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Gravetye Manor

Vowels Lane
West Hoathly
Sussex
RH19 4LJ
 
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Events

We are delighted to introduce our Events Programme for Autumn/Winter 2014. We are taking bookings for these now, so join us for captivating speakers, fine wines, exquisite food and exciting workshops. For further information or to book any of the events below, please contact our Events Team on 01342 810567.

  • Drawing Workshop at Gravetye with artist Charlotte Verity

    Thursday, 4 September 2014
    Thursday 4th September Drawing at Gravetye with Charlotte Verity Gravetye is a place where every aspect of the land is considered, and each plant and flower skilfully nurtured. You will have this beautiful garden from which to select a view, a plant or a flower as your subject for the day. Charlotte will encourage close observation and will help each of you to draw with both sensitivity and rigour. Having studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, Charlotte has had solo shows at the Anne Berthoud Gallery, the Browse and Darby gallery and at the North House Gallery in 2012. 2010 was spent as the artist in residence at the Garden Museum, culminating in an exhibition there in 2011. She has been on the faculty of The Princes Drawing School since 2001and is married to the artist Christopher Le Brun, president of the Royal Academy. Any level of experience is welcome. Gathering at 10.00am and finishing at approximately 5.00pm. £150.00 per person, inclusive of the day’s workshop with Charlotte, morning coffee and pastries, a three course lunch with wine, tea and cake during the afternoon and soft drinks throughout the day. Please contact us for a residential package to stay the evening of 3rd September.
  • Last of the summer flowers - Gazebo Flower Workshop

    Tuesday, 9 September 2014
    Gazebo Flower Workshop Tuesday 9th September - Last of the summer flowers Create a stunning arrangement using late summer flowers. Our Gazebo Flower Workshops are new for 2014 and offer a relaxed and informal way of enjoying the gardens at Gravetye we well as learning new skills. Hosted by our Chelsea award winning head florist Sue Flight, the workshops have been specially designed to each have their own theme and take place in our oak framed Gazebo in the Little Garden. Group sizes will be kept small to ensure maximum attention from Sue. All our Gazebo Flower Workshops are priced at £50 per person. That includes the workshop, tea/coffee on arrival and a light sandwich lunch. Starting at 9.30am, finishing at approx. 1.30pm. Dress code: informal. Please bring appropriate clothing and footwear for outdoor elements of the day. To book or for further information please contact our Event Co-ordinator Hannah Boulton on 01342 810567 or hannah@gravetyemanor.co.uk.
  • Living in Harmony with Bees with Heidi Herman from the Natural Beekeeping Trust

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014
    Tuesday 16th September Living in Harmony with Bees with Heidi Herman from the Natural Beekeeping Trust The life of the honeybee colony is a pageant of miracles. Bees and flowers form one of the most beautiful forms of interconnectedness in the whole of nature. But this delicate balance is under threat today. Heidi will explore how we can contribute as gardeners and nature lovers to a better future for this most beneficial of insects, the delightful honeybee. Heidi Herrmann is a founder member of the Natural Beekeeping Trust, serves on the Council of the Biodynamic Agriculture Association and currently lives in Sussex, keeping horses, sheep and bees and managing apiaries on various private estates. Her work for the Natural Beekeeping Trust has been featured on BBC, ITV and Newsnight as well as various documentaries and magazines. Gathering at 12.30 for 1.00pm £75.00 per head, aperitif, 2 courses and drinks inclusive. Smart casual.
  • The Harvest Basket - Gazebo Flower Workshop

    Monday, 22 September 2014
    Gazebo Flower Workshop Monday 22nd September - The Harvest Basket Gather seeds, berries and Dahlias to create a wonderful harvest basket Our Gazebo Flower Workshops are new for 2014 and offer a relaxed and informal way of enjoying the gardens at Gravetye we well as learning new skills. Hosted by our Chelsea award winning head florist Sue Flight, the workshops have been specially designed to each have their own theme and take place in our oak framed Gazebo in the Little Garden. Group sizes will be kept small to ensure maximum attention from Sue. All our Gazebo Flower Workshops are priced at £50 per person. That includes the workshop, tea/coffee on arrival and a light sandwich lunch. Starting at 9.30am, finishing at approx. 1.30pm. Dress code: informal. Please bring appropriate clothing and footwear for outdoor elements of the day. To book or for further information please contact our Event Co-ordinator Hannah Boulton on 01342 810567 or hannah@gravetyemanor.co.uk.
  • Gravetye Garden Talk: Preparing the borders - Lunch and talk with head gardener Tom Coward followed by a walk in the garden

