Dec
19
3:45 PM15:45

YOUNG BUTCHER'S CLUB - CHRISTMAS PARTY

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Our Young Butcher’s will learn a variety of skills over a course of 6 sessions ending in a Christmas party to celebrate their achievements and in completing the course. The workshops will cover skills like sausage making, burger pressing, chicken prep, some seasonal favourites and more. Skills covered in each session will progress in difficulty, with safely guarded knife skills introduced slowly as the Young Butchers gain confidence.
Each Young Butcher will receive their very own Kit Bag including an apron, burger press, safety gloves and pairing knife which they will be required to bring along to each session. 
At the end of each sessions, our Young Butchers will take home a pack of freshly butchered meat ready to share with their friends and family.

3.45 pm - 4.45 pm
£12 per session.
Ages 8+
There is a maximum number of 8 Young Butchers on the course. (book quick!)

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Dec
22
10:00 AM10:00

MAKERS + PRODUCERS MARKET PLACE ➕

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Come and meet our local makers and producers in the marketplace.  Discover something new!

On specially designated Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm we welcome a fantastic gang of small businesses to our Market Place at the Hawarden Estate Farm Shop. The Market Place is full of all kinds of goods and produce from sellers all over North Wales and the North West. It’s located outside the entrance to the farm shop.

We’re always looking for new Market Place traders – join us! Our traditional counter stalls are corrugated and weatherproof and with a built in table, can accommodate one or two traders and are free to all traders. For more information contact marketplace@hawardenestate.co.uk.

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Dec
23
10:00 AM10:00

MAKERS + PRODUCERS MARKET PLACE ➕

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Come and meet our local makers and producers in the marketplace.  Discover something new!

On specially designated Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm we welcome a fantastic gang of small businesses to our Market Place at the Hawarden Estate Farm Shop. The Market Place is full of all kinds of goods and produce from sellers all over North Wales and the North West. It’s located outside the entrance to the farm shop.

We’re always looking for new Market Place traders – join us! Our traditional counter stalls are corrugated and weatherproof and with a built in table, can accommodate one or two traders and are free to all traders. For more information contact marketplace@hawardenestate.co.uk.

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Dec
29
10:00 AM10:00

ESCAPE THE CHRISTMAS SHACK 🎄

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Assemble your teams and escape the Christmas themes Shack! Now in our brand new Tin Shed.

In teams of up to 6 people, you will have 45 minutes to escape the Christmas Shack by finding clues to unlock a series of bushcraft related puzzles and challenges.

2 or 3 players - £25

4 to 6 players - £39 (£25 deposit with £14 balance paid on arrival)

Sessions are 45 mins and run on the hour, between 10am and 3pm.

Please book your place:

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Jan
12
11:30 AM11:30

BIKE MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP 🚴‍♀️

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Bike Maintenance Workshop
11.30am – 1pm Saturday 12th January 2019
£15

Learn everything you need to know to keep your bike well maintained and to fix the common roadside repairs so you can always get home. Learn more about the components and replaceable parts of your bike so you can have a good conversation with your bike shop when you need to. No jargon, hands on & lots of fun.
You can read a little more about Kate here: http://www.raceforce.co.uk/kate-linsley
Instagram/Twitter: @KateWinners

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Jan
13
9:30 AM09:30

SWEATY MAMA'S BOOTCAMP 💪🏻

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Sweaty Mama's bootcamp is back for 2019.

Join Lowri on the Estate for a female only, fun and fiesty workout aiming to get you fit and strong. Exercises and circuits are designed to suit all abilities and are to be endured and enjoyed at a your own level.

You can book a block of 4 session over on Lowri's website for £25, or drop in for £8 per session

Please contact Lowri directly for more information and how to book

http://lowri.sweatymama.com/#bookonaclass

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Jan
17
7:00 PM19:00

INDIAN EVENING, PLANT-BASED COOKING CLASS 🌱

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Enjoy an evening of Indian culinary delights at this plant-based, vegan cooking workshop. Pick up some tips and tricks to making healthier, alternative choices for your weekly meals.

The plant-based cooking class will include getting hands on with prep work to make a delicious plant-based Indian curry, with spicy and cool side dishes, to make the perfect feast, as well as making your own mango chutney to take home.

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Jan
20
9:30 AM09:30

SWEATY MAMA'S BOOTCAMP 💪🏻

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Sweaty Mama's bootcamp is back for 2019.

