Orchard Wassailing

Join us for some traditional singing, cider and storytelling, in the heritage orchard of historic Cotesbach Hall, as the finale to our Apple Day celebrations. Dress up warm for a night of folklore stories, songs and mulled cider. Bring along a drum or tambourine, pots pans and spoons, or anything that makes a noise as we attempt to scare off those pesky evil spirits. Master of ceremonies for the night is local…

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Nature Sketching and Poetry Session

Under the guidance of poet, writer, cyclist and environmentalist Caroline Burrows, you will take a walk around the beautiful gardens of Cotesbach Hall and choose a leaf to sketch before using this as a starting point for a poem. Don't worry, you don't need to be any good at drawing, or writing poems to participate! This is an exercise in observation and reflecting on any feelings or ideas that come up during…

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Turning Pedals into Poems – Verse Cycle

Join poet, writer and cyclist Caroline Burrows for an evening of poetry at Cotesbach Educational Trust in Cotesbach, Near Lutterworth on Thursday 11th Aug at 7.30pm   This is a Pay What You Feel poetry performance. Please book a free ticket here so we know you're coming, and you can donate on the night (cash only). ‘Turning Pedals into Poems’ is Caroline Burrows’ one-woman poetry show, which she is touring sustainably by…

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Some Antics – Spoken Word Night

Some-Antics is one of Leicester's leading poetry events and will be showcasing some of the East Midland's finest spoken word 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 will continue come rain come shine! Doors open at 7.00pm for 7.30pm start, ends approx. 9.30pm…

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