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August 2018

‘Upstairs, Downstairs’ Behind the Scenes Tour

August 26

Step beyond the ropes! Would you like to see even more of the House, into areas that are not usually accessible to the public? Venture upstairs, peek into some of the stunning bedrooms and see different staircases on this very special tour. Delve deeper into the rich history of the House and family of Weston Park, as your tour guide will reveal hidden history as well as the inner workings of the stately home.  The tour will also reveal the…

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‘Upstairs, Downstairs’ Behind the Scenes Tour

August 12

Step beyond the ropes! Would you like to see even more of the House, into areas that are not usually accessible to the public? Venture upstairs, peek into some of the stunning bedrooms and see different staircases on this very special tour. Delve deeper into the rich history of the House and family of Weston Park, as your tour guide will reveal hidden history as well as the inner workings of the stately home.  The tour will also reveal the…

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July 2018

‘Upstairs, Downstairs’ Behind the Scenes Tour

July 29

Step beyond the ropes! Would you like to see even more of the House, into areas that are not usually accessible to the public? Venture upstairs, peek into some of the stunning bedrooms and see different staircases on this very special tour. Delve deeper into the rich history of the House and family of Weston Park, as your tour guide will reveal hidden history as well as the inner workings of the stately home.  The tour will also reveal the…

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‘Upstairs, Downstairs’ Behind the Scenes Tour

July 15

Step beyond the ropes! Would you like to see even more of the House, into areas that are not usually accessible to the public? Venture upstairs, peek into some of the stunning bedrooms and see different staircases on this very special tour. Delve deeper into the rich history of the House and family of Weston Park, as your tour guide will reveal hidden history as well as the inner workings of the stately home.  The tour will also reveal the…

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‘Upstairs, Downstairs’ Behind the Scenes Tour

July 1

Step beyond the ropes! Would you like to see even more of the House, into areas that are not usually accessible to the public? Venture upstairs, peek into some of the stunning bedrooms and see different staircases on this very special tour. Delve deeper into the rich history of the House and family of Weston Park, as your tour guide will reveal hidden history as well as the inner workings of the stately home.  The tour will also reveal the…

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June 2018

‘Upstairs, Downstairs’ Behind the Scenes Tour

June 3

Step beyond the ropes! Would you like to see even more of the House, into areas that are not usually accessible to the public? Venture upstairs, peek into some of the stunning bedrooms and see different staircases on this very special tour. Delve deeper into the rich history of the House and family of Weston Park, as your tour guide will reveal hidden history as well as the inner workings of the stately home.  The tour will also reveal the…

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April 2018

Bluebell & Blossoms Walk

April 29

Our Education department provides a year round programme of walks in the parkland, woodlands, gardens and pleasure grounds. Head Gardener Martin Gee will lead a three and half mile guided walk through carpets of bluebells, avenues and azaleas and Capability Brown’s pleasure grounds. At this time of year Temple Wood is a riot of colour and perfume as the rhododendrons and azaleas are in full bloom.  Martin will talk about these fashionable hybrids and why the walks were created by the 4th…

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March 2018

Springtime Walk

March 25

Our Education department provides a year round programme of walks in the parkland, woodlands, gardens and pleasure grounds. The Park is waking up after a long winter to the much anticipated springtime. See the beautiful springtime blooms around the Park and Gardens on a guided walk with Head Gardener Martin Gee. After walking up an appetite why not enjoy Sunday lunch in the Granary Grill?   Tickets: Adults £6.00 Seniors £5.00 Children £3.00 The walk starts at 10.30am, admission is payable on the…

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January 2018

New Year’s Walk

January 7

Join Head Gardener Martin Gee for a guided walk around Capability Brown’s landscaped parkland.  The three and half mile walk explores areas of the Park that are not normally accessible to the visiting public and includes a climb up to Knoll Tower to see the views across Shropshire to the Wrekin Hill and beyond. Martin’s knowledge of the estate is vast and makes for a very informative walk and is ideal for blowing away the cobwebs after the festive season.…