Join Lowri on the Estate for a female only, fun and fiesty workout aiming to get you fit and strong. Exercises and circuits are designed to suit all abilities and are to be endured and enjoyed at a your own level.

You can book a block of 4 session over on Lowri's website for £25, or drop in for £8 per session

Please contact Lowri directly for more information and how to book

http://lowri.sweatymama.com/#bookonaclass

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Jan
25
6:00 PM18:00

STORIES OVER SUPPER 🍴

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Stories over Supper: 5 courses : 3 speakers

We are excited to welcome Tân a Mwg, a touring feast experience to the Hawarden Estate Farm Shop for an evening of locally sourced food cooked over an open fire accompanied by three key speakers from creative industries in Wales, in collaboration with Jwrnal.

Five courses carefully curated to reflect the regional landscape & seasonality, using only the best local produce available. 

Menu & full details coming soon. 
Please see sample menu below for a taste of what to expect.

6pm until late
£40 Per head,
Inclusive of a crafted botanical beverage on arrival.

Advance booking only.

Given prior notice we will do all we can to accommodate all dietary requirements. 

Vegetarian, vegan & GF friendly….  

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Tan a Mwg is a communal feasting experience, touring tables in & around Wales (UK), bringing people together & closer to their local food producers. Focusing on age old methods of food preparation and preservation, with an openness to influences from our culturally diverse community.
An intimate setting of misshapen tableware, tasteful music and delicious dinner to refine the art of sharing.
www.tanamwg.com

Jwrnal is a platform for makers + creatives in Wales.
www.jwrnal.com

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Jan
27
9:30 AM09:30

SWEATY MAMA'S BOOTCAMP 💪🏻

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Sweaty Mama's bootcamp is back for 2019.

Join Lowri on the Estate for a female only, fun and fiesty workout aiming to get you fit and strong. Exercises and circuits are designed to suit all abilities and are to be endured and enjoyed at a your own level.

You can book a block of 4 session over on Lowri's website for £25, or drop in for £8 per session

Please contact Lowri directly for more information and how to book

http://lowri.sweatymama.com/#bookonaclass

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Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

AN INTRODUCTION TO CHEESEMAKING 🧀

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An intimate introduction to cheesemaking with Moydens of Market Drayton.

I’m just going through timings to finalise those but I think it would be from 10-3 including lunch break.

Moydens of Market Drayton, a family-run business, make artisan cheese using traditional methods that are 900 years old. Martin will teach you a practical approach to cheesemaking that can be done in your kitchen at home. Starting with a bit about the history of cheesemaking, learning about the ingredients, production methods and some hands-on production resulting in a cheese that the participant can take home. 

The workshop includes a light lunch - there will be cheese tasting throughout the day!

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Mar
9
to Mar 10

2 DAY WILLOW BASKET MAKING WORKSHOP 🍂

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Learn how to make your very own round willow shopping basket with expert weaver Mandy Coates. Using traditional weaving techniques Mandy will guide you through every step of the way. You will be weaving with Mandy's homegrown willows with beautiful coloured barks, mixed with Somerset willow. At the end of this two-day course you will take home a basket to be used and treasure forever.

The course runs on both Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm. If you are travelling from afar, we can happily recommend local accommodation. Please email sarah.hellen@hawardenestate.co.uk with any questions or queries. 

Numbers are limited to 6 people.

Your ticket includes all materials, a lovely lunch from the Farm Shop on both days as well as tea, coffee and cake.

This course is suitable for beginners and those a little more experienced, too.

If you would like to purchase this ticket as a present, please contact sarah.hellen@hawardenestate.co.uk for an official voucher.

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Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

QUIRKY BIRD FELTING WORKSHOP 🐥

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Needle felt a Quirky bird with artist/maker Ruth Packham.

Using British wool fibre, you will spend the day designing and making your very own quirky bird.

This workshop is suitable for adults. Experience is not necessary, although some might help. Be prepared to sit for a long period and to bring your glasses if needed. You will be in a warm, comfortable and social environment.

Each ticket includes a lovely lunch from the Farm Shop, tea, coffee and cake.

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Mar
24
2:00 PM14:00

HAWARDEN OLD CASTLE OPEN 🏰

Hawarden Old Castle will be open on Sunday 24th March for the arrival of the daffodils! 

