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).
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.
approx 12 Gardens open Superb display of Vintage cars, tractors & other vehicles
Plant, crafts and food stalls on the village green and at the Pub
Grand draw , Tombola and Book stall in the gardens
Fantastic homemade cakes and tea available
Colvile Arms Annual Mini Beer Festival running throughout the
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
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
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.
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.
Late C18 walled gardens gradually repaired over the last 25yrs. Flower garden with summer bedding, herbaceous borders and the unique auricula theatre. Georgian orangery, impressive collection of glasshouses and garden buildings. Ice house, grotto and gardeners’ tunnel.
Calke’s gardens are supporting the National Garden Scheme charity. All proceeds from your garden visits go towards the National Garden Scheme and their beneficiary charities. Find out more on the National Garden Scheme website: www.ngs.org.uk. Booking Not Needed.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Amington Fete is an annual event which is a great afternoon out for families . Stalls , food , music and entertainment in the arena . Entertainment includes Tamworth Ladies Choir , Arden Falconry Display , NRG Street Dance Crew . We have a bouncy castle and rodeo sheep so come and test your skill .
Jean has been a professional medium for over 35 years providing evidence of connecting to loved ones in spirit. The demonstration will be split into two halves, first half will be approximately 45 minutes, followed by a short break.
Nue in partnership with Community together CIC ..
Hosting Another day of Urban art and sports at Tamworth castle grounds 2nd d JUNE
This year’s artists theme will be
Mamalians of fantasy
We have already confirmed many amazing artists and will be revealing the full line up in the coming weeks...
9 gardens will be open around the village. They range from small to large, formal to informal and 4 new gardens are taking part. Refreshments and plant sales are available at a number of gardens. Kings Bromley has won the Best Kept Village title in 2012, 2103, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
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
In the magnificent setting of Barton Blount a set of themed gardens containing wisteria archways, lavender lined pathways, rose gardens, glasshouses and a parterre garden. There is also ’Charlotte’s Garden’, a huge walled vegetable garden dedicated to charity. Toilets on site.
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.
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.
The Lichfield Garrick Theatre is preparing for a world premiere on 20th June when South Staffs College Performing Arts Department stages Directions – the musical
Directions, set in 1985, tells the story of Melody Taylor, a young singer/songwriter heading off to music college against her father’s wishes.
Join the learning team in the Boathouse down by the lake as we create some wild art and tick off another ’50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ adventure! Look around you and you’ll find all sorts of materials to make your portrait from nature.
Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne
Join the learning team in the Boathouse down by the lake as we create some wild art and tick off another ’50 things to do before you’re 11’ adventure! Look around you and you’ll find all sorts of materials to make your portrait from nature.
Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Sudbury, Ashbourne,