Events

The Letters of Philip Webb

Philip Speakman Webb by Charles Fairfax Murray © National Portrait Gallery, London

Philip Speakman Webb by Charles Fairfax Murray

8 September 2015  12 noon 

Lecture lunch with John Aplin talking about a selection of Webb's surviving letters including unpublished letters to some of his closest associates.

  • Booking essential
     
  • £18 includes lunch 

 

Find the wombats

Find all the wombats hidden around Red House to win a prize © National Trust/James Breslin

Find all the wombats hidden around Red House to win a prize

During half term and holidays children can look for the hidden wombats around the house on our Wombat trail. Morris and his friends were obsessed with wombats and Burne Jones drew one in his Drawing Room wall paintings. You'll have to find that one too to win the prize.

  • £1 per trail (normal admission fees apply)

Philip Webb and Red House

Philip Webb architectural instruments © National Trust/SophiaSchoor-Kon

Philip Webb architectural instruments

Thursday 12 November 12 noon - 2pm

Curator Tessa Wild talks about the significance of Webb's role in life at Red House from conception to the Morris's decision to leave.

  • Pre - book only.
  • £18 includes lunch 

 

Philip Webb Centenary exhibition

Philip Webb’s plans for Red House are works of art © National Trust/James Breslin

Philip Webb’s plans for Red House are works of art

From 18 April 11am - 5pm

Red House was architect Philip Webb's first commission and on the centenary of his death on 17 April 1915 we are opening an exhibition of his personal artefacts. As well as a display of his plans of Red House you can see the tools of his trade, clues as to what he enjoyed doing in his spare time, a beautiful gift from his friend William Morris plus an object that will surprise you.

  • Free entry to exhibition (normal admission fees apply)

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