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  • Pizza Pals: Marquis of Granby
    17:00 -21:00
    01/07/2021

    1 Dragon St, Granby, Nottingham NG13 9PN, UK

    1 Dragon St, Granby, Nottingham NG13 9PN, UK

    Pizza Pals is a mobile wood-fired pizza oven brought to you by Alex & Paul.

    Come & sample the delicious freshly made pizzas, all cooked to order in the wood-fired oven.

    Check Facebook page for weekly specials.

     

      

    You can find them on Thursdays at the Marquis of Granby & Fridays at Harby Village Hall, from 5pm-9pm both days.

     

    Reviews:
    Try the Aunty Pasty pizza with a few olives on top. A carnival in the mouth. Gorgeous. And served with smiles and jokes from our dynamic duo. Thanks, buddies.
    You won’t get pizza this delicious, or such great service from anyone else in the area…This pizza is well worth your dough! 🙂
    Mamma mia..such a delicious pizza. loved it! Amazing trailer too.
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  • Pizza Pals: Harby Village Hall
    17:00 -21:00
    02/07/2021

    Harby Village Hall, School Ln, Harby, Melton Mowbray LE14 4BZ, UK

    Harby Village Hall, School Ln, Harby, Melton Mowbray LE14 4BZ, UK

     

    Pizza Pals is a mobile wood-fired pizza oven brought to you by Alex & Paul.

    Come & sample the delicious freshly made pizzas, all cooked to order in the wood-fired oven.
    Latest menu (March ’21) below.

    May be an image of pizza

    Check Facebook page for weekly specials.

     

      

    You can find them on Thursdays at the Marquis of Granby & Fridays at Harby Village Hall, from 5pm-9pm both days.

     

    Reviews:
    Try the Aunty Pasty pizza with a few olives on top. A carnival in the mouth. Gorgeous. And served with smiles and jokes from our dynamic duo. Thanks, buddies.
    You won’t get pizza this delicious, or such great service from anyone else in the area…This pizza is well worth your dough! 🙂
    Mamma mia..such a delicious pizza. loved it! Amazing trailer too.
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  • Manor Farm Cookery School: Child & Adult Pairs
    10:00 -13:00
    03/07/2021

     

    Cooking as a Child & Adult Pair is about spending time together, learning new skills and enjoying a meal you have both prepared.

    All courses can be suitable for vegetarians.

    For a full list of our spring programme of cookery courses click here.

    £90

    BOOK NOW

     

    Whether you’re looking for cookery courses in the East Midlands, kids’ cookery courses, stag and hen party ideas, corporate and team building cookery sessions or to hire our kitchen for food production, teaching and filming, Manor Farm is conveniently situated on the Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire/Rutland and Lincolnshire border, making us the perfect choice for so many.

    Browse our calendar for availability, or get in touch to discuss your specific requirements.

    GIFT VOUCHERS

    A cookery course is the perfect personal gift for birthdays, Christmas or another special occasion. Contact us to purchase yours.

    “Fabulous morning spent at Manor Farm Cookery School.  Excellent facilities in a stunning location, with fabulous kitchens and 5* tuition.  My daughter and I are looking forward to practising our newly acquired skills and will be back for more in the future.”  VM

    “My daughter and I have had a wonderful morning with you guys.  It’s been a fun, full packed morning and we have learnt so much.  Look forward to seeing you soon.”  RC

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  • Wine & Handmade Crafts Festival
    11:00 -16:00
    04/07/2021

    Melton Rd, Melton Mowbray LE14 3QG, UK

    Melton Rd, Melton Mowbray LE14 3QG, UK

    Enjoy your Sunday sampling local wines, browsing a selection of handmade craft stalls, chat with talented craft tutors from the Rural Antics Crafts team and walk through the vines.

    • A covid secure venue
    • Event held outside except for a few stalls inside the Craft barn
    • Free wine tasting
    • Onsite parking – £2 per car
    • Dogs on lead welcome
    • Light refreshments and snacks
    • Free to enter

    Please note – We advise you to check our Facebook page before travelling, for any last-minute updates regarding potential cancellation due to bad weather such as high winds or we may have reached capacity.
    Keeping our customers safety is our highest priority.

    We look forward to welcoming you.

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  • The Great Gatsby – outdoor theatre at Belvoir Castle
    10:45
    08/07/2021-09/07/2021

    Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham NG32 1PE, UK

    Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham NG32 1PE, UK

    https://www.belvoircastle.com/product/the-great-gatsby-2/

  • Pizza Pals: Marquis of Granby
    17:00 -21:00
    08/07/2021

    1 Dragon St, Granby, Nottingham NG13 9PN, UK

    1 Dragon St, Granby, Nottingham NG13 9PN, UK

    Pizza Pals is a mobile wood-fired pizza oven brought to you by Alex & Paul.

