Somerset

From Tudor houses and hidden gardens to tors, gorges and natural piers

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Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to walks and runs.

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Dunster Castle

A trail of tales - family trail

Tue 20 Nov 2018
10:00-16:00
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.
Montacute House

'Elizabeth of Bohemia: the Winter Queen'

Tue 20 Nov 2018
11:00-14:30
The National Portrait Gallery's special exhibition will be 'Elizabeth of Bohemia : the Winter Queen' and will feature contemporary portraits of this fascinating woman and those connected to her.
Tyntesfield

Fire and wire at Tyntesfield

Tue 20 Nov 2018
11:00-15:00
Spark your curiosity at Tyntesfield house this year as we go behind-the-scenes during a major conservation project to replace our fire alarm system and protect this unique site for ever, for everyone.
Tyntesfield

House site pass: November 2018

Tue 20 Nov 2018
11:00-12:00
Things are different at Tyntesfield this year as we work on a major conservation project in the house, and give you the chance to see behind the scenes.
Stourhead

Contemporary Art Exhibition - The works of Anouk Mercier

Tue 20 Nov 2018
12:00-14:30
Come along on 1 September for a first glimpse and to discover the title of the artwork that Anouk has created, inspired by her time at Stourhead. Throughout the exhibition the artwork will be on display inside the Temple of Flora which will be...
Tyntesfield

TYNTEtots 2018

Wed 21 Nov 2018
10:00-11:45
Storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by classic stories including Hansel and Gretel, The Enormous Turnip and The Night Before Christmas: A Visit from St Nicholas.
Visitors in the Dining Room at Christmas at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

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Artists LOW PROFILE piece of work for Women and Power

Women and Power - For Me, For Her, For You  

For me, for her, for you is a seven track audio work by artists LOW PROFILE - weaving together interviews, songs and recorded messages threaded together with new sound work by collaborator Neil Rose. It’s best when listened to in order, happy listening.

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