Calendar of Public Events

The places on our courses and conducted tours are limited.  This ensures that every visitor to Blackden can benefit from its unique atmosphere and that each visit reflects the interests of the visitors.

Booking

Places for most courses and events can be reserved at Eventbrite. Go to www.eventbrite.co.uk/d/united-kingdom--cheshire-east/blackden/ for more details.

In addition to public events, the Trust supports research and organises educational courses for schools.

Tours and adult courses are open to adults and young people over the age of sixteen.

Fees for tours

Individual: £10.00 Early bird:     £9.50
Group (18+): £9.00 per person Minimum charge for a group tour:  10 places

Early Bird and Group rates apply when payment is received at least a calendar month in advance.

2019 Events

      June 2019

Saturday 22nd June     Doors open at 7pm

Summer Solstice Storytelling Supper - with Vergine Gulbenkian

Tales of Burning A 16th century Caucasian love-epic, interwoven with family stories

The evening of tales and food will take place in The Old Medicine House.
Fee £40 plus booking ...

Booking is via Eventbrite - click 'To Make a Reservation'     More details      To make a reservation  

Wednesday 26th June     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 plus booking fee, includes refreshments ...

Booking is via Eventbrite - click 'To Make a Reservation'     More details      To make a reservation  

      July 2019

Wednesday 3rd July     10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event

Stars and Stones is an exciting opportunity to explore The Blackden Trust and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on the same day.

For full details please see the Jodrell Bank Website ...

Booking essential via Jodrell Bank website - click 'To Make a Reservation'  

  More details      To make a reservation  

Saturday 20th July     10.30am to 3.30pm

Putting Art into Artefacts

Illustrating archaeological artefacts

Fee: £30 plus the booking fee, includes a buffet lunch. Suitable for ages 16 and over. Advanced b ...

Archaeologist, Dr Tim Campbell-Green – Drawing artefacts Photographer, David Heke – Photographing artefacts

The Event will we live on Eventbrite from March 16th     More details      To make a reservation  

Saturday 27th July     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 plus booking fee, includes refreshments ...

Booking is via Eventbrite - click 'To Make a Reservation'     More details      To make a reservation  

      August 2019

Wednesday 7th August     10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event

Stars and Stones is an exciting opportunity to explore The Blackden Trust and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on the same day.

For full details please see the Jodrell Bank Website ...

Booking essential via Jodrell Bank website - click 'To Make a Reservation'  

  More details      To make a reservation  

Wednesday 14th August     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 plus booking fee, includes refreshments ...

Booking is via Eventbrite - click 'To Make a Reservation'     More details      To make a reservation  

      September 2019

Wednesday 4th September     10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event

Stars and Stones is an exciting opportunity to explore The Blackden Trust and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on the same day.

For full details please see the Jodrell Bank Website ...

Booking essential via Jodrell Bank website - click 'To Make a Reservation'  

  More details      To make a reservation  

Saturday 7th September     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 plus booking fee, includes refreshments ...

Please book via Eventbrite. Click our link     More details      To make a reservation  

Wednesday 25th September     10.00 am - 3.30 pm

By Seven Firs and Goldenstone - A Walk Between Worlds

Walk the location of the Legend of Alderley guided by Archaeologist Dr Tim Campbell-Green and Alan Garner's daughter Katharine Darby. After lunch enjoy a talk and a tour of the Old Medicine House

Fee £30.00 to include lunch. Advance booking essential ...

Booking through Eventbrite     More details      To make a reservation  

      October 2019

Saturday 26th October     Doors open 7.00 pm

The Liberty Tree

Robin Hood and other English Radicals

Storytellers: Nick Hennessey & Hugh Lupton ...

 Booking via Eventbrite Fee £12 plus booking fee until 31st July. £15 +booking fee thereafter.  

  More details      To make a reservation  

Earlier events

      June 2019

Saturday 15th June     10.30am to 3.30pm

Natural and Supernatural Treatments

A History of Medicine at the Old Medicine House

Fee: £30 plus the booking fee, includes a buffet lunch. Suitable for ages 12 and over. Advanced b ...

With Linda Craig, Barbara Depledge, Eileen Olsen and Val White

Wednesday 5th June     10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event

Stars and Stones is an exciting opportunity to explore The Blackden Trust and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on the same day.

For full details please see the Jodrell Bank Website ...

Saturday 1st June     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 plus booking fee, includes refreshments ...

      May 2019

Saturday 11th May     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 plus booking fee, includes refreshments ...

Wednesday 8th May     10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event

Stars and Stones is an exciting opportunity to explore The Blackden Trust and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on the same day.

For full details please see the Jodrell Bank Website ...

Monday 6th May     Doors open 7.00 pm

Fireside Folk

An intimate evening of sublime singing and musicianship.

James Patterson: guitar and vocal John Dipper: viola d’amore, violin and concertina ...

      April 2019

Saturday 13th April     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 plus booking fee, includes refreshments ...

Wednesday 10th April     10.00 am - 3.30 pm

By Seven Firs and Goldenstone - A Walk Between Worlds

Walk the location of the Legend of Alderley guided by Archaeologist Dr Tim Campbell-Green and Alan Garner's daughter Katharine Darby. After lunch enjoy a talk and a tour of the Old Medicine House

Fee £30.00 to include lunch. Advance booking essential ...

Wednesday 3rd April     10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event

Stars and Stones is an exciting opportunity to explore The Blackden Trust and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on the same day.

For full details please see the Jodrell Bank Website ...

      March 2019

Saturday 16th March     3 pm

Friends of the Blackden Trust Talk

Life and Death in the Roman Arena - A Talk by David Jennings, CEO York Archaeological Trust.

To be held at Terra Nova School For full details please follow the link to Eventbrite ...

Accommodation

A list of local accommodation is available to download.

Contact for all events

The Blackden Trust
The Old Medicine House
Off Bridge Lane
Blackden
Holmes Chapel
Cheshire CW4 8BY

Tel: 01477 571445

Printed on: 19 Jun 2019

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