    Come & sample the delicious freshly made pizzas, all cooked to order in the wood-fired oven.

    Check Facebook page for weekly specials.

     

      

    You can find them on Thursdays at the Marquis of Granby & Fridays at Harby Village Hall, from 5pm-9pm both days.

     

    Reviews:
    Try the Aunty Pasty pizza with a few olives on top. A carnival in the mouth. Gorgeous. And served with smiles and jokes from our dynamic duo. Thanks, buddies.
    You won’t get pizza this delicious, or such great service from anyone else in the area…This pizza is well worth your dough! 🙂
    Mamma mia..such a delicious pizza. loved it! Amazing trailer too.
  • Newark Book Fair
    All day
    08/07/2021-11/07/2021

    County Offices, Balderton Gate, Newark NG24 1UW, UK

    County Offices, Balderton Gate, Newark NG24 1UW, UK

    Newark Book Festival is a literature Festival that takes place in July in a range of beautiful historic venues across Newark on Trent in Nottinghamshire.

    The 2021 Festival will take place from 8 – 11 July in venues and outdoor locations across Newark, with the added opportunity to enjoy a selection of events online. You can the view the Programme from 8th June 2021.

    As well as author talks and book-signings the ever-popular Literature Village makes a return, along with the family day at Newark Castle featuring storytelling and creative activities.

    Writers of all ages are invited to submit poems around the theme ‘Home and Heritage’ to form part of the Festival’s Words in Windows exhibition plus local schools are invited to take part in an online Schools Day and Journalism workshops curated by the Festival.

    Tickets for in-person and online events are on sale from 8 June via The Palace Theatre Box Office. And don’t forget to join the email list and follow us on social media for regular updates.

    If you would like to be kept up to date, sign up to become a Festival Friend, a stallholder or a volunteer drop us an email: hello@newarkbookfestival.org.uk or use our contact form.

    To discover more about Newark and to book accommodation for your visit to the Festival, please visit www.visitnewark.co.uk

    Want to learn about our story? Read our Synopsis here.

    The Festival Bookseller

    Books are available for order and sale from our Festival bookseller, The Bookcase in Lowdham. Please do help us in supporting our local independent bookseller and keep an eye out for special Festival offers and signed editions.

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  • The Great Gatsby – outdoor theatre at Belvoir Castle
    10:45
    09/07/2021-09/07/2021

    Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham NG32 1PE, UK

    Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham NG32 1PE, UK

    https://www.belvoircastle.com/product/the-great-gatsby-2/

  • Pizza Pals: Harby Village Hall
    17:00 -21:00
    09/07/2021

    Harby Village Hall, School Ln, Harby, Melton Mowbray LE14 4BZ, UK

    Harby Village Hall, School Ln, Harby, Melton Mowbray LE14 4BZ, UK

     

    Pizza Pals is a mobile wood-fired pizza oven brought to you by Alex & Paul.

    Come & sample the delicious freshly made pizzas, all cooked to order in the wood-fired oven.
    Latest menu (March ’21) below.

    May be an image of pizza

    Check Facebook page for weekly specials.

     

      

    You can find them on Thursdays at the Marquis of Granby & Fridays at Harby Village Hall, from 5pm-9pm both days.

     

    Reviews:
    Try the Aunty Pasty pizza with a few olives on top. A carnival in the mouth. Gorgeous. And served with smiles and jokes from our dynamic duo. Thanks, buddies.
    You won’t get pizza this delicious, or such great service from anyone else in the area…This pizza is well worth your dough! 🙂
    Mamma mia..such a delicious pizza. loved it! Amazing trailer too.
  • Newark Book Fair
    All day
    09/07/2021-11/07/2021

    County Offices, Balderton Gate, Newark NG24 1UW, UK

    County Offices, Balderton Gate, Newark NG24 1UW, UK

    Newark Book Festival is a literature Festival that takes place in July in a range of beautiful historic venues across Newark on Trent in Nottinghamshire.

    The 2021 Festival will take place from 8 – 11 July in venues and outdoor locations across Newark, with the added opportunity to enjoy a selection of events online. You can the view the Programme from 8th June 2021.

    As well as author talks and book-signings the ever-popular Literature Village makes a return, along with the family day at Newark Castle featuring storytelling and creative activities.

    Writers of all ages are invited to submit poems around the theme ‘Home and Heritage’ to form part of the Festival’s Words in Windows exhibition plus local schools are invited to take part in an online Schools Day and Journalism workshops curated by the Festival.

    Tickets for in-person and online events are on sale from 8 June via The Palace Theatre Box Office. And don’t forget to join the email list and follow us on social media for regular updates.

    If you would like to be kept up to date, sign up to become a Festival Friend, a stallholder or a volunteer drop us an email: hello@newarkbookfestival.org.uk or use our contact form.

