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SATURDAY - SEVERNDROOG FEST 2020 Access all of the final day's events

Today is the final day of Severndroog Fest 2020 and we've got an amazing line-up to bring the festival to a close. If you've enjoyed the festival, please consider donating to Severndroog.  11am - Daily talks by Ian Small. Every day at 11am Severndroog volunteer tour guide will join us from the courtyard for a talk on the history of the castle. For his final talk of the Fest, Ian remembers the campaign to save Severndroog. Join in on Facebook or Youtube. 1pm - Make Your Own Rapunzel Peg Doll with Janey Jones, a lovely workshop for children that imagines Rapunzel lives in Severndroog Castle. You can gather your own bits and bobs and do this workshop for free, or buy a kit from Janey at www.etsy.com/uk/shop/JaneyJonesStudio. Join in on Facebook or Youtube. 2pm - Find out the story of the shy troll who lives in the Castle Woods in our Facebook Live and take your kids on a Troll Hunt with ! Pick up a printed Troll Hunt Map from our Tea Room and off you go! The maps are full of play, craft, song and outdoor adventure ideas! 5pm.- Daily Opera Aria from the Castle Lawn with soprano Tamara Stein. Join in on Facebook or Youtube.  8pm - The Fest 2020 draws to a close with a set of jazz from Lates favourite Jess De Giudici. Join in on Facebook or Youtube.​

THURSDAY - SEVERNDROOG FEST 2020Access all of THursday's events

Most of activities can be accessed on our Facebook or Youtube but check each listing for details. Enjoying the festival? Please consider donating to support Severndroog 9.30am - Start the day with a bit of Razamataz magic, as Severndroog’s favourite Motown act perform a song for you from the Courtyard. Join in on Facebook or Youtube. 11am - Daily talks by Ian Small. Every day at 11am Severndroog volunteer tour guide will join us from the courtyard for a talk on the history of the castle. Today, Ian considers the working castle. 1pm - Make beautiful and eco soy candles with Sarah from Happy by Harper. Join in on Facebook or Youtube. 1.30pm - Are you ready for the Severndroog Knot Challenge – that’s Severndroog Scouts of course! Join in on Facebook or Youtube. 2pm - We welcome the Friends of Oxleas Woodlands, Friends of Queenscroft Park and Friends of Shrewbury Park with films about their work. Join in on Facebook or Youtube. 2.30pm - Severndroog Fest hosts the Blackheath Society for a showing of one of their new Archive Films. Join in on Facebook or Youtube. 5pm.- Daily Opera Aria from the Castle Lawn with soprano Tamara Stein. Join in on Facebook or Youtube.​

WEDNESDAY - SEVERNDROOG FEST 2020 Access al of Wednesday's activities

Most of activities can be accessed on our Facebook or Youtube  but check each listing for details. Enjoying the festival? Please consider donating to support Severndroog 9.30am - Start the day with a bit of Razamataz magic, as Severndroog’s favourite Motown act perform a song for you from the Courtyard. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 11am - Daily talks by Ian Small. Every day at 11am Severndroog volunteer tour guide will join us from the courtyard for a talk on the history of the castle. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 1pm - Severndroog Photography from Eltham photographer John A King. Join in on Facebook or Youtube  2.30pm - Severndroog Fest hosts the Blackheath Society for a showing of one of their new Archive Films. Today, remembering the V2 rocket hit on Blackheath Village . Join in on Facebook or Youtube 3.00pm - Growing Up in Rose Cottage in the 1950s, reminiscences of the Stacey Sisters of their childhood in the woods and around the castle. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 3.30pm - Launch of the Severndroog Reminiscence Project with Ian Small. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 5pm - Daily Opera Aria from the Castle Lawn with soprano Tamara Stein. Join in on Facebook or Youtube  7.30pm - The return of The Big Severndroog Quiz with the Ben Review, get your team ready. Live on Facebook and Instagram​

