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August 2020

Meet the Head Gardener Tour

18 August @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£7 Sold out

Join our Head Gardener, Graeme, for a walking tour around our beautiful gardens to see some of the many species of plants and trees we have at Belmont. He will also tell you about the seasonal work involved in maintaining the gardens. Throughout the tour Graeme will share his gardening knowledge and expertise with you and will invite you to ask lots of questions. £7.00 per person. Booking required. Wrap up as unlikely to be cancelled due to weather.

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Specialist Clock Tour – CANCELLED

29 August @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
£20 12 tickets left

On the last Saturday of each month, Jonathan Betts, an expert in Horology and formerly of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, conducts a specialist tour around the clocks of Belmont House. Last Saturday of the month from April to September. £20.00 per person to include garden entry. Tour starts at 1.30pm. Your PayPal receipt/email is your booking confirmation and ticket so please bring this with you on the day. If you would like more information, please contact the Estate Administrator…

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Open Air Theatre: The Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle – CANCELLED

29 August @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Award Winning outdoor theatre company, Illyria, will bring their fabulous new adaptation of The Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle to Belmont with Jip the Dog, Dab Dab the Duck, Gub Gub the Pig and Polynesia the Parrot. Where in the world will they go? Will they even stay on this world? Which new animals will they help along the way? Will they even stay on this world?! Which new animals will they help along the way? Will the Rats still…

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September 2020

Meet the Head Gardener Tour

2 September @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£7 5 tickets left

Join our Head Gardener, Graeme, for a walking tour around our beautiful gardens to see some of the many species of plants and trees we have at Belmont. He will also tell you about the seasonal work involved in maintaining the gardens. Throughout the tour Graeme will share his gardening knowledge and expertise with you and will invite you to ask lots of questions. £7.00 per person. Booking required. Please dress sensibly as the tour will commence no matter the weather.

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WILD BOX Cocktail Making Class

10 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
£30 8 tickets left

Join us for a WILD BOX cocktail making class using Kent’s finest sprits and other local produce. Situated outside the Orangery, you will have an insight to the products used followed by a class on how to make a selection of seasonal cocktails.   All ingredients will be supplied by WILD BOX. Learn about our local products and have fun while doing so, the best bit is you get to drink your creations afterwards.   Adults Over 18s only.

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Woodfest & Country Fair (12th & 13th September) – SORRY, THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED

12 September @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Following the ongoing Government guidance, the Trustees have taken the difficult decision to cancel Belmont Woodfest & Country Fair 2020. Over the last few months we have explored all the avenues available to us in order to try and operate Woodfest safely; however, as the situation continues to develop, and with concerns about a possible second wave, we feel we have no choice but to cancel Woodfest for 2020. This is hugely disappointing for all of us and we would…

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Woodfest & Country Fair (12th & 13th September) – SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

13 September @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Following the ongoing Government guidance, the Trustees have taken the difficult decision to cancel Belmont Woodfest & Country Fair 2020. Over the last few months we have explored all the avenues available to us in order to try and operate Woodfest safely; however, as the situation continues to develop, and with concerns about a possible second wave, we feel we have no choice but to cancel Woodfest for 2020. This is hugely disappointing for all of us and we would…

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Meet the Head Gardener Tour

15 September @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£7 5 tickets left

Join our Head Gardener, Graeme, for a walking tour around our beautiful gardens to see some of the many species of plants and trees we have at Belmont. He will also tell you about the seasonal work involved in maintaining the gardens. Throughout the tour Graeme will share his gardening knowledge and expertise with you and will invite you to ask lots of questions. £7.00 per person. Booking required. Wrap up as unlikely to be cancelled due to weather.

