Ugbrooke Life

Behind the scenes at Ugbrooke House

Lost Lives-1561 Shrouds of the Somme at Ugbrooke

August 2018   Ugbrooke welcomes a team of Naval Officer recruits from RNC Britannia,  assisting the volunteers from SSAFA as they install the Shrouds and crosses of the Lost Lives exhibit, their setting - the tranquil terrace garden here at Ugbrooke. The "poignant &...

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Agatha Christie and The Mysterious Affair at…Ugbrooke House!

For those Agatha Christie fans among you, you may recognise the literary inspiration in the title of this post, a play on the name of Christie's first book, The Mysterious Affair at Styles. What is the relevance, you ask?  Well, although Ugbrooke House has been the...

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Thank you to the Embroiderers’ Guild

This year, we have been fortunate to have over 50 pieces of work from the Embroiderers' Guild on display in the house and The Orangery tea rooms.  The exhibition has been celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, the renowned...

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Tiina tackles 4 islands in 4 days

4 friends, 4 charities, 4 walks on 4 islands over 4 days. This weekend, our resident chef Tiina will not be tying up her apron, but instead, lacing up her trainers. She is tackling a four day charity walk across four islands off the west coast of Scotland, on and...

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Fun with Flags

For fans of The Big Bang Theory, this post's title will immediately conjure images of the socially awkward genius that is Dr Sheldon Cooper, sitting on his sofa recording his YouTube series about flags.  For those that are yet to discover the smash hit series, I...

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Devon Opera comes to Ugbrooke House

This July, Ugbrooke House was delighted to welcome the Devon Opera to perform at St Cyprian’s. Devon Opera is the only professional opera company in the south west and Ugbrooke House has been fortunate enough to host them and their intimate, accessible performances...

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