    To discover more about Newark and to book accommodation for your visit to the Festival, please visit www.visitnewark.co.uk

    Want to learn about our story? Read our Synopsis here.

    The Festival Bookseller

    Books are available for order and sale from our Festival bookseller, The Bookcase in Lowdham. Please do help us in supporting our local independent bookseller and keep an eye out for special Festival offers and signed editions.

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  • Newark Book Fair
    All day
    10/07/2021-11/07/2021

    County Offices, Balderton Gate, Newark NG24 1UW, UK

    County Offices, Balderton Gate, Newark NG24 1UW, UK

    Newark Book Festival is a literature Festival that takes place in July in a range of beautiful historic venues across Newark on Trent in Nottinghamshire.

    The 2021 Festival will take place from 8 – 11 July in venues and outdoor locations across Newark, with the added opportunity to enjoy a selection of events online. You can the view the Programme from 8th June 2021.

    As well as author talks and book-signings the ever-popular Literature Village makes a return, along with the family day at Newark Castle featuring storytelling and creative activities.

    Writers of all ages are invited to submit poems around the theme ‘Home and Heritage’ to form part of the Festival’s Words in Windows exhibition plus local schools are invited to take part in an online Schools Day and Journalism workshops curated by the Festival.

    Tickets for in-person and online events are on sale from 8 June via The Palace Theatre Box Office. And don’t forget to join the email list and follow us on social media for regular updates.

    If you would like to be kept up to date, sign up to become a Festival Friend, a stallholder or a volunteer drop us an email: hello@newarkbookfestival.org.uk or use our contact form.

    To discover more about Newark and to book accommodation for your visit to the Festival, please visit www.visitnewark.co.uk

    Want to learn about our story? Read our Synopsis here.

    The Festival Bookseller

    Books are available for order and sale from our Festival bookseller, The Bookcase in Lowdham. Please do help us in supporting our local independent bookseller and keep an eye out for special Festival offers and signed editions.

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  • Belvoir Retro Ride II
    10:00 -14:00
    11/07/2021

    The 2nd installment of the Belvoir Retro Ride. The ride will start and finish at The Clawson Kitchen in Long Clawson LE14.
    Route details to follow.
    Car parking will be available at the Long Clawson Village hall which is just around the corner.
    Ride NotesFirstly, it is NOT a race, no medals or podiums.
    Whilst helmets are not obligatory it is recommended.
    Its not a mass start, so there will be no waving of a start flag. Feel free to get underway after 10am.
    The ride will not be marshalled or sign posted.
    Please look at the links above for the route.
    Please ride in small groups as the roads are narrow.
    Some areas of the route have poor road surface, so take care and point out any issues to fellow riders.
    Please look out for one another and if you see a fellow rider who has stopped then please offer to help even if they are a stranger.
    You MUST enjoy yourself!!
    You do not have to have a Retro bike to do the ride, however it is encouraged.
    Neo Retro bikes are welcome, a combo of old and new.
    Anything pre 2000 will be considered Retro.
    Post Ride Notes
    I hope that we get a wide range of bikes, not just expensive road bikes. The plan afterwards is to get some refreshments have a chat and nosey at the machines present.
    Please adhere to the latest Covid rules, observe social distancing at the Cafe.
  • Newark Book Fair
    All day
    11/07/2021-11/07/2021

    County Offices, Balderton Gate, Newark NG24 1UW, UK

    County Offices, Balderton Gate, Newark NG24 1UW, UK

    Newark Book Festival is a literature Festival that takes place in July in a range of beautiful historic venues across Newark on Trent in Nottinghamshire.

    The 2021 Festival will take place from 8 – 11 July in venues and outdoor locations across Newark, with the added opportunity to enjoy a selection of events online. You can the view the Programme from 8th June 2021.

    As well as author talks and book-signings the ever-popular Literature Village makes a return, along with the family day at Newark Castle featuring storytelling and creative activities.

    Writers of all ages are invited to submit poems around the theme ‘Home and Heritage’ to form part of the Festival’s Words in Windows exhibition plus local schools are invited to take part in an online Schools Day and Journalism workshops curated by the Festival.

    Tickets for in-person and online events are on sale from 8 June via The Palace Theatre Box Office. And don’t forget to join the email list and follow us on social media for regular updates.

    If you would like to be kept up to date, sign up to become a Festival Friend, a stallholder or a volunteer drop us an email: hello@newarkbookfestival.org.uk or use our contact form.

    To discover more about Newark and to book accommodation for your visit to the Festival, please visit www.visitnewark.co.uk

    Want to learn about our story? Read our Synopsis here.

    The Festival Bookseller

    Books are available for order and sale from our Festival bookseller, The Bookcase in Lowdham. Please do help us in supporting our local independent bookseller and keep an eye out for special Festival offers and signed editions.