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Autumn Photography Morning

17 September @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bring your camera and enjoy a few hours creating photos in the beautiful grounds here at Belmont House on an Autumn Photography Morning with photographer Karen Louise George. Enjoy a walk around the beautiful Belmont Grounds before spending time creating some beautiful photographs in the Kitchen Garden. The emphasis of the workshop will be around floral and garden photography but they are very much relaxed and unstructured mornings so whatever type of photography you enjoy, you can participate. Karen will…

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Roots and Relaxing Remedies

23 September @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£25 10 tickets left

Learn about the relaxing and restoring properties of plants. Our herbalist will show you how herbs can be prepared and used for their relaxing properties. This is a hands-on workshop where you get to take home a remedy to add to your natural medicine cupboard. £25.00pp including light refreshments.

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Linocut Printing Workshop – Sensational Seed Heads

25 September @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
£30 10 tickets left

Our Head Gardener will take you on a tour of the gardens where you’ll be able to gather seed heads and leaves to use as inspiration for your print. After working these into a design you’ll learn how to transfer your image to a linocut tile and carve it using specialist tools. We will have ready made designs on hand that you can use if you would prefer. Experiment by printing overlays in different colours onto paper and greeting cards.…

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Specialist Clock Tour – CANCELLED

26 September @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
£20 16 tickets left

On the last Saturday of each month, Jonathan Betts, an expert in Horology and formerly of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, conducts a specialist tour around the clocks of Belmont House. Last Saturday of the month from April to September. £20.00 per person to include garden entry. Tour starts at 1.30pm. Your PayPal receipt/email is your booking confirmation and ticket so please bring this with you on the day. If you would like more information, please contact the Estate Administrator…

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October 2020

Introduction to Screen Printing

6 October @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

A one-day workshop, held in the Orangery, introducing you to the art of silk screen printing. You will learn different printing techniques to produce one-off and repeat prints. You can take those skills away with you to carry on printing at home. The morning session will begin with a tour of the gardens led by our Head Gardener, Graeme, to gather inspiration for your prints. Back in the Orangery, you’ll learn about the basic principles of screen printing by experimenting with…

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Distilling Rosemary Aromatic Water – Herbal Workshop

14 October @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
£35 10 tickets left

As the colder weather approaches, we can harness the uplifting herbs growing around us and add them to our medicine and kitchen collection. Rosemary is such a well-known culinary herb, but did you know it has been used in skincare products and herbal remedies to help with digestion, circulation and brain aging? Learn its many uses and take away your own bottle of rosemary Aromatic Water to see you through the cooler months. £35.00pp including refreshments. We will be stopping…

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November 2020

Christmas Pomanders

18 November @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
£25 11 tickets left

Come and make a scent-sational gift for your home. Kick start your festive preparations with this delightful workshop to make a fragranced Christmas decoration that will last you for years to come. £25.00pp including all materials and refreshments.  

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December 2020

WILD BOX Festive Cocktail Making Class

3 December @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
£30 15 tickets left

Join us for a WILD BOX cocktail making class using Kent’s finest sprits and other local produce. Situated in the Orangery, you will have an insight to the products used followed by an interactive class on how to make a selection of festive cocktails. All ingredients will be supplied by WILD BOX. Learn about our local products and have fun while doing so, the best bit is you get to drink your creations afterwards. Adults Over 18s only.

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Christmas Wreath Making

8 December @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£35 14 tickets left

What better way to get into the festive spirit than making your very own Christmas wreath, using seasonal foliage from the Belmont gardens. This workshop is suitable for beginners. Attendees are advised to bring their own secateurs and wear warm, layered clothing. Coffee and home-made mince pies will be served on arrival. All materials and refreshments supplied.

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Christmas Wreath Making

9 December @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£35 13 tickets left

What better way to get into the festive spirit than making your very own Christmas wreath, using seasonal foliage from the Belmont gardens. This workshop is suitable for beginners. Attendees are advised to bring their own secateurs and wear warm, layered clothing. Coffee and home-made mince pies will be served on arrival. All materials and refreshments supplied.

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Christmas Wreath Making

10 December @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£35 16 tickets left

What better way to get into the festive spirit than making your very own Christmas wreath, using seasonal foliage from the Belmont gardens. This workshop is suitable for beginners. Attendees are advised to bring their own secateurs and wear warm, layered clothing. Coffee and home-made mince pies will be served on arrival. All materials and refreshments supplied.

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