Events

Below is a list of some of the forthcoming events at The Talbot.
From afternoon tea to gin festivals, The Talbot is a perfect venue for a range of events.
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Regional French Wine Dinner

07/02/2019

The first wine dinner of 2019 hosted by Rachel Love from Matthew Clark will take you on a tour of the major wine regions of France. Sampling wines from Burgundy, Bordeaux, Loire Valley and the Rhone there will be some hidden gems alongside old time favourites. The event includes; Sparkling reception Four Course Dinner Four paired wines Tea and Coffee

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Raisthorpe Gin Afternoon Tea

09/02/2019

Raisthorpe Gin Afternoon Tea – 2.00pm With the arrival of a new Gin distillery at Talbot Yard, plus the success of our previous Gin events at the Talbot Malton, we are delighted to host another event involving everyone’s favourite tipple! The event includes; Gin cocktail on arrival Full afternoon tea Two gin and tonics to taste during your afternoon tea from Raisthorpe.

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Wedding Showcase Open Day

10/02/2019

York House Winter Wedding Showcase Join us to experience what makes The Talbot the perfect choice for your perfect day. Weddings from 60 to 150, afternoon tea on the Terrace or fully exclusive use, our new packages are simple and adaptable to give you exactly what you want. Pop in between 11am – 3pm, entry is free and includes a welcome drink. Enjoy an arrival drink Tour the newly refurbished York House View the marquee dressed for your special day See our local recommended wedding suppliers Take a wander through the Talbot grounds Meet our experienced wedding planner and her team Our dedicated wedding planner and the rest of the hotel team will be on hand to answer any questions, and show you around our venue.

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Jazz Evening

22/02/2019

Talbot Jazz Dinner – 7.30pm – 11.30pm Enjoy an evening of great food, great music and great company with Rendez Manouche. Once again we welcome jazz band, Rendez Manouche to entertain us with the cool and sophisticated sound of swing-era Parisian cafés. Our gypsy jazz specialists bring the fine acoustic sounds and spirit of Django Reinhardt. £35.00 For more info contact us via telephone on 01653 639096.

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Sipsmith Gin Afternoon Tea

02/03/2019

With the arrival of a new Gin distillery at Talbot Yard, plus the success of our previous Gin events at the Talbot Malton, we are delighted to host another event involving everyone’s favourite tipple! Sipsmith is a microdistillery located in London. It is the first copper-pot distillery to open within London’s city limits in nearly two centuries. The event includes; Gin cocktail on arrival Full afternoon tea Two gin and tonics to taste during your afternoon tea from Sipsmith Distillery. £27 per person. For more information, contact us via telephone on 01653 639096.

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Pancake Day

05/03/2019

5Pancake Day at The Talbot Malton, Chef will be flipping out all day with pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner or just pop into the Talbot Bar for a quick pancake snack.

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Mothering Sunday Lunch

31/03/2019

Sunday 31st March is Mothering Sunday with a delicious lunch at the Talbot Malton. Great Yorkshire beef, perfect roasties, seasonal vegetables, proper gravy and lots of it. Space for all the family in the relaxed restaurant or bar. Call 01653639096 to book.

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Sloemotion Gin Afternoon Tea

06/04/2019

Following the success of our previous Gin events at the Talbot Malton, we are delighted to host another event including everyones favourite tipple. Founded in 2012, Sloemotion is a small family business based at Green Farm, in the village of Barton le Willows, just North of York and nearby to the Market town of Malton. Wild sloes are hand picked from hedgerows and woodland edges, reviving an almost forgotten ancient country practice. The event includes; Gin cocktail on arrival, Full afternoon tea and two gin and tonics to taste during your afternoon tea.

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Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Dinner

11/04/2019

Chateau Ste. Michelle is Washington state’s founding winery featuring award-winning wines and an unparalleled tasting experience at our historic chateau and grounds near Seattle. Included is a four course dinner which perfectly accompanies the selected wines.

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Jazz Evening

19/04/2019

Friday 19th April – Talbot Jazz Dinner – 7.30pm – 11.30pm Enjoy an evening of great food, great music and great company with Rendez Manouche. Once again we welcome jazz band, Rendez Manouche to entertain us with the cool and sophisticated sound of swing-era Parisian cafés. Our gypsy jazz specialists bring the fine acoustic sounds and spirit of Django Reinhardt.

