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  1. Add Landscape Photography & Panorama to your Itinerary

    Landscape Photography & Panorama

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    Workshop

    Lyndon Hill

    Saturday 24th September 2016 - 10:00am- 4:00pm

    This course, led by photographer and tutor Pete Murray, shows you how to use your digital camera to take better landscape photographs.

    You will learn the important components of composition and...

  2. Add Watercolour Painting Day - Northern Lights to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day - Northern Lights

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    Workshop

    Exton

    Thursday 1 December, 10.30am-4pm.

    Enjoy tipping colours onto wet paper to create spectacular skies in a snow scene with a difference, perfect for making your own unique Christmas cards. Sandra Peck welcomes everyone on her special painting...

  3. Terry’s Friday Birdwatching Walk

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    One Friday each month. 9.30 - 12.30

    These 3-hour walks are led by Terry Mitcham, the bird recorder of Rutland Natural History Society, and a very experienced birdwatcher. He regularly runs bird identification courses and has written several...

  4. Monarchs March

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    Wednesday 27 July

    Suitable for children 4-10 years

    £2.50 per child

    No need to book, just drop in

    All children must be accompanied by an adult

    10am-12noon at Rutland County Museum. Followed by presentation of horseshoes at Oakham...

  5. Pruning Shrubs at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    Wednesday 12 October, 10am-12.30pm.

    Barnsdale’s Head Gardener Jon Brocklebank demonstrates this most feared of gardening tasks in a practical two-hour session- learn how to tackle each of the various pruning groups and you’ll soon be shearing...

  6. Add Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing at Barnsdale Gardens to your Itinerary

    Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    Monday 3 October, 10am-4pm.

    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. You’ll learn all about organic principles,...

  7. Add Composting Course at Barnsdale Gardens to your Itinerary

    Composting Course at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    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,

  8. Summer Flower Photography at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Oakham

    Saturday 1st June, 9.30am-4.40pm

    Hemant Jariwala returns to Barnsdale with his popular flower photography course, this time focusing on subjects that are at their prime in the summer.

  9. Add Rose Pruning at Barnsdale Gardens to your Itinerary

    Rose Pruning at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Exton

    Thursday 29 September, 10am-12.30pm.

    Roses are notoriously tricky to trim so if you're petrified of pruning, we've got just the course for you! In this easy-to-follow, practical session, Barnsdale's Head Gardener Jon Brocklebank will show you...

  10. Add Cookery Demonstrations at The Olive Branch to your Itinerary

    Cookery Demonstrations at The Olive Branch

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    Food & Drink

    Clipsham

    Tuesday 15th November & 13th December

    Sean's seasonal Cookery Demonstrations at The Olive Branch - an enlightening and amusing 2 hour demonstration followed by a wonderful 3 course lunch.

    The day begins at 10am with coffee, after which...

  11. Pastel Art Day at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Oakham

    Tuesday 4 October, 10.30am-4pm:  Pastel Art Day: ‘Child Portraits for Beginners’

    Lucy Ellis is an experienced tutor who has lectured in Fine Art for over 10 years and her special painting days at Barnsdale are designed to take you right from...

  12. Add Willow Animal Workshop at Barnsdale Gardens to your Itinerary

    Willow Animal Workshop at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Oakham

    Tuesday 21 February, 9.30am-4pm.

    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...

  13. Growing Soft Fruit at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Oakham

    Nothing tastes like a home-grown strawberry or raspberry and in this morning of top tips Nick Hamilton will show you how to grow these and more, covering a wide range of soft fruit, plus soil requirements, posit

  14. Add Watercolour Painting Day: Oriental Poppies to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: Oriental Poppies

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    Exton

    Thursday 19 January, 10.30am-4pm.

    Join local artist Sandra Peck for a very special day learning to capture these big beautiful flowers, painting each petal wet-into-wet and allowing the colour to flow and mix on the paper. An afternoon cream...

  15. Add Watercolour Painting Day: Sunlit Garden to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: Sunlit Garden

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    Exton

    Thursday 23 February, 10.30am-4pm.

    Follow local artist Sandra Peck’s step-by-step demonstrations to paint a lovely garden scene with sunshine and shadows. An afternoon cream tea is included in the price and everyone is welcome, from the more...

  16. Add Planting Design Workshop at Barnsdale Gardens to your Itinerary

    Planting Design Workshop at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    Saturday 22 October, 10am-4.30pm.

    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. David will take you...

  17. Pruning Fruit Trees at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    If you've got fruit trees in need of a haircut but no idea how to begin, then we have just the course for you! An easy-to-follow tutorial accompanied by practical demonstrations will give you the basic knowled

  18. Vegetables All the Year Round course at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Oakham

    Wednesday 19 October, 10am-4pm.

    Aimed at both experienced and novice growers, Nick Hamilton's course will show you the many ways you can extend your growing season; learn all about different vegetable varieties, propagation by seed, growing in...

  19. Autumn Birdwatch at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    Sunday 2 October, 12pm-4pm.

    Meet our bird-watching experts and take a twitcher’s tour of Barnsdale with Phil Rudkin; our 38 gardens provide a wide variety of habitats for wildlife and even the youngest visitor will be able to get a great view...

  20. Add Willow Weaving - Baskets to your Itinerary

    Willow Weaving - Baskets

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    Sunday 11th September 2016 - 10:00am- 4:00pm

    Come along to learn the ancient art of basketry

    Using a variety of of types of willow you will learn how to create a small round basket.

    A morning of getting to grips with bases is followed...

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