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  • Pizza Pals: Marquis of Granby
    17:00 -21:00
    15/07/2021

    1 Dragon St, Granby, Nottingham NG13 9PN, UK

    1 Dragon St, Granby, Nottingham NG13 9PN, UK

    Pizza Pals is a mobile wood-fired pizza oven brought to you by Alex & Paul.

    Come & sample the delicious freshly made pizzas, all cooked to order in the wood-fired oven.

    Check Facebook page for weekly specials.

     

      

    You can find them on Thursdays at the Marquis of Granby & Fridays at Harby Village Hall, from 5pm-9pm both days.

     

    Reviews:
    Try the Aunty Pasty pizza with a few olives on top. A carnival in the mouth. Gorgeous. And served with smiles and jokes from our dynamic duo. Thanks, buddies.
    You won’t get pizza this delicious, or such great service from anyone else in the area…This pizza is well worth your dough! 🙂
    Mamma mia..such a delicious pizza. loved it! Amazing trailer too.
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  • Pizza Pals: Harby Village Hall
    17:00 -21:00
    16/07/2021

    Harby Village Hall, School Ln, Harby, Melton Mowbray LE14 4BZ, UK

    Harby Village Hall, School Ln, Harby, Melton Mowbray LE14 4BZ, UK

     

    Pizza Pals is a mobile wood-fired pizza oven brought to you by Alex & Paul.

    Come & sample the delicious freshly made pizzas, all cooked to order in the wood-fired oven.
    Latest menu (March ’21) below.

    May be an image of pizza

    Check Facebook page for weekly specials.

     

      

    You can find them on Thursdays at the Marquis of Granby & Fridays at Harby Village Hall, from 5pm-9pm both days.

     

    Reviews:
    Try the Aunty Pasty pizza with a few olives on top. A carnival in the mouth. Gorgeous. And served with smiles and jokes from our dynamic duo. Thanks, buddies.
    You won’t get pizza this delicious, or such great service from anyone else in the area…This pizza is well worth your dough! 🙂
    Mamma mia..such a delicious pizza. loved it! Amazing trailer too.
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  • Belvoir Flower & Garden Festival
    All day
    17/07/2021-18/07/2021

    Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham NG32 1PE, UK

    Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham NG32 1PE, UK

     

    Returning for the fourth consecutive year this two day event takes place in the stunning grounds of Belvoir Castle over two days in July, the 17th and 18th, the opening hours for both days are 0945 to 1630. The weekend will feature appearances from various well known specialists and experts on the talks stage ,along with some glorious floral demonstrations by Jonathan Moseley. We are also pleased to welcome back T.V’s David Domoney who will be appearing again on the Sunday of the show [18th] .In addition award winning growers from around the UK ,and locally, will provide you with the chance to purchase that something special for your garden. There will also be a selection of garden furniture,sculptures, and tools etc. to tempt you.

    Inspiration may be gained from the beautiful Show gardens and borders, who will once again be battling it out to win the coveted Duchess of Rutland Trophy, if you need a moment to relax you can do so to the sounds of local artists on our live music stage, while treating yourself to some of the delicacies and refreshments on offer.

    The show is evolving almost daily so to keep up to date follow our Facebook page for the show or on twitter @BelvoirCFGS .

    Buy your tickets here.

    If the show is unable to run on these dates due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic a refund option would be made available. Please purchase your tickets in advance as numbers are limited.

    Speakers

    David Domoney

    Horticulturist and familiar face on TV. David will be appearing on the Sunday

    David Domoney is a seasoned gardening television broadcaster and currently presents on ITV’s ‘Love your Garden’, ‘Love your Weekend’ and is also the gardening presenter for ITV’s ‘This Morning’. He is a winner of 30 RHS Medals with two Best in Show category trophies and the Prince Edward Award for Horticulture Excellence. David is also known for pioneering campaigns Cultivation Street as well as Illumination Street, brightening up Britain’s streets at Christmas. David also writes a gardening column for Grow Your Own magazine, and his first book My Houseplant Changed My Life was published in 2021 with DK Books.

     

    Jonathan Moseley

    International Floral designer, Jonathan will be demonstrating the art of flower arranging on both days

    Jonathan is one of the UK’s leading names in floral design and he has become synonymous with seasonal flowers arranged with his unique flair and sense of style. Jonathan is an accomplished broadcaster, demonstrator and teacher with over 28 years experience. He is an honorary member of The Institute of Professional Florists and an ambassador for British grown flowers.

     

    Professor David Stevens, FSGD., FCI Hort.

    Garden Designer and Author

    Professor David Stevens is one of the best known garden designers in the world with 11 Chelsea Gold medals and numerous other awards around the world. He has written 21 books on garden design and is both a regular broadcaster and communicator on all matters horticultural.

     

    Mark Smith

    Local Radios very own ‘Garden Guru ‘will be on hand to provide horticultural advice.

