Events & Opera

Sunday 10th Feb 2019

Snowdrop Sunday for Dorothy House Hospice

2-4pm admission £5 (including NT members) for our brilliant local hospice,

For more details at Events or follow link below

www.dorothyhouse.org.uk/events/snowdrops-at-great-chalfield

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Tuesday 2nd April to Thursday 31st October

, House and gardens open for National Trust on Sunday afternoons, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Details at www.nationaltrust.org.uk/great-chalfield-manor-and-garden

 

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Plant Fair 2019 with Jamies Farm.

will be held on 

Sunday 5th May 2019

 

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Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutti’ at Great Chalfield,

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th June 2019

 

Following the sucess of the much loved  Puccini’s opera ‘La Bohème’ performed last year, Bath Opera will perform  Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutti in the Great Hall

"Patsy and Robert are delighted to welcome Bath Opera’s return to Great Chalfield".

Guide Dogs' only please - for all events.

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Saturday & Sunday 10th & 11th August

English Civil War Society ,

The Marquis of Winchester's Regiment returns and re enacts siege of Great Chalfield in 1645


ENGLISH CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT EVENT

from 10.30am to 5pm, 4.30pm on Sunday


Admission £5 for Adults, 16 years and under go free.

The Marquess of Winchester’s Regiment of the English Civil War Society will re-enactthe two-day Royalist occupation of the manorhouse in 1644 – 375 years ago. The Regiment and accompanying civilians will march in at the start of each day and guards will be posted to keep watch. The soldiers will drill and fire muskets and cannon during the day.
In tents in the garden civilians will show and tell you how people lived in the seventeenth century (Living History).
A clerk will be in the Great Hall to replicate the writing of the accounts of September 1644.

The Chaplain, musicians and officers will recreate activities in the parish church and around the manor. In the afternoon a Parliamentarian patrol will be driven off in a sharp skirmish. Any prisoners taken will be tried and then marched off under escort.

It’s actually bringing history to life; you can really smell gun powder, hear the noise, and for children it gives them a sense of actually being there and makes history more interesting” (visitor comment 2017).

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Great Chalfield Manor, Great Chalfield, nr. Melksham, Wiltshire. SN12 8NH - Tel: 01225 782 239