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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 - 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 - Empingham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
4 very different gardens in a lovely village. Park and start your visit at Prebendal House, next door to the Church. 4 acres surround the house (not open), built in 1688 as a summer palace for the Bishop of Lincoln. Incl are extensive herbaceous borders, topiary and a sunken water garden.
Empingham Gardens, Empingham
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Redhill Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
Still evolving bold contemporary design with formal lawns, grass amphitheatre and turf viewing mound, herbaceous borders and cutting garden. Praire style planting showing vibrant colour in late summer.
Redhill Lodge, Oakham
Sun 1 Jul

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 - Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro
Conducted by NHO’s Artistic Director Nicholas Chalmers, directed by Joe Austin (NHO Tosca 2017) and designed by Simon Kenny, Le nozze di Figaro will also mark the launch of NHO’s new partnership with the orchestra of the Royal Northern Sinfonia, who will be performing the 2018 production of Figaro.
Nevill Holt Opera, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Wed 20 Jun, Thu 21 Jun

More details - Powder her Face
This summer will see Nevill Holt Opera’s much-anticipated unveiling of their brand new 400-seat theatre which allows for an incredible experience amongst the stunning grounds of the historic Grade I listed Leicestershire estate.
Nevill Holt Opera, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Thu 28 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - A Summer Evening of Music and Laughter
Stamford Shoestring Theatre perform their Roadshow Revue plus the music of Flanders and Swann in the fabulous surroundings of All Saints Church, Easton on the Hill. Ticket price includes wine and a raffle entry. All in aid of All Saints Church Fabric Fund.
All Saints Church, Easton on the Hill, Stamford
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival
Free entry and parking for this year’s Midsummer Festival. The beautiful village of Castle Bytham once again presents its 2- day Festival of Fun! More information on The festival covers two days: SATURDAY 23rd Morning : 5K trail run, open village and historic village walk. From 1.
Castle Bytham
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Blaston Show
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.
Blaston Showgrounds, Blaston Road, Slawston, Leics
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Woolsthorpe Manor - Stained glass workshop
Practical workshop led by Strawberry Glass exploring the skills of stained glass copper foiling to make a colourful abstract piece of stained glass to take home. Tuition, all materials and a light lunch included. Booking Essential. Phone: 01476 862823. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Woolsthorpe Manor, Water Lane, Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, near Grantham
Tue 19 Jun

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Burghley House Battle Proms Concert
Burghley House Battle Proms Concert: Tickets avaiable.
Burghley House, Stamford
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Stamford Beer and Music Festival
Question, what could be better than music on a summer’s day in the idyllic setting of the Stamford Meadows? Answer BEER and music on a summer’s day in the idyllic setting of the Stamford Meadows.
Stamford Meadows
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Family Fun Day
Stamford and District Lions Club are having a great Family Fun Day, there will be free pony rides for children and a chance to learn how to do some circus tricks. Live music all afternoon, a beer tent, hog roast, fun fair and games.
Recreation Ground, Stamford
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Stamford Record Fair
Now well-established as a regular event in this beautiful market town, Stamford’s Record and CD Fair offers music-lovers the chance to buy lots of lovely vinyl records and music on CD from a range of dealers.
St Mary & St Augustine’s Church Hall, Broad Street, Stamford
Sat 14 Jul

More details - The Supercar Event
A FAMILY DAY OUT AT THE SUPERCAR EVENT! If you’re searching for a fun-filled day out for the whole family, then look no further than The Supercar Event 2018. The hugely popular event, held in aid of The Children’s Trust is taking place over the weekend 7 - 8 July, at Rockingham Circuit, Northamptonshire.
Rockingham, Corby
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 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

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More details - Garden Tour with Supper
Our garden tour hosted by our Head Gardener Andrew Jones is a must for gardening enthusiasts. This popular tour takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes and can accommodate a group of up to 20 people.  Andrew’s horticultural and historical knowledge of the garden will have the visitor gripped from start to finish.
Deene Park, Deene, Corby
Thu 21 Jun