    He has worked professionally in Horticulture for over 30 years and has experience in all aspects of the trade from retail Garden Centre plant management to having his own consultancy business. For over 10 years now he has been lending his knowledge as the gardening expert on BBC Radio Derby and now Radio Repton, the spare time in his timetable is spent doing regular gardening talks for clubs and W.I`s.

     

     

    John Stirland

    with over 50 years of gardening expertise local Radio gardening ‘Legend’ John will be on hand to answer your questions.

    John has spent his whole career in horticulture starting with an apprenticeship at Boots and working up to becoming a lecturer at Broomfield College, Derbyshire. During much of this time he has been a regular local radio broadcaster, television presenter and in recent years a show advisor for the RHS.

     

    radio gardening team, appearing on BBC Radio Leicester.

    Martin Fish

    Horticulturist, designer, author and National Show Judge, Martin will be comparing the talks arena and helping answer your garden questions.

    Martin Fish is very much a hands-on gardener with over 40 years practical gardening experience under his belt. He started his career in horticulture as an apprentice gardener and by 21 was the youngest head gardener in the country. Martin now writes for several gardening publications, broadcasts on BBC Radio York, is an active speaker to groups and societies, and presents weekly Facebook gardening videos called Pots & Trowels. He is also a senior RHS Judge and a Garden Advisor at RHS Harlow Carr.

    Jill Fish

    Jill Fish has worked in the family gardening business since leaving teaching many years ago. She has always enjoyed cooking, so when confronted with large amounts of fresh produce from the garden, she started to collate recipes. This resulted in a book called Gardening on the Menu, co-written with Martin who covers the growing side. Jill broadcasts regularly on BBC radio about cooking produce from the garden, she writes recipe features and gives talks and demonstrations to groups with Martin.

    Paula Routledge BEM

    Horticulturist, Nafas Floral Demonstrater, Gardening Broadcaster, Flower Farmer, Floral Designer (Chelsea Silver Gilt 2019)

    Floral Media a countryside venue specialising in cut flower growing, floristry & horticultural workshops, Garden Visits.
    Passionate about sustainability and all that grows.

    Rob and Rosy Hardy

    Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants – RHS Chelsea Gold Medal winners

    Hardys began very modestly in 1988 from a carboot sale. Hardys is still very much a family-run nursery, offering an unrivalled selection of 1,200 varieties of herbaceous perennials. These are all grown outside in peat free compost, at our 13 acre site in the beautiful Hampshire village. Rob and Rosy have also achieved many awards over the years including an outstanding 24 RHS Chelsea Gold Medals.

    Gareth Wilson

    High end garden landscaping

    Having worked in the landscape industry since 1989, constructing high-end landscape projects throughout England, he has also been awarded nearly 30 Royal Horticulture Society (RHS) awards for Show Garden construction, seven Gold medals, seven times best in Show, three times People’s Award, best Construction Award, along with The RHS Best Trade Stand at the Chelsea Flower Show. Gareth is the ideal person to be demonstrating some landscaping techniques for us in July.

     

     

    Tickets

    Learn more about Belvoir Castle

  • Antiques Fest – Engine Yard
    09:30 -16:00
    17/07/2021-18/07/2021

    The Engine Yard, Belvoir Castle, Grantham NG32 1PA, United Kingdom

    The Engine Yard, Belvoir Castle, Grantham NG32 1PA, United Kingdom

    Field Dog Fairs are delighted to be taking “Antiques-Fest” to Belvoir Castle this summer.

    Two days of Antiques, Collectables & Vintage items for your home or for you.

    Located on the fabulous new events area adjacent to The Engine Yard, “Antiques-Fest” will have a giant marquee filled with stalls plus delightful brocante of outdoor stalls.
    More details to follow
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  • Belvoir Flower & Garden Festival
    All day
    18/07/2021-18/07/2021

    Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham NG32 1PE, UK

    Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham NG32 1PE, UK

     

    Returning for the fourth consecutive year this two day event takes place in the stunning grounds of Belvoir Castle over two days in July, the 17th and 18th, the opening hours for both days are 0945 to 1630. The weekend will feature appearances from various well known specialists and experts on the talks stage ,along with some glorious floral demonstrations by Jonathan Moseley. We are also pleased to welcome back T.V’s David Domoney who will be appearing again on the Sunday of the show [18th] .In addition award winning growers from around the UK ,and locally, will provide you with the chance to purchase that something special for your garden. There will also be a selection of garden furniture,sculptures, and tools etc. to tempt you.

    Inspiration may be gained from the beautiful Show gardens and borders, who will once again be battling it out to win the coveted Duchess of Rutland Trophy, if you need a moment to relax you can do so to the sounds of local artists on our live music stage, while treating yourself to some of the delicacies and refreshments on offer.

    The show is evolving almost daily so to keep up to date follow our Facebook page for the show or on twitter @BelvoirCFGS .

