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  1. 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,...

    Dates

    From:
    19 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 12:30
  2. Add Rose Pruning to your Itinerary

    Rose Pruning

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    Type:

    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.

    Dates

    From:
    26 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 12:30
  3. Add Autumn at Barnsdale: Breakfast and Guided Walk to your Itinerary

    Autumn at Barnsdale: Breakfast and Guided Walk

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    Guided Walk

    Exton, Oakham

    Top up your energy reserves with a Barnsdale Full English Breakfast before setting off at 10.30am on a very special guided tour of Barnsdale Gardens with Nick Hamilton at this colourful time of year. Nick will consider all the individual Gardens and...

    Dates

    From:
    2 Oct 2019Open 09:30 - 12:30
  4. Add Burghley At Twilight to your Itinerary

    Burghley At Twilight

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    Type:

    Performance

    Stamford

    Enjoy an authentic evening at this great Elizabethan house with a glass of prosecco in the Old Kitchen and a walk through the State Rooms to the accompaniment of period music.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Oct 2019to5 Oct 2019Open 18:00 - 20:00
  5. Add Garden Design Workshop to your Itinerary

    Garden Design Workshop

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    Type:

    Workshop

    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...

    Dates

    From:
    5 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 16:30
  6. Add Autumn Birdwatch to your Itinerary

    Autumn Birdwatch

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    Type:

    Nature

    Exton, Oakham

    Meet expert spotters and take a special tour of the Gardens with local naturalist Phil Rudkin. You can chat with our clever makers of bird boxes and bug hotels or make a simple bird feeder yourself to take home. Barnsdale provides a home for a huge...

    Dates

    From:
    6 Oct 2019Open 12:00 - 16:00
  7. Add Willow Animal Workshop to your Itinerary

    Willow Animal Workshop

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    Type:

    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...

    Dates

    From:
    9 Oct 2019Open 09:30 - 04:00
  8. Add Pruning Shrubs to your Itinerary

    Pruning Shrubs

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    Type:

    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...

    Dates

    From:
    9 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 12:30
  9. Add Vegetables All the Year Round to your Itinerary

    Vegetables All the Year Round

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    Type:

    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    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 beds, storage, and the importance of...

    Dates

    From:
    16 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  10. Add Spooky Tours to your Itinerary

    Spooky Tours

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    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Stamford

    Our popular Spooky Tours are returning, with local ghostly expert Martin Tempest.

    The tours are designed to be scary but fun. Although not recommended for children under 11, we leave it up to parents to decide as you know your children best!

    The...

    Dates

    From:
    16 Oct 2019to31 Oct 2019
  11. Add Watercolour Painting: 'Beautiful Backgrounds' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting: 'Beautiful Backgrounds'

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    Type:

    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...

    Dates

    From:
    17 Oct 2019Open 10:30 - 16:00
  12. Add Planting Design Workshop to your Itinerary

    Planting Design Workshop

    Type

    Type:

    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...

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 16:30
  13. Add The Burghley Halloween Trail to your Itinerary

    The Burghley Halloween Trail

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Stamford

    During October why not come and join us for the Burghley Halloween Trail around the Sculpture Garden. Tread through the crispy Autumn leaves and find the hidden spooks to receive a treat.

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2019to31 Oct 2019Open 11:00 - 17:00
  14. Add Dry Stone Walling to your Itinerary

    Dry Stone Walling

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    Type:

    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...

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2019to20 Oct 2019Open 09:45 - 16:00
  15. Add The Fruitful Garden to your Itinerary

    The Fruitful Garden

    Type

    Type:

    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    If it's a blasted heath or a sunny cliff top, an urban pocket handkerchief or just a tiny patio, whatever the size and site of your garden there's a fruit that will love growing there. Join Sally Cunningham for a tour of the possibilities of fruit...

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2019Open 10:30 - 16:30
  16. Add Rutland Mistletoe Fair 2019 to your Itinerary

    Rutland Mistletoe Fair 2019

    Type

    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    OAKHAM

    Rutland Showground Fri 25th, Sat 26th & Sun 27th October 2019 - The fabulous Mistletoe Fair Christmas shopping extravaganza is in town!

    Start your Christmas shopping in style at the Mistletoe Fair with scores of stalls selling a wonderful...

    Venue

    The Rutland Showground, Rutland

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2019to27 Oct 2019
  17. Add Barnsdale's Scary Spooktacular to your Itinerary

    Barnsdale's Scary Spooktacular

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    Type:

    Halloween Events

    Exton, Oakham

    Come for a walk in the Weird Woods where you can take part in a spot of spooky apple bobbing and carve your own petrifying pumpkin to take home- it's frightening fun for all the family, and kids in costume visit free!

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2019Open 12:00 - 16:00
  18. Add Basics of Organic Vegetable Growing to your Itinerary

    Basics of Organic Vegetable Growing

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    Type:

    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,...

    Dates

    From:
    30 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 04:00
  19. Add Plant Propagation to your Itinerary

    Plant Propagation

    Type

    Type:

    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    Lots of plants can be had for free by swapping cuttings with friends and family, or propagating your own. If you're new to all this, or just want to learn more, then join Nick Hamilton to find out all about the different methods of stem, root and...

    Dates

    From:
    31 Oct 2019Various Opening Times
  20. Add Pruning Fruit Trees to your Itinerary

    Pruning Fruit Trees

    Type

    Type:

    Demonstration

    Exton, 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! Nick Hamilton's easy-to-follow tutorial accompanied by practical demonstrations will give you the basic knowledge and confidence you need...

    Dates

    From:
    5 Nov 2019Open 10:00 - 12:30

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