Events - 2016 past programme

Mount Stuart: Mother's Day Treat Mount Stuart: Mother's Day Afternoon Tea 6 March 2016 Treat your Mum to a delicious Afternoon Tea in the Visitor Centre Restaurant this Mother's Day!

Jazz Concert Jazz at the Vic 6 March 2016 The very last winter concert at the Vic until the Jazz Festival. Don't miss the outstanding John Burgess on clarinet and sax, supported by Les Gitanes, for an afternoon of Gypsy Swing Jazz! Tickets £10 from the Victoria Hotel.

Easter Fair 2013 Mount Stuart: Rock Garden Easter Egg Hunt Fri 25 March - Mon 28 Mar Join the Mount Stuart team for their Grand Opening on Easter Weekend for an Easter Egg Hunt in the Rock Garden. Search around the nooks and crannies of the Rock Garden to find as many Easter Eggs as you can.... Perfect for toddlers to 10 year olds. Young children must be accompanied by an adult. Members can join the egg hunt free of charge!

Bute: Happy Yeaster at Bute Brew Co. Sat 26 Mar 2016 Pop along to the Bute Brewery for a day long celebration of yeast culture – with workshops, music, food and drink. There will be free fun for all ages.

Mount Stuart: Easter Eggstravaganza - Easter Bonanza Mount Stuart: Easter Treasure Trail Fri 25 Mar - Mon 28 Mar Explore the house and collection in a new way in an Easter themed trail. If you can collect ten egg tokens you'll win a very special prize. This Trail is perfect for children aged 10+ years so come along with all the family and make some exciting discoveries. Young children must be accompanied by an adult. Members can join the trail free of charge.

kids Mount Stuart: Baba Marta Fri 25 Mar - Mon 28 Mar Baba Marta is a traditional Bulgarian festival that celebrates the end of Winter and the coming of Spring. Join us and the school children of Bute to celebrate!

Paper Making Mount Stuart: Play with your Food Mon 4 Apr 2016 Wander through Mount Stuart's beautiful grounds to forage for materials before heading to their newly appointed Education Space to make some beautiful hand made paper. This event is free and perfect for families during the school holidays to work and create together. Simply drop in and get involved!

Mount Stuart: Play with your Food/Make a Face Wed 6 Apr 2016 Visit Mount Stuart's Education Space for some creativity inspired by Renaissance painter Giuseppe Arcimboldo! Using a range of food and other 'tasty' items you can create self portraits like the famous Four Seasons paintings by Arcimbold. This event is free and perfect for families during the school holidays to work and create together. Simply drop in and get involved!

chickens Mount Stuart: Make Your Animals Sat 16 Apr 2016 Visit the Mount Stuart Education Space to make some larger than life animal puppets.

rhodo Mount Stuart: RHODO-MANIA Wed 20 Apr 2016 Join Graham, Mount Stuart's Living Collections Manager for a walk around the grounds taking in the most vibrant and varied Spring Flowering Shrubs focusing on our Rhododendrons as part of the Glorious Gardens of Argyll and Bute Rhododendron Festival.