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Banking for Victory: A country house at War - Upton is transformed into the Country House Bank

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Banking for Victory at Upton

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Preview the story of Upton's War

Upton's wartime adventure began as soon as war broke out. Lord and Lady Bearsted moved to London to contribute to the war effort, while the family owned bank and its staff moved into Upton to live and work for the duration of the war. 'Banking for Victory' began in earnest when ordinary people came to this extraordinary place.

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Two dancers teaching a crowd new steps

Victory Jazz Party! 9 July

Gather your friends and family for a great summer's night out. Bring a picnic and enjoy the sounds of jazz in the beautiful gardens, watch the dance demos and learn some new steps before dancing the night away as the sun sets. £15 Booking now...

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Dig For Victory Trail

Sat 28 May 2016
11:00-16:00
Bring the family during half term to explore our gardens and learn more about the dig for victory campaign. See what has been planted to keep the nation fed this year then collect your prize.

Vintage Afternoon Tea: Cooking Demo

Thu 09 Jun 2016
10:00-14:00
An exclusive chance to see our kitchen come to life with an inspiring cooking demonstration.

Warwick University Big Band

Sun 12 Jun 2016
13:00-15:30
Bring a picnic and enjoy fantastic music from Warwick University on the front lawn of Upton House.

Vintage Transport Weekend

Sat 18 Jun 2016
11:00-16:00
Come along to celebrate Father's Day weekend with a fascinating display of vintage vehicles and music on the terrace.

Rag-Rugged Lavender Bag Workshop

Sat 25 Jun 2016
14:00-17:00
During the war nothing was wasted, not even rags! Have a go at making a lavender bag out of rag rugging to take home, hear from an expert and enjoy some delicious rations of tea and cake.

Victory Jazz Party

Sat 09 Jul 2016
19:00-21:30
Celebrate victory with us! Bring a picnic and enjoy some classic jazz in the beautiful grounds of Upton House. Enjoy an evening stroll in the gardens and dance the night away. Advance booking closes 8 July, adult tickets on the day will cost...
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