Jump into June!

This month, there’s plenty to keep you entertained.  Step away from the ordinary and jump into some extraordinary adventures, as June brings with it the start of festival season and exciting annual events, setting the perfect summer mood for enjoying those warmer days!

Get ready to immerse yourself in the June spirit and embark on adventurous half-term journeys! Are you prepared to explore Melton?

Stapleford Park Country Hotel

Bank Holiday Monday | 27th May | 14:00 | £15pp

Join Rutland Outdoor Pursuits at Stapleford Park for an archery session and falconry display. Register your interest here and pay on arrival with the outdoor team.

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May Half term 

Stapleford Park Hotel has introduced an exclusive, adorable Parent & Child Package. Enjoy a relaxing mini manicure and a delightful cream tea for two, all for just £76.50! 💚

For more adventures? Delve into Stapleford Nature Walks, an entertaining adventure for both parents and children. Discover nature’s wonders, gather treasures along the way, and return to receive a special certificate, sticker, and a surprise prize! Take a ride on their bikes and explore the beautiful grounds or the scenic country lanes nearby. Bookings and more details, call 01572 787019 or email events@staplefordpark.com.

Twinlakes Park

Dino Week | 25th May – 2nd Jun |

Get ready for Dino Week at Twinlakes – it’s back and better than ever! Epic Dino Hunts, games, and prizes galore for a roaring good time with the Twinlakes Dinosaurs! All included with your entry tickets or annual pass this May/June.

The Splash Park is open for the season! It’s the perfect time to get ready for some fun in the sun.

Full schedule of events to plan your Dino Week adventure here!

Frisby Lakes Paddlesports

Kids Paddle Play | 25th May – 2nd Jun | Book Kids Paddle Play here

Get the kids out to play this Half Term! Paddle Play sessions are 90 minutes and allow children to experience a range of craft from Paddle boarding, Kayaking and Canoeing.  Led by the instructors, in a group of up to 5 children (ages 8+). For only £20 per child!

Mon 27th | 2pm-3.30pm   Tues 28th | 1.30pm-3pm
Weds 29th | 1pm-2.30pm  Fri 31st | 1.30pm-3pm

Belvoir Castle Mad Hatter’s Adventure Trail | 25th May – 2nd Jun |

Join the Mad Hatter’s Adventure Trail included with every Garden Ticket. Get ready to jump down the Rabbit Hole and journey into Wonderland with the new, Alice in Wonderland, theme family adventure trail across Belvoir Castle Gardens.

Embark on epic adventures at Belvoir Castle Adventure Park, complete with pirate ship, zip line and delicious food from the Engine Yard at Belvoir Castle, you can add it to the list of great family days-out to enjoy this half term!

Regal Cinema

IF | 24th May – 06th Jun | Booking now

From the imagination of John Krasinski, and starring Ryan Reynolds, Steve Carrell and Emily Blunt, come and enjoy this hilarious, fun-filled family film over the May half term at The Regal.

Ashley Woods FunFair

Play Close Park | 24 – 27 May |

FUNFAIR will open Friday from 4pm, Sat-Mon from 12 noon in Play Close Park, Melton Mowbray.

Melton Mowbray Town Estates

Summer Band Stand Concerts | 02 June | 2.45pm – 4.30pm

Head to New Park for a sensational summer of music! Bandstand Concert Series kicks off on June 2nd, 2024.

The Un-Naturalists present Melton’s Marvellous Stories!

Melton Mowbray Library & Museum | 01 June |11am & 2pm

Street Theatre performers ‘The Un-Naturalists’ will be unveiling their brand new show ‘Melton’s Marvellous Stories’.

Meet the Un-Naturalists and travel with them through time, being entertained by their street and story theatre performances. With magic, comedy and drama, they will bring to life both the known and the forgotten social stories of Melton Mowbray!

Two Shows

11am – Starting at Melton Library, the Un-Naturalists will take you on a fun and magic filled journey through the town, telling stories old and new!

2pm – The Un-Naturalists will take you on a fun and magic filled journey through history at Melton Carnegie Museum, telling stories old and new!

Suitable for adults, children and families of all shapes and sizes!

For more information and to book your TOTALLY FREE tickets

Hidden Treasures!

Time to squeeze in as much fun as possible, and with Ferneley’s on our doorstep, there’s no need to travel far! There’s something for everyone at this very popular attraction.
Ice cream ✅ Farm animals ✅ Local food and drink ✅ Adventure golf ✅
Friday late night openings will be back from June 14th! Open until 8pm every Friday from June 14th. No booking required, just turn up and have a good time.
Don’t miss out on the Stapleford Miniature Railway open weekend,  8th & 9th June. £5 per adult, Children £3 and under 5s are free.

History enthusiasts won’t want to miss the Painting The Town Red Walking Tour, Sunday 9th June, offering a fascinating insight into the antics of the infamous Marquis of Waterford, who, with a gang of aristocratic friends, went on a drunken spree through Melton Mowbray armed with pots of red paint! £5 per head, duration 120 minutes.

