Archive: Feb 2013

  1. Harlem Shake at Haddon Hall

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    Following on the theme of being cold at Haddon Hall.  It’s something we all seem to do quite well!  Yesterday, as a lunchtime warm up session, we took to the Front Door of Haddon Hall and performed an (almost) impromptu  version of the “Harlem Shake” a dance craze currently going viral on the internet.   With our portable amplifier pumping out Baauer’s catchy tune, we strutted our stuff and even managed to get the local bin man to take part!  To give it a historic edge, we wore the tabards and hats we lend to school groups when they visit.  The video is up on YouTube for all to see:

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  2. 20th February 2013

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    It’s almost the end of February and we should be full of the joys of spring.  The Snowdrops are out on the bank in front of the Hall, and the Aubrietia is starting flower on the terrace walls in the garden.  Last week, there was a hint of spring in the air, the sun shone and it warmed up a little.  This week however, we’re back to the cold, snow threatening weather.

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