Category: Events in Rutland

British Bird Fair 2019 is about to begin!

Rutland has become a hive of activity as the final preparations are made for the Birdwatching Fair which starts at Rutland Water Nature Reserve on Friday and runs until Sunday 18th August 2019. All the details on the Bird Fair can be found on their website http://www.birdfair.org.uk.  There are celebrity lectures and cruises on Rutland Water […]

What’s on 2019

Happy New Year! If you are planning a trip to Rutland in 2019 you might like to take a look at some of the local events taking place in the area: 19th April  – 22nd April 2019 – Craft Lager, Ale and Gin Festival at Grainstore Brewery Sunday 28th April 2019 – The International CiCLE Classic, starting in […]

The Rutland Show 2018

It’s the 186th Rutland Show this weekend, Sunday 3rd June 2018!  The Rutland Show takes place at the Rutland Showground in Oakham. It’s a fantastic day for all the family – a real showcase of rural life! There are plenty of local food and drink stalls as well as shopping from hundreds of trade stands. […]

Rutland Events August 2014

  Here is a list of some of the things taking place in Rutland and the surrounding area this August: Badger Watch, Rutland Water Nature Reserve: 5th August 2014, 9-11pm (http://www.rutlandwater.org.uk/events/badger-watch-6 ) Osprey Cruise, Rutland Water Nature Reserve: 6th August 2014, 4:30pm – 7:15pm (http://www.rutlandwater.org.uk/events/osprey-cruise-11 ) Manton Open Gardens: 10th August 2014, 12-6pm, Entry £5. Lunch […]

Stamford Shakespeare Season: Tolethorpe 2014

A list of performances have been named for the 2014 season at Tolehorpe Hall As You Like It, Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass and The Taming of the Shrew will be performed by the Stamford Shakespeare Company in the Rutland Open Air Theatre at Tolethorpe Hall between June 2nd and August 23rd […]

Stamford Georgian Festival

 Stamford Georgian Festival Coming Soon! I’ve just stumbled across a flyer for the Stamford Georgian Festival which takes place between 27th and 29th September 2013. The event, which is organised by South Kesteven District Council in conjunction with Stamford Town Council and Burghley House, includes: Two performances of children’s favourite Horrible Histories Horse drawn carriage […]

Wildlife Workshops at Rutland Water Nature Reserve

A few more of the popular ‘Wildlife Workshops’ have been organised by Rutland Water Nature Reserve Watch out for Water Voles – Sunday 28th July 2013, 10am – 4pm: Lloyd Park, Reserve Officer at Rutland Water Nature Reserve will introduce you to the hidden world of Water Voles. Consisting of an informal talk covering field […]

The Ospreys have returned! In the snow!

It’s been a busy week on Rutland Water. The Ospreys have started to return back to the area and seem to have settled well despite being greeted with snow for the latter half of the week! Hopefully Spring is just around the corner now and Osprey season can really start. There are many fantastic events […]

Christmas Markets in Rutland

As Christmas is now fast approaching (6 weekends until the big day?!), here is a summary of local Christmas Markets. Christmas is a lovely time of the year in Rutland and the independent, boutique shops in Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford, make the area a great place to pick up a more unusual and thoughtful gift. Burghley […]

Rutland to Melton CiCLE 2013

Rutland to Melton International CiCLE Classic The date for the Rutland – Melton CiCLE Classic has been set for next year as Sunday 21st April 2013. The race brings international riders to Rutland,  and starts in Oakham before circling Rutland then heading to the finish in Melton Mowbray. During its ‘tour’ of Rutland, the race […]