Specialist Talk: The life and works of Simeon Solomon

This is another chance to hear this exciting new talk for 2017 which shines the spotlight on our LGBTQ heritage at Wightwick Manor.

  • Booking essential

The talk covers the life of Simeon Solomon, the forgotten Pre-Raphaelite, who despite facing prejudice refused to compromise in his art and his life.

Join the House Steward for a relaxed talk followed by a walking tour of the manor and a detailed viewing of our exclusive collection of Simeon Solomon's paintings.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £15.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitability
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please park up on the main car park and make your way up the path to the Manor. All talks begin at 10am in the meeting room which is located above the shop.
What to bring and wear
The Manor heating is dependent on the humidity of the day, therefore we recommend and extra layer, even during the summer months.
Accessibility
The meeting room is located on the second floor of the Old Manor, up a short flight of stairs. The walking tour covers both floors of the Manor, there are places to sit throughout.
Other
£15 includes tea and coffee on arrival.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
28 October 2017 10:00 - 12:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
NT Central Booking Office
Email
wightwickmanor@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 0344 249 1895

Upcoming events

Specialist Talk: Women Artists of the Pre Raphaelites

Sat 14 Oct 2017
10:00-12:30
Join the House Steward for a relaxed talk followed by a walking tour of the collection, featuring such artists as Evelyn De Morgan, Lizzie Siddal and Lucy Madox Brown.

Don't Go into the Cellar, Victorian Theatre presents Murder by Gaslight

Wed 18 Oct 2017
19:30-21:30
Join us in the Great Parlour for this original stage-play. Brought to you by Don't Go Into The Cellar Theatre - the British Empire's leading practitioners of macabre Victoriana!

Specialist Talk: The Life of May Morris

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:00-12:30
Join the House Steward for a relaxed talk followed by a walking tour of the collection, featuring the life and works of the forgotten Morris.

Family Hallowe'en Half Term Fun

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:30-17:00
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.

Specialist Talk: The life and works of Simeon Solomon

Sat 28 Oct 2017
10:00-12:30
This is another chance to hear this exciting new talk for 2017 which shines the spotlight on our LGBTQ heritage at Wightwick Manor.

An Evening of Christmas Carols

Mon 04 Dec 2017
20:00-21:30
Join us for an evening of Christmas carols in the splendid setting of the Great Parlour. We are delighted to welcome the Voices of Tantallon back for another year. Tickets on sale from 1 November.