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Events at Tatton

Tatton Park hosts over 100 events each year. To help you find events of particular interest please use the category search on the left of this page. You can also refine your search to look for events on specific dates. The next scheduled events are shown below.

Showing events between 01/05/2017 and 31/05/2017

17 events found.

"Landscapes & Gardens of Tatton Park" exhibition

From Saturday 25 March 2017 to Sunday 30 July 2017

An exhibition inspired by the landscape and Gardens of Tatton stitched by the members of Altrincham, Chelford, Manchester and Warrington Branches of the Embroiderers’ Guild.

Further details about "Landscapes & Gardens of Tatton Park" exhibition From 25 March 2017 to 30 July 2017

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Secret Stories of Tatton Park

From Friday 14 April 2017 to Sunday 29 October 2017

Visit Tatton Park this year and discover fascinating places, secret spaces, stories and special treasures never seen before. With a year-long programme of activities, visitors will be able to join our curious cat, Old Tom, his nosey bird sidekick, Parker, to find out about the people, places and things that make Tatton Park so special.

Further details about Secret Stories of Tatton Park From 14 April 2017 to 29 October 2017

Container gardening

Container Gardening Secrets

On Saturday 6 May 2017

From pots to troughs, learn the secrets of planting a stunning container display. Get advice from one of Tatton’s Gardening Team to create your own hanging basket to take home. This event must be pre-booked.

Further details about Container Gardening Secrets On 6 May 2017

National Garden Scheme

On Wednesday 10 May 2017

All garden entries and donations will be given to the National Garden Scheme which helps charities such as The Queen's Nursing Institute. Garden open 10am - 6pm (last entry 5pm). Normal admission charges apply.

Further details about National Garden Scheme On 10 May 2017

Stitch a Leaf with the Embroiderers' Guild

On Saturday 13 May 2017

Drop by the barn rooms in the Stableyard and join Embroiderers' Guild members to create decorative leaves with stitch and embellishments in this free workshop. Suitable for all ages and abilities. The Embroidery Guild have an exhibition in the Mansion inspired by Tatton Park - why not take a look? Please check opening times to avoid disappointment.

Further details about Stitch a Leaf with the Embroiderers' Guild On 13 May 2017

Home to Roost

Home to Roost

On Saturday 13 May 2017

If you have ever thought of keeping poultry or if you already do and just want to expand your knowledge, this is the course for you. Led by resident expert Hannah Booth, the course covers a range of aspects of care, from housing and feeding, to the buying, breeding and showing of adult poultry. You will also expand your knowledge on the incubation of eggs and the rearing of chicks. This event must be pre-booked.

Further details about Home to Roost On 13 May 2017

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The Tatton Park Country Show

From Saturday 13 May 2017 to Sunday 14 May 2017

Returning for the 4th year, this family Country Fair will have something for everyone with all day entertainment. www.oakleighfairs.co.uk

Further details about The Tatton Park Country Show From 13 May 2017 to 14 May 2017

Going Digital Photography

From Saturday 13 May 2017 to Sunday 14 May 2017

Join expert tutor Graham Nobles, who will show you how to get best from your digital camera.

Further details about Going Digital Photography From 13 May 2017 to 14 May 2017

Beekeeping

An Introduction to Beekeeping

On Sunday 14 May 2017

There is a lot of interest in bees and beekeeping these days. Would you like to find out what it is all about? Do you think it might be interesting to keep bees, but don’t know what is involved, or how to get started? Our Beekeeping Taster Day will give you an overview of the craft of beekeeping, starting with a presentation about honeybees in the schoolroom, followed by practical demonstration at the apiary where we will open a hive and take a close look inside. This will give you the opportunity to get up close to the bees! You will also have the opportunity to sample honey and make a beeswax candle to take home. This workshop is intended for our ad

Further details about An Introduction to Beekeeping On 14 May 2017

Old Hall

Secrets of the Old Hall - Adult Tours

On Saturday 20 May 2017

UNFORTUNATELY THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED - IT WILL BE REPEATED LATER IN THE YEAR. From the Lord of the manor's Great Hall to its final use as a humble mole catcher’s cottage, uncover 500 years of occupation and the missing piece of the Tatton Park jigsaw. A guided tour with our expert guide unwraps everything from archeology surveys, architectural changes, originial medieval owners and the start of the Egerton family's story at Tatton through to the lives of the last occupants. Uncover the echos of the past inside what is believed by many to the be one of the most haunted buildings in the country. Complimentary self-serve hot drinks after the tour, informal Q&A and an opportunity to revisit the building and grounds at your leisure.

