We would love you to join us at Gunton Hall this November! See Yours magazine come to life across the whole hotel with lots on offer. With dancing, pantomimes, crafting and a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings, all that’s left for you to do is have fun!
Just for you …there’ll be pressies a plenty!
On our Friday 'Christmas Eve', we’ll treat you to a goody bag in your room full of fun freebies and a festive welcome party with mulled wine and mince pies. Santa will even be stopping by on our Saturday 'Christmas Day', so we hope you’ve been good! Meet the Yours team who will always be on hand and Janice will be the honorable singles host for all our solo travelers.
O come all ye craft-full... at this craft extravaganza!
At Yours we know you love crafting so have made sure that this year, there will be plenty of workshops running each and every day! Yours craft experts Angela and Melita will be taking over the Bowls Complex at Gunton Hall to offer us jam-packed days full of wonderful craft classes including these beautiful paper flower cards for starters!
Author Dawn Westcott
Dawn Westcott is the author of best-selling real-life stories Wild Pony Whispering, Wild Stallion Whispering and Wild Herd Whispering. She and her husband Nick run the Exmoor Pony Project from their farm. Her books take readers on an emotional roller-coaster with heartrending stories of orphan foals and the joy of winning the trust and friendship of these incredibly intelligent, independent-thinking, characterful ponies.
Meet the K9FI dogs… in booties!
The Yorkshire based K9 Fire Investigation team will be coming along with their cute and courageous canines to give us an insight into their work! We’ll learn about the life of the fire dogs and their handlers with a talk covering their history, the training, community safety and a working demonstration! Come see how they lend an invaluable helping paw to the fire service.
Do you see a rainbow? An inspirational talk
Chris and Denise are a husband and wife team who both lost their legs in a terrible motorbike accident several years ago. After a long and painful recovery, they were both able to resume the work they love, enjoying physical fitness using prosthetic legs. From completely triathlons to climbing Kilimanjaro, they’ve proven that nothing can stand in your way!
Dress to impress with M&Co's fashion bonanza!
M&Co will be joining us for a Yours exclusive Fashion Workshop! M&Co’s fashion experts will tell us all about the Autumn/Winter 2018 trends and how to find your perfect New Year’s Eve party outfit. This interactive talk will be the perfect opportunity to find your winter look and ask all your fashion questions. But that’s not all! Feeling newly inspired, we want you to design your own dream M&Co party outfit! Whether you
love sequins, glitz and glam or comfort in Christmas jumpers we want to see your fashion fix. The lucky ones picked out in our fashion raffle will have their dream outfit paraded in our exclusive fashion workshop and the favourite could win £100 in M&Co vouchers! With 20% M&Co discount for everyone on the day, you don't want to miss out!
Cocktails with the friend-makers... Oddfellows!
For more than two centuries the Oddfellows has been serving up a unique recipe of friendship and support to its 314,000 national members. They're in the business of helping people live better and happier lives and create regular opportunities for members to get together, socialise and stay active. "We're hosting two cocktail-making sessions with the help of an expert mixologist on the Saturday and Sunday - so a number of lucky guests can have a drink on us!" say the Oddfellows. They hope you'll come and say hello at their information stand too. Membership to the Oddfellows costs from just £25 a year. For more information visit www.oddfellows.co.uk/benefits or call 0800 028 1810.
Blue Cross 'making happy homes' talk
We are excited to announce our new partnership with Blue Cross! The charity works tirelessly to help, re-home and support thousands of animals every year. First established to care for working horses on London’s streets, today Blue Cross helps thousands of pets in need every month by providing veterinary care, behavior help and finding them loving homes. With your support they can keep giving back to animals in need. Come along to find out more!
RSPCA 'help the animals' talk
The UK’s biggest animal charity, RSPCA, will be coming to give us a talk on the fantastic work they do. For nearly 200 years they’ve been rescuing animals and they provide direct care for the animals they take in – their wildlife centres, animal hospitals, clinics and branches treat more than 200,000 animals every year! They base their animal welfare stance on care and compassion and promote change for pets and animals everywhere.
Brian Norris' Living Memories
Have you ever opened a drawer or box and discovered a small object that you haven’t seen for ages, which brings back personal memories? Brian Norris will be bringing his Memory Treasure Box concept to Yours Live to show you how you can collect these trinkets together to create a box of delights that you can rummage through from time to time! His own box may be small but by gathering together the things that mean the most, he knows that even now it's worth its weight in gold to him. Come along to learn how to create your own!
Come and pet the alpacas!
Wendy, who owns a smallholding with sheep and an elderly pig, decided to buy a few alpacas to help guard her baby lambs from the foxes. Now the brood has grown, she brings these calm and placid-natured animals to care homes to help spread comfort and joy. They’ve even been ring-bearers at weddings! Come meet and greet this herd of characterful alpacas!
No silent nights here! Fabulous 3-night line up
You will be rocking around the Christmas tree with all the entertainment on offer! The Warner team and band will be bringing Friday’s festive fun with their First Night Fizz. On Saturday the Sweet Sensation band will be taking to the stage to present an evening of unforgettable songs performed to perfection, from artists such as Kool & The Gang, The Temptations and the Bee Gees. And on Sunday, Paul Boardman will be sleighing you with some Christmas comedy.
Stay in style...
With our 3 day half-board break you’ll be sure to stuff yourself like a turkey with Warner’s delicious menu. With its charming village square, leisure complex and lively atmosphere, Gunton Hall is well worth a visit! Book yourself into a standard room from only £199 per person! Or treat yourself to a premier room from £229pp, a Suite or Willow Cottage room from £249pp or a Garden Lodge Suite or Royale room from £269pp!