    Buy your tickets here.

    If the show is unable to run on these dates due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic a refund option would be made available. Please purchase your tickets in advance as numbers are limited.

    Speakers

    David Domoney

    Horticulturist and familiar face on TV. David will be appearing on the Sunday

    David Domoney is a seasoned gardening television broadcaster and currently presents on ITV’s ‘Love your Garden’, ‘Love your Weekend’ and is also the gardening presenter for ITV’s ‘This Morning’. He is a winner of 30 RHS Medals with two Best in Show category trophies and the Prince Edward Award for Horticulture Excellence. David is also known for pioneering campaigns Cultivation Street as well as Illumination Street, brightening up Britain’s streets at Christmas. David also writes a gardening column for Grow Your Own magazine, and his first book My Houseplant Changed My Life was published in 2021 with DK Books.

     

    Jonathan Moseley

    International Floral designer, Jonathan will be demonstrating the art of flower arranging on both days

    Jonathan is one of the UK’s leading names in floral design and he has become synonymous with seasonal flowers arranged with his unique flair and sense of style. Jonathan is an accomplished broadcaster, demonstrator and teacher with over 28 years experience. He is an honorary member of The Institute of Professional Florists and an ambassador for British grown flowers.

     

    Professor David Stevens, FSGD., FCI Hort.

    Garden Designer and Author

    Professor David Stevens is one of the best known garden designers in the world with 11 Chelsea Gold medals and numerous other awards around the world. He has written 21 books on garden design and is both a regular broadcaster and communicator on all matters horticultural.

     

    Mark Smith

    Local Radios very own ‘Garden Guru ‘will be on hand to provide horticultural advice.

    He has worked professionally in Horticulture for over 30 years and has experience in all aspects of the trade from retail Garden Centre plant management to having his own consultancy business. For over 10 years now he has been lending his knowledge as the gardening expert on BBC Radio Derby and now Radio Repton, the spare time in his timetable is spent doing regular gardening talks for clubs and W.I`s.

     

     

    John Stirland

    with over 50 years of gardening expertise local Radio gardening ‘Legend’ John will be on hand to answer your questions.

    John has spent his whole career in horticulture starting with an apprenticeship at Boots and working up to becoming a lecturer at Broomfield College, Derbyshire. During much of this time he has been a regular local radio broadcaster, television presenter and in recent years a show advisor for the RHS.

     

    radio gardening team, appearing on BBC Radio Leicester.

    Martin Fish

    Horticulturist, designer, author and National Show Judge, Martin will be comparing the talks arena and helping answer your garden questions.

    Martin Fish is very much a hands-on gardener with over 40 years practical gardening experience under his belt. He started his career in horticulture as an apprentice gardener and by 21 was the youngest head gardener in the country. Martin now writes for several gardening publications, broadcasts on BBC Radio York, is an active speaker to groups and societies, and presents weekly Facebook gardening videos called Pots & Trowels. He is also a senior RHS Judge and a Garden Advisor at RHS Harlow Carr.

    Jill Fish

    Jill Fish has worked in the family gardening business since leaving teaching many years ago. She has always enjoyed cooking, so when confronted with large amounts of fresh produce from the garden, she started to collate recipes. This resulted in a book called Gardening on the Menu, co-written with Martin who covers the growing side. Jill broadcasts regularly on BBC radio about cooking produce from the garden, she writes recipe features and gives talks and demonstrations to groups with Martin.

    Paula Routledge BEM

    Horticulturist, Nafas Floral Demonstrater, Gardening Broadcaster, Flower Farmer, Floral Designer (Chelsea Silver Gilt 2019)

    Floral Media a countryside venue specialising in cut flower growing, floristry & horticultural workshops, Garden Visits.
    Passionate about sustainability and all that grows.

    Rob and Rosy Hardy

    Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants – RHS Chelsea Gold Medal winners

    Hardys began very modestly in 1988 from a carboot sale. Hardys is still very much a family-run nursery, offering an unrivalled selection of 1,200 varieties of herbaceous perennials. These are all grown outside in peat free compost, at our 13 acre site in the beautiful Hampshire village. Rob and Rosy have also achieved many awards over the years including an outstanding 24 RHS Chelsea Gold Medals.

    Gareth Wilson

    High end garden landscaping

    Having worked in the landscape industry since 1989, constructing high-end landscape projects throughout England, he has also been awarded nearly 30 Royal Horticulture Society (RHS) awards for Show Garden construction, seven Gold medals, seven times best in Show, three times People’s Award, best Construction Award, along with The RHS Best Trade Stand at the Chelsea Flower Show. Gareth is the ideal person to be demonstrating some landscaping techniques for us in July.