Come along and sample the best that Melton has to offer with Hidden Food Tours. Join Matt & Charla as they take you on  culinary journey through the town, showcasing classic foods such as Stilton cheese and pork pies to newer producers such as Samosa Wallah and the Feast & The Furious smokehouse. You will taste an incredible array of locally produced food and drink at different venues, during a three-hour gentle walking tour of Melton Mowbray. Book your Hidden Food Tours,  Saturday 15th June.

Night of the Cow is at March House Farm the 1st Friday of June (7th June). An evening dedicated to Beef, a menu that celebrates whole carcass butchery married with the creative skills of March House Farm Chefs. To book email – sales@marchhousefarm.co.uk or call – 07540015271

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Lots coming up at the Grange Garden Centre 🌹🥀

David Austin Rose talks are BACK, Thursday 13th June, 6pm onwards.
You will learn everything about roses from the UK’s leading experts.  Ticket include homemade Afternoon Tea and a welcome glass of fizz (non alcoholic and all dietary requirements catered for).
Saturday 29th June The Grange is turning 30! Come and celebrate the big birthday at the Summer BBQ with food, drinks and live music. Ticket includes one drink on arrival. From 7pm, BBQ at 7.30pm, band from 8.30pm, drinks and food payable on the evening.
All tickets are available to buy online direct from the website.

Fathers day Pursuits

Wymondham Windmill |  16th June  |  12:00 – 16:00

Test your skills and have some fun at Wymondham Windmill this Fathers Day. Enjoy three thrilling country pursuits – Archery, Target Shooting and  Falconry
Experience all three for just £7.50 per person. Organized by Rutland Outdoor Pursuits, these activities are suitable for all ages. Indulge in delicious hog roast and find refreshments at the bar and café throughout the day. No booking necessary; simply show up on the day and purchase activity tickets at our event check-in located just beyond the windmill.

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Immersive Interactive Murder Mystery

Stapleford Park Hotel | 14th June at 7:00pm | Book Now

🕵️‍♂️ Unforgettable evening of intrigue and suspense as you step into the world of Sharon Bailey & Lord Anthony St. John Smythe’s pre-nuptial celebration at “The Wedding of the Century.” Includes a three-course meal and the thrilling murder mystery solving experience from £55 per person.

The murder mystery unfolds at 7:30 pm, followed by dinner at 8:00 pm, concluding around 10:00 pm. For a complete experience, indulge in dinner and an overnight stay for two in a Deluxe Room starting from £285.00. Book now to secure your place for an unforgettable evening of mystery and excitement!

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This Summer Visit the Cirquoise at Gates!

26 July – 11th August | 11am 2pm or 4.30pm | Book Now

Bring the whole family to the big top at Gates this summer and be amazed and astounded by the skills of Cirquoise, a new style family circus with all the acts we love, from laughter-filled clowns to death-defying acrobatics, breathtaking jugglers, and awesome contortionists.

These wonderful artistes, with their long heritage of Italian and British circus are bringing their unique show to the Leicestershire countryside for the first time, perfect for entertaining your little ones and not so little ones during the school holidays.

You can enjoy candyfloss, popcorn, doughnuts, slush and drinks ringside. Still hungry? Then there’s handmade beef burgers, handmade sausage patties, chicken goujons and chips plus sweet and savoury crepes, all available from on-site food trucks. There’s also a fabulous ice cream trike.

Want to relax after all that fun? Gates Garden Restaurant and Courtyard Coffee Shop make the perfect, quieter stopping off point.

The all-human, hour-long shows run from 11am, 2pm and 4:30pm at Gates Garden Centre, near Oakham from 26th July to 11th August. Tickets are £8 to £10 per person, with under 2’s free (sitting on parent’s lap). For more information and to book please visit www.gatesgardencentre.co.uk/product/cirquoise/

June Round Up!

Get ready to dive into the exciting happenings in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire this June! Brace yourself for The DG4A Pork Pie Classic @ Sysonby Acres Leisure Park, and the Stapleford Miniature Railway open weekend. Melton is bursting with events that will make your June unforgettable. You can find the complete event lineup here!

The DG4A Pork Pie Classic @ Sysonby Acres Leisure Park: 25th-26th May

Vegan Market: Sunday May 26th, 10.30am – 4pm

Vintage Classic Car Meet: Friday 31st May, 4pm onwards

The Un-naturalists present Melton’s Marvellos Stories: Saturday 1st June

Vintage Craft Market & Classic Car Meet: Sunday 2nd June

Summer Band Stand Concerts: Sunday 2nd June, 2.45pm – 4.30pm

Street Food Friday: 7th June, 5pm

Belvoir Castle Artisan Fayre: 7th-8th June

Stockyard Saturday: 8th June

The Great Big Green Week: 8th-16th June

Stapleford Miniature Railway: 8th-9th June, 10am-5pm

1940s Wartime Weekend @ Belvoir Castle: 15th-16th June

Record Fair @ Stockyard Melton Mowbray: Saturday 15th June

Soul Night, Vintage & Classic Car Meet: Friday 28th June 4pm

Country Concert at the Castle: 29th June