VIP access at Donnington Country Club

on 16 May 2018.

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spectacular sculptures Donnington Grove have something extraordinary up their sleeves this month; an exclusive outdoor sculpture exhibition taking place in their tranquil walled gardens. This magnificent event is in collaboration with Open Studios 2018 and will comprise 14 artists, including Marie Ackers, Diccon Dadey and Paul Harvey, showcasing their finest work. This is a unique opportunity to see original and innovative sculptures against the enchanting backdrop of Donnington Grove’s beautiful setting.

The Hotel and Country Club will open its gardens to the general public from Friday the 18th of May until Saturday the 3rd of June from 11am until 4pm daily.

This exclusive exhibition will be kickstarted by a VIP evening between 6pm – 8pm on Friday the 18th of May, whereby lucky guests will enjoy a glass of Prosecco and Canapés with the artists behind the artwork.

A limited number of tickets are available for the VIP evening and booking is advised by visiting their website.

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Blooming botany
Martin and the Magpie has never been one to rest on its laurels. Hungerford’s most contemporary florist is always looking for ways to push the trend and as the saying goes “a rolling stone gathers no moss”.

VIP access at Donnington Country Club
Donnington Grove have something extraordinary up their sleeves this month; an exclusive outdoor sculpture exhibition taking place in their tranquil walled gardens.

Aldbourne’s fun run is back
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Honeymoon? You need a honeypot!
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Afternoon tea, Pimm’s for me!
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Getting fruity with the Tutti Men
The Tutti men went above and beyond duty this year to collect their kisses; symbolic of the tradition of collecting rent from the commoner’s houses owned by the John O' Gaunt estate, as one was seen claiming a ladder to fashion one!

Championing children’s charities for 2018
Berkshire is home to some truly fantastic causes. We have some “outstanding” local schools and nurseries that are doing vital work to raise the next generation...

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