Further details about Secrets of the Old Hall - Adult Tours On 20 May 2017

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Secrets of the Kitchen Garden

On Wednesday 24 May 2017

A behind the scenes look at the work, planting and care involved in the maintenance of Tatton’s Kitchen Garden with a member of the Gardens Team. RHS members can contact us directly to arrange a discount on the ticket fee. This event must be pre-booked.

Further details about Secrets of the Kitchen Garden On 24 May 2017

Art Workshop

Beginner's Watercolour Workshop

On Saturday 27 May 2017

A beginner's watercolour workshop with local artist Chris Beesley. For more information or to book, please contact Chris on 07773982996 or at chrisbeesleyart@sky.com. This event must be pre-booked.

Further details about Beginner's Watercolour Workshop On 27 May 2017

Sheep Shearing

Sheep shearing at the Farm

From Saturday 27 May 2017 to Sunday 28 May 2017

See our sheep being sheared by local sheep shearer David Norcott ready for the start of summer.

Further details about Sheep shearing at the Farm From 27 May 2017 to 28 May 2017

Amazed by Science

Be Amazed by Science.....at Tatton Park!

From Monday 29 May 2017 to Friday 2 June 2017

Be Amazed by Science at Tatton Park and discover the secrets of science and technology in the Mansion, Gardens and Farm this May half term. Participate in spotting trails around the Mansion and Gardens and then visit the Farm for a different workshop every day, including sessions on cheese making, animal diets and farm machinery. Trails available during Mansion and Garden opening hours, Farm activities scheduled for 2.00pm. Farm Activity Timetable: Tuesday 30th May – Diets and Digestion Wednesday 31st May – Challenge the Root Chopper Thursday 1st June – Weights and Measures Friday 2nd June – The Science of Butter & Cheese Making PLEASE NOTE THAT ACTIVITIES ARE FREE, BUT YOU WILL STILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY PARK AND ATTRACTION

Further details about Be Amazed by Science.....at Tatton Park! From 29 May 2017 to 2 June 2017

Children's Cycling

Cycling Boredom Busters

On Tuesday 30 May 2017

Fundamentals of off-road skills, exploring ‘out of bounds’ farmland trails and woodland single-track. Medals and certificates for special achievements will be awarded at the finish. A basic bike safety check is included for each child. Please bring a packed lunch. Own bike and cycling helmet is compulsory. Minimum age: 8 years old. Adult accompaniment during the session is not required, but provision of an emergency contact number is essential. This event must be pre-booked.

Further details about Cycling Boredom Busters On 30 May 2017

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A Day in the Life of a Victorian Servant

On Wednesday 31 May 2017

Step back in time and experience the harsh reality of life below stairs. Assist Lord Egerton’s servants in cleaning and preparing the house for a very important royal visit. Recommended for children aged between 7 and 11 years old. This event must be pre-booked.

Further details about A Day in the Life of a Victorian Servant On 31 May 2017

Old Hall

'Inside Tatton's Hidden Gem'

On Wednesday 31 May 2017

Be inspired by the atmospheric surroundings of Tatton Old Hall, in this unique creative writing experience. The day will be led by talented former Cheshire poet laureate, Joy Winkler and will also include a guided tour around the site by a member of the Tatton Old Hall team. Joy describes this course as “a unique opportunity to learn more about the Hall, to absorb its history and then take that forward to inspire our writing.” A complimentary notebook and pen is provided for each participant. This event must be pre-booked.

Further details about 'Inside Tatton's Hidden Gem' On 31 May 2017

A range of organisations and members of the public have provided details of events contained in this publication. Event details can often change at short notice. It is therefore advisable to check with the organisers that the event is going ahead before attending. Whilst every care has been taken in the compilation of this publication, and every attempt made to present up-to-date and accurate information, we cannot guarantee that inaccuracies will not occur. Cheshire East Council will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any inaccuracy or error within these pages.

*Most events are subject to Tatton Park car entry charge and normal attraction entry charges where applicable.


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