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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 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…

  3. Add Glass Fusing Workshop to your Itinerary

    Glass Fusing Workshop

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    Langham

    Come along to our 2 hour workshop and create your own glass pieces. Whether its a coaster, hanging or home decoration, lose yourself in some satisfying craft. Workshop costs £15 plus materials used on the day. To book your place please e-mail…

  4. 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,…

  5. Add Pruning Shrubs to your Itinerary

    Pruning Shrubs

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    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…

  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 Basics of Organic Vegetable Growing to your Itinerary

    Basics of Organic Vegetable Growing

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    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,…

  8. Add Wildlife Lino Printing With Richard Jarvis to your Itinerary

    Wildlife Lino Printing With Richard Jarvis

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    Participatory Event

    Egleton

    A day of lino cutting and printing under the expert guidance of wildlife artist and printmaker Richard Jarvis.

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. Add Garden Design Workshop to your Itinerary

    Garden Design Workshop

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    Exton, Oakham

    While many of us are more than competent to design and decorate our homes the ideas can often dry up as soon as we move outside. Just where is the best place for a patio or path, the shed, greenhouse or a possible arbour and of course the whole…

  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 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…

  14. Add Planting Design Workshop to your Itinerary

    Planting Design Workshop

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    If your garden is not achieving everything you envisaged and you're unsure what to do, then why not join internationally renowned garden designer David Stevens for this very special workshop. David will take you through all the basics, as well as…

  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: 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…

  17. 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…

  18. Add Rose Pruning to your Itinerary

    Rose Pruning

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Roses are notorious for being tricky to trim so if you're petrified of pruning, join Barnsdale's Head Gardener Jon Brocklebank for a morning of simple step-by-step demonstrations and learn exactly how and when to tackle each different type.

  19. Add Willow Animal Workshop to your Itinerary

    Willow Animal Workshop

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    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…

  20. 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…

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