A Grade ll listed house with extensive landscaped gardens, gifted for the use and enjoyment of the people by Henry Charles 'Inky' Stephens of the Stephens' Ink Company.

Events - all proceeds go towards the upkeep of The Gardens

Inky’s Supper Club

Thu 17th Oct

Let the Fun Be Gin 

18.30 – 21.30

Yes, we are back! With a new season of supper events in the atmospheric Inky’s Stables Café 

For our first outing, we return to Gin with a selection of 3 Gins to taste, mix with different Botanicals and discover your own favourite recipe. Not forgetting a Gin related quiz with a special prize for the winner.

There will be a great Home Cooked Supper and some nibbles to compliment the Tasting. 

For this very special first event of the Season, we will be joined by acoustic folk trio  Peace & Plenty - To entertain you before and after the tasting.

Tickets £22 per person.  Booking essential

Please note we will contact you before the event for any dietary requirements

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Gardening Morning

Sun 20th Oct

10.30 - 1pm

Join our friendly group to help maintain our beautiful gardens. 

We meet at the Depot opposite the playground - tools provided.

Can't make Sundays but still want to help? please contact  volunteer@stephenshouseandgardens.com

Shared Reading

Try Shared Reading

10.30 – 12.00  Every Monday  up to 16th December

Shared Reading groups are a place to relax, make new friends and share stories. Just drop in and enjoy listening to a great story or poem – no pressure to talk or read

Everyone is welcome.

Refreshments will be provided and it’s free! No need to bring anything.

Held in the visitor centre 

 

Free event

Halloween Half-term

Tues 22nd - Sat 26th October

Open  13:00 - 16:00  No booking Required

Visit the Spooky Basement, and venture outside for the ‘Ghosts in the Trees’ garden ghost hunt with a prize for all completed ghost hunts!

£5 per child (under 16 yrs) and their grown up 

Unaccompanied adults (16+) £5

No unaccompanied under 16 yrs.

 

 

Halloween Spooktacular

Sun 27th Oct

16.30 - 19.00

It's back

Join us for an evening of Halloween fun including a spine-tingling spooky basement tour, creepy garden ghost hunt, beastly bouncing, ghoulish games, cunning crafts, terrifying tattoos and more

Performances by the Fire Artist  at  17.00 & 18.00

Tickets £9 or 4 tickets for £32 (offer subject to availability) .  Booking essential limited availablity

Cafe open 

Sold out, sorry!

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (1920)

Sat 9th Nov

19.30

A Silent film with live accompaniment by Martyn Niele

John Barrymore plays the humanitarian Dr Henry Jekyll, who becomes obsessed with the notion of separating the good and evil impulses within every man. To this end, he develops a potion, which unleashes his own darker side: the demonic Mr. Hyde.

Held in the Drawing Room of the Main House

Tickets £11.  Booking Essential

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Sunday Lunch in the House

Sun 10th Nov

Sunday is lunch served in the house from 12:00 to 15:00.

The house is open 12:00 - 16:00. and the bar is open

Booking for lunch recommended, please call 020 8346 7812, option 1, or pop in at the house.

 

 

Introduction to Hatha Yoga

Tue 12th Nov

Tuesday mornings 9.30-10.30

from 12th November for 5 weeks

5  Sessions £35

This regular 1 hour , will give you an introduction into some basic yoga poses. Concentrating on healthy alignment and breathing to help you to improve your posture, core strength, flexibility and general wellbeing. Instruction in meditation and relaxation will naturally be incorporated into these friendly group sessions. 

Instructor Paul Salman has been practicing yoga for over 25 years and has been a registered teacher for 12 years. 

Please call or text Paul on 07768353108 re booking or if you have any queries.

Sessions take place in the Main House. All proceeds from the sessions donated to the support the House & Gardens.

 

Quiz Night

Thu 14th Nov

Come and pit your wits against our resident quizmaster.

Starts at 19.30

Tickets cost £15.00  including Supper (Cash bar.)

Telephone 020 8346 7812 to reserve a ticket.

Frost Fair with the Finchley Women’s Institute

Sun 17th Nov

Finchley Women’s Institute are hosting our 8th Annual Frost Fair, with art and craft stalls for Christmas shopping ideas .

To equire about a stall please email the WI at: wifinchley@gmail.com 

The Stephens Collection is open 12.00 - 16.00

 

Free event

Inkys Supper Club

Thu 21st Nov

Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrivé!

Thu 21st November

18.30 – 21.30

Our season of supper events in the atmospheric Inky’s Stables Café continues on a French theme, celebrating Beaujolais Nouveau Day. Sample the new batch and other Beaujolais’, complemented by French cheese tasting and a traditional French supper dish

Not forgetting an all things French quiz, with a special prize for the winner.

Tickets £22 per person.  Booking essential

Please note we will contact you before the event for any dietary requirements

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Winter Watercolour Card Making Workshop

Sun 1st Dec

10.30 - 15.30

Celebrate the season and have fun learning watercolour techniques. Using a seasonal theme, we will make a collection of small paintings and holiday cards.

Suitable for adults age 17+ all levels welcome

Tickets £40.00 Materials not included (list available with booking)

For booking and info: email: artcurator@stephenshouseandgardens.com

http://www.laurafishmanart.com

Sunday Lunch in the House

Sun 8th Dec

Sunday is lunch served in the house from 12:00 to 15:00.

The house is open 12:00 - 16:00. and the bar is open

Booking for lunch recommended, please call 020 8346 7812, option 1, or pop in at the house.

Get Cracking

Sun 8th Dec

Drop in workshop

11.30 – 13.00 & 14.00-15.30

Make a traditional Christmas cracker, write your letter to Father Christmas with one of our quills and seal it with wax.

Materials provided to make the cracker. Bring along a small gift to put in your cracker if you like.

£1 per child per cracker

No booking necessary

Winter Lights

Sat 14th Dec

16.30 – 19.00 

Come and take Christmassy walk around the lit up gardens

Cafe open so try some yummy hot chocolate or mulled wine

Entry £3 per person/child (under 2 years free) - ENTRANCE VIA STEPHENS GATE ON EAST END ROAD ONLY.   LAST ADMISSION 18.30

Booking recommended

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Christmas Lunch in the House

Sun 15th Dec

Traditional Christmas Lunch served in the House.

Served 12pm-3pm.

Booking essential please call 020 8346 7812, option 1, or pop in at the house. 

Deposit required to secure all bookings

Vegetarian, fish and non Turkey options available. Follow the link for the menu

Home of 'Inky' Stephens

17 East End Road,
Finchley, London N3 3QE
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