Head to the big red gates opposite The Glynne Arms on foot and on up to the castle for some spectacular views. All entrance fees will be donated to Clwyd Special Riding School.

Adults are £3, up to 2 children are free, and further children are £3. Toddlers go free. There is a great booklet available on the gate with a full history of the castle. All children must be accompanied, and be warned that paths up to the castle are steep. And all dogs are welcome on leads!

Hawarden Old Castle will also be open to the public on Sunday 19th May, Sunday 16th June and Sunday 18th August.

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Mar
30
11:00 AM11:00

SPOON CARVING WORKSHOP ⚒

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Cost: £65 (Includes your own spoon to take home, campfire lunch and tea/coffee)

Location: Hawarden Estate Farm Shop Woodland Shack

Ages: 18+, 16-18yrs on application (please message).

Learn to carve your own spoon from freshly cut wood in a small group, in our woodland environment.

Learn the skills needed to use an axe, knife and hook knife to carve your own spoon.
High-quality green woodworking tools and workstation provided.
Course run by local expert maker David White.
Notes provided on wood choices, tool purchase recommendations.
Tea & Coffee.
Warming campfire whittling.
Course kept to cosy maximum of six participants.

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Apr
20
to Apr 22

ZORBING + INFLATABLE ASSAULT COURSE 🌐

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The expert team from iZorb are bringing a full selection of inflatables and zorbs and inflatable assault courses to the Farm Shop for some serious Easter weekend fun. It's a family event aimed at all ages, so come along and try out forward flips, backward rolls, and crashing into others, all the while safely encased in a giant plastic ball.

From £3-5 per person.
No need to book.

Photo: Rachel Kay

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May
11
10:00 AM10:00

SPOON CARVING WORKSHOP ⚒

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Date: Saturday 11th May 2019

Cost: £65 (Includes your own spoon to take home, campfire lunch and tea/coffee)

Location: Hawarden Estate Farm Shop Woodland Shack

Ages: 18+, 16-18yrs on application (please message).

Learn to carve your own spoon from freshly cut wood in a small group, in our woodland environment.

Learn the skills needed to use an axe, knife and hook knife to carve your own spoon.
High-quality green woodworking tools and workstation provided.
Course run by local expert maker David White.
Notes provided on wood choices, tool purchase recommendations.
Tea & Coffee.
Warming campfire whittling.
Course kept to cosy maximum of six participants.

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May
19
2:00 PM14:00

HAWARDEN OLD CASTLE OPEN 🏰

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Hawarden Old Castle will be open on Sunday 19th May.

Head to the big red gates opposite The Glynne Arms on foot and on up to the castle for some spectacular views. All entrance fees will be donated to Clwyd Special Riding School.

Adults are £3, up to 2 children are free, and further children are £3. Toddlers go free. There is a great booklet available on the gate with a full history of the castle. All children must be accompanied, and be warned that paths up to the castle are steep. And all dogs are welcome on leads!

Hawarden Old Castle will also be open to the public on Sunday 24th March, Sunday 16th June and Sunday 18th August

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Jun
16
2:00 PM14:00

HAWARDEN OLD CASTLE OPEN 🏰

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Hawarden Old Castle will be open on Sunday 16th June for Father's Day.

Head to the big red gates opposite The Glynne Arms on foot and on up to the castle for some spectacular views. All entrance fees will be donated to Clwyd Special Riding School.

Adults are £3, up to 2 children are free, and further children are £3. Toddlers go free. All children must be accompanied, and be warned that paths up to the castle are steep. And all dogs are welcome on leads!

Hawarden Old Castle will also be open to the public on Sunday 24th March, Sunday 19th May and Sunday 18th August

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Aug
11
2:00 PM14:00

HAWARDEN OLD CASTLE OPEN 🏰

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Hawarden Old Castle will be open on Sunday 18th August for Father's Day.

Head to the big red gates opposite The Glynne Arms on foot and on up to the castle for some spectacular views. All entrance fees will be donated to Clwyd Special Riding School.

Adults are £3, up to 2 children are free, and further children are £3. Toddlers go free. All children must be accompanied, and be warned that paths up to the castle are steep. And all dogs are welcome on leads!

Hawarden Old Castle will also be open to the public on Sunday 24th March, Sunday 19th May and Sunday 16th June.

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Dec
18
3:45 PM15:45

CHRISTMAS GLITTER CRAFTS 🎅🏻

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It’s beginning to feel a little bit Christmassy! 