    Monday, 29 September 2014
    Monday 29th September Gravetye Garden Talk: Preparing the borders Lunch and talk with head gardener Tom Coward followed by a walk in the garden. In this talk Tom will discuss how he and his team manage the flower borders at Gravetye. He will cover how plants are selected and grown as well as the preparation of the ground and the ultimate planting combinations. He will aim to demonstrate the work carried out and results through the seasons and how this can be taken home and used in the domestic garden. Gathering at 12.30 for 1.00pm £75.00 per head, aperitif, 2 courses and drinks inclusive. Smart casual.
  • Gravetye Garden Talk: Jim Buttress VMH – 65 years in horticulture

    Thursday, 16 October 2014
    Thursday 16th October Gravetye Garden Talk: Jim Buttress VMH – 65 years in horticulture Jim is a renowned judge and horticultural expert. Fresh from BBC 2′s Grow, Make, Eat: The Great Allotment Challenge, Jim is one of the UK’s leading gardening experts. He was superintendent of the Royal Parks for 25 years and his clients have included Her Majesty the Queen and his old friend the Queen Mother. At any one time only 63 people in the world hold the Victoria Medal of Honour – the highest accolade in horticulture. Jim is one of them. He was also head judge for ‘Britain in Bloom’ for 25 years, where he was nicknamed ‘Judge Dread’! Gathering at 12.30 for 1.00pm £75.00 per head, aperitif, 2 courses and drinks inclusive. Smart casual. To book this event please call 01342 810567 and press two for events or email events@gravetyemanor.co.uk. Full pre-payment will be required at time of booking.
  • Wild mushroom tasting dinner with head chef George Blogg

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
    Tuesday 21st October Wild mushroom tasting dinner with head chef George Blogg Join us for an evening of Autumnal culinary delights as George takes us through his repertoire of inventive mushroom dishes. Foraged locally and prepared by the kitchen at Gravetye, be ready for a feast for all the senses. Gathering at 7.30 for 8.00pm £95.00 per head, aperitif, tasting menu and wines inclusive. Lounge suits. To book this event please call 01342 810567 and press two for events or email events@gravetyemanor.co.uk. Full pre-payment will be required at time of booking.
  • Guy Fawkes Dinner and Fireworks

    Tuesday, 4 November 2014
    Tuesday 4th November Guy Fawkes Dinner and Fireworks Watch a firework display over the lake from our Flower Garden by the team involved with both the London Olympic Games 2012 opening ceremony and London New Year’s Eve display 2013, before retiring to dine by candlelight from a hearty and warming menu prepared by head chef George. Gathering at 6.30pm for fireworks followed by supper at 7.00pm. £95.00 per person, aperitif, 3 courses and wines inclusive. Smart casual. To book this event please call 01342 810567 and press two for events or email events@gravetyemanor.co.uk. Full pre-payment will be required at time of booking.
  • Gravetye Garden Talk: Getting the most out of the kitchen garden Lunch and talk with head gardener Tom Coward followed by a walk in the garden

    Thursday, 13 November 2014
    Thursday 13th November Gravetye Garden Talk: Getting the most out of the kitchen garden Lunch and talk with head gardener Tom Coward followed by a walk in the garden. Growing ingredients for the kitchen and cut flowers for the house is probably one of the most rewarding ways to garden. In our kitchen garden we have to maximize every square inch of space to meet the demands of a hungry restaurant. In this talk Tom will take a look through the season to see how we can make the most of our cropping space and how to organise the garden to produce high quality produce throughout the year. Gathering at 12.30 for 1.00pm £75.00 per head, aperitif, 2 courses and drinks inclusive. Smart casual. To book this event please call 01342 810567 and press two for events or email events@gravetyemanor.co.uk. Full pre-payment will be required at time of booking.
  • Christmas Gazebo Flower Workshop - Christmas Centrepiece

    Monday, 17 November 2014
    Monday 17th November Christmas Gazebo Flower Workshop - Christmas Centrepiece Join us for another series of Gazebo Flower Workshops, this time with Christmas themes. Hosted by our Chelsea award winning head florist Sue Flight, create a stunning centrepiece or wreath in the festive and relaxed atmosphere of our oak framed Gazebo in the Little Garden. Group sizes will be kept small to ensure maximum attention from Sue. Please note the Gazebo is heated but we recommend warm clothing be worn on the day. Gathering at 9.30am and finishing at approximately 1.30pm. £60 per person, including the workshop, tea/coffee on arrival and a light sandwich lunch. To book this event please call 01342 810567 and press two for events or email events@gravetyemanor.co.uk. Full pre-payment will be required at time of booking.
  • Christmas Gazebo Flower Workshop - Christmas Wreath Making