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Good Friday is Fish Friday

19/04/2019

A great deal on all things from the coast this Good Friday with a wide selection of fish dishes and all fish & chips half priced before 6.30 pm

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Easter Sunday Egg Hunt

21/04/2019

Now in its 4th year the annual Talbot Easter Sunday Egg Hunt returns, book in for our classic Sunday lunch (kids just £10) and receive a golden ticket for each little one. Follow the clues around the grounds to search for chocolate goodness and a few extra treats. A great Sunday lunch and a great bit of fun for the kids, they can even see a chick or two!

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Malton Gin Festival Round 2

03/05/2019

Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th May – Malton Gin Festival 2019 A huge selection of Gins from all across the UK and further afield. Gin tastings, gin events, gin talks and much more. Malton Gin Festival is run by the larger than life Jim & James McMillan, owners of Malton’s specialist gin shop. Located at the Talbot Marquee, this will be a great 2nd year with more gin, more food and more fun. Gin Heaven just hit Malton!

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Whitby Gin Afternoon Tea

11/05/2019

“Distilled using the London dry method, with foraged local botanicals from the coast and moorland, our recipe pays homage to Whitby town’s rich history. Our flavourful recipe includes Moorland heather, sugar kelp and local Yorkshire honey to create this bold artisan gin.” The event includes; Gin cocktail on arrival, Full afternoon tea and two gin and tonics to taste during your afternoon tea from Whitby Gin Distillery.

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Colombo & Fils Wine Dinner

16/05/2019

A rising star from the Rhône and one of the youngest from the region. Made in limited quantities by Laure Colombo, this boutique label is an inspired and personal story best told by Laure herself: “Growing up in Cornas has not always been an easy thing! I would have loved to take the tube to go to school, to spend my Wednesday afternoons at the public gardens and to feed the pandas at the zoo before sunset. Instead, I had to take the “Rue Pied la Vigne”, lined with cherry trees and old vine stocks of Syrah in order to reach school. I had to play on very steep slopes covered with vines, and before the family Sunday lunch that my parents use to prepare and serve with great wines from around the world, I had to feed the donkeys with carrots collected from the family garden! My parents never pushed me to follow in their footsteps and become a winemaker like them. Instead, I chose to travel – maybe because of all those bottles from around the world! I travelled until one smoggy morning in New Delhi I realised that the magic potion from my childhood was taking hold! I was missing the vines and the cellar that were so familiar to me. It’s when you are far away that the things that are so common become so precious! Without noticing it my roots were coming back. Since that morning, the magical potion has invaded my entire person and the passion had become a reality. That is how Colombo & Fille was born! Nothing more.” Included is a three course dinner which perfectly accompanies the selected wines.

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Malton Food Lovers Festival

25/05/2019

The largest and best Food Festival of the North Saturday 25 & 26 May 2019 Set across the streets of Yorkshire’s Food Capital, Malton. Food Lovers Festival is a celebration of Yorkshire’s finest produce and cooking. The 2019 festival is our 11th and set to be the best yet. Expect heaving stalls, delicious street food, talks, tastings, celebrity chefs, demos, loads of music and much, much more.

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Chase Gin Afternoon Tea

01/06/2019

Will from Chase Distillery originally set-up Tyrrells potato chips, then in 2004 whilst travelling in the US he decided that making alcohol sounded like fun! In 2008 the Chase Distillery was born, with their farm in Hertfordshire growing Kind Edward, Lady Claire and Lady Rosetta potatoes for the distillery. The event includes; Gin cocktail on arrival, Full afternoon tea and two gin and tonics to taste during your afternoon tea.

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Robert Oatley Wine Dinner

13/06/2019

With over forty years of winemaking experience, Oatley has learnt there are two important elements when it comes to creating great wine. Firstly, the best wines show a true sense of the land – that ideal combination of grape variety and region. Secondly, they taste even better when shared… Included is a four course dinner which perfectly accompanies the selected wines.

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Fathers Day

16/06/2019

Now its Dads turn! A hearty sunday lunch, local beer from Brass Castle and proper puddings. Only thing missing is the TV to fall asleep to.

