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Live Stargazing Event – Tuesday 12th February 2019 5.45pm – 8.30pm

LIVE STARGAZING EVENT
Tuesday 12th February, 5.45pm – 8.30pm

       

Join us at the Café for an Astronomy Masterclass hosted by expert Astronomer Paul Fellows MA FIET FRAS
£25 per person to include a hot main course
5.45pm arrival for 6pm live stargazing outside (please wear warm clothes)
6.45pm supper followed by 7.30pm talk inside the Café. Event ends at 8.30pm.

Learn how to navigate the constellations and to recognise the principle stars, planets and other objects. Observe these using a number of different telescopes under guidance from Paul. Find the Moon, Mars, Uranus, the Constellations and The Great Orion Nebula. There will be a break for a warming supper provided by the Creake Abbey Café, followed by a lecture on the discovery of planets outsidethe Solar System.

If stargazing outside is not possible due to the weather it will be replaced with an indoor screen ‘planetarium’ so that Paul can take you on a virtual tour.

Paul Fellows is chair of the Cambridge Astronomical Association and presenter of the public open nights at the Cambridge University Institute of Astronomy. In 2005 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. The images above (of Earth’s Moon and The Orion Nebula) and all the images in Paul’s presentation are his own, taken from his back-garden observatory.

A one-course supper is included. All drinks, dessert, coffee & tea can be purchased as additional items.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL as places are limited. Please call 01328 730399 option 1
Email bookings@creakeabbeycafe.com www.creakeabbey.co.uk/events
Creake Abbey Café, North Creake, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 9LF

Friday Night Christmas Dining on 7th and 21st December

Friday Night Christmas Dining in the Café with live music from Andy Cleveland

Join us on the  7thand the 21stof December for Christmas dining in the café.  We have a wonderful festive menu available which will be on the website shortly.

Call 01328 730 399 or email bookings@creakeabbeycafe.com

Christmas Dining at the Creake Abbey Cafe 2018

 

Private or Corporate Christmas Dinner at the Cafe in December

Book the Café for exclusive hire for your corporate or family Christmas gathering any available evening  in December.

For evening private hire a minimum number of 20 guests applies

We will also be offering the festive menu for pre-booked tables (at least five days in advanced) for lunch in the cafe seven days a week in December (subject to availability)

Call 01328 730 399 or email bookings@creakeabbeycafe.com

Christmas Dining at the Creake Abbey Cafe 2018

 

Christmas Farmers’ Market Saturday 22nd December 9.30am to 1pm

The Christmas Farmers’ Market takes place on Saturday 22nd December between 9.30am and 1pm.

50 of the regions best food and drink producers will be at Creake Abbey to supply outstanding fresh seasonal produce including meat, vegetables and fruit, cakes, tray bakes, dairy produce, artisan beer, apple juice, artisan breads, morning goods, puddings, pies, tarts (sweet and savoury), olives and prepared meals all made with the finest local ingredients. Father Christmas will even be making an appearance for an hour or so at 11am – a flying visit so be sure to come along and see him in his grotto with his sack of free goodies! We are delighted to be welcoming  Bon Produce, Simply Cake Company, OliveOlive, Tap & Tipple and Mr & Mrs Warwick with fresh walnuts to this market.

Please find below a list of all the producers booked to attend our  Christmas Farmers’ Market.

Main Barn
Alburgh Lamb – Superb cuts of local lamb and mutton
Bakeshack – Baked goods with an oriental twist
Blackbird Cottage Handcrafted Fine Foods – Outstanding handmade terrines using Norfolk ingredients
Bonallack Home Cooked – Award winning granola, bread, ready-made foods and freezer food
Bray’s Cottage Pork Pies (double stand) – Award winning Norfolk pork pies
Bread Source – artisan breads and morning goods including sourdough
Ethnic Fusion Indian Cooking – Award winning curries, Indian treats and take away meals
Hands-on-Preserves – Pickles, chutneys and jam
Ian Wright pork – Rare breed pork sausages, chops, roasts and bacon
Naked Greenz – Wheatgrass powder, smoothies & advice
Panther Brewery – Artisan local beer
The English Spirit Company – Artisan small batch copper pot independent distillers
The Old-Fashioned Pudding Company – Steamed puddings
Truly Rural – Home made fudge

East Barn
Bon Produce -Artisan biscotti, gluten free boncotti, bruschetta, authentic Moroccan couscous blends.
Great Walsingham Barns – Pies puds and tarts
Marsh Pig Charcuterie – Quality British charcuterie; salami, chorizo, lomo, bresaola, coppa & jerky
Nelson and Norfolk Tea – Tea
Norton’s Dairy – Milk, butter and cream plus specialist cheese
Ollards Foods – Award winning jams, marmalades, sweet and savoury jellies, pickles and savoury condiments
Pye Bakery – Traditional bakery with breads, morning goods and pizza
Taste Collectiv – Pestos, authentic sauces and marinades

Tin Barn
Candi’s Chutneys – Outstanding chutneys
Eastgate Larder Ltd – Medlar cheese & medlar jelly
Leigh’s Bees – Raw honey, comb and set honey and honey products
Rita Holland – Sheepskins and accessories
Simply Cake Company – Artisan brownies
So Sweet – Handmade sweets
The Fruit Pig Company – Award winning pork and pork joints plus ready to cook cuts