Come and join us for some festive fun in the of our latest after school workshops, at Hawarden Estate Farm Shop. We’ll be creating beautiful keepsakes that make the perfect gift for teachers, grandparents, or just to make your own tree look super beautiful! 

Tuesday 4th December: Three festive crafts - decorate your own cinnamon scented, tree decoration with glitter and gem stones, place inside a giant bauble, fill with snow personalise the outside of the bauble with gems and metallic pens. Make a pot of festive, butter slime! Decorate a handmade gift bag to give your gifts the ultimate personal touch.

Thursday 13th - Three festive crafts - decorate 2 handmade, scented tree decorations with glitter and gem stones, keep one aside for the perfect teacher/grandparent gift, place the other inside a giant bauble, fill with snow and sparkles. Decorate a handmade gift bag to give your present the ultimate personal touch. . 

Tuesday 18th - Three festive crafts - decorate 2 handmade, scented tree decorations with glitter and gem stones, keep one aside for the perfect teacher/grandparent gift, place the other inside a giant bauble, fill with snow and sparkles. Decorate a handmade gift bag to give your present the ultimate personal touch.  

Tickets are limited due to space, booking is essential, £10 per ticket.

Tickets are non refundable, if you are unable to attend, and we are informed in advance of the session, we will endeavour to transfer your ticket to another session, if space permits.

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HAWARDEN ESTATE TRAIL RACES
Dec
16
10:00 AM10:00

HAWARDEN ESTATE TRAIL RACES

Schedule

Registration over at the Tin Shed - 10–10.45am

5km start - 11am

5km Canicross start - 11.05am

10km start - 11.10am

1km kids dash - 11.15am


The Hawarden Estate Trail Races....in WINTER! An opportunity to enjoy a pre - Christmas run on this beautiful private estate, which explores corners that few people get to see! Expect a few hills, but nothing too sustained - also expect some wonderfully scenic running, and tons of support and facilities provided by the wonderful farm shop. A well marked and marshalled 5km loop will be completed twice by 10km runners, and the races will be electronically timed and guarantee a rewarding and fun day out at the Hawarden Estate Farm Shop. In keeping with the family friendly nature of the venue, we'll be putting on a 1km 'kids dash' too, so all of the family can get involved in the running bit!

All participants must enter by midnight on Wednesday 12th via www.walkrunclwydian.co.uk

Prices for the races are as follows:

5k: £12.50

10k: £15.50

Kids 1k dash: £1

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Dec
15
10:00 AM10:00

ESCAPE THE CHRISTMAS SHACK 🎄

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Assemble your teams and escape the Christmas themes Shack! Now in our brand new Tin Shed.

In teams of up to 6 people, you will have 45 minutes to escape the Christmas Shack by finding clues to unlock a series of bushcraft related puzzles and challenges.

2 or 3 players - £25

4 to 6 players - £39 (£25 deposit with £14 balance paid on arrival)

Sessions are 45 mins and run on the hour, between 10am and 3pm.

Please book your place:

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Dec
15
10:00 AM10:00

MAKERS + PRODUCERS MARKET PLACE ➕

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Come and meet our local makers and producers in the marketplace.  Discover something new!

On specially designated Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm we welcome a fantastic gang of small businesses to our Market Place at the Hawarden Estate Farm Shop. The Market Place is full of all kinds of goods and produce from sellers all over North Wales and the North West. It’s located outside the entrance to the farm shop.

We’re always looking for new Market Place traders – join us! Our traditional counter stalls are corrugated and weatherproof and with a built in table, can accommodate one or two traders and are free to all traders. For more information contact marketplace@hawardenestate.co.uk.

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Dec
13
3:45 PM15:45

CHRISTMAS GLITTER CRAFTS 🎅🏻

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It’s beginning to feel a little bit Christmassy! 

Come and join us for some festive fun in the of our latest after school workshops, at Hawarden Estate Farm Shop. We’ll be creating beautiful keepsakes that make the perfect gift for teachers, grandparents, or just to make your own tree look super beautiful! 

Tuesday 4th December: Three festive crafts - decorate your own cinnamon scented, tree decoration with glitter and gem stones, place inside a giant bauble, fill with snow personalise the outside of the bauble with gems and metallic pens. Make a pot of festive, butter slime! Decorate a handmade gift bag to give your gifts the ultimate personal touch.