TUESDAY - SEVERNDROOG FEST 2020 Get access to all of Tuesday's activities

 Severndroog Fest 2020 continues with another great line-up, check it out below. Most of activities can be accessed on our Facebook or Youtube but check each listing for details. Enjoying the festival? Please consider donating to support Severndroog 9.30am - Start the day with a bit of Razamataz magic, as Severndroog’s favourite Motown act perform a song for you from the Courtyard. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 11am - Daily talks with Ian Small. on the history of the castle. Today Ian will give a talk on the history of the castle. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 1pm - Pinhole Camera artists Wayne Foskett transforms the castle into a camera obscura for Severndroog Fest. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 1.30pm - Severndroog Fest showcases the work of some of the local artists and makers who are brining workshops to the Fest. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 2.30pm - Severndroog Fest hosts the Blackheath Society for a showing of one of their new Archive Films. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 5pm - Daily Opera Aria from the Castle Lawn with soprano Tamara Stein. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 8pm - Young voice from Charlton Daisy Veacock presents one of her self-penned songs for us from the William James Room in the castle. Join in on Facebook or Youtube

MONDAY - SEVERNDROOG FEST 2020 Get access to all of Monday's activities 

The third day of Severndroog Fest 2020 is chock-full of great events, check it out below. Most of activities can be accessed on our Facebook or Youtube but check each listing for details. Enjoying the festival? Please consider donating to support Severndroog 9.30am - Start the day with a bit of Razamataz magic, as Severndroog’s favourite Motown act perform a song for you from the Courtyard. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 11am - Daily talks by Ian Small. Severndroog volunteer tour guide, Ian, will join us from the courtyard for a talk on the history of the castle. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 1pm - The launch of 'Picturing Severndroog', a new online exhibition exploring the many appearances of the Castle in eighteenth and nineteenth century works of art.  2.30pm - Severndroog Fest hosts the Blackheath Society for a showing of one of their new Archive Films. Today, remembering the V2 rocket hit on Blackheath Village. Join in on Facebook or Youtube  5pm - Daily Opera Aria from the Castle Lawn with soprano Tamara Stein. Join in on Facebook or Youtube  8pm - Gillywood bring us folk from the Lady James Room in the Castle, Eltham’s very own folk super-group and Severndroog favourites bring you a set of classics. Join in on Facebook or Youtube All day - Pre-booked clay workshops with Fiona Veacock on Zoom. Booking now closed.​

SUNDAY - SEVERNDROOG FEST 2020 Get access to all of Sunday's activities

The second day of Severndroog Fest 2020 has got a jam packed line-up, check it out below. Most of activities can be accessed on our Facebook or Youtube but check each listing for details. Enjoying the festival? Please consider donating to support Severndroog 10am - Zoom Yoga from the Castle with Kallie, suitable for all abilities, advance booking essential at www.eventbrite.co.uk/myevent?eid=116295116825  11am - Daily talks with Ian Small. Daily talks by Ian Small. Every day at 11am Severndroog volunteer tour guide will join us from the courtyard for a talk on the history of the castle. Today he raises questions about the record of the East India Company. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 12pm -  Draw The Droog with Rob Hayes. Will you take Rob’s challenge to #DrawTheDroog and tag us with your own creations? Join in on Facebook or Youtube Download the Severndroog colouring in sheet .  1pm - Make Your Own Woodland Decorations Workshop with Janey Jones, using flowers and grasses to make lovely clay hangings. All ages. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 2pm - Severndroog Volunteers: Harry's Cycle Challenge, join Harry and Nathan as they take you along on their sponsored bike journey from Severndroog Castle to Windsor Castle. You can still sponsor the ride here. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 3pm - Severndroog Volunteers: Introducing Anton. Meet the Severndroog volunteer who leads the team who garden around the building, and hear about the gardening year at the castle. Join in on Facebook or Youtube 5pm -  Daily Opera Aria from the Castle Lawn with soprano Tamara Stein. Join in on Facebook or Youtube  8pm - Introducing the song A Long As There Is Time by Mukara. In 2015 Indian musician Ramya Thiyagarajan came to the castle to perform for us, and for Fest 2020 she is back with her new single. Join in on Facebook or Youtube​

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