Board games tournament

All young spirits of any age are cordially invited to evening of board games fun on 4 April 2024. The best participants will be awarded!

Invitation to an event about Czech Easter traditions

We have a very special Easter tradition in the Czech Republic. It is called “pomlázka”. Czech Easter traditions are a combination of pagan, Christian and Jewish customs. On Thursday 28 March 2024, come and learn about Czech Easter traditions and learn how to knit a pomlázka. We start at 2 pm.

New Year’s volunteer meeting

On Saturday 13th January a New Year’s meeting of volunteers took place at the fortress. Due to the good weather, everyone arrived equipped with skates and hockey sticks. The ice on the surrounding ponds provided a great backdrop for the hockey game. In the second part of the event we put up new bird boxes […]

How we decorated Advent wreaths

Advent is already in full swing and we are thrilled to see our reborn Fortress becoming an integral part of the lives of locals and visitors alike. We will continue to include public events in our calendar in the future. And you can see what it looked like when decorating the Advent wreaths in the […]

Video from the lantern parade

The traditional St. Martin’s Day lantern parade took place in Mladějovice. Short video by David Kotrba.

Brass band camp

The first really big event at the mansion was the Saturday camp of the Great Wind Orchestra of the Strakonice Music School. We know that listening outside the door is not allowed. Absolutely not, under any circumstances. But sometimes it’s just unavoidable. The musicians enjoyed their stay with us. Probably mainly because they could […]

Invitation to “Getting ready for Easter 2023”

On 1 April 2023, the second wicker party will be held at our mansion. We will learn how to weave pomlaza, make other products from twigs and also talk about Easter traditions. Those interested will be given a guided tour of the mansion. All are welcome! Last year was intimate, but with a nice atmosphere. […]

The wedding day

The reconstruction should be completed in 2023, but the soft opening of the Čápovna and its garden will take place in September 2022. Hundreds of guests attended the wedding reception. Most of the wedding guests took the opportunity to sleep in the loft or brand new tents. Some took advantage of the more private chateau […]

Getting ready for Easter 2022

In the Czech Republic, we have a very special Easter tradition – pomlázka – it isan old pagan tradition celebrated on Easter Monday: young men walk with long,flexible whips made out of willow twigs, usually decorated with colourful ribbons, andspank the girls with them on their behinds. That’s why we organised Easter pomlázka weaving for […]

Masquerades in the Manor

A traditional Carnival took place in the village on 26 February. You can see thephotos from the event on the village website. We are very pleased that the Masquerades came to visit us on our premises. Wehad a welcome Carnival shot and sang Carnival songs together.