Events

Summer outdoor theatre

Hamlet

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.

Wind in the Willows

He's a very silly Toad indeed! © Folksy Theatre

On Saturday the 4 July at 5pm join Raty, Mole, Toad and Badger on their adventures as they go beyond the Wild Wood to discover the wild world. A family production for all ages from Folksy Theatre.

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 nterested in booking on yo 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 wightwickmanor@nationaltrust.org.uk.

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.

An Artistic Marriage: The De Morgans

A 1930s "pyramid" telephone © De Morgan Centre

Sunday 18 April 10am, £15pp

His works on ceramics are some of the most iconic creations of the Arts & Crafts Movement; her paintings are renowned for their wistful colour and haunting emotion. Discover what made this couple such a force in English Art.

Philip Webb: Morris' architect

The Lion, one of the four images © De Morgan Centre

Thursday 28th May, 10am £15pp

Williams Morris' life-long friend and creator of Red House, learn about his life and work as well as discovering his link to Wolverhampton.

Rossetti and his Circle

Painting of a woman by Dante Gabriel Rossetti © NTPL

Saturday 6th June, 10am £15pp

Hear tales of family, friends and lovers. Find out who influenced Dante Gabriel as a man and as an artist and who, in turn, he worked with and inspired.

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.

Family fun

May Bank Holiday

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As part of our May flower festival have a go at making paper flowers, one to take home and another to plant into one of our flower beds.

Shiver me timbers

 © Chris Tapley

This August we're setting sale 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 to tick of in your 50 things booklet.

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