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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.

    • 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!

    • 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.

    • 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!

    • 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.

    • Concerts
    World Suicide Prevention Day World Suicide Prevention Day

    Sunday 9th September, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


    Please join us for an afternoon of acoustic music, information stalls and guest speakers to mark Suicide Awareness & Prevention Day

    • 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.

    • Children and Families
    • Craft / Workshop
    Autumn Country Fun Day Autumn Country Fun Day

    Sunday 23rd September, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm


    Come and join us for a day  of fun and games with “Lion Learners” offering a chance to meet and handle some amazing animals!

    • 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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