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17th January 2007

Castle DVD

Raby Castle has recently produced a quality DVD Guide .

Raby Castle DVD

The DVD was filmed and edited by Heehaw, a very enthusiastic company from Edinburgh . We decided that the commentary should be completed by a local person and it was in fact narrated by a Raby Castle Guide, Edmund Purdy. He describes the ancient history of Raby, the home of Lord Barnard's family since 1626 and takes viewers on a tour of the major rooms and their important collections.

It is a double-sided disk which is compatible for Europe, America , Australia and Japan and is priced at £12.99.

 

Copies of the DVD may be ordered from Raby Castle (price £15.00 including p&p) by telephoning 01833 660202 or by post (cheques made payable to Raby Estate) by writing to Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 3AH.

 

 

2007 Summer Events
Saturday 7th to Monday 9th April
Easter Treasure Hunt and Craft Workshops in the Walled Gardens

Follow the clues in the walled gardens, collecting stamps on the way, that lead you to your final destination! All those completing the trail will be rewarded with a cream egg and entered into the main prize draw.

Children's craft workshops are also in the gardens daily.

Saturday 5th to Monday 7th May
Annual Orchid Show

Orchids are among the most hauntingly beautiful flowers. At Raby huge displays of exotic and flamboyant species will be on show. The Orchid Show organisers are delighted that the local North East of England and Darlington Orchid Societies will be attending, creating the displays and being on hand to give advice and growing tips. Show highlights include the Midday Lectures and afternoon Informative Talks and Demonstrations.

Sunday 10th June
Plant Fair

Raby Castle is hosting its very own plant fair. Regional and local nurseries will be displaying a fine array of quality plants, trees, shrubs and sundries for your garden. It should satisfy the most discerning of plant hunters.

Trade enquiries please contact the Administration Office

Tel: 01833 660202 or Email: admin@rabycastle.com

Sunday 24th June
Vintage Vehicle Rally

Hundred of vintage cars, commercial vehicles and motorbikes will be parading through the grounds of mediaeval Raby Castle . More than 400 classic cars will be joined by vintage trucks, tractors and stationary engines. Individual entrants and members of many classic car clubs, from across the North, will be exhibiting below the Castle walls and parading through a special arena.

For those wishing to exhibit please contact Mark Woodward.

Telephone: 01253 407779

Sunday 22nd July
Porsche Club GB Annual Gathering

The North East England Porsche Club will be hosting its annual gathering at Raby Castle this year. Over 100 Porsches will be on display in the fine grounds.

Further information on competitions, activities and trade stands to follow.

Saturday 28th July
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

This popular Shakespeare play is brought to the stage by the award winning Illyria . Join us on a wonderful summer evening. Arrive early to picnic in the beautiful gardens and relish this evening of entertainment. The open-air theatre lends itself perfectly to pre-show picnics and /or suppers, which help towards creating an enjoyable and memorable experience.

INFORMATION ON TICKET PRICES TO FOLLOW.

Saturday 4th August
WIND IN THE WILLOWS

This wonderful tale of Mole, Ratty and Toad will be a delight for young and old! Arrive early to picnic in the beautiful gardens and relish this evening of entertainment. The open-air theatre lends itself perfectly to pre-show picnics and /or suppers, which help towards creating an enjoyable and memorable experience.

INFORMATION ON TICKET PRICES TO FOLLOW.

 

 

 

EVENTS IN TEESDALE

There are many events that take place in the Teesdale area. For further information please link through to the Teesdale Events Page.

Events in Teesdale

 

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