The Winter House - 2019 Programme

Friday 15th February

Self-campers or those with campervans may arrive and set up from 3pm

Doors to the House open at 4pm

From 4pm to 7pm our greeters will help you get yourself acquainted with the House
and take you to your room if you have one

From 4pm

Tea, coffee, biscuits

for all guests who have booked food

Enjoy a walk

in over 50 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens

Wellbeing Room

a quiet space to get away from it all or, if necessary, talk things over with a member of the Wellbeing Team

Games 

board games, card games, Giant Jenga etc

Dressing up box

 share or borrow all weekend to make your look

7.30pm

Welcome Drinks in the Hall

Grab a drink from the bar and our hosts will help you mingle

8pm

Announcements in the Hall by the piano

Before dinner, meet the hosts of tonight’s workshops

8.15pm - 9.45pm

Dinner  - in the Dining Room and Big Room

Library

Lounge

Big Room

Studio

10pm - 11.30pm

Workshop

Dessert Island Disks
with Shannon

Workshop

BDSM 101
with Phopy

Games

Meet & Play
with Amy

Workshop

What Do You Want From Me?

with Marti

Midnight - 1.30am

Film screening in the Lounge

2am

GO TO BED!  :)

Saturday 16th February

All Day

Tea, coffee, biscuits

for all guests who have booked food

Enjoy a walk

in over 50 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens

Wellbeing room

a quiet space to get away from it all or, if necessary, talk things over with a member of the Wellbeing team

Games

board games, card games, Giant Jenga, Giant Bananagrams

Dressing up box

share or borrow all weekend to make your look

8.45am - 10am

Morning Yoga   - in the Studio

A gentle, deep session to awaken and ground your energy to get the most of each day. All levels welcome!

9.30am - 10.30am

Breakfast Buffet  - in the Dining Room

11am - 11.45am

Opening Ceremony and Announcements  - in the Big Room

Every single participant in the weekend please gather to open this year’s Winter House. Your chance to meet the team, other guests and hear about the weekend ahead. At the end, you will be randomly assigned a “pod” for the rest of the weekend.

11.45am - 12.30pm

Pods  - introductions

Though not compulsory, we strongly recommend you separate from your partner or PAL in joining your randomly-assigned pod.

This is a chance to get to know a small group of people (6-8 approx in each group), learning a bit about them and discussing any anticipation and concerns that may lie ahead. Members of the Wellbeing Team will introduce themselves to each Pod

Around the place

Library

Lounge

Big Room

Studio

12.45pm - 2.15pm

Talk

Care By Numbers

with Carmen

Workshop

Design Your D/s Scene

with Phopy

Workshop

More Than the Sum of Parts: Honour Your Gender

with Kimwei

2.15pm - 3.15pm

Lunch  - in the Hall / Dining Room

3.30pm - 5pm

Activity

Dress Up/Costume Design

with Shannon

Workshop

Sketch-A-Sex-Scene

with Kristy

Workshop

Filthy Floorwork
Iris Sparkle

5.15pm - 6.45pm

Getting ready spaces

3 different types of optional held spaces

 Get ready for dinner!

Drinks and dressing up

Big room closed

Studio closed

7pm - 9pm

Dinner  - in the Dining Room and Big Room

9pm - 10pm

Cabaret  - in the Big Room

Cabaret, music and spoken word

10pm - 3.30am

The Party

Please dress up! Theme: Sweet Fancy :)

The Lounge

Production Team DJs

Disco Take Over with DJ Vivien Vixen and DJ Giles’Y

The Library

Board games

Log fire until midnight

The Hall

Live piano
and singing

with Kemal

Big Room

Snuggle Bubble
with Marti

Studio

Play party /
BDSM furniture

3.30

GO TO BED!  :) All non-residents and campers  to be out of the house by 3.30am

Sunday 17th February

All Day

Tea, coffee, biscuits

for all guests who have booked food

+Bar

Enjoy a walk

in over 50 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens

Wellbeing Room

a quiet space to get away from it all or, if necessary, talk things over with a member of the Wellbeing Team

Games 

board games, card games, Giant Jenga, Giant Bananagrams

Dressing up box

 share or borrow all weekend to make your look

10am - 11.15am

Good morning - Get your game on  with Amy  - in the Big Room

A fun, playful, laughter  inducing  session to awaken your body and welcome new day and your inner fool.

10.30am - 11:45am

Brunch  - in the Dining Room

12pm - 12.30pm

Announcements  - in the Big Room

Everyone please gather to hear about the day ahead

including Group Photograph

Everyone in the House meet around the staircase for a group photo

12.30pm - 1pm

Pods  - wherever you like

A chance to gather with the same pods as on Saturday to share anything that may have come up.
Members of the Wellbeing team are available if you need to share privately.

Around the place

Library

Lounge

Big Room

Studio

1.15pm - 2.45pm

Talk

Tips for Your Online Dating Profile

with Shannon

Workshop

Breath Play

with Marti

2.45pm - 3.30pm

Elevenses 

Tea, coffee and cake

including gluten-free cake

in the Dining Room

Resident guests please vacate your rooms by 3pm

Self-campers please take down your camps by 3pm

3.30pm - 4pm

Closing ceremony  - with Tobias and Marti

Everyone please gather to say farewell to friends old and new, and to bring the fourth Winter House to an official close

6pm

All guests to be out of the house and grounds by 6pm