Below is a list of classes that we have offered in the past. Please note that none of these classes are now available to book, however we do repeat some classes throughout the year so fee free to contact us if you have any questions about upcoming classes.
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CLASS: Sourdough Class
Class: sourdough class
SATURDAY 1 AUGUST    Go hands-on with our baker John Hornyak and Ruth and feel the power of flour as they take you on the sourdough journey. The motto is "Get in elbows and all”. John is an experienced baker who...

$230.00
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CLASS: Spring at Springfield
Class: spring at springfield
SUNDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2021We are looking forward to warmer spring days. At the first hint of sunshine we sure love any excuse to gather for a feast with family and friends. This is the class to free you from kitchen constraints when entertaining.On...

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CLASS: We're All Going on an Italian Staycation
Class: we're all going on an italian staycation
SUNDAY 14 JUNE 2020 NEW DATE. Our summer has not been exactly summer and Ruth has been dreaming of long hot days preferably in Italy. We would all enjoy a gorgeous reminder of the simple pleasures of good food, simply...

$230.00
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CLASS: Welcome Lucy Corry The KitchenMaid
Class: welcome lucy corry the kitchenmaid
SATURDAY 16 OCTOBER 2021As Lucy says, “In a world where we're all supposedly chasing mindfulness and connection, ordinary home cooking is exactly what we need." Join Lucy Corry, passionate home cook and author of new book, Homecooked (which BTW will be...

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CLASS: We’re All Going on a Spanish Staycation
Class: we’re all going on a spanish staycation
SATURDAY 18 JULY   Growing up “Travels with my Aunt” was Ruth’s family’s favourite movie so Auntie Ruth would love you to join her for a Te Horo based Spanish adventure. Our Italian Staycation crowd begged her for more exotic food adventures...

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EVENT Nana’s Big Day Out
Event nana’s big day out
WEDNESDAY 8 JULY   Dear Nana, Back by popular request this Big Day Out as every Nana (or Nana equivalent) needs an outing. Who will enjoy the activities most, the kids or the adults? Hoping there will be smiles of delight...

$50.00
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EVENT: Famous Friday Fish and Chips
Event: famous friday fish and chips
Friday 30 April 2021Our Famous Friday Fish and Chip nights always have rave reviews - and we are striking for another fabulous evening at Springfield.This is all about classy Fish and Chips, tasty accompaniments and good wines, served in style at Springfield,...

$120.00
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EVENT: Famous Friday Fish and Chips
Event: famous friday fish and chips
FRIDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2021Our Famous Friday Fish and Chip nights always have rave reviews - and we are striking for another fabulous evening at Springfield.This is all about classy Fish and Chips, tasty accompaniments and good wines, served in style at...

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EVENT: Famous Friday Steak Night
Event: famous friday steak night
Friday 15 January 2021 Join us for our Famous Friday Steak Night at Springfield.This is all about T-bone cooked to perfection, tasty accompaniments, and good wines, served in style at Springfield House, Ruth and Paul’s beautiful house and garden in Te...

$160.00
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EVENT: Famous Friday Suckling Pig Night
Event: famous friday suckling pig night
POSTPONEMENT DATE CONFIRMED FRIDAY 22 OCTOBER 2021We are back with another Famous Friday evening. Drum roll please... our sell out Suckling Pig dinner has returned for 2021. Ruth invites you to enjoy an informal evening celebrating good food, company and wine...

$150.00
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EVENT: From Cork to Screw Cap
Event: from cork to screw cap
SATURDAY 14 AUGUST 2021"It’s been said If ever a film were made about New Zealand wine, John Belsham would be the leading man. He cut his winemaking teeth in Bordeaux, France before becoming one of New Zealand's most highly-regarded winemakers."Believing...

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EVENT: Labour Weekend High Tea
Event: labour weekend high tea
Spring is in the air and what better way to celebrate the warmer weather than with a High Tea in our Garden Room.This Labour long weekend enjoy the ambience of our Garden Room with your friends and family. Treat yourself to some...

