Events

Summer at Great Alne Park

Wednesday 7th July 2021 - Friday 9th July 2021

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Three days of events celebrating music, books, hobbies and living-well at the award-winning retirement village.

For more details or to book, please call 01789449153

Miss Baby Sol

Wednesday 7th July - 7.00pm-8.30pm

Miss Baby Sol

Settle back with a drink and a picnic for a fabulous evening of sultry soul and jazz music from one of the most exciting emerging singers in the UK. Miss Baby Sol has appeared on ITV’s The Voice and worked with Paloma Faith, Florence and the Machine and Rebecca Ferguson. She is a name to watch.

£10 with a glass of Prosecco

Bar also available.

Thursday 8th July - 10am-11.30am

Calligraphy Workshop

Join Jane Lappage of Calligraphy Arts as she teaches you a brilliant new hobby - how to achieve beautiful writing you can use on cards and gifts. Create your own bookmark with your new found skills.

£10 (max capacity 10 people)

Calligraphy Workshop
Fiona Ingham

Thursday 8th July - 2pm

Look Your Best with Fiona Ingham

As we get older, we need to re-think how we dress and the colours that suit us. Leading style guru Fiona Ingham shares tips and great advice on how to increase your confidence and make the very best of you.

£5 including tea or coffee

Thursday 8th July - 4pm

Did you Sleep Well? Heather Darwall-Smith

Poor sleep is a significant problem for many people and lying awake in the wee small hours can be bad for our physical and mental health. Heather is a psychotherapist, and author of The Science of Sleep, who specialises in sleep and the issues that many

of us have with it. She’ll arm you with techniques to ensure more restful nights and a happier future.

£10 including tea and scones

Heather Darwall-Smith
Words and music

Thursday 8th July - 7pm

Words and Music for a Summer’s Evening

An evening of beautiful classical music, including Mozart and Messiaen, played by the very talented Coull Quartet with poems and readings that celebrate summer read by leading RSC actress, Hannah Young.

£10 including a glass of Prosecco.

Bar also available.

Friday 9th July - 2pm

Gardening questions with Pippa Greenwood

We are joined by the leading gardening expert and BBC Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time regular who will share the best tips for summer gardening and answer your questions on plants, pests and planning.

£5 including tea or coffee

Pippa Greenwood
Simon Lycett

Friday 9th July - 4.30pm

A Lifetime of Flowers with Simon Lycett

Simon is a world-renowned florist whose amazing creations have graced Royal weddings and leading celebrity events. Join him for an unmissable opportunity as he creates a display whilst chatting about
his work, dropping in anecdotes, and sharing his latest book

People of the Flower Market: A Year at New Covent

Garden Flower Market.

£10 with tea and scones

Friday 9th July - 6.30pm

Wine Tasting with Jamie Goode

An evening exploring summer wines with the wine columnist of The Sunday Express, established wine judge including the International Wine Challenge and winner of the Glenfiddich Wine Writer of the year award. Jamie will talk you through the best wines for summer with

the opportunity to taste his suggestions and buy his book Wine Science.

£15 [TBC] including wines

Jamie Goode


Summer at Great Alne Park

Wednesday 7th July 2021 - Friday 9th July 2021

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