What's on in Rutland: September

8 September 2017
Found out 'What's On' in Rutland this month.
Find out what's on in and around the county this September, with fun for all the family.
Email RutlandBlog@yahoo.com and tell us all about a local event or event in Rutland you're hosting and we'll feature it on our page and tell our readers about it!

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Gretton Silver Band in Concert
Friday 8th September
7:30pm at Rockingham Village Hall
Fundraising for St Leonards Church Rockingham Building Fund. Pop over to Rockingham Village Hall for an evening of concert celebrating Gretton Silver Bands 140th Anniversary year. Priced at £6.00 which includes a glass of wine or soft drink with each ticket.

Whissendine Craft & Produce Show
Saturday 9th September
1:30pm to 5:00pm at St Andrew's Church, Whissendine
Every child who enters the show gets a rosette!
All welcome.

Langham Village Show
Saturday 9th September
2:00pm to 4:30pm at Langham Primary School
Exhibiting local produce amd classes for children. Refreshments, raffles and prizes to be won! Price is £1.00 on the door.

Family Tree Workshop
Saturday 9th September
10:00am to 2:00pm at Stamford Library
Part of the 2017 Heritage Open Days, Stamford Library is giving you the opportunity to join in a workshop to research your family history. Ask staff at the Library to book a place or email: stamford.library@gll.org
Price: FREE

Laxton Village Monthly Coffee Morning & Crafting Circle
Saturday 9th September
10:30am at Laxton Village Hall
A monthly coffee morning serving freshly brewed coffee and tea with cakes and the chance for crafters to get together and share ideas. All welcome!
Price: FREE

Dog Show & Sponsored Dog Walk
Sunday 10th September
11:00am to 4:00pm at Harringworth Manor Stables Paddock, NN17 3AF
Bring along your dogs and family members to a day of fun with dog shows, sponsored dog walk and a refreshments marquee with FREE entry!
I'll be there too! So pop along and join in :)

Rutland Farm Park Charity Fun Day
Sunday 10th September
11:00am to 4:00pm at Rutland Farm Park, LE15 6HP
Supporting SANDS enjoy a charity fun day with face painting, food, drink, stalls, bouncy castles and more! With FREE entry to the charity event and only £3 to enter the Farm Park.

North Luffenham Autumn Show
Sunday 10th September
2:00pm to 4:00pm at North Luffenham Community Centre, LE15 8JL
The annual autumn show showcases local talent and local produce with arts and crafts, flower arranging, photography, refreshments, raffles and more!
Price: Children - FREE   Adults - £1.00

Uppingham Film Night (Relaunch) - Moulin Rouge
Thursday 14th September
7:30pm at Uppingham Town Hall
Uppingham's film night returns with Moulin Rouge. It's £5 on the door with FREE drinks and nibbles from 7:00pm. The event is relaunching on every second Thursday of the month ran by Louise De'Ath, starting with a red carpet showing of Moulin Rouge with complimentary fizz and nibbles, all for only £5.00!

Uppingham Come Dancing
Saturday 16th September
8:00pm to 11:00pm at Uppingham Town Hall
Ballroom, sequence, latin and old time dancing - something for everyone!
Only £7.50 (bring your own refreshments). Please bring along any raffle prize donations, as it would be greatly appreciated!

Rutland Matathon & Half Marathon 2017
Sunday 17th September

10:00am to 4:30pm at Sykes Lane, Empingham
It's the Marathon & Half Marathon 2017 and you can either join in or pop along to support.
More information here

Stamford Nearly New Sale by Mum2Mum Market
Sunday 17th September

10:00am to 1:00pm at Casterton College
Entry is £2 for adults or you can download a 2-4-1 voucher from the Mum2Mum website. Kids go FREE! Thousands of fantastic nearly new bargains up for grabs! Everything from scooters, clothes, equipment and more!
More information here

Charity Race & Prize Bingo Night
Wednesday 20th September

11:00am to 3:00pm at The Railway Inn, Oakham
Miss Divine Leicestershire 2017 is raising money for Dreams & Wishes.
FREE entry with 8 races and several games of Bingo!
More information here

