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National Trust Events

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October/November events at the National Trust English Riviera

Coleton Fishacre Jazz Club

31/08, 28/09, 26/10/2012 7pm – 9.30pm, £25

Join us for a relaxing evening with friends, enjoying a delicious two course supper accompanied by local jazz trio Art Deco Music in the atmospheric Café Coleton.

Booking essential: please call 01803 842382

Great British Walk: Brownstone Circular Walk

14/10/2012, 10.30 – 4.30pm

Get out and about before winter starts in earnest. Enjoy the most stunning views our county has to offer. Join one of our ranger team on a circular walk from Brownstone car park to Woodhuish as part of the Trust’s Walking Festival. Discover the Second World War gun battery at Froward Point, conservation grazing on the cliffs and Mansands wetland project, as well as stunning views and beaches.

This is a free event; however, we do ask that you ring to tell us you’re coming so we know how many teas to make. Call 01803 842382.

Greenway’s Pirate Day

27/10/2012, 2- 4pm, £3 child (normal admission charges apply)

Raise the main sail and climb the rigging. There’s pirate fun to be had at Greenway this half term. Please come dressed in your pirate best and join Pirate Gilbert’s quest for hidden treasure.

Halloween at Coleton Fishacre

27, 28, 29, 30 31 October (normal admission charges apply)

Join us for a free Halloween treasure hunt! Great for fun for all the family. Look out for clues in the garden that lead to a spooky surprise!

Witches and wizards at Greenway

31/10/2012, 2pm – 4pm. £3 child (normal admission charges apply)

Calling all trainee witches and wizards! Join us at Greenway this Halloween for a day of fun filled magical activities; a spell-tacular trail, face painting and mystical story telling. Please pick up your trail in reception. Come dressed in your most magical outfit.

Woodland Crafts at Greenway

06/11/12 – 07/11/12, 10am – 4pm, £50

Join us again for this hugely popular course, as we host another two day introduction to Woodland Crafts; working with our rangers to look at making gate hurdles, trellis, woodturning and cleaving. Develop skills that you might have only read about in books, as this really is a unique opportunity to learn these old crafts.

Booking essential: please call 01803 842382


Christmas Jazz at Cafe Coleton

30/11/2012, 7pm- 9.30pm, £25

Get in the festive spirit with an evening of Christmas jazz tunes and a delicious dinner. Come and join us for a relaxing evening in the art deco surroundings of Cafe Coleton. The fantastic jazz trio Art Deco Music will be performing a festive mix of Christmas tunes and jazz classics, whilst you enjoy a seasonal meal and unwind

Booking essential: please call 01803 842382


Stir-up Saturday

24/11/2012, 11.30 – 2.30pm. £25

Come along and join us to stir-up your very own Christmas treat by making a delicious Christmas Pudding with our magnificent catering manager in Greenway’s barn gallery. Follow it up with a two-course lunch in the house kitchen to celebrate your hard work.

Booking Essential: please call 01803 842382


Lunch in Greenway’s House Kitchen

25 November, 2, 9, 16 December, 1pm – 3pm.  £19.95

Celebrate Christmas in true style, with the exclusive opportunity to have a three course lunch in the fabulous setting of the Greenway house kitchen. With delicious food, enjoyed in the heart of Agatha Christie’s holiday home; what better way to get into the festive spirit? This event also includes a rare chance to see Greenway undercover, as you are guided round the house by our knowledgeable volunteers before your meal.

Booking Essential: please call 01803 842382.

Festive feasts at Greenway

29, 30 November, 6, 7, 13, 14 December 2012, 1pm – 3.30pm. £30

Celebrate Christmas in true style in the elegant Greenway dining room. Enjoy a festive feast around the beautiful mahogany table with three delicious seasonal courses. To make your day event more special, join our knowledgeable volunteers for a tour of the house during the winter cleaning programme.

Booking Essential: please call 01803 842382