curator letter

September’s Letter Form The Curator

Dear Friends, I have just met the grumpiest seven year old in red wellies. When I asked what was the matter he told me that he had to go back to school next week and he couldn’t come back very … Continue reading

August’s Letter Form The Curator

Dear Friends,   We love August here at the castle as the children have broken up and the air is full of the sound of children laughing and playing. Meanwhile, our tea-room staff are on hand to produce sustaining cups … Continue reading

July’s Letter From The Curator

Dear Friends,   July, Hoorah, summer holidays, warm days and lots of fun ahead. We are dragging out the paddling pools as I write, for yesterday was the hottest day of the year so far and the fine weather seems … Continue reading

June’s Letter From The Curator

Dear Friends,   June is such a beautiful month and we have our busiest month so far ahead of us with guests booked from across the nation to visit us or I am visiting them as one of my characters. … Continue reading

May’s Letter From The Curator

Dear Friends,   Beautiful May, and it is here at the Castle with blue skies and the spectacular view across the Dove valley that our regular visitors (and staff) love!  A bride is due for her wedding any minute and … Continue reading

February’s Second Letter From The Curator

Dear Friends,   It’s not usual for me to write two Curator’s letters in one month – I must be feeling particularly enthusiastic at the moment!   February is the month for lovers and both Cupid and St. Valentine are … Continue reading

February’s Letter From The Curator

Dear Friends,   As I write this, a little sprinkling of snow rests on Tutbury Castle which enhances the medieval shape reminding us of the brilliance of the builders all those centuries ago.   The sun rises, which makes it … Continue reading

January’s Letter From The Curator

Dear Friend,   HAPPY NEW YEAR ! Lovely to be back to this glorious castle with the Great Hall fire crackling in the hearth and everyone happy to be back together after the break.   We are all busy dusting … Continue reading

December Letter from the Curator

  Dear Friends,   Despite the softness of the weather as I write this letter in early December, Christmas is upon us. Although the skies are rather grey, the early sunsets are spectacular from the castle grounds and it seems … Continue reading

November Letter from the Curator

  Dear Friends,   November is here and the grounds of the castle are covered in bright orange and red leaves blowing about in the wind as the gardeners try desperately to clear up. It was only a few weeks … Continue reading

October Letter from the Curator

  Dear Friends,   I can tell it is October despite the unusually warm weather as there are autumn leaves blowing around the castle and my office is now inhabited by some strange creatures. There is the three foot long … Continue reading

September Letter from the Curator

  Dear Friends,   Welcome to the very start of Autumn and we are not complaining at all about the weather this year for the season has been kind to us at the castle. Our main events have been soft … Continue reading