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  1. Add Hedgelaying - Beginners to your Itinerary

    Hedgelaying - Beginners

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    Learning

    Oakham Road,, Hambleton

    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...

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    3 Mar 2018to4 Mar 2018Open 09:45 - 16:00
  2. Add Perfume Workshop with 4160Tuesdays to your Itinerary

    Perfume Workshop with 4160Tuesdays

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    Participatory Event

    Normanton

    Rutland Water is excited to announce after the amazing success of our first sell out Perfume Workshop at Normanton Church Museum​ in September. Sarah from 4160Tuesdays​ will be back with us on 4th March 2018. There will be an introduction to how...

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    4 Mar 2018Open 13:30 - 05:00
  3. Add Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing to your Itinerary

    Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing

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    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    Led by Nick Hamilton, this course is aimed at both gardening beginners 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...

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    5 Mar 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  4. Add Introduction to Wood Carving to your Itinerary

    Introduction to Wood Carving

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Come and learn the basics of wood-carving in a special workshop led by award-winning craftsman Glyn Mould. Choose your own project, from a carving of flowers to garden birds, and enjoy a delicious lunch, included in the price.

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    15 Mar 2018Open 10:30 - 16:00
  5. Add Plant Propagation to your Itinerary

    Plant Propagation

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    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...

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    21 Mar 2018Open 10:00 - 12:30
  6. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Hellebores' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Hellebores'

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Join local artist Sandra Peck for a relaxed and creative day. It's your chance to paint some of the many varieties of hellebores that are grown at Barnsdale, learning how to shape each petal and capture the beautiful markings.

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    22 Mar 2018Open 10:30 - 16:00
  7. Add Garden Design Workshop to your Itinerary

    Garden Design Workshop

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    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 arbour? And of course the whole question of...

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    24 Mar 2018Open 10:00 - 16:30
  8. Add Classy Climbers for Every Site to your Itinerary

    Classy Climbers for Every Site

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    Celebrity Events

    Exton, Oakham

    If your garden is a vertical challenge and you're not sure what to plant, Gardeners' Question Time regular, author and speaker Matt Biggs has just the course for you. You'll learn everything you need to know from soil preparation and different...

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    From:
    3 Apr 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  9. 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 join internationally renowned garden designer David Stevens for this very special workshop. David will take you through all the basics; looking at specific...

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    7 Apr 2018Open 10:00 - 16:30
  10. Add Vegetables All the Year Round to your Itinerary

    Vegetables All the Year Round

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    Learning

    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...

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    10 Apr 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  11. 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...

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    From:
    11 Apr 2018Open 10:00 - 12:30
  12. Add Composting to your Itinerary

    Composting

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    Learning

    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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    From:
    12 Apr 2018Open 10:00 - 12:30
  13. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Bluebells' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Bluebells'

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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 a detailed demonstration, then have a...

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    19 Apr 2018Open 10:30 - 16:00
  14. Add Deliciously Different Veg to your Itinerary

    Deliciously Different Veg

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    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    Got a glut of runners? Overflowing with courgettes? Want to try something different? For those who want to grow beyond potatoes, broad beans and lettuce but aren't sure where to start- come and be inspired! Sally Cunningham's course will show you...

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    23 Apr 2018Open 10:30 - 16:30
  15. 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...

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    24 Apr 2018Open 09:30 - 16:00
  16. Add Growing Under Glass to your Itinerary

    Growing Under Glass

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    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    Nick Hamilton shows you how to get the most from a productive greenhouse or tunnel in this easy-to-follow course. There are different types of structure suited to every pocket, so come and find out what you can grow, how to propagate your plants,...

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    8 May 2018Open 10:00 - 12:30
  17. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Garden Views' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Garden Views'

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Join local artist Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative workshop; it doesn't matter whether you are a beginner or have been painting for a while, you will be able to sit up close and watch detailed demonstrations and then have...

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    From:
    17 May 2018Open 10:30 - 04:00
  18. Add Spring Vegetable Weekend to your Itinerary

    Spring Vegetable Weekend

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    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    If you love growing your own food then Barnsdale is the place to be this weekend. We'll be opening up all the productive areas that are normally off-limits to visitors and our expert growers will be available to advise you on your own veggie...

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    From:
    26 May 2018to27 May 2018Open 11:00 - 16:00
  19. Add Northfield Farm - Open Farm Sunday to your Itinerary

    Northfield Farm - Open Farm Sunday

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    Fete / Fair

    Cold Overton, Nr Oakham

    June 10th 2018 from 11am – 3pm- Open Farm Sunday @ Northfield Farm 

    We are delighted once again to be opening our farm for Open Farm Sunday on 10th June 2018. www.farmsunday.org  

    Be part of this nationwide farming day which encourages...

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    From:
    10 June 2018Open 11:00 - 15:00
  20. Add Dry Stone Walling - Weekend Course to your Itinerary

    Dry Stone Walling - Weekend Course

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    Participatory Event

    Oakham Road,, Hambleton

    Dry Stone walls can stand for decades. This two day course will give you the basic principles of the craft of dry stone wall building & repair and give you an understanding of the construction of a field wall. John Shone of Rutland Willows will be...

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    From:
    15 Sept 2018to16 Sept 2018Open 09:45 - 16:00

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