Château Gossip – August

Sep 1, 2020
Madame Mystery Fan Art.  
Philip Mainor captures a beautiful cameo of Chatelaine Stephanie on camera.  View

Aug 31, 2020
According to Chateau de Saugé Filming has started!  
“Tour de France cyclists will be passing close to the Chateau and we will also be filming with Channel 4 – Escape to the Chateau DIY also on that day for Series 6 due out early 2021”.  Tour de France Tea Details 

Aug 30, 2020
Think Ahead for your Wedding 2021 Special Offer.  
The Château de Sommesnil located in the Seine Maritime Department of Haute Normandy is ready to host you.  View Offer

Aug 29, 2020
Just Do It!  The Doctor who bought a Chateau in her 30s.  
The story behind Erin and the Château de Bourneau.  Read article from Complete France

Aug 28, 2020
Artist Claire Warbeck’s First Chateau Painting . . . Chateau de la Motte Husson!  
According to Claire she needs more practice?!  Judge for yourself!

Aug 27, 2020
A Hot Day at Mas de Pradié.  
The bees and Minki enjoy the fountain!  Video

Aug 26, 2020
A Leaf Cutter Bee at Chateau de la Motte Husson.  
Dick tries his hand at a bit of “Slow TV”.  Watch video

Aug 25, 2020
“La Salle sur Demande” at Chateau de Joli Bois.  
Vanessa has claimed one of the caves for herself which will soon become the bar – à votre santé.  View progress

Aug 24, 2020
Artist Ann Hyde’s Chateau de Lalande Kitchen.  
Based on sketches of Chateau de Lalande.  Beautiful.  View 

Aug 23, 2020
Lovely portrait of Isabelle Jarvis. 
 Artist Gerda van der Westhuizen captured the essence of this lovely lady.  View portrait

Aug 22, 2020
We Put in our Offer on the Chateau!  
Follow Johan and Lic from Sweden on their adventure.  Video

Aug 21, 2020
Planning a Wedding in France?  Check out these cakes!  
Bespoke cake maker based in south west France. Betty’s been making cakes since she was knee high!  View

Aug 20, 2020
Gastronomie Française’s “Simple Fruit Salad”.  
As you will see it is FAR from simple!  View

Aug 19, 2020
Talented artist Claire Warbeck’s latest portrait.  
Claire just completed this beautiful portrait of Marie Wiik  resident florist at Chateau de Lalande.   View

Aug 18, 2020
The Blair Witch Project at Chateau de Joli Bois!  
The 26 room hunt looking for leaks!  Read More

Aug 17, 2020
Chateau du Doux New Bedroom.  
Chateau du Doux has been busy with renovating a new bedroom.  View

Aug 16, 2020
France quarantine starts.  
Last minute dash to get back to the UK.  Details from BBC

Aug 15, 2020
This is our life – Strawbridge Family Home Video.   “
Yesterday we’d been harvesting our potatoes ( they were amazing had them boiled last night with butter” . . . watch video

Aug 14, 2020
Angel in the Dragons Den.  
How Angel got her start at the Vintage Patisserie.  Read

Aug 13, 2020
Making Summer Chutney at Motte Husson Part I.  
Arthur and Dorothy try their hands at making chutney.  Video

Aug 12, 2020
Chateau de Joli Bois Opens the Portal to Hell!  
 . . . and what an anti climax!  View

Aug 11, 2020
Chateau Art!  
Meet some of the artists who are painting our favourite TV personalities and their beautiful homes.  View

Aug 10, 2020
Setting up the Floristry Studio at Lalande Part II. 
 Marie introduces herself.  Video

Aug 9, 2020
Setting up the Floristry Studio at Lalande Part I. 
 Take a look at the stables where it will all happen.  Video

Aug 8, 2020
Chateau des Lys Awarded with the Travelers’ Choice Badge.  
According to travellers they are the No 2 hotel of 224 in Picardie and No 14 of nearly 600 in the whole of the Hautes de France.  View

Aug 7, 2020
The Inspiring Story of “Sir Paul”.  
This ambassador for the Lily Foundation painted this fab portrayal of Chateau de la Motte Husson.  Read the story

Aug 6, 2020
It’s Thursday – Make Do and Mend!  Part 2 in this 4 Part Series.  
Pour yourself a cup of tea – or glass of French wine – and enjoy!  8 pm on C4.  More

Aug 5, 2020
Escape to the Chateau on Pinterest.  
Fabulous photos of the Chateau, Angel and the family.  View

Aug 4, 2020
The Enchanted Childhood of Arthur and Dorothy.  
Every child’s dream to live in a Chateau with their very own circus tent!  Read more

Aug 3, 2020
The Strawbridges Try Out the Trampoline!  
Watch Dick, Arthur and Dorothy on the trampoline – Mum is behind the camera!   Watch!

Aug 2, 2020
Dick and Angel Chat with Tim and Simon on Sunday Brunch.  
Catch up TV if you missed this at 10am on Sunday Brunch (Channel 4).  Details

Aug 1, 2020
Would Dick and Angel move out of their Chateau?  
They discussed this topic recently on the Lorraine show.  View video