Events

Green woodwork courses

Make beautiful things straight from trees © Cotehele Mill

Make beautiful things straight from trees

13 and 20 September, 10am - 5pm, £80 a day (£20 deposit)

This one day course will show you the basic traditional techniques of working with freshly felled trees and allow you to create and take home your own woodland crafts.

You'll learn how to use ancient axe techniques, shape with shaving horses, turn with a traditional pole lathe and use draw knives.

16+, no experience necessary, booking essential, 01248 353084.

Finding fungi

What fantastic fungi can you spot? © National Trust

What fantastic fungi can you spot?

25 September, 2pm

Join us on a forage for fungi around the parkland at Penrhyn.

Dr Mike Hale from Bangor University's School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography will be our guide to the fascinating world of fungi. What will we uncover?

  • Free event

Little Victorians Hallowe'en

Get up to mischief Victorian style © National Trust

Get up to mischief Victorian style

25 and 28-31 October, 12 - 5pm

Join the ghostly stable servants for crafty tricks, treats, games, face painting and a fun apple trail in the huge spooky castle at Penrhyn.

Enjoy a day packed with thrills, Hallowe'en traditions and Victorian mischief making.

For more info call us on 01248 353084.

Twilight ghost tours

Let the Victorian governess and housekeeper take you on a spooky tour © Roger Richards

Let the Victorian governess and housekeeper take you on a spooky tour

25 and 28-31 October, 6pm

Are you brave enough to venture on this unique ghost journey inside a Victorian castle after dark?

Join our professional performers for a perfect blend of history, humour and scares.

  • Tickets £10
  • Age 12+
  • Add a bowl of broth and bread for £5

To book tickets call us on 01248 353084

See the Boggle

What’s the secret of the Boggle? © Lawrence Speck

What’s the secret of the Boggle?

31 October, 2pm

What happens one night when John forgets to feed the Boggle?

Watch the tale unfold through puppetry and live performance in this magical family show.

  • Age 6+
  • Free performance

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