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On Tuesday 10th May, Carol from Surprising Lines ran a workshop in the woods, teaching monoprinting, which is a simple technique using water-based ink that involves rolling ink onto a smooth surface, placing paper on top and making marks on the back, producing unpredictable results...
The Guildford and Godalming GAMBIT groups of blind and partially sighed came to Birtley on a glorious sunny morning to view this year's sculpture exhibition.
The annual Sculpture Garden is open once again within the beautiful grounds of Birtley House. Open daily from 30th April - 5th June, from 11am - 5pm. Entrance is £5 per adult ticket (includes a programme and unlimited entry for the duration of the exhibition). Children are free of charge & there is free parking.
Simon is doing a phone interview early on Thursday morning on the Radio Surrey Breakfast show
at approx. 7.05am.
Birtley Resident, Mrs June Sabel, was one of a select few invited to join the Mayor of Waverley, Cllr Mike Band, for a celebration tea marking the Queen's 90th birthday.
We have all seen charcoal for sale on every garage forecourt, it's cheap so why would you not buy that and buy Birtley's instead?...
The Rare Plant Fair on Sunday attracted a record 576 visitors to Birtley, to buy plants and to enjoy the grounds.
The Rare Plant Fair returns to Birtley on Sunday 17th April offering keen gardeners and novices alike the chance to buy plants directly from the growers.
A duck that decided to make her nest in one of the flowerbeds outside the Mews has produced 14 ducklings, much to the delight of Residents & staff that have been eagerly awaiting their arrival.
On the evening of Thursday 17th March, Residents & Staff gathered in the Activities Room for a St. Patrick's Celebration. Irish folk music played whilst Residents were treated to a delicious array of festive food, including Salmon marinated in Guinness & Colcannon potatoes. Irish whisky and Guinness were flowing, but sadly no real leprauchans were in evidence!
The Carousel Theatre Company put on a puppet show for our residents at Birtley House
'Teamwork makes the dream work'
Throwback to 'Burns Night' at Birtley House
Another day for intergenerational learning to take place
A group coffee morning for all to enjoy
Well rested and returning home...
A family affair at our annual Carol concert