Wild Thyme Events

MacMillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – Wednesday, 27 September – 9am – 12noon – Fancy a cuppa and slice of Nick’s gorgeous homemade cake?  Why not join us at Wild Thyme for our Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.  It’s a great excuse to get together with those we cherish and make time for what really matters: food, laughter, getting to know people better.  In 2016 over 200,000 people signed up to host an event and together they raised over £29.5 million for people affected by cancer.

Chilean Wine Dinner – Wednesday, 11 October – We are delighted to be joined by Sur Valley Wine Corporation and our wine supplier, Wine Poole for a tasting of four Chilean wines matched to a three course dinner cooked by Nick and his team.  Tickets are £55 per head and reservations are a must.

To make a table reservation for any of these events, call 01608 645060 or email enquiries@wildthymerestaurant.co.uk.

2017 Local Festivals, Fairs and Events

Visiting any of these events and need accommodation?  Wild Thyme has three double ensuite rooms – the perfect Cotswold base where you can also enjoy a delicious meal.

YIMBY Festival – 29 September – 1 October – Chipping Norton – A new and upcoming festival led by the community, for the community. In aid of The Ace Centre in Chipping Norton, the team behind Emma’s Trust have come together again to bring what promises to be the highlight of the year!   Friday night sees the return of the ChipLit Fest team, Saturday is FUN Day – great day for the family and Sunday night is Musical Gala night.  For more information visit http://www.yimbyfest.co.uk/

British Heart Foundation Half Marathon – 1 October – Blenheim Palace – There is something for everyone at the British Heart Foundation (BHF) running festival.  Get fit and help save lives by raising vital funds to beat heart disease.  For more information visit http://www.blenheimpalace.com/whats-on/events/british-heart-foundation-half-marathon.html

The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival – 6 – 15 October 2017 – For book lovers everywhere, this festival is the only literary place to visit this autumn.  They will be welcoming the worlds greatest writers and thinkers to Cheltenham.  Great line up of cookery writers too including Kirstie Allsopp and Nigella Lawson.  For more information visit  http://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/literature/

Festival of Literature, Film and Music – 12 – 15 October – Blenheim Palace – The 2017 festival will feature an array of talks, debates, dinners and entertainment as part of this unrivaled literature, film and music offering.  The four day festival will see acclaimed speakers gather from a range of creative fields including literature, fashion, food, film and music, and promises visitors an enriching, diverse and unique experience.  This year, we will host more than 50 leading figures from the worlds of literature, the arts and politics. Check back closer to the time for more details on the programme.  Please visit www.blenheimpalaceliteraryfestival.com for more information.

Sleeping Beauty – Chipping Norton Theatre Pantomime – 14 November – 14 January – Once Upon A Time there lived a Princess, her long-suffering Nanny, her doting Fairy Godmother, and grumpy old King Lenny.  On her 18th birthday, the Princess pricks her finger on a spinning wheel and falls deeply asleep. When she wakes up, exactly four hundred years have passed and things have got a whole lot groovier… But who just kissed her? What strange clothes everyone is wearing! And what’s that music?!  Heaps of jokes, oodles of fantastic original tunes and a good dash of British History combine to make this a Sleeping Beauty like no other. From the glorious pageantry of the Tudors to the flower-powered freedom of the sixties, Chipping Norton’s panto is the most spectacular, the most splendid and the most stupefying funny show of the year.  For more information visit http://chippingnortontheatre.com/index.php?p=whatson&id=2812

Living Crafts at Blenheim Palace – 16 – 19 November – Enjoy Christmas shopping in style at Living Crafts for Christmas, a highlight of the festive season at Blenheim Palace.  For more details visit http://www.blenheimpalace.com/whats-on/events/living-crafts-for-christmas.html

Christmas at Blenheim – 24 November – 1 January – Following a spectacular first event, our Formal Gardens will light up once again for an unforgettable after-dark festive trail of lights.  Follow the trail along winding paths, beside tranquil waters and through extraordinary Parkland landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown.  For more information visit http://www.blenheimpalace.com/whats-on/events/christmas-at-blenheim.html

Christmas in Chippy – Friday, 8 December – 4pm – 9pm – Join in the Christmas fun at our annual Christmas event.

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