Events - 2012 past programme

A Passion for Cheese Mount Stuart: A Passion for Cheese - Farm Shop Tasting with Clarkes Foods 21st July 2012, 11am-5pm Clarks Speciality Foods are delighted to be able to share their passion for food and their exciting range of Scotland's finest cheeses at the Mount Stuart Farm Shop.

pinetum walk Mount Stuart: Pinetum Walk 25th July 2012, 11am and 2pm With over 27 years horticultural experience, Graham Alcorn, Mount Stuart’s deputy head gardener will be leading a guided walk.

chickens Mount Stuart: How to Keep Chickens 7th August 2012, 11am and 2pm Join Davey, an experienced member of the Mount Stuart garden team and the proud keeper of their 150 resident hens as he proudly clucks about choice of breeds, housing and feeding.

GLASS JEWELS Mount Stuart: Scottish Sea Glass Jewellery Demonstration 4 August - 5 August 2012, 11am-5pm Gaynor Hebden-Smith from Scottish Sea Glass will be at Mount Stuart all weekend demonstrating her unique craft.

Bute Estate III Rothesay: Bute Agricultural Show 8th August 2012 The Bute Agricultural Show features all classes of cattle, sheep, dogs, poultry, pigeons and more!

garden centre Mount Stuart: Gardening Clinic 10th August 2012, 11am-5pm Whatever your age, ability or preference, drop into the Plant centre where Dot, an experienced member of the garden team, horticulturalist and gardening guru, will be hosting Mount Stuart’s first gardening clinic.

bees Mount Stuart: Farm Shop Tasting with Heather Hills Honey 11th August 2012, 11am-5pm This speciality company will be buzzing around our Farm Shop offering you the chance to adopt a bee hive and sample some award winning honey.

CLAY CRAFT Mount Stuart: Clay Craft 12th August 2012, 11am - 4pm Gill Brandon-Turner from Beautiful Baboon will be on hand to preserve your nature find in clay as a treasure for you to keep forever.

highland games Public Stadium, Rothesay: Isle of Bute Highland Games 18th August 2012 Be sure not to miss this spectacular annual occasion showcasing the best in athletics, highland dancing and heavy events.

chocolate Mount Stuart: It's all about the Chocolate 18th August 2012, 11am - 4pm Calling all Chocoholics, Mount Stuart plays host to innovative chocolatiers Lauden Chocolates.

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