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26th May 2024 Charity Garden Opening

Join us on Sunday 26th May 2024 10.30am – 4.30pm for Island Hall's thirtieth Annual Charity Garden Open Day in proud support of the National Gardens Scheme.

PAY AT GATE £5.50 per adult, children free. Sociable dogs on leads are most welcome. CONTACTLESS PAYMENT OPTION AVAILABLE.

The NGS have donated over £67 million to nursing and health charities and made an annual donation of £3.11 million in 2022. Their core beneficiaries include Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Hospice UK and The Queen’s Nursing Institute.

Also enjoy our annual PLANT SALE provided by Godmanchester Community Nursery & HOMEMADE TEAS provided by and sold in aid of St Mary the Virgin, Godmanchester

14th July 2024 Join Me On The Island

Charity Fundraising Dining Experience Celebrating 25yrs of Riding for the Disabled £135per person

Arrive: 5.30pm

Meal: 7.00pm

Carriges: 9.00pm

Join us for magical evening of foraged fare on the Island at Island Hall. This is one for the foodies! BOOK BY EMAILING US!

An exciting collaboration between The Foraging Chef and Island Hall,

JUST 30 GUESTS are in store for a truly memorable dining experience!

The setting is a magical two hat tipi on The Island with live music.

  • Welcome drink of Daylesford Sparkling Rosé Wine
  • Exclusive guided foraging walk by The Foraging Chef Steve Thompson 
  • 7 course tasting menu
  • Foraged botsnical infused drinks

Learn how to identify edible plants growing wild in all our gardens.

Then immerse yourself in the interactive fire cooked, unique 7 course tasting menu utilising some of the ingredients gathered.

Drinks served will include The Foraging Chef's Wild Herb Punch, Wild Pink Elderflower Lemonade & Botanical Herb Tea Infusion.

All to be enjoyed whilst supporting ‘RDA’ – an amazing charity run by a small group of volunteers offering weekly riding sessions for children from Spring Common Academy.

20th July 2024 
JAZZ ON THE ISLAND!

The Friend's of St Mary's are hosting a fund raising evening summer's evening of Jazz with the Savoy Jazz Band for the second time on the historic Island - overlooking Port Holme

Information about the event:

  • The event starts at 6.30pm with gates opening at 6.15pm.
  • The Jazz band will start at 7.00pm.
  • Please bring chairs, rugs, drink and a picnic – there will be a Pimms Cocktail bar & ice cream's on sale – accepting cash & contactless.
  • Please remember to take all rubbish away with you.

We very much look forward to seeing you all there. Tickets are available by pre order as well as on the gate @ £16.00 Adults & £8.00 Children (under 16's) per head. 

Tickets & all details TBC.

ART CLUB OPEN-DAYS 2024

YOGA on The Island
Summer Season 2024 - contact Rachel directly to book in!

ISLAND EASTER EGG HUNT 2025!

DATE TBC from 10.00am – 11.30am

It’s that time of year again! The Island is hosting its annual Charity Egg Hunt! In aid of: The Friends of St Mary's & The Community Association.

Tickets & all details TBC.

Please email directly for ticket purchasing please email us directly.

Our 37th Charity Annual Carols at Island Hall Friday 8th December 2023 
Supporting NESSie in Ed. 

Join us to enjoy a magical evening of Traditional Carols performed by the TAPESTRY SINGERS within a sumptuous Festive setting.

By 7.30pm Guests will be seated within the Main Hall for the concert, to be followed by a glass of bubbles and canapés in the velvet lined Saloon.

Carriages 9.30pm

NESSie provides easy access to arts therapies, counselling, support and training so that children, young people and their families can thrive.  They provide support through partnering with local schools, county councils and community organisations within Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and the surrounding counties.

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SOLD OUT

17th July 2022 
SPARKLING AFTERNOON TEA PARTY FOR RDA!

With live Musical Entertainment & Guest Speaker. 

A small group of volunteers run weekly riding sessions for children from Spring Common Academy and invite you to join them at Island Hall and meet some Shetland ponies!

Information about the event:

  • The event starts at 3.00pm with a glass of champagne on arrival.
  • Delicious freshly prepared afternoon tea will be served.
  • Mickey Fordola and his band will be playing throughout.
  • Guest Speaker: the inspiring RDA Champion Olivia Cornick

We very much look forward to seeing you all there. Tickets are available by pre only @ £25.00 per head. 

Book via: Brenda Eade (Hon Secretary & Trustee)

Tel: 07801 704411 Email: Brenda.eade@googlemail.com

Disabled Access

Essentially wheelchair access is possible, but not optimal. 

The garden & ground floor of the house are accessible, the garden can be accessed via our courtyard and side entrance and we have a disabled access ramp to the rear of the property. Though there is gravel as well as grass so the amount of garden which can be enjoyed depends on the type of wheelchair. Our Ladies loo (which is on the ground floor) has plenty of space and a grab rail.
 

 

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