Events

Learn to make Sushi Class Friday 14th June       7.00-9.00pm 


This is a fantastic “hands-on” step-by-step introdution class to sushi making. Particpants will learn essential skill and tricks which will allow them to make delicious sushi at home. Tickets £35 booking via Eventbrite or CET

Talk Tuesday 2nd July    7.30-8.30pm

‘Making the Museum of Making: Transforming Derby Silk Mill’ Eilish Clohessy, the current Assistant Curator of Making. Part of the ‘Time Flies’  project. Merlin engine firing before the talk in The Stable Yard (at around 7pm)

A look behind the scenes as Derby Silk Mill is transformed into The Museum of Making. Eilish Clohessy, Assistant Curator of Making talks about the transformation of this iconic building (due to reopen in summer 2020) and the collections that will be housed within it.

The new Museum of Making will display fascinating items from Derby’s rich industrial history, celebrating the makers of the past; and will be designed to empower makers of the future through inspirational environments for learning programmes and activities.


Tickets £7.50 (booking advisable) please reserve by emailing hello@cotesbachschoolhouse.org.uk or call 01455 558 373 Doors open 7pm for refreshments

Festival of Archaeology  Saturday 20th July 10am-4pm

Come and visit a dig in Cotesbach Manor garden. Lutterworth Fieldworking and Archaeological Group will be on hand to show finds. To get involved with the dig please contact us.  Children’s Stone-age and Medieval themed activities. Free. www.festival.archaeologyuk.org

Modern Calligraphy Workshop 3rd August 10am – 4pm

Do you love receiving a beautifully addressed envelope and note from a friend or have you always wanted to learn how to make craft tags or home decor with beautiful handwriting? Join us at this workshop and learn how! Tickets £50 booking via Eventbrite or CET

Talk Tuesday 3rd Sept     7.30-8.30pm

Another talk in the ‘Time Flies’ series. More details to follow…

Tickets £7.50 (booking essential) please reserve by emailing hello@cotesbachschoolhouse.org.uk or call 01455 558 373 Doors open 7pm for refreshments

Heritage Open Days Friday 13th – Sunday 15th Sept 11am-4pm

Guided tours of Cotesbach Hall and grounds at 11.15am and 2.15pm. Art exhibition in Cotesbach Church. Rugby Art Group exhibition. Archaeological finds from the Cotesbach Manor dig on show. ‘Time Flies’ project display. ‘Hey Clay!’ have a go at throwing a pot on a Leach wheel. Children’s activities.
https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/about

Talk Tuesday 1st Oct     7.30-8.30pm

‘Elizabethan and Stuart turbulence in Leicestershire society’ by Richard Bullock.

Tickets £7.50 (booking essential) please reserve by emailing hello@cotesbachschoolhouse.org.uk or call 01455 558 373 Doors open 7pm for refreshments

Apple Day Sat 5th Oct 11am-3pm

Come and have a go at apple pressing. Apple identification expert Nigel Deacon will be on hand to help you identify your own apple varieties.