Today to 19 Mar 18 within 40 miles.

More details - Belton House - Below Stairs Tours
Go below stairs in the mansion to discover what it was like for servants living and working at Belton House. Booking Not Needed.
Belton House, Grantham,
Sat 24 Feb, Sun 25 Feb

More details - Sunday Afternoon Music For All Tastes
Come along and enjoy 2 hours of Show Tunes, Film Themes, Big Band, Classical, Ballads, Orchestral, Jazz and Popular Easy Listening Favourites played by top professional artistes on electronic keyboard orchestra instruments. Free light refreshments during the 30 minute interval.
Market Overton Village Hall, 52 Main Street
Sun 11 Mar

More details - Exhibition: Airships over Lincolnshire…Lighter than Air
Saturday 30 September to Sunday 25 March 2018 An exhibition exploring the vital role airships and hot air balloons played during WWI and the involvement of the Lighter than Air Section at Cranwell.
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum, Heath Farm, North Rauceby, Sleaford
Sat 24 Feb, Sun 25 Feb, Sat 3 Mar, Sun 4 Mar, Sat 10 Mar, Sun 11 Mar, Sat 17 Mar, Sun 18 Mar, Sat 24 Mar, Sun 25 Mar

More details - 21 Chapel Street - Open Garden for NGS
A cottage garden behind a 300yr old cottage. Snowdrops, primroses, hellebores and many different spring flowering bulbs. Colour with bulbs and herbaceous plants through the yr, autumn with asters, dahlias, salvias and many of the autumn flowering yellow daises.
21 Chapel Street, Bourne
Sat 24 Feb and Sun 25 Feb

More details - Second Sitters Upholstery: Evolution to Revolution
Upholstery: Evolution to Revolution explores the evolution and new revolution within the craft of upholstery.
The National Centre for Craft & Design Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford
Today to Sun 15 Apr

More details - One Year On
Selected as the standout talent at New Designers, our sister organisation Design-Nation have awarded their annual One Year On prize to design studio Winter & Kurth and contemporary jeweller Stephanie Holt.
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street
Today to Sun 11 Mar

More details - Class of 2017
As the new year dawns, it brings new opportunity and fresh ideas and we are proud to exhibit some of the UK’s most promising young designers. Class of 2017 showcases the best graduate talent from Britain’s leading institutions for craft and design.
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street
Today to Sun 11 Mar

More details - Willow Animal Workshop
Grab your secateurs and join country craftsman Martin Keeley to learn all about willow and create something beautiful to take home. In the morning you’ll learn the basics of weaving and make a simple fish, then after lunch in the Tea Room you can progress onto a very realistic pheasant.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Tue 20 Feb

More details - Making the Most of Your Kitchen Garden
Join Gardeners’ Question Time regular Matt Biggs and discover how to make the best use of your kitchen garden, to maximise production and (in the spirit of Barnsdale and its creator Geoff Hamilton), to grow the finest fruit and vegetables the organic way.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Wed 21 Feb

More details - Basics of Vegetable Growing
Nick Hamilton explains the mysteries of soil preparation, seed sowing, plant raising, crop requirements and planting in this morning of top tips for beginners.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Tue 27 Feb

More details - Growing in Raised Beds
Nick Hamilton takes a look at the benefits of growing in raised beds and the vegetables that are particularly suited to this environment. Learn all about the best materials to use, bed construction, soil types and cultivation methods for your most productive season ever.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Tue 27 Feb

More details - Rose Pruning
Roses can be tricky to trim so if you’re petrified of pruning or just want to get more from your roses, we’ve got just the course for you!
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Wed 28 Feb

More details - Perfect Plants for Problem Places
Dismayed by deep dry shade? Bothered by boggy ground? Puzzled by parched corners? If you have a difficult site and don’t know what to plant, then join Gardeners’ Question Time regular, author and speaker Matt Biggs for an interesting and informative course.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Thu 1 Mar

More details - Spring Flower Fortnight
Come and explore Barnsdale at this exciting time of year as everything starts to burst into life; along with all the fresh new foliage and drifts of spring flowers throughout the Gardens you’ll be able to enjoy the new Geoff Hamilton Winter Border at its very best.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Mon 5 Mar to Sun 18 Mar

More details - Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing
Led by Nick Hamilton, this course is aimed at both gardening novices and those who want to find out more about growing and ‘pest-proofing’ their vegetables the natural way.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Sat 10 Mar

More details - Mother’s Day at Barnsdale Gardens
Garden-fans of all ages will love Barnsdale on Mother’s Day; it’s the most exciting time of the garden’s year when everything is really coming alive again after the long winter snooze, with hundreds of bright spring blooms carpeting the borders, beautiful birdsong and the scent of flowering shrubs in
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Sun 11 Mar

More details - Introduction to Wood Carving
Come and learn the basics of wood-carving in a special workshop led by award-winning craftsman Glyn Mould; you’ll learn all about relief carving, safety, care of tools and the best timbers for the job. Choose your own project from a carving of flowers to garden birds, and enjoy a delicious lunch, included in the price.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Thu 15 Mar

More details - Spring at Barnsdale: Breakfast and Guided Walk
Start your day with a cooked breakfast on us then join Nick Hamilton for a very special garden tour, to enjoy the highlights of Barnsdale at this inspirational time of year.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Thu 15 Mar

More details - Brant Broughton Spring Craft Fair
Spring Craft Fair Local artists, selling handmade crafts & gifts.
Brant Broughton Village Hall, West Street, Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire
Sun 4 Mar

More details - A Talk on Roses
An afternoon with Technical Manager and Senior Rosarian at David Austin Roses. With over 30 years experience of rose growing and lifetime of general gardening Michael Marriot is an authority on all matters relating to roses around the world, especially David Austin’s English Roses, including variety choice, all aspect...
Tresillian House (Guest House & Garden) 67 Dalby Road
Wed 21 Feb

More details - Britain on Film:Coast and Sea
Hickling History Group presents" Let`s go to the seaside!" Travel round our gorgeous varied coast,filmed throughout the 20th century from 1901 to1978.
Hickling Village Hall Main Street Hickling
Tue 6 Mar

More details - Mumbo Jumbo - Troubadours and Raconteurs
Elegant country blues and vibrant good-time roots music from these British Blues Award nominees. With powerful songs and punchy vocals, this is one phenomenal live band. All proceeds to Coddington Village Hall (Reg Charity 214953)
Coddington Village Hall, Main Street,
Thu 8 Mar and Fri 9 Mar

More details - Peter Hammond - Albert Ball:  Nottinghamshire VC WW1 pilot.
Coddington History Group invite you to a talk about this WWI VC winning pilot from Nottingham, Peter has visited us several times before.
Coddington Village Hall, Main Street,
Thu 15 Mar

More details - Young Talent in Concert
Rutland Sinfonia Paul Hilliam - Conductor Sam Thomas - Trumpet Henry Newton - Trombone Thomas Penny - Trumpet Morgan Overton - Piano Brown - The Irish Brigade (Premiere performance) Neruda - Trumpet Concerto David - Trombone Concerto Larsson - Trumpet Concerto Copland - Fanfare for the Common
Oakham School Chapel, Oakham
Sat 10 Mar

More details - Farndon Book fair
Small village hall book fair with 20 dealers in attendance offering a wide range of books for sale on various subject matters. Includes fiction, antiquarian, new and used books, maps, prints and ephemera. The venue has ample free parking for fair visitors. Light refreshments are served all day.
Village Hall, Farndon, Near Newark, Nottinghamshire
Sun 4 Mar