Archives for 2014

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Dear All,
The holiday season offers me a special opportunity to extend my personal thanks to all our fantastic tenants, suppliers and all of our friends who visit Creake Abbey throughout the year for shopping, dining and exploring.
I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Thanks again for a […]

Final Christmas Farmers’ Market this Saturday at Creake Abbey, 9.30am to 1pm

Left your Christmas shopping until the last minute? Forgotten to order that ham, Christmas pudding or need more mince pies? Don’t panic! Creake Abbey’s second Christmas Farmers Market takes place this Saturday (20th December) and will offer a sensational array of traditional meats, sauces, pies and local delicacies as well as beautiful wreaths, planters, presents […]

Festive Quiz Night

[ January 1, 2014; 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]

Test your seasonal knowledge in our festive quiz. Arrive 4pm for 4.30pm.

£10 per person including afternoon tea with sandwich selection and scones with jam and cream.

Teams of any size welcome but teams of four or less eligible for prices.

Please book on 01328 730399 or email

Utopia Opens – The Unexpected Gallery At Creake Abbey

Creake Abbey is delighted to welcome Utopia to its Courtyard Shops. Due to open on Saturday 8th November to coincide with the Christmas Gift Fair. Utopia embraces the art of living the dream with a collection of unique interior pieces that create poetry between unexpected objects and materials – ‘utopiaisation’. Their artisans are passionate about […]

Extra Christmas Farmers’ Market, Saturday 20th December

[ December 20, 2014; 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. ]

Christmas Farmers’ Markets at Creake Abbey are full of fun and festive food.

Following the success of the market on 6th December Creake Abbey will host another 50 stall holders offering everything from the finest meat and vegetables, pies, pastries, puddings and tarts to fresh juice, spirits, artisan beer, bread, morning goods, chocolates, macarons and meringues, dairy produce, gluten free […]

Creake Abbey Festive Butchery Workshops with Head Butcher Lisa Scothern

Creake Abbey Café and Food Hall are excited to present their Programme of Food Workshops and Demonstrations for the Festive Season with Head Butcher, Lisa Scothern .
Lisa trained at the School of Artisan Food and has since given butchery demonstrations at Harrods, The Waterford Food Festival and County Shows as well as holding courses for children […]

Sausage and Burger Making Workshop

[ December 30, 2014; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

Tuesday 30th December – Sausage and Burger Making   £45    

Lisa will share the secrets of her award winning (and gluten free) sausages and burgers.

Watch the demonstration and then make your own to take home.

Plenty of festive refreshments.

The sessions start at 6.30 pm

Places limited so booking is essential.

Call the Cafe  on 01328 730 399 (Option 2) or drop […]

Pate and Terrine Making Workshop

[ December 29, 2014; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Monday 29th December – £45    

Lisa will offer her top tips on how to use up Christmas leftovers and demonstrate how to make chicken liver parfait.

Make your own ham hock terrine to take home.

Ample refreshments served.

The session starts at 6.30 pm

Booking is essential and the event is available as a gift voucher.

Call the Cafe on 01328 730 399 (Option […]

Prepare your own Three Bird Roast

[ December 22, 2014; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Thursday 22nd December – Prepare your own Three Bird Roast. £10*

Lisa will show you how to bone and prepare the birds ready for the oven to take home for your Christmas meal.

The evening starts at 6.30pm.

£10 per person *plus the cost of your birds (which you can discuss with us when booking).

Places are limited so […]

Creake Abbey Festive Sherry, Port and Cheese Tasting Evening

[ December 5, 2014; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Friday 5th December, join the Cafe for an enjoyable seriously light-hearted evening helping you to select your Christmas Cheese Board with our World Cheese Awards Judge Peter Bone.

You will discover some wonderful wines to accompany the cheese with Amy Harrison from Le Marche du Quartier at London’s Borough Market.

The evening starts at 6.30 pm, […]