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Swannington Open Gardens 'Pop up' Garden Plant Sale one day only

When 11th May, 10am - 1pm

Swannington Open Gardens - biennial fundraising Main Event Year. Our chosen charities for May 11th and June 30th are Rainbows Hospice, Nottingham Children’s Hospital Big iMRI Scanner Appeal for Children, Air Ambulance (Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Rutland - specific clothing) and village projects. Quite a tall order really so we need your help to make this another special year with our fundraising efforts. Starting with our ‘Pop up Plant and Garden Tool sale’ Saturday May 11th Swannington Village Hall Open to the public 10am-1pm. Free admission. Raffle Tickets and Refreshments available to purchase. Variety of plants for sale grown by our...

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Concordia Choir - Showtime Concert

When 18th May, 7:30pm

A variety concert featuring Chart Hits, Showtunes and Family Novelty Favourites Tickets available through Ashby Tourist Office or direct on 07726 026596

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Easter trail

When 16th April - 28th April, 10am-3pm

Eggciting family fun this Easter at Betty's! Hunt for the eggs, chicks, bunnies and all things Easter related around the farm to solve the Easter trail.

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Ashby Art Club Easter Exhibition and Sale of Paintings

When 20th April - 22nd April, 10am– 4.30pm Saturday and Sunday 10am – 4.00pm Monday


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Meet the Easter Animals

When 23rd April, 12.30 and 2.30pm

Join us at this small animal handling session to meet our Easter chicks, stroke Betty the hen, see the Easter bunny, feed the goats and stroke the guinea pigs. Please book to avoid disappointment.

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Costumed Guided Walk

When 24th April, 11.30 to 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm

Walks at 11.30 am to 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm Children and adults alike can enjoy the magic and mystery behind the history of the Battle of Bosworth on 22nd August 1485 on this walk led by a costumed Guide in full character. Join one of our experienced Guides for an informative 2 km guided walk exploring the Battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor. There is another Costumed Guided Walk on Tuesday 30th July.

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Easter chicks and bunny animal and craft session

When 25th April, 2.00-3.30pm

Meet our real life Easter chicks and the Easter bunny! Create your own Easter chick before painting a ceramic Easter chick or bunny ornament.

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Find out about Fostering

When 25th April, 6.30pm

Thinking about fostering? Come along to one of our popular 'find out about Fostering' events and we'll help you to decide if fostering could work for you. You can hear from some of our foster carers about the realities of fostering, all over a cup of tea and a biscuit. There's no need to book, just come along. You can call us on 0116 305 05 05 for more information or for details of other event dates, see www.fosteringleicestershire.com.

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New Lount Nature Reserve

When 26th April, 7:30pm

A talk from the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust, North West group. John McDonald describes the history of the site and explains how this former colliery has been transformed into an excellent nature reserve which hosts a wide range of amphibians, reptiles and birds.

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The Koolkatz - Ibstock Rock n Roll Club

When 27th April, 7:30pm til late

The Koolkatz rock n roll band performing at Ibstock Rock n Roll Club. Enjoy 1950s music.

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Ceilidh (Scottish barn dance)

When 27th April, 19:00 - 23:00

Come along to our ceilidh - with a great caller and musicians, this promises to be a fantastic evening you won't want to miss! No experience needed, just a willingness to enjoy yourselves. Entry includes 1st drink & food. Supporting Ashby Explorer Scouts selected to represent Leics & the UK at the World Scout Jamboree.

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Charity Swimathon

When 27th April

Fundraising Alert! The Rotary Club of Ashby de la Zouch is holding a Charity Swimathon on Sat 27 April at Hood Park Leisure Centre.

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