Are you wondering what this Mother’s Day weekend has to offer you in the way of family events?! Read on to discover the answer!
Friday March 5th
Bruton School for Girls have their open day today starting at 10am.
If you can get a babysitter, Cara Dillon, one of the most highly acclaimed names in Irish Folk Music plays at Shaftesbury Arts Centre, you can book tickets online or through the box office – tickets are £22.50. online
Swanage Blues Festival is on this weekend at various venues – check out their website for details.
Saturday 6th March
Lambing at Kingston Maurward is a great family day out where you can visit the baby lambs with their mothers and visit all the other animals in the park too. Gates are open 10am-5pm – contact the Visitor’s Centre on 01305215003 for more information.
If you are feeling creative Hauser and Wirth in Bruton, Somerset are offering free family sessions today that offer a unique experience of art, design and nature. Families are taken on a tour of the latest exhibition followed by a creative workshop . You need to bring along some items that you feel demonstrate your everyday life – they may be used to make your art work. Advanced booking is essential to book a place email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01749814060.
Sunday 7th March
Happy Mothering Sunday!
If you are looking for brunch ideas how about visiting the beautiful Pyt House Kitchen Garden, who are offering a special Mother’s Day Brunch Menu from 9.30-2.30pm with lunch available from 12pm. See the website for details.
For a more active Sunday, Farmer Palmers is offering free entry to Mums on Mothers Day – you just need to download their voucher to gain your free entry. The park is open 10-4pm
Salisbury’s Artisan Market is on this Sunday and offers high quality products, across many stalls, including exciting fresh food, handmade arts and crafts, jewellery, home furnishings and much more. There is hot food, street food and drinks vendors, as well as live music, so you can browse the stalls, stop for lunch or a coffee, relax and enjoy the musical performances and atmosphere. 10am – 3pm in the Guildhall Square and Market Place, Salisbury
If you fancy a simple day out to blast away the cobwebs this Mother’s Day, visit the National Trust’s Knoll Beach where their Café is offering afternoon teas and specials menus.
Whatever you chose to do – we hope you have a fantastic Mother’s Day being spoiled by, or spoiling, the ones you love!
The Country Child Team