     

     

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  • Antiques Fest – Engine Yard
    09:30 -16:00
    18/07/2021-18/07/2021

    The Engine Yard, Belvoir Castle, Grantham NG32 1PA, United Kingdom

    The Engine Yard, Belvoir Castle, Grantham NG32 1PA, United Kingdom

    Field Dog Fairs are delighted to be taking “Antiques-Fest” to Belvoir Castle this summer.

    Two days of Antiques, Collectables & Vintage items for your home or for you.

    Located on the fabulous new events area adjacent to The Engine Yard, “Antiques-Fest” will have a giant marquee filled with stalls plus delightful brocante of outdoor stalls.
    More details to follow
  • Live Music – Manners Arms, Knipton
    18:00 -21:00
    18/07/2021

    Red House Inn, 6 Croxton Rd, Knipton, Grantham NG32 1RH, UK

    Red House Inn, 6 Croxton Rd, Knipton, Grantham NG32 1RH, UK

    Our first gig of the year is at the beautiful Manners Arms, Knipton in the Vale of Belvoir. What a fabulous location, and a 4 star restaurant to go with it!

    Come and see the new look Extones doing what we do best!

    More about The Manners Arms

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  • Newark Autojumble
    All day
    18/07/2021

    Unnamed Road, Winthorpe, Newark NG24 2RB, UK

    Unnamed Road, Winthorpe, Newark NG24 2RB, UK

    A great day out for any car or motorcycle enthusiast, the ‘Normous Newark Autojumble offers a vast array of parts, restoration services and related products for a variety of vehicles on ten separate Sundays throughout the year.

    Each ‘Normous Newark Autojumble sees Newark Showground filled with hundreds of inside and outside trade plots, as well as a classic car and bike display area. On site catering units are available as well as an inside cafeteria.

    Run by a friendly and experienced team of event staff from Mortons Media, each ‘Normous Newark Autojumble attracts a large number of visitors from across the UK in search of the great finds and bargains on offer.

    If you’re after a certain part, piece or tool for a motoring project, then the ‘Normous Newark Autojumble is where you’ll find it.

    Easy access from Newark, Lincoln and Nottingham, just off the A1/A46/A17 junction, certainly the best regular Autojumble in the UK for Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Leicestershire and beyond.

     

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  • Manor Farm Cookery School : Thai Cooking with Guest Chef
    10:00 -13:00
    21/07/2021

    5 Main St, Branston, Grantham NG32 1RU, UK

    5 Main St, Branston, Grantham NG32 1RU, UK

    Indonesian Cookery Course with Guest Chef Petty Elliott

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    All courses can be suitable for vegetarians.

    £90

    BOOK NOW

     

    Whether you’re looking for cookery courses in the East Midlands, kids’ cookery courses, stag and hen party ideas, corporate and team building cookery sessions or to hire our kitchen for food production, teaching and filming, Manor Farm is conveniently situated on the Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire/Rutland and Lincolnshire border, making us the perfect choice for so many.

    Browse our calendar for availability, or get in touch to discuss your specific requirements.

    GIFT VOUCHERS

    A cookery course is the perfect personal gift for birthdays, Christmas or another special occasion. Contact us to purchase yours.

    “Fabulous morning spent at Manor Farm Cookery School.  Excellent facilities in a stunning location, with fabulous kitchens and 5* tuition.  My daughter and I are looking forward to practising our newly acquired skills and will be back for more in the future.”  VM

    “My daughter and I have had a wonderful morning with you guys.  It’s been a fun, full packed morning and we have learnt so much.  Look forward to seeing you soon.”  RC

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  • Pizza Pals: Marquis of Granby
    17:00 -21:00
    22/07/2021

    1 Dragon St, Granby, Nottingham NG13 9PN, UK

    1 Dragon St, Granby, Nottingham NG13 9PN, UK

    Pizza Pals is a mobile wood-fired pizza oven brought to you by Alex & Paul.

    Come & sample the delicious freshly made pizzas, all cooked to order in the wood-fired oven.

    Check Facebook page for weekly specials.

     

      

    You can find them on Thursdays at the Marquis of Granby & Fridays at Harby Village Hall, from 5pm-9pm both days.

     

    Reviews:
    Try the Aunty Pasty pizza with a few olives on top. A carnival in the mouth. Gorgeous. And served with smiles and jokes from our dynamic duo. Thanks, buddies.
    You won’t get pizza this delicious, or such great service from anyone else in the area…This pizza is well worth your dough! 🙂
    Mamma mia..such a delicious pizza. loved it! Amazing trailer too.
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  • Pizza Pals: Harby Village Hall
    17:00 -21:00
    23/07/2021

    Harby Village Hall, School Ln, Harby, Melton Mowbray LE14 4BZ, UK

    Harby Village Hall, School Ln, Harby, Melton Mowbray LE14 4BZ, UK

     

    Pizza Pals is a mobile wood-fired pizza oven brought to you by Alex & Paul.

