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Chatsworth House All Year Round Event

Portland House c1870, Matlock Bath, Matlock Bath, DE4 3PX
05
Mar 2019
31
Mar 2021
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Visit Britain's top stately home and see why it has been voted the nation's favourite with country fairs, music and theatrical shows, stunning gardens, children's farmyard and play ground and the fun maze...
FREE: FREE

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

Running Break 2020

Ragdale Village, Melton Mowbray, LE14 3PB
17
Sep 2020
19
Sep 2020
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Whether you’d like to aim for next year’s marathon or would like to take on your first 5k, our Running Break will set you off on the right foot. This break will be led by Michelle Read, an experienced fitness instructor, personal trainer and running enthusiast with more than 20 marathons to her name! Part of a small group, you’ll be guided through preparation, post-run techniques and a range of runs tailored to your ability. Over three days you’ll take part in a variety of workshops designed to help you minimise injury and prepare your body for training, receive expert advice on the right nutrition, training techniques and plan for you, and enjoy a motivational talk with self-help tips, while also taking part in a mix of runs of varying distance and pace. The two-night break includes: – Arrival at 2pm on Thursday for your first session at 3pm – A mix of runs of varying distance and pace – All meals including three course buffet lunch and three course dinner, with breakfast served to your room or the Verandah Bar. – Plus the choice of two 25-minute treatments from: • Soothing Back Massage • Conditioning Foot Treatment • Conditioning Hand Treatment • Tension Release Scalp Therapy To ensure you leave feeling completely refreshed and revived, you’ll also have full access to all facilities, including the Rooftop Infinity Pool, multi-million-pound Thermal Spa, indoor and outdoor pools, gym, full timetable of fitness classes, and newly refurbished exercise pool.

Real Life Yoga Breaks (with Meg Jackson 2020)

Ragdale Village, Melton Mowbray, LE14 3PB
14
May 2020
05
Sep 2020
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Feel like you’re stuck in a yoga rut? Know your Surya namaskar from your Savasana but need a bit more? Want to start developing your existing practice and add a bit of ‘oomph’ to your asana? If you’ve been practising consistently for at least six months, this is the perfect yoga break for you. Join founder of Real Life Yoga, Meg Jackson, to start ‘building on the basics’ and start challenging your body (and your mind) a little bit more. Or for the more advanced Yoga practicioner, Join Meg on 'Finding your flow' and dive into the world of vinyasa yoga. Each Real Life Yoga Break includes: – Welcome and introduction to the Break by Meg Jackson, including how to get the most from it and seven yoga sessions with Meg. – Choice of two 25-minute treatments from: • Soothing Back Massage • Conditioning Foot Treatment • Conditioning Hand Treatment • Tension Release Scalp Therapy – All meals including breakfast served to your room, three-course lunch and three-course dinner. – You will also receive a Real Life Yoga pack with tips and hints on enhancing the effects of the break once at home. – 2.00pm arrival on day one, departure on last day is at 2.00pm – Full use of all Ragdale’s facilities including Thermal Spa, gym and exercise classes as listed under What’s included in every visit.

Dancercise Break

Ragdale Village, Melton Mowbray, LE14 3PB
02
Apr 2020
28
Oct 2020
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If Body Pump leaves you feeling deflated and Body Combat has you fighting to get away, then why not join us for a unique dance break in the luxury surroundings for which we’re so renowned. This two-night break promises to be just the inspiration you need to help you on the journey to a fitter, slimmer you, while having fun every (quick) step of the way! The package includes: • Check in from 2pm on Thursday ready for your first session at 3pm • A programme of specially designed dance-based classes that are not normally available at Ragdale Hall (or elsewhere) • The opportunity to join our many other dance-based classes on the regular timetable • Accommodation, breakfast served in your room, three course buffet lunch and three course dinner and use of all the Hall’s facilities including the Thermal Spa, pools, spa facilities and gym. • The choice of a 40-minute treatment from: Ragdale Prescription Facial or Classic Manicure or Calming Back and Scalp Massage.

