'Art and Activism' - Artist in Residence exhibition

Kate Charlesworth, illustrator, cartoonist and graphic novelist, took up residence at Wightwick in May, and drew on Virginia Woolf’s essay, 'A Room of One's Own' to create a new exhibition inspired by Wightwick’s past.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Inspired by Wightwick’s past, and continuing in the Mander family’s tradition of celebrating women and their artistic achievements, Charlesworth will create art in rooms where Suffragist debates were happening and surrounded by the work of women artists from over a century ago.

Kate describes herself as an “accidental social commentator and says, “I’ve had a wonderful opportunity to represent women - and other ‘minorities’ - in strong and positive lights and where appropriate, with humour.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
View admission charges
Wightwick Manor and Gardens

Prices

Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £12.50 £11.35
Child £6.25 £5.60
Family £31.25 £28.30
1 adult, 2 children £18.75 £16.95
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £10.50
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £5.25
Gallery and Garden only
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £8.50 £7.70
Child £4.25 £3.85
Family £21.25 £19.25
1 adult, 2 children £12.75 £11.55
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £6.50
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £3.25

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

'Gallery and Garden' entry is required to access tea-room and shop for non-members.

The basics

Booking details
No booking required.
Suitability
Families are welcome
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Exhibition is installed throughout the Manor house and can be enjoyed as part of your visit to the property.
What to bring and wear
The Manor heating is dependent on the humidity of the day. We recommend an extra layer even during the summer months.
Accessibility
The ground floor of the Manor is mostly wheelchair accessible.
Other
Please note, exhibition open during normal house opening hours. Last entry to Manor one hour before site closure. Please see our website for seasonal opening hours.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
21 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
22 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
23 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
24 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
25 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
26 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
27 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
28 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
29 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
30 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
31 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
1 November 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
2 November 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
3 November 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
4 November 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
5 November 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
6 November 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
7 November 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
8 November 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available
9 November 2018 12:00 - 17:00 Available

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Contact Info

Name
Events Team
Email
elizabeth.taylor1@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01902 760102

Upcoming events

'Art and Activism' - Artist in Residence exhibition

Sun 21 Oct 2018
12:00-17:00
Kate Charlesworth, illustrator, cartoonist and graphic novelist, took up residence at Wightwick in May, and drew on Virginia Woolf’s essay, 'A Room of One's Own' to create a new exhibition inspired by Wightwick’s past.

Beyond Ophelia - A Celebration of Lizzie Siddal

Sun 21 Oct 2018
12:00-17:00
An exhibition celebrating the Art and Poetry of Lizzie Siddal.

Don't Go into the Cellar, presents 'Morbid Curiosities'

Mon 22 Oct 2018
19:30-21:30
Join us in the Great Parlour to be chilled by the Queens of Victorian horror fiction with our theatrical portmanteau of vintage blood-curdlers!

Hallowe'en Half Term Family Fun

Sat 27 Oct 2018
10:00-16:00
Get the kids to don their most frightening fancy dress and join us this half term for our annual outdoors pumpkin trail along with other spooky activities.

Suffragette Reenactment - The trial of Emmeline Pankhurst - Extra Dates

Sat 27 Oct 2018
12:30-13:00
Based on the words of Emmeline Pankhurst in her autobiography ‘Suffragette My Own Story’, this live, outdoor performance is written by Sam Kick and stars our wonderful volunteers.

Half Term Family Workshop - Journey through De Morgan artwork

Thu 01 Nov 2018
11:00-11:30
Join De Morgan Curator, Sarah Hardy, to meet dragons, angels and mermaids and take them on journeys on boats, through forests and into the sea. Where this journey ends is limited only by your wildest imagination!