Costume Tours

Delve into the store for a peek of the delicate and lavish costumes once worn by Ellen Terry and her actor friends. With fascinating stories attached to each garment, costume tours are an opportunity to discover a rich theatrical history.

  • Booking advisable
  • Admission applies

Costume tours take place on the first Saturday on the month in the afternoons at 1.15pm. Timings may vary, so please make sure you call the property before your visit for further details and to book a place.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £5.00
View admission charges
Smallhythe Place

Prices

Whole Property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £9.70 £8.80
Child £4.85 £4.40
Family £24.20 £22.00
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £8.35
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £4.15

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...

The basics

Booking details
Call 01580 762 334
Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Visitor Reception
Accessibility
The costume store is located at the back of the house and up an outdoor staircase. Access is limited.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
5 October 2019 13:15 - 14:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Smallhythe Place
Email
smallhytheplace@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01580 762334

Upcoming events

The Gift of Smallhythe Place

Wed 25 Sep 2019
11:00-17:00
In 2019 we will be celebrating the 90th anniversary of the creation of the Museum and the 80th anniversary of it being bequeathed to The National Trust by Edith Craig.

Tai Chi in the garden

Sat 28 Sep 2019
11:30-12:30
Join us for gentle exercise, mental relaxation and fresh air with an hour of Tai Chi in the tranquil gardens of Smallhythe Place.

Costume Tours

Sat 05 Oct 2019
13:15-14:00
Delve into the store for a peek of the delicate and lavish costumes once worn by Ellen Terry and her actor friends. With fascinating stories attached to each garment, costume tours are an opportunity to discover a rich theatrical history.

Autumnal Nature Trail

Sat 19 Oct 2019
12:00-16:30
Explore the autumnal outdoors with a nature trail in the garden at Smallhythe Place.

Halloween crafts at Smallhythe Place

Wed 23 Oct 2019
13:00-15:00
This October half term join us in fancy dress for an afternoon of Halloween themed crafts.

Conservation In Action

Thu 24 Oct 2019
11:00-12:00
Catch our house team doing conservation in action, as we prepare for the winter clean and start thinking about putting the house to bed to keep the collection safe over the colder winter months.