Thursday 13th - Three festive crafts - decorate 2 handmade, scented tree decorations with glitter and gem stones, keep one aside for the perfect teacher/grandparent gift, place the other inside a giant bauble, fill with snow and sparkles. Decorate a handmade gift bag to give your present the ultimate personal touch. . 

Tuesday 18th - Three festive crafts - decorate 2 handmade, scented tree decorations with glitter and gem stones, keep one aside for the perfect teacher/grandparent gift, place the other inside a giant bauble, fill with snow and sparkles. Decorate a handmade gift bag to give your present the ultimate personal touch.  

Tickets are limited due to space, booking is essential, £10 per ticket.

Tickets are non refundable, if you are unable to attend, and we are informed in advance of the session, we will endeavour to transfer your ticket to another session, if space permits.

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Dec
11
3:45 PM15:45

YOUNG BAKERS CLUB - NUTELLA CHRISTMAS TREE

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Ready, steady, bake!

Learn how to make traditional Russian bakes from start to finish with Oksana of the Russian Style Crepes Café, Chester. From Cheesey Buns to Cherry Twist Pie and some seasonal favourites thrown in too. Oksana uses only the best, organic ingredients and will teach your little chefs every step of the way from making the dough, mixing the filling, shaping and baking the goods ready to take home and enjoy. 

3.45 pm - 4.45 pm
Tuesday 2nd October - Cheesy Buns 
Tuesday 16th October - Russian Vatrushka
*Half Term* Friday, November 2nd (2 x afternoon sessions 1pm + 3pm) Pumpkin sweet Buns
Tuesday 13th November - Cherry Twist Pie 
Tuesday 27th November - Russian Cookies (Sochniki)
Tuesday 11th December - Nutella Christmas Tree

Each workshop costs £12 per child, which includes all ingredients and equipment. Your child will be supplied with an apron, and a carton to take home their baked goods.
Places are limited to 15 per children per session. 
Parents are welcome to stay and offer a helping hand, or simply sit back and relax in our café whilst Oksana leads the class. 

Please make sure to notify us of any allergies prior to workshops.

The Cafe, foodhall and deli are open during this time for any parents who’d like to wait, relax and enjoy a piece of cake!

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Dec
10
6:00 PM18:00

THREE BIRD ROAST WORKSHOP 🦃

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Our expert Butcher Peter will be guiding you through as you make your very own Three Bird Roast to take home ready for Christmas.

Tickets are £45. This includes all the high quality, locally sourced meat you will need, expert tuition and a fun, social evening here at the Farm Shop.

6 pm for a 6.30 pm start, have a mulled wine on us whilst you wait.

Places are limited to 6 people, so be quick!

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Dec
9
10:00 AM10:00

MAKERS + PRODUCERS MARKET PLACE ➕

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Come and meet our local makers and producers in the marketplace.  Discover something new!

On specially designated Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm we welcome a fantastic gang of small businesses to our Market Place at the Hawarden Estate Farm Shop. The Market Place is full of all kinds of goods and produce from sellers all over North Wales and the North West. It’s located outside the entrance to the farm shop.

We’re always looking for new Market Place traders – join us! Our traditional counter stalls are corrugated and weatherproof and with a built in table, can accommodate one or two traders and are free to all traders. For more information contact marketplace@hawardenestate.co.uk.

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Dec
9
10:00 AM10:00

CHRISTMAS WREATH MAKING WORKSHOP 🎄

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Make a blue pine wreath from scratch with Kirsty, from Rock & Meadow to decorate your house or home during the festive season. Kirsty will lead you throughout the process of how to construct your wreath and then to decorate it. All supplies and materials will be provided, including wires, foliage, moss, dried fruits + more.

Coffee/Tea + cake from the Farm Shop is also included in the ticket price.

You will be by the fire in the tin shed, it will be cosy, but please dress warm!

You can contact Kirsty directly on 07815823003 or email rockandmeadow@gmail.com to book.

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Dec
9
10:00 AM10:00

CANDY CANE SLIME AND A SCENTED, FESTIVE TREE DECORATION 🎄

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Christmas is so very close! We thought it would be the perfect time to release our very own Scented, Candy Cane Slime!!

