high standard. If you are interested in growing your own you should find help, advice and inspiration.
Littleover Lane Allotments, Derby DE23 6JF
Sun 9 May, Sun 4 Jul

1 Highfield Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Offers a large variety of plants, shrubs, rhodos, azaleas, bulbs and alpines. Large heuchera collection gives colour and texture all year. Espaliered archway, with apples, plums & pears.
1 Highfield Road, Nottingham NG16 1BQ
Sun 25 Apr

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