Learn how to make beautiful floral arrangements for your table. Our flower arranging team love continuing the Stoneywell tradition of gathering foliage and blooms from the garden and creating beautiful table arrangements. Join them to learn the art of floral arranging.
In the latest of our ’Swallows and Amazons’ themed family trails, become a Stoneywell detective explore the garden and woodland finding clues that help you solve the summer mystery and that will lead you to your prize. 2 per trail. Booking Essential. Phone: 01530 248040. Great for families!
Taking you back to the good ol 90s playing all the classics from all the following artists...
TLC . Salt N Pepa . Artful Dodger . 2Pac . Aaliyah . Mary J Blige . So Solid Crew . Usher . R Kelly . Shola Ama . Missy Elliott . The Dreem Team . Toni Braxton . Lauryn Hill . Ginuwine . Notorious B.I.G . LL Cool J .
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
LCPA’s Summer Show reflects the wide breadth of teaching and talent of the Leicester College of Performing Arts.
Students will be performing a dynamic and eclectic selection of subjects including Musical Theatre, Singing, Acting, Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, Commercial, Contemporary and Tap.
Location: Abbey Park, Leicester
Start time: 11am
Join us and the thousands of people across the UK this spring who will be ‘Stepping Out’ and walking to make a difference for everyone affected by stroke in your local community.
The final concert for the Charnwood Orchestra 2017/18 season sees the Orchestra performing a varied programme of works by Dvorak, Korngold and Tchaikovsky.
When? Saturday 30th June 2018 at 19:30
Where? Church of St James the Greater, London Road, Leicester, LE2 1NE
The National Space Centre is joining the Rebellion and celebrating 13 years of this amazing fan and family event.
Over the past 13 years, the Centre, along with the 501st UK Garrison, Rebel Legion and special guests, has raised money for important charities and welcomed over 60,000 people to this event.
National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester
Guildhall Fairs returns with their annual:
INTERNATIONAL ONE DAY ANTIQUES, VINTAGE AND COLLECTORS SHOW!
This International event brings you the best Antiques, Vintage, Collectors & Shabby Chic from the UK and Europe along with 1940’s themed entertainment.
So many traders in such a great space!
Dexter the Dinosaur, a whopping 4.5m long Tyrannosaurus Rex, will be hungry for fun and taking visitors on a prehistoric journey on Sunday 9th July at the Meridian Leisure Park, celebrating the release of blockbuster movie Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
Meridian Leisure Park, Lubbesthorpe Way, Braunstone Town
Our mature small town garden is divided into rooms and bisected by a pond with a bridge. It is brimming with unusual hardy perennials, incl collections of ferns and hostas. David Austin roses chosen for their scent feature throughout, incl a 30’ rose arch. A shade house with unusual hardy plants.
Walled town garden with an extensive plant variety, many rare and unusual. A plant lovers garden, with interesting designs incorporated in the borders, rockery and scree. It is full of surprises with memorabilia and bygones a reminder of our past. Good variety of reasonably priced plants on sale both open days.
Come and see our 144m maturing wildlife friendly garden. Although not massive weve managed to pack plenty in. Featuring mixed planting incl wild flowers, potted trees and produce with a greenhouse for chillies, tomatoes and aubergines. Lawn laid to meadow with mown paths.
Richard Freer will be assessing members works of art at Blaby Society of Artists monthly meeting. Non members most welcome. Disabled access and refreshments available.
Meetings are on the 3rd Thursday of every month. All welcome to attend.
Edward Wright Room, Whetstone Parish Council Rooms, Cemetery Road, Whetstone, Leicester
Table Top Sale to raise funds for the Friends of St Catharines, to help preserve our village church.
Many stalls including a cake stall, book stall, gifts and cards stalls, tombola and refreshments. A few tables still available to book @ £10 each
Saturday June 23rd in Houghton on the Hill Village Hall
2 acre garden with mature and specimen trees, rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolia grandiflora, wisterias. Two lily ponds and stream. Three lawn areas surrounded by herbaceous and shrub borders. Woodland walk. Pergola with clematis and roses, hosta collection and two rockeries, fern bed.
2acre garden open in aid of the National Garden Scheme The garden has mature & specium trees , rhododrendrums,azaleas,magnolia grandiflora,wisterias.Two lily ponds and a stream.Three lawn areas surrounded by herbaceous and shrub borders. Woodland walk.
2 acre garden with stunning views across Charnwood countryside. Nr the house are patios, lawns, water feature, flower & shrub beds, fruit trees, soft fruit cage, greenhouses & vegetable plots. Lawns slope down to a gravel garden, large wildlife pond and small areas of woodland with walks through many species of trees.
Our Sounds of Summer concert at Peckleton Church is on Sunday 24th June at 4pm. It features two young musicians who are about to take their Diplomas, Elizabeth Fair on flute and Charlie Butland on saxophone.
