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Family fun weekend

Jenga in the garden © NT Beth Taylor

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 August

Come and join us for a weekend of fun for the whole family. We've got face painting, trails, games and exploration.

Free tours

Newark Park garden statue © NT Newark Park

Let us take you behind the scenes on a basement kitchen tour.

Or, join us on a tour of the garden to discover its secrets.

Tours run most days; ask at reception for times.

50 things

’50 Things’ © NT Newark Park

Join in with our 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ challenge. There's plenty of activities you can tick off your list at Newark including climbing a tree, hunting for bugs or flying a kite.

We've got lots of kit in reception that you can borrow to help you on your way to completing all 50 things.

Open-air theatre

A History of Britain, 15 August, 7pm

Mud, blood and stiff upper lips: The Pantaloons race through the centuries with their distinctive and chaotic energy.

Bring a picnic for a night of family fun.

Floral workshop

Red berry wreath © NTPL/Gareth Lewis

15 September, 10am, £35

Using flowers grown on the estate, learn to arrange a dazzling autumn wreath.

Booking essential - call 01453 842 644.

Drawing workshops

Cath Hodsman  © NTPL/Cath Hodsman

Learn to draw with Cath Hodsman

Bees under the microscope: 23 September, 10am-4pm, £60 (adults)

Bugs up close: 28 October, 10am-1pm, £10 (6-10yrs) and  2-5pm, £20 (11-16yrs)

To book call: 01453 842644

Ghostly tours

Cath Hodsman  © NTPL/Treasurer's House, National Trust

Newark by night and candlelight, 31 October, 6 or 8.30pm

Back by popular demand, our spooky Hallowe'en tour returns.

Booking essential - call 01453 842 644