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Cello concert with Guy Johnston – Saturday 7 July 2018

Renowned cellist Guy Johnston will be playing at All Saints Church at Mapperton on the evening of Saturday 7 July. The programme will include three of Bach’s cello suites and other pieces.
Tickets will be £25 and a glass of wine will also be available. Contact office@mapperton.com or call 01308 862645.

Shakespeare Twelfth Night

Shakespeare in the Gardens – Twelfth Night 15 July 2018

The Castle Theatre Company from Durham University return to Mapperton with an outdoor performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night on Sunday 15 July 2018.

Performances are at 2.30pm and 6.30pm. Bring a picnic to enjoy before the performance.

Tickets are £15 for adults; £12 for concessions (senior citizens and under-18s), obtainable from the Beaminster Festival Box Office 01308 862943, boxoffice@beaminsterfestival.com and then from the Mapperton Estate office on 01308 862645, or on the gate.

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Musical Shakespeare – Hamlet Sunday 19 August 2018

The Three Inch Fools are a five-strong troupe of actors with all manner of musical instruments, travelling with set, props, costumes and camping gear, performing a highly imaginative and vibrantly musical take on Shakespeare’s plays. This year’s production is Hamlet on Sunday 19 August.

We recommend that you bring blankets/chairs to sit on. Do bring coats and warm clothing, and if rain is forecast bring a raincoat. We ask that you don’t bring umbrellas as these can obscure the view for other people in the audience. In the event of rain the performance will continue! The performance starts at 2.30pm, picnics welcome from 1pm.

The performance is in the grounds at Mapperton at 2.30pm on Sunday 19 August 2018. Tickets are £15 for adults; £12 for concessions (senior citizens and under-18s), obtainable from the Mapperton Estate office on 01308 862645, or on the gate.

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Snowdrop Sundays – 4th and 11th February 2018

Join us for our Snowdrop Sundays in the grounds at Mapperton on 4th and 11th February 2018 from 11am to 4pm.

Come and walk around the grounds and spot the snowdrops as well as other early signs of spring.

The National Gardens Scheme and Perennial, the gardeners’ charity, will benefit from shared proceeds. Coffees, teas and delicious cakes will be available. Entrance is £4.50. Children free.

Plant Fair Mapperton

Autumn Charity Plant Fair – 17 September 2017

It’s time for our Autumn Plant Fair which takes place on Sunday 17 September. 10am to 4pm. It’s a treat for keen gardeners! This sale is well established and is now in its 15th year. With more than 30 specialist nurseries and plant-related stands, including gifts and plant supports, in the courtyard and side garden. Coffee, teas and light refreshments are available. Admission £3. A percentage of the entry fee will be donated to Weldmar Hospice, Dorchester. More information at www.plantfairs.co.uk

 

 

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Musical Shakespeare – Twelfth Night Sunday 20 August 2017

The Three Inch Fools are a five-strong troupe of actors with all manner of musical instruments, travelling with set, props, costumes and camping gear, performing a highly imaginative and vibrantly musical take on Shakespeare’s plays.

We recommend that you bring blankets/chairs to sit on. Do bring coats and warm clothing, and if rain is forecast bring a raincoat. We ask that you don’t bring umbrellas as these can obscure the view for other people in the audience. In the event of rain the performance will continue! The performance starts at 2.30pm, picnics welcome from 1pm.

The performance is in the grounds at Mapperton at 2.30pm on Sunday 20 August 2017. Tickets are £15 for adults; £12 for concessions (senior citizens and under-18s), obtainable from the Mapperton Estate office on 01308 862645, or on the gate.

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Easter Garden Trail for children – Easter Monday 17 April

Follow the clues through the gardens on our Easter Monday Trail for children – with a prize at the end! 11am to 3pm on Easter Monday 17 April. Children’s Trail entry £3. Normal garden entry applies for adults.

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Snowdrop Sundays – 5 and 12 February 2017

See the first signs of spring on our Snowdrop Sundays in the gardens here at Mapperton.

Gardens open 11am to 4pm on 5 and 12 February 2017. Teas, coffees and cakes available at the Sawmill Cafe. Admission £4.50, under-16s free. Proceeds will support the National Gardens Scheme and Perennial, the gardeners’ charity.