    Come & sample the delicious freshly made pizzas, all cooked to order in the wood-fired oven.
    Latest menu (March ’21) below.

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    Check Facebook page for weekly specials.

     

      

    You can find them on Thursdays at the Marquis of Granby & Fridays at Harby Village Hall, from 5pm-9pm both days.

     

    Reviews:
    Try the Aunty Pasty pizza with a few olives on top. A carnival in the mouth. Gorgeous. And served with smiles and jokes from our dynamic duo. Thanks, buddies.
    You won’t get pizza this delicious, or such great service from anyone else in the area…This pizza is well worth your dough! 🙂
    Mamma mia..such a delicious pizza. loved it! Amazing trailer too.
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  • Teens Cookery Course hosted by Manor Farm Cookery School
    10:00 -13:00
    29/07/2021

    5 Main St, Branston, Grantham NG32 1RU, UK

    5 Main St, Branston, Grantham NG32 1RU, UK

    TEENS COOKERY COURSE | £45

    A chance for the younger generation to get to grips with knife skills and learning to create delicious dishes. On previous courses we have covered such dishes as pumpkin soup, lamb koftas with home-made flat bread and a yogurt-mint dressing and Chocolate hazelnut ice cream cheesecake.

     

     

     

    To complete a booking, transfer the relevant fee to Manor Farm Cookery School (sort code 60-93-03, account number 00312398), print out and return a Booking Form for each student and a Children’s Disclaimer Form for those under 18 and send them to us by either email or post.  You’ll receive an email confirmation of the place/s when all the documents have arrived.

    Diana@ManorFarmCookerySchool.co.uk
    Manor Farm Cookery School, Branston, Grantham NG32 1RU
    01 476 879 320 / 01 476 879 323

    Don’t forget,  gift vouchers are available for birthdays, Christmas – or any event!  You chose the value, they have a 12-month expiry and vouchers can be personalised with your own wording. 

     

     

  • Pizza Pals: Marquis of Granby
    17:00 -21:00
    29/07/2021

    1 Dragon St, Granby, Nottingham NG13 9PN, UK

    1 Dragon St, Granby, Nottingham NG13 9PN, UK

    Pizza Pals is a mobile wood-fired pizza oven brought to you by Alex & Paul.

    Come & sample the delicious freshly made pizzas, all cooked to order in the wood-fired oven.

    Check Facebook page for weekly specials.

     

      

    You can find them on Thursdays at the Marquis of Granby & Fridays at Harby Village Hall, from 5pm-9pm both days.

     

    Reviews:
    Try the Aunty Pasty pizza with a few olives on top. A carnival in the mouth. Gorgeous. And served with smiles and jokes from our dynamic duo. Thanks, buddies.
    You won’t get pizza this delicious, or such great service from anyone else in the area…This pizza is well worth your dough! 🙂
    Mamma mia..such a delicious pizza. loved it! Amazing trailer too.
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  • Pizza Pals: Harby Village Hall
    17:00 -21:00
    30/07/2021

    Harby Village Hall, School Ln, Harby, Melton Mowbray LE14 4BZ, UK

    Harby Village Hall, School Ln, Harby, Melton Mowbray LE14 4BZ, UK

     

    Pizza Pals is a mobile wood-fired pizza oven brought to you by Alex & Paul.

    Come & sample the delicious freshly made pizzas, all cooked to order in the wood-fired oven.
    Latest menu (March ’21) below.

    May be an image of pizza

    Check Facebook page for weekly specials.

     

      

    You can find them on Thursdays at the Marquis of Granby & Fridays at Harby Village Hall, from 5pm-9pm both days.

     

    Reviews:
    Try the Aunty Pasty pizza with a few olives on top. A carnival in the mouth. Gorgeous. And served with smiles and jokes from our dynamic duo. Thanks, buddies.
    You won’t get pizza this delicious, or such great service from anyone else in the area…This pizza is well worth your dough! 🙂
    Mamma mia..such a delicious pizza. loved it! Amazing trailer too.
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The Vale of Belvoir is a vibrant and lively area with a wealth of events ranging from brilliantly organised sporting events to food fayres and long-established music festivals. We spend a lot of time searching for events in Melton Mowbray and the surrounding villages and receive many contributions from the community and event organisers. If you have an event in Melton Mowbray or the surrounding area that you know about or are involved in running, please let us know and we’ll include it. There’s no charge for this and we are happy to support local events.

Please contact us if you would like to include anything on the events page.

As well as the events happening in Newark, Melton & Grantham, the busier towns of Nottingham, Leicester and Derby are also within an easy drive. Check our Facebook & Twitter pages for the very latest news.

Make sure you also check out the list of the area’s main attractions listed here. From beautiful National Trust properties to the thrill of skydiving centres, there really is something for everyone. There’s also a wealth of great quality local accommodation if you’re planning a longer stay.