Upcoming Events at Matara

Charity Open Garden

Charity Open Garden

£5 entry, kids free, dogs welcome on leash.

11am to 3pm November 10th 2019

Come and enjoy the beautiful gardens at Matara in all their acer glory and support local charities.

We host several open garden days at Matara a year serving tea, coffee and home made cakes with all proceeds going to charity.

This November we are happy to support Rory’s Well and Bournstream (A play & picnic site for children with special needs). All proceeds will be split evenly between the two charities.

Mini Portrait Sessions with Lee Hawley

The amazing Lee Hawley will be at Matara during the Open Garden this November offering mini portrait sessions (includes 3-4 photos) for a £20 donation to be split between these two charities. So bring the family or your favourite furry friend and create a memory for the mantle.

For Charity Portraits

Photos by Lee Hawley

Mindfulness Day

Learn How to Respond Instead of React
- Mindfulness & Compassion

December 1st 10:30am – 4pm

– Use your phone camera as a tool to ease anxiety.

Join Tutor Sandra Harper of Cotswold Mindfulness at the stunning Matara Centre near Tetbury. Sandra is a Teacher of Integrating Mindfulness and Compassion in Professional Practice. A light lunch and refreshments are included.

Who is it for?
– Anyone who is interested in Mindfulness!
– (and/or experience of anxiety and feels stuck and tired of repeating the same patterns).

Summary of Workshop
You will develop your ability to notice the world your living in.
Gain understanding of Acceptance and Judgement and their effects on our health.
Develop Compassion for Yourself and Others.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the workshop you will understand:
What the health benefits are of Mindful Meditative Practices.
How to use your mobile phone camera to do an informal meditative practice.
How to recognise when you may need to call upon these skills.

Benefits to You
Turning down the volume on mind chatter.
Learn a practical skill.
Develop your sense of curiosity.
Meet like minded people.
Cultivate a sense of belonging.
Understand the benefits of responding instead of just reacting.
Anyone can do it!
Developing compassion for yourself and others is a pathway to a healthy mindset.
You can do it anywhere (you don’t even need your camera!).

2019 Christmas Party Tetbury

Christmas Party Evening

Join us for our Christmas Party Evening

December 20th, 7pm to midnight.

£45 per head (£10 due at booking, balance due 2 weeks prior)

Ring 01453 861050 to reserve

Welcome drinks with Fletcher Magic and our snow machine.

A 3 course sit down dinner created and prepared by Chef Luke.

Followed by Dancing with Dizzy Feet DJ.

There will also be a photo booth to help capture the fun times.

A great way to get together with friends and a fabulous Christmas Work Party idea.


Chicken liver parfait, toasted brioche and pineapple chutney

Severn Wye smoked salmon pate with pickled veg

Caramelised red onion and sun blushed tomato Tarte Tatin with goats’ cheese and rocket

Free range turkey breast, gloucester old spot sausage and chestnut stuffing, sautéed shredded sprouts with pancetta, honey mustard glazed carrots and bowls of duck fat roasted potatoes

Cod lion with garlic mash, spinach and oxtail jus

Portabella mushroom and spinach galette with garlic mash and tarragon shallot sauce  

Xmas pudding with brandy sauce

Chocolate tart with salted caramel ice cream

Plate of 3 local cheeses

Tea, Coffee and Mince Pies


Our vision at Matara is to continually develop a relaxed, unique and joyous place that allows you to celebrate all of life’s moments your way.

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Guides for Brides Awards
  • Kingscote Park, Nr Tetbury, Gloucestershire, UK, GL8 8YA
  • +44 (0) 1453 861050
  • info@matara.co.uk


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