The Bedding plant displays funded by The Friends are looking fabulous

The Bedding plant displays designed by Lee Stenning, Head Gardener, planted, maintained and regularly watered by his team are looking fabulous around the Park at the moment.

Bedding Plants in The Italian Garden – August 2018

The bedding plants were funded by the Friends of Mt. Edgcumbe at a cost of £3,000.

View the National Fireworks Competition in Plymouth Sound from Mt. Edgcumbe on 8 & 9 August

The National Fireworks Competition is taking place in Plymouth Sound on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 9 August 2018, 9.30pm-10.30pm on each night.

The Fireworks can be viewed from Mt. Edgcumbe. Parking will be available in The Deer Park and for Blue Badge Holders only there will be parking available at Barn Pool. Gates open at 6.30pm. We recommend that you arrive by 9pm. Donations are being collected on the gates by The Friends of Mt. Edgcumbe – all money raised goes to support the Park.

There will be barbeque, drinks and snacks available from Aunty Ems Shop at Cremyll Gate and there will be tea and coffee available from Harding and Scoots in The Deer Park.

Do you have a couple of hours to spare on 5 August?

The Mount Edgcumbe Classic Car Show & Summer Fayre on Sunday 5 August raises funds for Cornwall Hospice Care & The Friends of Mt. Edgcumbe Country Park.

We are still looking for volunteers to help on the day – for example with Car Parking, the Information Point and the Friends Book stall.

If you have a couple of hours to spare on Sunday 5 August and would be available to volunteer – please email carshow@friends-of-mount-edgcumbe.org.uk – we would love to hear from you.

Just a reminder that...

Just a reminder that if you are entering your Classic Car in the Mount Edgcumbe Classic Car Show & Summer Fayre on Sunday 5 August – postal Car Show Entry forms must be received by Tuesday 31 July 2018. The deadline for electronic applications is 2 August 2018.

Please post your completed Car Show Entry form together with a cheque for £5 made out to F.M.E.C.P. Fayre & Classic Car Account to Car Show Secretary, Mount Edgcumbe House, Cremyll, Torpoint, PL10 1HZ by 31st July 2018.

Please click here for a Car Show Entry Form

Congratulations

Congratulations to Catherine, who had the winning raffle ticket, at the Antiques Valuation Day run yesterday (21 July) by The Friends.

Antiques Valuation Day - Saturday 21 July, 11am-3pm

The Friends are oganising an Antiques Valuation Day next Saturday, 21 July, 11am – 3pm in the Belvedere Room, Mt. Edgcumbe.

Have you got any treasures in your attic or an item that you’ve always wondered if it might be valuable?

Then why not bring it along next Saturday (21 July) and get it valued. Just turn up on the day between 11am and 3pm.

Cost £2 per item for members and £3 per item for non-members.

There will be a raffle and refreshments will be available.

CANCELLED – Concert by Levow Kesson Choir on 29 July


Please note that the Concert by Levow Kesson Choir that was scheduled to take place on 29 July has been CANCELLED.

Friends' display in The Rame Centre window 7-13 July 2018

Please come along and have a look at The Friends’ display in The Rame Centre window, 3 West Street, Millbrook.

Find out how to get involved, where over £309,000 raised by The Friends has been spent in the House & Park and details of upcoming events in July & August:

  • 21 July, Antiques Valuation Day, 11am – 3pm in the Belvedere Room. Mt Edgcumbe
  • 5 August, Mount Edgcumbe Classic Car Show

For details on upcoming Friends events please click here.

If you are making purchases via Amazon - please could you help the Friends to raise funds

Do you use Amazon?
If so – please could you help to raise funds for the Friends of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park by registering with AmazonSmile and choosing the Friends as your chosen charity. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to the Friends.

Please click on this link https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/295261-0 to set up the Friends as your chosen charity.

Between 15-29 June 2018 – Amazon will triple the donation to 1.5% of puchases.

 

Summer Bedding plants funded by The Friends

The Summer Bedding plants funded by The Friends were planted out by Head Gardner, Lee Stenning & his team last week and look stunning round the Park.

The Black Bee shown here among the Summer bedding plants in the French garden is on loan to the Park until September.