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Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood, Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Bradgate Park is steeped in history – from its Norman beginnings as a hunting park to the building of Bradgate House, home of Lady Jane Grey in the early 1500s and beyond. .

Sat 22 Jul 2017
  • 14:30 to 16:15
  • Rail station: Leicester (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
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Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood, Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Enjoy an evening of outdoor theatre in the atmospheric setting of the Ruins of Bradgate House

  • Rail station: Leicester (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
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Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood, Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Would you like to learn the stories the Park can tell by looking at it’s Geology?  You will learn about the changes over time that have impacted on the landscape, starting over 560 million years ago.

  • Rail station: Leicester (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood, Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Fun activities across the Park for friends and families to come together and celebrate Leicestershire’s most loved Park.

Sat 5 Aug 2017
  • 12:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Leicester (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood, Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Would you like to learn the stories the Park can tell by looking at it’s Geology?  You will learn about the changes over time that have impacted on the landscape, starting over 560 million years ago.

  • Rail station: Leicester (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Bradgate Proms 2017

Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood, Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Conducted by David Calow - Guest Compère & Soloists. An evening of music with the Bardi Wind Orchestra plus lights and spectacular finale.

  • Rail station: Leicester (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
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Edible Forest Festival - Cocktails and Canapes

Edible Forest Festival, Charnwood Forest, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12

Indulge in forest-inspired cocktails & canapés and get in to the festival spirit in a secret garden hidden away in ancient woodland.

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Edible Forest Festival - Tea in the Tower

Edible Forest Festival, Charnwood Forest, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12

Another rare opportunity to enjoy a traditional afternoon tea made from tasty local produce, served in the iconic setting of Old John Tower in Bradgate Park, with a glass of fizz.

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The Edible Forest Festival

Edible Forest Festival, Charnwood Forest, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12

Enjoy a banquet of venison at Abbots Oak, a Grade II listed manor in the heart of Charnwood Forest.

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Edible Forest Festival - Gin and Jazz

Edible Forest Festival, Charnwood Forest, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12

Gather your friends and enjoy a forest inpired Burleighs Gin cocktail whilst listening to the smooth sounds of a jazz band in the grounds of a Charnwood Forest manor.

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Edible Forest Breakfast

Edible Forest Festival, Charnwood Forest, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12

You, your family and friends will enjoy a great start to the day with a ranger-led, food inspired stroll around Bradgate Park, followed by a hearty breakfast made up of tasty local produce at The Bradgate.

Sat 16 Sep 2017
  • 08:30 to 11:00
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Edible Forest Festival - Family Forest Day

Edible Forest Festival, Charnwood Forest, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12

Gather the family and head to an ancient woodland for discovery, hands-on fun and great family-friendly entertainment.

Sat 16 Sep 2017
  • 10:00 to 16:00
  • Children welcome
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Edible Forest Festival - Forest Funk

Edible Forest Festival, Charnwood Forest, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12

Get down, get funky and dance the night away in an ancient woodland with a live DJ set whilst enjoying tasty Charnwood cider and more! Venue will be revealed nearer to the festival.

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The Edible Forest Festival

Edible Forest Festival, Charnwood Forest, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12

We all love a garden party! Enjoy a quintessentially English afternoon with Edible Forest cocktails and mocktails made up of foraged fruits. With a BBQ and live music too.

Sun 17 Sep 2017
  • 14:00 to 17:00
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Edible Forest Festival, Charnwood Forest, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12

Sun 17 Sep 2017
  • 10:30 to 12:00
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Edible Forest Festival - The Secret Gourmet

Edible Forest Festival, Charnwood Forest, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12

Enjoy a gourmet banquet celebrating Charnwood Forest-inspired produce brought to you, exclusively for Edible Forest by leading chefs Mr Paul Leary and Mr John Duffin.

Sun 17 Sep 2017
  • 19:00 to 22:30
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Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood, Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Would you like to learn the stories the Park can tell by looking at it’s Geology?  You will learn about the changes over time that have impacted on the landscape, starting over 560 million years ago.

  • Rail station: Leicester (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Chocolate Alchemy

Chocolate Alchemy, 5 Churchgate Mews , Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UA

Taste some of our chocolates from around the world and enjoy a chocolate afternoon tea whilst learning all about Wonderland.

  • Rail station: Loughborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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Badge making

Purple Pumpkin Patch, 102 Ashby Road, Loughborough, LE11 3AF

Let your creative juices flow and draw your favourite character from a book and turn your picture into a badge. Or colour in one of our designs instead. The choice is yours! A great quick make and take workshop suitable for all ages.

Wed 18 Oct 2017
  • 14:00 to 18:00
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Charlie & Lola Party with Devon Black

Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3EB

Come and help Ditzy Devon learn how to count with the help of her friends Charlie and Lola and Lauren Child's book One Thing.

Wed 18 Oct 2017
  • 12:45 to 13:30, 15:30 to 16:15
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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F T Gibbet -Get started writing for children

Loughborough Library, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DZ

Who's it for? This is an introductory so no experience is necessary, just bring a pen and paper and get started. This session is adults only.

Wed 18 Oct 2017
  • 18:30 to 20:30
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James Chantry

Charnwood Museum, Queens Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU

Join artist James Chantry at Charnwood Museums’ ‘Changing Room Gallery’ to create an interactive art exhibition.

Wed 18 Oct 2017
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 13:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
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Lauren Child

Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3EB

Join Lauren Child, Waterstones Children's Laureate, and learn the stories behind the stories.

Wed 18 Oct 2017
  • 11:00 to 12:00
  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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Chocolate Alchemy

Chocolate Alchemy, 5 Churchgate Mews , Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UA

Taste some of our chocolates from around the world and enjoy a chocolate afternoon tea whilst learning all about Wonderland.

  • Rail station: Loughborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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