16 May

100 Shades of Green

 WI Northern Federations Centenary Celebrations 

Flower and Craft Exhibition

100 SHADES OF GREEN

Saturday 16th - Tuesday 19th May 2015

10.00am - 5.00pm

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Women’s Institute

Admission Adults and Concessions £8

Women's Institute CentenaryGroups please call Durham Counties Federation of Women's Institutes, 01388 819100 and speak with either Ruth or Ann, Tuesday - Thursday, 9.30am - 4pm or email durhamwi@btconnect.com  

31 May

70 Years from V.E. Day

V.E. Day 8 May, 1945 - RAF re-enactors will raise the flag to celebrate Victory in Europe day.

Find out how people held street parties, despite rationing; hear music from singing duo, Malcolm and Carole Brown and experience Brian Forbes's War's Enda personal view of what this meant to different people and where they were when the armistice was declared.

Included in admission to the Hall - Adult £8.30, Concession £7.30, Child £4.30, Family £24.50                            

 

Children must be accompanied by an adult

7 Jun

Plant, Book, Craft and Food Fair

 

Held by the Friends of Kiplin Hall in the Beautiful Parkland

 

Sun 7 June, 1–5 pm

 

1000s of books to browse and buy, crafts for sale, plants to propagate

 

In the Parkland in front of the Hall

Adult £1.50, Child free

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Fundraising event for the Friends of Kiplin Hall

19 Jun

Pride and Prejudice

The Pantaloons present Jane Austen's much admired novel

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen's witty and romantic masterpiece is one of the best-loved stories of all time, dealing with the most important questions in life... Will Mrs Bennett manage to offload her numerous daughters in record time? Will Lizzy and Darcy actually get together? Will creepy Mr Collins just go away please? The literary classic gets the full Pantaloons treatment in this beautifully hilarious and delightfully innovative new adaptation.

Performed in the beautiful setting of Kiplin Hall's grounds

Gates open for picnics at 6pm, performance commences 7.30pm

Tickets Adults £12.50, Children £8

Warm drinks, cakes and bakes for sale in the interval

 

Children must be accompanied by an adult

12 Jul

Scottish Dancing

Sunday 12 July, 2 - 5pm

Join in with, Northallerton Caledonian Society  for an afternoon of Scottish dancing in the gardens.

Admission: Included in admission to the Gardens and Grounds or Hall, Gardens and Grounds - adult £5.30, concession £4.30, child £2.30, family (2+3) £14.50

28 Jul

Poetry and Song from the First World War

Students from Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Maryland perform Poetry and Song from the First World War World War I

Before the perfromance, visual Arts students - creative writers, vocalists and instrumentalists - will partake in research and discussion forums in order to gain knowledge on England's involvement during World War I as an Allied Power, famous British poets during WWI, such as Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Herbert Read, and Wildfred Gibson, as well as Kiplin Hall's involvement during WWI under the owner of Bridget Talbot.

Writers, vocalists and instrumentalists will then create original pieces of writing and music, taking inspiration from the poets they have researched, in order to create new poetry encompassing the hardships, history, and lifestyle during WWI. These will be performed on 28 and 29 July in Kiplin Hall.

Included in admission to the Hall.

Children must be accompanied by an adult