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:
Bal Argentée is a new twist to the elegant and larger than life throwback county house parties of days gone by. This installment of the White Blackbird country house parties is inspired by the society photographs of Cecil Beaton. Featuring a Mylar atelier, silver screened cinema, stargazing tours, Busby Berkeley chorus line and a starlight ballroom among other delights.
What? A country house party packed with fun and frolic to spoil your inner child. Think musical chairs, apple bobbing and special magic acts.
by Dana Gornitzki
A house party in the country? Roasting marshmallows and sharing stories by a bonfire? Dance classes and a murder mystery treasure hunt? Oh yes, please!
A hundred years ago, an invitation to a country house party was the golden ticket to one of “the” social events of the season.
Members of elite society, politicians, and even some royalty fled the city in exchange for a weekend of sports, glamour and good old-fashioned tomfoolery.