SUNDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER
They say the key to any dad’s heart is through his stomach and if he’s already up to his ears in socks and ties, we say treat him to a day out at The Grounds. This year we’re bringing you two ways to treat dad, with a brunch in The Potting Shed and Roast Lunch in The Atrium. To find out more and make a booking, click here.
STYLING & HORTICULTURE MASTERCLASSES
12th SEPTEMBER, 10th October | 6:30pm
Want to bring a little life into your home with some plants but not sure you can style it well or keep them alive? This September & November, we’re bringing back a masterclass with our Head Stylist and Horticulturalist on styling your indoor spaces. To find out more, and book your place, click here.
WHISKEY TASTING CLASSES
The Grounds of Alexandria, 21st Aug & 23rd Oct, 6:30pm
The Grounds of the City, 20th Aug & 22nd Oct, 6:30pm
Join us at The Grounds of Alexandria or in The Grounds of The City for a whiskey tasting masterclass with Rowan Prangley, founder of True North. Rowan will take you on an adventure beyond the mainstream whiskey brands, opening up his portfolio of handcrafted premium whiskies. To find out more, and book your place, click here.
CAKE DECORATING CLASSES
Join us for an evening of wine and canapés in the beautiful Grounds’ Bakery as our Pastry Team lead classes on decorating and finishing cakes to help you prepare and build a 4-layer cake, using different icing finishes and piping techniques, and adding the perfect (and delicious) decorative touches to finish. For more details on dates and to book, click here.
BLUES & MULLED WINE IN THE GARDEN
6th September, 11th October | 6:30pm
Join us in the heated garden this winter for a mulled wine and blues night. The Garden will come to life with a lineup of local artists taking the stage over two dates, including Harvey, Michael Duchesne, Jordan Millar, Shaun Kirk and Ben Goldstein. The BBQ and Garden Bar will be open with a range of offerings. Tickets available here.
KEVIN BACON’S FINAL WEEKEND AT THE GROUNDS
18th + 19th AUGUST, 6:30pm
How do you honour someone in the best possible way? You dedicate a whole day to them (duh!). Introducing…. Kevin Bacon Day, 19th August 2018. We’re sending Kev out in style and would love for you to come celebrate with us before he heads off to the Riverside Eco Retreat. See all the details here.
COFFEE COURSES AND MASTERCLASSES
Learn about the art of coffee and be your own barista in our At-Home Barista Course: Learn about the origins of coffee, how to get the perfect balance and taste to your coffee, and how to make your coffee look beautiful and irresistible in your very own home. Try your hand at latte art in our Latte Art Masterclass or join us for a free monthly Coffee Cupping to learn how the experts look at coffee. Book here.