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    • Children and Families
    Bug Hunt Bug Hunt

    Saturday 14th July - Sunday 2nd September, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm


    Collect a sheet from our Ticket Office, explore the 1620s Gardens to find the bugs. Return to the Ticket Office to collect your prize.

    • Talks
    Festival of British Archaeology: The Recent Archaeology of Bradgate Park Festival of British Archaeology: The Recent Archaeology of Bradgate Park

    Wednesday 18th July, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


    Every  Leicestershire person knows Bradgate Park but its archaeology is just being unpicked for the first time. Peter Liddle will talk about the current archaeological investigations being carried out by the University of Leicester in Bradgate Park with news of the latest discoveries from the 2018 excavation.

    • Children and Families
    • Talks
    Tom the Tale Teller Tom the Tale Teller

    Friday 27th July, 10:30 am - 12:15 pm


    Join Tom the Tale Teller and enter into new worlds of fantasy, fables and fiction.

    Take your imagination on a trip to distant lands and make memories you can really treasure.

    • Children and Families
    Summer Reading Challenge: Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge: Mischief Makers

    Saturday 7th July - Saturday 8th September, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm


    The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays. You can sign up at your local library, then read six library books of your choice to complete the Challenge.

    • Concerts
    • Living History
    Live Lute Music Live Lute Music

    Sunday 22nd July, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


    Nick Gravestock will be playing a combination of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar dressed in authentic reproduction costume of the late Elizabethan period, in the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden.

    • Children and Families
    Project Digby for young people on the Autism Spectrum Project Digby for young people on the Autism Spectrum

    Tuesday 24th July - Tuesday 21st August, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm


    Can you be a time traveller? Step back in time with Project Digby!

    An exciting heritage project designed and developed in partnership with Autism East Midlands for young people aged 11-16 on the Autism Spectrum.

    Discover what life was like over 400 years ago! Find out more about 1620s music, witchcraft, games, food and much more!

    • Talks
    • Tea Room
    Maladies & Medicine a Talk by Dr Sara Read Maladies & Medicine a Talk by Dr Sara Read

    Wednesday 25th July, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


    Join Dr Sara Read as she discusses bodily health in the 1620s and some of the medical approaches used to treat specific conditions, illustrating this with anecdotes from patients and medics at the time. Some of the cures might be surprising, including just how many recipes called for earthworms!

    • Children and Families
    • Craft / Workshop
    • Living History
    Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group

    Saturday 4th August, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm


    Costumed members of the Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group will be in the house working on current projects.

    • Talks
    400 Years: Britain & India 400 Years: Britain & India

    Saturday 4th August, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm


    Exploring the origins of Britain & India.

    Marvel in the incredible history of Britain & India from the 1600s with Kathak dancer, Seetal Kaur and Indian classical musician, Kaviraj Singh.

    • Garden / Plant
    Plant Hunter’s Fair Plant Hunter’s Fair

    Sunday 5th August, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


    £1 entry to fair, gardens and tea rooms, charge applies for all ages

    • Talks
    The Witch Finder’s Sister Talk – Beth Underdown The Witch Finder’s Sister Talk – Beth Underdown

    Wednesday 8th August, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


    Join author Beth Underdown for a reading and talk on her award winning book The Witchfinder’s Sister at the 1620s House & Garden…itself home to a number of witch marks designed to keep the witches out!

    • Children and Families
    The Book of Puck The Book of Puck

    Thursday 9th August, 1:00 am - 4:30 pm


    Meet Puck the little owl and listen to owl stories in this hands on afternoon.

    • Concerts
    • Living History
    Live Lute Music Live Lute Music

    Saturday 18th August, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


    Nick Gravestock will be playing a combination of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar dressed in authentic reproduction costume of the late Elizabethan period, in the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden.

    • Children and Families
    • Living History
    Pirate Day Pirate Day

    Thursday 23rd August, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm


    Come along for Pirate fun on the high seas!

    • Paranormal
    Paranormal Investigation Paranormal Investigation

    Friday 31st August - Saturday 1st September, 9:00 pm - 2:00 am


    The house, barn and gardens offer a range of exciting and different paranormal experiences. Group members will have the opportunity to use a comprehensive range of paranormal investigative equipment such as dousing rods, EMF meters, ‘Ghost Boxes’ (record voice phenomena) as well as participate in séances, glass divination and table tipping sessions. All of our paranormal events to date at Donington Le Heath have been hugely successful with activity getting stronger every time we visit!

    • Children and Families
    • Craft / Workshop
    • Living History
    Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group

    Saturday 1st September, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm


    Costumed members of the Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group will be in the house working on current projects.

    • Talks
    Early Highwaymen 1550 to 1640 Talk Early Highwaymen 1550 to 1640 Talk

    Wednesday 12th September, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


    Join Lee Timmins for his talk on the life and times of the early highwayman in the barn at the 1620s House & Garden

    • Concerts
    • Living History
    Live Lute Music Live Lute Music

    Sunday 16th September, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


    Nick Gravestock will be playing a combination of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar dressed in authentic reproduction costume of the late Elizabethan period, in the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden.

    • Paranormal
    Paranormal Investigation Paranormal Investigation

    Saturday 27th October - Sunday 28th October, 8:00 pm - 1:00 am


    The house, barn and gardens offer a range of exciting and different paranormal experiences. Group members will have the opportunity to use a comprehensive range of paranormal investigative equipment such as dousing rods, EMF meters, ‘Ghost Boxes’ (record voice phenomena) as well as participate in séances, glass divination and table tipping sessions. All of our paranormal events to date at Donington Le Heath have been hugely successful with activity getting stronger every time we visit!

    • Paranormal
    Paranormal Investigation Paranormal Investigation

    Saturday 1st December - Sunday 2nd December, 8:00 pm - 1:00 am


    The house, barn and gardens offer a range of exciting and different paranormal experiences. Group members will have the opportunity to use a comprehensive range of paranormal investigative equipment such as dousing rods, EMF meters, ‘Ghost Boxes’ (record voice phenomena) as well as participate in séances, glass divination and table tipping sessions. All of our paranormal events to date at Donington Le Heath have been hugely successful with activity getting stronger every time we visit!

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