Latest News & Events

We run a wide variety of events both at Burrswood and at local sites - we hope you will find something of interest. Read about recent events here too!

 

Wreath Making Day

Event: Wreath Making Day

Venue: Burrswood
12th December 2018

Learn how to create a beautiful festive wreath with Claire Rees and Mandy Pulsford. 10am - 4pm £70 per person includes tuition, materials, refreshments, lunch and afternoon tea. Call Reservations on 01892 865988 to book your place.Early bird 10% discount when booked 4 weeks before any event.

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Festive Watercolour Painting Day

Event: Festive Watercolour Painting Day

Venue: The Orangery
7th December 2018

Julie will show you how to paint a snow scene and other festive subjects to create your own Christmas cards. £60 per person includes tuition, tea, coffee and pastries, a delicious lunch and cream tea each day. Call Reservations on 01892 865988 to book your place.Early bird 10% discount when booked 4 weeks before any event. Materials Please bring:- B pencil, eraser and rulerMixing paletteMasking tapeKitchen roll  A selection of watercolour paints, pans or tubes: - Cadmium...

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Matchbox Opera - Puccini's La Boheme

Event: Matchbox Opera - Puccini's La Boheme

Venue: Church of Christ the Healer
10th November 2018

Matchbox Opera returns to Burrswood following the sell out production of The Magic Flute last year. This year they will be performing La Boheme. Puccini's tragic love story contains some of the most beautiful, inspiring and well known music. Book early to avoid disappointment! Tickets are £20 per adult and £12 per child Call Reservations on 01892 865988 to book your place.Early bird 10% discount when booked 4 weeks before any event.

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Poetry and Writing with Charlie Bell

Event: Poetry and Writing with Charlie Bell

Venue: Burrswood Conference Room
29th October 2018

Poetry and Wellbeing – The Great Outdoors This workshop will mix writing and walking as a means of getting more in touch with your creative selves. It is well documented that walking and being outside in the natural world have a positive and beneficial effect on wellbeing. They are also a part of a general approach to being more mindful in what we do. During the day we will spend time walking in the beautiful grounds of Burrswood and its surroundings (whatever the weather) and will th...

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70th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service

Event: 70th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service

Venue: Church of Christ the Healer
30th September 2018

Save the date - 30th September In 1948 Dorothy Kerin bought the Burrswood Estate and she created a place of healing for the whole person; body, mind and spirit. Understanding the need for a combination of physical, emotional and spiritual health is very much a fundamental focus of the work we still do at Burrswood today. On 30th September 2018, Burrswood will be holding a special Thanksgiving service to celebrate 70 years of whole person care. The service will take place at 3pm. Places are...

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Flower Arranging Day

Event: Flower Arranging Day

Venue: Burrswood
26th September 2018

With Claire Rees and Mandy Pulsford A day creating a classic basket arrangement and a contemporary design to decorate your home. Just bring yourselves and a pair of sturdy scissors. £70 per person includes tuition, materials, refreshments, lunch and afternoon tea. Call Reservations on 01892 865988 to book your place.Early bird 10% discount when booked 4 weeks before any event.

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The Merchant of Venice - Open Air Theatre

Event: The Merchant of Venice - Open Air Theatre

Venue: Burrswood Gardens
14th September 2018

The Merchant of Venice is a funny play that deals with serious issues. Wealthy Antonio borrows money from Shylock, and is so confident about paying it back that he enters into a ridiculous agreement: that he will give Shylock a pound of his flesh should he default. Then events conspire against him so that he cannot repay the loan. Bassanio risks everything in the hope of winning the hand of Portia in marriage. Admittedly he succeeds - but when she gives him a ring to keep, and he is compelled...

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Illustration and Drawing workshop with Kerry Ingham

Event: Illustration and Drawing workshop with Kerry Ingham

Venue: Burrswood Health and Wellbeing
8th September 2018

It’s time for Workshop 3 where we will venture in to colour!  Join local illustrator and counsellor Kerry Ingham for the freedom of expression through drawing. No need to have attended a previous art day.    Kerry’s approach incorporates relaxation and breathing exercises to focus on in-the-moment attention to the activities. The day will involve an exploration of a charcoal method and pencil techniques. Weather depending, we will spend some time in the beautiful...

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G & C Gallery present a Midsummer Garden Art Show

Event: G & C Gallery present a Midsummer Garden Art Show

Venue: Burrswood Health and Wellbeing
From 26th August 2018 to 27th August 2018

  Astonishing artworks from international artists showcased in the beautiful grounds at Burrswood. Children’s Art Trail · Garden Art Show · Fine Art Viewing in Church · Meet and talk to the artists For more information telephone 01892 532638 www.gcgallery.co.ukEmail: info@gcgallery.co.uk 8 Camden Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN3 9PY

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Watercolour Painting Weekend with Julie King

Event: Watercolour Painting Weekend with Julie King

Venue: Burrswood
From 18th August 2018 to 19th August 2018

Local artist Julie King specialises in flowers the natural world. Join her and capture Burrswood's beautiful gardens over this 2 day painting workshop. £225 per person includes tuition, all meals and one night’s accommodation from 10.00am Saturday to 4.00pm Sunday. £120 per person includes tuition, tea, coffee and pastries, a delicious lunch and cream tea each day. Call Reservations on 01892 865988 to book your place.Early bird 10% discount when booked 4 weeks before an...

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