More details - The HandleBards 'Romeo & Juliet'
Join the HandleBards’ all-female troupe here at Deene Park for Romeo and Juliet as you’ve never seen it before! The HandleBards are the world’s first cycling theatre company.
Deene Park, Deene, Corby
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Deene in the Civil War
Deene Park is delighted to host a Sealed Knot encampment and skirmish reenactment weekend. Step back in time and experience living history, see what it was like to live during the time of the civil war, listen to historical accounts, get hands on with day to day life and activities of a royalist camp.
Deene Park, Deene, Corby
Sat 7 Jul and 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 - 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 - Corby Sausage & Cider Festival
Market Square Group is very excited to be hosting the inaugural Corby Sausage & Cider Festival. Located in West Glebe Park. Just a 15 minute walk from the town centre, the Corby Sausage & Cider Festival will celebrate the best of local, regional, national and international products.
West Glebe Park
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Corby Mum2Mum Market - Nearly New Baby Clothing - Equipment -Sale
Mum2Mum markets,Corby. Award winning markets where mums sell their outgrown baby & kids items onto other mums. If you’d like to book a stall click the link below,
Kingswood Neighbourhood Centre & Cafe Alberta Close, . Corby
Sun 24 Jun

More details - VBOA National Rally
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
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Westbrooke House - Open Garden for NGS
Westbrooke House is a late Victorian property built in 1887. The gardens comprise 6 acres in total and are approached through a tree lined driveway of mature limes and wellingtonias.
Westbrooke House, Market Harborough
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Churches in Bloom
The four churches are part of the Watersmete Benefice and each church is holding a Flower Festival over the weekend.
The Parish Church of Nassington, Wansford, Woodnewton and Yarwell.
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Keyboard Concert
This event is part of our Flower Festival Celebrations. A unique performance by Richard J Hutchinson of Musicals’ n ’Marches with special effects featuring the brand new world class Yamaha Genos keyboards.
St Mary’s Parish Church, Woodnewton
Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Big Bach Walk
In 1705, the 20 year old Johann Sebastian Bach walked 250 miles each way from Arnstadt to Lübeck to meet the great organist and composer, Dieterich Buxtehude. We commemorate this with our annual Bach Walk to which will take place as usual on Tuesday 10 July (click here).
Various location’s throughout Northamptonshire
Wed 4 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul to Wed 11 Jul, Fri 13 Jul

More details - William Howard: In Love With The Piano
William Howard is established as one of Britain’s leading pianists, enjoying a career that has taken him to over 40 countries and the world’s major concert halls. He also can be heard frequently on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM.
Oundle School Chapel, Oundle
Wed 11 Jul

More details - European Union Chamber Orchestra
We are delighted to welcome the wonderful EUCO back to Oundle with a lively, contrasting programme including Grieg’s heart-warming Holberg Suite, a spirited Mozart Divertimento, a short new work, A light exists, by BBC Proms Young Composer Anna Disley-Simpson, for which EUCO will be joined by the Rusty Players of
Oundle School Chapel, Oundle
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Charnwood Orchestra Concert
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 What?
St James the Greater Leicester
Sat 30 Jun

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 - 16 Leys Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
A town garden with two water features plus a stream and a pond flanked by a 12ft clinker built boat. There are five raised beds which are planted with vegetables, dahlias and chrysanthemums. A patio lined with acers has two steps down to a gravel garden with paved paths.
16 Leys Avenue, Kettering
Sun 15 Jul

More details - woven chords summer concert
join woven chords, popular local a cappella choir in their first concert at Bourne Baptist Church. Be entertained with an assortment of songs both old and new, sung in glorious harmony under the tutelage of Emmanuel Omuederiaye, expect English folk, perhaps some soul, a smattering of African, some Motown, eastern...
bourne baptist church west street bourne
Sat 7 Jul
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More details - Granary 245
John and Eleanor Molecey dated their Granary 1773 when they completed extension work to Molecey Mill. Celebrate its 245th birthday with West Deeping Heritage Group: a midsummer opportunity to explore, hear about the Moleceys and share Bubbles, Bites & Birthday cake!
The Granary, Stamford Road, West Deeping
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Awful Auntie
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.
De Montfort Hall Granville Road, Leicester
Thu 5 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - 7 Little Dale - Open Garden for NGS
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.
7 Little Dale, Leicester
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Dysart Park Family Fun Day & Dog Show
11th Dysart park Family Fun Day - Sunday 1st July 2018 (Each year its held on the first Sunday in July) Lots to see and do, FREE entry.
Dysart park
Sun 1 Jul

More details - The John Clare Society Festival 2018
Starting on Friday lunch time 1.30pm at the church with the Midsummer cushions’ ceremony, attended by the children of the local primary school and followed by prizes for the annual poetry competition. In the evening there will be folk music in the Bluebell, Helpston with Mike Stevens from 8.
Helpston, near Peterborough and Stamford
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul
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More details - Mill House - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Mill House, Wigston
Sun 1 Jul

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