Calendar of Public Events

The places on our courses and conducted tours are limited.  This ensures that every visitor to Blackden can benefit from its unique atmosphere and that each visit reflects the interests of the visitors.

Booking

Places may be reserved by using our on-line reservation form or completing and posting our booking form or contact us by phone or e-mail to discuss.

In addition to public events, the Trust supports research and organises educational courses for schools.

Tours and adult courses are open to adults and young people over the age of sixteen.

Fees for tours

Individual: £10.00 Early bird:     £9.50
Group (18+): £9.00 per person Minimum charge for a group tour:  10 places

Early Bird and Group rates apply when payment is received at least a calendar month in advance.

2018 Events

      September 2018

Wednesday 26th Sept     10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event

Stars and Stones is a new event offering a rare opportunity to explore The Blackden Trust and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on the same day.

For full details please see the Jodrell Bank Website ...

Booking essential via Jodrell Bank website www.jodrellbank.net/events/stars-and-stones  

  More details  

      October 2018

Saturday 6th October     7.30 pm

Over and Nether

Time at one end, wind at the other

A performance piece created to celebrate the publication of Alan Garner’s memoir. ...

www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/over-and-nether-tickets-48832713962?aff=es2     More details  

Earlier events

      September 2018

Saturday 22nd September     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 Early Bird and Group discounts available ...

Wednesday 19th September     10.00 am - 3.30 pm

By Seven Firs and Goldenstone - A Walk Between Worlds

Walk the location of the Legend of Alderley guided by Archaeologist Dr Tim Campbell-Green and Alan Garner's daughter Katharine Darby. After lunch enjoy a tour of the Old Medicine House.

Fee £30.00 to include lunch. Advance booking essential ...

Wednesday 12th September     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 Early Bird and Group discounts available ...

      August 2018

Wednesday 22nd Aug     10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event

Stars and Stones is a new event offering a rare opportunity to explore The Blackden Trust and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on the same day.

For full details please see the Jodrell Bank Website ...

Saturday 18th August     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 Early Bird and Group discounts available ...

Wednesday 8th August     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 Early Bird and Group discounts available ...

Wed 1st and Fri 3rd Aug     10.30 am - 3.30 pm

6th Form Summer School – Archaeology and History

A two day summer school in Archaeology and History

No Fee Advance booking essential ...

      July 2018

Saturday 21st July     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 Early Bird and Group discounts available ...

Wednesday 11th July     10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event

Stars and Stones is a new event offering a rare opportunity to explore The Blackden Trust and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on the same day.

For full details please see the Jodrell Bank Website ...

Thursday 5th July     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

A Taste of Our Own Medicine

To celebrate 70 years of the NHS

Fee £10.00 to include refreshments ...

      June 2018

Saturday 23rd June     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 Early Bird and Group discounts available ...

Thursday 21st June     10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event

Stars and Stones is a new event offering a rare opportunity to explore The Blackden Trust and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on the same day.

For full details please see the Jodrell Bank Website ...

Wednesday 6th June     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 Early Bird and Group discounts available ...

      May 2018

Saturday 26th May     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 Early Bird and Group discounts available ...

Wednesday 23rd May     10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event

Stars and Stones is a new event offering a rare opportunity to explore The Blackden Trust and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on the same day.

For full details please see the Jodrell Bank Website ...

      April 2018

Saturday 14th April     7.30 pm

The Gold In Your Own Backyard

An intimate evening of fireside music, reading and discussion with musicians John Dipper and Dave Malkin and author Elizabeth Garner,

Fee £20.00 to include refreshments ...

Wednesday 11th April     2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Conducted Tour

Conducted Tour of The Old Medicine House and Garden

Fee £10.00 Early Bird and Group discounts available ...

      March 2018

Wednesday 21st March     10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event

Stars and Stones is a new event offering a rare opportunity to explore The Blackden Trust and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on the same day.

For full details please see the Jodrell Bank Website ...

Saturday 10th March     3 pm

Friends of the Blackden Trust Talk

Britain's World Heritage; What's It All About?Henry Owen -John Head of International Advice at Historic England.

This year's FTBT talk is entitled; Britain's World Heritage - What's it all about? A nom ...

Accommodation

A list of local accommodation is available to download.

Contact for all events

The Blackden Trust
The Old Medicine House
Off Bridge Lane
Blackden
Holmes Chapel
Cheshire CW4 8BY

Tel: 01477 571445

Printed on: 25 Sep 2018

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