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June 2019

Walsall to Weston Exhibition by the Walsall Society of Artists

June 28 - July 30
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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The town of Walsall and Weston Park have a long shared history, with street names in Walsall reflecting this relationship, such as Bradford Street, Earl Street, Mountrath Street and Countess Street.  It is these close links which have inspired the Walsall Society of Artists to exhibit in the Granary Art Gallery as part of their 70th Anniversary year.   Founded in 1949 the Walsall Society of Artists is non-profit making and is organised for charitable purposes, with the aim of…

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July 2019

Behind the Scenes Tour

July 21
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Throughout 2019 we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria and our Behind the Scenes Tours will throw open the doors, both front and back of House, for you to explore Victorian Weston. We are not ashamed to say that you can’t see a preserved Victorian kitchen with rows of gleaming copper pans as Weston is still very much a working house and place of hospitality. Join one of our experienced guides to see where world…

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Afternoon Tea – Behind the Scenes – SOLD OUT

July 21
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Combine a fascinating Behind the Scenes Tour with a delicious afternoon tea, served in the Victorian Orangery on selected Sunday’s this summer. Throughout 2019 we will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria and our tours will take visitors into a world of grand country house parties, stunning formal gardens and the excitement of the arrival of the railways, all seen through the lens of this one incredible house, its residents and its influential visitors. Go…

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Discovery Workshops

July 24 - August 30
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Our Education team have been busy creating some crafty experiences for our younger visitors. This year’s theme is all things Victorian as decade by decade we reveal the impact of the Victorian age not just on Weston but on the country as a whole. Monday to Friday (Excluding Bank Holidays) The STUFF! Room will be open between 11am and 3pm on a self-led basis. Each week will focus on different topics including toys, entertainment, transport, communication collecting and hobbies. We…

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Behind the Scenes Tour

July 28
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Throughout 2019 we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria and our Behind the Scenes Tours will throw open the doors, both front and back of House, for you to explore Victorian Weston. We are not ashamed to say that you can’t see a preserved Victorian kitchen with rows of gleaming copper pans as Weston is still very much a working house and place of hospitality. Join one of our experienced guides to see where world…

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Afternoon Tea – Behind the Scenes – SOLD OUT

July 28
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Combine a fascinating Behind the Scenes Tour with a delicious afternoon tea, served in the Victorian Orangery on selected Sunday’s this summer. Throughout 2019 we will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria and our tours will take visitors into a world of grand country house parties, stunning formal gardens and the excitement of the arrival of the railways, all seen through the lens of this one incredible house, its residents and its influential visitors. Go…

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August 2019

Victorious Exhibition

August 1 - September 26
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Victorious is an exciting two month long exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. Weston Park enjoyed a strong connection with Queen Victoria, as the 3rd Earl Bradford was Master of the Horse and Prime Minister Disraeli was a close family friend. The exhibition will explore this close relationship and celebrate Queen Victoria's reign using the unique historic collection here at Weston Park.   Queen Victoria’s reign was a time of immense social, economic and artistic…

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Behind the Scenes Tour – SOLD OUT

August 4
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Throughout 2019 we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria and our Behind the Scenes Tours will throw open the doors, both front and back of House, for you to explore Victorian Weston. We are not ashamed to say that you can’t see a preserved Victorian kitchen with rows of gleaming copper pans as Weston is still very much a working house and place of hospitality. Join one of our experienced guides to see where world…

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Afternoon Tea – Behind the Scenes – SOLD OUT

August 4
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Combine a fascinating Behind the Scenes Tour with a delicious afternoon tea, served in the Victorian Orangery on selected Sunday’s this summer. Throughout 2019 we will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria and our tours will take visitors into a world of grand country house parties, stunning formal gardens and the excitement of the arrival of the railways, all seen through the lens of this one incredible house, its residents and its influential visitors. Go…

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Victorian Gardens Tour and Afternoon Tea – SOLD OUT

August 11
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Combine a fascinating tour of the Formal Gardens with our Head Gardener Martin Gee followed by Afternoon Tea in the Victorian Orangery. The Formal Gardens at Weston are recognised as a prime example of Victorian horticultural trends, with the south terrace and its adjacent Italian Gardens, in themselves design masterpieces, created by the celebrated landscape architect Edward Kemp. Over the winter months of 2018 Martin and his team will be taking the formal gardens back to their original Edward Kemp…

