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Designer-Maker Craft Market – Sunday March 19th

Following the success of the market we held last February, we have again organised a craft market in time to allow you to find that perfect Mothering Sunday gift for your loved one. Running on Sunday March 19th from 10.30 – 4.30pm you will find an array of local and national makers here, to be sure to find something original and handcrafted. Still with Free Entry, and lots of lovely home-made cakes and snacks available throughout the day to go with teas, coffees and soft drinks, Elmslie’s Tea-room is now gaining a reputation all of its own!   So here it is – our line-up: Megan Arnold Megan designs and produces fine jewellery from her home studio near Ledbury, Herefordshire, and sells internationally, with clients in the UK, Europe, Far East and USA. A graduate of the Slade School of Fine Art, Megan studied silversmithing and jewellery at the DeCordova Museum School, Lincoln, Massachusetts as a pupil of the renowned jeweller Yehudit Shorr, and at the School of Jewellery in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter. All work is individually handmade using traditional methods and high-quality precious metals and stones. Pieces can be customised to individual requirements, in terms of design, precious metal,

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John Piper Exhibition at Elmslie House

A major exhibition of over 50 prints, fabrics and original works We are delighted to be collaborating with fifties Art Dealer, Richard Tarkington, who is curating this exciting collection which will also feature the works of local artist, Jamie Cramp. Exhibition opens on Saturday May 20th and runs until Sunday May 28th Opening Times: Saturdays and Sundays: 10.30am – 4.30pm Mondays-Fridays: 2.00pm – 5.00pm with late opening on Friday 26th until 8.00pm. More details to come . . .!

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FIGARO! Opera Production Saturday 1st July

We are delighted to share the exciting news that 2017 sees our first foray into Opera and a production of The Marriage of Figaro by Felici, an experienced company of singers and musicians, bringing classical, opera and musical theatre to audiences. Felici are based in the Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire regions and are returning to Elmslie with a specially adapted version of Figaro after their fantastic debut here last April, which saw them perform a Gala Opera Night from which all profits from were donated to the National Kidney Federation and Macmillan.   This time round their charitable endeavours will be going to support Parkinson UK. Tickets are £25.00 and include a glass of bubbly. Doors will open at 6.30pm for the performance to commence at 7.00pm. To buy tickets, please scroll down to the bottom of the page, or tickets can also be purchased via  Eventbrite. Here’s a quick low-down on the performers, and for those of you who don’t know the plot of Figaro, a short summary to set the scene. Zoe Jasko Zoe adores singing Mozart. It was as a teenager in an all-girls production of “The Magic Flute” in the role of Papageno that her parents realised she “could sing”

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