Lamb & Wine - Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Mallsgate Hall will be doing a combined lamb and wine tasting in the New Year at Crosby Lodge Hotel in association with Pippa Sedgwick Wines. Please contact us for more details.
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Winter Works - Wednesday, October 06, 2010
This winter sees us entering Year 2 of Organic Conversion and also significant works under the new Higher Level Stewardship agreement. Tree planting and hedge-laying will be going on throughout the winter. Hard work, but satisfying and great fun; all volunteers welcome!
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Fork Fest 2010 - Wednesday, October 06, 2010
We had a great day at Fork Fest in Kirkby Lonsdale in September; thank you to all our visitors, customers old and new and to the organisers, especially the wonderful Claire Benson.
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Mallsgate hosts National Trust - Wednesday, October 06, 2010
In September we hosted a champagne reception for the National Trust. Held in the Great Hall, we were treated to a talk by John Darlington, NW Regional Director, champagne donated by Rothschilds and delicious food from Bakerwood Events. Thanks to all for a very jolly evening.
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Latest update on the shearlings - Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Four pre ordered Lleyn shearlings are fattening up nicely for dispatch late July, early August. If you are interested in ordering your own shearling meat for next year remember to pre order, click here to do so.
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Oystercatchers at Mallsgate Hall - Tuesday, August 03, 2010
After the long dry spell which has lasted from before lambing time to early July, our pond is 5 feet below its normal level and now half the pond bed is dry. Surprisingly, we have a pair of Oystercatchers in residence there and from the way they circle around without leaving when disturbed, we suspect that they have a family. This is a first for Mallsgate and more than justifies the creation of this new pond whch was designed to bring in duck in the Winter! Hopefully with the newly planted woodland adjacent, the pond will draw in other first time species for us.
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