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Behind the Scenes Tour

August 18
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Throughout 2019 we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria and our Behind the Scenes Tours will throw open the doors, both front and back of House, for you to explore Victorian Weston. We are not ashamed to say that you can’t see a preserved Victorian kitchen with rows of gleaming copper pans as Weston is still very much a working house and place of hospitality. Join one of our experienced guides to see where world…

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Afternoon Tea – Behind the Scenes – SOLD OUT

August 18
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Combine a fascinating Behind the Scenes Tour with a delicious afternoon tea, served in the Victorian Orangery on selected Sunday’s this summer. Throughout 2019 we will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria and our tours will take visitors into a world of grand country house parties, stunning formal gardens and the excitement of the arrival of the railways, all seen through the lens of this one incredible house, its residents and its influential visitors. Go…

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September 2019

Afternoon Tea – Behind the Scenes

September 1
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Combine a fascinating Behind the Scenes Tour with a delicious afternoon tea, served in the Victorian Orangery on selected Sunday’s this summer. Throughout 2019 we will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria and our tours will take visitors into a world of grand country house parties, stunning formal gardens and the excitement of the arrival of the railways, all seen through the lens of this one incredible house, its residents and its influential visitors. Go…

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Behind the Scenes Tour

September 1
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Throughout 2019 we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria and our Behind the Scenes Tours will throw open the doors, both front and back of House, for you to explore Victorian Weston. We are not ashamed to say that you can’t see a preserved Victorian kitchen with rows of gleaming copper pans as Weston is still very much a working house and place of hospitality. Join one of our experienced guides to see where world…

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Autumn Plant Fair

September 8
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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If your garden is looking a little tired after the summer then this is a great opportunity to find some late blooming plants to cheer it up! Autumn is also the perfect time to plant, ready for next year's bloom. The soil is still warm and plants have plenty of time to establish and make themselves at home before winter.  The nursery folk will be more than happy to give you the benefit of their experience in planting and caring…

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Victorian Gardens Tour and Afternoon Tea

September 8
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Combine a fascinating tour of the Formal Gardens with our Head Gardener Martin Gee followed by Afternoon Tea in the Victorian Orangery. The Formal Gardens at Weston are recognised as a prime example of Victorian horticultural trends, with the south terrace and its adjacent Italian Gardens, in themselves design masterpieces, created by the celebrated landscape architect Edward Kemp. Over the winter months of 2018 Martin and his team will be taking the formal gardens back to their original Edward Kemp…

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Midland Game Fair

September 14 - September 15
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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The Midland Game Fair is the premier event of its kind in the country for anyone interested in traditional country pursuits.  The show has something for everyone from world class clay pigeon shooting to game and coarse fishing demonstrations; gun dog competitions, falconry displays, ferret racing, fine arts and rural crafts plus over 600 stands for all your countryside shopping needs. Why not head over to "Beer in the Park" just in front of the House and enjoy real ale…

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Thump of the Tale – Ruth Buchanan and Julie Cross

September 28 - October 30
Granary Art Gallery

Thump of the Tale is a snapshot of those works, which seek, not to illustrate the stories, but to use themes and elements and connect them to memories as prompts. The exhibition also features some of the artists’ earlier animal studies, published works and sketchbooks. The tales of childhood: mythology, parable, poems, or folk and fairy tale become enmeshed with our memories and echo forward throughout our lives. We feel the reverberations of the Thump of the Tale. Ruth Buchanan…

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October 2019

Autumn Horse Trials

October 12 - October 13
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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The International Autumn Horse Trials is run over two days for the National Junior Championships, National under 21 Championships CC1* and CCII* classes which consist of dressage, cross country and show jumping. For further information please visit: www.westonht.co.uk

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November 2019

Imagine….

November 1 - November 28
Granary Art Gallery

Penny and David were college students and this is the first time they have exhibited together, Penny having moved from Photography to Art based imagery and David experimenting photographically in monochrome and colour as well as taking up a major role in Academia. Both abstract their source material from nature but in very different ways. David in his College days heavily influenced by the strong graphic use of monochrome by such photographers as Bill Brandt, and continuing to find subjects…

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