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If you've got no plans for the week ahead, make some with our diary dates.

Friday, July 15

Global Birdfair - 9am until 5.30pm, Rutland Showground in Oakham. Last admission 4pm. Admission is £12.50 for adults and free for under 18s. More details at www.globalbirdfair.org

Live music - from 7.30pm, Mama Liz’s, North Street, Stamford. South African band the Soap Girls will be playing supported by Stamford’s March to the Grave. From 7.30pm. Tickets £10 on the door.

Saturday, July 16

Ryhall Village Fete - midday until 4pm, Ryhall Hall, Church Street. Church bells and live music performances, stall, traditional vintage games with proceeds to Ryhall Playing Fields and the church.

Global Birdfair - 9am until 5.30pm, Rutland Showground in Oakham. Last admission 4pm. Admission is £12.50 for adults and free for under 18s. More details at www.globalbirdfair.org

Kirkby Underwood summer fayre - midday to 4pm, Manor House Field. Dog scurry, fun dog show, tombola, grand draw, mini golf, ski ball, bean bags, bottle stall, cake stall, whack-a-rat, sweets in a jar, treasure hunt, refreshments and afternoon teas, bar, 50/50 game, barbecue, plant and fruit stalls and a flypast by a BBMF at approximately 12.51pm.

Intermediate ukulele workshop at Stamford Arts Centre from 10am to 3pm, led by Chris. Aimed at players with a basic knowledge of the ukulele. A fun and light-hearted course. More details by emailing: info@ukulelewthchris.co.uk

Leighfield Primary School summer fete - midday to 3pm, Leighfield Primary School, Newtown Road, Uppingham. Includes soak the teacher, candy floss, inflatables, bar, barbecue, lucky dip, beat the goalie, tea and cake. Free entry.

Photography exhibition - Monochrome photography by Stephen Burnett, Stamford Arts Centre gallery, until July 18.

The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny, 3pm, Grimsthorpe Castle. Quantum Theatre present Michael Whitmore’s adaptation of this classic story for all the family. Bring a blanket and a picnic. Tickets £15 adults, £10 child, Family £50. www.quantumtheatre.co.uk/the-tale-of-peter-rabbit

Midsummer Night’s Dream, 7pm, Grimsthorpe Castle. Quantum Theatre production on south lawns. Tickets £15 adults, £10 child, Family £50. www.quantumtheatre.co.uk/a-midsummer-night-s-dream

Belvoir Castle Flower and Garden Show - 10am to 4.30pm, Belvoir Castle. Book at www.belvoircastleflowerandgardenshow.co.uk

Sunday, July 17

Rocks By Rail open day - Take a trip on The Rutlander train. Tel: 07873 721 941 or visit www.rocks-by-rail.org

Prebendal House in Empingham opens its gardens for the National Garden Scheme from 1.30pm to 5pm. Tickets are £6 (children free). Card and cash payments. Teas in aid of For Rutland.

Apollo Dance Showcase present Time to Shine at Stamford Corn Exchange at 1pm. Tickets £13 or £11 from 01780 766455 or www.stamfordcornexchange.co.uk

Global Birdfair - 9am until 5.30pm, Rutland Showground in Oakham. Last admission 4pm. Admission is £12.50 for adults and free for under 18s. More details at www.globalbirdfair.org

Belvoir Castle Flower and Garden Show - 10am to 4.30pm, Belvoir Castle. Book at www.belvoircastleflowerandgardenshow.co.uk

Open day - 10am to 4pm, Exotic Pet Refuge, Station Road, Deeping St James. £7 adult, £4 children, under 4s free. No dogs, free parking.

Monday, July 18

Afternoon tea, chat and activities - 2pm to 3.30pm, United Reformed Church Hall, Broad Street, Stamford. Part of Evergreen Care Trust’s Building Better Mental Wealth.

T. rex: The Killer Question, exhibition from the Natural History Museum opens at Peterborough Cathedral until September 3. Details and tickets from https://www.peterborough-cathedral.org.uk/trex.aspx

Stamford Speakers Toastmasters club - 6.15pm, the William Cecil Hotel at High Street St Martin’s in Stamford. Free to help people develop their speaking skills in a non-judgemental and supportive way.

Wistow Maze opens - Wistow, LE8 0QF. 10am to 6pm. Giant eight acre maize maze in shape of Queen’s crown to mark the jubilee. Activity funyard, games and Wistow Rural Centre opposite with cafe, garden centre, model village, art gallery and shops.Open daily until September 4 and then weekends only until September 18. www.wistow.com or 07884 403889

Tuesday, July 19

Afternoon teas, chat, board games and opportunity to bring art and craft work. Stamford Free Church, 2pm to 4pm. More information from John on 01780 754641.

The Deepings Flower Club - 7pm for 7.30pm at Priory Church Hall, Deeping St James. Crystal Dyball presents a floral demonstration entitled ‘Up the Garden Path’. Tea and coffee, raffle of the floral arrangements. Visitors £6. Enquiries to Sue Boardman 01778 349419.

Evening of mediumship with Gail Bristow - 7.30pm until 8.45pm, Tinwell Village Hall, PE9 3UD. Doors open 7pm. £7 on the door.

Wednesday, July 20

Pint of Poetry Special - Stamford Arts Centre theatre, 7.30pm. Becoming Marvellous with Cathy Carson.

Becoming Marvellous at Stamford Arts Centre Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £6 from https://www.stamfordartscentre.com/

Thursday, July 21

Afternoon tea, chat and activities - 2pm to 3.30pm, United Reformed Church Hall, Broad Street, Stamford. Part of Evergreen Care Trust’s Building Better Mental Wealth.

Prima Facie - NT Live - at Stamford Arts Centre at 7pm. Tickets £15 (£13) £10 under 26s from https://www.stamfordartscentre.com/

Spiritual medium evening with Alison Stead - 5pm, Rutland Refill, Westgate, Oakham. Tickets cost £25 including afternoon tea. Call 01572 897277 to book.

Stamford Jazz Music Society - doors 7.15pm, concert 8pm, The Darby and Joan Hall, South Street, Bourne. Admission is £12; booking is advisable – 01778 345578, (enquiries 01778 424009). Please note change of venue.

Woven Chords summer concert - 8pm, Stamford Arts Centre ballroom. Specialising in a cappella songs from at least four continents, and singing in the original languages, they aim to take the audience around the world in 80 minutes. Tickets are £10 from the arts centre.

Friday, July 22

Stamford Comedy Club - 7.30pm, Stamford Corn Exchange. Featuring Felicity Ward, Scott Bennett, Adam Riely and Alfie Brown. Tickets £16.50 from 01780 766455 or www.stamfordcornexchange.co.uk

Send your diary dates to: smeditor@stamfordmercury.co.uk. The deadline is 1pm on a Tuesday each week



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