Château Gossip – July

July 30, 2020
Make Do and Mend TONIGHT! 
The first in this new 4 part series airs TONIGHT at 8 pm on C4.  Grab a cup of tea, put your feet up and enjoy!  Details

July 29, 2020
17 Years on at Chateau de Vaudezert. 
Chatelaine Karen reflects on having owned Chateau de Vaudezert since signing the purchase contract in Paris in 2003.  View

July 28, 2020
In case you missed Dick and Angel on The One Show.   
Use your catch up feature if you missed it!  Details

July 27, 2020
The Chateau de la Motte Husson Garden Tour. 
Dick Strawbridge takes you on a tour of his garden which has seen help from Dorothy and Arthur.  Video

July 26, 2020
Introducing Petale, the new addition to the Strawbridge family. 
A beautiful Kerry Blue, see how Dorothy loves her new puppy!  View

July 25, 2020
Make Do and Mend Start Date Announced! 
Dick and Angel return to our TVs in a four-part series airing on Thursday 30 July at 8pm on C4.  Details

July 24, 2020
Mummy Gets her Mower at Chateau de Lalande. 
Mummy’s new huge and fast mower has arrived!  Video

July 23, 2020
Angel Pin[terest]s!  Lots of beautiful Pinterest images of Angel Adoree now Strawbridge.  View on Pinterest

July 22, 2020
Help Dick and Dorothy Identify these Flowers. 
Dick and Dorothy found these flowers around the moat.  What are they?

July 21, 2020
Who are Dick and Angel Strawbridge?  Meet the couple from Escape to the Chateau on Channel 4.  Read More

July 20, 2020
The Strawbridge Love Story.  
Ours truly is a big, fat love story. It was love at first sight when Dick and I met. My heart literally was fluttering and pounding when I saw him. After our first date, we both knew we didn’t ever want to leave each other”.  Read more from Wise Living Magazine

July 19, 2020
Beautiful blue skies at Chateau de Vaudezert.
  The beautiful Chateau de Vaudezert is located equidistant between the spa town of Bagnoles de l’Orne and the medieval town of Domfront.  The Chateau hosts weddings of up to 40 guests as well as ensuite accommodations.  View

July 18, 2020
Filming of Dick and Angel’s Make Do and Mend is Complete! 
All that needs to happen now, is for all our fun to be turned into a television series“.  More

July 17, 2020
Chateau de Sauge First Ever Vintage Garden Party RESCHEDULED.  Due to a sudden resurgence in Covid in the region, and so as to keep everyone safe, Donna and Paul have made the decision to postpone the Garden Party until mid September pending things having settled down again.

July 16, 2020
Chateau de Sauge First Ever Vintage Garden Party.  Enjoy live music, sparking wine and canapes on Tuesday 4th August from 7 – 9 pm. Tickets are selling fast so early booking is recommended, this can be done by requesting via email – pre-payment is required for tickets.  Email to book

July 15, 2020
“The Masked Man” by Talented Artist Claire Warbeck. 
Michael Petherick is ready for the carnival to accompany Stephanie at Chateau de Lalande.  View portrait

July 14, 2020
Bastille Day 2020 What will it look like? 
Traditional parades and celebrations have been called off  but some will take place with safety precautions in place.  TheLocal.fr

July 13, 2020
Chateau de Villette “The Splendour of French decor. 
Amazing gallery photos of this beautiful Louis XV inspired Chateau art collection and dream Chateau suites.  View gallery

July 12, 2020
“L’Atelier d’Artistes” at the Chateau de Chambiers.  
Located in an inner courtyard L’ Atelier d’Artistes is a lovely timbered room to be used as a break-out room or a small reception room that can seat 40 people.  Details

July 10, 2020
A Mouthwatering Sharing Board Starter at Chateau de Vaudezert. 
The owner of Chateau de Vaudezert, Karen, is a great chef.  This is a starter for 4, coupled with a lovely glass of wine, mouth watering!  Take a look

July 9, 2020
Young Miss Strawbridge Makes Elderflower Champagne. 
Dorothy shows you how to make Elderflower Champagne using produce from the garden.  Watch the video

July 8, 2020
Christmas at Chateau de Lalande? 
A Little Piece of France To Call Home offers Christmas at Chateau de Lalande workshop.  Details

July 7, 2020
Coming Soon to Chateau de Sauge. 
“The Residences” click to view the exciting plans, they’ve been busy!  View (scroll to bottom of page)

July 6, 2020
The Covid Effect on Chateau Prices. 
The lockdown in France has had a serious impact on Chateau sales with some down 40% of asking price.  Read More

July 5, 2020
Chateau de Bourneau Floral Decorating Event.   
Mark your calendars November 28th for day guests or November 27-28th for weekend guests to enjoy this Festive Floral Event, no experience required.  Details

July 4, 2020
Renovating a decaying neoclassical French Chateau is the ultimate dream, right? 
Follow along with this Australian couple.  Read more

July 3, 2020
Abbaye de la Bussiere is Open for Sunday Brunch. 
The beautiful Abbaye in Burgundy opened its doors for accommodation as well as its 2 restaurants in mid June.  During July and August Michelin Star Chef Guillaume will be serving Sunday Brunch.  Abbaye de la Bussiere

July 2, 2020
Chateaux are Opening again for business
Bookmark this page for our upcoming announcement blog.

July 1, 2020
November 13-15 Wedding Event in Provence. 
If you’re finally able to start planning your big day again the Chateau Saint Georges is hosting a luxury wedding event on the French Riviera.  Click for details