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Ticknall May Day Fete

When 6th May, 11.00- 3.00pm

Join us for a day of celebrating springtime with an array of activities at Ticknall Village, as we will be hosting a May Day Fete on Bank Holiday Monday 6th May, 11am - 3pm. There are going to be lots of activities and events including crafts, children’s activities, games, old style fair games, live music, competitions, bouncy castles, character appearances, stalls, raffles, homemade refreshments and lots more including a dog show. For further information on the Fete please go to the Dame Catherine Harpur Primary and Nursery facebook page. The Fete will take place around Ticknall Village Hall, DE73 7JX.

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Alison Weir Talk: Anna of Kleve, Queen of Secrets

When 7th May, 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm

Join us in the beautiful surroundings of the Tithe Barn at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre to hear Alison talk about her latest book, the fourth spectacular novel in the highly acclaimed SIX TUDOR QUEENS, which is being released on Thursday 2nd May. A GERMAN PRINCESS WITH A GUILTY SECRET. The King is in love with Anna’s portrait, but she has none of the accomplishments he seeks in a new bride. She prays she will please Henry, for the balance of power in Europe rests on this marriage alliance. But Anna’s past is never far from her thoughts, and the rumours...

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Loughborough RSPB Group - Members Evening

When 10th May, 7.45pm

Many of the group take photographs but feel they don't have enough to fill a full talk, so we've decided to give them the opportunity of doing 'mini-presentations' on a nature topic or topics of their choice.

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Music Night with Son of Town Hall

When 10th May, 7.30 pm

Imagine if Simon and Garfunkel were lost at sea, salt in their beards, wind at their backs, and whiskey in their bottles. What songs would they sing whilst stomping like melodious madmen on the boards of their boat?

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First Man - Film

When 10th May, 7 pm for 7.30 pm

Packington film club presents" First Man" 2018

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Melbourne wine and social circle

When 10th May, 7.30pm to 10pm

Come and enjoy a wine and cheese tasting evening together with a talk about English sheets cheese by Mark Dawson. Visitors welcome £2.00 a head. Contact no for more details 01332 863 602.

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Friends Jacobean Craft Group

When 11th May, 11.00 am to 3.00 pm

See the costumed members of the Friends Jacobean Craft Group undertaking their needlework projects inside the House. Usual admission price applies, but site admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the House, gardens and tea room on non-Special Event Days during normal open hours for 12 months from day of purchase. Don’t forget that there are other Craft Days on; Saturday 8th June Saturday 13th July Saturday 10th August Saturday 14th September & Saturday 12th October

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Dawn Chorus Walk and Breakfast

When 11th May, 5.00 am to 8.00 am

A very special time in the nature and wildlife calendar. Come and join us for an early start to catch the sunrise and listen to birdsong, led by an expert ornithologist, David Scattergood. We’ll return to the Whistlewood Roundhouse to sit, relax and enjoy a delicious breakfast, cooked by Suburban Peasant, Andy Mason.

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Children's Owl Encounter

When 11th May, 8.00 am to 11.00 am

Come and meet Barley, the Barn Owl and have a hold. Learn all about Owls, their behaviour, etc. Have a go at making some owl and bird crafts including Origami birds. All materials included. Pancakes included in the price including some yummy toppings. Enjoy the natural play area and 10 acres of space! Parental supervision required

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NCT Nearly New Sale

When 11th May, 10:15 - 12:30

Our ever-popular Spring Nearly New Sale returns on Saturday 11th May. This is THE go-to event for all pre-loved baby and children's clothes and shoes, toys, books and equipment up to the age of 12 years.

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Little Stars Fundraising Children's Disco

When 12th May, 2-4pm

The BEST kids disco in town is back! Please come along to raise lots of money for our local hospital in memory of our daughter Lyra Grace Staley. 

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Melbourne Garden Club

When 13th May, 7pm-9pm

Griselda Kerr, Honorary President of the club, will be talking about her garden and her new book, the Apprehensive Gardener. There will also be demonstrations and hints and tips on container gardening. For more information contact:

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