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Event Venues UK Overview

Here you will find a calendar of our top occasions and experiences found across Britain. To make your life that bit easier, we have complied a list of popular categories for you to browse at your leisure. Whether you are searching for the perfect inspiration for your wedding, fancy a trip to the theatre or crave a cultural art exhibition, Britain’s Finest has you covered.

Current and Upcoming Events (1/12)

Plant Hunters Fair

Siddington, Congleton Rd, Macclesfield, SK11 9JY
10:00 - 16:00
16
Aug 2020
The plant fair will be sited in front of the magnificent backdrop of the Hall and the entry charge will include access to the picturesque gardens. The Hall will also be open (separate charge). Dogs on leads welcome in the fair and, for this event only, in gardens on paths only.
Palnt Fair and Gardens: £3.50

Romeo and Juilet (2.30 and 7.30pm)

Smallhythe, Tenterden, TN30 7NG
Performance by The Three Inch Fools (Group)
19:30 - 21:50
13
Sep 2020

Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, present an inventive take on Shakespeare’s ROMEO & JULIET.

This summer, The Three Inch Fools will be bringing their new production of ROMEO & JULIET to the Barn Theatre at Smallhythe Place. Prepare for a carnival of passion and imagination, as The Fools present the world’s best-known love story in this beautiful intimate theatre.

This infamous play will be getting the full Three Inch Fools treatment: live music-making, deft physicality and vibrant story-telling. Expect fast-paced drama, plenty of musical instruments and many a quick costume change along the way!

All: £15.50

Tough Woofer

Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield, SK11 9JY
09:00 - 17:00
18
Oct 2020

After the success of last year’s event, East Cheshire Hospice are holding Tough Woofer again at Capesthorne Hall on Sunday 18th October 2020!

Tough Woofer is a fun 5K obstacle course for you to enjoy with your four legged friends. The course will include 15 different obstacles including water, mud and climbing challenges.

On the day there will be a range of different stalls selling dog treats, accessories etc, an agility course to put your dogs through their paces, and a doggy shower and pampering area for dogs who have finished the course! It will be a fantastic day out for the whole family.

Human & Dog: £30.00

Riverside Fishing Experience & Lunch

Minster Mill, Oxfordshire, OX29 0RN
10:00 - 13:00
08
Sep 2020

Enjoy a day of excellent fishing along the River Windrush. The hotel has a mile of private fishing banks, with slow and fast water for exceptionally good fly and coarse fishing, and our experienced ghillie will be on hand to show you the ropes throughout the morning.

Afterwards, relax beside the River Windrush and savour a luxury picnic prepared by Minster Mill’s team of talented chefs.

Ticket: £60.00

Spa Pamper Night

Minster Mill, Oxfordshire, OX29 0RN
06
Feb 2020
05
Nov 2020
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Join us at the beautiful Garden Spa for an evening of pure indulgence and pampering.

Relax and unwind with full use of our spa facilities, including the indoor heated plunge pool, poolside rock sauna and aroma steam room. Indulge in a mini spa treatment before enjoying a glass of fizz and canapés around the fire pit and even take home an ESPA goody bag!

Ticket: £45.00

Clovelly Apple Day

Clovelly, Bideford, EX39 5TA
00:00 - 00:00
28
Oct 2020
Bring a bag of apples, have them pressed at the Visitor Centre, taste the juice; bring more for pasteurisation and bottling. On entry to Clovelly, children can enjoy apple games and crafts, apple bobbing and stamping. There'll be a farmers market plus a fun harvest hunt with spooky stories (pre-book your place) and Animal encounters with South West Animal services.

Jackdaw Line by Richard Long

Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, TA2 8LG
Performance by Richard Long (Individual)
15
Jul 2020
30
Jun 2021
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Celebrated artist Richard Long’s newly installed artwork Jackdaw Line is set in Hestercombe’s Georgian Landscape Garden. The piece has been commissioned as part of Bampfylde 300, a year of exhibitions and events celebrating the life and work of Hestercombe’s former owner and landscape designer, Coplestone Warre Bampfylde.

