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Chilling & Creating2016-12-31T01:21:14+00:00

Some ideas for chilling...

Glyndebourne Opera

For Opera lovers a night at Glyndebourne is an evening to remember. Wander around the lovely gardens and take a picnic or enjoy a meal in the restaurant. Founded in 1934 by John Christie and [...]

Hever Festival Theatre

Enjoy open-air theatre in the grounds of Hever Castle with the beautiful lake as a backdrop. Hever Festival Theatre runs from May through to the end of August and features a range of live theatre [...]

Trinity Arts Theatre

Located in the centre of Tunbridge Wells Trinity Arts is a vibrant theatre and arts centre regularly staging live theatre, comedy workshops, live film screenings and exhibitions. Visit their website to see what’s on and [...]

Sheffield Park Gardens

Sheffield Park Gardens boasts spectacular colours in spring and autumn. Wander through this beautifully landscaped garden which combines parkland and woodland with trees and shrubs planted around its iconic lake.

Gravetye Manor

Combine relaxing in a wonderful English Country Garden owned and designed by William Robinson with some of the finest cuisine in Gravetye’s award winning restaurant. Voted Country House Hotel of the year for 2017 The [...]

Great Dixter House and Gardens

Enjoy the vibrant gardens at Great Dixter, originally the home of the Lloyd family and well-known as the garden created by Christopher Lloyd and continued by Fergus Garrett. If you appreciate colour and form you’re [...]

Basket weaving, Cookery, Gardening, Pottery, Stained glass – ideas for a creative holiday...

at Bore Place (20 minutes)
Learn to weave willow baskets
https://www.boreplace.org/whats-on

(five minutes)
Celebrity Chef Rosemary’s Shrager’s cookery school based in the Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells where she runs regular one and two day weekend courses.
http://www.rosemaryshrager.com/the-cookery-school/one_day_cookery_courses

at Great Dixter (40 minutes)
Fergus Garrett and his team at Great Dixter put on study days on different gardening themes throughout the year.
https://www.greatdixter.co.uk/learning/study-days/
with Eunice Locher Groombridge (10 minutes)
Eunice Locher’s Clay Studio is based at Hendal Farm just outside Groombridge. Eunice runs courses and workshops.
http://eunicelocher.com/classes/
with Stoney Parsons, Eridge Park (5 minutes)
Stoney Parsons is an architectural glass artist whose work is often inspired by the natural world. Her studio is in the grounds of Eridge Park just a mile away from Flying Horse Cottage. Stoney regularly runs 1 or 2 day course in Stained glass.
http://stoneyparsons.co.uk/