Hey pesto! Catering with foraged ingredients

Wild garlic pesto and gnocchi

At Escot we are proud of our catering skills, which have given pleasure to guests and delegates at many wedding receptions, parties, conferences, seminars and family days over the years. Lady Kennaway is a qualified caterer, always happy to don her apron to create delicious dishes. Working alongside Lucy is a long standing member of […]

Peaky Blinders at Escot

Peaky Blinders Escot

If you’re a fan of Peaky Blinders you’ll love this themed immersive experience at Escot House on April 25th. The event is being organised by The Vintage Trading Post and is sure to be an unforgettable experience! Here’s the intel: “We will throw you into the gritty gangster world of the Peaky Blinders. Put on […]

A right proper knees-up

Escot family celebrations

When you’re celebrating something special the ideal thing is to throw a big party for your friends and family. But then the question is, where to hold your party? How big is your house? Will it offer enough space for all the guests you want to invite – or will your party turn into a […]

April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks ‘go’!

April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks 'go'!

You can’t beat April for colour. It’s the month when everything starts to get greener, flowers begin to bloom in earnest and we get to see the big yellow sun in the sky more frequently. You can go to town on a Spring wedding in terms of pretty colours; pastels are a great choice, with […]

Contemporary vs Characterful

Contemporary vs Characterful escot events celebrations

In the world of conferences, the choice of venues can be mind boggling. Here in the South West we have an abundance of great venues. Each one has its own worth, So, what are some of the things you need to consider when you’re thinking about hiring a conference venue? Capacity Size matters; if yours […]

Guest Blog – The Bchir Sisters

Escot house The Bchir Sisters

Please allow us to introduce The Bchir Sisters. Offering a vintage blast of 1940’s vocal harmony magic! The group is available from April 2019 and perfect for private functions including weddings, parties, celebrations and hen parties, as well as jazz and swing nights, vintage themed events, fayres and festivals. We use a small PA, mini […]

Review of 2018

Review of 2018

2018 has been quite a year! Here are just a few of our memorable moments. In March, the Beast from the East and partner Storm Emma played havoc with the country. Along with other local venues, we had to cope with a wedding at the time. Our catering supply didn’t get through so Plan B […]

Birthdays, anniversaries and a good old-fashioned knees-up

Birthdays, anniversaries and a good old-fashioned knees-up

Escot recently hosted a diamond wedding anniversary that was a little special. The couple’s daughters had both married at Escot, so we were thrilled that they wanted to celebrate with us again. Finding a venue for a milestone wedding anniversary, an 18th or 21st birthday party or a big family gathering can be a headache. […]