Come and join us for a very festive workshop where you will craft and create your own pot of Candy Cane Slime and decorate your own scented, hanging tree decoration. The perfect way to add some sparkle to your tree 🎄 (add a bauble and snow for an additional £2.50)

But what is candy cane slime?! Craft and create two pots of butter slime.. one white and one a colour of your choice, scent with mint essential oils. Roll out and twist to make candycane stripes!

Workshop duration - 55mins. Find us in Farm Shop.

This will be a popular workshop, and we are limited to two sessions, book now before it sells out!

Tickets are non refundable if you are unable to attend, and inform us before the start of the workshop, we will offer a transfer to another workshop if space permits.

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Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS WITH CREATION STATION 🎅🏻

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Join us for some Christmas Crafty fun where we will be making Christmas keepsake pictures and wooden tree decorations. You can expect lots of paint, sparkles, colouring, glue and glitter and festive fun! All materials and clean overalls for the little ones provided!

Sessions are led by Catherine from the Creation Station.

Sessions are 45 minutes. £7 per session.

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Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

MAKERS + PRODUCERS MARKET PLACE ➕

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Come and meet our local makers and producers in the marketplace.  Discover something new!

On specially designated Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm we welcome a fantastic gang of small businesses to our Market Place at the Hawarden Estate Farm Shop. The Market Place is full of all kinds of goods and produce from sellers all over North Wales and the North West. It’s located outside the entrance to the farm shop.

We’re always looking for new Market Place traders – join us! Our traditional counter stalls are corrugated and weatherproof and with a built in table, can accommodate one or two traders and are free to all traders. For more information contact marketplace@hawardenestate.co.uk.

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Dec
5
3:45 PM15:45

YOUNG BUTCHER'S CLUB - BASIC CHICKEN PREP

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Our Young Butcher’s will learn a variety of skills over a course of 6 sessions ending in a Christmas party to celebrate their achievements and in completing the course. The workshops will cover skills like sausage making, burger pressing, chicken prep, some seasonal favourites and more. Skills covered in each session will progress in difficulty, with safely guarded knife skills introduced slowly as the Young Butchers gain confidence.
Each Young Butcher will receive their very own Kit Bag including an apron, burger press, safety gloves and pairing knife which they will be required to bring along to each session. 
At the end of each sessions, our Young Butchers will take home a pack of freshly butchered meat ready to share with their friends and family.

3.45 pm - 4.45 pm

£70 for a series of 6 sessions OR £12 per session.
Ages 8+
There is a maximum number of 8 Young Butchers on the course. (book quick!)

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Dec
4
3:45 PM15:45

CHRISTMAS GLITTER CRAFTS 🎅🏻

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It’s beginning to feel a little bit Christmassy! 

Come and join us for some festive fun in the of our latest after school workshops, at Hawarden Estate Farm Shop. We’ll be creating beautiful keepsakes that make the perfect gift for teachers, grandparents, or just to make your own tree look super beautiful! 

Tuesday 4th December: Three festive crafts - decorate your own cinnamon scented, tree decoration with glitter and gem stones, place inside a giant bauble, fill with snow personalise the outside of the bauble with gems and metallic pens. Make a pot of festive, butter slime! Decorate a handmade gift bag to give your gifts the ultimate personal touch.

Thursday 13th - Three festive crafts - decorate 2 handmade, scented tree decorations with glitter and gem stones, keep one aside for the perfect teacher/grandparent gift, place the other inside a giant bauble, fill with snow and sparkles. Decorate a handmade gift bag to give your present the ultimate personal touch. . 

Tuesday 18th - Three festive crafts - decorate 2 handmade, scented tree decorations with glitter and gem stones, keep one aside for the perfect teacher/grandparent gift, place the other inside a giant bauble, fill with snow and sparkles. Decorate a handmade gift bag to give your present the ultimate personal touch.  

Tickets are limited due to space, booking is essential, £10 per ticket.

Tickets are non refundable, if you are unable to attend, and we are informed in advance of the session, we will endeavour to transfer your ticket to another session, if space permits.

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Nov
29
10:00 AM10:00

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS WITH CREATION STATION 🎄

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Join us for some Christmas Crafty fun where we will be making Christmas keepsake pictures and wooden tree decorations. You can expect lots of paint, sparkles, colouring, glue and glitter and festive fun! All materials and clean overalls for the little ones provided!

Sessions are led by Catherine from the Creation Station.

Sessions are 45 minutes. £7 per session.

