Wickton Court Blog

Weird and Wonderful Wickton...last week, I caught a snippet of a programme on tv. It was about the Copacabana Hotel in Rio. They shared a tip - spray starch on the newly made-up bedlinen to make the finish smoother. This, I tried yesterday for my guests currently living in London. Have a guess where in the world they both originate from...... ...

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The Wickton Chronicles. Latest...of many truly weird, wonderful, Wickton windows on our interconnected lives.... ...

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That feeling....when you climb into a full bath at just the right hot temperature and go- ahhhhhhhhhh! ...

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Continuing comfort and happiness ...

Here, at Wickton, we are relaxed and comfy

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yes! ...

CINDERELLA pantomime is coming to Malvern!... Have you got your ticket to the ball? This year's much anticipated pantomime at Malvern Theatres is the magical story of Cinderella. The beloved rags-to-riches tale will be transformed into a spectacular musical extravaganza for all the family to enjoy! This sparkling production stars This Morning’s showbiz reporter Alison Hammond as the trusty Fairy Godmother alongside Gemma Naylor from Nick. Jr’s Go! Go! Go! show as Cinderella! Baron Hardup will be played by Paul Hawkyard from CBeebies’ Old Jack’s Boat and comedy star Mark James plays Buttons. Join Cinderella on her magical quest to win the heart of the dashing Prince Charming, with a little help along the way from her best friend Buttons and the enchanting Fairy Godmother. Save your boos and hisses for the ghastly Ugly Sisters who are determined to dash Cinder’s dreams. Will they all live happily ever after?... Book now to find out! The pantomime is once again produced by UK Productions Ltd and features the sensational Shetland Ponies live on stage, plus a full supporting cast including children from the local dance school, Cecilia Hall Dance Centre. Experience the magic of live theatre and enjoy this traditional festive treat. Cinderella will be appearing at Malvern Theatres from Thursday 14th December 2017 to Sunday 7th January 2018. Tickets are on sale at the Box Office 01684 892277 and online: goo.gl/7W5Mrk

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Yet another beautiful place to visit during your stay at Wickton. ...

A taste of the glorious floral display at the stunning St John the Evangelist Church in Shobdon... this week's Pride of Place on Sunday Breakfast with Kate Justice. email kate.justice@bbc.co.uk to have your place of worship featured on Pride of Place

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Wickton Court updated their profile picture. ...

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Come stay and go here ...

Preview – Out of Nature 2017

September 30, 2017, 11:00am - September 30, 2017, 5:00pm

A chance to see the sculpture exhibition as it comes to life. Meet the artists // Artists in residence // Music and theatre performances. Ticket price of £25 (children under 12 free) includes delicious food by Pomme Pomme Foods, and drinks, all served at 12.30pm. Dress code: raincoat, boots and umbrella! All profits go to The Cart Shed. Registered charity no: 1167802

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Our best bread supplier. Congrats Pete ! Well deserved ...

We did it! Best Food Producer at the Visit Herefordshire Awards for Excellence for the second year running. We couldn't be happier. Thanks to all of our suppliers and customers for your support and continuing custom. We're very proud to play a part in the wonderful food produce available in both Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

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Another international month in Herefordshire - currently guests from Ohio -US, then tomorrow, Australia - Sydney and New Zealand, then Canada next week - all in a day or twos work. Lovely! Call this work??!! The world is full of delightful people ...

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Youngest son and his friends new venture. Pop along if you are nearby and say hello, and possibly buy a Good Slice! ...

The Good Slice London Launch

September 10, 2017, 12:00pm - September 10, 2017, 6:00pm

The Good Slice is launching in London at The St. James Street Festival, Hammersmith. Socially responsible wood-fired pizza with a Great British twist. Seasonal, sustainable and locally sourced - every pizza purchased provides a meal to those in need! We would love as much support as possible, so please come and be a part of it! Follow our journey on the gram.. www.instagram.com/thegoodslice/

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On the dinner menu this evening all picked within an hour of being cooked . Food miles - approx 78 steps according to my Fitbit ! ...

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This lovely place is a beautiful drive through the Black and White Village trail from Wickton - truly a journey as delightful as the destination.....and similarly, in the other direction from Wickton, the delights of Ludlow. We are so well placed to make the most of this wonderful, unspoilt area ...

Britain's town of books has many secrets. (via BBC Culture)

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Get booking - best beds will be bagged soonest ...

The countdown has begun to the Hereford Three Choirs Festival 2018. Pick up a festival preview brochure from the table near St John's Door in the cathedral

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If you are coming to Wickton and fancy a tour , look no further ! ...

Take a look at some great trips we have coming up over the next few months!

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Typical July evening at Wickton..... guests happily in bathrobes in panelled room playing scrabble infront of a roaring log fire, me and Robin in the snug watching Crocodile Dundee with the wood burner lit ..... July 29th... English Summer!!! And .....without looking....how old is the film, Crocodile Dundee?? Guess here ! ...

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Village life in Herefordshire - we'll be going along ...

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Worth a visit ...

Law, Life and Landscape Exhibition

July 24, 2017, 10:00am - July 24, 2017, 5:00pm

An exhibition celebrating 800 years of Hereford's 1217 official copy of Magna Carta The 1217 Charter brought to an end a civil war in England that the more famous 1215 Charter had failed to conclude. It was the first to be called 'Magna' (Great), to distinguish it from the smaller Forest Charter published alongside it. The cathedral possesses one of only four surviving official copies of the 1217 Magna Carta. It is too fragile to be on permanent display, although it did go on a 37,000-mile world tour in 2015, when it was seen by 25,000 people. The Forest Charter which would have accompanied it is lost, but the cathedral is displaying a late 13th-century copy in the register of Bishop Richard Swinfield, kindly loaned by the Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre (HARC).

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