Weeks of performances take place throughout the summer at National Trust properties in Kent and East Sussex. From family favourites like The Railway Children and Peter Pan to classics such as The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Pride and Prejudice, there’s something for everyone.
Smallhythe Place celebrates the centenary of the Representation of the People's Act with a new exhibition and displays. 'Triumphant Women' opens from 5 April, exploring the lives and works of the powerful women of Smallhythe, Edy Craig and Ellen Terry.
Encounter the work of six contemporary artists throughout the house and grounds at Knole from Thursday 17 May. The evolution of equality is highlighted through the stories of women who have contributed to Knole’s spirit and history.
Henry Middleton helps us care for extraordinary objects in unusual circumstances. A dedicated member of Scotney's Housekeeping Manual Group, he's helped create over 20,000 hand-drawn records of the Castle's unique collection.
Members of our National Trust supporter groups in Sussex help fund raise for places like Nymans and Sheffield Park - they also get together for days out and talks and tours or volunteer at their local place.
From garden rooms at Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent, rambling roses at the world-famous rose garden at Mottisfont in Hampshire to the secret garden charms of the garden at Fenton House in Hampstead, London, you're bound to find a blaze of glorious garden colour at your local National Trust garden in the South East.