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.

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Winter Lights

Sat 16th Dec

16.30 – 20.30 

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) - ENTANCE VIA STEPHENS GATE ON EAST END ROAD ONLY

Sunday Lunch in the House

Sun 14th 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.

 

Introduction to Hatha Yoga

Tue 16th Jan

Tues, 16th, 23rd, 30th January 9.30 – 10.30

This 1 hour per week for 3 week course, 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. 

All proceeds from the course will be donated to the support the House & Gardens.

£24 for 3 sessions- booking essential

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Gin Club

Thu 18th Jan

18.30 – 21.00

New for 2018. A monthly opportunity to sample Artisan Gins from award winning micro distillers.

Enjoy tasters and 3 craft cocktails, with discussions about the botanicals, back story, and all juniper friendly matters. There will be opportunities to learn how to craft killer cocktails, meet the distillers and buy Artisan Gins at reduced prices.

£20 per person. Ticket includes snacks to compliment the tasting and a home cooked supper.  Booking essential.

Held in the Stables Cafe

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Gardening Day

Sun 21st Jan

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 Depot opposite the Playground .

Tools provided

Experimental Watercolour

Sun 4th Feb

10.30 - 15.30

Taking your water colour skills to the next level, we will experiment with texture and mark making, using palette knives, sponges, unusual tools, texture mediums and more

Suitable for age 17+

£35.00.  Materials not included (list available with booking form).

For booking and info:

email: artcurator@stephenshouseandgardens.com

www.laurafishmanart.com

Quiz Night

Thu 8th 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 11th 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.

Love is in the Air

Sun 11th Feb

11.30-13.00 & 14.00 -15.30

Roses are red, violets are blue. We're making cards, you should come too!

Come along and make a Victorian style Valentine card for your special friends and family.

Held in the Visitor Centre. Materials supplied

£1 per card blank - no booking necessary

Secret Agent

Thu 15th Feb

11.30-13.00 & 14.00 -15.30

Can you keep a secret? You don’t need Top Secret Clearance to come to this workshop…but it could help! Come along and make your own invisible ink and follow the clues around the museum and grounds to crack the code to reveal the name of the secret agent.  

Free Drop in session in the Visitor Centre

Gin Club

Thu 15th Feb

18.30 – 21.00

Our monthly opportunity to sample Artisan Gins from award winning micro distillers. Enjoy tasters and 3 craft cocktails, with discussions about the botanicals, back story, and all juniper friendly matters. There will be opportunities to learn how to craft killer cocktails, meet the distillers and buy Artisan Gins at reduced prices. £20 per person. Ticket includes snacks to compliment the tasting and a home cooked supper. Booking essential.

Held in the Stables Cafe

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Mothers Day lunch

Sun 11th Mar

Treat your Mother to a delicous lunch in the atmospheric setting of the Drawing Room.

All Mothers recieve a special Garden related gift

Lunch is served 12pm-3pm.

2 courses £16 (£10 for Children under 10 yrs) 3 courses £20 ( £13 for Children under 10 yrs)

Follow link above for menu

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

Quiz Night

Thu 15th Mar

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.

Gin Club

Thu 15th Mar

Our monthly opportunity to sample Artisan Gins from award winning micro distillers. Enjoy tasters and 3 craft cocktails, with discussions about the botanicals, back story, and all juniper friendly matters. There will be opportunities to learn how to craft killer cocktails, meet the distillers and buy Artisan Gins at reduced prices. £20 per person. Ticket includes snacks to compliment the tasting and a home cooked supper. Booking essential.

Held in the Stables Cafe

Eggtastic - Egg Hunt and Egg Decorating

Sun 25th Mar

14.30 – 17.00

We are running an eggtastic drop-in session and eggcellent Egg Hunt, so let your little explorers follow the clues on a quest for eggs and then they can have lots of fun decorating their own!

Start your hunt any time between 14.30 and 16:30. 

Polystyrene egg and decorating materials provided

£3.00 per child per hunt and egg.

Egg decorating is strictly limited to the first 200 participants.

Pond dipping

Thu 5th Apr

11.00 - Morning Session

Find out more about underwater creatures at a guided pond dipping session. Those taking part will be given a net and tray to look closer at some of the pond’s inhabitants and will be given the chance to examine the creatures with the help of staff before returning them to the water safely.

£4 per session for 1 child and their grown up. Places Limited booking essential.

Session length 40 minutes 

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Pond dipping

Thu 5th Apr

14.00 - Afternoon session

Find out more about underwater creatures at a guided pond dipping session. Those taking part will be given a net and tray to look closer at some of the pond’s inhabitants and will be given the chance to examine the creatures with the help of staff before returning them to the water safely.

£4 per session for 1 child and their grown up. Places Limited booking essential.

Session length 40 minutes 

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Frog Frenzy

Fri 6th Apr

10.30-12.30 & 13.30-15.30

Free drop in workshop

Join us at the visitor centre and learn about the life cycle of a Frog, then make your very own Frog life cycle spinner to take home. Can you spot what stage of frog life you can see at the pond?

Pond dipping

Thu 12th Apr

14.00 - Afternoon Session

Find out more about underwater creatures at a guided pond dipping session. Those taking part will be given a net and tray to look closer at some of the pond’s inhabitants and will be given the chance to examine the creatures with the help of staff before returning them to the water safely.

£4 per session for 1 child and their grown up. Places Limited booking essential.

Session length 40 minutes 

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