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  1. Add Willow Animal Workshop to your Itinerary

    Willow Animal Workshop

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    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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    From:
    19 Feb 2019Open 09:30 - 16:00
  2. 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.

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    27 Feb 2019Open 10:00 - 12:30
  3. Add Willow Weaving - Plant Supports to your Itinerary

    Willow Weaving - Plant Supports

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    Workshop

    Egleton

    Learn how to create your own individual willow obelisk - a functional masterpiece for your garden!

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    From:
    2 Mar 2019Open 14:00 - 16:00
  4. 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...

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    From:
    2 Mar 2019to3 Mar 2019Open 09:45 - 16:00
  5. Add Basics of Organic Vegetable Growing to your Itinerary

    Basics of Organic Vegetable Growing

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    Learning

    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,...

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    4 Mar 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  6. 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; you'll learn all about safety and tool care while students will have a choice of projects from carving flowers to garden birds, and lunch in...

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    From:
    7 Mar 2019Open 10:30 - 16:00
  7. Add Plant Propagation to your Itinerary

    Plant Propagation

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    Workshop

    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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    20 Mar 2019Open 10:00 - 12:30
  8. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Daffodil Doodles' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Daffodil Doodles'

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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're a beginner or have been painting for a while, you can sit up close and watch a detailed demonstration before then having a go at your...

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    Barnsdale Gardens, Rutland

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    21 Mar 2019Open 10:30 - 16:00
  9. 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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    23 Mar 2019Open 10:00 - 16:30
  10. 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...

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    From:
    23 Mar 2019to24 Mar 2019Open 09:45 - 16:00
  11. Add Introduction to Fly Fishing to your Itinerary

    Introduction to Fly Fishing

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    Learning

    Rutland Water, Oakham

    Introduction to fly fishing. Includes full tuition, permits, tackle, refreshments. Learn to basics of fly fishing then spend time fishing from the banks of Rutland Water

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    From:
    30 Mar 2019Open 10:00 - 14:00
  12. 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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    From:
    6 Apr 2019Open 10:00 - 16:30
  13. Add Stick Dressing - Make Your Own Walking Stick to your Itinerary

    Stick Dressing - Make Your Own Walking Stick

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    Workshop

    Egleton

    Learn all about the fascinating craft of stick dressing from local countryman John Shone. Based in the workshop at our training centre on the reserve, you will be led through the process of using a variety of natural materials to make your own...

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    From:
    6 Apr 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  14. Add Pruning Shrubs to your Itinerary

    Pruning Shrubs

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    Learning

    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:
    10 Apr 2019Open 10:00 - 12:30
  15. 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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    From:
    11 Apr 2019Open 10:00 - 12:30
  16. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Tea in the Garden' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Tea in the Garden'

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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...

    Venue

    Barnsdale Gardens, Rutland

    Dates

    From:
    18 Apr 2019Open 10:30 - 16:00
  17. Add Wildlife Lino Printing With Richard Jarvis to your Itinerary

    Wildlife Lino Printing With Richard Jarvis

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    Participatory Event

    Egleton

    Join wildlife artist and printmaker Richard Jarvis for a day of lino cutting and printing. Suitable for all abilities you will be shown how to create and transfer a design , cut a lino block and print your design using various methods.
    £60 per...

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    From:
    20 Apr 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  18. 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...

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    From:
    24 Apr 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  19. 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...

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    From:
    16 May 2019Open 10:30 - 16:00
  20. Add Spring Vegetable Week to your Itinerary

    Spring Vegetable Week

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    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    f you love growing your own food then Barnsdale is the place to be this week. Over the 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...

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    Barnsdale Gardens, Rutland

    Dates

    From:
    20 May 2019to26 May 2019Various Opening Times

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