Walford Mill was chosen for it's idyllic location, surrounded by majestic trees and a tranquil riverside setting, The Millstream Bistro is a fantastic place to be, with it's charm and beauty alongside the river. Family run, Marc creates the most amazing food and welcome
Change a Habit - Change your Life - Richard Winterbourne
At this evening's event we welcome Richard Winterbourne who has recently written a fantastic book and working journal 'The Habit Changer' Richard has been a practicing therapist working with children and adults for more than 20 years and trained in Transactional Analysis and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
'I have spent many years working in a clinical setting with people from hugely diverse backgrounds and issues from depression and anxiety to addiction'. 'I believe that anyone who truly wants to change, whatever their circumstances, can change but few of us can do that alone. I have built my ethos around the concrete belief that whatever hand life deals you, you have the choice how to respond. Nobody and nothing can take that away.
I have two great passions in life, working with people, seeing them change and grow and sailing. I have lived on the Dorset coast for coming up for ten years and I am delighted to call it home. The sea and the beach at whatever time of year is a great comfort and friend.
I have children and stepchildren and have therefore survived more than my fair share of teenagers but I delight now in seeing them create their own lives'
We all have daily habits and things we would like to change, eat less or healthier, drink less, nail biting, no matter how large or small a habit you want to change there are steps to achieve this - think this is going to be another fascinating interactive evening, come along to find out more.....
We have a wonderful evening planned for this month - we are bringing Marc our wonderful chef at the Millstream Bistro out of the kitchen. Come along to hear about Marcs journey and his passion for good food with a cookery demonstration to get your taste buds going along of course with a fabulous supper expertly produced by Marc. There will be some great tips of the trade to help you prepare and present your own culinery delights at home. One not to be missed and sure to be very popular.
Ladies - come along and join us for a fabulous day to Royal Ascot on Ladies Day - we have a fabulous 49 seater Executive coach to take us there and bring us safely home. Entrance to the wonderful Village Enclosure with its live entertainment and wide array of exhibitions to indulge in some retail therapy if you like and of course the races - maybe have a flutter and come home with the winnings. You can also choose to bring your own picnic which we will be setting up tables for or you can go into the enclosure and enjoy the wide array of food and drinks available. We have secured parking close to the enclosure with just a couple of minutes walk so no worries about footwear. It will be a great opportunity to all get together and have a great day out at Royal Ascot for a special day. We do only have a few places left so be sure to book soon to secure your seat. Booking and payment for this event is seperate to the website so please disregard the fact it looks like it is sold out, please call me on 07803 630418 to secure your place.
So excited this evening to be welcoming Julia and David Bridger from the beautiful ‘Parterre at Keynston Mill’ – a hidden treasure perfumery in the heart of the country just outside Wimborne. From garden to dressing table – the U.K. garden where botany meets perfumery.
The vision of David and Julia Bridger, Parterre Fragrances and Keyneston Mill Botanical Gardens represent the merging of their combined influences & interests - art, gardens, travel and perfume. Keyneston Mill Botanic Gardens is a 50-acre estate situated on the River Stour in Dorset, it lies in the Tarrant Valley, the 18th Century mill house at the heart of the estate and is the birthplace of this wonderful new perfume company Parterre. The gardens feature plants from the principal perfume families. Beautiful and gloriously scented, these gardens are also practical trial beds. The surrounding Crop Fields form a patchwork of colour in summer – the vital botanical ingredients, exclusively for inclusion in Parterre perfumes.
‘Our mission is to grow the most unusual plants we can source. Each plant is then trialled, harvested, and distilled on site. This process captures the very essence of each aromatic variety. The creative and experimental home of Parterre Fragrances, Keyneston Mill is the largest private botanic gardens in the country dedicated solely to aromatic and scented plants – over 2000 varieties in a 50-acre estate. Here the key ingredients of Parterre perfumes are grown, harvested and distilled. The British Brand bringing a whole new concept to Perfumery. Come along to hear how the perfumes are created and enjoy their scents.