Classes and Events

We are excited to announce our Summer season of outdoor events!

An Audience with Satish Kumar

This is a really exciting opportunity to hear life-long activist and former monk, Satish Kumar talk about his life and work. Satish has been inspiring global change for over 50 years. In his 20s, he undertook a peace-pilgrimage for nuclear disarmament, walking without money from India to America. Now in his 80s, Satish has devoted...

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£20
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Some Antics – Poetry Showcase

Some-Antics is one of Leicester's leading poetry events and will be showcasing some of the East Midland's finest poetry talent, also featuring music from DJ Ninja Bob! This is an outdoor open-air performance so please bring your own blankets and camping-chairs. Let's hope the weather will be kind but please come prepared – the performance...

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£15
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Tom’s Midnight Garden – A Midsummer Ballet – Saturday 3pm

An open-air ballet performance of a brand-new adaptation of 'Tom's Midnight Garden' by Frankly Speaking Productions. When Tom is exiled to his aunt and uncle’s dreary flat while his brother recovers from measles, he fears that his holidays are doomed. But the vast old house hides enchanting and wondrous secrets, and the grandfather clock is...

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£8 – £15
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Tom’s Midnight Garden – A Midsummer Ballet – Saturday 6pm

An open-air ballet performance of a brand-new adaptation of 'Tom's Midnight Garden' by Frankly Speaking Productions. When Tom is exiled to his aunt and uncle’s dreary flat while his brother recovers from measles, he fears that his holidays are doomed. But the vast old house hides enchanting and wondrous secrets, and the grandfather clock is...

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£8 – £15
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Tom’s Midnight Garden – A Midsummer Ballet – Sunday 3pm

An open-air ballet performance of a brand-new adaptation of 'Tom's Midnight Garden' by Frankly Speaking Productions. When Tom is exiled to his aunt and uncle’s dreary flat while his brother recovers from measles, he fears that his holidays are doomed. But the vast old house hides enchanting and wondrous secrets, and the grandfather clock is...

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£8 – £15
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Tom’s Midnight Garden – A Midsummer Ballet – Sunday 6pm

An open-air ballet performance of a brand-new adaptation of 'Tom's Midnight Garden' by Frankly Speaking Productions. When Tom is exiled to his aunt and uncle’s dreary flat while his brother recovers from measles, he fears that his holidays are doomed. But the vast old house hides enchanting and wondrous secrets, and the grandfather clock is...

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£8 – £15
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Some Antics – Comedy Night

Some-Antics presents an exciting line up of stand up and improv comedy from across the East Midlands, as well as music from DJ Ninja Bob! This is an outdoor open-air performance so please bring your own blankets and camping-chairs. Let's hope the weather will be kind but please come prepared – the performance will continue...

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£15
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We are a Covid-secure venue and have taken all precautions to ensure that your visit is as safe as possible. 

Please do not attend if you have any symptoms of coronavirus; have tested positive for coronavirus; are in a household or support bubble with someone who has symptoms of or has tested positive for coronavirus; or have been advised to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace or the NHS COVID-19 app, or following entry to the UK from a country with a high coronavirus risk. If any event is cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19, you will be offered a full refund (excl. booking fees). 

Past Events

Scroll to the bottom of the page to find our archive of past events and programmes. We will be adding to this in the coming months, to build up a complete picture of the work of the Trust to date. 

Christmas Trail

Follow the trail around the beautiful gardens and grounds of Cotesbach Hall, discover ancient trees and secret pathways on your Christmas quest! Ticket price includes a gift at the end of the trail. Children must have an accompanying adult. Please wear appropriate footwear, ground can be uneven and muddy in places. Small groups, covid-secure venue....

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£5
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Christmas Trail

Follow the trail around the beautiful gardens and grounds of Cotesbach Hall, discover ancient trees and secret pathways on your Christmas quest! Ticket price includes a gift at the end of the trail. Children must have an accompanying adult. Please wear appropriate footwear, ground can be uneven and muddy in places. Small groups, covid-secure venue....

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£5
Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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Christmas Trail

Follow the trail around the beautiful gardens and grounds of Cotesbach Hall, discover ancient trees and secret pathways on your Christmas quest! Ticket price includes a gift at the end of the trail. Children must have an accompanying adult. Please wear appropriate footwear, ground can be uneven and muddy in places. Small groups, covid-secure venue....

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£5
Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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Christmas Trail

Follow the trail around the beautiful gardens and grounds of Cotesbach Hall, discover ancient trees and secret pathways on your Christmas quest! Ticket price includes a gift at the end of the trail. Children must have an accompanying adult. Please wear appropriate footwear, ground can be uneven and muddy in places. Small groups, covid-secure venue....

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£5
Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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Christmas Trail

Follow the trail around the beautiful gardens and grounds of Cotesbach Hall, discover ancient trees and secret pathways on your Christmas quest! Ticket price includes a gift at the end of the trail. Children must have an accompanying adult. Please wear appropriate footwear, ground can be uneven and muddy in places. Small groups, covid-secure venue....

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£5
Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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Christmas Trail

Follow the trail around the beautiful gardens and grounds of Cotesbach Hall, discover ancient trees and secret pathways on your Christmas quest! Ticket price includes a gift at the end of the trail. Children must have an accompanying adult. Please wear appropriate footwear, ground can be uneven and muddy in places. Small groups, covid-secure venue....

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£5
Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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The Snow Queen – A Christmas Fairytale Ballet

This Christmas, join us on an epic quest to the Snow Queen’s palace and bring the magic of ballet to your celebrations. Enjoyable for all ages! When Gerda’s friend Kay is swept away in a snow storm, only she can save him. Her journey will take her far north to a never-ending winter, in this...

