Events

'A thousand fancies'

Pride and Prejudice costumes are on display from 1st August © Moviestore collection/REX

Pride and Prejudice costumes are on display from 1st August

Berrington Hall is showcasing a series of costume exhibitions against the backdrop of its beautiful Georgian interiors. Costumes displays from the Charles Paget Wade collection, the Janet Arnold Prize winner and the BBC’s Pride & Prejudice will be on display at different times of the year throughout 2014. Plus come and dress up like a Georgian; try on their extreme fashions and ask yourself  'Does my bum look big in this?'   

Country Casuals

An example of fine quilting in the Charles Wade collection © NT

An example of fine quilting in the Charles Wade collection

Daily from 01 September to 31 October

A newly added exhibition, 'Country Casuals' is part of our year of 'A thousand fancies' costume displays. It showcases the traditional techniques of quilting through the original 17th- and 18th- century costumes and accessories from the Charles Paget Wade collection cared for at Berrington Hall. There's also displays on loan from the Hereford Museum Resource and Learning Centre and all costumes can be seen when you visit the hall during opening hours.

Berrington's annual firework display

Come to our annual firework display © NT

Come to our annual firework display

Sunday 26 October 4pm to 8pm

If you have never been along to this annual event with the family you have missed out on a treat. Berrington's annual fireworks display takes place this year just after the clocks change on 26th October. Enjoy firework themed activities for the kids in the afternoon along with Georgian music recitals accompanied with hot dogs, burgers and traditional firework night treats from 4pm then round off the evening with a fantastic firework display which starts promptly at 7pm. The hall is open for you to see the costume exhibition any time during the evening.

 

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