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More details - 1000 years show
Anthony King brings his unique take on history combined with song and comedy one-liners which will have the audience in stitches. For more details on Anthony, please go to
Charles Booth Centre, The Green, Thringstone, Leicestershire
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Calke Abbey - Bat night
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.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,

More details - Calke Abbey - Minibeast safari
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.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Wed 30 May

More details - Calke Abbey - Kids with cameras
Bring your camera to Calke and have some fun with the photography team on this creative walk in the park.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Calke Abbey - Capture Calke on camera
Bring your camera to Calke and have some fun with the photography team on this creative walk in the park.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Calke Abbey - Amazing meadows walk
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.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Calke Abbey - Father's Day kite flying
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.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Rapunzel
Chorus Theatre presents a new adaptation of the classic tale by The Brothers Grimm. Featuring music, songs, puppetry, and lots of audience interaction. Suitable for family audiences.
Ashby de la Zouch Library, North Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, .
Sat 26 May

More details - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt - Coalville
Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with Psychic / Mediumship Evenings.
CENTURY Theatre Coalville
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Music of the Wild West Charity Concert by Ashby Concert Band
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 TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE!!!!!!
Holy Trinity Church, Kilwardby Street, Ashby de la Zouch
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Despicable Minions!
Come along for some Minion themed fun, perfect for fans of the Despicable Me and Minion movies. This event is for children aged 5-11 years. £2.50 per child. Pre-booking is essential.
Coalville Library, High Street, Coalville, Leics. .
Tue 29 May

More details - The Dower House - Open Garden for NGS
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.
The Dower House, Melbourne
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery, Ashby de la Zouch
Thu 14 Jun, Wed 18 Jul

More details - CAOS Summer Concert 'Showstoppers Four'
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
Thu 21 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Meditation For Relaxation April 2018
Do you suffer from STRESS, ANXIETY, DEPRESSION or PANIC ATTACKS and need to learn how to relax? Or would just like to learn Meditation? Then why not try our Meditation For Beginners Course ?
Eternal Aquarius Holistic Health and Well Being Woodville
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Download Festival 2018
Download Festival 2018. Artists performing: Guns N' Roses, Avenged Sevenfold, Ozzy Osbourne.: Tickets avaiable.
Donington Park, Castle Donington
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Toddler Sense Derby
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
Tue 29 May

More details - Open farm Sunday
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 .
Charnwood Forest farm Charley road Loughborough
Sun 10 Jun

More details - 13 Westfield Road - Open Garden for NGS
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).
13 Westfield Road, Swadlincote
Sun 17 Jun, Sun 5 Aug

More details - ONE KEGWORTH family fun day and food festival
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!
Sideley park Kegworth East Mids
Sat 2 Jun

More details - 10 Chestnut Way - Open Garden for NGS
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.
10 Chestnut Way, Repton
Mon 28 May

More details - Loughborough Orchestra Summer Concert
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.
Emmanuel Church, Forest Rd. Loughborough
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Loughborough Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Herrick Road, Loughborough is a quiet leafy area with a mix of Victorian and mid century homes. The gardens in this group contain plenty of horticultural and creative interest.
Loughborough Gardens, Loughborough
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Art Exhibition / Where We Live & What We Know
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 Loughborough Leicestershire Le11 3xa
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

More details - Long Close - Open Garden for NGS
5 acres spring bulbs, rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, magnolias, many rare shrubs, mature trees, lily ponds; terraced lawns, herbaceous borders, potager in walled kitchen garden, wildflower meadow walk. Winter, spring, summer and autumn colour, a garden for all seasons.
Long Close, Woodhouse Eaves
Mon 28 May

More details - 1940's War Weekend
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 Woodhouse Road Quorn Loughborough
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - The GCR Model Event
Looking forward to the ‘THE MODEL EVENT’ 2018… Over 70 of the country’s best layouts will be attending alongside over 40 of the industry’s leading suppliers.
Great Central Railway Quorn & Woodhouse Woodhouse Road Quorn Loughborough
Fri 15 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Beer and Cider Festival
Beer and Cider Festival Joules Pale Ale,Pedigree and Bass,plus 10 Guest Ales and 30 Ciders. BBQ and Music with The Surfin Llamas from 2pm on Sunday.
The Black Horse ,17 Burton Road , Coton in the Elms
Today to Mon 28 May

More details - Thrumpton Hall - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Thrumpton Hall, Thrumpton
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Summer Fete
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.
Derby Grammar School, Rykneld Road, Littleover, Derby
Fri 15 Jun

More details - The Sopranos Jazz Band
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
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Jekyll & Hyde
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.
Duchess Theatre, West Gate, Long Eaton
Today, Sat 26 May

More details - Ey Up Mi Duck Race 2018
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!
Riverlights, Derby River Gardens, Derby
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Writing Fiction For Women's Magazines
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
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Writing Horror Fiction (Workshop)
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
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Editing Your Writing
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
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Hunt's Emporia Vintage Clothing Pop Up Party | 25/5/18
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!
Article Clothing, 52 Sadler Gate, Derby

More details - ABBA Tribute night with Sensation
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.
Derby Guildhall Theatre, Market Place
Thu 31 May

More details - Saying Goodbye Service - Derby
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.
Derby Cathedral, Derby
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Rolleston Transport Festival
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.
Mon 28 May

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at Bosworth Battlefield Country Park, Nuneaton on Saturday 9th June 2018
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
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Bankcroft Farm - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Bankcroft Farm, Burton-on-Trent
Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun

More details - Wild Wood Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Wild Wood Lodge, Burton-On-Trent
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Ridgewold Farm - Open Garden for NGS
2½ acre rural garden in the Leicestershire Wolds. A working farm. Impressive sweeping drive of specimen trees. beech, laurel and saxon hedges divide different areas.
Ridgewold Farm, Wymeswold
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Edingale Open Gardens Weekend
Comer along and spend the afternoons visiting wonderful collection of local gardens. Cream teas, pub and village hall all open and supporting this wonderful charity event.
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - 5 East View Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
Plantlovers garden: deceptive, quirky and full of surprises. Informally planted themed borders, cutting beds, woodland, woodland edge borders, shrub border, stream, water features, sitooterie, folly and many artefacts. Roses, clematis, hostas, perennials, foliage and annual fillers.
5 East View Cottages, nr Tamworth
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Ilkeston Theatre Company presents Pretty Woman Does Rehab
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.
Seven Oaks Inn, Lows Lane, Stanton by Dale
Thu 31 May and Fri 1 Jun

More details - Glastonbudget 2018
Glastonbudget 2018: Tickets avaiable.
Turnpost Farm, Leicestershire

More details - The Mighty Thor
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
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

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