International artists, contemporary photography, stunning sculptures, local talent... Our houses are often used to showcase work both from the local community and worldwide.
16 November 2014 - 22 February 2015
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill. This unique exhibition at Chartwell, gives you the chance to see never-before-seen objects from our collection, including the flag that flew over Washington the day he died. Death of a hero will offer a unique insight into the passing of one of the most-loved statesmen in history and show how, in the words of Clementine Churchill, 'it wasn't a funeral - it was a triumph'.
3 November - 23 December, 11am-3pm
In an inconspicuous black metal box, hidden away in Scotney Castle’s attic, a team of volunteers discovered a treasure trove of memorabilia from the personal collection of an officer from the First World War. It contained letters, diaries, photographs and battle plans belonging to Brigadier-General Arthur Hussey, the son of Edward Hussey III who built the mansion house at Scotney Castle.
Daily until 4 January 2015
We are collaborating with the Centre for the Creative Industries at Exeter College to present an innovative show, including historic pieces from the Killerton collections as well as contemporary work by the students and artists and designers.