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Talk, from 25 Apr 2017, £5





Cotesbach Educational Trust,
Main Street,
LE17 4HX


4th April
11th April
25th April
9th May
Mayhem & Green Cheese: The Cotesbach Enclosures Riot of 1607 Project launch remembering the Cotesbach Quattrocentenary of 2007 and the pageant performed by villagers of Geddington about their part in the Midlands Revolt of 1607 – John Padwick
The Creation of 'Captain Pouch's Dream' Find out from the author about the historical context of the play to be performed in Cotesbach Stable Yard on 9th & 10th June and in Geddington on 17th June – Len Holden
Natural Boundaries': traditional Midlands hedge laying and dry stone walls An insight from a professional hedge layer on how our landscape has been shaped over the centuries – Andrew Brown-Jackson
The Crying Sin of England Thought provoking perspective of local historian around the impact of enclosure on our world; past, present and future – Dr John Goodacre 23rd May Living and Farming in Laxton, Notts: 1635 to the Present Day Discover the origins of Cotesbach ridge and furrow from villagers of Laxton where the medieval open field farming system survives today – Joy Allison & Stuart Rose

Coach parties acceptedEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 9 May 2017 19:00 21:00
Talk Tuesdays at the Schoolhouse, Cotesbach Cotesbach Rebels: A series of talks on the subject of the Enclosures Riots of 1607


Talk Tuesdays at the Schoolhouse, Cotesbach Cotesbach Rebels: A series of talks on the subject of the Enclosures Riots of 1607

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 9 May Talk Tuesdays
Fri 9 - Sat 10 Jun Captain Pouch's Dream
Sat 10 - Sun 11 Jun Open Farm Sunday
Sat 17 Jun Captain Pouch's Dream
Sat 8 Jul Music in the Yard
Fri 15 - Sun 17 Sep Natural Boundaries - Ancient craft of hedgelaying


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair


  • Cotesbach Educational Trust is a small charity looking to meet all the needs, wherever possible, of our visitors. We welcome phone calls or emails prior to your visit to discuss.



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Map reference: SP 537823  Lat: 52.43605 Long: -1.21151

Parking: free