Exciting, in every senseWe’ve got a breadth of performances, activities and events to excite every passion and awaken every sense.
For your eyes and ears, you’ll find a host of regular performance art including music, comedy and theatre. If you prefer something more hands-on try an arts and crafts session - such as a potters wheel workshop. Our many country gardens will give your sense of smell a floral treat.
You can find out what’s happening, when and where, during your stay by searching our What’s On calendar.
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St Denys Church in the village of Severn Stoke, Worcestershire, WR8 9JQ is the unusual venue for an art and design exhibition from 10.00 a.m.-4.00 p.m. from 27th-29th November. This beautiful 14th century church is threatened with closure – and 10% of all proceeds will be donated to securing its future. We’ve 5 exhibitions in one – the ‘Landscape in Post-war British Art’ with works by John Piper, Rowland Suddaby and Robert Tavener; fabulous wildlife photography; jewellery inspired by nature;…Read More... Find out more »
The Courtyard’s pantomime is back with a ‘Beast’ of a show! Beauty’s family has fallen on hard times and when her father hears of a chance to regain some of his fortune, he sets off on a long journey. On his way home, empty-handed and without the gifts he promised, he gets lost in the forest and takes refuge in a mysterious castle. As he is leaving in the morning, he sees a beautiful rose and picks it to take…Read More... Find out more »
Day 1 The workshop starts at 10am. After tea/coffee, introductions and initial demonstration you will be taken as a group, step by step, through the pot throwing process. Once you have got the hang of things, you will be encouraged to develop at your own pace with individual tutoring as and when required. Around 1pm, a light lunch consisting of bread, cheese, salad and fruit is served. In the afternoon there will be further demonstrations after which you will work…Read More... Find out more »
The workshop starts at 10am where you’ll be individually assigned a potter’s wheel for the duration of the workshop. After tea/coffee, introductions and initial demonstration you will be taken as a group, step by step, through the pot throwing process. Once you have got the hang of things, you will be encouraged to develop at your own pace with individual tutoring as and when required. Around 1pm, a light lunch consisting of bread, cheese, salad and fruit is served. In…Read More... Find out more »
Your place to go for exciting, unique high quality hand crafted gifts that you won’t see anywhere on the high street. From bookbinding to paper cutting, printing to paper mache, honey products to cakes, bags to exquisite jewellery, Christmas decorations, felted animal heads, beautiful felt fairies, wood turning and more. We have craft packs galore for all ages for the crafty people you know. Come to the fayre at the “studio beyond the lights” to see the treasures we have…Read More... Find out more »
Inspired by lines from a poem by T S Eliot, ‘The Light’ is a large scale art exhibition on the universal theme of light. Curated by Kingsland based artist Charles MacCarthy, ‘The Light’ includes works by over 50 professional local artists across a variety of media including painting, sculpture and prints as well as stained glass, light boxes and light projections. Featured artists include Wally Gilbert, Ken Eastman, Mike Clements, Stella Hidden, Allen Fisher, Meg Ellis, Susie Cawley, Julienne Braham,…Read More... Find out more »
Looking for a truly unique gift? Come to Leg of Mutton’s holiday exhibition and pick up one-of-a-kind paintings, prints, sculpture and more. Featuring work by Shannon Donovan, Andrew Eastwood, Denise Fordyce, Ciara Lewis, Helena Orlowski, Laura Rowlatt, Saffron Toms and Jane Tudge. Most items £95 or less.Read More... Find out more »
We are throwing open our doors to put on a display of Roger’s recent oils and acrylics and opening boxes and cupboards to bring you loads of stuff that he has squirrelled away over the years. From original 1940’s prints, to Artists ties and some of the oddest books you are likely to come across. Perfect presents and stocking fillers for anyone with an interest in the eclectic. There will also be a selection of bric a brac from Caroline…Read More... Find out more »
The Wildlife of Wales and the Marches – successes and challenges A talk by Iolo Williams, broadcaster and one of the UK’s foremost naturalists, on the wildlife of Wales and the Marches. Iolo will use a set of species found across Wales and the Marches to illustrate conservation successes in this region of the British Isles, plus highlight new challenges facing nature conservation. Doors will open at 6.45pm and Orchard Origins will run a bar throughout the evening, serving local…Read More... Find out more »
The Friends of Lucton School put on this annual FREE event which brings in many professional stall holders, offering a great opportunity to make a great start on your Christmas presents. Features hot food, mince pies and mulled wine, craft stalls, lucky dip, gifts, secrets room, raffles, Christmas carols from the choir. From 3.00pm to 6.00pm at Lucton School, HR6 9PN. The Fayre takes place within the Memorial Hall and the Queen Anne Dining Hall at the school. A wonderful…Read More... Find out more »
Art Exhibition – Paintings by Carol Randell A really lovely exhibition of Paintings by this Herefordshire artist. Another show of this local artist’s vibrant watercolours of subjects inspired by the local scenery in all the seasons, flowers and still life; continuing to explore new ideas in new and different colour combinations , distilling the scene and atmosphere while keeping the essence of her subjects. Framed and unframed paintings,cards and small gifts will be on sale. The gallery is just above…Read More... Find out more »