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Nov
27
3:45 PM15:45

YOUNG BAKERS CLUB - RUSSIAN COOKIES (SOCHNIKI)

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Ready, steady, bake!

Learn how to make traditional Russian bakes from start to finish with Oksana of the Russian Style Crepes Café, Chester. From Cheesey Buns to Cherry Twist Pie and some seasonal favourites thrown in too. Oksana uses only the best, organic ingredients and will teach your little chefs every step of the way from making the dough, mixing the filling, shaping and baking the goods ready to take home and enjoy. 

3.45 pm - 4.45 pm
Tuesday 2nd October - Cheesy Buns 
Tuesday 16th October - Russian Vatrushka
*Half Term* Friday, November 2nd (2 x afternoon sessions 1pm + 3pm) Pumpkin sweet Buns
Tuesday 13th November - Cherry Twist Pie 
Tuesday 27th November - Russian Cookies (Sochniki)
Tuesday 11th December - Nutella Christmas Tree

Each workshop costs £12 per child, which includes all ingredients and equipment. Your child will be supplied with an apron, and a carton to take home their baked goods.
Places are limited to 15 per children per session. 
Parents are welcome to stay and offer a helping hand, or simply sit back and relax in our café whilst Oksana leads the class. 

Please make sure to notify us of any allergies prior to workshops.

The Cafe, foodhall and deli are open during this time for any parents who’d like to wait, relax and enjoy a piece of cake!

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Nov
25
10:00 AM10:00

MAKERS + PRODUCERS MARKET PLACE ➕

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Come and meet our local makers and producers in the marketplace.  Discover something new!

On specially designated Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm we welcome a fantastic gang of small businesses to our Market Place at the Hawarden Estate Farm Shop. The Market Place is full of all kinds of goods and produce from sellers all over North Wales and the North West. It’s located outside the entrance to the farm shop.

We’re always looking for new Market Place traders – join us! Our traditional counter stalls are corrugated and weatherproof and with a built in table, can accommodate one or two traders and are free to all traders. For more information contact marketplace@hawardenestate.co.uk.

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Nov
24
6:00 PM18:00

WOODLAND SUPPER CLUB 🍂

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The Bridge Lodge are hosting another brilliant Supper Club, this time with a woodland theme. Join of for three courses of fresh, local and handpicked ingrediants to celebrate the beautiful woodlands that surround us.

"The evening will be based around our woodland terrain, celebrating the amazing variety of ingredients that grow within it's canopy.
We would love for you to join us for a cosy Autumnal woodland-inspired three course menu and foraged cocktail on arrival.
Menu news to be announce soon, meat will be our main.
Please contact us for allergens."
- Angus & Lily

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Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

CHRISTMAS CRAFT + FESTIVE SLIME 🎄

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It’s time to get festive! 

We’re back at one of our favourite venues, Hawarden Estate, to get everyone in the festive spirit. 

Join us for three festive crafts...

Create your own pot of Christmas scented slime! Choose red, gold or green!

Personalise a cinnamon scented tree decoration, with glitter and gem stones, place inside a giant bauble, fill with snow. Decorate the outside of the bauble with gems and metallic pens. 

Personalise a gift bag with festive stamps, Christmas stencils and sparkly gems to make the ultimate gift bag. 

Workshops are 55mins long. Booking is essential as tickets are limited and always sell out! 

Tickets are non refundable if you are unable to attend, and inform us before the start of the workshop, we will offer a transfer to another workshop if space permits. 

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Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

MAKERS + PRODUCERS MARKET PLACE ➕

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Come and meet our local makers and producers in the marketplace.  Discover something new!

On specially designated Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm we welcome a fantastic gang of small businesses to our Market Place at the Hawarden Estate Farm Shop. The Market Place is full of all kinds of goods and produce from sellers all over North Wales and the North West. It’s located outside the entrance to the farm shop.

We’re always looking for new Market Place traders – join us! Our traditional counter stalls are corrugated and weatherproof and with a built in table, can accommodate one or two traders and are free to all traders. For more information contact marketplace@hawardenestate.co.uk.

