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More details - Watercolour Painting Day: Daffodil Doodles
Join local artist Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day. It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or have been painting for a while.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
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More details - Garden Design Workshop
While many of us are happy to design and decorate our homes the ideas can dry up as soon as we move outside. Where is the best place for a patio or path, the greenhouse or arbour? And then there is the whole question of choosing and using plants...
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Sat 23 Mar 19

More details - The Devil's Violin presents STOLEN
Spellbinding storytellers perform their kaleidoscopic fairytale. A young prince falls endlessly down through the darkness. In a field of giant poppies, a beautiful old woman is trapped in a cottage nestled in a huge claw.
Cottesmore Village Hall, Cottesmore Oakham Rutland
Fri 29 Mar 19

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 31 Mar 19

More details - Planting Design Workshop
If your garden is not achieving everything you envisaged and you’re unsure what to do, then join internationally renowned garden designer David Stevens for this very special workshop.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Sat 6 Apr 19

More details - Gunthorpe Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Large garden in a country setting with extensive views across the Rutland landscape with the carpets of daffodils being the outstanding feature. A great deal of recent re-design has transformed this garden with more recent works being undertaken on the kitchen garden and around the (former) stable yard.
Gunthorpe Hall, Nr Oakham
Sun 7 Apr 19

More details - Pruning Shrubs
If the thought of pruning your shrubs brings you out in a cold sweat, then this is the course for you! Join Barnsdale’s Head Gardener Jon Brocklebank as he tackles plants in the various pruning groups in two hours of easy-to-follow practical demonstrations.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Wed 10 Apr 19

More details - Composting
Being able to compost all that free material that we generate at home and in the garden is an exciting thought. This course will show you how! Nick Hamilton takes a look at what can and cannot be composted, the requirements of a compost heap, activators, turning a heap and the pros and cons of each type of compost bin.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Thu 11 Apr 19

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, Market Overton, Rutland
Sun 14 Apr 19

More details - Spring Birdwatch
Meet the experts and take a special bird-spotting tour of the Gardens with local wildlife sound recordist Phil Rudkin. You can chat with our clever makers of bird boxes and bug hotels or make a simple seed feeder yourself to take home.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Sun 14 Apr 19

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
Wed 17 Apr 19

More details - Watercolour Painting Day: Tea in the garden
Join local artist Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day. It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or have been painting for a while.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Thu 18 Apr 19

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