Using extension tubes, wide lenses and B&W fine grain negative film, this two day workshop explores macro film-making, where small things filmed close up seem altered, appearing as vast and textured landscapes.
Marking Urthworks, the current exhibition at Hestercombe Gallery, this half day event will bring together the artist, the films' writer, the show's curators and invited guests to consider the themes raised by Ben Rivers' ambitious and deeply imagined works.
Drawing out the ideas of people and place explored in Ben Rivers' Urthworks, the curator Josephine Lanyon will explore ways of programming film.The workshop will bring together a small group of individuals interested in producing and exhibiting film in traditional and unusual contexts.
Set in the beautiful surroundings of Hestercombe Gardens, this retreat focuses on achieving mindfulness and restorative calm through a combination of Pilates, Yoga, Tai Chi meditation and Forest Bathing (green space mindfulness).
Wrap up warm and join our Head Gardener Claire Greenslade for a morning’s walk and talk through the gardens.She’ll show you the jobs you should be doing in early spring to guarantee a garden brimming with blooms in the summer.
Join us for a romantic Valentine's supper beneath a canopy of fairy lights in our Bampfylde Hall. Enjoy a seven course tasting menu prepared by our Head Chef with live music performed as you dine.
Join Tom Mayberry, Chief Executive of the South West Heritage Trust, for the annual Bampfylde Lecture – a celebration of the birthday of Coplestone Warre Bampfylde, designer of the Landscape Garden at Hestercombe.Make an evening of it and enjoy a two course supper in Hestercombe House before the lecture.
Set alongside original works by Coplestone Warre Bampfylde (1720-1791), Hestercombe’s former owner, Most Admirably Improved by Art brings together four female contemporary artists Charlotte Hodes, Rebecca Partridge, Kelly Richardson and Fiona Hingston.
Coinciding with Bampfylde 300, the celebrations of the tercentenary of Coplestone Warre Bampfylde (1720 - 1791), A Gentleman of Taste is a year-long exhibition presented by Hestercombe Gallery at Hestercombe Gardens, and explores the many themes running through the life and work of Hestercombe's former owner.
Visit an NGS Open Day at Hestercombe in 2020 on Tuesday 3rd March and Tuesday 2nd June, and explore our heritage gardens with share of proceeds donated to the NGS.
Come and have a go at the Hestercombe Woodland Wander - 5km and 2km fun runs. No times, no pressure - it's about getting active and having fun.Suitable for all ages and abilities, and dog friendly.
Come and see Hestercombe dressed for a wedding. To help you visualise your wedding day we will be decorating our venues with the help of selected exhibitors, so come along and ignite your creativity and get your 'wedmin' planning well and truly underway.