8th May 2017

What’s on for 2017 at Mount Edgcumbe

Sunday 25th June 10:30 – 4:00
Pet Market

Join our Pet Market at this gorgeous location. With over 20 exhibitors selling pet products and treats, as well as talks throughout the day, this event is a must for your diary. Free entry. www.missivyevents.co.uk


Wednesday 5th July – 11.30am-12.30pm
Paintings of the Past

An introduction to some of the fantastic paintings on display here at Mount Edgcumbe. Find out what stories lay behind the images and maybe see something from behind the scenes. Starting at 11.30am the talk lasts approx. 1 hr. Tickets cost £5.00 p.p (Inc free entry to House & Earls Garden) and should be booked in advance.


Wednesday 19th July – 11.30am-12.30pm
History around the House

Find out more about the fascinating history of the people above and below stairs who have lived here at Mount Edgcumbe. Tickets £5.00 p.p. and includes free entry to the House and Earls Garden and should be booked in advance.


Saturday 29th & Saturday 5th Aug 10.30am-12.30pm
Learn the Craft of Crochet

A friendly two week course for beginners. Week One – learn how to hold your yarn and hook, and how to form the basic stitches needed for crochet creations. Having had time to practice, at our second meeting we will have a look at pattern reading skills needed to craft a traditional granny square. A kit will be provided with hook, yarn and instructions to get you started. Places are limited, so early booking is essential £25p.p.Saturday & Sunday 22nd, 23rd July – 10:00 – 5:00


Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd July – 10.00am-5.00pm
Great British Festival

A celebration of all things British with vintage, artisan & food stalls, music, dancing, performances, workshops, circus acts, children’s entertainment and lots more! Entry £3.50 (includes entry to the house) Under 12’s FREE. www.missivyevents.co.uk


Sunday 6th August – 11.00am-5.00pm
Classic Car Show and Summer Fayre

Back for another year, join the Friends of Mount Edgcumbe and Cornwall Hospice Care for this ever popular event at Mount Edgcumbe. For further details go to www.friends-of-mount-edgcumbe.org.uk


Saturday & Sunday 12th, 13th August – 10.00am – 5:00pm
Cornwall PetFest

At this stunning location we will be hosting over 30 stalls selling pet related products and services, as well as loads of entertainment in the form of ‘have a go’ agility courses, a dog show, animal related workshops for the kids, entertainment, behaviourist workshops, grooming demos, a Pet’s Got Talent competition, a dog walk, first aid workshops and plenty of refreshments to keep you going! Entry Adult £4.50 Child £2.50 (5- 12) Family £10.00 per day tickets can be bought online at www.missivyevents.co.uk


Friday 18th & Saturday 19th August
Outdoor Cinema

Why not make a trip to the cinema extra special this August and come to the beautiful setting of Mount Edgcumbe to see either Bridesmaids or Star Wars in an open air setting. The films will start between 9.30-10pm (as soon as light levels drop enough). For further information see www.plymouthartscentre.org or to book your tickets contact the Plymouth Arts Centre box office 01752 206114.


Wednesday 23rd August – 2.00pm-3.30pm
Garden Tour

Enjoy the delights of the lower gardens here at Mount Edgcumbe with one of our knowledgeable staff. Find out about the creation and history of these amazing Grade 1 listed gardens and some of the rare and unusual plants growing in them. Meeting at Cremyll Gates, the event will last approx.1½ hrs and cost £5.00 p.p.


Sunday 27th August
Artisan and Food Market

Join our event at the stunning Mount Edgcumbe’s Barrow Centre. We have an exclusive selection of food and artisan exhibitors selling local goods, produce and artisan foods. There will also be live demonstrations and music to entertain you throughout the day. Entry is FREE, so make sure you join us for this wonderful summer’s day out. www.missivyevents.co.uk


Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd September
MOUNT EDGCUMBE AT WAR (Military Vehicle Trust Weekend)

  • MVT members Cornwall, Devon and others.
  • Sealed Knot.
  • The 1940’s Roadshow.

