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

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Inky’s Supper Club

Thu 12th Dec

18.30 – 21.30

Tis the Season of Fizziness

Taste 3 exciting fizzes  to tantalize the palette, seasonal nibbles and a tasty array of winter dishes not forgetting an all things Fizz quiz with a special prize for the winner.  

Additional Fizz available to buy by the glass or bottle (Bar also open for wine and beer)

Tickets £22 per person. Booking essential

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

 

 

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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 - see our evening menu in the link above

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

Shared Reading

Try Shared Reading

10.30 – 12.00   Last session 16th December.  Back 6th January

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

Art for Wellbeing

Wed 8th Jan - Wed 12th Feb

10.00 -12.00

A free six week course held in the Visitor Centre in partnership with Barnet Southgate College.  We will be using our observational skills to explore the  Gardens and arboretum 

Each week we will be actively striding out into the Gardens and sharing our experiences of walking and imagining the landscape as expressive drawing.

Everyone welcome, no experience necessary.

All materials provided and there'll be tea & biscuits!

Ages 18+ 

Places are Free but please book by contacting Rebekah Dean at rebekah.dean@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk

Free event

Sunday Lunch in the House

Sun 12th Jan

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.

 

Inky’s Supper Club

Thu 23rd Jan

Whisky Galore!

Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face, Great chieftain o the puddin'-race!

Celebrate Burns Night with 3 whiskies to taste, Haggis, neeps and tatties and Cranachan dessert,

Vegetarian options available

Tickets £22 per person.  Booking essential

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

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Colour Mixing Workshop

Sun 26th Jan

10.30 - 15.30

Colour mixing is an essential skill for a painter. Using a limited watercolour palette, we will learn how to mix a wide range of colours. This will include making the brightest and cleanest of mixes as well as mixing traditional colours to create more muted earth tones. 

Through a series of fun and practical exercises you will explore colour harmony, contrast and temperature, and discover how colours can enhance one another. These techniques can be applied to any media.

Suitable for adults age 17+ all levels

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

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

Bothy Snowdrops

Sun 9th Feb

13.00 – 16.00

Feel the rustle of Spring by visiting the Bothy Gardens and its display of wonderful Snowdrops. 

Bulbs on sale.

Free event

Sunday Lunch in the House

Sun 9th Feb

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.

 

Quiz Night

Thu 13th Feb

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.

Sunday Lunch in the House

Sun 8th Mar

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.

Mothers Day lunch

Sun 22nd Mar

Treat your Mother to a delicious lunch in the atmospheric setting of the Drawing Room.  All Mothers receive a special Garden related gift

Lunch served 12.00 - 15.00

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

Deposit required to secure all bookings

 

Home of 'Inky' Stephens

17 East End Road,
Finchley, London N3 3QE
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