Thursday 9 May 2019      
Year Round Weeknight Retreat: Hankering to get out of town? We’re offering a special rate of Rmb 1,888 for a night’s stay Monday to Thursday. Enjoy a Superior Queen Great Wall view room, private round trip transfer to/from Beijing, and breakfast for two in our Lodge.
A Rose & Champagne for Moms
This Sunday 12 May we’ll have our annual live jazz Mother’s Day Country Brunch. Treat the mother in your family to a relaxing day in the countryside at the Brickyard. Call 6162-6506 for a last minute reservation.
Former Vice Premier Relaxes
Madam Wu Yi, known as the Chinese Iron Lady, came for lunch and stayed for the afternoon to enjoy our gardens in the Spring. We were honored by her visit and appreciated her kind comments about our food and the hotel’s design.
Palace Museum Seminar
Our partner Liang Tang recently participated in a seminar in the Palace Museum’s Baoyunlou, the setting where President Xi received President Trump in 2017 and not open to public. Just look at the blue sky!
Private Dinners with Our Partners
Wonderful opportunities to spend an evening with The Schoolhouse founding partners and taste greens from our own garden in a surprise menu specially curated by Chef Randhir Singh. The next Partners Table will be on 25 May. Limited to one table of 12 (no children under 16) so we suggest booking in advance.

Live Jazz Grill on Saturday 18 May
With the weather getting warmer, there will be a hot wave of live jazz with grilled to order meats, fish, and vegetables and a generous buffet of fresh dishes at the Brickyard on 18 May. All-you-can-eat dinner start at 18:00, with the sunset turning into color-changed backdrops. Reserve a table outside or indoors in advance. Learn more.
Sunday Morning Yoga
From 12 May to 26 May, every Sunday yoga class sessions will be taught on the Yoga Platform. Free to our lodging guests.

Summer 2019 Special for Homes: We’ve got the perfect fresh air break for kids and parents stuck in Beijing. For continuous stays in any Brickyard Home for 4 to 6 nights with the first night falling in June or July, check in on Monday and check out on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday we will offer 50 percent off the lodging rate booked and confirmed through our website. Book here and we’ll apply the special rate when you check in.
Journalists Tour Beigou Village
Journalists from Xinhua News Agency, China Youth News, Beijing daily, and other organizations participating in the Research Program for Promoting High Quality Development of Beijing came to Beigou Village for interviews. They visited Brickyard Retreat. Read one report in Toutiao.
Cooking with Randhir
Randhir created a new Flourless Chocolate torte from our old friend Chocolicious. A little crispy on the surface, luscious inside, perfect with whipped cream. See how to make it!

Sustainability in Action
We’ve planted vegetables in our kitchen garden. All the vegetables, including arugula, lettuce, pink radish, lollo rosso and more, will be used in our cuisine of homemade from scratch. In the image, our farmer Sun Zuofeng is weeding the garden.

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