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Join local artist Sandra Peck for another really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day. It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or have been painting for a while. You will have a chance to sit up close and watch detailed demonstration and then have a go yourself, at your own pace, with help as you need it throughout the day. Small is beautiful, spend a relaxing day painting whatever you fancy – a little memory of garden moments. Cost, £67.50 Price includes tea/coffee throughout the day, an afternoon cream tea, as well as entry into the Gardens. Sandra can provide all the basic materials you will require for an extra £6 (Please order when booking).

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8AH

Belgrave Food and Garden Festival, Leics,  14 -15 Sept.

If you consider yourself a foodie, head to this popular event which showcases products from local suppliers in the beautiful setting of Belgrave Hall and Gardens and there’s plenty for kids too.

Belgrave Food and Garden Festival 

Faith, The George Michael Legacy, Kilworth Theatre, 12 Sept

A brand new production remembering one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time. This energetic, vibrant musical journey brings to life 35 years of hits from George’s glittering career. Think everything from ‘Freedom! 90’ to ‘Club Tropicana’, ‘Outside’ to ‘Careless Whisper’, the beautiful ‘I Knew You Were Waiting’ and the show stopping ‘Somebody To Love’, all brought to life by a fantastic cast and sensational live band. 

Kilworth Theatre.

Grease the Musical – Curve, Leicester – Tue Sept 3 – Sat Sept 14

Who doesn’t know the story of Danny and cute girl-next-door Sandy who are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to his school for senior year? But can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life in an American high school? You know the songs – Summer NightsGreased Lightnin’Hopelessly Devoted to You and You’re the One That I Want. This new version is bought to life by a fresh young cast who bring energy, vitality and passion to this ultimate musical classic. Directed by Curves’ Nikolai Foster and starring very special guest artist –Peter Andre  (10 -14 Sept only) as Teen Angel so pick up your Pink Ladies and re-discover why Grease really is the word! Watch out for the Muddy review coming soon.

Curve, Leicester

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