Wednesdays from 9th January 2019
Tai Chi for Beginners
Join this brand new class here at Mount Edgcumbe held every Wednesday over six weeks. You will learn the foundation techniques of traditional Tai Chi whilst mastering simple excersises, breathing and meditation techniques which will aid improved fitness, health and wellbeing. The course is operated by Plymouth Tai Chi. For further information or to book your place please contact John Hamlett email: firstname.lastname@example.org on Facebook: Plymouth Tai Chi or by calling 07972 846 443
Monday 1st April – House opens for the season
The House is open Sunday to Thursday 11am to 4.30pm (last admission at 4pm)
Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th August
British Firework Championships (Plymouth)
To view the displays there is parking available at Deer Park and diasbled parking provision at Barn Pool
Wednesday 21st August – 11.30am-12.30pm
The Metta Catharina von Flensburg
Learn all about the wreck of the 18th century brigantine, lost off the coast of Mount Edgcumbe in 1786 carrying a precious cargo of leather. Hear the incredible tale of the divers who discovered the wreck and spent the next 30 years battling to uncover her secrets. Tickets £5.00 p.p. and inc. entrance to the House and Earls Garden.
Wednesday 21st August- 2.00pm-3.30pm
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.1 1/2 hrs and cost £5.00 p.p.
Saturday 24th August – 3.00pm-7.00pm
Gin in the Garden Party
Prepare yourself for the party of the summer!
We return to the Earl’s Garden at Mount Edgcumbe on Saturday 24th August 15:00 – 19:00, for a celebration of all things gin with your favourite people.
With a bar featuring over 30 local gins, street food to suit all tastes and live jazz and reggae to keep the party swinging, this promises to be another fun afternoon get-together with plenty of opportunities for socialising – and a touch of class, of course!
And there’s surely no better setting for such a glamorous event than the spectacular Earl’s Garden at Mount Edgcumbe House – nestled as it is amongst gorgeous natural scenery and stunning sea views.
The venue can be easily accessed by boat from Plymouth (see https://www.plymouthboattrips.co.uk/ferries/cremyll-ferry/ for details), so no need to arrange a designated driver!
Tickets purchased online in advance cost £5.00 (plus booking fee) and include a free gin and tonic on arrival.
Tickets can also be bought at the gate for £6.00, although these do not include a free drink.
Sunday 25th August – 10.30am-4.00pm
Summer Fete (Miss Ivy Events)
Turn back the clock and enjoy English tradition at its best at the Summer Garden Fete, being held in the stunning surroundings of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park this August. This fabulous family-friendly day out is brought to you by Miss Ivy Events and will provide a whole host of fun and entertainment for young and not so young alike.
There will be lots to see and do – an extensive array of crafts will be on display at the many artisan stalls, providing tempting opportunities to purchase unique and unusual gifts – you can even try your hand at getting creative yourself at one of the workshops taking place during the day.
For further information visit www.missivyevents.co.uk
Saturday 7th September – 7.00pm-9.30pm
Going Bats at Mount Edgcumbe
Join us for a nocturnal adventure and let our colonies of bats be your guide. With rare species calling Mount Edgcumbe home, you could be in for a real treat with this expedition. Meeting on the terrace at the front of the house at 7pm, the walk will take approximately 2-3 hours and finish off with hot soup and cost £5 p.p. Make sure that you wrap up warm and wear suitable footwear for the walk.
Saturday 7th September – 10.00am-1.00pm
Hats and Flowers Crochet Workshop
Learn how to create a basic beanie hat, and how to make flowers to decorate it with. You will need to bring 3 – 3.5 mm hook and 70- 100 gms of double knit yarn in a colour of your choice. A variety of colours will be provided to create a contrasting flower with which to embellish your hat when finished. Tickets £15.00 p.p. limited places, booking is essential
Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th September
Sealed Knot Weekend
See what life was like in days gone by and join the Sealed Knot between 10.30am and 4.00pm on the Bowling Green in front of the Great Headge at Mount Edgcumbe
Friday 13th September – 5.00pm-8.00pm
Street Food Festival
Prepare to have your tastebuds tantalised with a selection of food from all over the world – you will be spoilt for choice at this inaugural Street Food Festival in the grounds of Mount Edgcumbe.
On offer will also be a locally brewed ale bar and local gin bar!
Live music throughout the Festival.
The Cremyll ferry will be running throughout the event to allow easy access from Plymouth.
For details of how to get a trader stand please email email@example.com
Sunday 15th September – 10.30am-4.00pm
Doggy Day Out (Miss Ivy Events)
The perfect fun day out for pooches & humans! Lots of have-a-go activities, dog displays, Paws with Talent Show, dog products, refreshments, live music and much more! Please see www.adoggydayout.co.uk for tickets.
Monday 30th September
House closes for the Winter Season
After this date the House will be open for guided tours only on a Sunday at 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm
Saturday 5th & Saturday 12th October – 10.30am-12.30pm
Learn the Craft of Crochet
A friendly two week course for beginners. Week One – learn the basic stitches, take some time to practice then Week two will be all about reading the patterns. 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 27th October
Halloween Hunt (Friends of Mount Edgcumbe Event)
Date for the diary – details to be confirmed.
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December – from 10.00 am
Back for the sixteenth year, and still fabulous! The fayre will run 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 10am to 4pm on Sunday.
Admission: Adults £3 each, Children £1 each.