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December 2017

Christmas Ramble

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Head Gardener Martin Gee will take visitors on a walk around the Capability Brown Parkland.  Martin will talk about how the landscape has evolved over the centuries and how the legacy of generations of the Earls of Bradford shaped what we see today and Weston Park Foundation’s plans for the future. This bracing walk takes in sites of historical interest as well as areas of the Park that are not normally accessible to visitors. After walking up an appetite why…

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November 2017

Gemma’s Christmas Masterclass

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd November Our new Head Chef Gemma LeClare will be hosting her first culinary Masterclass to get you into the festive spirit! Starting at 11am with coffee in the Granary Deli, Gemma will demonstrate sweet and savoury festive favourites before you enjoy a two-course lunch in the Granary Grill. She will share handy hints and recipe ideas so you can add some sparkle into your festive feast. Gemma’s Masterclass is £25 per person and includes coffee on…

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September 2017

Afternoon Tea – Behind the Scenes

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Combine a fascinating Behind the Scenes Tour with a delicious afternoon tea, served in the Victorian Orangery on selected Sunday’s this summer. Step beyond the ropes and see more of the House including areas that are not normally open to visitors.  Venture upstairs, peek into some of the stunning bedrooms, take a look into the Boudoir and delve deep into the rich history of the House, the family that once lived there and how it is used today. Following the…

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August 2017

Baroque Sonatas & Duets from the Archives of the Bridgeman Family: Musical & Amicable Society at Weston Park

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

In 2014 the music collection belonging to the family of Sir Henry Bridgeman, 1st Baron Bradford, was rediscovered after lying hidden for over 200 years at his ancestral home of Weston Park.  Hundreds of pieces, both printed and in manuscript, make up the collection and show just how important music was to this family in the 18th century. Particularly exciting has been the discovery of twenty-five pieces for cello (solos and duets), which belonged to Sir Henry’s eldest son, Henry…

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July 2017

Landscape Management Walk

Sunday, July 30, 2017

During a walk around the Park and Gardens at Weston Park, Head Gardener Martin Gee will be giving an informative insight into the work that goes into the day to day planning and conservation of a historic garden. Covered during the walk will be the management of trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, annuals and turf. Martin with also be discussing the careful maintenance of Rose Gardens, Parterres Glass House plants and container growing. The walk will start at 10:30am and admission…

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Going Underground – Cellar Tours

Sunday, July 16, 2017

New for 2017! This year we are introducing a brand new tour in order to give the public the opportunity to see more of the House than ever before. The cellars of Weston Park are amongst the earliest areas of the House, with parts believed to date back to the Medieval period. Follow the winding passageways beneath the House and discover the purposes of the Cellar from times gone by. See where the valuable vintage wines were stored in the…

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June 2017

Going Underground – Cellar Tours

Thursday, June 8, 2017

New for 2017! This year we are introducing a brand new tour in order to give the public the opportunity to see more of the House than ever before. The cellars of Weston Park are amongst the earliest areas of the House, with parts believed to date back to the Medieval period. Follow the winding passageways beneath the House and discover the purposes of the Cellar from times gone by. See where the valuable vintage wines were stored in the…

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May 2017

Traditional & Contemporary: Equestrian Art at Weston Park

Monday, May 8, 2017

Join us for a special study day dedicated to contemporary and traditional equestrian art with renowned artists Alison Wilson and Glynis Mills. This unique day will have a particular focus on the world famous Art Collection at Weston Park. The day will include a private guided tour of the House led by Curator & Head of Learning of the Weston Park Foundation, Gareth Williams, providing guests with the opportunity to be part of a very special viewing of Weston’s magnificent…

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April 2017

Spring Walk

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Spring Walk Exploring Temple Wood Temple Wood is one of two naturalistic paradises created at Weston; the other being the Shrewsbury Walk.  Temple Wood is a rare treasure and was laid out for the ‘pleasure of walking’ as Sir Henry and Lady Bridgeman would walk with guests. Temple Wood is a classic of Brown’s work, showing the experienced landscape gardener working in a self-assured way to create what would have been a naturalistic garden paradise which would have engaged all…

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February 2017

Half Term Welly Walks: The Importance of Trees

Friday, February 24, 2017 - Saturday, February 25, 2017

Join us on a February half term welly walk around the woodland, and discover more