Upcoming Tour Dates

Click here for a taster of Stokesay Court and the filming of “Atonement” as featured in a 10 minute feature on ITV “This Morning” programme 26 February 2014.

Tour dates for individuals and small parties 2015

All tours will start at 2:30pm April – end of September

Sunday 28th June

Tuesday 7th July

Sunday 12th July

Sunday 26th July

Tuesday 4th August

Sunday 9th August

Tuesday 18th August

Sunday 23rd August

Tuesday 1st September

Sunday 6th September

Tuesday 15th September

Sunday 20th September

Tuesday 29th September

Please note tours will start at 2pm on the following dates:

Sunday 4th October

Tuesday 13th October

Sunday 18th October

 

Contact

Stokesay Court
Onibury
Near Craven Arms
Shropshire SY7 9BD
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1584 856238
Email: info@stokesaycourt.com

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visit  www.flowergardenatstokesaycourt.com

 


 

Events

Sunday 19 July 2015

Ludlow Rotary Club Fun Dog Day

10am – 5pm
Leisurely and relaxed

Leisurely and relaxed

A family fun day centered around dogs in the grounds of Stokesay Court, with many attractions to keep everyone delighted and lots of ‘doggy’ stuff throughout the whole day. A Ludlow Rotary charity event. For full details of times, ticket prices etc click here.

Why not book a guided house tour as part of the day? A tour gives an insight into the fascinating architecture and craftsmanship in the house, as well as glimpses into the making of “Atonement” and Stokesay Court’s historic role in WW1. Tours cost £9.50 and will start at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Book in advance to be sure of a place by emailing us on tours@stokesaycourt.com or giving us a call on 01584 856238 or pay separately at our stall at the Dog Day Entrance Gate on the day. Cost of tour is additional to Dog Day Entrance Fee and does not include refreshments.

 

Previous Events

2015

Sunday 31 May 2015

Rhododendron Open Gardens

2pm – 5pm

Entry £4 per adult, children under 16 free (payable on arrival, pre-booking not required).

A chance to enjoy the magnificent rhododendrons and walk through the grounds and gardens of Stokesay Court. Proceeds to be split between St. Michael’s Onibury and the Shropshire Historic Churches Trust. Tea and home baked cakes, to refresh you, will be available in the Old Kitchen.

Saturday 9 May & Sunday 10 May

June Tabor in Concert

Saturday 9 May

7.00 pm – Pre-concert drinks served on the terrace
7.30 pm – Concert start.  Interval drinks will be on sale.
Tickets £20 (to include glass of wine on arrival)

Sunday 10 May          June Tabor

Grounds open from 12.30 pm for picnics
3.00 pm Concert in the Great Hall starts
Tickets £15 (to include cup of tea)

Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon concerts by June Tabor offer a unique opportunity to experience this great interpreter of song in the atmospheric setting of Stokesay Court’s Great Hall.

Known primarily for her authoritative and memorable versions of traditional material, June has, throughout her career, been just as effective in more modern and contemporary repertoire. What matters to her is that she sings songs to which she is drawn strongly, which tell meaningful stories and conjure strong images.

The concerts will be far from identical, and appropriately for Stokesay, will include songs evoking the 1914-18 war, about which June Tabor has sung for forty years.

Accompaniment and instrumental colour will be provided by musicians Andy Cutting and Mark Emerson, playing piano, viola, accordion and violin.

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 April 2015

Stokesay Court, Red Cross Hospital Centenary Weekend

House/Exhibition and Gardens – 1pm – 4.30pm

Adult £8/ Child £4, Saturday & Sunday

Tickets also on sale on the day at the gate.  Advance booking is not required to visit the house on this occasion.   However, booking is recommended for the concert on Sunday afternoon (details below) as space is limited.

A weekend to commemorate the centenary of the opening of Stokesay Court as an Auxiliary Military Hospital. There will be house tours of the rooms where soldiers recuperated, a chance to view exhibits from the Stokesay Court and British Red Cross archives and Shropshire Regimental Museum and a Great War Society re-enactment field hospital and concerts.  Step back in time and experience how Stokesay Court might have been transformed as part of the war effort. Devised from research into Stokesay Court and British Red Cross archives and Shropshire Regimental Museum. Proceeds to be shared with the British Red Cross. Tea rooms open 1pm – 4pm. Hear some of Stokesay’s story here.

Why not walk to Stokesay Court? On Sunday 19th you can join a guided walk with Keith Pybus on a gentle 3-mile walk from Stanton Lacy to Stokesay Court. Keith has researched the story of one of Shropshire’s First World War VCs who gained his country’s highest award for valour at Gallipoli. For full details of walk times and ticket prices click here

Sunday 19 April 2015

I’ve got a bit of a Blighty one

Concert 5pm – 7pm

Concert tickets £15 in advance

Combined tickets for Sunday afternoon Open House + Concert £18 in advance

Musical entertainment and readings based on letters and concert programs discovered in the Stokesay Court archives from the time of the Great War (1915-1918).

WW1 Concert poster 1915

It will include a selection of popular songs, hymns and poems of the time mixed with pre-recorded readings of letters, received from past patients of the hospital, and a narration explaining the story of the hospital and the roles of the owners, staff and patients. The entertainment will be provided by a troupe of local actors and musicians. Proceeds will be shared with the British Red Cross.

Centenary Weekend Sponsors:

Supporting British Red Cross RGB

 

Sunday 22 March 2015

Daffodil Sunday Open Day

Bright yellow drifts of yellow daffodils bring Spring to Stokesay Court

A glorious blaze of colour

2pm – 5pm

Entry £4 per adult, children under 16 FREE.

Enjoy a Spring afternoon out at the magnificent Victorian Stokesay Court. Why not bring your family for a stroll round Stokesay Court’s Grade II listed parkland?As Spring bursts into bud bringing wonderful displays of daffodils and primroses, you can take a walk along the paths through the woods, watch nesting birds darting across the Stone House Pools, enjoy the wonderful vistas towards Ludlow and the Clee Hills. Then relax with tea and home baked cakes served in the Old Kitchen.

(Partial disabled access on footpaths). This event may be subject to suitable weather.

Tuesday 3 March

“I’ve got a bit of a Blighty One”

10am – 12am Ludlow Assembly Rooms

Caroline Magnus will be delivering one of the Ludlow Lectures at Ludlow Assembly Rooms, talking about Stokesay Court’s role as an Auxiliary Military Hospital in WW1 1915 – 1918.

Tickets £4 on the door or  for full details telephone Pam & Alan Latchford on 01584 874990
or email: palatchford@btinternet.com

2014

Antiques Valuation Day – Saturday 6 September

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11am – 5pm

Adam Partridge Auctioneers & Valuers will provide appraisals of your antiques in The Great Hall at Stokesay Court. Adam will have with him his experienced team of valuers (to include fellow Flog It! expert and specialist Michael Baggott) together covering all aspects of antiques and fine art.

Cream teas, coffee and cakes available in the Dining Room.

Entry to the grounds costs £4 which also entitles the individual to a valuation of an antique in The Great Hall (£1 per item thereafter).

For more information call 01625 431 788 or visit the website.