What's on in Rutland: April 2018

2 April 2018
Spring is here and it's now April! With Easter done and more events planned across the county I've put together another 'What's on Guide' for you with all the must-hear-about events on around the county for you and your family to enjoy!

Please Note! More information regarding promotions and events will be added as we hear about them!

Find out what's on in and around the county for April, with fun for all the family.
Note: Events will be added to this page as we hear about them
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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The Stilton Cheese Classic Vehicle Run
Sunday 22nd April
At: Uppingham Market Place
Time: 9:30am
About: Uppingham will host the start of this event from 9.30am where over 350 classic vehicles will take to the road to retrace a route that was made to deliver Stilton Cheese around the villages, one of the longest commercial carriage rides of its time.

Car Boot Sale
Sunday 22nd April
At: Cutts Close Park, Oakham
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
About: On Sunday 22nd April its the CiCLE Classic bike race which starts in Oakham at 11am. To coincide with this great event, Oakham Town Partnership has organised a Car Boot Sale to take place in Cutts Close Park from 9am until 12pm. Free Entry for buyers

Want to host a stall?
Please book in advance - Email Carolyn Acton-Reed, Oakham Town Centre Manager


Community Archaeology Dig Open Day
Sunday 22nd April
At: Oakham Castle, LE15 6DR
Time: 11:00am to 3:30pm
About: Come and find out what has been found so far in our exciting archaeological dig with activities, coil pot making, have-a-go archery and a falconer with a static bird of prey display.
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X Factor Auditions
Wednesday 25th April
At: Bills Bar, High St, Oakham
Time: 7:30pm to Midnight
About: X Factor Auditions come to Oakham. Bring your sound!
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Traditional Italian Night
Friday 27th April
At: Exeter Arms, Barrowden, LE15 8EQ
Time: from 7:00pm
About: A tradition night of Italian food!
Due to the success of our curry nights we've decided to host our very own Italian evening!
Enjoy a 3-course menu with a glass of Italian wine for only £25 per head. 
Call to book: 01572 747365
or email: info@exeterarmsbarrowden.co.uk

Rutland Rocks 2018
Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th April
At: Uppingham Community College, LE15 9TJ
Time: 6:00pm to 11:30pm
About: UCC Drama Studio, 6 Bands perform. All proceeds to MacMillan.
Tickets: £5 available from The Vaults and The Exeter Arms in Uppingham.
Tickets on the door: £7.50

Murder Mystery Evening
Saturday 28th April
At: Market Overton Village Hall
Time: 7:00pm to 10:30pm
Price: £12.50 (includes dinner)
About: Murder Mystery Evening with 3 Course Dinner. 

"Murder At The Soft Rock Cafe", performed by Cottesmore Village Players. 

1970's Fancy Dress Encouraged - John Travolta flares, Abba shiny dresses & lots of disco glitter! 

Gather your friends, book a table & see if you can solve the crime. Full Bar & Raffle. Tickets from Market Overton Village Shop, Tel: 01572 767948

Rutland Showground Craft Fair
Sunday 29th April
At: Rutland Showground, Oakham
Time: 11:00am to 2:00pm
Price: FREE
About: Join us for our first Craft Fair of the year in the pavilion of the Rutland Showground in Oakham. There will be a beautiful array of craft and handmade items (with a hint of vintage).
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