Follow the trail around the garden to discover more about England's most famous playwright. There are also garden games and a themed quiz to enjoy.
Sun 29 May 2016
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Come and learn about the delicate and lavish costumes once worn by Ellen Terry and her actor friends. Discover the fascinating stories attached to the clothes and what must now be done to conserve them.
Sat 04 Jun 2016
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After a sold out run in London, Eileen Atkins' 'bewitching' production is now being brought to its namesake's home.
This Father's Day treat Dad to a chilled beer and a freshly barbecued steak in the sun. Join us for a delicious celebration of everything our dads do for us.
Sun 19 Jun 2016
A Shakespearean journey of comedy and mistaken identity. Bring a picnic and enjoy the show in the garden.
Follow the characters along a love chase through Italy, with all the comical twists, turns and obstacles along the way.
Fri 24 Jun 2016
A magical evening of fairies, transformation and woodland creatures. Be taken through Shakespeare's dream world by East 15 Acting School.
Sat 25 Jun 2016
An art workshop in the summer garden inspired by the natural surroundings at Smallhythe Place, led by artists from Smallhythe Studio.
Mon 11 Jul 2016
Join Dorothy and her friends along this magical journey to Emerald City. Meet the characters and get involved with the show to make sure she gets back home to Kansas.
Sat 16 Jul 2016
Come along for the most farcical of all Shakespeare's comedies performed in The Barn Theatre at Smallhythe Place.
Thu 21 Jul 2016
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A forbidden love affair, feuding families, faked death and a bloody revenge. Set in fair Verona and performed in the garden at Smallhythe Place, watch the drama unfurl before you.
Sun 14 Aug 2016
Learn how to make a variety of textile crafts to take home, including fabric brooches, printed bunting, vintage totes and lavender cushions.
Mon 22 Aug 2016
Whilst on a trip to the South Seas, Lemuel Gulliver is captured by the tiny people of Lilliput. Will he ever break free and return home?
Mon 29 Aug 2016