A Woman's Place events

Alongside the art installations, A Woman's Place will include some special events where you can find out more about the artists' inspiration for the project and the unique stories of Knole's women.

Lord Sackville’s stunning private walled garden at Knole is open to the public on Tuesdays, April to September.

Join a guided walk in the garden // Selected Tuesdays, Apr - Sep 

Lord Sackville's garden is open to visitors every Tuesday, from April to September. Special walks this year focus on the women who have lived at Knole and contributed to its history, as well as celebrating the 90th anniversary of Orlando and Vita and Virginia's enduring love affair. Normal admission prices apply.

The Ballroom at Knole

Walk and talk with the curators // Saturday 21 July, 12.30-3pm

Meet Lucy Day and Eliza Gluckman, curators of A Woman's Place, for a walk and talk through Knole’s showrooms and courtyards. Discover more about the six contemporary art installations and learn about the artists and their inspiration behind the project. Normal admission prices apply.

Emily Speed - Rooms Designed for a Woman (film still), commissioned by Yorkshire Sculpture Park, digital video, 2017

Performing the toilette at Knole // Tuesday 7 August, 1.30-3.30pm

A performer will demonstrate the toilette – the ritual of dressing and preparing for the day – beside Emily Speed’s art installation in the Orangery. She will perform her maquillage (body make-up) to become part of the work and environment, until both architecture and inhabitants meld into the history of Knole. Normal admission prices apply.

Stationery in the Gatehouse Tower at Knole

Stationery inspired by Knole

Inspired by Victoria Sackville-West’s passion for stationery, artist Emily Speed has created a bespoke calling card as a nod both to Victoria's enterprises and the letters that have provided so much background to the lives of the women at Knole. Register online to receive the printed work this summer.