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    • Seasonal
    Autumn Country Fun Day Autumn Country Fun Day

    Sunday 22nd September, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Join us to celebrate aspects of traditional country life at our lovely rural site.

    • Children and Families
    • Living History
    Gunpowder, Treason and Plot Gunpowder, Treason and Plot

    Sunday 3rd November, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

    Join us in a fun day discovering the story behind the Gunpowder Plot in a house owned by the family of one of the plotters.

    • Talks
    Early Policing Talk by Lee Timmons Early Policing Talk by Lee Timmons

    Sunday 29th September, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Policing has not always been as we know it. The Metropolitan Police Act of 1829 became a blueprint for change, creating the police force that we have today. So what existed before that date?

    • Craft / Workshop
    Felt Making Workshop. Felt Making Workshop.

    Monday 30th September, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

    A chance for beginners to learn the art of felting and create their own artwork.

    • Concerts
    • Living History
    Live Lute Music Live Lute Music

    Sunday 6th October, 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
    Pumpkin Plotters Hunt Pumpkin Plotters Hunt

    Saturday 12th October - Sunday 13th October, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

    Join the hunt for the plotting pumpkins!

    • Children and Families
    • Craft / Workshop
    Friends Jacobean Craft Group Friends Jacobean Craft Group

    Saturday 12th October, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    See the costumed members of the Friends Jacobean Craft Group undertaking their needlework projects inside the House. 

    • Paranormal
    Paranormal Investigation Paranormal Investigation

    Saturday 2nd November - Sunday 3rd November, 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!

    • Concerts
    Prelude to Christmas Lute Concert Prelude to Christmas Lute Concert

    Friday 22nd November, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    A concert of songs, music and poems for the Autumn season.

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