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!

 

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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Capture Christmas on Camera

Event: Capture Christmas on Camera

Venue: Burrswood
1st November 2018

Introductory workshop Thursday 1st November 10am-12pm £20Full day workshop Thursday 15th November 10am-4pm £60 With international photographer Sharron Goodyear, bring your SLR camera or iPhone to learn the basics of good photography with a Christmas theme. All events are held in the Orangery overlooking our beautiful grounds. Tea/coffee & pastries served from 9:30am. All workshops start at 10am. Full day workshops include lunch 12:30pm - 1pm & afternoon cream tea. Cateri...

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Candle Making

Event: Candle Making

2nd November 2018

Friday 2nd November10am-4pm £70 Friday 30th November 10am-4pm £70 Make a selection of candles with Simon of Will-o-the-Wisp, experimenting with colour and fragrance. All events are held in the Orangery overlooking our beautiful grounds. Tea/coffee & pastries served from 9:30am. All workshops start at 10am. Full day workshops include lunch 12:30pm - 1pm & afternoon cream tea. Catering and materials are all included in the price. For bookings telephone: 01892 865988 or...

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Bespoke Christmas Gift Tags

Event: Bespoke Christmas Gift Tags

3rd November 2018

Saturday 3rd November 10am-12pm £30 Wednesday 7th November 10am-12pm £20 Use air-dried clay & mixed media to create 20 gift tags with Nikki Szabo. All events are held in the Orangery overlooking our beautiful grounds. Tea/coffee & pastries served from 9:30am. All workshops start at 10am. Full day workshops include lunch 12:30pm - 1pm & afternoon cream tea. Catering and materials are all included in the price. For bookings telephone: 01892 865988 or email enquiries ...

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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 Call Reservations on 01892 865988 to book your place.

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Robin Sculpture Workshop

Event: Robin Sculpture Workshop

18th November 2018

Sunday 18th November 10am-4pm £50 Wednesday 21st November 10am-4pm £50 Sculpt an exquisite bird with Artist Nikki Svabo using clay, wire & mixed media. All events are held in the Orangery overlooking our beautiful grounds. Tea/coffee & pastries served from 9:30am. All workshops start at 10am. Full day workshops include lunch 12:30pm - 1pm & afternoon cream tea. Catering and materials are all included in the price. For bookings telephone: 01892 865988 or email enqui...

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Sugar Craft Cake Toppers

Event: Sugar Craft Cake Toppers

20th November 2018

Poinsettia workshop, Tuesday 20nd November 10am-4pm £65 Christmas figures workshop, Wednesday 5th December 10am-4pm £65 Clare Pope will teach you how to create a show stopping poinsettia or Christmas figures and design other decorations to personalise your own Christmas cake. All events are held in the Orangery overlooking our beautiful grounds. Tea/coffee & pastries served from 9:30am. All workshops start at 10am. Full day workshops include lunch 12:30pm - 1pm & afte...

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Iced Christmas Biscuits

Event: Iced Christmas Biscuits

22nd November 2018

  Thursday 22nd November 10am-4pm £30 Thursday 13th December 10am-12pm £30 Learn how to ice gingerbread like a professional with Chloe from The Round Table Cookery School, making 8 cookies to take home.   All events are held in the Orangery overlooking our beautiful grounds. Tea/coffee & pastries served from 9:30am. All workshops start at 10am. Full day workshops include lunch 12:30pm - 1pm & afternoon cream tea. Catering and materials are all included in ...

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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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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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