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Nov
21
3:45 PM15:45

YOUNG BUTCHER'S CLUB - BACON + CURING

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Our Young Butcher’s will learn a variety of skills over a course of 6 sessions ending in a Christmas party to celebrate their achievements and in completing the course. The workshops will cover skills like sausage making, burger pressing, chicken prep, some seasonal favourites and more. Skills covered in each session will progress in difficulty, with safely guarded knife skills introduced slowly as the Young Butchers gain confidence.
Each Young Butcher will receive their very own Kit Bag including an apron, burger press, safety gloves and pairing knife which they will be required to bring along to each session. 
At the end of each sessions, our Young Butchers will take home a pack of freshly butchered meat ready to share with their friends and family.

3.45 pm - 4.45 pm
£12 per session.
Ages 8+
There is a maximum number of 8 Young Butchers on the course. (book quick!)

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Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

FOREST PLAY 🌲

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Open to 5-12 year olds.

Maximum of 12 per session, please book ahead by calling

£15 per person.

Kay Ribbons-Steen and her assistant both have a number or years of experience leading children in outdoor activities and are both emergency first aid trained. Children should wear warm layers, waterproofs and sensible footwear. They should also bring a bottle of water with them. A Farm Shop packed lunch will be provided, so please specify on booking if your child would like; cheese, ham or chicken. Please meet outside the farm shop for 10am on the morning of the session. The session will end at 12pm.

Parents do not need to stay as the sessions are child led.

For any further info about the session, please call Kay directly on 07821198819.

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Nov
17
1:00 PM13:00

ECO DYING WORKSHOP 🍇

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10am – 1pm
Ages: Adults
£20 pp

Nature provides us with a whole host of resources and this session will look at natural dyes from berries from and around the Hawarden Estate. We will introduce you to some basic dying methods, you will create your own silk scarf and have a go at making eco grift wrap by dying at cotton sample.

Tickets are limited so please book ahead.

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Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

MAKERS + PRODUCERS MARKET PLACE ➕

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Come and meet our local makers and producers in the marketplace.  Discover something new!

On specially designated Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm we welcome a fantastic gang of small businesses to our Market Place at the Hawarden Estate Farm Shop. The Market Place is full of all kinds of goods and produce from sellers all over North Wales and the North West. It’s located outside the entrance to the farm shop.

We’re always looking for new Market Place traders – join us! Our traditional counter stalls are corrugated and weatherproof and with a built in table, can accommodate one or two traders and are free to all traders. For more information contact marketplace@hawardenestate.co.uk.

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Nov
13
3:45 PM15:45

YOUNG BAKERS CLUB - CHERRY TWIST PIE

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Ready, steady, bake!

Learn how to make traditional Russian bakes from start to finish with Oksana of the Russian Style Crepes Café, Chester. From Cheesey Buns to Cherry Twist Pie and some seasonal favourites thrown in too. Oksana uses only the best, organic ingredients and will teach your little chefs every step of the way from making the dough, mixing the filling, shaping and baking the goods ready to take home and enjoy. 

3.45 pm - 4.45 pm
Tuesday 2nd October - Cheesy Buns 
Tuesday 16th October - Russian Vatrushka
*Half Term* Friday, November 2nd (2 x afternoon sessions 1pm + 3pm) Pumpkin sweet Buns
Tuesday 13th November - Cherry Twist Pie 
Tuesday 27th November - Russian Cookies (Sochniki)
Tuesday 11th December - Nutella Christmas Tree

Each workshop costs £12 per child, which includes all ingredients and equipment. Your child will be supplied with an apron, and a carton to take home their baked goods.
Places are limited to 15 per children per session. 
Parents are welcome to stay and offer a helping hand, or simply sit back and relax in our café whilst Oksana leads the class. 

Please make sure to notify us of any allergies prior to workshops.

The Cafe, foodhall and deli are open during this time for any parents who’d like to wait, relax and enjoy a piece of cake!

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Nov
10
11:00 AM11:00

GLOW IN THE DARK, SCENTED AND BUTTER SLIME MASTERCLASS ✨

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Prepare yourself for the masterclass of all masterclasses!! Slime made 3 ways... scented, butter slime and GLOW IN THE DARK!! 

A perfect workshop to satisfy the slime obsessed!  Pick your own scents, choose your own colours, and mix a super magical glowing slime!! 

3 pots of slime, made 3 ways.

Each masterclass is an hour long, tickets £10 each.. Tickets to be booked in advance to avoid disappointment. 

Parents can enjoy an hour of free time in the beautiful surrounds of the Estate. Make sure to visit  the delicious cafe with teas, coffees, brunch/lunch and cake! 

Book here.

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