Events

Winter opening

View of the frost in front of Elizabethan cottages at Ightham Mote © NTPL/Andrew Butler

View of the frost in front of Elizabethan cottages at Ightham Mote

Don't forget we are open all year round.

From Tues 6 Jan - 28 Feb, join us during to find out how we conserve the house and its contents as we open a selection of ground floor rooms only. During the week, you may be able to see some of our conservation team in action.

Mothering Sunday

Enjoy a relaxing hand massage this Motherâ¿¿s Day © NTPL/NTPL/PeterMuhly

Enjoy a relaxing hand massage this Motherâ¿¿s Day

Sunday 15 March

Why not help make Mum feel extra special by visiting us this Mother's Day.

Kids can make a brooch for Mum, or why not treat her to a meal in the Café? Mum's can also enjoy a touch of luxury with a hand massage in the shop. 

Children's 'make a brooch for Mum' activity runs from 11am - 3pm in the Squire's room.

 

Easter holiday activities

Children playing at Ightham Mote © NTPL/Niamh Murphy

Children playing at Ightham Mote

Thurs 2 - Sun 19 April

Keep the kids entertained during the holidays with our spring activity pack, crafts and the chance to go wild in our natural play area. 

Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Join us for our annual Cadbury Easter Egg Trail © NTPL/NTPL 173711

Join us for our annual Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Sat 4 April, 11am - 3.30pm

Follow a trail around the garden to claim your Cadbury Egghead.

£2.50 per trail

 

 

Strictly Historical Dancing

Pastime Historical Dance bring Ightham Mote alive with traditional dances © NTPL/NT / Hannah Holohan

Pastime Historical Dance bring Ightham Mote alive with traditional dances

Sun 26 April, performances at 12 noon, 1.30pm and 3pm.

See Ightham Mote come to life as Pastime Historical dance perform dances through the centuries.

 

 

Wind in the Weald

Listen to a selection of music from the Wind in the Weald © NTPL/National Trust

Listen to a selection of music from the Wind in the Weald

Tues 12 May, 12.30pm - 1.30pm and 2pm - 3pm.

Experience the house as it comes alive to the sound of the Kent music ensemble performing a selection of music.

 

 

Murder at the Mote

Discover who committed the crime at Ightham Mote © NTPL/Robert Forshaw

Discover who committed the crime at Ightham Mote

Sat 30 May and Sat 6 June, 7pm

Relax with a glass of Pimms in the courtyard, then witness the events unfold in the Great Hall. Solve the theatrical crime over a 2-course dinner in the Mote Café.

£37.50. Booking essential on 01732 811314

 

 

 

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