Sabrage: the true mark of ceremonial splendour!

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Sabrage

Sabrage, the act of slicing off the cork from a bottle of champagne, is the mark of ceremonial splendour – and what better place to celebrate both the art and ceremony, than in the beautiful 17th century Grim’s Dyke hotel? History of Sabrage Sabrage is said to have started with Napoleon’s infamous cavalry, the Hussards, celebrating their spectacular victories across … Read More

Gilbert & Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore

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Opera Glass

The Grim’s Dyke Hotel is proud to present H.M.S. Pinafore. Gilbert & Sullivan’s fourth operatic collaboration and their first international sensation, it is being performed by The Grim’s Dyke Opera group. One of Gilbert & Sullivan’s flagship operas So much more than ‘just’ one of Gilbert & Sullivan’s plays, this production was the first one that was self-financed by the … Read More

Unique Jazz nights at The Grim’s Dyke Hotel

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Jazz

The Grim’s Dyke Hotel are proud to host a new series of Jazz nights featuring the JusVibes Trio. The new Jazz night soirees were officially launched on the 18th of May, however you still have time to enjoy the unique sounds of JusVibes, as there will be a Jazz Night each month during June, July and August (for exact dates, … Read More

Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Dinners

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Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Dinners

During the years that W. S. Gilbert lived at Grim’s Dyke, dinners were run firmly by Gilbert’s rules. He would always have a pretty woman on either side of him, something he immensely enjoyed and Lady Gilbert would gracefully tolerate. It wasn’t unusual for Grim’s Dyke dinner parties to consist of the family, guests, dogs and lemurs. This provided a … Read More