A top notch day out to enjoy the delightful village of Barrow upon Soar at it’s busy annual Summer Street Market. Offering an excellent range of stalls selling local/street food and drink, handmade crafts and art alongside high quality shops and quirky retailers.
After 10 years the Millenium Eagle Jazz Band has now reverted to its original name the Eagle Jazz Band, which now features the returning Baby Jools on drums and Brian Mellor on banjo and guitar.
The new band members coupled with their wide ranging repertoire contribute to the band’s exciting sound.
Newbold Verdon Jazz Club at Newbold Verdon Sports & Social Club
NEW EVENT : Saturday 23RD June : Create it @ Hanger’42 , Bruntingthorpe , Leicestershire.
Create it Events are delighted to announce the second event in their 2018 calendar in partnership with HOCHANDA TV (Home Of Crafts, Hobbies AND Arts)
This brand new venue is conveniently located 15 minutes from J20 of the...
Join us for the opening ‘Where We Live & What We Know’ the first in a series of exhibitions by Paul Gent and participants, in collaboration with Charnwood Arts and Modern Painters, New Decorators. The exhibition is free to enter and is hosted at Modern Painters, New Decorators at Carillon Court, Loughborough.
Modern Painters, New Decorators
Carillon Court Shopping Centre
CAOS will be performing 3 evenings of Musical entertainment in this years summer concert; ’Showstoppers Four’!
Thursday 21st June at Marlborough Square Church, Coalville
Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd June at Whitwick Methodist Church, Hall Lane.
Marlborough Square Church, Coalville
Whitwick Methodist Church, Hall lane
A beginner line dance social with all profits going to the Community Center and raffle to local Alzhimers/Dementia charity.
Easy beginner chart and golden oldie dances from 7- 10pm.
Non Dancers welcome too
Gorse Covert Community Center next to Morrisons SUpermarket, Maxwell Drive, LoughboroughL
Market Bosworth is an attractive market town, with an enviable record for the quality of its regular entry in the annual East Midlands in Bloom competition. There are a number of gardens open, some for the first time, and all within walking distance of the Market Square.
Created in 2008 on a working farm. Clay soil and very exposed but beginning to look established. Many unusual hardy plants along with a lot of old favourites have been used to provide a long season of colour and interest. Anemone nemorosa, Pacific coast iris, sedums and salvias are of particular interest.
FUN, FUN, FUN!! Our 9th annual Soap Box Derby event. This is a tremendously fun, family day for soap box racing teams and spectators alike. Comprising both a jump and a chicane, it is the driver’s choice, as they steam down the 200 meter Castle Street hill cheered on by the huge crowds.
Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th June
A wide selection of diverse gardens plus the new improved Art Trail
20+ artists will be exhibiting and selling their wares in the gardens: sculpture, jewellery, paintings, fine art, textiles, ceramics and photography.
The Graduate Show from students of North Warwickshire and Hinckley College at the Hinckley Campus who will have completed a BA Hons in Visual Media featuring 2D and 3D work in range of styles and mediums.
Atkins Gallery Open Exhibition returns this summer with a new brief to inspire local artists.
This year’s theme is Portrait, whether it is a person or an animal portrait, someone you know or someone famous, posed or candid, or individual or group.
Atkins Gallery, Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley
The garden covers an acre plus with a variety of structures and planting. It has been developed over a period of five yrs. Areas of interest incl a large natural pond; a coppice; a gravel garden; two large herbaceous beds; a herb garden and a formal garden with box hedging.
A brand new look venue for the fantastic Vauxhall, Bedford, Opel Association National Rally.
For 2018 the VBOA are returning to it’s new home for their ever popular annual Vauxhall, Bedford and Opel Event in July.
Market Harborough Showground, Gallow Field Rd, Market Harborough, Leics
The Friends of Lutterworth College are proud to announce the FIRST EVER LUTTERWORTH COLOUR RUN on Saturday 7th July.
What is a Colour Run?
Participants are doused from head to toe in a rainbow of colours. Take a look at this: www.youtube.com/watch?
¾ acre garden re-established by current owner since 2009. Beautiful blue cedar trees, excellent specimen tulip tree. Parts of garden original, others reinstated with variety of plants and bushes. Original bog garden and natural pond. Koi pond added in 2015. Vegetable plot. Cowslips and bulbs abound in Springtime.
A fabulous country day out for all the family.
The first ever Blaston Show was held in 1957 and has been an annual event ever since. The Show originally started as a small gymkhana and later incorporated donkeys.
Our fund raising café is open every other Saturday morning between 9.30 - 11.45am, when there is a viewing session at the auction rooms. The auction rooms are at The Mill, just round the corner from Harborough railway station.
Off Great Bowden Road
About the day!
Monks Kirby Midsummer Fair is the perfect day out for all the family. There really is something for everyone to see and do, all situated in a beautiful historic country estate
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