Pilates Break

Ragdale Village, Melton Mowbray, LE14 3PB
02
Jul 2020
29
Sep 2020
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We welcome you to join a small select group for a two-night Pilates Break at Ragdale Hall Spa, led by one of our experienced teachers including renowned Pilates industry expert, Cherry Baker. The two-night break includes: – Arrival at 2pm on Thursday for your first session at 3pm – Opening session setting the scene for the break – Four varied Pilates sessions – All meals including three course buffet lunch and three course dinner, with breakfast served to your room or the Verandah Bar. – Plus the choice of two 25-minute treatments from: • Soothing Back Massage • Conditioning Foot Treatment • Conditioning Hand Treatment • Tension Release Scalp Therapy

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

Masquerade Ball

Lichfield Road, Wishaw, Sutton Coldfield, B76 9PR
19:00 - 00:00
16
Oct 2020

Dress to impress for a night of elegance and mystery at our grand Masquerade Ball. This indulgent affair includes a 3 course meal and live music. £34.95 per person. Call 01675 238 600 or email [email protected] to book.

Adult ticket: £34.95

The Great Gatsby

Lichfield Road, Wishaw, Sutton Coldfield, B76 9PR
19:00 - 00:00
27
Nov 2020

Step back in time to the roaring ‘20s for a glamorous & extravagant evening, with our fabulously themed décor, live entertainment and a 3 course meal. Fancy dress welcomed! £59.95 per person. Call 01675 238 600 to book. 

Adult ticket: £59.95

Wedding Fair

Moor Hall Drive, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, B75 6LN
11:00 - 14:00
20
Sep 2020

If you are involved in the planning of a wedding you should make a date to visit Moor Hall Hotel & Spa's next Wedding Fair on Sunday 20th September 2020. From 11am to 2pm a wide range of exhibitors will be on hand to help you organise your very special day. You can also meet our wedding co-ordinators who will be happy to show you our wedding reception rooms, the Bridal Suites, the Spa and our stunning photographic locations, including the unique and historic sunken garden.

Free admission & £100 worth of vouchers to be won!

Set in beautiful parkland, Moor Hall is a delightful four star country house hotel which offers an elegant setting for civil wedding ceremonies and receptions of 30 to 180 guests. Ask about our All Inclusive Wedding Package for 2020 from just £5,000!

Fashion Show at 1pm

One of the hightlights of our Wedding Fairs is the Fashion Show! Take a seat and see the very latest wedding dresses, mother of the bride outfits and men's formal suits.

Exhibitors

Flowers, stationery, honeymoons, photographs, wedding dresses, menswear, mother of the bride outfits, favours, wedding cars, jewellery, toastmaster, chair covers, entertainment, chocolate fountain, wedding videos, bridal beauty, cakes, gift list and much more!

Landscape Painting Summer School

Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield, SK11 9JY
10
Aug 2020
14
Aug 2020
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Join us in the grounds of Capesthorne Hall for a landscape painting summer school with Charles Hickson. Aimed at all levels, from novice to experienced artist.

The course references other painters and the artist’s own work in order to stimulate activity. Sessions begin with a demonstration by the artist covering composition, starting the painting, brush techniques and colour mixing.

Subjects include: buildings and structures; with guidance on viewpoint and perspective. trees and plants; to include colour mixing. skies and all the basic elements of a landscape composition. A variety of media will be covered, from pencil. charcoal, ink and wash through to watercolour, acrylic and mixed media.

Specific sessions during the week covering:

Tree studies in pencil, charcoal and pastel.

Trees in context with surroundings in watercolour.

Buildings or building detail – basic perspective and mark making.

Selective composition placing a building into its environment.

Plants in detail – study sheet of varieties & species.

Identifying a plant’s unique character – watercolour / oil / ink and wash.

