Events & Exhibitions

Talk & Banquet: The Life & Work of Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson

22nd June 2022

Join us to discover more about the fascinating life and work of the regions’ most celebrated Arts and Crafts furniture designer and maker.  Tennants’ Mouseman and Yorkshire Critters Specialist Diane Sinnott will share her insights and stories of this iconic oak furniture.  The talk will be followed by a banquet of local Yorkshire produce, a question-and-answer session and browsing of the forthcoming 20th Century Design sale which includes over 60 lots of Mouseman furniture and accessories.


6.30pm Arrival & drinks reception
7.00pm Talk with Diane Sinnott
8.00pm Dinner served
9.15pm Q&A and browsing
10pm Finish


£45.00 per person for the talk, to include a glass of Prosecco on arrival and 2 course dinner:

Main Course:

Easingwold “Herb Fed” chicken ballotine stuffed with a sunblushed tomato, Wensleydale cheese and basil mousse, boulangère potatoes, green vegetable medley, white wine & chive velouté

Vegan alternative – Mushroom, sweet potato & spinach Wellington, boulangère potatoes, tenderstem broccoli & sugar snap peas


English strawberries & raspberries, tuille, Brymor vanilla ice cream


*PLEASE NOTE: Guests will be seated with other guests on round tables within the dining room. If you would like to sit on your own table within your own group, please contact us on 01969 621146 or email

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