Get involved at Mr Straw's House
There are so many ways to get involved here at Mr Straw's House. We have a friendly, close-knit community of volunteers, in a variety of roles, who all help to make sure every visitor leaves fascinated by the Straw family and their home.
Help us to make every visit to Mr Straw's House memorable - volunteer today.
The Friends of Mr Straw's House
Our fundraising group work hard throughout the year to raise funds for Mr Straw's House, through holding events such as Tea & Cakes in our orchard, delivering talks to community groups and organisations, and much more.
All the money raised contributes to important projects, ranging from conservation work in the house - such as repairing wallpaper, furniture or paintings - to replanting Mr Straw's garden.
Find out more about our range of volunteer roles. From room guiding to gardening, conservation to reception, there's bound to be something right for you at Mr Straw's House, whether you're looking to learn new skills, meet new people or get involved in the local community.
What do our team say about volunteering here?
- I really enjoy meeting people and being able to help visitors have a nice visit - the whole social aspect really. And it's such a contrast to my paid job! - Lucy
- I love history and telling people bits of history that I have learnt so this is perfect for me. Also I get to meet people from all around the country - Dale