Pen and ink study of landscape.

Pastel drawing of an alternative panoramic landscape.

Putting it all together.

Painting in watercolour showing detail versus a contrasting looser background of brush strokes.

Completing the painting followed by group critique of the weeks work.

To book your place and enquire about prices please contact Charles – www.charleshickson.co.uk . Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

5 Day Price: £180.00

Plant Hunters' Fair

Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield, SK11 9JY
10:00 - 16:00
16
Aug 2020

Wonderful new Summer Plant Hunters’ Fair with entry to the Plant Fair and Gardens at the special half price rate of just £3.50! (Children 5-16 years old: £1.50)

Why not bring your friends and family to make a day of it.

It’s just the right time to pick up some late flowering plants to give your garden a boost and we know that the nurseries will have just the right plant to set your summer garden ablaze with colour or to add a sparkle to a shady spot, plus lots of expert knowledge on hand to help you choose the best plants for your own unique garden.

For full details of nurseries attending please see www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk

The Hall is also open 12pm-4pm: £3.00 special reduced rate for this event. (Children 5-16 years old: £1.00)

Free parking

Adult: £3.50 | Children (5-16yrs): £1.50

Cheshire Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield, SK11 9JY
10:00 - 16:00
30
Aug 2020

Includes North West Mercedes-Benz Day

Our third and final event of 2020 at Capesthorne Hall, this popular event regularly attracts 400-500 display vehicles to this most picturesque of settings.

In addition to an eclectic display of vintage, classic and modern classic vehicles the Capesthorne Hall courtyard directly outside Capesthorne Hall will be filled with a stunning display of vehicles courtesy of the Cheshire Mercedes-Benz Owners Club.

Prices: Adults £8.50, Children (7-14yrs) £3.50. Visitor parking is free.

Hall opens from 12 noon (last admission 3.30pm)
Hall Admission Adults £3, accompanied children free
Lakeside Cafe open 11am – 4.30pm for refreshments

Please see Classic Shows website for exhibitor enquiries.

www.classicshows.org
Tel: 01484 667776
Email: [email protected]

Adult: £8.50 | Child (7-14yrs): £3.50

Cheshire Half Marathon

Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield, SK11 9JY
09:00 - 12:00
13
Sep 2020

The 2020 Cheshire Half Marathon will be held at Capesthorne Hall for a brand new road closed route. This Run Britain/UKA licensed, officially measured Cheshire Half Marathon distance road race, offers the perfect opportunity for runners of all abilities to get a chip timed personal best over 13.1 miles.

The Cheshire Half starts and finishes outside the stunning Capesthorne Hall and runs around the flat and rural closed roads of Cheshire.

Entry Fee: £26.00

Further information at: https://www.cheshirehalf.com/

Entry Fee: £26.00

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

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/

Hart's Alfresco Barbecue

Standard Hill, Park Row, Nottingham, NG1 6FN
31
Jul 2020
28
Aug 2020
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Celebrate the great British summer and join Hart's for a barbecue in the courtyard.

The courtyard soaks up the summer sun from mid-afternoon and throughout the evening which provides the perfect space for a barbecue. So join them alfresco at Hart’s Hotel for a Friday Night BBQ.

At Hart’s they are passionate about good quality food and we like to showcase the finest local ingredients. It’s the attention to detail that makes there food different. For instance, you may order a burger but it will be a hand-made burger with the best local meat, a fresh bap from Hambleton Bakery, topped with fresh leaves and a range of quality condimennt.

They source all the ingredients locally, you will not be disappointed with the quality.

Timings 5pm – 7pm

£16.50 per person including 3 items from the grill, a variety of salads, breads and condiments.

Vegetarian options are always available.

Booking is advisable (but when it’s gone it’s gone, so arrive early to avoid disappointment!)

A £50 deposit will be required for groups of 8 and over. 48-hour cancellation policy

one person: £16.50
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