Countdown to Christmas 2018 at Chiddingstone Castle

Please do join us for a fabulous set of festive workshops of food and floral creations at the very charming, historic Chiddingstone Castle.

With a welcoming warm cup of coffee or tea and a traditional mince pie or rich, homemade shortbread beside the Christmas tree, you will then be shown to the original Castle Kitchen where you can let your creative juices flow!

 

 

Wednesday 28th November – Christmas Countdown

Christmas Entertaining

10-2pm

Get ahead for the festive season with four delicious seasonal recipes. 

Take home canapes, ready to freeze and grab for last minute entertaining and an alternative to Christmas Pudding.

Our lunch will be an equally festive affair, with a Christmas cookery demonstration full of ideas and suggestions for you try back home. Savour individual turkey wellingtons accompanied by seasonal salads, complimented carefully by sparkling wine from our award winning local vineyard, Squerryes of Westerham.

Finishing with a VIP tour of Chiddingstone Castle and the charismatic collection of artefacts and antiques gathered by the former owner Denys Eyre Bower. Surrounded by the most beautiful grounds, we hope you have the most lovely, relaxing and indulgent experience amid the maelstrom of the modern Christmas.

Cost is £60 and there are just 12 places available book here.

 

 

 

Wednesday 5thDecember – Christmas Countdown 

Wreath Workshop

10-2pm

Gaynor of Enfleur Flower Design will teach you how to create a luxurious Christmas wreath of many scents and textures.  With your own choice of decoration using anything from cinnamon, oranges and cones to baubles and glitz or any mixture you decide upon.

Our lunch will be an equally festive affair, with a Christmas cookery demonstration full of ideas and suggestions for you try back home. Savour individual turkey wellingtons accompanied by seasonal salads, complimented carefully by sparkling wine from our award winning local vineyard, Squerryes of Westerham.

Finishing with a VIP tour of Chiddingstone Castle and the charismatic collection of artefacts and antiques gathered by the former owner Denys Eyre Bower. Surrounded by the most beautiful grounds, we hope you have the most lovely, relaxing and indulgent experience amid the maelstrom of the modern Christmas.

 

Cost is £68 and there are just 12 places available book here.

 

 

 

Wednesday 12thDecember – Christmas Countdown

Decorate your Cake

10-2pm

The talented Sally Boulton, Crockham Hill will teach you how to marzipan, ice and decorate your own cake this Christmas.

Our lunch will be an equally festive affair, with a Christmas cookery demonstration full of ideas and suggestions for you try back home. Savour individual turkey wellingtons accompanied by seasonal salads, complimented carefully by sparkling wine from our award winning local vineyard, Squerryes of Westerham.

Finishing with a VIP tour of Chiddingstone Castle and the charismatic collection of artefacts and antiques gathered by the former owner Denys Eyre Bower. Surrounded by the most beautiful grounds, we hope you have the most lovely, relaxing and indulgent experience amid the maelstrom of the modern Christmas.

 Cost is £50 and there are just 12 places available, book here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 18thDec & Thursday 20th Dec – Christmas cookery camps

Ideal for children 8 years and up

10-3.30pm. Cost is £50

A chance for all those keen young chefs and bakers to come and roll their sleeves up and get busy for Christmas. Making three festive recipes from scratch usually involving the key skills behind pastry or bread making…. Everything is provided except children will need a packed lunch, a water bottle and containers to take all their goodies home in. Its a great chance to have a peek round the beautifully decorated Castle too!

Limited to 12 children per session book here Tuesday 18th December 2018 & Thursday 20th December 2018.

 

 

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