Come and join us on Sunday 9 July for our annual garden party at Cirencester Park, by kind permission of The Earl and Countess Bathurst (from 2pm - 5pm).
You will enjoy afternoon tea to the sounds of a live band and in the delightful surroundings of the gardens at Cirencester Park. Relax in the knowledge that your donation is helping to fund vital research to treat eye disease, sight loss and blindness.
Unusually for a stately home, Cirencester Park sits within the town of Cirencester and is screened from the town by the tallest yew hedge in the world. It is a beautiful feature of the family grounds and has been much recorded in local and international history, especially when it comes to its annual trim – a job that takes two men two weeks to complete. Clippings from the world famous hedge have also been used to further research into the use of ‘taxol’ to treat cancer.
We are fortunate, once again, to have the services of Mr Philip Taubenheim (of BBC’s Antiques Roadshow fame) from Wotton Auction Rooms on hand to undertake valuations of collectibles for the fee of £2 per item to help boost our fundraising efforts.
Please bring along on the day any objects you wish Philip to take a look at. Such pieces could include prints, pictures, small items of furniture – anything you can carry from your car. Philip is also happy to take a look at photos of any items you may wish to discuss with him that are too large to transport on the day.
Please feel free to make the most of this opportunity to speak to an expert about your antiques!
Tickets are £17 each and include the afternoon tea.