Leith Hill Place

A view of Leith Hill Place
Leith Hill Place

Things to see and do

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Into the Wild Childrens Book Festival at Leith Hill Place 

Enjoy reading, hands-on activities and more at 'Into the Wild' Children's Book Festival at Leith Hill Place on Tuesday 26 July.

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Concert in Association with the Royal College of Music No: 4: Snowden-Sir Duo

Wed 13 Jul 2016
14:30-16:00
The Snowden-Sir Duo - Joo Yeon Sir (violin) and Laura Snowden (guitar) perform a varied programme of music, including a special arrangement of Vaughan Williams' 'The Lark Ascending', specially commissioned for this concert.

Jingle Ring

Sat 16 Jul 2016
14:30-15:30
Bring your children to a family music session with Jane Newberry, using toys, percussion and dance.

Talk: Architectural History of Leith Hill Place

Sun 17 Jul 2016
13:45-14:45
Local historian Patrick Newberry gives an engaging insight into the origins of Leith Hill Place and the families who have lived there.

Concert in Association with The Royal College of Music No 5: An evening of music and art

Sat 23 Jul 2016
18:30-20:00
An evening of music and art with Jo Lewis (visual artist) and Nicholas Moloney (piano), exploring works from Debussy and the Impressionists to Vaughan Williams and the history of English landscape paintings.

'Into the Wild' Children's Book Festival

Tue 26 Jul 2016
11:00-16:00
A day to celebrate books and stories, packed with author events, craft activities, storytelling, face painting, treasure hunts, book swap, pop-up book shop, Punch & Judy and more. Come dressed as your favourite book character. Ages 3 - 10

Talk: The Music of George Butterworth

Sun 04 Sep 2016
14:00-15:00
A fascinating talk about George Butterworth, a contemporary of Vaughan Williams, who was sadly silenced by World War I. Butterworth destroyed many of his manuscripts before going to war, but left most of those that survived to Vaughan Williams.
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Eating and shopping

Delighted visitors choose their baked treats in the kitchen from the long table in front of the AGA at Leith Hill Place

Home-bakes and books 

Sample tasty treats baked by our volunteers or browse our secondhand book shop at Leith Hill Place - there's sure to be something to tempt you.

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History

Leith Hill Place

Our work

Sir Simon Jenkins presents a framed certificate to Visitor Operations Manager, Gabrielele Gale

Newly open to the public 

So much has been done already to begin to restore this wonderful building and open it to the public. Read more about what we have already achieved and how we hope to continue.

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Get involved

Two bakers with blonde hair in National Trust black aprons int eh kitchen at Leith Hill Place

Leith Hill Place volunteers 

Join our team of volunteers and help bring this special place to life.