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Activities taking place across the area


COFFEE MORNING - 10am-midday, the Fox and Hounds North Luffenham, for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

FLAG FEN - see a team of historians living in the bronze age, 10am-5pm today and tomorrow.

THE SPARK FESTIVAL - until June 9. Leicester.www.sparkfestival.co.uk

ONE TOUCH FOOTBALL - Empingham Road Playing Fields, Stamford. www.onetouchfootball.co.uk

GROWING UNDER GLASS - with Nick Hamilton, 10.30am-12.30pm, Barnsdale Gardens.. 01572 813200 ; courses@barnsdalegardens.co.uk

LION KING WORKSHOP - Wildcats www.wildcatstheatreschool.co.uk


FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP - 9.30am-4.30pm, Barnsdale Gardens. 01572 813200 or courses@barnsdalegardens.co.uk

MAD HATTER’S TEA PARTY - Stamford Vintage Tea Party Society at the United Reformed Church Hall. Doors open 3.30pm. Admission £3 in aid of the church. Free for children under 12 and senior citizens.

RUTLAND SAILING CLUB - open day from 10am. www.rutlandsc.co.uk,

WALK4LIFE - Auster Wood. Meet 1.45pm, Bourne Wood, Edenham road car park for a 6.5 mile country land and field walk. Jack 01778 346598.

PETERBOROUGH HF WALKING GROUP - meet 2pm, Fotheringhay Church, walk via Woodnewton.

David 01733 554461.

MODEL ENGINEERING SOCIETY - Open Weekend, 10.30am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday, Whissendine Sports Club Ground, Melton Road. Supporting Loros.

STAMFORD SOCIAL ADVENTURE GROUP - bike ride, 1pm, Rutland Water; Rutland Sailing School open day, 1pm; rounders and cakes, 3pm, http://www.meetup.com/Stamford-Social-Adventure-Group/events/119111992/

JUMBLE SALE - and refreshments, 10am-1pm, Ryhall Methodist Church. Free admission.

CHARITY BOOK STALL -9m-1pm, Oakham Market.

GARDEN FETE - 2pm, Brook House, Deepdale, Great Easton.

GARDEN FETE - 2-4.30pm, St James’ Church, Aslackby.

BROWNE’S HOSPITAL, STAMFORD - open 11am-4pm during the summer.


CREAM TEAS - 2-5pm, South Witham Church. For Christian Aid.

CORONATION CREAM TEAS - from 3pm, Bisbrooke Church.

CORONATION ANNIVERSARY TEA - Dunsby Village Hall. All proceeds will go to All Saints’ Church, Dunsby.

RUTLAND SHOW - Burley-on-the-Hill. Gates open at 8.30am. www.rutland

GARDEN OPEN FOR NGS - 2-5pm, The Hall at Burrough-on-the-Hill . Also vintage rally cars. Home-made teas in aid of the church and plants for sale. Admission £3.50, children free.

CHARITY TEA - 2-4pm, 52 Leicester Road, Uppingham. In aid of the cancer charity Myeloma UK.

QUIZ NIGHT - the first Sunday of every month at 8pm, The Anchor, Bourne, Entry is £1 per person. Maximum of four per team, all proceeds to Lincs Air Ambulance.

CRAFT FAIR - Stamford Artisans Guild, 10am-4pm, Fineshade Wood.

PETERBOROUGH BUS WALKS - details from Chris 01733 361914

QUIZ - with karaoke and disco, from 8pm, The Hurdler, Stamford.

CHILDREN’S FOOTBALL COACHING - free sessions with players from Leicester City from 11am, Catmose Sports Centre. 01572 490030.

CAR BOOT SALE - 9am-1pm, Deeping Sports and Social Club, Outgang Road. Set up at 8am. £5 to sell. Steve Thurston 07725 305430.

VICTORIAN CRICKET TOURNAMENT - including tug of war and BBMF Lancaster flypast at 1.30pm. Stamford Meadows.

OPEN GARAGE SALE - 10am-3pm, Elsea Park Estate, Bourne.

THE PRIEST’S HOUSE - Easton-on-the-Hill. Local bygones, exhibitions etc. Open Sundays, 2-4.30pm until the end of August. Admission free.

BROWNE’S HOSPITAL, STAMFORD - open 2-4pm during the summer.


EVENING WITH STEVE HOLBROOK - medium. 7.30pm, Stamford, Arts Centre. Tickets £17 from 01476 562291 or £18 on the door.


