Events

East Surrey Sculptures

A pair of sculpted swans © NT / Hannah Holohan

A pair of sculpted swans

1 Sept - 30 Sept, 10am to 4.30pm.

Throughout September, East Surrey Sculptures are back with their exhibition throughout the house and garden. 

Items for sale and commissions taken.

Embellished book covers

Come and make a treat for you or a gift for someone else © Sue Lee

Come and make a treat for you or a gift for someone else

Fri 18 Sept, 10am - 3.30pm

Join Sue to learn how to create decorative book covers - perfect as a treat for you or a present for someone else.

£35

Booking essential on 01732 810378

Guided walk

Guided walks are a good way to learn about the many aspects of the estate © AnneCasey

Guided walks are a good way to learn about the many aspects of the estate

Sun 20 Sept, 10.30am

Grab your walking boots and join us for a led walk around the estate.

Booking recommended on 01732 810378

Donations welcome.

 

 

Macmillan coffee morning

Join us to help raise money for Macmillan © Macmilla

Join us to help raise money for Macmillan

Fri 25 September, 11am - 4pm

Join us for tea and cake, served by our team in the house, to help raise funds for the cancer charity Macmillan.

 

Apple & Orchard Weekend

Apples to taste © National Trust

Apples to taste

Sat 26 - Sun 27 September, 11am - 4pm

Celebrate the bounty of the garden of England with our annual apple and orchard weekend, with apple tasting from our orchards, and mini-market.

 

Ghost and Gourmet

Join us for this spooky guided tour © Roger Richards

Join us for this spooky guided tour

Sat 24 October and Sat 31 October, 7pm

Be a little bit spooked by a candlelit ghost tour of the house followed by a 2-course buffet supper in the Mote Café.

£37.50

Booking essential on 01732 811314

 

 

 

Oct Half-term family fun

Join us for half-term fun this October © NTPL/Elle Horder

Join us for half-term fun this October

Sat 24 Oct - Sun 1 Nov, 11am - 3pm 

Join us for half-term family fun with a pumpkin themed trail.


Sat 31 Oct, 12pm - 3pm

50 things Wild Art outside in our Discovery Den and Hallowe'en themed craft activity in the house.

 

 

 

The Magpie - a play

Discover the trials and tribulations of the wives of Henry VIIIs wives © NTPL/National Trust / Tony Fordham

Discover the trials and tribulations of the wives of Henry VIIIs wives

Sat 7 Nov, 4pm

After numerous sell out performances, Kate Glassock returns to present this atmospheric performance in the Great Hall, which tells the story of the women in Henry VIIIs life.

Followed by a 2-course supper in the Mote Café.

£29.50

Booking essential on 01732 811314

 

 

 

 

Christmas is coming

A Victorian Christmas at Ightham Mote, Kent © NTPL/National Trust

A Victorian Christmas at Ightham Mote, Kent

Sat 28 Nov - Tues 5 Jan (excl. 24 - 25 Dec), 11am - 3pm

Explore the ground floor of the house, decorated as Christmas past. 


Sat 28 - Sun 29 Nov, 11am - 3pm

Christmas fair, with Father Christmas and make an advent calendar (craft cost £1.50) 

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