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Bronte Gin Afternoon Tea

06/07/2019

Samantha Long, founder of the Spirits of Bronte Drinks Company, is a ‘Yorkshire lass’ who has lived in Bronte Country for over 30 years. As a lover of small batch gins, she was inspired by the rugged landscape and literary heritage of her local area to create an old-school drink that tasted like when ‘gin was gin’. With no experience in the drinks industry, she did her research and worked with one of the UK’s leading master distillers to create a recipe that, together with the brand and her story, has won the hearts of gin lovers! Just a few months after launching, Sam is now partnering with a local distiller which makes the small-batch craft Yorkshire Vodka, and will now be having Yorkshire Lass’ Gin distilled, bottled, and labelled locally using Royal Spring water straight from the Haworth moors! The event includes; Gin cocktail on arrival, Full afternoon tea and two gin and tonics to taste during your afternoon tea.

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Jazz Evening

19/07/2019

The Talbot Jazz Supper from 7.30pm to 11.30pm Enjoy an evening of great food, great music and great company with Rendez Manouche. Once again we welcome jazz band, Rendez Manouche to entertain us with the cool and sophisticated sound of swing-era Parisian cafés. Our gypsy jazz specialists bring the fine acoustic sounds and spirit of Django Reinhardt. £35.00

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Meadowfest 2019

20/07/2019

Malton’s Marvellous New Music festival A boutique Music Festival of eclectic bands, all day feasting & dancing under the stars. Set in the stunning riverside gardens on the edge of Malton, Yorkshire’s Food Capital, sit back and enjoy a meadow of midsummer music and with delicious food. ​ Expect a sunshine mix of all that’s good – Ska, Reggae, Funk, Blues & much more.

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Yorkshire Day

01/08/2019

As if we need a reason to celebrate Yorkshire but why not take advantage of this 1st of August, a right proper Yorkshire menu followed by a now famous gin talk (and tasting) by our own Jim McMillan. Leave the car at home!

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Yorkshire Dales Afternoon tea

03/08/2019

Following the success of our previous Gin events at the Talbot Malton, we are delighted to host another event including everyone’s favourite tipple. Nestled on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales in Colburn, our distillery is located just outside of the historical North Yorkshire market town of Richmond. Taking inspiration from our stunning surroundings, Yorkshire Dales distillery hand crafts exceptional spirits, which embody the essence of Yorkshire. The event includes: Gin cocktail on arrival, Full afternoon tea and two gin and tonics to taste during your afternoon tea.

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The Glorious Twelth

25/08/2019

Marathon du Malton “BRITAIN’S TASTIEST 10K” Inspired by the Marathon Du Medoc in France’s wine region, this new gourmet food and wineathlon goes through an area of Yorkshire famous for its award-winning local produce and beautiful countryside. ​ Starting and finishing in Malton’s pretty market place, there will be eight food and drink stops around the beautiful 10k course. Runners are encouraged to take their time, pace themselves and enjoy the party atmosphere, fancy dress is advisable.

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Esk Valley Wine Dinner

05/09/2019

“At Esk Valley, we craft our unique wines using traditional methods and local knowledge to bring out the best of every vintage…” Included is a four course dinner which perfectly accompanies the selected wines.

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Harrogate Tipple Gin Afternoon Tea

07/09/2019

Steve and Sally are a married couple from Harrogate. Having worked in the media industry for years, they felt it was time to make the most of living in the lovely town, celebrating and sharing the surroundings and all it has to offer. They both enjoy a tipple or two, so it seemed like a good idea to mix business with pleasure, especially when they found the perfect building in the centre of Harrogate – an old smokehouse (built in 1899), in need of a little tender loving care. The event includes; Gin cocktail on arrival, Full afternoon tea and two gin and tonics to taste during your afternoon tea.

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Malton Harvest Festival

07/09/2019

7th and 8th September – more details coming soon

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Slingsby Gin Afternoon Tea

05/10/2019

We are a proud Yorkshire business that does things differently, thinks differently and has a different vision to others. We started producing our award-winning gins and vodka in 2015 and now offer a range of four premium products to people around the globe. Discover the true ‘Spirit of Harrogate’ by visiting us at our flagship store and experience in the heart of Harrogate. The event includes; Gin cocktail on arrival, full afternoon tea and two gin and tonics to taste during your afternoon tea.

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Jazz Evening

18/10/2019

Talbot Jazz Dinner – 7.30pm – 11.30pm Enjoy an evening of great food, great music and great company with Rendez Manouche. Once again we welcome jazz band, Rendez Manouche to entertain us with the cool and sophisticated sound of swing-era Parisian cafés. Our gypsy jazz specialists bring the fine acoustic sounds and spirit of Django Reinhardt. Contact us via telephone on 01653 639096.