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EVENT: Magnifique Déjeuner avec Champagne
Event: magnifique déjeuner avec champagne
Saturday 13 February 2021 “The World’s Most Admired Champagne 2020 No 1 Louis Roederer “ says Drinks International. We invite you to our dining room for an extravagant eating experience matched with Louis Roederer champagne.  He’s not called Mr Champagne in the wine...

$330.00
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EVENT: Nana's Big Day Out
Event: nana's big day out
TUESDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2020 Dear Nana,We realise you may have been a bit slim on outings lately. Tell your grandchildren that you are absolutely ready for a Big Day Out. Hoping there will be smiles of delight all around from Nanas...

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EVENT: Ruth's Easter Sunday High Tea
Event: ruth's easter sunday high tea
Sunday 4 April 2021Come and enjoy the ambience of our Garden Room with your friends and family this Easter Weekend.Treat yourself to some of Ruth's most famous morsels, served to the table on High Tea stands of course!Two sittings: 11:00AM - 12:30PM, 1:00PM...

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EVENT: Ruth's Labour Weekend High Tea
Event: ruth's labour weekend high tea
SUNDAY 24 OCTOBER 2021"Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things".Enjoy the ambience of our Garden Room with your friends and family.Treat yourself to some of Ruth's most famous morsels, served to the table on High...

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EVENT: Ruth's Mother's Day High Tea
Event: ruth's mother's day high tea
 Sunday 9 May 2021Treat Mum (and yourself) to some of Ruth's most famous morsels in the ambience of our Garden Room. Served to the table on High Tea stands of course!Two sittings: 11:00AM - 12:30PM, 1:00PM - 2:30PM$50.00 per person....

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EVENT: Ruth's Queen's Birthday Sunday High Tea
Event: ruth's queen's birthday sunday high tea
Sunday 6 June 2021Staying around the Kapiti Coast on Queen's Birthday weekend? Join us for Ruth's Sunday High Tea. Come enjoy some of Ruth's most famous morsels, served to the table on High Tea stands of course!Two sittings: 11:00AM -...

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EVENT: Ruth's Sunday High Tea
Event: ruth's sunday high tea
POSTPONEMENT DATE CONFIRMED - SUNDAY 10 OCTOBER 2021This event will now proceed under alert level 1 or alert level 2. "Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things".Enjoy the ambience of our Garden Room with your...

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EVENT: Ruth's Sunday High Tea: August
Event: ruth's sunday high tea: august
Sunday 8 August 2021"Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things".Enjoy the ambience of our Garden Room with your friends and family.Treat yourself to some of Ruth's most famous morsels, served to the table on High...

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Event: ruth's sunday high tea: february
Come and enjoy the ambience of our Garden Room with your friends and family.Treat yourself to some of Ruth's most famous morsels, served to the table on High Tea stands of course!Sunday 21 February 2021Two sittings: 11:00AM - 12:30PM, 1:00PM - 2:30PM$50.00...

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EVENT: Ruth's Sunday High Tea: January
Event: ruth's sunday high tea: january
Looking for something fun and special to do this Wellington Anniversary Weekend? Get a group together and head on up to join us in Ruth Pretty’s Garden Room on the Kāpiti Coast.Sunday 24 January 2021Two sittings: 11:00AM - 12:30PM, 1:00PM -...

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EVENT: Ruth's Sunday High Tea: July
Event: ruth's sunday high tea: july
Sunday 4 July 2021 Come and enjoy the ambience of our Garden Room with your friends and family.Treat yourself to some of Ruth's most famous morsels, served to the table on High Tea stands of course!Two sittings: 11:00AM - 12:30PM, 1:30PM - 3:00PM$50.00 per...

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EVENT: Ruth's Sunday High Tea: March
Event: ruth's sunday high tea: march
Come and enjoy the ambience of our Garden Room with your friends and family.Treat yourself to some of Ruth's most famous morsels, served to the table on High Tea stands of course!Sunday 14 March 2020Two sittings: 11:00AM - 12:30PM, 1:00PM - 2:30PM$50.00 per...

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