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EVENTS AT HISTORIC SUSSEX HOTELS January to July 2014


7/8 JANUARY & 18/19 FEBRUARY OCKENDEN MANOR Ardingly Antiques Fair. After some serious foraging at Ardingly’s celebrated Antique Fair, join us for a delicious lunch and a glass of warming Winter Pimm’s, then unwind by our cosy fires and admire your vintage finds.

£30.85 per person £23.14 for Historic Sussex Hotel Spa Members

23 FEBRUARY THE SPREAD EAGLE HOTEL Meet the Brewer. Introducing the best of local real ale. Sit by the fire in our oak-beamed bar and listen to Fran Weston, head brewer of Ballards Brewery, tell the story of Ballards followed by a delicious traditional roast lunch in the restaurant.

£25.00 per person £22.50 for Historic Sussex Hotel Spa Members

28 FEBRUARY THE SPREAD EAGLE HOTEL Ella Fitzgerald Revisited in partnership with Eton Place Music. Enjoy a fabulous evening of music and Ella Fitzgerald songs sung by award-winning jazz vocalist Georgia Mancio. Georgia is one of UK’s most important new artists and a regular at Ronnie Scott’s, Soho’s legendary jazz club. Drinks at 7pm are followed by a delicious dinner with wine in the Jacobean Hall. Georgia’s stunning vocals are quite mesmeric and this evening is a must for all music lovers.

£69.00 per person £51.75 for Historic Sussex Hotel Spa Members

7 MARCH BAILIFFSCOURT Dinner with Johnny Ball. Join us for a fun-filled, lively evening with one of television’s best loved

characters. The man who demystified maths and made science cool hosts a canapé reception and dinner which promises to be full of surprises!

£78.00 per person £58.50 for Historic Sussex Hotel Spa Members

13 MARCH OCKENDEN MANOR Tea with Murielle. Enjoy tea with our fabulous pastry chef Murielle Valette, who recently published her first guide to baking French pastries. Sample some of the delights and gather tips on making them yourself. Signed copies of Murielle’s book will be on sale – a perfect Mother’s Day present.

£35.00 per person £26.25 for Historic Sussex Hotel Spa Members

21 MARCH THE SPREAD EAGLE HOTEL Philip Jackson CVO Dinner. Philip Jackson is a West Sussex-based sculptor with an international reputation, renowned for pieces such as the Bobby Moore sculpture at New Wembley Stadium and the hauntingly beautiful Bomber Command Memorial Sculpture in London’s Green Park. Philip discusses his inspiration, creative process and forthcoming commissions and we serve a delicious dinner with carefully selected wines.

£50.00 per person £37.50 for Historic Sussex Hotel Spa Members

3 APRIL OCKENDEN MANOR Ridgeview Dinner. We’ve teamed up with the Ridgeview Estate, producers of international award-winning English sparkling wine, and the local Balcombe Estate to offer you a delicious game menu with carefully selected accompanying wine for each course.

£90.00 per person £67.50 for Historic Sussex Hotel Spa Members


11 APRIL BAILIFFSCOURT

23 MAY BAILIFFSCOURT

A Chocolate Master Class with Martin Hadden. Indulge in an afternoon of making and decorating your own chocolates guided by our talented group head chef Martin Hadden, while enjoying a cream tea and a glass of fizz. Take home your creation and a professional Cacao Barry chocolate mould.

Spring Vegetable Dinner. Martin Hadden and Bailiffscourt head chef Russell Williams prepare a tantalising canapé reception followed by a mouthwatering four-course meal featuring the finest fresh local spring vegetables in all their glory.

£75.00 per person

£78.00 per person £58.50 for Historic Sussex Hotel Spa Members

2 MAY THE SPREAD EAGLE HOTEL

24 MAY – 24 JUNE THE SPREAD EAGLE HOTEL

Historic Sussex Hotels Spa Members Golf Day hosted by The Spread Eagle Hotel. We are delighted to invite all spa members from our three hotels to join us for the chance to compete for the title of ‘Spa Golfer of the Year’. The day kicks off with fresh coffee and tasty bacon sandwiches at Cowdray Golf course and culminates in a delicious three-course dinner with wine at The Spread Eagle. Prizes will be awarded for best (and worst!) performance over dinner.

Strawberry indulgence in partnership with the local family-run Durleigh Marsh Farm. We are delighted to celebrate the resurgence of the British strawberry with a month-long promotion of Sussex strawberries.

£85.00 golf & dinner £45.00 dinner only

8 JUNE BAILIFFSCOURT

8 MAY OCKENDEN MANOR SPA Camellia’s Tea. Join us for an evening with Ajit Madan from Camellia’s Tea House. Camellia’s is a healthy and quirky tea company which hopes to make drinking tea the ‘thing to do’ while improving your health. Ajit, previously a molecular biologist and financier, passionately explains the different varieties with an opportunity to taste them. As the perfect accompaniment, Murielle Valette, our pastry chef, will bake some treats from her new book.

£16.95 per person £12.71 for Historic Sussex Hotel Spa Members

Having ‘picked your own’ luscious strawberries at the farm, come and pop them into a chilled glass of fizz at the hotel with our compliments.

Afternoon tea talk by Dudley Hooley. Commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day with the director of RAF Tangmere Museum. Dudley Hooley gives a fascinating insight into the events leading up to 6 June 1944 followed by a delightful afternoon tea.

£19.95 per person £14.96 for Historic Sussex Hotel Spa Members


12 JUNE THE SPREAD EAGLE HOTEL Lunch with the WRAGS. Come and discuss your gardening needs over lunch and a delicious glass of local Nebulla with a real WRAG. WRAGS are ladies who work in horticulture (Women Returners to Amenity Gardening Scheme) and share their knowledge with others. Learn all about gardening with a fun and interesting presentation and then discuss your garden’s needs over lunch.

£30.00 per person £22.50 for Historic Sussex Hotel Spa Members

19 JUNE THE SPREAD EAGLE HOTEL Woolbeding Garden Lunch. Join us for coffee at 9.45am before heading to this stunning local garden that peaks in June – filled with colours and scents to delight. We will return to the hotel for a two-course lunch with a glass of wine.

MORE DATES FOR YOUR DIARY 14 FEBRUARY Valentine’s Day 30 MARCH Mothering Sunday 18-21 APRIL Easter 17 MAY - 24 AUGUST Glyndebourne Festival 15 JUNE Father’s Day 26-29 JUNE Goodwood Festival of Speed 25-27 JULY Veuve Cliquot Gold Cup British Open Polo Finals at Cowdray Park, Midhurst 29 JULY Glorious Goodwood – the iconic horse racing festival

£30.00 per person £22.50 for Historic Sussex Hotel Spa Members

Make a night of it – special bedroom rates available for all events

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hotel breaks, spa experiences, dining vouchers or afternoon tea vouchers at tour three historic Sussex hotels. Visit our website for

OCKENDEN MANOR HOTEL & SPA Telephone: 01444 416111 Email: ockenden@hshotels.co.uk

more details www.hshotels.co.uk THE SPREAD EAGLE HOTEL & SPA Telephone: 01730 816911 Email: spreadeagle@hshotels.co.uk

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Historic Sussex Calendar of Events