Made using local Morte Slate, Jackdaw Line snakes through the landscape below the Box Pond at Hestercombe, and uses stone sourced from a quarry in the same valley.

Richard Long describes his work in general as a ‘love and celebration of the natural world’; and of this new sculpture he says ‘I’m an opportunist – I was invited to make a work, not far from my home, in these beautiful gardens with a fantastic supply of stones, and the help of gardeners who turned their skilled hands to manning wheelbarrows.’

The meandering sculpture is a reminder for the artist of River of Stones, a work made at the eighteenth century Madhavendra Palace in Jaipur in 2018.

Originally programmed by Hestercombe Gallery for earlier this year the commission had to be rescheduled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the start of the pandemic, Long has continued to make work from his home in Bristol, including Spring Line (2020) and Daydreaming Line (2020) both made by the act of walking near his home. This new stone work is Long’s first since the easing of the lockdown.

Tickets

Richard Long’s Jackdaw Line can be seen at Hestercombe from Wednesday to Sunday each week, 10am – 4pm. All visits must be pre-booked online by 5pm on the day before you wish to visit. Book your tickets

Adult admission (non-members): £13.30 | Child admission (non-members): £6.65 | Adult admission (members): FREE | Child admission (members): FREE | Child (under-5): FREE

Meet The Gruffalo at Drusillas Park

Drusillas Park, Alfriston, BN26 5QS
10:00 - 16:00
26
Aug 2020
“Oh help! Oh no! It’s a gruffalo!” Come to Drusillas Park and see the mystical monster who lives in the deep dark wood. The fearsome favourite will be meeting brave visitors in the Events Arena at intervals throughout the day.
Admission from:: £20.50

The Pirates of Penzance (Opera)

Smallhythe, Tenterden, TN30 7NG
Performance by Opera Anywhere (Group)
26
Aug 2020
27
Aug 2020
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An unfortunate case of mishearing initiates the plot for The Pirates of Penzance, resulting in a dramatic change of direction for Frederic who sets course to become a pirate rather than a ‘pilot’! The twists and turns of this classic operetta unfold with ingenious characters, sublime lyrics and some of the best-known songs in opera!

All: £18.00

Summer Wedding Open House

Bolton Abbey, Skipton, BD23 6AJ
13:00 - 16:00
16
Aug 2020

Experience the magic of The Devonshire Arms for yourself, at our next wedding open house!

We will be joined by a selection of trusted suppliers, providing all the inspiration and ideas you need to make your day unique at this stunning Bolton Abbey wedding venue. Our experienced team of wedding coordinators will also be on hand to guide you through the planning process and answer any questions you may about our wedding packages on the Bolton Abbey Estate.

Image credit: www.photographybykathryn.com/

The Three Musketeers

Smallhythe, Tenterden, TN30 7NG
Performance by This Is My Theatre (Group)
19:30 - 21:00
14
Aug 2020

“All for one and one for all!”

When young D’Artagnan travels to Paris to join the king’s musketeers he uncovers a plot to discredit Queen Anne in the eyes of King Louis XIII and the country.

With Athos, Porthos and Aramis, D’Artagnon now must help to defeat the evil Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter, but their quest will not be easy…

Join us as we bring this action filled adventure to life in a lively staging of this much-loved novel complete with unexpected plot twists, romance and of course epic fights!

All: £15.50

1920s Prohibition Party

Lichfield Road, Wishaw, Sutton Coldfield, B76 9PR
19:00 - 00:00
25
Sep 2020

Let us sweep you back 100 years to celebrate the fun and excitement of the 1920s with our fabulously themed décor, live entertainment and a 3 course meal. Fancy dress welcomed! £34.95 per person. Call 01675 238 600 to book.

Adult ticket: £34.95
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