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  1. 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
  2. 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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    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
  3. Add Uppingham Orchestra Course to your Itinerary

    Uppingham Orchestra Course

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    25 High Street West, Uppingham

    Uppingham Orchestra Course offers the opportunity for experienced adult musicians to play in a full symphony orchestra. In addition to the twice daily, full orchestra rehearsals with our conductor, Wyn Davies, you will receive expert tuition in...

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    5 Aug 2017to12 Aug 2017Open 09:00 - 21:30
  4. 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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    5 Aug 2017Open 09:30 - 16:30
  5. Add Writing a Short Story: From Beginning to End to your Itinerary

    Writing a Short Story: From Beginning to End

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    25 High Street West, Uppingham

    The writing process can sometimes feel overwhelming. In this course, through the writing of a short story or narrative poem, you'll learn a system for chunking down any project into bite-size, do-able pieces.


    You'll choose your idea and start...

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    7 Aug 2017to11 Aug 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  6. Add Upholstery Course to your Itinerary

    Upholstery Course

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    25 High Street West, Uppingham

    Ever thought that antique chair in the attic is in need of some attention? Or have you spotted a lovely old chair on eBay you think could be transformed? If so, this is the course for you. You should bring a piece of furniture to upholster and we...

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    7 Aug 2017to11 Aug 2017Open 09:30 - 16:00
  7. Add Ceramics Beginners Course to your Itinerary

    Ceramics Beginners Course

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    25 High Street West, Uppingham

    Have you watched the Great Pottery Throw Down and thought 'I'd like to try that'? If so, this is the course for you. Suitable for those who have tried pottery once or twice before or for anyone who has no experience at all, but just wants to give it...

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    7 Aug 2017to11 Aug 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  8. 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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    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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    13 Aug 2017Open 09:00 - 16:00
  9. 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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    14 Aug 2017Open 10:00 - 12:30
  10. 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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    15 Aug 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  11. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Sunflowers' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Sunflowers'

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    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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    24 Aug 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  12. 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
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    27 Aug 2017Open 13:30 - 16:00
  13. Add Lawncare to your Itinerary

    Lawncare

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    Beds and borders of all kinds look their best against an area of lush green grass, so join Jon Brocklebank to learn how to create the perfect lawn by seeding or laying turf, and keep it in tip-top condition by scarifying, aerating and top-dressing.

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    13 Sept 2017Open 10:00 - 12:30
  14. Add Preparing Your Garden for Winter to your Itinerary

    Preparing Your Garden for Winter

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    In these days of 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 and when the cold weather really kicks in. Luckily, Nick...

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    From:
    19 Sept 2017Open 10:00 - 12:30
  15. Add Composting to your Itinerary

    Composting

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    Demonstration

    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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    20 Sept 2017Open 10:00 - 12:30
  16. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Mini Garden Scenes' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Mini Garden Scenes'

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    Join local artist Sandra Peck for another enjoyable, relaxed and informative day, with a delicious afternoon cream tea included in the price. Try out some really useful watercolour techniques, from setting the scene by just dropping paint onto wet...

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    21 Sept 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  17. Add Rose Pruning to your Itinerary

    Rose Pruning

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Roses can be tricky to trim so if you're petrified of pruning or just want to get more from your roses, we've got just the course for you! In this easy-to-follow, practical session, Head Gardener Jon Brocklebank will show you exactly how and when...

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    28 Sept 2017Open 10:00 - 12:30
  18. Add Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing to your Itinerary

    Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing

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    Demonstration

    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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    2 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  19. Add Pastel Art Day: 'Soft Pastel Skies' to your Itinerary

    Pastel Art Day: 'Soft Pastel Skies'

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    Join our experienced and welcoming art tutor Lucy Ellis for a day learning to capture beautifully dramatic and realistic looking skies using the lovely medium of soft pastels. Ideal for beginners and those wanting to brush up on their techniques,...

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    From:
    3 Oct 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  20. Add Willow Trug Workshop to your Itinerary

    Willow Trug Workshop

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    Grab your secateurs and join country craftsman John Shone to learn the art of basket weaving and create a beautiful garden trug- perfect for carrying in your cut flowers.

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    From:
    11 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00

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