Gardening Weekend – Spring Bank Holiday 2019

May:  a wonderful month a garden!    Sunny, not too hot, everything green and growing.   Birds singing and busy nest building.   About 30 friends  joined the gardening gang at some point over the weekend.  Pruning, digging, weeding, planting, staking, composting, tidying, clearing, mowing and the garden was transformed in a few hours. There was plenty... Continue Reading →

Summer Fund-raiser : Shakespeare in Amberley 2019

Book at Eventbrite for our fund-raising afternoon of garden entertainment at Hill House on Sunday 30th June 2019, from 1 - 5.30 pm.  It begins with a fabulous meal prepared on site and al fresco by "Moveable Feast".    Then comes a performance of "Measure for Measure" , a somewhat dark comedy of Shakespeare's, made lighter by musical accompaniment... Continue Reading →

Pickle and Chutney –

An astonishing array of pickles and preserves grew out of this weekend - with cooking from Kurdistan, Malaysia, Sudan, Stroud, Brimscombe and Bristol!  Where there is a  kitchenful of talented, taste-discerning women, there will be plenty of delicious food and conversation.  The Hill House pickle and recipe book has begun.

Mixed Pickles and Multicultural Chutneys

20th-21st October 2018 Perhaps every culture in the world has traditional methods of preserving food for lean times. This is a weekend to learn from each other, share recipes from round the world and make seasonal pickles and chutneys to take away.  Besides European enthusiasts, we hope to have Sudanese and Kurdish experts on hand.... Continue Reading →

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