Tainted Love is the next glamorous country house party in the White Blackbird series this Friday, February 11th. Set to inspire the most love-lorn or love-struck, Tainted Love is a party in celebration of Saint Valentine hosted by Stoke Place, a Queen Anne mansion. The entire estate is reserved for the exclusive use of revellers, who will be free to roam, discovering the many surprises and treats secreted away for them, including:
STAR CROSSED LOVE ASSAULT COURSE
Can you make it through the hard times and seal it with a kiss? Fastest couple wins a bottle of Vestal vodka.
Serving herbal, floral and vegetable cocktails to soothe your heart’s ailments. Bistro menu available (to keep your strength up).
LECTURES IN THE AMOROUS ARTS
Historical aphrodisiac talk and tasting, Lana Citron - author of A Compedium of Kisses tasseling with Trixie Malicious and Holloway-Smith Noir, lingerie masterclass from Bordello PLUS beat Vestal vodka founder William Borrell at cards to win a taster shot.
The award winning Stoke Place restaurant will be open, serving a special Valentine’s Day menu.
BROKEN HEARTED BALLROOM
Personalised love songs (includes nice, nasty, clean and jolly rude varieties) from Dusty Limits, a mating dance class, a midnight heart massacre and dancing music until late from resident DJ Pierre.
Tucked away behind heavy red velvet curtains, a nook for two complete with mountains of popcorn, a selection of romantic classics and a pink champagne service.
IN THE BEDROOMS
Nude portraiture salon with Emma Myrtle, speed relationships with the Royal Society for the Pursuit of Love Birds, Millicent Binks and the dance of the seven veils, Josh Knowles and Trixie Malicious in the Garden of Eden, Vintage Secret dressing up room
IN THE GROUNDS
Roast pink marshmallows over a roaring bonfire
24 Red Roses banquet presented by Stoke Place head chef Craig van der Meer
BAR THAT NEVER CLOSES
As usual, for those quick enough to book a room, the bar that doesn’t give up until you do.
When? Friday 11 February, 8.00pm – 2.30am
Where? Stoke Place @ Stoke Green, Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, SL2 4HT
When? Friday, February 11 @ 8pm - 2.30am (coaches depart from central London at 6.45pm, and return at 2.30am)
How much? £35 via Stoke Place reception
** Win a pair of tickets to this smashing countryhouse party by emailing us a story about your first sweet crush at firstname.lastname@example.org (winner will be notified via email by 10pm on Thursday, February 10)