Lady Anne's Retreat September 2020

£7,500.00 

  • Lady Anne's Retreat September 2020
  • Lady Anne's Retreat September 2020
  • Lady Anne's Retreat September 2020
  • Muncaster Castle
  • Lady Anne's Retreat September 2020

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  • Lady Anne’s Needlework Retreat

    12-23 September 2020 - £7,500

    12 days exploring the textile treasures of Cumbria & Scotland with Phillipa Turnbull, Jenny Adin-Christie & Kate Barlow

    On Phillipa's home turf, the castles and country houses are more than familiar to our tour leader. Across the Scottish borders, fortified castles which originally defended the English from the marauding Scots now house precious textile collections amassed through hundreds of years of collecting. We enjoy private access to these castles and country houses, a very special dinner with the owners of Muncaster Castle, specialist lectures from curators and unique insight from specially selected historians.

    This Retreat begins and ends in Appleby in the English Lake District (option to end in Edinburgh if more convenient).

      Book your place now by paying a deposit (select the drop down above) or register your interest here to receive more detailed information, including a route map, by email. 

      What's included?

      • Dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation for 11 nights (lunches are included as per the programme)
      • Travel by luxury coach for stated duration of the tour
      • All entry fees for castles, country houses, museums, and other special excursions
      • Tuition and all materials needed to complete your chosen designs
      • Loan of frame and magnifying light
      • Lectures 
      • Refreshments during class
      • A goody bag, which you will receive at the beginning of the retreat
      • A small pre-retreat embroidery project, which will be sent in the months before the retreat for you to enjoy and practice with if you wish

       

      "This trip was wonderfully curated, the content was extremely well explained and narrated. Thank you for putting this together! It has been so educational"

    • You may secure your place immediately by paying a deposit here. Or you may contact us at info@crewelwork.com and we will process your booking manually. You will then be asked to fill in a registration form. Please also read our full Terms & Conditions.

      What is included in the price?

      (NB this does not apply to our Lady Anne's Festival in July 2021)

      • All tuition, talks and lectures
      • All materials and instructions required for workshops
      • Loan of all the necessary frames and equipment required for workshops
      • All hotel accommodations for the stated duration of the tour and all coach travel where applicable
      • Meals as stated in the timetable
      • All entry fees for castles, country houses, museums, and other special excursions
      • Refreshments during workshops and lectures
      • Airport transfers (transfers from train stations are not included)

      What is not included in the price?

      (NB this does not apply to our Lady Anne's Festival in July 2021)

      • Travel to and from the Retreat (except airport transfers)
      • Personal expenditure at hotels, excursions and events, e.g. bar, laundry, telephone, IT, meal extras beyond anything that has already been arranged as part of the Retreat
      • Additional tips and gratuities at your discretion

      Payment

      (NB this does not apply to our Lady Anne's Festival in July 2021)

      You may pay the entire amount at the point of booking. Alternatively, you may pay in instalments as follows:

      1. £500 deposit payable on booking
      2. 50% of payment no later than 1 year prior to start date (or on booking if booking made after that date)
      3. 100% of payment no later than 6 months prior to start date (or on booking if booking made after that date)

      If you would like a different payment schedule, please contact us.

      Payment methods

      • Payment can be made by Bank Draft/Transfer
      • If you are paying from a foreign bank account, we recommend using TransferWise. This is a service designed specifically for foreign currency transfers and offers the cheapest fees (much cheaper than your bank would charge for an international transfer)
      • We also accept payments by credit card or debit card or by UK cheque
      • We do not accept Paypal for payments other than the deposit
    • Installments will be required as follows:

      Deposit on booking
      50% to be received 1 year months prior to departure date
      100% to be received 6 months prior to departure date

      In the event of cancellation, refunds are applied as follows:

      You, or any member of your party, may cancel your travel arrangements at any time. Written notification from the person who made the booking or your travel agent must be received at our offices by email. Since we incur costs in cancelling your travel arrangements, refunds are applied as follows:
      Less than 6 months before departure date - no refund
      6 months to 1 year prior to departure date - 50% of price of holiday
      More than 1 year prior to holiday - 100% refund (minus deposit)

      Note: If the reason for your cancellation is covered under the terms of your insurance policy, you may be able to reclaim these charges. If, at any point, we are able to fill your place with someone from our waiting list, we will notify you of any refund that can be made. All refunds in this case are at the Organiser’s discretion.

      Note: If the reason for your cancellation is covered under the terms of your insurance policy, you may be able to reclaim these charges. 

      Your Health

      It is important that you inform us of any health issues or food allergies, etc, at the time of booking. Wheelchair users should please note that, due to the historic focus of our Retreats, most of the venues are extremely old and do not have good accessibility. If you have mobility or health issues and are not sure to what extent these might affect your enjoyment of the vacation, please contact info@crewelwork.com to discuss.

      Travel Arrangements

      It is your responsibility to make all travel arrangements to the Retreat in time for the welcome meeting on the first day, and from the Retreat on the final day. Transfers from and to the stated recommended airport are included in the price (please speak to us for specific conditions associate with this). Transfers are not included for the Totally Crewel Work Workshop in September. For specific travel advice, please speak to us at info@crewelwork.com.

      Alterations to the programme

      The Organisers reserve the right to make additions, alterations and/or substitutions, without notice, to the itinerary/tutors or any other part of the programme in the event of unforeseen circumstances, or to improve the student experience.

      Liability and Insurance

      The Organisers have used their best endeavours to ensure that all goods, services and facilities provided in respect of the Retreat have been supplied, delivered, arranged or otherwise made available by properly qualified companies, organisations and individuals. They cannot, however, accept any responsibility for damage, loss or injury, howsoever caused, to participants or those accompanying them, or their belongings, as a consequence of their attendance during the days spent at the Retreat or at any of the Special Excursions or Events, or in the event that any part of the programme cannot be delivered. In the event that The Organisers have to cancel the Retreat, their liability shall be limited to refunding all monies they have received up to the time of cancellation.

      All students are advised to take out their own insurance, in respect of, but not limited to, travel, cancellation, loss of payments made, medical and personal effects, etc. The importance of doing this at the earliest possible stage cannot be over-emphasised.

      We are a member of travel regulator ABTA. Our membership number is Y6352

      Please read our full Terms & Conditions.


    Prefer to call?
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    Book with confidence. We are a member of ABTA                        (Member No. Y6352)

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    Prefer to call?
    Call us on +44 ( 0 )1768 353 683

    Book with confidence. We are a member of ABTA                        (Member No. Y6352)

    ABTA logo


    Prefer to call?
    Call us on +44 ( 0 )1768 353 683

    Book with confidence. We are a member of ABTA                        (Member No. Y6352)

    ABTA logo

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