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Stourton Christmas Fair 2018

This year’s Christmas Fair will be held in Stourton Memorial Hall on Saturday November 17th and Sunday November 18th, 10am – 5pm both days.

Frosty Fox www.frostyfox.co.uk  

Barty’s Trading www.bartystrading.co.uk  

Alexander Chocolate https://alexanderchocolate.co.uk  

Andrew Walworth www.andrewwalworth.co.uk  

Country Mouse Gifts www.countrymousegifts.co.uk  

Pippaluk Crafts http://pippaluk.co.uk  

Wiltshire Liqueur Company www.wiltshireliqueur.com  

Confusion Glass www.confusionglass.co.uk  

Carol’s Cards www.flamingopaperie.co.uk/web/carolcoates  

Blooming Hill Plants www.blooming-hill-plants.me.uk  

The Heart Shack www.theheartshack.com  

Happily Ever Afters https://www.happilyeverafters.co.uk/#welcome  

Chattering Marmot (Sunday only) Facebook @ChatteringMarmot  

Love your Rocks (Sunday only) http://loveyourrocks.com/

Rory’s Walk 2018

58 walkers and 19 dogs enjoyed a fabulous walk in the sunshine for this year’s walk in memory of Rory. We are grateful to Will and Stuart at the White Lion for allowing us to use their garden for all the walkers to meet up in the morning – and enjoy bacon rolls cooked by JC. During the day walkers were given a constant drip feed of homemade cakes and biscuits, sloe gin and tea/coffee, in between pub stops and a heart, hot lunch at Home Farm. Thank you to Harry and Jane Parker for allowing us to use the barn, once again. 
 
We were so pleased to have so many walkers – lots of people who really treat this as an essential fixture in their diary, plus some new faces too. 
We raised £2,000, which takes the total to over £84,000.

Stourton Christmas Fair 2017

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Stourhead Gardens in a blaze of colour in the Autumn

During the weekend of November 11th and 12th of this year, we will be holding our annual Christmas Fair at the entrance to Stourhead Gardens, Wiltshire. We have some familiar faces returning and some great new exhibitors too. You will find a list below.

For more information about Stourhead House and Gardens, please visit: nationaltrust.org.uk/stourhead

You can eat and drink at The Spread Eagle Inn, right next door to Stourton Memorial Hall: spreadeagleinn.com

Alternatively, try the excellent Red Lion at Kilmington, just a couple of minutes down the road and near to King Alfred’s Tower:  theredlionkilmington.co.uk

If you need accommodation combined with great local beers and food, try the White Lion at Bourton: whitelionbourton.co.uk

Visit Mere’s finest:

Yapp Brothers, award winning wine merchants: yapp.co.uk

Hill Brush: Hill Brush

Sprout and Flower, fabulous florals and fresh local fruits and veg: sproutandflower.co.uk

Beaumont Gallery: beaumontgallery.co.uk

Accommodation available at the lovely Castleton House B&B: castletonhouse.com

Exhibitors:
Frosty Fox
http://frostyfoxsnoods.co.uk
Blooming Hill Plants
http://blooming-hill-plants.me.uk
Holyland Gifts
http://www.holylandgifts.co.uk
Flamingo Paperie
http://www.flamingopaperie.co.uk
Shoes Glorious Shoes
http://www.shoesgloriousshoes.co.uk
Confusion Glass
http://www.confusionglass.co.uk
Chattering Marmot
https://www.facebook.com/ChatteringMarmot/
Wiltshire Liqueur Company
https://www.wiltshireliqueur.com
Chocolate Art House
http://www.chocolatearthouse.co.uk
Heartshack
Facebook @theheartshack
Country Mouse Gifts
https://countrymousegifts.co.uk
Andrew Walworth
http://andrewwalworth.co.uk
http://www.beaumontgallery.co.uk
Allegrias
http://www.allegrias-design.com
Love Your Rocks
http://loveyourrocks.com
Barty’s Trading

https://www.bartystrading.co.uk

We very much hope to see you at some point during the weekend.

 

Rory’s Walk 2015

On 11th of April 2015, over 50 people (and over half as many dogs) embarked on the annual charity walk in memory of Rory to raise money and awareness for Wheels4Life. It was a beautiful spring day, and unlike past years, the rain and clouds stayed away and allowed for a great day for walking.

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The walk began in Milton on Stour where Lucy and JC’s back garden became a swarm of chatter, sloe gin cocktails, tea, coffee and bacon butties to fuel the walkers for the journey ahead. It goes without saying that some tucked into the alcohol more than others, and as follows, some began the walk at a quick pace, others at a casual stroll.

The walk allowed for dogs and their humans alike to make new friends and sniff each other’s bottoms (the dogs that is). As well as giving those who knew Rory fondly to recall memories and laugh about the time they got to share with him, the walk also allows stories to be told to those who didn’t know Rory, and to keep his memory alive in that way.

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A ‘Rory’ walk wouldn’t have been complete without multiple tea and cake stops, with huge thanks to everyone who helped out, and an extra thank you to JC for his unrivalled lemon drizzle. Not only this, but each walker was even treated to a huge vat of chilli to gorge themselves on at lunchtime. Needless to say, the second half of the walk was done at a more casual pace.

