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  1. Add Thursday Woodcarving Class to your Itinerary

    Thursday Woodcarving Class

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    Exton, Oakham

    Award-winning craftsman Glyn Mould leads a seven-week woodcarving course (with a half term break on 18 May)that's ideal for beginners and more advanced students alike. You'll learn about timber and tool maintenance plus a history of the craft, while...

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    27 Apr 2017to15 June 2017Open 09:30 - 13:15
  2. Add Photography Workshop: 'Flowers Close Up' to your Itinerary

    Photography Workshop: 'Flowers Close Up'

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    Exton, Oakham

    Learn how to record the fragile beauty of flowers in close-up with award-winning botanical and garden photographer Hemant Jariwala. This inspiring course covers the use of light, composition and colour and includes lots of useful tips and new...

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    3 June 2017Open 09:30 - 16:30
  3. Add Pastel Art Day: 'Pet Portraits in Soft Pastels' to your Itinerary

    Pastel Art Day: 'Pet Portraits in Soft Pastels'

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    Exton, Oakham

    Would you like to be able to draw your beloved pets or other animals? In this step-by-step workshop our experienced and welcoming art tutor Lucy Ellis will teach you how to create a realistic pet portrait from scratch. So bring along a photograph...

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    13 June 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  4. Add Growing Exotic Veg to your Itinerary

    Growing Exotic Veg

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    Exton, Oakham

    This course, run by veg expert Sally Cunningham, is aimed at more adventurous gardeners, and covers a wide range of edible plants you may not have thought possible to grow in the UK. So if you fancy having a go at tamarids or tindora, karella or...

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    From:
    20 June 2017Open 10:30 - 16:30
  5. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Roses' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Roses'

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    Join local artist Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day .You can sit up close and watch her detailed demonstrations and then have a go at your own pace, with help as you need it throughout the day. Roses are one of the...

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    29 June 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  6. Add Introduction to Garden iPhoneography to your Itinerary

    Introduction to Garden iPhoneography

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    Exton, Oakham

    Join our award-winning botanical, garden and landscape lensman Hemant Jariwala and learn to take great garden photos with your smartphone. You'll begin by getting to grips with smartphone technology, from its limitations to its numerous advantages....

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    2 July 2017Open 10:00 - 12:30
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    2 July 2017Open 13:30 - 16:00
  7. Add Bug Spotting- Love Your Bugs to your Itinerary

    Bug Spotting- Love Your Bugs

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    Exton, Oakham

    Ever wondered exactly what some of those beasties are as you work in the garden? Are they out to eat your precious plants? This course is an introduction to garden pests and predators, and the others which simply live in your garden and are neither...

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    From:
    5 July 2017Open 10:30 - 16:30
  8. Add Growing Veg Indoors and Out to your Itinerary

    Growing Veg Indoors and Out

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    Exton, Oakham

    Are you a virgin veg grower? Nervous about taking on more than you can dig? Want to learn what seedlings are weeds and what to about common pests and diseases? Come and find out how to start growing vegetables, no matter how small your space is-...

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    From:
    19 July 2017Open 10:30 - 16:30
  9. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'A Wildflower Meadow' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'A Wildflower Meadow'

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    Exton, Oakham

    Join Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day, to capture a soft, misty, wet-into-wet meadow backdrop filled with poppies, cornflowers and daisies. You can sit up close and watch her detailed demonstration and then have a go...

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    27 July 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  10. Add Summer Sundays: Grow and Discover- Every Garden is a Classroom to your Itinerary

    Summer Sundays: Grow and Discover- Every Garden is a Classroom

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    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    Families of all ages can join garden designer Chris Allen to learn some amazing facts about what goes on in your garden.

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    30 July 2017Open 12:00 - 16:00
  11. Add Photography Workshop: 'Garden Landscapes' to your Itinerary

    Photography Workshop: 'Garden Landscapes'

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    Exton, Oakham

    Learn how to really capture the essence of your favourite special places with award-winning botanical and garden photographer Hemant Jariwala. This inspiring course offers a full exploration of garden design and how to express this as a photographic...

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    From:
    5 Aug 2017Open 09:30 - 16:30
  12. Add Summer Sundays: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly to your Itinerary

    Summer Sundays: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    Come for a fun family day full of activities to help you find out more about the insect pals and pests in your back yard. Early risers can join moth expert Vic Arnold from 9am-10am for a cuppa and a breakfast butty, to see what's been caught in our...

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    From:
    13 Aug 2017Open 09:00 - 16:00
  13. Add Gardening in Shade to your Itinerary

    Gardening in Shade

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    Exton, Oakham

    Discover a range of plants that are perfect for the shady areas in your garden and clever ways to improve growing conditions and broaden your scope for planting. Nick Hamilton's course combines indoor tuition with an outdoor exploration of...

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    From:
    14 Aug 2017Open 10:00 - 12:30
  14. Add Pen and Wash Art Day: 'Pen and Wash Bridges and Water' to your Itinerary

    Pen and Wash Art Day: 'Pen and Wash Bridges and Water'

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    Exton, Oakham

    Join our experienced and welcoming art tutor Lucy Ellis and learn how to capture old stone bridges, rivers and water using simple but very effective pen and wash. It's a lovely medium to work in and this workshop will help you to build up your...

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    From:
    15 Aug 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  15. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Sunflowers' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Sunflowers'

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Join local artist Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day, watching her detailed demonstrations and then having a go at your own pace, with help as you need it. Learn how to capture these magnificent flowers, with tips for...

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    From:
    24 Aug 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  16. Add Introduction to Garden iPhoneography to your Itinerary

    Introduction to Garden iPhoneography

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Join our award-winning botanical, garden and landscape lensman Hemant Jariwala and learn to take great garden photos with your smartphone. You'll begin by getting to grips with smartphone technology, from its limitations to its numerous advantages....

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    27 Aug 2017Open 10:00 - 12:30
    From:
    27 Aug 2017Open 13:30 - 16:00

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