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

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


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

    • Concerts
    Lachrimae Consort: Celebrating Shakespeare Lachrimae Consort: Celebrating Shakespeare

    Saturday 9th June, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


    Join the six musicians of Lachrimae Consort alongside Richard Ollier and John Seeley as they recreate the sound of Elizabethan theatre music, performing music and readings from the works of Shakespeare.

    • Children and Families
    • Living History
    Meet the Hawkwise Owls Meet the Hawkwise Owls

    Sunday 17th June, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm


    Join Becky Friar from Hawkwise Falconry and see her owls in the beautiful surroundings of the 1620s House & Garden.

    • Children and Families
    Green Man Hunt Green Man Hunt

    Saturday 26th May - Sunday 3rd June, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm


    Can you find the Green Men hidden around the gardens at the 1620s House & Garden?

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

    Saturday 2nd June, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm


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

    • Concerts
    • Living History
    Live Lute Music Live Lute Music

    Sunday 3rd June, 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

    Friday 8th June - Saturday 9th June, 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!

    • Concerts
    • Living History
    Live Lute Music Live Lute Music

    Saturday 30th June, 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
    • Craft / Workshop
    • Living History
    Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group

    Saturday 7th July, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm


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

    • Theatre
    Outdoor Theatre: Pride and Prejudice Outdoor Theatre: Pride and Prejudice

    Saturday 14th July, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


    Hoorah! Heartbreak Productions is pleased to announce that the Prince Regent is coming to visit. You are hereby required to attend an etiquette lesson hosted by The Association of Higher Etiquette and Manners (A.H.E.M.), who will educate you in the politesse of high society.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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

    • 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.

    • 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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