Things to see & do

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What's on?

Explore every nook and cranny around the house and garden

There's always lots going on at Ham - from den building and family trails to spooky ghost tours and outdoor theatre.
See our events page to find out more...

Fun and games with Jaques

Croquet and sun on the lawn © Jaques of London

Croquet and sun on the lawn

Weekend of 26-27 July
Join us for fun and games with Jaques of London. There will be giant games to play, croquet lessons, Punch and Judy, Jaques tombola, face painting, and much more…
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Introduction to digital SLR photography

Our hornbeam archway - a great photo opportunity © David Watson Photography

Our hornbeam archway - a great photo opportunity

Autumn light; Fri 3 Oct, 9.30am – 4.30pm
One day photography course for beginners in digital SLR photography in partnership with set in the grounds and house. Includes refreshments and lunch.
All tickets £65
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Ham's supper club

’rhubarb’ has a delicious menu to choose from © David Watson Photography

’rhubarb’ has a delicious menu to choose from

Friday 26 Sept, 6.30pm

Enjoy a three course meal using produce from our walled kitchen garden and a talk or tour by a member of the team.
All tickets £40

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Behind the scenes

Discover the hidden passages around Ham House

Tues and Thurs, 2-2.45pm

From the attics, to the basement and to a modern office in the wardrobe room; discover places that visitors wouldn't usually see.

£8 plus normal admission

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Garden games

Giant garden games

Hire your games from the gift shop

Connect4, quoits, noughts and crosses... hire out a basket containing a Jaques outdoor game to play in the garden.

£10 refundable deposit per game

Comedy night

Bright Club transforms researchers into stand up comics for a night.

Wed 24 Sept, gates open 7pm, starts 8pm

National Trust staff and researchers from University College London become comedians for one night.
All tickets £8

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Garden tours

Enjoy a free garden tour with our friendly and knowledgeable guides

Free regular tours of our 17th-century garden, lasting 30 minutes. Check the notice board at Visitor Reception for times on the day.

Normal admission applies

Short house talks

Ham House is a popular destination for visitors of all ages.

8 Mar - 2 Nov (except Fri) 2014
Short house talks between 11am-12pm, in the below stairs rooms; last talk 11.45am.
Normal admission applies

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Titian's ghosts

Titian’s Ghosts by Royal Academician artist Stephen Farthing

Whilst our original paintings undergo conservation work, artist and Royal Academician, Stephen Farthing has created some artwork specially for the Great Staircase.

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