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We are delighted to offer a calendar of special events during the year including guest speakers, master classes, visiting chef’s and more.

This page is regularly updated with details or sign up to our newsletter to be the first to receive dates and news.

Book any of our events on their own or combine with an overnight stay to enjoy every aspect of the Whatley experience.

Email events@whatleymanor.com, or call on 01666 834 026.

Whatley Events

EVENTS AT WHATLEY

During the year we host a variety of special events,   masterclasses, wellness retreats, guest speakers and more, sign up to our newsletter to be kept updated. 

NATIONAL THEATRE SCREENING & DINNER

Friday 23rd February 2024 6.00pm

 Join us for an evening of “Dinner and Cinema”. After dinner in Grey’s take your seat in our cinema to watch the National Theatre Live highly acclaimed production of “Vanya” 

GUEST CHEF EVENTS 2024

Throughout the year Ricki Weston will be joined by some of the most globally reknowned chefs to spend an evening cooking alongside his team at Whatley. Expect some sensational and memorable dining experiences. First event March 6th with Charles Coulombeau.

SEASONED TO PERFECTION DINNER

March 13th 2024 

Join us for a special evening of dining as Ricki Weston is join in the kitchen by fellow POB Chef’s, Douglas Balish from the Grove Narberth and Ollie Bridgewater from Gilpin.

SPRING FLOWERS WORKSHOP

Friday 1st March 2024  12.30 – 3.30pm 

Join us for an immersive workshop with Master Florist, Emily Hepworth of Persephone Violet. Arrive to a warm Whatley welcome, with a glass of bubbly before the class. This is followed by an afternoon tea buffet.

MOTHERING SUNDAY SPRING FLOWERS WORKSHOP

Sunday 10th March 2024 2pm

Join us for an immersive workshop with Master Florist, Emily Hepworth of Persephone Violet. Arrive to a warm Whatley welcome, with a glass of bubbly before the class. This is followed by an afternoon tea buffet. A perfect gift for Mum or relaxing activity to do together.

CANDLE MAKING WORKSHOP

Saturday 23rd March 2024  12.30 – 5pm 

Join us for a  candle making workshop you will learn how to create 4 poured candles. Each candle will be uniquely scented, in your favourite colours and topped off with some subtle decorations. The workshop is followed by lunch in Grey’s. 

EASTER TREE WORKSHOP

Thursday March 28th 2024 from 11am

Enjoy a relaxing workshop with master florist Emily Hepworth of Persephone Violet. Creating a stunning Easter decoration for your home.

GUEST CHEF EVENTS 2024

Throughout the year Ricki Weston will be joined by some of the most globally reknowned chefs to spend an evening cooking alongside his team at Whatley. Expect some sensational and memorable dining experiences. 

April 10th with Amandine Chaignot 

WELLNESS AT WHATLEY

Saturday 13th April 2024

A day of self care to rejuvenate and replenish with Yoga and sound, to access deeper levels of connection and relaxation. Whether you are a beginner to Yoga or have practiced for years, this day will be a chance to commit to your wellness practices and connect with like-minded people.

LINO PRINT WORKSHOP

Saturday 20th April 2024  10.00am – 5.00pm 

During the workshop you will see demonstrations of different mark making techniques. You will then have a chance to practice on a test piece before using the printing block, creating beautiful bespoke items to take home. The day includes refreshments & lunch.

ART WORKSHOP

Friday 24th May 2024

Spend a day in a creative workshop with artist and tutor Claire Sandars. This will be a mix of tutorial guidance from Claire and painting. The event includes lunch in Grey’s.

SUMMER DRIED FLOWERS WREATH MAKING WORKSHOP

Saturday 18th May 2.30-4.30pm 

Enjoy a relaxing workshop with master florist Emily Hepworth of Persephone Violet. Creating a stunning dried flower wreath and enjoy a full Afternoon Tea.

OUTDOOR CINEMA EVENING

Sunday 20th August 6pm

Join us for an evening of cinema magic, watching a classic movie under the stars with a delicious BBQ supper to accompany it. A perfect summer evening experience.

GREY'S CHRISTMAS DINING

1st – 19th December 2021

CHRISTMAS WREATH MAKING

Bring a little magic to the festive season this year. Join us for a festive workshop creating your own beautiful door wreath under the expert tuition of Master Florist, Emily Hepworth. Various dates in November and December.

FESTIVE AFTERNOON TEA

Enjoy the most delicious festive afternoon treat

JAZZ SUNDAYS

LIMELIGHT OF BAST, FESTIVE CANDLE MAKING MASTERCLASS - 10TH & 11TH NOVEMBER

FESTIVE FILM AND DINE - DECEMBER

CHRISTMAS WREATH MAKING

House events

We host regular events as part of our calendar, Sunday lunch with live Jazz, Sunday Cinema screenings and garden tours with our Head Gardener, you will find all the details below. 

Book any of our events on their own or combine with an overnight stay to enjoy every aspect of the Whatley experience.

Book directly

If you prefer to speak to someone, call events on 01666 834 026 or email events@whatleymanor.com

From 24th - 26th December the Whatley Manor will be closed to non residents. If you need to contact us please send an email to reception@whatleymanor.com and one of the team will respond. Thank you