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  1. Add Growing Veg Indoors and Out to your Itinerary

    Growing Veg Indoors and Out

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Are you a virgin veg grower? Want to learn which seedlings are weeds and what's a plant, or are you nervous about taking on more than you can dig? Join Sally Cunningham to find out how to start growing vegetables- even if your garden is small or...

  2. Add Basics of Organic Vegetable Growing to your Itinerary

    Basics of Organic Vegetable Growing

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    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, soil types, organic fertilisers,...

  3. Add Christmas Wreath Workshop to your Itinerary

    Christmas Wreath Workshop

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    In this relaxed and fun workshop, Maria from The Flower Patch, will teach you how to create your own traditional moss based 18 inch (45cm) festive wreath to take home. You will use freshly gathered foliage, seed heads and other floral treasures from...

  4. Add Watercolour Painting: 'Little Things' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting: 'Little Things'

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Join local artist Sandra Peck for another really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day. It doesn't matter whether you are a beginner or have been painting for a while. You will have a chance to sit up close and watch detailed demonstration and then...

  5. Add Watercolour Painting: 'Beautiful Backgrounds' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting: 'Beautiful Backgrounds'

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Join local artist Sandra Peck for another really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day. It doesn't matter whether you are a beginner or have been painting for a while. You will have a chance to sit up close and watch detailed demonstration and then...

  6. Add Beginners Hedgelaying to your Itinerary

    Beginners Hedgelaying

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    Workshop

    Egleton

    On this 2 day course, run by local expert John Shone, you will have a brief introduction to & learn about the old language associated with this art at the same time as laying your piece of hedgerow in the local Midland style. You will be using...

  7. Add Beginners Hedgelaying to your Itinerary

    Beginners Hedgelaying

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    Workshop

    Egleton

    On this 2 day course, run by local expert John Shone, you will have a brief introduction to & learn about the old language associated with this art at the same time as laying your piece of hedgerow in the local Midland style. You will be using...

  8. Add Photography Workshop: 'Point & Shoot' to your Itinerary

    Photography Workshop: 'Point & Shoot'

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    Exton, Oakham

    Learn how to take the perfect picture with award-winning botanical and garden photographer Hemant Jariwala. This inspiring workshop covers the use of light, composition and colour and includes lots of useful tips and new techniques which will change...

  9. Add Watercolour Painting: 'Campanula' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting: 'Campanula'

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    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. You will have a chance to sit up close and watch detailed demonstration and then have...

  10. Add Watercolour Painting: Garden Views to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting: Garden Views

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    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. You will have a chance to sit up close and watch detailed demonstration and then have...

  11. Add Preparing Your Garden for Winter to your Itinerary

    Preparing Your Garden for Winter

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    In these days of global warming and changing weather patterns, the term putting your garden to bed for winter no longer really applies, but there are still plenty of jobs that need to be carried out before the cold weather really kicks in. Nick...

  12. Add Watercolour Painting: 'Lighting and Layering' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting: 'Lighting and Layering'

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Join local artist Sandra Peck for another really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day. It doesn't matter whether you are a beginner or have been painting for a while. You will have a chance to sit up close and watch detailed demonstration and then...

  13. Add Dry Stone Walling to your Itinerary

    Dry Stone Walling

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    Workshop

    Egleton

    A 2 day course run by local expert John Shone - you will have a brief introduction to this ancient craft and the language associated with it. You will then build your own stretch of wall.
    We provide all the tools and materials.
    You will need to...

  14. Add Hawaiian Applique Workshop to your Itinerary

    Hawaiian Applique Workshop

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    Workshop

    Exton

    Learn to make this stunning Hawaiian applique wall hanging with Emma Bradford, quilting demonstrator on the Sewing Quarter, and owner of The Swift Quilting Company. Incorporating traditional English motifs, this quilt beautifully brings together the...

  15. Add Dry Stone Walling to your Itinerary

    Dry Stone Walling

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    Workshop

    Egleton

    A 2 day course run by local expert John Shone - you will have a brief introduction to this ancient craft and the language associated with it. You will then build your own stretch of wall.
    We provide all the tools and materials.
    You will need to...

  16. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Sunlit Flower Pots' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Sunlit Flower Pots'

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    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. You will have a chance to sit up close and watch detailed demonstration and then have...

  17. Add Photography Workshop: 'Point & Shoot' to your Itinerary

    Photography Workshop: 'Point & Shoot'

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Learn how to take the perfect picture with award-winning botanical and garden photographer Hemant Jariwala. This inspiring workshop covers the use of light, composition and colour and includes lots of useful tips and new techniques which will change...

  18. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Cow Parsley' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Cow Parsley'

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    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. You will have a chance to sit up close and watch detailed demonstration and then have...

  19. Add Willow Garden Supports to your Itinerary

    Willow Garden Supports

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Grab your secateurs and join country craftsman John Shone to learn all about willow and create something beautiful to take home. Throughout the day John will take you through the techniques required to make different plant supports with everyone...

  20. Add Composting to your Itinerary

    Composting

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    Workshop

    Exton, 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, the requirements of a compost heap,...

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