Discover the creatures that live in the park that are hidden during the daytime. This event is now full booked - we apologise for any disappointment. As night falls, enjoy a light supper and keep an eye on the skies as we spot these winged creatures. Booking Essential. Phone: 01332 695310.
What small creatures lurk under stones and logs or in the trees at Calke' Join us for a family friendly walk in the park as we search for the hidden creatures that live in Calke’s National Nature Reserve. Where do they live' How do they move' What do they eat' Let’s find out.
Take a walk through the lawns of Calke to discover the flowers and insects that live there. Enjoy a pleasant stroll through the beautiful flowers that dwell on the lawns of Calke and discover the fabulous insects that feed upon them. Booking Not Needed.
It’s Father’s Day so bring your dad to Calke for a fabulous day of kite flying. Treat dad to a day out on Father’s Day and bring him to our annual kite-flying event. The Midland Kite Fliers will thrill you with their skills. Bring your own kite, buy or borrow one here, or make one in our workshop.
Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins.
Ashby de la Zouch Castle, South Street, Ashby de la Zouch
The Rotary Club of Ashby de la Zouch present an evening of music inspired by the Wild West performed by the Ashby Concert Band. This event is in support of Hospice Hope www.hospicehope.org.uk.
TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE!!!!!!
Holy Trinity Church, Kilwardby Street, Ashby de la Zouch
Beautiful view of Melbourne Pool from balustraded terrace running length of 1831 house. Garden drops steeply by paths and steps to lawn with herbaceous border and bank of flowering shrubs best in June/Sept. Interesting bog garden and other late summer beds.
Beautiful 9 acre woodland garden with a large collection of rare trees and shrubs. Interest throughout the yr with spring flowers, cool leafy areas in summer and sensational autumn colour. Many information posters describing the more obscure plants. Bring wellingtons in wet weather.
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
Each week introduces a new theme. Climb aboard a rocket and zoooooom to the stars, put the hatches down on our yellow submarine, explore the Blue Lagoon, tame a fiery dragon, dive to the bottom of the Coral Sea, dance the summer salsa, go ape at the African Zoo, get busy on Tod’s construction site, set the sails...
Spittal Park Pavillion
The Spittal, Castle Donington, Derby, Derbyshire
Visit a real working dairy farm .Watch milking demos ,cow pedicures,cow hairdressing .Toy pedal tractor course ,play in the barn .follow the farm walk quiz ,tractor and trailer rides meet the animals , children’s activities ,free proper milk sampling as we are licensed to sell raw milk .
A garden on 2 levels of approx ½ acre. Packed herbaceous borders designed for colour. Roses and clematis scrambling over pergolas. A passion of ours are roses (over 60). Shrubs, baskets and tubs. Greenhouses, raised bed vegetable area, fruit trees and 2 ponds. Free range chicken area. Plenty of seating. (WC).
Our popular event returns again this year on Saturday 2nd June at Sideley Park, Kegworth from 10am until 4pm. We have lots of exciting things in store for you with some thing for everyone the event is completely free to attend so why not come and enjoy a fun day out!
Still changing even after 20 yrs. Wander through an acre of sweeping mixed borders, spring bulbs, mature trees to a stunning butterfly bed, maturing arboretum, established prairie. Meet a pair of passionate, practical, gardeners who gently manage this plantsman’s garden. Designed and maintained by the owners.
A Wonderful Programme to please allcomers! Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto 2 has such lush, memorable melodies that it will please everyone.
Jeremy Kimber is well known locally for his musical talents and is the pianist for this Concerto.
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
Today, Sat 26 May, Wed 30 May to Sat 2 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sat 9 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sat 16 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sat 23 Jun
The 1940s are brought back life this June with an evocative commemoration of life in wartime Britain (from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd June 2018).
There’s BBMF flypasts (Saturday & Sunday), and a Spitfire aerial display (Sunday only).
Great Central Railway
Quorn & Woodhouse
2 acres incl lawns, rare trees, lakeside walks, flower borders, rose garden and box bordered sunken herb garden, all enclosed by C18 ha-ha and encircling a Jacobean house. Garden is surrounded by C18 landscaped park and is bordered by a river.
