Thelwell: Laughter and Landscapes exhibition

A welcome return to the world of Norman Thelwell, featuring plump ponies, social satire and idyllic local landscapes.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

There'll be old favourites on show, including the antics of iconic characters Penelope and her mischievous pony, Kipper. The exhibition also includes other satirical cartoons, with astute and amusing observations on country life, and breathtaking landscape art. Some of this work has never been publically shown before, including a selection of Thelwell’s early sketches.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
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Mottisfont

Prices

Standard price
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £15.80 £14.30
Child £7.90 £7.15
Family £39.50 £35.75
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £10.00

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...

Free entry for National Trust members, Art Fund members and under 5s.

The basics

Suitability
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
The exhibition is in the gallery on the top floor of the house.
Accessibility
For visitors unable to access the second floor gallery, we have digital versions of exhibitions on iPads which are available on lower levels.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
16 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
17 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
18 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
19 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
20 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
21 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
22 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
23 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
24 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
25 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
26 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
27 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
28 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
29 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
30 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
31 January 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
1 February 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
2 February 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
3 February 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
4 February 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available

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Contact Info

Name
Mottisfont
Email
mottisfont@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01794 340757

Upcoming events

Thelwell: Laughter and Landscapes exhibition

Wed 16 Jan 2019
11:00-16:00
A welcome return to the world of Norman Thelwell, featuring plump ponies, social satire and idyllic local landscapes.

February half term: Country Capers

Sat 16 Feb 2019
10:00-17:00
Mischievous activities inspired by Norman Thelwell's love of the countryside.

Insect pest trail

Mon 18 Feb 2019
11:00-15:00
Families can explore the hidden world of pesky pests like silverfish and woolly bears which like to munch on our books, curtains and carpets.