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Rare Bird Gin Afternoon Tea

02/11/2019

Having lived and holidayed extensively in Europe, the founders of Rare Bird Distillery were struck by the outstanding quality of local food produce found there. At the same time, the appeal of the ‘usual suspects’, meaning the everyday gin brands found in the supermarket were fast losing their  appeal, and so they decided to make our own, and Rare Bird Gin was born. Soon after making this decision, the hunt was on for suitable premises, and good fortunate prevailed when they stumbled upon a derelict former stable block –not lacking in vision, and where some might see dust and debris, they saw a beautiful distillery, complete with a bar, seating, and retail space. The event includes; Gin cocktail on arrival, Full afternoon tea and two gin and tonics to taste during your afternoon tea.

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Christmas – Talbot Christmas House Party

24/12/2019

Two night minimum stay, to include Christmas Day. Arrive on Christmas Eve for two nights of festive celebrations, delicious food and Yorkshire hospitality at its best.

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Christmas Eve

24/12/2019

Arrive at your leisure any time from 2.30pm. We will welcome you to The Talbot with Champagne and mince pies, served between 3pm and 5pm in the Drawing Room and bar. Once you’re settled in, join us at 6.30pm for a glass of mulled wine whilst you peruse the menu for your four-course evening meal. Midnight Mass takes place at the beautiful St Michaels Church, just a short walk away, and we serve hot chocolate on your return to the hotel. Stay Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from £730.00 per room Extend your festivities and stay a third night from £99.00 per room bed & breakfast.

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A Local Christmas

24/12/2019

After what we’re sure has been a busy lead-up to the Festive Season, why not spend the night before Christmas relaxing in front of a roaring log fire, so that you get a moment of peace before the big day itself? Our Christmas Eve supper includes four courses of delicious festive fare

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Christmas Day

25/12/2019

Wake up and enjoy a delicious Yorkshire breakfast and Bucks Fizz, served from 8am to 10am, then explore the hotel as you see what Father Christmas has left under the Christmas Tree for you. Gather for a glass of Champagne prior to a traditional yet indulgent set Christmas Day luncheon. An informal buffet is served in the evening between 6.30 and 8pm. Stay Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from £730.00 per room Extend your festivities and stay a third night from £99.00 per room bed & breakfast.

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Christmas Day

25/12/2019

Christmas Day is a time for everyone to get together, so whether there are too many of you to fit around your table at home, or if your Christmas is looking a little quiet this year and you want us to provide the atmosphere, Christmas Day Lunch at the Talbot is always a treat.

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Boxing Day

26/12/2019

Wake up and enjoy a delicious Yorkshire breakfast served from 8am to 10am, then the day is yours to relax!

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Boxing Day

26/12/2019

With many of us having large groups of friends or extended families, sometimes just one Christmas Day is not enough! If you are ready to do it all again on Boxing Day, then why not let us lighten the load? We’ll prepare a three-course traditional roast lunch with all the trimmings for you and yours. For further information, to request a menu or to make a booking, please email us or contact us via telephone on 01653 639096.

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York House Marquee New Year’s Eve Party

31/12/2019

For those not staying over York House and its accompanying Marquee is THE place to celebrate New Year’s Eve! The evening begins with Gin Reception Drinks and Canapés, followed by a set three-course dinner, then a cheese-board, and your choice of tea or coffee. Our tables will seat up to 10 guests, so either you and 9 friends can fill a table, or smaller groups can join one of our party tables to welcome the New Year in with new friends. After your meal there will be a live band and dancing, plus a glass of Champagne at midnight. The dress code for the evening is “Yorkshire Best” so ladies and gents should dress to impress! We are proud to welcome one of the finest professional bands in the UK to help us welcome in the New Year. VIP have a large repertoire from the 60s to recent chart hits, including Motown, Soul, Pop, Rock, Funk and more! The band have a long list of corporate clients including world names such as ROLEX, BMW, LOUIS VUITTON, IBM, SONY, RBS, VIRGIN ATLANTIC, PWC, so you know you’re in for a New Year’s Eve treat! For further information, to request a menu or to make a booking, please email us or contact us via telephone on 01653 639096.

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