STAMFORD SPIRITUAL - with Sheila James, 8pm Tinwell Village Hall.

STAMFORD PARKINSONS’ SUPPORT GROUP - 10 30am-midday, St Augustine’s Church Hall Broad Street. 01780 720789.

THE ILLUSTRATED GARDEN JOURNAL - workshop, 10am-12.30pm, Barnsdale Gardens. 01572 813200.

TODDLER GROUP - for Life Church Stamford, from 10am the first Tuesday of the month at Rascals soft play in Stamford. All welcome.

GARDEN WORKSHOP - The Botanical Art of Flowers, 10am-12.30pm, Barnsdale Gardens. 01572 813200

RUTLAND FLOWER CLUB - 7.30pm, the Methodist Church, Northgate Street, Oakham. www.rutland


LYDDINGTON MANOR HISTORY SOCIETY - talk by Rev David Bond, 7.30pm, Lyddington Village Hall. Members £1, non-members £2.


MEMORY LANE - drop-in coffee morning for people with dementia and their carers, 10am - 11.30am in the Community Room at St John and St Anne’s sheltered housing, Oakham.

NUBOURNE WI - 7.30pm, Bourne Abbey Church Hall. Heather Birch 01778 420278.


WELLAND VALLEY BEER FESTIVAL - Friday, Saturday and Sunday. www.wellandvalleybeerfestival.co.uk; info@wellandvalleybeerfestival.co.uk


OPEN DAY -10am-midday,Nassington Pre-School.

CHURCH AND SCHOOL FETE - 2pm, Great Casterton Primary School.

DAVID’S FUSCHIAS - plants and table top sale, 10a-2pm, Whissendine Village Hall. Free admission, donations to the village hall. Tables £5. 01664 474328.

DISCOVER SURFACE DECORATION - 10am-4pm Fabricadabra, The Mews, The George Hotel, Stamford.

CRAFT FAIR - Stamford Artisans Guild, 11am-4pm Oakham Castle.

SUMMER FAIR - 12.30-3pm, Bourne Abbey C of E Primary Academy. 01778 422163

TABLE TOP SALE - for Cheeky Monkeys parent and toddler group, 1-5pm Rippingale Village Hall

Stalls £5. Julie 01778 440059 or Wendy 01778 440312.

SUMMER FAIR - from 2.30pm, Dyke Village Hall. Games, stalls, cakes, refreshments, etc. If wet, as much as possible will be moved indoors.

CHARITY EVENING - in aid of Bowel Cancer UK. Champagne reception followed by a four-course gourmet meal. Tickets £60 from North Luffenham Golf Club. 01780 721 960.


FAMILY SERVICE - 10-10.40am, St John the Baptist Church, Baston.

CAR TREASURE HUNT - registration 1pm for 1.30pm, Oddfellows Hall, Church Street, Market Deeping, £2 per car. Karen 01778 342006

CRAFT FAIR - by Stamford Artisans Guild, 10am-4pm, Ferry Meadows Peterborough.

SPEED DATING - 7-30pm, The Cosy Club, Stamford. Tickets £10. www.elizabethyardleyevents.co.uk

STAMFORD FEAST - 10am-4pm Stamford Meadows.Followed by Party on the Point until 10pm.

OPEN DAY AND FAMILY SHOW - from midday, Cottesmore Hunt Kennels, Ashwell, LE15 7LJ. Entrance by donation to Cottesmore Hunt Supporters Club and Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance. Car Boot from 11am (set up from 10.30am), pitches £5. 01572 717977

CLASSIC CAR AND BIKE SHOW - organised by Bourne Motor Racing Club, The Wellhead, Bourne.

OPEN GARDENS - and display of quilts, 2-6pm, Seaton. Admission £3.50 (inc gardens) accompanied children free. Proceeds to Allows’ Seaton and All Saints’, Oakham

BUTTERFLY WALK - led by wildlife ranger, Willie McLaughlin, 2pm, Bourne Wood, Main car park. £1 donation appreciated.

CAR BOOT SALE - 9am and 12.30pm, Burley Road car park, Oakham. Vendors from 8am, £5 for cars £10 charge for vans or trailers. Voluntary Action Rutland 01572 722622 or enquiries@varutland.org.uk; www.oakhamtownpartnership.co.uk

TILTON VILLAGE FETE - and dog show. Midday-4.30pm. Proceeds to St Peter’s Church.