Whats on at Hestercombe

There is plenty going on at Hestercombe Gardens this Winter. Check out their events:

Giant Second-hand Book Sale

8th – 28th January

This free event is a great way to browse thousands of quality second-hand books on offer , including: fiction, non fiction, children’s titles and lifestyle books covering gardening, cooking, history and other specialist subjects. All proceeds go to Hestercombe Gardens Trust to continue with the maintenance and restoration of Hestercombe Gardens. Read more here.

Grazing not Gazing 16mm Film Workshop

1st – 2nd February

Responding to Ben Rivers’ Urthworks exploration of ‘other worldliness in the world around us’, artists Katie Davis and Vicky Smith use approaches central to their own practices to conceive a 2-day 16mm film shoot and process workshop. Tickets £40 , which includes both days. Read more here.

Urthworks, an Exploration

2nd February

Marking the current exhibition at Hestercombe Gallery, this half day event will bring together the artist, the films’ writer, the show’s curators and invited guests to consider the themes raised by Ben Rivers‘ ambitious and deeply imagined works. Refreshments available. Find out more here.

Wellbeing Retreat

9th February 

Set in the beautiful surroundings of Hestercombe Gardens, this retreat focuses on achieving mindfulness and restorative calm through a combination of Pilates, Yoga, Tai Chi meditation and Forest Bathing (green space mindfulness).

It is the perfect way to unwind and restore yourself after the busy Christmas season. This event is run in partnership with 1610. £60 per person including lunch and refreshments. Read more here.

Valentine’s Supper

Friday 14th February 2020, from 7pm

Join Hestercombe for a romantic Valentine’s supper beneath a canopy of fairy lights in the former 17th century Orangery, the Bampfylde Hall. Enjoy a sumptuous seven course tasting menu prepared by the Head Chef with live music performed as you dine.

Vegetarian options available (must be pre-booked). Flight of wine available for each course for an additional charge.

£45 per person. A deposit of £10 per person is required upon booking. More information and to book, please visit their website.