Regency House Party Woodbridge 2014

Over the weekend of the 30th August 2014 we attended a Georgian house near Woodbridge in Suffolk with several other friends. From Friday night we lived in the kit all weekend, eating their food, listening to the music and then dancing, playing games and of course the usual goings on in Georgian society, even a near elopement!!!!!!

The house guests gather for a turn to the beach. The tricky guest is Master Sharpwinkle?

The house guests gather for a turn to the beach. The tricky guest is Master Sharpwinkle?

Baron Von Assmunhaussen ready for his walk

Baron Von Assmunhaussen ready for his walk

Baroness Assmunhausen and her daughter Sarah who will of course be chaperoned throughout.

Baroness Assmunhausen and her daughter Sarah who will of course be chaperoned throughout.

A couple of dodgey characters Mr Sharpwinkle and his son James who arrived by accident when his horse went lame. A likely story!!

A couple of dodgey characters Mr Sharpwinkle and his son James who arrived by accident when his horse went lame. A likely story!!

The Sharpwinkles and the host.

The Sharpwinkles and the host Lady Sharon.

Luke the butler has a rest as the party reach the beach.

Luke the butler has a rest as the party reach the beach.

Master Sharpwinkle hovering around the Baron.

Master Sharpwinkle hovering around the Baron.

Master Sharpwinkle moves his attentions to the Baroness and escorts her along the beach

Master Sharpwinkle escorts his fathers lady along the beach

On our return from the beach Master Sharpwinkle turns his attentions to Sarah much to the concern of The Duchess of Richmond who is the senior member of the party.

On our return from the beach Master Sharpwinkle turns his attentions to Sarah much to the concern of The Duchess of Richmond who is the senior member of the party.

The mystery is resolved as young master Sharpwinkle proposes marriage to Sarah who accepts him. After seeking permission from the Baron all is well and happiness.

The mystery is resolved as young master Sharpwinkle proposes marriage to Sarah who accepts him. After seeking permission from the Baron all is well and happiness.

The lady shows off her ring

The lady shows off her engagement ring.

Time to celebrate and out comes the champagne

Time to celebrate and out comes the champagne.

Sarah tells Mrs Sharpwinkle all about the proposal as she gets ready for the evening meal

Sarah tells Mrs Sharpwinkle all about the proposal as she gets ready for the evening meal.

Mrs Sharpwinkle and Sarah before the meal.

Mrs Sharpwinkle and Sarah before the meal.

The ladies are ready for Dinner.

The ladies are ready for Dinner.

The Baron and his lady ready to go to dine.

The Baron and his lady ready to go to dine.

The party take a turn around the village.

The party take a turn around the village.

The gentlemen take a Sunday morning stroll

The gentlemen take a Sunday morning stroll

Sarah in a reflective mood

Sarah in a reflective mood

In the afternoon we are entertained by a local group called Riotous Assembley

In the afternoon we are entertained by a local group called Riotous Assembly.

To finish the day I decide to do a Mr Darcy wet shirt Ice bucket challenge

To finish the day I decide to do a Mr Darcy wet shirt Ice bucket challenge