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The Picnic on the Lawn

18 June 2022

Saturday 18 June 2022
11am - 2pm or 3pm - 6pm

Hopwood Hall Estate
Access via Hopwood Hall College Middleton Campus
Rochdale Road
M24 6XH


Downton Shabby (aka Hopwood Hall) will be released in the UK on 9 June, if you pre-order the book you will receive a special gift from Hopwood Hall Estate. (If you already have a copy of the book, Hopwood will be delighted to sign it, or if you wish, you can purchase one on the day).

The Picnic on the Lawn at Hopwood Hall on Saturday 18 June to celebrate the publication of the book Downton Shabby.

You can take a tour of some of the rooms inside Hopwood Hall to chat to volunteers who are helping to rescue the Hall and learn about the work that they have been doing.

Wander around the gardens and then enjoy your picnic on the lawn. They will provide tea, coffee, soft drinks, cake and music.

The event is free to paid up members and £5 for non-members.

All proceeds go to the Hopwood Hall Foundation charity towards the renovation of the Hall.

Advanced booking is required for this event.

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