Outside
Bespoke Cheesecake Creations – Brilliant and unusual cheesecakes
Castle Quail – Fresh, pickled Quails eggs, prepared Quails and seasonal game meat
Essence Foods
Essers of Wisbech
Jelly Cottage – Plants, planters and bulbs
Le Digestiv – Fermented vegetables
M&C Warwick – Walnuts
Manor Farm – Fresh seasonal vegetables and flowers
Mrs A’s Bakes – Macarons, meringues & marshmallows
OliveOlive – Olive oil and halloumi cheeses
Sarah Coxon Floral Design – Planted gifts/wreaths
Tap & Tipple – Wine on tap to be taken away in reusable bottles
The Almond Kitchen
The Little Blue Pupcakery – Home made dog treats and bakes
The Norfolk Oyster Men – Oysters and Champagne
The Pink Partridge Cake Company – Whole cakes, celebration cakes and gluten free cakes
THF Countryside
Tosier Chocolate – Bean to bar chocolate
Willie Weston’s Fish – Lobster, shell fish and wet fish

The following producers are unable to attend the Christmas market:
Martin’s Farm
Sandringham Apple Juice
Time for Tea
Good Taste
Grey Seal Coffee
Acropolis Foods
Fen Farm Venison
Floppy Chicken
Lincolnshire Poacher Cheeses
Norfolk Charcuterie
Norfolk Sharp

December Farmers’ Market Saturday 1st December 2018

Over 50 of the region’s best food and drink producers will be at Creake Abbey to supply outstanding fresh seasonal produce including meat, vegetables and fruit, cakes, tray bakes, dairy produce, artisan beer, apple juice, artisan breads, morning goods, puddings, pies, tarts (sweet and savoury), olives and prepared meals all made with the finest local ingredients. We welcome back Great Walsingham Barn Pies and Essers of Wisbech

Below is a list of all the producers booked to attend December Farmers’ Market

Main Barn
Bakeshack – Baked goods with an oriental twist
Blackbird Cottage Handcrafted Fine Foods – Outstanding handmade terrines using Norfolk ingredients
Bonallack Home Cooked – Award winning granola, bread, ready-made foods and freezer food
Bray’s Cottage Pork Pies (double stand) – Award winning Norfolk pork pies
Bread Source – artisan breads and morning goods including sourdough
Ethnic Fusion Indian Cooking – Award winning curries, Indian treats and take away meals
Hands-on-Preserves – Pickles, chutneys and jam
Ian Wright pork – Rare breed pork sausages, chops, roasts and bacon
Martin’s Farm – Real chickens, hung and free from growth promoters, hormones and antibiotics
Naked Greenz – Wheatgrass powder, smoothies & advice
Panther Brewery – Artisan local beer
The English Spirit Company – Artisan small batch copper pot independent distillers
The Old-Fashioned Pudding Company – Steamed puddings
Tosier Chocolate – Bean to bar chocolate
Truly Rural – Home made fudge

East Barn
Great Walsingham Barns – Pies puds and tarts
Marsh Pig Charcuterie – Quality British charcuterie; salami, chorizo, lomo, bresaola, coppa & jerky
Nelson and Norfolk Tea – Tea
Norton’s Dairy – Milk, butter and cream plus specialist cheese
Ollards Foods – Award winning jams, marmalades, sweet and savoury jellies, pickles and savoury condiments
Pye Bakery – Traditional bakery with breads, morning goods and pizza
Sandringham Apple Juice – Apple Juices
Time for Tea – Whole cakes, slices and tray bakes

Tin Barn
Candi’s Chutneys – Outstanding chutneys
Eastgate Larder Ltd – Medlar cheese & medlar jelly
Good Taste – Provencal delicacies
Grey Seal Coffee – Locally roasted coffee
Leigh’s Bees – Raw honey, comb and set honey and honey products
Norfolk Charcuterie – Venison charcuterie
Rita Holland – Sheepskins and accessories
So Sweet – Handmade sweets
The Fruit Pig Company – Award winning pork and pork joints plus ready to cook cuts

Outside
Acropolis Foods – Olives
Bespoke Cheesecake Creations – Brilliant and unusual cheesecakes
Castle Quail – Fresh, pickled Quails eggs, prepared Quails and seasonal game meat
Essers of Wisbech
Fen Farm Venison – Venison meat and freshly cooked burgers
Floppy Chicken – Deboned chickens for roasting with different stuffings
Jelly Cottage – Plants, planters and bulbs
Le Digestiv – Fermented vegetables
Lincolnshire Poacher Cheeses – Cheeses, raw milk and whey butter
Manor Farm – Fresh seasonal vegetables and flowers
Norfolk Sharp – Mobile sharpening service
Rosie’s Catering – Home made pies
Sarah Coxon Floral Design – Planted gifts/wreaths
St Elvan Mead – Aged mead
The Norfolk Oyster Men – Oysters and Champagne
The Pink Partridge Cake Company – Whole cakes, celebration cakes and gluten free cakes
THF Countryside
Willie Weston’s Fish – Lobster, shell fish and wet fish

The following producers are unable to attend the December market but will be back on the 22nd December:
Aldburgh Lamb
The Almond Kitchen
Mrs A’s Bakes
East Dene Farm – microgreens
Taste Collectiv – Pestos, authentic sauces and marinades
Essence Foods

Bramble Cottage will be returning in April