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More details - West Deeping Heritage Group
Robert Beasley speaks on "The topography of the Lower Welland Valley Villages from Bronze Age to Enclosure" We live in fortunate times.
Village Hall, King Street, West Deeping
Tue 20 Feb

More details - Willow Animal Workshop
Grab your secateurs and join country craftsman Martin Keeley to learn all about willow and create something beautiful to take home. In the morning you’ll learn the basics of weaving and make a simple fish, then after lunch in the Tea Room you can progress onto a very realistic pheasant.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Tue 20 Feb

More details - Making the Most of Your Kitchen Garden
Join Gardeners’ Question Time regular Matt Biggs and discover how to make the best use of your kitchen garden, to maximise production and (in the spirit of Barnsdale and its creator Geoff Hamilton), to grow the finest fruit and vegetables the organic way.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Wed 21 Feb

More details - Basics of Vegetable Growing
Nick Hamilton explains the mysteries of soil preparation, seed sowing, plant raising, crop requirements and planting in this morning of top tips for beginners.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Tue 27 Feb

More details - Growing in Raised Beds
Nick Hamilton takes a look at the benefits of growing in raised beds and the vegetables that are particularly suited to this environment. Learn all about the best materials to use, bed construction, soil types and cultivation methods for your most productive season ever.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Tue 27 Feb

More details - Rose Pruning
Roses can be tricky to trim so if you’re petrified of pruning or just want to get more from your roses, we’ve got just the course for you!
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Wed 28 Feb

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
Thu 1 Mar

More details - Spring Flower Fortnight
Come and explore Barnsdale at this exciting time of year as everything starts to burst into life; along with all the fresh new foliage and drifts of spring flowers throughout the Gardens you’ll be able to enjoy the new Geoff Hamilton Winter Border at its very best.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Mon 5 Mar to Sun 18 Mar

More details - Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing
Led by Nick Hamilton, this course is aimed at both gardening novices and those who want to find out more about growing and ‘pest-proofing’ their vegetables the natural way.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Sat 10 Mar

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 11 Mar

More details - Introduction to Wood Carving
Come and learn the basics of wood-carving in a special workshop led by award-winning craftsman Glyn Mould; you’ll learn all about relief carving, safety, care of tools and the best timbers for the job. Choose your own project from a carving of flowers to garden birds, and enjoy a delicious lunch, included in the price.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Thu 15 Mar

More details - Spring at Barnsdale: Breakfast and Guided Walk
Start your day with a cooked breakfast on us then join Nick Hamilton for a very special garden tour, to enjoy the highlights of Barnsdale at this inspirational time of year.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Thu 15 Mar

More details - Mothers Day Gift workshop
Join us for an afternoon of gift making to celebrate Mother’s Day. Choose to make either silk votives or handmade felt trinket bowls. Using gorgeous soft merino wool in a selection of vibrant colours and mulberry silk fibres. Work super fast and make both! All materials provided.
Pink House Studios The Oaks Fotheringhay Peterborough
Sat 3 Mar

More details - Peterborough Book Fair
Popular friendly fair held in pretty village not far from the A1. Up to 14 dealers will offer a wide range of books and ephemera covering a wide variety of subjects. Also some postcards. Delicious home made refreshments. Free parking. Admission adults £1 (children under 15 free). Contact Chris Missing 01245 361609
Highgate Hall, Overend, Elton (nr Peterborough)
Sun 11 Mar

More details - RARE Productions - Oliver! at The Cresset, Peterborough
Bringing Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Join young,orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and – most importantly – for love.
The Cresset, Bretton Health Centre, Rightwell E, Peterborough
Thu 15 Mar to Sat 17 Mar

More details - Snowdrop Sundays at Deene Park
Join us at Deene Park on Sunday the 18th and Sunday 25th February. Opening the gardens for the first time in 2018, we invite you to walk through the magical woodlands and parklands of Deene Park to enjoy the blanket of Snowdrops.
Deene Park, Deene
Sun 25 Feb

More details - Deene Park Wedding Fayre
Wedding Fayre and venue open day, selection of industry exhibitors from the local area, showcasing their products and services. Caterers Venue stylists (flowers, decorations, chair covers etc.
Deene Park, Corby
Sun 11 Mar

More details - Wedding Fayre
Meet our fabulous events team and explore our exquisite venue. We have fantastic range of wedding suppliers, showcasing their unique ideas and services for your special day. • Glass of prosecco on arrival. • Dressed wedding marquee. • Stands filled with wedding inspiration.
Deene Park, Deene, Corby
Sun 11 Mar

More details - Young Talent in Concert
Rutland Sinfonia Paul Hilliam - Conductor Sam Thomas - Trumpet Henry Newton - Trombone Thomas Penny - Trumpet Morgan Overton - Piano Brown - The Irish Brigade (Premiere performance) Neruda - Trumpet Concerto David - Trombone Concerto Larsson - Trumpet Concerto Copland - Fanfare for the Common
Oakham School Chapel, Oakham
Sat 10 Mar

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 11 Mar

More details - SelfBuild & Design Show East
The Selfbuild & Design Show is the ideal events for those wanting to learn more about the concept of self build. The show will be hosting specialist experts in planning, architecture and project management as well as having real self builders who have already created their dream home.
East of England Showground, Oundle Road, Awalton, Peterborough
Sat 3 Mar and Sun 4 Mar

More details - An evening of medieval art with Dr Miriam Gill
Learn more about the medieval artists who created the extraordinary paintings which adorn Longthorpe Tower. Dr Miriam Gill is an expert in medieval wall paintings who lectures at both the Universities of Cambridge and Leicester.
Longthorpe Tower, Thorpe Road, Longthorpe, Peterborough
Fri 16 Mar

More details - On Form
Select: An exhibition curated from the Arts Council Collection Peterborough Museum & City Gallery present a phenomenal display of artworks by internationally acclaimed artists.
Peterborough Museum & City Gallery
Today to Thu 22 Mar

More details - The Great War talks: Stow Maries Aerodrome
Stow Maries Aerodrome played a pivotal role in helping defend against attacks by German zeppelin airships and Gotha fixed wing bombers. Forgotten for many years, it remains Europe’s best-preserved WWI aerodrome.
Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough
Today

More details - Foundational Calligraphy Workshop
Discover the fundamental principles of calligraphy in this workshop perfect for beginners. Learn the foundational script using a dip pen and ink, and explore how to construct letters through demonstrations and individual practice.
Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough
Sun 25 Feb