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More details - Tresillian House - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Tresillian House, Melton Mowbray
Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Paddocks - Open Garden for NGS
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.
The Paddocks, Hungarton
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - NGS Garden Open
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.
The Paddocks Main Street Hungarton
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Kinoulton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Bishops Cottage is a large, mature, cottage garden with mixed herbaceous borders with an emphasis on scent and colour coordination where possible. A wildlife pond and open views over the countryside. Plants for sale.
Kinoulton Gardens, Nottingham
Sun 24 Jun

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 8 Jul

More details - Wymeswold Open Gardens & Art Trail 2018
Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th June 2pm-6pm 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.
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Nile Rodgers & Chic
Nile Rodgers & Chic. Artists performing: CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers.: Tickets avaiable.
Belvoir Castle, Grantham, Grantham
Thu 19 Jul

More details - Table Top Sale
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
Houghton Village Hall
Sat 23 Jun

Summer Street Market at Barrow upon Soar More details - Summer Street Market at Barrow upon Soar
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.
High Street, Barrow upon Soar
Sun 8 Jul
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More details - Woolsthorpe Manor - Crafty Sundays at Woolsthorpe
One Sunday a month we’re inviting local stallholders to bring their wares to Woolsthorpe for a mini-craft event - just drop in and see what’s here this month! Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Woolsthorpe Manor, Water Lane, Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, near Grantham
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Watercolour Painting Day: ‘Raindrops on Roses’
Join local artist Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a beginner or have been painting for a while, you can sit up close and watch a detailed demonstration before then having a go at your own pace, with help as you need it throughout the day.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Roses Day with Stuart Dixon
This is a special day of informal walks and talks hosted by writer, broadcaster and rose fan Stuart Dixon. So if you’re looking for a particular variety or just love roses, join Stuart to tour the Gardens and learn more- there’s no booking necessary and you’re welcome to join him for as long as you like.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Garden iPhoneography
Join our award-winning botanical, garden and landscape lensman Hemant Jariwala and learn to take great garden photos with your smartphone. You’ll begin by getting to grips with smartphone technology, from its limitations to its numerous advantages.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Love Your Garden Bugs
Ever wondered exactly what some of those beasties are as you work in the garden? Sally Cunningham’s course is an introduction to garden pests and predators, and the others which simply live in your garden minding their own business.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Summer Sundays: Hardy Plants Day
Come and meet members of the local Hardy Plant Society to find out all you need to know about caring for and growing the plants that love our climate.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Summer Sundays: Medieval Garden History Day
Meet our horticultural historian and find out what our ancestors grew for food and medicine.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Growing Veg Indoors and Out
Are you a virgin veg grower? Want to learn which seedlings are weeds and what’s a plant, or are you nervous about taking on more than you can dig? Join Sally Cunningham to find out how to start growing vegetables- even if your garden is small or non-existent.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Colsterworth Village Fete & Car Show
This will be the 9th year that Colsterworth Classic & Collectible Car Show has been combined with the Village Fete and this year a donation is to be made to a much needed local Charity, the Grantham Food Bank.
Millfield, Back Lane, Colsterwortrh
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Colsterworth and Woolsthorpe Open Gardens and Scarecrow Event
On Saturday there will be six lovely gardens in Colsterworth for you to explore. On Sunday it is the turn of nearby Woolsthorpe with seven beautiful gardens for you to see.
Saturday 7th July: 41 Colster Way, Colsterworth, Sunday 8th July: 10 Ingle Court, Woolsthorpe
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - St. Barnabas Bubble Rush
Join St. Barnabas Hospice for the biggest, brightest and frothiest 5k fun run in Lincolnshire! Anyone can take part – it’s fun for all the family. You don’t need to be a runner, we just want you to pass the finish line frothy, colourful and smiling!
Stoke Rochford Hall, Grantham
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cropwell Butler Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Redland House garden has been nurtured under a flower arranger’s eye and incl colourful borders containing a variety of shrubs, trees and perennials, a woodland walk, new fernery and iris bed. Some gravel paths.
Cropwell Butler Gardens, Cropwell Butler
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Sweet Pea Week   Sunday 1st  July - Sunday 8th July 2018
Every year we raise 100s of sweet pea plants from seed in the greenhouses. You can find over 100 types of heritage, modern, scented, striped, flake and bicolour sweet peas. They are displayed on canes, drums and wigwams throughout the pickery, vegetable and cottage gardens.
Easton Walled Gardens, Planting Lane, Easton, Nr Grantham Lincs
Sun 1 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - LCPA Summer Show
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.
Peepul Enterprise
Thu 28 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Return of the Garrison
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
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Honeytrees Tropical Garden - Open Garden for NGS
The garden is on a S-facing slope which has evolved over 15 yrs into a tropical escape. Exotic planting as you enter the garden gives way on a gentle incline to more surprises to incl glass houses dedicated to various climatic zones interspersed with more exotic planting.
Honeytrees Tropical Garden, Bottesford
Sun 8 Jul, Sun 5 Aug

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