    Monday, 24 November 2014
    Monday 24th November Christmas Gazebo Flower Workshop - Christmas Wreath Making Join us for another series of Gazebo Flower Workshops, this time with Christmas themes. Hosted by our Chelsea award winning head florist Sue Flight, create a stunning centrepiece or wreath in the festive and relaxed atmosphere of our oak framed Gazebo in the Little Garden. Group sizes will be kept small to ensure maximum attention from Sue. Please note the Gazebo is heated but we recommend warm clothing be worn on the day. Gathering at 9.30am and finishing at approximately 1.30pm. £60 per person, including the workshop, tea/coffee on arrival and a light sandwich lunch. To book this event please call 01342 810567 and press two for events or email events@gravetyemanor.co.uk. Full pre-payment will be required at time of booking.
  • Christmas Gazebo Flower Workshop - Christmas Wreath Making

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
    Tuesday 25th November Christmas Gazebo Flower Workshop - Christmas Wreath Making Join us for another series of Gazebo Flower Workshops, this time with Christmas themes. Hosted by our Chelsea award winning head florist Sue Flight, create a stunning centrepiece or wreath in the festive and relaxed atmosphere of our oak framed Gazebo in the Little Garden. Group sizes will be kept small to ensure maximum attention from Sue. Please note the Gazebo is heated but we recommend warm clothing be worn on the day. Gathering at 9.30am and finishing at approximately 1.30pm. £60 per person, including the workshop, tea/coffee on arrival and a light sandwich lunch. To book this event please call 01342 810567 and press two for events or email events@gravetyemanor.co.uk. Full pre-payment will be required at time of booking.
  • William Robinson Lunch: Dishes from the past, with head chef George Blogg

    Wednesday, 26 November 2014
    Wednesday 26th November William Robinson Lunch: Dishes from the past, with head chef George Blogg For this special lunch George has prepared a menu of very interesting dishes that would most probably have been prepared and enjoyed at Gravetye during William Robinson’s time at the manor. We hope you will enjoy this historical journey into Gravetye’s culinary past. Gathering at 12.30 for 1.00pm £65.00 per head, aperitif, 3 courses and drinks inclusive. Smart casual. To book this event please call 01342 810567 and press two for events or email events@gravetyemanor.co.uk. Full pre-payment will be required at time of booking.
  • Christmas Gazebo Flower Workshop - Christmas Wreath Making

    Monday, 1 December 2014
    Monday 1st December Christmas Gazebo Flower Workshop - Christmas Wreath Making Join us for another series of Gazebo Flower Workshops, this time with Christmas themes. Hosted by our Chelsea award winning head florist Sue Flight, create a stunning centrepiece or wreath in the festive and relaxed atmosphere of our oak framed Gazebo in the Little Garden. Group sizes will be kept small to ensure maximum attention from Sue. Please note the Gazebo is heated but we recommend warm clothing be worn on the day. Gathering at 9.30am and finishing at approximately 1.30pm. £60 per person, including the workshop, tea/coffee on arrival and a light sandwich lunch. To book this event please call 01342 810567 and press two for events or email events@gravetyemanor.co.uk. Full pre-payment will be required at time of booking.
  • Christmas Gazebo Flower Workshop - Christmas Wreath Making

    Tuesday, 2 December 2014
    Tuesday 2nd December Christmas Gazebo Flower Workshop - Christmas Wreath Making Join us for another series of Gazebo Flower Workshops, this time with Christmas themes. Hosted by our Chelsea award winning head florist Sue Flight, create a stunning centrepiece or wreath in the festive and relaxed atmosphere of our oak framed Gazebo in the Little Garden. Group sizes will be kept small to ensure maximum attention from Sue. Please note the Gazebo is heated but we recommend warm clothing be worn on the day. Gathering at 9.30am and finishing at approximately 1.30pm. £60 per person, including the workshop, tea/coffee on arrival and a light sandwich lunch. To book this event please call 01342 810567 and press two for events or email events@gravetyemanor.co.uk. Full pre-payment will be required at time of booking.
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Thursday, 4 September 2014 Drawing Workshop at Gravetye with artist Charlotte Verity Add to my calendar
Tuesday, 9 September 2014 Last of the summer flowers - Gazebo Flower Workshop Add to my calendar
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 Living in Harmony with Bees with Heidi Herman from the Natural Beekeeping Trust Add to my calendar
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Monday, 29 September 2014 Gravetye Garden Talk: Preparing the borders - Lunch and talk with head gardener Tom Coward followed by a walk in the garden Add to my calendar
Thursday, 16 October 2014 Gravetye Garden Talk: Jim Buttress VMH – 65 years in horticulture Add to my calendar
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Wednesday, 26 November 2014 William Robinson Lunch: Dishes from the past, with head chef George Blogg Add to my calendar
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