Evening with Mary & Emily King
Join World Equestrian Games gold medallist, Mary King MBE along with her daughter Emily, for an evening of insights into their amazing careers along with sumptuous River Cottage food.
Based in Devon, Mary has had a glittering career, winning six team World and European Championship golds; four British open titles and has represented Great Britain at six Olympics. Daughter Emily, is following close in Mary's footsteps and has already experienced a hugely successful eventing career. The evening will take us through both Mary and Emily's highs and lows, as well as providing you with the opportunity to ask all your burning questions.
Mary and Emily will dine alongside you in the intimate setting of the River Cottage threshing barn. You will enjoy a delicious seasonal three course meal cooked up by our chefs before your eyes are opened to the world of professional equestrianism for an informative and entertaining evening.
*ADDED EXTRA EXCLUSIVE TO THOSE WHO DINE ON EITHER THURSDAY 15 OR THURSDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2018*
Following the dinner there is the opportunity to come and visit Mary and Emily's yard the next day, which is 10 miles from River Cottage, on Friday 16 or Friday 23 February, depending on the day of your dinner. For an additional £25.00pp you can enjoy a yard tour, meet the horses and watch Mary and Emily schooling over jumps.
£25pp to include coffee/tea and homemade biscuits.
10.30am until 12.00pm
Please send cheque made payable to Mary King, with names of attendees, your River Cottage order number, along with a stamped, addressed envelope for your confirmation to:
18.00 - 23:00
Arrive at River Cottage
You will be met by members of the River Cottage team before getting on the tractor and trailer for the journey down to River Cottage HQ.
Welcome & canapés
Your host for the evening will greet you with a seasonal welcome drink and canapés will be served.
A three course menu will be offered using the very best local and seasonal ingredients. We do of course cater for any dietary requirements and you will be prompted to give us these when booking.
The main event
Mary and Emily King will take us through their highs and lows, as well as providing you with the opportunity to ask all your burning questions.
The evening will draw to a close around 11pm. The tractor will be available to take you back to the car park when you are ready.
Please note: Hugh will not be attending this event.
This dining event is run from River Cottage HQ on the Dorset/Devon borders. Full address details of HQ will be provided once you have booked.
We are a licensed venue. We have a wide selection of the finest organic wines available to purchase.
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Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. We put these guidelines in place for the safety, comfort and enjoyment of all our guests.