Our annual Summer Fete takes place straight after school on Friday 15 June.
Come along for games, raffles and displays, and be entertained by our school band. No need to cook tea, we have delicious food stalls, a BBQ and a licensed bar.
Last year we were blessed with amazing weather.
The Sopranos is a band specifically formed by Chris Pearce as a jazz band fronted by two soprano saxes reminiscent of the groups popularised by Sidney Bechet, Mezz Mezzrow, Bob Wilber, Soprano Summit (with Kenny Davern) and others.
Although only formed in late 2014 the band has already received standing ovations.
Newbold Verdon Jazz Club at Newbold Verdon Sports & Social Club
Beeston Musical Theatre Group proudly presents Jekyll & Hyde the Musical.
Based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic thriller, Jekyll & Hyde is the gripping tale of a brilliant mind gone horrifically awry, set to a powerful pop-rock score by Frank Wildhorn with book and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse.
Derby’s colourful duck race returns to a new venue! Join local charity Sight Support Derbyshire for its biggest annual fundraising event. Watch giant decorated plastic ducks take to the water with thousands of little ones for a race to the finish - if they get that far!
Writing Fiction for Women’s Magazines – With Joanna Barnden
Wednesdays from 6th June to 27th June (4 weeks), 7pm-9pm
QUAD, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS
£50/£40 members and concessions
Tickets from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from
WRITING HORROR FICTION
With Charlotte Baker
Saturday 9th June, 1pm-5pm
QUAD, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS
Tickets £20 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from www.derbyquad.co.uk/course/writing-horror-fiction.
Editing Your Writing – With Sophie Snell
Thursday 14th June, 7pm-9pm
QUAD, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS
Tickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from www.derbyquad.co.uk/course/editing-your-writing.
ROLL UP, ROLL UP! Head down to the store (Sadler Gate, Derby) this Friday for an exclusive Vintage Clothing Pop Up Party hosted by Hunts Emporia. Brands features Ralph Lauren, Nike, Burberry, Umbro, Adidas...the list continues!
Dig out your platforms and flares as Sensation take you back to the golden days of ABBA. The unique ABBA sound is recreated live on stage matched with stunning replica costumes, dynamic choreography, captivating harmonies and a sprinkling of light-hearted humour.
Saying Goodbye are an International baby loss support charity (part of the Mariposa Trust. ) Since 2012, 100 services have been held across the UK, France & North America, the services are completely free and open to anyone of any faith or no faith.
Once a year, on the late Spring Bank Holiday Monday, the village of Rolleston on Dove plays host to a fantastic array of vintage vehicles, bicycles, motorbikes, stalls, fairground rides and typically, a Lancaster bomber fly past – weather permitting.
ROLLESTON ON DOVE, Nr BURTON ON TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE
Come along to Bosworth Battlefield for a great Plant Hunters’ Fair featuring highly respected specialist nurseries with a great mix of plants and specialities to delight plant lovers of every level of experience.
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre & Country Park, Sutton Cheney, Nuneaton
Lose yourself for an afternoon in our 1½-acre organic country garden. Arbour, gazebo and many other seating areas to view ponds and herbaceous borders, backed with shrubs and trees with emphasis on structure, foliage and colour.
Covering approx 2 acre it consists of a productive orchard with apples,pears and plums. A Soft Fruit Garden with Raspberries and Strawberries etc., a wide selection of vegetables on raised beds, colourful herbaceous borders, shrubs, ornamental trees, wild life pond and fishing lake.
Pretty Woman Does Rehab is an hilarious comedy play, written by local writer Sam Green
and is aimed at an adult audience (a first for the talented group). The title may sound reminiscent of the iconic 1990 film, but don’t expect to see anyone resembling Julia Roberts.
The Thor-Able was an American expendable launch system and sounding rocket used for a series of re-entry vehicle tests and satellite launches between 1958 and 1960.
This May Half Term Holiday we will be looking at the history of the Thor Able rocket, the work it carried out and some of its passengers.
National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester