Summer outdoor theatre


Is the force with you, or not with you? © Folksy Theatre

On Thursday the 13 and Friday 14 August at 7pm come and join the Prince of Denmark as he battles his inner demons and seeks to avenge his late father - all with the Folksy twist! Its Hamlet as you've never seen it before.

Booking for our outdoor theatre

how to make your booking © John Millar

Booking is essential and is made through Folksy Theatre's online system, or you can call 01698 854409. Ticket prices for both productions are £12 for adults, £8 child/concessions and £35 for family tickets (service charges apply when booking online).

The productions take place outside whatever the weather, make sure you bring something to sit on and dress appropriately.

Wightwick Talks Series

Booking on to our talks

A 1930s "pyramid" telephone © John Millar

Are you interested in booking on to one of our talks? Phone our reception team between 11 and 5 on 01902 760106. Please leave a message if they are busy. Or email

All talks take place in our first floor meeting room, if you have mobility needs please phone us to discuss these. The price includes tea and coffee.

Women Artists of the Pre-Raphaelites

’The Haunted Wood’ by Lizzie Siddal © NTPL/Paul Highnam

Saturday 21st of November, 10am £15pp

Come and meet the forgotten artists of the Pre-Raphaelite movement.

Sex, Drugs and poetry

Acanthus Room at Wightwick Manor with William Morris wallpaper © NTPL/National Trust Images/Andreas von Einsiedel

Thursday the 17th September. 7:30pm until 8:45 (ish)

All the naughty bits the biographies often leave out. What did the Pre-Raphaelites really get up to late at night in the bedroom? Stictly for over 18's!

Family fun

Shiver me timbers

 © Chris Tapley

This August we're setting sail with some pirate themed fun.They're be free drop in crafts on Thursdays and Fridays and a treasure chest load of self-led activites throughout the month. Follow our message in a bottle trail; built a stick ship; go on a scavenger hunt or create your own treasure map in the tea-room.

50 Things to do

A cosy woodland dwelling © National Trust

Have you ever made a den? Through out the summer we have self-led activites from our 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 booklet. On a windy day why not bring a kite to fly in the paddock, track wild animals through through our woodland where you can also explore inside a tree. Find out more at our visitor reception, where you can hire bug hunting and bird watching kits.