Sixtieth Anniversary Commemorations at Leith Hill Place

2018 marks the 60th year since we lost the great English composer, Vaughan Williams. Leith Hill Place, his family home, will be the venue for celebrations of his long and musical life. As part of this important year, the team at the house are keen to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Vaughan Williams death with a series of events both artistic and musical, please read on for details.

Leith Hill Place, historic photograph of Ralph Vaughan Williams drinking tea

Celebrating Ralph Vaughan Williams: talk series

A series of talks will explore the life and times of composer Ralph Vaughan Williams

Vaughan Williams' well known piece, 'The Lark Ascending ' notated in paper birds

Leith Hill Place Gillian Collins The Lark Ascending Exhibition

Be delighted by our interactive art installation of a bevy of larks which will be hanging in our entrance hall.

View of Leith Hill Place

Busking for Vaughan Williams at Leith Hill Place

Have you ever wanted to try busking but not felt brave enough to try? We invite you to join us for 'Busking for Vaughan Williams' on the 60th anniversary day of his death.

Leith Hill Place, historic photograph of Ralph Vaughan Williams drinking tea

Vaughan Williams' birthday concert

Join us for a very special tea party to celebrate Ralph Vaughan Williams' birthday.