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The Snow Queen – A Christmas Fairytale Ballet

This Christmas, join us on an epic quest to the Snow Queen’s palace and bring the magic of ballet to your celebrations. Enjoyable for all ages! When Gerda’s friend Kay is swept away in a snow storm, only she can save him. Her journey will take her far north to a never-ending winter, in this...

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Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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The Snow Queen – A Christmas Fairytale Ballet

This Christmas, join us on an epic quest to the Snow Queen’s palace and bring the magic of ballet to your celebrations. Enjoyable for all ages! When Gerda’s friend Kay is swept away in a snow storm, only she can save him. Her journey will take her far north to a never-ending winter, in this...

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Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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The Snow Queen – A Christmas Fairytale Ballet

This Christmas, join us on an epic quest to the Snow Queen’s palace and bring the magic of ballet to your celebrations. Enjoyable for all ages! When Gerda’s friend Kay is swept away in a snow storm, only she can save him. Her journey will take her far north to a never-ending winter, in this...

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Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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The Snow Queen – A Christmas Fairytale Ballet

This Christmas, join us on an epic quest to the Snow Queen’s palace and bring the magic of ballet to your celebrations. Enjoyable for all ages! When Gerda’s friend Kay is swept away in a snow storm, only she can save him. Her journey will take her far north to a never-ending winter, in this...

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Traditional Christmas Wreath Workshop

Using natural materials, learn how to construct and decorate your own eco-friendly traditional Christmas wreath in the beautiful surroundings of the historic Cotesbach Estate. From building the frame, to adding a variety of natural foliage, you will be guided through the process. No experience is necessary, all materials supplied. Mulled wine included. Small groups. Covid-secure...

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£35
Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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Traditional Christmas Wreath Workshop

Using natural materials, learn how to construct and decorate your own eco-friendly traditional Christmas wreath in the beautiful surroundings of the historic Cotesbach Estate. From building the frame, to adding a variety of natural foliage, you will be guided through the process. No experience is necessary, all materials supplied. Mulled wine included. Small groups. Covid-secure...

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£35
Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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Traditional Christmas Wreath Workshop

Using natural materials, learn how to construct and decorate your own eco-friendly traditional Christmas wreath in the beautiful surroundings of the historic Cotesbach Estate. From building the frame, to adding a variety of natural foliage, you will be guided through the process. No experience is necessary, all materials supplied. Mulled wine included. Small groups. Covid-secure...

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£35
Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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Traditional Christmas Wreath Workshop

Using natural materials, learn how to construct and decorate your own eco-friendly traditional Christmas wreath in the beautiful surroundings of the historic Cotesbach Estate. From building the frame, to adding a variety of natural foliage, you will be guided through the process. No experience is necessary, all materials supplied. Mulled wine included. Small groups. Covid-secure...

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£35
Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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Traditional Christmas Wreath Workshop

Using natural materials, learn how to construct and decorate your own eco-friendly traditional Christmas wreath in the beautiful surroundings of the historic Cotesbach Estate. From building the frame, to adding a variety of natural foliage, you will be guided through the process. No experience is necessary, all materials supplied. Mulled wine included. Small groups. Covid-secure...

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£35
Cotesbach Educational Trust, Cotesbach Leicestershire
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Traditional Christmas Wreath Workshop

Using natural materials, learn how to construct and decorate your own eco-friendly traditional Christmas wreath in the beautiful surroundings of the historic Cotesbach Estate. From building the frame, to adding a variety of natural foliage, you will be guided through the process. No experience is necessary, all materials supplied. Mulled wine included. Small groups. Covid-secure...

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£35
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Introduction To Watercolour Saturday 14th March 2-5pm £35

Have you always wanted to paint with watercolours? This workshop will show you how to start. Including laying a flat wash, a graduated wash, how to work with negative space and how to merge and layer your paints. Lots of demonstrations and practise time, images provided for you to work from. You will be sent a...

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£35
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Orchard Wassailing

Orchard Wassailing Saturday 18th Sat Jan 18th 7.30-9pm £15 Shrug off the January blues with some traditional singing, cider and storytelling, in the heritage orchard of historic Cotesbach Hall. Join us for the ancient tradition of Orchard Wassailing this winter, which aims to ward off evil spirits and bless the trees in the hope of...

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£25
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The Art of Filled Pasta – Sunday 2nd Feb 1-6pm £60

An intermediate course covering how to make and serve fresh filled pasta  such as ravioli and Tortellini using  a variety of simple but tasty fillings.  Sam Rouse (from The Cork & Fork Supper Club) guides you through the process. All ingredients will be provided (you will need to bring some£60 basic utensils). Suitable for age...

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£60
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Rag Rug Making – Sunday 26th Jan 2020

  A great way to re-purpose old clothes and fabrics. Join Hannah from Stitching Kitchen for this great do-it-yourself project! Guests will learn basics of rag rug techniques . Guests will receive a basic hook and hessian backing fabric. Hannah will bring plenty of rags, but guests can also bring their own old clothes to...

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£30
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Fresh Pasta Making

  Simple ingredients combined to make more than the sum of their parts! Come and learn how to make delicious fresh pasta in a variety of forms. Sam Rouse (from The Cork & Fork Supper Club) guides you through the basics of making dough to making different types of pasta including, pappardelle & tagliatelle. Try...

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£35
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Orchard Wassailing Saturday 18th Sat Jan 18th 7.30-9pm £15

Shrug off the January blues with some traditional singing, cider and storytelling, in the heritage orchard of historic Cotesbach Hall. Join us for the ancient tradition of Orchard Wassailing this winter, which aims to ward off evil spirits and bless the trees in the hope of a good harvest later in the year. Dress up...

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£15
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