ABOVE THE MANTLEPIECE | exhibition
SEP 2ND - OCT 1ST 2017
Kindly loaned by Fashion Designer and co founder of Red or Dead, Wayne Hemingway alongside the museum of Land of Lost Content, This unique exhibition is a celebration of mass market art, of which Wayne is a huge collector, and in particular the work of Vladimir Tretchikoff.
HARFEST SEP 24TH 2017
Incredible Edible are back with HARFEST. For those of you who don't know, it's a huge community event and a great opportunity to meet up with family and friends, bring the dog, wander around the park, visit the museum and gallery or sit, watch, laugh and listen to the fabulous music throughout the day, and the best thing is, it's completely free.
OCT 4TH 2017
Join us for our live Acoustic night every first Wednesday of the month hosted by the amazing Liam Spencer & Sarah Grundy of Joan The Wad a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in some warm sounds and gentle harmony. As an open-mic night, our Acoustic night celebrates all genres of music from participating artists and muscians.
Covering two of the main rooms on the first floor of the house. These are impressive rooms with views across the valley and, having been recently upgraded, they now provide a light, contemporary space, suitable for exploring and exhibiting the best new art. The team at the Whitaker are passionate about delivering a range of exhibitions throughout the year that will appeal to a number of audiences from the keen observer to the serious collector.
Eatery & Bar
With a fresh and informal approach to our menu, we provide a choice of light dishes made from the highest quality locally sourced ingredients, all designed to allow you to make the most of the longer days and warm nights this summer. Sharing Boards and Sliders, alongside Afternoon Tea there is something for everyone to enjoy.
You can also enjoy a fully licensed bar, as well as the finest Illy coffee or highest quality Jing Tea, alongside our famed cake collection baked fresh in house.
Food Served Wed - Sun from 9.30Am to 4pm*
From Orangutan to Platypus, Polar Bear to Elephant the museum collection of animals includes over 9000 preserved specimens.
The zoology collection includes many mounted mammals, most of the best are on display. A large collection of shells, many birds, eggs and entomology. The collection is worldwide in scope, with specimens from the Arctic to Asia, Africa to Europe as well as animals from our local environment.
A PLACE FOR THE PEOPLE
For over 100 years the Whitaker has stood to bring the community together and keep heritage alive. If you are planning a special event or occasion then talk to us about hiring space and make it a truly unique event.