Sunday Lunch in the House
Sun 8th Oct
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.
Thu 12th Oct
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.
Sun 15th Oct
Please come along and help us maintain The Gardens
Choose a session, either 11.00–13.00 or 14.00–16.00, or do both if you’re really keen!
We meet at the new Depot opposite the playground .
TRAFALGAR NIGHT CHARITY DINNER
Thu 19th Oct
A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT STEPHENS HOUSE & GARDENS, COMBINING FINE DINING WITH HISTORICAL DRAMA
Stephens House & Gardens is hosting a Trafalgar Night dinner in aid of the Avenue House Estate Trust. The Trust is dedicated to the on-going development of Stephens House both as a treasured historic property and home for numerous Community focused projects and Charities.
A Trafalgar Night event celebrates the victory won by the Royal Navy, commanded by Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson, over the combined French and Spanish fleets at the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805. Henry ‘Inky’ Stephens purchased lands for his estate from the 4th Viscount Nelson making Stephens House & Gardens perfectly suited for a Trafalgar Night experience.
This prestigious reception and cabaret dinner event will take place in the grand Drawing Room of this magnificent Victorian Mansion and will feature a 5 course fine dining menu, free flowing wines and port. During the evening guests will enjoy live music and dramatic and amusing insights into the events at the Battle of Trafalgar. This evening in aid of a great cause will be a unique and extraordinary journey into a dramatic historical event.
Individual tickets £85 (save10% if booked before 30th September)
For corporate tables of up to 10 guests please contact
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Sat 21st October - Sat 28th October
13:00 - 16:00 - Daily
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.
Sun 29th Oct
16.30 - 19.00
Join us for an evening of Halloween fun, including a spine-tingling spooky basement tour, creepy garden ghost hunt, fiendish face-painting, ghoulish games, cunning crafts, terrifying tattoos and more
Tickets individual £8. Four tickets for £25 (Note this is regardless of whether adult or children)
Under 2’s free. No unaccompanied under 16 years
Booking essential, limited availability - please book early to avoid disapointment
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS ON SUNDAY 29TH OCTOBER AND NOT SATURDAY 21ST AS STATED IN EVENT FLYER
The Phantom of the Opera
Tue 31st Oct
A silent film for Halloween with live accompaniment by Martyn Niele
At the Paris Opera, an aspiring young opera singer Christine Daaé discovers that she has a mysterious admirer intent on helping her become a lead performer. This lavish 1925 production starring Lon Chaney launched the Hollywood Gothic style - which would become the trademark of Universal Pictures horror films.
Tickets £10.50 - Booking essential
Inspired by Turner: Art Workshop
Sun 19th Nov
10.30 - 15.30
Inspired by J.M.W. Turner, this watercolour workshop will guide participants through different painting techniques to help develop their skills.
This workshop is for adults age 17+.
Fee £35. Materials not included. (List provided with booking).
Some experience with watercolour helpful, but beginners are welcome.
For booking and info:
Frost Fair with the Finchley Women’s Institute
Sun 26th Nov 11:30 - 16:30
Sunday 26th November 11:30 -16:30
Finchley Women’s Institute and Stephens House & Gardens are hosting our 7th Annual Frost Fair, with art and craft stalls for Christmas shoping ideas .
Leon the Pig Farmer
Thu 7th Dec
A special 25th anniversary screening of this iconic film with a Q&A session with its co-writer and co-director local resident Gary Sinyor.
A Jewish estate agent discovers that thanks to an artificial insemination mishap, his real father owns a pig farm in Yorkshire.
Held in the Drawing Room - Film rated PG
Tickets £10. Booking essential
Pine Cone Creatures
Sun 10th Dec
11.30 - 13.00 & 14.00 - 15.30
Get creative and make your very own forest creature. Decorate a pine cone harvested from the Estate with fun materials.
Held in the Visitor Centre £1 per child per cone - no booking necessary
Victorian Christmas Lunch
Sun 17th Dec
Victorian Christmas Lunch Party
Celebrate Christmas in style and take your place at Mr Stephens’ dining table for lunch with a period flavour.
The Victorian splendour of Avenue House’s Drawing Room is dressed for the festive season and you will be treated to a sumptuous three-course feast of traditional freshly cooked Christmas fayre.
With food, people and conversation, our intimate lunch party is created to satisfy appetites for a friendly and adventurous eating experience.
Victorian costume welcome but not essential
Arrive at 12.30 for introductions and welcome drink served by the Head Butler for 12.45 sitting.
Tickets £30 including
3 Course Lunch
Coffee and mince pies
Suitable for age 16 and above - drinks other than welcome drink, not included
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