Wine & Dine Evening
Friday 22nd September
6:45pm to 11:00pm at The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham

Join together for an evening of wine and fine food at The Falcon Hotel in Uppingham. Their head chef has teamed up with Chris from Viva Vino to create an event. With 6 courses, each with wine and talk about cooking and vintners notes, relax and enjoy an evening of flavour.
Tickets are £60 per head - To book call: 01572 823535
More information here

Whissendine Pastel Workshop
Saturday 23rd September
9:30am to 2:30pm at Whissendine Village Hall
Meet artist, Vivien Blackburn and sketch with coffee and twigs them adding pastel. A sheet of sanded pastel paper will be included together with tea, coffee, biscuits etc. To book please call: 01664 4817327 - Price: £28.00

Open Mic Night
Saturday 23rd September

7:00pm to 11:00pm at Coppergate Cafe, Uppingham
The first open mic night at Coppergate. Come and support local acts in a fun filled evening in the heart of Uppingham, with alcoholic drinks and hot food all evening.
More information here

Illuminati Evening at Stamford Georgian Festival
Saturday 23rd September
7:00pm to 8:15pm at Stamford Arts Centre
Stamford's Georgian Festival 'Bull Run' re-enactment will be even more spectacular this year, thanks to stunning light shows with performers and costumed actors!
Stamford's churches will play leading roles in the event as the Bull Run re-enactment winds its way through the town's ancient streets, involving local people, schools and community groups.
Head to St Mary’s Street (outside the Arts Centre) from 7pm and see St Mary’s and St George’s churchyards animated and illuminated with lights, decorations and dancers.
From 7.15pm, join us at St George’s Square for pre-procession entertainment, including juggling and fire-breathing with the ‘Fairly Famous Family’.
Shortly after 7.30pm, join the procession as it leaves St George’s Square and makes its way to Red Lion Square for a dramatic finale with a 3D projection of the story of the Stamford 'Bull Run' on to All Saint's Church. Expect an explosive conclusion at around 8.15pm.
The light shows have been made possible by grant funding from the EU LEADER grant programme.

More information here

Talk by Adventurer, Sarah Outen
Monday 25th September
6:15pm to 9:15pm at Wilson Auditorium at Oakham School, LE15 6DT
An evening with adventurer, Sarah Outen. The inspiring story of Sarah's four and half year solo circumnavigation of the world by boat and bike, with wine and canapes. Charity event for WaterAid.
Price: £10 - Register your names at baker425@btinternet.com or call Charlotte Barker on 01572 787282

Fashion Show and Clothes Sale
Tuesday 28th September
7:30pm to 9:30pm at St Nicholas Church, Bulwick, NN17 3DY
SOS Charity Fashion Show and Clothes Show with high street brands at discounted prices. All proceeds for the church. Price: £5 which includes refreshments.

Gretton Gardening Group
Wednesday 27th September
8:00pm to 9:30pm at Hatton Arms, Arnhil Road, Gretton
Join to talk from Kids Patch and Home Start charities explaining how getting youngsters involved with gardening has brought them some sense, order and belonging.
Non-members welcome!

Stamford Georgian Festival
Friday 22nd September to Sunday 24th September
Stamford Meadows
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Stamford's award as the UK's first conservation town and this year is set to be a special Georgian Festival. The festival recognises the unspoilt Georgian street scenes and ancient architecture. A three-day packed program of activities on Stamford's meadows.

The Hunting of the Shark
Thursday 28th September
4:00pm at Uppingham Theatre
A musical comedy for all the family to enjoy is coming to Uppingham Theatre, fresh from London's West End the show is full of humour. Tickets are FREE but require booking, please find out how to book and for more info click here:

Rose Pruning Workshop
Thursday 28th September
10:00am to 12:30pm at Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, LE15 8AH
Priced at £34 which includes tea, coffee and entry to the gardens. You can learn how to prune and perfect your roses with step-by-step demonstrations by head gardener, Jon Brocklebank.

Halloween Fun Day
Friday 29th September

10:00am at Rutland Farm Park, Uppingham Road, Oakham
Join Rutland Farm Park for a fun filled day of Halloween fun!
More information here