Cornwall area MVT extends a warm welcome to exhibitors and traders at their annual show. The event is set in the grounds of Mount Edgcumbe House, its spacious park sweeping down to the beach, overlooking Plymouth Sound.

Military vehicles of all eras are welcome, as are military and wartime displays, re-enactors, memorabilia and trade stalls. 
Be advised that all exhibitors are to remain onsite until Sunday 4:00PM

Road runs are around the estate and Rame peninsula.

Plymouth is a short passenger-ferry ride away, and the Edgcumbe Arms is just a few hundred yards down the drive.


Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd September
Vintage Market.

We have an exclusive selection of exhibitors selling vintage and retro products, plus live demonstrations and music to entertain you throughout the day. This event will run alongside the ‘Mount Edgcumbe at War’ event and will be held down at the bottom of the Park. Entry is FREE, so make sure you join us for this wonderful day set back in time. www.missivyevents.co.uk


Sunday 17th September – 10.30am – 1.30pm
Introduction to Home Fragrances

In this workshop you will discover the different methods you can use to distribute scents in your home. You will be introduced to a variety of essential oils and fragrance oils and will learn how to formulate a blend that is functional as well as fragrant. All equipment and materials will be provided. £25.00 per person. Booking is essential, limited places available. Not suitable for children or persons with perfume allergies.


Sunday 24th September – 10.00am-2.00pm
Make a little hive and bees using needle felting techniques

We will be launching this workshop to celebrate the introduction of the Cornish black bee onto the Mount Edgcumbe House & Country Park estate.  In the workshop, you will use 100% wools and a needle felting technique to create a delightful little hive and bees.  Tickets £20 p.p.   Suitable for adults only,  no previous needle felting experience required. The tutor will provide a workshop kit at £6 p.p.


Saturday 7th & Saturday 14th October – 10.30am-12.30pm
Learn the Craft of Crochet

A friendly two week course for beginners. In the first two hour session you will learn how to hold your yarn and hook, and how to form the basic stitches needed for crochet creations. Having had time to practice, at our second meeting we will have a look at pattern reading skills needed to craft a traditional granny square. A kit will be provided with hook, yarn and instructions to get you started. Places are limited, so early booking is essential £25p.p.


Sunday 22nd October – 10.00am – 2.00pm
Make a hanging witch & pumpkin Halloween decoration using a needle felting technique

In this workshop you will use 100% wools and a needle felting technique to create your own Halloween decorations ie: a hanging witch and pumpkin. Tickets £20 p.p. Suitable for adults only, no previous needle felting experience required. The tutor will provide a workshop kit at £6 p.p.


Sunday 29th October – from 1.45pm
Halloween Hunt

Put on your most spooktacular costume and come and join in the Friends of Mount Edgcumbe scary event this Halloween. There will be a fancy dress competition for all ages – young and old held at 2pm in front the house, followed by a scary scavenger hunt down through the woods. £2.50 to take part, registration from 12noon at the Belvedere room in the Barrow Centre. Prizes for the scariest costume. There will be lots of ghostly goings on along the way- it will be a Halloween treat for all! For further information visit www.friends-of-mount-edgcumbe.org.uk


Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December – from 10.00am
Christmas Fayre

Back for the thirteenth year, and still fabulous! The fayre will run 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 10am to 4pm on Sunday.

  • Inspirational cookery demonstrations from leading west country chefs
  • Local produce will be available for your culinary delight
  • Lots of entertainment and Christmas Carolling
  • If your looking for that special Christmas gift, there will be a wide variety of crafts and gifts available
  • Demonstrating of various craft techniques which visitors to the Christmas Fayre are invited to participate in
  • Even a visit from Santa Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm
  • Admission: Adults £3 each, Children £1 each.