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  1. Add Hawaiian Applique Workshop to your Itinerary

    Hawaiian Applique Workshop

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    Workshop

    Exton

    Learn to make this stunning Hawaiian applique wall hanging with Emma Bradford, quilting demonstrator on the Sewing Quarter, and owner of The Swift Quilting Company. Incorporating traditional English motifs, this quilt beautifully brings together the...

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    From:
    28 Apr 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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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    From:
    20 May 2019Various Opening Times
  5. 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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    From:
    21 May 2019Various Opening Times
  6. 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...

    Venue

    Barnsdale Gardens, Rutland

    Dates

    From:
    22 May 2019Various Opening Times
  7. 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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    1 June 2019Open 09:30 - 16:30
  8. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Sunlit Flower Pots' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Sunlit Flower Pots'

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    Demonstration

    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:
    27 June 2019Open 10:30 - 16:00
  9. Add Love Your Garden Bugs to your Itinerary

    Love Your Garden Bugs

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Ever wondered exactly what some of those beasties are as you work in the garden? Sally Cunningham's course is an introduction to garden pests and predators, and the others which simply live in your garden minding their own business. You'll learn how...

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    3 July 2019Open 10:30 - 16:30
  10. 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...

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    Barnsdale Gardens, Rutland

    Dates

    From:
    17 July 2019Open 10:30 - 16:30
  11. 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...

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    From:
    25 July 2019Open 10:30 - 16:00
  12. 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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    From:
    3 Aug 2019Open 09:30 - 16:30
  13. Add Gardening in Shade to your Itinerary

    Gardening in Shade

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    Learning

    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 morning course combines indoor tuition with an outdoor exploration of...

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    From:
    12 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 12:30
  14. 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...

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    From:
    22 Aug 2019Open 10:30 - 16:00
  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...

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    From:
    14 Sept 2019to15 Sept 2019Open 09:45 - 16:00
  16. 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...

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    From:
    17 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 12:30
  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...

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    From:
    19 Sept 2019Open 10:30 - 16:00
  18. 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:
    19 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 12:30
  19. 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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    From:
    26 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 12:30
  20. 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 a possible arbour and of course the whole...

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    From:
    5 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 16:30

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