With bruised feet, and blister plasters a-plenty, the tired crowds eventually reached their final destination, the White Lion at Bourton. With plenty of pints to numb their aching limbs, everyone sat down to celebrate another successful walk in Rory’s memory. It’s only left to thank the continuous generosity of time and energy from Lucy and her Gillingham/Mere lovelies for their stoical support for the charity and the walk every year. Keep your eyes peeled for information on the next walk on this web page.

Rosie Walworth

Rory’s Walk 2015

On 11th of April 2015, over 50 people (and over half as many dogs) embarked on the annual charity walk in memory of Rory to raise money and awareness for Wheels4Life. It was a beautiful spring day, and unlike past years, the rain and clouds stayed away and allowed for a great day for walking.

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The walk began in Milton on Stour where Lucy and JC’s back garden became a swarm of chatter, sloe gin cocktails, tea, coffee and bacon butties to fuel the walkers for the journey ahead. It goes without saying that some tucked into the alcohol more than others, and as follows, some began the walk at a quick pace, others at a casual stroll.

The walk allowed for dogs and their humans alike to make new friends and sniff each other’s bottoms (the dogs that is). As well as giving those who knew Rory fondly to recall memories and laugh about the time they got to share with him, the walk also allows stories to be told to those who didn’t know Rory, and to keep his memory alive in that way.

DSC01276 DSC01285

A ‘Rory’ walk wouldn’t have been complete without multiple tea and cake stops, with huge thanks to everyone who helped out, and an extra thank you to JC for his unrivalled lemon drizzle. Not only this, but each walker was even treated to a huge vat of chilli to gorge themselves on at lunchtime. Needless to say, the second half of the walk was done at a more casual pace.

With bruised feet, and blister plasters a-plenty, the tired crowds eventually reached their final destination, the White Lion at Bourton. With plenty of pints to numb their aching limbs, everyone sat down to celebrate another successful walk in Rory’s memory. It’s only left to thank the continuous generosity of time and energy from Lucy and her Gillingham/Mere lovelies for their stoical support for the charity and the walk every year. Keep your eyes peeled for information on the next walk on this web page.

Rosie Walworth

Downton Winter Sale 2014

WINTER SALE, DOWNTON – NOVEMBER 7TH 2014

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The next fund raising event will be the 5th annual Winter sale to be held at the White Horse in Downton on Friday 7th November from 09.30 till 4pm. This has proven to be such a popular sale with a really lovely atmosphere, lots of amazing stalls to buy food, gifts and start to think about Christmas presents. The staff at the pub are geared up for endless coffees and provide a delicious lunch menu so that meeting up with friends is so easy (plenty of parking) We hope you can join us this year – look out for posters advertising the sale. Shipsey’s of Salisbury have been extremely generous in supporting this sale and sponsor a marquee which can accommodate many extra stalls.“ Lynn Walworth

Address: 62 The Borough, Downton, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP5 3LY

Phone: 01725 510408

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Stourton Christmas Fair 2014

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15th and 16th November 2014

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During the weekend of November 15th and 16th of this year, we will be holding our annual Christmas Fair at the entrance to Stourhead Gardens, Wiltshire. We have some familiar faces returning and some great new exhibitors too. You will find a list below.

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Exhibitors:

Andrew Walworth – oil portraiture – http://www.andrewwalworth.co.uk

Frosty Fox – snoods, mutt mats, hugmees – http://www.frostyfox.co.uk

Plum Duff and Stuff – traditional Christmas puddings – http://www.plumduffandstuff.co.uk

Little Delicious – handmade, gourmet marshmallows – http://www.littledelicious.co.uk

Henry and Primose – decorative and festive accessories – http://www.henryandprimrose.co.uk

New Forest Chocolates – hand crafted chocolates – http://www.newforestchocolates.co.uk

Blooming Hill Plants – traditional plants for modern gardens – http://blooming-hill-plants.me.uk

Phoenix Trading – festive cards and gift wrap  – http://www.phoenix-trading.co.uk

Confusion Glass – beautiful handcrafted glass jewellery – http://www.confusionglass.co.uk

Sensual Soaps – handmade soaps, shower gels and bath bomb ballistics – http://www.sensualsoaps.co.uk

Jeremy Freeman Woodturning – Bowls, platters, salt and pepper mills and nutmeg mills – http://jeremyfreemanwoodturning.co.uk

Neals Yard Remedies – organic skincare – http://nealsyardremedies.com

Linda Rowe – glass gifts – http://lindarowe.co.uk

Tobar Toys – traditional stocking fillers – all proceeds to Rory Walworth Memorial Fund

RWMF cake stall – cakes, biscuits and other homemade produce – all proceeds to Rory Walworth Memorial Fund

Saturday only:

Cinnamon – Fabulous clothing for ladies

Sunday only:

Chattering Marmot – ladies accessories – http://www.chatteringmarmot.co.uk

We will be selling raffle tickets (available now, please complete the contact form for more information) which could win you a £100 John Lewis voucher.

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Stourhead Gardens attract many thousands of visitors throughout the year, but the Autumn colours are very well publicised and for very good reason!

For more information about Stourhead House and Gardens, please visit: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stourhead

You can enjoy lunch at The Spread Eagle Inn, right next door to Stourton Memorial Hall: http://www.spreadeagleinn.com/

Visit First View Gallery to see some excellent local artists’ work: http://www.first-view.co.uk/


We very much hope to see you at some point during the weekend.

You can download a copy of the Flyer and Leaflet as a PDF below

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